Automotive

An Italian Classic Returns: 2021 IsoRivolta GTZ at werd.com

An Italian Classic Returns: 2021 IsoRivolta GTZ

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It’s been nearly 50 years since a new car bearing the Iso nameplate rolled off the assembly line. That changes in 2021 with the IsoRivolta GTZ, a retro-inspired coupe produced through a partnership between Italian bespoke automaker Zagato & Iso. In its sleek, sculptural lines, the Italian design language is evident—a tribute to the IsoRivolta A3 from 1963. Under the hood, though, it’s all American; powered by a 6.8-liter V8 Chevy—the same drivetrain as the Corvette Z06. Only 19 of these rare multicultural beauties will be made.

Zero Labs Electrifies the Classic Land Rover III at werd.com

Zero Labs Electrifies the Classic Land Rover III

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With their vintage Land Rover series III SUVs converted into modern, zero-emission electric vehicles, Zero Labs Automotive is cleaning up a classic with remarkably fine form. Carefully selected donor vehicles undergo a complete mechanical re-build replacing the petrol powertrain with an electronic one that produces between 300-600 horsepower with a range of up to 235 miles. The interiors are also completely re-done, featuring a clean and minimalist, retro design that’s a perfect match with the 1970-1985 Rover styling

This Dual-Vision Dash Cam Sees In 4K at werd.com

This Dual-Vision Dash Cam Sees In 4K

Smart car electronics brand 70Mai packed a ton of tech into their A800 Dual Vision 4K Dash Cam. It offers both front and rear-facing 4K cameras with dual recording capability. Wide-angle 140º field-of-view, night vision, built-in GPS, plus lane change warning and collision detection technologies. A Guard Mode continues recording to keep the vehicle secure while parked. In-App playback & share make it seamless. A funded Indiegogo.

Airstream Re-Designs Family-Friendly Basecamp 20 at werd.com

Airstream Re-Designs Family-Friendly Basecamp 20

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Airstream’s compact Basecamp 20 camper gets an impressive refresh for 2021. The family-friendly tow-behind is slightly longer, wider, & taller; providing sleeping space for 2 adults & 2 kids or 3 adults. The floorplan includes a kitchen, bath & a forward seating/lounge area. In the back there’s a hatch into a gear stowage compartment. It’s got the iconic aluminum exterior, and at 3400 pounds, can be towed behind a mid-size truck or SUV.

Go Eco-Off-Roading in an Electric Land Rover 90 at werd.com

Go Eco-Off-Roading in an Electric Land Rover 90

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Some will call it sacrilege others will call it cool, but either way, Twisted Automotive’s Electrified Defender 90 is a rad little Rover. Using the soft-top 90 model, the British workshop has created what they call the NAS-E, swapping petrol power for an EV drivetrain that outputs 214 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque in an AWD design. Its range is more than 200 miles. Only 30 of these silent killers will be made.

The Kuberg Ranger is a 50MPH Off-Road Electric Scooter at werd.com

The Kuberg Ranger is a 50MPH Off-Road Electric Scooter

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Half dirtbike & half electric scooter, Kuberg’s Ranger off-road scooter boasts a powerful 14,000-watt electric powertrain that delivers dirt-slinging speeds up to 50MPH and a range up to 120 miles using a dual battery system. Designed for stand-up or sit-down riding, it features a pop-up pneumatic seat to instantly convert with the push of a button. It also comes with a removable cargo trailer for towing additional gear.

The 2021 Ghibli Hybrid is the First Electrified Maserati at werd.com

The 2021 Ghibli Hybrid is the First Electrified Maserati

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With the unveiling of the 2021 Ghibli Hybrid, Maserati is casually breezing into the electric vehicle space. The luxury full-size 4-door sedan features a 48-volt hybrid system driven by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric supercharger. The output: 325 horsepower and impressive top speeds north of 150MPH. The car won’t be coming to the United States in 2021 but we suspect that could change.

Sorry Jeep: Ford Introduces All-New 2021 Bronco at werd.com

Sorry Jeep: Ford Introduces All-New 2021 Bronco

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Certain corners of the internet have been buzzing for years about the day Ford would finally bring back the Bronco. Well, at long last, the day has arrived. The 2021 Ford Bronco is here & it’s every bit the modern Hot Wheels truck everyone’s been hoping for. Boxy AF. Very short wheelbase. Available with 2 or 4 doors and 2 engine options so far—both EcoBoost turbos, it will also be available in the trail-ready Sasquatch trim package, which boasts HOSS (High-Performance Off-Road Stability Suspension) for crawling right past those Wrangler Rubicons & into the wild.

The Ineos Grenadier Celebrates An Off-Road Icon at werd.com

The Ineos Grenadier Celebrates An Off-Road Icon

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Created from the ground-up in homage to the original off-road adventure-mobile, the iconic Land Rover Defender, Ineos’ forthcoming Grenadier SUV is designed to perform in the world’s harshest environments—a hardworking, utilitarian 4X4 & decidedly un-luxurious. African safari-tough yet modern. Created through an engineering partnership with Magna Steyr, the Grenadier’s full specs and build sheet are still under wraps. Due for release late 2021.

Rezvani Teases Insane Hercules 6X6 SUV at werd.com

Rezvani Teases Insane Hercules 6X6 SUV

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With the (partial) unveiling of the new Hercules 6X6 SUV, California’s custom carmaker Rezvani blows past expectations yet again. This new super-luxury ’yute is excessive & overbuilt in every way; but not really an off-roader, it’s more of an exotic accessory; the ideal ride for Rodeo Drive or cruising Dubai’s Sheik Zayed road. All we know for sure so far: it’s huge, has 6-wheels & pre-order is open now.

