The Vaydor G35 is a kit car that is designed to be built onto a 2003-2007 Infiniti G35coupe donor car. It was originally built by Vaydor Bodykits LLC, which is based out of Pinellas Park, Florida.The Vaydor first appeared in the 2013 SEMA auto show.
One of the reasons the Vaydor G35 became so popular this year was because of its recent appearance in the movie Suicide Squad. The Joker’s supercar looking ride looks like a Lamborghini Aventador and a Bugatti Chiron made love and gave birth to the Lambogatti. Which then got all romantic with a catfish and gave birth to this thing, the Vaydor G35.
The G35, as in the Infiniti G35 Coupe from 2003-2007. This is a “Re-Body” as Matt McEntegart, owner of Vaydor Exotics, coins it. The Vaydor G35 takes an existing G35 and strips all of the cosmetics off the car. The Bumpers, the trim, the glass, and the doors have all been disintegrated, leaving behind the car’s skeletal remains, drivetrain, wiring, and miscellaneous systems like the AC.
It was Designed by an Average Guy with No Money
My favorite part about the Vaydor body kit origin is that it is the perfect underdog story. The kit was designed by Matt McEntegart, a normal guy that loves cars and always wished he could own a supercar. Unfortunately, he didn’t have the money to buy one, so he built it himself.
He’s even said that he didn’t go to design school, he just learned as he went. The goal for the Vaydor G35 was to build a car that looked just like a factory production supercar that you could build in your garage.
Once you’ve stripped the car it only takes a non-supercar $11,000 to turn the bare G35 into the Vaydor G35. The fiberglass kit includes:
1 Main Rear Body Shell
1 Front Clip (Fenders and Bumper)
2 Door Outers, 2 Door Inners, 2 Inside Door Braces
1 Hood Skin, 1 Hood Inner
1 Roof Wing Cover, 1 Roof Wing Inner
1 Rear Hood Skin, 1 Rear Hood Inner
1 Gas Filler Bucket
2 Side Roof Rails
2 Lower Rocker Splitter
2 After-Door Vents
2 Fender Vents
1 Cowl/ Lower Windshield Cover
3 Rear Exit Vents (Tail Light Area)
1 Rear Floating Wing
1 Front Lower Splitter
2 Rear Fender Wells
1 Front Core Support
1-Center Tail Light (Parts listed above are for the hard top. Spider parts list will vary slightly (Removable Hard Top, etc.))
1 Full Cage
2 DOT Headlights
Front Core Support
1-Center Tail Light (Parts listed above are for the hard top. Spider parts list will vary slightly (Removable Hard Top, etc.))
1 Full Cage
2 DOT Headlights
You’d then need another $3,000 for the interior materials which consists of:
2- Seats and Seat Backs
1- Dash Board
1- Console Center
1- Center Console Rear
1- Gauge Cluster Top
1-Dash Center Trim
1-Center Console Trim
If installed properly the results are amazing, probably as amazing as the story of the man who built this kit. As seen in the video, Matt took some big risks while tirelessly working on his passion, proving that success happens when you put in a lot of hard work and a little bit of luck comes your way.
Naturally aspirated 3.5L V6 – 280hp
Suspension / Brakes
The suspension set up utilizes a full adjustable coil over kit (optional active suspension or air ride) with heavy duty sway bars. Big Brake Kits from Brembo, Wilwood, and Stop Tech are available selections
Falcon motorsports have created the F7, a sports coupé that uses a 1100 HP V8 engine. It was created by Detroit-based car enthusiast Jeff Lemke, who has noted the Ford GT as his primary influence. The main star of the show in this car is the engine, which is a Lingenfelter built twin-turbo intercooled V8, which allows it to reach 60 MPH in 2.7 seconds. Elsewhere there’s 20-inch Michelin tires and oversized Brembo carbon ceramic disc brakes. The interior of the car uses handcrafted leather, circular gauges, in-dash iPad mini for music control, and a removable Targa roof.
