4 Feb
Brooks saddle, LCD screen, 750w electric motor & 34 mph

Straight from Barcelona come Oto Cycles, a small outfit that manufacturers beautifully designed retro-inspired electric bicycles. Presently Oto makes three models: the OtoR (above), OtoK and Retrov. All the bikes are handmade in Spain, with a 50s twist, and feature such upscale options as LCD screens and Brooks leather saddle seats. If you get tired of [...]


22 Jan
Latest from Golden Era-styled 16-year-old New York rapper

The smoke is clearing from the explosion of Disclosure’s major label debut Settle, and in addition to such side effects as a Grammy nomination, the duo gelled the production of “You Stressin”, the latest track from New York rapper Bishop Nehru — he of the excellent “strictlyFLOWZ” mixtape. More Motor City Drum Ensemble than Joy Orbison, Disclosure’s production is foliated [...]


20 Nov
Racing division unveils boxy concept at Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan’s NISMO racing division has been busy of late, yesterday revealing their NISMO edition GT-R supercar and video showing it breaking the Nürburgring lap speed record along the way. Today they unveil another creation, this one much quirkier although in our eyes even more lustworthy. Taking inspiration from the Datsun B500 cars of late 60s, [...]


4 Nov
Lexus returns to the performance luxury two-door segment

Lexus is returning to the two-door game with their RC Coupe, set to premier at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month (November 20th). Utilizing the new design DNA that is working its way through the Lexus line-up (and most finely executed in the superb IS 350), the RC Coupe features the sharp stamping, beautiful [...]


20 Aug
597 horsepower, 398 lb.ft of torque & 0-100 km/h in 3 seconds

Not satisfied with its recent spate of gamechanging supercars like the F12 Berlinetta and horribly named LaFerrari, Ferrari is updating its gorgeous (but now several years old) 458. The 458 Speciale is special for several reasons, the first being that its exterior has been modified to make it the most aerodynamic car Ferrari has ever [...]


As the black clouds gathered on the skies outside of New Orleans, we all stared warily at the darkening mass and waited for the inevitable clap to announce our anointment of rain. Instead, the only clap heard was the plangent wail of Aston Martin’s naturally aspirated V12 Vanquish engine shifting rapidly through gears, howling on [...]


18 Apr
Another "leak" from the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show

When you’re a relatively small automaker like Lamborghini, and you really only have two real vehicles to work with (the Gallardo and Aventador), you need to come up with ways to stay relevant at the half-dozen critical auto shows every year. The way to do that is to stagger droptop versions, then high performance editions, [...]


7 Mar
Another exotic ride debuts at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Remember the Aspid GT-21 Invictus 450-HP Supercar? Well Aspid’s not the only Spanish supercar builder alive and kicking as Spania demonstrated at the Geneva Motor Show this year. The Iberian automaker unveiled its 900-horsepower GTA Spano, a heavily carbon fiber filled beast aiming its twin-turbocharged 8.4-liter V10 at the likes of the Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren [...]

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