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The First SUV from Rolls-Royce

The long wait is over. Never again will you have to leave the comfort and luxury of your Rolls-Royce to go on an adventure. Whether it’s scaling the dunes outside of Dubai, driving up a snowy and city path to a chalet in the Alps, or the facing treacherous path to the soccer field, the Rolls-Royce Cullinan can conquer them […]

Five Upcoming Supercars To Look Out For

By Arun Kakar

Sports cars have long been an emblem of success, but gone are the days where the art of purchasing a grand tourer was a straightforward affair. The definition of a supercar has shifted in the 21st century, thanks to the intensity of the competition at the highest levels of production. Consumers are more demanding; technology is developing at blistering pace, […]

A Look Inside the Exclusive Collection Suites

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Collection Suites aims to solve the dilemma facing every city-dwelling car collector: where do I park my cars? The project is the brainchild of Miami-based father-son duo Juan Manuel and Lino Fayen, who both race and collect sports cars. They originally set out to create a car-storage facility for […]

A Transatlantic Step Back in Time

By Josh Shanks Josh Shanks is a traveler and horological journalist based in New York City. He serves as the managing editor of Watchonista.com. Shanks joined the world of watches after leaving a career in finance. Upon leaving his firm, he booked a one-way ticket to Switzerland to dive in to the watchmaking valleys. He took the slow route back […]

Royal Huisman Makes Waves with New Sloop Ngoni

By Thea Halstead This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Fresh out of heritage Dutch shipyard Royal Huisman, the 190-ft high-performance sloop Ngoni is making waves on the international yachting circuit. Designed by Dubois Naval Architects and featuring a minimalist interior by Rick Baker Ltd, Ngoni is a bold contemporary yacht whose innovative engineering, including a […]

First Flight: Inside the PC-24

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Just after takeoff, as we are thrust back into our seats and Pilatus’s PC-24 rapidly ascends at a somewhat worrying angle, PlaneSense’s CEO George Antoniadis exclaims that it took us just 1,000ft, judging from the runway markings, to become airborne. This, he tells me, is why he added a […]

Guernsey’s Set To Auction Off The Cheetah

By Will Grice

The Cheetah is set to take centre stage at the upcoming Guernsey’s Auction House event in May. As one of the rarest and most sought after racing cars of all time, the event is a must for any petrolhead. Envious of Ford’s successful foray into racing, General Motors manufactured The Cheetah between 1963 and 1966 as a response to Carrol […]

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 […]