Lots of upgrades went into Lamborghini’s new and extremely yellow Aventador S. For one its 6.5-liter V12 is now outputting 740HP, up from 691 for a top speed of 217MPH. And that power is now delivered to all four wheels and transferred out to a new 4-wheel steering system. Combined with updated suspension and real-time variable damping, it handles better throughout the speed spectrum. Inside there’s a new digital dash with Apple AirPlay as standard equipment.
To celebrate 60 years of automatic watches from Seiko, the brand has created a limited-edition classic. With a stainless steel 40.5mm case, the Presage 60th Anniversary LE is highlighted by its cream dial with gold hands and markers, a brown croc leather strap, and is powered by a caliber 6R27 movement with 29 jewels, 28,800 vph and a power reserve of 45 hours. Limited Edition of 1,956 Pieces.
At the heart of this American-made custom & handcrafted cruiser is a 117-inch (1917cc) S&S X-Wedge V-Twin powerplant. The sharp, industrial lines and minimalist styling is the handiwork of master builders Edward Jacobs & Francois-Xavier Terny. It’s fitted with Öhlins forks up front and a hidden monoshock in the rear. Brembo 4-piston calipers put the brakes on the cruiser’s beefy 110-feet lb. of torque. Not available until 2018 but that gives you time to save up.
Created by artist & industrial designer Joey Roth and hand-made in Portland, Oregon, The Ceramic Towers are premium-quality speakers made with extruded and billet 6061 aluminum, a copper inductor and cables, and plated carbon steel fasteners. They’re a mass-loaded transmission line (MLTL) design and feature SB Acoustics aluminum cone woofers. The 26” tall towers are designed to be used with Roth’s original Ceramic Speakers to produce dynamic, room-filling sound.
For 2017, Dodge is rolling out a new variant of the Challenger. The new GT model will be the first 2-door American muscle car offered with all-wheel-drive. So instead of parking it in storage when the snow starts to fly, you can just swap tires to the snow sneakers and keep cruising. The GT also offers heated leather seats for those cold winter mornings.
Designed by a boat-builder, the teardrop camper-trailer kit from Chesapeake Light Craft combines classic boat-building materials like marine grade plywood & epoxy in a DIY kit that includes everything you need—except the trailer—to make this 8’long by 5’wide camper that fits a queen sleeper & dudes up to 6’6” tall plus the pop-up rear galley.
Powered by two high-power, electric motors and constructed for both over and under water activity, the luxurious 2 & 3-seater subs from Ortega Submersibles redefine underwater travel by using highly advanced naval technology. They are equipped with a trimming tank, on-board breathing apparatus and HUD navigation system, plus optional Magnetometers, Sonar, FLIR, & an extra air supply. The travel range is between 70 & 92 miles at underwater speeds of 11 knots. They can dive to depths of 310 feet.
The aim of the Chronos 1.4 is to give users a super simple professional-quality high-speed camera at about 1/10th the average cost for such technology. With virtually no set-up time, you can pull this camera out & capture stunning high-speed video at 1280×1024 resolution with frame rate ranges from 1,057fps at full resolution up to 21,600fps at minimum resolution. For example, you can capture a bullet being shot from a gun at 17,000fps. A funded Kickstarter.
Designed and built in Southern California, the creations from the Sean Woolsey studio—like his Waterfall Desk—feature unique craftsmanship and handmade detail. The desk’s minimalist and asymmetric design is highlighted by the grain of black walnut and features a leather mousepad with hidden storage, a magnetic powerblock w 2AC & 2 USB outlets, & a single locking drawer.
Made with the most advanced materials and construction technology, Jones Snowboards’ Project X reflects the future of snowboard design. It’s an ultralight and responsive all-mountain board constructed with materials like a topsheet made of Textreme Carbon and features 3D base contours that not only make turning more fluid but also improve hydrodynamics for less friction against the snow which translates to a faster ride.