903 hp. Zero to 124 mph in less than seven seconds. The McLaren P1 ($1.15 million) expected to start delivery in early 2014 can deliver on both and I want one. The 3.8- liter twin-turbo V8 combined with an electric motor and a seven-speed dual-clutch puts out 664 lb-ft of torque and has a top speed of 218 mph. And lets say you want to hit the track - there's a mode for that. The P1 comes with modes including Launch, Track, Race, Sport, and E and at a push of a button you can adjust suspension height and firmness, change powertrain programming, chassis settings, and stability control. Only 375 of these guys are going to made so you better step on it if you want one.
The Lightning 400 By Deus Ex Machina ($TBA) was created with riders in mind. Whether you're in the mood for a little off roading or want to keep to the asphalt, the Lightning will accomodate. This guy started out as a Yamaha SR and features Deus customizations like; a 46mm traditional front suspension in black, FOX rear shock with piggy back, custom CNC formed triple clamps, Discacciati front brake system, Sc-Project full exhaust system, OEM Yamaha Sr500 Alloy wheels, and Continental TC80 tires (19" front and 18" rear). If you want one just like it, get in touch with Deus and I'm sure they'll hook you up.
Renovo Motors is looking to throw its hat into the electric supercar ring with its Renovo Coupe ($530,000). Renovo is based out of Silicon Valley and their mission is to "push the evolution of automotive engineering." It looks like they'll be doing just that with their coupe. Their machine utilizes three separate high voltage lithium battery packs that can charge in just 30 minutes and deliver and whopping 1000 ft-lbs of torque from a dead stop. Combined with the 500 horses the engine delivers, you'll go from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.4 seconds. The Renovo Coupe will start delivery in 2015, so if you got a half a mil laying around you might want to reserve one.
The brain child of Barry Jackson, the Hivehaus Flat-Packed Honeycomb House ($TBA) is an easy to build self-contained micro house. Based on the honeycomb structures that bees build the Hivehaus is constructed of individual cells which are customizable enough to offer a layout to fit any need. Each cell is about 100 square feet, is fitted with six LED down lights, four electrical sockets, and your choice of doors and windows. If you want to take your structure off grid solar panels and composting toilets are also available for purchase.
Survival bracelets are a stylish modern accessory made from super tough repurposed paracord. The same type used in Word War II and since as a valuable survivalist tool. The latest range of Paracord Bracelets by We Are All Smith ($29) offer a more exclusive take on the classic design. Each bracelet features a durable brass clasp and findings for a long lasting and practical accessory. These American made bracelets are available to buy right now in a variety of colors to suit your mood.
Every so often we scour the web and provide you with links to all the cool things we found. We also like to give you a little something extra to get you through to Monday.
1. APPRECIATE - Emily Ratajkowski
2. READ - How To Use Introductions to Advance Your Career - The Art of Manliness
3. MAKE - Super Sonic Dish Sponge - Instructables
4. EAT - Don't Worry, We've Got Your Final Four Snacking Covered - Food Republic
5. SEE - Flight of the Bumblebee on 101 Bottles - College Humor
6. DRINK - 10 underrated/overlooked boozes your bartender wants you to order - Guyism
7. WATCH - Lucy Movie Trailer HD – Starring Scarlett Johannson - Muted
8. WEAR - Johnny Manziel Pro Day Nike Gear - Muted
9. WEAR - 10 Essential Products For Runners - Ask Men