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Films

NIO’s EP9 fully-electric supercar holds Nürburgring record

Whilst Formula E is growing in popularity, no-one was expecting this from an electric road car. With a top speed of 194 mph, the EP9 is currently the world’s fastest automobile. To show off it’s speed, it has just gone and set a new Nürburgring record for an electric car. Continue Reading

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Art

A life size LEGO Scuderia Ferrari and other vehicles hit Rome

After a relatively poor season, Italian photographer Domenico Franco’s personal project will at least give the Ferrari-mad Tifosi something to smile about. This series of surreal scenarios sees a larger-than-life-LEGO F1 car and other vehicles parked in front of Rome’s most famous architectural sites. Continue Reading

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Products

The AM37 is Aston Martin’s beautifully crafted 1000bhp boat

The thirty-seven-foot Aston Martin ‘AM37′ power boat made its world debut at the Monaco yacht show, marking the luxury british brand’s entry into the nautical world. The new day-cruiser is offered in two versions with the ‘AM37’s’ expected to reach speeds of 50 knots. Continue Reading

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Products

Mercedes release the AMG-GT Bobby car for kids

These ‘single seater’ Mercedes-AMG GT bobby cars are available in a classic silver and yellow. Let’s hope they’re more reliable than Hamilton’s F1-W07-hybrid… Continue Reading

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Road Edition

The Honda Civic Type R is heading to America in 2017

Frustratingly for Button and Alonso, this Honda Civic Type R concept could probably lap Circuit of The Americas faster than the McLaren Honda MP4-31…

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Road Edition

F1 Technical Director Gordon Murray designs flat pack van

Across the developing world, and Africa in particular, there is an intense need for improved transport both for everyday living as well as emergencies. Even though 10% of the world’s population lives in Africa, there has never been a vehicle specifically designed and manufactured in volume to meet the rigours of the continent. Continue Reading

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Concept cars

McLaren F1 designer and Shell create a petrol-powered City Car

In our new ‘go-green’ era there are plenty of eco-friendly cars to choose from, and the majority of them are either hybrids or full-electric powered. Car designer Gordon Murray, (formerly of Brabham and McLaren in Formula 1) has worked with Shell to create an evolved T25 city car that uses traditional engine design methods but can achieve an economy of 107 mpg with a very low carbon emission output. Continue Reading

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Products

Mercedes-Benz release a $1.7 million USD ‘Silver arrow of the seas’

Originally designed as a concept back in 2012, Mercedes-Benz’s new Arrow 460 Granturismo Edition Yacht is now ready for the public. Nicknamed the ‘Silver Arrow of the Seas,’ the motor yacht follows strict design principles from their sports car range. Continue Reading

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Products

Designer cycle helmets are made using carbon fibre

British based company Dashel are using carbon fibre to create their range of cycle helmets. Each lid has a carbon-fibre shell, which is hand made at a factory in Cornwall. All components of the helmet are assembled there, ensuring every unit is perfectly finished with individual quality control. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

The Acura NSX GT3 is a back to basics racing car

Honda has just unveiled their Acura NSX GT3 track car at the New York Auto Show. Based on the road version of the supercar, this race-spec model has done away with the hybrid all-wheel-drive and is powered purely from a twin-turbo 3.5-litre V6 in RWD. Continue Reading

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