Maserati’s racing V6 sounds correctly indignant

Who mentioned V6 engines can’t sound good?

Maserati has continued the drip-feed of particulars about its MC20 GT2 racer, exhibiting the world how its 3.0-litre Nettuno V6 engine will sound at full noise. Spoiler alert, it sounds fairly indignant.

Though energy outputs weren’t detailed, the Italian carmaker says will probably be taken “to a better degree”. The road-going mannequin at the moment produces 463kW of energy and 730Nm of torque.

This Nettuno twin-turbo V6 engine will probably be mated to a six-speed sequential racing transmission with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

The GT2 marks a return to the FIA GT2 championship for the Italian automaker for the reason that MC12 GT2 raced between 2004 and 2010.

The MC20 GT2 has an ultra-light carbon-fibre central monocoque with light-weight, quick-release full composite bodywork for a “good weight-power ratio”.

The kerb weight wasn’t detailed however the road-going MC20 coupe weighs in at 1500kg.

Aerodynamic parts within the MC20 GT2 have been “exploited to the restrict” with a entrance splitter and an adjustable rear wing.

All of the suspension elements are racing-oriented with adjustable shock absorbers and anti-roll bars.

On the within there’s a single seat, in addition to a ten.0-inch show built-in into the carbon-fibre dashboard.

The road-going Maserati MC20 was first revealed in September 2020, with the convertible model unveiled in Might final 12 months.

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