"We have prepared. Now we strike."
It's hard to believe that this seriousness is out to sell luxury Italian cars, but yes, the automaker's 2014 Super Bowl commercial is ... intense, to put it one way.
"Beasts Of The Southern Wild" breakout star Quvenzhané Wallis' strong, unwavering voice narrates the ad while storms brew across the American landscape. Then, while the powers-that-be are "too big" and "sleepy," the Maserati Ghibli comes revving down the road.
Watch the video, above.
You can also watch the other American Super Bowl commercials that Canadians didn't see in the slideshow below.