Automotive

The McLaren GT is a Vicious V8 at werd.com

The McLaren GT is a Vicious V8

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

The car world has been waiting & finally it has arrived. The 620 horsepower, 203 mph V8 McLaren GT. The dramatic & aggressive body lines are of course handmade; a MonoCell II-T monocoque shell with integrated carbon fiber. Pre-orders for the all-new are now open.

Protect Your Toys with RMU’s Tailgate Locker at werd.com

Protect Your Toys with RMU’s Tailgate Locker

Posted in Gear for Men and Trucks

Designed to keep the bikes from bashing up your truck, The Tailgate Locker from Rocky Mountain Underground is a top-quality mountain bike tailgate pad and storage solution. It’s got plenty of padding to keep your bike & truck unscathed plus integrated storage for tools, gear, even cold beers that will stay frosty in the cooler pocket. Available for standard & full-size trucks. via

A Classic Porsche with Italian Racing Roots Can Be Yours at werd.com

A Classic Porsche with Italian Racing Roots Can Be Yours

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

You are looking at what experts would call one of the finest & rarest examples of the ’66 Porsche 911 2.0 S coupé to come onto the market—a fine specimen of the classic Porsche. And this one has  a unique story as a race car as well as getting a complete frame-off, ground up, resto. This show-quality, matching numbers car is currently up for grabs to the highest bidder through custom collectable car source Auxietre & Schmidt.

Triumph Rolls Out 168-Horsepower Rocket 3 TFC at werd.com

Triumph Rolls Out 168-Horsepower Rocket 3 TFC

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

Triumph’s limited edition Rocket 3 TFC is a reminder that Brits are still building some seriously badass bikes. The model was completely redesigned for 2019 & just for kicks, they made a limited monster: a sport-cruiser ridiculously over-powered by a 2,500cc three-cylinder that cranks out 168 horsepower and 163 lb-ft of torque. Hint: hold on tight. Only 225 of these big triples will reach the U.S. market.

Erik Buell Introduces Fuell Electric Bike Brand at werd.com

Erik Buell Introduces Fuell Electric Bike Brand

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

Motorcycle design visionary Erik Buell—the man behind the Harley offshoot, Buell, is back with a premium electric bike brand, Fuell. Their debut bikes: The Flow, a lightweight streetfighter-inspired bike that snaps from 0-62 in 2.7 with a sustained top speed of 55MPH and a range of 150 miles. The Fluid ($2300) is their e-bike, an urban commuter with a 500-watt motor that gives you up to 126 miles of pedal assist range.

Essence Motorcycles Rolls Out Another Exotic Electric at werd.com

Essence Motorcycles Rolls Out Another Exotic Electric

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

The E-raw 04 Signature from France’s Essence Motorcycles is an all-electric bike that is truly peerless. The futuristic design is handmade in brushed aluminum with a driver cockpit that appears as a sculptural metal spring, ready to pop. It’s powered by a top-line motor that outputs 205 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque for a 0-62 time of just 2.8 seconds and a top speed of 124 mph.

Nikola Motors Drops an All-Electric PWC in the Water at werd.com

Nikola Motors Drops an All-Electric PWC in the Water

Posted in Automotive

The Wav—pronounced wave—is an electric PWC designed by Nikola Motors, Arizona-based makers of hybrid big rig trucks. Nikola hasn’t released full specs on the new sit-down watercraft but a 4K in-dash display, LED lighting, and cruise control are confirmed features. There are reports the brand is currently developing a new stand-up PWC as well.

Zero Labs Electrifies An Off-Road Icon at werd.com

Zero Labs Electrifies An Off-Road Icon

Posted in Automotive and Trucks

Zero Labs retro-mod Ford Bronco is electric; powered by a 70 kWh lithium-ion battery mated with a BorgWarner electric motor to deliver 369 horsepower and 190 miles of driving range. This emission-free classic ’ute retains its full-time 4X4 capability as well as a 5-speed manual transmission. The rest of the build leaves nothing to chance with components from Fox, Brembo, & Atlas rounding out the update. Only 150 will be made.

Rough Crafts Turned a Fat Boy Into a Mighty Guerrilla at werd.com

Rough Crafts Turned a Fat Boy Into a Mighty Guerrilla

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

Taiwan-based custom house Rough Crafts took a 2018 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob 107 and turned it into a ‘Mighty Guerrilla’ by slamming it, murdering it out, and absolutely loading it with custom and upgraded performance parts, including Arlen Ness rocker box covers, calipers, and a Big Sucker intake. The tank comes from a Sportster but has been stretched & scalloped for a truly original look & its custom build sheet goes on forever… (via BikeExif)

Aston Martin Introduces Its First Electric: The Rapide E at werd.com

Aston Martin Introduces Its First Electric: The Rapide E

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

Based on the original Rapide super-sedan, Aston Martin’s forthcoming Rapide E will be the automaker’s first-ever all-electric vehicle. The combination of a center-mounted 65.0-kWh battery pack and two rear-mounted electric motors generate 602 horsepower and 701 lb-ft of torque. That translates to a top-speed of 155MPH and a range of roughly 200 miles. Only 155 of these hand-built supercars will be produced.

