Porsche and TAG Heuer Collaborate on New $6,000 Timepiece
Porsche and TAG Heuer have collaborated in the past in various capacities, but the two brands have never formalized that partnership until now. Porsche and TAG Heuer are now official strategic partners, and to consummate the marriage, the two are launching the delightful — and expensive — TAG Heuer Carrera Porsche Chronograph.
Inspired by the “Carrera” name that both brands have used since the onset of their histories, two versions of the Carrera Porsche Chronograph are available.
This Lego Porsche 911 Kit Is Double The Fun
Lego has been on a roll with all the car kits that it has been releasing these days, and the toy brick marker has shown little interest in slowing down anytime soon. The newest addition to its growing car kit lineup has arrived, and it’s a two-in-one bundle that’ll allow you to recreate a coupe and a targa version of the 1980s Porsche 911 using the same 1,458 pieces that the kit comes in.
Every Car Model Collector Should Follow This Official Maisto Toys Instagram Account
Instagram has become a platform that caters to everyone’s whims and fantasies. It’s a place where you can be anybody you want, provided you have a good camera and a good narrative to spin. Beyond that, Instagram is also a place where you can find quality spaces that you can go to and appreciate those accounts for what they are. Take Maisto’s official Instagram account, for example. You won’t find any facetious photos, troll posts, or scam-level products.
Instead, you’ll find photos of the company’s scale toy cars, photographed in ways that are detailed, creative, and downright stunning. From exotic supercars like the Ford GT to motorbikes like the BMW R nine T Scrambler, the photos in Maisto’s official Instagram account is full of some of the most incredible photos of toymaker’s products as taken by photographers and collectors who love their Maistos.
Lego Kicks Off 2021 Right With the Grave Digger and Max-D Monster Truck Technic Kits
The Christmas season is over and done with, but that doesn’t mean the fun of building Legos is going to stop. The toymaker is ringing in the new year in style with two fresh products that are going to excite monster truck fans the world over.
Hold on to your seats, Lego builders. Two of the most iconic monster trucks in history — Grave Digger and Max-D — have now been immortalized in toy bricks. The two trucks fall under the Lego Technic line, and each kit costs only $19.99. It’s only been a few days, but with the release of these two Lego Technic kits, it’s safe to say that 2021 is off to a really solid start.
Christmas Gift Ideas for Gearheads: Miniature Supercars You Can Afford
It’s almost Christmas and it’s time to finish up that gift list you’ve been working on. Buying gifts isn’t always easy, but we’re here to help. Whether it’s for the Secret Santa at the work place or just for a friend, we have a few cool ideas for the car enthusiast.
Sure, you can always go with accessories, books about cars, or a ticket to a racing event, but you can’t go wrong with a scale model car. Especially if it replicates a supercar that no one of us, the Average Joes, will ever afford. Is the recipient dreaming about buying a supercar someday? Well, why not get him started with a miniature. There’s plenty to choose from and our list doesn’t even begin to cover it. Let’s have a look.
These Bugatti-Branded Speakers Redefine What High-End Audio Systems Can Be
Automakers have an affinity for high-end audio systems and if you’re one of these audio product manufacturers, you’d want to score a big fish to add legitimacy to your brand. Well, there’s no bigger fish in the auto world than Bugatti, and the French hypercar maker has found its audio soulmate in Tidal Audio.
Together, the two companies are launching a new line of premium audio products, beginning with Tidal Auto’s Royale range of speakers.
10 Ways to Decorate Your Car this Christmas
Christmas is just around the corner and it’s about time we start decorating our houses and putting up those Christmas trees. Decorating cars for Christmas has become a trend too and if you’re planning to do that, here’s a list of 10 car decorations that you can buy.
The Ferrari 330 P4 Le Mans Racer is Within Your Budget If Size Doesn’t Matter
The Ferrari 330 P4 stands as one of the most iconic Ferraris of all time. It’s certainly one of the rarest as only one original 330 P4 — chassis 0856 — is said to still exist. Last we heard, it’s owned by a Canadian collector, and if that collector decided to put the car up for sale, it could become the most expensive Ferrari of all time.
