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!

Take a Listen: The Lexus RC F Auditory Extravaganza

Before reading, take a moment to enjoy the amplified acoustics of the Lexus RC F nestled inside an exhaust appreciation tunnel: This acoustics tunnel is located in the United Kingdom, attracting all shapes and sizes to the confines of her walls to create videos, recordings and perform testing endeavors.  Does that not sound a little bit like an automotive enthusiast’s fantasy? It is what we all wish every regular boring car on the street sounded like, but it is not quite as aggressive as anticipated from this nice lady. But why does the Lexus RC F not sound as mean … Continue reading

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The Aston Martin Vulcan Requires Special Training to Operate

The Aston Martin Vulcan is the latest high-performance offering from the badge with a $2.3 million dollar asking price and a rather exclusive production run of just 24 units. The new member of the fleet has not only a prestigious family behind it, but also a special driver training course commencing in 2016 to teach owners to operate the Vulcan properly and to her highest abilities. The Aston Martin Vulcan looks every inch the racer (Photo: Aston Martin). The Aston Martin Vulcan owners will be offered the opportunity to train with experienced racing drivers on some of the world’s most … Continue reading

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The Topless Lamborghini Aventador is Hotter and Therefore Pricier

Fans of the dynamic Lamborghini Aventador roadster LP700-4 will appreciate her drop-top styling, just perhaps not her lofty price demands. Interested parties already know that they shall shell forth approximately $450k in order to grip the wheel of the convertible Aventador. My verdict: worth it. Do not have $450k? No worries–the Lamborghini Aventador coupe is roughly $60k less. Owning a machine like the award-winning Lamborghini Aventador is a privilege. When something important like the Aventador emerges, often a slew of special edition and roadster siblings are created. While it is impossible to predict what she will be valued at far … Continue reading

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Ferrari 488 GTB Invites Jabs at Prancing Horse’s Naming Policies

The all-new blisteringly fast Ferrari 488 GTB has arrived, and with it, plenty of jabs at the brand’s naming process. Poised to challenge the McLaren 650S and others, the 488 GTB may have a confusing name that fails to fall in line with the 458 it replaces, but she is certainly a beauty and worth worship. The shocker: This nice lady is the first turbocharged Horse, bearing two of the kickers. Introducing the newest Prancing Horse: The Ferrari 488 GTB Without further ado, let us examine the components of the Ferrari 488 GTB: She is boasting a rather modest 3.9-liter … Continue reading

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Floating Ferrari Takes on Venice

What better way to navigate and experience the winding and whimsical waterways of Venice than in a…Ferrari? While it may not offer any real Prancing Horsepower or ever nail the 0-60 mile-per-hour marker in 3.5 seconds, this wooden floating Ferrari has raced its way across global headlines! Where this floating Ferrari is headed, pavement is not required! This Ferrari F50 inspired watercraft joins a fleet of other exotic car molded boats in Venice.  This fascinating Ferrari watercraft was created by an Italian artist out of a single block of pinewood. The artist, Livio De Marchi, diligently whittled away at the … Continue reading

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Tech Flash: Google’s Self-Driving Car is Fully Functional

It has been in the news and on the roads for a time now, but the word is out that Google’s Self-Driving car is now fully functional. What that means is that the autonomous ride is now completely prepared to begin tentative road testing in final form. Behold: The completely functional Google autonomous vehicle prototype. It is a bit like a cute little futuristic cartoon car.  To make the situation more clear, Google stated: “We’ve been working on different prototypes, each designed to test different systems of a self-driving car—for example, the typical car parts like steering and braking, as … Continue reading

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Secret Range Rover Velar Has Been Hidden Since the 1970s

There is a secret Range Rover out there that has been closely guarded since the 1970s. The Range Rover Velar has been found out, however, and is actually for sale!  What exactly is this model and why has it been kept a secret for decades? The Range Rover Velar at a glance: The Velar is a prototype of the first Range Rover. It is a pre-production development model of the first ever one, which launched in 1970. Only about 30 of these units exist, and this is one of them. It will hit the auction block in February. It will … Continue reading

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Mazda MX-5 Cup Series Communicates Goals at SEMA 2014

The Mazda MX-5 Cup Series car showed off its stuff at the annual SEMA gathering in Las Vegas this year. Is this mini-wonder gearing up toward success in the racing arena? When it comes to the Miata…or…the MX-5…t is either adored or scorned. Luckily, looks do not matter much in racing, so most will have to agree that if it is simplified with lightness, it stands a chance. The Mazda MX-5 Cup Series is geared toward uniformity in racing. The MX-5 Cup Series will emerge in 2016 and the front-runner is to be the 4th generation MX-5 car. Some compare … Continue reading

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The Ariel Atom 3S Is Even More Performance Driven

The Ariel Atom 3S is a lightweight track toy capable of hitting the 0-60 mile per hour marker in less than 3 seconds. I say track toy only because the Ariel Atom is not a street legal ride. It is a bit bare bones at just 1,350 lbs stark naked, and certainly a much more economic solution than some exotic sports cars. Ariel produces the Atom for European customers. It can be purchased Stateside through special distributors who have been given permissions to build the cars. Right now TMI AutoTech Inc. has the exclusive rights to build and sell the … Continue reading

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Aston Martin Safety Features Losing Traction With Buyers

There are a plethora of advanced automotive safety features available in Aston Martin luxury cars and others, but they seem to be losing traction with buyers. It is not that buyers do not appreciate the safety perks–they simply want the ability to turn them off and gain total control at times. In efforts to ensure customer satisfaction, Aston Martin is working to make sure buyers can easily switch off certain features like electronic stability control. While additional safety features are in the funnel, they will have the option to be shut off as desired. Jeffrey Scott, head of Aston Martin … Continue reading

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