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1967 Ferrarri 330 P4

1967 Ferrarri 330 P4

One of only three ever built, this ultra rare 1967 Ferrari P4 Le Mans will be auctioned at the Ferrari factory 5/17; this is the first time in 38 years the car has been on the market.

Project 54 CX Kayak

Project 54 CX Kayak

Made out of vinylester resin, carbon/kevlar fabrics and fiberglass, Wave Sport’s Project 54 CX is an ultra lightweight kayak at only 20 lbs; it’s limited to 50 handcrafted pieces worldwide.

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Bicycle Parkour

Bicycle Parkour

Essentially Parkour for bicycles, this video shows rider Danny MacAskill performing street trials riding in and around Edinburgh; it’s a little slow at first but picks up after 1:20.

Bertone Mantide

Bertone Mantide

Clearly designed to polarize, the Mantide supercar has been revealed on Episode VIII of Stile Bertone’s Project M; whether you love it or hate it, it’s based on a Corvette ZR-1.

SMS 460/460X Mustang

SMS 460/460X Mustang

Take a peek at Steve Saleen’s SMS 460/460X Mustangs, above: both get reworked exteriors and supercharged V8s, with the 460x getting a 5.0L engine that cranks out 655 ponies.

Ultra Motor A2B Bicycle

Ultra Motor A2B Bicycle

As its name implies, Ultra Motor’s A2B is a no-frills electric hybrid bicycle that can take a rider unassisted 20 miles at 20mph; they’re currently doing free test rides in the San Franciso area.

Blue Space Submarine

Blue Space Submarine

Russians are known for being brutally efficient, and this Blue Space Submarine is no exception: it’s purely propelled by pedals and can reach speeds of up to 3 knots and a depth of 30m.

Novitec Rosso Tulesto

Novitec Rosso Tulesto

Known for their street-legal Ferraris, Novitec Rosso throws their hat into the supercar ring with the Tulesto; limited to 11 cars, each will have 777hp from a supercharged 4.4L V8.

Aston Martin Rapide

Aston Martin Rapide

Porsche Panamera, eat your bulbous heart out: Aston Martin’s Rapide tastefully blends “four door” and “sport” with a sexy profile and a 6.0L V12 good for 470bhp and 442 lb-ft of torque.

Deronda G400

Deronda G400

Created by an aeronautical engineer, the Deronda G400 is a street legal sports car that weighs just 1,890 lbs but is powered by a 6.0L LS2 V8 that pushes out 400 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque.

2010 Opel Insignia OPC

2010 Opel Insignia OPC

Taking direct aim at Audi’s S4, the 2010 Opel Insignia OPC gets a 2.8L V6 turbo engine with 325 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque, good for a 0-60 of 5.8s and a top speed of 155mph.

AC Cobra MKVI

AC Cobra MKVI

AC Cars’ Cobra MkVI debuts at Monaco this month with a removable hardtop, gull-wing doors, a lightweight tubular chassis and aluminum body; it runs on a Corvette 6.2L V8.

Mercedes S63/S65 AMG

Mercedes S63/S65 AMG

Leaked just a bit early, Mercedes-Benz’ S63/S65 AMG updates the performance flagship for 2010 with the top-of-the-line S65 getting a twin-turbo 6.0L V12 good for 604hp.

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Bugatti Type 57 Atlantic

Bugatti Type 57 Atlantic

Gorgeously retro, Ralph Lauren’s Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic will headline at the Concorso d’Eleganza; one of only three, the ultra rare coupe helps Bugatti celebrate its 100th birthday.

Mythbusters: Rocket Car

Mythbusters: Rocket Car

Talk about serious hooptie pwnage: the lovably psychotic Mythbusters duo decides to pancake a car using a two-stage rocket that hits 700mph; the results are predictably explosive.

