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    Volkswagen s New App Creates Music Based On Your Driving
    Car  |  Other  


    The app generates music in real-time based on how you already drive, so your habits behind the wheel affect what's being played on your sound system. Play the road generates music via a phone app that's connected to the GTI's onboard computer, reading the driver's location and movements to compose music live.
    "The innovative app reads how and where you drive, translating it into music live. The app gets speed and RPM data from the GTI’s on-board computer. The steering acceleration and location data is calculated from a combination of the accelerometer, gyroscope and GPS receiver present in the iPhone. All of the data collected is filtered and smoothed before use.
    The application makes use of the musical programming language PD (Pure Data) to generate the music and effects live. So you create unique music with your drive in real time. Driving Music reinvented
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    2014 SRT Viper GTS Anodized Carbon Edition
    Car  |  SportsCars  
    SRT is offering a new special edition of its SRT Viper, the Viper GTS Anodized Carbon Special Edition. Only 50 examples will made. Powered by a all-aluminum 8.4-liter V10 rated at 640 horsepower and 600 pound-feet of torque. Anodized Carbon Special Edition wraps the car in a grey, matte metallic exterior "brings the Viper GTS a one-of-a-kind, luxurious look by providing even greater accentuation to the vehicle's form". Features include Black Vapor Chrome wheels, Satin Black exhaust bezels, a Anodized Carbon fuel filler door, orange brake calipers, and carbon fiber brake ducts.
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    Military Inspired ATV With Airless Unpoppable
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    This is the $15,000 Sportsman WV850 H.O. from Polaris. The all-terrain military inspired vehicle includes unpoppable TerrainArmor non-pneumatic tires which can stand up to M4, AK-47, and .50-caliber ballistics, and still managed to keep going up to 350 miles. It also comes with a single-speed transmission, steel exoskeleton, steel racks, huge towing and hauling capacity, 77 horsepower, and all-wheel drive.
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    Mercedes SLS AMG GT Final Edition
    Car  |  Concept  
    The SLS AMG GT Final Edition, limited to just 350 units, marks the end of the line for Mercedes' gull-winged sports car. The Final Edition will be mechanically identical to the regular SLS AMG GT. That means it will have a naturally-aspirated 6.2-liter V8–not the turbocharged 5.5-liter V8 AMG is putting in other cars–with 583 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque.

    The Final Edition will be available in both coupe and roadster body styles, and will be the last SLS AMG model built. Both the SLS AMG GT coupe and roadster will do 0 to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds, and reach a top speed of 197 mph.
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    Icon Thriftmaster

    Icon Thriftmaster
    Car  |  Truck  
    Built on a Chevy frame, The Icon Thriftmaster is powered by an available Magnuson supercharged 5.3-liter small block V8 producing 435 horsepower and 458 lb-ft of torque. Add to that an all-LED lighting system, an Art Morrison chassis, CNC'd trim elements and a split bench wrapped in American Bison. Pricing will be in the $220,000-250,000 range.
    "Standard equipment includes four wheel disc brakes, A/C, PW, PDL, Wi-Fi Hot Spot, Web-enabled Kenwood and Audison digital audio, NAV, tilt column, copious insulation, Bison hide seating, Wilton wool carpet, Alcantara headliner, smoked glass, and innovative brushed nickel plated trim with aircraft ceramic clear coat."
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    The SkyRunner
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    The SkyRunner($125,000) is a all-terrain buggy and paraglider in one. Powered by a one-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 125 horsepower and 147 lb-ft of torque, and weighing in at just under 1,000 pounds. From 0 to 62mph in just 4.3 seconds and has a top speed of 115mph and up to 55mph on air.
    1988 Ford Fiesta turned into Transformer
    Car  |  Other  
    UK-based artist Hetain Patel's first car was a 1988 Ford Fiesta handed down from his father. In his first sculptural work, a collaboration with his father and brother, he reconstructs a similar vehicle into a Transformer-like robot.
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    Wireless Electric Bus
    Researchers at Utah State University have successfully developed and tested an electric bus that charges wirelessly through induction. The battery-powered bus recharges every time it drives over a charge plate, which can safely be placed underneath bus stops. Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification (WAVE) is now in talks to promote the use of such buses in more cities.
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    BMW 2 Series Coupe

