Maserati made it clear that it was engaged on a brand new electrical sports activities automotive final 12 months, and that it will be a successor to the GranTurismo sports activities coupe. The automotive has reappeared in these spy images, they usually give us a greater take a look at the automotive than the official teaser photos. The camouflage additionally seems to characteristic a further title.
Let’s first discuss concerning the title. Along with the common Maserati title, the camouflage now has one other phrase: “Folgore.” Translated from Italian, it means “lightning” or “thunderbolt.” Maserati introduced up this title a pair years in the past when it began speaking about its future electrical automobiles, and it first referenced an electrical model of the MC20 mid-engine sports activities automotive. So this confirms this prototype is electrical, and that it’s going to in all probability be often called the GranTurismo Folgore.
As for the appears to be like, the Folgore really appears to be like an entire lot just like the internal-combustion automotive it would substitute. That is no unhealthy factor, although, for the reason that outdated coupe remains to be a looker. The entrance fascia has the obvious modifications with a grille that is extra of a easy oval form, nonetheless bearing a big Maserati trident. The headlights are extra vertical now, which helps tie it to the MC20. the remainder of the automotive, the proportions are nonetheless very basic with a protracted nostril and quick deck, regardless of not needing that front-end house for an engine. The fenders are nonetheless voluptuous, and the hind lights are equally formed to the outdated automotive, although a lot slimmer.
We’re anticipating to see the GranTurismo Folgore revealed this 12 months, which is barely later than Maserati initially deliberate. The MC20 Folgore powertrain previewed a pair years in the past featured three electrical motors, one on the entrance and two on the rear, and it will possible be carried over to the GranTurismo. Energy was estimated at greater than the combustion MC20’s 620 horsepower.