Wade Thiel

Wade writes car reviews, car supplies and gear articles, news articles, and other automotive-related pieces. He is also a motorcycle enthusiast and a lover of gear, style, cool tech and gadgets.

Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

There are few affordable roadsters these days, and The Coolector was thrilled to have a chance to get behind the wheel of one of…

2019 Kia Optima Review

We love cars at The Coolector, and while we’re fans of unique custom creations, there’s also room for modern consumer vehicles, too. One automaker…

Lexus NX 300

We’re fans of vintage and custom vehicles here at The Coolector, but that doesn’t mean we shy away from the latest models from major…

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

High-performance SUVs used to be anomalies, now they’re becoming much more commonplace. Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Bentley, Maserati, Land Rover and many other automakers are getting…

Karlmann King

The Bentley Bentayga, Mercedes-Benz G-Class, Porsche Cayenne, Lincoln Navigator and even the upcoming Lamborghini Urus don’t have anything on the Karlmann King. The ultra-luxury…

2019 Ram 1500 Review

In the last couple years, Ram has built pickup trucks focused not only on towing, hauling and off-road capabilities but on comfort, technology and…

Remote Equipment Alpha 31 Backpack

There are literally thousands of backpacks out there, and with all the different options, you may think that it’s impossible to improve on the…

Lexon Hammer Alarm Clock

For many of us, our phone is our alarm clock. Lethargically swiping or tapping the screen to turn it off isn’t just dull, it…

Arch Method 143 Motorbike

Many people who know about Arch Motorcycle know only one thing, actor Keanu Reeves got the company started. In 2015 the Arch put out…

Jet Capsule Yacht

Ever wanted to own a luxurious yacht but didn’t want to worry about a massive boat all the time? This is where the genius…

Auto Fabrica Type 14 Motorbike

The classic lines of the Kawasaki KZ400 are often used to make beautiful minimalist motorcycles, but the guys at Auto Fabrica have taken the…

Bandit9 Odyssey Motorbike

Well-designed motorcycles aren’t just machines for transportation. They’re pieces of artwork that quicken the pulse and feed the soul. Bandit9 understands this and uses…

2018 Volvo XC60 Review

Volvo’s most recent crop of vehicles have taken the automaker to a whole new level. Once known mainly for safety, Volvo is now better…

2019 Jeep Cherokee Review

Jeep has long been associated with SUVs that are at home both on and off-road. This is a quality that is undeniably cool and…

Nintendo Labo

For 2018, most video game companies have turned to virtual reality. In true Nintendo style, the company decided to do something completely different. Instead…

Janus Halcyon 250 Motorcycle

While most new motorcycles come with a lot of plastic pieces and unnecessary parts, Janus Motorcycles focuses instead on the essentials. Classic lines and…