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A model stands next to the LykanHypersport, first (Credit: Getty Images)

A model stands next to the LykanHypersport, first Arabian supercar, during the third International Qatar Auto Show in Doha. (Jan. 28, 2013)

Lykan Hypersport: The first Arabian supercar

The LykanHypersport, the first hypercar ever designed and built in the Middle East, was unveiled Jan. 28, 2013 during the third International Qatar Auto Show in Doha. Created by Beirut-based W Motors, the LykanHypersport is labeled as the most exclusive, luxurious and technologically advanced Hypercar in the world. Just seven units of the model will be produced, and each will be will be offered for sale for about $3.4 million.

The LykanHypersport is displayed during the third International
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The LykanHypersport is displayed during the third International Qatar Auto Show in Doha. (Jan. 28, 2013)

A model stands next to the LykanHypersport, first
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A model stands next to the LykanHypersport, first Arabian supercar, during the third International Qatar Auto Show in Doha. (Jan. 28, 2013)

The LykanHypersport, unveiled during the third International Qatar
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The LykanHypersport, unveiled during the third International Qatar Auto Show in Doha, has 750 horsepower and can reach speeds of up to 242 miles per hour. (Jan. 28, 2013)

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The LykanHypersport, pictured during the third International Qatar
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The LykanHypersport, pictured during the third International Qatar Auto Show in Doha, boasts diamond-encrusted LED lights. (Jan. 28, 2013)

The LykanHypersport, unveiled during the third International Qatar
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The LykanHypersport, unveiled during the third International Qatar Auto Show in Doha, can accelerate from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 2.8 seconds. (Jan. 28, 2013)

The seats inside the LykanHypersport, unveiled during the
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The seats inside the LykanHypersport, unveiled during the third International Qatar Auto Show in Doha, feature real gold stitching. (Jan. 28, 2013)

The W Motors-designed hood of the LykanHypersport is
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The W Motors-designed hood of the LykanHypersport is pictured during the third International Qatar Auto Show in Doha. (Jan. 28, 2013)

Onlookers admire the LykanHypersport during the third International
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Onlookers admire the LykanHypersport during the third International Qatar Auto Show in Doha. (Jan. 28, 2013)

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The instrument panel of the LykanHypersport, unveiled during
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The instrument panel of the LykanHypersport, unveiled during the third International Qatar Auto SHow in Doha, employs a three-dimensional virtual holographic display. (Jan. 28, 2013)

A man walks the LykanHypersport, on display during
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A man walks the LykanHypersport, on display during the third International Qatar Auto Show in Doha. Many of the instrument panel functions and commands are motion- and gesture-activated. (Jan. 28, 2013)

The LykanHypersport is pictured during the third International
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The LykanHypersport is pictured during the third International Qatar Auto Show in Doha. (Jan. 28, 2013)

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