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Lilium VTOL Jet

Lilium VTOL Jet

This pure-electric jet plane can take off and land without a runway. The Lilium Jet can transition from hover to airplane mode once airborne, using a proprietary Ducted Electric Vectored Thrust Jet that can transition between vertical and horizontal. The aircraft shown in the video is their 5th-generation test vehicle.

Hertz Shelby GT-500H and GT-H

Hertz Shelby GT-500H and GT-H

Rental car company Hertz teamed up with Shelby American to create the 900+ hp supercharged Shelby GT-500H and the 450 hp GT-H. Both cars have been decked out in racing stripes, with the GT-500H riding on mono-block wheels wrapped in summer performance tires and the GT-H riding on staggered rims with sport all-seasons.

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Sculpting a Concept Car with a 3D Drawing Pen

Sculpting a Concept Car with a 3D Drawing Pen

Not only did artist New Car come up with a design for an original concept car, but they also created a 3D sculpture of it using one of those filament pens that works like a free-form 3D printer. The most time-consuming part of the project was all of the sanding and smoothing.

Making a Centrifugal Car

Making a Centrifugal Car

Handy Geng wanted to know what it was like to feel weightless. But since he’s not planning on heading to space any time soon, he decided to build a machine that approximates that sensation on Earth. The vomit-inducing car has a cylindrical passenger compartment that can flip 360º. The faster it’s driven, the quicker it spins.

Tesla Off-Road Tank

Tesla Off-Road Tank

Despite its acceleration abilities, the Tesla Model S is a relativelt tame-looking car from the outside. But that all changed after The Real Life Guys got their hands on one. The German YouTubers took a Model S and converted it into a Model T by lifting it more than two feet and equipping it with tank tracks. Turn on subtitles.

Laureato Absolute Chronograph Aston Martin F1 Edition

Laureato Absolute Chronograph Aston Martin F1 Edition
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Aston Martin teamed with Girard-Perregaux to create this work of art for your wrist. Its case melds titanium powder and carbon fiber from Aston’s 2021 F1 race cars, bathed in green resin. A sapphire crystal on back shows off its mechanism. Limited to 306 watches – a nod to the distance of the 2022 British GP at Silverstone.

Moki Door Step

Moki Door Step
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Roof racks are great for transporting items, but they’re not easy to reach. Rightline Gear’s Moki Door Step solves the problem, by adding a temporary step for you to stand on. The lightweight aluminum step hooks into your vehicle’s door latch and can hold up to 400 lb.

2023 Range Rover Sport

2023 Range Rover Sport

Hot on the heels of the smooth new Range Rover, drivers looking for a sportier SUV can now enjoy the 2023 Range Rover Sport. Its sleek styling is complemented by a performance all-wheel drivetrain. Engine options include 355 hp and 395 hp 6-cylinder, 434 hp PHEV with 48 miles of pure EV range, and a twin-turbo V8 with 523 hp.

Genesis X Speedium Coupe Concept EV

Genesis X Speedium Coupe Concept EV

Genesis swept the 2022 iF Design Awards, winning four honors: three for Product Design and one for Interior Architecture. Then they topped themselves by unveiling the most jaw-dropping concept car of the NY Auto Show: the X Speedium Coupe, a streamlined preview of the Korean automaker’s next wave of luxury EVs.

Jeep Birthstone Rings

Jeep Birthstone Rings
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Here’s some jewelry for Jeep lovers. These sterling silver rings from Callie feature a design inspired by the off-roader’s iconic 7-bar grille. A pair of birthstones take the place of headlights. Available in platinum, gold, rose gold, or black gold finishes.

E.T. Kuwahara Bicycle

E.T. Kuwahara Bicycle

40 years after the release of E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, you can have the same bike that Elliott rode into the sky with his alien pal. This special edition Kuwahara bicycle looks like the one from the Spielberg classic, upgraded with a 4130 Chromoly frame and sealed bearing hubs. The bike drops in the fall of 2022 for $800.

2022 Audi RS 3

2022 Audi RS 3

The RS 3 returns with Audi’s wondrous five-cylinder turbo engine, making 401 hp and 369 lb-ft. of torque, launching this performance sedan from 0-to-60 in just 3.6 seconds. It now has a dynamic torque splitter for the rear axle and enormous new 14.8″ front disc brakes with upgraded cooling. Its top track speed is 180 mph.

Chrysler Airflow Concept

Chrysler Airflow Concept

EVs dominated the 2022 New York Int’l Auto Show. Demonstrating their ambitions to go all-electric by 2028, Chrysler unveiled a graphite version of its Airflow Concept with a 400-mile range. The sleek crossover offers a panoramic glass roof, fast charging, intuitive AI, and tech to sync vehicle, work, and home environments.

