Mercedes-Benz has unveiled their latest concept, and it is a thing of beauty. The Mercedes-Benz "Concept IAA" (Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile) ($TBA) has two modes that alter the car's shape when it's driving. The IAA will switch between design mode to an aerodynamic mode with the car reaches 80 km/h.Upon reaching 80 km/h, eight segments at the rear extend increasing the car's length by up to 390mm. While the front bumper extends by 25mm and the rear bumper extends 20mm. But the transformation doesn't end there. The active rims change their concavity from 55mm to 0, and the Louvre in the front bumper moves 60mm to the rear, improving underbody air flow.The engine is a gas/electric plug-in hybrid that puts out about 279 horses. The currently have the top speed governed at 150 mph. The all-electric range is 41 miles.
If you're into stripped down cafe racers, then you've undoubtedly heard the name Auto Fabrica. They create some of the most beautiful minimalist machines around. Their latest is the Yamaha SR500 By Auto Fabrica ($CALL). It features a fully customized 15-liter tank, made from a 2mm sheet of aluminum, Marzocchi shocks, a leather seat, and a beautifully balanced black, gray, and white paint job. If you're looking for a great example of minimalist style done right, then look no further than this bike.
The Belstaff Nylon Bomber Jacket ($795) is the perfect jacket for those cool months. This lightweight Bomber is made from technical nylon and finished with ribbed cuffs, waist and collar. The Belstaff will go perfectly with your favorite pair of jeans and boots.
It's the dead of winter, and you can't wait for a break in the weather so you can get out the grill or the pizza oven. Well, now you can cook Pizzas with that brick oven taste in your own home. The Pizzacraft Stovetop Pizza Oven ($162) allows you to cook delicious pizzeria style pizza right on your gas stovetop. The oven preheats to about 600-degrees in 15 minutes and will cook a pizza in about 6 minutes. The entire oven measures 14.3" x 16.8" x 6.7" and weighs in at a hefty 14.7 pounds. With your purchase, you get the steel base, cordierite pizza stone, steel hood and a thermometer. One note, this is made for gas ranges that can put out 9500-15000 BTU. If your oven has lower BTUs, it will take a little longer to preheat.
Our first customizer based out of South Africa, new comer on the block Wolf Moto is trying to make a statement with their new offering, the Wolf Moto - 1980 Moto Guzzi LeMans II ($TBA). This 1980 Moto Guzzi is the first one by builders Kyle Scott and Chris Clokie. Their goal was to give the forty plus year-old bike a cafe racer styling. To get there they completely stripped it, refreshed the engine, added a new coat of paint, and sandblasted and powder coated the engine. Additional upgrades include brand new Dell'Orto carbs, a custom stainless steel exhaust system, and Brembo twin pot calipers. The whole kit rides on Bridgestone Spitfire 2s and is sure to make the new owner very happy.
Adidas is about to release the Adidas Ultra Boost ($180) and they're calling it their best running shoe ever. The upper is made from their Primekknit fabric which creates an all encompassing sock like fit that allows for the natural expansion of your foot creating the most comfortable stride possible. The sole is made from a combination of their boost foam midsole which provides consistent performance in any condition and their Stretch Web outsole specifically made to harness energy. Additional features includes a heel counter for additional support and a Torsion System which creates independent movement between the heel and forefoot. The Adidas Ultra Boost is expected to go on sell some time in the next month, so sign-up on the Adidas site to be notified when they drop.