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Ferrari 340 Competizione

Built to pay homage to the limited edition (3-units worldwide) 1952 Ferrari 340 Mexico, the 340 Competizione is a one-off vehicle that began its life as a Ferrari 456 GT. It keeps the 470hp, 5.4L V12 and six-speed manual while gaining new aerodynamics bits, a revamped suspension, upgraded brakes, a beautiful interior that draws inspiration from the340 Mexico while retaining some modern niceties. Continue reading for more pictures.

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The Marauder

Think of Paramount Group's The Marauder as a 10-ton tank on wheels, as this heavily armored (double-skin monocoque hull) vehicle is capable of withstanding land mine explosions, blasts from ballistic missiles and can even smash through walls without suffering any irreparable damage. Powered by a turbocharged 6-cylinder diesel engine, it can hit speeds of up to 75mph on road. The Marauder's payload capacity allows for the fitting of various defense and weapons systems, including light and medium-caliber machine guns, cannon weapon installations, and missile launchers, as well as command, surveillance, and control systems. The vehicle can be configured such that mortars may be fired from the payload platform. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for today's five most popular viral videos, including a real-life FPS with a dash of Chatroulette.

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Guy Treats Taxi Driver to Theme Park

Liam Murphy, a test engineer from Ireland in the UAE on business, discovered that a local taxi driver had never been to a theme park in his life, during a 2-hour ride to Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. So, he bought him the $61 admission ticket, and as you're about to see, it was money well spent. "Every time he drops passengers off he stays in the car for the day. I decided to bring him along for the laugh. He was great entertainment. I bought him some pizza on the way home. His family are in India and he said he sends money home each month. I felt sorry for him," said Murphy. Continue reading for more pictures and another video of the attractions at Ferrari World.

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500HP Turbocharged Super Kart Go-Kart

For auto enthusiasts, there's no better way to wake up in the morning than with a 500-horsepower go-kart. That's right, Speed Kart comes equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. C&D said: "But the thing is, if you have something like this in the garage, you're going to wake up at 3:30 in the morning and you'll already be tearing through the neighborhood with nothing but your boxers and a wide grin between you and the imminent road splatter." Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including one on how "oldschool" graphics worked.

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Kahn Land Rover Defender Flying Huntsman 6x6

Kahn Design's Land Rover Defender 6x6 Flying Huntsman is a stealthy vehicle fit for The Dark Knight himself. The tuning shop completely revamped this vehicle with a 400mm extension on the front end, 800mm to the rear cabin, while also widening it by 150mm. The vehicle has been equipped with a third axle, heavy duty chassis, upgraded suspension and brakes to help it cope with the additional weight. One caveat: it will set you back at least $312,559. Continue reading for more pictures.

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KTM X-Bow R

At first glance, this looks like a Formula 1 car, but it's just the street-legal KTM X-Bow R. This go-kart-like vehicle has been equipped with an Audi-sourced, 2.0L TFS1 that produces 300hp and 295 lb-ft of torque @ 3300pm. Thanks to its lightweight carbon fiber monocoque chassis, this roadster can go from 0-62mph from a standstill in a zippy 3.9-seconds. The damage? A cool $83,800. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.

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Streetfighter Vengeance Camaro

If the Batmobile was a muscle car, this 1967 Vengeance Streetfighter Camaro by Team Speed member Totem is probably what it would look like. Believe it or not, the exterior boasts a flat black paint job completed entirely with spray paint cans. There are also gloss black and carbon fibers accents that contrast with the bright red 14" Willwood brake calipers. Under the hood, you'll find a Vengeance Racing-built Forged 427 LS7 engine. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Conquest Evade

Photo credit: SR Auto Group

The Conquest Evade is what happens when luxury SUV meets tank, or at least from the outside. Inside, the 2+2 limousine style seating provides passengers with an ample amount of room, while the high-grade leather and Alcantara help create a luxurious setting. Other features include: laptop trays, three sunroofs, a commercial-grade air ride suspension and 360° roof-mounted, joystick-controlled search lights. It'll set you back $580,000 for the base model. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including what happens when a red hot nickel ball meets an old school Nokia 3310 handset.

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Flying Cloud Airstream

This beautifully restored 1954 Flying Cloud Airstream trailer, originally used as an old hunting and fishing lodge near Goose Lake, Oregon, has been given new life by Timeless Travel Trailers. In addition to the hand-polished exterior, the interior boasts natural hickory wood furnishings, aged oak flooring, along with a vintage copper cooking vent and panels. Sleeping space wise, there is a hinged mattress / bed that opens to reveal storage below, as well as a shower and toilet that are separated into two different spaces. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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1966 Batmobile Replica

So accurate that it took nearly a year to complete, this officially-licensed, roadworthy replica of the Batmobile featured in the iconic 1960s TV show was built from the original molds on a custom Lincoln chassis. This crime-fighting cruiser comes equipped a 430-horsepower, 383 Blueprint Crate engine and a Monster TH350 automatic transmission. Yes, there's a rear-facing propane tank creates the same afterburner effect as the original. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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