YouTube personality and former professional skier Jon Olsson has unveiled his latest project, and it's a doozy. This customized Rolls-Royce Wraith was modified by Dutch workshop Absolute Motors, and boasts a turbocharged 6.6L V12 engine generating 810 horsepower, good for a 0-60 time of 4.4-seconds. On the exterior, you'll also find two grille-mounted LED lights, four extra lights on the roof, and a magnetized roof rack. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a backyard scientist breaking into a 1,000-pound safe with a plasma cutter.
Carlex Design partnered with Autokontener to build a futuristic-looking luxury trailer. Inside, guests will find multiple levels, ambient lighting, brushed metal accents, plenty of storage compartments, bar and a massive OLED 4K TV. Unfortunately, you won't find a holodeck or a captain's chair inside. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
East Coast Defender took a normal Land Rover Defender 90, and transformed it into the stealthy Honey Badger. What really sets it apart is a 6.2L Chevrolet LS3 V8 engine that produces 430-horsepower, enabling the all terrain vehicle to go from 0-60 mph in just under 6-seconds. Other upgrades include: a transfer case with a limited slip differential, Borla exhaust, and 18" Sawtooth wheels with BF Goodrich All Terrain KO2 tires. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Have $2.2-million, and always wanted a Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster in Verde Singh, complete with a matching MTI G6 speedboat? If so, then this JamesEdition listing just might be the ultimate combo for you. The latter is powered by a Mercury Racing engine that produces 1,350-horsepower on 91-octane gasoline, or an incredible 1,550 on 112 AKI race fuel, good for a top speed of 180 mph on the open water. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information. Click here for a few bonus images.
Think of the Migaloo Private Submersible as a watercraft that combines the luxury of a superyacht with the underwater capabilities of a Zumwalt-class Navy submarine. Available in five different models, ranging in size from a 72-meter M2 to a giant 283-meter M7, each one uses a modern acrylic pressure hull for a wide-open interior space, while offering expansive views of the ocean. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
So, you've got a luxury apartment in the city, a few supercars in the garage, but want a unique mansion in the forest? If so, then look no further than House Paarman by South African studio Malan Vorster. This tree mansion offers stunning views overlooking the forest, complete with four square reflection pools. It's comprised of four cylindrical units that symbolize trees, each with a tree trunk-like steel pillar with branch-like beams, along with circular rings to support the upper floors. Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here for a few bonus images.
Why bother with sleeper trains, when you could just stay at a Hyperloop Hotel, which sends you between cities in a luxury pod suite made from a recycled shipping container. Each one boasts an office, living room, bedroom and a bathroom. How does it work? Well, guests first pay $1,200, and once settled in the room, they may travel and dock at one of 13 hotel stations across the US, all controlled within a special mobile app. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Located in the historic Collins Waterfront district, the amazing Pine Tree House, built by South African firm SAOTA has a giant waterslide that leads into a gigantic pool. If you'd rather swim on the beach, there's also a basketball court, as well as a convertible indoor/outdoor living area. The interior is just as stunning, with a kitchen and dining room on the first floor, while bedrooms are joined by a family room and master suite on the second floor. For those warm summer nights, there's a rooftop terrace that overlooks the adjacent canal. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Pininfarina has been known to design some legendary Ferraris, including the Testarossa and 330 GTS, but now, the designer has created a stunning superyacht, called the "Aura". Powered by a diesel-electric propulsion system located in the center, it features two stern-situated pools and even a giant beach club. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
If Apple created a luxury camping pod inspired by the MINI Countryman, it would probably look something like this creation from Bitlens Studio. Despite looking like a spacecraft, this minimalist living space features a kitchenette, full bedroom with bathroom, and a giant wraparound window, perfect for soaking in the views wherever you decide to park it. Continue reading for more pictures and information.