THE BEST Rides

A-bike

A-bike

With tiny wheels and an even tinier seat, we’re not 100% convinced that A-bike is for us, but its urban riders swear by it: it folds up in only 10 seconds and weighs about 13 pounds.

Fuoss 01 Trackcar

Fuoss 01 Trackcar

Don’t get any ideas about going on a roadtrip with the Fuoss 01; it tops out at 90 mph, but with a low center of gravity and 660 lb curb weight, it’s plenty of fun to fling around the track.

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Nissan 370z

Nissan 370z

Official pics of the 2009 Nissan 370z are out; we’re hard pressed to see any changes, but we’ve always dug the original 350z. It’s powered by a 3.7L engine, the same one in the Infiniti G37.

Aston Martin One-77

Aston Martin One-77

Although already sold out, we’re still drooling over these leaked shots of Aston Martin’s One-77 supercar; sweeping air extractors and a huge grille mean this baby’s ready to shred.

2009 Superlight R300

2009 Superlight R300

Caterham’s Superlight R300 may have classy retro looks, but this roadster is plenty modern, with a Ford Zetec 4-banger that outputs 175hp, keyless ignition and limited slip differential.

Rolling Sports Bar

Rolling Sports Bar

Killing two (or maybe three) birds with one stone, Tampa Bucs fan Michael Seville has created a 17″ BBQ grille/trailer with a built-in flat-panel, Polk Audio speakers and Alpine amps.

Superformance MKIII-R

Superformance MKIII-R

We’ve always had a soft spot in our hearts for Shelby Cobras: call us smitten with this Superformance MKIII-R; it’s a licensed replica with a Roush 427 V8 that outputs 576 ponies.

Japanese Art Trucks

Japanese Art Trucks

Snapped by Roger Snider, Japanese Art Trucks are wildly customized (and often inhabited) by their owners; if an 18 wheeler and Tokyo’s Ginza ever mated, these rigs would be their progeny.

Pagani Zonda R

Pagani Zonda R

Even more expensive than the Cinque, Pagani’s Zonda R is the current generation’s swan song and limited to 10; it’s optimized for downforce and is powered by a 6.0L AMG V12.

Tesla Sedan

Tesla Sedan

Sure, it looks like a stretched out Nissan Z, but this rendering of the all-electric Tesla 4-door sedan is pure sex: it hits 0-60 in less than 6 seconds and goes 240 miles on a charge.

Video: MB SLR 722 GT

Video: MB SLR 722 GT

There’s nothin like a supercharged MB SLR 722 GT toolin’ around a track to get us all hot and bothered. Now, try watching EIGHT of these 5.5L V8 680 hp beasts at once: 0-60 in 3.3s, kiddos.

MB Formula Zero Racer

MB Formula Zero Racer

50% sailboat and 100% crazy, Mercedes’ Formula Zero Racer concept sports a rigid sail, solar skin and electric motors to combine bobsledding, F1 and yacht racing. Like we said, crazy.

Elfin Type 5 Clubman

Elfin Type 5 Clubman

Using the same 260hp 2.0L turbo four found in the Saturn Sky Redline, Australia’s roofless and doorless Elfin Type 5 Clubman goes 0-60 in about 3.7 seconds and weighs just 1,650 lbs.

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Motor Sports 2025

Motor Sports 2025

Check out this gallery of entrants for the LA Auto Show’s Motor Sports 2025 challenge (we previously featured Mitsubishi’s MMR25); they include concept cars from BMW, Toyota and VW.

LEGO Ferrari F1

LEGO Ferrari F1

It’s one thing to build a LEGO replica, but to make a 1:8 scale Ferrari go-kart is just flat-out awesome. Used to promote LEGO World in The Netherlands, it’s made out of 80,000 bricks.

MINI E

MINI E

Limited to only 500 vehicles in So Cal, NY and NJ, the MINI E is an all-electric with zero emissions; it’ll get 204hp and 162 lb-ft with a range of 150 miles off its Li-Ion batteries.

Self-Balancing Unicycle

Self-Balancing Unicycle

Your friends may laugh at you, but Focus Designs’ Self-Balancing Unicycle is like a Segway with one wheel; it takes about two hours to learn and is light enough to carry around.

Action Mobil Globecruiser

Action Mobil Globecruiser

Forget those wimpy winnebagos: Action Mobil’s Globecruiser literally has MAN stamped on the grille with 3 axles, air suspension in the rear and permanent all wheel drive.

Leaked: 2010 Toyota Prius

Leaked: 2010 Toyota Prius

Though it won’t be officially unveiled until January, Toyota has confirmed the shots above are of the new 2010 Prius; most prominent are the corporate nose and googly eyed headlights.

CarvX Recumbent Bike

CarvX Recumbent Bike

A motorless version of the Brudeli Leanster, GBO Design’s CarvX recumbent bicycle is just a concept for now. It’ll have an aluminum frame, hydraulic disc brakes and a 14 speed Rohloff hub.

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Concept: Venturi Volage

Concept: Venturi Volage

Debuting in Paris, the Venturi Volage is a 295hp all-electric roadster that goes from 0-60 in less than 5s and sports independently powered wheels; it’ll begin production in 2012.

Video: Hyundai Genesis

Video: Hyundai Genesis

Hyundai has come a long way: replete with drifting and clouds of dust, this trailer is a Mazda Zoom-Zoom ripoff, but we can’t help but ogle at their upcoming Hyundai Genesis Coupe.

Arash AF10 Supercar

Arash AF10 Supercar

The Arash AF10 has revealed its final form; looking very much like a Ferrari Enzo, this carbon fiber ride packs a Graziano manual gearbox and a Corvette Z06’s 7L V8 tuned to 530 HP.

Video: F-35 Transforming

Video: F-35 Transforming

This video of Lockheed Martin’s F-35B Lightning II shows it transforming into its vertical take off mode; the F-35B is the STOVL variant of the air force’s upcoming JSF (joint-strike fighter).

BMW K1300S

BMW K1300S

Power, handling and stability, bring it on: the 2009 BMW K1300S sportbike gets a modest bump from 1157 to 1293cc, good for 175 hp. Optional: a clutchless push-button quickshifter.

2010 Mazda3

2010 Mazda3

Released ahead of the LA Auto Show, these pics for the 2010 Mazda3 show a more expressive front end which brings it in line with the RX-8; it’ll be available as a 2.0L or 2.5L sedan.

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