This latest version of the SkyRunner can be transformed from an all-terrain vehicle to a lightweight sports aircraft in a matter of minutes. Picture it: one minute you’re ripping down the trail kicking up dirt, then next, you’re flying it over the river at 55 mph to the other side. Or climbing up to 10,000 feet elevation and flying home instead of driving.
Next year’s Miata, the MX-5 RF, brings back the retractable hardtop. RF stands for “retractable fastback” giving fans of the 155 horsepower, 4-cylinder coupe a hardtop look with the option of going topless with just the push of a button.
For 2017, the big Jeep will be available in a Trailhawk version. That means increased suspension clearance—at 11-inches it’s the highest in the Jeep lineup. It also gets a Quadra-Drive 4×4 system with a rear limited slip differential, a removable front fascia for increased approach, and yes, those red tow hooks.
Oklahoma-based Classic Recreations builds iconic classic cars with modern power & performance. Their Shelby GT500 takes the ’67 Shelby Mustang and re-loads it with a race-tuned 790HP engine, rack & pinion steering, and a full array of Shelby performance parts as well as correct Shelby interior details.
Handmade in Switzerland, the Motorcycle Bivouac is a minimalist camp shelter that uses your parked bike for one of its walls. This compact cordura tarp tent keeps you out of the elements & also keeps your bike seat dry. When it’s time to get back in the saddle, it rolls up neatly and lashes to your handebars for the next leg of the journey. Another funded Kickstarter.
Named for the Massachusetts town where Indian Motorcycles began, the Springfield blends classic Indian looks with modern comfort & performance. This all-new model is designed to quickly convert from cruiser to bagger & back in mere minutes. It features a quick-release windshield, passenger seat, and hard cases as well as adjustable suspension easily adjusted to suit your payload.
Wisconsin-based ESCAPE Homes has created a towable tiny house; the 160 square-foot Vista model is an American-made cabin on wheels with panoramic windows and a customizable modern interior. At 8.5 feet wide and 9.5 feet tall and weighing 6500-pounds, it can be easily towed with a truck or SUV.
As evidenced by these hyper-realistic photo-composite renderings, the classic Ford Bronco could make a return, some believe it could come as soon as 2020. Blending images of the 1st generation 1966 Bronco with images of Ford’s 2004 concept, the team at bronco6g.com have created a very viable looking 6th generation Bronco. Let’s hope it happens.
The look may say Hollywood steampunk meets vintage bi-plane but the Morgan EV3 is an all electric open-top 3-wheeler that really moves. 100 miles-an-hour give or take and without the roar of a combustion engine. A unique driving experience to be sure.
The twin-turbo 600-horsepower DB11 is the latest iteration of the iconic Aston Martin DB, first made infamous by 007 back in the 60s. Large side vents at the front wheels, the lines of the contrast-colored roof strake, and an upgraded interior with a touchscreen interface in the console mark it as a thoroughly modern design.