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Cruising on By: The Greatest Express Cruisers

Superyachts may be the height of luxury but let’s be fair, they’re not all that practical. If you’re all set for elaborate cocktail parties aboard, all well and good, however if all you need it for is a spot of island hopping then you might want s...

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Be Left Breathless: the Lotus 3-Eleven

There are cars built for comfort, others for speed, even some for the sake of practicality if you’d believe it. They all have their merits, whether it’s crossing the Alps in lightning speed or simply navigating British floodwaters without casting ...

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Designed to Thrill: The Huracan 580-2

There are supercars that, as they go by, get an approving nod from passers-by, a certain restrained admiration for what they are. Then there’s those that nobody can take their eyes off. Whether it’s because of their sharp, almost aggressively powe...

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A Bespoke Land Rover Defender Sells at Bonhams for £400,000

Land Rover’s Defender is perhaps the marque’s most iconic creation of all, its boxy and sturdy aesthetic recognisable across the world as the very epitome of rugged outdoor adventure in four wheel drive. When the company announced that they were s...

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Lewis Hamilton Takes to Two Wheels

Lewis Hamilton’s one of the few people that can feel at home in the cockpit of a Formula One racer. The immense velocities, ridiculous levels of G-force and split-second reactions make it one of the most dangerous, adrenaline-fuelled sports in the...

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Ferrari's Legendary California

The world-famous Italian manufacturer, epitomized by its prestigious prancing horse logo, is responsible for some of the most innovative automotive designs and engineering works in the world of sports cars. Since the early automotive days of the 1...

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Lux Feature: McLaren Road Car Retrospective

Few are the racing drivers whose names have been immortalised as badges on cars – whether road or race. Fewer still are those with a provenance to match the cars that say “McLaren”. Born of the legendary Bruce McLaren, who first competed in F1 and...

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Ride in Style: The Best Road Bikes

We might not all have the dedication, perseverance or in any way capacity to emulate the likes of Sir Chris Hoy, but that doesn’t mean we can’t take cycling seriously. Enough to warrant investing in a good bike anyway. The right bicycle can mean t...

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A Genuine One-Off with McLaren Special Operations

You want the cuffs on your jacket to hang at the correct length, right? So why not tweak your new McLaren 570S to fit like a Savile Row suit and reflect your individuality and style? 

McLaren Special Operations – or MSO for short – is based in an...

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The C-X75: Jaguar's Spectre Supercar

Bond is synonymous with, amongst other things, Aston Martin. The cars have always played a huge part in the 007 mythos, whether the original DB5 or the abused DB9 from Casino Royale. In Spectre however, it wasn’t the custom-built DB10 that caught ...

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Designing the McLaren 570S

Rob Melville has achieved a milestone. As Head of Design, he has been responsible for a new era of McLaren automotive. The 570S is more than an additional model in the British marque's range, but marks their entry into a new field entirely, that o...

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McLaren’s New Baby Comes of Age

The 570S isn’t the fastest car to be built in Woking but it is the one most people will covet. That’s because although it’s every inch a McLaren, this stunning, mid-engined racer is currently the brand’s least expensive offering.

A beautifully sc...

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The Dawn of the Electric Supercar

Electric supercars may well be the future – or at least, that’s what Elon Musk keeps telling us – yet until relatively recently, that future’s always seems a little distant. Electric cars are becoming more and more common including, as Aston Marti...

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The World's Top Yacht Tenders

So you’ve anchored your yacht near an idyllic Mauritian island, a gentle breeze rolling across the crests of azure waves, the sand bare metres away warm and inviting. Without a yacht tender, it’ll stay those few metres away.

They might not be th...

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The Emotion-Reading Bentley App

The world of supercars is going through a digital enlightenment. Some marques might not be the most eager to embrace the myriad opportunities working in the electronic ether of the internet may allow, but there are some trailblazing pioneers.

Fi...

