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Maserati MC20 Cielo Spyder Makes US Debut At The Quail

The open-top supercar sits side-by-side with its coupe twin and the new Grecale SUV.

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The convertible supercar is parked next to its twin, the coupe, and the brand-new Grecale SUV.

During Monterey Car Week, Maserati is presenting an all-new lineup at Pebble Beach for The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. The MC20 Cielo spyder was introduced to the North American market at this illustrious event.

Together with Maserati Americas CEO Bill Peffer and Maserati Design Head Klaus Busse, Maserati Global CEO Davide Grasso presided over the event. In addition to the convertible supercar, Trident displayed the MC20 coupe and the brand new Grecale SUV.

The MC20 Cielo, a drop-top version of the MC20 coupe that debuted in May, is Maserati’s first supercar in over a decade. The Cielo, whose name translates to “sky” in English, is the updated version of the MC20’s monocoque chassis. The MC20 Cielo is 143 pounds heavier than the coupe (65 kilograms).

The MC20 Cielo’s electrochromic (smart glass) window, located in the retractable glass roof, is one of its most notable features. Using Polymer-Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) technology, this system can be switched from transparent to opaque with the touch of a button on a central display.

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The MC20 Cielo shares the MC20 coupe’s Nettuno V6 engine. Its 3.0-liter engine generates 621 horsepower (456 kilowatts) and 538 pound-feet (730 Newton-meters) of torque, which is transmitted to the wheels via an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission. Over 198 miles per hour is officially recognized as the top speed (320 kilometers per hour).

When the Maserati MC20 Cielo will be released in the United States is unknown. At its worldwide debut, the PrimaSerie Launch Edition was made available in a strictly limited run of only sixty units. Unique features, like the Acquamarina exterior paint color seen on the car at Pebble Beach, are included in the limited edition model.