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Tag: Car

Freewheeler Speaker Looks Like a Tire, Priced Like a Car

Freewheeler Speaker Looks Like a Tire, Priced Like a Car
Nope, this isn’t some crazy whitewall tire for your car. It’s actually a high-end wireless outdoor speaker which can be rolled around anywhere you want. Designed by Ron Arad and Frances Pellisari for Austria’s Viteo, the Freewheeler produces high quality stereo sound indoors or out.

Rear View Mirror Tvs Say to Hell With Other Drivers

Rear View Mirror Tvs Say to Hell With Other Drivers
When you’re driving down the road, why should you have to worry about those pesky cars behind you? Thanks to this alarming new trend on its way over from China, rear view mirrors will soon do away with the irritation of constantly checking for other cars behind your vehicle, and instead let you focus on more pressing tasks, like watching television or dialing the phone.

Papercraft Batmobile: the Dark Knight Gets His Car Back

Papercraft Batmobile: the Dark Knight Gets His Car Back
I don’t know if any of you heard, but there’s an itty bitty low-budget movie about some sort of winged superhero that just hit theaters this week, and maybe at least a few of you managed to go and see it.

Vmod Lets You Take Your Media on the Road

Vmod Lets You Take Your Media on the Road
Want to take all of your digital media on the road? VMOD mounts inside your vehicle and lets you easily move all of your music, video, photos and other media to your car via a Wi-Fi connection.

Mini Cooper USB Memory Even Smaller Than the Real Thing

Mini Cooper USB Memory Even Smaller Than the Real Thing
If you thought the Mini Cooper was small enough already, get a load of these Mini Mini Cooper flash memory devices. The Mini drives are the latest wacky USB devices to hit the streets. Each one is a 1:48 scale replica of an actual Mini.

Car Hood Airbags Protect Pedestrians From Bad Drivers

Car Hood Airbags Protect Pedestrians From Bad Drivers
When I think of airbags, I picture them inside the car. But what if we equipped cars with outer airbags to protect pedestrians? That’s exactly what Toyoda Gosei (an offshoot of Toyota) has done with these prototypes: they’ve equipped cars with camera and radar sensors to detect pedestrians and (presumably) activate the outer airbags to protect anyone within range of the car.

R/C Car Puts You in the Driver’S Seat

R/C Car Puts You in the Driver’S Seat
This cool new remote-controlled car puts you right in the heart of the action, thanks to a tiny wireless camera and a pair of POV goggles. The VTS (Vision Tracking System) R/C car uses a VGA resolution digital camera to transmit a real-time image from the driver’s perspective to a head-mounted display device.

Car Visor Plays Dvds, Video Games, Mp3s, Mp4s

Car Visor Plays Dvds, Video Games, Mp3s, Mp4s
Do we really need any more distractions we need while we drive down the road? This over-the-top replacement sun visor for your vehicle manages to cram in just about everything but the kitchen sink. Not only can the visor play DVDs, audio and video files, it can play retro video games on its 7-inch LCD 16×9 widescreen display.

Ferrari Nano Racers: Tiny, Remote Controlled Fun

Ferrari Nano Racers: Tiny, Remote Controlled Fun
Can’t afford to spend your next couple of paychecks on that Italian sports car you’ve been dreaming about? Why not live vicariously through these miniature motorized Ferarris that just hit the streets? These tiny 1/58th scale Ferraris measure just about 3-inches long and fit in the palm of your hand.

Navisurfer Ii: a Complete Pc in Your Car’s Dashboard

Navisurfer Ii: a Complete Pc in Your Car’s Dashboard
This isn’t the first time I’ve seen a computer designed to fit inside your car, but it’s definitely the first one I’ve seen which can fit entirely in the space of your old car stereo. The Navisurfer II occupies a single DIN slot in your car’s dashboard, and manages to cram in an entire PC with a flip-out touchscreen 7-inch color display.

A Fire Breathing, Car Killing Robot of Your Very Own

A Fire Breathing, Car Killing Robot of Your Very Own
Remember the Robosaurus? Let me refresh your memory. The gigantic robotic dinosaur looks like a metal, fire-breathing Tyrannosaurus Rex, and might be just about as fierce. Capable of picking up cars, then crushing them with its razor-sharp jaws, I certainly wouldn’t want to run into one in a back alley.

Porsche Wheel Casemod Does Rock, Won’t Roll

Porsche Wheel Casemod Does Rock, Won’t Roll
This automotive-inspired casemod embeds a complete high-end PC built inside an alloy wheel from an SUV. The liquid cooled SLI-Machine Wheel PC is loaded into an 18-inch wheel from a Porsche Cayenne, then wrapped up in a Bridgestone Dueler H/P radial tire to round things out.

Shocking Car Remote Zaps Bad Valet Parkers

Shocking Car Remote Zaps Bad Valet Parkers
If you’ve got a really cruel streak, here’s a new prank for your arsenal of practical jokes. This may look like an ordinary car keychain remote, but it won’t actually open any vehicle. Instead, it lets out a tiny jolt of electricity when your unsuspecting victim presses the wrong button.

Microwave Zaps Fleeing Cars in Their Tracks

Microwave Zaps Fleeing Cars in Their Tracks
Let me start by saying this — I need one of these. A new technology is in the works that can stop moving vehicles cars dead from a distance. Pasadena’s Eureka Aerospace has developed high-power microwave-based system that can be fired at a specific car and kill its electrical system in an instant.

Remote Control Cars Send Passengers Flying

Remote Control Cars Send Passengers Flying
What fun are toy cars if you can’t smash them together and cause little car crashes? These new r/c cars encourage reckless driving by sending their occupants into the sky when they hit. No airbags here, just flying little men, spiraling through the air to an untimely demise.

Police Cars to Get Bunny Rabbit Strobe Lights

Police Cars to Get Bunny Rabbit Strobe Lights
The police department in Osaka, Japan is about to get a whole lot wackier. Apparently, they’ve ordered these goofy rabbit-shaped lights for about 800 of their cars. The bunny strobe lights are designed for use on vehicles patrolling the neighborhoods around schools, presumably so the kids can point and laugh at the cops.