Category Archives: AUTOS

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Morgan Motor’s modern take on its classic 3-Wheeler

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(image credit: Morgan Motor Co.) Morgan 3-Wheeler | £25,000.00 | www.morgan-motor.co.uk

travel back in time with this modern take of the first ever vehicle built by British automaker, Morgan Motor – the 3-Wheeler. it was considered an oddity when it first appeared in 1909 and it’s still an oddity by today’s standard. heck, it is odd when it has only three wheels and no roof! with cars growing in physical size, it is certainly odd to be seeing such as diminutive vehicle taking on the road once again. i for one, will be in constant paranoid of being run over by the bigger SUVs on the road. Continue reading Morgan Motor’s modern take on its classic 3-Wheeler

Ferrari releases new official Ferrari FF video [video]

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(credit: screenshot by mike from official Ferrari FF video)

if you haven’t already heard, Ferrari has unveiled the official Ferrari FF video during its web unveiling last week. up until last week, what we have were sparse information and a few images to satisfy our curiosity about the first four wheel drive and four seater Ferrari. the video takes audience on a journey with the Ferrari FF going through a variety of scenic drive and terrains that most of people wouldn’t dream of doing. well, maybe in a dream, yes but in a high-end machine like the FF? definitely, no. the drive also take viewers to the world’s first Ferrari Theme Park in Abu Dhabi. pretty awesome video. check out the video after the break. Continue reading Ferrari releases new official Ferrari FF video

1995 Batman Forever promotional Batmobile up for grab

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(image credit: Auctions America) 1995 Batman Forever promotional Batmobile | US$200,000 to $275,000 | www.auctionsamerica.com

well, you may not be able to own the Batmobile Tumbler until Bob decided to put it up for sale but here’s one road-worthy Batmobile you can truly own (besides the official licensed 60s replica, of course). built as a promotional vehicle for Warner Brothers’ 1995 Batman Forever, this awesome example made its way around the world to promote the film and its next stop might be just any regular folks’ garage. this running and driving batmobile features a custom tubular chassis and a fiberglass body which cost a reported 2.5 million dollars. Continue reading 1995 Batman Forever promotional Batmobile up for grab

this concept Quad Bike is gunning for the green trail

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(image credit: Facundo Elias)

seriously, the last thing we would expect to go electric is the Quad bike. then again, even racing bikes are going all electric, why shouldn’t a Quad bike? traditionally, Quad bikes are used as a recreational vehicle rather than a transport due to road legality in most countries but that doesn’t mean it don’t need to move on to the greener pasture. The Quad Electric Bike by The Quad Electric Bike by Facundo Elias is powered by a 48v electric motor, juiced up by 4 x 750amp batteries which should provide a good three hours of sand dune fun upon a full charge, that takes about 6-8 hours depending the voltage used. Continue reading this concept Quad Bike is gunning for the green trail

EOL maglev train concept: the future of mass rapid transit

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(image credit: Vanja Valencak)

maglev concept isn’t new but one that looks this gorgeous in the form of a mass rapid transit system is few and far between. dreamt up by designer Vanja Valencak, the EOL maglev train concept uses magnetic for levitation and propulsion – propelling this sleek mass transportation of the future to an excess of 480 km/h. the concept train’s solar panel roofing and its magnetic technology provides this mass transportation system with a sustainable solution too. it all sound so sweet, even though the interior space appears to be more claustrophobic to our liking. it’s even more sweeter to see the mock-up images, speaking of which, you can check them out below. Continue reading EOL maglev train concept: the future of mass rapid transit

Michael Schratt talked about US govt’s black budget aircrafts

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this is actually second installment of Project Camelot Productions‘ interview with Michael Schratt (click here to catch Part One of the interview), entitled Code Blue. Michael Schratt, self-professed aerospace historian talked about UFO, above top secret and so-called US government’s black budget aircraft. in this lengthy interview by Kerry Cassidy, Michael stressed that most of the so-called UFO sightings might have been some top secret government aircrafts and if this is so, he hopes that these future tech that the government possessed could be be declassified and the technologies shared to improve humanity’s life. wow. running through the video, Michael picked up a few examples of the probable black project aircrafts, some seems to be really technologically mind-boggling, while some were just plain weird or alien-like. go ahead and catch the video after the break, but be warned, this video interview will take an hour and eleven minutes of your life away. Continue reading Michael Schratt talked about US govt’s black budget aircrafts

Smart Forspeed Concept gets an ‘e-nitrous’ boost

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(image credit: Daimler/SMART)

ahead of the Geneva Motor Show, Smart unveils its concept performance EV in the form of the Forspeed. the intriguing part of the Forspeed is has, or rather it does not have what most cars have – its missing a roof, side windows, external door handles and it has a low wind reflector in place of the traditional windscreen. Continue reading Smart Forspeed Concept gets an ‘e-nitrous’ boost

semi-sub beckons you to explore the underwater world

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yet another cool transport that is destined to be in the rich’s marinas or some tourist spot. Raonhaje ‘EGO’ is a fully-electric semi-submersible boat (i wouldn’t call it submarine) that allows pilot to operate with minimal training. instead of a throttle lever like on a traditional boat, EGO has pedal acceleration just like you would find on a car. Continue reading semi-sub beckons you to explore the underwater world

unmanned aircraft in the guise of a hummingbird [video]

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meet Nano Hummingbird, the world’s first unmanned aircraft in guise of a hummingbird. developed by AeroVironment, the Nano Hummingbird is part of the Phase II contract awarded by DARPA to design and build a flying prototype “Hummingbird-like” aircraft for the Nano Air Vehicle or NAV program. Continue reading unmanned aircraft in the guise of a hummingbird

SC166 – Super Yacht complements by a Supercar tender

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(image credit: Gray Design) Strand Craft SC166 | about US$50million | graydesign.se

we have seen many fine example of super yacht and this one is fast climbing the chart. direct from renowned automotive and luxury yacht designer, Gray Design, is this Strand Craft SC166 – a super yacht with lines inspired by modern day super car. the secret of maintaining the sleek lines is the retractable flybridge and radar mast which keep things concealed when not in use. the retractable flybridge opens up to a sun deck complete with a large Jacuzzi and a built-in bar. even the entrances to the craft are carefully concealed in an effort to maintain the smooth lines of the SC166. Continue reading SC166 – Super Yacht complements by a Supercar tender