Mercedes-Benz has partnered with McLaren in the past, but now the automaker plans on releasing a supercar that will blow its competitors out of the water. This F1-inspired model will boast a hybrid mid-engine layout using technology from their actual race cars. "We have the most energy-dense hybrid pack in existence/ It would make a great deal of sense to harness that technology for the road," said performance division boss Tobias Moers. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Based on the Ferrari LaFerrari, the Maserati LaMaserati, designed by Staffordshire University transport design student Mark Hostler, ditches the KERS system from the LaFerrari being ditched, and is powered by a tuned 6.3L V12 being for weight reduction purposes. Considering that the Fiat Group owns both Ferrari and Maserati, we may see some type of Maserati hypercar in the near future. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
It's inevitable, an Apple iCar that is. However, Motor Trend recently unveiled a concept showing what it definitely won't look like. In September 2015, this vehicle was reportedly set to "committed project" status, in time for a 2019 release date, which would mean that at least a few design concepts have been completed, but after Johnny Ive reviewed the program, he "expressed his displeasure." Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Toyota partnered with graduate students at Clemson University's International Center for Automotive Research to create "uBOX". A new concept vehicle designed for Generation Z, whether it be for transportation, work or socializing. The box-like, door-equipped crossover sports an electric powertrain that delivers ample take-off power, while a configurable interior with sliding, nesting seats enables you to easily switch between cargo and people carrying, as needed. Continue reading for a video and more information.
This is not a DeLorean prototype, just the sleek Maserati Boomerang, which was first revealed at the Turin Auto Show in 1971. Designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro, this unique vehicle is powered by a 4.7L V8 engine that generates 310-horsepower, driving the rear wheels, and mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. It has a unique dashboard layout where the steering wheel and gauge cluster are part of a single console that emerges from the dash, and the steering wheel rotates around the stationary gauges. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of molten copper being poured onto a block of styrofoam.
Designer Jiwoong Jung from Seoul, South Korea, has unveiled his latest piece: "Hidden Time". It's basically a minimalist wristwatch that uses a gradient instead of an hour hand to display time, gradually becoming darker from one o'clock to twelve o'clock. Sure, this may not be the most practical watch out there, but will definitely turn some heads. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of mind-boggling oscilloscope art.
We have seen the future of smart mobile devices, and they'll all have modular designs. In other words, you won't need to buy a separate watch or camera, just simply attach new modules. Hamed Sarfaraz's Flex Smartwatch consists of two flexible displays, and a camera module, which can all be used on their own. Continue reading to see the four different configurations and for more information.
Nothing is official yet, but Apple is expected to unveil several new products at their press event on March 21st, including the iPhone SE. However, recent rumors have said that there will be an iPhone 7, as well as a higher-end iPhone Pro, which reportedly boasts a dual camera system. If this is the case, you can also expect an upgraded CPU, display, and RAM. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of terrifying, yet real, robot that can outrun many humans.
Aston Martin and Red Bull are partnering to create the ultimate hypercar, codenamed "AM-RB 001". It's touted as Formula One technology meets Aston's "signature sports car design" by Red Bull boss Christian Horner. While no engine or drivetrain specifications have been released yet, but a hybrid could be under consideration, paired with some iteration of Aston's 7.0L V12 from the track-only Vulcan. Continue reading for two more pictures and information.
When military vehicle meets the classic Wrangler Unlimited, you get the sleek Jeep Crew Chief 715 Concept, a vehicle ready to go off-road. It comes equipped with a 4-inch lift kit, Fox shocks, off-road rock rails, 20-inch wheels, Dana axles and 40-inch tires, while an on-board air system as well as a 5-foot cargo bed ensure you're able to safely transport gear. Inside, there's leather bucket seats, aircraft-style control switches, and dash-mounted compass. Click here to view the first image in this week's at of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of inventor Colin Furze using thermite to heat tea.