Think of the Porsche 911 Vision EXQUISITE as 918 Spyder meets 911 Convertible. The vehicle may be track-only in its current design, but the prototype will definitely have a bit more safety features. What stands out most however, is its open cockpit, as there are no doors, roof, windscreen, or even raised side sills for protection. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
There are these crazy vending machines, and then Carvana, a 5-story vehicle dispenser of sorts. Created by a Nashville-based car company, buyers simply have to place a special coin in the machine after making their selection, to receive their desired vehicle. "Carvana created the original car vending machine concept in Atlanta in 2014, and we've spent the last year taking this experience to a whole new level. Our new vending machine is a state-of-the-art, multi-story structure that delivers our customers' cars by merely inserting a custom coin. Carvana's mission is to create a better way to by a car, and this new vending machine will be a one-of-a-kind experience that mirrors just how simple and easy we've made it to buy a car online," said Ernie Garcia, CEO of Carvana. Click here to view the first image in this week's demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how some thieves use zip ties to pick Master Locks.
The Range Rover Evoque Convertible SUV is based on its coupe counterpart, and features a cloth roof that folds down in a mere 18-seconds at speeds up to 29 mph. It's powered by a turbocharged 2.0L inline-four engine that produces 240-horsepower and 251-pound-foot of torque. Other features include: Terrain Response, 4WD, and Dynamic Stability Control, a 360-degree parking camera, automatic pre-collision braking, lane-departure warning / lane-keep assist, 660-watt Meridian sound systems, and LED lighting. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of what could quite possibly be the sharpest kitchen knife ever.
Ferrari / BMW design house Pininfarina has just released new images of Zetor, a sleek tractor with a glossy cherry red finish, blacked out windows and curved lines. While the fastest tractor (600+ horsepower) on the market today tops out at 30mph, there's no word yet on if this one will sport a turbocharged engine that gives sports cars a run for their money. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Dubai-based W Motors has just unveiled the fighter jet-inspired $1.6-million Fenyr SuperSport, and unlike its previous offering, the Lykan HyperSport, this one sports a body made from carbon fiber, bolted to a tubular aluminum chassis. The supercar is powered by a 4.0L, twin-turbo flat-six engine, made by RUF in Germany, that generates 900-horsepower, paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. All that power helps it sprint from 0-60 mph in less than 2.7 seconds, as well as helping the vehicle achieve a top speed of 250 mph. Continue reading for more pictures, a video and additional information.
Johnny Bohmer, owner of this heavily modified, twin-turbo 1700-horsepower Ford GT took this car to the landing facility at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and set a new, verified Guinness World Record for the fastest standing mile in a street car. He managed to hit an eye-watering 283.3mph (456 km/hr). Powered by a twin-turbocharged 5.4-litre Ford V8, complete with an upgraded intercooler and fuel system, the gearbox had to be strengthened to support the massive power, while the chassis remains completely stock. However, it's not just a show car, as Bohmer regularly drops off and picks up his kids from school in the monstrous vehicle. Continue reading for more interesting, yet random, photos.
Panoz is willing to build anyone with a minimum of $890,000, a street-legal Esperante GTR-1 using the original body and tub molds. The company also offers extreme customization options that lets you create the exact GTR-1 of your dreams. Only two road-legal GTR-1s were built to meet homologation requirements set forth by the ruling bodies which the racing cars ran under. The GTR-1 competed in the FIA GT Championship and 24 Hours of Le Mans in Europe as well as the IMSA GT, United States Road Racing Championship, and American Le Mans Series in North America. Continue reading for more pictures, a video and additional information.
For those who grew up playing with toy vehicles, the Tonka brand probably sounds familiar. Meet the Toyota Tonka 4Runner Concept, which features yellow 20" Ultra Motorsports wrapped in 38-inch off-road tires. What really sets it apart is the 10-inch Bulletproof Suspension lift kit, along with custom welded bumpers, ladders, side steps, roof rack, complete with a pop-up tent. No word yet on if this will actually hit dealerships. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and information.
Taiwan-based Rough Crafts, headed by Winston Yeh, has unveiled their latest project, a revamped Harley-Davidson Softail called "Dark Cannon," and rightfully so. Appearing to be straight from The Dark Knight, this motorcycle features a girder front end, 23" Roland Sands Design Morris wheel, racing slick up front, Mikuni HSR 45 'smoothbore' carb, Performance Machine primary drive, exhaust system and Baker DD7 transmission. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Powered by a twin-turbocharged 7.0L V-8 that produces a whopping 1,451-horsepower, mated to a 6-speed manual transmission driving the rear wheels, the Hennessey Venom GT Spyder is one roadster you don't want to mess with. Sticky Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires help put the power to the ground and there's also GPS-based traction control system with calibration settings for some of the world's top race tracks. Continue reading for more pictures and information.