The Ford Mustang turns 50 this year. For it’s golden anniversary, they made a Special Edition model. Based off the 420-horsepower 2015 Mustang GT, this one gets a Performance Pack upgrade and lots of interior upgrades: a cashmere-stitched, leather-wrapped steering wheel, with similar details in the instrument panel, shift boot, door inserts, seats and center armrest. Choose either a six-speed automatic or manual transmission. Ford also gives you two color options: Wimbledon White or Kona Blue. Only 1964 of these 50th Anniversary Mustangs will be made.
This week at the New York Auto Show, Audi unveils their upgraded RS7. The Dynamic Edition is a pumped up version of the already sporty sedan that will feature a more powerful 560-horse twin-turbo motor, Dynamic Ride Control suspension, plus red brake calipers & black valcona honeycomb-stitched leather sport seats with crimson red seatbelts.
In the late 60s, when the classic live-action Batman show was on the air, there was a different, animated cartoon series called The Adventures Of Batman running on Saturday mornings. And now, Warner Home Video is releasing the entire series—all 34 episodes—on DVD, due out in early June.
Now we’re talking: This backup power supply for your phone is the size of a credit card. Literally. Wallet size. Linear Flux’s new LithiumCard portable charger connects via Micro-USB to “hypercharge” your phone. That means it charges fast. How fast depends on your device. To power up the card itself for backup, there’s a flip-out USB. Easy, fast, small, light; no brainer. Expected to ship in June/July.
Since the 1 percent is really only 1 percent, all the luxury car brands are working out new ways to get more people into their cars. Aston Martin came up with the V8 Vantage, a 430-HP luxury coupe (also available as a roadster) aimed at the U.S. market. Somehow, Aston has priced this awe-inspiring 190-MPH beast below $100 grand. $99K to be exact.
Carrying around that heavy-ass laptop is bad enough & then you’ve also gotta tote that 3-pound charger. But not if you get yourself a Dart. The Dart is the smallest, lightest laptop adapter ever. At 65W, it will provide all the juice you need to keep your laptop powered up & it’s six times lighter than that brick you’re dragging around now.
Apple iOS CarPlay integration is popping up in a few new vehicles. And Pioneer’s popular aftermarket in-dash systems are joining the fun. These ‘infotainment’ systems from Pioneer basically puts iOS in your car’s dash, allowing you to access not just music but messages, maps, & calls in a familiar interface. So no matter how old your car is, a simple firmware update of your existing Pioneer system will make it feel fresh inside.
Like all their tools, Dremel’s new Ultra-Saw is versatile. It’ uses 3.5 & 4-inch blades to cut metal, make flush cuts in wood, and even works as a grinder/surfacer. It will definitely go through a finger like butter, too, so be careful.
This wireless car charger for your Qi-enabled phone is shaped like a cup holder, so you can just drop your phone in there & charge it up. Smart design. Effortless recharge.
You can get the 2015 Z06 Corvette convertible the way you want it. This 625 horse ‘Vette is available with a 7-speed manual tranny or GM’s new 8L90 8-speed torque converter automatic & you can choose between the removable roof hatchback or the full push-button soft-top.