    BMW 2 Series Coupe
    Car  |  Coupe  
    BMW announced an entirely new model series, the BMW 2 Series Coupe. It will arrive in the US in the first quarter of 2014 as the 228i and the M235i. The 2014 BMW 2 Series Coupe will be offered at price of $33,025 for the 228i and $44,025 for the M235i. Both cars are longer and wider than the previous model and will have a 2.0L 240 hp engine in the 228i and a 3.0L 322 hp inline-six in the M235i. When it comes down to speed, the 228i will reach 60 mph 5.4 seconds with a top speed of 130 mph and the M235i will hit it in 4.8 and has a top speed of 155 mph.
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    Lamborghini officially reveals new Veneno

    Lamborghini officially reveals new Veneno
    Car  |  SportsCars  
    The Lamborghini Veneno Roadster is an open racing prototype with an extreme design and breathtaking performance. "It is one of the world's most exclusive automobiles – not more than nine units will be built during the course of 2014 and sold at a price of 3.3 million Euros." With a maximum output of 552 kW / 750 hp, the car from 0-62 in 2.9 seconds, and a top speed of 221 miles per hour. It features an ISR semi-auto, permanent all-wheel-drive, air-slicing aerodynamics, and a carbon-fiber ring around the wheel rim works like a turbine to deliver additional cooling air to the carbon-ceramic brake discs.
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    Slick Motorcycle Helmet Has a Rearview Camera Weather
    Car  |  Motorcycle  


    Featuring a Heads-Up Display (HUD) that projects an image on the visor, you’ll be able to get turn by turn directions or a standard map view. The Skully Synapse HUD is integrated into the helmet visor and appears to float around 20 feet ahead of the rider’s field of view. The Slick Motorcycle Helmet has a rearview camera, GPS navigation, play music and connect with both iOS and Android devices. And the company plans to release an SDK for developers later this year. The company claims is good for 9 hours, enough for a full day of riding. As for pricing, that’s still up in the air, but you can get in line to be part of the beta-testing set to begin in the next few months.
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    Lifesize Lamborghini Aventador made of paper
    Car  |  Other  
    Seattle-based designer and visual artist Taras Lesko has created a life-sized Lamborghini Aventador police interceptor model entirely out of paper. The car measures eight-feet long and weighs just over 11kg, the 'aventador A-E2' is constructed using architectural E2 paper sheets (for the prints), which are mounted to thick chipboard material for added strength.
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    First StreetLegal Electric Motorbike
    Car  |  Motorcycle  


    CRP’s Energica Ego isn’t the fastest electric motorbike, but it is the first entirely electric street-legal motorbike on the market. The bike, which weighs in at 580 pounds, powered by a 100 kW engine that tops out at more than 130 mph. Currently, only one prototype exists, but CRP plans to start production in early 2015, it’ll be available for purchase at $23,000.
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    BMW i8 Hybrid

    BMW i8 Hybrid
    Car  |  SportsCars  
    BMW has officially unveiled the BMW i8, a two-plus-two, swan-wing-doored hybrid coupe that features a BMW TwinPower Turbo 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol engine with 170 kW (231 hp) of peak performance on the rear wheels, and an electric motor sends 131 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque through a two-speed automatic to the front wheels. With all-wheel drive at its disposal, the total system power sits at 362 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque, and allows the i8 to scamper to 62 miles per hour in just 4.4 seconds, and a top speed of 250km/h (155mph). That excellent performance is offset by an estimated fuel economy figure of 94 miles per gallon. Prices start at $135,972, the second most expensive member of the BMW range, behind the luxury rocket known as the 760Li.
    "Driving Experience Control switch and eDrive button allow driver to choose from five driving modes; range of up to 35 kilometers (22 miles) on electric power alone and a top speed of 120 km/h (75 mph); COMFORT mode offers optimum balance between dynamics and efficiency; combined range in everyday conditions: over 500 kilometers (310 miles); SPORT mode with ultra-intense boost function provided by the electric motor; ECO PRO mode can be used in both all-electric mode and hybrid mode."
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    Rimac Greyp G12 Electric Bike
    Car  |  Motorcycle  


