Priced from $3.26-million USD, the Bugatti Chiron Sport is lighter than its predecessor, thanks to forged wheels, plenty of carbon fiber parts, as well as more agile, with 10% stiffer shock absorbers and modified steering. Aside from the 1,500-hp W16 engine, it also boasts a Dynamic Torque Vectoring System, an optimized rear axle differential setting, and four-port exhaust deflector. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
The Airbus Vahana is a prototype flying car / taxi that has just completed its first test flight at an airport in Oregon. This Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft boasts wings and tail sections that rotate from vertical to horizontal. Vahana measures 20 feet long and almost 19 feet wide, while offering a projected battery range of 62 miles. You'll be able to take off and land in small areas such as parking lots or even the rook of a skyscraper. Despite hovering for just a minute in the test, Vahana aims to bring its autonomous flying car to market by 2020. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of glass potato chips.
Forget Hyperloop, the Aerotrain-inspired SpaceTrain may eventually connect the French cities of Saran and Ruan. This futuristic train system operates in a system of subterranean tunnels operating in a low pressure atmosphere, enabling it to hit near-supersonic speeds, while preventing vibration and noise that would otherwise disrupt nearby neighborhoods. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
If you've always wanted a powerboat and love adventure, look no further than the XSV 17 "Thunder Child", a watercraft that can't be capsized. You read that right, regardless of how far the vessel is tipped, it can right itself, thanks to its incredibly buoyant and low center of gravity design. The XSV 17 is powered by twin-charged (turbocharged + supercharged) Caterpillar C12.9 intercooled diesel engines that generate a combined 2,000 horsepower. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Not just any racing boat, the Mercedes-Benz AMG X Cigarette Racing 515 Project One was inspired by the automaker's upcoming 1,000 hp hypercar. However, this watercraft is powered by a pair of Mercury Racing quad cam 4 valve engines and M8 stern drives, generating as much as 3,100 hp, with additional performance being unlocked with a special key fob. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
NASA successfully tested a new technology in flight that enables aircraft to fold their wings to different angles while in the air. The recent flight series took place at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in California and was part of the Spanwise Adaptive Wing project (SAW), a project that aims to validate the use of a cutting-edge, lightweight material to be able to fold the outer portions of aircraft wings and their control surfaces to optimal angles in flight. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Jet Capsule's latest foray in watercraft builds upon its original pods, and is called the "Mini Jet". This enclosed boat of sorts combines a luxurious mini yacht and speedboat into one, as it's built on a 5-meter hull designed to transport five adults comfortably. The cockpit features a convertible carbon fiber lid, a host of leather accents, and jet ski-like controls. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Think of the all-new 2018 RZR RS1 UTV as an all-wheel-drive go-kart that can be driven anywhere. Sporting a compact center-cockpit design for added stability, better terrain visibility, and a more immersive experience, along with a powerful 999cc ProStar 1000 H.O. 4-Stroke DOHC Twin Cylinder engine that generates 110-horsepower. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Amazon is set to take on UPS and FedEx with their new "Shipping with Amazon" (SWA) service that will see drivers retrieving packages directly from businesses and shipping them to their customers. The company is expected to begin testing SWA in Los Angeles within the next few weeks, and third-party sellers who offer their goods on Amazon will have the choice of selecting this option, but it should be accessible to other businesses as well later on. A company spokesperson stated that pricing will be similar to that of UPS and FedEx. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Sometimes, an ATV just isn't practical for some terrain, and that's where Howe & Howe Technologies "Ripchair 3.0" comes in. It was developed with military-grade components, complete with a state of the art track system, to combine power, durability, and maneuverability into one sturdy as well as easy to control platform. Plus, it's currently the only non-transferable tracked chair on the market today that enables the owner the ability to use his/her own wheelchair during operation. One simply has to back in, lock in, and move out. Features include right or left handed electronic controls, lighting packages and add-ons for your recreational pleasure such as fishing pole holders and rifle rests. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a jet engine taking on a face.