Deep-pocketed consumers in search of an excessive observe automotive have a uncommon probability to snap up a Maserati MC12 Versione Corse.
The MC12 Versione Corse is the track-only model of Maserati’s MC12 supercar from the mid-2000s. It was launched in 2006 and simply 12 had been constructed, plus a prototype, and now considered one of them is listed on the market on duPont Registry.
The automotive is the third MC12 Versione Corse within the 12-car run, and extremely it was by no means taken to the observe. Its odometer reveals simply 129 miles of supply mileage.
No value is listed, however the MC12 Versione Corse initially offered for about 1.2 million euros (roughly $1.17 million at immediately’s change charges).
2006 Maserati MC12 Versione Corse – Picture credit score: duPont Registry
The Versione Corse is definitely nearer in spec to Maserati’s MC12 GT1 race vehicles that had been fairly profitable in GT competitors. The chassis relies on the one within the Ferrari Enzo, however the engine is similar 6.0-liter V-12 fitted to the Enzo-based FXX observe automotive. It generates 755 hp in a car that weighs simply 2,535 lb.
The 0-62 mph run takes about 3.8 seconds and the highest pace is in extra of 202 mph. Drive is distributed to the rear wheels through a closely revised model of the MC12’s 6-speed automated handbook transmission, designed for faster shifts.
A handful of the MC12 Versione Corses have been modified to make them street-legal. That is not the case for this automotive, however it doesn’t matter as any purchaser would most likely by no means wish to drive it on a public street, and there’s a great probability it will not even make it out of a climate-controlled storage. For anybody who would take it on the street, there’s some severely stiff suspension to cope with in addition to a extreme lack of visibility.
Maserati has a brand new supercar in its lineup within the type of the MC20 and it is set to spawn a track-only model in the identical vein because the MC12 Versione. Maserati is but to say when the automotive, code-named the Project24, shall be obtainable.