The falcon ‘F7’s’ engine is a lingenfelter built twin turbo inter-cooled V8, that sits exposed through a hole on top of the engine lid behind the driver. power travels through a ricardo six-speed transaxle to 20 inch michelin rear tires, while accelerating to 60 mph takes just 2.7 seconds. the supercar’s ferocious power is escorted by oversized brembo carbon ceramic disc brakes. inside the cockpit a hand-crafted leather interior surrounds occupants, while the dashboard is dominated with circular guages. an in-dash iPad mini offers control of music, and the targa roof can be removed for during those long summer nights.
Complete, lightweight carbon fiber/kevlar panel construction. This includes all outer fuselage panels as well as inner and structural panels for maximum weight savings, quality and durability
Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires
20”forgeline wheels specific for Falcon (10” front 13” rear)
• Leather interior with billet gauge surrounds and knobs
• 4 speaker CD stereo with Bluetooth for hands free calling
• iPad mini in-dash to handle GPS, music library and other systems.
• Air conditioning
• Power windows and key-less ignition
• Removable targa roof panel
Other Key Features:
• Dry sump oil system
• Carbon Fiber dual plenum intake system
• Gasoline swirl tank
• Exposed carbon fiber weave throughout vehicle including underside of hood, wheel wells, inner doors, deck-lid structure, storage boxes, sill panels, front spoiler and door sills
• Durable, woven fabric infused composite fuselage
• Lightweight forged aluminum control arms and spindle knuckles at all wheels
• ISIS wiring and management system
• Integrated roll hoop
• High performance, lightweight adjustable back racing style leather seats
The Arc Vector electric motorcycle made its first public appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
The Arc Vector has a top speed of over 200 kmph
0-100 acceleration in under 3 seconds, and range of 270 km
The Arc Vector will be available commercially from 2020
The Arc Vector electric motorcycle, capable of hitting a top speed of over 200 kmph, will make its first public appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed from July 4-7 alongside other superbikes and performance motorcycles. Arc founder and CEO Mark Truman will be the person who will ride the Vector on the famed hill climb. The final production model Vector will be powered by a 399V electric motor that churns out close to 140 bhp and 85 Nm of peak torque. It will be a limited edition model and only 355 units will be made for sale.
The Arc Vector has a top speed of over 200 kmph
“Goodwood is the ideal place for us to show the Vector to the people for the first time. We’ve been testing behind the scenes and now the bike is emerging from the shadows. It is the most amazing thing both to ride and behold. Up to 1,50,000 are expected at the Festival of Speed, and I hope they all get a chance to see what we’ve been working on; a unique, all-electric neo cafe racer with all sorts of kit never before seen.” Said Mark Truman.
Only 355 units of the Arc Vector will be made and will be available on sale from 2020
Designed and built in England the Arc Vector is described as one of the world’s most advanced electric motorcycle. It’s built around a carbon fibre monocoque, and 0 to 100 kmph acceleration is estimated at 2.7 seconds. Range is claimed at over 270 km on a single charge within the city, and 190 km range for highway riding. The Vector comes with a carbon fibre swingarm, Ohlins suspension and Brembo brakes.
The Vector also comes with a Zenith helmet with built-in head-up display, and the helmet works in conjunction with an Origin riding jacket that features haptic feedback. The haptic alerts can warn the rider of a car approaching from either side, while the helmet displays all necessary infotainment information, and even provides a view from behind the rider. The Arc Vector will be available commercially from the summer of 2020, but the limited edition model won’t be affordable. Each bike is expected to be priced at around ₹ 80 lakh, under current exchange rates.
The A.D Tramontana R – Basically a wingless fighter jet !
The design of the Tramontana R, which aside from the Caparo T1 and Hulme F1 Champion, is unlike anything else on the road. The styling borrows many cues from single seat race cars, like the open wheels, prominent side pods and integrated spoilers.The a.d. Tramontana R is a lighter and higher performance version of the standard a.d. Tramontana supercar. Located near Girona in the north east of Spain, a.d. Tramontana intend to produce just one car a month for consumers looking for a car which will instantly stand out from any other supercar.
The body of the Tramonta R is constructed from carbon fibre which is both light and immensely strong. The sinister black and gold color scheme of the Tramontana R shows of the bare carbon fibre weave covering almost the entire body. The gold paintwork has just been used in limited areas to highlight the contours and provide a contrast to the unpainted majority of the bodywork.
