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January 12, 2009 at 12:40 PM

CES photos: Coolest, most outrageous cars of the show

Among the attractions at CES are the outrageous cars loaded with stereos, computers, navigation equipment and other gadgets.

Here’s my annual gallery of CES hot rods, starting with Monster Cable’s customized Bentley:

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Stinger may take the cake with its Lamborghini:

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Can the fiberglass body of a Corvette handle the rumble of these woofers:

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From the front:

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To promote its “Knight Rider” GPS units, Mio brought KITT:

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Portland-based Flir went old-school to showcase its thermal-imaging night vision dashboard accessory, which shows people in the dark:

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You can see a few legs in the display here:

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Just what every amphibious vehicle needs — four aerial, rear-firing speakers. Be careful not to splash that amplifier on the rear deck:

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Among the cars in Intel’s booth were these Dodge Chargers. They’re a twist on the in-car PC — the whole cars are PCs:

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Ports are in the rear:

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A Nissan Skyline GT-R:

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The ride’s a little bumpy for backseat passengers in this Toyota Scion:

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Same problem in this Mini:

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Lots of business research going on in the automotive exhibition area:

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Fix your bike on the go, quickly:

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