Vehicle

Ford Builds A Car Only A Mother Could Love

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Have you ever yearned to return to the days of learning how to drive, your mom sitting in the passenger seat, clutching the dashboard for dear life every time she sees brake lights come on? I would venture to guess most teens with a recently acquired license would answer with a resounding “not really”, but [...]

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VentureOne, Car That Spills Your Drink

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While it is much more fun to be cynical about crazy new things, this car is actually pretty cool. Venture Vehicles is developing a road car using tilting technology first explored by Carver Engineering. The idea behind the technology is that as a typical, 4-wheeled car turns, the center of gravity is shifted from the [...]

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H-Wing Is Honda Del Sol Modded To Look Like X-Wing

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Welcome to the ultimate in nerdish modding. This 1994 Honda Del Sol, dubbed “The H-Wing”, has been, as you might have guessed, modded to look like Luke Skywalker’s X-Wing from Star Wars. This thing screams, “I get no action”, louder than a collared shirt tucked into some jeans coupled with a pocket protector and taped [...]

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Wet Dream Come True, Rinspeed Concept Becomes Reality

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youtube link Before this video, Rinspeed was another concept that I never expected to manifest. But, here it is, and I stand corrected. This is a freekin’ sweet car/boat/submarine. It reaches speeds up to 120 km/hour on land, 6 km/hour on the water, and 3 km/hour underwater. It is a zero-emissions vehicle, using lithium-ion batteries [...]

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Mad Man Invents Small Personal Helicopter

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This personal helicopter looks suspiciously like the Mosquito RC copter, only infinitely more deadly. I know, right? Hard to believe. I don’t necessarily think that this thing is a bad idea. No no. I think it can serve those who wish to end their lives earlier than expected. It’s called a personal helicopter because it [...]

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Freebord Simulates Snowboarding, Not A Gimmick

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Freebord is a six-wheeled skateboard (but don’t call it that) that allegedly simulates snowboarding, almost perfectly. When I first looked at the board, I yelled, “GIMMICK!”, but after watching some videos and actually being able to try one, myself, I can only attest to its awesomeness. I know its winter right now, but if you [...]

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Live On the Sea, Own a Piece of The World

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The World is a world-class (oh, I went there) ocean liner. It is managed by the company Residensea and is the world’s first ocean liner residence. The on-board domiciles range from one bedroom to three bedrooms and studio apartments.  The dwellings range in price, but they all lie in the millions (yes, plural), so unless [...]

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