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Pagani Huayra

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Meth isn’t the only explosive thing that can be cooked up in someone’s backyard, just ask Mr Pagani and his pet Huayra, that’s “wai-rah” to you, which at some point could brag that it was the fastest road legal car. Think Zonda with the crazy dialed in at 11 and …

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Mac Attack

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McLaren is keeping to its promise of building a new car every year which is guaranteed to max out your credit cards, or consider staging a high-profile kidnapping. For now in McLaren’s arsenal, they don’t come meaner than the P1. Packing the sort of power which Jenson Button wished his …

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Mercedes Benz Edition 507

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It’s called the Edition 507, but for now, refer to it as “the loudest and most savage car Merc has” with its 6.2-litre V8 petrol engine, 378kW/609Nm power and torque and its ability to go from 0 to 100km/h in 4.2 seconds. The 507 retains the snarling bonnet and brakes …

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Rolls-Royce Wraith

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In a constant millionaire’s game of one-up manship, Rolls owners would rather catch the bus that drive in an older model Rolls. It would be like wearing a 2012 Rolex. People notice. Besides a killer name like Wraith, it is quite simply the fastest fortress on wheels and not too …

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Koenigsegg Agera R

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For a company the size of a football pitch, Koenigsegg have churned out more than ten different models and every time they do they have to call up the Guinness Records to reprint the figures. Besides top speed, which belongs to the Veyron, this car has trumped them all, including …

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Porsche Carrera GT

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The irony of the Carrera GT is that it’s been hiding in the shadows longer than the Cayenne and because the 911’s mugshot hasn’t changed, by Porsche’s standards the GT sits fenced between innovative and iconic. Born from a faltered start, there’s a motor sport story pumping through its veins; …

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Ferrari California T

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Ferrari has always taken pride in leaching technology from its brainy F1 team,and nowhere is it clearer than in the latest California T convertible. New anti-Vettel F1 rules require the cars to have a turbo-charged engine, and judging by Ferrari’s early testing, they seem quite good at building them. In …

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A3 Sedan 1.8 TSI

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Volkswagen dreamed up and perfected this two-for-one union long ago with its golden seller, the popular Golf/Jetta, but you simply have to crane your neck over to Audi’s own A3 Sedan. Turns out that gluing on a boot is not as simple as it sounds… Audi have built up this …

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A Lady in Red…

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Maxim was lucky enough to be invited to the unveliing of The 458 Speciale that was held yesterday. The 458 Speciale features sepcial livery and a revised body design to the regular Ferrari 458 Italia, as well as a more powerful naturally-aspirated mid-mounted V8 engine.Viglietti Motors CEO, Mervyn Eagles says, …

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The Lowdown on the BMW i3

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The futuristic BMW model faces many challenges like range limitation, universal charging points and the less-spoken ecological damage of producing and disposing of batteries, but  BMW have not deterred from forging ahead with its first electric model in the i3. The cabin is furnished from organic and recyclable materials resulting …

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