    The Rimac Greyp G12 Electric Bike is is half electric bike, half motorcycle. It is a bicycle when you want it, or a motorcycle when you need it. The bike features downhill-inspired dual-suspension frame, hydraulic brakes, and beefy midsection... The Rimac Greyp G12 Electric Bike hits a claimed a top speed of 40 mph and a range of about 90 miles on a single charge without the need to peddle. Recharging from nothing takes just 80 minutes with a standard 220V outlet, after which you’ll be able to unlock the bike with its built-in fingerprint scanner. There's no official word on price or availability, but if you want to become a "dealer," you could expect to take delivery of one as soon as October for 6,000 euros (about $7,900). Watch a video of the greyp doing its thing.
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    2014 Polaris RZR XP1000
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    The Polaris RZR XP 1000 powered by a 1000cc engine that delivers 107 hp. It comes with dual-piston calipers and 248mm ventilated disc brakes on each of its wheels. It sells for $19,999(USD). Check out the video, cool.
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    Moving Tail Kitty Car Decal
    Car  |  Other  
    Moving Tail Kitty Car Decal from thinkgeek, when it turned on, makes it looks as if a grumpy cat wagging its tail on your back windshiel.
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    BMW Concept X5 eDrive
    Car  |  Concept  
    BMW revealed the BMW Concept X5 eDrive today ahead of its public debut at next month’s Frankfurt Auto Show. The Concept X5 eDrive combines a 95-horsepower electric motor with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, reachs speeds of 75 miles per hour and a range of 19 miles under electric power only, 0-62 in under seven seconds  and drivers can select from three PHEV modes: one that operates the system automatically, an all-electric mode and a Save Battery mode to preserve the battery's current state of charge.
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    KAIST unveils foldable electric vehicle
    Car  |  Other  


    The electric-powered Armadillo-T was developed by the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) as a way to help reduce the amount of space used when a car is parked and not in use. Using a 13.6 kWh battery, the car is able to travel up to 37 miles per hour with about a 60 mile range on a single charge.To accommodate the folding feature, the designers replaced traditional fold-out rear view mirrors with surround-view cameras. Its size can fall to 1.65 meters as the rear part can slide forward, folding the two-seat doors up vertically. The four in-wheel motors also provide effective four-wheel drive, and enable it to rotate 360 degrees when it is folded.
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    Moby1 C2 Trailer
    Car  |  Motorcycle  
    The Moby1 C2 Trailer($6,500+) is a trailer, "perfect behind a bike". It is lightweight, starting less than 300lbs, its low curb weight makes it perfect for a motorcycle. It is customizable, you can add cabinets and a kitchen countertop. It looks cool.
    "This model has a half galley with cabinets and a countertop workspace for cooking and cleanup, and interior cabinets in the cabin for storage of clothing and gear."
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    The BMW M4 Coupe Concept

    The BMW M4 Coupe Concept
    Car  |  Concept  
    The BMW M4 Coupe Concept unveiled at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The design features include a carbon fiber roof, front splitter, tailpipes and the 20-inch wheels exposing big six-piston from brakes.There is still no word on the M4's powertrain yet. 
    "The BMW Concept M4 Coupe reflects the BMW M philosophy in ideal form: It combines motor racing genes and unrestricted everyday suitability in a highly emotional overall concept," says Friedrich Nitschke, chairman of BMW's managing board.
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    pside Down Race Car On The Track
    Car  |  Other  


    Jeff Bloch, AKA "SpeedyCop", is an American race-car enthusiast who likes to create all sorts of crazy contraptions for the popular 24-hour LeMons Race. His latest project is a 1999 Chevrolet Camaro that SpeedyCop flipped over, then made roadworthy.  To create this one-of-a-kind freak on wheels, he stripped off the Fiesta’s body and replaced it with the upside-down carcass of the Chevy Camaro.  
    "I’m an 8 year-old kid trapped in a 40 year-old body, with just enough talent to pull off my wacky ideas, and, fortunately, enough truly amazing friends to help make them a reality."
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    Israeli Public Bus Transformed Into Luxury Home

