Everyone knows Idris Elba from “The Wire” but the British actor has a daredevil side and has just broken a 90 year old land speed record. Elba broke the speed record for “The Flying Mile” in a Bentley Continental GT. This is for a new network television series Elba has coming out. Read more to see the photos taken and details of the incredible feat!
Toroidion, a Finnish automobile company is working on a 100% electric “hypercar” pushing out 1,341 horsepower! This technology makes Tesla look silly! However, the car is still in the works and right now they’re dealing with a noise issue, due to the four motors needed to provide such power. The design has a retro feel, with butterfly doors and enough room for airline sized luggage.
Volkswagen has announced that it is going to be offering technology to pair your Apple watch with your car. The Car-Net Service will allow drivers to access a multitude of specs on their vehicle. Volkswagen has also included a feature that lets you track the speed of whoever is driving the vehicle. Read more to see what else you can control via your Apple Watch
As a result of the enormous success from the Porsche Cayenne many luxury automakers are eager to show what they can offer for a luxury SUV. From Lamborghini to Bentley many luxury carmakers are straying slightly from sports cars and sedans to SUV’s and crossovers. Now Aston Martin wants to be in the mix with the DBX. Aston Martin received a huge amount of funding for this brand new project. Check out the details and pictures of the car after the jump!
When it comes to car insurances, they will not give you insight on how to save money on your payments. But here’s a couple tips we have that can lower your insurance rate. Find out what these tips are after the jump.
The Phantom is one of Rolls Royce manufactures most iconic models. The Phantom Limelight Collection is exclusive, only a selected few are able to purchase this extravagant car, because Roll-Royce is just making 25 specially-fitted Phantoms.
Japan has been known for its bullet trains which hurdle passengers at 200mph and above. Japan’s MagLev or magnetic levitation trains have been the forerunner in the worlds high speed ground travel industry. The trains work by actually levitating 10cm (4inches) off the ground and using electrically charged magnets to propel itself forward. This makes for completely frictionless movement where no part of the train actually touches the track during travel Yesterday a Japan railway maglev train hit 607 kilometers per hour (374mph) on an experimental track in Yamanashi setting a new world record. The train spent 10 seconds traveling at 600 kph and traveled 1.8 kilometers (1.1 miles). So the train traveled 20 football fields in the time it took you to read the last 2 sentences. Check out the video after the jump!