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Zero Motorcycles’ 2022 SR Gets App Upgrades to 124MPH

Designed for easy upgrades of both hardware and software, Zero Motorcycles’ 2022 SR is a refined sport-cruiser that delivers 227-mile range in-city & 113-miles on the open freeway at 70MPH. It boasts a top speed of 104 but with a hefty little app upgrade, it’ll rip up to 124MPH. The stock 14.4 kWh battery can be factory upgraded to 17.3 kWh for still better performance.

Porsche Peels Out Track-Ready 718 Cayman GT4 RS

With the release of the Cayman GT4 RS, Porsche unveils its highest performance 718 series car ever. So far, we’ve seen only the official Nürburgring lap time of 7:09.3 and the leaked images, which suggest the forthcoming Cayman will be powered by a flat-six pushing more than 500 horsepower. Enhanced aerodynamics in the front splitter & exit venting mark it as a serious track-ready ride.

Offroad Luxe: Lexus Rolls Out 2022 LX 600

Toyota’s latest 300-Series Land Cruiser won’t be coming to the states but the more luxurious 2022 Lexus LX 600 makes a very elegant substitute. Powered by a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 that makes 409 hp, this update to the flagship SUV includes a new dual screen infotainment system & driver cockpit cluster as well as premium leather & interior finishes. Full details forthcoming.

Supertramp Introduces LT Fiberglass Camper

Designed for use with all full-size trucks—even light-duty trucks—like Ford’s F-150, the Supertramp LT camper is a fiberglass truck-bed camper that weighs just 1200 pounds. It features an electric lift pop-top and solarized electrical system, with the comforts of an over-cab bed, L-shaped lounge, full kitchen, and optional toilet/shower, all inside. Available for pre-order now.

Mercedes-Maybach Introduces Limited S680 Edition 100

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first Maybach, Mercedes-Maybach created the limited S680 Edition 100. This super sedan is powered by a twin-turbo V12 that pumps out 600+ horsepower through all 4 wheels. In contrast to the classic petrol powertrain, the S680’s interior is very futuristic; oversized touchscreens, white perfed leather, and MM branding throughout. If the big chrome Maybach badges don’t make its lineage obvious, the 2-tone paint surely will: Cirrus Silver and Nautical Blue. Available 2022.

Record & Share Your Driving Footage with Dride 4K Dash Cam

The Dride 4k is a 4K, remotely accessible, heat resistant, radar based motion detection, GPS, 4G LTE, dual dash cam. Sounds fun. It’s equipped with 5Ghz WiFi for ultra-fast download speed and Bluetooth LE for instant notifications to your phone. It features Night vision and shares your front & rear dashcam footy instantly to Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, TikTok, WhatsApp & YouTube.

Triumph Adds Wind Protection to Speed Triple 1200 RR

After more than 2 decades as a beloved naked café bike, Triumph’s new Speed Triple 1200 RR is rolling out with a full fairing. Powered by the same 178 horsepower triple as its predecessor, the new model boasts improved ergonomics, ABS, traction control and four pre-programmed riding modes. Unique fold-away mirrors add a tech-touch and will work great for splitting city traffic.

Nissan Introduces 2021 GT-R T-Spec

Paying homage to its iconic Skyline heritage, the 2021 Nissan GT-R T-Spec is a true track-ready performer boasting 565 horsepower output via its twin-turbo R38DETT engine. The limited model also gets wider fender flares, a carbon-fiber rear spoiler, blacked-out hood ducts, and gold-colored forged aluminum wheels. If you’re ready for the thrill of right-hand drive drift, it’s a sweet import.

Launch into Hunting Season with a Savage Sprinter from Outside Van

The animals will hear your approach from a mile away but kill the ignition and wait awhile, they’ll be back. In the meantime, you and your hunting team can lounge in the luxury of your lifted & kitted Sprinter. Built by Oregon’s Outside Van, it’s dialed for hunting, featuring a customizable interior with ample storage for weapons. The rest of the build spares no detail; this is a top-of-the-line, off-road motorhome. There’s even a hammock on the roof.

