Tag Archives: Automotive Accessories

Lexus Asked John Elliot To Design Custom Tires Inspired By His Shoe

Looks like Lexus is going all out to drum up the hype on the new 2019 Lexus UX Compact Crossover. First, it roped in Matt Leinart to star in a campaign that applies UX’s safety tech to protect quarterbacks, and now this: asking designer John Elliot to design a set of custom tires inspired by John Elliot x Nike AF1 shoe. Yea. You read that right. Rubbers inspired by a pair of kicks. It may sound like a joke, but rest assure, this is as real as you and me. Continue reading Lexus Asked John Elliot To Design Custom Tires Inspired By His Shoe

Amazon Sells Everything, Now Even Has Its Own Brand Of Motor Oil

Well, what do you know? Online retail juggernaut, Amazon, not only sells everything and anything, but it is also peddling its own brand of motor oil. You heard that right. Motor oil. You know? That viscous gold-ish fluid that keeps your fossil fuel-powered automobile’s engine cool and lubricated? Yeah, that thing. I never imagine one day Amazon would be selling its own brand of motor oil (or engine oil, as some prefer to call it). But here it is, AmazonBasics High Mileage Motor Oil is a thing and it is available in a variety of SAE grade and volume for your picking. Continue reading Amazon Sells Everything, Now Even Has Its Own Brand Of Motor Oil

Bugatti’s 3D Printed Brake Caliper Get Tested, Endured Heat Of Over 1,8000F

When Volkswagen Group’s Bugatti wowed the world with the world’s first 3D-printed Titanium Brake Caliper, we thought it will be just another fancy tech that will never see the light of production. Well, I guess I was wrong, so very wrong. As it turns out, the world’s first 3D-printed Titanium Brake Caliper is going to be made and used on actual cars after all. Continue reading Bugatti’s 3D Printed Brake Caliper Get Tested, Endured Heat Of Over 1,8000F

RaceChip Made Hyundai i30 N Performance A Worthy Golf GTi’s Rival

Already, the Hyundai i30 N Performance has plenty of ponies to offer. With 272 HP and 353 Nm (260 lb-ft) of torque, it is a performance hatch out-of-the-factory, but for those with an insatiable appetite for more horses, RaceChip may just have want you are after. The company recently had a Hyundai i30 N Performance show car equipped with the top-of-the-line tuning chip, RaceChip GTS Black, that squeezes 38 horsepower and 145 Nm (110 lb-ft) of torque out of the 2.0 T-GDI engine, bringing the output to 313 HP and the torque to 498 Nm (367 lb-ft). Continue reading RaceChip Made Hyundai i30 N Performance A Worthy Golf GTi’s Rival

The Dark Side Wants To Have A Grasp On Your Device With This Phone Holder

There are in-car mobile phone holder and then there is the Star Wars In-car Mobile Phone Holder. I do not know who made it, but from the looks of it, this is an officially licensed merchandise. There is really nothing much here that should cause a stir. It is just a universal mobile phone holder that looks super cool because, TIE Fighter. I mean, seriously, who doesn’t love these lovely Imperial space fighters that somehow managed to make sound travel over vacuum space? Continue reading The Dark Side Wants To Have A Grasp On Your Device With This Phone Holder

Hudly Wireless Head-up Display Lets You Drive Like A Fighter Pilot

As useful as smartphone is, it is also a tool that kills when use while driving. In fact, in the U.S., the National Safety Council estimated that cell phone usage while behind the wheel is the culprit behind 1.6 million traffic accidents each year. Even if folks can resist the temptation of replying to text while driving, there is no saying no to navigation which has become an essential of driving. Well, that won’t be case if your car has built-in navigation, but trust me, my time with a Renault Scenic with such feature requires you to look away from the road. The one solution that will address this deadly issue is a technology born out of fighter jet and that’s head-up display, or HUD. Continue reading Hudly Wireless Head-up Display Lets You Drive Like A Fighter Pilot

This High-tech Motion-detecting Dash Cam May Just Save A Child’s Life

Under normal circumstances, a person should not find him or herself trapped inside a car, but as we all know, there are always exceptions. Exceptions like a kid got entrap inside accidentally for a variety of reasons, or in an accident where the driver and passengers are knocked out cold. The dTec SafeKam is a dash cam is designed to address these ‘exceptions’. The brainchild of a Brisbane, Australia couple, Taleese and Shane Penna, the dTec SafeKam’s nondescript look hides some serious tech that could safe a child or a person’s life. Continue reading This High-tech Motion-detecting Dash Cam May Just Save A Child’s Life

Redlight Dash Cam That Alerts Phone-Using Drivers When Lights Turn Green Is A Very, Very BAD Idea

Lets set the record straight here: using your phone for any purpose when driving is never good. No one should be doing that, ever. Not even when you are at the traffic light. However, for some reasons, some folks think some people don’t care anyways, so they have came up with hardware and software solution that will enable these folks not get honked at when they are fixated with their devices at the lights. The product in question is called Redlight Greenlight camera. It is essentially a wide FoV camera with high sensitivity sensor that recognizes stoplight and faces. Continue reading Redlight Dash Cam That Alerts Phone-Using Drivers When Lights Turn Green Is A Very, Very BAD Idea

This Is Gooloo G2000, It Can Jump Start A Car From Within The Car

Portable car jump starter that also doubles as a power bank is not the newest news, but one that lets you jump start a car from within the car? Well, that’s something new to us and exactly what jump starter maker Gooloo G2000 proposed to do. Instead of stepping outside of the car and brave the rain or cold, Gooloo G2000 allows you to jump start your flat-out car via the 12V socket, AKA cigarette lighter, found inside the cabin. How cool is that? Very, I would say, but that kind of makes the included crocodile clips kind of redundant, wouldn’t it? Just saying… Continue reading This Is Gooloo G2000, It Can Jump Start A Car From Within The Car

Bugatti Presents The World’s First 3D Printed Titanium Brake Caliper

Bugatti is not just the name for super fast supercar nor is it merely about ridiculously expensive automobile. It is also one of the name in automobile innovations and the latest innovation is this brake caliper which Bugatti proudly proclaimed as “world’s largest titanium functional component produced by additive manufacturing.” In other words, it is here is 3-D printed. Continue reading Bugatti Presents The World’s First 3D Printed Titanium Brake Caliper