For 2017, Porsche has redesigned the Panamera. Most will agree that the outline of this 2nd-generation, aluminum-body sedan is an improvement on the original design. It is longer, wider, & taller, but has a lower roofline, giving it more familiar Porsche styling. It will be available with a twin-turbo 2.9-liter V6 that outputs 440 HP or a 550 horsepower twin-turbo V8 that goes 0–60 in 3.6, with a top speed of 190 MPH.
The forthcoming Typhoon H drone utilizes Intel RealSense Technology to control autonomous flight. This firmware uses 3D mapping & enables the drone to automatically navigate around obstacles. Downward facing sensors assist in stabilization as well as aiding accurate, low-level flying where GPS reception is poor. It comes equipped with an Intel R200 Camera offering 4K UHD video with a 30fps frame rate, HD 1080p video at 120fps and 12.4 Megapixel still images.
Many pit masters prefer a ceramic grill, due to the material’s ability to consistently hold heat. The charcoal-burning Coyote Asado Freestanding ceramic grill features a dual vent system for precision heating & gives you 254 inches of cooking space to smoke, grill, & sear. It stands on a stainless steel rolling cart that features wooden side shelves.
Fender’s newly launched Mod Shop lets players build their dream guitar from start to finish. A simple online system lets you choose all the options for body style, wood type for the fretboard, hardware material & color, 5 different pickup-options and over 50 combinations of body color & pickguard.
The most obvious updates to the 2017 Maserati Quattroporte are the nosejob and the fresh grill. The flagship four-door also got a boost in power: new top speeds of 192 mph for the GTS model and 177 mph for both the V6-powered S and S Q4. Luxury options abound, like an Ermenegildo Zegna Edition interior & GranSport trim packages.
1979’s The Amityville Horror was a downright scary movie based on a true story. Newlyweds move into a house where a mass murder was committed and are driven out by strange & sadistic spirits. That iconic Long Island, NY home is now on the market. The ad describes a formal dining room, heated sunroom & other upgrades but makes no mention of possible blood stains hidden beneath the oak hardwoods.
Like all of the tents from Heimplanet, the 4-6 person NIAS model features an inflatable frame—meaning no tent poles to pack or assemble. This new design features a dual-cabin Geodesic structure that makes it easy & comfortable to separate the adults from the kids or to accommodate two groups in one tent.
Developed by a team of Whirlpool employees who also happen to be beer enthusiasts, the brand’s new VESSI home beermaking machine handles the cold side of brewing & makes beer in just 7 days with no experience or expertise required. You do have to cook the grains & infuse the hops on your stove but from there, this self-contained system does the rest. One week later, ice cold beer straight from the tap.
Rather than rely on third parties to create Star Wars replica products, Disney and Lucasfilm have launched Star Wars Collectibles: Ultimate Studio Edition, a line of prop replicas sure to be the most accurate ever created. Using 3D printing technologies, they’ve created light sabers, Chewbacca’s Bow Caster, & helmets from Vader, Stormtrooper, & Kylo Ren, as well as several other weapons featured in The Force Awakens.
Handcrafted in Arkansas, the iconic Klipschorn is an American original—the only loudspeaker to be continually produced for 70 years. To celebrate its birthday, the brand has created an ultra-limited offering of 70 pairs of these patented, 3-way Hi-fi speakers. Encased in Australian Walnut—used only for this edition—and hand-signed & numbered, they feature the enduring Corner Horn design & incredible low-end frequency that has made them a audiophile favorite.