Ultima Evolution Coupe, Tesla Model S 70D, Mercedes C-Class Coupe: This Week’s Top Photos

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Ultima Evolution Coupe

Ultima Evolution Coupe

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This week, British firm Ultima Sports unveiled an updated version of its GTR supercar, already one of the fastest cars on the planet. The new version is called the “Evolution Coupe”, and in its most potent guise will accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 2.3 seconds. If you wondering why the car’s looks haven’t changed, it’s because Ultima’s intention has always been to build cars that resemble the Group C racers of the 1980s.

Lyons Motor Car LM2 Streamliner concept, 2015 New York Auto Show

Lyons Motor Car LM2 Streamliner concept, 2015 New York Auto Show

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As promised, American supercar startup Lyons Motor Car presented a concept of its 1,700-horsepower LM2 Streamliner at the New York Auto Show. Only, the concept’s unveiling was late for the show’s press days and the vehicle itself was still far from complete. It doesn’t bode well for the company’s somewhat overambitious plans.

2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

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Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] this week announced the Model S 70D. Despite being the entry point for the all-electric Model S range, the stylish sedan comes with all-wheel drive, a 240-mile range and an impressive 514 horsepower on tap.

Burt Reynolds and his ‘Bandit’ 1977 Pontiac Trans Am

Burt Reynolds and his ‘Bandit’ 1977 Pontiac Trans Am

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Actor Burt Reynolds just sold one of his original 1977 Pontiac Trans Ams used during production for the hit movie Smokey and the Bandit, which he pocketed a cool $450,000 for. Now he’s selling another one, though the latest is a ‘tribute’ model designed to mimic one of the originals. It’s going up for auction at a Carlisle Auctions event taking place in Carlisle, Pennsylvania April 23-24.

2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

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Mercedes-Benz is close to completing work on its next-generation C-Class Coupe. The new two-door is expected to appear at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in September but has already been spied in prototype form, and boy does it look good. The best part is that a new convertible version is also in the works.

1965 Chevrolet Corvette cutaway Motorama display. Photo via RM Auctions.

1965 Chevrolet Corvette cutaway Motorama display. Photo via RM Auctions.

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This awesome cutaway display stand features a 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray fuel injection car built from a prototype with 4 miles on the clock in 1964. It’s going up for auction and is expected to bring somewhere between $1,000,000 and $1,400,000.

2015 KTM X-Bow GT4 race car

2015 KTM X-Bow GT4 race car

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It’s been a while since we last heard about KTM’s X-Bow track car, but we now have a new motorsport variant developed by the Austrian firm in partnership with Germany’s Reiter Engineering. It’s designed for GT4 competition and is expected to be offered all over the globe, including here in the U.S.

Rivet Motorcycle

Rivet Motorcycle

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William Shatner—yes, Captain Kirk—has teamed up with Illinois-based build shop American Wrench to create a product called "Rivet". It's a three-wheeled motorcycle that promises to pack a powerful V-8 engine and styling reminiscent of a B-17 bomber.

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