Over here at Mikeshouts, we love to let our imaginations run wild and so, when a hat tip that pitched the idea of what if a luxury marque like Rolls-Royce made other type of class of vehicles outside of its comfort zone, we sit up with eyebrows raised and asked ourselves, yeah, what if? We are totally intrigued by the idea of what if Rolls-Royce were to produce a 4×4, a crossover, a minivan and even a Big Rig? Or what if Rolls-Royce coupe were made like a classic sport car? Continue reading What If Rolls-Royce Made A Big Rig, Minivan, Or… A Batmobile?
As far as movies go, the 80s ought to be the most memorable. I even go as far as to say that the 80s probably had the most iconic movies in the 20th century. In fact, the pop culture offered by these movies was so strong that it even spilled over to the millennium, with movies like Ghostbusters, Back to the Future, and E.T., capturing the hearts of millions who weren’t even born in the 70s or 80s. And that alone calls for us to get a little nostalgic today and we shall do so by drawing your attention these adorable Pixel Art Animated GIF Floor Plans from Classic 80s Movies. Continue reading Classic 80s Movies Floor Plans In Pixel Art GIF Is Super Apt And Nostalgic
SUV has been around for ages, but it is until recent years, luxury car brands began diving into the SUV segment. Looking at the trend, these luxury marques could be making MPV, AKA minivan, soon. Or maybe not. But one thing I am sure is, brands like Rolls-Royce, Ferrari, Maybach and the likes won’t be making camper vans, like ever. Why? I don’t know. Perhaps, it just makes zero sense for them to do so. However, someone with a lot of imagination have imagined what if those brands actually did make camper vans and the results are rather bizarre in some cases. Continue reading Things Can Get Really Bizarre If Luxury Car Brands Made Camper Vans
SUV or Sports Utility Vehicle has been around for decades now, but it is only in recent years that we have seen a sudden surge in popularity in this segment. The popularity (read: business opportunity) has spurred traditional, non-believing automobile companies like Alfa Romeo and even luxury marque like Maserati to jump on to the bandwagon. Now, with the raging bull also in the game with Urus, it is a matter the time before every luxury marques will want a piece of the pie. Well, that’s of course, with the exception of Ferrari whose CEO Sergio Marchionne had publicly proclaimed no such thing will come to fruition as far as the prancing horse marque is concerned. Continue reading Some Of The World’s Most Recognizable Cars Reimagined Into SUVs And We Are Torn About Them
Have you ever looked at a particular make and model of car and wonder, what if another marque were to make it? Like, would you have imagined Bugatti making a Volkswagen Beetle, lending the luxury sport car maker’s design touches to the people’s car, and what it would look like? Or what if Lamborghini makes its tractor look exactly like its supercars? Or Nissan makes an actual Juke GTR? I know. It sounds pretty crazy, but crazy imaginations are essential to creativity, well, not that what you about to see should be make a reality because, some of them are, IMHO, are pure abominations. Still, they offer us an insight on the burning questions of “what ifs”. Continue reading Unholy Car Mashups: Abomination Or Awesomeness, You Decide
Vespa is a scooter and the company behind it, Piaggio, have been doing it for over seven decades. All’s good up till now, but have it ever occur to you, what if the Italian company dabbles in motorcycles making, you know, like say, a chopper, a sports bike, or even a dirt bike? At this point, you may be wondering. What the hell is the difference between a scooter and a motorcycle anyways? Well, get ready for Scooter 101. There are a few distinct differences between the two. First, motorcycle has the gas tank in front of the seat while the engine, typically attached to the frame, is right below it (the seat). Plus, motorcycle usually have larger wheels and as far as power plant is concerned, a scooter’s motor is more often than not, integrated with the rear suspension. Continue reading Someone Reimagined Vespa As Motorcycles And The Results Are Dope!
The talk about end of the world is behind us, but that doesn’t mean it won’t happen and if it does happen, you will need more than a nuclear fallout bunker to survive. You will need a set of wheels because, like the homo sapiens who walked the Earth 200,000 years ago, you need to forage for food and water in order to continue living, and this means stepping out of your derelict but cosy hideout into the hostile environment where there’s no telling who’s friend, who’s foe. However, we are not talking about just any set of wheels; certainly not a Mini Cooper or Continue reading Image: Seven Vehicles To Survive The End Of The World
Though burgers have been viewed as a western cuisine, it has since become a global phenomena enjoyed by many around the world. Like many food (such as burgers’ lovely companion French Fries), the history of burgers is rather vague and often invites debate. However, unlike technology progress, perhaps the topic of where it started with regards to food is not quite big of a deal and hence, with burgers, looking forward is the only logical thing we need to do. We did try looking up on the history of burgers, but the information presented on serve to confuse us further. Continue reading Infographic: The Burger Lover’s Atlas (Warning: May Lead To Sudden Hunger)
When it comes to cars, movies are responsible in turning them into iconic status. The DeLorean was one good example. Fueled by the popularity of the Back to the Future films, the DeLorean DMC-12 shot to fame in 1985 and attained cult status. However, DeLorean wasn’t the only one. There were many cars in the cinematic history that attains the iconic status and today, we are looking at one of the most important, if not the most important, America Muscle that had played key roles in several movies, the Shelby Mustang. Well, perhaps, it didn’t make the key role in all the films, but that doesn’t detract the fact it is among one of the most recognized ride in American auto history. Take a walk down memory lane and check out where have Shelby Mustang appeared in the silver screen, and learn what roles they have played, in the infographic below. Continue reading Infographic: Cinematic History of The Shelby Mustang
If there’s one food that the world can agree on, it would be fries. Whether they are dish, or wedge shape or in strips, and however you call it, be it Patatje Oorlog, frites, chips or wedges, you can’t deny the lure of this salty potato sticks (or slices) are simply irresistible. While people may still argue about its origin, this golden crusted starchy food with soft innards have traveled far and wide, reaching many countries, which results in variation in shapes, sizes and how they are consumed. You may be familiar with cheese fries and may have read about McDonald’s Japan recent announcement of choc-covered French Fries, but do you know, how the rest of around the world eat fries? Well, this is the whole idea behind this post: uncovering how folks from countries like Germany, India, The Netherlands – just to name a few – munch their fries. Here’s the video… Continue reading Infographic: How People Eat Fries Around The World