2016 Camaro Teased, Toyota Makes Funny, 'Furious 7' Skydrops Cars: The Week In Reverse

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The 2016 Chevy Camaro is teased again as part of the promo for the 500,000th fifth-generation Camaro’s production, Toyota does make boring cars—but its ads sure can be funny, and the Furious 7 movie team really dropped (more or less) real cars from a real airplane. It’s The Week In  Reverse, right here at Motor Authority.

The 2016 Chevy Camaro is due to arrive soon, and while we can’t wait to see it in the flesh, GM’s never-ending stream of tidbit teasers is growing a bit tough to handle. Still, it’s building our hopes that it looks (and thus far, sounds) great.

The Toyota Aygo isn’t even sold in the U.S. (and it would probably be just as boring as the rest of Toyota’s lineup if it were), but it sure does inspire a funny commercial. Pranking weather people for incorrect broadcasts? Yes, we would, too.

Furious 7 will be chock-full of car-related special effects, but not all of the stunts come out of a computer: for the scene where cars are dropped out of a C130 cargo plane, they really did drop the cars. It’s impressive, and more than a little crazy.

When traveling 1,000 mph—or more—as the Bloodhound SSC and driver Andy Green plan to, every little pebble or bit of debris becomes a ballistic projectile—so your car needs to be able to handle it. How do you test it? You shoot it with a hunk of metal traveling 2,300 mph, of course!

BMW’s i8 is busy winning fans and sales the world over, and one of the latest conquests is the supercar-laden fleet of the Dubai Police force. Yep, they’re now driving around a liveried i8 alongside their Veyron, McLaren 12C, Lamborghini Aventador, and other supercars. While the i8 can be had with matching Louis Vuitton luggage, it doesn’t look like Louis Vuitton handcuffs are part of the package.

Finally, we take a look at the Lamborghini Aventador LP750-4 SuperVeloce as it revs and then launches down a wet, narrow parking lot. Despite the tricky traction of damp asphalt, the car’s giant wing and arrow-like LED tail lights shrink into the distance with blistering speed.

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