The Maserati MC20 was imagined to be an Alfa Romeo supercar

Final month, Alfa Romeo took the covers off its newest supercar, the 33 Stradale. As it’s possible you’ll remember, the brand new limited-edition supercar is a tribute to the Tipo 33 Stradale from 1967 and shares its underpinnings with the Maserati MC20.

Actually, the MC20 began out as an Alfa Romeo earlier than turning into a Maserati manufacturing mannequin. Based on Daniel Guzzafame, “initially the undertaking began meant for a supercar for Alfa, after which it was determined for a shift on the level of the event.”

“Throughout the firm that second was FCA. We had all the time in thoughts the likelihood that in future Alfa may leap again from that partially, after all, not as a full programmer,” he added.

Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale exterior

Guzzafame went on to state that the 33 Stradale’s entrance and rear suspension are particular to Alfa Romeo. The entrance H-frame and aluminium rear body are additionally distinctive to this automotive. Whereas the decrease portion of the carbon fibre monocoque is shared with the Maserati MC20, the door opening mechanism is totally totally different.

The Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale is obtainable in two trims: Tributo and Alfa Corse. It’s powered by a twin-turbo V6 engine that develops 620 hp and is paired with an 8-speed dual-clutch computerized gearbox, which drives the rear axle by way of an digital limited-slip differential. Curiously, the 33 Stradale can also be accessible with an all-electric powertrain. The BEV setup generates over 750 hp and has a claimed vary of 450 km (WLTP cycle).

Supply: Car Expert