Scarab Lunar Rover

Scarab Lunar Rover

The racing stripes make it look like a soapbox racer, but CMU’s Scarab Lunar Rover is all business: able to work in light or dark using 3D laser scanners, it features a 1 meter coring drill.

BMW M3 GT4

BMW M3 GT4

Few racing events are as dominated by BMW as the 24-hour Nurburgring race; this BMW M3 GT4 will be driven May 23-24 by two FIA WTCC drivers and two German journalists.

2010 Land Rover LR4

2010 Land Rover LR4

The obvious successor to the LR3, Landrover’s 2010 LR4 isn’t all that different outside with a mild facelift, but gets a 5.0L V8 with 25% more power and a vastly upgraded interior.

2011 Grand Cherokee

2011 Grand Cherokee

Sitting on the same RWD unibody platform as Mercedes Benz’s ML, the 2011 Grand Cherokee also features a new air lift suspension system, sculpted exterior and an improved interior.

2010 Mercedes S-Class

2010 Mercedes S-Class

Mercedes-Benz’s flagship S-Class gets a modest refresh for 2010, both in terms of redesigned front and rear fascias, upgraded safety systems and a hybrid S400 that gets 29 mpg.

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2010 Range Rover Sport

2010 Range Rover Sport

Debuting at the New York Auto Show, Land Rover’s 2010 Range Rover Sport not only gets a revised exterior but a 510hp, 5.0L supercharged V8 courtesy of the Jaguar XFR.

Acura ZDX

Acura ZDX

A shot across the bow of BMW’s X6, we think the new Acura ZDX crossover is more car than ute; it sports the enormous schnoz of the Acura TL as well as a V-6 and 6-speed auto SH-AWD.

Nissan 370Z Roadster

Nissan 370Z Roadster

Nissan’s 370Z finally drops its top with the 2010 Roadster, which sports a one-touch fabric cover with automatic latching; it also features a glass wind blocker to minimize noise.

Zero S Motorcycle

Zero S Motorcycle

Lean, mean and green, the Zero S is a one-speed, clutchless all-electric bike with a top speed of 60mph and a range of 60 miles; it’s good for 31 hp and 62.5 lb-ft of torque.

USD Mallett Z03

USD Mallett Z03

One horse short of a grand, the USD Mallett Z03 is a 999hp beast wrapped in Italian-flavore, Uger Sahin Design sheet metal and a Mallett Cars-massaged twin-turbo V8 Z03.

GTA Concept Supercar

GTA Concept Supercar

Launching later this month, the GTA Concept finally has numbers to back up its drool-inducing looks: a V10 with 780hp and 678 lb-ft torque, 0-60 < 3s and a top speed of 217 mph.

BMW X5 M / X6 M

BMW X5 M / X6 M

BMW’s twin terror-utes, the X5 M and the X6 M both pack a 4.4L V8 twin-turbo engine with 555hp and 500 lb-ft torque; both of them will also sprint from 0-60mph in 4.5 seconds.

Derringer Cycles

Derringer Cycles

A modern version of 1920s board track racing bikes, Derringer Cycles are moto-hybrids which can be pedaled like a bicycle but also sport a 49cc 4-stroke Honda engine.

Concept: Kia VG

Concept: Kia VG

Kia is one of the last manufacturers we’d go to for inspiration, but this KND-5 concept actually looks sweet; it’s Kia’s version of the Hyundai Azera and will likely hit US shores next year.

Viral Vid: Mini Clubman

Viral Vid: Mini Clubman

This viral video for BMW’s Mini Cooper Clubman has CG written all over it, but we’re always up for auto acrobatics; the self awareness (“I think we’re in a viral!”) is a nice touch, too.

Hennessey HPE550 Camaro

Hennessey HPE550 Camaro

It’s not as powerful as the HPE700, but Hennessey’s HPE550 Camaro keeps the aggressive styling of its big bro while upping output to 562 hp and 556 lb-ft torque, with a 0-60 of 3.9s.

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