Rides

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.

BMW Unveils Re-Designed X5 SUV for 2019 at werd.com

BMW Unveils Re-Designed X5 SUV for 2019

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At long last, BMW has re-designed its aging X5 SUV and for 2019, the new mid-size crossover is looking good. This 4th-generation model will be available with your choice of a TwinPower turbocharged inline-six or in xDrive 50i, a TwinPower turbo V8. There is an available off-road package with dual-axle air suspension and the interior is sleeker than ever, highlighted by a pair of high-def 12.3-inch LCD infotainment screens.

Audi Adds the All-New Q8 SUV to its 2019 Lineup at werd.com

Audi Adds the All-New Q8 SUV to its 2019 Lineup

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For 2019, Audi is introducing yet another luxury SUV. The forthcoming Q8 is wider, shorter, and more streamlined than any of its brethren. It also features a 48-volt mild hybrid drivetrain paired with optional 6 and 8-cylinder gas engines. Stock 22-inch wheels add to its more sport-aggro look and still it features four-wheel drive: a classic Quattro system with 40/60 rear bias split. Available stateside in Q1 of 2019.

The HondaJet Elite is Taking Off This Summer at werd.com

The HondaJet Elite is Taking Off This Summer

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Honda’s aircraft division just unveiled a new jet, the HondaJet Elite, a luxury jet that boasts an improved range of 1,437 nautical miles. Powered by GE Honda HF120 engines, it has a cruising speed of 422 knots and a max altitude of 43,000 feet, all features that make it the the fastest, longest-range, most efficient, and quietest jet in its class. Deliveries begin in August.

BMW Unveils Wireless Charging System For Its Hybrids at werd.com

BMW Unveils Wireless Charging System For Its Hybrids

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BMW has just launched wireless charging for its plug-in hybrids. Developed by the brand’s i Division, the Wireless Charging system uses inductive charging through electromagnetic fields to charge a high-voltage in-vehicle battery without cables. Power comes from the “GroundPad” which can be placed anywhere the vehicle owner will use it—in a garage, a driveway, or corporate parking space. It is weatherproof and works in all kinds of temps and conditions. This technology is available now for orders of the forthcoming 530e iPerformance model, with a full roll-out coming to the U.S. later in 2018.

Ford Unveils 2019 F-150 Raptor at werd.com

Ford Unveils 2019 F-150 Raptor

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When a normal F-150 won’t quite cut it, go Raptor. For 2019, Ford’s consumer “race” truck gets an electronically adaptive Fox Racing Shox Live Valve suspension, giving it a different feel in Normal, Sport or Off-Road modes. There’s also a Jump mode that kicks in when the truck’s front tires leave the ground because… you’ll probably jump it. It still has over 13-inches of suspension travel and the twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 still delivers 450HP. Due out fall 2018.

Aston Martin’s DB11 AMR Goes 200+ MPH at werd.com

Aston Martin’s DB11 AMR Goes 200+ MPH

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Aston Martin’s flagship touring car, the DB11 will soon be available with an upgraded performance package that upshifts it to supercar status.  The DB11 AMR is powered by a 630-horse V12 that lays down a top speed of 208 mph and snaps 0-62 in 3.7. It also features a new exhaust, enhanced handling and a range of interior and  sweet exterior accents using carbon fiber and track-inspired matte blacks.

Curtiss Motorcycles Rolls Out Zeus, Their First Electric Bike at werd.com

Curtiss Motorcycles Rolls Out Zeus, Their First Electric Bike

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Alabama-based custom v-twin bike builders Curtiss Motorcycles (previously Confederate Motors) switched up their game to begin creating the next generation of electric motorcycles. Their first bike, Zeus, is quite clearly a beast of a different breed. It’s powered by a 14.4 kWh Li-ion battery pack & two high-output electric motors that produce in 170 hp (127 kW) and some serious torque.