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With 65nm of torque, a top speed of 75 mph and a maximum range just under 175 miles, the Vectrix VX-1 scooter is certainly a capable electric vehicle, but we find the design to be a little humdrum. When French designer and builder Samuel Aguiar got his hands on one he turned it into something different and stunning with his Hope concept. As Aguiar explained, “I was looking for a design that you would want to hug, without any aggressive shapes. Like a blend between a pre-A Porsche 356, an iPhone and a Pokémon.” That ultimately led him to the retro-future style of Hope that’s sleek yet grounded in reality. Getting to this point meant taking the functional bits of the donor bike and wrapping it in custom fiberglass panels and aluminum plates to create the ergonomic and functional final product you see here. Aquiar also moved the gauges to a stoplight style configuration, built a two-piece handlebar setup and swapped out the wheels for larger 17″ options with the front coming from a Suzuki GSF and the rear being a custom, three-part aluminum design mated to the final drive. This is one helluva concept bike.

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Xeric watches have always been bold, unique and stylish, but their newest watch is absolutely otherworldly. Xeric teamed up with NASA to create watches for the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11. The dial features a star map of the constellations surrounding Trappist-1. The grill references the ISS cupola window to give you the sense of looking out into space. The dome crystal is Hesalite, a material originally developed by NASA in the ’60s. Time is displayed with planetary hour and minute hands and stars on the sweeping seconds hand. It’s like wearing space on your wrist.