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Gold Porsche 918 Spyder

When you've got everything a man could want, such as a garage full of hypercars and mansions all over the world, the only thing left to do, besides philanthropy, is wrapping everything in gold, right? Well, that's exactly what this Porsche 918 Spyder owner in Dubai decided to do with their Weissach package hypercar. This vehicle straight from the factory boasts 875 hp and 944 lb-ft, and according to Justin Bell of DuPont Registry's 2014 Exotic Car Buyers Guide: "Porsche has created the car of tomorrow, today, and the 918 will forever change our perceptions of what a car can do." Continue reading for more images.

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Auto enthusiasts rejoice! The production Porsche 918 Spyder has finally been revealed, and it's a doozy. Powered by a naturally-aspirated V8 4.6L gasoline engine and two electric motors - one mounted on the front axle while the other sits at the rear one, it rockets from 0-62mph in less than 2.8 seconds, 0-124mph in 7.7 seconds and 0-186mph is achieved in 22 seconds, en route to a top speed of 214mph. This supercar will be limited to just 918-units worldwide and set you back a cool $845,000. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

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At first glance, this may just look like a gold-wrapped Porsche GT3 RS, but in reality, it's a very cleverly disguised bicycle. This was made by Hannes Langeder is a very proud owner of a GT3 RS Porsche and consists of plastic pipes, sticky tape and aluminum foil. It took Hannes 6 months, over 10,000 hours, and 13, 000 to euros to complete.

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Valued at a whopping $152000USD, the one-off Velvet Elite 9100 just might be the weirdest Porsche you've ever seen - second to the leather-covered Ferrari F430. According to its owners, "the material will last roughly three years and it can be cleaned by hand or using a normal jet wash, without requiring any special products." Continue reading for more pictures.

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Thanks to two electric motors - producing 156 HP (115 kW) and approximately 129 HP (95 kW) - powering each axle, the 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder has a combined maximum output of 887hp (661 kW) and more than 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque. It rockets from 0-100 km/h in a mere 2.8-seconds and has a top speed of 340 km/h (211 mph). Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

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At $181,000USD, the 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S is a supercar to be reckoned with. Powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.8L flattened boxer engine that generates 560hp and 700Nm of torque, it accelerates from 0-60mph in a mere 2.9-seconds. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

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Here's a first look at the stunning 2014 Porsche 911 GT3, which features a dual-clutch seven-speed transmission, active rear-wheel steering, a computer-controlled rear differential with torque vectoring, and "a liberal amount of aluminum in the unibody and body panels." Continue reading for two videos, more pictures, and additional information.

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Available in base ($52,600) and S trims ($63,800), the 2013 Porsche Cayman is lighter and more powerful than its predecessor. Buyers can choose from either a 2.7L or 3.4L, both of which have been designed to rev more freely than before (peak power arrives at 7,400rpm - the old models run out of breath at 7,200rpm). More revs, in this case, means more power.

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Created by Porsche Design Studio, the C SEED 201 is currently touted as the world's largest folding / retractable outdoor LED TV. This rugged 201-inch display is waterproof, height-adjustable up to 15-feet, has an integrated 15-speaker sound system, and can rotate 270-degrees for optimal viewing. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a video of the TV in-action.

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No, this isn't some kind of joke, but actually the world's slowest Porsche GT3 RS, or at least a vehicle that looks like one. It was made by Austrian auto enthusiast Ferdinand Johannes, and consists mainly of drain pipes. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

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