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Aston Martin’s Not So Secret Agent

By Alexandra Cheney This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Aston Martin’s reinvented DB11 is a skinny, striking coupe perfectly suited to escape the everyday. The swift and mighty rise in elevation from sea level in North County San Diego to the crest of Palomar Mountain, some 6,000ft and 60 miles northeast, is thick with switchbacks […]

Acura and HondaJet Team Up for High-Octane Experience

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. In an unassuming building in Marysville, Ohio, you’ll find a marvel of modern technology: the Performance Manufacturing Center, a pristine, almost-too-quiet factory where dedicated employees build the only American supercar using state-of-the-art technology. Sure, a Japanese company, Honda, owns the plant, but the Acura NSX was designed, developed and […]

The 15 Most Expensive Ferraris Ever Built

By Elite Traveler

Anyone who found it hard to watch the end of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off will know a Ferrari is more than just a sum of its parts. Since the first Fezza hit asphalt in 1940, the hypnotic howl of the engine has had many a bigwig reaching for the check book and parting with a small fortune. 2012 saw a […]

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Henrik Fisker’s Brainchild gets a Chinese Reboot

By Alexandra Cheney This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Construction workers, Corvette drivers, even the resident valet guy can’t help but exclaim “nice car” as I wind my way through the hills and valleys of Malibu Canyon. With a long, undulating hood and stout, muscular tension through the rear wheelbase, the Karma Revero is a […]

Days of Thunder: Lamborghini Huracán Performante

By Alexandra Cheney This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. When the Lamborghini Huracán Performante thundered around the Northern Loop of the famed Nürburgring in six minutes and 52 seconds, the 640-horsepower, 5.2-liter V10- aspirated-engine supercar bulldozed the previous record held by the million-dollar 918 Porsche Spyder by five seconds. Among the sun-drenched hills of southern […]

15 High Profile Bugatti Veyron Owners

By Codelia Mantsebo

The market for beautifully crafted supercars is hardly undersubscribed, but for the last seven years Bugatti has attracted big names like no other. Reading like a who’s who of sports, fashion and music, the list of Bugatti Veyron owners really is awe-inspiring. Acclaimed by British motor magazine show Top Gear as the car of the decade, the Bugatti Veyron – […]

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The Auction of La Ferrari Aperta Number 210

By Alexandra Cheney This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. It’s less of a throaty roar and more of a whoosh, the sound Eurofighter Typhoons create overhead as they blow by. These particular fighter jets belong to the Italian Air Force’s 4th Wing from Grosseto and were present in Fiorano to initiate an auction in honor […]

Airbus Helicopters Develops High-Speed Rotorcraft

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Billed as the future of high-speed rotorcraft, Airbus Helicopters has developed a compound helicopter concept that is optimized for a cruising speed of approximately 250mph. The concept, named Racer, uses a main rotor for lift and basic flight mode, two lateral pusher rotors that generate thrust for forward flight […]

Lincoln Launches New Nautilus

Lincoln has just announced the launch of its new Nautilus, a midsize luxury SUV, that offers a turbocharged engine alongside groundbreaking technologies. The successor to the Lincoln MKX, the Nautilus features an eye-catching grille and specially designed glass designed to reduce wind noise for rear passengers. The car will also feature a Revel audio system that will give passengers an […]

Lincoln To Launch Innovative Membership Service

Lincoln has just announced a partnership with CLEAR aimed at making your day-to-day life that bit easier. New Lincoln owners will now be given a complimentary six month CLEAR membership allowing them to speed through security checks at more than 30 of the US’s largest airports. Customers will also have access to the Lincoln Personal Driver service, a chauffeur facility […]