The luxurious Italian sports car manufacturer, Ferrari, unveils their latest model, the 458 Spider. This vehicle is a convertible version of their 458 model. Boasted with a powerful engine, the 570 horsepower automotive also features a fold-able aluminum hardtop roof. The roof folds into a space in front of the engine in just under 14 seconds. Somewhat a longer time compared to how it sprints from 0-100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds. Overall, the car looks similar to the 458 model but a release date has not been announced yet.
Photographic film and camera specialists, Fujifilm showcases their much anticipated Fujifilm X10 camera. Their other model, the X100 has been a huge success so they want to keep up with those benefits by creating a smaller and lower priced X10 later this year. The camera will featuring a 2/3 sensor and include a 12 megapixel sensor, 1080p video, 4x optical zoom and also Jpeg and RAW shooting. Unlike the X100, the camera will be priced at $599 USD, which is about half the price of the X100. It also looks better in all black.
Electronics specialists, Griffin, unveils a cool new gadget that every boy or man would want. What they’ve done is custom making the Helo TC Helicopter which can be controlled right from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. The only catch is that you need to buy the helicopter. To control the chopper, you must download the app from the Appstore and a special battery pack attaches to your iPhone. Only priced at $50 USD, it is certainly a gadget that anyone would enjoy.
German automakers, Mercedes-Benz presents their new model, the SLK 55 AMG. They state that it’s the most powerful SLK roadster of all time. To back up that statement, the vehicle boasts a brand new 5.5 litre V8 engine, sporting a whopping 422 horsepower. In addition, notable features include the 7 Speedshift transmisson and the performance breaking system. Along with it’s beautiful design, the sports version of the SLK jumps from 0-100 km/h in just 4.6 seconds. The delivery date for the SLK 55 AMG will be around January 2012.
One of the premier leaders in electronics, Sony unveils it’s next digital camera with the NEX-7. The features that this camera boasts is surely impressive as it includes a 24.3 megapixel sensor, ISO range: 100-16000, XGA OLED viewfinder, TruBlack LCD display, object tracking functionality and a lot more. Durability is guaranteed with it’s magnesium alloy body and of course, it’s a thing of beauty.
24.3 MP Exmor sensor
ISO range: 100-16000
1920×1080 60p/60i/24p AVCHD video recording
XGA OLED viewfinder
3″ 921k dots TruBlack LCD display
Battery life: over 400 shots
Magnesium alloy body
Improved start-up time and AF speed
Shutter time lag: 0.02 sec
Face recognition functionality
Object tracking functionality
New type of auto lock hot shoe
Auto lens aberration compensation for Sony lenses
Advanced Bionz imaging processor
Eye Fi compatible
Lotus, the luxury British sports car maker reveals it’s latest model, the Exige Matte Black Final Edition. This vehicle is extremely limited edition as it is exclusive to the North American market only. Along with its fabulous matte black finish, the car features a little more performance and an upgraded interior. It’s noted that only 25 of these will be produced so if you’re for something unique, here’s your chance.
Porsche keeps one of its’ classic models 911, still in the same aesthetic. Although, a few details have been added that adds a bit of spunk to the current design. The front and back have been updated with a roundish shape which makes the car look even more sporty and aggressive. Like always, the interior has been luxuriously crafted as you can see in the gallery below. Overall, this new model boasts comfort, functionality and appearance inside as the big upgrade for the car.