2015 Rezvani Beast, 2015 Ford Shelby Super Snake, 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC: This Week’s Top Photos

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2015 Rezvani Beast

2015 Rezvani Beast

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This sexy beast is actually called the Beast. It comes from Californian startup Rezvani, which this week launched on the market the stunning track-focused sports car. It’s an ultra-exclusive, carbon fiber-bodied track weapon with 500 horsepower on tap, and it can be yours for $165,000.

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

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Just as sexy as the Rezvani is Alfa Romeo’s new 4C Spider, the open-top version of last year’s 4C coupe—Motor Authority’s Best Car To Buy 2015. We’ve just driven the car and right off we'll tell you that choosing between the 4C coupe and Spider is mostly personal preference—there's no difference in driving dynamics.

2015 Ford Shelby Super Snake

2015 Ford Shelby Super Snake

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Shelby’s Super Snake is back, this time based on the Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] Mustang GT platform. Thanks to its many upgrades, the car is set to rock the pavement with an output of over 750 horsepower. Sadly, just 300 examples will be built for the 2015 model year.

Torino Design Wildtwelve concept, 2015 Parco Valentino - Salone & Gran Premio

Torino Design Wildtwelve concept, 2015 Parco Valentino - Salone & Gran Premio

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Italian design studio Torino Design this week unveiled a striking supercar concept called the Wildtwelve. Its power source is a V-12-based hybrid system said to be producing more than 800 horsepower. There’s even talk that production could take place at the old Bugatti EB110 plant in Modena.

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

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The Audi Q5 and BMW X3 better watch out as Mercedes-Benz has just unveiled a stunning successor to the aging GLK. It’s called the GLC, and it’s based on the same rear-wheel-drive underpinnings found in the latest C-Class. So far it’s only been announced in GLC300 trim for the U.S. market, but more variants are coming including frugal diesel and plug-in hybrid versions as well as a high-performance GLC63 from the Mercedes-AMG skunk works.

2018 Audi A5 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Audi A5 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

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Audi this week started public road trials of prototypes for its second-generation A5 (as well as the sporty S5). Looking at the spy shots, it’s clear the designers have taken an evolutionary approach with the car’s styling. Underneath the sheet metal is an all-new platform, though.

Koenigsegg One:1 at the track

Koenigsegg One:1 at the track

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Koenigsegg has set some incredible acceleration and braking numbers with its One:1 supercar. The 1,341-horsepower machine needs just 14.328 seconds to accelerate from 0-200 mph! Yes, you read that correctly. Crazier still, the car can accelerate to 186 mph and then go back to standing still in just 17.95 seconds, smashing the previous record, which Koenigsegg also holds, by more than 3.0 seconds.

2016 Jaguar XJ Autobiography

2016 Jaguar XJ Autobiography

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Jaguar this week revealed its updated XJ flagship sedan, which goes on sale later this year as a 2016 model. The styling hasn’t changed much but the car is loaded with new tech features. There’s also this svelte new XJ Autobiography range-topper.

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