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 an 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 chassis that makes the car extremely light. Additional features include a seven-speed transmission and zero emissions while using only electric power.
Courtesy of Jack Streat, the 18 year old LEGO guns maestro and YouTube sensation comes LEGO Heavy Weapons ($16), a fantastic collection of comprehensive building instructions to enable you to create 4 truly awesome 1:1-scale replicas of some of the most iconic firearms in the world. Thanks to this book you will be able to build LEGO brick based models of such cool weapons as a huge Desert Eagle handgun complete with working blow back action, and compact but oh so deadly AKS-74U assault rifle with folding stock. Every set of instructions includes a complete parts listing as well as giving you the chance to find or specially order those hard to find bricks. A great book for both LEGO and firearms enthusiasts.
The Strietman ES3 Espresso Machine ($1713) puts the art back into coffee making. Strietman is a company based out of the Netherlands who make quality coffee related products for the home. Their ES3 espresso machine uses a manual lever action to force a column of hot water through your coffee. This action gives you full control over every cup. Additional features include a manual fill open boiler, a water reservoir the holds up to 350cc of hot water, and can be purchased in either a 230v or 115v version.
If your into night riding, then The Zulu Glow in the dark bike ($399) is just what the doctor ordered. The Zulu's paint is solar activated. Just put your bike in the sun for an hour and you are good to go for about an hour at night. The Zulu can be ridden as either a fixed gear or single gear bike by flipping the rear hub. The pedals of a fixed gear bike rotate with the wheels. Applying backwards pressures on the pedals acts as a break. When riding in single gear mode you can coast with the pedals stationary. The bike comes fully assembled and arrives in 5-7 business days.
Toyota is bringing back the TRD package for their Tacoma family. The 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro ($37K+) features factory installed off-road equipment designed by the guys who make up the Toyota Racing Development team. The TRD is geared towards off-roaders who are going to push their trucks to the extreme.TRD-installed suspension and exhaust upgrades include FOX 2.5 Internal Bypass shocks tuned by TRD, TRD-tuned front springs with a 1-inch lift, and TRD-tuned rear suspension with progressive-rate off-road leaf spring. Exterior upgrades include 16-inch black alloy wheels wrapped in all-terrain Kevlar reinforced tires, pro aluminum front skid plate, and LED daytime running lights. The 2017 TRD will be dropping in the fall of 2016.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyNshwyrtGY
The Wisconsin-based military contractor Oshkosh Defense have done it again their latest military ATV vehicle is lighter, faster and much more adaptable than a traditional military ATV and can still withstand gunfire and under chassis blasts and explosions. Built in Oregon the Oshkosh Defense LCTV Military ATV ($TBA) has been tested in the desert and even in an off road race to fully test its strength and drive. It also features a unique suspension system called TAK-4 independent suspension that works by driving each axle module with a dedicated motor.