Bill Smith


Hyundai Smallest EV '45' Concept
Hyundai Motor Company built its smallest EV yet, and it’s based on their ‘45’ EV concept that debuted at the 2019 at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. The automaker’s designers took inspiration from the the signature ‘kinetic cube lamp’ design of ‘45’ and paired it with its angular, yet smooth, profile to create this yet-to-be-named EV in a sleek Performance Blue with orange accents.

DM-017 E-Fighter V2 Electric Motorcycle
Based on the 2020 Zero DS, the DM-017 V2 E-Fighter is Droog Moto’s latest electric motorcycle, and it looks to be straight from a sci-fi movie. Its all-electric drivetrain generates 46 horsepower and 78 lb-ft of torque, enabling it to top out at 98 mph, thanks to a 7.2 kWh battery pack. When fully charged, you can travel up to 89-miles in the city or 45-miles at highway speeds. Aesthetically, the Zero DS was stripped of everything but the essentials before getting an entirely new body design.

Grand Theft Auto V Remastered Rockstar Games
Grand Theft Auto V was released back in 2013 by Rockstar Games and fans have been waiting for a sequel ever since. The company officially announced both PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X versions this past summer for a release in the second half of 2021. They will feature additional technical enhancements and performance upgrades, but just how good can it look? One modder decided to find out by giving the entire game an unbelievable makeover, complete with ray tracing.

Lexus LC 500 Japan Police Car
Japan’s Tochigi Prefectural Police Department has just got a nice upgrade to its fleet in the form an Lexus LC 500. You won’t find this on the highways, but rather the Mobile Traffic Unit in an aim to help reduce traffic accidents as well as stop fleeing vehicles. It’s powered by 2UR-GSE 5.0-litre V8 engine generating 471 hp at 7,100 rpm and 398 lb-ft of torque at 4,800 rpm, mated to a 10-speed Direct Shift automatic transmission.

ERKA Autonomous Ambulance
Photo credit: Roman Ignatowski and Maja Bryniarska
In case of emergency, time is of essence, and what better way to ensure the quickest help than with an autonomous ambulance? Meet the ERKA Autonomous Ambulance, which comes with a built-in drone that can survey the area to locate the person(s) in need of attention. Its compact design allows the vehicle to skip around traffic safely, while its wheels are capable of turning 90-degrees for maximum maneuverability.