Tagged: Roadster

Detroit Auto Show 2015: 3D printed Shelby Cobra 427 bamboozles on-lookers

3D printed 1965 Shelby Cobra 427 Detroit Auto Show

3D printed 1965 Shelby Cobra 427 at Detroit Auto Show

3D printing is going to take the manufacturing world by the storm, if it already hasn’t. We have seen 3D printed products and accessories right from headphones to smartphone cases. Now, US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has taken this additive manufacturing technology to the next level with a 3D printed roadster that will make you miss a heartbeat. This 3D printed 1965 Shelby Cobra 427 as a part of the celebration of car’s 50th anniversary has an electric motor drivetrain to further make it a tech savvy car.
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Polaris Slingshot three-wheel roadster infuses adrenalin shot of thrill on open roads

Polaris Slingshot trike

Polaris Slingshot three-wheel trike

Step over powerful sportscars and exotic sedans because Polaris Slingshot three-wheel roadster is here to rock the asphalt. This trike has a swapped front and rear-end, meaning that rather than having two wheels at the back it has two wheels at the front and one at the back. Polaris Slingshot is a two-seater vehicle like none before and it surely is all set to put the tarmac on burning fire. Designed to give riders the adrenaline shot of their life, this open roof roadster is powerhouse on stable body frame that lets you push the envelope of speed even on tight corners. Apparently Polaris, Minnesota-based ATV and snow-mobile maker revealed Slingshot this week in the United States and Canada to celebrate their 60 years of innovation.
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NanoFlowcell Quant e-Sportlimousine sportscar that runs on salt water finally gets road legal

NanoFlowcell Quant e-Sportlimousine

NanoFlowcell Quant e-Sportlimousine made its debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show and the technology that it boasted-off made everyone think that it was good on paper but not good enough to make it to the productions. As opposed to that belief, the car that runs on salt water powered electrolyte flow cell power system has received approval from TUV Sud in Munich for use on public roads. This streamlined and sexy looking four seater sportscar that is based on the principle of redox flowcell developed in 1976 by NASA and American Space Program. Read More…

Handmade Mini Superleggera Vision has British class and Italian craftsmanship

Mini Superleggera Vision

We haven’t seen a pretty Mini since the R53 and now as a surprise reveal at Concorso D’eleganza Villa D’este 2014 BMW Group have unveiled the handmade Mini Superleggera Vision electric roadster that will you fall in love again. This open-two-seater car created in association with Mini and Touring Superleggera manages to mix the aesthetic looks of a classic British roadster and a modern Italian electric car. Call it a classic car, sports roadster or a lightweight electric speedster; Mini Superleggera Vision is one car you would definitely admire.
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CES 2014: $4.5 million Lamborghini Veneno Roadster with Monster’s dynamic audio system

Lamborghini Veneno Roadster by Monster CES 2014

Lamborghini Veneno is one sexy car that is a dream for millions out there but only a few have the money to buy it. And when a Lamborghini Veneno gets even sexier than ever it is kind of a car lover’s ultimate fantasy. Sant’ Agata-based company Monster has joined hands with Lamborghini to come up with a special edition Monster version of Lamborghini Veneno Roadster having a high end music system powered by Monster. The audio system that alone costs around $50,000 is in a class of its own with dynamic sound and clarity courtesy Pure Monster Sound tuned by Head Monster Noel Lee and the latest technologies in sonic innovation for an immersive listening experience. Lamborghini Veneno Roadster is currently on display at CES 2014 and is turning eyeballs as everyone wants to get inside this exclusive supercar to have a feel of it.

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Scratch built Maserati 450s based Mazzer roadster is homemade dream car

Some people have a bizarre fad for making things they desire, is weird a correct word? I’m not sure, whatever it is – it sure is a fabulous knack. Wil de Groot is one such creator who likes making his own cars, yes you read that right! Making drivable roadsters from scratch. Built around a shabby Maserati Quattroporte, Groot’s Mazzer roadster is a homemade, custom-built dream car that slightly resembles the spirit of the Maserati 450s. It’s not actually like the latter because Wil didn’t want his car to be a Maserati replica – but it his roadster is surely a cross bread of a vintage and a modern drive. Read More…

Aspid GT-21 Invictus is one supercar to watch out as it burns the tarmac

Call it a supercar or a sports car it will capture your imagination all right come 2014 as Aspid has finally got the drapes off the production version of GT-21 Invictus. Powered by a BMW-sourced 4.4-liter V8 engine coupled to a seven speed dual clutch gearbox this Spanish road beast can tickle 60 mph (100 km/h) on the speedometer in under 3 seconds courtesy the 450 horsepower under the hood.
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1993 Subaru Impreza WRX + Audi A4 + BMW E60 5-series = BMW 5-series Quattro Audi

Take a look at this roadster that looks like an Audi A4 from the front and BMW E60 5-series from the rear but actually it is none of these cars. It is in-fact a 1993 Subaru Impreza WRX and the owner of this car has transformed it into a Teutonic-Japanese-Teutonic masterpiece for dirt-cheap 4,000 British pounds. Now the reason why I say this hefty amount to be cheap is the fact that in a way this car gives you the good looks of three cars, from separate brands.
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Modern Chandelier Lighting with hanging Formula-1 roadster is cool

Here is something different for your home roof that is energy efficient and contemporary too. Perfect for lighting and decoration in your home this Modern Chandelier Lighting is available in chrome color and has a Formula-1 car replica that exemplifies the look. You can hang it from your home ceiling and it functions as lighting solution as well as produces those ear pleasing chimes. The pricing might seem a bit high at $167.01 but hey, this is something that you would not find in your city store. To purchase one for your home you can hit this link and to learn more about how Modern Chandelier Lighting actually looks scroll through the pictures given below.
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Ford Mustang laden with Microsoft Windows technologies is one hell of a roadster

What do you get when a raw American hot rod muscle car, latest technologies and cloud connectivity are all combined into one? You get the thumping 2012 Mustang retrofitted with Dynacorn’s 1967 Mustang fastback replica body and fitted with latest Microsoft technologies which have never been used in automobiles before this. Also known as the Project Detroit, the heads up display inside the car is laden with augmented reality right in the windshield and Kinect on front and rear provides skeletal tracking along with streaming of videos.
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