One of the things we miss from sports cars are pop-up headlights. Rockstar Rides also has a place in his heart for these neat sources of light and style, and set out to find as many of these cars as he could. The result is a wonderful montage of rides with serious personality.
The new MINI John Cooper Works Countryman gets a zesty new engine with 228hp and 258 lb-ft. of torque, as well as standard AWD, sport suspension, Brembo brakes, and 18″ alloy rims. Inside there’s more space than ever, with seating for five, and sweet JCW sport seats.
The Volkswagen microbus gets a 21st century remake. The pure electric is spec’d to offer 270 mi range, dual motors w/369hp total, and autonomy features. A reconfigurable interior is designed to provide maximum versatility for passengers and cargo.
Lexus’ latest exec sedan offers much more aggressive styling, drops 200 lbs, and gets a new, stiffer chassis, and a 415 hp twin-turbo V6. Luxe interior options include a Mark Levinson 3D surround sound system, and 28-way power seats with heat, cooling, and shiatsu massage.
Instead of hiring a welder to fix his car, Instructables member Mr-Mash thought he’d do the welding himself. The problem is, he didn’t know how to weld. To teach himself, he picked up a book and made a bicycle with car wheels. He says the end result is not that hard to ride.
The latest Lambo V12 monster sees big upgrades to its aerodynamics and suspension, and most notably the addition of 4-wheel steering. Its dozen cylinders pump out 740 horses, launching the yellow beast to 62 mph in just 2.9 seconds, and a top speed of 217 mph.
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