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Ferrari SF90 Spider: Sun & Fun at 200MPH at werd.com

Ferrari SF90 Spider: Sun & Fun at 200MPH

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After years in development, Ferrari’s all-new 2021 SF90 Spider has finally arrived. Powered by a 986-horsepower hybrid drivetrain comprised of a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 & three electric motors, it is truly a super car, capable of 211MPH & 0-62 in 2.5 seconds. The fact that it also goes topless is another bonus. The top can open and close at speeds up to 30mph.

Early Images: Aston Martin V12 Speedster Races Toward Production at werd.com

Early Images: Aston Martin V12 Speedster Races Toward Production

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With a projected price tag edging up near the million-dollar mark, the forthcoming and continually-teased Aston Martin V12 Speedster is still in the prototype stages but so far, we like what we see. With styling cues that pay homage to Aston Martin’s racing legacy—particularly the DB3S and DBR1, the new 2-seater coupe will be powered by a 700 horsepower twin-turbo 12-cylinder that boasts a top speed of 186 MPH. Its official debut is slated for some time in early 2021.

Maserati Rolls Out 200MPH+ MC20 at werd.com

Maserati Rolls Out 200MPH+ MC20

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The launch of the Maserati MC20 marks a new era in the legacy of the iconic Italian carmaker. The mid-engine, 610-horsepower coupe is a track-inspired supercar taking direct aim at McLaren & Lamborghini. Its tech-driven interior, with dual 10-inch displays & full-time Maserati Connect wi-fi & navigation, does a great job of hiding just how viciously fast this thing is.

Lucid Launches 1080-Horsepower Luxury EV with Crazy Range at werd.com

Lucid Launches 1080-Horsepower Luxury EV with Crazy Range

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This is major. Silicon Valley-based electric carmaker Lucid officially unveiled its first production model, a fast-charging 1080-horsepower luxury sedan with a range of 500 miles. 0-60 in 2.5, top speed: 168. Three trim options will be available when it drops in 2021, including the Dream Edition which offers executive-level luxe in the most efficient EV on the market.

Blechmann’S R18 is One Bad Beemer at werd.com

Blechmann’S R18 is One Bad Beemer

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Designed by renowned Austrian customizer Blechmann for BMW Motorrad, this custom R18 merges classic racing motifs, premium materials, and modern performance. The front fairing is unmistakable, setting off a wide, low and muscular build from its recessed LED headlight array to the tone of its sweeping chrome straight pipes. One of one.

An Italian Classic Returns: 2021 IsoRivolta GTZ at werd.com

An Italian Classic Returns: 2021 IsoRivolta GTZ

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It’s been nearly 50 years since a new car bearing the Iso nameplate rolled off the assembly line. That changes in 2021 with the IsoRivolta GTZ, a retro-inspired coupe produced through a partnership between Italian bespoke automaker Zagato & Iso. In its sleek, sculptural lines, the Italian design language is evident—a tribute to the IsoRivolta A3 from 1963. Under the hood, though, it’s all American; powered by a 6.8-liter V8 Chevy—the same drivetrain as the Corvette Z06. Only 19 of these rare multicultural beauties will be made.

The 2021 Ghibli Hybrid is the First Electrified Maserati at werd.com

The 2021 Ghibli Hybrid is the First Electrified Maserati

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With the unveiling of the 2021 Ghibli Hybrid, Maserati is casually breezing into the electric vehicle space. The luxury full-size 4-door sedan features a 48-volt hybrid system driven by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric supercharger. The output: 325 horsepower and impressive top speeds north of 150MPH. The car won’t be coming to the United States in 2021 but we suspect that could change.

The Ineos Grenadier Celebrates An Off-Road Icon at werd.com

The Ineos Grenadier Celebrates An Off-Road Icon

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Created from the ground-up in homage to the original off-road adventure-mobile, the iconic Land Rover Defender, Ineos’ forthcoming Grenadier SUV is designed to perform in the world’s harshest environments—a hardworking, utilitarian 4X4 & decidedly un-luxurious. African safari-tough yet modern. Created through an engineering partnership with Magna Steyr, the Grenadier’s full specs and build sheet are still under wraps. Due for release late 2021.

The Iconic Range Rover Looks Amazing At Fifty at werd.com

The Iconic Range Rover Looks Amazing At Fifty

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To mark the 50th anniversary of the original luxury SUV, Land Rover’s iconic Range Rover, the brand designed a limited edition of which they’ll build just 1,970 vehicles, denoting the year of its arrival. With commemorative Range Rover 50 branding & badging plus heritage paint colors—along with its supercharged 5.0-liter V-8—this luxe modern Rover pays homage to its storied legacy. Available fall 2020.

Aston Martin Rolls Out Roofless V12 Speedster at werd.com

Aston Martin Rolls Out Roofless V12 Speedster

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Aston Martin’s 2021 V12 Speedster is the latest in the marquee’s recent run of uniquely badass limited-run cars. With no roof and no windshield, the 700-horsepower twin-turbo’d Speedster is anything but ordinary. Inside & out carbon fiber is used to reduce weight, while its luxury interior is marked by leather & aviation-inspired details. Which fits, because 186MPH with no windshield will definitely feel like flying.

