Category Archives: Luxury News

What is happening in the world of luxury. Imagine Lifestyles follows what is going on in the world of luxury cars, news, hotels, events, and other goings-on to provide our fans with up-to-date information on what is happening in hip and trendy South Beach, New York, Chicago, LA and other world hot-spots. Exotic people, places and things that make headlines make this slot.
If it makes headlines and has to do with luxury, we want to cover it. This is also an area for our fans to leave comments, and to share information on the goings-on in the ever-evolving world of luxury news.

Abandoned Bugatti Veryon Discovered in Russia

While discovering ditched exotic sports cars is not unheard of, an abandoned Bugatti Veyron certainly is. It seems a Veyron was simply left and forgotten somewhere in Russia, leaving much speculation about how the mighty beast met with such a fate. Russia is filled with insane automotive tales, some involving brazen thefts and stunts, but an abandoned Bugatti Veyron? Ludacris! The photo above shows the grisly aftermath of the event. (Photo credit: Istvan Mera on Facebook). The sticker on the Bugatti Veyron was reported to read “Autolehmann”, a very successful dealership in the area where the abandoned car was discovered. … Continue reading

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Did You Know Pink Ferrari Cars Are Actually Not Allowed?

Ferrari is an impeccable brand with sometimes impossible standards, and that is why they have pretty much run the exotic sports car game for decades. With such a larger-than-life brand comes strict protocols–including the little-known code on pink Ferrari cars: They are not allowed. So why has Ferrari taken such a stringent stance on such a delicate hue? In the wake of Justin Bieber being permitted to purchase the coveted multi-million dollar LaFerrari, it could seem comical to some that Ferrari would forbid a simple color choice. The issue is with branding, and the Prancing Horse prefers to be synonymous … Continue reading

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Shanghai Auto Show Bans Models and Children

It seems that the rumors of sexy models being banned from the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show have proven to be true, though it does not seem to make much sense because children are also banned, so what could it hurt if PG13 is no longer necessary? The officials are on a new path to “Clean up” the show, and that means no scantily clad babes draping themselves around the vehicles. If you listen closely, you hear the collective sighs of disappointment. Reports indicate that the Chinese government has put enough pressure on the event to prevent the sexy car models … Continue reading

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Robert De Niro to Portray Enzo Ferrari in ‘Ferrari’ Movie

Attention racing fans: There is a new film coming out titled simply ‘Ferrari’, and Robert De Niro shall portray Enzo Ferrari! The Ferrari movie is to shed more light on the life of Enzo Ferrari, offering up additional details on his fascinating existence and, of course, those dream machines. For those ‘Furious 7’ fans wondering what automotive movie will emerge next, it seems that ‘Ferrari’ is already in the works and will offer a glimpse of the brand’s rich history. News of the upcoming movie emerged in an Italian publication, II Messaggero, which sort of rhymes with De Niro–a cute … Continue reading

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April Fool’s Day: BMW Is Doing It Right

BMW pulled a fast one on April Fool’s Day when it dared fans to dream big. The brand released an unbelievable ad in the New Zealand Herald, inviting people to swap their old car for a brand-spanking-new BMW 1 Series. According to the ad, the first person to arrive and meet the terms and conditions, would receive the car. While many disregarded it as too-good-to-be-true, Tianna Marsh learned it was no joke when she arrived at the dealership with her old Nissan Avenir and pulled away in a gleaming new $50,000 BMW! BMW shared the story on their official blog … 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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Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE63: A Raging Beast

Never a brand to take the backseat approach–Mercedes-Benz is challenging others in the SUV arena with the rather robust AMG coupe. This luxury beast is pulsating with power and holds true to that distinctive brand curb appeal we all love so much. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE63 is being called a coupe, but has an interesting blend of an SUV and a coupe. (Photo by Mercedes-Benz) Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE63 It is simply not sufficient to offer a premium vehicle on the market these days—it must also offer plenty in the performance arena. The idea of a performance SUV was not all that … Continue reading

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Antique Bugatti Type 57C Up for Auction at Bonham’s

There is an antique Bugatti Type 57C cabriolet featuring coachwork by Gangloff hitting the auction block at Bonham’s on May 31st. It is a 1938 Type 57C, which is quite a desirable era for collectors of the badge. While the award-winning Bugatti Veyron line and all of the special editions are arguably faster–the value of certain older models remains a bit higher than the new siblings and will only continue to hold their worth. The sale is scheduled for May 31st, 2015 at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Connecticut. The Type 57 Bugatti began to distinctively evolve in 1934, … Continue reading

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LaFerrari Is Happy When it Rains

While the LaFerrari is nearly impossible to obtain and certainly well-shielded by those fortunate enough to own a specimen, it is nice to see one taken out and punished on the track in the rain as nature intended! Take in the view from the cockpit of the luscious LaFerrari as she tackles the track in the short video below: Above is awesome footage of the powerful LaFerrari hyperbeast taking on the track in the rain. The car seems to manage just fine, regardless of weather conditions. That said–it might not be the greatest of inspirations to drive her on ice … Continue reading

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Can the LM2 Streamliner Concept Top the Fastest Cars?

There is a new speed demon in town: The 1,700-HP LM2 Streamliner supercar has arrived on the scene with bold claims that perhaps have the leaders of speed experiencing a touch of trepidation! Just a small percentage of startup supercar brands ever survive from concepting to production before being shutdown–but the LM2 Streamliner appears to be on a rather streamlined path to just that. But will the LM2 Streamliner, a product of Lyons Motor Car of New York City, be a capable rival to the likes of Hennessey, Bugatti, Pagani or Koenigsegg? Let us take a look at what she offers … Continue reading

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