The 3000-hp Mercedes-Powered Nazi Speedboat

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The 44.5-liter, V-12-powered, Mercedes-Benz T80 would have made a land-speed-record run in January 1940 had the Nazis not kicked off World War II five months earlier. Damn Nazis. Amusingly, here it is as a speedboat. [via Strange Vehicles]

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bugattatra - parallel double-park that muthafucka sideways

Here's the inverted, roller-bearing crank V12 running. Wait till 0:40