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Cat 1 Uber-bike by Byron Hemmes

Cat 1 Uber-bike
Car  |  Motorcycle
" This Limited Edition (of one) cat 1Uber-bike by artist Byron Hemmes. It is a 1200cc Motorcycle. A big cat Motocycle. Powered by 1200cc Buell 97 S3 Thunderbolt engine, body made from high-grade stainless steel. It price at £320,000 (about $567,000)." See from bookofjoe.com.
I searched more info and high definition photos about this project. This bike named the Jaguar Concept Motorcycle from Massow Concept Cycles.
"Massow Concept Cycles - When first given the opportunity to view Barend Massow Hemmes' concept chopper folio nothing could prepare you for the impact of his collection. Using high end car trade marks and logos, Hemmes has developed these pioneering concept motorcyles making use of cutting edge engineering and materials technology. The jaguar 'leaper' cat logo became the first from his limited range to be built into a real machine. Engineered in high-grade stainless steel the bike flaunts a jaguar cat fairing on which the rider sits. This has been finished with ultra high gloss ebony lacquer. Hemmes is currently in talks with Jaguar to determine how they intend using it as radical new brand-awareness tool."

• Length: 2.3 meters
• Wheel center to center: 1.7 meters
• 1200cc Buell 97 S3 Thunderbolt engine
• Body made from high-grade stainless steel
• Air intakes and exhaust system custom-engineered to suit cat profile
• Cat fairing: Fiberglass finished in ultra-high-gloss ebony polyurethane lacquer
• Handlebar width: 1 meter
• Weight: 360 kg
• Seat: Stingray
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Lamborghini Estoque Concept

Lamborghini Estoque Concept
Car  |  SportsCars
It is a Lamborghini like no other before it: It is a four-door sports car ! Lamborghini Estoque is a study, a concept created specifically for the 2008 Salon d'Automobiles in Paris. It sits extremely low at just 1.35 meters (4.43 feet) high, but still has plenty of interior space for all four passengers. Lamborghini states that no official decision has been made regarding production, but did hint that the Estoque could lead to a third model in the lineup with numerous engine possibilities including the V10 from the Gallardo LP560-4, a turbocharged V8, a V8 with a hybrid mode, or even a high-performance TDI. It is debuting at the 2008 Paris Motor Show on Thursday, October 2, now.
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Mercedes SLR McLaren 722S Roadster

Mercedes SLR McLaren 722S Roadster
Car  |  SportsCars
The new Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster 722 S opens up astonishing dimensions when it comes to open-top driving. Delivering 478 kW/650 hp, acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds and a maximum speed of 335 km/h, this two-seater cabriolet surpasses the existing benchmark among open-top super sports cars ¨C the SLR McLaren Roadster. Feature included a fully retractable folding soft top capable of withstanding the high speed and are made of carbon fibre. Only 150 examples of the 722 S Roadster will be made available starting Jan. 1 2009.
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10 Finalist in PEUGEOT Design Contest 2008

PEUGEOT Design Contest 2008
Car  |  Concept
The 10 Finalist in PEUGEOT Design Contest 2008.
"Create a Concept Car which is designed to evolve within the cities of the future, whilst retaining the key values of the 21st century. The projects should bear Peugeot's stylistic codes and must contain the following four aspects included in this design competition: environmental awareness, social harmony, interactive mobility and economic efficiency"
The Pics is the Peugeot 888 conecpt by Oskar Johansen. When leaving the city, entering the highway the vehicles requirements alter to "need for speed" Lowering the vehicle to a closed shape, the car gets a long distance between the wheel axis and a low point of gravity which gives the car stability at high speed.
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Ferrari V4 Superbike Concept

Ferrari V4 Superbike Concept
Car  |  Motorcycle
Designed by Israeli industrial designer Amir Glinik. This superbike concept using a modified V12 engine from the Ferrari Enzo supercar(Crazy idea!), chopped down to four cylinders and modified to drive just one wheel in a motorcycle frame. The V4 superbike features hand controls adapted from an F-16 fighter jet and bottons inspired by steering wheel of Ferrari's Formula 1 racecars. This Ferrari V4 Superbike other features included a all weather touch-screen LCD atop the fuel tank(I like this design!).
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Lamborghini Murcielago LP460

