MOTO GUZZI V50 BY RNO CYCLES

Think of a custom Moto Guzzi, and it’s invariably built in the ‘classic’ style: Timeless café racer lines, muted colors and bare metal. I’m a fan of that look, but it’s also refreshing to see someone take a completely different approach—and pull it off spectacularly. This rapier-sharp V50 is called ‘Opal’ and comes from Arno […]

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HONDA CB750

It looks like brown is a trending color in the custom motorcycle world. First the Wrenchmonkees CX500, and now this latest bike, “Cíclope”, from Spain’s Café Racer Dreams. CRD #5 is a 1980 Honda CB750 cafe—a KZ model—and the glossy brown-and-black color scheme works brilliantly. The bike was built over three months and the overhaul […]

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TRIUMPH T100 SS BY UNTITLED

London’s Untitled Motorcycles have made a name for themselves with raw and functional customs designed to blast around congested city streets. So this board track-inspired Triumph T100 SS is something of a departure—but a intriguing one at that. There’s an explanation for the sudden swerve of direction. A few months ago Andy Carol, the bike’s […]

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JVB-MOTO DUCATI MONSTER 1100

Ten years ago, Ducati caused a flurry of interest in the custom world with its International Design Contest. The winner was an unknown young German designer called Jens vom Brauck, with a stunning concept called ‘Flat Red.’ Jens then built Flat Red for real, and the bike launched his company JvB-Moto onto the European custom […]

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Ford Reveals Fiesta ST-Based Rally Car

Ford will use the Chicago auto show to a racing version of one of its small cars, a special rallying version of the Fiesta ST for the Global RallyCross championship. The Ford Fiesta ST rally car will compete in this year’s X Games rally events, as well as the Global RallyCross championship. Ford has previously […]

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BMW i3 Goes Autonomous With The Rinspeed Budii Concept

What happens when you take a BMW i3 and pack it with a dizzying amount of autonomous driving technology? You get the Rinspeed Budii, which is set to debut at the upcoming Geneva auto show with wheel-well-filling 19-inch alloys and a wide body kit.   Part of the autonomous equation is a roof-mounted telescoping laser […]

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Custom Ford Mustang GT Honors USAF Thunderbirds

When is a 2014 Ford Mustang GT also a Thunderbird? When it’s dolled up to resemble one of the F-16C fighter jets used by the United States Air Force’s Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron, of course. The one-off 2014 Mustang GT shown here is the latest in a string of customized Mustangs destined to be auctioned […]

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Scion Teases Custom iQ, xB Concepts for SEMA show

Scion is showing off a slew of concept cars at this year’s SEMA show, ranging from wildly flamboyant snowboarding vehicles to race paddock-traversing runabouts. Check out everything the youth-oriented brand is bringing to SEMA below.   Pit Boss Cartel iQ by Cartel The Pit Boss, having been transformed into a convertible of sorts, sports a […]

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