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.

Land Rover’s 2017 Discovery, always-connected family SUV for drives beyond the road


Land Rover unveiled new-generation Discovery at Paris Motor Show along with a 13-metre high LEGO version of London’s Tower Bridge (the bricked landmark is the largest LEGO structure ever built – it is made from 5,805,846 bricks). The new Discovery is billed as an always connected family vehicle with high-points including 4G internet connectivity (for eight devices on board), nine USB ports, and smartphone controlled folding seats. The seven seater comes with storage space for four iPads between the driver and passenger seats, cubby holes for tablets and smartphone near the rear seats and a 10-in dashboard touch screen. Read More…

McLaren P1 electric supercar for customers under the age of six


McLaren’s P1 hybrid hypercar has made it around the Nurburgring in mere 7 minutes, and now the British supercar manufacturer is bringing its all-electric version. But there’s a catch, the battery-powered P1 electric supercar is only targeted at younger customers, with a recommended age group between three and six. Read More…

Lexus UX Concept gets holographic HUD display in time for Paris Motor Show 2016

Lexus UX Concept Paris Motor Show 2016

Paris Motor Show 2016 is just around the corner, and Lexus is already giving a glimpse of what their take on future of vehicles is going to be like. They have given a sneak-peak of their UX Concept SUV’s interior which looks straight out of some sci-fi movie. This future-forward compact SUV is an interpretation of what Lexus believes to be the design trend that will set the standards. For a fully immersive experience, there are on-board technologies that make the rider feel connected in a three-dimensional space.
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Letvision is building real-life, full-sized Transformers [video]

Letrons Transformer BMW

Ever since iterations of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and other Autobots have become common, we’ve been really fascinated and waiting anxiously for the day when full-sized transformers could be made for real. Turns out, Letvision, a company in Turkey, has readied a fully-functional, life-sized Transformer prototype they call Letrons. The remote controlled BMW transforms into a gigantic robot all by itself. Read More…

Ford demos in-car water dispenser that produces drinkable water from car’s air conditioning  


Further With Ford trend conference always has something interesting to throw at customers. This week, at the conference in Detroit, Michigan, Ford engineers showed an innovative in-car water dispenser they have been working on. Dubbed “On-the-go-H2O” the system is designed to recycle condensation produced by your car’s air conditioning into clean, drinkable water. The idea is conceived to work out a way in which all that water going waste due to condensation can be reused with a purpose, so that people driving in areas with scarcity of water can have their car’s own built-in system provide them the water they need. Read More…

Ken Block’s insane drifting in Gymkhana Nine: Raw Industrial Playground

Ken BLock Gymkhana Nine Raw Industrial Playground

After spilling his magic in the Gymkhana Eight, shot in Dubai UAE, Ken Block returns with the jaw-dropping Gymkhana Nine: Raw Industrial Playground. Returning back to the roots and putting more limelight on the all-new Ford Focus RS RX which is brimmed with power and useable control. The professional Rallycross driver pushes all the limits of millimeter perfect drifting in this video. Probably enough to set himself apart from the drifting professionals as you’ll see in some of the heart-stopping moments of the action.
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Students build solar-powered car in fuel and electricity stricken Gaza


Inspired by acute electricity shortage and fuel deficiency in Gaza Strip in Palestine, two students from the Islamic Al Azhar University have developed a solar-powered car that does 18mph. Engineering students Al Miqaty and Khalid Al Bardawil worked closely with the University’s Mechatronics Engineering Department and created a single-seat vehicle for their graduation project. With solar panel embedded to the roof, this car is considered as an innovative step for people in Palestine. Read More…

Batmobile built 16 years ago stuns crowd in Moscow [Video]

Leif Garvin Batmobile

Swedish creator Leif Garvin made a Batmobile some 16 years ago and recently, after managing all the custom formalities, he was able to display it to a much enthusiastic crowd in Moscow, Russia. The Batmobile is made by converting a 1973 Lincoln Continental and it took Garvin three and a half years to build it over an estimated $1 million. The custom made vehicle is an exact replica of the Batmobile in “Batman Returns.” Read More…

Man builds 1,200 kg functional bicycle, aims for the world record for heaviest bike

Frank Dose world's heaviest bicycle What do you do when you visit a scrap yard; you probably pick the handiest of things to build a usable product. For Frank Dose from Rade, German, big is the new small. Using mammoth wheels from an industrial fertilizer spreader and with apple amount of scrap steel, sourced from all possible places including scrap yards, Dose has built a 2,072 pounds (940 kg) bicycle that he wants to ride into the record books as the world’s heaviest functional bike. Read More…

Man builds wooden airplane at home to fly quicker to work

Frantisek Hadrava homemade wooden airplane

Almost all of us waste a lot of time in traffic while driving to work. While most of us think of having ways to fly to office, one man named Frantisek Hadrava of the Czech Republic has actually built a plane that he flies to work and back home. The 45-year-old Hadrava was tired of wasting 14 minutes driving to work, he decided he wanted a plane to cut that travel time at least in half. Hadrava spent two years designing and building an ultralight wooden aircraft ‘Vampira’ that flies him to his work place, Drevostroj, a small factory in Ckyne in just 7 minutes. Read More…

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