The time and place of the debut was not chosen by chance - the premiere of the newest Italian Spyder took place during a prestigious event for motorists in California, which is an integral part of local automotive culture. Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, one of the highlights of the prestigious motorsports week in Monterey, California, was the perfect occasion to unveil the open version of the Maserati super sports car.
New Maserati MC20 Cielo to debut in North America
The latest trident car was unveiled by Davide Grasso, CEO of Maserati, Bill Peffer, CEO of Maserati Americas, and Klaus Busse, head of Maserati Design. The booth also featured the Grecale Trofeo high-performance SUV and the MC20 supersport coupe.
Powered by the state-of-the-art Nettuno V6 engine, the Maserati MC20 Cielo is the perfect combination of sportiness and luxury. This is due to the innovative smart glass retractable roof, unique in its segment. In practice, the new Spyder directly combines the audacity of Maserati with the feeling of endless space, offering a special "feeling of the sky".
As the first model in the convertible segment, this model is equipped with an innovative and unique intelligent retractable roof. Its glass panel can be quickly changed from transparent to opaque at the touch of a button thanks to the use of a dispersive liquid crystal polymer (PDLC). As a result, the MC20 Cielo offers an all-round driving experience: cozy and focused with a blacked-out roof, a unique open “sky” feel with a clear roof, or the full experience when folded.
At the heart of the MC20 Cielo is the revolutionary new Nettuno engine, a 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engine that develops 630 hp. at 7500 rpm and a maximum torque of 730 Nm in the range of 3000-5500 rpm. Nettuno Maserati is the first road car engine to feature an innovative twin-spark pre-combustion system, a technology borrowed from Formula 1 racing.
The MC20 Cielo was developed at the Maserati Innovation Lab in Modena and is produced at the brand's historic factory in Viale Ciro Menotti in the same city. That is why it is made in Italy on the 100%. The Trident brand's Pebble Beach booth also featured two other models: the Grecale Trofeo and the MC20 coupe in an eye-catching Fuoriserie edition.
The Grecale Trofeo in Grigio Lava Opaco (matt lava gray) is powered by a high-performance 3.0-liter V6 petrol engine with 530 hp, based on the Nettuno motorcycle. Maserati's latest SUV is the perfect combination of elegance, innovation, performance and versatility while delivering optimum performance, comfort and safety.
For a change, the MC20 Fuoriserie - in Rosso Corse, Bianco Audace Lucido and Verde Smeraldo (vicious red, bold radiant white and emerald green) - showcases Maserati Fuoriserie's personalization program, which allows customers to create their dream car exactly to their liking. sympathy. A wide range of colors and design options allow buyers to express their personal creativity using the luxury palette of the Italian brand, with the only limit being their own imagination.