Day: October 26, 2021

Bizarre ‘Lo-Res Car’ Fetches Surreal $111,111 Price at Bring a Trailer Auction

Photo credit: Bring a Trailer

Photo credit: Bring a Trailer

  • The Lo-Res Car, created by the United Nude footwear company, takes inspiration from an abstract, low-resolution version of the Lamborghini Countach and is up for auction on Bring a Trailer.

  • The body is composed of 12 tinted clear polycarbonate panels and sits on a steel-tube frame, with power coming from a 5-kilowatt electric motor.

  • The Lo-Res Car is being offered for sale by the Petersen Automotive Museum, and half of the proceeds will be donated to an environmental nonprofit.

UPDATE 10/19/21: The United Nude Lo-Res Car was sold for $111,111 when the auction closed on October 15, 2021.

While the vehicle you see here looks like a smaller, car-like sibling to Tesla’s radically styled Cybertruck, this futuristic wedge is actually the creation of footwear company United Nude. Christened the Lo-Res Car, this wacky vehicle was originally sketched by United Nude founder Rem

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Hear the C8 Corvette Z06’s Unbelievable V-8 on a Dyno

Photo credit: Emelia Hartford / Instagram

Photo credit: Emelia Hartford / Instagram

We already know the C8-generation Corvette Z06 will rev to an astonishing 8600 RPM. Now, we have studio-quality audio showing what that outrageous number sounds like in action.

The video, from automotive content producer Emelia Hartford, shows a C8 Z06 test car in what has become very familiar camouflage. It is doing a pull on a dyno in a sound-standardized anechoic chamber, where Hartford says the Corvette team has spent “countless hours perfecting the noise” of what is expected to be an outlandish high-revving, flat-plane-crank engine that shares elements with the engine used in the current C8.R racing car.

Thanks to a few previous teaser videos, we already know this will be the most outlandish sounding Corvette ever. As in Previous audio released by Chevrolet, this video seems to indicate that the most extreme mid-engined Corvette yet will sound more like a

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1992 Porsche 964 Turbo Was Recently Imported From Japan

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This modern classic Porsche 964 is a low-mileage gem.

Porsche’s 964 model brought everything great about the 911 into the future with improved aerodynamics, increased performance and better handling. This Porsche being offered on PCarMarket started off as a well cared for 1992 Porsche 964 Turbo Coupe.

When it premiered a year earlier, the 964 Turbo featured wide bodywork, tea tray spoiler, and revised 3.3-liter turbocharged flat six cylinder that was familiar to the 930. Only 863 of these were made to RoW-spec’ed examples. It spent it’s life in Japan before being importune to the United States in July of 2020 and has recently been serviced.

This Amethyst Metallic Porsche can be spotted as out of the normal U.S. spec’ed cars by the German side marker lights, wide rear license plate cutout, and clear from lenses in place of rubber bumpers. It

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