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Chiossi Cycles

We are all familiar with great Italian design, if we combine custom bicycles with Italian style the end result is bound to be stunning. Recently we featured UCY Cycles, an Italian company that create unique, elegant bikes, with minimal design. Chiossi Cycles is a small company located in Modena engineering and manufacturing classic and special bikes and accessories since 1942. Head over to their website and admire their beautiful creations.



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TINNIE 10 VESSEL | Image

TINNIE 10 VESSEL

TINNIE 10 is the latest project by Joey Ruiter, a designer we have featured several times before, with innovative products such as the Growler City Bike, the Inner City Bike, and the Lo-Ruiter Longboard. Built from thick lightweight aluminum, the small portable vessel weighs only 173 lbs (79kg) and features white oak plank flooring, xorel upholstered seating, a 6hp 4-stroke motor (electric option available) and has room for 2 adults. The long range goal for this din...
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MAYBACH EXELERO | Image

MAYBACH EXELERO

This is a one-off custom-built Maybach based on the Maybach 57 limousine, the Exelero is a chopped-down two-seater coupe, though its more than just a show car, during tests it reached a speed of 218.38mph, despite weighing over 2.66 tonnes. It is capable of acceleration from 0-60mph in 4.4 seconds. Its 550bhp V12 engine was bored out to 5.9 litres, and tuned for 700bhp and over 738lb ft of torque. Amazing!  ...
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ASTON MARTIN DBR1 | LIFE-SIZE MODEL | Image

ASTON MARTIN DBR1 | LIFE-SIZE MODEL

Every once in a while, surfing the web, we come across something really mind blowing. This awesomeness, is a real, life-size 1:1 scale model of the beautiful Aston Martin DBR1 that Carroll Shelby and Roy Salvadori drove to a Le Mans win in 1959. It actually comes in the style of an AirFix kit! complete with body shell, upholstered seats, four 16-inch wire wheels, a replica Le Mans trophy...it even comes with instruction sheet for assembly! Only one of these is avail...
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