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    Report: Huet Brothers working on new Miata-based retro coupe
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    Does the name Huet ring a bell? The Dutch brothers started out doing classic car tours in Europe before they started designed and building their own retro sports cars. The first was called the Huet Brothers Special. It was based on an old Triumph TR6 and surfaced back in 2009. But a few years ...

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    Official: Ariel introduces 350-hp Atom 3.5R
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    Say hello to the latest evolution of Ariel Motor's barely there bolide, the Atom 3.5R. It swipes the Sadev six-speed sequential gearbox from its bygone V8 brother, giving the 3.5R the ability to swap cogs in 40 milliseconds. The supercharged Honda Type R 2.0-liter engine gets help from a new ...

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    Report: Wiesmann shuts down... again
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    Though its designs may look like Wiesmann is trying to make time stand still, the massively powerful BMW engines that power its creations say otherwise. As does its slaloming in and out of solvency over the past year or so. Last summer the German automaker filed for bankruptcy. It presented a ...

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    Official: Trident Iceni stakes claim to world's fastest diesel sports car, will come to US
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    It was back in 2006 when we first came across Trident and its plans to create a diesel-powered sports car. The prototype was up and running a couple of years later, and it debuted at the Salon Privé in London a few years after that. It's now been the better part of two years since its ...

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    Report: Rimac secures funding to bring Concept_One electric supercar to market
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    Output figures are what make headlines, but for the real gear heads, it's just as interesting to know how that power is made. Cars like the Koenigsegg Agera and the SSC Ultimate Aero use V8 engines with twin turbochargers, while the Bugatti Veyron essentially uses twice that cylinder- and ...

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    Report: Mitsuoka Orochi marks the end of the ugly with Final Edition
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    Think of Mitsu and you're bound to think of Japanese cars, but Mitsubishi isn't the only one. Lesser known is Mitsuoka, a small automaker based in Toyama that mostly rebodies existing Japanese cars to look like old English ones. Its most outlandish creation, though, is surely the low-slung ...

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    Report: TVR sets up R&D center to launch new model in 2-3 years
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    TVR has had a tough go of it lately. Once one of Britain's – if not the world's – preeminent sports car manufacturers, TVR has a history that stretches back as far as Ferrari's. But it fell on hard times after the start of the new millennium. The ailing company was purchased in 2004 ...

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    Exclusive: Pagani to reveal Huayra Roadster within two years
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    Over the course of fourteen years of production, Pagani made more special editions and versions of the Zonda than we would care to count. But over the past three years since its debut, we've only seen the one version of the Huayra. That won't be the case forever, though. In correspondence with ...

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    Official: MG Dynamo Concept EV is a 90-year celebration
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    As part of the celebrations for its 90th anniversary, and as a study of European appetites for small electric vehicles, MG has unveiled the Dynamo (click the photo above to enlarge). We didn't get detailed battery specs, but the little hatch is less than 12 feet long, weighs 2,376 pounds and gets ...

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    Video: Morgan celebrates 100 years of going its own way
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    Morgan is really pretty good at making nifty little videos that showcase the nifty little car company it is. The English fashioner of wood-framed automobiles and three-wheeled jitneys has done it again in commemoration of more than 100 years building cars at its factory in ...

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    Exclusive: Motus and Race Car Replicas debut RCR Monoposto and Baby Block MV4 engine [w/video]
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    The beautiful red racecar you see above may not be what you think it is. It's not vintage, it has never actually seen competition, and it's not from Italy. What it is, though, is the wrapper that debuts a new powerplant from the crew at Motus, the small-scale American motorcycle manufacturer from ...

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    Official: Arrinera resurfaces with redesigned Hussarya supercar
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    Any supercar fanatic can tell you that, with few exceptions, the best exotics come from Europe – but that usually comes down to a handful of countries like Italy, Germany and England. Every so often, though, a new supercar outfit starts up somewhere else in Europe. Like Spyker in the ...

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    Video: XCAR sits down with David Brown, talks Speedback
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    David Brown Automotive, the British coachbuilder set to introduce its old-is-new-again Speedback at the Top Marques show in Monaco next month, has revealed a bit more of its upcoming offering in a video by XCAR. The Speedback is based on the platform and running gear of the ...

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    Report: Mastretta MXT aiming for European launch in 2015
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    Though a number of foreign automakers have located their North American assembly plants in Mexico, our neighbors to the south are hardly known for producing their own cars under their own names. But performance-oriented startups are trying their best to upset that notion. VUHL is one such notable ...

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    Video: Check out this tour of Arash's factory and an AF8 dyno run
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    As boutique automakers go, Arash has been around for quite a long time, yet it hasn't really made much of a splash. We first reported on them a whopping seven years ago, and since then, the English-built brand has trotted out a slow and steady stream of exotica. YouTuber Shmee150 has a great ...

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    Official: Zenos E10 coming to America priced from $39,500*
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    Tired of seeing all the coolest track toys just beyond your reach, across the pond in the UK and Europe? Well we've got good news for you, because as promised, Zenos is coming to America. For those unfamiliar, Zenos Cars is the outfit started by former Caterham boss Ansar Ali and his engineering ...

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    Official: David Brown Automotive launches old-is-new-again Speedback [w/video]
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    Back in January, we reported on a new British coachbuilder called David Brown Automotive. In February, the startup released the first details and images of its inaugural project, and now it has revealed the finished product. It's called Speedback, and it's based on the Jaguar XKR. But while it's ...

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    Official: $1.25M Venom GT 'World's Fastest Edition' is so quick you've missed your chance [w/video]
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    Now that the Venom GT has earned a Guinness World Record as the quickest car to reach 300 kilometers per hour (186 miles per hour) to go along with its recorded top speed of 270.49 miles per hour (recorded last month at Florida's Kennedy Space Center), Hennessey thinks its time for a celebration. ...

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    Rumormill: Renault, Caterham to dissolve joint sportscar venture?
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    Long living in the shadow of Lotus, British automaker Caterham is keen to make it on its own – though maybe not all on its own. The company that made its name building continuation versions of the iconic Lotus Seven still relies on automakers like Ford and Suzuki to supply its engines, and ...

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    Teased: Rezvani Motors aims to join the supercar ranks with the Beast
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    "What the world needs now," sang Jackie DeShannon in the Sixties, "is love, sweet love." We tend to agree, only by "love, sweet love," we mean supercars. Because as many as there may be out there, "it's the only thing that there's just too little of." Fortunately there are always those looking ...

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