Racing Fan Builds Ferrari F1 Replica for the Road for $4,300 [w/Video]

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It won't G-force your back onto the seat nor will it tingle your spine with a screeching sound of a V8 engine turning at 10,000rpm, and if you name starts with Usain and ends in Bolt, you could probably outrun it in a street race, but damn; this is an impressively cool build for a car that was created in a small island shop in the Bali Sea purely from the love and passion for F1.

Seat Counts the...Nürburgring's Trees in New Leon Cupra Video

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Seat released a second teaser video of its new Leon Cupra’s Nürburgring lap, but instead of offering us a clue regarding the time set by its newest hot hatch, the carmaker had a more playful approach.

ABT Gives VW Golf GTI a More Sinister Look and 300PS with Dark Edition

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Wrapping up our confirmed Geneva Motor Show debuts from German modifier of everything related to the VW Group, ABT Sportsline, is the new Golf GTI Dark Edition.

Reindeers in Finland to Get Fluorescent Paint Spray to Avoid Accidents

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Reindeer’s antlers would surely make for some nice-looking glow-sticks that would make the animals more visible at night, in order for drivers to avoid the frequent accidents that these cause. That’s why, in the northern part of Finland, they have begun spraying them with glow-in-the-dark paint to see how it all pans out.

Alfa 4C to Go on Sale in the U.S. at Maserati and Select Fiat Dealers This June

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Alfa Romeo’s U.S. return saga continues with a new development that will not please many Fiat dealers in the country. It appears that most of the dealers who were promised the Alfa Romeo 4C won’t be getting it, at least not this year.

Nissan Prices the 2014 Juke Nismo RS from $26,120* in the U.S.

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Nissan and it’s Nismo arm are keeping us busy today with new car price announcements. After the 2015 GT-R Nismo, the Japanese brand revealed that the 2014 Juke Nismo RS, the third model of the 2014 Juke lineup, carries a base sticker of $26,120, excluding an $810 destination and handling fee.

New ABT Audi RS6-R has 720HP, Because You Know, It Wasn't Fast or Powerful Enough

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The already ludicrous Audi RS6 Avant has just become even more insane, courtesy of a tune from ABT Sportsline that takes the standard model's 4.0-liter turbocharged V8 from 552hp (560PS) and 516 lb-ft (700 Nm) to a stratospheric 720hp (730PS) and 920Nm (678 lb-ft) of peak torque for a top speed of 320km/h (199 mph).

Official Videos Detail Volvo’s Striking Concept Estate

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You’ve already seen photos of the beautiful Volvo Concept Estate, so now it’s time for a video look at the carmaker’s Geneva Motor Show world premiere. While it is true all three of Volvo’s latest concept cars have been spectacular, for me this one ticks all the right boxes.

Can You Guess How the World’s First Ute Was Born?

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Ford may be the first of Australia’s three carmakers to announce it will end vehicle manufacturing in the country from 2016, but that doesn’t stop it from paying tribute to Australia’s most iconic type of car, the ute.

New 2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO with 592hp Priced from $149,900*

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Nissan is encroaching well into Porsche 911 Turbo (MSRP: $148,300) pricing territory with the new limited production 2015 GT-R NISMO that carries an MSRP of $149,990 (equal to €108,500), excluding a destination and handling fee* of $1,595 (and of course, taxes).

This Taiwanese Driver will Make You Shake Your Head

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Forget about adhering to road rules and signs; some people behind the wheel don't make an effort to listen to reason and even avoid believing their own two eyes. This lady in Pingtung County, Taiwan, wanted to take a short cut through a clearly marked and extremely narrow fire lane, no matter what.

Another Day at the Office: Elon Musk Gains $1.1 Billion on Shares Boom

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There’s really no denying that Tesla and Space X’s Elon Musk, of PayPal fame, is a skilled businessman who has managed the seemingly impossible feat of creating a innovative automotive manufacturer of electric cars out of nothing and adding a fair big of heft behind the name in a very short time span, helping his company overcome the numerous hurdles it’s come across.

