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.

Would You Shell Out $14 Million for a 1995 McLaren F1?

While a McLaren may never surpass the price of a rare Ferrari at auction, a 1995 McLaren F1 could fetch as much as $14 million. The current record holder for most expensive car sold at auction is a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO racer, which changed hands for the tiny sum of $52 million USD. Is a McLaren F1 worth multiple millions? Is anyone else struggling with the fact that a 1995 vehicle is already 20 years old? This example is dressed in Marlboro white. It is believed to be the only one in this color.  The auction is set to … Continue reading

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Florida Man Arrested for Using Cellphone Jammer During Commute

A Florida man is being dubbed a vigilante after taking the annoying and deadly issue of distracted driving into his own hands. Jason Humphreys of Seffner, Florida, used a cellphone jammer in his vehicle for a couple of years before being hit with a very hefty fine. Yikes. Jason Humphreys of Florida became so annoyed by the cellphone yammer, he installed a jammer. It is, of course, not legal to run amok with a cellphone jammer and disrupt the service of all around you. It is legal to talk on cellphones while operating a vehicle in the state of Florida, … Continue reading

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The Ferrari Edo Competition Honors Legend Niki Lauda

Bugatti has their exclusive fleet of Legends Cars to honor various game changers of their past, and Ferrari does the same in its own way. There was the recent Ferrari Sergio car to pay homage to Sergio Pininfarina of famed Pininfarina design house, and now there is the Ferrari Edo Competition car. The Edo Competition car is to honor the legend that is Niki Lauda, racing extraordinaire and one of the most famous faces in racing history.  If you are unfamiliar with Niki Lauda, I urge you to watch the movie ‘Rush’, which outlines his career and famous rivalry with … Continue reading

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The First Philippines Supercar? Meet the Aureio Concept

What has a handmade chassis, carbon fiber and scissor doors? It is the very first Philippines supercar concept, the Aurelio. It is still a concept in its infancy, but high hopes have been attached to this endeavor as it would launch the Philippines into the supercar arena. The looks are not terrible for a brand new idea, though there is a bit of a road ahead of this little lady before she is ready to accelerate alongside the longstanding players. The Aurelio is coated in a feisty yellow and appears thirsty.  At this stage in the game, the startup is being … Continue reading

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Gold or Gaudy? 1966 Ferrari 330 GT With Unique Styling Up for Grabs

It is the only one of its kind, physically. Meet the 1966 Ferrari 330 GT commissioned by Norbert Novarro. Dubbed the Navarro Special, this rather unique Ferrari is going to be up for grabs next month when it hits the auction block at Gooding & Company. Who will want this decadent gold slice of Italiana? The 1966 Ferrari 330 GT Navarro Special. Photo by Mike Maez, courtesy of  Gooding & Co. Navarro commissioned the transformation of the Ferrari 330 GT through Piero Drogo’s shop, Carrozzeria Sports Cars. He was a wealthy nightclub owner craving something flashy yet still Ferrari, so he … Continue reading

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Lamborghini Aventador Fitted with New Engine Bursts into Flames

The Lamborghini Aventador is one of the best hypercars ever produced by the Raging Bull. It is backed by an impressive amount of awards to show that I am not the only throttling heart to feel that way. Recently, an orange Lamborghini Aventador met its flaming end on Germany’s famed autobahn, apparently overheating, yet the details are a bit on the fascinating end. Gone in 60 MPH? A pricey Lamborghini Aventador with a replaced engine meets its flaming end on the fastest road: Germany’s autobahn. What happened? It seems that this particular Lamborghini Aventador was fitted with a new engine. … Continue reading

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A Terrible Lamborghini Reventon Replica Making Headlines

This is a tragedy everyone must see to believe! It is quite possibly the worst Lamborghini Reventon replica in the world…and perhaps the only.  It is entirely possible that the buyer of this horrible Lamborghini replica did not see it prior to purchase, or quite understand what they were purchasing. Either way, it is rumored that someone shelled forth $28k for this Lamborghini kit.   This Lamborghini Reventon kit hails from Australia, where it should have stayed…safely isolated.  The creator of this Lamborghini Reventon replica kit used a Nissan Z32 300ZX for the base and then just clearly lost his mind. … Continue reading

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2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed Annual Auction Nets $39 Million

Each year the Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrates all things automotive in festive style with a plethora of traditional events. One of those events is the annual Bonham’s auto auction, which netted an astronomical $39 million USD this year! The photos are items from Bonham’s auction at the FOS this year. The offerings included a variety of automobile memorabilia from decades gone by.  The 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed has certainly one-upped many of the previous years. This year hundreds of supercars, classic cars, never before viewed newbies and more gathered together to illuminate an already bright event. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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The McLaren 650S GT3 Hit the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Style

Perched among the throngs of supercars at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed was the luminous McLaren 650S GT3. A vision in orange and sporting all the right racing cues, the 650S GT3 was certainly in the right place to communicate speed and power. The McLaren 650S GT3 is an aggressive vision of racing. She was dressed in orange for the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed. Notice the glorious carbon fiber accents to add to the overall beast vibe. The festival was the official unveiling of the never before seen McLaren 650S GT3 supercar. She pulls up to replace the … Continue reading

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Stolen Ferrari Nets $16.3 Million in England: Who Gets the Money?

This may be the most expensive stolen Ferrari tale and sale to date! The extremely rare 1954 375 Ferrari Plus Grand Prix Roadster 0384AM pictured below was stolen and languished in a field for many years. Now that it has been found and sold for a gratuitous $16.3 million dollars, there is question as to which parties are the rightful recipients of that money. The saga of this Ferrari is somewhat difficult to follow, but here is a rough outline of the situation: The rare Ferrari was purchased by Westwood resident Karl Kleve for $2,500 in 1958. He bought her … Continue reading

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