Last year Maserati presented its sportiest model, the MC20, and now the Italian manufacturer reveals a more “exotic” version: the MC20 Cielo. The two supercars look like twins, but they differ in their characters. In fact, the MC20 Cielo’s biggest innovation it’s the smart roof.
Maserati claims that the MC20 Cielo it won’t be a typical spyder, that is a two-seater with a mid-range engine and without a roof. Drivers will be able to take it to a whole new dimension. Indeed will enjoy the outdoors and the same dynamic benefits as the standard MC20.
Undoubtedly, the smart roof of the Maserati MC20 Cielo will contribute more to this feeling of freedom. First, it activates at the push of a button and hides gracefully in the back of the car. It will take 12 seconds before the canopy is replaced by blue or star-filled skies. But that is not all.
The panoramic roof of the Maserati MC20 Cielo has an electrochromic function. This means that the driver can choose whether or not to illuminate the roof. Therefore, even driving with the roof closed and enjoying the silence in the cabin, it will be possible to feel “free” and still see the sky above you. The transparency of the glass will change instantly, regardless of the temperature outside.
The Maserati MC20 Cielo catches the eye not only for its special shape created in the wind tunnel, but also for its unique color. The first models are equipped with the bodywork Aquamarine blue, which according to the manufacturer symbolizes the freedom to travel and enjoy the outdoors. This is just one of the unique colors that customers will be able to choose from special package Fuoriserie by Maserati.
Those looking for even more individuality should hurry up, because the first model of the “Launch Edition” has exactly this color. Meanwhile, the interiors are dominated by the ice blue colors, which will be contrasted by particular golden details.
Maserati MC20 Cielo: unexpected shapes
The fact that each form of the Maserati MC20 Cielo has its own aerodynamic function and at the same time catches the eye of passers-by is nothing new. The new model has taken all the best features of the MC20 coupe model, giving some a new meaning.
For example, the doors spider-shaped with opening from above transform the cabin into a completely open space. Getting into such a gem is extremely easy, especially when the roof is open.
The Neptune engine, a 3-liter V6 with 630 hp, in the Cielo will sound special for one simple reason: the retractable roof. The Maserati MC20 Cielo will make every clumsy note of the engine be heard, as the engine is mounted right behind the driver. It is the first series engine of its type in the world to be equipped with a double ignition chamber in each cylinder. This technology is currently used only in Formula 1 single-seaters.
The Maserati MC20 Cielo can be equipped with the audio system The sound of a craftsman of the highest quality. IS specially adapted acoustically for this model. Then the 12 speakers will ensure a rich and extremely natural sound.
The new Italian spyder will also be equipped with active safety systems, distance sensors, reversing camera, blind spot monitoring system and more. Finally, this model differs from the “normal” MC20 thanks to the automatic braking function, a traffic sign recognition system and a camera that displays a 360 ° image.