Acquiring the only remaining 330 P4 is a pipe dream for almost all of us, but if you’re suffering from a severe case of FOMO, you can still take ownership of a Ferrari 330 P4 courtesy of Amalgam Collection. It’s a lot cheaper, too, at just $1,358, though, I suppose, for a 1:18 scale model, that’s a premium price for the item that you’re buying. Either way, you get to go home with a Ferrari 330 P4. It’s 1/18th the size of the real one, but we’ll take our victories where we can get them.
Lamborghini’s Idea of a Christmas Present is a $56,000 Timepiece
It’s called the Excalibur Spider Huracan STO, and yes, it’s heavily inspired by the Huracan STO, the raunchiest and most expensive of Huracan models in the market today. It’s not going to help you go from 0 to 60 mph, but the Excalibur Huracan STO does have the ability to tell you the time for a cost of “only” $56,000. That’s Chevrolet Corvette C8 money. For a watch. Oh, to be rich and extravagant…
Forget Every Christmas Gift Idea You Have and Just Buy the Lego Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
Sometime during the upcoming holiday season, I’m going to make time to go through my growing pile of Lego boxes. I’m going to need to go through them quickly because come January 1, 2021, Lego’s going to be taking more of my money once the $169 Technic Ferrari 488 GTE goes on sale. But that’s not the only Lego kit dropping that day. The Technic McLaren Senna will also hit stores, and as if those two kits weren’t enough, Lego announced that it’ll also drop the newly-revealed Technic Jeep Wrangler Rubicon kit. The drops are happening at the turn of the new year, which, I suppose is a good thing. There’s no better way to say goodbye to the shit show that was 2020 by rolling up our sleeves and building Lego kits to kick-off 2021. The Wrangler Rubicon kit, in particular, looks like a fun project. Plus, at just $49.99, it’s a lot cheaper than the $169.99 price tag of the 488 GTE kit.
This Batmobile Desk Clock is the Perfect Holiday Gift if You Have Bottomless Pockets
I’d like to imagine a day when someone near and dear to me gives me a gift like this scale replica of the 1989 Batmobile that’s been repurposed as a desk clock. Not only will it look really good on my desk, but it’d be another physical manifestation of my obsessive love for the Dark Knight. It’d also be a fancy addition to my unhealthy collection of Batman memorabilia, but am I expecting to receive this Batmobile desk clock as a gift this Christmas? No, I am not, and there’s one obvious reason for that. It costs $29,900. I’d probably have a bigger chance of seeing a slimmed-down, Covid-19-free Santa Claus sliding down my chimney than being on the receiving end of the Batmobile desk clock. Then again, 2020 has been weird for all sorts of reasons. It’s not too much of an ask to hope for one, right?
Please Santa, Bring Us This Ferrari 488 GTE Lego Technic Set
The coronavirus pandemic is keeping us indoor more than usual and with winter just around the corner outdoor activities are becoming a rare treat. If Netflix and board games aren’t enough to keep your weekends entertaining, we have good news for you: Lego is releasing a new Technic kit. And it’s a Ferrari 488 GTE. It’s red, it comes with colored decals, and it will brighten up your room. Not to mention the hours of fun you will have building it.
These Lamborghini Headphones Would Go Really Well With Your New Urus SUV
The special edition headphones are based on two of Master & Dynamic’s most celebrated products: the MW65 Active Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones and the MW07 Plus True Wireless Earphones. Both products are dressed to the nines in Lamborghini branding and just like the Italian supercars that come out of Sant’Agata, the headphones carry premium pricing, ranging from $450 to close to $700. The Lambo headphones and earphones are now available on the online stores of Lamborghini and Master & Dynamic.
Lego And McLaren Show Senna GTR Technic Set And We’re Reaching for Our Credit Cards
Porsche’s New Partnership with PUMA is all the Sneaker Hype You Need on a Monday
The Porsche 911 Turbo is arguably one of the most iconic cars in history. A car of that stature doesn’t just stay a car; its name lives on in other ways like, say, a limited-edition sneaker line that comes courtesy of Porsche’s partnership with sports apparel company PUMA.
The two German brands are teaming up to create this line of special edition shoes to celebrate the legend of the 911 Turbo. Only 500 pairs of shoes will be created across the entire size range, and if you’re looking to score a pair, you best be quick about it. The range will launch on November 17, 2020, and if it’s as hyped as we think it is, those 500 pairs will be gone faster than the 992-generation 911 Turbo can hit a quarter-mile. That’s 10.1 seconds at 137 mph, by the way.
