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Think of the Polaris Slingshot as a three-wheeled motorcycle meets go-kart (or the KTM X-Bow). Priced from $19999, this 1666-pound vehicle is powered by a 2.4L Ecotec engine that generates 173 hp and 166 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Just in case you are wondering, helmets are required for both the driver and passenger - motorcycle license also needed by the former. Continue reading for a first look video, more pictures, and additional information.

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What do you get when you combine The Predator with motorcycles, and a geek who loves both? This awesome Predator-style motorcycle helmet of course. As you can see, underneath that new shell is just a basic helmet with lots of fiberglass, paint, dreadlocks, and even 3 built-in laser pointers for added authenticity. Continue reading to see how this project shaped up from start to finish.

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It may have taken over 100-years, but Harley-Davidson has finally unveiled their very own full-electric motorcycle, called the Livewire. Sleek and stylish, it features a blacked out paint job, complete with contrasting red hits found throughout the body, including the fuel tank, and blacked out rims. Continue reading for a video.

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The mind-blowing video you're about to see has not been sped up using programs, such as Adobe Premiere / After Effects, it's just professional Kiwi superbike rider Bruce Anstey seting a new lap record in the world-renowned Isle of Man TT race on Sunday morning. His record-breaking lap came on his sixth and final trip around the 60.73km mountain course, charging home in just 17 minutes 6.682 seconds. His average speed for the lap was an insanely quick 212.913kmh (132.3mph). Continue reading for the video.

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Unveiled this week at the 2014 Concours d'Eleganza Villa d'Este in Italy, this R1200-based BMW Concept Roadster is what happens when the i8 meets a motorcycle. You'll find things such as the aggressive downward slant from the wafer-thin milled aluminum seat unit and barely-there LED headlight plate to the violently sculpted open exhaust, along with its eye-catching triangular frame in luminous blue. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Have €350,000 burning a hole in your pocket and want the ultimate outdoor adventure this summer? Then you might want to pick up a Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6. This 6-wheeled, 8400-pound monster is powered by a twin turbocharged 5.5L AMG V8 generating 536 horsepower. Inside, there's plenty of leather to ensure driver and passengers are comfortable at all times. Continue reading for more.

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While it may not be weaponized like the Batpod from The Dark Knight trilogy, this custom version is a masterpiece nonetheless. The bike has 20" front and rear tires and is powered by a high-performance, water-cooled, single-cylinder engine - geared toward the lower end for faster acceleration. The exhaust is routed through the hollow steel/aluminum/magnesium tubing used for the frame of the bike. Continue reading for mrore.

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Isle of Man's famous annual TT road race just might be the most dangerous motorcycle course in the world, as these races are notorious because riders achieve high speeds on very narrow, twisting streets, roads and lanes flanked by stone walls and buildings, and often come within inches of spectators. This newly released video shows a helmet eye view from racer Michael Dunlop as he negotiates the course which has claimed 240 rider's lives since it began in 1907. Continue reading to watch.

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TRON fans rejoice! Designed by Daniel Simon, the man behind the C-01's retro-inspired looks, this Lotus motorycle was built from carbon fiber, titanium and high-quality steel wrapped around a 1,195-cc V-twin engine, that generates approximately 200 horsepower. Best of all, the entire bike weighs in at just under 400 pounds. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Introducing Saietta R, the world's first electric superbike, capable of going from 0-60 mph in just 3.9 seconds without using a single drop of fuel. This highly innovative bike is one of the most energy-efficient vehicles on the road and will be able to travel 112 miles on a single change - enough to cross London three times. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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