For 2022 Jaguar has dropped the 4 & 6-cylinder F-Types from its lineup, replacing them with the P450; a V-8 powered variant that packs 444 horsepower. It will also be available in either all-wheel or RWD specifications. It jumps from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds with a top speed of 177MPH. And for the new model year, the only other F-Type will be the high-performance R variant, fitted with a 575-hp supercharged V-8.
With a hardshell roof and dual opening wings, the TEDPop Double is a rugged rooftop tent with room to sleep 4. Instead of opening like a clamshell, this one pops straight up on gas-strut lifts while the dual side panels drop down to complete the simple process. The soft-sided tent is made of heavy duty canvas & features 360º windows.
The Ignik Gas Growler eliminates those small green propane cans we use around camp, replacing the single-use, landfill-bound cans with a much cleaner option: a portable, reusable, refillable propane tank that gives as much gas as 5 of those little green guys. It complies with DOT specifications to allow for safe transport in your car, SUV, RV, or boat and includes a four-foot hose that’s compatible with any heater or stove that accommodates the single-use green propane bottles.
The Flat Top instantly converts your range stove into a flat top griddle. By eliminating the need for pots, pans, & skillets, it makes meal prep easier than ever. Whether you’ve got a gas, electric, glass-top or ceramic-top range, there’s a Flat Top that fits perfectly. Made in Kansas with heavy duty 3/16” American steel, they can handle temps up to 600º, offering a large 27” x 20” cook surface.
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Brooklyn-based audio brand Grado Labs has once again upgraded its flagship Prestige headphones. With the addition of a powerful and intelligently-tuned 44mm driver, the all-new X Driver delivers their best, most advanced audio experience yet. The new model also features improved cables and a more cushy headband. Available now.
The latest addition to Western Digital’s WD_Black lineup is the D30 Game Drive SSD. It’s a compact bus-powered USB SSD offering read speeds up to 900MB/s. with capacities from 500GB to 2TB. There’s also a special version for Xbox coming out later this summer which comes with a one month trial membership of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
For high-tech jobs in hard-to-reach places, the SES Pro gets the job done right. Offering Smart Motion control and Torque Force to keep the smallest screws from stripping or over-tightening, it is a precision power tool that spins at speeds up to 200RPMs. A bright, easy-to-read OLED display lets you know exactly how much force you are working with through its 5 power modes. There are 34 different bits, including Y, hex, triangle, and through needle. Continuous battery run-time: 1 hour. A funded Kickstarter.
For the creation of this new pair of watches in their classic-inspired Prospex Collection, Seiko has re-envisioned and re-created two landmark timepieces from the past; their iconic Diver’s watch from 1965 and 1970, respectively. The 1965 re-interpretation features a deep brown dial and bezel while the 1970 variant features an asymmetric crown protector at 4 o’clock and Lumibrite illumination. Both feature fabric straps which incorporate a traditional braiding technique from Japan called Seichu. Available now.
The 2022 BMW M4 Competition Convertible xDrive is the long way of saying there’s a new M4. The all-wheel drive open-top coupe is powered by a S58 3.0-liter straight-six tuned to output 503 horsepower. Which it sends through a 8HP eight-speed automatic transmission—with sixth gear being the direct drive. Top speed, 174 MPH. Though a manual shift model will not be offered, the front-axle can be disengaged to convert it to a pure rear-wheel drive experience. Sounds fun.
Backed by 10 years of research and tested in the field by paramedics, emergency physicians, Navy SEALs and a NASA flight surgeon, the 8-in-1 HÉROS shears are truly built for battle. They’ll cut through virtually anything: carbon fiber, kevlar, leather, seatbelts, heavy plastic, boots, luggage, you name it. Made of Japanese AUS-8 Steel, they cut with the power of a Great White’s jaw yet stay sharp no matter what you put them through. A funded Indiegogo.
