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    Donkervoort D8 GTO-RS at werd.com

    Donkervoort D8 GTO-RS

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    Custom car-maker Donkervoort made its mark in the early 2000s when it set the lap record at the renowned Nürburgring. The record-breaking D8 GTO-RS is back for 2016/7 with an overhauled body design and performance package. Powered by an Audi 2.5L R5 TFSI, the new street-legal D8 becomes the fastest, lightest Donkervoort yet. Limited edition of 40 cars.

    Mercedes-Benz Granturismo Yacht at werd.com

    Mercedes-Benz Granturismo Yacht

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    You could call the E-Class sedan boaty but Mercedes’ futuristic Granturismo Motor Yacht leaves that high & dry. Created in partnership with world-renowned Silver Arrows Marine, the 42-foot, ultra-luxury MB cruiser retains the look & feel of a flagship Benz re-imagined for life at sea. JBL sound, built-in wine storage & powered by dual 480-horse engines.

    2017 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S at werd.com

    2017 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S

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    Proof that Aston Martin made the 2017 V12 Vantage S for driving enthusiasts and not wannabe auto-pilots: a manual transmission. More specifically: A 7-speed short shifter with a dog-leg first gear, a racing-style configuration that puts gears 2-7 into a quick shifting H pattern. Only 100 of these high performance tire-burners will be imported to the USA.

    Trans Am SE Bandit Edition at werd.com

    Trans Am SE Bandit Edition

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    Custom car builder Trans Am Depot has teamed up with Burt Reynolds to design an updated version of the Pontiac Trans Am he drove in the 1977 film Smokey And The Bandit. It starts with a new Chevy Camaro that is transformed to resemble the Bandit-mobile in every way possible, from the giant firebird hood graphic to the retro-inspired Snowflake wheels. And with 840 horsepower, the Smokey’s will have a tough time catching you, too. Only 77 will be built.

    SkyRunner MK 3.2 at werd.com

    SkyRunner MK 3.2

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    This latest version of the SkyRunner can be transformed from an all-terrain vehicle to a lightweight sports aircraft in a matter of minutes. Picture it:  one minute you’re ripping down the trail kicking up dirt, then next, you’re flying it over the river at 55 mph to the other side. Or climbing up to 10,000 feet elevation and flying home instead of driving.

    Classic Creations Shelby GT500CR Mustang at werd.com

    Classic Creations Shelby GT500CR Mustang

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    Oklahoma-based Classic Recreations builds iconic classic cars with modern power & performance. Their Shelby GT500 takes the ’67 Shelby Mustang and re-loads it with a race-tuned 790HP engine, rack & pinion steering, and a full array of Shelby performance parts as well as correct Shelby interior details.

    Morgan EV3 at werd.com

    Morgan EV3

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    The look may say Hollywood steampunk meets vintage bi-plane but the Morgan EV3 is an all electric open-top 3-wheeler that really moves. 100 miles-an-hour give or take and without the roar of a combustion engine. A unique driving experience to be sure.

    Aston Martin DB11 at werd.com

    Aston Martin DB11

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    The twin-turbo 600-horsepower DB11 is the latest iteration of the iconic Aston Martin DB, first made infamous by 007 back in the 60s. Large side vents at the front wheels, the lines of the contrast-colored roof strake, and an upgraded interior with a touchscreen interface in the console mark it as a thoroughly modern design.

    Lamborghini Centenario at werd.com

    Lamborghini Centenario

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    To celebrate its 100th birthday, Lamborghini has created a car truly worthy of the occasion. The 770-horsepower Centario is the most powerful Lambo ever made and features a full carbon fiber body. To go with the neck-snapping speeds: 0-62 in 2.8 & a top-end of more than 217 MPH, the Centenario also has a 10-inch touchscreen in the console with Apple AirPlay as standard equipment. Only 40 will be built.

    McLaren 570GT at werd.com

    McLaren 570GT

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    McLaren’s is describing its newest supercar, the 570GT, as “the most luxurious and refined of any McLaren to date.”  Not only that, it’s practical, too, featuring a more spacious cabin and additional storage through a side-entry glass hatch. Wedged into the engine compartment: a 562 horsepower 3.8-liter V8.

    Rimac Concept_One at werd.com

    Rimac Concept_One

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    Five years ago, the Rimac Concept_One supercar debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show and next month the first production model of this 1000+ horsepower electric vehicle will be unveiled at the big show in Geneva. Massive torque, a top speed of 220MPH and a completely plastic-free cabin are just a few of the details we know so far.

    Ferrari GTC4Lusso at werd.com

    Ferrari GTC4Lusso

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    Obviously Ferrari owners would love to drive their Italian-made supercars on wet and snowy roads, so the forthcoming GTC4Lusso features not just all-wheel drive but also rear-wheel steering for much improved road grip over the outgoing model FF. This 680-horsepower V12 hatchback also has room for skis in the back.

    Jaguar F-type SVR at werd.com

    Jaguar F-type SVR

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    It’s gonna happen. Officially. Jaguar’s 200-MPH F-Type SVR coupe will be unveiled at the upcoming Geneva Auto Show. Few other details are known at this time, but in a month or so, we’ll be looking at the full spec sheet of this high-speed Jag, due to go on sale as a 2017 model.

    Aston Martin DB10 Auction at werd.com

    Aston Martin DB10 Auction

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    To celebrate the Blu-ray release of Spectre, the 24th film in the James Bond series, Christie’s of London is hosting a charity auction made up entirely of authentic items from the film. The centerpiece of the auction is an Aston Martin DB10 built exclusively for the movie. Never driven, this unmodified 500 horsepower DB10 comes with a signed certificate by actor Daniel Craig.

    EHang 184 Human-Size Drone at werd.com

    EHang 184 Human-Size Drone

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    Probably the biggest highlight from the 2016 CES nerd circus was the EHang 184 human-size drone, the world’s first electric autonomous aerial vehicle. The 8-rotor drone can carry 1 person up to 220-pounds on 23-minute flights at speeds up to 62MPH. With no controls or steering in the cockpit but instead a tablet that handles all aspects of takeoff, travel, & landing.