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Pedal Car Le Mans Start

Pedal Car Le Mans Start

A wonderful bit of footage from the 2018 Goodwood Revival in which an army of little kids run across the track like Le Mans racers used to do, quickly hop in their tiny cars, then pedal their way maniacally down the race track. Our legs hurt just watching this.

Autoplush Plush Cars

Autoplush Plush Cars
$26-$32  Buy Comment

Swiss outfit Autoplush makes adorable plush toys inspired by automobiles. While the squishy Renault Twingo is likely to be most popular in Europe, the Mazda Miata and Fiat 500 have global appeal. Farmers don’t feel left out – they make a plush tractor too.

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Volvo 360c Concept

Volvo 360c Concept

“Why fly when you can be driven?” That is the driving question behind Volvo’s electric and autonomous concept car. The 360c is meant as an alternative to short plane trips, letting you work, relax, and even sleep in a spacious cabin while the car drives itself.

2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison

2019 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison

Chevy teamed up with AEV to create this slick new truck model. Beyond the Colorado ZR2’s impressive stock features, the Bison adds steel bumpers, boron-steel skid plates, wide fender flares, a sweet “CHEVROLET” grille, special 17″ x 8″ aluminum wheels, and an optional snorkel.

Building the LEGO Chiron

Building the LEGO Chiron

We recently got a look at the amazing life-size LEGO Technic replica of the Bugatti Chiron. Now go behind the scenes with the design and build team to see how this incredible vehicle came to life. We just want to make everything out of those flexible blue panels now.

Mercedes-Benz EQC SUV

Mercedes-Benz EQC SUV

The EQC SUV is the first model from Mercedes-Benz’s pure-electric EQ line. The 402 hp AWD vehicle can go up to 279 mi per charge and go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.9s, with a top speed of 112 mph. Its 80 kWh battery pack can charge to 80% in 40 min at DC quick charge stations.

Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign

Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign

Created in celebration of the Nissan GT-R and Italdesign’s 50th anniversary, the Japanese automaker and famed design studio teamed up to give a GT-R NISMO a bespoke, futuristic makeover. Get up close and personal with this beautiful beast in our photo gallery.

Stärke Revolution Speedster

Stärke Revolution Speedster
$79k+  Buy Link Comment

Stärke transforms 1997-2012 Porsche Boxsters into custom cars inspired by the classic Porsche 356 Speedster. But unlike the original Speedster, the Stärke keeps all the modern conveniences and powertrain.

Full-size LEGO Bugatti Chiron

Full-size LEGO Bugatti Chiron

A real Bugatti Chiron will set you back $2.5 million, but this one cost just 1,000,000 bricks… and 2,304 LEGO Power Function motors… and 4,032 Technic gears. This 3,300 lb Chiron makes just 5.3 hp with a top speed of 12.4 mph and is every bit as awesome as the real deal.

Ferrari 488 Pista Spider

Ferrari 488 Pista Spider

The drop-top variant of Ferrari’s insanely powerful V8 twin-turbo 488 Pista. Like the coupe, this lightweight Italian stallion makes 710 hp, hits 62 mph in 2.85 sec, and handles impeccably, all while the wind blows through your hair on the way to its 211 mph top speed.

Driven: 2019 GMC Sierra Denali & AT4

Driven: 2019 GMC Sierra Denali & AT4

We spent a day taking GMC’s latest full-size pickup on a road trip through Newfoundland. We found a truck that looks great, drives great, and packs an array of whiz-bang features, from its versatile Multigate tailgate, to its Prograde trailering tech. Full review on 95octane.

2019 BMW Z4 M40i First Edition

2019 BMW Z4 M40i First Edition

Sharing a platform with the upcoming Toyota Supra, BMW’s new roadster is a bit more subdued than the concept that inspired it, but it still looks great, with aggressive styling, perfect 50:50 weight balance, and a 3.0L inline-6 that launches it from 0-to-60 in 4.4 sec.

Jaguar E-Type Electric

Jaguar E-Type Electric

Jaguar Classic will offer a custom version of its iconic E-Type roadster which replaces the straight-6 with an electric drivetrain derived from their stellar I-PACE EV. Target range for its 40kWh battery pack is 170 mi, and Jaguar can source and restore a car, or convert yours.

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RJ Anderson’s Visions: Snow Blind

RJ Anderson’s Visions: Snow Blind

Off-road racer RJ Anderson teamed up with snowboarder Torstein Horgmo to frolic about Lake Tahoe’s Donner Ranch Ski Resort, with UTV Underground’s modded 2018 Polaris RZR XP Turbo-S tossing snow everywhere, and Torstein boarding perilously close to the UTV.

Vanderhall Venice Speedster

Vanderhall Venice Speedster
$27K  Buy Comment

The Venice Speedster is the single-seater version of Vanderhall’s Venice three-wheeler, for those who enjoy experiencing the pleasure of driving alone. It has a 1.4L 180hp turbocharged four cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic transmission.

