With the release of the new R18 Classic, BMW now has 2 options of this vintage-inspired roadster to choose from. Like the original R18 cruiser, the Classic is heavily influenced by the original 1936 BMW R5—that enormous 1802-cc Boxer engine showcased in a double-loop steel tube frame. The low-slung Classic also features a large windscreen, passenger seating, saddlebags, straight pipes, electronic cruise control & LED lighting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.