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25 Aug
Reviving the spirit of the 1976 Daytona-winning Butler & Smith

Custom motorcycle builder Barn Luck‘s BMW “Bavarian” motorcycle reincarnates the spirit of the 1976 Daytona-winning Butler and Smith BMW superbike. Designed with a vintage lightweight appearance with many custom features such as rear pan and seat, side panels and fenders, vintage motogadget instruments, and a custom battery eliminator. Other noteworthy attributes include telescopic front fork 175mm wheel travel, boxer [...]


The yearly bacchanal of the world’s wealthiest automotive enthusiasts, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, is fast approaching. Which means luxury automakers will be teasing some of their most exciting vehicles this week, hoping to attract the attention (and wallets) of the uber-rich. So it’s little surprise that Land Rover, makers of the de rigeur SUV [...]


French maker of luxury-oriented items Hèrmes is dipping their toe in the bicycle game now, not simply focusing on accessories like watches. This unisex leisure bicycle is exceptionally light due to its carbon fiber construction, and is accented with taurillion leather. A sportier version of its predecessor, Le Flâneur Sportif d’Hermès bicycle also features rear hub gears, hydraulic disc [...]


7 Aug
Cross-terrain motorcycle functionality at its finest

The Icon Ghost Carbon Fiber Helmet is the next level in cross-terrain functionality, highly usable in dirt, sand and asphalt. Most notable is the Ghost’s lightweight shell made from the blended materials of fiberglass, dyneema and carbon fiber that meet and exceed helmet standards worldwide. Other purchase-worthy fun facts include the anti-lift Optics yellow visor which [...]


The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 ”Guard” Edition is an armored luxury sedan concentrating on safety and comfort, boasting armored steel in the body cavities and polycarbonate coating with special laminate on all glass windows. Clearly, the S-Guard is built for those who might have a reason to worry about their protection — or who live in dangerous locales. [...]


Let’s face it: the Zombie Apocalypse is coming. Sure, some might say it’s a self-fulfilling prophecy, what with all our collective yearning for some sort of unspoken event/human wipe-out/viral calamity. But those people would be stupid — it won’t be humans that will destroy humanity, it’ll be zombies. Or cannibals. Or eye worms. Or vampires. [...]


Houston, Texas-based modifiers of obscene horsepower, Hennessey, fill their corporate coffers supercharging Corvette and Cadillac engines to the point of absurdity. But they are best known for their Bugatti-killing Venom hypercar. Hennessey and Bugatti, in fact, have gone back to the lab many times in the past 10 years to squeeze out a bit more power [...]


4 Aug
The heavily coveted time-keeper photographed by Steven Meisel

Pirelli has long been both the best in performance tires and the best in babilicious photography, its heavily coveted calendar dating back to 1964. Peaking in scandalousness in 2010 with the cheeky Terry Richardson-photographed edition, Pirelli did an about face the next couple years to go dignified with Karl Lagerfeld’s Mythology-fused edition in 2011, then classy with 2012′s Mario Sorrenti calendar and finally [...]

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