Powered by the German watchmakers’ newest in-house movement, the NOMOS Tangente Update is a refined and streamlined automatic with a cool, Midnight Blue dial. The Calibre 6101 movement is unique for its date complication, featuring a ring of numbers at the dial’s edge which lights up the day of the month in glowing green.
With its rounded organic form and legless design, the Kida Hanging Lounge from Dedon is an inviting outdoor chair that’s as comfortable as it is captivating. It’s lightweight rigid frame is wrapped in more than 2700-feet of durable, weather, stain, and sun-resistant Fiber Touch cordage for a timeless rattan look that can endure all the elements. Available with or without the stand-alone metal base.
Equipped with an imaging technology called Cognitive Intelligence, Sony’s new 4K Bravia XR LED TVs are designed to understand the way our eyes see, and our ears hear, to present a more human perspective on the screen. This technology is like AI on turbo, allowing it to cross-analyze every element & balance it all for a viewing experience that’s closer to the real world. Available in a range of sizes & picture-quality options.
Motorsport maniac Ken Block has teamed up with collectible car broker LBI to offer three iconic rally cars from the YouTube superstar’s deeply stacked garage. The cars include a 2013 Ford Fiesta ST RX43, a 2011 Ford Fiesta GYM3, & an ultra-rare 1986 Ford RS200. These are the actual cars Block “drove” in the Gymkhana 3, 6, 8, and Terrakhana films which have now amassed over 200+ million views.
The DropTop fold-down desk from Pith & Stem is an all-in-one home workstation that hides away after work hours disguised as a piece of wall art. It ships with a dual 24” Full HD monitor set-up, and cables to plug-in your Windows or Mac laptop. The wall-mounted desk measures 47 x 24 and can be finished with your choice of custom woods or even a photo-image of your own.
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It looks like a regular mountain bike but you don’t have to pedal unless you want to. Fun, right? Now in its 3rd generation, the latest Turbo Levo e-MTB from Specialized is even better. Equipped with a Turbo Full Power System 2.2 mid-mount motor, it delivers 565-W peak power. That’s good for speeds up to 20MPH. Component packages range from mild to pro-grade featuring RockShox & SRAM.
Bluetti’s backup power banks will keep your home humming right along when the power goes out. Their EP500 and EP500 Pro power banks deliver 5100Wh of LiFePO4 battery storage, feature 2000-3000W inverters, and split phase bonding—which means this quiet, fume-free battery bank will power it all. From the AC & refrigerator to jump starting your dead car & it’s got all the ports your life depends on. A funded Kickstarter.
BMW just unveiled its first all-electric sedan, the i4. Boasting 530 horsepower and a range of up to 300 miles, it will also be offered in an M performance model. BMW hasn’t released full specs on the i4 yet but this sleek full-size sedan will be among the brand’s cleanest and most advanced vehicles yet. Available in 2022.
The Acoustasonic Jazzmaster is Fender’s newest electric-acoustic hybrid, blurring the line—deliberately so—between guitar and digital device. The results are interesting. It’s got a thin-line mahogany body and a Humbucker pickup. There’s also an integrated digital processor that lets you toggle through an array of ten different “sounds” controlled by a Strat-style blade selector. And with its unique body design, players say it sounds pretty sweet unplugged.
The NS-1 off-road teardrop from Colorado Campworks is equipped for tackling tough terrain with full-length rock sliders and A/T tires but also generates its own power once parked. Two hundred watts of roof-mounted solar deliver AC power through a 3000-watt inverter for lights, kitchen, cooking, and charging as well as heating water in the 76-liter tank for sink & shower. Custom options, like adding a Traeger grill or Breville smart oven will make for quite comfy overlanding.
Porsche is not shy about putting its logo on lots of things that aren’t cars. This time it’s a pair of full suspension e-bikes. One for roads, the Sport & another for off-road riding, called the Cross. Both bikes feature carbon fiber frames, premium components, and disc brakes with power coming from a Shimano mid-drive EP8 motor. Pedal-assist power carries riders at up to 18MPH.
Hamilton’s latest in a remarkable range of manual hand-wound watches, is the slim Intra-Matic Chronograph H, a 40mm, 60s vintage-inspired mechanical. Powered by Hamilton’s Swiss Made H-51 movement, it offers time and a pair of inset sub-dials for minute & 30-seconds. Battery reserve is 60 hours. Choose from a white or black dial variant & a stainless mesh bracelet or black alligator strap.
Samsung’s The Frame designer flatscreen TV will blend stylishly into your space with this new mounting accessory called My Shelf. As its name makes clear, it is a wall-mounted shelf for your TV that allows you to create a custom look in your home or office. Compatible with the 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch models, it will compliment your decor in your choice of beige, white, brown, and black.
In its steady advance towards a cleaner, simpler future, Volvo is rolling out a fresh battery-powered crossover. The plug-in C40 Recharge offers seating for four with ample rear headroom. A 75-kWh battery pack powers electric motors on each axle for a total of 402 horsepower and an estimated EPA range of 210 miles. It uses an Android-based OS to link seamlessly with apps like Google maps. The launch of the C40 is a milestone—the first Volvo for which there is no gas-powered counterpart.
Drawing design cues & components from its high-end cyclocross category, the Diverge Expert Carbon from Specialized comes out of the gate as the brand’s fastest & most capable adventure-gravel bike. It features a super-light FACT 9r carbon frame & is driven by Shimano’s GRX Di2 1×11 gearing. It can be fitted with 700c or 650b wheels and frame clearance accommodates tires up to 47mm—so the fatties will fit. Available now but probably not for long given current demand.
DJI’s latest drone-camera combo is the FPV, a compact quadcopter designed for use with the brand’s FPV (first person view) goggles, to give users a bird’s eye view. Made for beginners and intermediate “flyers” it works easily, right out of the box. DJI claims “It can fly like a racer, hover like a traditional drone, accelerate like a homebuilt project and stop faster than any of them.” The brand’s best safety & autonomous technologies help keep it in once piece as you learn.
You’ll have to renovate your home—maybe blow out the whole floor—but it could all be worth it. C-Seed’s M1 is a world first. A foldable 165-inch MicroLED TV designed to gently accordion up & retract flush back into the floor of your batcave. Along with the dense blacks and prickling color delivered by the M1’s microLED technology this new flat panel display also offers better contrast, response times, and energy efficiency. At 165” it offers dramatic & cinematic viewing with the press of a button.
The new eGravel from Spain’s Crow bike brand is a versatile drop-bar gravel bike that offers pedal-assist electric power as well as the freedom of a normal human-powered ride. Driven by a Fauza Evation system that combines a lithium battery & motor integrated into the down tube, the power system is easily removed for a regular ride. The bike features carbon construction, disc brakes, and your choice of premium SRAM or Shimano drivetrain.
25 years have passed since IWC first introduced its 3705 ceramic pilot’s chronograph, and to celebrate its enduring legacy, they’ve revived the design in a new material, Ceratanium; a titanium alloy that takes on the properties of ceramic when exposed to extreme heat. The dial is a replica of the original while the movement has been updated to an IWC in-house 69380 calibre, a 12-hour, two register chronograph.
With 518 horsepower under the hood, the forthcoming Land Rover Defender V8 will become the most powerful production Landie ever produced. Available in both the 90 & 110 models for 2022, the supercharged 5.1-liter V8 delivers heavy horsepower & 461 ft. lbs. of torque. 0-60 in 4.9 and a top speed of 149 MPH. Not bad for a boxy British 4X4. Several trim packages & unique exterior packs will be offered as well as hundreds of dedicated accessories.