Earning the title of the first MC20-based limited edition, the new Notte will be capped to 50 units and features snazzy luminous paintwork that glows in the dark.
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That’s right, Maserati has introduced its initial special edition of the MC20 supercar, named the ‘Notte’. Considering that translates to ‘night’ in Italian, it aptly features a unique ‘dark’ theme characterised by a glow-in-the-dark paint finish. The mid-engined supercar will be limited to just 50 units and features a glossy black exterior transitioning into a magnetic matte shade called ‘Nero Ezzenza’ in darker settings.
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In addition to this unique luminescent paintwork, the side logos and Maserati badging undergo a transformation from silver to matte white gold, paying homage to its racing heritage. The 20-inch ‘birdcage’ alloys and brake calipers are also blacked out, complemented by white and gold accents.
Inside, the cabin receives a refresh with additional Alcantara leather, notably across the black and grey sports seats with yellow stitching and the semi-carbon steering wheel. A unique model number out of 50 is also present between the headrests.
Head of design at Maserati Klaus Busse stated: “MC20 Notte celebrates the thrill of racing and the allure of the night, combining supreme performance and Italian elegance with a touch of mystery of the nocturnal world.”
Constructed by Maserati’s Fuoriserie division, specialising in conceiving limited-run models, the MC20 Notte represents the first MC20 to undergo such customisation. Collaborators include Andrea Bertolini, the Trident’s reference driver and former GT1 world champion, and David Beckham, a global ambassador for the brand. Beckham likely influenced the incorporation of gold accents.
Since the updates are purely cosmetic, this means the twin-turbocharged V6 under the bonnet remains unchanged. Producing a whopping 463kW and 730Nm, the petite supercar can sprint to 100km/h from a standstill in 2.9 seconds. Currently priced at R6.9m for the coupe and R7.82m for the open-top Cielo model, there is no certainty of whether the MC20 Notte will arrive in South Africa but if it does, it will likely inflate the base price.
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