Category Archives: Cool Car Features

Are you fixated on all things luxury auto? Here you can find cool car features as they emerge onto the scene, one breathtaking or head-shaking item at a time! When something interesting, shocking, expensive or otherwise is invented, we are the first to bring it to our friends and fans. Whether it is a new spin on a navigation system, an amphibious Lamborghini or another technology breakthrough from BMW, you can scan it all here at Imagine Lifestyles Luxury Rental’s luxury blog!

Aston Martin And Valentino Tout One-Off Camo Vanquish Volante

Luxury automaker Aston Martin paired with fashionable fashion label Valentino to produce a special one-off Vanquish Volante. The unique creature boasts a camouflage exterior that succeeds at maintaining a stylish appeal, which is not typically the case when used. The Aston Martin Q personalization department had a heavy hand in the project, which was sold at a charity auction. The Aston Martin Valentino Vanquish Volante packs the same powertrain, with the only alterations being in the aesthetics department. That means it is a 6.0-liter V12 vibrating with 568 horses and 465 pound-feet of decadent torque. This model hits the 0-60 … Continue reading

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Just 600 Examples of the Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce Will Be Created

In the interest of keeping things interesting and exclusive, just 600 examples of the new Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce shall be created. That means just 600 units for the total production run, not annually. The announcement was made during this year’s Shanghai Motor Show. The hot new Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SV will boast a small production run of just 600, so buyers will need to act fast. Watch the beast apex it out in the short clip above! The Lamborghini Aventador SV was officially introduced at the Geneva Motor Show, and has since made cameos in Amelia Island and Shanghai. While … Continue reading

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Electric Aston Martin Rapide Will Be More Powerful

Fans of the hybrid and electric car movement can rejoice in a bit of good news: The all-new electric Aston Martin Rapide shall be even more powerful than her standard siblings. How much more powerful? That would be hundreds more horses. For the time being, the electric Aston will be made available in both the United States and China, possibly expanding to other areas later. The electric Aston Martin Rapide at a glance: The model features a high-capacity specialized battery placed in the engine bay and transmission. Basically, there is an electric motor mounted on each axle, with all working … Continue reading

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Aston Martin and LeTV Pair Up In The Name Of Technology

Aston Martin is pulling out some stops, strategizing with China-based LeTV to incorporate new technology into the fleet. The deal includes Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. and LeTV, officially known as Leshi Internet Information & Technoogy Corp., wherein Aston Martin will be served a slice of China’s high technology and LeTV will gain exposure for this and its electric automobile ambitions. The Aston Martin One-77 is one of just 77 created. Future siblings will be just as stunning and technologically advanced. With Aston Martin sales surging in China, it simply makes sense to take advantage of the brainpower located there in … Continue reading

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Dubai Police Now Equipped with Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Fleet

The Dubai police are equipped with an enviable arsenal of exotic vehicles at their disposal, and now they have something more to deepen the green envy: 3 new Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid cars. The luxury hybrids were given to the force at Dubai Police Headquarters with many high titles in attendance and much exuberance. The greener additions to the Dubai police force serve as a visual reminder of the government’s recent drive for more eco-friendly and sustainable vehicles. What better way, after all, to promote change than leading by example? The region is packed with immense wealth and because of … Continue reading

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Ferrari 400 Superamerica Nets $6.38 Million at RM Sotheby’s Auction

The clear leader of the $60M RM Sotheby’s sale at Amelia Island was the Ferrari 400 Superamerica, which demanded a modest $6.38 million to change hands. The recent partnership between leaders RM Auctions and Sotheby’s has led to a higher standard in luxury auctions, and the total sales are certainly communicating the trend. The clip above describes the car in full detail with some welcomed action footage. The 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB cabriolet at a glance: Chassis number 1945 SA: The 3rd of 7 This car was the successor to the 410 Superamerica, taking the engine displacement down from … Continue reading

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Autonomous Audi Q5 Completes 3,400-mile Road Trip Solo

Audi has been occupied perfecting its new direction on the autonomous vehicle route. The autonomous Audi Q5 just completed a coast-to-coast solo trip from San Francisco to New York, a quest totaling 3,400 miles. The vehicle managed the entire trip driverless, save a 50-mile span through a construction zone. There was a likely nervous human being riding shotgun. The clip above offers some shots of the journey: The autonomous Audi from auto supplier Delphi Corp. embarked on the journey for strategic testing purposes equipped with cameras, powerful laser sensors, radar and other fun gadgetry. The trip was a landmark success, … Continue reading

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‘Furious 7’ Lykan Hypersport Skyscraper Action Could Work Because Science

Fans of the Fast and Furious franchise were treated to quite a few seemingly unbelievable stunts in ‘Furious 7’, including the Lykan Hypersport jumping from skyscrapers and landing in…other skyscrapers! But could the $3.4 million dollar hypercar actually pull that stunt off in real life? Science says perhaps! The clip above details the Lykan Hypersport and offers a glimpse of the action: Physics professor Lee Loveridge of Pierce College has mentioned that the death-defying skyscraper stunt in the film could possibly be the most plausible in terms of what is actually possible. By analyzing the actual measurements of the Etihad … Continue reading

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The Mystery: Why Make A Million-Dollar Car?

Have you ever wondered why a carmaker would venture to create a million-dollar car? Volkswagen loses an estimated $3-$6 million on the sale of every Bugatti Veyron, so it cannot be an easy task and does not seem to exactly lead to a profit. So why has almost every exotic carmaker out there created at least one 7-figure machine? The Koenigsegg One boasts the perfect power-to-weight ratio of 1. The answer is not completely cut and dry, but it is because people will by the million-dollar-plus vehicles. While it does not seem like anyone in their right mind would willingly … Continue reading

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The McLaren Sports Series Is Looking Fierce So Far

The McLaren Sports Series is set to emerge in April, 2015 and the company has been doing a fantastic job of teasing the masses. The new collection of exotic sports cars will be drenched in carbon, aerodynamic and capable both on the track and on the roadways. The 2015 McLaren Sports Series will include the McLaren 570S coupe and others. Several video clips of the car have drizzled out, and while it looks a great deal like its predecessors, the alterations in materials used and powertrain revisions promise to deliver what the next generation requires to compete. The McLaren 570S … Continue reading

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