Maserati unveils new images of the MC20 – Caradisiac.com

Maserati is offering a tribute to Stirling Moss, who died recently at the age of 90, with a special prototype of the future MC20, the Italian supercar expected to take over from the current coupes.

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What could be better for Maserati than to talk about his return to motor racing with a tribute to the one who drove the Eldorado. We are obviously not talking about the Cadillac extended sedan, but the trident single-seater driven in the late 1950s by Stirling Moss, at the "Trofeo dei due mondi", a race known rather by the name of the 500 miles of Monza.

Organized only in 1957 and 1958, the peculiarity of this race was to oppose "two worlds": the best American drivers to the best Europeans, on single-seater, in Monza. Unfortunately for European pilots, their rivals won both editions, but a certain Stirling Moss distinguished himself on the famous Maserati.

More than sixty years later, Maserati therefore unveils the images of a unique prototype of the new MC20 in tribute to the Eldorado. The very first European single-seater to be sponsored (by Eldorado)! The base was actually the 420M / 58, with its 4.2 V8 and its 750 kg.

With the MC20, the recipe will change radically, the V8 becoming a V6 developed internally by Maserati (and no longer an engine loaned by Ferrari). The presentation is approaching for this new generation of cars which will allow Maserati to return to competition.

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