The Maserati MC12 was unveiled in 2004, borrowing the chassis from one other Italian masterpiece, the Ferrari Enzo, however not like the 350 items of the Enzo, with 50 extra items constructed to fulfill the excessive demand for the $600,000 automotive, the MC12 was meant to be made simply 25 instances initially, simply to fulfill homologation of the race automobiles.
Maserati designed and constructed the automotive on the chassis of the Enzo Ferrari however the last automotive has a lot bigger dimension and a decrease drag coefficient. The MC12 is longer, wider and taller and has a sharper nostril and smoother curves than the Enzo Ferrari, which has sooner acceleration, higher braking efficiency (shorter braking distance) and a better prime velocity. The highest velocity of the Maserati MC12 is 330 kilometers per hour (205 mph) whereas the highest velocity of the Enzo Ferrari is 350 kilometers per hour (217.5 mph).
The MC12 sports activities a 232 kilogram (511 lb), six-litre (5,998 cc/366 cu in) Enzo Ferrari-derived V12 engine, mounted at 65°. Every cylinder has 4 valves, lubricated through a dry sump system, and a compression ratio of 11.2:1. These mix to supply a most torque of 652 newton metres (481 lbf·ft) at 5500 rpm and a most energy of 630 PS (460 kW; 620 hp) at 7500 rpm. The redline rpm is indicated at 7500—regardless of being secure as much as 7700—whereas the Enzo has redline at 8200 rpm.
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