Lamborghini Murcielago LP460
Car  |  SportsCars
I love the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, every guys love it! I search some info about it, powered by 6.5 litreclassic 60-degree V-engine; 0 to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds. Pretty car and photos, check out see more.
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Audi Traffic Light Detection System

Audi Traffic Light Detection System
Car  |  Accessories
If you have many traffic ticket? You can consider this Audi's Traffic Light Detection System. Audi's stoplight detection system, named Travolution.
" The experimental 'Travolution' system, developed with Audi support by traffic management experts in the brand's German home town of Ingolstadt, will not only improve synchronisation and phasing of traffic light networks to reduce stopping times, but could also dramatically reduce the number of actual stops needed by creating a communications link between cars and the traffic light network.
Communications modules built into each traffic light are able to send messages to cars in the vicinity, alerting them to the time remaining until their next green phase. The car's onboard system is then able to calculate the speed which the driver must maintain in order to pass through the light during this green phase, and displays this via the Multi Media Interface display. "
A network of 46 of the 'intelligent' traffic lights has been installed in the centre of Ingolstadt, the software to which they are all linked optimising their phasing to bring stopping times down to a minimum, reducing fuel consumption and pollution in the process.
Of the 46 light gantries, three have been upgraded to enable communication with the specially modified A5 and A6 Avant models provided by Audi as part of the 1.2-million Euro pilot project. A further 20 cars and 50 light installations are to be incorporated as the project evolves.
If you want to save time and money on your commute, follow the Audis.
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T@B XL

T@B XL
Car  |  Accessories
The T@B_XL($TBD) is a luxurious caravan. This T@B_XL install a 23" flat-screen TV, CD-DVD radio with receiver, sound system, and subwoofer. It even includes a electric fireplace and the SkyView window. Of course, It has a toilet. Check out see more pics.
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Bimotrik Conecpt

Bimotrik Conecpt
Car  |  Concept
Designer Jonathan Mahieddine designed this vehicle - the Bimotrik. This concept is for the Peugeot Design Contest. This vehicle is a fusion of a bike and a car as it looks like a trike with a roof attached to it. Powered by hydrogen or electricity engine. And it has the very wing-like doors. Cool concpet! Check out see more pics.
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The Fresh Breeze Flyke - The Fly Bike

The Fresh Breeze Flyke
Car  |  Transportation
We have seen a flying car. Today you can fly and bicycle! The bicycle can be used with the motor running on the ground up to 40 mph. It is also a fully functional recumbent bicycle. The Flyke can be pedaled in bike mode with and without the motor attached, and can be propelled by the motor alone. After landing, you can pedal to the gas station, refuel, stop at a friends house, fly home, whatever. if you want to hands on the FLyke, you can ontact Southern Skies.
The Flyke launches like a regular trike. It offers a comfortable seating position and unobstructed view and great ergonomics. No special harness is necessary, sit down, fasten your seatbelt and take off. The bicycle is front wheel drive and steers with articulation. The whole front of the Flyke - the bicycle/seat assembly - pivots into turns. On the ground a steering handle is used. The weight is 21 kg (45 lb).
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2011 Chevy Volt

2011 Chevy Volt
Car  |  Coupe
Today GM reveals the 2011 Chevy Volt, it is the first official plug-in hybrid Vehicle. For trips up to 40 miles, the Volt is powered only by electricity stored in its 16-kWh, lithium-ion battery. When the battery's energy is depleted, a gasoline/E85-powered engine generator seamlessly provides electricity to power the Volt's electric drive unit while simultaneously sustaining the charge of the battery. The Chevrolet Volt can be plugged either into a standard household 120v outlet or use 240v for charging. The Volt's battery to be charged in three hours on a 240v outlet or about eight hours on a 120v outlet. At a cost of about 80 cents per day (10 cents per kWh) for a full charge that will deliver up to 40 miles of electric driving. It delivers 150 horsepower, 273 lb-ft. (370 Nm) of instant torque, and a top speed of 100 miles per hour. With standard 7" touch screen vehicle information display, Bluetooth for cellular phone and USB/Bluetooth for music streaming.
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AC Schnitzer LCD Shift Knob - An LCD in A Gear Shifter

