27 Feb
Apple TV, refrigerator, Mac Mini computer & 800-horses of power

German modifiers/overlords of automotive badassery BRABUS have applied their skilled hands to Mercedes-Benz timeless G65 Wagon. Set to debut at next week’s Geneva Motor Show, the BRABUS 800 “iBusiness” Mercedes-Benz G65 ain’t your typical G-Wagon. As can be expected the G65 undergoes BRABUS’ usual stringent exterior overwork — including Widestar body kit, LED daytime running lights, […]


18 Dec
Reflecting how we simple humans perceive passage of time

The fine folks over at NOOKA offer a head turning timepiece that’s as stunning in its design as it is in its heft (or lack thereof). The NOOKA K gets its name from the Japanese word “Kei” meaning light — which makes sense, as the K is NOOKA’s lightest watch ever made. Weighing in at an airy 1.5 ounces, […]


12 Apr
Brano Meres Engineering's ultra geometric 2-wheeler

Comprised of sandwich panels, a honeycomb core, matte black carbon fiber skins and a built-in infinity3D security system (developed by Atomic22), the X-9 Nighthawk bike frame is one of the more geometric rides to date — concept or production. Created by Brano Meres Engineering & Design, the X-9 Nighthawk bicycle made its angular debut at […]


19 Jan
Fully functional concept electric sports car with 164 horsepower

This year’s Tokyo Auto Salon saw the unveiling of an all electric sports car from the folks at the Toyota Engineering Society. The coupe, dubbed the TES-ERA EV, is powered by a 5.7 kWh lithium ion battery pack that supplies electricity to a 4JM electric motor developing 164 horsepower and a 248 lb-foot (335 Nm) of […]


19 Sep
A new custom build from the home of the Samurai Chopper

Famed Japanese custom motorcycle builder Zero Engineering, who originally went into production with their Samurai Chopper, have staked a name for themselves by producing meticulously engineered bikes with old school aesthetics. Their newest model, the Type 9, stays true to that mold — taking two years to perfect the design of a bike that features […]


24 Aug
Stripping a 1978 Yamaha SR500 to its cleanest form

The brain child of designer Jay LaRossa, the Solus cafe racer is based on a 1978 Yamaha SR500 stripped to its cleanest essence. The Long Beach, CA-based Lossa Engineering specializes in cafe racers based on Italian, Japanese and British bikes from the ’60s and ’70s. Following old school tradition, LaRossa strips the junk and makes […]


1 Jul
When having the most powerful production car ever isn't enough

Sadly, the last of the groundbreaking Bugatti Veyrons has just been sold this week, ending the very exclusive 300 production run of a vehicle that represents one of the greatest engineering feats in modern automotive history. As a final exclamation point on the truly landmark vehicle, Bugatti has teamed up with Berlin’s Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur (Royal […]


15 Jun
A shaded take on classic neckwear

Looking for an inventive way to change up your dress gear? Look no further than the Neck Spec. The abstract cousin to your eyewear, the headscratching accessory gives a shaded take on the classic bow tie. The updated version fits with almost any collar and all come with an adjustable elastic neck band. The brainchild […]