Designed as a track car you can buy off the showroom floor, the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R sits at the top of the food chain for Benz performance. Powered by a handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 biturbo engine that puts out 577hp with a top speed of 198 MPH, it features an all-new 9-mode in-dash traction control system and 4-wheel steering. The exclusive new color is called AMG Green Hell Magno.
To honor the 100th anniversary of Ferrucio Lamborghini’s birth, the Italian carmaker created the Centenario Roadster, a roofless variant of the V12 Coupé with a carbon-fiber monobody profile, 4-wheel steering, and a top speed of more than 217 MPH. Sadly I couldn’t post this fast enough. It’s already sold out.
The Automatic Pro plugs into your car’s OBD-II port & provides car info like distance traveled, gas used, and more. It also offers notifications on how to optimize speed, save gas, and monitor engine alerts. In the event of an accident, it can alert emergency services with real-time location tracking. By using it’s 3G cellular connectivity, it requires no phone to function and is also fee-free.
With the release of the Maverick X3, Can-Am is launching a serious takeover bid in the world of high-performance off-road Side-by-Side vehicles. It’s got an aggressive 72” wide body style boasting 15-inches of clearance & an air-worthy 24-inches of suspension travel and is powered by a turbocharged 154-horse Rotax engine.
Built for overland camping excursions, the Journey Trailer Basecamp package from Oregon-based Freespirit Recreation is an all-in-one, compact camp cargo trailer with a built-in 9-foot tent. Accessories like an awning, tent Annex, & lighting systems are also available to fully kit it out.
The bold Italian styling of the just-unveiled Moto Guzzi MGX-21 sets it clearly apart from retro-inspired cruisers Harley, Indian, & Victory are known for. This new Guzzi bagger is based on the brand’s long-standing 1400 cc California cruiser & features generous use of carbon fiber—fairing, panniers, fenders, even the front wheel. Red cylinder heads and Brembo brakes contrast the matte, all-black paint scheme.
You may have time for weekend roadtrips but who has months to spend struggling through a DIY conversion to get your adventure-mobile off-road ready? Oregon-based Outside Van has you covered. They offer a range of customization packages for Mercedes/Dodge Sprinters. Options run from basic to bananas, including power, off-road, lighting, solar, camping, heating/cooling and seating systems.
The 80s-era BMW K100 is a fairly unexciting dad-bike built for reliable road cruising. But, now that it’s reached middle age, it’s becoming a popular, affordable custom platform. Italy’s Unit Garage is now offering garage-build kits that convert the K100 into a classic 70s style scrambler, with a high-exit 4-into-1 exhaust, a shortened seat assembly, bobbed fenders, moto bars, Dakar-style graphics and more. via
Options for off-road camping just keep getting better. The latest entry is Australia’s Lotus Campers Off Grid model, a compact (14 feet) merges a rugged exterior & off-road features with a luxurious and well-designed interior that features a modern kitchen, bathroom & Italian leather sofa as well as a rooftop AC unit. Power for the LED lighting, sound, & entertainment system comes from a pair of 150-watt solar panels.
You can tell the cop it’s “technically a bike” and it is. See the pedals? But with it’s tuned 49-cc (or optional 125-cc motor) this “bike” is gonna get you there quick. The whole thing is overbuilt to handle the speed & support weight of the drivetrain: adjustable forks, 4-piston hydraulic brakes, & 3-inch wide rims. A rear rack is built for carrying cargo & additional fuel to take you up to 300 miles without hitting a gas station.