On order to work effectively the rear view mirrors jut out from the bodywork like two giant antennas, The mirror housings also feature additional turn signal lights. Under the nose section can be found the front shock absorbers which are laid out horizontally, next to a small cargo compartment.
The radical styling of the Tramontana R was partially influence by modern fighter jets and features a similar canopy style entry system constructed from aluminium. Inside there is a tandem layout in which the passenger sits slightly higher than the driver which allows them some degree of forward visibility. Although the head designer at a.d. Tramontana stated that the passenger should act as a spectator – the car is heavily orientated towards providing the driver with maximum thrills.
The control panel consists of a pair of LCD panels situated behind a smoked black screen. The information displayed can be reconfigured to suit the drivers preferences, offering either basic data like speed and rpms, or more detailed data which could be useful for track sessions. Positioned to the right of the steering wheel is the traction control system which has four different settings. Also located to the left of the steering wheel is the shift mechanism for the six speed sequential transmission.
On either side of the cockpit are large F1-style air intakes which feed cooling air to the water and oil radiators.
At the rear is the motor cover which hides the 5.5 litre V12 sourced from Mercedes-Benz. This engine produces two different power levels. The standard setting gives 550 hp @ 5,000 rpm however at the touch of a button the full 720 hp @ 5,250 rpm can be unleashed and sent through the 6 speed sequential gearbox to the rear wheels. The 0-60 mph sprint takes just 3.6 seconds while the top speed of the Tramontana R is 202 mph.
The gold colored wheels hide giant 380mm carbon ceramic discs which are gripped by six piston Brembo calipers.
Nokia is back. The brand is being used on phones again after Microsoft retired it on its own devices a couple of years ago.
Finnish manufacturer HMD Global Oy is releasing new Nokia handsets, this time loaded with Android, and we’re extremely happy to see the famous label once again back where it belongs. It is even tipped to be announcing a refresh of the amazing, classic 3310. Huzzah!
To celebrate, we’ve handpicked some of our favourite Nokia mobile phones from the last 30 years or so. We’ve also chucked in some stinkers too.
So here are the best and, frankly, worst and weirdest Nokia handsets we all remember, as we look forward to the Android Nokia phones of the future.
Nokia 3310 (2000)
Perhaps the most iconic of all Nokia handsets, the 3310 was the phone that really took the interchangeable covers craze to all-new levels. It was also a hardy device – we know as we accidentally lobbed a fair few of them across car parks and down streets, but they continued to work.
Nokia 6310 (2001)
Business types loved the 6310 and 6310i (and the similar looking 6210 before them). It was more professional looking than the 3310, but still offered a degree of customisation in an interchangeable plate at the bottom. The “i” version added a backlit screen and tri-band connectivity.
Nokia Lumia 1020 (2013)
Described as a Windows Phone 8-powered cameraphone, the 1020 notably featured a PureView Pro camera with a 41-megapixel image sensor. It was also the last Nokia phone made before Microsoft announced it would acquire Nokia’s phone business.
Nokia 808 Pureview (2012)
The 808 was Nokia’s last Symbian-powered smartphone. It was also the first phone to feature Nokia’s PureView Pro technology.
Nokia 1280 (2010)
Despite a clear demand for everything smart, Nokia went ahead with this affordable ultrabasic dual-band GSM mobile phone… in 2010.
Nokia N-Gage (2002)
The N-Gage was Nokia’s attempt to win over GameBoy users. It was a gaming device and mobile phone in one, though gamers scoffed at the phone and described it as looking like a taco.
Nokia N95 (2007)
Coming with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G connectivity, the Nokia N95 was a truly “smart” phone for its day. The battery took some bashing however, thanks to all the tech crammed inside, and it needed charging often.
Nokia N81 (2007)
The N81 was marketed as a mobile gaming device – similar to the N-Gage – and was notable for being the only N-Gage 2.0 device with special gaming keys.
Nokia 5300 (2006)
The 5300 was reportedly the most popular (in regards to the number of units sold) of all the XpressMusic phones, a line of Nokia phones that was designed for music playback.
Nokia N70 (2005)
The N70 was a 3G mobile phone. It was announced as part of Nokia’s brand new line of N-series multimedia phones.
Nokia 6280 (2005)
The 6280 was another 3G mobile phone. It had a slide form factor and 2.2-inch colour TFT screen.
