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Toyota i-ROAD

We have seen the future of city transportation, and it's the Toyota i-ROAD. Currently being tested in Grenoble, France, it's basically a 3-wheeled electric vehicle with a range of up to 30-miles on a single charge. With Toyota's "Active Lean" technology, it's not only safe, but intuitive and enjoyable to drive, with no need for a helmet. The vehicle is only 92-inches long, 57-inches tall and 35-inches-wide. Continue reading for two videos, more pictures and additional information.

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Daryl Dixon Motorcycle

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Actor Norman Reedus's character in The Walking Dead, Daryl Dixon, has just been gifted a new motorcycle, and it's a customized 1992 Honda CB750 Nighthawk. Reedus contacted Classified Moto himself for the build, with the aim to create a post-apocalyptic ride worthy of both a real gear head and zombie apocalypse. The finished product is just that, with parts sourced from Kenda, Yamaha, and Progressive Suspension as well as stock parts from Honda. There are crossbow mounts to finish things off. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a giant tortoise taking on man in the slowest chase ever.

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BMW Urban Racer

If fighter jet and a motorcycle were combined into one, it'd probably look something like the BMW Urban Racer Concept. Sleek and futuristic, it's powered by a 1200cc twin-cylinder engine that pumps out 115 horsepower, plenty for its ultra lightweight carbon fiber frame. A pair Brembo brakes provide maximum stopping power when going for spirited night runs. Aside from the carbon fiber, you'll find silver accents, a mahogany wood fuel tank and quilted leather seat to match those wood guards. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Halo Motorcycle Helmet

You've seen the Spider-Man and Venom motorcycle helmets, now check out Neca's Master Chief Halo version. Don't let its looks fool you, this helmet is 100% approved by the Department of Transportation for street use. Available in four sizes (small to extra large), this helmet all the features that a rider might need, including a UV-coated visor, front / rear vents for reduced fogging + comfort, and an easy-open design made for riders wearing motorcycle gloves. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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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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Batman Future Chopper

Designed by Olcay Tuncay Karabulut, the ultra sleek Sylvester gives us an idea of what a chopper might look like in The Dark Knight. Featuring extended forks, a hardtail frame sans rear suspension, dropped drag handlebars and oversized tires, paired with centerless wheels. There's plenty of room to hide weapons, should Bruce Wayne deem it worthy for crime fighting. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading to see fifteen bizarre kitchen inventions we probably don't need.

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DIY Batman Batpod

In The Dark Knight, the Batpod has 20" tires all around and is powered by a high-performance, water-cooled, single-cylinder engine - geared toward the lower end for faster acceleration and with no exhaust pipes. It's steered by the shoulders instead of hands, and the rider's arms are protected by shields. The Batpod ejects out of the Tumbler's front end, with the Tumbler's front wheels becoming the Batpod's front and rear wheels. Here are five amazing DIY versions of the vehicle that all function to a certain extent, with the bottom (VnExpress) being the most impressive, since it's built from scrap parts. Tung Lam used a Suzuki FX 125 ($143), two used car tires ($39), and the entire project came out costing just $480. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading to see the top five viral videos of the day.

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Jaguar Motorcycle 7MC

Jaguar's Project 7 is based on the F-TYPE Convertible, powered by a 5.0 V8 Supercharged engine, developing 575 PS (423 kW). Only 250-units will be made and it's Jaguar's most powerful production car to date. The body is 100% aluminium, reminiscing historical D-Type LeMans winner. Now the Jaguar Project 7MC is what a motorcycle based on the car might look like. Continue reading for more images and information.

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Le French Atelier GSX-R

When you combine sleek supercar lines with the classic '91 Suzuki GSX-R, this is the result. This custom motorcycle was created by Le French Atelier and has a custom tail end, complete with revamped taillights to give it a modern feel, while still, retaining its iconic looks. A rebuilt engine cylinder, that was painted satin black, was completed to ensure reliability. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Lamborghini Powered Motorcycle

Hearing a Lamborghini V12 in-action is something most auto enthusiasts will never forget, now imagine that rumble coming from a motorcycle. The beast you see above made an appearance at Cars and Coffee Alpharetta, GA this past weekend weekend, complete with six carburetors and those familiar throttle bodies. Auto Evolution reports, "Up until the Aventador was launched, Lamborghini improved on the same 60-degree quad-cam V12 Bizzarini designed in the early 60s. Over the years, the engine went from 3.5 to 4.0, 6.2 and 6.5 liters, with the muscle increasing from 274 to 670 hp." Continue reading for the clip and more information.

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