Maseratis new MC20 supercar uses F1 engine efficiency technology

  • Maserati has high hopes for its new supercar, the MC20. Maserati
  • In time, there will be a battery-electric version of the MC20. But for now, the interesting technology is found inside its 3.0L Nettuno V6 engine. Maserati
  • The Nettuno V6 uses a twin combustion system first pioneered by the Ferrari F1 team. This is the first time it will be used in a road car. Maserati
  • From the front, the MC20 calls back to Maserati's last mid-engined supercar, the MC12. Maserati
  • The Maserati MC12 was derived from Ferrari's Enzo supercar in 2004 but was much more exclusive. At first, the brand only made 25 road-going MC12s, along with a few racing versions. The following year it built another 25 customer cars. Eric VANDEVILLE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images
  • The rear lights of the MC20 reference a more recent Maserati, the GranTurismo. Maserati
  • In profile, the MC20 looks a lot like recent mid-engined V8 Ferraris. Maserati
  • Unlike those Ferraris, this car has butterfly doors. It also uses a carbon fiber chassis, not an aluminum one. Maserati
  • The cockpit of the MC20. Maserati
  • The car has a fully digital main instrument display. Maserati
  • Nope, you can't escape connected cars, even at this price point. Maserati
  • I do like the way the Maserati trident shows up in the rear screen. Maserati
  • It's also called out in the wheel design. Maserati
  • The MC20 will start at $210,000, and US deliveries start late in 2021. Maserati

Lucid wasn't the only car maker to whip the sheets off a new car on Wednesday night. Maserati got in on the action, too, unveiling its new MC20 supercar to a socially distanced audience in Modena, Italy. It's the brand's first supercar since the MC12, a mid-2000s car that was derived from the Ferrari Enzo. But unlike that car, the MC20 won't be restricted to a mere 50 units but will be a regular production model, with a number of different variants that in time will even include a battery-electric option.

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