Yes, hoverboards are real. We haven’t seen one for sale just yet but a company based in New Mexico may be about to change that. That company is Arca Space Corporation, which this week unveiled the ArcaBoard. It’s a working hoverboard that’s available for pre-order and due for delivery by April… the company promises.
2016 Toyota GT 86 GRMN
Toyota this week rolled out a special edition GT 86, and the changes made to the car may just preview some updates planned for the Scion FR-S for the 2017 model year. Among the changes on the special edition GT 86 that we may see on the updated FR-S is a more powerful engine. Unfortunately, we’re not talking a massive step in power here but just 216 horsepower total, up from 200 previously.
2016 BMW i8
BMW’s i8 was a new addition for the 2014 model year, yet it remains one of the most advanced offerings in the new car market. This week, our colleagues at The Car Connection reviewed the latest model.
Alleged BMW M1 prototype - Image via eBay Motors
Another BMW made headlines this week, one much older than the i8 above. This M1 barn find is said to be one of the original prototypes built by Lamborghini in the 1970s prior to BMW ditching the Italian supercar marque and taking control of the M1 project.
1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda Convertible
The Plymouth Hemi Cuda Convertible built for 1970 and ‘71 is one of the rarest and most sought after muscle cars ever produced. Incredibly, two of them are now coming up for auction.
Classic Recreations’s 1966 Mustang Fastback Shelby GT350CR
If you love the classic looks but don’t want to feel like you’re driving a priceless heirloom every time you hop behind the wheel, then a company like Classic Recreations is the way to go. The company, which builds continuation Shelby Mustangs, this week announced it will offer its cars with modern EcoBoost engines.
Ford GT snap-together model
You can’t quite get your hands on the new GT supercar just yet, but Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] will be offering it as a 1:25 scale model you build yourself. They go on sale in April but kids attending the upcoming 2016 Detroit Auto Show can bag one for free.
2017 Infiniti Q30, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show
In case you weren’t confused enough by Infiniti’s new naming strategy, the Japanese automaker is mixing things up even further. The Q30 hatchback set to go on sale next year will be known as the QX30 here in United States. Everywhere else it will still be a Q30.