You know the old joke about mopeds and how they’re fun to ride? Well, the new Honda Grom sorta settles that dilemma. It’s large enough not to be mistaken for a moped or a mini-bike, but its gas-sipping, 125CC single-cylinder motor makes it nearly as cheap to run as a bicycle. Only faster.
Let’s cut straight to the chase. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is billed as the best car in the world. It’s an enormous sedan loaded with advanced technologies like Active Lane Keeping Assist. So, yeah, auto pilot. With a laundry list of over 768 luxury features including a Google Maps display in the back for backseat drivers, we can almost guarantee that your driver is going to love it.
No, it’s definitely not practical. At all. Then again, the 600-horse, V-10 equipped Lamborghini Egoista concept really needs no justification for its existence. And with respect to the vision of VW’s head of design Walter de Silva, let’s hope this single-passenger supercar makes it to production.
Designed & handmade to order by Dutch designer Marten van Soest, the Tonke Fieldsleeper is a mini mobile home that functions like a truck bed camper. Nothing to tow & when you want to take an excursion, you can detach the camper and leave it behind. Inside it features high gloss, natural wood surfaces & boasts all the comforts of home.
Well, we’ve been waiting for these since Richard Nixon was a kid. Finally, the flying car has arrived. Actually, not quite yet. Officially, the TF-X is still in the funding & development stages, but this fixed wing street-legal aircraft with electric ground drive and electric power assist for takeoff and landing looks viable in the little video. But with an airspeed of 200MPH and a range of 500 miles why must we wait?!
The rear end of the 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo is wider than a pair of Kardashians bending down to touch their toes. And there are plenty of other reasons to perv out on this just-released pair of Porsches. To mark the 40th Anniversary of 911 Turbo, they’ve fitted the ’14 911 Turbo & Turbo S with an all new chassis, a new AWD system, active rear axle steering and they bumped the power in the flat-six motor up to 560 horsepower.
At 65, the Land Rover Defender is officially a Senior Citizen, but clearly not ready to retire (thank you, Land Rover). This new LXV Special Edition is based on the original Defender hardtop and features a 2.2-liter Diesel, a 6-speed stick, a black on gray color scheme & some LXV birthday logos.
The Icona Vulcano is a one-off supercar that blew the doors off the Shanghai Auto Show this week. This 900-horsepower V12 is the brain child of famed Ferrari engine master Claudio Lombardi and Icona designer Samuel Chuffart Design, combining raw Italian power with the most advanced auto technologies on the planet.
No need to decide between the camper or the boat: the Sealander is both. This German-designed amphibious mini-camper is light enough to be towed behind your car and offers the option of camping beside the lake or floating on it. Simply mount an outboard motor to the stern and the Sealander is ready for your voyage
For its 50th birthday, Lamborghini is building an Anniversary Edition Aventador. The 720-horse LP720-4 50 rips 0-62 in under 3 seconds & boasts a top speed of 217MPH, a slight bump up perhaps due to the new carbon fiber aero kit that’s 50% more efficient than before. The car will be officially unveiled next week at the Shanghai Motor Show where we hope they’ll tell us that yellow is not the only option.