Category Archives: Luxury News

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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.

Rolls-Royce Porto Cervo Wraith Celebrates The Exclusive Summer Studio

This year marks the second year in a row that Rolls-Royce has held the “Summer Studio” celebration at the lavish Porto Cervo in Italy. The brand drummed up further excitement in the area by unveiling a special edition Wraith named for the hotspot: The Rolls-Royce Porto Cervo Wratih. The event The Rolls-Royce Summer Studio is a luxury event that showcases the latest offerings from the marquee, giving attendees the opportunity to soak in a bit of history and even get their paws on the steering wheel for a scenic drive along the area coast. Driving a gorgeous Rolls-Royce vehicle along … Continue reading

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What Happens When Autonomous Cars Crash Into Each Other?

There has been some chatter hitting the headlines about a Google autonomous car cutting off an Audi driverless car. While many wild theories circulated, it seems that the scenario was a planned exercise by the companies to see how their wares interacted under real world conditions when cut off, even by another autonomous car. So what would happen if two autonomous vehicles crashed into each other? While all companies touting their autonomous technology want to highlight the positive points and reiterate that the other points are still being ironed out, it is entirely feasible that these types of vehicles can … Continue reading

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Pre-War Aston Martin Shocks With $4.5 Million Sale

A recent Aston Martin sale at Bonham’s auction shows that the brand is perhaps a touch more valuable to collectors these days. A 1935 Aston Martin Ulster was unloaded for a staggering $4.5 million, marking the first time a pre-war example has reached numbers of that magnitude. The Aston Martin Ulster was a racing car and this one, LM19, competed in the Ards TT race. These cars were designed with racing in mind, and made their mark at many races in the early to mid 1900s, including the Mille Miglia, Le Mans, RAC TT and the French Grand Prix. The … Continue reading

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Porsche Is Making The Most Money for Volkswagen Group

It seems that popular Porsche is certainly pulling its weight for parent company Volkswagen, bringing in more money than VW offerings. Quick history: Industry giant Volkswagen acquired Porsche back in 2012 following a battle during which both German companies were attempting to purchase the other. Since that time, Porsche sales have continued to flourish. Fast forward to today and it was a wise decision for VW Group to devour the Porsche brand as it has been an enormous profit. Porsche sales have been incredibly healthy in the past three years, even overshadowing the brand’s flagship VW offerings. While the giant … Continue reading

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Steve McQueen Modified Porsche Boasts Kill Switch For Rear Lights

The last Porsche owned by legendary Steve McQueen is officially for sale, and it boasts a rather James Bond style feature: a kill switch on the dash to turn off the rear lights. The star added this modification to several of the vehicles in his fleet, and it does not require a genius to understand the purpose. The 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo will hit the auction block August 13th, 2015 in Monterey, California. It is expected to change hands for over a million USD. The Steve McQueen Porsche 930 Turbo at a glance: The actor and avid automotive enthusiast ordered … Continue reading

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A Meo Costantini Bugatti Legends Car Is Already For Sale

The Bugatti Legends Series is a collection of 6 special edition Grand Sport Veyron Vitesse cars. Each car pays homage to a special person from Bugatti’s history, and just 3 examples of each of the 6 cars exist. One of them, the Meo Costantini car, is already for sale. Meo Costantini was born in 1889 and embodied the face of the most successful era in Bugatti’s rich racing history. According to Wolfgang Schreiber, President of Bugatti Automobile S.A.S. “Ettore Bugatti’s vehicles from the 1920s stand for lightweight construction and technical aesthetics. When Bugatti created the Type 35, he inspired one … Continue reading

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You Can Add Your Name to the Bloodhound SSC Fin

The Bloodhound SSC Project is all about blood curdling speed. The Bloodhound SSC is a land speed vehicle designed by scientists and engineers and funded by donations and fans. She is geared up to set a new World Land Speed Record of 1000+ miles per hour…take that, Fastest Production Car! The Bloodhound SSC is offering fans a chance to place their name on the fin of the vehicle. It is a social media sensation with many taking advantage of the unique opportunity to make their mark on it while helping the cause.  Imagine that speed traveling across land—it makes the … Continue reading

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Delta VIP Select Has A Secret Paparazzi Proof Tunnel and Offers Porsche Shuttle

Laying low in Los Angeles as a celebrity can be more than a challenge—it can be impossible. Factor in the constant travel demands of being a star, and the LAX airport seems more like trap than a convenience. For these reasons, Delta Airlines has created a special VIP service at LAX called ‘Delta VIP Select’ to assist celebrities with a secret tunnel to shield them from cameras and prying eyes, and also a nifty Porsche shuttle service. The Delta VIP Select service is not advertised, but is available upon request to the airline’s clients for a surprisingly small fee of $350 … Continue reading

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Is Larger Than Life Volkswagen Group Splintering Apart?

The Volkswagen Group is a larger than life entity with over a dozen brands under its hood. But is being the parent company to so many underlings a challenge in terms of management and momentum? Word is circulating that the unshakable VW Group could be splintering off into 4 sections to better handle the load and road ahead. Handelsblatt news publication of Germany has cited company sources stating that Volkswagen Group could be breaking apart into 4 separate holding companies. The proposed 4 separate holding companies that would form the new Volkswagen Group could break down as follows: A holding … Continue reading

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Top 15 Most Expensive New York Rental Properties Will Surprise You

15. 100 East 50th Street This modest 3 bedroom offers 3,500 square feet of city living for just $75,000 per month. Yes, you read that correctly—these will be monthly rental prices for some of the Big Apple’s most competitive and enviable locations. 14. 214 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012 This address is a 5-story townhouse with a pool overlooking Soho for $80,000 per month. There are so many amenities that there are just 3 bedroom spaces. 13. 106 East 71st Street This mansion is available for monthly rental slots for just $85,000. It provides the perfect opulent New York City luxury rental … Continue reading

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