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XION CyberX Custom E-Bike

XION CyberX Custom E-Bike

The XION electric bike has a cyberpunk style and attitude. It rides on fat tires, has a full suspension, and an elongated 2-person seat. Its frame and seat colors can be customized, as well as an optional laser-cut center panel with LED lighting. Its mid-drive motor can achieve speeds up to 50 mph in Race mode.

Die-Cast Eleanor Mustang

Die-Cast Eleanor Mustang

This awesome 1/8th-scale metal model from Eaglemoss’ Die-Cast Club is a perfect replica of the iconic Eleanor Mustang from Gone in 60 Seconds. The finished car measures 22.9″ long and weighs 17.6 lb, and is quite the investment of time and money, with its parts arriving in small kits which arrive over the course of 27 months.

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Scrap Metal Bugatti

Scrap Metal Bugatti

If you want a real Bugatti Chiron, you’re looking at about $3 million bucks. Or if you’re handy with cutting metal and welding, you could make one out of old car parts. CB Media visited Thailand’s Ban Hun Lek for a look at an incredible Chiron replica parked between an army of junkyard mechs and monsters.

Alpha Wolf Electric Truck

Alpha Wolf Electric Truck

California EV company Alpha Motor Corporation is showing off the latest of its sweet retro-modern series of electric vehicles. The Wolf is a compact 2-seater pickup that offers up to 275 miles of driving range, 3000 lb towing capacity, and a storage both in its bed and under its hood. Available in FWD or AWD configurations.

Restoring a Vintage Russian Motorcycle

Restoring a Vintage Russian Motorcycle

What you’re looking at is a 1969 Ural M63 motorcycle. This particular bike sat unused for years, gathering rust on its chassis and drivetrain. But this is exactly the kind of challenge that an expert restorer like Great Idea lives for. After carefully removing the rust, re-plating, galvanizing, and painting parts, the bike looks as good as new.

2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV

2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV

After showing off their electric pickup truck, GMC has revealed its brother, an SUV with a 9″ shorter wheelbase and tighter maneuverability. Like the truck, it offers up to 830 hp and 11,500 lb-ft. of torque, its independent motors let it crabwalk out of tight spaces, and its air suspension can extract it from tall obstacles.

LEGO Slope-climbing Experiments

LEGO Slope-climbing Experiments

After impressing us with a LEGO car that can climb over a stack of books, the Brick Experiment Channel is back with a simpler vehicle design challenge. The plan? Dial in the right mix of traction, gearing, wheelbase, and weight balance to climb the steepest sheet of glass possible. And then, start cheating.

LEGO Crash Test: Porsche vs. Bugatti

LEGO Crash Test: Porsche vs. Bugatti

Among its many services, European auto club ADAC performs car safety testing. In this video, they took a break from crash-testing real-world cars to see how a LEGO Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS would hold up in a T-bone crash with a Bugatti Chiron. The narration is in German, but it’s easy to tell you wouldn’t want to be in either car.

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness

2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness

Presenting the most rugged and capable version of Subaru’s Outback SUV. The Wilderness has 9.5″ of ground clearance, improved approach and departure angles, an upgraded suspension, all-terrain tires, wheel arch cladding, and more. Its AWD system and CVT have been tuned for off-road traction and climbing.

Wooden Car with Working Odometer

Wooden Car with Working Odometer

Generic Woodworking has built some pretty amazing mechanical wooden models, including a drill-powered wooden car, complete with a working engine, transmission, and steering. He recently upgraded the car with a functional odometer, which can track the distance that its wheels have traveled. See it in action at 10:55.

Montague M-E1 Folding E-Bike

Montague M-E1 Folding E-Bike

Montague’s electric bike might just be the best of all worlds. It has a full-size frame that folds in half, along with performance components like a Shimano STEPS E6100 motor and a Deore drivetrain, making up to 44 lb-ft. of torque. It rides on standard 700c wheels and has a front suspension fork for bumpy roads and hydraulic disc brakes.

Win a 1000HP Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody

Enter now for your last chance to win this awesome muscle car. This custom 2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat Widebody has been upgraded with a 1000hp Forza Stage 4R tuning kit, over $10,000 in factory options, custom LED lighting, and carbon fiber aero. Awesomer readers get double entries. Sweepstakes ends 3.30.2021.

The Evolution of Movie Car Chases

The Evolution of Movie Car Chases

Car chases have been a staple of moviemaking since the days of silent film. Insider looks at how chase scenes have evolved over the years through the advancements in stunt coordination, safety equipment, cameras, rigging, and visual effects technologies.