Nokia 3250 (2005)
The 3250 was a unique mobile phone that featured a twist design, traditional phone keypad, camera, and dedicated music control keys.
Nokia 1100 (2005)
The 1100 was a basic GSM mobile phone. Nokia claimed in 2011 that the phone was once owned by 250 million people, making it the world’s most popular phone at that time.
Nokia 8800 (2005)
The 8800 was a slider phone. It was different in that it had a stainless-steel housing and a scratch-resistant screen.
Nokia N90 (2005)
The N90 was another phone under the N-series but stood out for its swivel design that transformed the device into four different modes.
Nokia 7710 (2005)
The 7710 was a smartphone widely known as being Nokia’s first device with a touchscreen.
Nokia 7280 (2004)
The 7280 was also called the “lipstick” phone. Announced as part of Nokia’s Fashion Phone line, it had black, white and red styling as well as a screen that transformed it into a mirror.
Nokia 7600 (2004)
The 7600 had a teardrop form factor. It was aimed at the fashion market and featured interchangeable covers.
Nokia 3300 (2003)
The 3300 was marketed as music playing phone but also featured a QWERTY keyboard.
Nokia 5100 (2002)
The 5100 was a rugged device with a rubber casing and built-in FM stereo.
Nokia 6800 (2002)
The 6800 was marketed as a messaging phone because of its unusual fold-out QWERTY keyboard.
Nokia 3600/3650 (2002)
The 3600/3650 was also the first phone in North America with an integrated camera. It was also different due to its circular keypad.
Nokia 5510 (2001)
The 5510 featured a full QWERTY keyboard and a digital music player. It even had 64MB memory for storing audio files. Tonnes of room, right?
Nokia 7650 (2001)
The 7650 was the first Nokia smartphone with Symbian OS.
Nokia 8210 (1999)
The 8210 was the smallest and lightest Nokia mobile phone available when it launched and reintroduced colourful, interchangeable covers.
Nokia 7110 (1999)
The 7110 is nicknamed “The Swordfish Phone” because it was used by actor John Travolta in the film Swordfish. It was also the first mobile phone to come with a WAP browser.
Nokia 3210 (1999)
The 3210 was notable because it introduced the idea of colourful, interchangeable covers. There are claims over 160 million units were sold, making it one of the most popular and successful phones in history.
Nokia 5110 (1998)
The 5110 was made with business-consumers in mind, though it’s most remembered today for being one of the first phones to feature an addictive game: Snake.
Nokia 9000 Communicator (1996)
The 9000 Communicator was a messaging phone and the first phone under the Communicator series. It is famous for being used by actor Val Kilmer in the remake of The Saint as well as by actors Anthony Hopkins and Chris Rock in the film Bad Company.
Nokia 8110 (1996)
The 8110 gained notoriety as being the first phone with a slider form factor, but the design’s prominent curvature earned it the nickname “banana phone”.
Nokia 1011 (1993)
The 1011 is famous for being the first mass-produced GSM phone.
Nokia Cityman (1987)
The Cityman was one of the first compact phones. It became famous in 1987 when Mikhail Gorbachev, then-president of the Soviet Union, used a Cityman 900 to call Moscow during a press conference.
Nokia Mobira Talkman (1985)
From 1985 to 1992, Nokia manufactured the Mobira Talkman line of crazy-large cell phones you could carry with you (if your arms were strong enough to lift the massive block/suitcase attached to the phone).
Nokia 6 (2017)
The Nokia 6 marks the long-awaited return of the brand to the mobile sphere. Already available in China but coming to Europe in 2017, the 5.5-inch Full HD Android phone will be squarely aimed at the budget conscious.
Sex, drugs and ragtime music – Paul Douglas’ tribute to the hit TV series shows this unlikely combination translates into metal just as well as it does to the small screen.
You can change what you do, but you can’t change what you want
The man behind Peaky Blinders is Paul Douglas, who’s lucky enough to earn his living as the manager of a motorcycle dealership. With a lifelong love of scooters and access to some of the most powerful motorcycles on sale to the general public, it was only natural that he’d want to combine the two at some point.
“The original plan was to build a Guy Martin themed custom,” explained Paul. “At the advance planning stage I realised it had already been done and to a very high standard. There was no point repeating that so I needed to rethink.
