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    Letvision Letrons Full-size Transformers at werd.com

    Letvision Letrons Full-size Transformers

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    Apparently, this is real. Letvision is a Turkish R&D startup in the business of making real Transformers. As in, Optimus Prime. They take 3-series BMWs and build full-size, fully animatronic bots that quickly transform from car to character with a wireless remote control. They have moving arms and hands, dynamic eyes, and the ability to speak.

    Karma Revero at werd.com

    Karma Revero

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    The luxury sports car maker Fisker has re-emerged after a few tumultuous years of reorganization. Now Chinese-owned & re-branded as Karma, the company is releasing their flagship Revero in 2017. It’s an updated version of the original Fisker Karma that features a refresh on the grill & is powered by a 260-horse turbocharged GM-built 4. Inside the dash an infotainment system has been totally re-designed & includes integrated CarPlay.

    2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R at werd.com

    2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R

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    Designed as a track car you can buy off the showroom floor, the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R sits at the top of the food chain for Benz performance. Powered by a handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 biturbo engine that puts out 577hp with a top speed of 198 MPH, it features an all-new 9-mode in-dash traction control system and 4-wheel steering. The exclusive new color is called AMG Green Hell Magno.

    Lamborghini Centenario Roadster at werd.com

    Lamborghini Centenario Roadster

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    To honor the 100th anniversary of Ferrucio Lamborghini’s birth, the Italian carmaker created the Centenario Roadster, a roofless variant of the V12 Coupé with a carbon-fiber monobody profile, 4-wheel steering, and a top speed of more than 217 MPH. Sadly I couldn’t post this fast enough.  It’s already sold out.

    Outside Van at werd.com

    Outside Van

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    You may have time for weekend roadtrips but who has months to spend struggling through a DIY conversion to get your adventure-mobile off-road ready? Oregon-based Outside Van has you covered. They offer a range of customization packages for Mercedes/Dodge Sprinters. Options run from basic to bananas, including power, off-road, lighting, solar, camping, heating/cooling and seating systems.

    Jeep 75th Salute at werd.com

    Jeep 75th Salute

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    In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the original 1941 Willys MB, Jeep has created the special edition 75th Salute, an open top, doorless 2-door featuring OG steel bumpers, 32-inch milspec tires and a circa 1941 olive drab paint job. Too bad they won’t be offering this edition to the public, it’s a one-off.

    Ferrari LaFerrari Spider at werd.com

    Ferrari LaFerrari Spider

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    First released back in 2013, the iconic LaFerrari will soon be available in an open roof “Spider” variant. It is powered by the same 949 horsepower 6.3-liter hybrid V12 but got some aerodynamic updating. A very limited run of 150-200 cars will be imported to the U.S. with a price tag of nearly $1.4 million.

    Lilium Jet at werd.com

    Lilium Jet

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    Lilium is the world’s first electric-powered jet that takes off and lands vertically. The sleek 2-passenger craft cruises at 180 MPH with a max speed of 250MPH. The flight range is 300 miles. You’ll need a sport pilot’s license to fly one but the fully computer-assisted control system makes it easy. You hope. Available January 2018.

    2017 Maserati Quattroporte at werd.com

    2017 Maserati Quattroporte

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    The most obvious updates to the 2017 Maserati Quattroporte are the nosejob and the fresh grill. The flagship four-door also got a boost in power: new top speeds of 192 mph for the GTS model and 177 mph for both the V6-powered S and S Q4. Luxury options abound, like an Ermenegildo Zegna Edition interior & GranSport trim packages.

    2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo at werd.com

    2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo

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    The 2017 GT-R Nismo from Nissan is a supercar in every sense of the word. Powered by a 3.8-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 that churns out 600 horsepower & 481 pound-feet of torque, the all-wheel drive street racer features a dual-clutch 6-speed manual transmission & adaptive suspension. The interior is just as sporty with Recaro leather race seats & a carbon fiber clad console.

    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.