Rare supercars tend to do quite well at auctions. Classic racers that have low mileage also tend to sell for big money. That’s what makes us wonder just how many figures this wildly rare Maserati MC12 Versione Corse track-only supercar might end up selling for. It likely has lower mileage than any other of its kind with just 129 miles on the odometer.
The MC12 Corse was the product of intense customer demand according to Maserati. After successfully utilizing the Ferrari Enzo’s chassis as the basis for the road-going MC12, the brand went racing with the MC12 GT1. Unlike the street-legal car, which developed 621 hp (453 kW) from its mid-mounted V12, the GT1 made 744 hp (555 kW). In fact, the MC12 GT1 was the only race car to ever utilize the same engine found in the Ferrari Enzo and it did it to resounding success.
It then shared that engine with this track-only MC12 Versione Corse. This example is one of just 12 ever built. According to Maserati, it’ll go from 0-124 mph (199 km/h) in just 6.4-seconds. It can do that in part thanks to a total weight of some 2,500 pounds (1,133 kg).
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It’s finished in Blue (also known as Blue Victory), as are most of the 12, with a matching interior. The cabin is very clearly focused on all-out track lap times rather than comfort. Fixed carbon-fiber bucket seats, a multifunction racing steering wheel, and five-point racing harnesses drive that point home. It’s not totally devoid of niceties though. Alcantara is littered throughout the cabin and it comes with powered windows too.
Originally, none of the 12 MC12 Versione Corse cars were street-legal but since then, three have been converted for road use. Dupont Registry also points out that of the nine remaining track-only cars, three are confirmed to have been driven on track. So there are six cars on the planet that might have this sort of mileage.
Unlike the Ferrari Enzo FXX cars that shared a similar purpose as the MC12 Versione Corse, these cars were never used for development and instead were specifically meant to be enjoyed. We can’t believe its original owner never got behind the wheel and we hope the next one does.