You can stick fingers in year ears and yell blah blah blah all you want, but that won’t stop the advance of electric powertrains on vehicles. And while cars have made the largest advances, it could very well be that motorcycles are even better suited for the alternative power set-up. First of all, bikes are [...]
Now here’s an automotive reanimation we can get behind. The fine people over at Nissan’s esteemed Restoration Club have turned their meticulous eyes on one of the brand’s pioneering world rally vehicles from the 1970s: the Safari Rally Z. The successor to Nissan’s Bluebird rally car (aka the Datsun 510, as Nissan was called in [...]
Motorcycle apparel and gear manufacturer ICON sponsored electric motorcycle maker Brammo in this year’s TTGXP, the race series dedicated to EV bikes. To celebrate, the duo are releasing a very limited edition Brammo Empulse R — a bike we covered last year. How limited? Only 32 will be made. The ICON Brammo Spec 32 Electric Motorcycle [...]
San Francisco’s Mission Motorcycles have been making their Yves Behar-designed Mission One bike — once the world’s fastest electric production motorcycle — since way back in 2009, and now they announce what they’re calling the world’s most innovative, technologically advanced, zero emissions electric superbikes. Dubbed the Model R and track-ready Model RS, both models are [...]
Creatively built with eco-friendly tactics and materials, renowned Singapore-based toy tech designer PHU has handcrafted iPhone docks resembling some battle-worn steampunk mech tanks. The iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 docks — exclusively offered at the Four Corner Store — are created from “found objects” and “repurposed model fittings,” giving new meaning to PHU’s mantra of “Deconstruct/ [...]
Awesome. Not much needs to be said, just watch the video by illustrator/artist Steve Cutts, you won’t be disappointed… MAN from Steve Cutts on Vimeo.
We covered the Cadillac Converj Concept when it first debuted 4 years ago at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), then once again when Cadillac renamed it the ELR “Extended Range” Coupe and first officially announced its move into production. Well today at 2013 NAIAS the official production car was revealed, and very little has [...]
This is one of those pieces of art that massages us right in the sweet spot of our frontal lobe, or wherever it is in our brain that appreciates art. Japanese artist/skateboarder Haroshi crafted this exquisitely accurate and humorously detailed skull out of re-purposed skateboard decks, even giving the handsome charmer a gold tooth and braces. [...]