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The Droog E-Fighter V2 Kills Boring Bikes at werd.com

The Droog E-Fighter V2 Kills Boring Bikes

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

The E-Fighter V2 from Droog is every bit the brutal, post-apocalyptic street fighter the upstart builder is known for. This new one is built off a Zero S platform & features a heavily chopped, bobbed, and modified look. The headlight is replaced with a futuristic flat-track plate while actual LEDs are stashed underneath. 46 horsepower propel riders to speeds up to 98MPH & its 7.2 kWh battery pack gives a range of about 89 miles in the city or 45 on the highway.

Trick or Treat: The Hummer Returns as an All-Electric at werd.com

Trick or Treat: The Hummer Returns as an All-Electric

Posted in Automotive and Trucks

The Hummer is back. Yes, General Motors’ long-shuttered Hummer operation is rising from the ashes as the Hummer EV, an all-electric super truck boasting a 350-mile range, 1000 horsepower, and get this—a diagonal off-road driving feature called Crab Mode. As the flagship of GM’s massive push into the EV market, the Hummer EV runs on an all-new modular electric vehicle platform and battery system known as Ultium. Sold under the GM brand, the first of several new Hummer models will reach dealerships in fall of 2021.

Jump Start Any Vehicle Instantly with the Hulk Man at werd.com

Jump Start Any Vehicle Instantly with the Hulk Man

The Hulk Man Smart Jump Starter is truly a beast. With 4000-Amps of peak current & 32,000 mAh capacity, it matches industrial-strength cold-starting power with smart features & a safe, simple design for all 12V vehicles. With a large, easy-to-read digital touchscreen that gives you power display, operation warnings, and user tips, anyone can use it. Simply attach the clamps & when the screen reads “ready”, start your car & hit the road. A funded Kickstarter.

The Deus x Zero SR/S is All-Electric Done Right at werd.com

The Deus x Zero SR/S is All-Electric Done Right

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

Created by Zero Motorcycles and Deus ex Machina co-founder Michael “Woolie” Woolaway, the handcrafted SR/S is the first fully customized Zero Motorcycles release. Constructed entirely of carbon fiber composites, the monocoque design blends artisan craft with modern materials & technologies. The torquey yet silent electric powertrain produces 114 horsepower and hits a top speed of 124 MPH.

Early Images: Aston Martin V12 Speedster Races Toward Production at werd.com

Early Images: Aston Martin V12 Speedster Races Toward Production

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

With a projected price tag edging up near the million-dollar mark, the forthcoming and continually-teased Aston Martin V12 Speedster is still in the prototype stages but so far, we like what we see. With styling cues that pay homage to Aston Martin’s racing legacy—particularly the DB3S and DBR1, the new 2-seater coupe will be powered by a 700 horsepower twin-turbo 12-cylinder that boasts a top speed of 186 MPH. Its official debut is slated for some time in early 2021.

BMW Rolls Out 2021 4-Series Coupe at werd.com

BMW Rolls Out 2021 4-Series Coupe

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For 2021, BMW has completely redesigned its 4-Series coupe. In addition to a fresh front-end topped-off by large dual kidney grills, the foldable drop-top 430 is available with either a 255 gas or 382 horsepower hybrid drivetrain. The roof shaves off 40% of weight compared to a hard top, which translates to some impressive numbers for both speed & efficiency.

Indian Rolls Out an Electric Scrambler for the Kids at werd.com

Indian Rolls Out an Electric Scrambler for the Kids

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To keep itself rolling, the motorcycle industry really needs new young riders falling in love with 2-wheel transport. To that end, Indian has created the eFTR Jr, an all-electric 36-volt mini-bike with a twist grip throttle & disk brakes. 2 power modes offer top speeds of 10-15 MPH & battery life is about 65-minutes on high power. Indian made sure to make it look like a classic V-twin—with tank, exhaust & design details that are more style than function—but this is a badass little bike to get the next generation hyped.

Catch The Drift in Ninebot’s Gokart PRO at werd.com

Catch The Drift in Ninebot’s Gokart PRO

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Powered by Segway, the all-new Ninebot Gokart PRO has been revamped from the ground up to be faster and drift like a champ. The adult-size electric kart boasts a top speed of 23MPH, a range of 15.5 miles, and a Drift Assist System to send it sideways through the corners. TPE rear tires & a manual handbrake add a little extra juice to the sliding and peel-outs. Available in black or white.

Volkswagen Debuts All-Electric ID.4 SUV at werd.com

Volkswagen Debuts All-Electric ID.4 SUV

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Volkswagen’s forthcoming all-electric ID.4 is a mid-size SUV with pricing & utility aimed at the masses. Powered by either a 201 single-motor or 300 horsepower dual-motor system, the ID.4 boasts an EPA adjusted range of 250 miles and a price tag below Tesla Model Y. Pre-order is open now.

Maserati Rolls Out 200MPH+ MC20 at werd.com

Maserati Rolls Out 200MPH+ MC20

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

The launch of the Maserati MC20 marks a new era in the legacy of the iconic Italian carmaker. The mid-engine, 610-horsepower coupe is a track-inspired supercar taking direct aim at McLaren & Lamborghini. Its tech-driven interior, with dual 10-inch displays & full-time Maserati Connect wi-fi & navigation, does a great job of hiding just how viciously fast this thing is.

