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5 awesome race cars roaring into the 2017 Detroit auto show

Let's kick things into high gear -- including our use of horrible puns -- with a look at some of the coolest racecars to arrive at the 2017 Detroit auto show.

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Ford GT Le Mans #68
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Ford GT Le Mans #68

This is the Ford GT that won its class in the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Ford GT Le Mans #68
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Ford GT Le Mans #68

Yes, it's that Ford GT. It's amazing, still rocking the battle damage from the race.

Ford GT Le Mans #68
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Ford GT Le Mans #68

This car is officially a piece of history.

Acura NSX GT3
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Acura NSX GT3

Acura's NSX GT3 is set to make its IMSA debut at this year's Daytona 24.

Acura NSX GT3
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Acura NSX GT3

It's not shown here in its latest livery, because the new cars are out on the track preparing for Daytona.

Acura NSX GT3
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Acura NSX GT3

It's based on the NSX hybrid, but without all the complicated electrical doodaddery.

Toyota Camry Stock Car
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Toyota Camry Stock Car

Toyota unveiled the 2018 Camry in Detroit, but it also rolled out the NASCAR body based on the same car.

Toyota Camry Stock Car
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Toyota Camry Stock Car

The license plate doesn't matter. Good luck trying to drive that on the street.

Toyota Camry Stock Car
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Toyota Camry Stock Car

It's still a mean mamma jamma, though.

Volkswagen Global Rallycross Beetle
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Volkswagen Global Rallycross Beetle

Volkswagen's Global Rallycross Beetle turns a pretty pedestrian ride into something awesome.

Volkswagen Global Rallycross Beetle
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Volkswagen Global Rallycross Beetle

You probably wouldn't want to take a regular Beetle over jumps and through the dirt and mud.

Volkswagen Global Rallycross Beetle
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Volkswagen Global Rallycross Beetle

It's no bug, it's a monster!

Lightning McQueen
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Lightning McQueen

Pixar has a heavy presence at Detroit this year, so of course we're going to include Lightning McQueen.

Lightning McQueen
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Lightning McQueen

There's no person more excited for "Cars 3" than Carfection's Alex Goy.

Lightning McQueen
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Lightning McQueen

"Cars 3" comes out on June 16, 2017.

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