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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

Posted in Automotive

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

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

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.

The 120 MPH SR/F is the Latest Electric Bike from Zero Motorcycles at werd.com

The 120 MPH SR/F is the Latest Electric Bike from Zero Motorcycles

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The SR/F from Zero Motorcycles looks pretty sweet and the numbers aren’t too shabby either. This sharp, battery-powered sportbike produces 110 horsepower and 140 pound-feet of torque snapping it to a top-speed of 120MPH with a roadtrip-worthy range of 160 miles. Zero offers over-the-air updates for the bike’s Cypher III software system as well as an optional fast-charge upgrade that cranks it from 0% to 95% in just one hour.

Range Rover Rolls Out The Sport HST Hybrid at werd.com

Range Rover Rolls Out The Sport HST Hybrid

Posted in Automotive and Cars

For 2019, the Range Rover Sport will be available in a new model called the HST, which features a new hybrid powertrain. This supercharged variant is powered by an all-new inline-six cylinder combined with a 48-volt hybrid system. It will also get all the styling updates seen on the gas-powered model, including carbon fiber trims and a fresh, new interior. Available in the UK now.

Bentley Bentayga Speed, The World’s Most Powerful SUV at werd.com

Bentley Bentayga Speed, The World’s Most Powerful SUV

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

Bentley introduced the Bentayga about 3 years ago but it’s now being offered in an upgraded Speed model that will make it the world’s most powerful “SUV.” Powered by a 6.0-liter W-12 engine, the Bentayga Speed cranks out 626 hp and will hit a top speed of 190MPH. A ceramic braking system—the largest Bentley has ever built—slows it back down. Special paint details, a rear spoiler, Speed branding badges, and larger 22-inch wheels differentiate this model from the stock Bentayga. Available late 2019.

The Adapt-X Cargo Trailer Gives You Back Garage Space at werd.com

The Adapt-X Cargo Trailer Gives You Back Garage Space

Posted in Automotive and Trailers

A cargo trailer will come in handy for transporting all kinds of cargo. The downside is where to store it when you’re not using it. With this in mind, Quebec-based Apogee Trailers developed its folding Adapt-X trailer. The trailer, constructed of lightweight aluminum using stainless steel hardware, is available in 4’ X 8’ & 6’ X 10’ sizes that can quickly be deployed by one-person in just 90 seconds, then when you’re done, fold up to a space-saving 38” deep for storage in your garage or shed.

Triumph Launches Gorgeous Thruxton TFC at werd.com

Triumph Launches Gorgeous Thruxton TFC

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Triumph just launched a new division called the TFC or Triumph Factory Custom, that will create limited edition customs, high-performance variants, and develop concept bikes for the future. The first one off the factory floor is the 2019 Thruxton TFC. Based on the stock Thruxton, the TFC is powered by a tuned 1200cc motor and features a carbon fiber body, special V&H exhaust, Öhlins shocks and high-performance Brembo braking systems among its many performance and aesthetic upgrades. Only 750 of these bikes will be made.

Rhino-Rack has a Wraparound Awning for your Mid-Size Adventuremobile at werd.com

Rhino-Rack has a Wraparound Awning for your Mid-Size Adventuremobile

Designed for small to mid-size vehicles, Rhino-Rack’s Compact Batwing Awning delivers 69 sq. feet & 270º of coverage from the sun & rain. It’s made of water-proof & mold-resistant fabric that offers UPF sun protection. It can be quickly & easily deployed by 1 person and is supported by lightweight, powder-coated aluminum legs that fold up & away when you’re ready to roll. The whole rack-mounted unit weighs just 40 pounds.