Rides

Ariel Introduces Powerful, Track-Ready Atom 4 at werd.com

Ariel Introduces Powerful, Track-Ready Atom 4

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The Ariel Atom 4 is a race car for the masses, a 320-horsepower, naked, open-wheel 2-seater with a trellis-frame design that makes it look like an overgrown go-kart or some sort of F-1 style training vehicle. It rips from 0-60 in 2.8 with the driver sitting mere inches off the ground. All this power comes from 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder Honda R motor that produces an astounding & eye-watering 310 lb-ft. of torque.

Earle Motors’ Alaskan is Built for the Off-Road Adventure of a Lifetime at werd.com

Earle Motors’ Alaskan is Built for the Off-Road Adventure of a Lifetime

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The Alaskan from California-based Earle Motors is a custom-built adventure bike based on the 2018 Ducati Desert Sled. It’s got a longer swingarm & taller suspension clearance but is powered by the same air-cooled 800-cc Italian motor. Key features include a hand-formed 6-gallon fuel tank, a 2-gallon aux fuel cell integrated into the hand-formed tail, kevlar skid plate, powerful lighting, and a heavy-duty luggage carrier system.

The Ducati Monster 1200 Turns 25 & Gets A Special Edition at werd.com

The Ducati Monster 1200 Turns 25 & Gets A Special Edition

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To celebrate the 25th anniversary of a true Italian icon, the Ducati Monster, the motorcycle maker is rolling out a special edition 1200, featuring a color scheme from the Italian flag, gold Öhlins swingarm and forks, and forged marchenisi rims. The bike is powered by a liquid-cooled testastretta 11° DS twin-cylinder. Only 500 units available.

Owl Cam Keeps An Eye On Your Car at werd.com

Owl Cam Keeps An Eye On Your Car

Posted in Gadgets and Rides and Tech

Owl Cam is a security camera for your car, giving you dual camera HD footage in the event of an accident, break-in, police stop, or just to capture sweet scenery while you drive. It’s always on even when your car is off, and gives you a live view from your car direct to your phone as well as alert notifications if something happens when you’re not there. There are no cables to plug in, as it’s connected to your phone via wi-fi & footage is stored for up to 2 weeks for your review.

Nissan & Italdesign Unveil 50th Anniversary GT-R50 at werd.com

Nissan & Italdesign Unveil 50th Anniversary GT-R50

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Nissan’s iconic GT-R turns 50 this year and so does automotive design house Italdesign. To celebrate, the two teamed up to create the ultimate edition of the storied sports car. The “GT-R50,” is based on the 2018 GT-R Nismo with a lower roof line & redesigned hood. Beneath that hood is a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 that outputs an incredible 710 horsepower due to larger turbos, intercoolers & pistons. Other NISMO upgrades abound: custom 21-inch wheels, a carbon fiber center console & Alcantara leather upholstery.

McLaren Introduces the 600LT at werd.com

McLaren Introduces the 600LT

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The latest longtail from McLaren is the 600LT, a track-focused super car powered by a twin-turbocharged, 3.8-liter V8 & designed from the ground up for “optimized aerodynamics, increased power, reduced weight, track-focused dynamics and enhanced driver engagement.” It’s got a carbon fiber chassis, body, and P1 racing seats; each car will be hand-built & production numbers will be very low, perhaps in the single digits.

eFoil is the Electric Watercraft We’ve Been Waiting For at werd.com

eFoil is the Electric Watercraft We’ve Been Waiting For

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Like a surfing Segway, the eFoil is a hydrofoil board powered by a Lithium battery-driven electrical motor that will cruise along silently above the surface of the water at speeds over 25MPH. Throttle & key information such as speed settings, alerts, and battery charge percentages are displayed on the screen of the wireless, handheld controller. Available for pre-order now.

AEV’s Recruit Conversion Kit Turns Your Ram 1500 into an Off-Road Beast at werd.com

AEV’s Recruit Conversion Kit Turns Your Ram 1500 into an Off-Road Beast

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With American Expedition Vehicles’ new Recruit Ram 1500, daddy can cruise effortlessly from school drop-off to a remote river crossing without missing a single mud puddle. Their Recruit package features a DualSport suspension kit w/ a 4-inch lift & includes extended-length Bilstein shocks and adjustable struts. Snorkel. Skid plates. 20-inch alloy beadlock wheels. Auxiliary lighting. Leather interiors. Adventure ready, even if you’re just a sad suburban dad dreaming of real adventure.

Chevy Unveils Re-Designed 2019 Blazer at werd.com

Chevy Unveils Re-Designed 2019 Blazer

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For 2019, the Chevy Blazer looks brand new. Much less like an SUV and a lot more like a crossover. The 5-passenger, mid-size Blazer comes in 3 trim levels with 2 powertrain options: a 193HP, 2.5-liter four or a 305HP V-6 as well as a sporty RS package that’s blacked out & riding on 21-inch wheels.

Seakart is a Side-By-Side For The Sea at werd.com

Seakart is a Side-By-Side For The Sea

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The Seakart 335 is a unique hybrid watercraft combining the speed and excitement of a jet-ski with the comfort & stability of an inflatable boat. Powered by a Yamaha jet-engine it’s got seating for five & options like underwater lights and a sound system.

Volvo Rolls Out Re-Designed S60 for 2019 at werd.com

Volvo Rolls Out Re-Designed S60 for 2019

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Volvo does a lot more than make the world’s safest cars, their Polestar performance models are consistently cool and impressively powerful. For 2019, they’ve totally re-designed the mid-size S60 sedan. Overall, it’s got a more angular & muscular look and is available in a range of performance & trims, including a 415HP T8 Polestar edition.

BMW Announces M850i xDrive Sedan for 2019 at werd.com

BMW Announces M850i xDrive Sedan for 2019

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More powerful and more luxurious than anything else in the lineup, BMW’s forthcoming 2019 8 Series Coupe revives the long-dormant 8 Series badge for a true flagship grand touring sedan. The M850i xDrive is powered by a 4.4-liter V8 boosted by two twin-scroll turbochargers to produce 523 horses and a 0-60 time of just 3.6. Leather, LEDs, and driver-tuned tech abound. Goes on sale Fall 2018.

The Kitty Hawk Flyer is Taking Off at werd.com

The Kitty Hawk Flyer is Taking Off

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The Kitty Hawk Flyer is the brainchild of Google co-founder Larry Page; an evolved version of his “flying car” concept that buzzed through the internet last year. Designed specifically for flying over water, the new electric aircraft is currently in the testing phase. Powered by 10 propellers & controlled with a pair of joysticks, it will fly just 10-feet above the water at a top speed of 20 MPH. There’s no info on a projected release date or how this unreal ride will meet safety standards but it sure looks like fun.