Category: Autos

All from the world of heart-pumping racing cars to batmobiles and from luxury cars to replica cars and bikes can be found here under the Autos category.

Batman v. Superman Lego Batmobile coming to Comic-Con

Lego batmobile Batman v. Superman

While you are preparing for the Comic-Con kicking off in San Diego on July 9, you must keep in mind that a new Lego Batmobile is going to be one of the main attractions there. Lego is preparing to unveil construction kit for a Batmobile designed after the caveman’s ride to be featured in Zack Snyder directed “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, scheduled to release on March 25, next year. The Lego Batmoble set comprises 306 pieces, and comes with pair of stud shooters, Batman minifig, two mysterious characters and an additional ride. Read More…

If Bugatti Veyron was not fast enough then just wait for Chiron to arrive

Bugatti Chiron

There have been rumors about Bugatti working on a Veyron successor, and now it is confirmed as VW Group chairman Martin Winterkorn confirmed it in an interview with German magazine Bild AM. The supercar is going to be called Buggati Chiron and it won’t be a surprise if it catches everyone by surprise when it is going to be finally released sometime next year. The car will be lighter and faster as compared to a decade old Veyron, all thanks to its technologically advanced electrically driven turbochargers with all-wheel torque vectoring.
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Divergent Microfactories Blade: 3D printed supercar that shoots from 0-60 mph in just 2 seconds!

Divergent Microfactories Blade 3D printed supercar

A car that can go from 0-60 mph in just 2 seconds flat. Boy! that is impressive. And if it is made from 3D printing technology, then there is even more reason for the amazement. Blade is a 3D printed supercar made by San Fransisco-based startup Divergent Microfactories. Although calling it a completely 3D printed car may not be fair since it has carbon fiber bodywork too, so that the overall weight is kept down to 1,400 lb. That is about 90 percent lighter than your average road legal car.
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Man creates wood-gas powered SUV that runs two miles per pound of wood burned

Don Mannes wood-gas powered SUV

People are constantly looking for alternative ways to power their vehicles. While automakers are working on electric and hybrid vehicles; Don Mannes, a 71-year-old Zeeland Township Michigan, resident has modified his 1995 Geo Tracker sports utility vehicle to run on wood-gas along with gasoline. The wood-gas powered SUV features a specially assembled wood burning stove on the back, which burns wood to power the tracker with carbon monoxide and hydrogen gas. Interestingly thus, Mannes’ green SUV give mileage by miles per pounds of wood burned instead of miles per gallon – the vehicle can run for two miles on one pound of wood burned. Read More…

Wind-powered chopper speculated to feature in Mad Max: Fury Road sequel

Strangeworld Wind powered motorcycle

Fossil fuels are going to be in short supply come another decade, and that is why considerable effort is being put by automotive manufacturers to make a timely shift to hybrid and renewable source energy powered vehicles. Not only automobile manufacturers are hard at work, but there are many individuals who have taken the gauntlet on their shoulders to make a transition towards renewable energy powered vehicles. This pals is StrangeWorld, a solar and wind-powered and motorcycle designed by Alistair McInnes from RMIT Australia.
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Dream of solo flight inches closer to reality as Martin Jetpack is up for purchase

Martin Jetpack for $150,000

A jetpack 35 years in the making, and finally it is going to be up for purchase. Yes, The Martin Jetpack that we have seen in Sci-Fi movies is finally going to be available for purchase. After being shown at the Paris Airshow last week, it was clear that the jetpack is primarily developed for emergency situations where first responders are fighting with time. Although some rich brats might want to disagree and buy it for their own thrill seeking pleasure. Whatever the reason be, the VTOL (Vertical Take-off and Landing) Martin jetpack will satisfy all your solo flying dreams in the latter half of 2016.
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Lego Ferrari F40 with removable V8 engine is bliss for supercar and Lego fans

Lego Ferrari F40 with removable V8 engine

Lego Ferrari F40 designed by Michael Psiaki

The most iconic supercar of the late 1980s with a style revolution when we talk of dynamic design is most definitely Ferrari F40. So Lego Creator teamed-up with Ferrari to build a Lego replica of the F40 supercar that was personally approved by Enzo Ferrari. To make it look exactly like the real car, designer Michael Psiaki used 1,158 Lego pieces and some custom made parts like the windshield, wheel rim inserts, bows that represent the pillars that support roof of the car and headlights.
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Pavegen and Tesla charge electic car through power of footsteps

Tesla Pavegen footstep powered electric car

If you’ve presumed a future where footstep would be a source of energy, you may bloody well be right. Pavegen developed mats that harness energy from your footsteps could soon be charging cars with help of people walking over the power mats. Pavegen has teamed up with Tesla to conduct an experiment showing how footsteps could charge an eclectic vehicle parked on the street. Off course, the technology is suitable for high-traffic pathways and wouldn’t be as simple as the driver running over the mats at one place. Read More…

This custom-built Batmobile trike motorcycle is just extraordinary [In Pictures]

Custom_Batmobile_trike_motorcycle_1

For a nostalgic ride on a caveman’s bike, Game Over Cycles has come up with an awe-inspiring Batmobile trike that from the very looks resembles the extraordinary Batmobile from the Batman and Batman Returns of 1989 and 1992 respectively. Game Over Cycles, for anyone who isn’t aware, is a vintage car and motorcycle customization shop based in Poland. According to Game Over Cycles the Batmobile motorcycle is not yet completed. It’s fitted in with an Audi 3.7l V8 engine, has a DAKOTA electronic display and measures 4,45m long, 2.08m wide and 1.35 m. The motorbike will get wings and new suspension before it is finally ready. Hit the jump to see eye-catching images of the motorcycle below. Read More…

Goldgenie reveals 24k gold-plated Segwheel that runs at 18km/hr

24k gold plated segwheel

Segwheels haven’t become a mode of contemporary transportation yet; however, this is no reason to prevent Goldgenie from providing an electric Segwheel with the revered Midas touch. The customization specialists has taken an electric Segwheel and turned it in a luxurious 24k gold-plated Segwheel. The stunning mechanical wheel is embellished with over 5 microns of 24k gold and has been finished meticulously in Gold Python skin. Read More…

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