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Porsche 911 LuftAuto

Luftgekuhlt is a brand founded by two-time Le Mans class winner Patrick Long and creative director Howie Idelson to pay tribute to all air-cooled cars in the Porsche world. The brand recently released a special car designed for a special purpose (it was auctioned for $275,000 at the Autumn Leaves Project, a charity dedicated to pancreatic cancer research). Named LuftAuto, the rally-style 911 from 1985 was designed in form and function to be both a daily driver as well as a capable off-roader. Notable features include a rebuilt 3.2-liter engine, a sports exhaust, lightweight Recaro bucket seats, a lifted suspension, off-road lighting, a roof rack with spare tire, new Pirelli P-Zero Rally tires, custom fog lamps with headlight grills, skid plates, and custom powder coated front and rear bumpers. The motivation came from the spirit of the Baja-style desert races that play a significant role in California’s racing history, and the end result is a perfect blend of history and creativity in a stylish design.



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Jaguar I-PACE

Jaguar have presented their first-ever electric vehicle. The Jaguar I-PACE is an electric performance SUV, and will surely rival with the recently launched Tesla Model X. Jaguar claims it will have a range from a single charge of 310 miles (meaning drivers with an average daily commute will only need to recharge the vehicle once a week), and will be able to accelerate from 0-62mph in about four seconds (meaning it will rival all but the very quickest of sports cars)...
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BENTLEY BARNATO ROADSTER

The Bentley Barnato Roadster is a concept designed by Ben Knapp Voith while attending an 8-month design internship at Bentley. It is a modern interpretation of what the Bentley Boys (elite and adventurous British gentlemen racers who drove Bentley sports cars in the 1920s) would drive today. Ben´s tribute was inspired by Bentley´s early cars but also the gracious curves of the R-Type Continental. The end result is a stylish contemporary car with self-evident attenti...
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RONIN 47

When Harley Davidson stopped production of the Buell 1125 back in 2010, the founders of Ronin Motor Works created the Ronin Concept Motorcycle, a spectacular superbike that will continue on after the demise of the Buell 1125. Ronin 47 is built around the revolutionary engine and frame of the Buell, but has had a major facelift with many mechanical and cosmetic changes to give it a furiously aggressive streetfighter look. 47 refers to the number of Ronins being made,...
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