We’ve wanted to start the year with something very cool: a coffee machine inspired by the engine of a Formula 1 car. Called Espresso Veloce Serie Titanio V12, the new coffee machine is made from race-ready materials like titanium, aluminum and stainless steel. The V12 coffee machine will be limited to only 500 units and is priced at about $16,500. Next to the V12 version, the guys over Espresso Veloce are also offering a V8 and a V10 engine, plus a Serie Carbonio Nero black carbon-fiber version for all three of them.
The new coffee machine is made from more than 90 precision components machined from solid billets, while the "exhaust pipes" are made from titanium and deliver the coffee into stainless steel ’piston’ cups’. What’s even cooler is that the tips are blued with heat - just like you see on the racing car’s exhaust systems. All the other elements of the coffee machine are made using high-grade aerospace alloys, similar to those used in contemporary Grand Prix engines.
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