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Sweet LEGO Supercar Has Working Five-Speed Transmission

Sweet LEGO Supercar Has Working Five-Speed Transmission
We talk about a lot of cool LEGO projects around here. Typically, these projects give you no idea of all the hard work that went into actually building the finished product. However, a really cool LEGO supercar has surfaced – dubbed the Vampire GT supercar, and the builder offered up some insight into how he pulled it off.

The Walking Dead Creator Designs Zombie Survival Hyundai

The Walking Dead Creator Designs Zombie Survival Hyundai
If you woke up one morning and realized the zombie apocalypse was here, what vehicle would you want to fight off the hordes? I think I want something with a lot of payload capacity for all the weapons, Doritos, and Dr.
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BMW Patent Shows Manual Transmission That Won’t Let You Pick the Wrong Gear

BMW Patent Shows Manual Transmission That Won’t Let You Pick the Wrong Gear
The manual transmission has been slowly falling out of favor with many drivers. In days past, two groups of people opted for manual transmission, the enthusiast and people looking for overall fuel economy. With automatic transmissions often delivering better fuel economy today thanks to more forward speeds, the main supporter of the manual transmission is now the automotive enthusiast.

Fahrradi Faralla FFX Has More in Common with Lance Armstrong Than Enzo Ferrari

Fahrradi Faralla FFX Has More in Common with Lance Armstrong Than Enzo Ferrari
If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a Ferrari, but as a means of transport a bicycle is more to your budgetary constraints, check out this cool supercar. The Fahrradi Faralla FFX is actually more of a pedal car than supercar since underneath the sleek Ferrari-esq exterior hides the inner workings of a bicycle.

Speedometer Watch Goes from 0 to 60 Seconds… in 60 Seconds

Speedometer Watch Goes from 0 to 60 Seconds… in 60 Seconds
If we haven’t burned you out on cool digital watches here on Technabob, here’s another for you to consider for your collection. This watch is designed to look just like the speedometer and other gauges from your car, so it’s perfect for automotive enthusiasts.

Genuine Diamond Paint Invented by German Porsche Tuner

Genuine Diamond Paint Invented by German Porsche Tuner
Odds are if you’re driving around a Porsche, you’re very well to do already. If you’re driving around in a Porsche tuned by a German Porsche company called Gemballa, you’re definitely rich. If you rolling around in that Gemballa modified Porsche sports car rocking the company’s new diamond paint, you are serious Gem-balla (see what I did right there).

Nissan Adds Cool Tire Inflation Technology to 2013 Vehicles

Nissan Adds Cool Tire Inflation Technology to 2013 Vehicles
My wife has a 2012 Nissan Altima, and like all vehicles since 2007, the car has a tire pressure monitoring system. The part that’s so stupid about the rudimentary system in that particular car is that when the light comes on you have no idea which tire is actually low.

Mad Max Motorcycle Built from Car that Broke Down in the Desert

Mad Max Motorcycle Built from Car that Broke Down in the Desert
For most of us, if our car broke down in the desert, we would have no choice but to just walk or pray for rescue. Most of are not so technically inclined to take our cars and build something else out of the parts.

199 MPH Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Gets 78 MPG, Empties Wallets

199 MPH Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Gets 78 MPG, Empties Wallets
There a lot of people out there that are really into the green movement who thumb their nose at fuel-swilling performance cars. Typically, when we’re talking about something along the lines of a Porsche, fuel economy isn’t mentioned in the same sentence.

Japanese Robot Guy Creates an Amazing Transforming Car

Japanese Robot Guy Creates an Amazing Transforming Car
Watch below as Kenji Ishida’s transforming car changes from a car to a fully working robot just like in the kids cartoons – with no help from Michael Bay’s effects team. We’re not quite sure if it is a Autobot or a Decepticon, but it is 100% awesome.

Concept One Electric Supercar Goes on Sale

Concept One Electric Supercar Goes on Sale
There are many reasons I wish I was rich. One of the big ones is I’d like to be able to purchase all the awesome cars I see. One of the cool vehicles that you can bet I’d add to my collection if I were loaded is the new Concept One EV from Rimac Automobili.

Zombies Hate Mannequins, Flossing and the Chevy Cruze

Zombies Hate Mannequins, Flossing and the Chevy Cruze
I’ve never been forced to run from a zombie horde before, but I’ve long suspected that there are two places where you will find yourself in dire circumstances eventually. The first is getting fuel for your car and second is trying to find a place to go to the bathroom.

Cadillac Announces Self-Driving Car Tech

Cadillac Announces Self-Driving Car Tech
I think many of us would appreciate a car that can drive itself for those long road trips or when you’re stuck in traffic. We have some systems today to make driving in traffic easier such as cruise control that can stop and start the car moving without driver interaction.

Dodge Dart to Get Optional Wireless Charging System for Smartphones

Dodge Dart to Get Optional Wireless Charging System for Smartphones
I hate messing with wires to charge my smartphone. When I used an iPhone, I had a wireless charging case so I could just plop the iPhone down on a charging base without having to mess with wires.

Infiniti LE Concept Is Like the Nissan Leaf Seen through Beer Goggles

Infiniti LE Concept Is Like the Nissan Leaf Seen through Beer Goggles
I’ll be the first to say the technology behind the Nissan Leaf EV is very cool. I’ll also be the first one to say that the Nissan Leaf is one ugly automobile. It seems a lot of the time automakers go out of their way to make electric vehicles boring and unattractive.

Blind Man Gets a Ride in Google’s Self-Driving Car

Blind Man Gets a Ride in Google’s Self-Driving Car
My grandfather was paralyzed from the waist down from an accident before I was born. As he aged, his health deteriorated until he was unable to drive his own car despite it having specially outfitted controls operated by his hands.
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