Based in Melbourne, Australia, Scott grew up with a passion for cars and a love of writing. He now combines the two by covering all things automotive for Gizmag. When he’s got a spare moment, you can usually find him freezing himself silly in search of fresh powder to ski.
The morning coffee is a ritual that fuels workers the world over. But what happens when, in a moment of pre-caffeine incoordination, you knock over your piping-hot cup of joe? Not only have you wasted your precious brew, but also possibly scalded yourself or inflicted irreparable damage to a keyboard or other device. The Magicup is a spill-proof cup designed to make such scenarios a thing of the past.
McLaren hasn't been mass-producing road cars for very long, but that hasn't stopped it from rapidly adding to its range. Having created and launched the new entry-level Sports Series, the British marque has expanded the top of its Super Series, with the new 675 LT. We climbed inside for a closer look.
Mercedes has taken the wraps off its gorgeous new C-Class Coupe. Thanks to a raft of driver-assistance systems and fuel-efficient engines, Mercedes has sent it into battle with the substance to back up its great-looking exterior design.
Earlier this year, BMW revealed a tribute to its legendary 3.0 CSL, the Hommage. Now the company has used the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance for the official world premiere of another. The 3.0 CSL Hommage R has been designed to celebrate 40 years since BMW landed in North America.
Once associated with bargain-basement driveaway prices on boring hatchbacks, in recent times Hyundai has been moving to compete with the best that the Germans and Japanese can offer. The latest indicator of this upmarket move is the Vision G Concept Coupe, which previews the direction for a future line of luxury Hyundais.
There were always going to be risks involved in creating an oddball like the GT-R LM Nismo. The radical racecar battled for consistency at Le Mans and now Nissan has pulled the plug on its World Endurance Championship involvement until problems that have plagued its energy recovery system can be sorted out.
McLaren’s 570S heralded the start of a new model line for the British manufacturer, one that begins at a far more reasonable price point than the one offered up by its lightning-quick 650S. Gizmag got an up-close look at the new 570S, before sitting down with McLaren’s Asia-Pacific Director David McIntyre for a chat about the brand’s move "downmarket."
Elvis got about in one and Keith Moon drove a one into a pool (or so the urban myth goes) – now in a nod to its long list of rock'n'roll clientele, Rolls Royce has announced an "Inspired by Music" version of the Wraith, which packs in a 1300 W, 18-channel bespoke speaker system.
As the point of contact between a vehicle and the road, tires are one of the most important parts of a car. Unfortunately, there's no one size fits all, or rather, one tire fits all surfaces or weather conditions, tire and swapping them over when encountering changing conditions isn't exactly feasible. Kumho has come up with a concept tire that would avoid this problem by changing its tread to suit the conditions.
The Tesla Model S might sprint to 100 km/h in an impressive 2.8 seconds, but it doesn't even come close to taking the record for the world's fastest accelerating electric car. A team of speedy Stuttgart University students has broken the record in a blistering 1.779 second run, beating the mark set by Swiss students late last year by just 0.006 of a second.