Maserati unveils its first supercar in 15 years – the MC20

The Maserati MC20 is an thrilling a part of the Italian manufacturers “newest rebirth technique”, Automobile and Driver says, and the Italian firm is planning for “ten new or closely revised fashions by 2023”.

Described by Maserati as “stunning and useful”, the MC20 can be powered by the “Nettuno” (Italian for Neptune), the primary engine on this new chapter of the Trident’s historical past. The dual turbo 3.0-liter V6 will produce a powerful 621 brake horsepower and with a prime velocity of 202mph. Expectations are to do 0-62mph in 2.9 seconds and 0-124mph 8.Eight seconds. The automobile is constructed round a light-weight carbon fiber monocoque tub (weighing round 3,330 kilos).

Step inside, and the MC20 cabin is clearly driver centered. The automobile has two 10-inch screens – one for the cockpit and one other for the multimedia system – and the console has been simplified with minimal buttons and distractions.

“We’re setting the cornerstone for constructing the way forward for Maserati,” mentioned Davide Grasso, Maserati’s COO, throughout an occasion revealing the brand new mannequin in Modena, Italy. “The MC20 is the embodiment of our values, the primary of its type 100% made in Modena. MC20 is the mannequin that begins our new period.”

Phrase is that Maserati has been operating a prototype round its hometown of Modena, Italy since March, with expectations that the MC20 to go on sale in Europe by the top of 2020.

Within the US, the MC20 can be obtainable for pre-order on September 10 and is predicted to enter manufacturing by the top of this 12 months. Nevertheless, the automobile isn’t anticipated to be launched in the USA till the Fall 2021.

After all there can be a number of variants of the MC20 to select from, nonetheless, pricing is predicted to begin round $200,000.

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