Nike hopes to make a big splash with its new line of SneakerBoots coming out in October. The New Nike Air Force SneakerBoots ($TBA) are made to perform in colder temperatures and include features like added height, additional traction control and weatherproofing. Five shoes are in the release including the Nike Air Force 1 Duck Boot, the Nike Air Max 90 SneakerBoot, the Nike Free Run 2 SneakerBoot, the Nike Lunar LDV SneakerBoot, and the Nike Roshe Run SneakerBoot. Check out pics of each of the shoes after the break.(more…)
One January 6th in Detroit VLF Automotive revealed one of the fastest American made supercars to date. VLF was founded by former GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz, and legendary automotive designer Henrik Fiske. 50 units of the VLF Force 1 Super Car ($268,000) will be made at the companies manufacturing facility in Auburn Hills. The Force 1's price is on par with other European supercars and has the specs to compete.It will come with an 8.4-liter V10 engine that puts out 745 horses with 638 lb-ft of torque. Top speed will be 218 mph with a 0-60 split of under three seconds.“The sculpture on Force 1 is like a family succession to Destino, dramatic and powerful, relative flat surfaces on the high end of the body side, with lines full of tension, emerging onto a rounder lower section, where Force 1 has a large functional outlet. The sculptural hood has unique large negative surfaces, as in the family of the Destino, with six highly needed air intakes and outlets for the 745-HP 8.4 L V10 engine.", said Fiske.Although the Force 1 is priced out of range of regular folks any manufacturing in Detroit is good news for the city.
The Gramohorn II 3D Printed Acoustic Speaker ($1340-$6700) is made just for all you HTC One owners out there. The Gramohorn II is based on the simple mechanics of horn speakers, they act as resonance chambers which improve not only higher notes but produce deeper fuller bass. Your phones audio levels will increase by up to 50%. The Gramohorn is 3D printed and comes in either a plaster based composite or a limited edition stainless steel. Each piece is made to order so allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.
The much-loved Air Presto gets a fresh new look with a retro twist with the Nike Air Presto “Brutal Honey” ($CALL). The classic design from 1999 has been revived, with the striking yellow and black design demanding attention. Minimalist yet striking, the styling on these Air Presto is fresh yet familiar. One of the 13 original color combinations, these sneakers will hug your foot like a favorite sweater and you’ll never want to slip your feet into anything else again.
The Ti2 Para-Biner ($43+) is a new paracord multi-tool for everyday carry. The Carabiner is made from Grade 5 Titanium and comes in two options. Each option provides a flat head screwdriver and a can opener. The PB-5 ($43) provides 5 of the most common wrench openings, while the PB-7 ($64) provides seven wrench openings. The PB-7 also has a paracord pulley for block and tackle setups.
The adidas ZS Flux NPS Mid - Gray ($127) being offer at Suppa are too cool. These smooth kicks will take any joggers to the next level. The entire presentation is just perfect, with the combination of a woven toe box and a leather upper with modern adidas stripes. Even though the upper is almost completely monochrome, it doesn't get washed out due to the multitude of textures. The complete kit sits on an off white midsole with black outsole.