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2017 DeLorean DMC-12 at werd.com

2017 DeLorean DMC-12

Posted in Cars and Rides

The return of the DeLorean DMC-12 more than hints at our collective capacity for nostalgia. A new law makes the creation of these 80s icons possible, and in 2017, new replicas of the original DeLorean, made with left over parts, will go on sale. They currently have enough material to build about 300 cars. With the exception of an updated V8 powertrain, the design remains the same.

Alta Motors Redshift at werd.com

Alta Motors Redshift

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

Created by a team of riders, racers, engineers, & designers, this is the electric bike the motocross crowd has been waiting for. Currently in pre-order status, the Redshift MX & SM (Supermoto) bikes from San Francisco-based Alta Motors boast the parts, features, & specs of modern motocrossers powered by a lightweight, torquey electric motor that will hit 80MPH.

Jaguar F-type SVR at werd.com

Jaguar F-type SVR

Posted in Exotic and Rides

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.

Porsche 718 at werd.com

Porsche 718

Posted in Cars and Rides

Reviving the vibe of their mid-engine racers of the 50s & 60s, Porsche is bringing back the 718 with a Boxster & Cayman. Available in a standard and higher-output 350 horsepower S model, the torquey new 718 features a tuned flat 4-cylinder power plant & optional 6-speed manual or automatic tranny.

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.

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew at werd.com

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew

Posted in Rides and Trucks

Turning the F-150 Raptor into even more of a beast was no small feat but that’s what Ford has done for 2017. The new model got a military-grade all aluminum body to shed 500-pounds and it sits on a high strength boxed steel frame. Higher ground clearance, a new 4WD system, 3-inch Fox Racing Shox & a 24-valve, 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine make this big bird badder than ever.

EHang 184 Human-Size Drone at werd.com

EHang 184 Human-Size Drone

Posted in Exotic and Rides

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.

2017 Mercedes E-Class at werd.com

2017 Mercedes E-Class

Posted in Cars and Rides

Delivering new levels of luxury and a bunch of semi-autonomous driving technologies, like drive pilot assistance to keep you in your lane & evasive steering assist to safely correct a swerve, plus a range of MB’s most efficient engines ever, the 2017 E-Class is bringing S-class excellence to their popular mid-size sedan.

1977 Pontiac Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit at werd.com

1977 Pontiac Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit

Posted in Cars and Rides

The 1977 Pontiac Trans Am from the movie “Smokey and the Bandit” is coming up for auction. This iconic car, piloted by (and now autographed by) Burt Reynolds got a frame-off restoration and is PHS-documented with matching-numbers. It is also certified by Universal Studios. As Bandit Darville said, this car will make it look like the Smokey’s are “running in slow motion.”

Skyacht One at werd.com

Skyacht One

Posted in Exotic and Rides

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.

Energica EVA Electric Streetfighter at werd.com

Energica EVA Electric Streetfighter

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

Modena, Italy is exporting more than premium olive oil these days. The city’s Motor Valley is also turning out some of the world’s best electric motorcycles. The EVA Streetfighter is the second production bike from Energica Motors. Aggressive, Italian styling is evident but power comes from a quiet, 95 hp (71 kW) electric motor that gives the EVA a top speed of 124MPH with varying performance options in 4 different drive modes.

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.

Bandit9 AVA at werd.com

Bandit9 AVA

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

There’s nothing else out there that looks like a Bandit9 bike, and the Saigon-based custom house has done it again with their Honda 125-based AVA build. This little scoot is a true limited custom built from the ground up with heaps of hand-built parts like the unibody, swingarm and front cowl; all rendered in shining chrome.

Ducati Scrambler Italia Independent at werd.com

Ducati Scrambler Italia Independent

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

Ducati and the eyewear brand Italia Independent put their heads together to create this limited edition Scrambler. It features a special Night Copper color scheme, showcased on tank side panels, the tubular frame, & alloy wheels. The motor got blacked out & growls through a 2-into-1 Termignoni pipe. Zero drag bars and a mini cafe windshield complete the build. 1,077 units available.

2017 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S at werd.com

2017 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S

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They look pretty much the same as last years’ models—damn good—but Porsche’s just-revealed 2017 911 Turbo & TurboS got upgrades & updates where it counts: under the wing. 540-horses for the Turbo & 590-horses for the S. Both feature twin turbos with top speeds of 198 and 205 mph, respectively.