Antonio Pedrosa from ADR Studio has designed an amazingly simple but useful camera. Combining the functionality of digital cameras, social media and the old school Polaroid cameras, he has created the Instagram Socialmatic camera ($TBA). Very simply just shoot, apply a filter, share on any major social network and print. The camera will be based on the Androic OS and come in four versions; 16GB OR 32GB, with Wifi only or Wifi and 3G. Expected to release end of 2013. Check out this short [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=5WRBsfghij8 width=640 height=480 anchor=video].
Mansory is known for it customization of high-end cars, such as Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, and Lamborghini. Well they've taken that experience and rolled into the Garia Mansory Edition Golf Cart ($TBA). The cart has carbon fiber body panels and luxury modifications like, a waterproof leather dash, and a teak tree lined floor. You can further customize the color, trim, or choose from five types of leather. As far as performance, it has a speed switch with three different driving modes, a driving range of 37 miles, and a top speed of 37 mph,. Check out this [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=NohkvESZT00 width=640 height=480 anchor=video] for a little more inspiration.
Dualchas Architects are a building design firm located on the Isle of Skye located in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. Their primary concerns are "sustainability through the use of energy harnessing technology, the choice of materials in the build, and the life-use of the building." The Cliff House By Dualchas Architects ($TBA) is a perfect example of this ethos. The Cliff House is simple two-bedroom home with a wall of glass that allows the residents to take in the majestic views across Loch Dunvegan in north west Skye. Dug out of the side of a hill, it integrates perfectly to its environment and is practically invisible from the front.
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
The Spanish brand Muroexe is sure living up to its reputation for innovation with its latest Muroexe Materia Sneakers ($108). Its futuristic design features a one-piece upper and integrated tongue while an elastic lycra liner that hugs your foot to provide a modern fit. Three distinctive styles are available, solid that comes with an asphalt upper and mint sole, liquid which comes with a grey microfiber and matching sole and gas which features a black microfiber upper and anthracite sole. This futuristic footwear is available at muroexe.com and in select stores across Europe, Japan, and Canada.
This bad boy is not for civilian use, but I'm hoping they create a civilian version just like they did with the Hummer. The Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon LAPV (Light Armored Patrol Vehicle) 6.X ($TBA) is a military vehicle for patrolling war zones and areas of instability around the world. The LAPV 6.X can carry over 2,866 pounds of cargo and pretty much take it anywhere you want to go. It features a high torque common-rail diesel engine which can plow through any obstacle, on-the-fly adjustable suspension, 18 inches of ground clearance, and a full combat communications and jamming system. The LAPV 6.X is something you'd definitely want to get your hands on if there was a zombie apocalypse.