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The Maserati MC12 Makes The Enzo Look Common By Comparison 26
Nov
Posted by Carscoops Staff in auction, Maserati, Maserati MC12 on 11 26th, 2017


Ferrari, by design, never makes enough of its flagship hypercars to satisfy demand. But one of the most coveted didn’t wear a Prancing Horse logo at all. It wore the Trident badge of its sister brand Maserati.

That, of course, was the MC12 – essentially a modified version of the Enzo, homologated for racing. Ferrari essentially made the MC12 for Maserati, but only made 50 of them for public consumption.

This compared to the relative ubiquity of the Enzo, of which Ferrari made 400… that’s eight times as many. If the automaker had applied that same ratio again to the Enzo, it would have been as common as the 550 Maranello (of which over 3,000 were made).

The relative scarcity of the MC12 hasn’t proven enough, however, to overcome the magnetic draw of the Prancing Horse badge, with prices for both the MC12 and the Enzo hovering around the same level. RM Sotheby’s, for example, has sold three Enzos this year, for €2.3 million, $2.7 million, and £1.8 million, respectively – or a converted average of $2.6m.

Of the three MC12s the same auction house has sold, one went for €3m, another for $1.4m, and a third for $2.1m – or an average of $2.4m. The example you see here, captured by Peter Singhof for RM Sotheby’s, is set to cross the same auctioneer’s block in Paris during Retromobile week this coming February. There it’s expected to sell for €2-2.5 million, or about $2.4-3 million at current exchange rates. That’d put it towards the higher end of the spectrum, but hardly out of the ordinary.

What we can’t help but wonder is how the relative values of either will play out in the long run. Will the MC12’s rarity make it worth more, or will the lure of the Ferrari legend see it gallop past? Only time (and an elite cadre of very wealthy collectors) will tell.

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In The Market For A Million-Dollar Exotic? Here’s Where You Need To Be 24
Jul
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Aston Martin Vulcan, auction, Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari Enzo, Ferrari F12berlinetta, Ferrari LaFerrari, Koenigsegg, Maserati MC12, McLaren P1, Mercedes SLR McLaren, Pebble Beach, Porsche Carrera GT on 07 24th, 2017

Seven-figure hypercars are hard to come by. Not only because they're so darn expensive, but because they tend to made in extremely limited quantities, and often sell out as soon as they're announced. But if you missed your opportunity to pick up your favorite, they do come up on the second-hand market – especially at high-profile auction events like Pebble Beach.
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These 5 Discontinued Halo Supercars Deserve Successors 6
May
Posted by Carscoops Staff in BMW, BMW M1, Dodge, Dodge Viper, Jaguar, Jaguar XJ220, LEXUS, Lexus LFA, Maserati, Maserati MC12, Spotlight on 05 6th, 2017


The majority of supercars may come from dedicated manufacturers: marques like Lamborghini and McLaren that make nothing but supercars.

Some of the most interesting that have come and gone over the years, however, have been produced by automakers that focus most of their resources on more common forms of wheeled transportation.
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Maserati And Edo Competition Create One-Off MC12 VC [w/Video] 30
Oct
Posted by Bogdan Zoltan in Edo Competition, Maserati, Maserati MC12, Maserati Videos, tuning, video on 10 30th, 2016


Now almost a decade old, the Maserati MC12 has become a true collector’s piece, but that didn’t stop German tuner Edo to come up with a brand new tuning package for the thing.
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Stunning Maserati MC12 Bound For Auction Without Reserve 26
Oct
Posted by Brad Anderson in auction, Galleries, Maserati, Maserati MC12, used cars on 10 26th, 2016


As we wait with baited breath to see if a LaFerrari-based Maserati hypercar comes to fruition, one example of the Italian brand's most extreme road car to date, the MC12, will be auctioned by RM Sotheby's without a reserve.
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Put This Championship-Winning Maserati MC12 GT1 In Your Garage For $10 Million 8
Aug
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Maserati, Maserati MC12 on 08 8th, 2016


The era of GT1 racing is now behind us, but not so far behind that we can't remember who the key players were. Maserati was arguably chief among them with its MC12, and now you can take home a highly tempting piece of that action with the car you see here.
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Maserati Boss Wants An MC12 Successor 2
Aug
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Maserati, Maserati MC12, Reports on 08 2nd, 2016


It's been over a decade since Maserati offered the MC12 supercar. But if the Italian automaker's boss Harald Wester gets his way, it could do a successor… of some kind, at some point, at any rate.
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Insane, Ludicrous, Crazy 840hp Edo Competition Maserati MC12 For Sale 19
Jul
Posted by Brad Anderson in Galleries, Maserati, Maserati MC12, tuning, used cars on 07 19th, 2016


Restricted to just 50 units globally, the Maserati MC12 is one of those unicorns of the automotive world, regarded in the highest of terms. If a standard MC12 isn't quite enough for you then today's your lucky day as the one-off orange MC12 tuned by Edo Competition is up for sale in Calgary, Canada.
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Insane, Ludicrous, Crazy 840hp Edo Competition Maserati MC12 For Sale 19
Jul
Posted by Brad Anderson in Galleries, Maserati, Maserati MC12, tuning, used cars on 07 19th, 2016


Restricted to just 50 units globally, the Maserati MC12 is one of those unicorns of the automotive world, regarded in the highest of terms. If a standard MC12 isn't quite enough for you then today's your lucky day as the one-off orange MC12 tuned by Edo Competition is up for sale in Calgary, Canada.
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A Modern History Of V12 Ferrari Roadsters 12
Jul
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Ferrari, Ferrari 599 GTB, Ferrari F12berlinetta, Ferrari F50, Ferrari LaFerrari, Maserati MC12 on 07 12th, 2016


When you think of Ferrari, you imagine dramatic roadsters and screaming V12s…right? Well, here's the thing: while Maranello produces its fair share of convertibles, and remains one of the few automakers still producing twelve-cylinder engines, it seldom puts the two together into one package. At least not these days.
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