Tailfin AeroPack Bicycle Bag

Tailfin AeroPack Bicycle Bag
~$153+  Pledge Comment

Tailfin’s AeroPack combines the utility of both a tail rack and an enclosed pack. The bag has a 20L capacity and is waterproof and has a roll top for easy access. It also has side pockets, carrying straps and mounts for rear lights.

APR VW Atlas

APR VW Atlas

Customizer APR took a stock 2.0L turbo 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SUV and bestowed it with 350 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque, a 1.5″ lift kit, rugged Toyo Open Country tires, custom brakes and exhaust, giving this big AWD grocery getter improved off-road chops.

Giveaway: Electric Scooter

Giveaway: Electric Scooter
$500  Buy Comment

Between traffic and finding parking, driving can be more trouble than it’s worth. Streamline your quick trips to the coffee shop with the Xiaomi Mi Electric Scooter, which features a 250W motor and a max speed of 15.5 mph. Enter our giveaway, and you could win it for free.

Cero One Electric Cargo Bike

Cero One Electric Cargo Bike
$2.9K+  Buy Link Comment

The Cero One is a customizable pedal-assisted electric cargo bicycle. Its front and rear rack can each be fitted with a platform or basket. It can also be equipped with a child seat or a surf rack. It uses Shimano components and puncture-resistant Schwalbe tires.

2018 Nissan Camper Vans

2018 Nissan Camper Vans

Nissan’s new NV300 and e-NV200 Camper vans have an elevating roof that can be configured to fit a double bed. It also has a built-in kitchen that consists of a refrigerator, a sink, and water and gas installations. Sadly, they’re available only in Spain for now.

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iOmounts Mule Bike Bottle Cage Mount

iOmounts Mule Bike Bottle Cage Mount
$39+  Pledge Comment

Make your bicycle’s bottle cage mount more useful with iOmounts’ universal bicycle mount system. It consists of a mount that has two powerful magnets, and a saddle that attaches to the mount, and has two tie-down straps that can wrap around pretty much any small object.

Road Trip: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Road Trip: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

We recently took the newly upgraded 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata on a 600 mile road trip through scenic Southern California. Check out some of the sights we took in with the top down, and then check out our first drive review and driving impressions on 95Octane.

Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Rallye

Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Rallye

Porsche Motorsport is showing off a rally-equipped concept version of its Cayman GT4 Clubsport racer. The 385hp racer has a sweet quad LED light pack on the hood, a ventilation scoop over the cabin, and a roll cage inside. We’d love to see Porsche in rally racing again.

Driving on Broken Ice

Driving on Broken Ice

Watch as a Russian off-road vehicle called a Sherp rolls effortlessly over a partially-frozen lake, seemingly defying physics by not sinking through the softened ice. Apparently it has something to do with the vehicle’s paddle boat tires. See more Sherp antics here.

DIY Monowheel Cycle

DIY Monowheel Cycle

Make It Extreme lives up to their name with this impressive build – a hula hoop inspired hubless vehicle much like the ones that famously appeared in the closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympics – though in this case, the bike is motorized instead of pedal-driven.

Velocity International Scout Restomod

Velocity International Scout Restomod
$229K  Buy Comment

Velocity Restorations transformed this 1979 International Scout II into an orange off-road monster. It packs a 6.2-liter, 430hp LS3 crate engine, a lifted suspension, front/rear sway bars, 35″ Nitto Trail Grappler tires, TR beadlock wheels, and a custom roll bar and bumpers.

HoverSeat Hoverboard Frame

HoverSeat Hoverboard Frame
$120  Buy Link Comment

The HoverSeat is a frame that you can attach to hoverboards with a 6″ or 10″ wheelbase, turning the toy into a four-wheeled vehicle. It can haul up to 250lb, works with any beach chair, and is easy to disassemble. You can even attach a second HoverSeat to tow a passenger.

Driven: Ferrari GTC/4 Lusso T

Driven: Ferrari GTC/4 Lusso T

Our friends at DriveWithDave spent an afternoon with the new Ferrari GTC/4 Lusso T to find out if this Italian shooting brake’s turbocharged V8 engine is better than the naturally aspirated V12. Turns out that sometimes less is more.

Ridden: Zero SR Electric Motorcycle

Ridden: Zero SR Electric Motorcycle
$16,495+  Buy Link Comment

Crack the throttle open on the Zero SR and amazing things happen. The scenery becomes a blur, traffic disappears in your mirror, and your arms threaten to be yanked from their sockets. The Zero SR is an all-electric silent assassin that delivers 116 lb-ft. of torque at any speed.

Segway Ninebot Gokart Kit

Segway Ninebot Gokart Kit
$599  Buy Link Comment

Segway’s upcoming Ninebot Gokart Kit turns the company’s two-wheeled MiniPRO scooter into a four-wheeled, app-controlled go-kart with a 15 mph top speed. The kit bolts on to the scooter and uses the latter as its rear wheels.

Segway Drift W1 Skates

Segway Drift W1 Skates

Segway applies their engineering expertise to a pair of high-tech roller skates that sit beneath your feet, and automatically balance while you ride, glide, spin, and roll without the fit issues of traditional skates. They run up to 45 minutes at speeds up to 7.5 mph.

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