After showing us what it takes to rebuild a couple of V8s, Hagerty Classic Cars captured the restoration of a V-Twin Ironhead engine from a 1957 Harley-Davidson XL sportster motorcycle. The time-lapse condenses what was surely days of work down to just 5 minutes.
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One of 10 Defenders that were customized for the bad guys to drive in the James Bond film Spectre. It has 37″ tires bolted to the wheels, an engine tweaked to produce 187 hp and 369 lb-ft. of torque, Bilstein dampers and Recaro safety harnesses. It goes up for auction on 9/6/17.
The YARA Birkeland will be the world’s first autonomous and zero-emission container ship. It will be manned when it launches in 2018, but is expected to launch, sail and dock on its own by 2020. It will reduce YARA’s diesel truck haulage by up to 40,000 trips a year.
German bike shop Motoism is turning 16 Honda GL500 Silver Wings into street trackers. The Honda GL500-JPN is equipped with a tweaked 50hp engine and radiator. It also has Tokico CBR600RR disc brakes, Öhlins rear monoshock, and custom exhaust, lights and rear seat.
Porsche posted this cool behind-the-scenes video, which shows off some of the assembly process of its awesome gold and carbon fiber 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series. Watching the body meet the chassis was particularly satisfying, as was the Porsche logo on the wheels.
To follow up on his awesome superhero suit from last year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Conan O’Brien teamed up with West Coast Customs to create a very special vehicle for his alter ego to fight crime in. We suppose it’s only fitting the car had to be pushed onto the stage.
Vehicle maker Honda and a team of talented artists pay tribute to the creativity and effort that goes into the production of modern motion pictures, peeling back the layers of the visual effects onion, and reminding us how little of what we see on screen these days is real.
The new Regal GS is unlike any Buick we’ve seen before. It’s got dynamic looks, and packs a 3.6L V6 with 310 hp, standard all-wheel drive with the ability to adjust rear wheel torque, an adaptive suspension, and a sporty new interior with heated, cooled, and massaging front seats.
Indian’s new bike is all about the ride, with stripped-down, blacked-out looks that focus the eye on its 100 hp V-Twin engine. Its low stance and closer-in handlebars make for a powerful riding position, and its knobby tires and suspension are tuned for smooth, fast rides.
Lithium Cycles managed to bring down the price of its all-terrain electric bike so more of us can afford one. The rugged cruiser has fat tires, a comfy seat, and a removable battery pack. Available with 20 mi and 40 mi ranges, with top speeds of 18 and 20 mph, respectively.
ChrisFix shows us how to clean the engine bay of a variety of vehicles, turning them from being covered with dirt, oil and rust to good as new. Watch it all the way through instead of going along with it step by step, because he’s got lots of precautions and tips.
Etsy store Potaito Boards makes longboards out of reclaimed wood. White oak and walnut make up the core, sandwiched by horizontal planks of walnut, cherry, mahogany or maple. The boards come in two types: one for carving and one for cruising. You can also buy just the decks.
A look inside the factory where craftsmen painstakingly select, attach, laminate, sand, shape, glue, and finish each piece of wood that goes into Bentley Motors‘ extravagant vehicles. We appreciate the lack of music or voiceover so we can focus on the work at hand.
We’re absolutely head over heels for this custom built soapbox derby racer built to look like the bonkers Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE. Only this version doesn’t have 480 hp – it’s powered by gravity. Watch it leap towards the finish line at the Red Bull Soapbox Derby.
Driven by an efficient, mid-mounted Bosch Active Cruise motor, the Fuji E-Traverse is the ideal electric commuter bike, offering a smooth, natural boost of power to augment your pedaling. Its hybrid design handles great on city streets, but can also tackle unpaved trails.
The ultimate incarnation of the 911, the GT2 RS packs a 700 hp twin-turbo flat-six, lightweight body materials, aerodynamic upgrades, rear-wheel steering, a 0-to-60 time of just 2.8 seconds, and a 211 mph top speed. It may not be the prettiest 911 ever made, but it is the fastest.
Has your car’s air conditioning lost its cool? You could go to a repair shop, wasting time and money, or buy the A/C Pro Recharge kit, which lets you fix your A/C yourself in less than 10 minutes with no tools. After a few quick steps, your car will have the #1 coldest air.