    Israeli Public Bus Transformed Into Luxury Home
    Car  |  Other  
    Two women(Tali Shaul, a psychotherapist and Hagit Morevski, an ecological pond water treatment specialis) living in Even Yehuda have come up with a creative solution to the Israeli housing crisis: they transformed an out-of-use public bus into a luxury living space. They bought an old bus from the Israeli public transportation company Dan’s warehouse and began the transformation. The bus was stripped inside and broken down, so much so that Shaul and Morevski decided to enlist the help of their designer friend, Vered Sofer Drori.
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    Car  |  Motorcycle  
    Melbourne, Florida-based Parker Brothers have developed the NeuTron Bike, a "futuristic, street-legal motorcycle that reaches speeds of 100 mph and can travel up to 80 miles on its 100% electric engine." Take a ride on a real Tron bike.
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    Lamborghini Gallardo LP 5704 Squadra Corse

    Lamborghini Gallardo LP 5704 Squadra Corse
    Car  |  SportsCars  
    Lamborghini announced a new Gallardo model today, the all-wheel-drive LP 570-4 Squadra Corse, and it's almost identical to the LP 570-4 Super Trofeo single-series race car. Powered by 570-horsepower V10, a lightweight body built out of aluminum and carbon fiber. Hitting 60 miles per hour takes just 3.4 seconds, but even more impressive is its run to 124 mph in 10.4 seconds, and a top speed of 199 mph.
    Mini Countryman ALL4 Camp

    Mini Countryman ALL4 Camp
    Car  |  Other  
    Mini brings its Countryman ALL4 Camp concept. It is easily be mounted on a MINI or MINI Clubman. The upper half of the tent is simply folded out of its storage box. Plump up the pillows and two occupants are ready to relax, then wake up to a perfect view of the ocean, mountain or valley.
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    The 130 MPH nbsp Lawnmower

    The 130 MPH nbsp Lawnmower
    Car  |  Other  
    Honda created this 308 pound monster with their title winning British Touring Car Championship partner, Team Dynamics. They took the body of one of their HF2620 Lawn Tractors and stuffed it with the 1000cc engine from a VTR Firestorm motorcycle. With 109 horsepower and geared to have a top speed of 130 mph. In testing they’ve pushed it up to 100mph, though we’re assured it can do better. The best part? It still cuts grass, thanks to two electric motors, it can cut grass at around 15mph. They call it the Mean Mower. Watch the video of it in action after more.
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    World s first electricity producing solar powered
    Car  |  Design  
    Stella, the world's first solar-powered family car, provides accommodation for four people, fully accessible trunk space, an intuitive steering system, and has a range of 600 kilometers. It generates via the photo-voltaic panels and the roof-mounted solar cells.
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    The GEAR Seat Cover
    Car  |  Other  
    The Smittybilt GEAR Tan Front Seat($100) Cover have removable storage pockets for all of your camping, hiking, or backpacking tools and accessories. And each seat cover features a handful of pockets running down the backside along with additional pockets located on both the front and sides of the seat as well. Made from 600 denier polyester with a PVC liner. It will equip your boring driver or passenger seat with more storage capability.
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    Porsche 911 50 Years Edition
    Car  |  SportsCars  


    Porsche celebrates the 50th anniversary of its 911 model with a special edition release. Only making 1,963 units. The car is based on the rear-wheel-drive Carrera S, but it comes in the wider body typically reserved for the Carrera 4. With the seven-speed manual transmission the 911 50 Years Edition can dispatch the 0-62mph sprint in 4.5sec and hit 186mph. Featuring the original 911 includes the 3.8L flat-six engine, Fuchs wheels, a chrome grill, classically styled gauges, and houndstooth-patterned sport seats. Available in a choice of a PDK automatic or a seven-speed manual transmission.
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