Biometric fingerprint sensors are nothing new, but Singulato has unveiled an all-new electric car that uses this technology on its doors. This startup in China has raised $600-million in a second phase of fundraising, and the government will offer buyers a 110,000 yuan ($16,285) subsidy per car, approximately one third of the sticker price of an electric car, representing a large percentage of the overall vehicle cost. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The ARRMA Fazon 6S BLX is no ordinary remote-controlled car, as this small monster truck is powered by a brushless motor system that enables it to hit a top speed of 60mph, on nearly any terrain. Four different driving modes for both on-road and off-road expeditions, thanks to ARRMA's Advanced Diff Technology, allow you to drive across otherwise dangerous terrain. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.
First unveiled nearly 5-years-ago, the "Splinter" wooden supercar by Joe Harmon has finally hit the road, and it's a doozy. Powered by a 600-horsepower Chevrolet LS7 engine, mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, the entire car is made from handcrafted wood, aside from the drive train, gauges, fasteners, tires and rims. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.
Modeled after the World War II jets of yesteryear, the Mercedes-Benz W196R Streamliner is a jet-powered machine you don't want to mess with at the track. Featuring a tightly enclosed cabin and low slung profile for maximum aerodynamic efficiency, its curvaceous silhouette mimic the cars and planes of the 1950s, but with a touch of modernity. Continue reading for more pictures. Click here to view a few bonus images.
Thanks to a carbon fiber chassis that weighs 70% less than steel,the Nio EP9 Electric Supercar is now the world's fastest, complete with a powertrain delivering one megawatt of power to the wheels, or 1,342-horsepower. It also comes equipped with four individual gearboxes and massive, enabling it to go from 0-124 mph in a mere 7.1-seconds, while topping out at 195 mph. To keep the chassis planted, a three-position active wing system gives the EP9 twice the downforce of an F1 car. Inside, you're greeted with an all-digital cockpit comprised of multiple screens to keep technical info available at a glance. The company recently took the vehicle to Nurburgring in Germany, where it posted an EV record-setting lap of just 7 minutes and 05.12 seconds. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of someone using Apple's $300 book as a bulletproof vest.
Tesla is now outfitting all of its new cars with 40 times the computing power of the previous generation to process the vision, sonar, and radar imagery the vehicle uses for its autonomous self-driving mode. CEO Telon Musk released a video showing exactly what the vehicle sees as it navigates through traffic, stop lights, and other road obstacles before parking at the destination, via the car's left rear, medium range, and right rear cameras. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of DOOM running on a MacBook Pro Touch Bar.
Priced at $400,000, this Ferrari F430-based Enzo replica just might be the most expensive yet. Featuring a custom carbon fiber / aluminum body, single lug OEM Enzo wheels, an F1 transmission, power windows, air conditioning and air bags. It's powered by the F430's standard naturally aspirated 4.3L V8 producing 483-horsepower. Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here for some bonus funny car images.
Powered by a twin-turbocharged Audi V8, this Pagani Zonda knockoff, built by Nick Truman, is anything but a supercar, as it's based on an old Ford. "The car is based on a 1989 Ford Scorpio (V5 included) (running gear/drive shafts, brakes, wiring, electrics, cooling etc) and has a space frame chassis based on the Ultima GTA, the fastest car ever around the Top Gear race track," said Truman. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.
Many auto and robotics enthusiasts already know that Roborace will be a motorsport championship with autonomously driving, electrically powered vehicles, held on the same tracks as the Formula E championship season. This will be the first global championship for driverless cars, and "DevBot #1" managed to complete 12 laps around a track without crashing. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Another day, another knockoff, but this isn't a smartphone, computer, or even toy, but rather a Chevrolet Camaro Z28-based Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 replica. That's right, it's built on the chassis of a fourth-generation Z28, which has been completely gutted, fitted with new body panels, interior, while retaining the engine. If you're wondering why this is on the market, it's because" "the reason I am selling it because my wife, she too jealous." Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information. Continue readingClick here for a few bonus images.