Rides

With Garmin Speak, You Get Amazon Alexa Riding Shotgun at werd.com

With Garmin Speak, You Get Amazon Alexa Riding Shotgun

Posted in Gadgets and Rides and Tech

Garmin Speak puts the power of Amazon’s Alexa in your vehicle. Stream music playlists and podcasts through your car stereo, listen to audiobooks, check the weather, listen to news, sports stats & traffic updates, all while keeping your hands on the wheel and your phone safely stowed away. You’ll also get voice-controlled street navigation powered by Garmin GPS plus visual directions on the display screen. The Garmin Speak app connects to your car stereo to run everything through your car’s sound system.

Volvo’s Polestar 1 Brings Hybrid Performance To New Heights at werd.com

Volvo’s Polestar 1 Brings Hybrid Performance To New Heights

Posted in Cars and Rides

Slated for release in 2019, the Polestar 1 from Volvo is a limited-edition, 600 horsepower hybrid. It’s got a 2.0-liter four-cylinder gas engine up front and 2 electric motors in the back that produce 218 horses and run a range of 93 miles on a full charge—the longest range of any hybrid on the market. An Öhlins electronic suspension system allows drivers to make on-the-fly adjustments to the ride while a Sensus touchscreen infotainment system handles all the tech.

The Airstream Globetrotter is a Glamper, Not a Camper at werd.com

The Airstream Globetrotter is a Glamper, Not a Camper

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Created in partnership with UK-based luxury design studio Astheimer Limited, the new 27-foot Airstream Globetrotter is a penthouse suite on wheels. It’s modern & strictly premium from floor to ceiling, featuring high-end finishes, fixtures, lighting & entertainment—Polk bluetooth audio & Samsung LED HD TVs—as well as wrap-around panoramic windows.

Ketzal Bags Get Your Vehicle Organized at werd.com

Ketzal Bags Get Your Vehicle Organized

Posted in Bags and Gear and Rides

Designed to perfectly fit the seats in your particular vehicle, Ketzal bags are created with one purpose in mind: to organize all the stuff that’s cluttering up the seats and rolling around on the floor. Handmade from 100% genuine leather, they’ve got pockets for all sorts of items from your 40-ounce Hydroflask to tools, books, maps, & more. They currently offer bags for more than a dozen vehicles including Sprinter, Tacoma, Wrangler, & Vanagon.

With the 2019 P400E, Range Rover Continues Its Push to Electrify All Its Models at werd.com

With the 2019 P400E, Range Rover Continues Its Push to Electrify All Its Models

Posted in Cars and Rides

Last week Land Rover unveiled its first-ever hybrid Range Rover Sport and this week, they’re announcing another. This is the forthcoming 2019 Range Rover P400E, it will be powered by a 296 hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder Ingenium gas engine combined with an 85 kW electric motor housed inside its eight-speed automatic transmission. Total output: 398 horsepower. In all-electric mode it will give you 31-miles of fuel free range.

The Mantis Camper Has Everything You Need & Nothing You Don’t at werd.com

The Mantis Camper Has Everything You Need & Nothing You Don’t

Posted in Rides and Trailers

The Mantis camper from Taxa Outdoors is a rugged 18-foot-long trailer that comfortably sleeps 4 adults, weighs under 2,300 lbs. and can be stored in a standard length and height garage. The plumbing & electrical systems were inspired by NASA for efficiency and lighter weight. The pop-up roof design keeps it low for towing which is safer & saves fuel on the freeway while 14-inch ground clearance makes it very capable for off-road adventures.

Land Rover Unveils Its First Plug-In Hybrid Range Rover at werd.com

Land Rover Unveils Its First Plug-In Hybrid Range Rover

Posted in Cars and Rides

Land Rover just took the wraps off the Range Rover Sport P400e, its first plug-in hybrid, which is scheduled for release in 2019. The powertrain combines a 296 horsepower 2.0L four-cylinder Ingenium gas engine and an 85kW, 102-horsepower electric motor. Numbers: 0-60 in 6.2 & a top speed of 137 mph. In EV mode the the P400e will go 31 miles at 85 mph. It takes less than 3 hours to recharge with a rapid charger or will recharge completely overnight using a standard wall socket.