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Agusta Westland 109 GrandNew

Augusta Westland have, in many ways, set the benchmark for helicopters. Often cited as an industry standard, their range of aircraft are renowned for speed, safety and reliability – everything you could look for in a helicopter. In no range is thi...

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Off Road in Style: The Best SUV’s

Though you might think that a convertible is the ultimate expression of luxury, in recent years the SUV has been making its mark on the high end scene, and it’s quite easy to see why. Far more practical than a sports car convertible and able to ta...

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The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2015

Despite the Monaco Yacht Show being over by a good few weeks, the international yachting calendar continues, this time across the Atlantic. Boats and superyachts bobbing in the waters of the self-appointed Yachting Capital of the World, the 5th No...

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The Three Best Mid-Range Jets

Choosing the right private jet can be a minefield. There are plenty to choose from, all offering different distances, speeds, passenger numbers, cabin configurations and more, but you’ll soon regret it if you opt for the wrong one.

It all depends...

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Lux Launch: The Porsche 911 GT3 RS

It’s undeniable that Porsche have been responsible for some of the finest vehicles in the world. From the sporty chic of the Cayman models to the undeniably sleek aesthetics of the 918 Spyder, Porsche is certainly no stranger to the creation of ve...

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Lux Launch: The Bentley Bentayga SUV

There’s been a lot of talk lately, both good and bad, about the concept of a luxury SUV. On the one hand, the idea is a welcome dose of practicality in a field not exactly known for the everyday. On the other hand… well, why? Detractors would argu...

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Lux Lifestyle: Cool Convertibles

Though the summer months may be coming to and end, that's not to mean you can't enjoy the pleasures of a convertible. After all, we are due for a heatwave in October. As such, Jeremy Taylor has put together a selection of some of the world's coole...

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Lux Launch: The Rolls-Royce Dawn

Yesterday, Rolls-Royce rewrote the rule book on how you launch a luxury car. It was the debut of their stunning new Dawn. However, the most interesting part wasn’t exactly what they launched but how they launched it. It was a ceremony conducted en...

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Lux Events: Les Voiles de St. Tropez

An amazing rendezvous of the world’s finest yachts, Les Voiles de St Tropez is a show that marks the end of the sailing season in style. First held 26 years ago under the name of La Nioulargue, the event sees the most cutting-edge modern crafts sh...

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Lux Launch: Cessna Citation Latitude

If you’re looking into getting a private jet, the chances are you’ve had a good, hard look at the Cessna Citation. It is, after all, the most comprehensive range of mid-size jets in the world. The Citation XL is the most popular aircraft of its ki...

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Lux Events: Salon Privé

Britain knows how to do motor shows. Forget the crowded convention centres of the big car showcases in Frankfurt, Geneva, New York and the like. If you’re going to show off exquisite automobiles, it’s best to set them where they belong. In the cas...

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Lux News: Harley Davidson Street 750

Arguably the most iconic motorbike manufacturer in the world, it’s impossible to hear the name Harley Davidson without Easy Rider flashing through your head. The growl of revving engines, roads winding through the American desert and leather- and ...

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Lux News: The Ducati Multistrada 1200 S D|air

Motorcycle safety seems like a bit of an oxymoron. Sure, you can wear a helmet and make sure the bike can stop on a dime, but they’re never going to be what you’d call ‘safe,’ are they? But then, that’s part of the thrill, the adrenaline rush of n...

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Lux Recommends: Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

When it comes to attending a business meeting in style nothing can compare to arriving by helicopter. Swift, practical, a specialist craft can let arrive quickly and fuss free, zooming over the traffic and ensuring that you always arrive with the ...

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Lux Events: Goodwood Revival 2015

There are many racecourses of note in the United Kingdom, however very few can hold a (chequered) flag to Goodwood. Though throughout the year horseracing and high octane races between more modern vehicles take place at the course, the Revival is ...

