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.

Video Eye & Ear Candy: Lexus LFA Vs. Porsche 918

Check out the clip below of the ever-glorious Lexus LFA supercar taking on the robust Porsche 918 hybrid. While the Porsche 918 certainly packs a substantial lead in the power department, few will argue that the Lexus LFA takes home the gold in the acoustics arena. Lexus LFA Vs. Porsche: Automotive enthusiast and specialist Shmee150 seems to hit every enviable event—thanks for sharing! The video was shot during a gathering of gearheads, because what better way to spend spare time than to square off against pals on a track? The straight-line comparison between the Porsche 918 spyder and the Lexus LFA … Continue reading

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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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Rolls-Royce Is Testing An SUV Chassis and Inviting Interaction

With all of the rumors of a potential Rolls-Royce SUV swirling around the depths of the Internets, there is now something more solid to cling to: Rolls-Royce is testing an SUV chassis on the winged Phantom and inviting the public to check things out as the development process proceeds! Rolls-Royce testing SUV chassis with a winged Phantom—life behind the wheel could get a little more rugged for fans of the brand. The brand has been busy releasing photos of the test mule, which is a short Phantom with a distinctive rear wing. While it may or may not end up … Continue reading

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Barrett-Jackson Offering Auto Care Products to Maintain that New Car Shine

Leading auction house Barrett-Jackson is now touting a line of signature auto care products. The products include interior and exterior care, wheel and tire care, and restoration items. The Barrett-Jackson auto products seem to make perfect sense for a company synonymous with automobiles, so what took them so long to develop this brainchild? New line of Barrett-Jackson premium auto care products emerge Now customers buying auction items at Barrett-Jackson will have little trouble maintaining that new car scent and appearance. The products will be available in retail stores spanning across North America, including giants like Wal-Mart, Menards, Pep Boys and … 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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Porsche Design Tower in Miami Selling Out

While it would seem that beachfront property would have little trouble selling itself, marketers have been forced to become quite creative following the economic downturn years ago. The Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles, Florida, is a shining beacon of that willingness to go further. The luxury design tower is already nearly sold out, because who wouldn’t want an elevator to deliver their car directly to their door? The exclusive Porsche Design Tower is located in Sunny Isles, which is just a few blocks north of South Beach. Because South Florida is a preferred playground for the wealthy, what better … Continue reading

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Land Rover Says Nothing Shall Top Range Rover

Following rumors of a not-so modestly priced Land Rover, the company has dismissed rumors of a range topper above the Range Rover line. While it may seem surprising to some, it could just be the ticket to maintaining the luxury SUV traditional standards all have come to expect from the brand. In the past, the first image that came to the mind when visualizing a top-of-the-line exotic SUV was just the Range Rover. Along with success, however, comes competition, and many automakers have moved onto that territory to tout their own luxury SUV offerings. They say imitation is the sincerest … Continue reading

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Models Dress As Homeless to Protest Shanghai Auto Show Sexy Ban

In true creative artistic nature, the banned models of the Shanghai Auto Show still managed to steal the show, taking a stand on the ban of sexy models by dressing up as homeless to protest. The show this year was noticeably more formal, with the void left by the scantily clad models filled by stories of the ban. Overall, the Shanghai Auto Show sexy ban seemed to generate more publicity than the actual stars of the show–the vehicles. The Shanghai Auto Show sexy ban led to an adorable revolt when the out-of-work models took to the streets to demonstrate their need … Continue reading

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