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Nissan Sentra Ferrari

What does a 1990 Nissan Sentra have in common with a Ferrari F40? Absolutely nothing, that is unless...you're talking about this Sentra-based Ferrari F40 knockoff. Priced at $5,800, the original donor car was completely stripped both inside and outside, with Ferrari-inspired parts replacing them, including the body panels, seats, as well as the wheels. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Novitec McLaren 720S

Novitec's McLaren 720S takes an extremely fast supercar and makes it even faster, starting with an N-Tronic ECU for the engine, which enables its twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 to generate 795 hp and 647 lb-ft of torque. This means it can accelerate from 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in a mere 2.7 seconds, 0-124 mph (0-200 km/h) in 7.5 seconds, and top out at a blistering 215 mph (346 km/h). Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Rough Crafts Indigo Flyer Ducati Monster

Sleek and stylish, Taiwan-based Rough Crafts latest SportClassic motorcycle project, the "Indigo Flyer," is based on the Ducati Monster 1200 S. The team, lead by Winston Yeh, completely rebuilt the bike's bodywork from scratch and added 48mm Ohlins forks to strengthen the chassis, and six-spoke wheels from Wukawa Industry, wrapped in Pirelli Phantom Sportscomp rubber, for some flair. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Mil-Spec Launch Edition Hummer

Always wanted a brand new Hummer H1, but never got around to purchasing one from AM General between 1992 - 2006? Well, now is your chance. Meet the $239,000 Mil-Spec Automotive Hummer H1 Launch Edition. Featuring an after-burner grey paint job, this rugged 4-door hardtop pickup's body has been lengthened by 7-inches and width increased by 8-inches, while sitting on aluminum gun-black alloy wheels wrapped in Nitto Ridge Grappler tires. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Terradyne Gurkha MPV

Sure, the $350,000 Gurkha Multi-Purpose Armored Vehicle may not be the most practical, but in case of a zombie apocalypse, or an disaster for that matter, its 6.7-liter V8 turbo diesel engine generating 330hp and 750 lb-ft of torque will ensure you get out safely. Should you be in a war zone, the vehicle can easily withstand 7mm armor-piercing rounds, thanks to its B7-level armoring. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Mercedes-Benz Unimog Firetruck

If you happen to be in the town of Kirchzarten in southwestern Germany, you just might be able to see this custom Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 5023 firetruck, complete with off-road wheels / tires and an advanced four-wheel drive system. It also features a gigantic water tank in the rear that holds 1,056 gallons of water and 132 gallons of foam, mated to a powerful Ziegler pump that fires up to 793 gallons of water per minute. Continue reading for two more pictures and information.

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Model A S2000

This project all began with James Schwartz's custom 1930 Ford Model A project in 2015, which consisted of a Model A body on a custom tube chassis, all powered by a Honda S2000 F20C inline-four, mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. Two-years later, Ricky Boada acquired the vehicle, and several upgrades ensued, including a modified firewall, chassis around the transmission, rear wing, new mounts and a custom diffuser. Continue reading for a more detailed video, pictures and information.

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Ferrari Limousine Red

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A tuner in the UK decided to chop a Ferrari 360 Modena in half, add some seats in the middle, and transform it into what could quite possibly the world's fastest limousine, capable of hitting 166mph. It was designed by Dan Cawley, a Manchester-based businessman who owns hire company Style Limousines, and then sold to another rental company. "Every boy wants to get into a Ferrari, this was a way for people to be able to do that with seven mates. It's the biggest and craziest vehicle you can get. We made it because we wanted to create the ultimate Ferrari experience," said Cawley. Continue reading for more strange car mods that will make you look twice, but definitely not in a good way.

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KITT Super Pursuit Mode

For the Knight Rider television series, starring David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight, there were three KITT vehicles built, with just one surviving, and it's the example you see above, fully decked out in "Super Pursuit Mode" gear. Featuring the inconic pulsing red light bar up front, functional rear flaps that fold away from the car for additional braking power, and a full KITT dash as well as steering wheel. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Mercedes-AMG GT3 Laureus

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Laureus could be yours for the right price, and it's not just any supercar, as this vehicle has 85 overall wins, along with 168 class victories, in 450 races, under its belt. Aside from the chrome exterior, it offers 650bhp, thanks in part to a performance exhaust system as well as a host of lightweight carbon fiber parts. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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