Category Archives: AUTOS

Autos covers everything that rolls, sails, flies and anything in between.

pristine 1964 Dodge HEMI Charger to go under hammer (update)

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(image credit: Top Things Stuff)

those who live in the North America would fondly remember the days of muscle cars. for those who wish to relive those muscle car days, don’t just settle for any other muscle car. you will have your chance to lay your hands on the first Dodge to use the Charger nameplate. it is the 1964 Dodge HEMI Charger concept car, faithfully restored by multi-award winner Fran Rozas, complete with the ‘426’ badges to signify what lies beneath the hood. Continue reading pristine 1964 Dodge HEMI Charger to go under hammer (update)

hybrid Ocean Empire superyacht harvest from the sun, wind and waves

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(image credit: Sauter Zero Carbon Design)

automobile are fast going green with electric propulsion system, prior to full-fledge electric vehicle (EV), there were hybrid vehicles which uses a little bit of both electric and petrol power. sea faring transport is heading that way too, and it is not new, at least to Sauter Zero Carbon Design who is known for concepts hybrid yachts. the latest to join the rank of Sauter hybrid boat is this 44 meters Ocean Empire LSV (or Life Support Vessel), with two Hydroponic farms and fishing facilities for harvesting from the sea. Continue reading hybrid Ocean Empire superyacht harvest from the sun, wind and waves

a Russian futuristic-looking sports car that’s not a concept

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(image credit: MaRussia) MaRussia B2 | US$tbc | www.marussiamotors.ru

a supercar from Russia is something we never thought of but here it is from Russia with love, is the MaRussia B2. in a time where sports car are going electric, MaRussia chose to to go ‘old school’ with the good old petrol engine. the edgy front end and bulging sides gives the car a menacing look and might not appeal to everyone. it kind of looks like a supercar made for Darth Vader, isn’t it? Continue reading a Russian futuristic-looking sports car that’s not a concept

carriage of the future looks a little too TRON-ish

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(image credit: Shengjie Wang)

concept vehicles are not new but the XSCAPE, designed by Shengjie Wang, looks like an early century horse carriage instead of some flashy, sports car. designed with flexibility in mind, this narrow vehicle is prep for the dense concrete jungle of the future. when exactly? we are not quite sure. the generous use of blue lights in and around the vehicle plus the hub-less, skinny wheels (with lights, of course), tells us that the XSCAPE is TRON-inspired. Continue reading carriage of the future looks a little too TRON-ish

real life james bond car that turns into a hydroboat at the flip of a switch

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(image credit: Rick Dobbertin) Dobbertin HydroCar | US$777,000.00 | www.dobbertinhydrocar.com

this isn’t exactly a new news but the highlight is, this unique vehicle is up for grab on eBay. this amphibious vehicle, dubbed the HydroCar, is designed and built by Rick Dobbertin and is capable of transforming from a road-going vehicle (though it still looks like a boat) to a tunnel-hulled watercraft within a few minutes. Continue reading real life james bond car that turns into a hydroboat at the flip of a switch

Skyblade III mini-UAV from ST Aerospace to go into service

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(credit: screenshot by mike from CyberPioneer TV)

the Skyblade III mini UAV (unmanned air vehicle) developed Singapore’s firm ST Aerospace will go into service in the Singapore’s Army by end 2010, with plans of further six army units to be equipped with this eye in the sky. development of the Skyblade mini UAV started since 2002 and was operational since June 2010. Continue reading Skyblade III mini-UAV from ST Aerospace to go into service

a Tron Light Cycle concept that might actually works

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(image credit: Wallace Campbell)

the Tron fever has started well before the film was screened and spread fore even after the film was screened. not only commercial entities are jumping on the Tron bandwagon, even designers and self-professed fans have their take on the blue streaks. to date we already seen DIY Tron messenger bag and Skatecycle, just to name a few… Continue reading a Tron Light Cycle concept that might actually works

HAMANN makes the desirable Lamborghini even more desirable

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if you belong to the super rich, then a Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 is probably not enough. straight out of the German tuner, Hamann’s garage is the Hamann Victory II Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4, which should be enough to let you stand out from the rest of the super rich boys. Continue reading HAMANN makes the desirable Lamborghini even more desirable

eco-friendly power: Mission R TTXGP Electric Superbike

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a superbike is not uncommon but an electric superbike is something don’t see very often, not to mention one that’s built to race. with the electric cars becoming a reality for mass production, there’s no reason the same can’t be done for bikes, and in this instant, a superbike. Mission Motors‘s Mission R is an all new electric superbike that is built to race with a purpose-built frame. Continue reading eco-friendly power: Mission R TTXGP Electric Superbike

new Mini Paceman concept to debut in Detroit Auto Show

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(image credit: Mini)

i am surprised BMW managed to come with so many variants under the brand name ‘Mini’. when the Mini first reappeared in the automotive market, i thought it would be another one-model lineup (what lineup?) car. never mind my skepticism, it has proven that there can be many Mini variants and more to come. Continue reading new Mini Paceman concept to debut in Detroit Auto Show