Back in the real world, and hot on the heels of Ron Dennis promising to sort out a McLaren 12C each for Lewis and Jenson last week, comes news that Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso has just taken delivery of a rather delectable Maser GranCabrio.
According to Maserati's press release, the Spanish driver has chosen Grigio Granito (granite grey) for his GranCab's bodywork, while the interior features a combination of Pearl Beige and Bordeaux leather, matching a soft top in the same Bordeaux shade.
Well, we're glad he likes it, but we sort of wish he'd been more impressed by the 440hp V8 and the driving performance. Still, that's publicity gigs for you!
Either way, Maserati tell us the first right hand drive examples of the GranCabrio will reach UK showrooms in April at a price of £95,510. And after posting this shameless plug here's hoping they let us have a go in one...