Paying homage to its iconic Skyline heritage, the 2021 Nissan GT-R T-Spec is a true track-ready performer boasting 565 horsepower output via its twin-turbo R38DETT engine. The limited model also gets wider fender flares, a carbon-fiber rear spoiler, blacked-out hood ducts, and gold-colored forged aluminum wheels. If you’re ready for the thrill of right-hand drive drift, it’s a sweet import.
Cake, a Swedish maker of electric motorcycles just unveiled a different type of ride. Sort of. The Makka is a lightweight e-moped. Although unlike a moped, it has no pedals. So … when you can’t decide between an e-bike and an e-cycle, there’s this. Available in 3 models, Makka offers speeds up to 28MPH and a range of up to 35 miles. A driver’s license is required.
Land Rover’s new Defender will be featured in the forthcoming Bond movie No Time To Die, and the British brand built-out a special edition to mark the release. The Bond Edition is a blacked-out 4-door 110 powered by a supercharged V8. There are no cool weapons but it does come with black 22” wheels and 007 badging. 300 will be built.
The animals will hear your approach from a mile away but kill the ignition and wait awhile, they’ll be back. In the meantime, you and your hunting team can lounge in the luxury of your lifted & kitted Sprinter. Built by Oregon’s Outside Van, it’s dialed for hunting, featuring a customizable interior with ample storage for weapons. The rest of the build spares no detail; this is a top-of-the-line, off-road motorhome. There’s even a hammock on the roof.
Powered by a 400 horsepower twin-turbo V6, the 2023 Nissan Z loses its number designation but retains the outline of the current 370Z. All that power is managed by a close-ratio six-speed manual transmission with a high-performance clutch. A more rigid & wider front-end improves G forces in the corners. Sport brakes and 19-inch forged aluminum wheels wearing Bridgestone sneakers complete the package on this drift-ready daily driver.
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Two decades have passed since the last Acura Integra rolled off the container ship onto American soil. And for 2022, the celebrated compact sports car makes its return. It is a sleek, aggressive 2-door updated for today’s driver—and fitted with a prominent rear wing that’s sure to make Subaru & Civic set green with envy. Details are sparse but there are rumors it will arrive with AWD, possibly powered by Honda’s Civic-R motor but these have yet to be confirmed. Stay tuned.
The Tail Table transforms your vehicle’s tailgate into a proper hang-out spot. It’s a versatile table that connects seamlessly to your car’s U-latch or I-latch, giving you a 48” X 30” table & cutting board as well as drink holders for up to 6 beverages. For the trailhead, campsite or a day at the beach, it’s ideal. Plus, the table folds away for flat compact storage, so you can keep it conveniently in your vehicle. Choose from satin black, frosted white, or wood grain.
For 2022, Lexus’ unveiled a new trim level for the flagship GX460. The ’22 GX Black Line Special Edition deletes exterior chrome in favor of black, adds 18” custom wheels, new model-specific front & rear bumpers, 2-tone upholstery, & a matte black steering wheel. Paint colors include black, white pearl, and nori green.
The hand-built Britishness of Morgan is the whole appeal of their classic roadsters. With the launch of their all-new Plus Four CX-T, they’re taking that legacy off-road. But not with 4-wheel drive or a big suspension lift. They gave it some low-key coil overs, doubled the clearance to 9-inches & put a BMW 4-banger under the bonnet. It retains its rigid drive feel and very lightweight build, ensuring it will absolutely rip down those side-roads and dirt detours.
Leaked images of the forthcoming 2022 Toyota Tundra come with few details. Re-designed. Re-engineered. There are rumors it will will be powered by the same twin-turbocharged, 3.5-liter, 415-horsepower V6 that’s in the ’22 LandCruiser. That sounds pretty good to us. So far this is all we know.
No doubt you’ve seen your share of sweet Sprinters. But take a second and scope the latest from Alphavan. The German conversion company blew minds with its big-boy debut Sprinter in 2020 but now they’re back with a 4X4 version. It comfortably sleeps and houses four plus it carries all your gear, bikes, kayaks, and other toys with its flexible interior architecture. All the comforts of home plus legit off-road capability.
With the roll-out of the 2022 RS3, Audi reveals it has once again trimmed, tweaked & upgraded their smallest performance car with attention focused on the drive. With increased torque (& a new torque vectoring rear axle) from its 401-horsepower motor, it delivers a very respectable 0-62 time of 3.8 & top speeds hitting 180. The stance looks a bit meaner than the outgoing model & so does the blacked-out grill.
The CE04 from Bavarian Motor Works’ 2-wheel Motorrad division, is an all-electric scooter that boasts a progressive design & innovative connectivity for today’s commuter. With a top speed of 75MPH it’s borderline freeway worthy & a range of 80 miles makes it a great option for the city. Low, sleek body lines, a “floating” seat design, and its 10-inch TFT color screen with integrated navigation mark it as an innovative high-performance entry in the category.
California-based Zero Motorcycles is one of the top producers of electric bikes. And if their new entry-level FXE model rides anything like their high-end SR series bikes, it’s sure to be a blast. It’s powered by a 34 kW (46 hp) motor and delivers a range of 100 miles. Top speed, about 86 MPH.
Marc Gemballa, whose father led the renowned Porsche performance house Gemballa, has been busy building his own custom rides. His debut creation is the Martien. This adventure-sport variant of the 911 boasts 750-horsepower & big knobby tires for slinging gravel while the sculpted lines of the body kit make it look like a factory car.
Taking direct aim at Ford’s Bronco Sasquatch package, Jeep’s 2022 Wrangler Xtreme Recon is a juiced-up Rubicon sitting on 35-inch BFG AT tires. It’s got a factory lift, better angles of approach, departure, and breakover than the Sasquatch as well as 12.9” of ground clearance which is also higher. A new axle, available later this year pairs with the 6-speed manual transmission to make the Recon the industry’s first 100:1 crawl ratio from the factory.
There are options aplenty if you want to drive a 2022 Porsche 911 GTS. The latest 992-generation GTS coupe & convertible will be available in both rear-wheel and AWD configurations as well as an AWD Targa variant. Powered by a twin-turbo 3-liter flat-six, it outputs 437-horsepower through either an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic or a 7-speed manual transmission. All models are available for order now to be delivered in the early months of ’22.
Ripping down the freeway in 4th gear, Ducati’s Diavel 1260 S Black & Steel will surely sound like an angry hornet & if you’re able to get a glimpse you’d see it looks like one, too. This limited-edition variant of their fiercest sport-cruiser features a stealth matte black livery highlighted by hits of vibrant yellow. It is powered by a 1,262cc Testastretta DVT engine that yields 162-hp and legendary low-end torque. Available in July.
If you’re ready to take your off-road & overland adventures to the extreme, Loki Basecamp’s Falcon Series campers look ready, too. These sport-specific 4-season camper pods offer the highest in high-tech and endless features for comfort and customization. On-board AC, shower, a queen-size bed in the bedroom, a full modern kitchen with an induction cooktop, and an external rack system designed to secure all your gear and toys. The campers are insulated for year-round comfort and with several models, they’ve got one to perfectly fit your truck.
Coming into the Ford Trucks lineup as a sort of hybrid mini-Ranger, the 2022 Ford Maverick is a small truck that boasts a solid 40 MPG and a range of 500 miles. Its 4.5-foot bed offers 1,500-pound payload and the powertrain offers a towing capacity of 4,000-pounds. It’s built on the same crossover platform shared by the new Bronco and (gasp) the Escape, and is front-wheel drive only, making it a superb city truck and functional daily driver.