AC Schnitzer LCD Shift Knob
Car  |  Accessories
What do you think this design? AC Schnitzer releases LCD-equipped shift knob. The LCD-equipped shift knob, its LCD let you know what gear the transmission is in. AC Schnitzer is planning to install the new shifter in its BMWs and MINIs, which are already loaded with eye candy so it makes sense. And I like this design!
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Mini Crossover Concept with New MINI Center Globe

Mini Crossover Concept
Car  |  Concept
Have you seen the Mini Crossover Concept? If you are the mini fan? BMW has released a series of sketches of their new Mini Crossover Concept. The MINI Crossover Concept is a new model variant for the first time measuring more than four metres in length, with four drive wheels, four doors and four single seats. It is for maximum comfort inside the MINI. It also has a new display and control concept - the MINI Center Globe. The central display and control unit is designed in this Concept Study as a globe. This 3D globe will integrate control of entertainment, communication, navigation, and vehicle functions... Check out see more pics.
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Tabbert Paganini

Tabbert Paganini
Car  |  Accessories
Wow, see this caravan, cool! The Tabbert Paganini is with the luxurious and modern design. In this caravan has the bedroom, kitchen, bathroom. Sporting an imposing exterior form and with exquisitely detailed interiors. The bedroom decor will wake you up to the five star standards. The champagne-coloured furniture decor emphasizes the elegant ambience of the kitchen. Also, the three-burner Spinflo cooker with glass panel and a 189 liter refrigerator will allow you to stock up on the provisions and cook on demand. The spacious round shower with illuminated ceiling caters to your bathing whims. Stretching over 28 feet. Paganini ¨C more a five-star hotel or a luxury yacht than a caravan. About the price, the Tabbert Paganini at the price for €37,000 ($55,000). Check out see more pics.
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Smart testing all-electric Smart Ed in London

Smart Ed in London
Car  |  Other
Smart is testing its new Smart Ed, an all-electric version of the tiny Smart ForTwo in London. The Ed is electronically limited to 60 mph and can travel up to 72 miles between 8 hour charges. Smart says that with a midday top-up charge at any three-pin electric socket the range can be extended to 100 miles for an equivalent of 300 mpg. Maybe next time you go to the London, you can see it run in the street. Check out see more pics.
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You Can have Sunbathing at Volkswagen Caddy Van

Volkswagen Caddy Van
Car  |  Other
The Volkswagen Caddy Van featuring with a wooden boat deck on the roof of car for sunbathin. Volkswagen is showing this Caddy Topos Sail design concept at the largest recreational vehicle show in D¨¹sseldorf, Germany.
" The Caddy Topos Sail design concept, based on the smallest model in the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle van range, uses design cues from classic yachts and has its multi-functional roof covered with wooden decking surrounded by aluminium roof rails.
The wooden sun deck on the roof is accessed via four matching wooden and aluminium steps in the Caddy¡¯s tailgate, and to complete the design theme there are wooden inserts along the side of the vehicle and in the rear bumper."
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Kahuna - the Boat has aTent

Kahuna
Car  |  Transportation
A cool boat which you can camp in the sea or lake! Kahuna is a new touring boat, inspired by old Polynesian outrigger canoes. It was developed for recreational use in various environments around the globe, created mainly for rental agencies and for outdoor enthusiasts. The combination of sports equipment and camping gear allows efficient mobility and a comfortable overnight stay.
The main drive of the Kahuna is the Mirage Drive, a pedal/crank mechanism of Hobie Kayaks. This is a very efficient drive system that is easy to master. An ordinary paddle assists in manoeuvring the boat. Even inexperienced users adapt very quickly. For camping, a screen cloth is mounted between the outriggers to serve as base for the tent and as camp bed. This ensures a comfortable sleep even on rough ground that would usually be unsuitable for camping
The boat is made of natural fibre composite materials, which are lighter and cheaper than fibreglass and with the right resin can even be biodegradable, when reduced to small pieces.
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Leno Tank's Car storms Pebble Beach

