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Gumball 3000 Kicks Off on Ocean Drive With Deadmau5: "F**k Your Car" (Video)

Last week, as Miami Beach debated whether to close Ocean Drive to auto traffic, one slick event proved that the beachside stretch is still the perfect place for showing off on four wheels.

The Gumball 3000 rally kicked off on the tourist-heavy road, drawing auto experts, clueless but dazzled onlookers, and yes, even Deadmau5 to its parade of Ferraris, Bugattis, Lambos, and more. The race continues on to Atlanta, New York, Edinburgh, London, Paris, and Barcelona before drivers cross the finish line in Ibiza.

Even in the flashy environs of Miami Beach, these are some of the most advanced -- and most expensive -- cars you'll ever see on the road. Check them out in the video below.

See also: Photos from the Gumball 3000

Video by Adam Hendel.

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Ciara LaVelle is New Times' former arts and culture editor. She earned her BS in journalism at Boston University and moved to Florida in 2004. She joined New Times' staff in 2011.
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