Transportation

Honda PUYO Concept Gets All Soft On Us

Honda showed off one of their newest concepts at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show. The Honda PUYO not only has a very blocky and interesting design, but what makes up the car is even more intriguing. The frame is made up of a gel-like soft body which is said to increase the safeness of the car. The PUYO, powered by ...

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This Fire Truck Can Really Haul Ass

Actually, it’s not so much a ‘fire truck” as it is a “fire Porsche Cayenne S”—and it was spotted on the streets of Moscow. I suppose it could be used as a quick response vehicle, but my guess is that the FD picked it up so they would look cooler than the cops. More pictures after the jump.

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Toyota Warcraft Ad: Because Nerds Have Money

Somewhere along the line Toyota realized that construction workers and middle-aged suburbanites aren’t the only people out there with an interest in trucks. What about nerds? We enjoy driving, and we may have to haul computer rigs and giant millennium falcon replicas around from time-to-time. Plus programming jobs pay decently, so we have some money to burn. And if you ...

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Now That’s a Crotch Rocket

It’s called the Suzuki Biplane (although it looks a hell of a lot more like a jet) and it’s powered by at V4 engine–that much we know. But other than that, information is scarce regarding this cool looking concept cycle. Still, I would imagine that the look is the really important thing here. And let me tell you, if I’m ...

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Pedal Powered 3D Wire Lambo

We’ve told you about some of Benedict Radcliffe’s work in the past. He’s the guy who puts together awesome 3D wire renditions of cars. This one isn’t just a model, but actually moves as you pedal. The Pedal Powered Wire Lambo is the work of both Benedict and car pedal designer Ben Wilson. The finished product is a fully functional ...

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Mini Solar Toy Racing Cars: Hot Wheels Are Killing The Earth

When you pick up a Hot Wheels electric racing kit have you ever thought about how you are wasting the Earth’s precious natural resources? Just place this 3cm long solar alternative out in the sun or shine a strong artificial light source on the panel and the wheels will begin to turn. Each car offers minutes of fun and a ...

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Frog Inspired Bike: Be At One With Nature

Using a frog as the inspiration for a bicycle is certainly an interesting concept, and the results of Alex Suvajac’s work prove that it can produce a cool looking design. But the nature theme doesn’t stop there – the lower part of the frame would be structured “much like that of a human bone.” Despite it’s good looks, I would ...

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Self-Healing Tires last 30% longer

Michelin has announced their new patented XDA5 tire design that could allow for your tires to last around 30% longer then they already do. With a design which incorporates multiple layers of treads, the tire simply sheds off its outer skin gradually which produces new quality treads underneath. Michelin also redesigned the blocking of the treads, making a pattern which ...

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