The Koenigsegg Gemera is Faster than Your Hybrid at werd.com

The Koenigsegg Gemera is Faster than Your Hybrid

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The Koenigsegg Gemera is a 1700-horsepower mid-engine hybrid with seating for four. A rare and very limited super car that its creator, Christian von Koenigsegg, has been developing for nearly 20 years. It is ultra-light, featuring copious use of carbon fiber, and is powered by a high-tech hybrid engine design consisting of a twin-turbo 2.0-liter three-cylinder camless gas engine and 3 electric motors mated to a direct-drive transmission. Merging modern luxury and ridiculous performance with a range over 600 miles, it is a versatile little hybrid.

Polestar Takes Aim At Tesla with Futuristic Precept 4-Door at werd.com

Polestar Takes Aim At Tesla with Futuristic Precept 4-Door

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The Volvo-owned offshoot Polestar has just unveiled its latest all-electric creation. The Precept, due for its official debut at next week’s Geneva Motor Show, is a luxury 4-door grand tourer that has Tesla in its sights. The forward-thinking design of the vehicle utilizes materials like recycled fishing nets & plastic bottles as well as natural fibers for the interior, resulting in a 50 percent savings in weight and an 80 percent reduction in plastic waste. Beneath a panoramic roof, its sleek interior features a 15-inch touchscreen & digital screens instead of rearview mirrors.

2021 Aston Martin Vantage Roadster, The World’s Fastest Convertible Roof at werd.com

2021 Aston Martin Vantage Roadster, The World’s Fastest Convertible Roof

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With its 503-horse twin-turbo V8 and a 0-60 speed of 3.7, Aston Martin’s forthcoming 2021 Vantage Roadster is a low, compact powerhouse that will hit 190MPH on the straightaway. The balanced lines of the coupe intact, the Roadster showcases a unique Z-Fold roof mechanism that the carmaker reports is the “world’s fastest convertible roof.” The top drops in just 6.7 seconds & raises back up in 6.8, and it does this at speeds up to 31MPH.

Porsche’s 992 “Belgian Legend” Edition Celebrates an F1 Icon at werd.com

Porsche’s 992 “Belgian Legend” Edition Celebrates an F1 Icon

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The Belgian Legend edition is the first special edition for Porsche’s new 992 4S series car. Honoring the 75th birthday of F1 icon Jacky Bernard Ickx, the 444 horsepower 2-seater features an X Blue paint scheme—matching the driver’s racing helmet as well as interior details, like unique piping on the seats and branded stitching on headrests, and Ickx signature integrated into car’s B-pillars and key fob. Only 75 of these Formula One inspired coupes will be produced.

Kick Off the New Year with Your Very Own Lamborghini Rat Rod at werd.com

Kick Off the New Year with Your Very Own Lamborghini Rat Rod

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There’s a lot going on here. First off, this is a 1968 Lamborghini Espada. Ridiculous & rare to begin with. Then, in 2018, Danton Art Kustoms in France got ahold of it. They agreed a Ferruccio Lamborghini-inspired “Rat Rod” seemed reasonable. Extensive modification ensued. And well, this is it. A true one and only. And now, this extraordinary V12 animal is up for auction through Mecum. Can you guess the magic number?

Audi Rolls Out 2020 RS Q8 at werd.com

Audi Rolls Out 2020 RS Q8

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The 2020 Audi RS Q8  is the fastest & sportiest Audi SUV yet. A 591-horsepower V8 plus mild hybrid system gives it a top speed of 190MPH with loads of torque. It features adaptive AWD, an active anti-roll system & rear-wheel steering. Flagship features & finish from its moon roof to its 23-inch Pirelli P Zero tires mark it as a mean machine.

Mercedes-Maybach Unveils GLS 600 SUV at werd.com

Mercedes-Maybach Unveils GLS 600 SUV

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The world’s first Mercedes-Maybach SUV has arrived. The 2021 GLS 600 features two-tone candy paint, 22-inch rims, and an interior that looks like next year’s Learjet Liberty—everything you expect of the marque. It’s powered by a 500-hp V8 and the vehicle raises and lowers automatically on an AirMatic system to make it easier to get in & out.

The McLaren Elva Goes Topless with 800-Horses at werd.com

The McLaren Elva Goes Topless with 800-Horses

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McLaren is rolling out a new limited-edition range of exotic supercars under a fresh moniker: The Ultimate Collection. The first in the series is a nearly $2 million open-top roadster called the Elva. With no roof, windshield, or side glass, this is a track car that’s technically road legal. Powered by a 803-horsepower twin-turbo V8, it hits 62 MPH sub 3 and blasts out to 124 MPH in 6.7 seconds. Only 399 will be made.

Ferrari Rolls Out 600-Horsepower Roma Coupe at werd.com

Ferrari Rolls Out 600-Horsepower Roma Coupe

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Ferrari’s all-new Roma Coupe is a 611 horsepower 2-door powered by a 3.9-liter twin-turbo V8 & driven by an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission. The interior is luxe and a robust range of advanced driver-focused tech ensure it feels as good as it looks. And with its clean flowing lines and balanced design the Roma is a more low-key Ferrari, if such a thing is possible at 198 MPH.

James Bond Designed This Aston Martin at werd.com

James Bond Designed This Aston Martin

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Daniel Craig has a cool job. In addition to playing the icon of cool, James Bond in films, the actor moonlights as an exotic car designer. True. He teamed up with his pals at Aston Martin to design the coolest Christmas gift we’ve ever seen, an ultra limited-edition DBS Superleggera with custom features, like the wheels seen in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service & an exclusive blue on blue color scheme. The 715-horsepower V12 is cool, too. Listed as one of Neiman Marcus’ annual “Fantasy Gifts,” only 007 of these supercars will be built.