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DeLorean Monster Truck

Back to the Future fans rejoice! John Z. DeLorean's iconic DMC-12 started with just an ambitious idea - a Wankel-powered sportscar - that was plagued by production pressures and other issues to become a shadow of DeLorean's ultimate goal. Rich Weissensel has no problem chopping up a few of these fine specimens to create custom vehicles, like the monster truck that you see above. Continue reading for five more custom DeLoreans you definitely won't see in Back to the Future.

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Coleman Go-Kart

The Coleman Powersports KT196 isn't something you'd typically buy online, but for those who prefer the convenience of having items delivered to their front door, now is your chance. It's fully automatic with rack & pinion steering, hydraulic disc brakes and a powerful 6.5hp engine that provides plenty of power for a great off road adventure. The 196cc engine with an easy pull-start operation will power you through the trails all day with plenty of muscle, while the bolstered seat and four-point safety harness will keep you locked in behind the wheel. Product page. Continue reading for another ride video and more information.

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Lamborghini Urus

Priced from $200k in the US, the Lamborghini Urus is touted as the world's first super sport utility vehicle. The vehicle draws power from a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that produces 650 hp and 626 lb-ft of torque, enabling it to hit 60 mph in less than 3.6 seconds, 124 mph in 12.8 seconds, while topping out at 189 mph. The first deliveries are expected to arrive by Spring 2018. Continue reading for more pictures, the reveal video, and more information.

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Tiger Siberian Adventure Vehicle

File this under: awesome expedition vehicles. There's more than enough adventure vehicles for you to choose from on the market, but for a rugged option that has the versatility of a truck while still offering comfortable living accommodations, look no further than the Tiger Siberian Camper. Buyers can choose either a Ford F550 or Ram 5500 chassis, and with the addition of a generator, the Siberian can be electrically powered by a 900 amp-hours worth of maintenance-free AMG batteries, paired with 600 watts of solar power. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Mercedes-Benz Euro X Semi-Autonomous Truck

There's the Tesla Semi, and then the Mercedes Euro-X. This futuristic semi-autonomous truck boasts an aerodynamic, arrow-like face that slices through air to decrease resistance and improve mileage. There's no windows, as the driver is situated in a center captain's chair in the lower part of the cabin to monitor electrical systems, or take over during emergencies. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Mercedes-Benz Wolf 250GD

Off-road vehicles are primarily designed for their function over form, but this 1990 Mercedes-Benz Wolf 250GD could be the exception. In a past life, it was a Bundeswehr military vehicle, but now, it's been transformed into one of the sleekest off-road vehicles ever, with upgrades including: a bare-metal repaint, a rebuilt 5-speed manual transmission, new seats, a Sachs heavy-duty clutch, and a 2" suspension lift. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Barbara Custom Motorcycles

France-based Barbara Custom Motorcycles unveils 35 different motorcycle designs of the future, with many taking known brands, such as Kawasaki, Triumph, BMW, as well as Honda, and transforming them into two-wheeled bikes that could be pulled straight from Ghost in the Shell or other science fiction films. Continue reading to see more.

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Aria FXE

Making its debut at the LA Auto Show, the Aria's new supercar will be offered in two models: the FE with a naturally-aspirated 6.2-liter V8 engine, and the FXE. The latter boasts a 720 hp V8 paired with two axial-flux induction electric motors producing 540 hp, for a combined output of 1,150 hp and 1,316 lb-ft of torque, mated to a seven- or eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. A 10 kWh lithium-ion battery pack is also included. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Airbus Popup


Flying cars don't need a special garage or license, and the Airbus Pop.Up proves it. Think of this flying car as a drone-like air transport based on platform-based ground transport modules. In other words, passengers would interact with the system using an app, which would then manage their trip using Artificial Intelligence, piloting both modules for them. In addition to the air and ground modules individual passenger capsules could also interact with trains, subways, and hyperloops, creating one seamless mobility solution. Continue reading for more flying cars we could see in the future.

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2018 Saleen S1

Photo credit: Brian Williams / Road & Track

Priced from $100k, the 2018 Saleen S1 weighs under 2700-pounds, thanks to an aluminum tub and carbon fiber body. It draws power from a turbocharged 2.5L four engine that makes 450 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox, enabling the supercar to accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 3.5 seconds, while topping out at 180 mph. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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