New medium SUV teased on Italian roads forward of its full debut later this 12 months.

The 2021 Maserati Grecale has been photographed on the highway for the primary time, because of a trio of teaser pictures launched by the Italian producer.

A prototype of the mid-size SUV hit the streets outdoors Maserati’s Modena plant, with blurred teaser pictures distributed to workers who had been then tasked with seeding the photographs out on social media.

Solely scant particulars are identified concerning the Grecale, though it’s rumoured it can share a platform with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, with a Maserati engine that includes below the bonnet as a substitute of an Alfa-badged mill.

The Maserati Grecale continues the custom of the model naming its fashions after winds, with Grecale stated to be the “fierce north-east wind of the Mediterranean Sea”, in accordance with Maserati.

The Grecale would be the model’s second SUV, following on from the massive Levante. Maserati has beforehand predicted SUVs will account for round 70 per cent of its gross sales by 2025.

The model says prototypes of the Grecale are at present present process highway, monitor and off-road testing, forward of the official reveal scheduled for later this 12 months. Moreover, an all-electric variant is anticipated someday in 2022.

Additional electrification is anticipated from the trident-badged model with each the next-generation Quattroporte sedan and Levante SUV set to be obtainable with an electrical drivetrain by 2023 or 2024.