You’re too old to join the Boy Scouts now, so your next best option would be a 6-day wilderness survival course designed by everyone’s favorite TV adventure dude, Edward “Bear” Grylls. The inaugural survival course takes place in the Scottish highlands next month and teaches intrepid Man Scouts rappeling, climbing, knife skills, and how to make fire in extreme conditions.
Half Quad & half Jet-Ski, the Quadski is a new, American-made amphibious vehicle that can hit speeds of 45 MPH on both land and water. The brainchild of Michigan-based Gibbs Sport Amphibians, the 175-horsepower and very James Bond-esque ATV goes on sale in November.
Constructed of stainless steel and durable Iroko wood, this foosball table is built to endure the inevitable spindle spins, bumps and beer spills associated with this classic, full-contact bar game.
Bang & Olufsen could probably make a great satellite dish but they didn’t. This is the BeoPlay A9, a 480-watt 3-way speaker system that uses wi-fi, AirPlay, and DLNA networking to pump out high quality audio. Wireless streaming is backed up by USB & Aux ports for plugging in devices of all kinds. If you don’t like the legs, the A9 also mounts to the wall.
Designed with Vegas whales, teenage hip-hop stars, Nascar drivers, and Powerball lottery winners in mind, this handmade, limited edition calf skin-clad arcade entertainment system features a 55-inch HD display, PS3 everything for 4 players, Formula 1 seats for driving games, an 1800-watt sound system, and much more, like 51 calf skin color choices and nickelled hardware.
Since its introduction in 1986, the Ducati Monster has consistently been one of the most universally respected motorcycles on the road. Admired by bikers of every stripe for its fierce engine tone, well-balanced Italian design, and visceral ride, Ducati is marking the Monster’s 20th birthday with 3 distinct Anniversary editions: the naked & nimble M696, the M796 featuring an all new L-Twin motor, and the burly, 100-horse, twin-valve M1100 EVO.
Your complete obliviousness to international sailing regattas doesn’t mean you can’t appreciate this new titanium-cased chronograph from Panerai. The limited edition Luminor was designed for the Transat Classique 2012 race, in which classic yachts race across 4000 miles of ocean. This manual-wind model features an 8-day power reserve and a unique lever device that seals the winding crown against water intrusion. Limited to 500 pieces.
With clean, classic lines plus Italian design and engineering, the new range of 2013 V7 models from Moto Guzzi is one of the most interesting things happening in the mid-size bike market. 3 models: the blacked-out V7 Stone, the touring equipped V7 Special, and the café-inspired V7 Racer all feature Guzzi’s signature 90º V-twin 750cc powerplant & amazingly, all 3 are priced under $10K.
A 740 horsepower Benz coupe painted a chrome-Bieber blue is sure to turn some heads as it speeds past at 155 MPH. But one key detail that will escape detection at that speed is the fact that this thing is electric. True. The SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive, due out next summer, marks the end of the electric-equals-boring era.