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Automotive

Drop-dead gorgeous Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato bound for production

Aston Martin can seemingly do no wrong at the moment, with a recent run of cars to make enthusiasts and collectors go weak at the knees. The magicians at Aston's Gaydon HQ look set to continue that fine form by taking the Vanquish Zagato Concept that debuted at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este last month into limited production, giving us an excuse to fawn over its carbon fiber curves again.Read More

Aircraft

Production e-Go aircraft lands with first buyer

When you think of aircraft, the words compact and accessible don't necessarily spring to mind. The team at e-Go aeroplanes is trying to change that with their new microlight, the first of which recently rolled off the production line into the hands of the first customer. Made of lightweight carbon fiber, the e-Go is powered by a compact Wankel rotary engine and sports a removable canard and wings so it can be parked in your garage.Read More

Bicycles

Cycling computer now comes with a bike attached

Although many serious bikers use a cycling computer to track their riding stats, it is one more thing cluttering up the bars, plus it can be stolen when the bike is left unattended. That's why SpeedX developed the SpeedForce, a gadget that combines a computer, handlebar stem and headlight all in one device. Now, with the announcement of the Leopard, the company has added one more thing to that combo – a carbon fiber aero road bike.Read More

Automotive

A closer look at the new McLaren 570GT

When McLaren re-entered the road car arena, it was on the back of the brand's strong motorsport connection. But not all buyers are after a road-going racer – some need room for luggage, and others want to enjoy their supercars on cross-country jaunts. That's where the 570GT comes in. With more luggage space than a Ford Focus, and a softer suspension than the 570S, the GT is designed to open McLaren up to buyers with dreams of practical, long distance motoring. Gizmag was on hand at the Australian launch to chat with designer Robert Melville.Read More

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