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The yearly bacchanal of the world’s wealthiest automotive enthusiasts, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, is fast approaching. Which means luxury automakers will be teasing some of their most exciting vehicles this week, hoping to attract the attention (and wallets) of the uber-rich. So it’s little surprise that Land Rover, makers of the de rigeur SUV [...]


The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 ”Guard” Edition is an armored luxury sedan concentrating on safety and comfort, boasting armored steel in the body cavities and polycarbonate coating with special laminate on all glass windows. Clearly, the S-Guard is built for those who might have a reason to worry about their protection — or who live in dangerous locales. [...]


Houston, Texas-based modifiers of obscene horsepower, Hennessey, fill their corporate coffers supercharging Corvette and Cadillac engines to the point of absurdity. But they are best known for their Bugatti-killing Venom hypercar. Hennessey and Bugatti, in fact, have gone back to the lab many times in the past 10 years to squeeze out a bit more power [...]


4 Aug
The heavily coveted time-keeper photographed by Steven Meisel

Pirelli has long been both the best in performance tires and the best in babilicious photography, its heavily coveted calendar dating back to 1964. Peaking in scandalousness in 2010 with the cheeky Terry Richardson-photographed edition, Pirelli did an about face the next couple years to go dignified with Karl Lagerfeld’s Mythology-fused edition in 2011, then classy with 2012′s Mario Sorrenti calendar and finally [...]


31 Jul
The enlarged Cinquecento hits the waves

As of July 26th and continuing on until August 3rd, the Vans US Open of Surfing has hit the shores of Huntington Beach, where every surfer and sponsor is either hitting waves or flossing their goods. Fiat has joined the slew of brands on board with this surf-inspired version of their sporty little 500L utility vehicle, heavily [...]


Even if you’re one who values the all-terrain aspects of a 4×4, clearly you’ve never had what is basically a motor boat sitting on chrome before. The Amphicruiser, as the name describes, will transport you across the elements of the earth — its 4.2-liter Toyota Landcruiser engine giving you the regular SUV aspects of a [...]


26 Jun
Upgrade your backpack to gentleman's rucksack

UK designer Paul Smith has made a man purse that lets you remain both sophisticated and practical. His new rucksack can easily be transformed into a simple tote bag; made from a cotton blend with mesh, woven, lester and boucle finishes, the look is simple even though the textures are contrasting. Other touches include the adjustable leather [...]


This is Part II of our coverage of Le Grand Prix de Monaco — the most luxurious race in the world (Click HERE for Part I). Its prestige, heritage, royal opulence and Côte d’Azur backdrop leave it simply unmatched in the field of motoring. It is an experience without equal. Oh, and the world’s fastest [...]

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