The Maserati MC20 was the agency’s saving grace and signifying a return to the high-performance automotive style. Properly-received and seen as a correct reinvigoration of the model, Maserati has stored the fires stoked by unveiling an unbelievable rendition of the MC20 codename Mission 24.
Solely 62 models shall be made, however relaxation assured that whoever will get their fingers on one will possess Maserati’s most track-focused product thus far. The MC20 was already a splendidly constructed and developed tremendous sports activities automobile that rubs the shoulders of automotive legends such because the Audi R8, Ferrari 296, Porsche Turbo S, and McLaren Artura, to call just a few.
Race homologated variations of road-going automobiles are at all times a sight to behold as they’re usually wider, sleeker and lower-slung, and Mission 24 is not any totally different. Designed by Centro Stile Maserati, the surreal determine of the Mission 24 automobiles consists of an all-carbon fibre monocoque with just a few parts constructed of pure fibres. Notable additions vary from the gaping radiator grille and entrance bumper to the pronounced spin connecting to a big multi-adjustable rear wing.
Mission 24’s 3,0-litre V6 Nettuno produces 551 kW — 82 kW greater than the standard MC20—, because of newer turbochargers. Many EVs now have greater energy outputs however are hindered by the sheer quantity of weight they carry. Mission 24, nevertheless, has loads of energy and weighs less than the Porsche 935 (1398 Kg).
Different tweaks embrace a double-wishbone suspension setup with adjustable racing dampers and entrance and rear anti-roll bars. Versus the electronically restricted slip differential, the Mission 24 models function a mechanical limited-slip differential coupled with a race-spec clutch. Additional goodies embrace 18-inch aluminium wheels and race slicks, furthering the track-only picture of Mission 24.
It is a race automobile and one which has been specced to stick to FIA laws which means that the Mission 24 fashions could have an FIA homologated roll cage, fireplace extinguisher and a spec FT3 120-litre gasoline tank. Alongside these, six-point racing harnesses included with two racing seats —the passenger seat is non-obligatory—, a carbon fibre steering wheel, adjustable racing TSC and ABS management methods.