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World's Fastest Ethanol-Based Car

September 13th, 2007

An ex-Microsoft employee, Karl Jacob, has the fastest ethanol-based car in the world. It is actually his modified Dodge Viper, he converted his viper into a ethanol-powered car. This ethanol Viper hit up to 218 mph in July. The record is not done by Jacob himself but a driver from Super Viper called Ron Misjak. Jacob had use up to $200,000 to modified this car.

[via Gizmodo]

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World’s first Gullwing door-equipped Ferrari 360 Modena limo

September 13th, 2007

You gotta say wow for this, a tuner has revealed the world’s first gullwing door-equipped Ferrari 360 Modena limo. Inside, you got six Recaro seats and the whole thing cost a whopping $405,000 to build. It measures 23 feet long with 400horsepower and rocketing from 0 – 60 mph in 6 seconds. One more shot after the jump. Read more…

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Honda Civic Mugen RR Limited Edition

June 30th, 2007

My favorite car brand Honda has released the Civic Mugen RR which limited to 300-units world-wide. Honda has added in power, decreased the weight with new body kit, upgraded brakes all around, a retuned suspension, new wheels and tires, and logo-emblazoned Recaro sport buckets. This Civic boasts an engine producing 240hp at 8000rpm and 160 lb-ft torque at 7000rpm. It will be available by September 13th, priced at ¥4,777,500 ($38,750) at Japan. More pictures after the jump.
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2007 Infiniti G35 Gets Hard Drive

April 16th, 2006

Infiniti today unveiled the next generation of its G35 performance sedan. Its complete with 300-plus horsepower engine, paddle shifters, push-button ignition, touch-screen navigation and a rear-view monitor. Not just that, G35 offers high-end Bose audio system that integrates a digital audio converter (DAC) that lets users rip audio CDs and create digital audio files. What surpise everyone is it comes with a “9.5G” hard drive, which serves as storage device for audio files.
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