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Sleek, Solar, Sexy and Super High Tech. The Latest Images of The Code-X Yacht.

Second generation code-x yacht

The first generation “CODE-X Yacht” was featured in its early stages on just about every design blog years ago. It combined conventional technology with regenerative energy in the form of a solar-powered hybrid drive in the body of a super sleek and sexy boat. Since then, the yacht has actually come to reality and we wanted to share the latest images of the “Next Generation CODE-X Yacht”  (Info, specs and earlier images of the yacht are shown after the newest photos). (more…)

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I’ll Be Back. On My $38,000 Bike. Five Hybrid Luxury Terminus Bikes from M55.

Terminus Bikes

If Optimus Prime and The Terminator had a child, it’d be the Terminus by M55. Founded in 2006, the Hungary-based M55 Hybrid Bike company builds cutting edge hybrid electric bicycles using the best technologies and materials available. Titanium, carbon fibre, custom airbrushing and even Swarovski crystals are used in the construction of these mean-looking electric machines. And at a price of $36,000 – $39,000 per bike, these are made for a discriminating, and wealthy, bunch. (more…)

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A Supersized Solar-Powered Catamaran, The Turanor PlanetSolar.

The Turanor PlanetSolar

M/S TÛRANOR PlanetSolar is a multihull vessel topped by a large array of photovoltaic solar panels, constructed by Knierim Yacht Club, in Kiel, Germany. Built in 14 months, the biggest ever solar boat has impressive dimensions but is both silent and clean. (more…)

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An Amphibious Floating Garden That Purifies The Water, The Physalia.

physaliaHERO

The Gulf could use of couple of these right now. A futuristic vessel designed to clean European waterways, the “Physalia” project is an architectural prototype that aims at meeting the mutual needs of the sustainable management of water as a resource by architect Vincent Callebaut. (more…)

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