Best Hot Wheels Tracks Ranked
One of the best ways to have fun when not behind the wheel of your actual car is with Hot Wheels track sets. Whether you are a kid at heart or you’re shopping for one, Hot Wheels offer enormous variety through many different sets, each with their unique features, design, and even stories. The variety is so big that it might be overwhelming when faced with the choice. Luckily for you, we did most of the heavy lifting. Here’s a list of the Top 10 best Hot Wheels Track sets currently out there.
Ladies: Buy Your Man This Ghostbusters Ecto-1 LEGO Set and He’ll Definitely Do the Dishes for a Year
The Ecto-1 is one of those iconic movie cars people don’t talk too much about these days. I guess we’re all too busy salivating at the sight of James Bond’s vehicles throughout the years to even realize how much we miss gems like the Ecto-1.
Have no fear, Ghostbusters fans! Lego is making sure the Ecto-1 reaches your desk and stays in other people’s memories, too, with a new interpretation of the iconic ghost-busting car. Yup, Lego is making a new Ectomobile set.
There’s No Outrunning Nostalgia With This Sit-Down Arcade Cabinet
Back in the 1980s when every kid could be spotted in an arcade parlor during weekends, Sega’s OutRun was one of the most popular go-to machines. Whether it was the stand-up cabinet versions of the more elaborate sit-down versions, OutRun had plenty of fans.
That’s important to note because while arcade parlors are no longer around, the game is making a comeback courtesy of Arcade1Up. The direct-to-consumer arcade builder is offering a limited number of OutRun sit-down arcade cabinets — in all their 8-bit glory — that you can order for just $499. We don’t need to tell you that it’s a great Christmas gift for your beloved, especially if he/she grew up chugging cans of Tab, using hair spray on their hair, and running through a piggy bank’s worth of quarters in these arcade parlors.
Our Favorite Entry-Level RC Car Is Super Cheap Right Now!
Christmas is around the corner, and with the coronavirus pandemic crippling our abilities to go out and do some holiday shopping the traditional way, going the online route has become the more popular route to address our holiday shopping needs.
One item that we have our eyes on is suited for children and adults alike. It’s the SPESXFUN 2020 1/14 scale, high-speed remote control car that you can buy now for a fraction of its price. On top of seeing the excited face of the person you give this gift to, this remote control off-road truck can be bought for just under $40. That’s a sweet deal for a holiday present that’s going to make you the star of your household.
The 5 Fastest RC Cars You Can Buy Today
Mankind’s need for speed transcends full-size cars and motorsport to stretch into video games and toy cars, too - RC cars, to be more precise.
So whether you’re looking to impress you pals with your brand-new lightning-quick RC car or you just enjoy raising a rooster tail after a heavy rain on your street, here are some of the fastest RC cars you can buy (and maybe race) today.
You Have to Check Out The Ninebot Electric Gokart on Indiegogo
Go-karts seem to have remained unchanged for years and the same applies to those so-called leisure karts you can rent and turn a few laps in at your local kart-o-drome. That’s why the Ninebot Gokart PRO developed by Segway feels like a breath of fresh air.
With a range of 15.5 miles on one battery charge, an output of up to 4,800 W (6.43 horsepower) and 70.8 pound-feet of torque, and a top speed of up to 23 mph with drift mode included the Gokart PRO is a massive evolution over the company’s Go-Kart Kit with Mini PRO that we’ve seen before. The good news is that enough people have backed this project for it to make it into production but no more than about 1,000 units will be made.
Aston Martin Finally Has an Electric Car And It’s Crazy Cute
Aston Martin just introduced an all-electric version of the DB5. Wait; what? Wasn’t the DB5 discontinued back in 1965? Yes, it was, although the company built an additional 25 chassis in 2020, but this EV is not an authentic DB5. It’s a two-thirds scale version of the iconic grand tourer. It’s called the DB5 Junior to reflect its smaller scale, and it’s being built in cooperation with The Little Car Company.
10 Best RC Cars
In a world where tablets, smartphones, and apps make for a lot of a child’s play arsenal, RC cars have the potential to get your kiddo out in the open where he can enjoy same real, palpable action by controlling his own RC car. And who knows, maybe he’ll even turn into an out-and-out petrolhead with a successful career in motor racing or off-road racing..
Needless to say, the RC car market is filled with avenues. We’ve picked 10 RC cars that suit all preferences and pockets. Let’s check them out, shall we?