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Mini Car

Mini Car
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I love this mini car!
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C-1 electric vehicle

C1 electric vehicle
Car  |  Concept


The Lit C-1 is a electric urban vehicle, combining the size of a motorcycle and durability of a car. The C-1 uses electronically-controlled gyroscopes to remain upright even in the case of an accident. It can be charged up in six hours, has a top speed of 120mph, and the battery provides enough autonomy for 150 to 220 miles. It will be available in 2014 and will sell for $12,000 to $16,000 (USD). Check out the video.
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Flying Ground Effect Hovercraft

Car  |  Transportation
Powered by a 4-cylinder automotive engine, the UH-18SP is everything you'd ever want in a hovercraft. Convert your hovercraft into the 18SPW Hoverwing in less than twenty minutes and fly up to 10 feet high over waves, rocks, beaches and fields in ground effect. The wings roll up and can be stored aboard the craft for easy transportation and rapid deployment.

Nico Rosberg explains his driving position

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*In fact, the position is supine — not prone.
Wrote Jonathon Ramsey on autoblog, "The Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team has been using its drivers to open up the dark world of F1, and in this video Nico Rosberg demonstrates what we've long suspected: the driving position in a Formula 1 car is outrageous, with drivers reclined on a carbon-fiber gynecologist's table pretending to be a seat."
"Watch Nico explain finding a balance between comfort and weight. And how it's kind of hard to see above the wheel."
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Mercedes-Benz A25 AMG

MercedesBenz A25 AMG
Car  |  Coupe
The new 2013 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, the upcoming A25 AMG looks sporty, powered by a 2.0 liter turbocharged engine with around 340 hp. Other features include an all-wheel-drive system, double-clutch transmission, new aerodynamics, a stiffer suspension system, bigger brakes and an upgraded interior.
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XKX Jaguar

XKX Jaguar

XKX Jaguar
Car  |  Concept
Inspired by the Jaguar E-Type(1961-75), the concept designed by studio Skyrill and Marin Myftiu, featuring includes disappearing side mirrors...
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2013 Porsche Cayenne GTS

2013 Porsche Cayenne GTS
Car  |  Coupe
Porsche has unveiled their second generation Cayenne GTS. Based on the Cayenne S, this new model is equipped with 20 additional horsepower. The latest Cayenne transmits power from its 420 hp V8 to an active All-Wheel-Drive system coupled to an eight-speed Tiptronic S transmission with integrated Auto Start Stop function. 0-62 in 5.7 second, a top speed of 162 mph. The 2013 Cayenne GTS will go on sale in the U.S. in August 2012, with a base MSRP of $82,050, not including a $975 delivery charge.
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PAL-V Flying Car

PALV Flying Car
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Dutch company PAL-V announced the first flights of its prototype "flying car". This unique vehicle is called the PAL-V One, or the 'Personal Air and Land Vehicle', and It marks the start of a new era. On the ground the vehicle drives like a sports car. Within minutes its rotor is unfolded and its tail is extended: then it is ready to take off thanks to the advanced gyrocopter technology.
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BMW's hybrid i8 Spyder Concept

BMWs hybrid i8 Spyder Concept

BMWs hybrid i8 Spyder Concept
Car  |  Concept
BMW has officially unveils its third concept with the i8 Spyder that builds upon the i8 coupe that debuted last year. The Spyder's body is still made from carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic and it still has an electric motor for controlling the front wheels and a 1.5-liter three-cylinder gasoline engine for the rear wheels.   
"96 kW/131 hp on the front, coupled with a 164 kW/223 hp gasoline engine on the back, which accelerate the car from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 5 seconds, with a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph).
As far as fuel consumption goes, BMW claims 3 liters per 100 km (62 miles), with 30 kilometres (19 miles) of autonomy on electric power alone
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Powering the concept will be a plug-in hybrid system that uses a 1.5-liter turbo three-cylinder at the back and electric motor at the front. Combined output for the concept is supposed to be 349 horsepower. The i8 is also a plug-in hybrid that can travel 20 miles on electric power alone and take two hours to charge. The BMW i8 Spyder Concept is scheduled to be unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show.
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Disco Ball Helmet

Disco Ball Helmet
Car  |  Motorcycle
Awesome Disco Ball Helmet from instructables made by San Francisco-based designer Natalie Walsh.
"• Note: This disco ball helmet uses real glass, as it is intended as a costume piece (to be paired with a disco backpack, coming soon!).  If you want it to be functional, acrylic mirror would be safer and lighter weight (though not as shiny and reflective)."
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VolksWagen Transporter DoubleBack Luxury Camper Van

VolksWagen Transporter DoubleBack Luxury Camper
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Based on the VW Transporter T5, The DoubleBack VW is a customized camping van with the extendable passenger compartment that comes with a fold-out double bed in the pod, an elevating roof and a kitchenette long with other home amenities.

