Close

Luxury Transport

Welcome to Elite Traveler’s Luxury Transport page. Get the latest news on yachts, private jets and automotives.

Street Predator: The McLaren 720S

By Alexandra Cheney This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Inspired by the lines of the great white shark, the McLaren 720S devours road and track with power and design. Drown out the purrs and the pop-pops of the garden-variety supercar and focus on the understated quivers of the McLaren 720S. A racing-derived supercar born from […]

Jaguar Relaunches Production of Legendary D-Type Race Car

By Lauren Hill

This week Jaguar announced the beginning of a new era for the iconic Jaguar D-type race car. More than 60 years after the last of these racing cars was built, Jaguar is restarting its production with 25 cars set to be hand-built at the Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Warwickshire, UK. When Jaguar set out to build the D-type […]

The World’s Most Advanced Amphibious Aircraft

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. The most advanced amphibious aircraft in the world, the Seastar is the best way to explore, as it’s engineered to operate from both runway and water surfaces, even in rough conditions. And Winch Design has collaborated with Dornier Seawings Gmbh to create interiors as innovative and unique as the […]

The Most Groundbreaking Yachts from the Ferretti Portfolio

By Susie Moir This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. In recognition of Ferretti Yachts’ 50th anniversary, we discover some of the recent award-winning yachts to come out of the yard, alongside the recent offerings of its sister brands from the Ferretti Group. FERRETTI YACHTS 920 The raised bow of this new 93.4-ft maxi flybridge forms […]

The New Sky to Sea Luxury Adventures

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. If you’re feeling the January blues and need a warm-weather getaway this winter, Air Partner has joined forces with leading yacht brokerage house Camper & Nicholsons to create a series of ‘sky to sea’ packages. Vincent Kavanagh, senior vice president for sales at Air Partner, explains the motivation for […]

Floating Fitness: Your Superyacht Gym

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the Elite Traveler Luxury Escapes Edition 2017/2018. For the keen fitness fanatics out there, or those who simply prefer to enjoy a decadent dinner feeling like they’ve exerted themselves enough to deserve that second helping of dessert, there are an abundance of superyachts available to charter with world-class gyms on board. the majestic 223.6ft […]

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 […]

1957 Ferrari 625 TRC Spider

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 […]