Leno Tank Car storms Pebble Beach
Car  |  Other
Leno Tank's Car storms Pebble Beach In there, he built with GM to this heavily customized 1953 Chrysler hotrod he brought to this years Pebble Beach Concours d¡¯Elegance car show. It is a big star at this Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Most people call it the Tank Car. The heart of the Tank Car is the 1792 cid V-12 Continental-designed, Chrsyler-built tank engine that in turbocharged form puts out something like 1,600 hp and 3,000 ft-lbs. of torque. The engine alone weighs 2,000 lbs and easily qualifies Jay's car in this year's featured 20+ liter class.
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NASA Concept Car Can Spin 360 degrees

NASA Concept Car
Car  |  Concept
The NASA Concept Car designed by two czech students of industrial design at TBU in Zlin, Marek Kedzierski and Michal Vlček. It is designed to rotate 360 degrees with extreme ease that inturn enables the car to be driven sideways. Next time you can pack at the parallel place.
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Back Seat Assist

Back Seat Assist
Car  |  Accessories
Up and Out back seat assist. The Back Seat Assist($15) simply hook to the back of the front seat headrests that you can hold it with one hand or two hand. Set of two. The little kit for your car.
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The Dogsled - People-Powered Quadcycle

The Dogsled
Car  |  Other
The Dogsled - People-Powered Quadcycle. Check out see more pics.
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The VentureOne

The VentureOne
Car  |  Motorcycle
We have seen the German CLEVER Concept. Today let us see the American's 3 wheel motorcycle design Venture one, by the Los Angeles based automobile company. It will with an option for both a hybrid and all electric propulsion. They will begin sales in 2010. It will come in 2 versions, one a basic HEV, and a high-performance PHEV which will have a wide range of accessories.This 2-passenger flex-fuel Hybrid vehicle is projected to achieve 100 miles per gallon, 0-60 in 7 seconds and with a top speed of over 100 mph. It will use Carver Engineering, which allows the vehicle to tilt up to 45¡ã side-to-side at a rate of 85¡ã per second. VentureOne with prices ranging from $20,000 to $25,000. I search a video of the VentureOne, see it after more.
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Lotus Concept Ice Vehicle

Lotus Concept Ice Vehicle
Car  |  Transportation
The CIV was developed to aid research for the Moon Regan TransAntarctic Expedition. The biofuel powered, propeller-driven trike on skids is 4.5 meters long and 4.5 meters wide with an independent suspension all around. It also has an ice penetrating radar to detect crevasses and is light enough for a man to be pulled, if necessary. It also appears to have a spiked "foot" under the cockpit, perhaps for stopping on icy terrain. Check out its video.
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2009 Hummer H2 Black Chrome Limited Edition

2009 Hummer H2 Black Chrome
Car  |  Suv
Hummer is adding a new version to its H2 SUV and SUT line-up called Black Chrome at 2009. The limited edition H2 SUV and SUT models are distinguished on the outside by the black chrome detailing that includes the 22-inch chrome-clad wheels, grille, hood latches and handles, fuel filler door, door handles, mirror caps, badges, side air vents, spare tire cover emblem, rocker moldings and hood louver. Hummer offers three exterior colours for the Black Chrome editions; the new-for-2009, Silver Ice Metallic, Sedona Metallic and Carbon Black Metallic. The first two colours are combined with the Ebony/Shale interior, while the Sedona Metallic (pictured above) which is exclusive to the Black Chrome edition, is offered only with the Sedona interior. According to GM, production of the H2 SUV and SUT Black Chrome models will be limited to 1,300 units worldwide.
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12V In-Car Microwave

