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2022 Lexus LC Black Inspiration

2022 Lexus LC Black Inspiration

An all-black look is what the LC needed to look amazing!

Lexus is not at its first "Inspiration" special edition. In fact, it first launched a concept car called LC500 Inspiration Concept back in 2018, and the production version arrived just one year later.

Now, its’ time for a new "Inspiration" model, but this time is the "Black Inspiration." It will be offered for both the full hybrid electric LC 500h and the V8-powered LC 500 and will go on sale in the UK on November 1st.

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This 1979 Custom Porsche 911 Turbo "Lil Hot Stuff" Is The Culmination of 1970s Excess

This 1979 Custom Porsche 911 Turbo "Lil Hot Stuff" Is The Culmination of 1970s Excess

The 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo "Lil Hot Stuff" is a 600+ horsepower one-off that could be yours

The first automobile was invented in 1886 and since then many great cars have emerged. But even nearly 140 years after the automobile’s invention, there are very few cars that have a cult following as zealous as that of the Porsche 911. This is especially true for the air-cooled models, which are all-time classics. If we combine the significance of an air-cooled 911 with the cocaine-snorting excess of the 1970s, we can see how a one-off 1979, guards red, modified Porsche 911 Turbo can be listed for $599,000 by a Florida dealership.

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2022 Mazda CX-3 Super Edgy

2022 Mazda CX-3 Super Edgy

Japan is getting a super-cool version of the Mazda CX-3, and we’re kind of jealous

Back in May 2021, Mazda announced that after the 2021 model year, the CX-3 and Mazda 6 will be discontinued. But, while the American market will only enjoy the CX-30 for now, in Japan the CX-3 is still big and is enjoying a lot of success. In fact, for the 2022 model year, the Japanese version of the CX-3 will see the addition of a new model to the lineup: the CX-3 Super Edgy.

Prices will range from ¥2,491,500 (about $21,800 at the current exchange rates) for the 15S Super Edgy version to ¥3,212,000 ($28,000) for the XD Super Edgy.

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2023 Land Rover Discovery Metropolitan Edition

2023 Land Rover Discovery Metropolitan Edition

This is the new range-topping model of the Discovery lineup, but you better check it out before you sign on the dotted line.

Land Rover is updating the Discovery family for the 2023 model year by adding a new trim version to the lineup. Called Metropolitan Edition, the new model will be built on the R-Dynamic HSE specification and will now sit on the top of the Discovery family. In the States, the model will be priced from $75,300 - quite an increase over the Discovery’s base price of $56,600, but is it worth it?

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2022 Maserati Ghibli and Levante F Tributo Special Editions

2022 Maserati Ghibli and Levante F Tributo Special Editions

Cool name, cool colors, still the same cars!

Maserati is paying tribute to its racing history with the launch of the F Tributo Special Edition. The new edition will be offered for the Ghibli and Levante models and will be available in both United States and Canada. Prices for the Ghibli F Tributo start from $101,390, while the Levante F Tributo starts from $106,590.

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2022 Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio GT Junior

2022 Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio GT Junior

A cool Lipari Ochre exterior finish takes us back to the 1960s when the GT 1300 Junior was a huge success

Back in September 2021, Alfa Romeo announced the special editions Giulia and Stelvio ’6C Villa d’Este.’ The two models paid tribute to the 6C 2500 SS Coupé produced by Alfa Romeo in the 1940s. Now, a month later, the Italian company announced the Giulia and Stelvio GT Junior - two special edition models that pay tribute to the GT 1300 Junior - a very successful Alfa Romeo model built between 1966 and 1976.

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2022 Hyundai Sonata N Line Night Edition

2022 Hyundai Sonata N Line Night Edition

The Hyundai Sonata N Line just got a little darker, and it’s very cool indeed

After making its debut in the Paramount Pictures’ action film “Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins,” the limited-production Hyundai Sonata N Line Night Edition is now finally available at dealerships. It will be limited to only 1,000 units - offered in either Phantom Black or Quartz White - each with a starting price of $34,750.

