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Private Jet Interiors: Three Stylish Rug Designs

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Tai Ping The Scenematic collection, conceived in collaboration with esteemed interior designer André Fu, draws on the urban landscape of the world’s major cities to create expressive carpet designs. Our favorite, Diagonal Lights I (pictured), brings to mind an illuminated city skyline at dusk. All jet designs are custom […]

First drive: Corvette ZR1

By Alexandra Cheney This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. GM flexes its American muscle with the boundary-breaking ZR1. General Motors is throwing down the gauntlet on its European counterparts. The 2019 Corvette ZR1 supercar is the fastest (210mph), loudest (high-pitched on acceleration, burbly once the intercooled supercharger kicks in) and most powerful street car ever […]

Aviation Trend: The Wide-Body Aircraft

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. The business-aviation trend favoring pricey long-range, wide-body aircraft—allowing those who spend long stretches of time flying between meetings to use that time to conduct business in the air—is continuing to grow with no signs of abating. A recent market study by broker/dealer Jetcraft forecasts 8,349 jet deliveries valued at […]

The Inaugural Voyage of Seabourn Ovation

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Fresh on the heels of introducing Seabourn Encore last year, the luxury cruise line Seabourn—known for its small ships and spacious rooms—gets ready to unveil her sister ship, Seabourn Ovation, who will spend her maiden summer in the Mediterranean, UK and Northern Europe. Adam D Tihany designed both ships, […]

Icon and Emory Motorsports Remaster History

By Alexandra Cheney This story originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Meticulous from the tires up, Icon and Emory Motorsports reimagine classic automobiles. Emory Within the walls of an air-cooled Porsche, the unadulterated whirr of its fan creates a mechanical melodiousness unlike any other. Unmuffled by water jacketing, that purity of sound pulls Rod Emory from his […]

Porsche Launches Passport Subscription Service

By Alexandra Cheney This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Want a Porsche as an anywhere vehicle without the hassle of actually owning it? Load a couple of surfboards on the roof of a Cayenne and hit the beach. Slip into a 911 and head out for a Friday night on the town. Dreading Monday morning […]

The Ultimate Yacht for Entertaining: Princess S78

By Lauren Hill

A manufacturer that’s known for craftsmanship, innovation and engineering pedigree, Princess Yachts has now created the ultimate yacht for entertaining. Through a collaboration with NAIM Audio, the world renowned creator of audio visual systems, the all new Princess S78 features what’s said to be the most high-tech music system on any superyacht on the market. Now considered the flagship of the […]

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 […]