Aston Martin Unveils Its First 2-Wheeler at werd.com

Aston Martin Unveils Its First 2-Wheeler

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

As the first motorcycle to ever wear the iconic Aston Martin wings, the limited-edition AMB 001 was literally years in the making. Through a partnership with Brough Superior, this unbelievable bike is now hitting the road & it’s nothing short of automotive artwork. Powered by a nearly 1000cc 8-valve V-twin fitted with a variable geometry turbocharger, it features a carbon fiber body, a double wishbone front fork, and an exhaust made of Inconel alloy. Only 100 will be produced.

Land Rover x Autohome Offer Sleek Rooftop Tent for 2020 Defender 110 at werd.com

Land Rover x Autohome Offer Sleek Rooftop Tent for 2020 Defender 110

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There’s a new accessory for the 2020 Land Rover Defender 110 that makes it even more adventure-friendly: a rooftop tent. Created in partnership with Autohome, the low-profile RTT was designed specifically for this vehicle, to be aerodynamic on the move & spacious & comfy at the campsite. It measure 7.5 feet long, 4.3 feet wide and 4.9 feet high when fully deployed & set-up is is no more than the flip of a single latch at the rear. It comes with an aluminum access ladder, interior LED lighting & a cushy mattress that sleeps 2. Available in the U.S. later this year.

The Iconic Range Rover Looks Amazing At Fifty at werd.com

The Iconic Range Rover Looks Amazing At Fifty

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To mark the 50th anniversary of the original luxury SUV, Land Rover’s iconic Range Rover, the brand designed a limited edition of which they’ll build just 1,970 vehicles, denoting the year of its arrival. With commemorative Range Rover 50 branding & badging plus heritage paint colors—along with its supercharged 5.0-liter V-8—this luxe modern Rover pays homage to its storied legacy. Available fall 2020.

Zillers Garage Rolls Out Ridiculous R nineT Custom at werd.com

Zillers Garage Rolls Out Ridiculous R nineT Custom

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Even untouched and bone-stock, the BMW R nineT is a beast of a bike. This slammed and seriously modified build takes the powerful German super-cruiser to an outlandish level. Commissioned by BMW Motorrad Russia and built by Zillers Garage, it is an aviation-inspired masterpiece constructed almost entirely of hand-built custom parts. From its hand-formed aluminum body to a pneumatic storage pod in the tail section to its stainless steel exhaust to the smallest hand-fabbed bits in the controls and cockpit, it’s a custom truly unlike any other. source

What the Future Looks Like: Verge Rolls Out TS Electric at werd.com

What the Future Looks Like: Verge Rolls Out TS Electric

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The muscular, futuristic outline of the Finnish Verge TS electric motorcycle highlights its advanced design from the angular aluminum frame to its impressively torquey power delivery: 0-62 mph sub 4 seconds and a top speed of 112 mph. And right back to its Tron-like, hubless rear wheel, which, with its integrated motor provides power & braking to the rear end. The Verge also offers an impressive range, up to 186 miles in the city & 124 on the open freeway.

Winnebago’s Hike Camper is Optimized for Active Adventure at werd.com

Winnebago’s Hike Camper is Optimized for Active Adventure

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Built for active outdoor adventure, Winnebago’s new Hike camper is a family-friendly RV optimized for toy hauling and trips to the great outdoors. A full exoskeleton rack system allows you to lash on & strap down kayaks, bikes, inflatables, boards, and more while inside a clean Euro-style aesthetic offers modern comfort and convenience: LED TV, an integrated audio system, and plenty of USB ports for charging. Five Hike models are offered, from 20′ in length up to 25′ with various options and add-ons. Photo by Peter Holcombe Photography.

The 2021 Audi A3 Looks Tougher & Cruises Cleaner at werd.com

The 2021 Audi A3 Looks Tougher & Cruises Cleaner

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For 2021, Audi’s sporty little A3 sedan looks a bit beefier. Now in its 4th generation, the redesigned & more muscular build also benefits from a mild hybrid-assist drive train that combines a 2.0-liter turbo 4 with a 48-volt electric for MPGs hovering around 50. Tech features like presense collision mitigation, adaptive cruise control, traffic light & lane-keeping assist add to its compact charms. Pre-order is slate to begin at the end of April.

BMW’s R18 is Powered by the Biggest Boxer Yet at werd.com

BMW’s R18 is Powered by the Biggest Boxer Yet

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BMW Motorrad just rolled out the R18, a comfy retro cruiser with the biggest boxer engine the brand has ever wedged into wishbone. The 2-cylinder powerplant measures 1802 cc’s & makes 91 horsepower. From its bucket headlight to its slightly bobbed rear fender, this thing is vintage charm & it has top-shelf beemer details: cantilever suspension, disc brakes, keyless ignition, even a reverse gear.

Nestbox Turns Your Daily Driver into an Adventure-Mobile at werd.com

Nestbox Turns Your Daily Driver into an Adventure-Mobile

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The Nestbox is a modular camper-conversion system that will transform your vehicle into the adventure-mobile you’ve been dreaming of. Without a second mortgage! Designed by Czech startup Egoe Nest, it combines a compact kitchen & bed that will fit into all types of SUVs, vans, & wagons. Beneath the fold-out 3-panel sleeper, there’s a neatly stored & easily accessible pull-out kitchen. It offers a dual-burner propane stove, a sink and water tank system, several storage drawers and a 12-volt mini fridge. When not in use, take it out & store it in the garage. 4 models are available.