Video: Introducing Psycho Racers Custom Motorcycles from Costa Rica

The “Psycho Racers” line of chopped bikes described by its creator as a “development of a custom motorcycle family for the Central America market using the base of the Suzuki GN”, which was inspired by early dirt-trackers and choppers that its makers claim were “beautiful machines with character, style and soul.”

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In This Corner: the Stanford University Luminos Solar Racer

Stanford University unveiled its wing-shaped, 55 mph World Solar Challenge racer recently, fixing its sights squarely on the Eindhoven University’s four-passenger Stella and Cambridge University’s Resolution solar racers. “This year’s aim is to ‘break even’ on energy,” says Stanford team member Matthew Matera.

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Peugeot Building Lightweight, 135 MPG Hot Hatch

Fresh off its record-breaking run at Pikes Peak, French automaker Peugeot is wasting no time touting its hot hatchback credentials. Next up? A project known as the Peugeot 208 FE, a hot hatchback weighing around just 1,700 pounds, capable of 135 mpg on the European testing cycle, and still able to zip from 0 to 60 mph in under 8 seconds.

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Chicago 2013 – Mazda 6 Diesel SkyActiv Racer

Mazda’s SkyActive technology program has been batting .1000 since its inception, giving us better cars, kickass commercials, and one of the sexiest endurance race cars to come out of anywhere since anytime. The fact that the new Mazda 6 diesel racer is dead-sexy AND has 4-doors (getting it the coveted “A-OK” from the wifey) is almost too much to process.

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Home-built Hawtness: Benjie's Cafe Racers

You don’t need to drop down $10K on a new Triumph to get the look and feel of a classic sportsbike – you just need a little help from Benjie’s Cafe Racers, who can help you craft some home-built hawtness of your own.

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