Triumph Rolls Out a New Cruiser: The 2018 Speedmaster at werd.com

Triumph Rolls Out a New Cruiser: The 2018 Speedmaster

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

The latest addition to the growing range of Triumph cruisers is the 2018 Speedmaster. Based on the Bobber platform introduced last year, the new Speedmaster has a larger, liquid-cooled 1200-cc high torque engine but features the same lower front fork and lower seat position and laid back ergonomics from the swept back bar and mid-controls. Available early 2018.

The Revzani Tank SUV is Apocalypse Ready at werd.com

The Revzani Tank SUV is Apocalypse Ready

Posted in Exotic and Rides

Based on the new Jeep Wrangler, the latest from Revzani is an SUV—well, more like a military-inspired beast that boasts a 6.4-liter 500 horsepower SRT motor, night vision and thermal cameras, Kevlar body armor and fuel tank, and B6 bulletproof glass all around. The interior isn’t as intimidating: hand stitched leather seating, a suede headliner, a heads up display and a 7.9” infotainment screen.

Thrive Motorcycles Built a Harley-Powered Wolvervine at werd.com

Thrive Motorcycles Built a Harley-Powered Wolvervine

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

Created by the bike builders at Jakarta-based Thrive Motorcycles, this bike, called “Kuzuri” which is Japanese for wolverine is a completely custom machine powered by a circa 2000 1200CC V-twin Sportster engine. With the exception of the frame from Brodonolo garage, practically everything else on the bike was fabbed by Thrive, including the body work, gas & oil tanks, electrical box, tail and headlight surround. And just look at it. Sleek, low, and powerful, just like its namesake.

Aston Martin Announces a Limited Edition Submarine at werd.com

Aston Martin Announces a Limited Edition Submarine

Posted in Exotic and Rides

Aston Martin is in the process of developing a futuristic 3-person submarine in partnership with sub-maker Triton. Few specs and details are currently known but the very limited edition Project Neptune sub certainly looks like you’d expect: a sleek, luxurious underwater vehicle worthy of something like the next James Bond film.

Porsche Unveils a Wicked Wagon: The 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo at werd.com

Porsche Unveils a Wicked Wagon: The 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo

Posted in Exotic and Rides

Wagons. Good for dogs, surfboards, kids, and roadtrip adventures when you need to bring all the toys. They’re just practical. Especially when they perform like the 2018 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo. At 680 horsepower, it’s Porsche’s most powerful hybrid that combines a 4-liter twin turbo V8 with a 136 hp electric motor. It will snap from 0-60 in 3.2 and has a top speed of 192 MPH. Not too shabby for a grocery-getter.

Deus Builds a Sleek, Vintage GP-Inspired Triumph at werd.com

Deus Builds a Sleek, Vintage GP-Inspired Triumph

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

Based on a 1978 Triumph T140, the latest creation from Deus Ex Machina master bike builder Michael Woolaway is a fully custom street machine he dubbed the “TTT”. The build included a custom made frame, a ported, polished and tuned-up motor, a stretched out aluminum tank handmade by Wollaway plus loads of other racy bits from front to back.

Porsche Introduces a Superyacht at werd.com

Porsche Introduces a Superyacht

Posted in Exotic and Rides

Designed at Germany’s Studio F.A. Porsche, the forthcoming GTT 115 is the first superyacht to bear the iconic Porsche emblem. Built in partnership with Dynamiq yachts and billed as a “Gran Turismo for the seas,” the 105-foot long luxury cruiser draws design inspiration from the Porsche 911 and will sail along at 21 knots for over 3400 nautical miles. Only 7 will be made.