On the occasion of the 24 Hours of Spa, one of the most anticipated meetings of the international motorsport season, which is being held this weekend in Belgium, Maserati presented to those present on site its latest creation for the track, the Maserati GT2.
After Project24 a year ago, then the announcement of the shakedown in early March, followed by an intensive series of tests to fine-tune the car, the Trident brand has officially lifted the veil on itshe new gem of technology and performance, developed to bring the Maserati brand back into GT competition. An area where she had already registered her name with the victorious MC12, which dominated the track from 2005 to 2010.
The Maserati GT2 is a synthesis between the past, the present and the future of Maserati: it is inspired by the heritage of the MC12; it expresses the best potential, in the racing version, of the super sports car MC20 – pushing the 620 hp Nettuno V6 engine to the extremeand it is preparing to chart a new course in the future of the Trident, highly anticipated in the world of motorsport.
According to the latest technical information, the engine of the Maserati GT2 has been boosted to 740 hp and the weight reduced to 1250 kg.
Maserati designed and built this GT2 racing car dedicated to private teams and gentlemen drivers. Conceived and designed to take part in championships or individual events reserved for the GT2 category, the Maserati GT2 will make its debut on the track during the last stages of the GT European Series 2023and will participate in the entire 2024 season.
The Maserati GT2 will compete against Audi R8 GT2, Porsche 911 GT2 RS, Mercedes AMG GT2 and again the Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo GT2.
“Our DNA and our spirit are always linked to racing. Our story was born and developed from the track to the road. The decision to return to the circuits is part of a global strategic framework, inaugurated this year with the debut in Formula E, to which we have added our return to the world of GT competitions. More than ever, we want to revive and nurture that competitive passion that has always characterized us and motivated us to achieve important goals”.
Davide Grasso, CEO of Maserati
After its arrival in Formula E in 2023, the Trident thus celebrates its return to the world of exciting GT competitions with an extreme MC, the result of a creative and conceptual partnership between the Maserati Innovation Lab, the Centro Stile Maserati and the technological simulator. dynamic Maserati. The next step, the GT3?
As a reminder, according to our informationthere are between 50 and 60 copies that were produced, for a price of around €900,000 each.