Facts: Maserati Levante
It is: Maserati’s first SUV and its biggest car, longer than most rivals, fitted with height-adjustable air suspension, all-wheel-drive and eight speed automatic gearbox. Made in Turin. Sold in Luxury and Sport trim.
Motor: Italian 3-litre V6 turbo diesel. Refinement: good enough, not quite the best.
On road: Again, good enough, with the sportiest setting allowing sporty action. Handled the dips and twists of Arkengarthdale.
Off road: Jacked up on its air springs and with hill descent speed control it’ll get you around your estate. Or in this case, Duncombe Park.
Size: At 197 inches long, 67 wide and 77 high you’ll appreciate the reversing camera. It weighs a meaty
Eco: The official CO2 figure is 189g overall and 216g in town.