On display at the New York International Auto Show this week, the 2014 Range Rover Sport got the makeover it needed for the new model year. The fastest, most responsive Rover ever has a new look with subtle but stunning updates to the body, a new drivetrain, and optional 3rd row seating. From the V6 SE model to the 510-horsepower supercharged V8 Autobiography edition, the new Sport is an advanced, luxury SUV but at the same time, it retains classic Rover style and the unquestionable ability to rip off-road.
Does the world really need a luxury kayak made of carbon fiber, teak and trimmed with gold plated brass fittings? Probably not but you might. And if you do, well, here you go. The glossy, finely appointed Kayak 1 from McLellan Jacobs is built by the America’s Cup boat builders in New Zealand & is available in custom colors, materials, and finishes to suit your style.
The Soccket is a soccer ball that’s also a portable generator that provides reliable off-grid power. As you play, the ball stores up kinetic energy. When you’re done playing just plug in your electronics & power up. 30-minutes of play with the Soccket ball will power an LED light for up to 3 hours.
It seems like every few weeks Canon is releasing another new model in its proven, affordable Rebel line of DSLRs. In actuality, new models drop just a couple times per year. Here’s the new Rebel SL1; a powerful, lighweight camera that’s sure to make whatever you’re shooting with now obsolete. It shoots 18MP still images, offers full HD movie mode, plus it has a 3-inch touchscreen.
Maybe you’ve never thought about your keychain before. And why would you? Especially when there’s a fourth generation machinist in California who’s thinking about it for you. He designed one made of American hand-rolled steel called the M II Unlimited and it not only holds your keys, it pops open brews, too
This new Blu-ray box set collects 5 of the best mobster movies by the best directors of the modern age. Nothing but Oscar winners and classics: Untouchables, Goodfellas, Heat, The Departed, & The Town. If that doesn’t sound good there must be something da matter with you.
If you’re slowly easing your way toward the Self-help section of the bookstore, Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success by Phil Jackson is a great springboard. As coach of the Chicago Bulls & LA Lakers, Jackson became the most successful coach in the history of pro sports. This new book breaks down his philosophies and takes readers into the headspace of a man who led the world’s greatest ballers to the apex of competitive success eleven times.
Clearly inspired by the design of the Aston Martin Zagato, the latest creation from Italian boutique carmaker Fornasari is called the Gigi 311, a fully-custom performance GT that debuted at Geneva a few weeks back; not all the specs are out but we do know it will be powered by a 500HP American-made V8 and that you can order yours built in either all-aluminum or carbon-fiber.
The BikeSpike won’t replace your lock but it is a GPS tracker that will help you find & recover your bike if it’s stolen. Hidden in your bike’s water bottle cage, the Spike links to a web, iOs, or Android app that lets you pinpoint its location. The device also functions as a fitness tracker and can be used to help you keep track of the kids when they’re out on their bikes.
The ELITE Series 2.0 collection is a postseason offering from Nike featuring colorful, updated versions of their flagship basketball shoes: the Kobe 8 System, the LeBron X, & a low-top version of Kevin Durant’s KD V. As you’d expect, these shoes feature advanced materials like Kevlar Aramid, carbon fiber, & articulated foam cushioning but what’s totally unexpected are the colorways. Available April 27.