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22 Apr 2014 | 4:42 pm
Audi is gearing up to enter the off-road market with its 2014 Audi TT Off-road Concept that was revealed at the Beijing Motor Show. It’s a glimpse of how Audi might imagine a new mode in the future TT family and combines the sporty genres of the TT with the strengths of a compact Audi SUV, mentions Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board of Management for Technical Development. It’s powered by a 292-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, with the engine assisted by two electric motors (rated at 40 kW at the front and 85 kW at the rear) to provide a total system output of 408 horsepower allowing it to hit 60 mph in 5.2 seconds and tops out at 155 mph – while returning a provisional fuel efficiency of 123 mpg equivalent. The interior features Audi’s forthcoming Virtual Cockpit Technology that has a customizable 12.3-inch TFT display projecting[…]Read more...
22 Apr 2014 | 4:28 pm
Foil wrapping looks pretty good on the 2014 fostla.de Porsche 991 GT3 that’s been dressed in a glossy white complete wrapping by FOSTLA.DE company. The front has been covered with a double layer of wrapping to resist any stone chips or everyday grime it may see on the streets. The gloss white wrap is contrasted with bright green foiling that covers the lower section of the GT3 topped by three black stripes. Then across its hood, roof and rear, they added black and green go-faster stripes, and coated the side mirrors and rear wing in a similar color combo.Read more...
22 Apr 2014 | 4:26 pm
The 2013 SEMA Show saw some of the best customs that have hit the aftermarket automotive scene in years! Held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Las Vegas Convention Center, SEMA is the most anticipated aftermarket expo in the world for tuners, customizers and manufacturers, with this year’s event showcasing extreme customs from every car genre – from exotics to American muscle, off-roading Jeeps and lifted trucks – this automotive menagerie featured a little something for everyone. Read on at dubmagazine.com!Read more...
22 Apr 2014 | 4:07 pm
A hovercraft designed with inspiration from Bugatti Veyron, Maserati Gran Turismo, Audi R8 is what you get with the 2014 Mercier-Jones Supercraft. It has a low-profile body, aggressive front end and powerful side thrust ports make this the first truly modern hovercraft design. Features like side decks and an open cockpit,blend with its automotive inspiration to embody the versatility and function of the Supercraft. As a vehicle that can travel over land, water and a variety of terrain, the Mercier-Jones Supercraft is the perfect recreational vehicle that features tandem sport seating for a comfortable ride inside the open air cabin (its side decks allow for more seating). Made using high-end materials, such as carbon fiber and metal alloys, the state-of-the-art of this hovercraft embodies construction techniques from the automotive, marine, and aerospace industries. Not only does it look like a sports car, but it can perform like one, too, with[…]Read more...
- DUB Daily 21 Apr 2014 | 8:03 pm Read more...
For off-road enthusiasts, unpaved roads provide an exciting adventure filled with dirt roads, twists and turns, sand dunes and so much more. It’s a chance to test the limits of their 4x4 vehicles, as well as run free on the open road. Now imagine the thrill of it all, yet only 100 times better…
Brothers Karen and Artur Aleksanian established Southern California-based AKA Eurosport back in 1999 and have been tuning show stopping cars ever since! With more than 15 years of experience in the automotive industry, the shop strives to churn out phenomenal results by applying their unique perspective on design and performance with every vehicle that enters their facility.
One attribute that defines a true custom ride is its pavement-hugging stance; there’s nothing like a dropped Escalade, slammed 300C or laid Lexus to turn heads. In the old days, people lowered their cars by heating and/or cutting the springs; fine for cruising, but they couldn’t be raised again and it ruined the ride. That’s when adjustable suspension options started to make their appearance.
“When you do good work, people talk about you.” That’s how Jhulio Tadeo explains it. And if you want to understand how to succeed in the custom car industry, Tadeo is your man.
It’s always fun to revisit some of our favorite artists, and T-Pain is definitely one of them! Not only is he fun to hang with, but he’s always down to talk shop, so we were excited to see what the Nappy Boy Entertainment CEO added to his fleet of rides since we last touched base with him for his cover feature in Issue 66 back in 2010.
For the past 10 years, Five Axis and Pioneer have been creating exceptional show cars that are game changers. The relationship first started with the DJ xB that featured a plethora of Pioneer’s DJ and audio products, and that later spawned numerous collaborations, with many concepts built especially for CES shows.