Neva AirQuadOne Flying Vehicle may not be street-legal, but it's a personal airborne craft that you may be able to order online in the near future. Featuring a rechargeable battery pack and a series of electric turbofans for propulsion, riders straddle the AirQuadOne like a motorbike, while vertical takeoffs / landings increase its versatility. When fully charged, you can expect to achieve a 25-mile range, making it great for flying to work. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The number of children who overheated and died inside cars increased across the country last year, but now a 10-year-old boy from McKinney has invented what he hopes is a life-saving gadget that every parent could use. According to Bishop Curry V, he was inspired to create a device he calls "Oasis" after a baby died in a hot minivan last summer outside a home in Melissa. This small device would basically attach to a car seat, detect if a child is left inside the vehicle, and then blow cool air until parents and / or authorities are notified. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Flying cars have been mentioned online for quite some time, but a Czech-based helicopter company, has unveiled the world's first street legal version, dubbed the Nirvana Autogyro. It was developed by pilot Pavel Brezina, and the two-seater can reach up to 25 mph on the ground, and its gyrodrive can top out at 110 mph in the air. Continue reading for more pictures, another video, and additional information.
ITAP transformed an old 1997 BMW into "The Phoenix, an electric car with a longer driving range than the Tesla Model S P100D for just a fraction of the cost. It comes equipped with three types of recycled batteries that total 130 kilowatts of capacity - comprised of lithium-ion 18650 cells, old laptops, and used electric car batteries - powering an electric motor, enabling it to drive for 382-miles on a full charge. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Automotive designer Steel Drake gives us a first look at what could become the Tesla Model S successor. Called the "Model SD," this vehicle measures in at 93.9 in in length, 76 in in width, and 55 in height, making it slightly more compact than its predecessor. Other new features include: multi-color light strip up front, suicide doors, and a rear window delete. Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here for a few bonus images.
Ironwood Custom Motorcycles transformed a 1985 BMW R80, complete with its iconic mono-shock and single-side swing arm, into "The Mutant". The upgraded bike now sports a Leatherman multi-tool holder / grips, Brembo brake disks, Fehling clip ons, a Hyperpro emulsion rear shock, custom LED taillights and a custom alacantra / leather seat with matching tank strap. Continue reading for more pictures.
First, there was the Tweel, now Michelin unveils the VISION Airless Tire, which is made entirely from a bio-degradable material manufactured using a special 3D printing process. Instead of air, this tire relies on an intricate inner structure that holds the entire vehicle up. You'll never have to take them in for a rotation or repair either, as all you need to do is get them re-printed. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Limited to just 95-units worldwide, the ultra sleek MV Agusta RVS #1 is based on the Dragster 800 streetfighter motorcycle. In addition to a titanium frame, it comes equipped with an 800cc 3-cylinder motor that produces 150-horsepower. Other features include: front wave rotors, low-profile bar-end mirrors, Kineo wheels, and a stealthy flat black paint job. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery.Continue reading for a viral video of the nicest car horn ever.
Sleek and stylish, Munro Motor's 2.0 eBike looks like a traditional motorcycle, but it's fully-electric, complete with motorcycle-style foot pegs. Other features include: heavy duty shock-absorbers and a Bosch electric motor integrated in the rear wheel that powers two battery packs, which enables it to hit a top speed of 28mph, with a 60 mile total range per charge. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Always wanted your very own 1966 Batmobile? If so, and have $250,000 to spend on a car, then look no further than this stunning replica. Featuring a Bat-Phone, 5.7-liter V8 producing 250-horsepower and hidden underneath a motorized hood, as well as a rear turbine outlet. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information. Click here for a few bonus images.