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.

Range Rover Evoque Convertible Is Naked But Not Afraid

In efforts to show that the new Range Rover Evoque convertible is every bit as rugged and ready as her siblings, Land Rover put together a video of her showing off in her natural habitat: some off-roading with mud and water. Check out the clip below proving that the Evoque convertible is naked but not afraid! Spoiler: The clip is far more engulfing and entertaining than the unfortunate television series ‘Naked and Afraid’. The publicity for the Range Rover Evoque convertible is intended to serve as a preview for the newcomer, poised to claim her spot as the very first … Continue reading

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Video: Porsche Slides into Crowd at Malta Motor Show

Auto shows are exciting venues to get the details on the latest offerings and see how brands are evolving–and sometimes there are exotic car crashes. There is always the risk of danger when crowds gather near vehicles in operation, as was the case at the Malta Motor Show. Malta is a small island off the southern coast of Italy. It was there that a Porsche 918 spyder operated by British tycoon Paul Bailey hit some grass with a rear wheel, cleared a barrier and spun into the crowd of onlookers off a runway. Warning: The footage below shows the chaos … Continue reading

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New Bond Film Sets Record by Smashing $37 Million in Aston Martin Cars

The latest James Bond film ‘Spectre’ can add another bragging right to its already extensive repertoire: It has the record for dollar damage from smashing up and otherwise annihilating perfectly good Aston Martin machines. The Aston Martin DB10 car was created for use in the James Bond film only. It is certainly an amusing tidbit to add to any conversation, as Spectre’s stunt coordinator Gary Powell recently did when he told Event magazine: “We set the record for smashing up cars on Spectre. In Rome, we wrecked millions of pounds worth. They were going into the Vatican at top speeds … Continue reading

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When in Rome: Police Remove Modified Maserati Watercraft

The old saying ‘When in Rome, do as the Romans do’ should be carefully interpreted for those looking at the unfortunate chap in the photo below! The man has reportedly been warned several times by police officials to remove his modified Maserati watercraft because it is not safe. I use the term modified lightly–as you will understand upon viewing the short clip below. Clearly the dude-friend-guy did not understand that turning a vintage Maserati car into an unauthorized personal watercraft poses danger. No big deal, just a random modified Maserati watercraft making waves around the interwebs. Cue Easy E lyrics… … Continue reading

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Luxury Yacht Toys: Check Out the BAC Mono Marine Edition Car

When it comes to yachts and cars, it is important to have the proper pairing. To make luxury travel a bit easier, BAC has created the Mono Marine Edition car. It comes complete with a carbon fiber crane to hoist it aboard, and there are even special lifting points on the car to avoid damage. Photos ©BAC Mono  The BAC Mono Marine Edition car at a glance: It features a single seat layout, so it is not exactly a family vacation cruiser. This is more for trips at ports of call. The special crane was crafted to be usable with … Continue reading

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Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Focuses On Daytona 24 Hours Race

The Lamborghini Huracan GT3 is poised to make a debut at the 2016 Daytona 24 Hours endurance race. The newbie was officially introduced earlier this year and the Raging Bull is not going to spend much idle time prior to unleashing its variants. The standard Huracan was created to replace the long-running Gallardo model, but the GT3 Huracan is for the track. Look for the Lamborghini Huracan GT3 at the Daytona 24 Hours endurance race. The Daytona race will be the first Stateside venue for the Huracan GT3, having already indulged in the Blancpain Endurance Series. There are well laid … Continue reading

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Missing James Dean Porsche to be Recovered?

Most know the tragic tale of Hollywood legend James Dean and his untimely death behind the wheel of his beloved Porsche 550 Spyder back in 1955. Since that time, numerous stories about the car being cursed continue to fascinate—along with the mystery of where the Porsche ended up when it disappeared somewhere between Florida and California during transport in the early 1960s. It seems someone has come forward claiming to know exactly where the car has been hidden all of these years. Has the missing wreckage of James Dean’s Porsche 550 been discovered? The person who has come forward claims … Continue reading

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Aston Martin Confirms Rapide EV and ‘Stupid’ Competition

Fans of alternative powertrain options and Aston Martin can revel in the recent confirmation that there will be a Rapide EV. CEO Andy Palmer has revealed that the Aston Martin Rapide EV will be a reality with in the next two years or so, and that it will pack power along with the sophisticated styling we all adore. Palmer shared that it made little sense to only offer thirsty V12 engines without offering something at the other end of the spectrum. We all know that global regulations are tightening and that automakers are scrambling to meet the deadlines–that is not … Continue reading

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Lamborghini Huracan Spyder Buyers Boldy Invited to Own the Sky

Lamborghini has released a special short film to showcase the new Huracan wherein it alerts drivers to the idea that they now ‘own the sky’. The catch phrase is to make drivers fall for the Lamborghini Huracan spyder in all of her drop-top glory. Do they actually own the sky? No. Will it feel like it when the wind of 610 horses whips them right in the kisser? You betcha. The Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 spyder short drama can be enjoyed above: The love affair with the convertible sports car is a bit like the love riders have of a motorbike. … Continue reading

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Far Out: Janis Joplin Porsche Goes to Auction

While hippie music legend Janis Joplin May have squalled lyrics asking, “Lord won’t you buy me a Mercedes-Benz”, when it came time to purchase, she went for a popular Porsche. The Porsche was the car of that era for celebrities and musicians, with such curb appeal that even the self-proclaimed anti-materialistic Joplin could not resist her charms. That psychedelic Janis Joplin Porsche is now up for auction at the RM Sotheby’s “Driven by Disruption” sale coming in December 2015.  Janis Joplin’s Porsche is expected to net around $400,000 when it changes hands at the sale. The 1965 Porsche 356C Cabriolet was … Continue reading

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