Cars and Bikes

Are Tesla Vehicles Hackproof? Not Quite According to This 19-Year-old

Posted in LUXURY CARS on January 17, 2022
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A dozen Tesla vehicles were reportedly hacked by a 19-year-old security researcher. The hacker, David Colombo, said he was able to take control of some important features such as unlocking doors, opening windows and starting the car — someone still needs to be present to do the driving. According to an article by Bloomberg Colombo, the self-professed hacker, was successful because he was able to make use of the vulnerability in a third-party app. The Read More »

The New Range Rover: Much More Than a Luxury SUV

Posted in LUXURY CARS on January 12, 2022
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The Range Rover has been around for over 5 decades. In fact, we’re told the very first prototype for the iconic SUV began on 6 September 1967, or just over 54 years ago today. The transformation has been extraordinary, and the fact that the vehicle is still a hallmark of industrial design — it was the first to ever be displayed at the Louvre in Paris — is testament to Land Rover’s dedication to its Read More »

ARES Modena Debuts Its First Showroom in Miami

Posted in LUXURY CARS on January 7, 2022
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Image: Hubert Phipps Artist Hubert Phipps and Italian luxury coachbuilder ARES Modena collaborate to launch a new art exhibition and to debut the first-ever ARES Modena showroom in the Miami Design District. The art exhibition is titled, “Hubert Phipps: Ascending” and is available for view from January 31. The event also marks the arrival of the ARES S1 supercar model for its North American premiere during the run of the exhibition. Paintings and sculptures created Read More »

The Mclaren F1 Is The Most Expensive Car Sold at Auction

Posted in LUXURY CARS on January 4, 2022
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Image: Gooding & Company The McLaren F1 has become the most expensive car sold at auction in 2021. The car is one of the most prized collector cars for its rarity and place in auto history, became the most expensive car auctioned last year and the most expensive McLaren F1 ever sold. It was sold for US$20.5 million at Pebble Beach. The McLaren F1 is the creation of Gordon Murray, one of the greatest automotive Read More »

Ferrari Reveals New Logo for its 75th Anniversary

Posted in LUXURY CARS on December 31, 2021
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Image: Ferrari Celebrating its 75th anniversary, Ferarri has decided to reveal a special logo that pays tribute to the man who started it all — Enzo Ferrari. Enzo Ferrari founded the iconic Maranello automaker back in 1947 and dived into the world of Grand Prix racing just three years later. Ferrari lined up alongside other iconic marques such as Alfa Romeo and Maserati at the very first Formula One World Championship race at Silverstone in Read More »

Catch Some Waves With Celine’s Electric Surfboard, e-Foil

Posted in LUXURY CARS on December 28, 2021
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Image: Celine Celine is making its foray into the world of outdoor recreation with the launch of its electric surfboard, the e-Foil. The French luxury house teamed up with pro kite surfer James McGrath to show the surfboard in action, photographed by Hedi Slimane himself. The electric-powered surfboard is perched above a hydrofoil wing featuring a sleek black finish with Celine’s logo in white. The professional surfboarder took the maison’s surfboard out for a test Read More »

Rowan Atkinson’s Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato Is For Sale

Posted in LUXURY CARS on December 13, 2021
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Image: Dylan Miles Rowan Atkinson’s one-of-a-kind, 1986 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Zagato has just been listed for sale. Only 52 units of the model were built between 1986 and 1990. Atkinson’s car, chassis no. 20013, was the first from the production run but wasn’t acquired by Atkinson until 1998. Atkinson immediately had the car converted to racing specifications for the Aston Martin Owners Club’s C2 Class “Mildly Modified” category. Image: Dylan Miles Atkinson’s V8 Vantage Read More »

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Electric Car Co-Designed By Virgil Abloh

Posted in LUXURY CARS on December 2, 2021
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Image: Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its last collaboration with the late fashion icon, Virgil Abloh — Project Maybach. It is a solar-powered electric car with zero emissions. The unveiling of the car was given the blessing of Abloh’s family and was described as being an extraordinary design to come out of Mercedes-Benz. The car was revealed at Art Basel Miami. This vehicle is actually Abloh’s second collaboration with Mercedes following the G-Wagen race car. It Read More »

3 Savvy Upgrades To Make Your Car Look Luxurious

Posted in LUXURY CARS on November 30, 2021
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The Land Rover Defender is known to many car enthusiasts and restoration specialists as the vehicle that can go anywhere up to the ends of Earth. It was first built as a small but swift cargo vehicle that can transport military gear to the farthest places where the fighting was most intense. It was also designed and conceived as a vehicle that can pass through the toughest terrain on the battlefield where the destination is Read More »

Rolls-Royce Unveils Most Advanced Black Badge Motorcar Yet in SEA

Posted in LUXURY CARS on November 26, 2021
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Image: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce has pulled the curtains back on the Black Badge Ghost in South East Asia. According to the marque, the new model is the ‘purest’ and most ‘technologically advanced’ Black Badge expression yet. In terms of updates, the Black Badge Ghost features a slew that’ll pique the interest of Rolls-Royce fans. The new model uses the same twin-turbocharged 6.75-litre V12 engine as its predecessor but has been beefed up to output a hefty Read More »

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