Brooklyn-based custom bike builder Stefano Venier turned his hand to Moto Guzzi’s popular modern classic, the V7. His subtle but stunning re-do cleaned up the clunkier bits of this Italian 750. His tweaks included new aluminum bodywork, an elongated tank and seat, as well as a shaved rear fender with a stealth, integrated LED tail light. Fresh rubber & new forks, plus a bit of blacking-out here & there. via
The 2017 Audi A5 sports coupe is lighter, faster & more fuel efficient than earlier models thanks to 132 pounds trimmed from the body and a new 354 horsepower turbocharged V6 powerplant that promises 32.2 MPGs.
The 2017 GT-R Nismo from Nissan is a supercar in every sense of the word. Powered by a 3.8-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 that churns out 600 horsepower & 481 pound-feet of torque, the all-wheel drive street racer features a dual-clutch 6-speed manual transmission & adaptive suspension. The interior is just as sporty with Recaro leather race seats & a carbon fiber clad console.
Designed and built in Utah, the Base Camp Trailer looks like the ultimate bug-out rig for the modern escape artist. This off-road ready camper is built to be custom configured with all sorts of options to make it work for you: roll-out kitchen, rooftop-tent, gun box, firewood box, solar panels and anything else you might need for your adventure exit plan. via
Collision warning systems are standard equipment on the latest European luxury cars but if you happen to drive something else, The FenSens Fender Defender is a much more affordable way to add this tech upgrade to your car. It mounts like a license plate frame and communicates with an iOS/Android app to warn you of impending collision by alerting you with visible & audio warnings.
To celebrate the 80th anniversary of a certified classic, BMW Motorrad has created a beautiful homage concept bike that captures the look of the 1936 R5 by blending old-school engineering with modern technology.
The appeal of the teardrop camper is that they’re light weight and easy to tow with just about any vehicle. Denver’s Timberleaf hand-builds their teardrops to order, with loads of options from comforts in the cabin like a memory foam mattress & air conditioning to custom kitchen accessories for the rear galley constructed of baltic birch.
A bobbed and cafe’d full-size Harley is unfortunately a pretty rare sight. Especially one as properly proportioned as this FX Super-Glide built by James Roper-Caldbeck. Stripped down, lowered, fitted with a custom mini-fairing, exhaust and tail section, along with a power-boosting Super Stock ignition system, he finished the 80s-inspired build with a sporty black/silver/red paint scheme. via
Munich’s Diamond Atelier is a custom garage specializing in low, lean, no BS builds. Their limited edition Mark II series is based on a BMW 2-valve Monolever generation bike with either an 800 or 1000cc motor. Then comes frame mods, a custom fabbed tail section, lower forks, and loads of other style & performance options. Only 10 Mark II bikes will be made.
The High Desert special edition package for Chevy’s Silverado 1500 offers a trunk-like storage system in the bed with compartments you can move & configure to suit your needs. A hard tonneau cover is also integrated into the design as well as sail-shaped panels and roll bar-like trim behind the cab; recalling the now discontinued Avalanche.