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Lux Launch: The Ferrari 488 Spider

There are few more exhilarating experiences than roaring down the road, top down, in an exclusive sports car. The rush of the wind, the roar of engine, all open to the air… yet as you press the button to bring the roof up or down, just remember to...

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Lux News: The BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage R

They might be a global motoring powerhouse today, but back in 1974 BMW were all but invisible outside of Europe. The Bavarian marque had yet to expand into Asia or across the Atlantic. In 1975 however, that all changed when they made the crossing ...

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Lux News: Rolls-Royce Inspired by Music

Rolls-Royce certainly don’t need to scour the Earth for inspiration; their ever-evolving range of stunning cars illustrates that clearly enough. Yet that hasn’t stopped them rendering certain key aspects of their history in automobile form. First ...

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Lux News: Burgess Introduce Michelin Star Chefs

Chartering a superyacht is the pinnacle of luxury experiences and chief amongst these is having your own crew available 24/7 – including your own chef. They are highly trained and experienced in managing guests’ dietary requirements and preference...

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Lux Lifestyle: Best Turboprops

A private jet is quite possibly the ultimate aspirational symbol, but are they always the right choice? After all, they might be fast – ridiculously so in some cases – but, let’s be honest, that’s not all you’re looking for in an aircraft. The she...

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Lux Feature: Ares Performance

If your Lamborghini's not loud enough, if your Maserati lacks menace or (even) if your Pagani feels a little pedestrian - fear not, for help is at hand in the form of Ares Performance. The Italian automotive atelier exists purely to pander to the ...

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Lux Feature: The Caterham Seven 160

If the name Patrick McGoohan, the figure six and the statement 'No man is just a number' mean anything to you, then the Caterham Seven will need no introduction. For those to whom all of the above is gibberish, I refer to the cult '60s TV series T...

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Lux News: The Jaguar F-Pace

Supercar marques applying their expertise to the more practical side of driving isn’t exactly a new thing. There are very few manufacturers that haven’t given the ever-versatile SUV a go, even amongst the elite. Yet, luxurious though they are, the...

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Lux News: NetJets' New Bombardier

NetJets’ unique take on fractional ownership has certainly gone down well over the past few years. Their membership has soared as much as their fleet, with owners and clients alike coming aboard to share the obvious benefits.

It’s not just the n...

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Lux Launch: Bentley's GT Speed Breitling Jet Series

Breitling for Bentley has been possibly the most successful car / watch partnership… well, ever, really. Rather than a single automotive-inspired watch, the collection has become its own sub-brand, a horological facet of the Bentley identity. The ...

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Lux Lifestyle: The Aston Martin Vulcan

What do you think of when you hear about Aston Martin? Understated elegance? Quintessential Britishness? Restrained sophistication? They are after all, among some of the more subtle of supercars, smooth curves and delicate features in place of vic...

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Lux Feature: The McLaren Technology Centre

You hear it whispered in the corners of showrooms, at car rallies and track meets, rumours of a hidden haven of automotive amazement, a secret petrol-fuelled Shangri La in the hills. We can bring to you the earth-shattering news that this near-myt...

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Lux Events: The Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015

As anyone with even a passing interest in engines will know, last weekend saw the Goodwood estate welcome supercars, vintage racers, collectors pieces, bikes, trucks and, in one instance jets, for the inimitable Festival of Speed. While every othe...

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Lux News: Maserati Collaborates with Zegna Menswear

 

Would you rather arrive at a function in a clinically brilliant German saloon, or glide in aboard an Italian thoroughbred? Owning a Maserati is all about passion and soul – beautiful machines that tug at your heartstrings, and if the Qauttroporte...

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Lux Events: Superyacht Design Week

There are a number of words you could use to describe a superyacht: exclusive, extravagant, luxurious, large… if the average picture’s worth a thousand words, one of a beautiful yacht gently cruising around the Mediterranean is likely ten times th...

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