Do you have a big group of friends or a big family? Are you planning a cool summer escape at the beach? But where to squeeze everyone? Well, you don’t have to worry about this anymore, and forget about the squeezing! Just take a look at this one of a kind 1965 Volkswagen stretch microbus with no less than 33 windows. Now that’s arriving in style! Oh, and did I mentioned it has a rag-top sunroof? Built by a Volkswagen restoration shop in … continue reading
How can anything go wrong when you put together a Ferrari, a tank and a snowmobile? It is fairly clear that having such a beast as this Snow Crawler is the best reason out there to love snow. Yes, there are already lots of snowmobiles on the market; both big and small, powerful and less powerful, but most of them do not quite fit in the head of a comfort junkie. Well, guess what? The Snow Crawler designed by Sailor Minds features a … continue reading
Ford has just taken EcoBoost, aerodynamics, performance and light-weighting to the next level with its GT Carbon Fiber Supercar. The GT is one of the 12 brand new Ford models expected by 2020 and it stands in line with the Focus RS, Shelby GT350R, Shelby GT350 and F-150 Raptor in the rising Ford Performance lineup. The GT will start production in 2016 and it will hit the roads only in selected global markets. The model will feature, of course, Ford’s renowned EcoBoost engine … continue reading
Behold, as before us lays a story that seems to be out of a movie. Two brothers meeting on a beach and developing a car that was about to become a worldwide symbol of strength, toughness and class: the Land Rover. In order to celebrate a new chapter in the Land Rover Defender story which started 68 years ago in 1947, three limited edition models of the make will be released. According to Nick and Stephen Wilks, nephew and respectively son of Land … continue reading
The philosophy behind Ariel Motor is pretty simple to explain: keep it lightweight, keep it simple and make sure it is fast and fun. This is how their first car came out – the Atom. The aim was to create a sports car ready to take on one of the most basic purposes: be fast on the road and receive tons of fun from this. Now, everything was taken out of the road, and a new baby was born: the Nomad. This modern … continue reading
FXX-K is Ferrari’s newest research and developing programme focused on an experimental car based on Maranello’s first hybrid. The K stands for KERS kinetic energy recovery system used to maximize the performance on the rally roads. But this car is designed to break boundries, so it will never be used in competitions. It is a mixture of technological innovations that will guarentee an unique and unforgetable driving experience, though for pros only. Ferrari will start a special test programme over the next couple … continue reading
Everyone knows Ken Block and his drift videos called Gymkhana. The American has reached the 7th video in this series and although the car is totally different, the level of madness is even higher.
For Gymkhana 7, Ken Block replaced the Ford Fiesta used in the previous edition of the video, a car that made him famous. The supermini car was ditched in favor of a more classical american car, a ’65 Ford Mustang which went through a transformation: 4 wheel drive and 850 wild horses from his 6.7-liter Ford V8 that overflows from the hood. The location chosen was the City of Angels.
Concepts, limited editions cars, individual models, these are what car fans come to see at auto hows. For example the Ferrari Sergio by Pininfarina was one of the main attractions at Geneva Motor Show 2013, leaving car enthusiasts breathless with its slick and beautiful design. Sergio Pininfarina, who died in 2012, was one of Italy’s most important and most prolific automotive designer known for designing the elegant bodies of some of the most popular cars ever made by Ferrari, Alfa Romeo and Masserati. … continue reading