September 29, 2007
Rolls-Royce announced that in 2008 they will begin production on a new Phantom Coupe. The new car features 2-doors, 4-seats, hand-built aluminum construction, and a 453hp 6.75litre V12 engine. An impressive engine but even more impressive styling. The car was designed for ultimate driver comfort, Rolls-Royce describes it as “the worlds’ foremost transcontinental tourer.” [via] Press Release and High-Res Photos.
September 28, 2007
Tequila Oro Ultra Premium Tequila is bottled in hand blown glass and is decorated with gold, as well as rubies, emeralds and / or diamonds of the finest quality. Each bottle is embellished with a magnificent 18 kts yellow gold medallion, personalized with their client’s name.
The tequila is cooked in rustic ovens of natural stones with 100% natural fermentation process. Then it is aged for a year in white oak barrels. The result is a one-of-a-kind tequila which is soft, exquisite and has great body. Only 30 bottles of Tequila Oro are made annually each with a price starting at $36,000, depending on what jewel customizations the client requests the price could be a much higher. See more pictures.
September 27, 2007
Some of you may not know that I (Tim Zastrow) have recently moved to Sydney, Australia. Due to the complications of moving to a foreign country and the difficultes of setting up fast and reliable internet service I have been unable to post anything for your viewing pleasure for the past few weeks. However in the coming weeks IwishIhadthis.com will be coming to you from two different countries bringing along new exciting products only found overseas. We here at IwishIhadthis.com strive to bring you the best possible variety of luxury products on the planet and I promise to bring you new and innovative products from Australia and its surrounding areas. In the mean time please enjoy the well written articles from the rest of our staff.
September 25, 2007
Fish tanks can add life to any room. But with AquaVista you can definitely make sure your fish tank is one of the neatest people have seen. AquaVista now has an aquarium that hangs as a picture frame for tropical fish. “AquaVista has a built-in proprietary filtration, air pump, lighting, and heater and is easily controlled by a built-in side-mounted LCD display panel.” This new aquarium is hassle free, and just may be the perfect touch for your house. Read the rest of this entry »
September 24, 2007
This year at the Tokyo Motor Show, Honda will be showing off their newest concept motorcycle. The EVO6 is powered by a 1832-cc horizontally opposed six-cylinder modified for performance from the Honda Gold Wing. A stock Gold Wing can pump out 118-hp and the EVO6 is only half of the Gold Wings dry weight. This bike is sure to fetch some serious speed, if Honda would only bring it into production. [via] View high-res images.
September 20, 2007
Have a vintage American muscle car in sweet (and running) condition? Not only are you one lucky bastard, but you are also eligible to participate in Muscle Car 1000 – the only event of its kind. This October, the third annual Muscle Car 1000 will bring together 30 automotive aficionados as they share six days of once-in-a-lifetime performance driving and luxury living experiences.
This year’s event, which runs October 7 through 11, will take participants from San Diego to Beverly Hills, in a roundabout way that will cover 1000 miles (hence the name). Highlights include:
- Exhibition drag racing aboard an aircraft carrier (never-before done)
- Putting muscle cars to the test on the track (California Speedway)
- Dining at Spago and famous winemakers
- A closing gala at the Playboy Mansion (think they’ll serve hasenpfeffer?)
The price: $5,950 covers each participant + 1 guest. (Gas is extra.) But this year’s Muscle Car 1000 has been sold out since January. So if you want to get in for 2008, check out their website NOW. More information and pictures.
September 19, 2007
Soon to be released: the GP2X-F200, the next version of the GP2X, now featuring a touch screen. Still with the same old 2 processors ( ARM920T, main processor, and ARM940T, video coprocessor). Can hold up to 32 Gb with the new SDHC technology. With linux, being completely open source, and GPL’ed it gives you the freedom to make, download, and port all sorts of games, emulators, and utilities. Yes, thats right, free games and emulators. You can also put a wifi dongle (supported by linux) on there and put in some linux driver, and you’ve got a mobile work station. Well, almost, you might need a usb keyboard, yes you can put a keyboard on it. Anyways, enough talking, heres the specs.
September 18, 2007
Cobra has finally made a GPS-based radar detector for the US. The Cobra XRS R9G ($450) use a database of all red light and speed cameras. The combo works together to alert the driver to slow down and save lives. It also alerts you of “black spots” (high accident areas), construction, and school zones. [via]
September 18, 2007
The Woofer Speaker System ($900)is a co-axial speaker system consisting of two dogs. The are available in either black or white. They feature a custom engineered electronic filters for excellent sound. The speakers can handle 60watt – 180 watt RMS, 4 ohm impedance. You could be really cool and pair them with these.
September 17, 2007
Who would have thought of ever owning Acrylic furniture? Now through Acrila you are able to find furniture made from modern acrylic for unique decoration. Acrila has received first place from the Architects Decorators Exhibition in June 2007, and will be at the Maison and Objet exhibition in September 2007. Read the rest of this entry »