20 Maserati unveils the "Nettuno", their first in-house made engine in 20 years.

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Maserati has just unveiled a brand new engine - the "Nettuno". It is a 3 liter twin-turbo V6, claimed to be making 630 horsepower and 538 lb-ft between 3 and 5.5 thousand RPM.

For those doing their math homework, that equates to 210 horsepower per liter, which beats the record currenty held by Mercedes AMG A45 S inline 4 turbo engine (208 hp/liter).

Just because Nettuno is turbocharged, doesn't mean it is slow revving - Maserati claim redline will be at screaming 8000 RPM.

The engine is also claimed to be using "racing technology" in it's design, such as a dry-sump lubrication and combustion system, which two spark plugs per cylinder, supposedly derived from Formula 1. All this tech allows the engine to weigh in at less 485 lbs (220 kg).

The engine will be seen in Maserati's new MC20 supercar later this year, probably in full-power spec, in addition to Maserati sports cars and SUVs.

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brz  2m ago

if only Maserati made a new supercar in which this engine can be put in and rival the ford gt or 650s


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Justannormalcarguy  2m ago

It is a 3 liter twin-turbo V6, claimed to be making 630 horsepower and 538 lb-ft between 3 and 5.5 thousand RPM.

Sounds like the koenegsegg gemera
Small displacement and big power :D


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Seppo  2m ago

Evo X FQ-440 says hi


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benedekpuskas  3m ago

I think this engine will sound awesome.


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Tracker  3m ago

It's 210.56PS per 1000ccm while AMG's M139 is 211.45PS per litre. Maserati engine is also rated in PS/CV
So "math homework" failed :P


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NIN  3m ago

Step 1 - Take new engine
Step 2 - Put new engine in the Alfieri
Step 3 - Quadruple sales worldwide


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FastestLaps  3m ago

Ford GT.... :D