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Hybrid Maserati rumoured by 2020

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As much as we love the monumental prospects that electric-powered vehicles offer us, you can’t help but smile at Maserati’s attitude towards potentially going hybrid by 2020, which is far from optimistic towards alternative fuels and is just, well, very… Italian.

Acting as if it’s being dragged by its legs into offering more economical cars, the luxury firm insists that it will only electrify its range “if it can be done without sacrificing performance,” according to an Autocar

Italian brands seem, as a whole, to be fairly against EVs, and we just love them even more for it. There’s very little in the way of affordable hybrid vehicles from the country at present, and out of the three headline hypercars of the moment, the LaFerrari is the only one that cannot be driving purely on electric power alone at any point. Gotta love them…

Maseratis are, and always have been, about noise, drama and flair. While EVs seem to be a no-brainer in most cases, we can’t help but think it could ruin the poor manufacturer’s image if not pulled off correctly here. It’s almost like asking a Spanish matador to wear a hi-vis vest during his routine, and we’re not sure how it’s going to play out…

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