The Jaguar XJ since its introduction in the luxury car segment a while back, has indeed reached the collection of high and mighty like David Beckham who have held on to it as one of his prized processions. And for the most discerning of the lot, the special edition limousine car was also introduced to please them. Now by 2012 end, one would get to see their ultra-luxury XJ sedan, in the ‘XJ Ultimate’ model which will be the most exclusive and renovated version of the car. With new passenger experience and crafted interior fabrication, the vehicle has been unveiled in China, and some of them might even be seen in US but with Black Amethyst color. The price tag attached is $155,000, and a total of 30 ocars will be available for United States. (Read More)
The Lamborghini Aventador ever since its creation a while back has been hogging the limelight of late for its numerous special editions, and thematic accessories dedicated to it. This obviously brings back memories of the J Aural Assault edition,Boeing 787 edition, and even the OMAS pen which was inspired by the tangerine color of the super sports car. Now BMC road bikes, known for its premier sports bike range, have created a limited edition series of cycles, which have been christened ‘Automobili Lamborghini BMC Impec edition’. Using the similar flavour of design and use of premium fabrication, each of these 30 cycles carry with it a price tag of $26,000, and the oodles of style associated with the Italian sports car. (Read More)
One of the most popular sporting icons amongst the luxury vehicles is enjoyed by none other than the Mercedes Benz SL series of cars. We had recently spoken about their most recent examples of brilliance in the form of 2013 SL-500 series, and the SL-65 AMG 45th anniversary edition which shall be ruling the roost in that segment. Now the German master car maker has decided to offer something for making a rebellious statement with élan and style, with the Style Coupe concept car. To be unveiled at the Auto China event beginning April 23, 2012, this car carries along design elements like non conformity, provocation, and a sense of masculinity, especially for those who are looking for looking at such a machine to match their lifestyle quotient. (Read More)
Audi AG is acquiring Italian sports motorcycle manufacturer Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. from Invest Industrial Group. The supervisory boards of both companies have approved the acquisition. Ducati becomes the luxury automaker’s “third pillar” in northern Italy along with Lamborghini and Italdesign Giugiaro.
“Ducati is known worldwide as a premium brand among motorcycle manufacturers and has a long tradition of building sporty motorcycles,” said Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of Audi AG. “It has great expertise in high-performance engines and lightweight construction, and is one of the world’s most profitable motorcycle manufacturers. That makes Ducati an excellent fit for Audi.” (Read More)
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We had earlier told you about the world’s most detailed atlas, which we went on sale in 2010, but the now the largest one is on sale too. Measuring a rather gigantic 6ft x 4 ½ ft in dimensions, this atlas will now go on for sale with a price tag $100,000 each. Limited to 31 copies, getting the book printed was a gigantic task just like the physical proportion of the book, as it involved a worldwide selection procedure for the perfect printer, until the order finally landed with one in Milan. A city known for its link to high-end fashion world, will boast of this special creation for Australia based Millenium House publishers, titled ‘Earth Platinum’. (Read More)
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The luxurious suites, swan yachts or swish private villas apart, visitors to Lungarno properties, have something new to look forward to. The celebrated Italian hospitality chain, owned partly by the Ferragamo family, is stepping up their branded and quality offerings with a new collection named Ferragamo creations. The limited edition version includes bespoke pieces meant originally for use by celebrities. From ballet flats created for Audrey Hepburn to court shoes flaunted by Marilyn Monroe- name it and the collection has it all.
Johan Kauppi, the designer for whom nature is the genuine source of inspiration has designed the OVA Sauna, that brings the very strong and yet so fragile egg shape to mind, which is also nature’s most supreme and complete form. OVO’s unique, beautiful, incredibly practical and effective design expresses the essence of sauna baths, offering wellness retreat in a box. Designed on the experiences of the traditional sauna ritual in north of Scandinavia, the OVO sauna’s functionality is based of the Finnish sauna, which is a process comprising of 3-parts; the cool relaxation room, the hot sauna bath and the washing ceremony.
We have earlier seen a lot of kegerators and wine cellars including the Party-A-Cargo tow hitch mounted kegerator with sound system and sub woofer is meant for on the move party-lovers and the Vintec Transthermhas‘ Escape range of walk-in wine cellars to cater to the desires of true wine connoisseurs. And, the latest we have for the beer and party lovers is the cool new Brew Cave, a walk-in beer cooler and kegerator from KegWorks, which looks more like a heaven for those who loves the frosty beers. (Read More)
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Teckell’s football tables are meant for the connoisseurs. Born from the exploration of unpredictable emotions and the masterful research of the Italian designers, Teckell has given new life to the table football game, and introduced it as an elegant design piece in formal living rooms. B.labs and Adriano Design studio has earlier astonished us many a times with their excellent Italian craftsmanship reflected in its designer football tables; the Glassy & Classy with crystal casing andKrystall Teckell with its elegant statuettes in aluminum and diamond like transparency. Continuing to deliver the most precious gaming commodity for the luxurious living rooms, Teckel has unveiled its limited edition Cristallino Gold LE football table with 24-carat gold plated accessory, as part of its new Teckell Calcio Balilla Collection. (Read More)
Is it a bird?…is it a plane?…No, it’s the latest cooktop from the stable of La Cornue. If the French oven giant’s palais stove or memoire wood cabinetry, we had spoken to you about earlier, were masterpieces in their own rights, then the latest La Cornue stove top is an absolute show stealer. (Read More)
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