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Honda's Wonderful Open-Hearted Wagon Concept

Hondas Wonderful OpenHearted Wagon Concept
Car  |  Concept

The W.O.W (Wonderful Open-hearted Wagon) Concept is all about helping you keep your pup at your side and have more fun together. Additional innovations include a lid in the instrument panel in front of the passenger seat that opens to reveal a crate for dogs! Mesh at the front and sides assures adequate ventilation, and its position facing the passenger seat makes it easy for you and your pup to keep an eye on each other as you ride.

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Mobile espresso maker by Handpresso Auto

Mobile espresso maker by Handpresso Auto
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Mobile espresso maker by Handpresso Auto.
"It can be placed in the cup holder. Just plug the espresso machine into the 12V cigarette lighter, add water and a E.S.E. coffee pod of your choice. Then press the button, wait for the 3 beeps and the espresso is ready!"

Heikki Kovalainen to wear Angry Birds helmet for F1 2012

Heikki Kovalainen to wear Angry Birds helmet for F1

Heikki Kovalainen to wear Angry Birds helmet for F1
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Today the F1 season takes off in Melbourne. You should keep your eyes peeled for driver Heikki Kovalainen who drives for Caterham F1. He’ll be wearing the Angry Birds helmet for F1 2012. Cool
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Lamborghini Aventador J

Lamborghini Aventador J

Lamborghini Aventador J
Car  |  SportsCars
The J Roadster is a roofless, V12-powered supercar which is powered by a 6.5-liter that is capable of delivering a total of 700 HP. Top speed goes up to an impressive 186 mph - a little less than the standard Aventador, but the J has to take into account it’s missing roof. It makes extensive use of carbon fiber, including a patented material called "carbon skin" for the interior. The car is so extreme that the driver must wear a helmet, though the car can be registered for road use, Lamborghini says. Lamborghini Aventador J sells for $2.8 million.
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Phyton - World’s fastest amphibious vehicle

Phyton Worlds fastest amphibious vehicle

Phyton Worlds fastest amphibious vehicle
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Watercar Phyton is the fastest amphibious vehicle. It can jet along at 60 mph on water, and on land, goes from 0 to 60 in 4.5 seconds. The price is $170,000. The Python is a custom-built amphibious vehicle, uses an aluminum Corvette LS engine on land. Check out the video. It is awesome!
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Ferrari F12 Berlinetta: Zero to 62 MPH in 3.1 Seconds

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Zero to 62 MPH in 31
Car  |  SportsCars

The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta goes from zero to 62 mph in 3.1 seconds, and zooms up to 124 mph in just 8.5 second and a top speed of 211mph. The fastest Ferrari and it is officially the fastest street car ever. Powered by a 740 horsepower 6.3-liter V12.

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BMW M135i Concept

BMW M135i Concept
Car  |  Suv
The BMW M135i is a new concept that uses a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre straight six engine. It is also the first three-door version of BMW's second-generation 1-series. The M135i coupe--0-to-62-mph acceleration in 4.9 seconds, 0 to 124 mph in 17.3 seconds and a top speed limited to 155 mph.
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2012 Ferrari California

2012 Ferrari California
Car  |  SportsCars
Ferrari launched the California GT back in 2008 at the Paris Auto Show, but for the 2012 model year, the California will get some special treatment in the form of a big update. The model will be about 66 lbs lighter and will deliver an additional 30 HP. The new 2012 Ferrari California powered by the same 4.3 liter V8 engine, now up to 490 hp, from 0 to 60 mph in 3.85 seconds (down from 4.0 seconds). Both the exterior and interior will also be improved.

Disappearing Car Door

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The Retractable Vehicle Door, called the Disappearing Car Door, by John Townsend of California-based company Jatech.

Zany Swiss man installs wood-burning stove in car

Zany Swiss man installs woodburning stove in car

Zany Swiss man installs woodburning stove in car
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Zany Swiss man installs wood-burning stove in car
"It's hard to imagine what led Pascal Prokop to install a wood-burning stove in his 1990 Volvo 240 station wagon. Though we're safe to say that the trend won't catch like wildfire. Prokob built and installed the wood-fired stove himself and got an operating permit from the Swiss technical inspection authority. "
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Self-driving BMW

