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    Super Rare Rally Cars Go Up For Auction at werd.com

    Super Rare Rally Cars Go Up For Auction

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    A collection of the world’s rarest rally cars from the golden age of Group B rally will be on the Bonham’s auction block in August. Cars include a 1975 Lancia Stratos HF Stradale, 1983 Lancia Rally 037 Stradale, 1985 Peugeot 205 Turbo 16, 1985 Audi Sport Quattro S1, 1985 Lancia Delta S4 Stradale, 1986 Ford RS200 and a 1986 Ford RS200 Evolution, all of them in their original and unmolested, factory-built glory and offered by Bonham’s without reserve.

    BMW Introduces Concept 8 Series Coupe at werd.com

    BMW Introduces Concept 8 Series Coupe

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    Unveiled this week at the Concorso de Eleganza in Lake Como, Italy, BMW’s all-new Concept 8 Series, showcased in the forthcoming coupe, reveals a completely new silhouette, angular, athletic, and refined. It still looks like a Beemer but overall, the design language is evolved. The rear-wheel drive coupe will be available in 2018.

    The Knobbly Sports Racer is the First Road-Legal Roadster from Lister at werd.com

    The Knobbly Sports Racer is the First Road-Legal Roadster from Lister

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    With its classic British motorsport styling, Lister’s Knobbly Sports Racer is a truly bespoke roadster, featuring a completely handmade body and powered by an aluminum Jaguar 3.8-liter six married to a 4-speed gearbox. The motors are built using new re-manufactured parts and cranked up to produce 330 BHP with a top speed of 180MPH. The Knobbly is Lister’s first fully road-legal vehicle. Let’s hope more models will follow. Production is due to begin in September 2017, with customer deliveries planned for June 2018.

    It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane—Nope, it’s the Kitty Hawk Flyer at werd.com

    It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane—Nope, it’s the Kitty Hawk Flyer

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    Created by Google co-founder Larry Page, the forthcoming Kitty Hawk Flyer is an all-electric aerial vehicle designed to fly over water. It requires no pilot’s license just bravado, a helmet, and maybe some life insurance, too. You can apparently learn to fly it in just minutes but when it goes on sale at the end of 2017, the design will look different than the prototype in this video. No word yet on pricing.

    Jaguar Series 1 E-Type, a Classic Reborn at werd.com

    Jaguar Series 1 E-Type, a Classic Reborn

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    With the Reborn series, Jaguar Land Rover Classic will offer ultra limited-edition classic Jaguar Series 1 E-Types in small batches, starting with ten 60s-era cars available this year. According to Jag the cars are “expertly sourced and comprehensively restored” using Jaguar Classic parts as well as Jaguar Classic reverse-engineered body panels as needed. When complete, each car will be meticulously finished and fresh as a newborn.

    Believe It: The Mercedes AMG GT Concept is a Hybrid With 805 Horsepower at werd.com

    Believe It: The Mercedes AMG GT Concept is a Hybrid With 805 Horsepower

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    There’s a lot more to this Mercedes AMG GT Concept than just the 4-door layout. MB hasn’t confirmed a release date but when it drops, it’ll be offered with an F1-inspired hybrid power train consisting of an electric motor and the 4-liter twin-turbo V8, with a total power output of 805 horsepower. So yeah, a roomy sedan that puts up 0-60 times in the sub 3-second range.

    Yes, The 2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo is a Wagon at werd.com

    Yes, The 2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo is a Wagon

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    For 2018, Porsche is adding a new wagon-style variant to the Panamera lineup. With an updated rear-end design that is all new from the B-pillars back, the forthcoming Sport Turismo will hit U.S. dealers by the end of this year in 4 models including a 330-hp turbocharged V6, a V6 & Electric hybrid, and a 550-hp V8.

    Ferrari’s 812 Superfast is it’s Fastest Car Ever at werd.com

    Ferrari’s 812 Superfast is it’s Fastest Car Ever

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    The forthcoming 812 Superfast will be the fastest and most powerful Ferrari ever produced. This pumped-up successor to the F12 Berlinetta is powered by a massive 6.5-liter naturally aspirated V12 engine that, unlike recent Ferrari supercars does not use turbos. With an output of 789 horsepower, the 812 goes 0-62 in 2.9 with a top speed of 211MPH.

    Range Rover Reborn at werd.com

    Range Rover Reborn

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    Range Rover hasn’t built an original MK1 in more than 20 years but now they’re offering the iconic SUV again. In very, very limited numbers, Rover will offer “remanufactured” MK1s—using factory-approved donor vehicles these restos are painstakingly complete: every nut & bolt, frame-off, inside & out, ground-up rebuilds, calibrated back to factory specs. If you want one, you’ll have to move fast. Overnight sell-out is all but guaranteed.

    Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante at werd.com

    Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante

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    The Aston Martin Vanquish S will now be available in a drop top variant. The new Volante model got a solid update: a new carbon fiber front splitter, side sills, and rear valance plus an integrated spoiler and quad exhaust tips in the rear. It keep the same naturally-aspirated 5.9-liter V12 motor tuned up to 580 hp & driven by an 8-speed automatic tranny.

    Eagle Spyder GT at werd.com

    Eagle Spyder GT

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    An exotic all-aluminum E-Type lightweight roadster based around Jaguar’s original 1960’s classic, the Spyder GT from Eagle is a bespoke-built “special edition” that features modernized suspension & handling while retaining the timeless good looks and throaty-roar of a carbureted 330-horse Jag.

    50th Anniversary 2017 Shelby Super Snake at werd.com

    50th Anniversary 2017 Shelby Super Snake

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    To honor the 50th Anniversary of Carroll Shelby’s iconic cobra, the Shelby Super Snake, Ford has created a new limited edition commemorative tribute.  Based on the Mustang GT but with a new hood, splitters, rockers, and rear end trims, the 2017 Super Snake will be offered in both a 670 horsepower version and a hyper-charged 750-horse version. 0-60 in 3.5 and an ability to stick to corners at up to 1.2 G-Forces. Special Shelby branding is found throughout & instead of a rear seat, it has a roll bar.

    First Complete Factory Prototype Ford GT Auction at werd.com

    First Complete Factory Prototype Ford GT Auction

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    The very first Ford GT factory prototype is going up for auction. Built back in 2003 by an elite team of engineers and designers, including the late Carroll Shelby, it is truly one-of-a-kind; the first complete factory prototype with full interior and functional engine/drivetrain. With a long list of one-off parts & factory test-friendly features, this rare super car is expected to reach a nearly $1 million price tag. Set to hit the block in Scottsdale, Arizona between January 18 and 22.

    2017 Lamborghini Aventador S at werd.com

    2017 Lamborghini Aventador S

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    Lots of upgrades went into Lamborghini’s new and extremely yellow Aventador S. For one its 6.5-liter V12 is now outputting 740HP, up from 691 for a top speed of 217MPH. And that power is now delivered to all four wheels and transferred out to a new 4-wheel steering system. Combined with updated suspension and real-time variable damping, it handles better throughout the speed spectrum. Inside there’s a new digital dash with Apple AirPlay as standard equipment.