“Although I’ve owned and built several customs over the years they’ve been mainly street racers and I was determined that this build would be a full blown muralled machine. Once I’d made that decision, to go with a Peaky Blinders theme, which is one of my favourite TV shows, was the obvious choice.
Set in Birmingham during the aftermath of the First World War, Peaky Blinders tells the story of the Shelby family and is multi-layered. On the surface it’s a straightforward and often violent gangland drama but look a little deeper and there are many sub plots including the damage inflicted to those who fought in the conflict, the breakdown of the British class system, women’s rights and political intrigue.
Although it received critical acclaim from the outset I must admit that before the photoshoot for this article it had bypassed me completely. If you’ve missed the TV show, starring Cillian Murphy, I’d strongly recommend it but be warned — it’s addictive and I’m not certain my wife was convinced that I needed to watch all three series back to back as research for this article…
When you plan something well, there’s no need to rush
For decades, Series 1 and 2 Lambrettas were regarded as the ugly cousins of the slimstyle model. More recently their ample curves and distinctive road presence have found a keen following, meaning that good examples are increasingly hard to find at a reasonable price. Paul said the basis for Peaky Blinders was particularly uninspiring: “One of the sales reps mentioned that he’d acquired a Series 2 frame and after a lot of nagging on my part he agreed to part with it. Then I gathered together the panel work and other components.
With the engine contracted out to tuning supremo Darrell Taylor and after the base coat had been applied by Paul Firth, it was to a local contact that Paul turned to for murals. “One of the best artists at the moment is Kev Thomas and he was my only choice for Peaky Blinders.”
Get yourself a decent haircut man, we’re going to the races
Having worked in the motor trade for most of his life Kev, based in Doncaster, has huge experience of vehicle refinishing but has only recently turned to airbrush work: “I was clearing out the garage a couple of years ago and found an airbrush that my son had got bored with. I tried my hand with it and was pleased with the results. My first commission was a helmet and things have grown from there. Paul’s shop took in a Judge Dredd themed Suzuki that I’d sprayed and he was impressed enough to get in touch and commission his Guy Martin theme.
“I’d got to the stage of producing advanced mock-ups for the design when Paul got in touch to say that he wanted a Peaky Blinders scheme. I couldn’t have been happier as it’s my favourite show and I knew exactly how it should look.” Unfortunately there was a slight difference of opinion when he outlined his plans to Paul in greater detail.
“We both agreed that it should be in monochrome but Paul only wanted to feature the brothers whereas I was convinced that it should tell the whole story and that other characters should be included.” Fortunately the pair came to an agreement and in Paul’s own words, “Kev’s done a fantastic job, the best I’ve seen.” Show judges seem to agree with Peaky Blinders taking ‘Punters Choice’ and four second places at its debut in Bridlington last year.
You’ve got to get what you want in your own way
With engine and paint under way Paul turned his attention to the fine details. “I’ve used Keith Newman’s K2 Custom Classics on several projects,” said Paul. “The quality and standard of service are second to none.” With Peaky Blinders as the theme there’s an obvious motif to use – the classic razor blade. Sewn into their cap peaks the humble razor blade gave the gang both their name and principle weapon of offence. From the rear mudguard to horncast badge via tap and choke levers K2’s accessories bring a sense of menace to the design with the polished stainless steel complementing the predominantly monochrome paintwork perfectly. Spattered across the design are splashes of red, blood red. Red seat covers lift the design perfectly. “Originally I’d planned for black seats,” said Paul. “They just didn’t look right though. I wasn’t convinced that red would work either but I’m very pleased with the result.”
Bringing the whole project together was Chris Swift. A ‘hobby’ scooter mechanic, Swifty is the only man Paul trusts to bring his scooter dreams to life – high praise indeed from a motorcycle industry professional. Although he’s the owner and builder of several custom scooters Paul is a reluctant showman and at Bridlington he actually denied being Peaky Blinders’ owner to avoid too many questions! “Although the scooters are based on my ideas I can’t take all the credit as they’re a team effort,” he says.
On thing’s for certain Peaky Blinders is a stunning tribute to the shown – even Thomas Shelby would struggle to take offence.
