We are fortunate enough to have the savvy and beautiful automotive writer Lyn Woodward provide us with more car insight this year. Last she educated us about the history of the Citroen and now she ushers us into the future with her personal driving experience and review of the 2018 smart fortwo cabrio. Read more
The Hope Motorbike, a custom revamped Vetrix V1 Scooter, from Sam Aguiar of France’s Shiny Hammer is a futuristic, fully electric maxi scooter that is made-to-order. Read more
The cult of VW Camper Van lovers, Hippie Microbus fanatics and all others who covet the iconic Volkswagen Bus from days gone by are going to be thrilled to hear that the bus is back. But this time it’s electric and it’s called the Volkswagen ID Buzz. Read more
Electric scooters have been around for awhile, but the Ecoreco is a new stylish, intelligent, lightweight, fast, folding scooter designed specifically for adults. With a sophisticated design, a smart LED dash, the most environmentally friendly battery available and a patented folding mechanism, you can zip around without looking like a douche – and without ruining the environment. Read more
The new Gi FlyBike (initially named the Gi Bike) is a full-sized folding electric bike with wireless smartphone integration. Weighing only 37lbs and made from 100% recyclable aircraft grade aluminum alloy, the bike is loaded with features, looks futuristic and comes with its own GPS system and USB port for both Android and iOS phones. Read more
It’s green, It’s lean. It’s got three wheels and can be ordered now. Introducing the Elio. Read more
The HotTug is the first wood-fired hot tub boat in the world and you can put it right at the top of my wish list. Read more
Philippe Stark Unveils ‘The Bicycle Of The Future’ design in Bordeaux Read more
Saietta represents the first meaningful redesign in motorcycling in a generation. Its unparalleled handling and revolutionary styling have set the benchmark for performance and design across the industry. Available in three core colors (red, black and white) or 8 optional colors (including the chrome), the electric motorbike has had glowing reviews and awards. The all-day-long range, unmatched handling and impressive power are all that you could ask of an electric vehicle.
The Saietta, built by Agility Global, Ltd. in London, is the world’s first production composite monocoque chassis (like a Formula 1 car) in a motorcycle. The Agility battery envelope is the structure of the motorcycle – minimizing weight, increasing strength and combining to give you, the rider, the most direct and tactile control possible.
Distinctive and desirable, Saietta S is the next generation of electric urban motorcycle. The light weight provides lithe maneuverability. Fun, fast and sporty, Saietta S is a high profile way to get around town.
The Saietta S acceleration is lightning fast, from 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds. Its total weight of 135 kg means you can whip the bike around town, faster than any other mode of urban transport. 50 miles range with 46 peak horsepower makes for easy riding, and at 20 pence for 50 miles, you will never notice the cost of riding.
Optimised through intelligent design and ground-breaking engineering to invoke a near-perfect user relationship, Saietta’s exceptional maneuverability and instinctive ergonomics expand your riding abilities and heightens the senses.
The Saietta’s sustainable design features including body panels made using flax fibres. With additional deflector panels made using a range of bio-composite materials including hemp, kenaf, jute and cellulose.
Given the new type of body panels, Saietta is even more sustainable than ever. With a powerful electric drive train and upwards of 85% recyclable parts, when and if Saietta ever comes to an end of its useful life, the parts can definitely be reused and recycled:
Muscular and aggressive, Saietta R is our flagship, next generation electric urban sport motorcycle. With huge, low-down power and understated cool, getting on is like riding a relentless wave of torque through the city.
The Saietta R acceleration is beyond fast, from 0-60 mph in 4 seconds. With exceptional emphasis on concentrating its masses in the most compact overall package and shortest possible wheelbase, the Saietta R has a cocktail of power and razor sharp handling which intoxicates. 112 miles range including a 12 mile reserve, and 120 Nm of torque, the R model is a fast, aggressive ride, and at 45 pence for 100 miles, you will never notice the cost of riding.
Optimised through intelligent design and ground-breaking engineering to invoke a near-perfect user relationship, Saietta’s exceptional manoeuvrability and instinctive ergonomics expand your riding abilities and heightens the senses.
The Agility battery envelope IS the structure of the motorcycle – minimising weight, increasing strength and combining to give you, the rider, the most direct and tactile control possible.
Next Generation Drive-train: harnessing the efficiency of Agility’s “Drive-Torque Geometry Control” integrated transmission and Ultra-High Torque Axial Flux Electric Motor. Seamlessly smooth, extremely powerful, and instantly responsive. Regen capable: able to recover energy during deceleration.
Ground-breaking “Drive-Torque Geometry Control” integrated transmission and suspension system for optimised suspension control during aggressive acceleration, giving maximum corner-exit traction, and greater stability when accelerating and breaking.
For complete technical specs, to book a test drive or purchase a Saietta, visit their site here.
The “CODE-X Yacht” was featured in its early stages on just about every design blog years ago. Since then, it’s actually come to reality and I wanted to share the latest images of the “Next Generation CODE-X Yacht” with you. (Info, specs and earlier images of the yacht are after the newest photos). Read more