Move over Bentley. Aston Martin be damned. Meet Lyonheart K, a new, thoroughly British luxury sports car. A modern interpretation of the classic Jaguar e-Type designed by Robert Palm in collaboration with car designer Bo Zolland, every single part of the Lyonheart K is developed, designed, and hand-built in England. Read more
I know it’s been making the rounds on the design blogs, but only part of this interesting story is getting much press- and almost 8 years after the fact. This unusual homage to the VW Beetle, not only exists as a personal residence built in 2003, but inspired a larger version four years later that is now a restaurant and bar by the same builder, The Car Das Auto. Read more
above: The Mirage, design proposed by David Seesing.
I noticed a story on a student design project for Bentley at the UK’s Royal College of Art called the Aero-Ace in the always fabulous Wallpaper magazine. Definitely worth sharing, and adding to as well. The text and images below are from their January, 2010 issue, plus I’ve added some video and additional images and sketches from the artists. Read more
OMG! A product that Jules Verne would die for (again).
This is a real motorized product that you can actually purchase from Amazon. It’s not new, but it’s the first time I’ve seen it available for purchase. The JL421 Badonkadonk Land Cruiser is nicknamed “The Donk” and the friggen thing even throws fire. Read more
In the last few years the Tabbert brand has undergone repositioning and has clearly rejuvenated its corporate image. With the luxe Paganini, their designers, developers, and product managers have created a new standard in the category. In the Paganini, Tabbert combines automotive design with innovative technology and quality to result in a trailer that’s anything but trash. They refer to it as a “caravan” and so will I throughout the rest of this post. Read more