Apparently, because we don’t already have enough problem with scooters weaving in and out of traffic, scientists are working on a way for rats to drive around in miniature cars. Yes, these rodents can now literally join the rat race.
I recently attended the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show, and among the numerous displays of production and concept cars, I came across the booth for the Toyota Boshoku Corporation, who makes seating, interior, and exterior components for vehicles.
Car guys and gals, here is your chance to own a McLaren Senna supercar without having to hit the lotto. LEGO is showing off a new Speed Champions edition of the Senna that is just $14.99, making it roughly 1/64,000th of the cost of the real thing.
Have you ever wondered what cars might look like if you put the guys who design video game consoles in charge? Well, wonder no longer. Thanks to the guys at Jennings FordDirect, we now know exactly what game consoles would look like in automotive form.
Check out these toy cars racing their hearts out. This race looks pretty intense, but these cars aren’t even technically racing. They are on a treadmill, and the belt is moving, not the cars. Still, if you look at the footage in Diego Jesus Asim’s treadmill racing videos for a little while it almost looks like a real race with the ground moving by fast underneath them.
If you have a spare $2000 a month, you might want to buy a second home – or you might want to check out BMW’s new car service. This Netflix-like subscription service recently kicked off a pilot program called “Access by BMW,” which lets subscribers drive various BMW vehicles on demand.
Coinciding with the 2018 New York Auto Show, luxury performance automaker Lexus showed off something highly unexpected – a new offering designed to offer the ultimate in automotive customization. Partnering up with DNA analysis company 23andMe, they plan to build cars catered to your exact genetic makeup.
You know you are a Mad Max fan when you start building apocalyptic cars for your toddlers. That’s what Ian Pfaff, of Glendale, California did. And they are super cool mini cars that are hopefully battle-ready.
Thanks to improvements in fuel efficiency, stops at the gas station continue to be less frequent occasions for many modern vehicles. But there’s still the process of getting out of the car, sticking your credit card in the machine, and hoping it works properly.
LEGO Ideas showcases some of the coolest blocky constructs in all the world, and the best part is that some of the user-submitted designs eventually get produced. The latest awesome kit you can actually buy appeals to both the LEGO and car geek inside of me.
The Fiat 500 has been around for a long time in the automotive world with modern versions still in production. The LEGO Fiat model you see here is a replica of the classic 1968 Fiat 500 F and it looks fantastic.
Over the last few decades, computer graphics have become a more and more essential part of industrial design – especially in the automotive industry. The ability to visualize designs digitally has given designers and engineers the freedom to test and refine concepts and functionality prior to expending time and money on physical prototypes.
I am a big fan of Star Wars and a big fan of cars. My son collected Hot Wheels cars growing up and probably had 1,000 of them at one time. He was like a Hot Wheels Rain Man, he always knew when one was missing from his giant pile, and we had to search the house to find it.
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.