To honor the 100th anniversary of Ferrucio Lamborghini’s birth, the Italian carmaker created the Centenario Roadster, a roofless variant of the V12 Coupé with a carbon-fiber monobody profile, 4-wheel steering, and a top speed of more than 217 MPH. Sadly I couldn’t post this fast enough. It’s already sold out.
With the release of the Maverick X3, Can-Am is launching a serious takeover bid in the world of high-performance off-road Side-by-Side vehicles. It’s got an aggressive 72” wide body style boasting 15-inches of clearance & an air-worthy 24-inches of suspension travel and is powered by a turbocharged 154-horse Rotax engine.
British watchmaker Christopher Ward took a truly rare & iconic classic—the Aston Martin DB4 Zagato as its inspiration for the Limited Edition C9 DB4 1 VEV automatic. The dials on the 43mm case draw from the style of the car’s gauges & the case back features an aluminum steering wheel-shaped cutaway and engraved “engine” numbers. Just 19 of these watches will be made.
The BeoVision 14 is a fully connected 4K Ultra HD LED TV featuring app-integration and a bigger, more immersive sound than most standalone speaker systems. Its square shape is balanced by an exchangeable speaker cover featuring a unique oak wood option or several other customizable colors. The screen is made of anti-reflection coated glass. 40” & 55” sizes will be offered when it is released in December of this year.
The bold Italian styling of the just-unveiled Moto Guzzi MGX-21 sets it clearly apart from retro-inspired cruisers Harley, Indian, & Victory are known for. This new Guzzi bagger is based on the brand’s long-standing 1400 cc California cruiser & features generous use of carbon fiber—fairing, panniers, fenders, even the front wheel. Red cylinder heads and Brembo brakes contrast the matte, all-black paint scheme.
Staaker is an auto-follow AI drone that makes it easier than ever to film aerial video. Offering 5 different self-flying modes, it can capture epic surf shots, biking footage, overhead cityscapes and whatever else you dream up. It tracks an all-weather sensor you wear like a watch while recording footage onto GoPro Hero 3, 3+, and 4 cameras.
Right now it’s prime time for hanging out in, at, and on the water. Hammocraft is all about the “hanging” part. This system enables you to hang your hammock on a floatable device like a canoe, kayak, paddle board, river raft, boat, or even a dock or dry land. It’s an aluminum & stainless steel frame that sets up simply in a matter of minutes and folds up for easy transport.
The 80s-era BMW K100 is a fairly unexciting dad-bike built for reliable road cruising. But, now that it’s reached middle age, it’s becoming a popular, affordable custom platform. Italy’s Unit Garage is now offering garage-build kits that convert the K100 into a classic 70s style scrambler, with a high-exit 4-into-1 exhaust, a shortened seat assembly, bobbed fenders, moto bars, Dakar-style graphics and more. via
The Gold Phantom speaker from French startup Devialet, is a beautiful beast. The glossy 25-pound orb is trimmed with real 22-carat Rose Gold. It pumps out an incredible 4500 watts of distortion-free audiophile quality sound and connects to devices wirelessly using Bluetooth, Wi-fi, Spotify Connect, & Apple AirPlay.
Options for off-road camping just keep getting better. The latest entry is Australia’s Lotus Campers Off Grid model, a compact (14 feet) merges a rugged exterior & off-road features with a luxurious and well-designed interior that features a modern kitchen, bathroom & Italian leather sofa as well as a rooftop AC unit. Power for the LED lighting, sound, & entertainment system comes from a pair of 150-watt solar panels.