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This 2015 Lamborghini Veneno Roadster Is Expected to Fetch $6M USD at Auction

Possibly the most in-your-face automobile ever produced, the Lamborghini Veneno stunned audiences at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show as the company unveiled the supercar to commemorate its 50th anniversary. A year later, the company revealed its roadster counterpart to equal fanfare.Aptly pushing design to its limits, the designers at Centro Stile Lamborghini maximized the vehicle’s […]

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This 2015 Lamborghini Veneno Roadster Is Expected to Fetch $6M USD at Auction

Possibly the most in-your-face automobile ever produced, the Lamborghini Veneno stunned audiences at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show as the company unveiled the supercar to commemorate its 50th anniversary. A year later, the company revealed its roadster counterpart to equal fanfare.Aptly pushing design to its limits, the designers at Centro Stile Lamborghini maximized the vehicle’s […]

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First-Ever Produced 2020 Corvette C8 Sells at Auction for $3 Million USD

The much-praised and highly controversial new Chevrolet Corvette has begun its life cycle in the automotive world, and its first major highlight befittingly involves the first ever C8 ever made.On January 19, Barrett-Jackson auctions of Scottsdale welcomed the first ever produced Chevy Corvette C8 — proven with VIN ending in 001 — at the starting […]

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James Hetfield’s Classic Hot Rod Collection to be Exhibited at the Petersen Museum

To kick of the new year, the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles is hosting an exhibition displaying Metallica frontman James Hetfield’s extensive collection of classic hot rods.Titled “Reclaimed Rust: The James Hetfield Collection,” the exhibition will see 10 of the renowned guitarist’s displayed to the public together for the first time, each car being […]

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This Tiny Circuit Board Is the Last Ingredient You Need to Turn Your Car Into a Racing Game Controller

If you prefer racing games like Gran Turismo and Forza over Super Mario Kart and Crash Team Racing then you’re probably after as authentic a (simulated) driving experience as possible. And what’s a more authentic experience than the car you drive to work every day? With this $10 breakout board—and a couple of slightly… Read […]

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Barely Run-In & Super-Rare 1991 Vector W8 Twin Turbo Heads up RM Sotheby’s Auction

In 1991, American automobile manufacturer Vector Aeromotive Corporation launched the Vector W8 Twin Turbo. Today, RM Sotheby’s has one of the 17 examples produced up for auction, offering up one of the most iconic supercar developments of the ’90s.The Vector W8 had a claimed 242 MPH top speed when it first released, hitting 0-60 MPH in […]

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You Can Now Convert Your Suzuki Jimny Into a Baby Land Rover Defender

The extremely capable Suzuki Jimny 4×4 has just received a new bodykit option from Japanese aftermarket tuner DAMD. For years, the Jimny has amassed a cult-like following with many owners modifying their beloved compact off-road vehicle. While last year saw its fair share of G-Wagon-inspired body kits (for those living in the countries where the Jimny […]

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Bentley Draws the Curtains on Its Mulsanne With One Last Special Edition

British luxury automaker Bentley has decided to retire its Mulsanne flagship sedan to pave the way for its latest Flying Spur, but just before production ceases, the company is celebrating the massive luxury car’s heritage with one last special edition release.Named the 6.75 Edition, the limited Mulsanne run will see only 30 of them produced, […]

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Take a Closer Look at the Super-Luxe Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4MATIC

Mercedes-Benz is stepping into the world of fully-electric SUVs with its EQC, and now HYPEBEAST ZH has gotten up-close with the marque’s flagship model.This EQC 400 4MATIC — which received a launch commercial starring The Weeknd — will be Mercedes-Benz’s first major attempt at delivering a fully-electric model. It takes on the likes of Tesla’s […]

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General Motors Could Revive Hummer Name With Electric Pickup

The Wall Street Journal has reported that General Motors could be reinstating the Hummer name with an all-new electric pickup.In the late ’90s and into the mid-2000s, Hummer’s vehicles were one of the American market’s most outlandish, fuel-guzzling offerings. In order to bring the Hummer name back, WSJ reports that General Motors has hired LeBron […]

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General Motors Could Revive Hummer Name With Electric Pickup

The Wall Street Journal has reported that General Motors could be reinstating the Hummer name with an all-new electric pickup.In the late ’90s and into the mid-2000s, Hummer’s vehicles were one of the American market’s most outlandish, fuel-guzzling offerings. In order to bring the Hummer name back, WSJ reports that General Motors has hired LeBron […]

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Toyota Unveils World Rally Championship-Developed GR Yaris Packing 257 BHP & 4WD

Japanese automotive company Toyota has unveiled the GR Yaris — an all-new hot hatch packing 257 BHP, a 4WD system and a lightweight, aerodynamic body kit.The Toyota GR Yaris was developed in association with Tommi Mäkinen Racing, drawing influences directly from the World Rally Championship. In essence, this is a road-going version of the 2020 […]

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NOVITEC’s Aggressively-Styled McLaren 720S N-LARGO Spider Is a 794 BHP Rocket

NOVITEC has treated the McLaren 720S Spider to its N-LARGO program, developing a reworked supercar that sees upgraded power outputs, top speeds and a full aerodynamic body kit.The German tuning company’s 720S N-LARGO Spider now comes equipped with a carbon fiber widebody kit that has been developed using wind tunnel technology, making for a perfected […]

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Subaru’s Latest SUV Has an Unfortunate Acronym

Japan automaker Subaru recently took to the 2020 Singapore Motor Show to showcase some of its latest models, and among them is the brand’s newest edition of its Forester SUV, which came with a rather unfortunate name.Fully named the Forester Ultimate Customised Kit Special edition, many Twitter users have noticed that the name could be […]

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Lamborghini to Develop Hybrid Powertrain for Its Urus SUV

Italian supercar maker Lamborghini announced during CES 2020 that its current super SUV — the Urus — will be getting a hybrid powertrain upgrade in the near future.According to Maurizio Reggiani, head of Lamborghini’s research and development department, a team of engineers at the company are currently working hard to develop a plug-in hybrid version […]

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Tesla Becomes Highest-Valued Automaker in American History

So far, 2020 has been a great year for Elon Musk. Aside from his partner Grimes’ (albeit confusing) pregnancy announcement, his automotive company Tesla has just become the highest-valued automaker in American history.A rally in Tesla’s stock price on Tuesday pushed the massive electric vehicle maker’s market value to almost $85 billion USD, the highest […]

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