Luxury Transport

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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 – […]


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 […]

Air Partner Announces New JetCard Benefits

By Lauren Hill

When Air Partner created the JetCard over 13 years ago it became one of the first companies to offer a private jet membership. Now considered a leading jet membership program, JetCard is celebrated for its flexibility, level of customer service and expertise. To extend the benefits provided, the aviation company have added new enhancements to the product, including new gourmet […]

Embraer Executive Jets Unveils New Phenom 300E Interiors

By Lauren Hill

It was at this year’s NBAA conference in Las Vegas—as the business aviation event celebrated its 70th year—that Embraer Executive Jets unveiled the latest innovations to its Phenom 300 light jet through brand new interior design. Already named the world’s best-selling business jet for the last four years having been designed around direct input from Embraer’s customers, the Phenom 300 […]

Looking back at the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge 2017

By Roberta Naas

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. This year, majestic sails went up around the world as Officine Panerai once again sponsored the largest circuit of classic yacht regattas internationally: the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge 2017. The challenge began in Antigua in April and moved around the world before ending in Cannes in late September. On […]

Martin Brudnizki On Designing Luxury Hotels

By Will Grice

As one of the world’s leading interior designers, Martin Brudnizki has worked on everything from residential properties in Jordan right through to the dazzling interior of the Sexy Fish restaurant in London. Brudnizki is currently working on the redevelopment of the Bloomsbury hotel in central London and is in charge of completely redesigning the hotel’s iconic bar. Ahead of the […]