Shanghai Customs used a Honda Cub frame to create a beautiful electric scooter. Like custom PCs, the beauty of the eCub shines thanks to its excellent cable management. Shanghai Customs is working on the eCub’s second version as well as DIY conversion kits. More on BikeEXIF.
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Kuickwheel’s electric skateboards are incredibly affordable, but they’re not just for penny pinchers. The Serpent-C is the smallest electric skateboard at just 18″ long, while the Serpent-W is a longboard filled with safety features such as LEDs and an aluminum alloy deck.
Director Skylar Nielsen and cinematographers Josh Fletcher and Lance Clayton of Vita Brevis Films shot this awesome documentary short about the diehard automotive fanatics who turn out each year for Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats, in the isolated Utah desert.
We spent a week living with this bonkers fast muscle car, done up in an eye-popping Yellow Jacket and black paint scheme. Despite rocking a 707 hp supercharged HEMI V8, its comfy interior and excellent adaptive suspension make it a shockingly good daily driver.
One of the most sought after variants of the beloved Volkswagen Type 2, this 1959 23-Window Bus aka Samba won Best Luxury Bus at the 2017 Kelley Park VW Show. It has been fully restored to its original specifications and is expected to fetch at least $160K.
It may still just be in its infancy, but Hyperloop One is definitely making progress with their high-speed transportation system. They recently sent their mag-lev test capsule rocketing down its vacuum-sealed tube at a top speed of 192 mph. Their goal is 670 mph.
Combine a self-balancing scooter with a unicycle and you get the Uno Bolt. It uses sensors to maintain balance and is controlled by leaning. It goes up to 22mph and lasts up to 25mi per charge. It has front and rear lights, a rear view mirror and an e-brake/reverse lever.
In less than 15 years, a new player in the car industry managed to convince America that electric cars can be stylish and practical. With the coming of the Model 3, Tesla co-founder Elon Musk hopes to tack on the last crucial adjective: attainable.
Using years of experience in restoring Land Cruisers, The FJ Company is keeping the spirit of the definitive 4×4 alive. The FJ Company Sport adds modern equipment to an FJ40 body and chassis, including a 210hp 1FZ engine, Old Man Emu suspension, and a digital dash and radio.
Mercedes-Benz’s parent company Daimler worked with Bosch to create a parking system with cars that park and retrieve themselves. The cars and the car park are equipped with sensors that guide the car to a free space. Drivers use an app to summon their rides.
After showing us what it takes to rebuild a couple of V8s, Hagerty Classic Cars captured the restoration of a V-Twin Ironhead engine from a 1957 Harley-Davidson XL sportster motorcycle. The time-lapse condenses what was surely days of work down to just 5 minutes.
One of 10 Defenders that were customized for the bad guys to drive in the James Bond film Spectre. It has 37″ tires bolted to the wheels, an engine tweaked to produce 187 hp and 369 lb-ft. of torque, Bilstein dampers and Recaro safety harnesses. It goes up for auction on 9/6/17.
The YARA Birkeland will be the world’s first autonomous and zero-emission container ship. It will be manned when it launches in 2018, but is expected to launch, sail and dock on its own by 2020. It will reduce YARA’s diesel truck haulage by up to 40,000 trips a year.
German bike shop Motoism is turning 16 Honda GL500 Silver Wings into street trackers. The Honda GL500-JPN is equipped with a tweaked 50hp engine and radiator. It also has Tokico CBR600RR disc brakes, Öhlins rear monoshock, and custom exhaust, lights and rear seat.
Porsche posted this cool behind-the-scenes video, which shows off some of the assembly process of its awesome gold and carbon fiber 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series. Watching the body meet the chassis was particularly satisfying, as was the Porsche logo on the wheels.