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Drag Race: How Much Quicker Is A Porsche 911 GT3 Than A 911 Carrera?

Drag Race: How Much Quicker Is A Porsche 911 GT3 Than A 911 Carrera?

How close can the Porsche 911 Carrera get to the 911 GT3’s Performance? Carwow gives us the answer in a drag race

Our UK colleagues from Carwow have come up with another interesting drag race. This time, two versions of the Porsche 992 go head to head. You can probably tell, which of the two is going to win since we are talking about a base Porsche 911 Carrera and a 911 GT3. Racetrack performance aside, the question here is how much quicker the GT3 is, and will it be able to justify the enormous price difference?

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2022 Ford Mustang Stealth Edition Appearance Package

2022 Ford Mustang Stealth Edition Appearance Package

A few new black elements make all the difference!

Ford is further improving the 2022 Mustang with the addition of a new all-new appearance package. It is called Stealth Appearance Package and will be offered for the EcoBoost® Premium model. Customers can place their orders later this year, while the first cars will arrive in Ford dealerships in the first quarter of 2022.

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French Fashion Designer Arthur Kar has created a one-off 968 Roadster in collaboration with Porsche

French Fashion Designer Arthur Kar has created a one-off 968 Roadster in collaboration with Porsche

Kar brought the world of Fashion & Automobiles together with the 968 L’ART and has now realized his long term dream

Fashion label L’Art De L’Automobile along with Porsche has created a one-off roadster based on the 968. This neo-retro prototype, which is a re-bodied Porsche 968 is wrapped in a chic and urban style.

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2022 Ford Mustang GT California Special

2022 Ford Mustang GT California Special

The Ford Mustang California Special is making a comeback, and this time it’s got a little something extra.

Ever since the first generation Mustang arrived back in 1965, the special California Edition was part of the lineup. And it is back for the 2022 model year, but with a few differences when compared to previous years.

For the first time is will be available with the GT Performance Package and will offer a new signature appearance to commemorate the 1968 California. Customers can place their orders for the California later in 2021, with the first deliveries scheduled for the first quarter of 2022.

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Rolls-Royce Boat Tail is the most expensive new car in the world at $28 Million Dollars

Rolls-Royce Boat Tail is the most expensive new car in the world at $28 Million Dollars

Cars like the Boat Tail and Sweptail represent the British marques revival of the lost art of Coach Builing

The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail has made its first public appearance at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2021 in Cernobbio, Italy, since the car’s formal unveiling online, back in May.

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2022 Mercedes-Maybach Edition 100

2022 Mercedes-Maybach Edition 100

This special edition pays tribute to the original Maybach W3 that was launched way back in 1921

It was September, 1921 when Maybach Motorenbau GmbH presented its first mass-produced car at the motor show in Berlin. The model was named W3 and it was the first German production car with four-wheel brakes, an epicyclic gear system, and an interior with the finest materials.

To commemorate the event, Maybach launched the special "Edition 100". It will be based on both the S-Class and the GLS, each limited to 100 units. In Europe, orders will begin in the fourth quarter of 2021 and sales at the beginning of 2022. The U.S. market will only get the sedan version with sales to begin in the first half of 2022.

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2022 McLaren Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S by MSO

2022 McLaren Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S by MSO

This 720S celebrates Daniel Ricciardo’s first win as a McLaren driver during the 2021 Italian Grand Prix

On September 12, Daniel Ricciardo claimed a sensational victory during the 2021 Italian Grand Prix. Even if this was his eighth victory in Formula One, it was his first victory as a McLaren driver. Actually, he brought McLaren’s first victory since the Brazil GP in 2012.

To celebrate, McLaren will launch a limited edition 720S. It will only be offered in Australia, will be of course named Daniel Ricciardo Edition 720S, and was designed in cooperation with McLaren Special Operations (MSO).

