Category Archives: Celebrities

South Beach isn’t famous for just having a beach- it is famous because it is saturated with the famous celebrities, and the best restaurants, shopping and dining you can imagine.
Yes, South Beach is the Los Angeles of the east coast, complete with red carpet teasers, high-profile residents and luxury lining every corner. The streets of South Beach and Miami are lined with palm trees and celebrities. The plethora of upscale nightclubs, pristine beaches and celebrity-owned restaurants make Miami the prime hot-spot to see and be seen, and to celeb-spot.
This is the section of our luxury blog where we fill fans in on the best celeb-owned restaurants to try out, and where to hang out to see the “who’s who” of today.

Porsche To Be First Company To Use Sistine Chapel For Event

For the first time ever, a luxury automaker has been given the Pope’s blessing to utilize the illustrious Sistine Chapel for an event. It would seem that the Pope is a Porsche fan, as he has granted the company use of the chapel to host a set of 20-person corporate events. This could be the most talked-about Porsche event in history. Hilarious photo by blogger hereisjorgebergoglio! I could not have done better myself Jorge.  Because this is the first time the Sistine Chapel has been ‘rented out’, so to speak, it has drawn worldwide attention to Porsche and the Pope. … Continue reading

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Nick Cage Ferrari 599 is Sold

There are plenty of jokes about celebrity Nick Cage, but likely zero about his souped-up collection of exotic sports cars. Celebrities who become superstars quickly often make the mistake of then spending their money too quickly, and their toys are then sold off, like Cage’s Ferrari 599. Has Nick Cage blown through his fortune of an estimated $150 million? Rumors are flying that the star is selling off his prized items because he is broke. The famous Nick Cage Ferrari 599 is one of just 33 built and ended up in Vancouver, BC. The special Ferrari has some bespoke features, … Continue reading

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Andy Warhol Rolls-Royce Available Online

They say Andy Warhol was not really much of a car guy, but his works and previously owned vehicles speak for themselves. Now buyers have the opportunity to shop online and pick up just about anything…including an Andy Warhol Rolls-Royce…on eBay Motors. The Rolls-Royce is an unexpectedly muted color for such a flamboyant artist. While it remains unclear if the famed pop artist was more enthralled with automobiles, Campbell’s soup cans or Marilyn Monroe, his body of work continues to demand top dollar. And just like any vehicle for sale, the value rises substantially when it had a famous owner. … Continue reading

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Buyers Go Gaga for Her Rolls-Royce at Auction

Fans of luxury cars and Lady Gaga just had the opportunity to purchase her 1990 Rolls-Royce Corniche III yesterday. How often does one get the option to go gaga for a celebrity-owned Rolls-Royce at auction? The sale remained stagnant with 2 bids at $16k for a long while–then things picked up and the Rolls went for $125k. Not only can the buyer feel good about owning a small slice of something considered interesting, Lady Gaga is donating a cool 100% of the sale to the MusiCares charity. MusiCares is a charity that assists those working in the music industry during … Continue reading

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Video: Just Jon Olsson Drifting a Prototype Racecar

Professional adventure skier Jon Olsson has many expensive toys and exotic sports cars that play up to his James Bond style. Not even an injury can keep this guy down–it only served to make him more creative in his endeavors. He simply took his street-legal Rebellion R2k out drifting in the snow. Watch the fearless Jon Olsson drifting a prototype racecar in the snow. It was just another way for the famous skier to avoid the doldrums associated with boredom during an injury recovery cycle.  Jon Olsson hails from Sweden and the Rebellion R2k racer was developed for a Gumball … Continue reading

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Porsche Crash that Claimed Paul Walker Continues to Burn

On November 30th, 2013, actor Paul Walker was a passenger in a Porsche Carrera GT driven by longtime friend Roger Rodas. The sports car raced into a light pole and a tree before bursting into flames, claiming the lives of both young men. Nearly two weeks later, the aftermath has left hearts burning across the world. Fiery Porsche Carrera GT crash claims the life of “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker (40) and driver Roger Rodas (38). The driver of the fatal Porsche crash, Roger Rodas, was a long-time friend and financial adviser to Walker. Rodas was also a competitor … Continue reading

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Top Gear Cancels Bugatti Bridge Blastoff

When Top Gear comes to town with a million dollar plus supercar, they attract attention. Hundreds of spectators lined the Gandy Bridge in Tampa, Florida in hopes of watching Top Gear blast a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse over it at speeds exceeding 200 miles per hour. Unfortunately, the shoot was called off once the crew arrived on scene and witnessed the swarm of fans crowding the bridge. They cited safety concerns and promptly applied the brakes to the epic blast across the bridge. Top Gear Bugatti stunt cancelled, citing safety reasons. The thick crowd posed too much of a … Continue reading

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Jay Leno Drives the Highest Mileage Lamborghini

It seems that Jay Leno doesn’t mind a gal with a bit of mileage on her—like the 1967 Lamborghini 400 GT with over 250,000 wrinkles on the odometer. The supercar-loving superstar did a segment highlighting the highest mileage Lamborghini, see complete video below. To put that number into perspective: our Lamborghini rentals are driven often and will never come close to that mileage marker before they are traded in for newer models. The vintage GT 2+2 is owned by Jack Riddell and has certainly been appreciated, racking up over 250,000 miles! Based on looks alone, this car could pass as … Continue reading

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Churchill is Down with Luxury

Nestled in an unexpected place is an unexpected luxury find: Churchill Downs in Kentucky. The home of the Kentucky Derby for the past 138 years is down with luxury–and revving up interest with plans to repave, reshape and revamp the racing venue and vibe! If you love luxury and racing, why not indulge in a bit of luxury racing, Southern style?

Churchill Downs renovation 2012

Move over, Millionaire’s Row! Meet Churchill Downs, a $9 million dollar makeover.

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Don’t Steal—Rent a Supercar

While not everyone can afford the luxury of a supercar, there is never a need to steal one…like the daft fellow facing up to 22 years for the theft of Jillian Michael’s Bentley and burglary! Trust us—renting an exotic sports car is much cheaper, and you can maintain your freedom.

Celebrity Car Thefts

A member of the Imagine Lifestyles Luxury Rentals Bentley fleet

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