Category Archives: Technology

New designs and technological advances in everyday luxury goods. Things we find that are cool, that wow us, or are silly or shocking to share with our fans and readers.
From the latest gadgets, technological advances, to the newest carbon fiber brakes for exotic cars, you can read about it here. Technology has a direct impact on exotic cars, luxury hotels, superyachts, air charters and other things that we love. Whenever technology improves one of these areas, you can bet that we will have something exciting to say about it to our readers via our luxury blog.
Technology is constantly improving the luxury items we already love, capturing our interest all over again with each brilliant tweak.

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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Automotive Technology: Ford Galaxy and S-Max Can See Around Corners

Ford is getting rather cutting edge these days, recently revealing that the new Galaxy and S-Max models will be able to see around corners. A special camera system located in the grille provides a 180-degree view, showing drivers important details such as what is coming up around the corner. This will factor out the stress of wondering what is around blind corners, and also help avoid unexpected objects, people, animals and more. Are all new vehicle safety features and technologies being embraced? Perhaps not the legal speed limit limiters…but seeing around the corner should be a no-brainer.  Automotive technology continues … 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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Koenigsegg Regera: The Next Big Thing

The Koenigsegg Regera is but another example of those crazy Swedes and their ability to craft some of the worlds most blisteringly fast and breathtaking machines. Koenigsegg has been building speed demons for just 20 years, yet is always among the first brands uttered when the top fastest cars come up in conversation. The Koenigsegg Regera is a potent little number pushing forth 1,500 horsepower from her shapely frame. That is roughly 300 more than the Bugatti Veyron, which held the title of ‘Fastest Production Car’ for a few years. The Regera was officially introduced at the 2015 Geneva Motor … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons to Love the Land Rover Discovery Sport

The latest from the rugged Land Rover badge has emerged and is being described as an industry leader in its class. The Land Rover Discovery Sport is equipped with a 2.2-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel and appears to have bid adieu to the standard boxiness. The Land Rover Discovery Sport 5 fantastic things about the new Land Rover Discovery Sport: This version has been completely revised with the future in mind. It manages to maintain the expected luxury sports SUV, but with improved technology and a sleeker countenance. That means it is no longer a large and imposing box on wheels, … Continue reading

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Self-Driving Vehicles Are Sparking Emotion At Each Turn

Now that there are a handful of various autonomous vehicles out on the roads in full test mode, other aspects of the concept are emerging curbside to curiosity and excitement. The very idea of self-driving vehicles becoming a reality and perhaps even the new normal seems to be driving much emotion. Is the world ready to embrace such futuristic technology? Because the autonomous vehicle is now a very stark reality, it would seem that it is inevitable for it to become permanently incorporated into society. It will certainly be a long way down the road before they become commonplace, which … Continue reading

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Jaguar Land Rover Eye-Tracking Wipers Will Brighten Rainy Days

Jaguar Land Rover has been busy developing smart tracking technology, but it was not exactly exciting until actual daily use benefits emerged, like eye-tracking wipers. Soon the stress of wind shield wipers that never seem to sync up properly to the momentum of the elements and the driver’s eye will be a thing of the past. The idea for eye-tracking wipers came out while the company was busy developing safety measures such as visual sensing for drowsy driving alerts. Jaguar Land Rover has been working with Intel to stay on top of the latest technology breakthroughs and implement them into … 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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Colorful New Ferrari App Lets You Build Custom Car Instantly

Visualizing the perfect dream machine build just became easier with a new Ferrari app called the ‘Ferrari AR showroom”. The application allows visitors to Ferrari showrooms to completely customize their favorite models to get a better feel for color, rims, brakes and wheel combinations while making the important purchase decisions. Yes, life can be that rough. The brief clip above shows the Ferrari AR showroom app in action: The Ferrari AR showroom app is used on tablets in the showroom, eliminating the squinting associated with smaller devices. The app was created by developer Zspace with input by the Horse, of … Continue reading

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Autonomous Audi Q5 Completes 3,400-mile Road Trip Solo

Audi has been occupied perfecting its new direction on the autonomous vehicle route. The autonomous Audi Q5 just completed a coast-to-coast solo trip from San Francisco to New York, a quest totaling 3,400 miles. The vehicle managed the entire trip driverless, save a 50-mile span through a construction zone. There was a likely nervous human being riding shotgun. The clip above offers some shots of the journey: The autonomous Audi from auto supplier Delphi Corp. embarked on the journey for strategic testing purposes equipped with cameras, powerful laser sensors, radar and other fun gadgetry. The trip was a landmark success, … Continue reading

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