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Pagani Cinque Roadster

Pagani Cinque Roadster

Decked out in red, white and blue, Pagani’s Cinque Roadster apes another American tradition: it’s an open-top Zonda R-based Coupe that keeps the same 0-100 km/h time of 3.4s.

2010 Steeda Mustang

2010 Steeda Mustang

If you happen to own a Mustang GT, Steeda’s 2010 Sport Edition provides handling tweaks with sport springs, billet lower control arms, underdrive pulleys and Nitto NT05 tires.

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PJ World Yacht

PJ World Yacht

It’s not as cool as the futuristic Infinitas, but the PJ World Yacht makes up for it with comfort: six decks of cabins, a gym, spa, movie theater and pool, plus helipad and anti-piracy measures.

Ogio Step-Up Ramp

Ogio Step-Up Ramp

Stowing your bike onto a truck has always been a two step process, so Ogio’s Step-Up Ramp is a godsend: it lets you temporarily park the bike while you jump onto the tailgate.

8-Bit Mini Coopers

8-Bit Mini Coopers

The Cool Hunter’s been busy, with both Transformer and Space Invader skate parks on the way; still, our favorite project is a pair of Mini Coopers decked out in neon 8-bit livery.

Video: Horten 2-29

Video: Horten 2-29

Before the B-2 bomber was Germany’s Horten 2-29, which NatGeo has recreated to test out its stealth abilities; the result? World War 2 London would have never seen it coming.

Porsche Sportec SPR1 T80

Porsche Sportec SPR1 T80

It’ll take you longer to read out its name than hitting 60 mph with the Porsche Sportec SPR1 TR80; 0-60 in three seconds and a twin-turbocharged 858 HP flat six = daddy wants.

Video: Jet Turbine ATV

Video: Jet Turbine ATV

PopSci’s John Carnett is a god amongst DIY men: he’s created a jet turbine ATV, called “The Whirl;” it gets 150,000 RPM with a 1300¬âˆžF exhaust and speeds of up to 60 mph.

Lamborghini LP550-2

Lamborghini LP550-2

The Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 finally makes the jump from AWD to RWD; it’ll likely pack a 5.2L V10 good for 550hp, a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 0-100km of 3.9s.

Jaguar XF Supercharged

Jaguar XF Supercharged

Filling the gap left by the 4.2L V8 XF between the regular XF and the XFR, Jaguar’s 2010 XF Supercharged comes out in October with a 5.0L V8 good for 470hp and 424 lb-ft of torque.

Video: Stig Scam

Video: Stig Scam

Playing off the UK’s mania for Top Gear, Australian TV show hosts see how far they can get impersonating the Stig and borrowing other people’s cars; the answer: oui, oui, monsieur.

Shelby GT500 Super Snake

Shelby GT500 Super Snake

Shelby has unloaded six new models, lead by the 2010 GT500 Super Snake: you’ll get 725 courtesy of a supercharger, a cold air intake system, cat-back exhaust and carbon fiber bits.

McQueen vs. Hamilton

McQueen vs. Hamilton

Two of racing’s most famous icons go head to head: yesteryear’s King of Cool, Steve McQueen, races modern-day F1 champ Lewis Hamilton courtesy of Tag Heuer’s Monaco LS.

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Hublot All Black Bike

Hublot All Black Bike

Luxury watchmaker Hublot teams up with the Swiss cyclers at BMC for the All Black Bike; speed is in its DNA, with a carbon fiber/aluminum frame and ceramic-infused pedal bearings.

Peugeot Metromorph

Peugeot Metromorph

Life imitating art: Peugeot’s Metromorph concept is like Minority Report’s skyscraper-climbing cars; ideally, it’ll drive you up to your apartment and double as a balcony while parked.

Ferrari 599 GTB HGTE

Ferrari 599 GTB HGTE

Largely a sleeper mod, Ferrari’s 599 GTB HGTE is sparing on the exterior tweaks; this sport-tuned variant gets stiffer springs, an anti-roll bar, a lowered ride and faster gearbox shifts.

Corvette vs F/A-18 Hornet

Corvette vs F/A-18 Hornet

In the interests of suspense we won’t reveal the ending, but come on: a Corvette ZR1 vs an F/A-18 Hornet? MotorTrend’s “race” is a little silly, but still fun; the action starts at 8 minutes.

LightLane

LightLane

Tired of waiting for the city to paint bike lanes? LightLane will let you paint your own virtual lanes using a pair of high-visibility DPSS green lasers; they’re currently looking for investors.

Pulsejet Bike Engine

Pulsejet Bike Engine

Bob Maddox’s sweet but ridiculously overpowered bicycle is getting put on the auction block–specifically the twin 50lb Pulsejet engines that propelled his own ride to 73 mph.

Chinese Bumblebee Meet

Chinese Bumblebee Meet

We may make fun of Chinese-built cars, but this Bumblebee Meet is worthy of praise: a convoy of black-striped yellow cars does a lap around Beijing in honor our favorite Autobot.

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45th Anniversary Mustang

45th Anniversary Mustang

In honor of the Mustang’s launch in 1964 and Lee Iacocca, this 45th Anniversary Mustang features a fastback bodykit, upgraded suspension, luxury interior and is limited to 45 cars.

Cause: Re~Cycle

Cause: Re~Cycle

Re~Cycle collects second-hand bicycles and ships them to Africa, where they can be used as personal transport, ambulances and more; donate a bike if you’re in the UK, or money elsewhere.

Revealed: The Stig

Revealed: The Stig

The Stig, Top Gear’s enigmatic stunt driver, is finally revealed to the world in the video above. We won’t spoil you with his/her identity, other than that it’s a great day to be an F1 fan.

Brompton Folding Bicycle

Brompton Folding Bicycle

Weighing 20-28 lbs and folding neatly into a square when not in use, the Brompton Bicycle is designed to be easily taken onto buses, trains and airplanes with a minimum of fuss.

Reed Speed Mustang GT

Reed Speed Mustang GT

Reed Speed and Artisan Performance manage to squeeze out a thundering 700 hp with the Reed Speed SSE, a Ford Mustang GT with a reworked engine and manual gearbox.

48 Cylinder Kawasaki

48 Cylinder Kawasaki

Utterly insane yet freakin’ cool, Simon Whitlock’s 48 Cylinder Kawasaki motorcycle packs six 8-cylinder engines with 4200cc, a BMW transmission and six Jaguar E-type distributors.

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