“The entire world is about individualization, you personalize your complete life. It starts with your cup of coffee: you take it the way you want it, you put your clothes on the way you like, you furnish your house the way you like, you choose the car the way you like. Everything is personalized and individualized,” muses Ares Design CEO Dany Bahar, his passion for the subject palpable.
Since 2013, the Toyo Treadpass event has been one of the highlights of the Las Vegas-based aftermarket bacchanalia known as SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association). Every year in early winter the world’s best custom builders, largescale OEMs, armies of rim companies and makers of newfangled automotive trinkets and gadgets descend to Sin City for a week of vodka-lubricated hobnobbing, partying, deal brokering and — most importantly — showing off the world’s best customized cars. Truly the coolest vehicles on 2, 3, 4 and even 6-wheels.
Tesla’s recent Battery Day event saw CEO Elon Musk announce a “Plaid” variant of the Model S that’s every bit as fast as the second-generation Roadster. Continue reading 1,100 HP TESLA MODEL S PLAID SET TO BE WORLD’S QUICKEST PRODUCTION CAR
There is an unseen architecture in the universe one can discern with the correct lenses, like those alien-spotting sunglasses “Rowdy” Roddy Piper wears in They Live. An unheard symphony if you tune your ears to the right frequency. Followers of Carl Jung would call it synchronicity; the Grateful Dead faithful promise you can see this web of oneness under the spell of the right psychonutrients. Continue reading FERRARI’S NEW F8 SPIDER
In a copycat industry the concept of a sui generis vehicle is nonexistent. Everything is born from another. Except for the Koenigsegg Gemera, that is: the world’s first (and only) mid-engine, four-seater coupé megacar—what the brand is dubbing the “world’s first Mega-GT.” The mere idea is so ludicrous, so farfetched, that only a literal visionary (and arguable lunatic) would have the gall to even attempt to manifest it from hazy daydream sketch to wrought carbon fiber. Continue reading MEET THE KOENIGSEGG GEMERA, THE WORLD’S FIRST ‘MEGA-GT
The fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever is going topless with the all-new Sian Roadster. And as with the Sian FKP 37‘s debut, all 19 examples were already sold out by the time it was announced this week. Continue reading THE SIAN ROADSTER IS LAMBORGHINI’S MOST POWERFUL TOPLESS SUPERCAR
While most travelers won’t be ready to take long international flights anytime soon, one enterprising jungle resort in Northern Thailand is hoping to lure guests with a truly unique wildlife experience. The Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort now offers two “Jungle Bubble” suites designed for up-close elephant sightings. Continue reading SLEEP AMONG ELEPHANTS IN THE ‘JUNGLE BUBBLE’ SUITES OF THAILAND