Outdoor Adventure TRENDS



Pictured: S3 Predator Yacht by Sunseeker

2012 Sunseeker Predator 53 Yacht
Launched in January, the new Predator 53 is the smallest yacht in the Predator family; however she offers more interior space than most in her class whilst boasting a sharp, sporty and bold design. A sleek sporting profile, the use of modern carbon materials and an intuitive accommodation layout make this boat a winner in all departments. 

2012 Karma Eclipse by Fisker Automotive fine magazine
2012 Karma Eclipse by Fisker Automotive 
The Fisker Karma is the world’s first premium electric plug-in hybrid and ushers in a new paradigm for environmentally conscious cars and thoughtful owners who care for the environment and have a passion for performance, style and luxury. Designed by Henrik Fisker, the Karma is assembled in Finland and will be sold in North America through a network of premium brand retailers and globally through luxury importers. The four-passenger sedan has a top speed in excess of 125 mph and will accelerate from 0-to-60 in 5.9 seconds. In real world driving – the Karma can achieve the equivalent of 100 MPG. Updated In April 2015, rumored that Fisker owner Wanxiang Group will reintroduce the Karma under the name Elux Karma in 2016 for an estimated retail price of $135,000 USD. 

The Interstate 3500 Mercedes-Benz by Airstream fine magazine
The Interstate 3500 Mercedes-Benz by Airstream
As San Diego is a hub for adventure activities, the new Airstream touring coach fills a void in the market for those looking to explore the surrounding areas in comfort, safety, and style. A Class B touring van, The Interstate offers weekend getaways with upmarket interiors and well-appointed amenities. Of note: power awning, generator, back-up cameras, GPS and navigation, captains chairs, queen bed accommodations, and full kitchen appliances; not to mention leather seating for eight, a full stand-up cabin, and the ability to tow up to 8,000 pounds — perfect for boats, water toys or even a horse trailer.

2012 Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra 300LX fine magazine
2012 Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra 300LX
The “L” is for Luxury, or maybe “Let’s go! I can’t wait to ride.” The Jet Ski Ultra 300LX by Kawasaki is powered by a 300-horsepower engine, has a hull designed for high performance, and more comfort features than one watercraft deserves. This is the Jet Ski that has it all. Inside the fiberglass-reinforced plastic hull is a 1,498 cc inline four-cylinder engine with a supercharger for an additional power boost. Outside features like a sculpted seat. built-in GPS mount handlebar-mounted electronic trim control as well as cruise control.

Kid-Friendly Sports Cars from Mommy Couture Designs fine magazine
Kid-Friendly Sports Cars from Mommy Couture Designs
With such designs as the Enzo Ferrari 12v and Lamborghini Gallardo, these supercar replicas will be the talk of the neighborhood! For the exclusive few, these luxury model cars are every bit as desirable as their adult version. Features include European design and construction; forward, reverse and neutral gears; 1.5 hours of drive time; sports steering wheel and wing mirrors; and a speed of 5 mph (can be limited to 3 mph, if desired). Suitable for ages 3-6. 

Novara Carema Bike by REI fine magazine
Novara Carema Bike by REI
Designed for those who ride for fitness and fun, the Carema bike is a beauty in and of itself.  The sports geometry design provides a more relaxed riding stance and promotes a smooth ride. Available in REI stores or online.

BRP/SeaDoo Introduce 2012 RXP-X 260 Musclecraft fine magazine
BRP/SeaDoo Introduce 2012 RXP-X 260 Musclecraft
Introducing the best handling, performance-oriented watercraft on the market. With its Rotax 4-TEC, race-proven, muscle engine and the revolutionary new T3 HullTM for more traction in the water, it gives the rider all the advantages. The new ErgolockTM system includes a narrow racing seat, adjustable handlebars and angled footwells that have been tweaked to minimize upper body fatigue and provide more leverage. 

Advanced Submersible Watercraft Debuted by Seabreacher fine magazine
Advanced Submersible Watercraft Debuted by Seabreacher
The Seabreacher X is the latest and most advanced submersible watercraft built to date by the brand. This exciting new version is based on the dolphin-inspired Seabreacher J, but it has a more aggressive Shark-style body. The X model also steps up the performance envelope with a 260 hp supercharged engine, propelling the vessel to a top speed of 50 mph on the surface and 25 mph below.