U Spy New Mercedes-Benz GT AMG in South Africa

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Europe and North America are the most common places / continents for prototype sightings from regional automakers, but the Republic of South Africa is also a hot spot (we’ve even spied a Pagani there back in 2010).

Hennessey Venom Hits 270.49 MPH, Becomes World’s Fastest 2-Seater

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The 1,244 hp Hennessey Venom is now the fastest “two-seater sports car” in the world (again), after it hit 270.49 mph or 435.31 km/h on February 14 of this year, at the Kennedy Space Center’s shuttle runway that measures 3.2 miles or 5.12 km – it was actually traveling around 55 mph faster than the actual shuttles when they come in to land.

Pure-Gold Trimmed Mercedes S-Class Carlsson CS50 Versailles Edition is Fit for Kings

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German tuning specialist Carlsson is giving a new and far more literal meaning to "gold" trimmed cars with its new limited production CS50 Versailles Edition based on the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Unlike the saying, everything that shines on this car is actual gold –this isn't a ride to drive in a bad neighborhood…

Ford Sued for Patent Infringing Three-Blink Indicator System

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The three-blink indicator system that works through one single touch of the stalk is used by a great deal of manufacturers, among which we find Ford, whose system reportedly infringes on a patent registered in 2008 by “Richard Ponziani, a former automotive design engineer for companies including General Motors Co. and Valeo SA.”

Brabus Gives G65 AMG a 788HP V12 and Apple Tech Treatment for Geneva

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At next week’s Geneva Motor Show, Brabus will debut the 800 iBusiness based on the Mercedes G 65 AMG. As the name suggests, the G-Class gets an 800PS (788hp) V12 engine and a host of multimedia systems consisting of Apple devices reunited under the name iBusiness.

Las Vegas Police Wants Your Help to Find Accord Driver Who Ran Over Man in Road Rage Incident

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We know that most road rage and aggressive driving incidents in general go by unnoticed and are never reported to authorities, but the one that happened on February 6, 2014, at a gas station in Las Vegas, was of the criminal kind and has police searching for the perpetrator.

Lexus Turns the RC F into a 540HP Bad Boy GT3 Racing Car for Geneva

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As promised, Lexus has lifted the virtual veils off its Geneva Motor Show-bound RC F GT3 Concept, a study that previews a future racing car. Developed to comply with Group GT3 international racing standards, the RC F GT3 concept weighs 1,250 kg (2,756 lbs) and is powered by a modified version of the production RC F’s V8 engine that produces in excess of 540 horsepower.

Piecha Design's New Mercedes SL Avalange GT-R Tune Costs Well Over $17k

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There are plenty of tuning names heading to this year's Geneva Motor Show to display their most recent goods, including Piecha Design that will hold the world premiere of the Mercedes-Benz SL Avalange GT-R.

EDAG Genesis to Levitate Onto Geneva Motor Show Floors

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Not all cool new concepts show at the Geneva motor show will have four wheels, or three, or any, for that matter, as some are looking way into the future, previewing vehicle types and construction methods that will become the mainstay decades from now.

Maserati Confirms New Concept and Special Edition Cars for Geneva

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Maserati seems like the only other brand besides Ferrari in Europe that is getting plenty of attention from parent company FCA (for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles – better start getting used to it). At the Geneva Motor Show next week, the Italians will perform the world premieres of a brand new concept model and a special edition Quattroporte (pictured).

Breaking: First Official Photo of New 2015 Audi TT Coupe

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Just as we suspected in our Thursday post on the 2015 Audi TT teaser video, Audi rinsed out an official photo of the German coupe ahead of its Geneva Motor Show world premiere next week.

Koenigsegg Reveals One:1 Supercar; Has 1,360 Horses for Just 1,360kg!

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Supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg chose to name its new supercar the One:1, after its metric power to weight ratio, which is precisely that (in PS/kg), or, in other words, it puts out as much horsepower as it has kilograms to carry around. This makes it lighter than the already mind-bogglingly fast Agera on which it’s based, thanks to a chassis and body combo that’s reportedly 20 percent lighter.

