NSX and i8: The Next Wave

BMW i8 Concept Car
click any of the images to enlarge them

Two new supercars are on their way in 2014.  They have different approaches, but they’re both mid-engine, and they’re both hybrids.  Don’t worry, though.  It’s the good kind of hybrid.  You’ve seen concepts of both of them in movies, but the reality may be even cooler.

Continue reading “NSX and i8: The Next Wave”

Hybrids 2.0: A Coming of Age

toyota hybrid conceptI read Catcher in the Rye when I was a sophomore in high school and I remembered being a little disappointed by the end.  Holden didn’t really prove to be much of a hero, and as a lover of the traditional story, I didn’t get it.  I asked my mom, a teacher, why Salinger’s little book was such a masterpiece.  “It’s a coming of age story,” she said.  And then I understood, being much the same age as the protagonist.  Holden Caulfield’s little adventure in the city was a disillusionment, when he had to face the fact that though he was born with into wealth, not everything was going to fall into his lap. Continue reading “Hybrids 2.0: A Coming of Age”