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Aston Martin Dbr1 | Life-size Model

Every once in a while, surfing the web, we come across something really mind blowing. This awesomeness, is a real, life-size 1:1 scale model of the beautiful Aston Martin DBR1 that Carroll Shelby and Roy Salvadori drove to a Le Mans win in 1959. It actually comes in the style of an AirFix kit! complete with body shell, upholstered seats, four 16-inch wire wheels, a replica Le Mans trophy...it even comes with instruction sheet for assembly! Only one of these is available and will be auctioned in the UK with a price starting at $46,000. Can you imagine how cool this would look on the living room wall...

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FRISKER SURF

The Californian manufacturer Frisker, best known for it´s electric sports car called Karma, officially presented it´s station wagon model, dubbed the Surf at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. The sporty station wagon should use an electrical assembly very similar the Karma, 408 horsepower, 0 to 60mh in just 5.8 seconds, reaches a top speed of 120mh and runs 50 miles until the gasoline power generator is activated. The Surf will be available in 2013....
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1965 VOLKSWAGEN BUS/VANAGON | Image

1965 VOLKSWAGEN BUS/VANAGON

Ebay have listed a one of a kind vehicle, a chance to own the world’s only 1965 Volkswagen stretch microbus! It has taken two years to build this one-of-a-kind limousine, it is in pristine condition, every single nut, bolt, and part is new, it has only 1600 miles on the odometer, and it has room for an entire football team (12 people). This unique masterpiece in pristine condition is up for grabs now at Ebay, expect this rarity to go for around $200,000......
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ABT AUDI R8 SPYDER | Image

ABT AUDI R8 SPYDER

The R8 Spyder is not just a cabrio, it is a teasingly beautiful open-top sports car of the top class, a real dream car - in particular ABT Sportsline’s version. Their designers have contoured the lines of the open-top model athlete, and using the ABT R8 Spyder has redefined the word "roadster” with Bavarian thoroughness: the result is a vehicle whose power can be seen even when it is at a standstill. The Spyder is able to sprint from 0 to 100km/h in just 3.8 seconds...
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