Atari announced a partnership with GSD Group to build video game-themed hotels in the United States, with the first location breaking ground in Phoenix, AZ later this year. They aim to offer a unique lodging experience that combines the iconic brand with a one-of-a-kind video game-themed destination, complete with the latest in VR and AR (Virtual and Augmented Reality). Plus, select hotels will also feature state-of-the-art venues and studios to accommodate eSports events. Read more for another picture and additional information.
Tuning shop Wheelsandmore has just unveiled their latest upgrade package for the Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster, and there are three to choose from. The Level 1 package is just an ECU tune and a new air filter to increase power from the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 to 650 hp and 575 lb-ft of torque, all for around $2,800 USD. If that’s not enough, the Level 2 ($8,344) package adds sports catalytic converters to produce 670 hp and 612 lb-ft of torque. Read more to see what the Level 3 package is all about and for additional pictures.
H. Moser & Cie’s Endeavour Tourbillon Concept Vantablack watch is unlike any that you’ve probably seen, as its dial is covered in Vantablack, the world’s darkest material, capable of absorbing up to 99.965% of visible light. More specifically, this coating is Vantablack S-VIS, the same one used by NASA on its instruments for space missions to protect them from sunlight. Read more for additional pictures and a video of its previous Vantablack watch.
Just nine Lamborghini Veneno Roadster vehicles were ever built by the Italian automaker, and the one you see above was the second built for the royal family of Saudi Arabia. With just 279-miles on the odometer, it’s expected to fetch over $5-million USD at the RM Sotheby’s auction in Paris on February 5th. Featuring a bespoke satin black paint job complemented with several matte carbon fiber parts and lime green accents. Read more for a video tour, additional pictures and information.
Priced from $465K, the LAFFITE G-Tec X-Road is claimed to be the world’s first all-terrain, street-legal supercar. This isn’t some expensive kit car, as the company partnered with G-Tec, a company led by racing engineer Philippe Gautheron, to develop a rolling chassis made of chromium molybdenum steel. When combined with its 17 inches of suspension travel and large BF Goodrich off-road tires, it’s not hard to imagine this roaming the desert or just about any other terrain. Read more
Master & Dynamic announced today that they are continuing their partnership with luxury brand Louis Vuitton for the second-generation Horizon Earphones, which are now available in five new acetate colors: bright red, pristine white, jet black, pink and neon yellow. These feature the same high quality parts found in Master & Dynamic’s MW07 PLUS True Wireless Earphones, including PVD-coated stainless steel acoustic enclosures that house 10mm beryllium drivers to produce Master & Dynamic’s warm, signature sound. Read more for a hands-on video of the previous generation and additional information.
Think of the 2020 Polaris Slingshot as a supercar, but in go kart form, all street-legal and ready to tear up the roads as well as track. It’s powered by a 2.0-liter naturally-aspirated four-cylinder engine that was machined in Germany alongside Mercedes-AMG V8 hardware. The entry level model has 180 hp and 120 lb-ft of torque sent through the single rear wheel, while the Slingshot R boasts 203 hp and 144 lb-ft of torque. Read more for two videos, including a test drive.
Already have a stable of supercars, and want to recreate the experience of driving them right in the comfort of your own living room? Well, look no further than the Razer ERacing Simulator. Based on how much similar setups have cost, we’d expect this one to clock in north of $100,000+, thanks in part to its two full HD projectors beaming onto a custom-made black projection surface, with 202-degree FOV @ 128 inches for maximum immersion, vibrant colors and deep blacks. Read more for a video and additional information.
Tuning shop Prior Design specializes in supercars and other exotics, like the Lamborghini Urus. To start, they wrapped the vehicle in a matte black and then added a custom hood, flared carbon fiber wheel arches, bespoke side skirts, front bumper / diffuser, secondary lip spoiler as well as a large roof spoiler. If you want something even more sporty, Prior can finish the flared arches in exposed carbon or paint it to match the rest of the body. Read more for a video and additional information.
There have been numerous Tesla Cybertruck-inspired creations since Elon Musk announced it, but Anicorn wanted something that not only looked cool, but actually served a purpose. Introducing CyberTime. This timepiece features a stainless steel case, complete with the same geometric shape and metal-finished look of its truck counterpart, and the display is activated by a simple the tap of a finger. Read more for additional pictures and information.