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Mercedes-Benz Introduces EQC Crossover, Its First All-Electric Production Vehicle at werd.com

Mercedes-Benz Introduces EQC Crossover, Its First All-Electric Production Vehicle

Posted in Cars and Rides

With the unveiling of the EQC crossover, Mercedes-Benz is stepping squarely into the ring with its first full production, all-electric vehicle. At the same time, they’re launching a whole new automotive division, called simply EQ. This new mid-size  SUV is all wheel drive and powered by a pair of electric motors, one up front and one in the back. Its 200-mile range is pretty impressive and so are the other numbers: 402 horsepower and 564 pound-feet of torque. The interior, details and design language all draft off the latest iterations of the current lineup. The forthcoming EQC will be ready for public consumption at some point in 2020.

Bollinger Motors B1 All-Electric SUV Looks Like an Instant Classic at werd.com

Bollinger Motors B1 All-Electric SUV Looks Like an Instant Classic

Posted in Rides and Trucks

Bollinger Motors, based in upstate New York, just rolled out its first vehicle, an all-electric SUV called the B1. The heavy duty design has a boxy Rover/Hummer vibe and the 100 kWh battery will give it a 200 mile range. It delivers approx. 360 horsepower and 472 lb-foot of torque making it a legit off-road and & work vehicle. 0 to 60 comes in at 4.5. The interior is simple & utilitarian but well designed and also has that vintage-classic vibe. Pre-order yours for 2018.

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

Aston Martin Introduces Its First Electric: The Rapide E

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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.

Maserati Alfieri Electric Sports Car at werd.com

Maserati Alfieri Electric Sports Car

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Based around the sleek & futuristic design of their Alfieri Concept Car, Maserati plans to unveil its first electric vehicle … but not until 2020. Aside from images highlighting the stunning lines of this luxury 2-door sports car, few other details are currently known about the yet-to-be-developed powerplant for this first-ever electric Maserati.

Cadillac is Working On an All-Electric Crossover at werd.com

Cadillac is Working On an All-Electric Crossover

Posted in Cars and Rides

The most interesting forthcoming Cadillac is two things that heretofore have never been combined under the luxury GM nameplate: it’s electric & it’s a crossover. So far all the world has seen are some Tesla-esque images. No stats. Not even a name. What we do know, it will be using GM’s “BEV3” electric vehicle platform.

Surf Without Waves On This Electric Jet Board at werd.com

Surf Without Waves On This Electric Jet Board

Posted in Gear for Men

This is the latest electric Jet Board from Sweden’s Radinn. It’s faster, cheaper, and the battery now lasts longer. It cruises across the water at speeds up to 36MPH, the electric motor is essentially silent, and at full speed the battery will last 25 minutes. The battery is also removable, so you can quickly swap it out for a freshly charged one & get back out on the water.

This Electric Boat from Q Yachts Looks Like a Classic Already at werd.com

This Electric Boat from Q Yachts Looks Like a Classic Already

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With the introduction of the Q30, Q Yachts is making it known that electric vehicles are not just for the roads. The Q30 is silent and elegant, featuring unparalleled hydrodynamics that make it super efficient. It is also of course a zero emissions watercraft, so it’s much cleaner for the environment and safer than fuel-powered boats. It is driven by an Oceanvolt AXC20 electric motor with 20kW of continuous power & the battery is a 30- or 60kW lithium unit. Maximum speed: 15 knots. Range: up to 80nm. Beneath the deck is a generous & nicely appointed cabin.

Sondors Electric Bike at werd.com

Sondors Electric Bike

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The sub-500-dollar Sondors Electric Bike is set to be the most affordable E-Bike on the market. Available in both a fat tire & narrow tire model, the bike’s Li-Ion powered 350W electric motor will hit top speeds of 20MPH with a 50-mile range.

Infiniti’s Prototype 9 Electric Merges the 1940s with the Future at werd.com

Infiniti’s Prototype 9 Electric Merges the 1940s with the Future

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Unveiled at the annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance auto event, the Prototype 9 from Infiniti is a 1940s-inspired electric race car. The body of the car was completely handmade with panels hand-beaten and shaped by artisans at Nissan. The drivetrain however, is modern: it’s got a 120kW (148hp) electric motor powered by a 30kWh lithium-ion battery that goes 0-62mph  in 5.5 seconds with a top speed of 106mph. Unfortunately, it’s one-of-a-kind. At least for now.

