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Pardon our French, but this is where you can find stories and happenings that will make you thing, WTH? Think Britney Spears shaving her head, Chrysler’s luxury car attempts, Vanilla Ice trying to rap again, or Sarah Palin succeeding in politics. So WTH are you waiting for, dive into this section and share your comments with the rest of us today! Hear about something insane? We want to know all about it!

Just a Subaru Powered Porsche 917/10 Replica

What you are looking at is likely a first even for the aftermarket automotive arena. It is a Subaru powered Porsche 917/10 replica–and it is available. I have met many, many gearheads over the years and there are many who are fans of both Subaru and Porsche, so molding the two together to create a beast does make sense in a strange way. Who would have thunk it? This guy fused two Subaru flat sixes to amass a flat twelve engine. Next, he placed it into a replica of the 1971 Porsche 917/10. Yep. Let’s check out this Subaru-powered Porsche … Continue reading

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World’s Most Expensive Surfboard Priced at $1.3 Million

There are plenty of options to consider when making the decision to part ways with million dollars. For example, one could acquire a reasonably priced exotic sports car and be left with the funding to properly maintain it, or simply toss it all at a Bugatti Veyron and faith. There is also the world’s most expensive surfboard for $1.3 million bucks. One might just offer a shark their leg and defend the board in this situation? New Zealand surf pro designs most expensive surfboard for the bargain price of just over a million bucks! You are paying for specialty wood, … Continue reading

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Lamborghini Aventador Fitted with New Engine Bursts into Flames

The Lamborghini Aventador is one of the best hypercars ever produced by the Raging Bull. It is backed by an impressive amount of awards to show that I am not the only throttling heart to feel that way. Recently, an orange Lamborghini Aventador met its flaming end on Germany’s famed autobahn, apparently overheating, yet the details are a bit on the fascinating end. Gone in 60 MPH? A pricey Lamborghini Aventador with a replaced engine meets its flaming end on the fastest road: Germany’s autobahn. What happened? It seems that this particular Lamborghini Aventador was fitted with a new engine. … Continue reading

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A Terrible Lamborghini Reventon Replica Making Headlines

This is a tragedy everyone must see to believe! It is quite possibly the worst Lamborghini Reventon replica in the world…and perhaps the only.  It is entirely possible that the buyer of this horrible Lamborghini replica did not see it prior to purchase, or quite understand what they were purchasing. Either way, it is rumored that someone shelled forth $28k for this Lamborghini kit.   This Lamborghini Reventon kit hails from Australia, where it should have stayed…safely isolated.  The creator of this Lamborghini Reventon replica kit used a Nissan Z32 300ZX for the base and then just clearly lost his mind. … Continue reading

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1964 Aston Martin DB5 Shell Nabs $435k at Auction

What was basically an Aston Martin skeleton sold for a jaw-dropping $435,000 at auction recently. While there was an engine included, that was roughly the extent of the package, which is a project car in its most raw form! This particular car must have been the dream project car for the buyer in order for them to shell out so much…or it was a sheik or Bill Gates. The 1964 Aston Martin DB5 body with numbers DB5/1497/R was unloaded for $435k at Bonhams auction house recently. Photos courtesy of Bonhams.  About the car The 1964 Aston Martin DB5 is widely … Continue reading

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Most Expensive Repair Estimate? Porsche Diesel Filled with Standard

When Liz Moulton loaned her Porsche Cayenne to friend Alan Thompson for the weekend, neither expected to make the news. In efforts to show his appreciation for the vehicle, 64-year-old Thompson returned the Porsche with a full tank of gas. The problem was that it was a diesel Porsche Cayenne and Thompson filled the tank with standard fuel. The clip above describes one account of the story. Moulton quickly realized something was wrong with her Porsche and drove it over to the dealership, where she learned of the mistake. The Porsche dealership quoted her $25k to repair the problem–a figure … Continue reading

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Watch Bugatti Crash into Toyota During Test Drive!

There are few perks in life that can match the joy of test driving a hypercar like a Bugatti. Well…maybe a Bugatti crash in public. Take a moment to imagine the excitement, nerves and even fear that would accompany such an endeavor for the average Joe. Operating a Bugatti Veyron is not like driving a normal vehicle, after all, and seeing anything behind the car is simply impossible without the aid of a backup camera…which clearly should have been used in this ill-fated test drive! Watch the video below to see this poor soul crash the Veyron into a Toyota … Continue reading

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Seriously: Kid Suing Ferrari for Facebook Copyright Infringement

There is an interesting social media legal case going on involving Ferrari. It seems that before Facebook became an empire, a 15-year-old Sammy Wasem created a Ferrari Facebook Page. Now Wasem is 21-years-old and because both the fan page and Facebook itself have exploded during those years, Ferrari has taken control of the Facebook page he created. Now Wasem is suing Ferrari for copyright infringement. Yes, I am serious. Is it fair for just anyone to have the freedom to step in and reap the benefits of a brand online? Sammy Wasem is learning the hard way that acting like … Continue reading

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Unhappy BMW Customer Smashes M6…Again!

Who could forget the jaw-dropping display at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show when a disgruntled BMW customer used the publicity of the show to smash up his E63 BMW M6? The extreme display was to draw attention to an incident regarding BMW customer service. The clincher: The man made the promise that he would do it again if the issue remained unresolved…and he has! This is one passionate BMW protest. Crazy or crafty? Man takes another go at protesting BMW by destroying the same car…twice. Watch the short clip above of the men smashing up the BMW. They should have … Continue reading

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Just a Homemade Miniature Lamborghini in China

It never gets old checking out what people can create with a little imagination and a matching wallet. Case in point: Get an eyeful of this homemade miniature Lamborghini a Chinese man crafted for just $815 dollars! The best part of this itty-bitty project would have to be the scissor doors, fully functional. Chinese man builds a running mini Lamborghini complete with scissor doors for just $815. Yes.  All awesomeness aside, the owner has some bragging rights in the case of this bizarre counterfeit Lamborghini. For one thing, it can be assumed that his insurance is more than affordable and … Continue reading

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