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Every Car Model Collector Should Follow This Official Maisto Toys Instagram Account

Every Car Model Collector Should Follow This Official Maisto Toys Instagram Account

It’s full of toy cars photographed the right way

Instagram has become a platform that caters to everyone’s whims and fantasies. It’s a place where you can be anybody you want, provided you have a good camera and a good narrative to spin. Beyond that, Instagram is also a place where you can find quality spaces that you can go to and appreciate those accounts for what they are. Take Maisto’s official Instagram account, for example. You won’t find any facetious photos, troll posts, or scam-level products.

Instead, you’ll find photos of the company’s scale toy cars, photographed in ways that are detailed, creative, and downright stunning. From exotic supercars like the Ford GT to motorbikes like the BMW R nine T Scrambler, the photos in Maisto’s official Instagram account is full of some of the most incredible photos of toymaker’s products as taken by photographers and collectors who love their Maistos.

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Get Your Lotus Evija Fix From Non Other Than James May

Get Your Lotus Evija Fix From Non Other Than James May

The Lotus Evija is not yet in production, but James May managed to get his hands on one

The Lotus Evija was unveiled back in November 2019 as the company’s first all-electric production car. But the massively powerful EV has yet to hit public roads, as full-scale production is scheduled to commence later in 2021. This didn’t stop former Top Gear host and current Drivetribe member James May from getting his hands on one for a closer look. Sadly, there’s no driving footage, which suggests that the yellow Evija is not yet ready for that, but May gives us an in-depth look at the supercars features, interior, and technology.

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You Can Now Gain 200 Horsepower In Your Chevy C8 Corvette With a Bolt-On Supercharger

You Can Now Gain 200 Horsepower In Your Chevy C8 Corvette With a Bolt-On Supercharger

All that added power is most welcome in the Corvette C8

If there’s one thing we know about Chevrolet Corvette enthusiasts, it’s that this crowd isn’t a patient lot. That’s important to know because the more powerful Corvette C8 Z06 hasn’t been revealed yet, and instead of patiently waiting for the model to drop, owners have turned to the aftermarket world to get their fix of extra power.

A sea of turbocharged setups has already hit the market, but supercharged options have been dry, at least until now. Kansas-based supercharger company ProCharger has just revealed the first supercharger option for the new Corvette C8, and it is a doozy. The full specs are yet to be announced, but the tuner has provided Corvette C8 owners something to look forward to: an extra 200 horsepower. That’s a promising start, at the very least.

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2021 Touring Superleggera Aero 3

2021 Touring Superleggera Aero 3

Carrozzeria Touring is back to turn your Ferrari F12 into a retrolicious, exclusive grand tourer

The 2020 Touring Superleggera Aero 3 is a limited-edition grand tourer designed and built by Italian coachbuilder Carrozzeria Touring. The company’s first production model since the limited-series 2016 Alfa Romeo Disco Volante and 2018 Touring Sciadipersia, the 2020 Aero 3 is also based on an existing Italian car, the Ferrari F12berlinetta.

Discontinued in 2017 to make way for the 812 Superfast, the F12berlinetta provides the underpinnings and technology to the Aero 3, which features a brand-new exterior designed by Carrozzeria Touring and a revised interior. Power comes from the same 6.3-liter V-12 engine rated at 730 horsepower. Only 15 units will be built, all based on F12berlinetta cars provided by the customers. Is it a better option that Ferrari’s already iconic grand tourer? Let’s find out in the review below.

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Best LED Headlights

Best LED Headlights

Although most vehicles still use conventional halogen bulbs, LED technology has come a long way and more and more vehicles come with LED lights as standard. Small, energy-efficient, and brighter than the standard halogen lights, LED technology is already on its way to becoming the standard in the automotive industry.

If your car does not come with LED lights from the factory, fear not as there are plenty of renowned manufacturers selling high-quality conversion kits for a wide variety of vehicles. As with other replacement automotive products, variety is plentiful, and choosing the right LED lights can be difficult. Luckily, we have compiled a list with some of the best options currently on the market.

