Maserati MC20 Cielo, this is how the new convertible of the exclusive Italian brand will be called

Maserati MC20 Cielo, this is how the new convertible of the exclusive Italian brand will be called

Maserati has announced what the convertible alternative to the MC20 will be called. The new Maserati MC20 Cielo is ready to experience its debut in society. A model that will bear the “Made in Italy” seal and will make use of the powerful Nettuno gasoline engine with more than 600 hp.

Everything is ready to experience the coming-out of the new Maserati model. The iconic and exclusive Italian brand will present in society the long-awaited convertible variant of its exclusive supercar, the Maserati MC20. A variant that already has an official name. Maserati MC20 Skythis is the name of the new Spyder in which the trident firm has been working.

The presentation of the new MC20 Cielo is just around the corner. If you don’t want to miss any details about this model, I advise you to mark the next one on the calendar. Wednesday, May 25, 2022. It is the day chosen by Maserati to reveal the model on which it has been working in recent times and whose development process we have had the opportunity to get closer to thanks to our spy photographers.

Spy photo of the new Maserati MC20 Cielo during its development phase

Maserati MC20 Cielo, the new 100% “Made in Italy” convertible

The development of the new MC20 convertible has taken place at the Maserati Innovation Lab in Modena (Italy). Manufacturing will also take place on Italian territory. More specifically in the historic production center of Viale Ciro Menotti. The model with coupé body is already manufactured there. At a technical level there will be no surprises since the current MC20 has been the base used by Maserati to give life to the convertible variant.

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The spy photos, despite all the camouflage, do not hint at radical changes in design. However, on the roof the “humps” related to the convertible roof system can be glimpsed. As it is a supercar, the weight factor is decisive. That is why one of the challenges that the company has faced has been to implement this convertible system without the weight being affected excessively.

The “heart” of the new MC20 Cielo is the new Nettuno engine. a powerful 3.0 liter V6 petrol engine with MTC (Maserati Twin Combustion) technology that develops a power of 630 hp and 730 Nm of maximum torque. This block is associated with an eight-speed DCT automatic gearbox. The transmission sends the power generated by the engine to the rear axle.

Maserati MC20
There will be a convertible alternative to the exclusive Maserati MC20

The features of the new Maserati MC20 Cielo

As far as benefits are concerned, there should be no big changes. They will be slightly worse compared to the coupe model. Recall that the MC20 is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds and reaching a top speed of 325 km/h. The sale price will exceed the €250,000 barrier.