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Driven: 2022 Range Rover

Driven: 2022 Range Rover

The latest Range Rover takes SUV luxury to new heights. We headed to California’s wine country, where we put Land Rover’s ride through its paces and experienced its composure and refinement from its first, second, and available third-row seats. While it retains its off-road skills, this Range Rover is as sophisticated as ever.

2023 Toyota GR Supra Manual

2023 Toyota GR Supra Manual

The new Supra finally gets the manual transmission we’ve been hoping for. A 6-speed manual is now available on the GR Supra 3.0, 3.0 Premium, and limited A91-MT models, plus all 3.0 models get new steering and suspension tuning, a “Hairpin+” function for tight, uphill corners, and a new 12-speaker JBL Audio system.

Riding a Downhill Couch

Riding a Downhill Couch

From gondolas to cable cars to staircases to skateboards, there are many ways to get down a hill. But in Funchal, Madiera, you can ride the Monte Toboggans, which are basically wicker sofas on rails steered by a pair of strong-footed pilots. Tom Scott takes us for a ride – without a seatbelt.

Flintstones Car of the Future

Flintstones Car of the Future

Instead of regular wheels, Fred Flintstone’s car had cylinders like a steam roller. It was also powered by feet. Brick Technology built a LEGO Technic vehicle that preserves the cylindrical design but updated everything else, adding a powerful motor drive and the ability to corner and drift by flexing its front and rear sections.

Making an Electric Fat Tire Scooter

Making an Electric Fat Tire Scooter

Electric scooters usually have tiny wheels, which makes them agile but not exactly grippy. The Q’s oversize scooter has a bit more contact patch thanks to its Formula One wheels, wrapped in slick Pirelli P-Zero tires. It’s powered by a 25kw brushless electric motor and has a battery pack under its riding deck.

Popsicle Stick Motorcycles

Popsicle Stick Motorcycles

Unexpected is an expert at building things out of popsicle sticks and glue. Unlike other constructions that still look like sticks, he manages to create objects that look more like carvings from a block of wood. Here, he show off a popsicle Ducati 899 Panigale, which is one of four wooden motorcycles he built.

LEGO Batmobile Animation

LEGO Batmobile Animation

Animator, LEGO, and Batman fan Idan Kotzen created this fantastic animated short celebrating some of the various Batmobiles over the years. The stop-motion and clever use of lighting give the cars a great sense of movement, as LEGO Batman gives chase to the evildoers of Gotham.

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Dragon Jet Kart

Dragon Jet Kart

Robert “Rocketman” Maddox is back with another crazy jet-powered vehicle which he hopes will be his fastest yet. The Dragon Kart 270-pound thrust engine lets out a bellow that’s sure to wake the neighbors. He’s yet to equip it with brakes or a seatbelt, but he still took the thing for a brief ride.

Sporty Stallion Wood Car Model

Sporty Stallion Wood Car Model
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Unidragon’s flat-pack wood model lets you build a miniature muscle car. Clearly inspired by the Ford Mustang, the model has fastback styling, a mini V8 engine, a detailed interior, and its doors, hood, and trunk open. The 230-piece kit comes in red, yellow, or black, and it’s 50% off the original price at the moment.

Segway SuperScooter GT Series

Segway SuperScooter GT Series

Segway’s GT electric scooters are built for speed. The 6000-watt GT2 zooms from 0-to-30 mph in 3.9 sec with a top speed of 43.5 mph. Both the GT1 and GT2 roll on 11-inch pneumatic tires, with front and rear suspension, hydraulic disc brakes, and an extra-wide footboard. The add-on Segway Engine speaker simulates engine sounds.

Jeep Wrangler Magneto 2.0 Concept

Jeep Wrangler Magneto 2.0 Concept

This powerful electric off-roader is one of the concepts headed to the 56th Moab Easter Jeep Safari. Its axial-flux electric motor cranks out 625 hp and 850 lb-ft. of torque, silently and effortlessly traversing rocky terrain. It’s 12″ wider than a stock 2-door Wrangler and has a 3″ lift kit, 20″ wheels, and massive 40″ all-terrain tires.

MINI Remastered Marshall Edition

MINI Remastered Marshall Edition

Custom built by David Brown Automotive, this retro MINI is loaded with rock and roll touches. Celebrating 60 years of Marshall audio, it has black metallic paint and gold accents, a custom mesh grille, Marshall and “60 Years of Loud” graphics, an 8-speaker Marshall audio system, and a DSL1 combo amp that slides out of the trunk.

How EV Motors Are Made

How EV Motors Are Made

Manufacturing motors for EVs and hybrids is a very different process from making conventional engines. In this video, you’ll go inside the factory where Audi produces its EV motors, and robots and humans work in concert to transform metal, plastic, and coils of copper wire into a modern and powerful mode of propulsion.

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