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This Ferrari Hypercar Will Fit Into Cyberpunk 2077 Perfectly

This Ferrari Hypercar Will Fit Into Cyberpunk 2077 Perfectly

This futuristic Ferrari looks hotter than any car you can drive in Cyberpunk 2077

Released in December 2020, Cyberpunk 2077 is still the game of the hour in January 2021. And while it’s not the most appealing video game to car enthusiasts, Cyberpunk 2077 is packed with vehicles that range from hypercars to heavy-duty haulers. They’re obviously fictional, but some of them are clearly inspired by real-life vehicles. A Behance artist felt that Cyberpunk 2077 could use a bit of Ferrari in its life and designed the FerRAR.EXE.

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GTA V Running On An Overclocked RTX 3090 At 8K Looks Beyond Real

GTA V Running On An Overclocked RTX 3090 At 8K Looks Beyond Real

If this is the future of video games, then sign us up

Gamers know this, but for those who aren’t familiar, the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 is the most powerful graphics card you can buy today. Not only can it deliver playable 8K gaming performance, but it also provides the kind of jaw-dropping 3D rendering and encoding performance that you won’t find anywhere in the market.

These details are important to remember, especially when you’re using the RTX 3090 in a game like Grand Theft Auto V. Beyond the specs and the promise of incredible performance capabilities, playing GTA V on a setup that uses the RTX 3090 graphics card makes for some of the most incredible visuals you’ll see in a video game.

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2021 Hyundai Kona N Line

2021 Hyundai Kona N Line

The Kona N Line is not a proper N car, but it’s a sportier option that will stand out

The 2021 Hyundai Kona N Line is a sportier looking version of the company’s subcompact SUV. Introduced alongside the facelifted Kona, the N Line is just a styling package that adds sportier features on the outside and unique upholstery on the inside. The 2021 Kona N Line is available with the same engines as the regular crossover, with no option for a more powerful unit. What sets it apart from the standard Kona? Let’s find out in the review below.

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The Toyota GR Supra Can Hold Its Own Against The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4

The Toyota GR Supra Can Hold Its Own Against The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4

The Supra stands a pretty good chance against the 718 Cayman GT4

The Toyota Supra returned in early 2019 after a 17-year absence. But unlike its predecessor, the fifth-gen Supra is no longer a pure JDM car. Now it shares most underpinnings with the BMW Z4. This is a bit upsetting for purists, but is it really an issue? This drag race between the GR Supra and the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 says it’s not, as the German-powered Japanese coupe is actually a bit quicker than the track-prepped Cayman.

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Social Media Influencers and Cool Cars - The Shameless on Rodeo Drive

Social Media Influencers and Cool Cars - The Shameless on Rodeo Drive

All that’s needed is a good camera, cash props, and lots of shameless egos

It’s one thing to be a social media influencer and carry actual influence in the real world. It’s another thing to be a faux social media influencer who parades around a place like Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California, acting all that despite probably not being anywhere close to even being “that.”

It’s a testament to how the word “fame” is viewed these days that you can see people posing for photographs with exotic cars, gobs of money, and the occasional honey or two, all for the sake of posting said photos on Instagram and watching the “likes” and comments come pouring in. It’s a real thing that happens in today’s world, and if you need more convincing, check out this 13-minute video from YouTube channel effspot. It’s a shameless look at a shameless way of becoming famous. Then again, no one’s stopping them, right?

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2021 Ares Design S1

2021 Ares Design S1

This is the hottest Corvette-based supercar ever design, but will it go into production?

The Ares Design S1 is an upcoming supercar built by Ares Design, the company led by former Lotus CEO Dany Bahar. The exotic-looking S1 is based on the C8-generation Chevrolet Corvette, borrowing the chassis, engine, gearbox, and electronic underpinnings from the American mid-engined sports car. Powered by a reworked, naturally aspirated V-8, the S1 packs 705 horsepower, some 200 horses more than the Corvette C8. Is the S1 just a beefed-up Corvette or a brand-new vehicle with Chevy underpinnings? Let’s find out in the review below.

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2021 Mercedes-AMG C53

2021 Mercedes-AMG C53

A new performance version of the next Mercedes C-Class has been spotted during hot weather testing. More specifically, it is the milder C53 AMG variant. The car has been spotted being tested under the Southern European sun. The C-Class has always been important for the Mercedes brand, even though it’s the E-Class that is the most sold sedan of the entire lineup. Nevertheless, the C-Class will, once again, need to improve upon the very capable platform it has always been. With this in mind, here’s what we can expect.

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