The Mercedes-Benz X-Class Concept Truck is basically a mid-sized pickup that combines luxury with practicality, all powered by a six-cylinder engine, with full-time all-wheel drive, and modern driver assistance systems. Featuring a unique dashboard design, complete with round air vents as well as an infotainment system with the central touchpad for controls. Continue reading for a video of the actual prototypes, more pictures and additional information. Click here for a few bonus images.
Envisioned by industrial designer Charles Bombardier, the $100-million Seataci Concept Yacht sports a main hull that can submerge itself using a ballast system, giving passengers inside outstanding underwater views. Unlike traditional designs, this employs an innovative propulsion system: a bio-mimetic oscillating foil that pushes water back like a whale's tail, enabling the vessel to operate in shallower waters at maximum efficiency. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
For $1.5-million, you could either buy a new hypercar or a Colbalt Valkyrie-X Rose Gold private jet. It's built in California, and currently one of the fastest piston aircraft in the world, equipped with a 350-horsepower engine that propels it at speeds up to 230 mph, with a range of 1,150 land miles. The shell is made from carbon composite, with precision controls and solid stainless steel and aluminum alloys for the retractable landing gear, to keep things light. You also get hand-stitched cream leather seats and the largest one-piece canopy in the world for breathtaking panoramic views of the sky. Click here for the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing why you should never try to drive your car off a tow truck after it's been hooked in.
Carwow revamps the Mercedes-AMG G63 6x6 with an all-new suspension and body panels, enabling you to transport passengers in luxury, while maintaining off-road ruggedness. The original is powered by a 5.5L AMG V8 twin-turbo engine that generates 536hp and 561 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 7G-tronic seven-speed automatic transmission, good for a 0-60mph run in 7.8-seconds. Continue reading for another picture.
It's only a matter of time before we see a Tesla watercraft, or at least one that is powered by the company's batteries, but until then, the E-Vision GranTurismo should whet your appetite. This high-tech boat comes equipped with two powertrains mounted symmetrically on the left and right, providing speed that is independent of vibrations or engine noise., while solar panels up ensure that it runs completely on clean energy. Click here to view the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of liquid nitrogen skating on different fluid surfaces.
For $1.8-million, you could either buy a brand new LaFerrari Aperta (if you're lucky enough to receive an invitation), or the ultra luxurious Wajer 55 by Sinot Yacht Design. At 52-feet in length, this watercraft comes equipped with three IPS600 Volva Penta engines rated at 435 horsepower each, enabling it to cruise at 28 knots and hit a top speed of 38 knots. Weight is kept to a minimum, thanks to lightweight materials, such as carbon fiber. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Jim Glickenhaus' SCG003C hypercar (road version) is set to be released in 2017, and it will be hand-built in Italy by Manifattura Automobili Torino. In addition to its carbon-fiber shell, it features a twin-turbocharged 4.4L engine producing 750-horsepower, good for a 217 mph top speed and a sprint from 0-62mph in under 3-seconds. Pricing is rumored to start at $2.2-million. Click here for more images of the SCG003C. Continue reading for two additional videos, including one driving clip at Goodwood.
Spanish design house Bengala announced today that they will build 10 special edition Ferrari F12-based Caballeria models whose owners will automatically become part of their new Privilege Program, and have access to future models. These bespoke carbon fiber creations will be completed by summer 2017. "In most cases, uniqueness is a state of mind; we bring to our customers an interpretation of their desires, based on their dreams. Put it simply, we mastered and created a unique piece of design and engineering, the Bengala F12 Caballeria, and ten special individuals earned it," said Bengala CEO and Founder Shoghi Saeidnia. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
At $463,271 USD, the Morelo Empire Liner is more in line with the cost of a new home (or several) rather than a 5-star hotel, but if you took a luxurious suite, added some wheels, this motorhome would be the result. Featuring a full kitchenette, underfloor heating, master bedroom, and a bathroom with rain shower. Want to enjoy the stars on a clear evening while parked in the middle of nowhere? Simply look out the bedroom skylight. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
This may look like a zombie-proof concrete fortress at first, but it's actually the Ubatuba House. Perched atop the Brazilian coastline, it's a luxurious, yet boxy 10m x 10m x 6m, living space that features an open veranda space at the bottom floor, the kitchen and living areas above that, while the bedrooms are nestled on the third level. Guests can enjoy panoramic ocean views on the rooftop, and the open design ensure plenty of natural light. Click here to view the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of mind-bending street art that can only be viewed from certain angles.