Maserati is about to launch a new super sports car. Here we are. Almost. To see the final result, we must wait until May. In the meantime, tests are carried out on experimental cars. These forklifts are equipped with a new engine designed and built in Maserati. The data acquired through the kilometers traveled will be integrated with the experiences made through the driving simulators of the Maserati Innovation Lab. With this working methodology, the prototypes with bodywork and mechanics in definitive form will be developed and defined. Alongside the MmXx, another extremely bad sport car is developing in Modena. Mc20, an acronym that translated means Maserati Corse 2020 and celebrates the return of the Trident to the world of racing. The formula of the choice of name recalls that used for the Maserati Tipo 26, the first racing car of the Modena-based company that debuted in 1926.
Two announcements of great vitality after a difficult 2019, which saw its turnover drop by 40%, registrations cut by more than 20 and management revolutionized. Next to Davide Grasso, appointed CEO of Maserati and member of the Group executive council, Bernard Loire arrived as sales director, and Paolo Tubito, in the role of marketing manager. At the same time, the solidarity contract for 1,453 workers at the Maserati factory in Grugliasco was extended until the end of June.
A further strengthening of management in in view of important news, first of all, in fact, the new super sports car that will be produced in the Modena plant where work has started on updating the production line intended to also house an electric version. For the same reason, a part of the Mirafiori area, in Turin, destined to strengthen its position as a pole for the mobility of the future.
The first electrified Maserati, the Ghibli Hybrid, already ready and was expected to debut in April at the Beijing 2020 Motor Show, postponed for the health emergency. For the ecological restyling of the new Ghibli, we are talking about the use of a rechargeable hybrid formula, a powertrain consisting of a six-cylinder V-petrol engine combined with an electric engine capable of guaranteeing about fifty km with zero emissions. A propulsion that should have a following going to equip, between the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021, before the Quattroporte flagship and immediately after the Levante SUV