7 Cars That Pushed The Boundaries Too Far

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By Nandini Sharma

Without pushing the limits, innovation is impossible, yet occasionally the limits push back. These are some of the most ambitious cars that fell short of success.

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It was hand-built in Dresden, Germany, and utilized engines from the Audi A8. These engines included VR6s, a 4.2-liter V8, and a 6.0-liter W12 with 420 hp and 406 lb-ft.

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Volkswagen Phaeton :

The 500-hp V10 sounds and feels great, especially with BMW's SMG-III single-clutch gearbox. V10 is the car's downfall.

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BMW M5 (E60) :

Additionally, Citroen performed its magic with the brakes to produce a luxury, swift, agile vehicle with the quickest stopping distance of its day.

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Citroen SM :

For an additional $100,000, you could even get an XLR-V with a supercharged Northstar V8 producing 443 hp.

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Cadillac XLR :

On paper, it also made sense because Henrik Fisker, the company's creator, is a vehicle designer and created the Karma with one of his best looks to date.

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Fisker Karma :

Big V8-powered SUVs. Two reasons made the 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid ambitious. First, the flag-waving hybrid Prius was loathed by truck and SUV fetishists.

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Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid :

The concept was to combine the efficiency and toughness of the Ford F-150 with Lincoln Navigator, with the addition of a wood-paneled cargo bed as the last touch.

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Lincoln Blackwood: