Designed & built for the factory team with the sole purpose of earning Indian the AMA Flat Track title, the race-tuned FTR750 Scout will now be available to the public-at-large. Two important details: it is not road legal and the price tag is $50K. Let’s hope that this offering hints at a road legal (& more affordable) version of the Scout in the not-too-distant future.
For 2018, Porsche is adding a new wagon-style variant to the Panamera lineup. With an updated rear-end design that is all new from the B-pillars back, the forthcoming Sport Turismo will hit U.S. dealers by the end of this year in 4 models including a 330-hp turbocharged V6, a V6 & Electric hybrid, and a 550-hp V8.
The Cinder countertop grill cooks restaurant-quality meat automatically. With the temperature precision of sous-vide and the power of a stovetop, it is the world’s first truly precision grill. Its simple design, advanced engineering & app interface make it easier than ever to get the perfect sear and mouth-watering result every time.
The compact design of the Bit Bar makes it easier than ever to have a full hex-bit tool kit as part of your EDC. The slim TSA-Approved titanium sleeve stores & carries 8 ¼” hex bits of your choosing & comes loaded with #1 & #2 Phillips and Square Post bits, ¼” & 3/16” flatheads, & T15 & T20 Torx. A 60mm bar extension and optional ratchet attachment are also available. A funded Kickstarter.
Constructed of British Millerain Antique Waxed Canvas, the Explorer Jacket is built to withstand harsh winds and Spring’s wet weather. It has a filled quilted lining, reinforced elbows and removable hood as well as a full-width game pouch in the rear. Zip & Snap closure.
Steadicam technology has won Academy Awards. And the Steadicam powered Volt now brings that smooth, shake-free capability to videos you shoot with your phone. It’s this easy: mount your phone, power up & shoot. The Volt won the prestigious CES Innovation Award for 2017. Another funded Kickstarter.
Sony went big with the Xperia XZ Premium. Its 5.5” 4K HDR display has 801 ppi resolution—roughly twice that of iPhone 7 Plus and the 19MP camera can shoot at ridiculous frame rates up to 960 fps. IP68 waterproofing and dust resistance ensure that the Snapdragon 835 processor will run smoothly in all environments. No word on the price yet, but with this build sheet, you can guess it’ll be a lot more than that new Nokia 3310.
Handmade in Portland, Oregon, Mazama’s glassware collection is made with hand blown soda-lime glass. Because they are blown into a mold, they are consistent in size and weight. Mazama offers their elegant Wine, Cocktail & Pint size glasses in both clear & a variety of colorful tints.
For the busy business traveler, truly wrinkle-free luggage would be a game-changer. Vocier’s line of premium leather luggage uses patented Zero-Crease technology to deliver it. The way it works, is that your garments are wrapped around a central sleeve, which they say completely eliminates creases. Choose from 2 carry-on models, both well-appointed with convenient features for the pro traveler.
Sony’s Xperia Touch is an interactive home projector that adapts to any flat surface. On tables, walls or floors, you can watch videos, play games, read, draw pictures, or use it to leave messages & reminders. It has 32GB of onboard storage as well as wi-fi, bluetooth, & NFC capabilities.