Saleen Building Seven New S7s and Jeep’s New Crossover Captured Undisguised: The Evening Rush
Plus, GoPro builds its own drone and Royal Palms is the perfect way to end the day.
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Spy shots of the new Jeep Compass/Patriot replacement show strong design cues from the Grand Cherokee. As seen in these spy shots, the grill and headlights shares styling with the larger Jeep, while the roof’s black coloration brings to mind into the modern design of European crossovers. The new crossover is expected to use a modified version of the Renegade platform, and will likely be powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine.
Although Saleen has suffered some financial trouble in recent years , the company says it will be producing seven limited-edition S7s called the Saleen S7 LM to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the company's winning streak at Le Mans. The new S7 will be powered by a twin-turbocharged V-8 good for a whopping 1,000 horsepower.
The world’s fastest Volkswagen Beetle hit 205 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats earlier this month. Of course, it was hardly stock; the special Bug cranked out more than 500 horsepower, and came equipped with parachutes for stopping duty.
If you are looking to drastically improve your GoPro usage, consider purchasing a GoPro Karma Drone. Equipped with four rotors, a stabilizer, and highly intuitive controls, the Karma Drone is perfect for everyone from seasoned videographers to new hobbyists. Utilizing a rugged, foldable design, the Karma Drone is easy to transport between shoots—and great when packing light for airplane travel.
Rocky Mounts has just released a trailer hitch bike rack that swings away from a truck or SUV’s lift gate, enabling you to access your luggage without removing your cycles. This handy rack is called the Monorail, and it will definitely make your next adventure a little less annoying when it comes time to pack the truck.
I don’t know how else to say this, so I'll be blunt: Capilene boxers are one of the best inventions of the past 20 years. Incredibly soft and perfect for an active lifestyle, the Patagonia Capilene Boxers will keep you nice and cool regardless of how intense life gets. Fortunately, this essential garment is on sale for 45 percent off on Steep & Cheap.
If you haven’t already heard of Royal Palms in Brooklyn, let us enlighten you. With 10 shuffleboard courts, two full bars, a revolving spate of food trucks, and tons of positive vibes in a tropically-inspired atmosphere, Royal Palms is a great place to spend your evening with friends. You're sure to have so much fun, you'll forget all about that three-hour meeting you had to sit through earlier today.
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