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Jun 21, 2012 11:00 AM ET // Alice Truong
Feb 23, 2012 04:35 AM ET // Erik Trinidad
American car manufacturers are undoubtedly going greener these days with the high costs of gasoline. However, in the Philippines, one company in Cebu is taking that green idea in another direction, with a concept car that addresses exterior manufacturing with locally-sourced recycled and natural ma...
Jul 17, 2011 06:02 PM ET // Meaghan O'Neill
There are lots of things that make the Brabus Mercedes 800 E V12 Cabriolet lusty - its 800-horsepower, 12-cyclinder engine; its body and open-top; the lipstick-red leather interior. This re-engineered beauty reaches a top speed of 231 mph, and gets from 0-62 in 3.7 seconds. Pretty handy whether you...
Aug 14, 2012 06:11 PM ET // Alice Truong
When Matthew Riese had the idea to build a DeLorean hovercraft, he turned to Kickstarter. After raising $5,644 through the crowdfunding website and two years of hard work, he finally debuted the craft inspired by the "Back to the Future" franchise during a Giants game Aug. 8. The newscasters were p...
May 10, 2012 12:03 PM ET // Marc Carter
Here's a Ferrari replica that may look like the Ferrari FXX track car, but there is one big difference. The Fahrradi Farfalla FFX is not powered by a powerful engine, but instead is pedal powered. Yup that means you can think of the Fahrradi Farfalla FFX as more of a stylish bike than a true [...]
Mar 2, 2012 07:34 PM ET // Alice Truong
Discovery's car enthusiast Jerry James Stone walked you through how to build a street-legal Batmobile, but a group of econ students at Lehigh University have calculated how much the real thing costs: about $214,700, after adjusting for inflation. READ MORE: Ultra-Luxurious Concept Yacht Comes with ...
Nov 21, 2011 06:56 PM ET // Alice Truong
After years of playing too much Mario Kart, I sometimes find myself fantasizing shooting red shells at fellow drivers on the road. I'm apparently now one step closer to such a reality. At the LA Auto Show, Nintendo debuted life-size Mario Karts built by West Coast Customs, perhaps known best for it...
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