Luxury Transport

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Flying Cars Are Closer Than You Think

Russian manufacturer Kalashnikov Concern (of machine gun fame) has just released a video showcasing its latest invention – a fully-electric flying car. Powered by batteries located underneath the driver’s seat, the car works by utilizing sixteen rotors, with a similar design to that of drones. The car is controlled by two joysticks, giving users complete control of vertical and horizontal […]

Hinckley Unveils World’s First Fully Electric Luxury Yacht

By Lauren Jade Hill The luxury yacht builders Hinckley has been making waves for almost 90 years, throughout which time the outfit has become known for its innovative spirit. This point was recently proven once again with the unveiling of Dasher, the world’s first fully electric luxury yacht. Named after the original Picnic Boat hull #1, Dasher was designed from […]

The Porsche 993 Gets a Modern Makeover

By Will Grice One of the world’s most iconic cars, the Porsche 993 was released back in 1993 and is widely considered by many to be the ‘last true Porsche’. Mixing luxury with high-performance engineering, the 993 is getting a modern day revamp courtesy of Gunther Werks, a company based in south California, known for combining retro cars with state-of-the-art […]

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 […]

What Is It Like To Own A Superyacht?

By Will Grice Just in time for the upcoming Monaco Yacht Show, world renowned superyacht manufacturer, Princess, has just released a short film showing off their award-winning M Series boats. Whether you’re someone who has always dreamed of owning a superyacht, is currently looking to buy one or just interested in having a look at what other boats are like, […]

McLaren has built a Le Mans inspired 570GT

The new McLaren is really a beauty. Built by the brand’s Special Operations department, the British car manufacturer has just announced a special run of six limited edition 570GT MSO Collection cars, all painted in the brand’s iconic ‘XP Green’. The car is a tribute to the incredibly rare McLaren F1 XP GT ‘Longtail’ that was built for the legendary […]

Renovo and Glenmorangie Have Just Made A Bike Out Of Whiskey Barrels

For those of you who like their rides as smooth as their whiskey, Glenmorangie and Renovo have collaborated to make a limited-edition bike made from re-purposed whiskey barrels. Constructed from fifteen whiskey staves (or barrel planks for those who don’t speak the lingo), the bike combines ultra-modern Shinamo technology with upcycled wood from the Glenmorangie distillery. Featuring a full carbon […]

The 35th America’s Cup: No Second Place

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. The 35th America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton is over, and so is the Cup as we’ve come to know it in the Larry Ellison era. Emirates Team New Zealand dominated Oracle Team USA, allowing the Kiwis to avenge their astonishing loss in 2013 and […]

Three Reasons to Love being a SkyAngel

By Founder and CEO of SkyAngels, Steffany Kisling When I got into this career as a Corporate Flight Attendant ten years ago I had no idea I would fall in love with it. I got into the industry with one goal in mind; to start a business so I would never have a boss again. I couldn’t stand the confinement. […]

When the World is Your Oyster: Top Yachts

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler. Whether your priorities lie in an armada of toys to entertain the kids, a disco room to get your rock on, or a regatta-winning sailing vessel, we’ve selected a veritable treasure chest of yachts to suit your needs. Saluzi The yacht to charter if you have […]