ASTON MARTIN”S FRONT-ENGINE, rear-wheel-drive Vulcan ($2.3 million, AstonMartin.com/Vulcan) is made entirely of carbon fiber and packs a massive 7.0-liter, V12 engine that makes more than 800 horsepower. Of course, it’s a track-only supercar, and only 24 examples are being offered worldwide. Owners get carbon ceramic disc brakes, a six-speed sequential gearbox, variable traction control and a fully adjustable suspension. And you can order the car in any color you like.
Zipping Around in Style
The ST1 is regarded as one of the highest-performance electric bicycles on the market. With a lithium-ion battery that gives it a 90-mile range and a top pedal-assisted speed of 28 mph, Stromer’s e-bikes are ideal for urban commuters. Now, the company is manufacturing a numbered, Limited Edition ST1 ($4,990, StromerBike.com), with 399 bikes made for worldwide distribution. It’s equipped with custom fenders, a rear rack and a “Super Nova” front light. It’s available now at select specialist dealers in Europe and the United States.
We Will Spin You
Members of the legendary rock group Queen have teamed up with turntable manufacturer Rega to produce a limited edition Queen by Rega Custom Turntable ($650, Rega.co.uk) to coincide with the release of the band’s re-mastered multi-disc box set. Of the 2,000 being manufactured, only 200 will be available in the U.S. market, available through authorized Rega dealers in late September.
Duke Rides Again
The John Wayne Westerns Film Collection ($39.68, Amazon.com) includes five classic Duke films, some available on Blu-ray for the first time. Fans will be delighted to sit through high-definition versions of Fort Apache (1948), The Searchers (1956), Rio Bravo (1959), The Train Robbers (1973) and Cahill, U.S. Marshal (1973). It’s a sampling of movies that hold up well in the modern age of films.