Maserati is a bit weird these days. The Italian automaker owned by Stellantis is In the midst of switching to electricity And it looks like he’s intent on replacing his supercar past with A new future focused on SUVs. But fans of Maserati’s racing history will be happy to hear that the company has not forgotten its roots until now, and it has now A new supercar concept for the tracks just to show off.
Based on The very beautiful Maserati MC20Project24 is the latest slightly crazy concept car to come out of Bologna.
The Italian company will only build 62 examples of the track-focused monster. all feature The same V6 engine is found in the MC20but this time it comes with new turbochargers to increase production to 740 horse. This is from no-to me-is being-inhaler-in 621 a horse you can get from MC20 base.
In the new car, the V6 engine will be paired with a six-speed racing sequential gearbox with paddle shifters, as well as a racing clutch and a mechanical limited-slip differential and self-locking. So far, so good.
To make sure you have the ability to handle that extra power, you’ll fit the Maserati Project24 with new double-wishbone suspension, Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes and race-ready tires. It also comes with FIA approved safety features such as a roll cage, fire extinguishing system and an FIA compliant FT3 fuel tank.
Despite all these additions The new Maserati ready to race It will weigh just under 1,250 kg (2,755 lb), giving it a power-to-weight ratio of 1.69 kg/hp (3.73 lb/hp).
these Performance and safety upgrades Equipped to get Project24 route ready paired updated Design and aerodynamics for Make this a Maserati Stand out from MC20. Designed by Centro Stile Maserati, the Project24 features a gaping radiator grille at the front and a massive spoiler to aid downforce in the rear.
All of this new design is made of carbon fibre, including some parts made from natural fibres. The aerodynamic components can be modified to suit different tracks, and the new vehicle will feature FIA-certified lighting for night operation.
Inside the car, you will find all the comforting creatures that every good racing driver needs, such as Racing seats. Project 24 also included The option to fit the passenger seat if one so desires. Combined with a seat to keep you immersed in those sharp turns of the race, you Get an adjustable pedal box, steering column and six-point harness. Owners can also Customize your race-ready car with telemetry logging, in-car cameras, tire pressure monitors and a display to improve driving performance.
There’s no word yet on a Project24 release date or price, but when it does, you’d better act fast. Only 62 of these spirited cars will be available for purchase.