The future is here and to some it may not sound so good. The Ferrari 488 GTB is the latest Supercar to come out of Maranello and it's perhaps one of the most important automobiles to ever carry the Ferrari name. What makes it so special? Turbocharging, Laws on emissions from around the world are forcing automakers like Ferrari to use new techniques on their cars to make them faster then their predecessors, but at the same time they must comply with new emission standards. Turbocharging is nothing new, in fact it's been around for decades. This isn't even the first Ferrari to use the technology; that title is held be the legendary F40 built from 1987-1992.
In under 20 seconds you could be traveling from a standstill to 248 miles per hour. The Koenigsegg Regera is a brand new top of the food chain creation by the legendary Automotive Designer, engineer and visionary Christian Von Koenigsegg.Read more...
We all like sexy figures. Well, this gem will cost you six figures. The M is always sexier than your standard bimmer. The M6 Gran Coupe comes in both two- and four-door models and is powered by a 4.4-liter twin turbo V8 with direct injection, pushing 560 ponies under the hood with 500 lb-feet of torque.
Wouldn’t you like to find this hiding under the tree or in the garage this year?
The new Indian Chief Classic is a pure, powerful cruiser forged from key heritage design elements wrapped in advanced design, engineering and technology. It features iconic styling like valanced fenders, rich genuine leather saddle, classic tank-mounted instrumentation, tear-drop fuel tank design and sculpted and lighted front fender war bonnet. The 2014 Indian Chief Classic comes standard with a host of premium features including endless chrome, keyless ignition, ABS, cruise control, throttle-by-wire, true dual exhaust, high quality chrome laced spoke wheels, brake caliper covers, cast aluminum frame with integrated air intake and much more. The Indian Chief Classic, like all 2014 Indian Chief models, is powered by the all-new, clean sheet design Thunder Stroke™ 111 engine offering 111 cubic inches of pavement pounding power and 119 ft-lbs of torque.
ENGINE TYPE Thunder Stroke
DISPLACEMENT 111 CU in.
BORE X STROKE 3.976” X 4.449” (101mm X 113mm)
COMPRESSION ratio 9.5 : 1
ELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM Closed Loop Fuel Injection / 54mm Bore
PEAK TORQUE RPM 3000 rpm
PEAK TORQUE (J1349 FT-LBS) 119.2 ft-lbs/ 161.6 n m
LENGTH 188.8.131.52.103.7 in.
GROUND CLEARANCE 5.125.125 5.5 in.
WIDTH (US) .184.108.40.206.125 40.4 in.
WIDTH (INTL) 220.127.116.11.8 in.
HEIGHT .18.104.22.168.158.7 in.
SEAT HEIGHT 22.214.171.124.0 in.
WHEELBASE 126.96.36.199.1 in.
RAKE 188.8.131.52.125.125. 29°
TRAIL 184.108.40.206.125.126.1 in.
FUEL CAPACITY .125.1 5.5 Gallons
WEIGHT (EMPTY TANK / FULL OF FUEL) 801 lbs/ 835 lbs.
GVWR 220.127.116.11.1251260 lbs.
Lykan Hypersport By W Motors
W Motors, based in Beirut, has recently unveiled the remarkable Lykan Hypersport. In addition to its 0-62mph in 2.8 seconds, the Hypersport can reach a top speed of more then 240 miles per hour. But at this speed, it’s going to cost you plenty – about $3.4 million plenty. And that’s a bargain compared to the Bugatti Veyron Supersport. Even if you’re ready to break out the Amex for the Lykan, get in line right away, because W Motors is only producing seven.
If you are one of the lucky seven to obtain one, you have some very cool options on this car. Additionally, the headlights are encrusted with diamonds, sapphires, emeralds and rubies, and the interior has solid gold wire stitching. For more information, check out www.wmotors.ae
The Weismann Roadster MF5
Is this not the perfect car for that Sunday afternoon drive to nowhere? Welcome the MF5 Roadster from Wiesmann, a leading manufacturer of ‘puristic’ sports cars. These German-built powerhouses are handcrafted in limited quantities. Wiesmann, known for building convertible hardtops since 1985, started building the MF series in 1993, starting with the MF3 and MF30 roadsters.
Rallye Motors Celebrates 55 Years in Business
For more than half a century, there's one name that has become synonymous with luxury automobiles on Long Island — Rallye Motors. Celebrating its 55th year in business, Rallye Motor Group has expanded in recent years to include a variety of top luxury brands, including Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Acura and Lexus.
I grew up on the water and have always had a sweet spot for boats. I’ve piloted or owned small open bow riders, cabin cruisers and 50-foot yachts. I still even operate a fireboat from time to time. So I’ve been in a lot of different sea conditions. But today was special. Today, I was being treated to a private ride on one of the most luxurious production yachts being built today – the Azimut Flybridge 48.