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First Drive: 2017 Bentley Mulsanne

By Richard Cree   How do you improve on perfection? That was the challenge Bentley set themselves when they came to upgrade the company’s flagship, the Mulsanne. The somewhat prosaic answer is to create something more refined, with a more powerful engine, improve impeccable steering and handling and throw in some clever gadgets, including reclining rear seats. And this is exactly what the Bentley wizards did. When reviewing the previous Mulsanne, the […]


The Mono Marine Edition: A Supercar Fit for a Superyacht

By Codelia Mantsebo BAC’s Mono single-seat sports car has been re-engineered specifically for use on super-yachts. Powered by a 305bhp 2.5-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine, it’s the only-seat speedster constructed for all times on the seven seas. The identical engine to BAC’s Mono enables the Marine Edition to succeed in 62mph in 2.8 seconds and with a prime velocity of 170mph. […]

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Hot Wheels on Ice

The motoring world continues to go crazy for SUVs and one of the most eagerly awaited arrivals in the category is Bentley’s Bentayga. But how much of a rugged off roader will it be? The company clearly has confidence in the new model’s off-road credentials, as it will take a starring role in the annual ice-driving challenge, Power on Ice. Running through February […]

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Could This be Qatar’s First Supercar?

By Codelia Mantsebo Billed as Qatar’s first supercar, the Elibriea concept debuted at the 2016 Qatar Motor Show on January 28. The super speedy and super aerodynamic supercar could have a production model on sale by December. Elibriea, whose concept and development belongs to 27 year-old Abdul Wahab Ziaullah, will be available for pre-order in March with deliveries set to […]


Volvo Cars and Ericsson Will Let You Watch Netflix in its Autonomous Cars

Volvo Cars and Ericsson are already looking to the future by developing intelligent media streaming for self driving cars. As previously reported by Elite Traveler, last year saw Volvo unveil Concept 26, a driverless car which the Swedish automotive group expects to have on the streets of Gothenburg by 2017. When Concept 26 was initially announced, Robin Page, Vice President […]

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Electrifying Porsche

One of the surprise stars of this year’s Frankfurt motor show was an all-electric affair from Porsche. Looking like a futuristic update of the 911, the Mission E is a sign that carmakers are taking the electric revolution seriously. Its ultra-exclusive 918 hybrid got into production, and the odds on something like this concept hitting the road must be short. […]

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Volvo Unveils Concept 26 – The Car of the Future

By Zahra Al-Kateb Driverless cars could become the norm sooner than we think, thanks to Volvo’s latest concept design. Concept 26 – named after the average daily commute to work of 26 minutes – is an autonomous concept vehicle that sets out to bring choice and freedom back to the driver by allowing them to delegate the driving to the […]

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Range Rover Marks 45 Years with Drive Across Paper Bridge

By Zahra Al-Kateb Luxury automotive brand Range Rover celebrated 45 years of engineering by completing the world’s first drive across a one off paper-bridge. The unique collaboration in China with world-renowned British artist Steve Messam and specialist British paper manufacturer James Cropper PLC saw the development of the one-off free standing structure, spanning over five meters without flue or bolts […]


Bentley Bentayga: Full Details Announced

Full details of the Bentley Bentayga – the most talked about SUV of 2015 – have been announced. Designed, engineered and handcrafted in Crewe, the Bentley Bentayga, provides a combination of unparalleled luxury with effortless performance and usability. Featuring the all-new W12 powertrain, the Bentayga is the fastest, most powerful, most luxurious SUV in the world. It boasts Bentley’s signature […]

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