The Bowlus Road Chief Travel Trailer ($100,000) was inspired by timeless American style. Its shell is made from aircraft-grade aluminum,and is outfitted with everything you need for those ambitious cross country road trips. It comes with a full bathroom with a shower, kitchen, armchairs, beds, propane tanks, and airconditioning. And there's no need for bike racks as there's enough interior storage to accomodate your two wheeled friends.
Your prayers have been answered. Jeep has just announced that the Jeep Gladiator Pickup Truck ($TBA) will be built out of its Toledo plant and hit the market sometime in 2017. Currently, if you want to a truck bed on a Jeep, one of your only options is to buy a JK8 conversion kit from Mopar at a price of $10,000.The Gladiator is expected to come with two engine options. A V6 with 285 horses and 260 lb-ft of torque and a 2.8-liter inline four diesel with 160 horses and 295 lb-ft of torque. If you're looking for better gas mileage and are going to carry heavy loads, the diesel is probably your best bet. These engines will be paired with a 6-speed automatic tranny and a pair of lockable differentials.With all of this gear, the Gladiator should be able to compete with trucks like the Tacoma and Colorado when comparing off-road capabilities.
The world famous Cadillac is very much a symbol what we call Americana as, for many, owning one means that have realised their American dream. Cadillac: 110 Years ($50) is a tie in with the 110th anniversary of this iconic luxury brand which is renowned for the high styling and high performances it offers the driver. This stunningly illustrated volume features more than 200 photographs in full color and chronicles the brand's evolution. It tells the story right from the beginning in 1905 when it produced its first closed body car through 2009 which brought us the ubiquitous Escalade and onto 2013 when they treat us to the brand new ATS.
This isn't you Grand Dad's credenza. Add a little glam to your home with The Rockstar Whiskey Bar ($CALL). The Rockstar is hand made in the UK and is available in American Black Walnut or Blackened Ash with either a Grey Berry Silk or Black Leather back panel. On the left of the bar is a brass light fixture with a heat cage for protection. Each bar is made to order so allow eight to twelve weeks for delivery.(more…)
Seiko is always a quality name when it comes to watches and despite the rise of smartphones, their magnificent pieces have shown there’s still a market for the more traditional watch. Their Astron collection which launched in 2012 is an excellent representation of this, and now the brand new Seiko Caliber 8X22 ($1700+) is hoping to continue the tradition. As the new watch in the Astron line, the Caliber comes with a slim line case and clearer dial layout, while also maintaining the GPS and solar power properties of the Astron line. The watch will be part of a new range of introduction to the Astron line and are priced from $1700.RELATED: 10 OF THE BEST MEN’S FIELD WATCHES
Toyota is bringing back the TRD package for their Tacoma family. The 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro ($37K+) features factory installed off-road equipment designed by the guys who make up the Toyota Racing Development team. The TRD is geared towards off-roaders who are going to push their trucks to the extreme.TRD-installed suspension and exhaust upgrades include FOX 2.5 Internal Bypass shocks tuned by TRD, TRD-tuned front springs with a 1-inch lift, and TRD-tuned rear suspension with progressive-rate off-road leaf spring. Exterior upgrades include 16-inch black alloy wheels wrapped in all-terrain Kevlar reinforced tires, pro aluminum front skid plate, and LED daytime running lights. The 2017 TRD will be dropping in the fall of 2016.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyNshwyrtGY