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MX-5 Matte and Black SE

MX-5 Matte and Black SE

It’s Euro-only, but Mazda’s MX-5 Matte and Black Special Edition looks bad-ass in black; it celebrates the Miata’s 20th birthday in France and sports a 2.0L four banger with 167 hp.

Bullet C5 Military Motorcycle

Bullet C5 Military Motorcycle

Royal Enfield’s popular Military line gets a new Unit Construction Engine, a postwar form factor, and a nostalgic Battle Green/olive drab colorway with the Bullet C5 Military motorcycle.

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Video: Ford GT World Record

Video: Ford GT World Record

Get a driver’s seat view of Performance Power Racing’s Ford GT as it sets a standing mile world record for a production car; it accelerates from 203 to 252.97 mph in 7.3 seconds.

B+V 120 MY/X Megayacht

B+V 120 MY/X Megayacht

Sure, the B+V 120 MY/X may have its own beach club, but it’s the toys that make this megayacht: it carries a helicopter, a seaplane, an amphibian car, tenders, and even a submarine.

Bugatti 16C Galibier: Black

Bugatti 16C Galibier: Black

Bugatti’s secretive 16C Galibier gets a black reveal, and boy is it smokin’; it packs a dual-supercharged 8.0L W-16 Veyron engine, an eight-speed automatic and eight exhaust pipes.

Abt Sportline R8 Spyder

Abt Sportline R8 Spyder

Abt Sportline’s tastefully modded R8 Spyder adds a carbon grill, aprons, side sills, and spoiler while boosting the stock 5.2L V10 to 600 hp, good for a 198 mph top speed and 3.8s 0-62.

BMW M Bike

BMW M Bike

BMW’s M Bike aims to be the fastest pedal-powered bimmer ever with an aluminum frame, Shimano SLX crankset and Manitou Match fork; also: a leather fi’zi:k saddle with red seat inlay.

Atomik 500

Atomik 500

Alright, so Atomik Car’s 500 Abarth isn’t really on the moon, but with a 300 hp electric motor powered by LiFePO4 batteries good for a 0-60 of 5.6s, it’s as close to a rocket as it gets.

Triumph Thunderbird 1700

Triumph Thunderbird 1700

Triumph’s Thunderbird 1700 goes big bore in a big way with a 100cc bump, boosting it to a 97 bhp/115 ft-lbs 104 cubic inch engine; it’ll come with ABS and Phantom Red Haze paint.

2012 Ford Police Interceptor

2012 Ford Police Interceptor

Ford puts the Crown Vic out to pasture 9/2011 with the 2012 Police Interceptor, seen above for the first time; specs are under wraps but it’ll likely come in local and highway patrol flavors.

2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon

2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon

Chevy’s 2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon brings it one step closer to the ZR1 with carbon fiber body panels and carbon-ceramic brakes while keeping the Z06’s lightweight 7.0L engine.

2010 Geiger Shelby GT500

2010 Geiger Shelby GT500

The Germans invade Detroit with Geiger Cars’ 2010 Shelby GT500; a larger Whipple supercharger boosts the 5.4L V8 to an insane 799 hp/697 lb-ft, good for a top speed of 220 mph.

Innesenti Speed Trike

Innesenti Speed Trike

It may have three wheels, but the Innesenti is no toddler’s tricycle; each is built using F1 and Indy Car racing tech and is made out of carbon fiber with Shimano shifters and KMC chains.

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BMW Z4 GT3

BMW Z4 GT3

BMW’s Z4 GT3 is official, and yes, you can buy it: it’s a track-ready Z4 with an M3 4.0L V8 that pushes out 480 hp, a six-speed sequential gearbox, ABS, and central-locking wheels.

ABT R8 GT-R

ABT R8 GT-R

Lean and mean, ABT’s R8 GT-R not only sheds 100 kg thanks to a carbon fiber hood, wing, door panels, and steering wheel, but boosts the 5.2L FSI to 620 hp, good for a 0-62 of 3.2s.

speedART BTR-II 650 EVO

speedART BTR-II 650 EVO

Larger turbos and intercoolers along with ECU tweaks send the Porsche 997 over the edge with speedART’s BTR-II 650 EVO; it goes 0-62 in 3.2s thanks to 641 hp/479 lb-ft of torque.

Concept: Evora Carbon

Concept: Evora Carbon

If the 414E left you feeling green with envy, Lotus’ Evora Carbon gets back to basics with a carbon fiber roof, diffuser, splitter; even the interior sports CF panels paired with alcantara.

Concept: Citroen SURVOLT

Concept: Citroen SURVOLT

Citroen’s SURVOLT concept boasts an all-electric powertrain, but that’s not all that’s polarizing: the supermini’s looks are nouveau-Tron with a low-slung near-Exige-sized frame.

Lotus 414E Hybrid

Lotus 414E Hybrid

Porsche’s 918 isn’t the only mean-yet-green roadster today: Lotus’ 414E Hybrid sports twin motors good for 400+ hp and goes 0-60 in 4 seconds while claiming a range of 300 miles.

2011 Lamborghini Superleggera

2011 Lamborghini Superleggera

Lamborghini’s Superleggera gets updated for 2011; the ultralight Gallardo weighs just 2,954 lbs. while packing a 5.2L V10 570 hp, good for a 0-62 of 3.4s and a 202 mph top speed.

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Concept: Porsche 918 Spyder

Concept: Porsche 918 Spyder

Get fast and eco-furious with Porsche’s 918 Spyder concept: it boasts both a 500 bhp V8 and 218 bhp electric motors, good for a 0-62 of 3.2s, 198 mph top speed, and 94 mpg.

TAG Heuer x Tesla Roadster

TAG Heuer x Tesla Roadster

TAG Heuer celebrates its 150th anniversary with a collector’s edition Tesla Roadster; it features a Foucault Field Gray paint job, TAG-inspired interior, and Meridiist phone. Pictures here.

1937 BMW 328 Bugelfalte

1937 BMW 328 Bugelfalte

Up for auction 5/1/10: this 1937 BMW 328 may only make 140 hp, but its looks are as good as its story: it raced in the 1940 Mille Miglia during WW2 with teams from the Axis and Allies.

Koenigsegg Agera

Koenigsegg Agera

Koenigsegg’s Agera is CCX-sized racer with a brand new look and power to match; a 910 hp 4.7L V8 goes 0-62 in 3.1s, thanks in part to a CF/aluminum chassis that weighs just 72kg.

PlanetSolar

PlanetSolar

Raphaël Domjan’s PlanetSolar is the world’s largest solar-powered vessel, and one look at its 500 square meters of solar panels proves it; the catamaran tops out at 14 knots.

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