It’s not an air filtration system, it’s a plug-n-play 170-watt wireless sound system that boasts seven speakers arranged in a six-sided, multi-chamber cabinet for maximum sound diffusion. The unique stainless steel grille design conceals the on/off & volume controls & it fires up automatically when an audio signal is detected. No remote, wi-fi, or app needed.
Massachusetts-based Formlabs has just released their 2nd-generation desktop 3D printer. Their wi-fi enabled Form 2 is 50% more powerful and able to build objects 40% bigger than the first model. Unlike most desktop 3D printers, Formlabs’ employs a process called stereolithography in which a laser shoots into a bath of liquid photopolymer and cures it into a solid object bit by bit.
The “plug n’ plant” home growing system from Leaf makes growing your own weed a virtually effortless affair. It’s a self-contained system consisting of 4′ x 2′ box that fits two plants & yields 4-5 ounces of weed per harvest. It automatically monitors everything: light, ventilation, nutrient levels and soil pH ensuring quality cannabis. Refillable nutrient cartridges will cost about $150 per grow but the yield will offset the initial & recurring costs almost instantly.
Stern Pinball has created a Game Of Thrones themed machine that features an interactive fire-breathing dragon, a mechanical sword, & and gameplay under the banner of the house of Stark, Lannister, Greyjoy, Baratheon, Martell or Tyrell. 3 models are available.
The Dawn convertible draws inspiration from the luxury land yachts of yore but features an all-new design. Borrowing looks but not body panels from the Wraith & Ghost models, the Dawn is wide, low & got a toned-down front grill & a stronger chin. Under the hood: a 563 horsepower V12.
Aggressively passing Porsche’s Cayenne Turbo S as the fastest SUV on the planet comes the new 600 horsepower ultra-luxury Bentley Bentayga. Off-road worthy? Supposedly. But there is definitely a refrigerator in the trunk.
For 2017, the Porsche 911 Carrera will for the first time, feature a turbocharged engine. The new 3-liter flat-six delivers 370 horses— 20 more than the 2015 model. This new motor also uses 12% less fuel.
Colorado-based Vintage Overland specializes in hand-built teardrop camper trailers. Built for rugged, off-road missions, they offer sleeping for two with a classic hatchback galley in the rear. You won’t be roughing it: Hardwood interiors, LED lighting, & memory foam mattresses. 3 models are available.
The release of the new Bond film Spectre will also see the unveiling of the new Bond car, the Aston Martin DB10. With that release still a few months off, Aston Martin has created a limited “Bond Edition” with their potent V12 DB9. Only 150 of these Spectre silver coupes will be made.
The 2016 Softail Slim S brings a factory-built 110 c.i. Screaming Eagle motor & a range of Harley’s CVO (Custom Vehicle Operations) upgrades to a Dyna you can buy right off the showroom floor. The Slim S features a blacked-out motor & drivetrain, slash cut over/under exhaust, and a custom military-style paint scheme.