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.
Situated near Lidzbark Warminski in Poland, this glowing blue bicycle path is illuminated by phosphor, a synthetic material that lights up after being charged by sunlight. That's right, it can emit light for 10-hours after it collects the energy that enables it to glow at night. While the luminophore particles in the bike lane material can emit a variety of colors, the designers chose blue since it seamlessly blended in with the surrounding landscape. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
VanMoof knows the horrors of shipping large fragile items, so they decided to the best way to prevent their new electric bicycles from damage was to print a flatscreen TV image in the box. "No matter who was doing the shipping, too many of our bikes arrived looking like they'd been through a metal-munching combine harvester. It was getting expensive for us, and bloody annoying for our customers. Earlier this year our co-founder Ties had a flash of genius. Our boxes are about the same size as a (really really reaaaally massive) flatscreen television. Flatscreen televisions always arrive in perfect condition. What if we just printed a flatscreen television on the side of our boxes?," said creative director Bex Rad. Continue reading for two videos of the bike you get inside these boxes, and more information.
Always wanted an electric bike, but already have a perfectly good standard bike at home? Introducing the GeoOrbital Wheel. Put simply, it's a battery-powered tire that replaces a regular bicycle wheel, making it an electric-powered model in 60-seconds or less without using any tools, enabling riders to travel at up to 20mph, with a 50-mile range. The wheel itself is comprised of a rugged flat-proof tire, aerospace-grade aluminum motor controller, brushless DC motor, and a lithium-ion battery. That's right, everything needed to power your bike is built into the wheel itself. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including "Jakku: First Wave", an incredible Star Wars fan film.
The 108M is essentially a six-level superyacht with an elevated dining area / viewing platform, a full-sized helipad, 66-foot infinity pool, a tranquility garden, a massive grand hall for concerts, and more. What stands out is a shallow pool at the back that seamlessly transitions into the sea, creating a faux private beach. Everything is powered by over 3,000-square-feet of high-efficiency solar panels, which are used to charge lithium-ion batteries. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a $21,000 airplane seat.
The Colomban Cri-Cri may not sound like anything special, but it is currently the world's smallest twin-engined manned aircraft, designed in the early 1970s by French aeronautical engineer Michel Colomban. It features a cantilever low-wing, a single-seat enclosed cockpit under a bubble canopy, fixed tricycle landing gear and twin engines mounted on pylons to the nose of the aircraft in tractor configuration. Click here for more images of the CriCri. Continue reading for another flight test video.
Rise Robotics' KickStick isn't some motor you attach to a skateboard, but rather a 3-horsepower, direct drive, in-hub brushless motor attached to the end of a staff. This self-propulsion system is used similar to an oar, with a motorized wheel on the end and a pressure-based throttle capable of pushing your skateboard up to 30mph. Simply activate the stick at the push of a button, touch the wheel to the ground, pull the lever, and you'll be ready to roll. Best of all, it's completely battery-powered, making for easy transportation. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including a comparison of expensive glowsticks to cheap imitations.
Priced from $4300, the Rungu Electric Juggernaut is an all-electric, three-wheeled bike / trike hybrid that goes anywhere. Each model comes equipped with an electric engine, paired with a 3-phase hub motor that has a 20-mile range and a top speed of 20mph. Ackmermen steering enables you to steer it just like a car. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a kayaker's extreme close-up of a breaching humpback whale.
Think of the Super Sports SS18 Glider Yacht as an F1 racer for the water, and it's not just for looks, as the watercraft is capable achieving speeds in excess of 60mph. Fortunately, it has room for more than just one on the open water and comfortably accommodates up to four guests, in addition to the pilot. Continue reading for another video and more information.