Energica EVA Electric Streetfighter at werd.com

Energica EVA Electric Streetfighter

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

Modena, Italy is exporting more than premium olive oil these days. The city’s Motor Valley is also turning out some of the world’s best electric motorcycles. The EVA Streetfighter is the second production bike from Energica Motors. Aggressive, Italian styling is evident but power comes from a quiet, 95 hp (71 kW) electric motor that gives the EVA a top speed of 124MPH with varying performance options in 4 different drive modes.

Coast Introduces Dirtbike-Inspired Buzzraw X Line Of Electric Bikes at werd.com

Coast Introduces Dirtbike-Inspired Buzzraw X Line Of Electric Bikes

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Too many electric bicycles emit that Bay Area tech nerd vibe. Not the case for the new Buzzraw X series from Singapore-based Coast cycles. Available in three versions, the buzzraw X pedal, the buzzraw X750 and buzzraw X250, these dirtbike-inspired electric cruisers feature full suspension, 5-hour battery life, oversized wheels, and sweet options like silent belt drive, and a bar-mounted digital display to track speed & battery life.

Curtiss Motorcycles Rolls Out Zeus, Their First Electric Bike at werd.com

Curtiss Motorcycles Rolls Out Zeus, Their First Electric Bike

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Alabama-based custom v-twin bike builders Curtiss Motorcycles (previously Confederate Motors) switched up their game to begin creating the next generation of electric motorcycles. Their first bike, Zeus, is quite clearly a beast of a different breed. It’s powered by a 14.4 kWh Li-ion battery pack & two high-output electric motors that produce in 170 hp (127 kW) and some serious torque.

GoSun Fusion is a Hybrid Solar/Electric Oven at werd.com

GoSun Fusion is a Hybrid Solar/Electric Oven

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The latest solar cooking innovation from GoSun is called the Fusion. In addition to its two sets of parabolic reflectors, there is also an electric heating element. This means cloudy days or early evenings won’t keep you from cooking. They offer a portable power supply for the oven, and even when using the electric heating element, the Fusion is 5X more efficient than a normal oven & it can go anywhere.

Audi Introduces All Electric e-tron SUV for 2019 at werd.com

Audi Introduces All Electric e-tron SUV for 2019

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Audi just took the wrapper off the e-tron, the German automaker’s first all electric SUV.  Two electric motors power the all-wheel-drive e-tron. A 95 kWh battery gives it what Audi says is “well over 400 kilometers” of estimated range, or more than 248 miles on a full charge.  It comes equipped with LED lighting, air suspension, and 20-inch wheels. The 5-seater luxury SUV will hit dealerships in mid-2019.

Living Vehicle is the Camper You’ve Been Waiting For at werd.com

Living Vehicle is the Camper You’ve Been Waiting For

Posted in Rides and Trailers

Designed by architects and built in America, the Living Vehicle is a stylish & modern 27’ camper trailer with off-road capabilities and space to sleep 6. It was designed to satisfy stringent guidelines for sustainability, features aluminum construction and rides on a rigid aluminum frame. It is insulated well beyond industry standards for 4-season comfort and a long list of custom options are available so you can configure & outfit it exactly how you want to.

Ketzal Bags Get Your Vehicle Organized at werd.com

Ketzal Bags Get Your Vehicle Organized

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags and Rides

Designed to perfectly fit the seats in your particular vehicle, Ketzal bags are created with one purpose in mind: to organize all the stuff that’s cluttering up the seats and rolling around on the floor. Handmade from 100% genuine leather, they’ve got pockets for all sorts of items from your 40-ounce Hydroflask to tools, books, maps, & more. They currently offer bags for more than a dozen vehicles including Sprinter, Tacoma, Wrangler, & Vanagon.

Erik Buell Introduces Fuell Electric Bike Brand at werd.com

Erik Buell Introduces Fuell Electric Bike Brand

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides

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.

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

Nikola Motors Drops an All-Electric PWC in the Water

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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.

Essence Motorcycles Rolls Out Another Exotic Electric at werd.com

Essence Motorcycles Rolls Out Another Exotic Electric

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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.