15 Jul
Robert Whitworth's photo time-lapse European city tour

Rob Whitworth‘s time-lapse photographic work is like a compressed tour, seen through the eyes of a dimension traveling sorcerer. Or as NPR put it: “What Cezanne did for apples, Rob Whitworth does for city traffic.” With an artful eye and all-reaching camera, hours and hours of vivid city scape are compressed into just minutes. Whitworth’s […]


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 […]


14 Jun
Freddi C once again tackles Spain's ultimate musical throwdown

I’m so ready for this! All of our friends here in Barcelona are begging for the weather to be great over this week and into the upcoming Sonar weekend. Why, you ask? Well it’s been unusually wet and cold here in BCN for this time of year — putting a bit of a damper on […]


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 […]


31 Aug
The psychedelic sound of Puerto Rico

Fantasmes formed between Mario Negrón and Darío Morales a few years after meeting one another at high school where they lived in Puerto Rico. Mario released an EP on his own, The Reveller, and soon asked Darío to join the band. After they began working together, however, Mario battled bouts of depression while bandmate Darío relocated to […]


6 Aug
Only 888 horsepower from the twin-turbocharged V12

Spanish boutique coachbuilders Tramontana have already established themselves with their fine line of handbuilt supercars, highlighted by the topless Tramontana S and closed-roof Tramontana R models. Now they are ramping up the contest with their halo Tramontana XTR — a similarly mid-mounted burner clearly aimed at the racetrack. Powered by a Mercedes-Benz V12, the twin-turbocharged engine […]


24 Jul
Diamond-encrusted LED lights & a holographic display

After decades of extended war with neighbor Israel, Lebanon has slowly climbed out of its desperate strife to become a burgeoning regional economic force. There is no surer sign of its potent recovery than the fact that the country has announced its first hypercar and supercar automotive manucaturer: W Motors. Following the upstarts of other […]


17 Jul
Spain finally throws its hat into the European supercar wars

While all sorts of countries from around the world are getting into the Supercar market — such as Poland with its Arrinera De Veno, India its DC Design Avanti, and Mexico its Mastretta MXT — Spain has kept conspicuously out of the dialogue. Not any more. Spanish auto manufacturing startup Aspid has just unveiled its plans […]