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It’s a Plane! It’s A Boat! It’s The Freakin Rad New Amphibious Aircraft: The Icon A5

Icon A5

ICON Aircraft, a privately held startup based in Los Angeles, has just unveiled the latest addition to the powersport category. On June 12, it unveiled the A5, an amphibious sport plane. At the cost of $139,000, the plane is intended for recreational flying and will be available in 2010. The A5 is one of the first aircraft designed specifically for this market, which ICON expects could be worth as much as $2 billion annually. (more…)

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New 2008 Red Dot Design Award Winners!

2008 Red Dot Design Award Winners on if it's hip, it's here

Today, the red dot design award, the origins of which go back to 1955, is one of the largest and most renowned design competitions worldwide. It consists of the individual disciplines “red dot award: product design”, “red dot award: communication design”, and “red dot award: design concepts”, which has been held annually in Singapore since 2005. In 2007 the competition recorded more than 7,000 entries from 60 nations. (more…)

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Art Vespa 2008 Competition Winners Announced

Last week the 2007/8 Art Vespa Competition competition in South Africa came to an end. (more…)

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The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Has A Luxury Safe To Match – And Other Bugatti Goodies.

Stockinger Safe Bugatti Veyron

If you thought Bugatti just made luxury vehicles, like the stunning Veyron 16.4 shown above, let me enlighten you. In addition to their own collection of luxury goodies, Bugatti, in conjunction with German luxury safe manufacturer, Stockinger, has come out with the limited edition (only 50 will be made) Stockinger Safe Bugatti, available in the same colors as the luxury vehicle. (more…)

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