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Category: Vehicles

Volkswagen Created a Motorized Office Chair with Car Features

Volkswagen Created a Motorized Office Chair with Car Features
Inspired by the features found in its line of vans, Volkswagen Norway created a motorized office chair with all sorts of bells and whistles. The chair’s features include LED headlights, a seatbelt, a seat warmer, a horn, a tow hitch – even an entertainment system.

Man Installs ‘Eject Passenger’ Button Garage Door Opener in Car

Man Installs ‘Eject Passenger’ Button Garage Door Opener in Car
Because who hasn’t dreamed of having a James Bond-style ejector seat in their vehicle to quickly remove a passenger during an uncomfortable conversation, YouTuber Scott Prints installed a passenger ejector seat button in his vehicle. Of course, it’s not actually an ejector seat button; it’s a garage door opener.

Michael Myers Car Sunshade: One Deadly Driver

Michael Myers Car Sunshade: One Deadly Driver
Michael Myers: hands down one of the most iconic and best slasher film antagonists of all time. And what better way to let others know you’re deep in the Halloween spirit than with this Michael Myers car sunshade?

Glow-in-the-Dark Highway Paint for Safer Night Driving

Glow-in-the-Dark Highway Paint for Safer Night Driving
Australian road marking company Tarmac Linemarking teamed up with firms OmniGrip and Vic Roads to develop a new glow-in-the-dark highway paint that can be used to mark road lines that will glow after the sun goes down.

Building and Riding a 297-Pound Bike Made Entirely Out of Concrete

Building and Riding a 297-Pound Bike Made Entirely Out of Concrete
Apparently firm believers that no ideas are bad ideas, the YouTube channel Play To DIY constructed a bicycle almost entirely out of concrete. The behemoth bike weighs an incredible 134.5 kg (~296 lb), and actually balances and rides pretty smoothly, all things considered.

Man Replaces Mazda Miata’s Steering Wheel with Nintendo Wii Wheel Controller

Man Replaces Mazda Miata’s Steering Wheel with Nintendo Wii Wheel Controller
Presumably, to prove that Mario Kart can be used as a realistic driving simulator when coupled with the Nintendo Wii Wheel, TikTok user Tyler Atkin created the ‘Wiiata,’ a Mazda Miata with its steering wheel replaced with the Wii peripheral.

The Chevy Cobalt ETV (Extra Terrestrial Vehicle) Is out of This World

The Chevy Cobalt ETV (Extra Terrestrial Vehicle) Is out of This World
Crafted by car kit maker and Florida Man Mike Vetter, the ETV (Extra Terrestrial Vehicle) is a custom body kit that makes cars look like their gullwing doors are about to open and a bunch of bug-eyed aliens are going to crawl out with laser blasters to conquer earth.

Guys Successfully 3D Print a Functional Wheel Rim

Guys Successfully 3D Print a Functional Wheel Rim
Because 3D printing offers a glimpse into the future, Jón Schone of YouTube channel Proper Printing used the technology to print a car rim that can successfully be driven on without failing and causing a horrific accident.

$1.5-Million Bugatti Chiron Watch Has a Tiny Functional W16 Engine Inside

$1.5-Million Bugatti Chiron Watch Has a Tiny Functional W16 Engine Inside
Meticulously crafted by jeweler and watchmaker Jacob & Co, the Bugatti Chiron Blue Sapphire Crystal watch costs $1.5-million and features a tiny replica of a Bugatti W16 engine inside, complete with 16 moving pistons. The watch took over a year to build and features a 51-jewel movement and 578 handmade and decorated pieces in total, almost all of which are visible through the translucent case.

Hot Wheels Car Rolling Suitcase Is Road Trip Ready

Hot Wheels Car Rolling Suitcase Is Road Trip Ready
Because why not get your child actually excited to pack and tote their luggage around on vacation, MaxToy teamed up with Mattel to create this officially licensed Hot Wheels Night Shifter rolling suitcase (affiliate link). The case features a hard shell in the form of a Hot Wheels car, complete with wheels, exposed engine, and – what are those coming out the back – jet engines?

Widescape WS250: The World’s First Stand-Up Snowmobile

Widescape WS250: The World’s First Stand-Up Snowmobile
Introduced by upstart Canadian powersports company Widescape, the WS250 is allegedly the world’s first snowmobile designed to be ridden while standing up. Wait – who wants to stand? Sitting is where it’s at. And, if I’m being perfectly honest, I’d much rather be lying down.

Tesla’s Kid-Size Cyberquad ATV: For Your Mini Musk

Tesla’s Kid-Size Cyberquad ATV: For Your Mini Musk
Released just in time for Christmas (but not guaranteed for Christmas delivery), Tesla is selling a child-sized version of the Cyberquad it introduced alongside the Cybertruck’s November 2019 unveiling. You know, because why should adults get to have all the fun?

The EXO Giga Bike is a Custom PC in a Bicycle: BMX On

The EXO Giga Bike is a Custom PC in a Bicycle: BMX On
If you’re a PC enthusiast, you might have noticed that boutique manufacturers are actually making open-air chassis that are not meant to be test benches, but for showcase builds. Well, how’s this for an open-air chassis?

Disassembled Gadget Art: Where Old Smartphones Go to Die

Disassembled Gadget Art: Where Old Smartphones Go to Die
Inspired by Todd McLellan’s Things Come Apart object breakdown photography series, Kevin of Etsy shop FEIPPO carefully disassembles smartphones of yesteryear and frames all the pieces for display as wall art. I say smartphones, but he also has some classic Nokia brick phones available as well, which I’m surprised he was able to tear down at all based on how well they were assembled in the first place.

VW Microbus Igloo Coolers: The Party Bus Has Arrived!

VW Microbus Igloo Coolers: The Party Bus Has Arrived!
Inspired by the classic look of vintage Volkswagen Type 2 microbuses, Igloo has released three limited edition coolers, each resembling one of the 1950s and ’60s vehicles. Available on Amazon in red and orange large sizes and a blue mini size (affiliate links), they’re the perfect coolers for bringing a few cold drinks to the beach.

Hip Flask Nunchucks: For a Drunken Master

Hip Flask Nunchucks: For a Drunken Master
Weapons and booze: as a general rule, they don’t mix well together. But did that stop Anvirtue from producing these hip flask nunchucks? No, it did not. I can already feel the welt on my leg swelling because I tried showing off my amateur nunchuck skills after emptying both flasks down my gullet.