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Audi TT RS

Audi TT RS

The shots above aren’t the largest, but they give a decent view of both the coupe and drop-top flavors of the Audi TT RS; it packs a turbocharged 2.5L that gets 340hp and 332 lb-ft of torque.

Scorpion Prodigy Trike

Scorpion Prodigy Trike

Florida-based Scorpion Motorsports’ Prodigy is a street legal trike with a choice of three Suzuki powerplants; the 125hp base model alone goes 0-60 in 3.3s and starts at $39.9k.

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Speed Triple Carbon

Speed Triple Carbon

Triump Motorcycle’s Speed Triple is getting a Carbon Limited Edition which keeps the same 1050cc triple engine but sports light and tight carbon fiber throughout in Matte Black.

Skylon Spaceplane

Skylon Spaceplane

The ESA will be giving 1m euros to UK-based Reaction Engines for the Skylon; the jet- and rocket-engine spaceplane is designed to take off and land on conventional runways.

Corvette GT1

Corvette GT1

In celebration of the C6.R’s success, Chevy will be releasing a special edition Corvette GT1 in C6.R yellow with a “Jake” graphic, chrome wheels and a carbon pattern engine cover.

Rolls-Royce 200EX

Rolls-Royce 200EX

Think of it as a baby Rolls: the Rolls-Royce 200EX concept is 18″ shorter than the Phantom and is based off the BMW 7-series platform; itl’ll be powered by a V12 and arrive in 2010.

Extreme Bentley

Extreme Bentley

We wonder who has the bling for a Bentley, let alone this Extreme Bentley; it runs on a bio-fueled twin-turbo and goes 0-60 in 4s thanks to 630 hp and the removal of the rear seats.

Mercedes E-Class Coupe

Mercedes E-Class Coupe

With 4 out of 5 European models part of their “BlueEFFICIENCY” push, the 2010 Mercedes E-Class Coupe is about low MPG; it’s still plenty hot though, and will go on sale this June.

Hyundai Equus

Hyundai Equus

Hyundai has been making remarkable strides catching up with the big nameplates, and their flagship Equus caps off this effort with a long wheelbase and 5.0L V8 that makes 420 hp.

Maxximus G-Force

Maxximus G-Force

Claiming to be the world’s fastest car is a perpetual game of catch-up, but this customized Maxximus G-Force Ultima GTR takes the cake with 1600hp and a 0-60 of 2.1s.

Audi A4 allroad quattro

Audi A4 allroad quattro

Audi’s A4 allroad quattro is a more rugged version of the A4 avant wagon, with increased ground clearance, steel plate underbody and Audi’s quattro all wheel drive system.

BMW 5 Series GT

BMW 5 Series GT

BMW muddies the crossover waters with its 5 Series Gran Turismo; this “Progressive Activity Sedan” features a unique tailgate and fold-flat rear seats that create 58 cubic feet of storage.

Caparo T1

Caparo T1

Recently debuting at the Salon Privé in London, the Caparo T1 is a track and road-friendly two-seater with a lightweight aerospace frame, a 575bhp engine and a 0-60 of <2.5s.

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Concept: JetBike

Concept: JetBike

Driven by an alternate (read: imaginary) form of propulsion, Norio Fujikawa’s JetBike is like something straight out of a Last Exile and Akira mashup; we wants!

Southern Oracle T-shirt

Southern Oracle T-shirt

Most kids of the 80s no doubt remember The Neverending Story; Enclothe has created a fantastic homage to the movie with a cool (but creepy) Southern Oracle t-shirt.

2010 V6 Acura TSX

2010 V6 Acura TSX

The 2010 Acura TSX is getting a V6, addressing a common gripe for the entry-level luxury sedan; it’ll use the same 280hp, 3.5L engine from the TL and features a stiffer suspension.

2010 Ford Taurus SHO

2010 Ford Taurus SHO

Ford revives two brands at once with the 2010 Ford Taurus SHO; it’s a sleeper outside, but gets V8 power with a 365hp 3.5L EcoBoost V6; also: AWD and a beefed-up suspension.

DoW2: Real Life Rhino

DoW2: Real Life Rhino

Whoever is marketing Dawn of War II deserves a raise: THQ takes a 1960s-era British APC, turns it into a Space Marines Rhino, and crushes a few hapless hatchbacks just for kicks.

Corvette Stingray

Corvette Stingray

Two promos in one at the Chicago Auto Show for GM with their Corvette Stingray concept, which will serve as Sideswipe in Transformers 2; too bad it won’t ever see production.

Scion tC Series 5.0

Scion tC Series 5.0

Scion continues its tradition of limited-production models with the tC Series 5.0; this time, it features TRD-sourced parts including 18″ alloy wheels, a rear sway bar and sport muffler.

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MINI JCW Cabriolet

MINI JCW Cabriolet

The John Cooper Works MINI Cabriolet boosts low-end torque, good for a 0-62 time of 6.9s; also upgraded are the suspension and brakes, along with a piano-lacquer trim and aero kit.

Concept: Dodge Viper ’67

Concept: Dodge Viper ’67

Rafel Reston takes a trip down alternate reality lane with his Dodge Viper ’67, a wholly fictional concept that features swoopy S-curves and exhaust manifolds reminiscent of a Corvette.

Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

Available at the Leggenda e Passione event on May 17, this 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa is expected to set a record as the most expensive vintage motor cord sold at an auction.

Zero-Lift Honda Insight

Zero-Lift Honda Insight

Most aero-kits do everything but make cars more aerodynamic, but Mugen’s Zero-Lift bodykit for the 2010 Honda Insight is a rarity: it claims to create zero lift and improve handling.

Waldmeister Bikes

Waldmeister Bikes

Wood is good, or at least that’s what Waldmeister Bikes wants you to believe; beyond the swoopy profile, each bicycle frame is made with PEFC-certified woods from a German forest.

Antares Bulldozer Concept

Antares Bulldozer Concept

This Antares Bulldozer Concept by Mike Turner has us wishing our Tonka trucks were half as cool; it features electroactive polymer wheels which can change shape and size.

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