BMW teamed up with two of Japan’s best bike shops to customize the new K 1600 GTL luxury tourer. Kenji Nagai’s Ken’s Factory Special is a clean and curvy chopper, while Keiji Kawakita’s Juggernaut is a futuristic combat sport bike.
Revatu’s Black Pearl is a beautiful and humorous showpiece motorcycle. Not only does it look like a steam train, it actually works like a steam train, with the rear wheel driven by a huge crankshaft. Photo by Marc Quinlivan.
Classified Moto built two identical motorcycles for The Walking Dead‘s Daryl Dixon. Both started out as 1992 Honda CB750 Nighthawks, with new components that were painted to look like they were junk parts cobbled together.
A custom-made 1965 Volkswagen Microbus limousine. It was used for only 1600mi since it was restored. It can carry up to 12 passengers and has a built-in Alpine and JBL sound system with Fatmat soundproofing.
Console modder Ed Zarick managed to cram in the guts of both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 in one unit, along with a 22″ LCD. It uses just one power plug, though you can’t have both consoles on at once. More on Technabob.
Ford has shelved the F-150 Raptor, so Hennessey opted for the 2015 Ford F-150 Supercrew 5.0L V8 (with the FX4 off-road package) and boosted it with an 8PSI supercharger, a high flow air induction system and upgraded fuel injectors.
Devolro Motors specializes in modifying the Toyota Tundra for off-road, security and other high performance purposes. Options include 6″ suspension lifts, 37″ all-terrain tires, fiberglass bed topper and even bulletproof armor.
Taiwan-based bike shop Rough Crafts knocked it out of the park once again with its successor to the world famous Iron Guerilla. Rough Crafts turned an ’09 Harley-Davidson Dyna Fat Bob into a mean V-twin engine-flaunting machine.
Moto Guzzi will be releasing four personalization kits for its V7 motorcycles. Each designed by a different Moto Guzzi builder, the Legend, the Dapper, the Scrambler and the Dark Rider evoke different decades. Available 1/15.
Rinspeed’s amphibious sports car, the sQuba can dive up to 10m (33ft.) and move at up to 2 knots (2.3mph) underwater. It has three electric motors – one for land, two for water – two jet ski motors and two oxygen tanks for passengers.
ER Motorcycles’ one-off is a muted futuristic take on the BMW R69S, achieved by incorporating parts from the BMW R80T and R60/5 alongside custom-fabricated parts and neat touches like the Motoscope Pro speedometer. More here.
MTailor lets you order tailored shirts via a free iOS app. It will use your device’s camera to take your measurements and shirt preferences (fabric, collar, cuffs etc.). Your shirt will be shipped for free with a money back guarantee.
Made by Greg Westbury, the Cad Attack is based on a 1949 Cadillac Series 62 convertible. The handcrafted body has a ’79 Seville front clip, a Currie rear end, ’56 Chevy bumpers, E-class Mercedes headlights and a tweaked rat engine.
Acting on the wish of a customer who wanted a bike with “a bit of glow-in-the-dark presence”, Deus Ex Machina modded a Kawasaki W650 and gave it eye-popping red orange wheels and bright white exhaust pipes. Price upon request.
BMW Motorrad asked four of Japan’s best motorcycle builders to customize the R NineT. Bike EXIF got exclusive images of and information about the wonderful and varied results. Find out more about the project here and here.
Mattew Humphries handcrafts military and diver’s watches based on the legendary Seiko 5 series, which brought durable mechanical watches to an affordable price point. Matthew also accepts bespoke orders.
The latest model from Beijing-based bike builder Bandit9. The Bishop will be based on a Honda SuperSport and will have an a 90cc to 125cc engine, an anodized aluminum unibody with walnut, oak or teak burl panels.
To promote its upcoming line of Star Wars-themed cars, Hot Wheels made a life-size version of the Darth Vader car. It has a 526hp LS3 engine and makes Vader’s heavy breathing sound. Check it out at the San Diego Comic-Con.
David Gonzalez of Spanish motorcycle shop Ad Hoc Racers turned Paul Berry’s 2004 Ducati Multistrada 1000 DS from an ugly duckling into a bitchin’ white swan. It has a custom fuel tank, tube frame, and a quirky vertical headlight.
Yachts? Pfff. Go Ron Swanson with your seafaring and get a proper man’s ship. Craftsmen at Denmark’s The Viking Ship Museum handbuild made-to-order ships using the techniques and tools used in the Viking Era.
Custom bike shop Deus Ex Machina turned a beat up Yamaha SR into a surfer’s motorcycle. The Smirk has a custom headlight, headlight number plate and surf racks plus a sweet ocean blue paint job and a smiley muffler cap.
Severn Valley Motorsports put a Nissan R35 GT-R’s engine into a Qashqai and tweaked it to produce up to an insane 1,000bhp. The result is an SUV that goes from 0 to 62mph in 2.7s and has a top speed of 200mph.
JBF Customs made this one-off pair for Cleveland’s Got Sole. Its upper and lower halves are from different Air Max 1 releases. It also has lizard, python and sueded crocodile skin, lambskin leather and a custom painted midsole.