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The design challenge: The lack of windows

One of the challenges in designing a Hyperloop pod is overcoming the fact that there won't be any windows, unlike in an airplane. That could result in a claustrophobic environment, especially as Hyperloop passengers will have to remain seated for the entire duration of the journey. Designworks, a BMW-owned design consultancy, has created a prototype interior for the Virgin Hyperloop One, unveiled recently in Dubai.

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Great roostertails ensue

The Rolls-Royce Cullinan is coming soon. The British automaker has made copious effort trying to keep the Cullinan from being considered just a crossover or SUV. The carmaker calls it an All-Terrain High-Sided Bodied Vehicle, and a feature as banal as a tailgate has been billed as a "Viewing Suite." Yet when Rolls-Royce took a prototype Cullinan for testing in the Dubai dunes, they recorded their Phantom-based SUV ripping up the sand in ways you'd expect from a 30-year-old Chevrolet Blazer.

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Batman called. He wants his car back.

The Karlmann King looks like a Batmobile cousin. A luxury Batmobile filled with everything you need for a lifestyle of the rich and famous road trip. Underneath you find the bones of a Ford Super Duty. Based on the size, the F-450 seems likely. Power comes from Ford's tried and true Triton V10. The best part is the price: roughly $3.5 million. Transcript: Let's just get this out of the way. This vehicle costs $3.5 million. This is the Karlmann King. It was created in Europe by a design team fo

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The Dubai police take to the air with a new Scorpion hoverbike.

500-meter section of tube has been built outside Las Vegas.

The "DevLoop" test track is big enough for passengers.

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Why have self-driving cars, when you can have self-flying cars?

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It's merely a scene for the season finale (and it's not a tank, it's an APC).

Despite what the Daily Mail says, a director shouting "action" probably means Clarkson and Company aren't engaged in terrorism.

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A trip from Dubai to Abu Dhabi may take just 12 minutes.

This high-speed tube system can push transportation pods as fast as 750 miles per hour, twice as fast as a high-speed train.

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Hyperloop One eyes the wealthy city in the UAE for growth.

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Dubai's Z Tires teamed with a Chinese tire factory to produce a set of blinged-out, gold embellished, diamond encrusted tires that sold for a cool $600,000.

An epidemic of street racing on Dubai's desert highways prompted local police to impound 81 vehicles and levy five-figure fines.

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Dubai's Autonomous Transportation Strategy shifts 25 percent of transport to autonomous driving by 2030.

Dubai wants autonomous transportation to make up 25 percent of trips in the city by 2030, saving $6 billion a year.

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If you have to ask, one's listed at $3m.

Want to get your hands on a LaFerrari? Head over to Dubai, where we've found two examples up for sale. Better bring a lot of Emirati Dirham.

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A Dubai Police McLaren 650S faces off against a racing drone in this promo video for World Drone Prix racing.

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Ken Block's Gymkhana 8 goes to Dubai to drift around the city's supercar police fleet and drag race against a quartet of supercars, including a Veyron.

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Ken Block drops some hints on Twitter about what to expect from Gymkhana 8, set in Dubai.