Car review: Maserati's MC20 is lightning without thunder

Maserati's MC20 hits 100kmh in 2.9 seconds and reaches a top speed of 325kmh. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
Styling-wise, the MC20 is good-looking enough, but lacks the suaveness, polish and aggression of contenders in this segment. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
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SINGAPORE - Electronic rear-view mirrors are mostly vanity features, offering almost no advantage over ordinary mirrors. But in the MC20, you cannot do without one.

Maserati's first sports car has a tiny rear aperture, with visibility made worse by the mid-ship two-seater's perforated plastic engine cover. So, its electronic mirror is a necessity, even if looking at such mirrors gives you a slight headache.

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