The original Mazda RX-Vision made its debut at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, and made quite a splash. This front-wheel drive concept uses SkyActiv-R technology, which guarantees reliability and low fuel consumption by reducing the weight of the parts. Now, the automaker has teamed up with Polyphony Digital Inc. to create a GT3 Concept based on t he RX-Vision, which can be played in Gran Turismo Sport. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Considering a real Rolls-Royce Cullinan will set you back at least $330,000 USD, this 1:8 scale replica will likely cost you more than some entry-level cars (Honda Civic, Ford Fiesta, etc.). Each miniature Cullinan is handcrafted to the client’s specification using over 1,000 individual components. This build process can take up to 450 hours, or over half of the time required to build a full-sized Cullinan at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Latvia-based design studio Zeltini, led by designer Aigars Lauzis, created Z-Triton, which combines tricycle, tiny home, and electric boat, into one. You can’t buy one yet, but the studio plans on renting out the vehicle by 2021. After you’re done cycling, the wheels fold up to let you safely take the vehicle from land to water. On land, the front resembles a tricycle, with a bike seat for the driver, but when in water, the back then becomes the boat’s stern. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
Limited to 50-units worldwide and priced at a whopping $1.08-million, the 2020 Nissan GT-R 50 by Italdesign not only has a revamped outwards appearance, but a few engine upgrades as well. The twin-turbocharged 3.8L V6 engine now produces 710 horsepower (additional 110 horsepower over NISMO edition) and 575 lb-ft of torque (94 lb-ft increase). Read more for a video of it at the track, additional pictures and information.
Limited to just 60-units worldwide, the Bugatti Chiron Pur is a track-focused model powered by an 8.0L engine that now revs to 6,900 rpm and runs on Michelin Sport Cup 2R tires, which offer 10-percent more grip. It also comes equipped with “aero blades” wheels that channel turbulent air near the wheel down the side of the vehicle to the rear diffuser. Read more for a video of it at the Bilster Berg Circuit in Germany, additional pictures and information.
Steve Huff’s Current Technology 2.0 is now officially the first electric car exceed 200mph – 201.07mph to be exact – in the quarter mile at the dragstrip. This vehicle is based on a 240″ wheelbase NHRA dragster that’s powered by an 800-volt custom lithium polymer battery, mated to two custom-wound axial flux dual stack electric motors generating 2400 horsepower and 2000 lb-ft of torque. Read more for the video and additional information.
At $1.7-million, the Volkner Mobil Performance S just might be the world’s most luxurious motor home. Featuring a fully customizable interior, complete with real wood, marble, two 55-inch displays, a separate bath / shower and a complete kitchenette set. However, that is not the most impressive thing about this vehicle, as aside from those standard features, it has a hydraulic lift keeps your supercar tucked away for the night. Read more for a video and additional information.
The 2021 Porsche 911 Targa 4 and 4S have just been unveiled. What sets this model apart from the others is its fully automatic roof system that can be automatically opened or closed in just 19 seconds at the touch of a button. Both models are powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0L 6-cylinder boxer engine generating 379 hp / 443 hp respectively, enabling them to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in just 4.0 / 3.4 seconds when equipped with PDK and the optional Sport Chrono Package. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Dyson has been reinventing everyday appliances for decades, and their latest idea was to take on Tesla, as they envisioned electric car with a 600-mile range on a single charge. Unfortunately, things didn’t go quite as planned. James Dyson invested over $600-million from his own pockets to develop this EV, but he soon discovered that there was absolutely no way to turn a profit should they have went to market. Read more for another picture and additional information.
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The very first Lamborghini Countach LP500 made its public debut at the 1971 Geneva Motor Show, and the team spent the subsequent three years refining this radical prototype into the production-ready LP400. On the other hand, the DMC DeLorean was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and known mainly for its gull-wing doors as well as brushed stainless-steel outer body panels. What happens if you combine the two? The E.V.E. Countach by automotive designer Khyzyl Saleem of course. Read more for additional pictures.