This Might Be the Ultimate Travel Trailer at werd.com

This Might Be the Ultimate Travel Trailer

Posted in Automotive and Trailers

The Living Vehicle is a mobile home but that hardly describes it. It looks like Apple, Tesla, Yeti, & The James Brand got together to create the ultimate travel trailer. Designed in Santa Barbara, CA, it features an all aluminum exterior shell with high-end materials & finishes throughout, plus an automotive-grade power system with enough storage to fully charge your electric vehicle. Rooftop solar, AC, a fold-out patio & awning plus comfortable, convertible spaces inside make it feel like home anywhere you park it.

Lucid Launches 1080-Horsepower Luxury EV with Crazy Range at werd.com

Lucid Launches 1080-Horsepower Luxury EV with Crazy Range

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This is major. Silicon Valley-based electric carmaker Lucid officially unveiled its first production model, a fast-charging 1080-horsepower luxury sedan with a range of 500 miles. 0-60 in 2.5, top speed: 168. Three trim options will be available when it drops in 2021, including the Dream Edition which offers executive-level luxe in the most efficient EV on the market.

Yamaha Rolls Out Dirt-Hungry Wolverine RMAX 1000 at werd.com

Yamaha Rolls Out Dirt-Hungry Wolverine RMAX 1000

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Yamaha’s RMAX 1000 range of side-by-sides are the brand’s best & baddest. Offered in 2- & 4-passenger models, they’re powered by a high-revving 999-cc DOHC parallel twin mated to an Ultramatic CVT transmission to deliver flawless throttle response and engine braking. They boast D-Mode driving, preset Sport & Trail modes to attack everything from full-speed fire roads to slow, technical boulder crawling. The new RMAX lineup was just unveiled & already there are more than 100 optional accessories on offer.

2021 Grand Wagoneer Takes Jeep to a New Level of Luxury at werd.com

2021 Grand Wagoneer Takes Jeep to a New Level of Luxury

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For 2021, Jeep has completely re-designed & upgraded their flagship Grand Wagoneer. With a larger body modeled on the Dodge Ram 1500 pickup, the new GW offers 3-row seating and a level of luxury beyond anything Jeep has ever produced. It will be offered with both a plug-in hybrid drivetrain as well as various levels of gas-powered performance.

Mercedes Unveils Redesigned 2021 S-Class at werd.com

Mercedes Unveils Redesigned 2021 S-Class

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As the perennial flagship of Mercedes-Benz, the S-Class cars are built from the ground up to set the standard and presage the brand’s latest advancements. For 2021, they nailed it again. The new S-Class is not only longer, wider & more aerodynamic, it is safer—with rear seat airbags, smarter with second-gen MBUX infotainment tech, and more luxurious than ever. Also noteworthy: the S580 pushes 500 horses.

Train for Formula One at Home with Cranfield F1 Simulator at werd.com

Train for Formula One at Home with Cranfield F1 Simulator

Offering all the excitement of a real F1 driving experience with none of the danger, UK-based Cranfield Simulation has just unveiled the world’s first full-motion F1 Simulator designed specifically for home use. Developed to deliver the same immersive, real-life racing feel that pro drivers depend on for training, it recreates the thrill of Formula One with a car-inspired design, a realistic cockpit and controls. No word yet on pricing but we’ll guess it’s at least a bit cheaper than a real F1 car.

Blechmann’S R18 is One Bad Beemer at werd.com

Blechmann’S R18 is One Bad Beemer

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Designed by renowned Austrian customizer Blechmann for BMW Motorrad, this custom R18 merges classic racing motifs, premium materials, and modern performance. The front fairing is unmistakable, setting off a wide, low and muscular build from its recessed LED headlight array to the tone of its sweeping chrome straight pipes. One of one.

The VenturePack is a Truck Bed Camper That’s RTT-Ready at werd.com

The VenturePack is a Truck Bed Camper That’s RTT-Ready

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Designed to put a complete camper kit in the bed of your pickup, the VenturePack from Talus Expedition Gear, packs low for clearance & RTT compatibility. It is a heavy-duty 2-drawer slide-out unit, with each drawer capable of holding 350 lbs. Pull them out to reveal a flush-lid Dometic dual-burner stove/sink unit, and a 29-liter Dometic drawer fridge and workspace. Tracks on the top let you connect accessories and racks. Fits Ford F-Series & Ranger, Chevy Silverado, Ram 1500, & Toyota Tacoma.

Yamaha’s 2021 Ténéré 700 Celebrates Legendary Dakar Dominance at werd.com

Yamaha’s 2021 Ténéré 700 Celebrates Legendary Dakar Dominance

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In its retro blue & yellow race team livery, the 2021 Yamaha Ténéré 700 Rally Edition honors the brand’s iconic Dakar champion bikes. The original XT models claimed 18 podiums in the first 6 editions of the world’s toughest race. 40 years later, this new model is powered by a 689cc, 4-stroke & features switchable ABS, a slip-on Akropovic exhaust, heavy duty skid plates, & LED lights.

For 2021 Porsche Juiced Up the Taycan Turbo S at werd.com

For 2021 Porsche Juiced Up the Taycan Turbo S

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With an upgrade that makes it even faster for 2021, the all-electric Porsche Taycan Turbo S features Launch Control technology to rip down a quarter-mile in just 10.7 seconds. There’s also a new HUD & a “plug & charge” feature for convenient, secure universal charging. 7 fresh color choices will also be offered for the new model year.