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Ares X-Raid SUV

Based in Modena, Italy, the historical home of sports car excellence, Ares Design is a modern coach builder founded in 2014 by Dany Bahar, the former boss of Lotus. The first of the company’s products is this modified G-Wagen, dubbed the Ares X-Raid, a 760HP beast with a bespoke composite body. Based on the Mercedes G63, the car comes complete with a tuned 760 horsepower, 5.5-liter, twin-turbo V8 engine, and features a body made from carbon, along with aluminium, to shed a significant amount of weight (440lbs) over a standard G63.  Top speed is rated at 155mph (250km/h). Inside there is a redesigned dashboard with a more luxurious look and feel, single VIP seats at the back, and everything is covered with high-end materials, including Nappa leather and lots of carbon fiber trim.



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Land Rover Defender SVX Spectre | Image

Land Rover Defender SVX Spectre

If you´re a fan of 007 you´ve probably seen Spectre, the 24th instalment in the James Bond film series, and you´ll surely remember the memorable, death-defying car chase scene in the Austrian Alps featuring some beastly Land Rover Defenders. Well, for your information, just ten examples of the off-road monster were built by Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations for the production of Spectre, and the one featured here is going up for auction! The street-legal ...
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SPIRAN BICYCLE | BY PEOPLE PEOPLE | Image

SPIRAN BICYCLE | BY PEOPLE PEOPLE

Swedish industrial design agency People People, the same guys behind the funky Transparent Speaker, have presented a new product, the beautiful Spiran Bicycle. The minimalist bike is a modern interpretation of the old classic Swedish postal and delivery bikes. Spiran features a sleek, light weight frame and slim racing tires, optimized for the agility and speed needed in a city, plus a front basket that integrates a clever bike lock system. The bike is single speed ...
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BMW R100RT | BY WRENCHMONKEES | Image

BMW R100RT | BY WRENCHMONKEES

The BMW R100RT is the new creation from the guys at Wrenchmonkees. It was requested by a Frenchman living in Mauritania - Africa, he wanted a lightweight, two-seater, reliable, and easy to maintain bike. New lights were placed, plus a new tank from an older model, giving it a slimmer and old school look. Extra long shocks were installed to give extra clearance for African dirt roads and sand dunes. Overall,...one stunning bike. via ...
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