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…It’s Things Thursday: Ruby?

Ruby Helmets

Featuring carbon fiber shells, chrome-plated trim, lambskin lining, steel badges, and a rear fin inspired by the helmets worn by knights of old, Les Ateliers Ruby’s Ruby line is “the leading brand for exceptional accessories committed to keeping you on the move”.

    Inspired by Steve McQueen, science fiction and the great tradition of French luxury, Jerome Coste has created Ruby, a brand which guarantees good looks and safety for everyday heroes and heroines.

With Ruby, safety becomes fashionable once again.


[Via: Core77]

…Dodge’s Challenger SRT-8 is no slouch?

Dodge Challenger SRT-8

The new Dodge Challenger is the heavy artillery of the modern muscle car war.

It’s big, it’s powerful, it’s only offered in the high-performance SRT-8 trim level, and you can have it in any color you want, as long as it’s Hemi orange, silver, or black.

Unfortunately, the interior suffers from a severe case of rental-car-itis, but when it’ll do this all day:

Dodge Challenger SRT-8 Burnout

Who’s really going to look closely at the seats anyways?

For a full rundown, driving impressions, and big, bold and beautiful pics, check out Motive’s coverage of the new beast.

1970, here I come!

[Motive – Dodge Challenger SRT-8]

…Brabus is making a monster?

Brabus Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR Roadster

If the Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR Roadster just doesn’t do it for you, then maybe you need to check out the Brabus edition. (Or get a better sense of what does it for you.)

Featuring a new front spoiler made of exposed carbon fiber, a carbon fiber rear diffuser, 20 inch Brabus Monoblock VI wheels, special camshafts, a fuel cooling system, high-performance exhaust (the car is now up to 650hp from the supercharged V8) and a clutch-type limited-slip differential, the roadster will now get to 62 mph in just 3.6 seconds, with a new top speed of 209 mph.

Inside, there’s now custom leather trim, a flat-bottom sports steering wheel with integrated buttons for shifting gears, and carbon fiber trim for the dashboard, center console, and door.

Need more?

That’s just too damn bad, because it might not be possible.


[Via: Motor Authority]

[Images Via: Serious Wheels]