When Maserati revealed the car’s name earlier this month, it mentioned the MC20 is going to be built at the Modena plant where investments are being made to accommodate a newly developed electric powertrain. While that doesn’t necessarily mean a zero-emissions version is planned, it may be a hint the MC12’s spiritual successor will boast some form of electrification. Maybe not right away, but it could happen further down the line. … [Read more...] about Maserati MC20 Spied Doing A Great Job At Hiding Its Real Design
It was the end of March when we shared the spy shots attached below of a partially camouflaged GT R working out at the Nürburgring gym and now the very same prototype has been spotted in the same location. The reason why Mercedes applied camouflage onto the test vehicle is to hide the lightly reworked front bumper with a revised central section and a pair of canards on each side. It’s a sign the “Beast of the Green Hell” will focus on aero to shave off tenths of a second around a circuit. … [Read more...] about Mercedes-AMG GT R Spied In Motion Testing Clubsport Package?
Other actions included the RAF having to ground surveillance jets because of inadequate maintenance, slashing the number of tank upgrades, and taking the hospital ship RFA Argus out of service in four years time. … [Read more...] about MoD bosses blow £6million to put off paying £3billion spy plane bill — just to keep accounts in the black
We're in the home stretch now. We’ve had a few recent sightings of Porsche’s hot GT4 variant of the 718 Cayman. It's no surprise; with spring weather enveloping the Nürburgring, spy photographers and videographers are camped out around the track with cameras in hand, and this delectable black Cayman GT4 landed in the crosshairs. We’ve seen the sports car nearly naked before, but this time we don’t see a single piece of tape anywhere. Even the Porsche crest on the hood is in plain sight. … [Read more...] about 2020 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Spied Completely Uncovered At The ‘Ring
Researchers at the congressionally created Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board found that from 2015 to 2019, the NSA’s call-metadata program cost taxpayers $100 million. “Only twice during that four-year period did the program generate unique information that the F.B.I. did not already possess,” reported Charlie Savage of The New York Times, who read a copy of the findings and went on to quote a passage characterizing those two pieces of unique information: “Based on one report, F.B.I. vetted an individual, but, after vetting, determined that no further action was warranted. The second report provided unique information about a telephone number, previously known to U.S. authorities, which led to the opening of a foreign intelligence investigation.” … [Read more...] about The Costs of Spying
The sticker, placed at the top of the windshield on the passenger side, lists a 2021 model year next to “4.0 V8 AWD 590HP.” The current Maserati Levante GTS and Trofeo use a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V8. It produces 550 horsepower (410 kilowatts) in the GTS and 590 hp (440 kW) in the Trofeo. In both trims, the mill makes 538 pound-feet (729 Newton-meters) of torque. … [Read more...] about Maserati Levante Trofeo Spied With 4.0-Liter V8, Covered Interior