Maserati global head Reid Bigland, who also runs the FCA sister division Alfa Romeo, is enjoying the best sales year in the Italian car company’s 100-year history.
That’s largely on the back of the newly introduced Levante, Maserati’s first and only SUV. The performance-oriented people mover has helped drive unit sales to record highs, Bigland said during a chat at the AutoMobility LA portion of the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Levante will account for more than 50% of Maserati global sales, which this year will probably top 50,000 cars — up from about 42,000 last year.
So it’s only natural to wonder whether, or when, Levante might be joined by another SUV in the Maserati...