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Sbarro Eight Hot Rod

Photo credit: Alok Paleri / Speedhunters via Hi Consumption

When vintage hot rods meets futuristic street car, you get the Sbarro Eight made by students at the ESPERA Sbarro Montbeliard school. Powered by a 3.2L twin-turbocharged, Masserati-sourced V8 engine that generates 368HP, it sports OZ Racing Ultraleggera wheels in a staggered stance (rear tires are wider than front). The interior is no slouch, with plenty of real wood and leather accents, custom built fiberglass seats, along with a Parrot Asteroid Smart car radio connected to a 6.2-inch display. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the five most popular viral videos of today - including a crazy gyoza cannon.

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Kia Sportspace

Most sportswagons are boring, the Kia Sportspace is not. Designed at Kia's Frankfurt design studio, it features what the automaker calls a "unique and captivating body shape," with the presence of a smaller, sportier car thanks to its sloping roof, curvaceous rear and short rear overhang. He adds: "We set out to design a car that is a totally new breed of grand tourer - one for active people who need reasonable cargo space on the weekend, but don't want to compromise moving around in style, comfort and with an element of sportiness." Continue reading for two videos, more pictures and additional information.

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Porsche 901

Porsche prides itself on revamping the 911 every decade or so, but they never get too radical - the most revolutionary 911, the 996 manufactured from 1998-2004, was also the most sought after amongst enthusiasts and collectors. Aspiring designer Ege Arguden may not have any say in the next redesign, but he isn't afraid to take a few risks, and the 901 concept proves it. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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BMW M9

Here's a first look at what could be the BMW M9 if the Bavarian automaker decides to go this route. The two-seater boasts a reduced the nose, with headlights positioned in a slender slit which extends the whole width of the entrance and masking the radiator grille. Its roof0line descends a slight slope to the rear edge of the body wherever there is a compact spoiler, complemented with ultra thin LED taillights, which even more emphasize the width of the car. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Lamborghini Ankonian

Created by designer Slavche Tanevsky, the Lamborghini Ankonian takes its name from an Italian fighting bull known for its black hair and draws inspiration from the F-117A Nighthawk as well as the classic Batmobile. Tanevsky designed this concept for a project at Munich University of Applied Sciences. It's mid-engine and hides its headlights and tail lights behind some sleek creases finished off in matte black. Not just another concept, Tanevsky says he had input from Lamborghini and Audi throughout the design process. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading to watch the five most popular videos of today.

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Kawasaki J

Kawasaki's J looks like something direct from the TRON universe, but it's a real motorcycle. Though not much is known about its all-electric drivetrain are scant, but Kawasaki says the J concept makes use of its proprietary battery management technology and GIGACELL high-capacity nickel-metal hydride battery. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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When you combine an Aston Martin One-77 and Ferrari 458 Italia, the 612 GTO by Sasha Selipanov from Berlin, Germany. With the 488 GTB being unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show next month, it may not be too long until Ferrari decides to release a successor to the F12 Berlinetta. However, this next model might not be powered by a V12, but rather a twin-turbocharged V8 or V10 engine. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading to watch the five most popular viral videos of today.

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Alpine Vision GT

At first glance, the Renault Alpine Vision GT looks just like a Gran Turismo 6 vehicle, and that's because it is. However, you will find the real-life version in Paris right now. This 1,984-pound concept is powered by a V8 engine generating 450hp and 428 lb-ft of torque. There are rumors that the real production model, set for release next year, will be based on the Alpine Vision GT. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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Pontiac Banshee IV

Officially called the Banshee IV, this futuristic two-door, four-seat car was unveiled in 1988. Featuring a matte black triangular hood, it's powered by a V8 engine that produces 230-horsepower fuel-injected. The Knight Rider KITT-inspired interior features a heads-up display system (HUD) that projects nformation about speed, engine RPM, and fuel level directly onto the windshield. There's also video displays on the dashboard on the inside, along with dual adjustable rear wings on the outside. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading to watch the five most popular viral videos for today - including a pixelated version of The Simpsons intro.

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LightMac

We have seen the future of Apple, and it might include an all-in-one device that would have the power of an iMac, combined with the portability of the iPad. The LightMac may seem far-fetched right now, but just imagine being able to throw a Mac Mini-sized device with modular accessories into your suitcase whilst traveling. After arriving, simple attach external modules depending on what kind of power you may need - extra hard drives, a projector, etc. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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