UK tech firm Prodrive is showing off what it claims to be the lightest folding electric bicycle you can buy. Weighing in at just 22.7 lb, its lighter than most regular bikes, but packs a 250-watt motor and 160 Wh battery for a range of just over 18 mi, with a top speed of 15.5 mph.
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An upgraded version of Rezvani’s TANK utility vehicle designed to protect its occupants in an ambush. Its glass and armor can handle high-caliber weapon fire, it packs night vision, bomb protection, electrified door handles, gas masks, magnetic deadbolts and more.
Retired F1 driver Tarso Marques‘ amazing custom-built motorcycle not only features a striking hubless wheel design, it’s powered by an airplane engine. Watch as it heads out on a very loud run through the streets of Brazil. Then watch the time-lapse build video here.
Formula One races take place in five continents every year, making logistics a big part of teams’ operation. Wendover Productions shows how months of planning makes it possible for teams to use trucks, buses and planes to transfer to different countries in just a couple of days.
CeramicSpeed is working on Driven, a bicycle drivetrain that uses a pinion-style driveshaft instead of a chain and a derailleur. The company claims that Driven creates 49% less friction than chain and derailleur setups, leading to a more durable and more efficient system.
Was it just a dream we had – rockcrawling with Nissan in their spacious and sturdy Titan trucks and Armadas in Arizona, on the way to the Overland Expo? Nope – it was real. Check out how capable the brand’s body-on-frame vehicles are for exploration on all surfaces.
Volkswagen Motorsport shares helicopter footage from its world record run at the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Watch and listen to the bonkers all-electric VW I.D. R Pikes Peak and pilot Romain Dumas finish the race to the clouds in just 7 minutes, 57.148 seconds.
For the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series, Toyota will be racing a car inspired by the new Supra. They took significant creative license to stretch the BMW co-developed sports coupe to stock car proportions, but its a welcome reminder that the production car is coming soon.
We joined up with a team of men’s lifestyle and automotive experts in the woods of Virginia to see if seven everyday crossover utility vehicles could handle a rugged off-road course, and to pick our favorites. Read on for our top picks and the overall winners from the first Trail Trek Tour.
We’ve seen fast cars run the Green Hell in just under 7 minutes, but we’ve never seen anything like Timo Bernhard’s record-shattering run in Porsche’s 919 Hybrid Evo – with a bonkers lap time of just 5 min, 19.55 sec – which smashed the long-standing record by 51+ seconds.
Carryyygum is touted as “the world’s smallest bicycle rack.” But it’s not actually a rack – it’s an elastic strap attached with rubberized hook-and-loop straps. You can mount it on most bike handlebars, and even on other parts of a bike’s frame to securely carry items on your ride.
Analog Motion’s AM1 is a lightweight and affordable pedal assist electric bicycle. Its standard parts, 200w motor and removable 24v battery add up to only 30lb. It has a range of 20mi and can help you go as fast as 30mph. It’s available in two frame designs.
We recently flew to France with Toyota Gazoo Racing to spend 4 days immersed in the culture of the world-famous 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. What we found was an engrossing experience that makes this a must-see event for any true automotive fanatic.
Adam Savage and Tested went to the California factory of Future Motion, the makers of the Onewheel self-balancing electric skateboard. Adam got a tour of the factory and in the end built a Onewheel+ XR, the new model that has an extended range of up to 18mi.
VW turned up to Pike’s Peak this year and broke the course record with their I.D. R EV. Prior to the race, the automaker challenged Mark Rober and William Osman to collect a little extra energy for their their supercar. We like to think the citrus power made the difference.
For a recent DARPA tech demo, CMU National Robotics Engineering Center developed wheels which can transform back and forth between round and triangular shapes instantly, with tank-like grip on soft surfaces in track mode, and a more conventional ride in wheel mode.
We recently got behind the wheel of the Jaguar’s first ever pure electric vehicle on-road, off-road, and on-track in Portugal. The 394 hp, 240 mile-range crossover offers style, comfort, speed, and dynamic handling like no other EV. Read our in-depth review on 95octane.