Renault-Nissan have kicked off an advertising campaign promoting electric vehicles. The series of ads show what the world would be like if everything was operated by gas or other petroleum products. They put forward the point for electric cars quite efficiently, though we wouldn’t mind if a wee bit of Dieselpunk still existed.
Pininfarina is well known for the majesty and beauty of its designs. Designer Peter Norris has attempted to follow the same line as the well known coachbuilders for his independent design. He started off with an idea to develop a luxury car that would carry the brand’s name, and created the Pininfarina coupe. The concept [...]
At the Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa d’Este, Aston Martin has unleashed the V12 Zagato. Based on the V12 Vantage, the car has been given a few touches like the double bubble roof, DB4 GT inspired grille, reworked tail lights, and a stripped out race cockpit. Engine of the car has remained unchanged, using the same [...]
Celebrating its 75th birthday, Bavarian automaker BMW has come up with the 328 Homage concept, a nod to the car that the brand produced in the late ’30s. Displayed at the Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa d’Este, the concept gives off a retro look while keeping up with the best of contemporary manufacturing technologies. The concept [...]
The Bugatti-inspired desk from Luzzo Bespoke has been lovingly titled “Bugatti Grand Prix racing car inspired desk,” and is of course, named after one of the most expensive and powerful beasts on the road. It has been made out of machined aircraft aluminum, taking some 3000 hours of machining. To hark back to the old [...]
Designed by Sang-Jun Lee, Kyung-Kuk Kim and Seoung-Bin Lee, the EALO concept car is a futuristic vehicle created for the 2011 Michelin Challenge Design. Designers built the EALO on the thought and concept of what an organism might look like, if it was allowed to evolve in an urban environment. Well, turns out the organism [...]
Falcon Motorcycles has come out with its latest creation, the Black Falcon, which you see here in all its magnificence and glory. The motorcycle commands 75hp, to go all the way to the top speed of 140mph. Falcon ensured the motorcycle would be built close to perfection, re-engineering and making every piece. They even made [...]
David Hertz Architects Inc made use of deconstructed wings from a Boeing 747 to create this unique wing house on the Malibu beach. The residence makes use of both main wings and two stabilizers from the tail section, while the art studio building makes use of a 50-foot long section of upper fuselage as the [...]
Not so long ago, it was thought that electric vehicles were not quiet ready to match the power of the gasoline powered counterparts. In a short time, most of that myth has been blown apart by motorbikes like the Lito Sora. The electric motorcycle (or superbike) takes design cues from Bobbers and Street Fighters for [...]
We don’t think this VW bus is aging gracefully, it is going badass with age. Perhaps a desperate attempt by the old timer to stay relevant long past its time. The bus sits atop tank treads that would trace their origin to World War II, and is currently on sale at Vehicle Liquidation. Via: Ridelust, [...]
For superheroes, it is their headgear that makes them so easily recognizable, apart from the fact that they wear underwears over pants. Anyways, YouTube user Tigerpause444 created these awesome set of helmets that can be had in the choice of numerous superheroes. You could be Iron Man, Master Chief or the War Machine, among others. [...]
Its manufacturers call the Uno III “world’s first real transformer,” even though it does not transform into a badass car or an equally badass robot. What it does, is go from a three-wheeled Segway styled mode to a street bike. There you have it, and you can book one with a refundable deposit of $250. [...]
For a mighty supercar like Lamborghini Aventador, three minutes is more than enough to make a solid impression. Watch the car take on the forces of nature, as it navigates the Californian desert Coyote Dry Lakebed in this 3-minute special effect thunderstorm. Via: TCH
Toyota teamed up with engineering crew Deeplocal to create a small roller coaster from the 2011 Prius. Engineers modified the Prius to create a coaster car, and bestowed it with a 70-feet track made out of steel. The coaster car is dropped from a 10 feet high platform, where it reaches a speed of 15mph. [...]
We’ve come to expect a Chinese connection when we hear of DIY transformer sculptures, and we’re rarely disappointed. These sculptures were on display at the Nanjing International Auto Exhibition in China. These Transformers resembling pieces have been made waste pieces/ scraps from cars and bikes. No wonder some of them look so angry.