Luxury Transport

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First Drive: Land Rover Discovery

By Kristen Shirley This story originally appeared in the May/June 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. As our army of helicopters zoomed above Zion National Park and began to descend towards our fleet of the brand new Land Rover Discovery, the thrill really started to set in. It was clear from the landscape we’d seen overhead that Utah has challenging off-roading conditions […]

TAKE THREE/// Water Toys

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Make your own adventure with a well-stocked garage full of toys and the open ocean as your oyster. The Wakejet This custom-built toy, the world’s first electronic wakeboard, enables users to enjoy the exhilarating speed of wakeboarding with the added freedom and personal control of […]

Mercedes-Benz Premieres New S-Class Sedan at Auto Shanghai

As the 2017 edition of Auto Shanghai unfolded this year, Mercedes-Benz garnered particular attention for revealing the new S-Class Sedan. Through this Concept A show car, the luxury automobile brand has provided a glimpse into the next generation of these compact cars, encompassing innovations in efficiency, comfort and automated driving through its Intelligent Drive features. DISTRONIC active proximity control and Active […]

Introducing the Bugatti Niniette 66 Luxury Yacht

As the manufacturer of the world’s most powerful and exclusive production super sports car, Bugatti is celebrated globally for its contribution to the automobile industry. And now, the luxury French brand is pushing the boundaries again by teaming up with the prestigious yacht manufacturer Palmer Johnson to produce the Bugatti Niniette 66; the first in a series of innovative yachts […]

Natural World Safaris Launch Navigator Expedition Yacht Charter

By Lauren Jade Hill Luxury travel outfitter Natural World Safaris takes pride in tailoring truly extraordinary journeys to some of the natural world’s most wild locations. And now the travel specialist has announced the launch of Navigator, a part of the bespoke NWS Select service which places the focus on niche expeditions such as photographic safaris; Navigator focuses specifically on chartering expedition […]

Interview: Holly Bottau of Y.CO Yacht Company

By Lauren Jade Hill Founded by Gary Wright and Charlie Birkett in 2004, Y.CO yacht management company was set up to fulfill the needs of yacht owners while making a positive difference to yacht ownership. The yacht company has since grown from being a small start-up to an industry-leading company with a team of over 100, and gone on to offer […]

Rolls-Royce Reveals Music-Inspired Wraith Collection

This month, Rolls-Royce unveiled a new collection of Wraith cars that’s unlike any they’ve come up with before. For this new series, nine ‘Inspired by British Music’ models have been designed in collaboration with some of Britain’s most iconic musicians who each have a love for Rolls-Royce cars. Roger Daltrey CBE of The Who, Sir Ray Davies of The Kinks […]

TAKE THREE/// Ultimate RVs

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Bliss Mobil Mercedes-Benz Zetros 6×6 When it comes to long-distance travel, not everyone is content to stick to the paved freeway. Enter Bliss Mobil, the Netherlands-based outfit that builds the ultimate in off-road-capable RVs. These are available in a variety of chassis options – ranging from an 11ft […]

Inside the Porsche Vaults: 5 Rare Models

Situated alongside the Porsche AG headquarters in Zuffenhausen, Stuttgart, The Porsche Museum is considered one of the world’s best automobile showcases, with over 80 vehicles on display in the 5,600 square meter exhibition space. Now the museum has opened its vaults to reveal five of the rarest production models in its collection. In this episode of Porsche’s video series, the […]

Porsche Reveal Most Powerful Panamera Yet

By Lauren Jade Hill Making its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show this month, the 2018 Panamera S E-Hybrid Porsche was introduced as the second hybrid variant of the Panamera series. As the most powerful Panamera yet, the new model combines performance with comfort and efficiency. This plug-in hybrid has been introduced as the flagship of the model line, combining […]