The new era 630hp Maserati MC20 sports car has been unveiled with its 3.0V6 engine to follow the success of the MC12 supercar.
Its 1,500kg weight gives it a 2.9 secs time to 60mph and maximum close to 190mph, and there will be racing versions after it goes into production at the end of 2020.
Ex-VW chief executive Martin Winterkorn and other senior executives are facing serious commercial fraud charges in Germany.
It follows the discovery that the car maker falsely represented emissions to gain sales and lower tax ratings which cost Governments’ millions of pounds in unpaid duties and which has also resulted in VW paying out £27.38 Billion in compensation and refitting costs.
Renault is preparing for a steeper tranche of cuts to balance its books sooner than anticipated.
The French, part state owned business, is struggling with slowing sales and rising investment costs as well as technical progress it needs to make on top of the 15,000 jobs cuts and £1.82 Billion.