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Crazy Fast Toy Train

Crazy Fast Toy Train

Builder Ivan Miranda claims he’s built the fastest model train of its size. The powerful electric train has no payload other than its motors, wiring, and battery pack, and can hit a scale speed of 485 km/h, or just over 301 mph if it were upscaled to the size of a real train. We wouldn’t want to be a tiny passenger on that thing when it derailed.

The Off-Road Miata

The Off-Road Miata

Car fanatic and off-road racer Emme Hall has in her possession a wonderfully bonkers vehicle: a modified Mazda Miata which has been lifted and kitted out for rally racing. His name is Buddy, a tribute to the Netflix series Buddy Thunderstruck. Overland Bound spent some time with Emme to check out her sweet little ride.

Jeepster Beach Concept

Jeepster Beach Concept

Among the Jeeps headed to the 2021 Easter Jeep Safari is this sweet restomodded 1968 Jeepster Commando. The beautiful orange beachcomber has an open-top, a chrome roll bar, and low-back bucket seats. The 4×4 is powered by a 2.0L turbo-4 that makes 340 hp and 369 lb-ft. of torque, and rides on chunky 35″ tires.

The LADA Catapult

The LADA Catapult

The guys at Russia’s Garage 54 have done some pretty insane things by hacking apart cheap cars. In this experiment, they wanted to see if they could harness the torque generated by the axle of a LADA and fling objects with a lever attached to its rear wheel. We bet it would be more fun to launch the car.

Driven: 2021 Genesis GV80

Driven: 2021 Genesis GV80

Luxury automaker Genesis continues to knock it out of the park with their first-ever SUV. The GV80 offers a smooth ride, premium materials, the latest technology, and incredible versatility, all wrapped up in a grand and sophisticated package. We spent a week driving the V6 AWD model and enjoyed every minute of it.

RydeSafe Iron-on Reflectives

RydeSafe Iron-on Reflectives

RydeSafe’s iron-on dots are designed to improve visibility and safety when riding your bike at night. they’re made using microscopic glass beads that concentrate and reflect light, and come in a variety of shapes, so you can make whatever pattern you’d like on your clothing. also makes reflective stick-ons for your bike.

Win a 2020 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Denali Pickup Truck

The 2020 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Denali is one badass pickup, and this tricked-out heavy-duty truck could be yours. With a Duramax diesel making 445 hp and 910 lb-ft. of torque, it’s ready to haul anything and does it in style. One lucky entrant will win this truck while helping to support charities. Plus, Awesomer readers get double entries.

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Kia EV6

Kia EV6

Automaker Kia is showing off the design for its first all-electric vehicle, and a bold new look for the brand. Riding on the company’s modular EV platform, the EV6 has a sleek and aerodynamic shape, complemented by a modern and capacious interior. Kia will reveal its specs and more details later in March 2021.

Cigarette Lighter Mustang

Cigarette Lighter Mustang

Taat Handycraft took a dirty cigarette lighter, cleaned it up, disassembled it, and transformed its translucent red shell into the body of a miniature Ford Mustang. We’re impressed with the creativity and the amount of cutting and shaping it took to create the model car. He’s also made a pickup truck and some Mini Coopers.

2023 Canoo Pickup

2023 Canoo Pickup

EV startup Canoo is showing off the design for its compact electric pickup. The futuristic truck has modular bed dividers, a split tailgate, pull-out steps and bed extender, a hidden work table, and a front storage area with 110-volt and USB outlets. It will come in RWD or AWD with 300hp or 600hp, and a range of about 200 miles.

Jaguar Classic E-Type 60 Collection

Jaguar Classic E-Type 60 Collection

To celebrate 60 years of the sports car Enzo Ferrari called “the most beautiful car in the world,” Jaguar Classic is creating a limited series of restored E-Types. The 9600 HP is a fixed-head coupe in Flat Out Grey, while the 77 RW roadster comes in Drop Everything Green. Just six of each car will be made, all with a 265hp, 3.8L six-cylinder XK engine.

2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

The production Grand Wagoneer is impressively close to the concept. The big 3-row SUV is the pinnacle of luxury for the Jeep brand. Powered by a 6.4L V8 making 471 hp, it features Nappa or Palermo leather seating, real wood and aluminum trim, air suspension, a 19- or 23-speaker McIntosh audio system, and tech for days.

Leaf Blower Hovercraft

Leaf Blower Hovercraft

The guys from Fowler’s Makery and Mischief dropped by the Home Depot and spent over $1200 on cordless leaf blowers, lumber, and hardware to build a fun and totally ridiculous craft. The finished hovercraft uses six leaf blowers to hover, and another four for thrust and steering. See it in action at the 38-minute mark.

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