Category Archives: Wheels

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 35th Anniversary Edition

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Its Christmas soon so if any of my nearest and dearest are reading..hint,hint! German auto behemoth Mercedes-Benz are set to celebrate the 35th anniversary of their cross-country G series of vehicles. Limited to 200 units in Japan only, the AMG model sports an upgraded interior and exterior, 5.5-liter V-8-cylinder twin-turbo engine and is available in a very military-looking olive, alongside black and white versions.

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Bramford Custom Bikes

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If the name looks at all familiar to you, it’s probably because you’ve seen you share of Bamford Watch Department’s bespoke luxury timepieces around. But with Bamford Custom Bikes, they take the concept a step further, and apply it to the world of high-performance bicycles. Tailoring a custom bike to your exact specifications — right down to road feel, weight, and body fit — they make each piece of the frame from carbon composite in a one-off process. From there you can go on to select each component and design a paint scheme that’s completely original to you.

Mercedes-Benz G500 SWB 6.1 Widestar by Brabus

mercedes-benz-g500-swb-6-1-widestar-by-brabus-1Mercedes-Benz may have phased out the G-Class SWB back in 2011, but that hasn’t stopped Brabus from introducing a brand new upgrade kit for the defunct three-door SUV. Making use of the G500 BA3 Final Edition, the customized G-Class bears the Brabus Widestar body kit and sits on 22″ nine-spoke Monoblock E alloy wheels as beautiful red and black leather coats the interior. Given the “6.1″ designation, the vehicle likely boasts a healthy increase in power over the 388 hp and 391 lb-ft of torque of the original 5.5 liter V8mercedes-benz-g500-swb-6-1-widestar-by-brabus-2 mercedes-benz-g500-swb-6-1-widestar-by-brabus-3 mercedes-benz-g500-swb-6-1-widestar-by-brabus-4

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 For Sale

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Recognised as one of the most influential cars in pop culture, the Aston Martin DB5 from the James Bond franchise is now available for purchase, with a price tag set at a cool £3 million GBP. Although there are four DB5s in total created for the James Bond series specifically, this particular model is noted to be a promotional piece for Thunderball, and features every detail considered essential for a Bond automobile including a smoke machine, a bulletproof screen and hubcap blades. Head here if you have a spare 3 mil kicking around

Hangin’ with the Homies Air Fresheners Second Series

20131115-145109.jpgEver picture yourself rollin’? Top back sipping gin and juice just thinking to yourself ‘Today was a good day’? – Everyday of course, but for all the stanksta’s that missed the first drop, your favourite air freshener fiends Hangin With The Homies deliver Series 2 of their coast crunching scented swingers range. Featuring three of the meanest mugs to ever grip the mic, no matter if your wheels ain’t fly or your ride ain’t tight, the Hangin Wth the Homies homies got the goods to keep your fragrant game fly. Cube, Snoop and Pac swingers are all available now for the sniffing via the Hangin With The Homies webpage20131115-145218.jpg

Dubai Police Brabus G63 AMG

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The Dubai police force has just given us a new reason to get arrested – it’s added a Brabus-tuned G63 AMG to its fleet.

Yep, the 690bhp B637 “700 Widestar” is the latest lump of exotica the Emirati rozzers can tool around in. And with a top speed of 149mph, 0-60mph time of 4.9 seconds and a roster of off-road credentials, it’ll be able to bring many deserty high-speed pursuits to a close. It rounds off the Dubai police force’s crim-troubling armada of 217mph Lamborghini Aventador (for high-speed motorway chases), 208mph four-wheel drive Ferrari FF (for, er, wintry high-speed motorway chases), and 197mph Bentley Continental (for storing more than one assailant)!!! All will be on display at the Dubai Motor Show soon.

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Land Rover Ends Defender Production

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Its a sad day…British car manufacturer Land Rover has announced it will be stopping production of the original off-roader in just two years. Although the name “Defender” has only been used since 1990, the vehicle itself can be traced all the way back to the original Series I Land Rover from 1948.

The end of the Defender in 2015 is mostly an issue of emissions compliance as the bulky SUV can’t be retrofitted to meet today’s clean-air standards in its various markets. While it’s sad to see such an iconic vehicle end its run, the company claims “a replacement vehicle will join the Land Rover range.” So far no real details are known regarding the Defender’s replacement