Edition Autoblog writes that Italian experts from the built Maserati Levante crossover with a powerful motor, which is not in the line of the production version of the model. The prototype equipped with a 3.8-liter V8 engine 523 hp and 710 Nm, borrowed from the flagship sedan the Maserati Quattroporte. According to David Danesina – leader of automobile direction Maserati such engine is combined with all-wheel drive crossover system Levante. It is possible that the Italians are considering the possibility of issuing a similar version. In this case, 523-horsepower Levante seen as a direct competitor model Porsche Cayenne Turbo and the Range Rover Sport SVR.