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There’s No Terrain Too Tough for the 2020 Tomcar TX at werd.com

There’s No Terrain Too Tough for the 2020 Tomcar TX

Posted in Automotive

The 2020 Tomcar TX is an ultra-aggressive off-road side-by-side powered by your choice of a 107 hp, 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, a 120 hp electric model or a turbo diesel. This burly 4-seater has 4-wheel independent suspension boasting 13.5 inches of travel. Built on a bombproof proprietary frame, it can carry up to 3000 pounds of cargo through the roughest, toughest terrain you can handle.

Lego & Land Rover Team Up on 2020 Defender Kit at werd.com

Lego & Land Rover Team Up on 2020 Defender Kit

Posted in Automotive and Gear for Men

In creating this kit with Lego, Land Rover went to great lengths to ensure it was as close to the all-new 2020 Defender design as is possible with little plastic bricks. Under the hood, the 6-cylinder is mated to a working, shiftable transmission & 4×4 system. At 2573 pieces, this kit is recommended for experienced builders 16 and over. Even your age. Available worldwide on Oct. 1, 2019.

Indian Celebrates 100 Years of the Scout with 2 New Badass Bikes at werd.com

Indian Celebrates 100 Years of the Scout with 2 New Badass Bikes

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

Lots of new stuff going on with Indian’s 2020 lineup of American-made cruisers. Chief among them, two new Scouts: the 100th Anniversary limited edition Scout & the Scout Bobber 20. The Anniversary bike features a red & gold paint scheme inspired by the 1920 original. The bobber features wire wheels, a floating saddle, bobbed rear fender & blacked-out finishes. Both are powered by the brand’s 100-horsepower V-Twin motor.

The Ramsmobile RM-X2 is an Exotic Hypercar from the Future at werd.com

The Ramsmobile RM-X2 is an Exotic Hypercar from the Future

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

The 999-horsepower carbon-body RM-X2 from Belarus-based Ramsmobile is an absolutely ridiculous ride. It’s bulletproof and it floats, so it can be driven on the water with power coming from a jet propulsion system. A futuristic gold-trimmed interior includes features like electronic hookahs and a bio-hazard filtering air purification system. It rides on air-adjust suspension and 24-inch wheels. Multiple motor options are available including GM’s 6.2-liter LT5 V8, the same powerplant used in the Corvette C7 ZR1.

Volkwagen Introduces ID.3, Its First All-Electric Car at werd.com

Volkwagen Introduces ID.3, Its First All-Electric Car

Posted in Automotive and Cars

Unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the ID.3 is Volkwagen’s first all-electric car. Designed for mass appeal and similar in looks to the popular Golf hatchback, it is a smart, affordable long-range EV. Available in 3 models, with 45, 58, or 77kWh batteries, they boast a top-end distance range up to 340-miles for the 77kWh. Coming to America mid-2020.

Bentley Revives 1929 Blower Race Car for Limited Production Run at werd.com

Bentley Revives 1929 Blower Race Car for Limited Production Run

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

Bentley is firing up the old works to revive a race car it hasn’t built since the 1920s. Nobody knows why but it looks so cool, who cares? The 1929 Blower never even won a  race but again, refer back to the look of this thing. By 3-D scanning every square inch of the car down the last nut & washer, Bentley will then use original molds, period-correct tools & processes to re-produce 12 of these supercharged classics.

Land Rover Unveils Redesigned 2020 Defender at werd.com

Land Rover Unveils Redesigned 2020 Defender

Posted in Automotive and Trucks

In the hearts & minds of the most discerning off-road enthusiasts, the iconic Land Rover Defender is the one true standard-bearer. And for 2020, Rover has completely redesigned the boxy little 4X4 for the next generation. It’s hard not to see its FJ-esque or even (gulp) Jeep Renegade looks but, moving on. Power comes from your choice a turbocharged inline-four or 395-horse hybrid 6-cylinder. The 4-door 110 model will be available early 2020, with the 2-door 90 model coming later.

Ferrari Rolls Out a Superfast Convertible: the 812 GTS at werd.com

Ferrari Rolls Out a Superfast Convertible: the 812 GTS

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

Ferrari’s all-new & forthcoming 812 GTS is basically the drop-top variant of the brand’s 812 Superfast. Powered by the same naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V12, this new open roof roadster cranks out 789 horsepower and 530 pound-feet of torque, making it the most powerful convertible on the market. Top speed: 211MPH. 0-60: sub three seconds. Even though it really should be manual shift, all that power is transferred to the tires through a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

The Taycan Turbo is the First All-Electric Porsche at werd.com

The Taycan Turbo is the First All-Electric Porsche

Posted in Automotive and Cars and Exotic

It certainly won’t sound like a Porsche but the release of the all-new Taycan Turbo is a landmark moment for the German automaker. It is the brand’s first all-electric car. With an ultra-efficient 800 volt system, the upgraded Turbo S version of this silent killer cranks out 750 horses, making it one of the most powerful production Porsches. The 800 volt system also allows it to re-charge up to 80% in under 23 minutes with a full-charge driving range of 280 miles. Hitting 161 MPH with zero emissions—pretty darn cool.

The Fastest Lamborghini Ever is a Hybrid at werd.com

The Fastest Lamborghini Ever is a Hybrid

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

The introduction of the all-new Sian marks a historic moment in automotive history. Not only is it the fastest, most powerful Lamborghini ever produced, it is the brand’s first electrified production car. In addition to the 6.5-liter V12 mega-motor, the Sian has an integrated 48-volt hybrid system which brings the car’s output up to an eye-watering 819 horsepower. All that go is directed to the tires through an automatic 7 speed gearbox. The Sian goes 0-62 in 2.8 and top speed (with governor) maxes out at 217. Only 63 will be produced.

