20 Dec
1,200 lbs x 210 horsepower = World Class power-to-weight ratio

By now you know the drill: it seems every couple months a tiny, financially bereft Eastern European country or bankrupt European powerhouse or fringe automaker decides it’s going to enter the Supercar Wars, and often the goals are lofty. Poland has its Arrinera De Veno, India its DC Design Avanti, Mexico its Mastretta MXT and Spain […]


This week at the Jim Henson Studios in Hollywood Smart Car took the sheets off what will surely be its most talked about creation ever: the Smart Forjeremy fully electric vehicle. Smart were obviously going all out for the event, plying the couture crowd with plenty of top shelf booze and appetizers. The Bulleit Rye […]


World renowned architect/designer Zaha Hadid has been commissioned by London-based art dealer and writer Kenny Schachter to design a boat as part of his Rove projects, also home to the Z-Car which is another collaborative project between the power duo. Measuring at 8 meters (~26ft), the asymmetric, carbon fibre and fiberglass speedboat will be offered […]


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 […]


1 Nov
A look behind the curtain of the mid-century modern maestros

Charles and Ray Eames are almost as synonymous with Los Angeles — namely Venice Beach where their studio was located — as Frank Lloyd Wright was to Chicago. They made their indelible mark as monumental designers inextricably linked to the fields of modern architecture and furniture for over a half century. The Eames Office, widely […]


28 Oct
Tubular space frame + modified Corvette V8 engine

What happens when you take a 2-seater mid-engine sports car built around a German tubular space frame and stuff it with a 7-litre American engine plucked straight from the heart of a Corvette? Why CCG’s CustomGT Super Sports Car of course. This 14.3 foot long (4.356 m) land yacht is actually shockingly light on its […]


27 May
The tale of two friends flying a kite... in vinyl toy format

Whether it’s their “Eyes of Fear” Fiberglass Busts, or their False Friends and different Blackout Editions, or PAW! Bust and Jaws Loser, Coarse always puts out vinyl figures and toys that make us want to break the piggybank to go out and acquire. The latest from the toy makers is the beautifully nostalgic Casting Shadows […]


11 Apr
$4,000 of limited edition bunny love for your living room

Los Angeles master toysmiths The Loyal Subjects release their latest figure, and this one’s a banger: 4 feet of bunny love from the always awesome Joe Ledbetter. The figure, Colossus Bunny, is a 4-foot fiberglass iteration of their Mr. Bunny toy. The Colossus Bunny will be very limited edition releases, with only 10 of the […]

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