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Ken Block’s Gymkhana Seven Video Has Lots of Donuts

Ken Block’s Gymkhana Seven Video Has Lots of Donuts
Ken Block is insane, anyone who has watched one of his Gymkhana videos would probably agree. Take Gymkhana Five for instance – that video was awesome with Block blasting through the streets of San Francisco in his racing car doing donuts and jumping.

This Guy Built A 1989 Batmobile, Dresses up as Batman to Help Sick Kids

This Guy Built A 1989 Batmobile, Dresses up as Batman to Help Sick Kids
This street legal Batmobile was built by 29-year-old Zac Mihajlovic of Camden, Australia. It took him two years to complete. It’s based on the Batmobile driven by Michael Keaton in the 1989 Tim Burton Batman movie. 
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This Belt Doubles as a Scooter

This Belt Doubles as a Scooter
Product designer Ádám Török, from Sopron, Hungary, came up with the idea for this truly unique scooter. He made it for a school graduation project. His thinking is that in the future, most vehicles will be portable.

1:4 Scale Transforming Robot Car: Project J-deite

1:4 Scale Transforming Robot Car: Project J-deite
We’ve featured Kenji Ishida’s progress regarding his transforming robot over the years. The first three models we saw were already coveted toys, but Kenji made it clear early on that his ultimate goal was to create a life-sized car that transforms into a humanoid robot. 

Razor Is Making a Real Life Mario Kart with the Crazy Cart XL

Razor Is Making a Real Life Mario Kart with the Crazy Cart XL
Mario Kart is awesome, but it just makes you wish you had a real life version to zip around in and throw banana peels and turtle shells. Well Razor is making a real life version. The Razor Cray Cart XL is a follow-up to a smaller version they made for kids a while back.

Local Motors 3D-Printed EV Has 120-mile Range

Local Motors 3D-Printed EV Has 120-mile Range
3D printers are the wave of the future for more than just printing small repair parts in space or action figures and other items. Some firms, like Local Motors, envision 3D printing as a way to build cars in the future.

LEGO Hypercar Kits Leak and We Want Them!

LEGO Hypercar Kits Leak and We Want Them!
If you aren’t a car geek, you may not know what a hypercar is. Hypercars are a step above your typical exotic supercars, often with powerful hybrid drivetrains that push them into the 800+ horsepower range.

A Tech Firm Is Developing a Tool That Can Detect Texting While Driving

A Tech Firm Is Developing a Tool That Can Detect Texting While Driving
Idiots texting while trying to pilot a motor vehicle are one of the many blights afflicting our society right now. Yes, they do tend to remove themselves from the gene pool, but most of us seem to think that’s a little extreme.

Local Motors Strati 3D Printed Car: Gone in 44 Hours

Local Motors Strati 3D Printed Car: Gone in 44 Hours
You wouldn’t steal a car, but someday you might be able to download and replicate one, thanks to Local Motors. As of this writing the vehicle maker is creating the world’s (partially) 3D printed car at the 2014 International Manufacturing Technology Show.

LEGO Star Wars Slave I UCS Set: Boba Fig

LEGO Star Wars Slave I UCS Set: Boba Fig
After the Batman Tumbler set, LEGO’s next major Ultimate Collectors Series release is the 75060 Slave I. The ship is made of 1996 pieces and comes with minifigs, including of course its pilot Boba Fett. I love the chipped paint graphic on the ship’s pieces.

Nissan Trolls Ferrari, Offers Deadmau5 Nyan Cat GT-R

Nissan Trolls Ferrari, Offers Deadmau5 Nyan Cat GT-R
If you are into music, you probably know who Deadmau5 is. I’m not a big fan of his music, but I did like his Nyan Cat Ferrari. Ferrari took issue with how that car was clad and eventually, Deadmau5 ditched the Purrari.

Bygen Hank Direct Drive Bike Says Goodbye to Chains

Bygen Hank Direct Drive Bike Says Goodbye to Chains
Folding bikes only fold down so far. It is usually limited by the chain. You can’t fold that. So why not ditch the chain? That’s what Bygen’s Hank Direct Bike has done. Instead of a chain, or even a belt, it has a direct-drive system.

Robot Rides Hoverbike, We’re All Doomed

Robot Rides Hoverbike, We’re All Doomed
Malloy Aeronautics in the UK is developing a flying quadcopter designed for human riders. Right now they are testing a 1/3 scale model proof-of-concept vehicle called the Drone 3 that has a robot riding it. Now imagine a full scale version of this thing chasing you down with a larger robot and outfitted with lasers.

FIXD Tells You What Those Dash Lights in Your Car Mean

FIXD Tells You What Those Dash Lights in Your Car Mean
If you have ever had the check engine light come on in your car, you know how uncomfortable that can be. In part of your brain, you think it’s nothing but a way for the dealer to make some money on service, and you keep driving.

Bacon-Powered Diesel Motorcycle: Now You’re Cookin’ with Bio-Fuel!

Bacon-Powered Diesel Motorcycle: Now You’re Cookin’ with Bio-Fuel!
Bacon and motorcycles. That sounds like a dream come true. Turns out that it really is a dream that has come true. Driven By Bacon is a documentary about a diesel motorcycle that runs on bacon grease fuel.

This Mountain Bike/Motorcycle Is Your Ride During the Zombie Apocalypse

This Mountain Bike/Motorcycle Is Your Ride During the Zombie Apocalypse
Let Mad Max keep his cars. I’m riding through the apocalypse in style. This is the Motoped Survival Bike Black Ops Edition. Let’s face it, a tank would be ideal, but not practical. This is what you need for moving fast and killing zombies.
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