The 2020 Audi RS6 Avant is Coming To America at werd.com

The 2020 Audi RS6 Avant is Coming To America

Posted in Automotive and Cars

For model year 2020, the United States is finally allowing Audi to bring their heretofore Europe-only RS6 Avant wagon to our shores. This fully updated 591-horse super wagon is powered by a twin-turbo V8 which delivers some pretty sick numbers: 0 to 60 in 3.6, top speed of 190+ w/optional Dynamic Package Plus. The RS body is wider overall by 1.6” than the standard A6, plus features adjustable sport suspension, a racy exhaust system, and that sinister RS body kit.

Harley Davidson Introduces Electric Bikes for Tykes at werd.com

Harley Davidson Introduces Electric Bikes for Tykes

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

Motorcycle ridership in the USA is dying fast. Rather than prep for the funeral, Harley Davidson is taking a longview, building electric bikes for kids, who they hope will become the next generation of motorcyclists. To that end they’ve created two new kids push bikes, the Iron E12 for riders age 3-5 & the Iron E16, for riders age 5-7. They have no pedals but instead feature electric hub motors that allow for speeds up to 11MPH which can be set & adjusted by parents. Battery run-times: 30-60 minutes.

Patriot Campers Rolls Out Retro Land Cruiser & Camper Combo at werd.com

Patriot Campers Rolls Out Retro Land Cruiser & Camper Combo

Posted in Automotive and Trailers and Trucks

Australia’s Patriot Campers are built for fun and function in the harshest environments—loaded with smart features & overbuilt to be bomber. Their newest model is the the X1N & to properly launch this off-road camper/hauler, they rolled it out behind a retro-inspired Land Cruiser variant. Literally dripping with period-correct 70s-era styling, the Desert Ops LC79 Supertourer is the ideal beast for towing this Outback-ready camper anywhere you want to take it.

The Rogue Ripper is the Ultimate Mini ATV/Scooter at werd.com

The Rogue Ripper is the Ultimate Mini ATV/Scooter

Posted in Automotive

Powered by small, efficient Honda motors—like the ones used in mowers & generators—the Ripper ATV is a more compact & lightweight vehicle that’s easier to use, quieter, and leaves a smaller footprint. With models dialed for hauling, hunting, & camping, you can get into tight, remote spots, haul cargo conveniently, or simply cruise the campground in style. Made in America.

Porsche Unveils Powerful 2020 Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid at werd.com

Porsche Unveils Powerful 2020 Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid

Posted in Automotive and Cars and Exotic

The forthcoming 2020 Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid will be Porsche’s most-powerful SUV yet, boasting 670hp and 663 lb-ft of torque. Power output is split between the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine and a 100kW electric motor & managed by an eight-speed Tiptronic S transmission. Top speed is an electronically limited 183mph with a snappy zero-to-60 time of 3.6.

The Puritalia Berlinetta Puts Cool & Hybrid in the Same Sentence at werd.com

The Puritalia Berlinetta Puts Cool & Hybrid in the Same Sentence

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

Combining a powerful V8 and an advanced electric powertrain, the Puritalia Berlinetta is a straight-up beast of a hybrid. With body lines and design language that appears to draw on all the big Euro car brands, this 965-horsepower carbon body supercar offers 4 driving modes, a nappa leather interior, and intuitive controls with a 10-inch central touch screen. Only 150 will be made.

Triumph Introduces Rocket 3R & Rocket 3R GT at werd.com

Triumph Introduces Rocket 3R & Rocket 3R GT

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They teased us with the limited-edition Rocket 3 TFC back in January but now Triumph’s much-anticipated Rocket 3R is officially out. Along with a GT variant. One word: mean. The 2.5L three-cylinder engine cranks out 164.7 horsepower and163 lb-ft of peel-you-off-the-back torque. This big boy is made slightly lighter by its all-new aluminum chassis & premium features like ABS, navigation, & hill-start assist smooth out the ride.

Lotus Eviya: A 2000-Horsepower Electric Hypercar at werd.com

Lotus Eviya: A 2000-Horsepower Electric Hypercar

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

British supercar maker Lotus has officially taken the lead with the world’s most powerful production car. The forthcoming Eviya makes 2000 horsepower. What that number means & actually feels like is something few can fathom. Bottomless torque & instantaneous, face-contorting speed. Over 200mph easy. Its 70 kWh of on-board energy delivers a 250-mile range. And it recharges to full in just 18 minutes with the world’s fastest charging system. Definite contender for coolest electric yet.

Hennessey’s Goliath 6X6 is a 450-Horse Off-Road Monster at werd.com

Hennessey’s Goliath 6X6 is a 450-Horse Off-Road Monster

Posted in Automotive and Trucks

In the race to be biggest & baddest, Hennessey just upped the ante with the introduction of the Goliath 6X6. Limited to 24 units, this 6-wheel monstrosity is based on the 2019/2020 Chevrolet Silverado and churns out a mud-spraying & speedboat-towing 450 horsepower. It got an 8-inch lift, sits on 20-inch wheels, and shines with a raft of top-end off-road mods.

Curtiss Motorcycles Introduces 200+ Horsepower Hades E-Bike at werd.com

Curtiss Motorcycles Introduces 200+ Horsepower Hades E-Bike

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Curtiss builds bikes that are more like rolling art or sci-fi movie rides than normal motorcycles. But make no mistake, they really move. The Hades is their latest creation; a futuristic e-bike that cranks out a whopping 217 hp. The goal was to give each part as many functions as possible for a sophisticated but visually minimalist design. Rolling out in 2020.