Built to rival Porsche’s Panamera, the Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door is not your average family sedan. Case in point: 429 horsepower and a 0 to 60 mph time of 4.4 seconds. And that’s in the “base” model. Available in the U.S. in 2019.
With the 2019 Bentayga, Bentley is rolling out its first-ever hybrid. Powered by a turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 paired with an electric motor that delivers a 31-mile range in full EV mode. Aside from the drivetrain, the Bentayga Hybrid is every bit as luxurious as the $230K V8 model they released earlier this year.
At long last, Jaguar’s I-PACE crossover SUV has arrived. The all-electric “truck” boasts a range of 240 miles on a full charge and charges from 0 to 80 percent in about 90 minutes on a public 50kW charger. A quick 30-minute charge will give you around 80 miles of range. The Tesla-esque I-PACE also features Amazon Alexa voice assistant and uses AI to learn and tailor the driving experience to you.
For 2019, the 8th generation Audi A6 sedan got hooked up with some fresh tech upgrades: Virtual Cockpit gauge display, a 10-inch display to view MMI Navigation Plus, a smaller 8-inch touchscreen to control the nav, climate, and text inputs. There’s also Connect Key keyless lock/unlock & remote car start from your Android smartphone. Under the hood, the new A6 is powered by a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 that outputs 340 horsepower plus a mild hybrid, that uses a 48-volt battery for start/stop and fuel-savings while it coasts at speeds from 34-99.
Tested and proven in the world’s most extreme environments by polar explorer Ben Saunders on his latest Trans-Antarctic Solo Expedition, the Bremont Endurance is a 43mm limited-edition automatic in a satin polished titanium case. It features a date window in the dial, Super-LumiNova numerals & hands, and it boasts a 42-hour power reserve.
Sony just introduced the most advanced and powerful camera in the A7 series. The mirrorless Sony Alpha 7 III features a 24.2 MP full-frame BSI CMOS sensor, 5-axis in-body image stabilization, 10 FPS shooting, an autofocus that’s twice as fast as the old model, and an ISO range of 100-204,800. It also shoots 4K video.
Back in the 1930s, Albert Einstein purchased a Levi’s Menlo Cossack leather jacket, a signature piece he would wear for decades. It became synonymous with his early years in the United States, a time when his work achieved global fame. Now Levi’s had the genius idea to re-create & re-release the iconic jacket. In a limited-edition of 500 pieces, as part of the Levi’s Vintage Clothing line, the Einstein jacket will be available in the Spring 2018 collection.
The forthcoming 2019 911 GT3 RS is a track-ready super car replete with roll cage, wings, spoilers, and generous use of carbon fiber and magnesium details throughout. It has a top speed of nearly 200 MPH and uses Porsche’s Torque Vectoring Plus and rear steering to keep it pinned to the pavement in tight corners. It will be officially unveiled at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.
Due to be unveiled at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, the special-edition Ferrari 488 Pista is the successor to the 458 Speciale. A truly track-focused supercar, this racing-inspired V8-powered beast cranks out 710 horsepower, making it Ferrari’s most powerful V8 ever. Top speed: 211 MPH.
Designed by a team of MIT eggheads and four years in development, Skydio’s R1 pro-grade autonomous quadcopter drone uses advanced AI for its computer vision system, giving users precision flight control without any expertise; it’s so smart, it doesn’t even come with a controller. Rather than GPS stabilization used in most drones, the RI uses 13 onboard cameras to do real-time mapping, path planning, and obstacle avoidance. All controls for the drone, including takeoff, landing and manual controls are managed through Skydio’s mobile app.
This is the most powerful model in Keanu Reeves’ Arch Motorcycles lineup. The Arch Method 143 is truly a bespoke creation and powered by a massive 2400cc S&S V-Twin motor. It features a carbon fiber frame and the bodywork is all machined from a single slab of aluminum. Only 23 of these sleek sport cruisers will be made and you can bet they’ll be spendy.
The X-H1 from Fujifilm is the latest addition to the brand’s popular X Series lineup and this one is the flagship. It uses a 24-megapixel APS-C X-Trans III for image capture and features 5-axis in-body image stabilization but the real upgrades went into video function: it supports DCI 4K and Rec.2020 color gamut at a bitrate of 200Mbps. It does 1080P slow-mo at 120fps. There’s also a microphone input jack, and a built-in mic. Fujifilm also just announced 2 new X-mount cinema lenses to support this powerful new body.
If 600-watts of premium amplification is what your sound system needs, the all-new McIntosh MC611 delivers. This high-powered quad-balanced monoblock amp will easily make the windows rattle in their frames and send pets scurrying while driving your stereo or home theater sound. McIntosh’s Autoformer output technology means that the amp’s full 600 Watts will be delivered to the speakers regardless if it has 2, 4 or 8 Ohm impedance, allowing it to perform to its full potential with all systems.
Toyota just rolled out its TRD Pro line for 2019. The range of performance off-road rigs includes juiced up versions of the 4Runner, Tundra, & Tacoma. All 3 got 2.5-inch aluminum-body TRD Pro-exclusive Fox Internal Bypass shocks, offset alloy wheels that give them a 1-inch wider track, optional Desert Air Intake, upgraded LED lightning, and a full array of TRD branding and logos throughout.
This little bike has a lot going on. First of all it’s fat, with 4-inch wide tires. Also, it folds in half, so you can toss it in the trunk of your car. And on top of that, it’s electric so you don’t even have to pedal it; the 750W, 48V power system achieves a top speed of 20MPH with a range of 25-45 miles. There’s a full LCD display for speedometer, wattmeter, and odometer, an integrated headlight, and a rear rack with a 40-pound payload capacity.