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The Maserati MC20 has been Mansorified… and it now looks like a GT2 car

More power, more speed, more... carbon, meet the 'MXC Pergusa', limited to just five units

Published: 21 May 2024

What do you do if you want a Maserati MC20 GT2 that’s road-legal, has more power and a body kit that’d put the Hulkbuster to shame? Making a call to Mansory would be a good start, which would then direct you toward its latest creation: the MXC Pergusa. It is, by and large, the MC20 from hell, via a quick run through a carbon factory.

Mansory begins by taking a standard MC20 and upping its twin-turbocharged ‘Nettuno’ V6 to 760bhp (139 more). The car has also gained an extra 111 torques, bringing the new total to 649lb ft. Eat your heart out, GT2.

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Want some more numbers? As a result of all this fettling, Mansory has brought the sprint to 62mph down to just 2.6s and increased the top speed to 208. That makes it faster than the MC12, for some perspective.

Now to address the elephant in the room: styling. In truth, and by Mansory’s lofty standards for ruination, the Pergusa isn’t actually that bad to look at. The all-new, all-carbon body kit adds a thicker layer of bulges, canards and inlets all across. 

You’ll also spot a Mercedes-AMG One-esque roof scoop, while the rear gains a wing that looks as though it’s been plucked straight from Need for Speed Underground’s extensive tuning menu. The final bolt-on bits comprise a quartet of raised, centrally-mounted exhaust tips and forged alloys.

Then there’s the paint scheme, which looks similar to a teacher’s blackboard once infants have finished doodling on it. It’s not the first time we’ve seen that finish, either, with sections of Mansory’s 911 Turbo-based P9LM Evo 900 sporting a similar look.

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The interior options are also fairly limitless - as is the case with most models from Mansory. Generally speaking, the Pergusa should come with much leather along the footwell and a strong serving of carbon throughout the rest of the cabin.

Pricing for the Pergusa has not been revealed and will likely vary substantially depending on the extras chosen. But we do know just five of these will ever be built, so your chances of seeing one will likely be slim. Reckon that’s a good or bad thing, readers?

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