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    Two Wheels: Moto Guzzi MGX-21 Prototype is a custom cruiser we actually want
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    Motorcycle manufacturers, take note: If you want to attract a younger audience to your cruiser-style motorcycles, this is the way to do it. The bike we're referring to is the Moto Guzzi MGX-21 prototype that was displayed at the 2014 EICMA Show in Italy, a heavily customized version of the ...

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    SEMA: 2015 Panoz Esperante Spyder GT is a roadgoing $200k catamaran
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    Not all the cars at the 2014 SEMA Show are covered in wild paint jobs, fitted with wheels the size of moons and featuring obscene amounts of horsepower. Some, like the Panoz Esperante Spyder GT 25th Anniversary Edition, just look like very good sporty cars. This is the first time we've seen the ...

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    SEMA: Hyundai brings 1,000-hp Genesis Coupe to SEMA, and plenty more [w/video]
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    Hyundai has a thirst for horsepower. How else could we explain the scene you see above, in which there exists a 708-horsepower front-wheel-drive Sonata tuned by Bisimoto (black and white, above left) powered by Hyundai's 2.4-liter Theta II engine? Or the little red number you see hiding in the ...

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    SEMA: Kia plies SEMA attendees with beer and ice cream food trucks
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    Kia's 2014 SEMA Show theme is "A Day At The Races," and in addition to a very powerful K900 luxury sedan, the company has revealed several vehicles that would make any day at the track more comfortable – and tasty. The Ballast Point Sedona is a complete about-face for Kia's minivan, ...

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    SEMA: Tanner Foust Racing ENEOS RWB Beetle is more pumpkin than Porsche
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    "Many Porsche owners like the Beetle. The Beetle is a very good car and it looks like a Porsche a little bit," according to Akira Nakai, the man at the helm of Japanese tuning house RAUH-Welt Begriff. "It is similar, but a Beetle is not a Porsche, so we made a completely new design for this ...

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    Video: AeroMobil 3.0 flying car appears to work
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    There's something about the idea of the flying car that continues to grab people's attention – at least to anyone sitting unmoving in traffic who just wishes they could take off and fly away. Of course, that's not really possible, but it doesn't keep people from trying to make it a reality. ...

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    U-Turn: Weekly Recap: The big business of the SEMA show
    Plus: 'Chevy Guy' Wins The World Series; Ferrari Gets Spun Off; And BMW X5M And X6M Are Updated for 2016 1414854060

    Don't let the glare from all that chrome blind you or distract from a buttoned-downed reality: the SEMA show is big business. The SEMA show in Las Vegas is where automakers and tuners roll out some of their gaudiest wares. It's a feast for the senses – especially if you like huge ...

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    Video: JT Nesbitt surprises once again with Bienville Legacy
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    JT Nesbitt is an artist when it comes to shaping metal and composites into custom vehicles. He really built a name for himself with his creations at Confederate Motorcycles, like the Wraith, but a few years ago he set out on his own to found Bienville Studios. The company's goal was to branch out ...

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    Video: World's Fastest Hearse now up to 1,300 hp, looking for more records
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    Unfortunately, for many people, a ride in the back of the hearse is the last chance they ever get to be in a car. In the case of "Madness" from AMS Performance, it could get folks to their final resting place faster than anything else around. Based around an actual hearse from a 1996 Chevrolet ...

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    Video: An inside look at Mopar's SEMA fleet
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    Mopar is heading to the SEMA show in Las Vegas with a fleet of customized vehicles that appeal to enthusiasts of all stripes. There's a Dodge Viper ACR concept that follows in the lineage of the supercar's great road racing past, and a custom Ram ProMaster that might just be the ultimate outdoor ...

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    Official: Ford Transit customs ready to work for SEMA
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    Ford's booth at the SEMA Show this year looks to have two, big themes. The Blue Oval is bringing over a dozen takes on the 2015 Mustang to the event, and it's now also announcing five customized versions on the 2015 Transit to join the modded pony cars. Each of the vans shows off a different use ...

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    Official: FR-S with Targa-style top leads Scion's SEMA brigade
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    The Scion brand seems to be a bit rudderless in the auto industry at the moment. The company just doesn't seem to know what audience it wants to appeal to. For this year's SEMA Show in Las Vegas, the automakers is kind of just going wild with bizarre customs like a turbocharged FR-S with a targa ...

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    Auctions: Detroit auctioning off hundreds of surplus vehicles, including vintage trolleys
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    The financial difficulties facing Detroit, MI, are well known with examples including not having the funds to replace batteries in its parking meters and at least considering selling off its art collection. To make some extra money, the city is holding a public auction on November 5 where it's ...

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    Report: Porsche working on turbo V12 for Putin limo project?
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    Porsche is best known for building very well-regarded sports cars and better-selling utility vehicles. Come to the company with a big enough bag of cash, though, and the Porsche Engineering division can create just about anything. The group's past projects include working with Harley-Davidson, ...

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    Official: McLaren offers glimpse inside P1 GTR program [w/video]
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    Among the many things we were looking forward to seeing at Pebble Beach this year, the McLaren P1 GTR was near the top of our list. Invoking the spirit of the legendary McLaren F1 GTR that dominated sports car racing in the mid-1990s, the P1 GTR was unveiled in Monterey this past August in ...

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    Video: How to drive a monster truck, as told by Monster Jam drivers
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    On the surface, it's easy to write off monster trucks as big, dumb and dangerous vehicles, but when you start looking deeper, they get a lot more impressive. At least for the people competing in the Monster Jam series, there's a commitment to safety and some seriously cool engineering to make all ...

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    U-Turn: Weekly Recap: Will 'smaller is smarter' strategy work for 2015 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon?
    Plus: Ferrari Celebrates 60; Ariel Upgrades The Atom; And The Abarth Factory Opens Its Doors Virtually 1413644280

    "For this customer, smaller is smarter. " – Rich Latek. The pickup truck segment has never been more competitive in the United States, and General Motors is betting a "smaller is smarter" strategy will help lure new buyers into its fold with the additions of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado ...

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    Teased: Latest Mercedes-based Dartz comes with armor plating, available retina scanner
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    The folks at the Russian company Dartz take tuning Mercedes-Benz models to extremes most people would consider impossible. Two of their recent creations include an armored G63 AMG 6x6 in pink camouflage and another one with a portable smoking room. Now, it's giving the GL-Class some attention, ...

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    Official: Lotus rolls out factory delivery program for Elise, Exige and Evora
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    "We are delighted to open our doors to customers so that they can collect their new car from us direct." – Jean-Marc Gales Buying a Lotus sports car now comes with an added perk – you get a peek behind the curtain at the famous factory in Hethel, England. It's the centerpiece of ...

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    Video: Aficionauto sits down with The Hoff and KITT
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    The latest video from The Aficionauto is the perfect palate cleanser for Knight Rider fans after finding out that Justin Bieber is the voice of KITT in an upcoming film. Host Christopher Rutkowski says that the Knight Industries Two Thousand is one of the most requested vehicles to appear on the ...

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