You’ll Be Amazed After Seeing The Classy Interior Of This Rolls-Royce!

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An art-filled Rolls-Royce regarded as a palace on wheels and one of the finest British cars ever made is expected to sell for £700,000 at auction. The Phantom I was commissioned in 1926 by Woolworths’ financial director Clarence Gasque as a surprise gift for his wife, Maude. To ensure she was suitably impressed, Mr Gasque set out on a no-expense-spared project that resulted in the rear seats costing more than the average home. The ten-month project resulted in a car described by experts as being “nothing less than magnificently palatial”. Continue »

A Look Back At The First Tucker Torpedo Prototype From 1946

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The Tucker Torpedo is one of the great what-if stories of automotive history. Preston Tucker hoped to revolutionize the industry with a car unlike any other on the road at the time. However, due to a variety of problems, he only managed build 51 vehicles before closing shop. Over time, they have become highly sought-after; ​In 2012, one sold for $2.65 million at auction. Continue »

This Mind-Blowing Audi Truck Could Be The Future Of Big Rigs

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Automakers need big rigs to perform chores like hauling fuel and transporting race cars to the track. But what if the company got incredibly adventurous about the design of its trucks? That’s the premise of this self-driving electric truck concept art designed by Artem Smirnov, of Belarus, and Vladimir Panchenko, of Ukraine. Continue »

Car Drivers Need To Beware Of The Barnacle

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An American firm called Ideas That Stick has come up with a brutal way of punishing people who don’t obey parking laws. They’ve invented a device called the Barnacle which sticks to the windshields of cars with 750 pounds of force. The device is currently being tested but it could mean big trouble for anyone with unpaid parking tickets. Continue »

Autonomous And Fully Connected BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 Motorcycle

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The BMW motorrad ‘VISION NEXT 100′ concept motorcycle completes the german automotive brand’s centenary celebrations and stands as the ultimate riding experience. Referencing their origins, the BMW motorrad ‘VISION NEXT 100’ concept features a black frame triangle that was influenced by their ‘R32’ motorcycle, which was made in 1923. Its design has been reinterpreted as more of a functional sculpture that links the front and rear wheels with a dynamic sweep. this single, flowing frame is a clean surface, without any visible bearings and joints, and helps create a naked bike form from its side view. named ‘flexframe’, the construction aids steering by allowing light changing of direction and high rigidity when at top speeds. Continue »

Bluetooth Speaker Ingeniously Disguised As Cotton Cloud That Floats Inside Your Home

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A recent collaboration, called Making Weather, by design firm Richard Clarkson Studio and levitation specialists Crealev, have produced a levitating version of Clarkson’s interactive speaker lamp, Cloud. The new product, named ‘floating’, is made of white hand fluffed polyester fibers that give each cloud a unique shape and has magnets embedded in both the reflective oval base and the body of the cloud. The powerful magnets allow the speaker to float 1 to 2 inches off the base and lets the speaker softly bob and rotate to create an effect similar to that of clouds floating outside. Continue »

Photographer Benedict Redgrove Given Unprecedented Access To NASA Technology

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Photographer Benedict Redgrove has been granted unprecedented access to document past and present NASA technology, a sneak peek of which can be seen in the new issue of WIRED UK. Six years in the making, Redgrove captures everything from the space shuttle Atlantis and Vehicle Assembly Building, to the new Orion Crew Module, robot Valkyrie R5 and Boeing’s Starliner capsule. In fact the project is still ongoing, as it’s meant to culminate with the launch of the new SLS rocket in 2018. Continue »

Glow In The Dark Bicycle Path Unveiled In Poland

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This glow in the dark bicycle path can be found near Lidzbark Warminski in the north of Poland. It’s made from a synthetic material that is charged by the sun, and it can hold up to ten hours of light. The impressive strip is powered entirely by the sun, and it’s still in the testing phases. Studio Roosegaarde’s Starry Night bike lane inspired TPA Instytut Badań Technicznych Sp. z o.o to create the glowing bike path. Continue »

Iceland Road Painted To Stop Arctic Terns Being Killed

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A group of biologists have painted the road Útnesvegur, located on the tip of Snæfellsnes peninsula in West Iceland, in bright colours in an effort to prevent the untimely death of hundreds of young Arctic terns. Continue »

The Jeep Wrangler Based G. Patton Tomahawk 6×6 Is What Nightmares Are Made Of

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This is the G. Patton Tomahawk, and it looks like a Jeep Wrangler subjected to repeated jabs of testosterone injections. So much so, its grew an extra pair of wheels, while its skin became as hard as rock. Of course, there should be no questions asked regarding its inspiration, which is unequivocally the monstrous Mercedes-AMG G 63 6×6. Continue »

Fantastic Minimalist Japanese Cruiser 1989 Nissan Neo-X Concept That Was Ahead Of Its Time

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According to Chicago Tribune, November 19, 1989: “Perhaps the two most intriguing designs at the show [Tokyo Motor Show, 1989] were the Nissan Neo-X and Mitsubishi HSR-II, experimental vehicles that provide a glimpse of how personal transporation may evolve in the 21st Century.” Continue »

Life-Sized, 3D Hobby ‘Planes’ Resembling Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump Take To The Sky

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Model plane builder Otto Dieffenbach III makes his remote control plane resembling Donald Trump release fake money as it flies over the beach next to a similar plane resembling Hillary Clinton in Carlsbad, California. Continue »

Jaguar E-Type 1964 Discovered In A Dilapidated Garage

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A Jaguar E-Type 1964 is a terrible thing to waste. When a family in England inherited a house with an old garage they decided to take a look around and that’s where they found the classic car. Continue »

Drivers In This Chinese City Are Rat-Proofing Their Cars

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People living in the city of Nanning in southern China have had to rat-proof their cars recently because the rat population in the city is growing. The DIY solution to this problem is to create what’s being called “a skirt” made out of cloth and bamboo which keeps the rats out. Continue »

How Does The City Look With Self Driving Cars? The Smiling Car Shows You The Answer

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Eight out of ten pedestrians seek eye contact with the driver when they cross the street. This is no longer possible with self-driving cars. To make pe-destrians feel safer Semcon has developed The Smiling Car concept where the self-driving car communicates in a perfectly natural way – by smiling. Continue »