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2012 Acura NSX Concept

2012 Acura NSX Concept

The sleek new version of the Acura NSX will be produced in the next three years; it’ll be powered by a mid-mount V-6 with a rumored 3.5L, 310 hp hybrid engine with Super Handling All Wheel Drive.

2013 Dodge Dart

2013 Dodge Dart

Packing Dodge’s agressive styling in a compact, the new Dart has a digital instrument cluster, and tons of options, like a 2.4L 184hp Tigershark engine, leather interior, and 18-inch alloy rims.

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2012 Faralli & Mazzanti Evantra

2012 Faralli & Mazzanti Evantra

The F & M Evantra supercar will be made in an edition of five; it’s handmade in Italy with a carbon fiber and aluminum body and chassis and a 3.5L 400 hp flat-6 or 600 hp twin-turbo engine option.

DRIVE: 24 Hours of Nürburgring

DRIVE: 24 Hours of Nürburgring

We’ve featured the 24 Hours Nürburgring race before, but this coverage from the new auto show DRIVE is not only a feast for the eyes and the ears, it’s a crash course to the Nürburgring culture.

Hennessey Venom GT Spyder

Hennessey Venom GT Spyder

We’re not sure what it means for aerodynamics, but the Venom GT has lost its roof, but still has 1200 horsepower under the hood. Only six will be made, and they’re expected to sell for over $1mm.

Bandit9 Magnus

Bandit9 Magnus

A heavily customized version of the classic Chang Jiang 750, the Magnus has a heat treated – i.e. blowtorched – tank, frame and fork, leaving it with a raw and organic look. More about the build here.

The First General Lee

The First General Lee

Up for auction is this 1969 Dodge Charger – the very car that jumped over the police cruiser in that now iconic scene from the first episode of The Dukes of Hazzard, earning it the moniker ‘Lee 1’.

HPE 800 Jeep Grand Cherokee

HPE 800 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The latest product from Hennessey Performance has an engine as shocking as its price tag: an 805hp 7.0L twin-turbo, making it go from 0 to 60 in just 3.1s. A freaking SUV with supercar speeds.

Dom’s Folding Bike

Dom’s Folding Bike

It’s not like we haven’t seen bikes that fold up to save space before. But Dominic Hargreaves’ prototype folding bike collapses down to the diameter of the wheel itself.

CarCareKiosk

CarCareKiosk

The iFixit for cars. It has tons of videos with step-by-step guides for repairs on specific vehicle models. Their YouTube channel has sample clips; check out their site for more videos. Still in Beta.

Lexus LF-Lc Concept

Lexus LF-Lc Concept

While we weren’t supposed to see it until the 2012 Detroit Auto show, Road & Track accidentally leaked out some images of this gorgeous looking sports coupe. More details to come in January.

Wazuma V8F

Wazuma V8F

Just like its big brother, the Wazuma V8F is practically a car in quad-bike form. It has a 250hp 3.0L Ferrari V8 engine, a 6-speed gearbox from a BMW M3, Momo rims and Brembo brakes.

Donkervoort D8 GTO

Donkervoort D8 GTO

Donkervoort rears its love it or hate it snout once again with the D8 GTO. It has a 2.5L 400hp Audi engine and a steel tube frame with carbon panels that helps lower its weight to just 1,540lbs.

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Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS

Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS

A futuristic cruiser from Netherlands-based startup Savage Rivale. The Roadyacht GTS is a 4-door convertible with a 670hp V8 engine. It goes from 0-60 in 3.4s and has a top speed of 205mph.

Car Does a Kickflip

Car Does a Kickflip

Skateboarder Rob Drydek nails an incredible stunt, landing with all four wheels on the ground after a death-defying flip through the air, using a Chevy Sonic as his skateboard.

Russian Transformer Bike

Russian Transformer Bike

Impressive engineering (or sorcery) from this Russian has led to one of the coolest bikes we have ever seen. Its tall-bike to chopper transformation could guarantee this never happens again.

BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé

BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé

BMW’s entry to the four-door coupe arena, the 6 Series Gran Coupé comes in two variants – one with a turbocharged 315hp 3.0L V6 engine, the other with a twin-tubocharged 445hp 4.4L V8.

Giveaway: 2012 Camaro

Giveaway: 2012 Camaro

PLNDR is giving away the keys to a Camaro, plus a $1000 shopping spree. Email [email protected] why you need this car, for a chance to win bonus credits! (Must register and refer a friend to enter.)

Airless Tire Demo

Airless Tire Demo

Bridgestone showed off their Air-Free Concept tires at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. The company plans to release versions developed for small scale use before moving up to standard vehicles.

The FlyBoard

The FlyBoard

Invented by Franky Zapata, the FlyBoard is as close to becoming Iron Man as you can get. Its jet boots and palm-mounted stabilizers pump water with the help of a jet ski motor. More here.

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HellaFlush Japan

HellaFlush Japan

The HellaFlush Japan event by apparel company Fatlace as seen through the eyes of iPhilms, whose light-hearted take on a car show makes the video a fun watch. The eye-catching custom rides help too.

Lotus Evora GTE

Lotus Evora GTE

A street-legal version of the Le Mans car, it has a 434hp supercharged V6 engine and weighs less than 3,000lbs, 100hp more powerful and 200-300lbs lighter than the already formidable Evora S.

Honda Motor Compo Scooter

Honda Motor Compo Scooter

A tribute to Honda’s “classic” motocompo bike, the electric Motor Compo folds up to fit in the back of your car, giving you a short-range ride to your destination, integrating your smartphone for nav.

Honda Chopper Concept

Honda Chopper Concept

Peter Norris’ concept for a Honda electric motorcyle has “a long front suspension, feet forward seating position, and a large footprint.” The anime- and chunky toy-look calls out to the kid in us.

Yamaha Y125 MOEGI Concept

Yamaha Y125 MOEGI Concept

We love the retro styling of Yamaha’s compact MOEGI. The gas-powered bike weighs just 176 pounds, and can run 188 miles on a tank of fuel. Nonsensical Japanese promo video here.

Gymkhana World Tour 2011

Gymkhana World Tour 2011

The highlights from Monster World Rally’s Gymkhana World Tour 2011. People in Vienna, Los Angeles and Melbourne got to see, hear and smell Ken Block do his thing live. First-person GoPro shots here.

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