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    ETC: This computer-generated Ferrari 250 GTO carved from marble rocks
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    The Ferrari 250 GTO ranks as perhaps the most valuable production car ever made. In just the past two years, units of the ultimate '60s sports car have sold for $32 million, $35 million and maybe as high as $52 million. With just 39 of them ever assembled, these Ferrari owners are among a ...

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    Report: Totaled Ferrari Dino sculpture sold for $250k
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    How much would you pay for a Dino? Although this sub-brand was supposed to offer lower-cost alternatives to more expensive Ferraris, a 246 GTS model with "chairs and flares" can fetch big bucks. The later, more angular 308 GT4 is less desirable, but the one above just sold for $250,000. Oh, and ...

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    ETC: This incredible Mercedes V12 sculpture is built from bone, wood and fossils
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    We've seen some impressive automotive replicas, but this one definitely takes the prize as the most unique yet. Belgian artist Eric van Hove created this sculpture, titled V12 Laraki, of a Mercedes V12 engine using a whopping 53 materials, including wood, bone and fossils. The dizzying array of ...

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    Video: Huge rack causes roadway mishap
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    Russia. As much as that sprawling, Eurasian country has given us, nothing – not even vodka – can rank above the country singlehandedly turning the dash cam into a spectator sport. Thanks to various safety issues, those diminutive little video cameras are a necessary part of life in ...

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    ETC: Jaguar sculpture by RCA design students is a minimal beauty
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    With its well-deserved reputation for high design, it is not particularly surprising to see Jaguar reaching outside of the automotive realm for future inspiration. To that end, the British automaker recently enlisted the talents of students at the Royal College of Art to create a piece of ...

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    Video: Watch an Olympic double-decker bus do pushups
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    We're not going to say this is the creepiest thing you'll see all day. After all, if the internet is good for anything, it's freaking us the hell out. A Czech artist in London has crafted a unique tribute to the 2012 Olympic Games by building a double-decker bus with massive human arms. The ...

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    Official: Louis Chevrolet honored with giant chrome bust in Swiss home town
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    Sure, we think of Chevrolet as an American automaker. One of the most American, at that. But its eponymous founder wasn't born in these United States. He was born in Switzerland. La Chaux-de-Fonds, to be exact, and so to celebrate the brand's 100th centenary, it has commissioned a local artist to ...

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    Pirelli teams up with Scott Campbell for tire tattoo art [w/video]
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    Pirelli teamed up with tattoo artist Scott Campbell for a special project at the tire manufacturer's newest flagship store in Milan, Italy. Campbell turned his skill with a needle and ink to tire sculpting. Using a gouge, the artist inscribed images of an eye, a heart and a skull into the tread ...

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    Jaguar E-Type celebrated with Goodwood sculpture
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    Every year, the Goodwood Festival of Speed selects one automaker as its featured marque and commissions a unique sculpture in its honor. With the iconic Jaguar E-Type celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Goodwood has picked Jaguar for the seat of prestige at this year's event, and this is ...

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    Featured: Dutch artist makes automotive masterpieces from scrap wood
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    Dutch artist Diedrich Kraaijeveld makes photorealistic sculptures of cars from painted pieces of wood. That's impressive enough, but here's the best part: Kraaijeveld's pieces are assembled from painted pieces of wood he scavenges and recycles. In other words, these perfectly color-matched and ...

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    If These Walls Could Talk: John DeLorean's Roman sculptures for sale
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    John DeLorean's bas-relief sculptures – Click above for high-res image gallery To call John DeLorean eccentric would be an understatement. Envisioning a stainless steel-bodied sports car with gullwing doors and actually bringing it to market requires no less a character. The auto magnate ...

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    Lorenzo Quinn's "Vroom Vroom" sculpture arrives in central London
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    Vroom Vroom by Lorenzo Quinn – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ever get the feeling that your car is little more than an oversized toy? Lorenzo Quinn evidently did. The sculptor took the very first car he ever bought – an original Fiat 500 – and transformed it into the ...

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    Maybach turns Patron of the Arts with Julian Schnabel and the Louvre
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    "Queequeq – The Maybach Sculpture" by Julian Schnabel – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There's no lack of automobiles created to date that you might categorize as rolling sculptures. Maybach's limousines may not be one of them, but the top-tier Daimler marque would like that ...

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    Priory Fine Arts flies the Spirit of Ecstasy with reproduction sculptures
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    Spirit of Ecstasy sculpture by Priory Fine Arts – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Though hood ornaments were once commonplace on high-end automobiles, they've all but completely gone the way of the dodo. Mercedes-Benz sedans still use the simple but iconic three-pointed star, and its ...

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    Resinating the Essential: Infiniti offering limited-edition sculpture with Louis Vuitton case
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    Infiniti Essence sculpture – Click above for high-res images
    Rolling sculpture is how you might describe the Infiniti Essence show car. When it was unveiled in Geneva last year it stole the show, and now the Japanese luxury marque is following up with a limited-edition sculpture of the car ...

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    Ice Cube: Everyone's favorite boxy Nissan chills in London with famed tattoo artist
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    Nissan Cube ice sculpture – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With such a strong focus on design, we knew it wouldn't be long before the Nissan Cube was transformed into some sort of life-size art project. And that's exactly what legendary celebrity tattoo artist Henry Hate has done, ...

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    Camper bike has us wondering where all the pickup conversions have gone
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    The Camper Bike – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Our initial reaction when laying eyes on the Camper Bike was, "Ah, there go necessity and invention hand-in-hand again..." But we were wrong. The Camper Bike – yes, with a fully working camper – is a "functional sculptural ...

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    Detroit 2010: Mercedes-Benz sculpture is the future of the CLS, Terminator 2 style
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    Mercedes-Benz Sculpture – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first concept to be officially unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show is this, a sculpture by Mercedes-Benz that foretells the future of its vehicles – and specifically the CLS. From the SLS AMG-inspired fascia to the ...

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    Michel Collet is an automotive artist who appreciates the details
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    Michel Collet's car-inspired creations – Click above for image gallery
    There isn't much to be found on artist Michel Collet, but it's probably enough to let his artworks speak for him. Collet sculpts objects that are intended to be the revealing details from vintage machinery, like a door ...

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    Parts Imitating Life: Sculptor uses car parts to make cars... and animals
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    James Corbett's car parts art – Click above for image gallery
    One man's junk is... well, you know. Watching the shiny metal grommets roll through his auto recycling plant in Brisbane, Australia, James Corbett doesn't appear to know the word "junk" when it comes to cars. He takes all of ...

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