McLaren wanted to make a supercar that could be daily driven, and what they came up with is the McLaren 570S. Expected to be priced from $180,000 USD, this sleek rear-wheel drive supercar is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.8L V8 engine that pumps out 562hp and 443 lb-ft of torque, boosting it from 0-60mph in just 3.2-seconds, with a top speed of 204mph. Despite how it looks, the company claims that there's more luggage space available in the 570S than any of its predecessors. Continue reading for a video and more pictures.
Forget Starubucks, or any other expensive coffee shop for that matter, and hop onto Leap in San Francisco. This luxury commuter bus boasts a coffee bar, free WiFi and a relaxing laid-back vibe. While most buses (besides touring and home conversions) are designed purely for transportation, this one adds some style with distressed-wood-panel accents and rows of elevated window-facing barstools, circular seating areas for collaboration. Continue reading for a video and more information.
Could you imaging yourself winning a race against Usain Bolt? Probably not, that is unless...you had a pair of these bionic boots. Invented by Keahi Seymour, these boots have ultra light springs incorporated in them and are designed after the achilles tendon of ostriches thus providing more force to the user's movement. Seymour demonstrated the latest version of Bionic Boots at the Maker Faire in New York, and they allowed anyone to reach speeds of up to 25mph. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including a self-assembling table saw.
Think of the Jet Capsule Reptile as a mini yacht and jet ski in one, with the sleek lines of a spaceship, providing luxury amenities without sacrificing performance and maneuverability on the water. Made by Italy-based Lazzarini, this updated model is lighter, faster, and offers more performance, weighing 1,102-pounds less than its predecessor. It's powered by a 570 horsepower Ilmore MV8 high performance engine that can boost it up to 50 knots (58 mph). Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.
Called the Raht Racer, this pedal-powered cycle amplifies pedal power to enable cyclists to travel at car speeds of up to 100mph, and it has a roof to keep you dry in wet weather to boot. This three-wheeled vehicle features an ultra lightweight composite body with room for everything a mobile warrior needs, such as a laptop, messenger bag and even lunch. To keep things safe, its designers have employed a roll cage, air bags and seat belts. "Safer than a motorcycle, or bicycle on a busy street, the Raht has an integrated roll cage, reinforced carbon fiber body and automotive safety features like headlights, tail lights, seat belts & air bag. It will forever change the way you exercise and travel," according to the website. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a not so magic carpet ride.
Actor Norman Reedus's character in The Walking Dead, Daryl Dixon, has just been gifted a new motorcycle, and it's a customized 1992 Honda CB750 Nighthawk. Reedus contacted Classified Moto himself for the build, with the aim to create a post-apocalyptic ride worthy of both a real gear head and zombie apocalypse. The finished product is just that, with parts sourced from Kenda, Yamaha, and Progressive Suspension as well as stock parts from Honda. There are crossbow mounts to finish things off. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a giant tortoise taking on man in the slowest chase ever.
You see them in shipping yards worldwide, but who would've thought an old container could become a fully functional pizzeria called "Del Popolo"? That's right, this mobile pizzeria is housed in a 20-foot transatlantic shipping container that has been transformed into a kitchen, complete with a wall of glass doors that expose the interior. Owner Jon Darsky worked with four designers and spent $180,000 on the project, including a large oven which can reach temperatures of 800°. Continue reading for more.
Touted as the "world's first smart bike lock", the Noke U-Lock definitely lives up to its claim. This gadget uses your phone's Bluetooth connection and the Noke app to let you quickly unlock or set an alarm without the need for a key. Once your registered smartphone is within a few feet, it instantly unlocks. Other features include: GPS tracking, the ability to give one-time use codes to friends / family, and Quick-Click technology, which lets you create a custom access code that will get you in. There's also a physical alarm that goes off when a would-be bike thief messes with the U-Lock for more than 3-seconds. Kickstarter page information. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a 95-year-old who set a new record for the 200m.
Electric skateboards are nothing new or special, but the Monolith is currently the only (and first) skateboard with motors built directly into the wheels, as well as having swappable battery packs. Since everything is integrated into the deck and wheels, the board itself is ultra aerodynamic, with a top speed of 24 mph, and an accompanying smartphone app can set your desired pace. When fully charged, you'll be able to travel 10-miles. Regenerative braking uses the extra energy to charge your battery, and the lights on the Monolith's nose / tail provide extra safety. Continue reading for a video and more pictures.
Buenos Aires-based artist Raul Lemesoff transformed an old Ford Falcon into a tank-shaped mobile library, called "weapon of mass instruction." After spending years building the vehicle, he's now driving his completed bookmobile across Argentina, distributing books throughout urban centers and rural communities. He calls it "a structure that has the ability of transporting books, giving books away, collecting books, making a mess of people's heads." Continue reading for a video and more pictures.