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Dynamically Augmenting Wheel System: Wheels That Remind Us of a Pizza Pie

Dynamically Augmenting Wheel System, or DAWS, might sound like some sort of high-tech mumbo jumbo, and for the most part, it is pretty complex. The conceptually designed wheels aredivided into eight separate parts which adjust to the car’s center of gravity without losing traction. You know how motorcycle wheels sort of shift under the driver’s weight as they turn? It’s ...

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Spain’s Tramontana R-edition: Part Batmobile, Part Orgasm

Even those of you who are more compelled to play with handheld gadgets (and bodily appendages) will not be able to take your eyes off of the incredible Spanish miracle which is the Tramontana R-edition. Utilizing aeronautical technology within a brute Formula 1 race car, the R-edition can go from 0-60 mph in about 3.6 seconds, and looks like it ...

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Wheego Whip Coming To United States

Gas prices may be hovering right now but we should be focusing on getting off foreign oil and getting on to the grid. The Wheego Whip is the car that can help us do just that despite being made by Chinese manufacturer Shuanghuan Automobile. It looks just like a Smart Car, except it’s actually an all-electric vehicle. For $19,000, you’ll ...

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Mini Media Centre Case Design Of The 1950s

The 1950s saw the birth of many things we still detest to this day, like beatniks and Communist Cuba. While this Mini Media Centre designed by British design student Thomas Thomassen looks like the tail light of a ’57 Chevy. Except this thing was actually designed in 2006. It reminds me of the Happy Days, when my buddy Fonz would ...

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Hella Cool: DIY V12 Lamborghini Diablo

Look, I could sit here and tell you all about how this guy went and built a shed in his backyard. And then in said shed, he built a V12 Lamborghini replica from scratch. Yeah, I could tell you all about it, or you could read it for yourself at this Englishman‘s fine website, v12diablo.co.uk. He’s even posted instructions on ...

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Covini’s Six-Wheeled Sports Car

These days, cars need more of everything. More side airbags, more windows and more pistons are a good start, but if we really want to enhance a car’s performance, we need to do as Covini does and add two wheels to our cars. The Covini Six Wheeler (C6W) is a product which draws its engineering inspiration from the 1976 Tyrell ...

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YouReview Contest: Road Mice Wireless Mouse

Today is your lucky day, dear reader. We have another contest on our hands and this time, there’s a catch. We have two wireless mice up for review from Road Mice, a Four Door Media company. One is a black Corvette and the other is the 2009 Camaro. Pretty rad. Rather than review a mouse myself, I’m enlisting you to ...

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Ultimate DIY: Guy Builds Audi R8 Replica

Building a car from a kit is nothing new. Open any modern auto magazine and you’ll find plenty of that crap in the classifieds. But when one man goes above and beyond to turn a 2001 Mercury Cougar into a fully-functional, stylish Audi R8, well, that’s magic. While there’s just some things that can’t be copied, overall this car looks ...

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Honda’s Hydrogen-Powered Sports Car

Every concept car has to look like it’s straight out of The Fifth Element. If it doesn’t, it might as well be an inflatable Porsche. Not solely making walkers for old people, Honda has brought forth its new concept, the FC Sport. It’s a three-seat hydrogen fuel cell sports car that comes stocked with a high-power fuel cell stack placed ...

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Are Ultra Niche Auto Manufacturers The Answer?

PSFK has a great write up on a niche auto manufacturer called Carbon Motors. The company’s aim is to produce one car and one car only: a cop car. Gone is the infamous 5.0 engine and Crown Vic styling. In comes the first vehicle specifically designed for law enforcement, by law enforcement. Dubbed the E7, its 3.0 liter Diesel engine ...

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