Selfdriving BMW
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BMW announced their ConnectedDrive Connect (CDC) semi-autonomous driving system, and has just released a new video of it in action. It uses four types of sensors, radar, cameras, laser scanners and ultrasound distance sensors, to stay aware of the car's surroundings. Check out the video.
"However, when the car senses it is behind a slowpoke, it looks for an open lane where it can safely merge at speeds up to 130 km/h (81 mph). If an opening is found, the system will steer the vehicle into that lane, pass the slower vehicle and return to its original lane.
As Dr. Nico Kaempchen explains, "Our main challenge was to develop algorithms that can handle entirely new situations. In principal, the system works on all freeways that we have mapped out beforehand with [a] centimeter accuracy." He goes on to say CDC ensures the car "adheres to all traffic laws" and sticks to the speed limit."
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Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept
Car  |  Concept
The Acura NSX Concept has just unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show. The NSX Hybrid Concept is powered by Acura's Sport Hybrid SH-AWD (Super Handling All Wheel Drive) technology, a direct-injection, mid-mounted V-6 engine, and dual-clutch transmission. The all-wheel drive system can deliver instant negative or positive torque to the front wheels when rounding corners. Jump more see more pics and video. 
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A test of airless tire

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It looks cool

The world's most expensive quad bike goes on sale for $265,000

The worlds most expensive quad bike goes on sale for

The worlds most expensive quad bike goes on sale for
Car  |  Motorcycle
It may looks impressive! But the world’s most expensive quad bike can’t even be driven on the road. Manufacturers Lazareth say that the Wazuma V8 is so powerful it is purely a track-only vehicle. It features a 250bhp 30L V8 Ferrari engine and BMW M3 handlebars with the "6 speed sequential gearbox controlled from the handlebars". The Wazuma V8 has a top speed of 241km/h. The red hued 2011 dated off-roading bike can be yours for a staggering €200,000 ($265,000).
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2013 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe

2013 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe
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The new 2013 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, a four-door, four-passenger sibling to the 6 Series Coupe, arrives late next summer in the U.S, aiming at its competitors as the Audi A7 and the Mercedes-Benz CLS. Available in three models The 640i Gran Coupe, powered by a twin-turbo 3.0-liter inline-6 rated at 315 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque that hits 0-62 in 5.4 seconds. And the 650i Gran Coupe and the all-wheel-drive 650i xDrive Gran Coupe, both models feature a more potent variant of BMW's twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8, 0-62 less than 4.6 seconds in either model. All three 6 Series Gran Coupe variants use BMW's eight-speed automatic transmission, and all have top speed restricted to 155 mph. Other features include adaptive LED headlamps, Active Roll Stabilization, Integral Active Steering, active cruise control, night vision with pedestrian detection, and a Bang & Olufsen surround-sound audio system.

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Stormtrooper Motorcycle Armor

Stormtrooper Motorcycle Armor
Car  |  Motorcycle
This stormtrooper motorcycle armor from UD Replicas that you see in the image looks awesome, which shaped like a Stormtrooper outfit. It’s made from grade-A cowhide, a suit will set you back $1,143. Features:
- Incredible attention to detail, featuring form molded details like never before.
- Raised rib detailing on the sleeves, shoulders, legs, torso and midsection perfectly replicating the look of rigid armor.
- Adjustable forearms, biceps, thighs and shin leather armor allow for a personalized ‘custom’ body fit.
- Waist belt is part of the jacket and not removable. Cleverly hidden is the main front zipper which has 3 main access points providing function, while allowing the main torso armor to be uncompromised and true to what was seen on screen.
- Snap buttons on the cuffs and wrist zippers.
- Jacket and Pants zip together at the waist essentially converting this to a one-piece body suit.
- Removable quilted cotton lining.
- CE-approved body armor in the shoulders, forearms/elbow, back spine protector, thighs and knee/shin armor is standard for riders but is easily removed for day-to-day wear.
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Toyota Fun Vii - The Car Of The Future

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The Toyota Fun Vii is a spectacular design concept unveiled at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show this week. The 'Vii' stands for Vehicle, Interactive, Internet. It's a car, a gaming machine and a smartphone all in one.
Almost every part of the car can interact with the internet. Almost every surface of the car is a touchscreen that can be adjusted by the driver, including color changes. Oh, and the car can drive itself.
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2012 Porsche Panamera GTS

2012 Porsche Panamera GTS
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Porsche has revealed the new Panamera GTS which will go on sale in February 2012. Based on the all-wheel-drive Panamera 4S, powered by a modified 4.8-liter V8, delivering 430 horsepower at 6,700 rpm. From 0-60 mph in 4.3 seconds with a top speed of 178 mph. The new Panamera GTS other features unique black highlights, adaptive sports seats, a SportDesign steering wheel with shift paddles and GTS leather upholstery with Alcantara surfaces. US prices will be announced at a later date, more than the standard 4S.
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My Dad's Car

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To pay for his son's education, Herb Younger was forced to sell his beloved '65 Impala. Two decades later, they found a way to pay him back. [ Youtube ]