Revealing their 2015 A3/S3 sedan at the New York Auto Show this week, car geeks were pleasantly surprised to see that Audi has gotten a bit more serious about their children’s cars. Inside, this little sedan is exactly what you’d expect: high-tech & leather. Available with 4 engine choices, from a 170hp 1.8 TSFI 4 to a turbo-Diesel option all the way up to the S3’s high-output 2-liter TFSI model, the new entry level Audi options are looking solid.
This keyring-size rechargeable backup power supply called Fuel is the world’s smallest cell phone charger. When you need 20-30 more minutes of juice, just plug into the little guy.
Bang for your buck is what you get with any Nixon watch. Rather than turning out gilt & shimmering men’s jewelry that happens to tell time, Nixon builds watches that hold up to punishment in the water, on the mountain, and out on the open road. Their latest limited release is a black & baby blue version of their proven 48-20 Chronograph. 48mm dial, brushed stainless case, and waterproof to 200 meters.
If your excuse for not going camping is that putting up your tent is a pain, you should probably stay home. Or just get a new tent. One like The Wedge. Instead of dealing with tent poles and shock cords and stakes, all you have to do with this one is unpack & inflate.
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.