The Beast is an e-bike with the rugged features of an ATV that’s built for off-road detours yet still totally legal for street use. Several battery/motor/trim options are available with top speeds ranging from 15-30MPH and distance ranges from 15-18 mi. on a full charge. The Beast also offers a backup solar charging panel.
Unchanged since 2001, The Triumph Bonneville was long overdue for an update. What it got was an overhaul. The upright British classic now sports a water-cooled engine, plus a full ground-up rebuild of the frame and body. The new Bonny will be available in several variants: the Street Twin, T120, Thruxton, and power-packed Thruxton R, a range offering 900cc & 1200cc motor options.
Wyoming-based Legacy Classic Trucks do frame-off, nut & bolt rebuild-restorations of the iconic Dodge Power Wagon, one of the meanest American 4X4’s ever made. They’re now offering 4-door versions, complete with a 480hp Direct Injected 6.2 Liter LT1 V-8, boxed frame, Recaro seats, and heaps more.
BMW’s 2016 M2 draws 365 horses from its TwinPower Turbo inline-six and pulled a 7:58 lap-time at the Nürburgring. That’s faster than the last generation V-8 powered M3! In addition to plenty of power, it’s loaded with M-Series features like its active rear differential, lightweight aluminum suspension, M Performance brakes, & 19-inch forged wheels.
Ferrari’s new F12 TdF is a more powerful update to their already scary-fast F12 Berlinetta. Upgraded from 730 horses to 769. Ferrari also brought back the faster shorter-shifting 7-speed dual clutch tranny, as well as adding 4-wheel steering, larger wheels, and massive 1-piece brakes. Limited edition of 799.
The 2016 BMW M4 GTS is a street-legal racecar. With 493 horsepower and extensive carbon fiber in the chassis & body, BMW is proudly calling it the “most agile, radical, & powerful M4 ever.” Used for the first time in a production road car, this M4 features a water-injection system that cools the intake, helping the turbochargers to crank even harder. Only 300 of these track-tuned cars will be imported to the U.S.
The Australian-made Patriot TH610 is a combination camper & toy hauler. The dual axle trailer will carry a side-by-side UTV, two ATVs, two jet-skis or five dirt bikes as well as offering a fully-kitted kitchen and a box-top camper with a King-size sleeper. Built for off-road action it also features LED lighting, a sound system, 30+ gallon water tank, & air bag suspension for push-button leveling.
The long awaited, anxiously anticipated Tesla Model X has finally been unveiled. It’s a futuristic SUV with seating for 7 & falcon wing doors. Numbers: It does 0-60 mph in 3.2 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph. Range on a full charge: 250-miles. Tow capacity: 5000 lbs. Starting price for the base model 90D: $132K.
Just unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Ducati’s new Monster 1200R is the meanest monster ever made, featuring the 160-horsepower Twin Spark 1198 Testastretta 11° V-Twin found in the Diavel & Multistrada. The 1200R also packs 15 more horses than the outgoing 1200S and it’s a bit lighter, too.
Car nerds are calling it a Tesla killer. Porsche calls it the Mission E Concept, an 800-volt luxury sedan with a 310-mile range that Porsche claims can re-charge to 80% in just 15 minutes. Aside from its sculptural good looks and efficiency, its 0-62MPH in 3.5 will help you remember that deep-down it’s still a Porsche; that is, if they actually make the car.