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Ram Comes Up With A New TRX 'Ignition' Edition Along With A Couple Of Special Editions For The 1500

Ram Comes Up With A New TRX ’Ignition’ Edition Along With A Couple Of Special Editions For The 1500

The TRX ‘Ignition’ Edition costs almost $25,000 more than the standard TRX and is limited to 875 examples

Ram has been quite active with facelifts, new trims, and special editions lately. It wasn’t too long ago when the company came out with G/T-spec models for the 1500 Laramie and Rebel trims and the 10th Anniversary Edition for the 1500 Limited trim. Not to mention, there were the ‘Built to Serve’ Edition 1500s that came out in five phases, with the latest one coming out earlier this year.

Now, the Ram introduced three new special edition trucks at the ongoing State Fair of Texas. One of the three is based on the Ram 1500 TRX and it is a homecoming of sorts for the truck as the automaker unveiled the TRX Concept five years back at the same event. The other two special editions are based on the Longhorn and the Limited trims. The changes on all three are purely aesthetic and come with no upgrades or updates under the hood.

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Invoke the James Bond Spirit In Your Kid With This Aston Martin DB5 Junior 'No Time To Die' Edition

Invoke the James Bond Spirit In Your Kid With This Aston Martin DB5 Junior ’No Time To Die’ Edition

This two-thirds scale version of the DB5 comes with all the gadgets and wizardry seen on the car in the James Bond movies

To commemorate the release of the upcoming James Bond flick, No Time To Die, The Little Car Company has created a two-thirds-scale version of the Aston Martin DB5. The DB5 is synonymous with James Bond movies. It was first seen in ‘Goldfinger’ in 1946 and will be seen for the eighth time in ‘No Time To Die’.

The two-thirds scale electric version of the Aston Martin DB5 is called the DB5 Junior ’No Time To Die Edition’ is priced at over $100,000! It even comes with all sorts of gadgets that we’ve seen in the movies over the years. Fancy, huh?

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2022 Caterham Seven 170

2022 Caterham Seven 170

Somehow, the Caterham Seven 170 is lighter than ever and boasts a very impr

When Caterham launched the Seven 160 back in 2013 everyone was impressed by its weight: 490 kilos (or about 1,080 pounds). Even if it only delivered 80 horsepower, its power-to-weight ratio was set at 163 bhp per ton. When you think that back in 2013 cars like Hennessey Venom GT had a power-to-weight ratio of about 1230 bhp-per-tone, the 160 may not look that impressive. But, for a tiny car, it was more than enough.

Now Caterham came with an even lighter successor for the 160. The new Seven 170 weighs only 440 kilos (970 pounds) and has a power-to-weight ratio in excess of 170 bhp-per-ton!

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2022 Honda Passport TrailSport

2022 Honda Passport TrailSport

A unique look and more off-road capability offered for the 2022 Passport

Back in July, 2021 Honda trademarked a new name: "TrailSport" - and everyone was asking what is the name going to be applied to. After that, at the beginning of September, 2021, we got a first teaser that revealed the answer: the TrailSport was going to be a sub-brand that will be mostly applied for SUVs and trucks. Its purpose? To "bring a more rugged design and off-road capability."

And now, we have the first look at the first model to get the TrailSport treatment: the Passport. It will go on sale in the winter of 2021 and will be "even more emotional and adventurous, further advancing Honda’s new rugged design direction for light truck lineup."

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2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness

There aren’t many changes, but there are enough to make the Forester even more off-road capable

Now in its fifth generation, the Forester is entering the 2022 model year with a series of updates necessary to keep the model fresh. Subaru gives the SUV a redesigned front fascia, with updated grille, headlights and fog light covers.

But, the most important update to the lineup is the addition of a sixth trim level: the all-new Wilderness. With unique and functional exterior and interior appointments, and an elevated ground clearance, the 2022 Wilderness was described as the "most rugged and trail-capable Forester ever."

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