MAN & MACHINE
Name: Paul Douglas
Job: Motorcycle sales manager
Scooter club & town: Rotherham SC
How and when did you first become interested in scooters: I think all 14-year-olds in 1979 were influenced by Quadrophenia – following the older lads who had scooters, trying to fit in with parkas and suede boots – good days.
First scooter: GP150.
Favourite scooter model: SX200.
Favourite style of custom scooter: Anything that just says time spent on it.
Any stories: Riding behind my mate Hodgy we took a corner too fast and came across a humpback bridge with no time to slow down. The scooters were all over the place before we both came off. Hodgy couldn’t stop laughing.
Favourite and worst rally/event: Favourite is Bridlington, worst is Mablethorpe.
What’s the furthest you’ve ever ridden a scooter: Whitby, very cold.
What do you like about rallies/events: Seeing all the custom scooters and I enjoy the night life but get sent home early – I’m not good at drinking!
What do you dislike about rallies/events: Moaners.
Your favourite custom/featured scooter of all time: Top Gun.
If you had to recommend one scooter part or item of riding kit what would it be: Best helmet you can afford.
What’s the most useless part you’ve ever bought for one of your scooters: Stainless steel runner board protectors.
Name of scooter: Peaky Blinders
Scooter model: Lambretta Li125
Date purchased & cost: £1400 for spares.
Time to build & by who: Once we got all the bits together it took Chris Swift about three months but it was started 18 months ago just gathering parts.
Paintwork & murals done by: Base coat by Paul Firth and murals by Kev Thomas – fantastic job.
Is there any powdercoating: By Keith Newman at K2.
Is there any chrome: Quality Chrome Hull.
What was the hardest part of the project: Getting all the bits to fit!
Do you have any advice for anyone starting a project: Always dry build first!
Is there anyone you wish to thank: Chris Swift for putting up with all the crap I bought while he was doing the build. Kev Thomas for the best paint job I’ve seen. Paul Firth, Keith Newman, Stuart Gulliver, Ernie Richardson, and, of course, my wife.
PAINTING A BLINDER
If you’ve never heard of Kev Thomas don’t worry, such is his reputation that he’s not needed to advertise for many years. Although full resprays still pay the bills, Key is devoting an increasing amount of his time to custom work. A self-taught airbrush artist, his preferred technique is a mixture of freehand work and careful masking.
2019 Dodge Barracuda is highly expected to be the next big muscle car on the block, as many muscle car enthusiasts have already started comparing it to the SRT Challenger. It is quite difficult to say whether or not the new Barracuda car will perform better than the Challenger will. However, one thing is certain that the chance of a new muscle car production begins, is always good to hear. If you are looking to buy a luxury sports car, then you might consider waiting for this 2019 Barracuda.
2019 Dodge Barracuda Design
The Barracuda 2019 an upgraded interior and exterior that the Challenger. Thus, the new car will not only look good on the outside, but it will also feel good inside too. However, it is not easy to decode Auto her first impressions, as it seems to attract design elements of the Challenger SRT itself. Although basic sketches and renderings were made public to date, a clay model 2019 Dodge Barracuda has yet to be unveiled. Dodge is determined to design a luxury sports car and muscle if it is, then it’s just a bonus. It is expected that 2019 Barracuda proved aerodynamics and better quality materials.
2019 Dodge Barracuda Interior
Inside 2019 Barracuda is well designed, the introduction of a large number of features and design components, new to the world of our conventional muscles. Particular attention was paid to the aspects of safety and luxury, which emphasize the positive aspects of this vehicle. All this should help drivers remain comfortable when driving the 2019 Dodge Barracuda, even at high speeds.
2019 Dodge Barracuda Engine
2019 Dodge Barracuda get the power of a range of engine blocks, including the Pentastar V-6 and 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 option. This power unit is capable of generating 600 B Horsepower, which will be a huge performance gain for any car of this category. Compared with the Challenger, fuel economy off Barracuda 2019 should be better because of a large number of technical additions.
2019 Dodge Barracuda Price and release date
The price and Dodge Barracuda 2019 release date have not been made public by the manufacturers. Some rumors say that the launch date will be somewhere around 2019 and it will cost more than $ 60,000. However, potential buyers could expect to get something better than what they have achieved in the previous version of Barracuda.