The 2020 Honda Civic Type R Sport Line is going for a more tame look, if that is even possible, starting by replacing its large rear wing with a low-profile rear deck spoiler. It does retain the shape of the standard Type R’s body, but swaps outs the 20-inch wheels for 19-inch units to provide a slightly smoother ride. The front splitter, side skirts and rear diffuser are also greyed out instead of keeping with the red line look. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
HTC’s Vive and Vive Cosmos line of PC-tethered VR headsets are well known in the gaming community, but now, the company is looking to expand into 5G cellular devices. First up, we have Project Proton (above), which is essentially a display headset that pairs with a portable external device for processing and connectivity. It will most likely utilize passthrough video, which is live video overlaid with virtual elements. Read more for a video and additional information about the other headsets.
While fans of The Mandalorian are awaiting the second season, Hasbro wants to whet your appetite for merchandise with a new animatronic Baby Yoda, which made its debut today on Good Morning America. If you want to see it in person, head on over to the New York Toy Fair this weekend at the Jacob K. Javits Center. Read more for two videos and additional information.
The ultimate street-legal, track-focused variant of Honda’s iconic Civic Type R will arrive on American shores later this year. This lighter, faster and even more ferocious vehicle features all of the 2020 model year Type R updates as well as additional enhancements designed to make it a track machine. Only 600 units of the 2021 Type R Limited Edition, all in brilliant new Phoenix Yellow and each with an individually numbered serial plate, will be sold in the US this fall. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
Hasbro, Inc. announced today that they have partnered with 343 Industries to introduce a range of officially licensed Halo Infinite NERF blasters. The first batch will include three different models: the NERF Halo MA40 Blaster, a motorized, semi-automatic blaster that includes a 10-dart clip and 10 ELITE darts, and two collectible single-shot MicroShots blasters inspired by iconic Halo launchers – SPNKr and The Needler. That’s not all, some of these will also include an exclusive Halo Infinite code for unlockable game add-on content. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Keanu Reeves may be filming The Matrix 4 right now, but his most recent portrayal of assassin John Wick has left some auto enthusiasts longing for his Ford Mustang Mach 1, nicknamed “Hitman”. Oklahoma-based Classic Recreations is now offering replicas of this vehicle, based on a restored 1969-79 body or a brand new reproduction. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Electric motorcycles still have not really caught on, but the 2020 Zero SR/S wants to change that. It’s powered by an air-cooled ZF 75-10 electric motor and a 14.4 kWh lithium-ion battery that generates 110 horsepower and 140 lb-ft of torque, enabling to hit a top speed of 124 mph. Customers will be able to choose from a Standard model or a Premium model, while an optional Power Tank extends range on both. Read more for two videos and additional information.
The SODAPOP Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker is properly named, as it’s designed to screw onto most regular plastic beverage bottles. How does it work? By utilizing the characteristics of the bottle material and the air inside the bottle, it amplifies the sound volume in the bass range by as much as 10dB. To human ears, a 10dB increase will sound approximately twice as loud. A rechargeable lithium-ion battery is good for up to 30 hours of continuous listening. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Lazareth is no stranger to unique bikes, and their latest creation, the LM 410, is no exception. This four-wheeled motorcycle is completely street-legal—well, or at least in France, and powered by a Maserati engine that’s ready to cruise the streets. It will be limited to 10-units worldwide, priced at a whopping $107,965, which is slightly less than a 2020 Nissan GT-R ($113,540). Read more for a video and additional information.
Hasbro is bringing back the Tiger Electronics LCD handhelds that many remember from the early 90s, and rather than have swappable games, each one was based on a character or franchise / series, like Mega Man, Ninja Gaiden, Sonic the Hedgehog, Transformers, etc. This Fall, the company will be released four LCD games: The Little Mermaid, Sonic the Hedgehog 3, Transformers: Generation 2 and X-Men Project X. Read more for a video on the originals and additional information.