The majority of golfers play with the wrong loft. Now the #1 driver in golf is offering a way to correct this. The Taylormade R1 Black Driver ($300) allows you to adjust the loft of your driver to your exact requirements anytime you need it. If you're one those golfers who swing changes slightly from round to round this will help you make the necessary adjustments. With the R1 you also get a tapered crown that moves the center of gravity forward, which gives you a higher launch and faster ball speed. Never again wonder if you have the right club in your bag. Whether you're a pro or a weekend warrior this club will fit your game.
The guys over at Kahn Design have done it again with their Land Rover Defender SW 90 Chelsea Wide Track ($55,000) customization. Features include front and rear racing seats in black leather with Harris Tweed inserts, front grill with mesh stainless steel, twin crosshair exhaust system in stainless steel, crosshair military headlights, vented foot pedals in machined aluminum and much more. Vehicle is currently for sale in the UK. More pics after the break.(more…)
Lamborghini is jumping on the hybrid bandwagon with the reveal of its Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4 Concept ($TBA). The 910-4 features a 5.2-liter, naturally aspirated v10 engine that pushes 610 horses and 413 lb-ft of torque. But that's not all, it also comes with three electric motors that add an additional 300 horses for a total of 910. One of the motors pushes additional torque to the engine while the others sit on the front wheels providing all-wheel drive traction and torque vectoring. They also assist in keeping the car on the road when moving through tight corners. This engine and motor combination moves the 910-4 past 60 mph in just 3 seconds. So if you're in Paris make sure you stop by the motorshow to catch a view of this new Lamborghini.
Got a great idea about a product, but you're terrible at metal and wood working. The Carvey 3D Carving Machine ($2,000) wants to enable you to focus on your ideas and stop worrying about the tools. Carvey allows you to make objects out of a variety of materials using their easy to use free design software. All you have to do is design your software, choose your material and Carvey will cut your design. Carvey is even capable of carving 3D objects. Check out their kickstarter today.
If you're looking for a classic look in the form of a backpack, check out The Holster Backpack ($350). It's made from 100% genuine leather and has a lot of great features. These include a slim profile, padded laptop and tablet compartments, external zippered and slip pockets, and an interior key clip. The backpack is perfect those looking for a more mature look.(more…)
Old School Badass, are the words that come to mind when describing the Twin-Turbo 1970 Pontiac Firebird ($TBA) that's heading to auction in Chicago October 9-11. This firebird was completely rebuilt by All Speed Customs who are based in Muskegon, Michigan and has been seen all over the world in dozens of publications. The power plant features an ASC built twin-turbo Pontiac 455 with twin turbos. The motor is based on a Butler aluminum block paired with an Eagle forged crank and rods. With just 12.5 psi of boost, you get about 1100 horses from this badboy. If you're near Chicago this week you owe it to yourself to stop by to check out this beauty and 100's of other great cars going up for auction.