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    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.

    Skyacht One at werd.com

    Skyacht One

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    Based on Embraer’s state-of-the-art Flagship Lineage 1000E jet, The Skyacht One is exactly that: A yacht for the sky. It features a luxuriously appointed interior with a galley, main cabin dining area, fine furnishings & flatscreens plus a master suite with a bath & shower.

    2017 Mercedes-AMG S 65 Cabriolet at werd.com

    2017 Mercedes-AMG S 65 Cabriolet

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    If your preference leans towards fast & topless, there’s a lot to like about Mercedes’ latest AMG-tuned offering. The 2017 S65 Cabriolet is a 2-door 4-seater powered by a punchy 6-liter V12 that churns out 630 horsepower. The interior: all luxury & leather & its Distronic Plus systems means it’s loaded with active & passive safety features like blind spot assist, steering assist & automated emergency braking.

    Cobalt Valkyrie at werd.com

    Cobalt Valkyrie

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    A fully-certified lightweight plane designed for personal use, the Valkyrie from Cobalt Aircraft travels at speeds up to 300MPH with a capacity for up to 5 adults & their luggage. In addition to a thoroughly modern design, the Valkyrie also offers an optional emergency parachute that will gently lower the aircraft to the ground in the event of a catastrophic failure.

    Ferrari F12 TdF at werd.com

    Ferrari F12 TdF

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    Ferrari’s new F12 TdF is a more powerful update to their already scary-fast F12 Berlinetta. Upgraded from 730 horses to 769. Ferrari also brought back the faster shorter-shifting 7-speed dual clutch tranny, as well as adding 4-wheel steering, larger wheels, and massive 1-piece brakes. Limited edition of 799.

    Porsche Mission E Concept at werd.com

    Porsche Mission E Concept

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    Car nerds are calling it a Tesla killer. Porsche calls it the Mission E Concept, an 800-volt luxury sedan with a 310-mile range that Porsche claims can re-charge to 80% in just 15 minutes. Aside from its sculptural good looks and efficiency, its 0-62MPH in 3.5 will help you remember that deep-down it’s still a Porsche; that is, if they actually make the car.

    2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn at werd.com

    2016 Rolls-Royce Dawn

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    The Dawn convertible draws inspiration from the luxury land yachts of yore but features an all-new design. Borrowing looks but not body panels from the Wraith & Ghost models, the Dawn is wide, low & got a toned-down front grill & a stronger chin. Under the hood: a 563 horsepower V12.

    Bentley Bentayga at werd.com

    Bentley Bentayga

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    Aggressively passing Porsche’s Cayenne Turbo S as the fastest SUV on the planet comes the new 600 horsepower ultra-luxury Bentley Bentayga. Off-road worthy? Supposedly. But there is definitely a refrigerator in the trunk.

    Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition at werd.com

    Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition

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    The release of the new Bond film Spectre will also see the unveiling of the new Bond car, the Aston Martin DB10. With that release still a few months off, Aston Martin has created a limited “Bond Edition” with their potent V12 DB9. Only 150 of these Spectre silver coupes will be made.

    Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe 50th Anniversary at werd.com

    Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe 50th Anniversary

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    Winner of the FIA World Car Championships in 1965 in its debut, the Shelby Daytona Cobra turns 50 this year, and to celebrate, Shelby is building 50 of these classic racecars in aluminum. These limited edition Cobras will feature updated safety features but maintain many old-school details of the era.

    2016 Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce Roadster at werd.com

    2016 Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce Roadster

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    The latest Aventador variant, the forthcoming 2016 Superveloce Roadster is the most powerful Lamborghini ever built. The 6.5-liter V12 is the same as in previous models but it’s been re-tuned to produce 50 more horses while changes to the chassis shed 110-pounds. Lambo has not officially unveiled the vehicle but we do know this open-roof monster puts out 750 horsepower & only 500 of them will be made.

    Aston Martin DB9 GT at werd.com

    Aston Martin DB9 GT

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    More powerful than its predecessor, Aston Martin’s DB9 GT is fitted with a 6-liter V12 that cranks out 457 horsepower, making it the most powerful DB9 ever made. 0-60 in 4.5 and a top speed of 186MPH, it features a 6-speed Touchtronic II tranny & the brand’s tech new AMi infotainment system.