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Crane DeTomaso Pantera

Taking inspiration from Carlo Pecino AKA Colorsponge and his spectacular Ferrari 308 Brawler, Daniel Crane from Crane Designs has given the iconic 1971-1975 DeTomaso Pantera a modern twist. The Italian machine was one of the greatest supercars ever to be built, and making an improvement to something which is already perfect is an almost impossible ...read more

Hyundai Pony Heritage EV

The first production model by Hyundai was the Pony hatchback bak in 1975. The company has now revealed an EV resto-mod for 2021, taking the boxy hatchback to new heights with modern pixilated LED headlights and LED taillights, fender-mounted cameras, and vacuum tube instrumentation in the beautifully minimalist interior that is both retro and futur...read more

The Vanguard Scout

After capturing our attention with the mighty impressive Ferrari 308 Brawler, 3D artist Carlos Pecino, also know as ColorSponge, has now turned his watchful eye to an International Scout Truck restoration that looks insane. The Vanguard Scout is inspired by the crazy Baja rally machines, but keeping as much as possible from the original Scout desig...read more

Ferrari 308 Brawler

Based in Spain, Carlos Pecino, also know as ColorSponge is a 3D artist with more than 15 years of  experience in the digital world. Over the years he has put all his creativity in diverse fields as photography, design and composition together to make hyperrealistic images for advertising projects. For his latest creation he has applied his obs...read more

Citroen ME

Inspired by the ultra-affordable Citroon AMI electric vehicle and the iconic Citroen Mehari, the unique Citroen ME is a cool electric vehicle designed to tackle urban mobility. Imagined by French industrial designer Alexandre Pain, this eco-friendly, low carbon footprint vehicle is equipped with a 22kw battery for a range of approximately 200km (12...read more

Fina Foldable Kayak

Fina is a compact foldable kayak that can be neatly stored away when not in use. Conceived by industrial designer Cristina Borras, the beautiful two-seat kayak is aimed for calm waters. Built in plywood, the five-meter kayak collapses down into only two-meters long by effectively splitting the boat in three parts with clever construction and origam...read more

Brubaker Box Minivan

German-based industrial designer Samir Sadikhov has reimagined the legendary design of Curt Brubaker, whom originally created a kit designed to fit on the chassis of a Volkswagen Beetle, converting them to Box Vans. Brubaker´s work also directly influenced the design of the Tesla Cybertruck. Sadikhov stays true to the metallic finish but adds wood...read more

Peugeot Boxer 4x4 Camper Van

Clearly following the overland trend, French automakers Peugeot have unveiled the Peugeot Boxer 4x4 Camper Van. After introducing the compact Rifter 4x4, the company has now focused on the other end of the spectrum with the full-size Peugeot Boxer 4x4 shown above. Based on the Boxer L3, the rugged off-road camper has an increased ground c...read more

Audi AI:Trail Quattro

Audi have shown a preview of their future emission-free off-roader, the spectacular Audi AI:Trail Quattro. The study takes the shape of a futuristic, buggy-style four-door vehicle with a fully electric powertrain, incorporating four electric motors for a driveshaft-free all-wheel drive. The all-electric vehicle encloses its passengers in a glass bu...read more

BMW Garmisch

BMW have brought to life a long-lost concept by Marcello Gandini, one of the grandmasters of car design. He was responsible for legendary cars like the Lamborghini Miura and Countach, or the Lancia Stratos. Presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 1970, the gorgeous Garmisch was never seen again, until now. The painstakingly created reproduction was b...read more

VW Atlas Basecamp

Volkswagen have introduced the VW Atlas Basecamp, a concept designed to be your ultimate offroad camper rig. The rugged SUV is equipped to let you stay in the wilderness for a while, it is powered by a 276-horsepower VR6 engine, and features 4Motion all-wheel-drive, a custom body, a higher ride height, custom Fifteen52 wheels wrapped in all-terrain...read more

Jeep Five-Quarter

For the 53rd annual off-road fan fest in Moab, Utah, Jeep has collected a bunch of sweet pickup-truck concepts to celebrate the return of the famous Gladiator pickup truck. But, the star of the show, is the only one not based on a current Gladiator pickup or Wrangler, it is instead this beastly custom based on the 1968 Jeep M715 military truck. The...read more

Volkswagen Electric Dune Buggy

VW have introduced the very cool I.D. Buggy, an all-electric dune buggy with some 1960s California subculture flair. The all-electric dune buggy crams futuristic tech into a retro package, it features a single 201-horsepower, 228 lb-ft (309 Nm) electric motor in the rear, fed by a 62-kWh battery pack in the floor, giving a WLTP range of 155 miles (...read more

Rain Prisk Off-Road Concepts

If you ask most people to think about an off-road vehicle, a pickup truck or a Jeep might spring to mind, unless you are Rain Prisk and can see an off-road vehicle in almost any supercar from such renowned brands as Ferrari, McLaren, and Porsche. The visual artist has a serious appetite for over-the-top off-road vehicles, he takes some of the world...read more

Peugeot E-Legend

Peugeot are the latest car manufacturer with the nostalgic "fever", who seek to bring to modernity a successful formula from a more or less distant past. The Peugeot E-Legend has to be the concept of the year, they have applied a formula which does not forget that the past and the present must coexist. This stunning creation by Peugeot is inspired ...read more

Infiniti Prototype 9

Infinity have unveiled this gorgeous concept inspired by the open-wheel grand prix cars of the 1940s (particularly those from Auto Union). The Infinity Prototype 9 is a retro-influenced electric roadster, it is the result of countless hours of careful construction, and features a beautiful body handmade from steel panels wrapped around a steel ladd...read more

Nimbus E-Car

Nimbus is a concept e-car designed by Hemisferio Criativo, a design studio ran by Eduardo Galvani. It is clearly inspired by the iconic VW bus, but has been designed to go a lot of places the VW couldn’t, like go off-road. The unique hybrid is powered by a 180hp electric engine and lithium-ion battery to move around, and features a micro combusti...read more

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September 2021 Gear Crave

In our new monthly installment, we showcase the gear we are lusting after. This is a collection of various, handpicked items to satisfy our gear crave needs. From wear items with a considerable amount of style, to items that are worthy of making it into your pockets every single day of the week, and a bevy of technologies designed to distract and entertain. We are happy to help with a slew of the best gear to keep every guy drooling....
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September 2021 Finds On Huckberry

Once again we have teamed up with our good friends at Huckberry to update our custom, curated BTS Shop. We have picked the most exciting fresh deals this month, with some great opportunities to get your hands on the coolest apparel and travel gear for an active lifestyle and outdoor adventures. Check out our new curated l...
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September 2021 Finds On Uncrate Supply

In this monthly instalment, we head over to Uncrate Supply to highlight some of our favorite pieces worthy of your setup. These guys stock pretty much everything, from objects of desire, EDC gear and urban garb, to tools of the trade. And nine times out of ten they will be black. This month we highlight some of our favorite products where you can expect an elevated ...