“Holy Shit!” Those are the first words said—or, more typically, shouted—by everyone who’s thrown a leg over the 2016 Specialized Turbo S. This thing is fast. But it’s not the speed that takes you by surprise, it’s how well electric power is integrated into the human cycling experience.
Problem: You don’t know how much of your electric bicycle’s performance you can use before its battery runs out. Solution: The new Specialized Turbo S let’s you program ride distance, time and how much charge you want to use, then maximizes electric assist to suit.
The first owners are finally taking delivery of the gull-door’d electric crossover they’ve been waiting about three years for: the Tesla Model X. Here’s what we learned from a close look and a quick spin around the parking lot.
Tease much? We’ve known Tesla’s SUV was coming since 2012, back before the Mayan apocalypse. Today, though, it has finally arrived, and I’m at the grand unveiling outside of the Tesla factory in Fremont, CA. A lot of information has already been released in the lead-up, but I am here to find out the things we don’t…
Honda is out with its latest annual sustainability report, and tucked away in its mid-term environmental initiatives are plans to bring some electric motorcycles to market in the next two years. But Honda’s approach is tepid at best.
A new electric bike — the Koben, from Karmic Bikes — promises to fix what ails the electric bicycle industry. We spoke to its designer to find out what those problems are, and how he thinks he’s solved them.
The formula for Formula racing hasn't really evolved. F1 continues to be a 200-MPH soap opera and only die-hards pay attention to the feeder series below it. Formula E offers something different. It's close-quarter racing brimming with cutting-edge technology that, for the first time in decades, is not only…
Last year's Crazy Cart gave kids the ability to drift to their heart's content, but there was one catch: with a maximum weight capacity of 140lbs, most adults couldn't ride it. No longer, the adult-sized Crazy Cart XL brings 17mph sideways hijinks to everyone. And we rode it.
At one time it was best known for those compact folding scooters embraced by tweens a few years back, but nowadays Razor is making a new name for itself with electric ride-on toys that seem more exciting than getting your drivers license. If the Crazy Cart was any indication, Razor's new Power Rider Tricycle will be…
You're looking at the first-ever electric Harley-Davidson motorcycle, coming to a showroom near you sometime in 2016. Here's what the LiveWire means for motorcycles, America and the future.
Gizmodo just took delivery of a Zero SR electric motorcycle for our Home of the Future. It's fast. It's beautiful. And with no exhaust fumes to worry about, you can even ride it indoors. In the future, you can pop sweet wheelies anywhere you want.
It's been half a century since Belgium's famed Sarolea motorcycle brand last put out a bike but they're clearly making up for lost time with the incomprehensibly gorgeous, all-electric-and-carbon-fiber SP7. And to prove they're back in the superbike game, Sarolea is entering this black beauty into next month's…
Unless you're on some giant Harley designed for a long cruise across the country, a backpack is probably the most storage room you've got on a motorcycle. But besides the savings on fuel, an electric motorcycle has other advantages, like a giant hole where the gas tank and engine used to be—which this bike, the Feddz,…
When I was a kid, the Big Wheel endgame was to pedal down the driveway, then peel out in a Mario Kart-esque sliding turn. That typically meant more skinned chins and elbows than glory. Razor's Crazy Cart, though, lets me drift to my heart's content. You want fun? This thing's got fun.
Electric chainsaws aren't anywhere near as powerful as the ones with gas engines, but Makita's X2 LXT comes close—and offers several key advantages if you don't need a tool capable of clear-cutting a forest.
Seriously, how big is this parking lot? You've been walking for a good five minutes and your company's office building is still just a speck on the horizon. But with this self-propelled pintail, that hike through the car park will sail right by.
While Boeing's Dreamliner can't seem to stop blowing batteries, there's a new breed of light aircraft emerging that hope to use them rather than jet fuel. This e-plane, dubbed the Long-EZ, aims to be the fastest of them all.
This sweet little electric scooter hits 30mph in seven seconds, has a 50 mile range and is made from... hemp?
Didier Esteyne and EADS turned heads at the 2011 Paris Air Show when they debuted the the world's first all-electric airplane, the single-seat Cri-Cri. Fast forward two years, and the miniscule Cri-Cri has grown into a sleek tandem-seat training craft that's as green as it is acrobatic.