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    Mercedes Rolls Out Convertible AMG GT R Roadster at werd.com

    Mercedes Rolls Out Convertible AMG GT R Roadster

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    Summer of 2020 will be pretty cool when you drop the top in your Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster. Powered by a four-liter AMG biturbo V8, it’s a 577 horsepower convertible that boasts a top-speed of 197 mph. Tricky features like rear-wheel steering, adaptive suspension, an electronically controlled locking differential, and a whole range of additional dynamic features will push all that power to the pavement for an insane al fresco driving experience.

    Behold the 2019 F8 Tributo, Ferrari’s Most Powerful V8 Ever at werd.com

    Behold the 2019 F8 Tributo, Ferrari’s Most Powerful V8 Ever

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    Ferrari is rolling out 5 all-new models for 2019 and the F8 Tributo might just be the meanest stallion in the stable. The F8 replaces the outgoing 488 Pista and is powered by a 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 that outputs a ridiculous 710 horsepower—which makes it the most powerful V8 Ferrari ever produced. This monstrosity of an engine is visible through a clear glass screen. The car will be officially unveiled next week at the Geneva Motor Show.

    Bentley Bentayga Speed, The World’s Most Powerful SUV at werd.com

    Bentley Bentayga Speed, The World’s Most Powerful SUV

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    Bentley introduced the Bentayga about 3 years ago but it’s now being offered in an upgraded Speed model that will make it the world’s most powerful “SUV.” Powered by a 6.0-liter W-12 engine, the Bentayga Speed cranks out 626 hp and will hit a top speed of 190MPH. A ceramic braking system—the largest Bentley has ever built—slows it back down. Special paint details, a rear spoiler, Speed branding badges, and larger 22-inch wheels differentiate this model from the stock Bentayga. Available late 2019.

    Behold: The Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake at werd.com

    Behold: The Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake

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    Aston Martin’s hotly anticipated Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake has just been officially unveiled. This sleek, limited edition 2-door, 2-seater “wagon” is powered by a 580-horsepower naturally aspirated 5.9-liter V-12 and features a curved V-shaped glass roof, a luxe saddle brown leather interior, and an 8-speed automatic transmission. Only 99 will be made.

    Porsche Debuts New 911 at LA Auto Show at werd.com

    Porsche Debuts New 911 at LA Auto Show

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    Lots of new rides being rolled out at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week. Including these bad boys: the 2020 911 Carrera in both the S & 4S models. Both are powered by the rear-mounted turbocharged flat-six engine that churns out 443 horsepower. The new aluminum body is slightly wider and longer than the outgoing model and the bumpers have been extended for an updated look. Fresh tech features include automatic emergency braking, water-detecting Wet Mode, and a night-vision camera.

    Emory Motorsports Will Build the Porsche You’ve Always Dreamed Of at werd.com

    Emory Motorsports Will Build the Porsche You’ve Always Dreamed Of

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    When it comes to a custom-built classic Porsche 356, Southern California’s Emory Motorsports is where the world goes & then enters its name on a rather long waiting list. Second-generation car builder and master craftsman Rod Emory is the man behind these iconic and personalized Porsches. Every car is built to order and each build is restored to ‘factory-plus’ standards, from its metal unibody and exterior to its mechanicals and interior. The cars are fitted with his signature Emory-Rothsport Outlaw-4 3.6-liter dry sump motor packing these classic cars with supercar performance.

    McLaren Unveils 1000+ Horsepower Speedtail for 2019 at werd.com

    McLaren Unveils 1000+ Horsepower Speedtail for 2019

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    McLaren officially took the wrapper off its newest supercar, the 2019 Speedtail, a radical design to say the least, which features a 3-seat design with the driver positioned front and center. It boasts over 1000 horsepower and a top speed of 186MPH. The interior looks like the cockpit of a space ship, and the carbon fiber exterior, with no wing mirrors—it uses cameras and interior screens instead—also has a slippery, space-age look. The price tag is out of this world, too.

    Hoversurf Has an Electric Aircraft Unlike Any Other at werd.com

    Hoversurf Has an Electric Aircraft Unlike Any Other

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    The Hoversurf Hoverbike is a recreational aircraft that combines a drone-like design with a body & driver experience that looks something like a PWC, except this thing literally flies. With its monocoque carbon fiber body & 12.3kWh lithium-manganese-nickel battery, it can fly up to 16-feet above ground at speeds up to 60MPH. Flight time ranges from 10-25 minutes with a pilot on board to 40-minutes in drone mode.

    Aston Martin is Recreating 007’s DB5 from Goldfinger at werd.com

    Aston Martin is Recreating 007’s DB5 from Goldfinger

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    Like everything James Bond has driven through the decades, his Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger is an iconic ride. And through a unique collaboration between Aston Martin and EON Productions, the company that produces the Bond films, they’re making a limited run of reproductions that will feature working gadgets to be developed by Oscar-winning SFX guru Chris Corbould who has been the special effects supervisor on eight previous James Bond films. Only 25 will be made.

    Rolls-Royce Rolls Out The Silver Ghost Collection at werd.com

    Rolls-Royce Rolls Out The Silver Ghost Collection

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    Limited to just 35 bespoke cars, the special edition Silver Ghost Collection from Rolls-Royce celebrates next-level luxury & performance first introduced back in 1906—the very car that that established Rolls-Royce’s reputation as ‘The Best Car in the World’. This new model features a Barker & Co 4/5 seater touring body, a blacked out grill, polished wheels, and a forest green leather interior, and stunning handcrafted details throughout.

    Ariel Introduces Powerful, Track-Ready Atom 4 at werd.com

    Ariel Introduces Powerful, Track-Ready Atom 4

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    The Ariel Atom 4 is a race car for the masses, a 320-horsepower, naked, open-wheel 2-seater with a trellis-frame design that makes it look like an overgrown go-kart or some sort of F-1 style training vehicle. It rips from 0-60 in 2.8 with the driver sitting mere inches off the ground. All this power comes from 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder Honda R motor that produces an astounding & eye-watering 310 lb-ft. of torque.

    Nissan & Italdesign Unveil 50th Anniversary GT-R50 at werd.com

    Nissan & Italdesign Unveil 50th Anniversary GT-R50

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    Nissan’s iconic GT-R turns 50 this year and so does automotive design house Italdesign. To celebrate, the two teamed up to create the ultimate edition of the storied sports car. The “GT-R50,” is based on the 2018 GT-R Nismo with a lower roof line & redesigned hood. Beneath that hood is a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 that outputs an incredible 710 horsepower due to larger turbos, intercoolers & pistons. Other NISMO upgrades abound: custom 21-inch wheels, a carbon fiber center console & Alcantara leather upholstery.

    McLaren Introduces the 600LT at werd.com

    McLaren Introduces the 600LT

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    The latest longtail from McLaren is the 600LT, a track-focused super car powered by a twin-turbocharged, 3.8-liter V8 & designed from the ground up for “optimized aerodynamics, increased power, reduced weight, track-focused dynamics and enhanced driver engagement.” It’s got a carbon fiber chassis, body, and P1 racing seats; each car will be hand-built & production numbers will be very low, perhaps in the single digits.