Fastest machine on earth ‘Kholod’ up for sale at RM Auctions

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The Kholod hypersonic rocket, which is the fastest machine on the planet, is up for sale at the RM Auctions’s upcoming London sale, scheduled to take place in Battersea Park on September 8. This particular machine is one of the few remaining HFL Kholod rocket systems created by NASA and the Russian Institute for New Propellants (CIAM). This was part of a $95 million joint venture project. The term ‘Kholod’ means ‘cold’ in Russian and the name was given to the rocket because cryogenically...

July 28th, 2014 by Dinesh Chandra 

First 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat to go under the hammer at Barrett-Jackson Auction

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An extremely rare and the very first 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat (VIN 0001) is all set to go under the hammer at the Barrett-Jackson Auction scheduled to take place in Las Vegas on September 27. The special Challenger SRT Hellcat will roll off the Brampton, Ontario assembly line. It will then visit the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit, where it will get the exclusive, hand-painted Stryker Red paint wrap. It will also get the special Hellcat badges, an embossed iPad sleeve, a signed...

July 26th, 2014 by Deepak 

McLaren P1 GTR Design Concept to be unveiled at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

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The McLaren P1 hybrid hypercar made its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show in 2013 and now a track-focused GTR variant is going to be unveiled soon. The extreme version of the McLaren P1 has been unveiled via a teaser in form of a sketch. The McLaren P1 GTR Design Concept will be shown to the journalists at the McLaren Brand Center on August 15 and later it will be unveiled for the public at Pebble Beach. The official teaser shows a big rear wing and two exhaust pipes, the aggressive aerodynamic...

July 26th, 2014 by Sangeeta Pandey 

Gannet Design presents the awesome Ducati 1199 Panigale Cafe Fighter

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  Ulfert Janssen of Gannet Design has taken bike design to a new level with the amazing Ducati 1199 Panigale Cafe Fighter, the one that can be seen flaunting its beauty in the pictures. The 1199 Panigale is one of the high-performance sporty bikes. Ulfert combines the café-racer design and the fighter DNA and the result is awesomely cool and the reason why it is named the Cafe Fighter. The bike features a solo seat and there is no rear one, so the rider can enjoy the ride with an attitude...

July 25th, 2014 by Dinesh Chandra 

Manchester United team cruises Beverly Hills in Chevy Convoy

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Chevy is “getting its kicks” in Los Angeles with UK football team Manchester United. The company has a seven year $560,000 Million sponsorship with the team. The football players cruised through Beverly Hills in a Chevy Convoy ahead of the pre-season contest against the Los Angeles Galaxy. It was a fun time for the team as they got behind the wheels of Chevrolet vehicles and drove through the iconic Tinseltown locales. Among the famous film and residential landmarks the team visited...

July 24th, 2014 by Dinesh Chandra 

4 Hours of Red Bull Ring: Victory for Alpine and Nelson Panciatici

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The Signatech-Alpine squad and Nelson Panciaticiwon the 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring at the end of a truly breath-takingrace! The victory has vaulted Alpine into the lead of the European Le Mans Series title standings just two rounds from the end of the campaign. Having lapped fifth-fastest during free practice on Saturday, Signatech-Alpine proceeded to qualify on the third row of the grid, a mere 224 thousandths-of-a-second adrift of the front row.After taking the start from fifth position, Nelson...

July 24th, 2014 by vehiclepassion.com 

Watch Video: New Lego Tumbler unveiled, priced at $200 [Pics]

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The new Lego Tumbler from The Dark Knight Trilogy has been unveiled and is all set to hit the market in September. The Tumbler has been created using 1,869 pieces and weighs around 4.4 lbs (2kg). The black armoored machine features new color Legos and brand new Lego front wheels. The $200 model was made as close to Christophor Nolan’s Tumbler as possible. This vehicle also features adjustable wings, detailed interior and huge rubber-tread racing tires. It comes with new front wheels and two minifigures,...

July 23rd, 2014 by Dinesh Chandra 

Nissan bringing 1994 Le Mans winner to 2014 Monterey Motorsports Reunion

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Nissan dominated the motorsports world in 1994 by registering wins at Mans, Daytona and Sebring with legendary racer Steve Millen behind the wheel. Now, Nissan’s team and racecar will race in August at the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion to celebrate 20 years since the IMSA GTS Championship season. The No. 75 and No. 76 Nissan 300ZX racecars were fielded that season. Millen drove the No. 75 to victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 12 Hours of Sebring, while he cruised the No. 76...

July 22nd, 2014 by Dinesh Chandra 

Nimbus e-Car is an awesome adventure vehicle [Pics]

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Meet Numbus e-Car, a brain child of Brazilian Eduardo Galvani from Hemisferio Criativo, who has designed this concept electric vehicle. Nimbus e-Car, which resembles a deep sea driving machine, is an out-of-the-box concept. The vehicle also looks somewhat like an old Volkswagen Bulli, thanks to its bubble-like structure. Though it looks like a Volkswagen Camper bus, but Eduardo Galvani wants it to look like a nerdy and futuristic, just like a steampunk airship. The Numbus features a rear-mounted...

July 21st, 2014 by Sangeeta Pandey 

Jordanian designer converts $8 million Maybach Exelero into Apocalyptic War Machine

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Jordanian designer Khaled Alkayed has converted the highly expensive, $8 million to be precise, the Maybach Exelero into a jaw-dropping Apocalyptic War Machine. The exclusive sportscar, in his vision, features tank-like tracks on the rear wheels, and guns coming out from everywhere. The tank-inspired tracks allow the vehicle to run on any terrain, while the thick armor plating on the passenger seats provides protection to the riders and passengers. The multipurpose bull-bar up front looks killer. The...

July 18th, 2014 by Deepak