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A thousand wows an hour - and 134 miles per gallon - in the super-sexy hybrid BMW i8

A thousand wows an hour - and 134 miles per gallon - in the super-sexy hybrid BMW i8

Jaw-droppingly gorgeous… that’s what our resident bon viveur Jon McKnight thinks of the BMW i8 – an unbelievably inexpensive supercar (comparatively speaking) that turns heads and steals hearts wherever it goes and is so sought-after that second-hand models fetch more than the list-price for a new one. Here’s why… This side of a million dollars, […]

Why the Tesla Model S is a luxury that you - and the planet - can't afford to be without

Why the Tesla Model S is a luxury that you - and the planet - can't afford to be without

  The Tesla Model S is the most extraordinary car that Jon McKnight, our resident Bon viveur, has ever driven – a technological triumph that makes every one of its rivals seem at least a century out of date. In the first part of his exclusive report for Luxurious Magazine, he reveals just how astonishing […]

Jon McKnight leaves no stone unturned in his Tesla Model S review

The oil companies used to think of electric cars as a joke – but thanks to the Tesla Model S, they're not laughing now

In the third part of Jon McKnight’s exclusive report for Luxurious Magazine, our resident Bon Viveur gets under the bonnet of the Tesla Model S – literally – and reveals why Elon Musk’s creation is one of the most important technological breakthroughs of the 21st Century. If everyone drove a Tesla, the oil companies and […]

Part two of the Tesla Model S review by Jon McKnight

At last! An electric car that looks a million dollars, costs nothing to run, and really goes the distance

In the second part of Jon McKnight’s exclusive report for Luxurious Magazine, our resident Bon Viveur tells how Tesla has found the Holy Grail of emissions-free motoring and produced a car, the Model S, that’s nothing short of miraculous. If you’ve ever owned an electric vehicle or, like me, merely read about them, you should […]

Luxurious Magazine Road Tests The Porsche 911 Targa 4

Luxurious Magazine Road Tests The Porsche 911 Targa 4

Simon Wittenberg takes to the wheel of the latest incarnation of the Porsche 911 Targa 4 on the scenic routes of the Lake District The Porsche 911 Targa has a long-standing heritage spanning 50 years, and takes its name from the Targa Florio road race in Sicily, in which Porsche claimed several victories. The latest generation […]

Luxurious Magazine Road-Tests The All-New Bentley Continental GT Line-Up

Luxurious Magazine Road-Tests The All-New Bentley Continental GT Line-Up

Paul Kinsley joins Bentley Motors in Norway to put the all-new Bentley Continental GT line-up to the test on some of Europe’s most dramatic roads Bentley’s history goes back to London in 1919 with two brothers, Walter Owen Bentley and Horace Millner Bentley. It soon found its place in the production of beautifully crafted vehicles […]

The new 2016 model year Jaguar XJ revealed

The new 2016 model year Jaguar XJ revealed

The 2016 model Jaguar XJ – all-aluminium, majestic, luxurious and now even more desirable than ever Subtle changes to the exterior design, accentuated by full LED headlights, add to the Jaguar XJ’s already distinctive looks. Materials such as semi-aniline leather and inlay veneers enhance an interior already considered the most luxurious in the segment, culminating […]

Experience the thrill of Le Mans from behind the wheel of a Nissan GT-R

Experience the thrill of Le Mans from behind the wheel of a Nissan GT-R

The chances of any of us getting behind the wheel of a car and pushing the pedal to the metal on the historic Le Mans track are slim to none. Thanks for our friends at Nissan, we can now all take a step closer to experiencing the high speed thrills in the safety of our […]

Luxurious Magazine Road Tests The Maserati Quattroporte GTS

Luxurious Magazine Road Tests The Maserati Quattroporte GTS

Simon Wittenberg puts the Quattroporte GTS – the fastest four-door Maserati in history through its paces on the Causeway Coastal Route in Northern Ireland. After celebrating its 100 year anniversary in 2014, exciting times lie ahead for Maserati, thanks to the pending arrival of the Levante SUV and the Alfieri sportscar. The Quattroporte has actually […]

Y.CO Announces Project INTENSITY

Y.CO Announces Project INTENSITY

Y.CO is excited to introduce INTENSITY. This new, groundbreaking 88.8 metre superyacht construction project is the result of a partnership between Abeking & Rasmussen, Andrew Winch Designs and Y.CO. INTENSITY is built on the same proven hull and engineering platform as the recent 82 metre KIBO, offering a quick and economical build package. With German […]

Luxurious Magazine road tests the ultimate Bentley - The Mulsanne Speed

Luxurious Magazine road tests the ultimate Bentley - The Mulsanne Speed

What makes a Bentley Mulsanne Speed worth a third of a million pounds? Jon McKnight, our resident Bon Viveur and lover of the high life, went to Munich to find out. The rush-hour drive from Munich Airport to our five-star hotel could easily have been a fraught, tiring journey that had to be endured – yet, […]

Rolls-Royce Project Cullinan - “When it does not exist, design it”

Rolls-Royce Project Cullinan - “When it does not exist, design it”

Continuing Rolls-Royce’s 111-year journey, the iconic luxury automotive manufacturer moves forward with Project Cullinan, building a high-sided all-terrain vehicle designed to cross multiple terrains Before any of you look at the image above and think “oh no, what have the done to that Phantom II”, please relax, it is not a new customised model in the range, […]

2016 Model Year SVAutobiography

The New flagship Range Rover SVAutobiography

Available in standard and long wheelbase derivatives, the 2016 Model Year SVAutobiography takes the flagship Range Rover to even greater heights of design sophistication and levels of luxury execution. New features and exquisite detailing further consolidate its position as the world’s most luxurious and capable vehicle. For the first time on Range Rover, customers of […]

Rolls-Royce showcases Bespoke expertise at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show

Rolls-Royce showcases Bespoke expertise at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars demonstrated its Bespoke expertise at the 2015 Bangkok Motor Show today with the unveiling of the Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé Waterspeed Collection, its first public debut in Asia Pacific. It will be displayed at Southeast Asia’s largest motor show until 5 April 2015, together with Wraith and the new Ghost Series II, […]

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