Would you rather spend $5-million on a mansion, or the world’s first and only Learjet limo? If it’s the latter, you’ll be glad to know that this limousine not only looks like a private jet, but seats up to eight people, complete with illuminated plexiglass panels on the roof, a large television, lots of speakers, an LED infinity floor and of course, plenty of mood lighting. Read more for a video tour and additional information.
Tuning shop Novitec is back at it again, and their latest project is the Ferrari 488 Pista. The factory vehicle is already the most powerful eight-cylinder production engine in Ferrari’s history, thanks to its twin-turbocharged 3.9-liter V8 engine, but that wasn’t enough for these tuners. They upgraded the ECU and then added a high-performance exhaust systems from F1-sourced Inconel, effectively boosting power output to 791 hp at 7,950 rpm and 662 lb-ft) of torque 3,100 rpm. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
There are many ways to unlock a Tesla Model 3, with one of them being a key card. One owner decided to implant the RFID chip from that card directly into her arm, so she’ll never be locked out should the keyfob or app be inaccessible. Since she already has one RFID chip implanted in her hand, her initial plan was to simply transfer the key card information over, but Tesla’s security measures prevented that. Read more for a video and additional information.
Auto enthusiast John Ortlieb from Nevada doesn’t own just one, but two ‘Boaterhomes’, which is a bizarre half boat, half van hybrid. One of them was passed down from his father and then he purchased the second around ten years ago. His father’s version measures 36 feet-long and can travel up to 40mph on water or over 100mph on land. A total of 21 exist in the world, and John’s, built in the 1980s was based on a Ford Econoline Van. It can be used as a boat, home or just an everyday vehicle. Read more for a video and additional information.
Novitec is mainly known for tuning supercars, but their latest project is all-electric in the way of the Tesla Model 3. They may not squeeze extra power out of the batteries, but they do add a sporty front spoiler lip, rear spoiler lip, rear diffuser, rocker panels, all of which can be finished in exposed carbon-fiber or body-matching / body-contrasting paint. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Mechanic Jimmy Driver has seen his fair share of bizarre vehicles over the years, but his very own creation, Mortis, most likely tops them all. the Standing 10-feet tall and weighing in at 20,000-pounds, it started off as a 1967 Cadillac superior hearse, but after lots of work, along with parts from school buses and tractors, it became this 6-wheeled beast. It’s powered by a V6 53 Detroit Diesel engine and designed to compete in local mud bogging competitions. One caveat: it has a top speed of 12mph. Read more for a video and additional information.
Auto enthusiast Niall Seymour from London is the proud owner of the world’s first and only six-wheeled Hummer H2 SUVT. This one-off vehicle started its life as a factory 2006 Hummer SUV, but in 2017, it was merged with an SUT Truck bed to create the unique six-wheeled pick-up version that you see now that weighs in at a whopping 3.5 tons, measures six meters long and is over two meters tall. Read more for a video and additional information.
Litchfield Motors wanted to be one of the first tuning shops to work on the 2020 Toyota Supra, and it paid off in a big way. They have already programmed an ECU tune that boosts power output to 420 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque, which is quite a big jump from the claimed factory numbers of 335 hp and 369 lb-ft torque from the 3.0-liter BMW-sourced engine. Read more for another video, additional pictures and information.
When is a 1968 Porsche 912 not just a typical sports car? When you replace its 1.6L Flat-Four engine with the electric powertrain from a Tesla Model S P85. That’s exactly what Zelectric Motors and EV West did to this classic vehicle, boosting its output to 550 horsepower and allegedly 4,500 lb-ft of torque. This electrified 912 uses a Model S-sourced inverter, rear differential, and accelerator pedal, but a 32-kWh battery pack that’s been separated into two for a better balanced chassis. Read more for a video of it in-action and additional information.
Iranian photographer Alireza Rostami didn’t want to throw out his very first computer, acquired 20 years ago, after it decided to stop working. So, he wanted to give it a second life not in a junkyard, and this camera was born. The project required that he construct a light-sealed box for the camera body using parts from the old computer, along with a few others, and then some light-blocking paper. Read more for additional pictures and a sample image captured by the camera.