Posts Tagged: VEHICLES

1974 Chevy Malibu

Look! A Car Made Into An Exact Replica Of The Millennium Falcon.

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Bill Deacon isn't afraid of those punk kids who destroy everything cool. He turned a 1974 Chevy Malibu into the Millennium Falcon anyway.

BUILDS

Check Out This Crazy Russian Monster Truck

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No wonder Russians can survive the harsh winters -- they've got their own tricked out monster trucks.

FUEL EFFICIENCY

Walmart’s WAVE: Behold The ‘Truck Of Tomorrow’

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Walmart's futuristic new WAVE truck is expected to dramatically improve fuel efficiency in the coming years.

Batman

The Flatmobile Is Like The Batmobile, But Flatter, Because You Need That

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So here's something we somehow didn't know existed until today. It's called The Flatmobile, as it's modeled after the Batmobile.

BUILDS

We Must Posses This: A Batman Fan Is Selling A Real, Working Batmobile

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If you're one of those vigilante billionaire types, you can now get a working Keaton Batmobile replica at auction.

24 HOURS OF LEMONS

The Homer Car From 'The Simpsons' Is Now A Magnificent Reality

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A real-life, working version of The Homer car from 'The Simpsons' will race at 24 Hours of LeMons tomorrow.

custom cars

Extreme Fandom: Guys Transform Their Car Into ‘Jurassic Park’ Vehicle

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Talk about extreme fandom, a couple of guys turned a 33-year-old Subaru station wagon into a replica of the electric Ford Explorers used in the first film.

ACTION FIGURES

The King Of All Van Enthusiasts Backs Into The Afternoon Links

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Today's afternoon links, featuring a geeky nativity scene, the perfect John McAfee Twitter joke, and the coolest dude at the boat ramp.

BTTF

The DeLorean Hovercraft Is Complete. This Is Heavy.

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When we last checked in on Matthew Riese, he was building a DeLorean Hovercraft with help from Kickstarter. Now it's finished and awesome.

HOLY S

Quad. Quadrotor.

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Yesterday, Vijay Kumar from the University of Pennsylvania's GRASP Lab presented some of their research at the TED2012 conference.

AUSTRALIA

Aussie Sets New Land Speed Record For Motorized Couches

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Paul McKinnon and his team at Evolution Motorsport broke the land speed record for the fastest sofa during a run at Camden Airport in Sydney, Australia, last week.

Bryan Cranston

Videos Of Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, And Hover Cars On The Set Of “Total Recall”

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Len Wiseman (Underworld, Live Free or Die Hard) is directing the Total Recall remake with his out-of-his-league hot wife Kate Beckinsale starring alongside Colin Farrell (replacing Schwarzenegger with a slightly-more discernible accent) and Bryan Cranston as the villain.

COLIN FURZE

A Motorcycle Build For 25

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Colin Furze wasn't deterred by an arrest on a firearms charge for his Furze set out to break another record for the world's longest motorcycle, as seen in the video below.

CARS

Batman Fan Builds “The World’s Only Turbine-Powered Batmobile”

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Casey Putsch of Putsch Racing wanted to build a Batmobile modeled after the one in Tim Burton's 1989 film, but he didn't want the typical replica with a General Motors 350 salvaged from a junkyard.

COOL

Australian Students Build Awesome Diwheel

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A couple years ago we did a gallery of <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2009/12/garrisons-invention-from-south-park-throughout-history">concept monowheel vehicles from magazine history</a> which looked sort of like Mr.

MANHACKS

“Quadrotor Formation Flying Gets Aggressive” Oh. Great.

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Researchers at UPenn's GRASP Lab taught quadrotor helicopters "<a href="http://widget.uproxx.com/b/2010/06/the-manhacks-are-coming">precise aggressive maneuvers</a>" then <a href="../2010/07/the-manhacks-are-cooperating">gave them claws</a> and programmed them to lift objects in unison and <a href="../2010/09/whats-that-terrifying-quadrocopter-doing-now">recover from violent throws</a>.

MANHACKS

Play Quadrocopter Off, Keyboard Cat

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Not content with teaching a quadrotor helicopter how to be a Researchers study high-performance flight, fast-changing flight maneuvers and other topics [Ed.


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