Volvo is Giving the V60 Wagon Polestar Performance at werd.com

Volvo is Giving the V60 Wagon Polestar Performance

Posted in Automotive and Cars

For its tuned-up production vehicles, Volvo works with Polestar performance. The pair’s latest creation is the turbo-charged, super-charged, V60 sport wagon. A 2-liter gas motor spins the front wheels and an electric motor drives the rear for a total of 415 horsepower. That’s powerful! It’s also got Ohlins suspension & over-sized Brembo calipers—which is pretty aggressive for a grocery getter, don’t you think?

The Goose is Made for Motorcycle Camping at werd.com

The Goose is Made for Motorcycle Camping

Constructed of heavyweight 420gram ripstop canvas, the Goose is a camping system purpose-built for bike tours. The tent is fully waterproofed and equipped with zippable fly screen layers for breathability. The flooring is made of heavy duty pvc to keep moisture out & it has a canvas wing/awning that attaches to your motorcycle to create shelter for your riding accessories like helmet, boots, etc.

This Inflatable Weighs Less Than Half Of Other Rooftop Tents at werd.com

This Inflatable Weighs Less Than Half Of Other Rooftop Tents

If the ever-growing number of tent options tells us anything, it’s that people really like to camp on the roof of their cars. The latest entry into this popular category is the GentleTent, an inflatable. Compared to other tents, it’s smaller & much lighter in weight—good for gas mileage & handling—and sets up in just minutes. Once deployed with the included 12V lighter socket air pump, its inflatable frame & floor expand to dimensions over 7-feet long & tall enough for campers over 6-feet tall.

Cadillac Introduces 2020 CT5 Sedan at werd.com

Cadillac Introduces 2020 CT5 Sedan

Posted in Automotive and Cars

Cadillac is still betting that not everyone wants an SUV or crossover, as evidenced by the obvious effort that went into the 2020 CT5. The full-size luxury sedan got a nice design: a low hood, wide grill, and overall aggressive look.  Inside it features high-end wood trims, a rotary infotainment controller, and is available with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6, both paired to a 10-speed automatic transmission. Both rear-wheel & AWD models will be offered.

Fisker’s Affordable, All-Electric SUV is Coming Soon(ish) at werd.com

Fisker’s Affordable, All-Electric SUV is Coming Soon(ish)

Posted in Automotive and Cars

Niche electric automaker Fisker may not be niche for much longer. They just unveiled a forthcoming mid-priced SUV. The dates for its official release are a bit sketchy but the renderings look legit and early leaks mention a 300-mile range from a 80kWh + battery powerplant as well as a price tag somewhere in the neighborhood of $40,000. Let’s hope we seen this on the road sooner than later.

Mercedes Rolls Out Convertible AMG GT R Roadster at werd.com

Mercedes Rolls Out Convertible AMG GT R Roadster

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

Summer of 2020 will be pretty cool when you drop the top in your Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster. Powered by a four-liter AMG biturbo V8, it’s a 577 horsepower convertible that boasts a top-speed of 197 mph. Tricky features like rear-wheel steering, adaptive suspension, an electronically controlled locking differential, and a whole range of additional dynamic features will push all that power to the pavement for an insane al fresco driving experience.

Mercedes Gives the AMG Treatment to its Redesigned GLE 53 at werd.com

Mercedes Gives the AMG Treatment to its Redesigned GLE 53

Posted in Automotive and Trucks

For 2021, Mercedes-Benz has created a performance-upgraded version of its mid-size GLE SUV. The forthcoming AMG GLE 53 will debut at the Geneva Motor Show where the 429-horsepower luxury ’ute is sure to draw a crowd. The powerplant is a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder mated to both a nine-speed automatic transmission and the brand’s 48-volt light-hybrid system. High performance & highly efficient. The AMG Active Ride Control system keeps handling nimble both on & off-road.

The Bajaboard Pantera is an Off-Road Electric Skateboard that Goes 45MPH at werd.com

The Bajaboard Pantera is an Off-Road Electric Skateboard that Goes 45MPH

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We’ll say this: a helmet and a decent health insurance plan would both be great accessories to go with the Bajaboard Pantera. This all-terrain electric skateboard has a 10-horsepower motor that will push it to an eye-watering 45MPH. If a pothole ejects you at that speed, there’s definitely no way you’re running it out. The 1.1kWh battery gives it a range of 28 miles, but it’s not recommended for use on public roads.

Behold the 2019 F8 Tributo, Ferrari’s Most Powerful V8 Ever at werd.com

Behold the 2019 F8 Tributo, Ferrari’s Most Powerful V8 Ever

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Ferrari is rolling out 5 all-new models for 2019 and the F8 Tributo might just be the meanest stallion in the stable. The F8 replaces the outgoing 488 Pista and is powered by a 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 that outputs a ridiculous 710 horsepower—which makes it the most powerful V8 Ferrari ever produced. This monstrosity of an engine is visible through a clear glass screen. The car will be officially unveiled next week at the Geneva Motor Show.