Boasting the title as the fastest Jaguar roar car in history, the Jaguar F-Type Coupe, with an entry price of $65,000 is engineered with not just the same philosophy but also the same intricate components found powering the motors and sophisticated performance parts of the fastest cars on international race tracks around the world. If that doesn’t make your blood pulse frantically through your body in excitement, maybe the supercharged 5.0 liter V8 pushing 500+ horsepower and a 4-second 0-60mph mark will. Depending on which model you decide to enjoy, you would receive various beneficial and surely welcomed options, including oversized carbon ceramic brakes, Electronic Active Differential (EAD) and a sports suspension to help ensure an immediate response and rush when you are behind the wheel. The all-aluminum Jaguar coupe is available in three configurations, F-Type R, F-Type S and the F-Type, plus the convertible options. Get yours.
With weather that historians and meteorologists will write and argue about for centuries to come, a Robotic Snow Plow is a welcome assistant in the blossoming era of electronic and digital servants. Tasks once delegated to slaves, to the help or to children, now come under duties given to robots. This six-wheeled chore reducer has a handy Spektrum remote (with a failsafe receiver) to keep the robot (and snow plow) under your full control, it comes equipped with 6 127RPM gear motors, 13-inch tiller tires, headlights (for night use) and a snow plow blade over four feet wide (52-inches). The Abominable Snow Man has his work cut out for him if he thought anything less than an avalanche of snow in your driveway would stop you. Get specs here, pre-order here. From SDR.
You might think that with at least a few hundred thousand years of human civilization, with most of our existence living outdoors and all the technology invested in outdoor gear and survival that by now the sleeping bag would have reached the limits of innovation. Well if you did, think again. The Kammok Thylacine sleeping bag pushes technology and expectations even further. Combining an array of their own technologies (waterproofing, windproofing, breathability and heat reflective shell), the Thylacine with its patent-pending baffle locking system looks to deliver variable warmth and function so you only need one bag for all your frontier and outdoor adventures. Able to use both synthetic and down, the shell allows you to swap or layer baffles as needed for your comfort and more importantly in extreme conditions, your survival. In addition to the temperature-adjusting baffle customizing functionality, the Thylacine also lets you to change your bags length and width where it matters. Available to you as either the Kammok Thylacine Ultralight (UL) or the Expedition (X), the Kammok team braved no less than the Patagonia Mountains to help ensure the quality and functionality of this boundary pushing bag prior to demanding your hard-earned coin.
With advanced technology and a little bit of imagination, your classic snowshoe that people probably used during the last Ice Age receives a welcome update. More durable and definitely lighter, Norwegian company Fimbulvetr has created an ergonomic snowshoe with a design created with the thought that moving through snow on foot should not be a nightmare unless you are getting chased by the abominable snowman and even then you want the best shoes possible. Made from a special thermoplastic elastomer (DuPont Hytrel), Fimbulvetr Snoeshoes expect to provide significantly more functionality over the model developed a few thousand years back.
Yankee Stadium, AT&T Park, Wrigley Field, Citizens Bank Park, Busch Stadium and Fenway Park these places are where memories and legends are born. The stadiums where athletes play in some instances have just as much influence on the game as the players. To pay homage to the temples of sport Ballpark Blueprints creates hand-drawn art that provides a level of intimacy not found in a mere stadium photo. Printed on textured, museum-quality paper, each stadium presented honors both the team that represents within and the architectural character unique to each stadium.
Given the fact that cast iron skillets have been around for at least 5000 years, you’d think that by now somebody would’ve thought to give them a significant upgrade. Well they didn’t, until now. Finex Cast Iron Skillets are a triumvirate of love, precision engineering and CAD software, conceived by Mike Whitehead from Portland, Oregon. The Finex is classic cast iron reinvented with a heat dissipating coiled handle and six pouring spouts thanks to the eye catching eight-sided design. Wanting to deliver precision cooking along with beauty, each skillet’s interior gets CNC machined making for a smoother surface than standard issue cast iron, so those so-so pancakes you’ve been making can finally lift and flip in golden perfection like the way you always dreamed.
There is no need for you to look like you’re constantly playing pocket pool on those cold days and even colder nights thanks to this useful do-hickey brought to you by a company that produces pocket-sized, fire-breathing mechanical contraptions known the world over. For years, Zippo lighters have ignited peace pipes, water bongs, firecrackers, embargoed cigars, barbeque grills, campfires and even children’s birthday cakes. However, this Zippo unlike those the company is famous for provides heat without flame. Once started, thanks to the platinum-catalyzed glass fiber burner inside, the Zippo Hand Warmer will work diligently up to 12 hours on a mere smidgen of fuel to keep your hands from turning into zombie-popsicle treats.
The BJE200XL turns fruit to juice in less than five seconds giving you fresh and natural sweeteners to add to party cocktails, health drinks and deliciously flavored recipes. Use this juicer to make Bloody Marys, super fruity sangrias or other 100% natural juices that are one-of-a-kind. The Breville BJE200XL has a huge 3 inch wide feed tube that can take whole fruits and vegetables and literally turn them into particles, extracting 30 percent more juice than the competing juicers or juice extractors on the market. With removable parts that are easy to clean by hand or by dishwasher you can easily find yourself making better cocktails and popsicles with ease, totally upgrading your domestic skills and health. Get your Breville BJE200XL juicer here.
Stealing everything legally possible from the fabled 1000 RR, the BMW HP4 is the lightest 4-cylinder supersports bike you can find on the planet, weighing 199 kilos (that’s about 438lbs). The HP4 from BMW Motorrad delivers exactly what the abbreviated moniker says, High Performance. Stuffed with a 1000cc engine that torments the road with a rampant 193 horses, this bike races with the wind. With a torque lift of 6000RPM to 9750RPM over the RR, you’ll harness the punch and the power you need, when you need it. The HP4 comes equipped with Race ABS, Launch Control, Brembo monobloc brakes and the world’s first Dynamic Damping Control, that according to BMW, adjusts damping automatically based on current riding conditions. BMW even made modifications to Dynamic Traction Control to assist the new DDC feature. In conclusion, the BMW HP4 provides you power, support and control. The essential framework for the perfect riding experience.
The official name is the Beetle, but some affectionately refer to the iconic automobile as a Bug. Regardless of your preferred appellation, the highly anticipated 2012 Volkswagen Beetle is finally here. With a 21st Century update the all-new Volkswagen Beetle delivers multiple engine variations and tops out with options that boast 200 horsepower. The new Beetle has a longer frame, more aggressive stance, LED lighting and plenty of amenities including touchscreen radio, Bluetooth, navigation and keyless entry. Expect the new Volkswagen Beetle in a US showroom near September or October. Europe receives the third generation Beetle in October and November.