VonMercier Unveils World’s First Luxury Hovercraft

Posted in LUXURY CARS on February 22, 2022
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Image: VonMercier British startup VonMercier has launched Arosa, a sporty amphibious vehicle touted to be the “world’s first luxury hovercraft”. Estimated to be worth US$100,000 or more, the Arosa is expected to hit the market as soon as summer 2022. The price will vary depending on customisations such as paintwork, upholstery, wood and carbon accent areas, as well as infotainment systems.  The hovercraft’s blueprint was first unveiled in 2014 as the ‘Supercraft’ and has been Read More »

Rolls-Royce Redesigns Spirit of Ecstasy For Its Electric Future

Posted in LUXURY CARS on February 14, 2022
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Image: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce has redesigned its legendary Spirit of Ecstasy mascot for its brand-new all-electric motor car Spectre. The move signals the brand’s dedication to the future, and its goal to go completely electric by 2030. The graceful, iconic Spirit of Ecstacy officially became Rolls-Royce’s intellectual property 111 years ago, on 6 February 1911. Over the decades, the Spirit of Ecstasy has undergone several design changes but remains one of the most recognisable symbols in 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 »

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 »

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 »

Saint Laurent x SUPER73 Is Releasing An Exclusive E-bike

Posted in LUXURY CARS on November 25, 2021
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Saint Laurent is making its foray into the world of vehicles. It recently partnered up with electric bike company, SUPER73 for an exclusive, limited-edition release of the SUPER73-S2 Saint Laurent Electric Bike. Saint Laurent has given the bike its own style, draping the entire bike frame in classic matte black, custom leather seats and leather handles, and a single headlight. It also has Saint Laurent branding details on the tires and seats. The design of Read More »

Salon Privé 2021: Rolls-Royce Celebrates Bespoke Commissions

Posted in LUXURY CARS on September 2, 2021
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Image: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce has displayed two of its bespoke commissions at Salon Privé 2021, an exclusive Concours d’Elégance held at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire. The two cars on display are the Black Badge Wraith and the Black Badge Cullinan. Black Badge Cullinan The Black Badge Cullinan features a plethora of bespoke appointments, the most notable of which is a highly contemporary Bespoke Verde Ermes green for the coachwork. It also has a dark chrome Spirit of Read More »

Under The Hammer: 1946 Delahaye Type 135M Cabriolet

Posted in LUXURY CARS on August 31, 2021
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Image: H and H This gorgeous 1946 Delahaye Type 135M Cabriolet is set to go on auction on September 8 by H&H Classics at the Imperial War Museum Duxford. It is reportedly estimated to fetch between £250,000 to £300,000. Believed to be only one of two ever made, this Grande Routiere would be a proud addition to any classic car collection. Its sister car, chassis 800320, was offered for sale with a guide price of Read More »