Nissan Unveils 400-Horse 2023 Z

Powered by a 400 horsepower twin-turbo V6, the 2023 Nissan Z loses its number designation but retains the outline of the current 370Z. All that power is managed by a close-ratio six-speed manual transmission with a high-performance clutch. A more rigid & wider front-end improves G forces in the corners. Sport brakes and 19-inch forged aluminum wheels wearing Bridgestone sneakers complete the package on this drift-ready daily driver.

For 2022, The Acura Integra Returns

Two decades have passed since the last Acura Integra rolled off the container ship onto American soil. And for 2022, the celebrated compact sports car makes its return. It is a sleek, aggressive 2-door updated for today’s driver—and fitted with a prominent rear wing that’s sure to make Subaru & Civic set green with envy. Details are sparse but there are rumors it will arrive with AWD, possibly powered by Honda’s Civic-R motor but these have yet to be confirmed. Stay tuned.

Turn Your Tailgate into a Gathering Place with Tail Table

The Tail Table transforms your vehicle’s tailgate into a proper hang-out spot. It’s a versatile table that connects seamlessly to your car’s U-latch or I-latch, giving you a 48” X 30” table & cutting board as well as drink holders for up to 6 beverages. For the trailhead, campsite or a day at the beach, it’s ideal. Plus, the table folds away for flat compact storage, so you can keep it conveniently in your vehicle. Choose from satin black, frosted white, or wood grain.

Morgan Steers Into the Rough with Plus Four CX-T

The hand-built Britishness of Morgan is the whole appeal of their classic roadsters. With the launch of their all-new Plus Four CX-T, they’re taking that legacy off-road. But not with 4-wheel drive or a big suspension lift. They gave it some low-key coil overs, doubled the clearance to 9-inches & put a BMW 4-banger under the bonnet. It retains its rigid drive feel and very lightweight build, ensuring it will absolutely rip down those side-roads and dirt detours.

2022 Toyota Tundra: Sneak Peek

Leaked images of the forthcoming 2022 Toyota Tundra come with few details. Re-designed. Re-engineered. There are rumors it will will be powered by the same twin-turbocharged, 3.5-liter, 415-horsepower V6 that’s in the ’22 LandCruiser. That sounds pretty good to us. So far this is all we know.

Audi Unveils Faster, More Powerful 2022 RS3

With the roll-out of the 2022 RS3, Audi reveals it has once again trimmed, tweaked & upgraded their smallest performance car with attention focused on the drive. With increased torque (& a new torque vectoring rear axle) from its 401-horsepower motor, it delivers a very respectable 0-62 time of 3.8 & top speeds hitting 180. The stance looks a bit meaner than the outgoing model & so does the blacked-out grill.

BMW Motorrad Releases CE04 Electric Commuter Scooter

The CE04 from Bavarian Motor Works’ 2-wheel Motorrad division, is an all-electric scooter that boasts a progressive design & innovative connectivity for today’s commuter. With a top speed of 75MPH it’s borderline freeway worthy & a range of 80 miles makes it a great option for the city. Low, sleek body lines, a “floating” seat design, and its 10-inch TFT color screen with integrated navigation mark it as an innovative high-performance entry in the category.

The Latest “Gemballa” Porsche Variant is Built for Off-Road Action

Marc Gemballa, whose father led the renowned Porsche performance house Gemballa, has been busy building his own custom rides. His debut creation is the Martien. This adventure-sport variant of the 911 boasts 750-horsepower & big knobby tires for slinging gravel while the sculpted lines of the body kit make it look like a factory car.

Go Really Off-Road with Jeep’s 2022 Wrangler Xtreme Recon Package

Taking direct aim at Ford’s Bronco Sasquatch package, Jeep’s 2022 Wrangler Xtreme Recon is a juiced-up Rubicon sitting on 35-inch BFG AT tires. It’s got a factory lift, better angles of approach, departure, and breakover than the Sasquatch as well as 12.9” of ground clearance which is also higher. A new axle, available later this year pairs with the 6-speed manual transmission to make the Recon the industry’s first 100:1 crawl ratio from the factory.