Close

Automotive

Welcome to Elite Traveler’s Luxury Transport page. Get the latest news on yachts, private jets and automotives.

Lexus’ VP of Marketing, Lisa Materazzo, on the Future of Luxury

By Emma Reynolds

Founded in 1986, Lexus has pushed the boundaries of luxury and innovation in the motoring world. As we begin a new decade, the brand surveyed 3,200 Americans in what they call ‘The Future of Luxury’ report, asking consumers from Gen Z to Baby Boomers on what luxury means to them. Some of the key findings including that ‘digital detoxing’ is […]

The Best Grand Tourers of 2020: Bentley Continental GT V8

By Kristen Shirley

Designed to handle high speeds and great distances in chorus, Grand Tourers function as both a bragging right and cornerstone for any car manufacturer. Possessing power, grace and beauty, GTs typically include enough seats for four passengers plus luggage, as well as the ability to pass anything that may interfere with its continent-crossing intentions. Few places on Earth are as […]

Tritium Supercar to Launch at Top Marques Monaco

By Alex Martin

The Tritium supercar will be officially unveiled at Top Marques Monaco as organizers insisted the June event will still go ahead despite the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. Billed as the most customizable supercar in the world, the Tritium will herald a new era for electric vehicles when it is revealed at Monaco’s Grimaldi Forum this summer. The car will be 100% […]

Bentley Motors Suspends Production Amid Covid-19 Crisis

By Alex Martin

Bentley Motors has announced it will suspend production from today at its factory headquarters in Crewe, United Kingdom, as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. The increasing rate of infection across the UK has put a strain on the company’s workforce and supply chain. There is also an expectation that the economic slowdown caused by the pandemic will hit […]

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös on ‘Inspiring Greatness’

By Alexandra Cheney

Tasked with upholding the company tagline — “Inspiring Greatness” — Rolls-Royce Motor Cars CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös perpetually pushes the envelope of luxury. Commemorating 10 years on the job, he speaks with Alexandra Cheney on how to maintain lasting global relationships, the power of saying yes and the future of coachbuilding. “There is always room for fantasy,” Torsten Müller-Ötvös declared, his […]

Revealed: The $1m Aston Martin V12 Speedster

By Alex Martin

The release of the new James Bond film may have been delayed six months due to the coronavirus, but 007’s favorite car brand Aston Martin has motored on without him with the release of its stunning new V12 Speedster. Following the recent release of the new Vantage Roadster, the Aston Martin V12 Speedster offers a similar experience (two seats, drop-top), […]

The Best Grand Tourers for 2020: McLaren GT

By Alexandra Cheney

Designed to handle high speeds and great distances in chorus, Grand Tourers function as both a bragging right and cornerstone for any car manufacturer. Possessing power, grace and beauty, GTs typically include enough seats for four passengers plus luggage, as well as the ability to pass anything that may interfere with its continent-crossing intentions. In the mountains above Cannes, France […]

Maserati: The Ultimate in Italian Craftsmanship

By Elite Traveler

The best of Italian craftsmanship unites in Maserati’s latest collaboration with luxury menswear brand, Ermenegildo Zegna. A global leader in menswear founded in 1910 in Piedmont, Italy, Zegna is known for its fine fabrics, thoughtful design and luxurious tailoring, not dissimilar to the iconic Italian car marque, Maserati. Both represent the pinnacle of luxury performance in both fashion and automobiles, […]

The Ultra-Exclusive Bomber for Bentley Skis

By Kristen Shirley

What do you get when you combine the talent and expertise of Olympic gold medalist skier Bode Miller with Bentley’s exquisite design sensibility and Bomber Ski’s superb craftsmanship and artistry? Two limited-edition skis that will ensure you stand out on the slopes.  While the skis are absolutely beautiful and have some over-the-top touches, like 24K gold inserts on the ultra-exclusive […]

BMW M8 Competition Coupe and the BMW M Bike

By Alexandra Cheney

Pedal power meets horsepower under the same umbrella design language, which is keen on carbon fiber components and lightweight, albeit functional, performance. Smooth surface track days and pavement dreams become a reality thanks to the company-coined ‘signature BMW experience.’ It almost reads like propaganda, were it not the driving force behind BMW’s M-line. As the most powerful engine in BMW’s […]