Inspired by Ralph Lauren’s own 1938 Bugatti 57SC Atlantic Coupe, the 45mm Steel Calfskin Automotive features a distinctive elm burl wood dial, a nod to the coveted car’s wooden dashboard and Arabic numerals similar to those found on its vintage gauges. This water-resistant, manual-winding timepiece also features a stainless steel case, calfskin strap, and a 45-hour power reserve.
In 1995, McLaren entered the 24 Hours Of Le Mans for the first time & their F1 GTR took the checkered flag. 2015 Marks the 20th anniversary of the historic win & to celebrate, McLaren is releasing a super limited edition version of their 650S. Like the original, the Le Mans is finished in metallic Sarthe Grey paint & features special lightweight wheels, plus a roof-mounted engine induction ‘snorkel.’
In celebration of 50 years of the 911, Porsche unveiled another new variant of the iconic coupe at the Detroit Auto Show. The Targa 4 GTS is the latest to receive the GTS treatment, which includes 430 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque attached to a seven-speed manual or 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. 4.5 seconds 0 to 60 & topless.
Acura ceased production on the iconic NSX in 2005 but ten years later, the redux is back. Acura will begin production on the 2016 NSX next fall with a build sheet that includes a twin-turbo charged V6-hybrid powerplant, AWD, aluminum chassis, carbon-fiber flooring, ceramic brakes, and loads more. No bottom line numbers have been announced yet, except for the price tag.
The BeoSound Moment from Bang & Olufsen gave everyone wood when it was unveiled this week at CES in Las Vegas. Like, actual wood. Oak to be exact. In addition to the touch-sensitive wooden control panel, this premium music streaming system also features a colorized Mood Wheel that selects songs based on how you’re feeling.
Sony’s new ultra-thin 55, 65 and 75-inch Android-powered 4K TVs are so skinny you can almost see their skeleton. At a mind-warping 4.9mm thin, they are about the same thickness as your iPhone 6. The 3840×2160 display is backed by the new 4K Processor X1, improving color, clarity, and contrast for 4K content. Available in Spring 2015
British custom carmaker Ariel has taken their infamous Atom track-day racer & turned it into an off-road, sandrail-style dune buggy. Under the hood of this open wheel 2-seater is Honda’s 2.4-liter i-VTEC engine. Delivering 232 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque via a six-speed close ratio manual transmission, the 1477-lb Nomad can race from 0-60mph in 3.4 seconds to a top speed of 125 mph.
The term is “one-upping” and that’s what Sharp has done with their just-released 80-inch Beyond 4K Ultra HD TV. The spec. sheet says 66 million subpixels, which is 42 million more pixels than the standard 4K Ultra with a near-8K resolution.
The 50-year anniversary of the iconic Shelby Cobra 427 is upon us. That means Shelby is producing a limited run of Anniversary Cobras. Engine options range from 400 horsepower up to the legendary 427 big-block that boasts a toupee-peeling 700 horses. Offered with either aluminum or fiberglass bodies. Limited to 50 Cobras.
For the creation of the A-Series, high-end, high-tech camera maker Phase One teamed up with Swiss camera maker Alpa to create a mirrorless medium format system blending classic manual controls with premium digital imaging technologies. At $47k, the big question is… new car or camera?