Under the homologation rules for the FIA GT world championship Maserati was forced to build a limited run of its potent MC12 racecar for public sale. From that ruling just a dozen MC12 GT1 supercars were produced, each weighing in at 1,150kg (standard MC12 weighs 1,531kg) and packing a 755hp (563kW) 740Nm (545lb-ft.) version of the 6.0L V12.

Tuning company Edo Competition has now undertaken the challenge to modify the already highly-tuned race car. Happy with the powertrain, engineers focused on improving the chassis, installing a special suspension system developed by Edo and manufactured by KW. The independently adjustable compression and rebound damping system permits three different adjustments, allowing for low-speed compression damping characteristics to be altered while the high-speed settings remain constant.

Though the engine’s mechanicals were left untouched, a newly developed Edo Competition high-flow exhaust system with electronically controlled butterfly valves was fitted with a remote controlled installed to control the volume. Completing the package is the ceramic-composite high-performance brake system with 396mm rotors in the front and 360mm rotors in the rear. These reside within custom forged wheels measuring 20in in the rear and 19in up front.

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