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East Coast Defender Honey Badger

East Coast Defender took a normal Land Rover Defender 90, and transformed it into the stealthy Honey Badger. What really sets it apart is a 6.2L Chevrolet LS3 V8 engine that produces 430-horsepower, enabling the all terrain vehicle to go from 0-60 mph in just under 6-seconds. Other upgrades include: a transfer case with a limited slip differential, Borla exhaust, and 18" Sawtooth wheels with BF Goodrich All Terrain KO2 tires. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Lamborghini SV Speedboat

Have $2.2-million, and always wanted a Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster in Verde Singh, complete with a matching MTI G6 speedboat? If so, then this JamesEdition listing just might be the ultimate combo for you. The latter is powered by a Mercury Racing engine that produces 1,350-horsepower on 91-octane gasoline, or an incredible 1,550 on 112 AKI race fuel, good for a top speed of 180 mph on the open water. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Ubitricity Car Charging

Most street lamps are used purely for lighting, Ubitricity not only adds efficient LED lights, but also electric car charging stations. This German company features a custom charging cable with an integrated electricity meter that can be orderd by the electric car driver. This charging cable can also be plugged into standard electrical outlets, with software that allows for remote billing. Simply plug it into a standard power socket, the company will monitor the charging, and then reimburse you. Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Anker Dual USB Car Charger

Anker's Quick Charge 2.0 36W Dual USB Car Charger lets you power up all your mobile devices on-the-go, and for just $12.99, today only, originally $59.99. Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 port charges compatible devices 75% faster, which means you get up to 8 hours' use from just 15 minutes of charging. PowerIQ and VoltageBoost combine to charge non-Quick Charge devices as fast as possible, up to 2.4 amps per port. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more information.

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Porsche 911 Turbo S Dark Knight

Auto-Dynamics unveils the Porsche 911 Turbo S "Dark Knight" edition, which is completely blacked out with the exception of a few yellow accents. On the outside, a matte-finished carbon 'Turbo Aerokit' is the standout, while a flat-6 engine capable of 690 horsepower can be found under the hood. The latter has been upgraded with GMG Racing manifolds, a TechArt exhaust, and IPD intake parts. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Anker Roav Dash Cam

Anker's Roav Dash Cam C1 not only has a Sony Exmor sensor, but built-in WiFi connectivity as well, all for $67.99 shipped, today only, originally $129.99. Simultaneously record 4 lanes of traffic. 6 lens elements and optimized imaging technology provide a full view of the road, not just the car in front of you. Wide Dynamic Range auto-adjusts for light conditions to deliver perfectly exposed Full HD 1080p footage. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video review and more information.

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Park-Car Fifth Wheel

Even back in the 1950s, they had a car that could almost park itself, called the "Park-Car". This vehicle was invented by Brooks Walker in the 1930s and patented in the 1950s. It included a fifth wheel that allowed it to rotate in and out of parking spaces, as well as turn in a full circle. Basically, it had a series of hydraulic pumps and gears that pushes the spare wheel out from the trunk and rotates the back of the car easing the parallel parking process. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Mercedes-Maybach ECHO

The futuristic Mercedes-Maybach ECHO by Hawan Park has a wooden core that is claimed to make passengers feel as if they were in an opera house. Other features include: a hologram projector located in front of the cockpit, gull-wing doors, a flexible seat suspension, and autonomous driving. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Neva AirQuadOne

Neva AirQuadOne Flying Vehicle may not be street-legal, but it's a personal airborne craft that you may be able to order online in the near future. Featuring a rechargeable battery pack and a series of electric turbofans for propulsion, riders straddle the AirQuadOne like a motorbike, while vertical takeoffs / landings increase its versatility. When fully charged, you can expect to achieve a 25-mile range, making it great for flying to work. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Bishop Curry Invention

The number of children who overheated and died inside cars increased across the country last year, but now a 10-year-old boy from McKinney has invented what he hopes is a life-saving gadget that every parent could use. According to Bishop Curry V, he was inspired to create a device he calls "Oasis" after a baby died in a hot minivan last summer outside a home in Melissa. This small device would basically attach to a car seat, detect if a child is left inside the vehicle, and then blow cool air until parents and / or authorities are notified. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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