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2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder

2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder

The open-top version of the R8 Spyder may be made for cruising, but it’s still a beast under the hood, with a 5.2L 560hp V10 engine powering it from 0 to 60 in 3.8s. Limited to 333 units.

Drift Kids

Drift Kids

Just because you’re a little kid doesn’t mean you can’t dream of the day you’ll be tearing down the road in a convertible Mustang, with a girl on your arm, drifting around cones. Actually, why wait?

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Lamborghini Cnossus Concept

Lamborghini Cnossus Concept

A concept by the Scuola Politecnica di Design in collaboration with the Lamborghini Design Center, the Cnossus looks like it’s about to transform into something even more menacing at any moment.

PGO Cévennes Ultimate Black

PGO Cévennes Ultimate Black

This tiny French roadster harkens back to 1960s Porsche style. The Cévennes Black Ultimate convertible is all about cruising with its 140hp engine, but at 2160 lbs., it should still be speedy.

Zero Emissions Mobile Home

Zero Emissions Mobile Home

NAU’s zero emissions, all electric Ecco mobile home can be charged at standard 240V stations; in areas with no electricity, its built-in photovoltaic panels and solar sail roof charge directly from the sun.

Life-Size Hot Wheels

Life-Size Hot Wheels

Before the Indy 500, Top Gear US’ Tanner Foust put his truck onto a giant orange Hot Wheels ramp, living out every little kid’s fantasy and nailing a world-record 332-foot jump in the process.

Porsche Panamera Stingray GTR

Porsche Panamera Stingray GTR

TopCar worked their magic on the Porsche Panamera, replacing nearly the entire body with carbon fiber and Kevlar fabric. Performance tweaks mean the car has more than 600hp at its disposal.

Prius Toy Cars

Prius Toy Cars

There are green vehicles that are as fast and sexy as gas-fed ones, and we wouldn’t trade our planet for even the most bad-ass ride. Neither of those beliefs stopped us from laughing at this spoof ad.

Trecol Off-Road Truck

Trecol Off-Road Truck

This Russian off-road vehicle can drive across just about any terrain, and even floats on water. Its soft tires can even run over a person without injury. And yes, it’s polar bear resistant.

Gymkhana @ Battersea

Gymkhana @ Battersea

Ken Block takes his rally ride for a dizzying, dust-filled spin through London’s Battersea Power Station as part of a promo for the new DIRT 3. Commercial or not, it’s still awesome driving.

BMW 328 Hommage

BMW 328 Hommage

Designed by BMW to celebrate 75th years of the 328, this concept roadster weighs just 1720 pounds, thanks to carbon-fiber reinforced plastic, aluminum and magnesium construction.

Aston Martin V12 Zagato

Aston Martin V12 Zagato

Aston Martin and the design house of Zagato join forces to create this incredible 50th anniversary coupe, based on the Vantage, but with a hot new aluminum shell, and a 510-hp 6.0L V12 engine.

Lamborghini Aventador LP760-2

Lamborghini Aventador LP760-2

Oakley Design boosts the LP 700-4 engine to 760hp with a rear-drive option to make it up to 187lb lighter. Also has carbon fiber bumpers, side air intakes, side mirrors, engine bay covers and roof.

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2011 Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero

2011 Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero

A fat-cat bike powered by a 1700cc V-twin power plant, set into a curvaceous body that looks as good as some custom bikes we’ve seen. A great looking cruiser – with modern tech options.

Segway X2 Golf

Segway X2 Golf

For those who don’t relish the walks in-between holes, there’s the Segway X2 Golf. It comes with a golf bag carrier attachment and scorecard holder. Max speed is 12.5mph and range is 14mi.

STaSIS R8 4.2 Challenge Extreme

STaSIS R8 4.2 Challenge Extreme

Despite the fact that Audi makes a V10 R8, STaSIS’ supercharged V8 keeps up with a 0-60 time of 3.6 secs, with its 540hp and lower weight. Exhaust, brakes and wheels are all upgraded too.

The Empire Strikes Bike

The Empire Strikes Bike

A Skywalker Ranch staff bike pimped with an Episode V theme. Accessories include a Hasbro AT-AT head, Master Replicas FX lightsabers, and a chrome Vader head from a PEZ dispenser.

Delta E-4 Electric Coupe

Delta E-4 Electric Coupe

Powered by two 120 hp electric motors with 442.5 lb/ft of torque and top speed of 150 mph, Delta Motorsport’s E-4 Coupe electric sports car also has a driving range of 200 miles on a single charge.

Senza Bike Lock Concept

Senza Bike Lock Concept

Jaryn Miller‘s concept uses the handlebars as one of the bicycle’s locks, so the rider will always have the lock with him, but most of all it renders the bike unusable if a thief breaks or saws off the lock.

2012 MB SLS AMG Roadster

2012 MB SLS AMG Roadster

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster trades the coupe’s iconic gullwing doors – and its hardtop – for a soft top that stows away in 11s, but it’s still a supercar, with a top speed of 197mph.

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VW Torture Tests

VW Torture Tests

If you ever wondered just how durable your car is, the guys at Volkswagen want us to know just how much they beat the crap out of their vehicles long before they ever hit the showroom floor.

Porsche Cayman S Black Edition

Porsche Cayman S Black Edition

Limited to just 500 cars, the new Cayman S Black lives up to its name with a sleek black exterior, black 19-inch wheels, black interior, black tailpipes, and bright bi-xenon cornering headlights.

Ford GT40 Auction

Ford GT40 Auction

Got a few million bucks to spare? Yep, thought so. Wealthy collectors should know that this 1965 Ford GT40 is hitting the auction block. This rare bird was discontinued after only 12 prototypes were made.

WaveJet Powered Surfboard

WaveJet Powered Surfboard

Meant to help beginners enjoy and help surfers do away with paddling, the WaveJet has two battery-powered jets that can propel riders at 12mph. It comes with a bracelet remote control/kill switch.

Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

With a 500hp 4.0L flat six engine, a full roll-cage, rear wing and carbon fiber parts, the 2,998lb. Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 is practically a street legal race car. Limited to 600 units at $185,000 each.

Kicherer SLS 63 AMG Supersport

Kicherer SLS 63 AMG Supersport

German tuning house Kicherer takes the SLS AMG and boosts the stock V8 from 563HP to 621HP with a crazy 516 lb-ft torque, along with a sexy matte black wrap and one angry-looking girl grill.

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