Spicy Sedan

It’s hard to get excited about bologna — unless it’s the town in Italy where Maserati was founded in 1914. Now made in Modena, their latest “spicy dish” is the MC20, a true sport sedan.
Words by Bill Lindsey | February 23, 2022 | Luxury

Four doors and performance tend to be mutually exclusive, despite what all the car ads say. Maserati, however, has been cranking out sedans that are a joy to drive fast on twisty roads, an exercise that might end badly in most typically tubby sedans. In order to make full use of the power delivered by a snarling twin-turbocharged 621 hp V6, the MC20 has a proper suspension designed for going around tight corners at high rates of speed. Most sedans roll like an 18-wheeler when doing anything other than going straight, but the MC20 would be a great choice for a track day at Homestead Raceway if you want to go fast and scare anybody driving a Miata, all in unadulterated Italian style. It’s also a great way to make the daily commute and grocery runs a grin-filled experience. The interior avoids the current trend of automakers to make them overly complex; it features a 10-inch touchscreen and infotainment system, plus comfy seats — exactly what you need to enjoy the drive;