The GT40 was originally created by Henry Ford to seek revenge against Enzo Ferrari for killing a business deal. The idea was to hit him where it hurt most; on the race track. The result was the Ford GT40. Its goal; defeat Ferrari at the 24 Hours Le Mans. The GT40 stunned the field by defeating Ferrari and winning the race each year through 1969.To celebrate Ford's 100th anniversary, it revived the legendary supercar by creating a line of concepts, that first of which were delivered to their owners in late 2004 & 2005. The 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition ($278000 - $347000) is one of only 343 to have the Heritage badge. Additional features include BBS wheels, painted brake callipers, McIntosh stereo system, and a 550 horsepower, 5.4-liter, 32-valve DOHC V-8 engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission.The 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition will be auctioned on May 10th, 2014.
Fujifilm is about to release the little brother to their popular X-M1 camera. The Fuji X-A1 ($599) has 16.3 MP and a 23.6 mm x 15.6 mm sensor. The only differences between the X-M1 and the X-A1 is the exterior finish and the A1 doesn't have the X-Trans sensor that comes with the M1. The X-A1 is available in three colors; blue, black, and red and will be available Oct 30th. Pre-orders are being taken now.
If you want something cool for your office of that piece of furniture that needs a little dressing up, then the Bulbing 2D/3D Lamps ($70) are just what you need. The lamps are made from a flat piece of acrylic glass, which has a 3d lamp shade projected on to it. The glass has been intricately etched to create a classic lampshade silhouette. The LED light then travels through the carved lines providing you with a cool design. The wood base is made out of classic steel while the stand is made from birchwood. The lamp also comes with a dimmer so you can set the desired mood for your space. The LED lights have a lifespan of about 50,000 hours.
The (multee)project "Wabi-sabi" Concrete Coaster Set ($48) will take the decor of any room and kick it up a notch. The coasters are handmade in Massachusetts and are composed of recylced granite and marble. Every coaster is unique, marked with the (multee)project (x) icon and backed with a cork bottom. Each coaster measures 4" and come in a set of four.
Just by looking at the bike you can tell The Classified Moto BW650 ($33,000+) is a unique bike. Classified wanted to make a bike that #1 infuriated armchair builders with its very presence and #2 make a bike that can travel on the deepest dunes, sling gravel on dirt trails, or hit freeways at high speeds. This bike is 100% street legal and ready for road use.The Classified Moto BW650 started out as a 1996 Honda XR650L with a front end from a 2014 Yamaha WR250R. It features a CM custom billet upper and lower triple tree, a Honda ATC250R front wheel paired with Honda XL600R brakes, and a Yamaha BW200 rear wheel. Each wheel is wrapped in STI Black Diamond's.This bike is a Level 5 Commission, which probably means they'll probably only make 1 or 2 of these a year.
Loads of kids wind up on detention in high school, and The Breakfast Club ($8) looks at 5 students in this very position. Written and directed by John Hughes and having a cast of 80's heavyweights including Emilio Esteves, Judd Nelson. Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, and Ally Sheedy, this 1985 movie has grown in stature over the years and is now a true classic. It is a very clever movie as the 5, who on paper have nothing in common, end up pouring their hearts out to each other and discovering that the perception they all have of each other is nowhere near the truth.