Reviving the vibe of their mid-engine racers of the 50s & 60s, Porsche is bringing back the 718 with a Boxster & Cayman. Available in a standard and higher-output 350 horsepower S model, the torquey new 718 features a tuned flat 4-cylinder power plant & optional 6-speed manual or automatic tranny.
It’s got the look of a classic Pentax film camera, but the new Pen-F is a mirrorless digital camera with an impressive list of standard features: OLED viewfinder, 20-megapixel micro four thirds sensor and 5-axis image stabilization. The body also offers the versatility of interchangeable lenses.
With its 41mm ceramic case and subdued styling, there isn’t much about the Mark XVIII Top Gun automatic to remind you of the 1980s Tom Cruise movie that inspired it. Not necessarily a bad thing. It features clean aviation instrument styling on the minute & second hand dial with an inset date window, a red inner chapter ring, and an embossed calfskin leather band.
Encased in the original rear silencer & twin exhaust from a Porsche 911 GT3, this 200-watt bluetooth soundbar is a 2.1 virtual surround system that features a Dolby decoder, aptX technology for loss-free audio, & DTS TruSurround, to deliver high-octane virtual surround & stereo sound.
The BeoSound 35 is a wireless speaker & all-in-one multi-room music system featuring a simple touch interface and integrated access to music and streaming services. Whether you mount it to a wall or place it on a table, this aluminum-clad speaker will fill the whole room with high-quality sound. Available in April.
IWC’s aviation-inspired Big Pilot’s Heritage 55 and Heritage 48 draw directly on the Swiss brand’s classic 1940s-era 52-calibre T.S.C. And though these two new watches feature retro-revival styling, their construction & components are thoroughly modern.
The Sky Nest hanging tent gets you off the ground and up into the canopy for a new kind of camping experience. Spend the night floating on air inside this comfy 2-person shelter that features a hammock-like base and mesh panels on all sides as well as the ceiling, giving you clear views of surrounding forest & the stars above.
Based on Embraer’s state-of-the-art Flagship Lineage 1000E jet, The Skyacht One is exactly that: A yacht for the sky. It features a luxuriously appointed interior with a galley, main cabin dining area, fine furnishings & flatscreens plus a master suite with a bath & shower.
This one-ups everyone rolling around on the so-called “hoverboard” they got for Christmas. The Arca Board really floats on air; yes, an actual hoverboard. It’s powered by 36 fans that create 430 pounds of downward thrust to float you nearly a foot off the ground. Available for pre-order now & due out in April.
The PrimaDonna Elite is the first “smart connected bean-to-cup coffee machine.” It can create hundreds of different drinks and it stores your preferences. Queue-up your desired drink on the app or the unit’s color touchscreen with custom controls for the taste, aroma, temperature and quantity of coffee you want as well as the density, creaminess, temperature and quantity of the milk.