Aussie Trucker Transporting Cars Learns the Meaning of Low Clearance [NSFW]

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I'm not sure what made me laugh more – the car transporter who performed an extensive facelift to half of his automotive cargo while going under a bridge, or the man who's heard swearing like a tipsy sailor in the dash-cam video footage shot from his vehicle.

Kahn to Introduce New Range Rover Sport RS-300 in Geneva

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The latest generation of Land Rover's Range Rover Sport will be the center of focus at British tuning firm Kahn's Geneva Motor Show stand next week, where it will drop the curtains on the new RS-300 teased here through a pair of cryptic pictures.

UK-Based Arash Reveals New Corvette-Powered Supercar, Calls it AF8

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The Arash Motor Company, founded in 1999, has some experience in creating modern mid-engined supercar shapes, and its latest creation is called the AF8. The car is based on the company’s philosophy that “cars should have a distinctive and individual character. Above all they should be exhilarating to drive and to own” – solid principles, wouldn’t you agree?

Milan Supercars' Avanti Rosso is a Lamborghini Aventador with a Carbon Fiber Makeover

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Don't fret if you've never heard of Milan Supercars; neither did we before receiving (press) word on their Geneva Motor Show premiere, the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4-based Avanti Rosso.

Startech Details Widebody Kit and Performance Package for the Range Rover Sport

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Startech has released more photos and details of the widebody package for the Range Rover Sport that will debut at the Geneva Motor Show.

Lexus RC F Sport Bridges the Styling Gap between Standard Model and the RC F

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Lexus has released details and photos of the F Sport package for the RC Coupe, with the styling and performance pack debuting at the Geneva Motor Show next week.

Scoop: Jeep's New Baby SUVs Gather Around for a Stroll in the Snow

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One of the rumored world premieres for next week's the Geneva Motor Show, Jeep's new 'baby' SUV, continues to elude us in the digital world, but not in the physical world of our spies, who shot five-minutes' worth of footage of heavily cladded prototypes undergoing tests in northern Europe.

Alfa Romeo's Upcoming Spider Might Feature 1.4 Turbo MultiAir Engine

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There is still a lot of uncertainty regarding the differentiation that’s going to be engineered into the upcoming Mazda MX-5 and Alfa Romeo Spider, two cars currently being developed in Japan.

It’s pretty straightforward to suspect that the running gear and chassis will be pretty much the same, whereas the styling will be obviously very different between the two.

Ford Airs Need for Speed Commercial for New Mustang

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The film creators pulled out all the stops when they set out to make the Need for Speed movie, probably wanting to assure themselves that it won’t suck badly, after having seen that a big budget can result in a insipid, B-rated rehash like the last Fast and Furious, if it’s presented in a totally un-sugarcoated way.

VW's New T-Roc Crossover Concept Sounds Big, but it Isn't

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Germans are not only discovering openings in their regular production lines, but in their concept vehicle ranges as well. VW, which recently proposed the 3,859 mm (151.9 inches) long, up!-based Taigun, the 4,890mm (192.5 inches) long and sporty flavored CrossBlue Coupe, and the 7-seater 4,986mm (196.3 inches) long CrossBlue Concept, is now targeting the sub-compact category with the T-Roc.

Holy Shiz! Robocop is Here and is He's Directing Traffic in Congo!

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It seems that, the machines are here to stay, slowly, but surely, taking out jobs that were once only for humans. In the movie Robocop, a remake of the 1987 film of the same name, fictional character Alex Murphy is a part human, part mechanical being, but the real life Robot Cops from Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is purely mechanical.

Honda Ends Production of the Insight Hybrid, is the CR-Z Next?

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When Honda confirmed the axing of the Insight hybrid in Europe, it wasn’t a good sign for the model’s future. Now Honda said it will end production of the Insight after demand plunged and sales lagged behind Toyota’s Prius.

New Audi TT Coupe Makes a Quick Pass on YouTube

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You know a new TT is coming and if you're acquainted with Audi's overly familiar design philosophy, you also know what it's going to look like (well, duh). Fair warning, though; watching the following video won't give you the full real-life picture, only some cropped shots, and could make you say "unveil the damn thing already".

