Maserati planning a LaFerrari-based supercar for 2015

Article by Christian A., on March 21, 2013

The LaFerrari made quite a buzz at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show leaving many of us speechless. Same thing we can say about the Lamborghini Veneno or the McLaren P1. But wait, there is more! According to Car Magazine, Maserati is also planning a new supercar based on the LaFerrari and will present it in 2015.

This will be the official successor to the 2004 Maserati MC12 supercar. Still, there are some bad news: the new Maserati supercar will be offered without the electro-hybrid system found on the LaFerrari.

Moreover, the Maserati supercar could borrow a Ferrari Chassis, electrical system and suspension. Under the hood, the new Maserati could get a detuned version of the 6.3-liter V12 engine found on the LaFerrari or the 3.8-liter biturbo engine found on the Quattroporte.

According to Car, a Veyron-style four-blower system could easily deliver around 900 hp. Whatever the engine will be, don’t expect the new Maserati to outstrip the LaFerrari because it will not, as these are the Ferrari rules. For those who don’t remember the 2004 Maserati MC12 featured a detuned version of the V12 engine found on the Ferrari Enzo.

As a result, the engine delivered less power and had top speed electronically limited to 205 mph (330 km/h), while the Enzo was capable of 217 mph (350 km/h). The new Maserati is also expected to be lighter than the 1255 kg LaFerrari because it will not feature the hybrid batteries. Regarding the price tag, the new Maserati will be more exclusive (50 units will be made) and will cost over 1 million euros.

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