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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 […]

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 […]

Celebrating 60 Years of The Caterham Seven

By Henry Sands

Earlier this year, the Seven, the iconic British sports car, celebrated its 60th anniversary. While it is now produced by Caterham, rather than Lotus as it had been originally, the car’s evolution has survived any significant efforts to modernize Colin Chapman’s original design. And by modernize, I mean evolve into something that bears some similarity to a driving an actual […]

Celebrating the Bugatti 57SC Atlantic

By Henry Sands This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. We are lucky enough to live in a world which contains some truly magnificent cars. From classics to modern supercars, the caliber of automobiles right across the manufacturing spectrum deserves more recognition than it currently receives, particularly from non-enthusiasts. Occasionally, however, a car can be elevated […]