Mercedes-AMG’s GT sports car will soon be available as a convertible. AMG blew the roof off the car overnight, revealing a base GT Roadster and a more extreme GT C Roadster packing much of the same hardware as the track-focused GT R.

Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump was quite the car fan in his earlier days. In addition to an Acura NSX, he also had a Lamborghini Diablo VT Roadster in his collection. The latter is finished in a special Blu LeMans paint and is currently up for sale.

A group of enthusiasts are out to build turnkey replicas of the Porsche 917. Yes, the legendary racers of the 1970s. It’s still early days, though, but the group says it will have the first replica ready in 2017.

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