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The Maserati Project 24 – a track-only super sports car

We are already seeing the first units of the Maserati MC20 being delivered to clients, we encounter them on the road and at events as we speak, soon we will also get to see the Maserati MC20 Cielo, the convertible version of this beautiful supercar, and we also know Maserati is working on a hybrid-powered version of the MC20, but there’s more to come it seems … Maserati just published a press release on Project24.

Project24 will be an all-out track car based on the Maserati MC20, just 62 units will be available, and the intention is to offer a new level of adrenaline behind the wheel of this super sports car, to reach this specification, Maserati will enhance their famous Nettuno V6 engine even further, with modified turbochargers that will boost overall power to a massive 740 hp, add a bespoke suspension, carbon-ceramic disk brakes, and race-oriented tires … add some more specific details and the Project24 will be FIA-approved when it comes to safety features.

The Maserati Project24 will boast a 1.69 kg/hp power-to-weight ratio thanks to keeping the weight below 1,250 kg and having a design from the Centro Stile Maserati that will be completely different from the MC20 road-legal supercar, and what’s more, as the Project24 doesn’t have to keep rules and regulations in mind, the Centro Stile can go all-out to create something truly special, as this super sports car isn’t legal to drive on the road, all the requirements for a regular production car don’t apply, and because it won’t be a race car either, there are no FIA regulations to follow, this will be an instant collector’s item for those that want to enjoy the best of the best of what Maserati can do, and as we’ve seen from other track-only supercars like the Lamborghini Essenza SCV12, Maserati will also offer special track-specific experiences to the 62 owners, complete with track-side support if needed.

Maserati Project24 – Specs and Technical Features  

Vehicle

  • Two-seater non-road-homologated car
  • Maserati Centro Stile design
  • Width/Height (mm) 2020* x 1220*
  • Dry weight: less than 1250 Kg

Complies with FIA race safety requirements

  • FIA-homologated FT3 120 L fuel tank
  • FIA-spec fire extinguisher
  • FIA-homologated safety roll cage

Engine

  • Maserati Nettuno engine
  • V6 90° twin turbo
  • 3000 cc
  • 740 hp
  • Maserati Twin Combustion (MTC) Twin Spark with TJI double combustion control
  • Dry sump

Drive train/transmission

  • 2WD 6-speed sequential racing gearbox with paddle shifters
  • Racing clutch and limited-slip self-locking mechanical differential

Bodywork

  • All-new carbon-fiber bodywork with specific components in natural fibers
  • High-performance aerodynamics
  • Multi-adjustable front & rear wing
  • High downforce
  • Front LED lights
  • FIA-approved rain light
  • Lexan front and side windows

Chassis

  • Ultra-light carbon fibre central monocoque
  • 3/4 on-board air jacks

Brakes

  • Racing calipers
  • Brembo CCMR ventilated racing brakes
  • Bespoke brake cooling

Rims

  • Bespoke forged 18” aluminum rims
  • Centre lock system fittings
  • Slick tires

Suspension

  • Double-wishbone with semi-virtual steering axis
  • Adjustable racing dampers
  • Adjustable front and rear anti-roll bars

Interiors

  • Racing seats (passenger seat optional)
  • Adjustable racing pedal box
  • Adjustable steering column
  • 6-point racing safety belt
  • Multi-functional carbon-fiber steering wheel
  • Steering wheel with built-in display
  • Rear-view camera display (optional)
  • Telemetry recording (optional)
  • In-car camera for video recording (optional)
  • Dash and data acquisition system
  • Driving performance optimization display (optional)
  • Air conditioning
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system (optional)
  • Adjustable racing ABS and traction control