The new Nike Air Huarache Utility "White" ($125) gets a beautiful update. The latest redo gets a nylon upper, fused mudguard, and a subtle allover camo detail. The midsole is a foam injected unit for a soft, responsive step. The Nike Air unit in the heel gives you additional cushioning. The midsole is capped off with a sticky rubber waffle-inspired outsole for traction and durability. The Huarache's are available now directly from Nike.
The Equus Bass 770 ($250,000) is Detroit's latest addition to the muscle car family. Built completely on an aluminum chassis and body, the Bass 770 features an aluminum supercharged 6.2 liter 640 HP V8 engine that gets 605 foot pounds of torque at 3800 rpm. It has a top speed of 200 mph and a 0-60 mph time of 3.4 seconds. This is a limited edition vehicle. Check out more pictures after the break.(more…)
The Scrooser ($3950) is an entirely different way to cruise the streets of your city. The feel of this cross between a moped and a scooter, is best described as surfing the streets. The Scrooser has a standard moped frame, but the tires are noticeably fatter and it is propelled by an impulse drive electric motor. For each charge you will get about a 22 mile range and depending on the charger it will take about 1-3.5 hours to fully charge. And don't worry if you need to take it inside, the Scrooser only weighs 61 lbs. The Scrooser is now being offered on Kickstarter. Check out their video.
Built by a company known for their snow plows since 1936, the 1958 Land Rover 109 Series II ($65,000) takes an iconic design and hikes it up to the next level. Fitted with a four-track kit specifically designed for this manufacturer, the car features a continuous track on all eight fitted wheels which elevates the car above traditional height. Presented in a mechanical, gray tone and with a silhouette iconic of its time, this durable off-road vehicle has been designed to tackle treacherous conditions with ease and was limited to just 15 pieces. An investment for those with a dedicated appreciation for sizeable power.
The Balmain Boat Company is an Australian based company that creates flat-packed, DIY rowboats and sailboats. The Sailboat Kit by Balmain Boat Company ($2590) enables anyone anywhere to build a boat. The kit comes with step-by-step instructions, and basically everything else you need to build your boat. It only takes about 30 hours to build and if you don't feel your sailing skills are up to par you can by some oars and rowlocks for backup.
Nike is getting everyone primed for the World Cup with the release of their NikeID AM90 EM National Team Pack ($180). The shoes feature the patches of six teams which include USA, France, Brazil, England, Portugal, and the Netherlands. You can also get a number of customizations including multiple color options for almost every part of the shoe, support options, and choice of midsoles depending on the type of cushioning you need. The National Team Pack is available for ordering now from Nike. Allow up to six weeks for delivery.