Maserati to return to GT2 racing in 2023 with MC20 GT2

Maserati MC20 GT2 will get a six-point racing security belt, carbon fibre steering wheel, in-car digital camera, AC, adjustable racing ABS, and TPMS.

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27 Jul 2022, 14:53 PM

Maserati MC20 GT2 comes with a host of accessories.
Maserati MC20 GT2 comes with a number of equipment.

Italian luxurious automobile marquee Maserati is aiming to return to the GT2 circuit subsequent yr with its MC20 GT2, which comes as a scorching and extra performance-focused model of the sportscar. The MC20 GT2 comes because the successor of the MC12, which had nice runs within the FIA GT2 championship between 2004 and 2010. The sports activities automobile relies on the road-going manufacturing model of MC20, the GT2 variant comes assembly FIA rules as a single-seater non-road-legal race automobile.

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The Maserati MC20 GT2 will get energy from a spinoff of the Italian automobile model’s new 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged V6 engine. The automaker is but to disclose any energy output specification. Maserati claims {that a} base model with 630 hp peak energy is at present underneath improvement. It will get a variety of equipment in an try to change into worthy for the GT2 circuit. It will get a six-point racing security belt, carbon fibre steering wheel, in-car digital camera, air-con, tyre stress monitoring system and adjustable racing ABS.

It additionally comes with a six-speed sequential racing transmission with paddle shifters, which sends energy to the rear wheels. Different parts embody a racing clutch and a limited-slip self-locking mechanical differential to assist the automobile with traction, whereas a GT2-homologated racing physique equipment is there guaranteeing most aerodynamic downforce. Maserati claims that additional modifications to the tools are attainable in the course of the car improvement.

Maserati goals to duplicate the success of the MC12 with the brand new MC20 GT2. The automobile model gained the race in Belgium 3 times in 2005, 2006, and 2008 with MC12.

Talking concerning the MC20 GT and the model’s return to motorsports, Maserati CEO Davide Grasso stated that the corporate and its new venture is pushed by its ardour, each on the street and on the observe. “Now we have an extended historical past of world excellence in motorsport and we’re extraordinarily proud to race with the extraordinary MC20. Racing has at all times been Maserati’s pure habitat and now, each within the Fanatec GT2 European Collection Championship and within the Formulation E Championship, this model is making a brand new begin from its roots to construct the longer term,” he additional acknowledged.

First Revealed Date: 27 Jul 2022, 14:52 PM IST

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