Chic: Louis Vuitton Crafts Carbon Fiber Luggage for BMW i8

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BMW i8 owners can now travel in more style, as Louis Vuitton has created a tailor-made set of luggage for the plug-in hybrid sports car. The collection includes two travel bags, a business case and a garment bag, with each of the items fitting perfectly into the interior of the i8.

Alfa Rumored to Bring 4C Spider Concept to Geneva

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If we’re to believe a recent report from Italy, the updated Quadrifoglio Verde versions of the Alfa Romeo Giulietta and MiTo won’t be the only new models on display at the Italian carmaker’s Geneva Motor Show stand. According to the 0-100 website, Alfa Romeo’s main attraction will be the 4C Spider in concept car form.

Guess Why the Spanish Police is Looking for This Public Menace Taking a Selfie

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I'm sure many of you have heard of the term "selfie" and perhaps even secretly or openly practiced the ritual. If you haven't, Wikipedia describes it thusly: "A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website". I guess you can loosely apply the term to short videos, as long as the camera is pointing towards your face.

Spied: Kia Caught Benchmarking All-New 2016 Sorento Against Audi Q5

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You know the saying from Sun Tzu's The Art of War about being familiar with your enemy; so does Kia, as according to our man on the field, Kia benchmarked the next Sorento against the current Audi Q5 during cold weather testing in Sweden.

Oh, Big Brother; Jaguar-Land Rover Wants Customer Data from U.S. Dealers

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Jaguar Land Rover North America is requesting customer data from dealerships’ computer systems and threatens dealers who resist with financial penalties.

In the worst-case scenario, some dealers worry that they will be legally liable if sensitive bank data leak out to scammers. Furthermore, they fear they will collide with federal regulators who are enforcing strict rules regarding access to customer information.

Lamborghini Releases Teaser Trailer Ahead of Huracan March 4 Launch

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A tense atmosphere filled with startling crashes of thunder and blue-hued (de?)saturated colors is the feel Lamborghini wants to achieve in its latest Huracan video, the official trailer that sets the final stage for the official March 4 launch of the Gallardo replacement.

A Supercar Design Study for a 4-Seater Pagani

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Pagani's supercars have always had two seats, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future, as far as we know. But what if the Italian brand wanted to shake things up and venture into new fields with a new car adding pair of seats at the back, how would that work out?

Australia May Host "Next-Generation" Motor Show in 2015

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Australia was taken off the world motor show map in 2013, when the event planned last year in Melbourne was cancelled, after several automakers decided not to attend and the announcement was made that it would not be followed by another one any time soon.

AE Drives New Seat Leon Cupra, Says it's a Performance Bargain Over the Golf GTI

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Although it shares the platform with the seventh-generation VW Golf GTI, the new Seat Leon Cupra features considerably more power and gets standard features like the front limited slip differential and adaptive dampers that are optional on the German car.

Audi Sport ABT Formula-E Heading to Switzerland and the Geneva Show

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This is the new Audi Sport ABT Formula-E with which Audi and its partner ABT Sportsline will take part in the new FIA racing championship featuring fully-electric single seater cars that kicks off in Beijing, China) on September 13 this year.

Honda Starts Building the 2015 Fit at its New Plant in Mexico

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Honda celebrated the production start of the redesigned 2015 Fit at its new plant in Celaya, Mexico. The event was attended by Enrique Pena Nieto, president of Mexico, and Takanobu Ito, president & CEO of Honda Motor Co.

Tesla’s Gigafactory will Build 500,000 Batteries by 2020, More than 2013’s Overall Global Production

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We first heard about Tesla’s plans to build a battery “gigafactory” last year, but now the EV manufacturer has released new information about the project.

Woman Has a Brush with Death at Dutch Railway Crossing

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It's open for debate whether this Dutch woman acted in a more foolish way than the lazy BMW 3-Series driver we showed you on Wednesday, but we can say with utmost certainty that she played a game of cards with death and came out alive.