Ever since images of the new Maserati MC20 first started surfacing earlier this year, fans have been eagerly awaiting more news on the latest mid-engined supercar. Now the MC20’s camouflaged guise has finally been stripped away to reveal the Italian marque’s latest offering.
As the successor to the MC12, the MC20 cuts a clean and sleek silhouette and is made of an aluminium and composite body. The most eye-catching element of the new supercar is the butterfly wing doors that open upwards, while the rear window vents at the back of the car are adorned with carbon fibre trim and the iconic trident motif. Take a glimpse inside the new model’s interior and you’ll find plenty of carbon fibre and electric blue accents. Buttons on the centre console are used for selecting drive modes.
The MC20 is fitted with a 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 “Nettuno” engine that uses technology adapted from FCA’s racing teams, paired with an eight-speed “push-button controlled” transmission. The V6 is expected to generate 620hp, with the car accelerating from standstill to 100 km/h in just 2.9 seconds and to 200 km/h in 8 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 325 km/h.
With Maserati’s long term plan of going electric, we can likely expect a more powerful hybrid version to be made available very soon.