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Bugatti Chiron Beetle

Photo credit: Click Mechanic

Click Mechanic wanted to show auto enthusiasts what some unlikely car mashups would look like, and many of them are downright bizarre to say the least. For example, the image above shows a Bugatti Chiron combined with a Volkswagen Beetle. "When you see a Bugatti Chiron, the brand's new flagship with a 1500-horsepower quad-turbocharged engine, a classic Volkswagen Beetle is not the first car that comes to mind. But since we're thinking outside the box, of course we mashed them up! Instead of the current trend of ever-lighter cars, our car has heavy chrome bumpers and alloy wheels. It takes the fenders and the greenhouse from a classic Beetle, but the rest is Chiron: especially the ultra-modern LED-headlights, which create nice contrast," according to CM. continue reading for more.

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Thor ET-One Electric Truck

Thor's ET-One semi truck could hit the road before Tesla's semi, and it's definitely no slouch. This electric truck has a 300-mile range (full charge takes 90-minutes from empty), 70mph top speed, a full load capacity of 80,000 pounds, and will be priced from $150,000. The company expects the ET-One to be available sometime in 2019, and limited fleet demos are now available in the US. continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Apollo IE

The Apollo Intensa Emozione made its official debut two months ago, but now, it has been spotted at Italy's Cremona Circuit. This carbon fiber supercar is powered by a Ferrari F12-sourced 6.3L naturally-aspirated V12 engine that generates 769 hp and 561 lb-ft of torque, enabling it to hit 62 mph (100 km/h) in a blistering 2.7-seconds, while topping out at 208 mph. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Batman Tumbler Real

Have $705,000, and always wanted a Batman Tumbler used in all three films - Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and the Dark Knight Rises? Then you may have to head to Dubai. This Tumbler is basically a steel box frame that's powered by a Corvette LS1 V8 engine, mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The exterior panels are made from carbon fiber, while the entire interior is also made from the lightweight material. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Porsche Design Book One Laptop

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The Porsche Design BOOK ONE is essentially a 2-in-1 concept laptop and tablet hybrid, as well as one of the world's thinnest convertibles / detachables. Featuring a 13.3-inch QHD display, Intel's latest 7th generation Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, and 512GB of SSD storage. The hinge is very similar to the one found on Lenovo's Yoga line, enabling users to push the display 360° and use it in tablet mode. Continue reading for another video review, more pictures and information.

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Novitec Tesla Model S

Novitec reveals a body kit for the post-2016 facelift Tesla Model S, made from carbon fiber. You get an aggressive front spoiler lip, rocker panels, rear spoiler lip and a diffuser. The company also custom-designed a set of 21-inch NV2 forged wheels for the electric sedan in cooperation with Vossen, and they feature five slanted double spokes that are in an "aerodynamically optimal position relative to the airflow." Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Kahn Design 6x6 Flying Huntsman Soft Top

Kahn Design has revealed their latest project, a successor to their Flying Huntsman 110 6x6 Double Cab, and it's a doozy. Called the "Coach Built 6x6 Soft Top," this 6-wheeled truck features an x-lander front grille and 1945 rear alloy, similar to the previous model, but this time, the pickup has been transformed into a canvas drop top. Continue reading for another video of the Double Cab and more information.

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Dodge Charger RTR Viper

The 1968 Dodge Charger RTR may look normal at first, or to non auto enthusiasts, but it's much more powerful than meets the eye. Unveiled at the 2017 SEMA show, creator by Johan Eriksson managed to equip the vehicle with the Dodge Viper's massive 8.4L V10 engine sits under the hood, complete with a twin-turbocharger system, generating an insane 1,000-horsepower as it stands - Eriksson said 1,500-horsepower would be just as easy. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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McLaren Senna

Priced at £750,000 ($1+ million USD), the all-new McLaren Senna P15 is a hypercar derived in part from the 720S has the stiffest monocoque of any of the company's road-legal vehicles, and weighs in at just 2,641-pounds. It's powered by a 4.0L dry-sump M840TR V8 engine that pumps out 789 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque with the aid of two twin-scroll turbochargers, enabling it to hit 60mph in just 2.5 seconds, while topping out at 200 mph. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Next-Generation Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S is long overdue for a complete overhaul, especially with the Tesla Roadster coming in just a few years. This concept adds roof-mounted solar panels to provide supplemental charging power to the battery system, which powers the Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors with a maximum power output 255kw each. What does this mean? A combined output of producing 1367 hp. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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