The Deus Ex Machina Project X Motorcycle ($TBA) is a continuation of Deus's Yamaha Yard Build series. The bike started out as a Yamaha XJR1300 and was stripped down to proudly display its 1251cc air-cooled engine. They then fitted the bike with wider handlebars, and custom bodywork. Additional features include: Ohlins front suspension and rear shocks, custom triple clamps, Discacciati brake system, Leovince titanium exhaust, Marvic Streamline Magesium wheels, Motogadget instruments, Pirelli race tires, and a Hella Rallye front light.
Officine Sbrannetti is an italian customizer made up of five friends who share a passion for creating beautiful machines out of a previously abandoned hosuse. Their latest creation, the Buldozzer by Officine Sbrannetti ($TBA) started off as a 1999 BMW R100GS. Some of their customizations include switching the original seat with a new leather one, new aluminum fenders, a new tank, new exhaust system, a luggage rack added to the rear seat, changing to an off-road handlebar, knobby tires, sandblasting worn out parts and a complete paint job. The finished product shows the patience and talent they put into every detail.
Luxury watches are the perfect gift for any man, a functional accessory which looks good both day and night.These type of watches are an investment, a quality piece of craftsmanship which can be handed down from one generation to the next, potentially even growing in value.The work that goes into the production of these watches is immense, with highly skilled horologists fitting the hundreds of intricate parts painstakingly by hand. It is of little surprise therefore that luxury watches have a dedicated following, with men who appreciate the expertise and artistry in each and every model.However, horology goes beyond expensive wristwatches, it also incorporates lower cost watches like Seiko's which are easy to mod and make uniquely yours.If you are a fan of horology, or are looking to buy a gift for a fan, take a look at this guide of the best gifts for watch lovers, compiled specially for horologists.
The Leica Q Camera ($4250) is Leica's latest foray into no compromise compact cameras. The Leica Q features a full-frame 24.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, which leverages their Maestro II image processor. It provides high-resolution, low-noise shots up to an ISO of 50,000 at a rate of 10 fps. The Maestro II processor also provides full HD 1080p video captured at 60 or 30fps. While the 3.68-megapixel LCOS electronic viewfinder provides a live though-the-lens image, which handles just like a rangefinder. The Leica Q is available for pre-order now.
A good multi-purpose tool is a tough find, making a tool that can do a variety of jobs might sound easy on paper, but it’s much harder than you might think. Thankfully Craftsmen looks like they're done it with their newest Craftsman Flex Claw Hammer ($42). Not only is it an amazingly strong hammer it also features a fully adjustable pry bar, a magnetized starter for holding nails and a large striking service and that’s just a few of its features. Not to mention it looks pretty cool and is priced at less than $20.
Although Jaguar has backed off putting this car into production, the Jaguar C-X75 ($TBA) has a number of components which could be seen in vehicles in the future. The C-X75 is a 850-hp supercar that gets its power fro a combined 1.6 liter turbo supercharged four-cylinder engine and two electric motors. From a full stop the C-X75 will reach 100 mph in under six seconds with a top speed of 220 mph. The body is made from a carbon composite chasis that makes the car extremely light. Additional features include a seven speed transmission and zero emissions while using only electric power. Check out this [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=fqqJs0mqH9M#at width=640 height=480 anchor=video] of the C-X75 in all of its glory.