Taking design cues from the famed 1929 Majestic motorcycle, Austrian engineer Johann Hammerschin’s eyebrow-raising Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle is one of the more unique two-wheelers in the game. Like early motorcycle entrepreneur Georges Ray’s obscure Majestic, the Hammerschin’s Johammer J1 has a fishlike profile with copious side farings. It also shares hub-center steering on the front wheel, another Majestic peculiarity. […]


If you’re in the market for an electric bike, there are a wide range of options available for you. From the Stealth Bomber, retro-styled Oto Cycle and folding Gocycle to the $80,000 PG Blacktrail, the world’s fastest electric bike (not to mention concepts from the likes of AUDI and EBIQ), it’s safe to say you have a fair share of candidates. Throwing their […]


22 Nov
Wireless capability, detachable mic & rechargeable battery

You’ve built a true-to-life flight simulator cockpit of a Warthog helicopter from detailed instructions downloaded from some obscure website. You spend time normally reserved for sleep leading tactical teams through Call of Duty missions with Germans you’ve never met before who you now consider friends. You’ve nearly lost your girlfriend because the cost of your […]


Remember when we talked about spending a day on the famous Paul Ricard Circuit with a 740 horsepower, $600,000 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive? Well this is the complete story of taking the Fastest EV in the world on a ex-Formula One track… The feeling is surreal. Does not compute. Syntax error. I’m already […]


18 Oct
The latest entry into the suddenly crowding luxury EV segment

Cadillac  has decided to take its quite stunning Converj concept from 2009 (which we covered way back when) and move it into production, a very big announcement from GM’s luxury division. Another smart power play from Caddy, who really seem to be hitting on all cylinders at the moment — from the knockout punch of […]


1 Oct
Benz upgrades the electric car... and its price

Mercedes-Benz revealed their pure-electric version of the gullwinged SLS AMG Coupé supercar a bit earlier than expected, allowing us to get a peek at everything the electrified model has to offer. The SLS AMG Coupé uses the “Electric Drive” designation which will be used on all battery-powered electric passenger cars in the future from Mercedes-Benz, […]


14 Sep
The venerable French automaker heats up their line-up

Known mostly across the pond for their highly efficient compact cars and hatchbacks, French automaker Peugeot is trying to heat up their profile with a new supercar concept car aimed straight at the lust glands. The mid-engined, rear-wheel drive Onyx is powered by a potent 600 horsepower 3.7 litre V8 engine, mated to a 6-speed […]


27 Jun
Latest 2-wheeler from Australian builder's Sydney workshop

Australian custom motorcycle builders Deus (or Deus Ex Machina) are rolling out a new bike called “Gicleur” from their Sydney workshop. In French, “gicleur” means “jet”, a nod to the nozzle on an espresso machine that governs the water flow — and this bike’s not letting anything sloppy pass it. Built from the frame of […]

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