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Photos: Morgan EvaGT

Photos: Morgan EvaGT

You don’t have to stare at its sketch anymore – the curvaceous EvaGT roadster was shown off at the recent Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Morgan has also started accepting pre-orders.

The 2011 HumanCar

The 2011 HumanCar

The HumanCar is a hybrid vehicle. It can run on electricity, but more importantly, it can also be powered by the passengers using the built-in handcranks. The car has a top speed of 60mph.

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Jaguar XKR175 Limited Edition

Jaguar XKR175 Limited Edition

The XKR175 has a supercharged V8 510hp engine and a max speed of 174mph. The charcoal black body is accented by red brake calipers and 20″ Kasuga wheels. Only 175 units will be produced.

2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS

2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS

Pics of the new CLS leaked before its official debut, and it sure looks sexy. The coupe will offer a 301-hp 3.5l V6, but we want the upgraded 430-hp 4.6l V8, or the 544-hp 5.5l AMG version sure to follow.

Rent a Ferrari 458

Rent a Ferrari 458

The Ferrari 458 costs $278,000, but there is a way to experience the Italian automaker’s newest beast for a fraction of the cost. Hit up Gotham Dream Cars in New York City and take the 458 for a spin.

Jaguar XJ75 Platinum Concept

Jaguar XJ75 Platinum Concept

The one-off Jaguar XKR175 Coupe celebrates the 75th anniversary of the brand and features an updated design and a 5.0 liter Supercharged direct-injection V8, with 470 hp and 424 lb/ft of torque.

Porsche 918 Spider Hybrid (Video)

Porsche 918 Spider Hybrid (Video)

Remember the eco-conscious Porsche 918 Spyder concept? Well, the hybrid sports car prototype actually drives. Last week, Porsche took the 918 Spyder Hybrid out for a ride in Monterey, CA.

Kawasaki STX-15F Jet Ski

Kawasaki STX-15F Jet Ski

The Kawasaki STX-15F Jet Ski is powered by a Ninja-derived 1,498cc engine and offers smart steering, 2 piece seat, full instrumentation, mirrors, reverse, and large storage capacity.

Infiniti IPL G Coupe

Infiniti IPL G Coupe

The new Infiniti Performance Line has landed, starting off with this revamped G37S with sportier styling an amped-up 348-hp V6, true dual exhaust, and a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission.

Monster Tajima At Pikes Peak

Monster Tajima At Pikes Peak

Here’s Falken Tires’ footage of 5-time winner and record holder Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima’s winning run to the 14,000+ foot top for Pikes Peak 2010, in his V6 897-hp twin-turbocharged Suzuku SX4.

Top Gear America

Top Gear America

Whether you think it’s sacrilege or not to create an Americanized version of the BBC’s popular Top Gear, the History Channel is going through with it anyway. We’ll reserve judgment for now…

2011 Ford F-150 Harley

2011 Ford F-150 Harley

The 2011 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson edition has a 6.2L V8 engine with 411hp and 434 lb-ft of torque, 22-in wheels and a specially tuned exhaust that gives out that “throaty V8 rumble”.

Black Trail Bike

Black Trail Bike

The superspendy Black Trail is an electric bicycle being made in a 667 piece edition by PG Bikes. Crafted of carbon fiber and other high quality metal, it weighs 44 lb with top speed of 62 mph.

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MB SLS AMG x Isle Of Man TT

MB SLS AMG x Isle Of Man TT

This is the trailer for Manx Meister, “the world’s fastest 3D car film”. It’s nothing but footage of David Coulthard taking on the famous Isle of Man TT course on his Mercedez Benz SLS AMG.

Lotus Exos T125

Lotus Exos T125

Got a million dollars lying around? If you’re one of the 25 lucky ones to pony up their dough to Lotus, you can have this F1-grade race car and participate in Lotus’ exclusive Exos private racing league.

The Ultimate Papercraft Car

The Ultimate Papercraft Car

Done a promotional stunt for Epson, this full-scale replica of an Acura NSX race car was made entirely from paper (and maybe a little glue). We’d be more impressed if they could make it drive.

Lamborghini Presa

Lamborghini Presa

The front-engined Lambo Presa Concept, designed by Mohamad Monfared, Alireza Sahragard and Arian Moqbeli, pays homage to the GT 8-cylinder, aka the best selling sports coupe ever made.

The V8 Hotel

The V8 Hotel

The V8 Hotel in Stuttgart is a car-lover’s heaven. One of the “most unusual and exciting” hotels in Europe, it’s theme rooms are inspired by all things automotive, from racing to junkyards.

Moto Guzzi V12 X

Moto Guzzi V12 X

Well-known designers Miguel Galluzzi and Pierre Terblanche have uploaded their style at Moto Guzzi with the stunning V12 X bike concept, featuring supermoto-inspired styling and blacked-out details.

The VW Rollgolf

The VW Rollgolf

This mutant VW Golf has been retrofitted with a rounded steel cage, which allows its driver to slam on the brakes, and flip itself over. The in-car footage is just as much fun as the exterior.

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Ostoure Superbike Concept

Ostoure Superbike Concept

If ever were produced, designer Mohammad Shojaie’s futuristic concept bike would run on an unusual 2WD drive train, and a helmet with heads-up displays, and even an A/C system.

Trek Broadsider Bike

Trek Broadsider Bike

Based on a post-apocalyptic graphic novel of the same name, Trek’s industrial design group created this tough-ass bike which looks both minimal and like it’s been through a war.

Chrome Mercedes SLS AMG

Chrome Mercedes SLS AMG

If you like your cars extra shiny, your retinas are going to be thrilled with this gleaming SLS AMG, recently sighted at the German Grand Prix, created for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.

World’s Most Spendy Motorcycle

World’s Most Spendy Motorcycle

The superfast Icon Sheene offers a 1400cc Suzuki turbo engine with 250 horses and 133 lb/ft at the rear wheel and carbon fiber wheels and bodywork. Only 52 will be made for a mere $160K each.

FireBreather

FireBreather

The unofficial descendant of the Firebird, the FireBreather is a 2010 Camaro SS customized by Classic Design Concepts and Exodus Pictures. The car will appear in the supernatural thriller Jinn.

Honda Jazz Packing: Hipsters

Honda Jazz Packing: Hipsters

How much hipster can you pack in a Honda Jazz? A lot: books, bicycles, typewriters and healthy doses of snobbery. Check out Honda Australia’s website and see what else was packed into a Jazz.

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