Winner of the FIA World Car Championships in 1965 in its debut, the Shelby Daytona Cobra turns 50 this year, and to celebrate, Shelby is building 50 of these classic racecars in aluminum. These limited edition Cobras will feature updated safety features but maintain many old-school details of the era.
The retro teardrop camper revival is in full swing. This one is the lightweight Gidget camper; it was designed and tested in Australia and features an expandable slide-out design for amenities like a Queen-size bed, a spacious, pop-up rear galley, & a 110-watt solar power system.
The latest Aventador variant, the forthcoming 2016 Superveloce Roadster is the most powerful Lamborghini ever built. The 6.5-liter V12 is the same as in previous models but it’s been re-tuned to produce 50 more horses while changes to the chassis shed 110-pounds. Lambo has not officially unveiled the vehicle but we do know this open-roof monster puts out 750 horsepower & only 500 of them will be made.
If money was no object in building your post apocalypse survival vehicle, you’d likely make something like Action Mobil’s Global XRS 7200; an ultra-offroad RV that will carry you through Mad Max territory in comfort & style. This indestructible, made-to-order beast features a luxurious interior with Bose Sound and a built-in flatscreen as well as a hydraulic rear lift for your motorbike & rooftop solar panels for off-grid power.
You can always use another USB charger in the car. And why buy a lame one at the gas station check out when you can get an officially licensed Knight Rider dual USB charger that speaks to you? It features red LED light bars that sync to audio while saying 11 different phrases from the show. Plugs into a 12V lighter.
Half-bike, half-motorcycle, Bultaco’s new 2200-watt Brinco E-bike offers 3 riding modes, giving you the option of pedaling or effortless cruising with a range from 18-50 miles depending on how hard you want to work, if at all. Top speed 37 MPH. Recharges fully in 3 hours.
More powerful than its predecessor, Aston Martin’s DB9 GT is fitted with a 6-liter V12 that cranks out 457 horsepower, making it the most powerful DB9 ever made. 0-60 in 4.5 and a top speed of 186MPH, it features a 6-speed Touchtronic II tranny & the brand’s tech new AMi infotainment system.
Seldom seen on U.S. soil due to a costly taxation imposed on ‘work’ vehicles imported from Europe since 2003, Volkswagen’s iconic Transporter van has nonetheless been in production & updated all along. The latest 6th-generation California model is the modern VW van we all dream of, complete with the iconic pop-top and deluxe camper interior. Will it ever come to the states? It’s a very distant maybe … but there’s always gray market.
After several years of sameness, BMW has decided to update their outdated flagship 7 series. Starting with a new structural design called Carbon Core comprised of a blend of steel & carbon-fiber reinforced plastic, they’ve shaved 200 pounds off this luxury barge. Available in the States with either a turbo 6 or a 2-liter hybrid powerplant, the series also features an assortment of fresh technologies like the new iDrive touchscreen with gesture-controls and a crazy, touchscreen key.