12V In-Car Microwave
Car  |  Accessories
The 12V In-Car Microwave let you heat up your bearkfast?! If you think of the reasons that you need a microwave in car. You can consider this 12V In-Car Microwave(GBP 90; about $180) . It is a portable In-Car microwave features has 175W via cigarette lighter socket. And it can also use via the car battery(bad idea? I don't want to walk because no battery). Other features the steel construction with heavy-duty handle, LED screen with touchscreen operation. Via In-Car Cigarette Plug Connection, heat up a pizza in 4 mins, a coffee in 6 mins.
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Audi O Concept

Audi O Concept
Car  |  Concept
The 2008 Audi O concept designed by Ondrej Jirec, a design student from the Czech Republic. It with the glass windows are the bottom edge design and a full length panoramic roof. Geart! This concept designed to equipment with the power audio system. This audio system features with the internet connectivity and Bluetooth, it also built-in a 650 GB hard drive(Why 650GB, a strange num?). It also features Bluetooth system can connect two or more Audi O cars to play audio over a wider area. The Audi O also features a pullout rear door fitted with a DJ set with mixing decks.
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IV-1 Recyclable Plastic Bike

IV-1  Recyclable Plastic Bike
Car  |  Motorcycle
This plastic bicycle designed to be fully recyclable. By Matt Clark. He is a young industrial designer from Southern California. His IV-1 (for Innervision 1) bike polypropylene frame looks cool!
This bicycle prototype is aimed at improving and solving multiple issues involved in production. Particular attention was paid to maximize the potential utilization of automated processes and more cost efficient materials (IE: plastics).
The bicycle consists entirely of reinforced and unreinforced recyclable polypropylene. The patent-pending bicycle features a two component
frame: the plastic INNERFRAME and the plastic outer structure, both (in this iteration) dual components sets. Ideally, the material would be sourced from recycled plastic sources (IE: previously used consumer products such as bottles, containers, etc) to reduce environmental impact and to reduce material costs.
If any of you have questions or want more information about the design, you can contact Matt directly by email.
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Nike 6.0 Ill Mobile Truck

Nike 6 Ill Mobile Truck
Car  |  Other
Nike has converted an amphibious armor-plated war-truck from 1959 into a mobile extreme sport HQ for AST Dew Tour. This Nike 6.0 Ill Mobile Truck designed by Hub Strategy. The ultime action sports off-road party vehicle. It is designed, sourced, fabricated and shipped the entire thing in less than three weeks.
The 8-wheeled ill-mobile is capable of crossing deserts, climbing mountains and taking the team to any secret spot. Racks for bikes, surfboards, wakeboards, skateboards, mean going anywhere for any scene. Rails to grind are featured on both sides, and a quarter pipe folds down for impromptu sessions. The stereo system requires 2 car batteries, a set of jumper cables and a little luck, but once it's blasting, it's like a stick of dynamite in your eardrum.
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DIY Your BatMan Tumbler?!

DIY BatMan Tumbler
Car  |  Other
The Bob Dullam, a really BatMan Tumbler fan. He DIY his Tumbler replica from the movies Batman Begins and The Dark Knight. This piece of automotive insanity is built from scratch using only references he could find on the Internet. One of his posts estimates the cost of the build to be around $50-70k USD. Bob says:
No, not building this to sell. You wouldn't want to sell this if you had one, believe me. It's a once in a lifetime project.
I did this alone, no help. I have found with other things in the past that if you have help, the help often does not get it(parts) right, and you have to do it over 95% of the time, plus I like to work alone. All parts are scratch built, cept' tires, rims, brakes, engine, etc.. meaning all bodyparts, brackets, just about everything external on the car. Yes, I will do a batpod, and TDK suit for myself. I love building this stuff.
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The Multimedia Trailer from Tailgating Innovations.

The Multimedia Trailer
Car  |  Accessories
The new Multimedia trailer from Tailgating Innovations. Designed to work with a generator or near-by power source, the Multimedia trailer features four electrical outlets powered by 30amp electrical breaker box. The Multimedia Trailer from Tailgating Innovations($TBD) comes with a 47-inch flatscreen satellite TV, a Sony Bravia 5.1 surround home theater system, a tongue mounted Freedom gas grill with 180-degrees swing away arm, 1000 watt audio system and a prowling tiger. You can watch the football game or have a party wherever you are. (Thanks Brian)
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