After 30 years, MB is killing production of the soft-top version of its longest-running model, the G Wagen. In a limited run of 200 vehicles, the torquey, 388–horse, V8 ‘Final Edition’ Cabriolet will wave farewell to its legions of fans, and not surprisingly, most of these little monsters have already been scooped up through pre-order.
After you print the 5 preset shapes that came free with your 3D printer software, you’ll begin to wonder why you bought the thing in the first place. What you’ll need then is MakerBot’s new 3D laser scanner, which allows you re-create detailed 3D forms from just about anything you can fit onto the device’s deck.
50 years ago, back when America had a space program, some brave dude got in the experimental rocket and orbited the earth 3 times wearing a Breitling. To celebrate the anniversary of that historic flight, Breitling has created a new version of the classic Cosmonaute chronograph featuring a distinctive 24-hour display.
If your days of motorcycle roadtrips with nothing but a bed roll strapped to the bars are now behind you, the Moby 1 might get you back out on the open road. Their lightweight, compact campers weigh less than 300lbs, with a low, teardrop style design that is perfect for pulling behind your bike or sub-compact car. At 80-inches long they’ve got a bed & storage inside plus a galley in the back.
The mid-engine 458 Speciale will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. It gets a step up in both power & aerodynamics from its predecessor the 458 Italia. An E Index of 1.5, an award-winning 605-horse V8 and electronic control of slip angle aerodynamics put out numbers that will snap your neck back. Like 0-60 under 3 seconds & a top speed over 200MPH.
Sooner or later you’ll get tired of dressing up like the Sons of Anarchy & riding a hardtail. When that day comes, Harley’s new Project Rushmore bikes will be waiting. Eight of their 2014 cruisers will get the smooth, new high-output fuel-injected 103 engine, linked antilock brakes and LED headlights plus Bluetooth connectivity, GPS, navigation, phone, & intercom for cruising in comfort.
They’ve built an enduring reputation with superior sound products but maybe you didn’t know that Bang & Olufsen also makes a mean TV. The Beovision 12 New Generation is a new, ultra-thin, 65-inch flatscreen HD plasma Smart TV boasting an advanced video engine that automatically adjusts and optimizes the picture quality of all your content.
As a true heritage brand, the original Horex company produced motorbikes for 40 years from 1920 to 1960. The brand was revived in 2010 and its latest offering is a clean, upright 6-cylinder, 6-speed sport bike called the VR6 Classic. Kinda looks like Buell and a late-model Triumph Bonneville mash up. But remember, it’s got German engineering on its side.
Indian is back. Their 3 new big V-Twin cruisers offer modern comfort & performance wrapped in the classic Indian styling of yesteryear. Powered by the Thunderstroke 111 cubic- inch motor, the first all-new Indian motor built in 70 years, these bikes appear to have everything needed to put this classic American nameplate back on the map.
It may look like grandma’s old hobby camera from the 60s but this is actually the new Lumix GX7, a micro 4/3s point & shoot with a magnesium-alloy body, a 16-MP sensor, built-in wi-fi & super-high 25.6K ISO for getting solid shots even in situations with terrible lighting. Available November 2013.