With room for up to 8 cards plus cash, the Flip Case wallet from Bellroy is a sleek EDC essential. With its soft leather exterior and magnetic trap door, it keeps your valuables secure but easily accessible. When you’ve taken out what you need, it automatically snaps shut. Available in brown or black.
Designed & built with a 3D printer using carbon-fiber composite, the Scotsman electric scooter features a dual-motor design available with a 500W, 1000W or 2000W drivetrain. Unlike other scooters which only come in one size, each Scotsman is individually crafted according to a number of precise measurements, accommodating riders from 4’6” to 7’8”. Boasting a range of 70 miles, these lightweight custom rides can reach speeds from 19-45MPH. A funded Indiegogo.
Tudor’s Black Bay Ceramic is a 41mm chronometer featuring a full ceramic case and ceramic bezel insert, as well as an all-new, in-house movement. It also has the unique distinction of being the first Tudor to get METAS certification from the Swiss Federal Institute Of Metrology. Certification requires the watch be Swiss-made, COSC-certified, and pass a battery of precision and performance tests. Available now.
Memorial Day is upon us and the official start of summer is the perfect time to upgrade you’re old beach chair. We like the Tommy Chair from Business & Pleasure. It’s a recliner with 3 position comfort, a wood frame, and a durable umbrella-canvas seat in a classic stripe design. Built-in padded backpack straps make for easy transport from parking lot to the beach. Available in navy or black.
Panasonic’s video-friendly GH5 has been updated to deliver even more prosumer performance. With a new processor, improved autofocus, and enhanced image stabilization, the GH5 Mark II is pretty much all new. It captures 4K UHD video at 60p and Cinema 4K at 24p with 10-bit 4:2:2 color output. A 20.3-MP Live MOS MFT sensor does this free of ghosting & flairing thanks to a new anti-reflective coating. The Venus Engine image processor is new, as well as up to 6.5 stops of compensation for smooth, stable moving shots in all kinds of conditions. Available for pre-order now.
This is it. The biggest LEGO set ever—by number of pieces—is an all-new map of the world created entirely from 2-D tiles. With 11,695 pieces, it measures an impressive 41” X 25.5.” The kit consists of 40 Technic baseplates and mainly 1X1 round tiles. Of course you can customize the map by making your own continents and countries but brick-built pins also allow you to mark out places you’ve been to or want to visit. Recommended for ages 18+. Available June 1.
Inflatable Everglow Light Tubes from Klymit deliver pure function and incredible portability, shining a light where you need it most—far from the closest plug. Designed for off-grid, adventure, and emergency use, Light Tubes feature built-in LED lights within a soft-sided inflatable bladder that packs down for easy portability. There are also integrated magnets to hold the tube to your tailgate, camp kitchen, or truck bed. They’re adjustable from 0-270-lumen output and come in a range of different sizes.
Equipped with two, waterproof & grounded 3-prong outlets and a USB-A charging port, plus support for Alexa, Apple Home Kit and Hey Google voice control, the WeMo wi-fi Smart Outdoor Plug gives you precise mobile control for all your outdoor devices & appliances. An “Away mode” function turns various lights in the home on and off to make it appear occupied, when you’re away.
With the launch of their innovative AER Rooftop Tent, Crua Outdoors is pushing RTT design in a new direction—off the roof and out onto the ground. The AER pitches on the vehicle roof, on the ground, or it can connect-up with additional modular tents to create a multi-story tent basecamp. It features wraparound windows and skylights for epic campsite views. Depending on model & configuration, the AER can sleep from 2 up to 5 people.
With its beach-friendly waterproof design and pocketable size, Sony’s SRS-XB13 speaker makes a cool companion for hot summer days. With an IP67 rating for dust- and water-proofing plus a UV-coated finish, it’s built for all-weather outdoor action. Shorter than a common 12-ounce can, it is also very packable; with a webbing strap loop for lashing it to your pack or carrying around your wrist. Battery life: 16 hours. Available in a range of colors.