Transportation

Clarion GPS system and entertainment center for your pimped out ride

Clarion Japan has revealed some new details about their fully-packed MAX9700DT car navigation / entertainment system. This thing is going to be absolutley loaded with goodies, but costs as much as most used-cars. All models include a 1-seg TV Tuner, specially made for mobile broadcasts. With so many added features, the GPS system goes underlooked, but with Clarion’s 3D street ...

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Jet Airways to offer private quarters

While one airline contemplates adding even more crampage to airplanes, another is focusing on making the intimate first-class seats even more intimate. Which we must say, we must prefer. Jet Airways announced their plans to integrate private suites into their planes which would only house two people. Each passenger has their own wardrobe hanging area, a pullout sleep quarter, along ...

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Kenwood KSC-SW10 active subwoofer keeps the bass pumpin’ in your car

Car stereo systems often have difficulty retaining a clean bass sound in such a confined space. The Kenwood KSC-SW10 active subwoofers retain much of the bass that is virtually destroyed by most systems and it does it relatively cost effective. The sub packs in a 150W max power amplifier with a dual voice coil 180mm concave subwoofer and passive radiator. ...

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Stretch Mini Cooper Limo is ridiculous with a built-in swimming pool

I don’t think anyone (except maybe the designer of this car) has ever said to themselves “Ya know, I would really love a Strech Mini Cooper Limo with a built-in swimming pool”. But then again, people have said crazier. The Mini Cooper S Limo was designed by a specialist coach builder in Los Angeles (where else?) and is being nicknamed ...

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Pimp (and Animate) My Ride

  Bring the world of anime to your car with these new Itasha anime-themed Spots Cars. Itasha, which literally means “painful car”, are Japanese sports cars which have remained as a relative no name nationwide. These anime cars are sure to get some notice around the geek community. Itasha cars are known for their decals and paint jobs featuring anime, ...

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Haas builds giant treadmill for NASCAR, comments on car obesity epidemic

Just kidding. There is no car obesity epidemic. But there’s indeed a big ass treadmill that was built. That part was as serious as a brain tumor. Haas Automation has created this treadmill in hopes to improve aerodynamics of NASCAR racers. Not the actual racers, like the drivers. We mean the actual cars. Sorry for that misunderstanding. Can we continue? ...

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Airplanes to become even more uncomfortably close

It seems that a new concept for seating arrangements might make planes even more uncomfortably intimate. The Freedom concept (Freedom, my ass) by Premium Aircraft Interior Group, would create an additional column of seats by positioning passengers in opposite directions. The design �enables their shoulders to overlap, minimizing the width of an armrest between each occupant�. Yeah, that’s just what ...

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Motorola, Red team up to make MP3 bike helmet

Bluetooth is used to enhance many things. Bike riding is a new one to us. Motorola has teamed up with Red to produce a Bluetooth-enabled bicycle helmet for safe and practical music listening while you exercise. Motorola integrates their Audex system into one of Red’s head protectors to allow for a safer bike riding soundtrack. You can even use them ...

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Flowboard updates the skateboard for next-gen extreme sports

The mid-90s brought a popularity level of skateboarding into our culture, that no other extreme sport ever could. A mixture of more X-Games coverage and the fun-level of the Tony Hawk Skateboarding games, skaters are now a still a standard clique of high schools and burnouts. The Flowboard is the next-gen update of the Skateboard. With 7 wheels on each ...

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Lamborghini Coffee Machine starts your engines

The Lamborghini Coffee Machine allows you to own a household appliance which is just as exclusive as owning an actual Lambo. With only 1,000 of these bad boys produced, the Tonino Lamborghini Coffee Machine is themed to resemble the luxury car best known for its vertically opening doors and high Italian price tag. For $1750, this coffee machine definitely doesn’t ...

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