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Rolls-Royce Sweptail $13 million – World’s Most Expensive Car!

Sweptail is a highly bespoke motor car created by Rolls-Royce to fulfill the dreams of a single customer. Unveiled at Villa d’Este for Concorso d’Eleganza, it evokes the drama of the swept-tail Rolls-Royces from the 1920s.
When, approximately one year ago, Rolls-Royce presented 103EX to the world, it invoked its coachbuilding heritage to inspire its future clientele. This Vision Vehicle envisaged a world of completely personal luxury mobility where new technologies would allow every Rolls-Royce to be designed in their owners’ image, should they wish. Such a Rolls-Royce would represent the truest meaning of luxury – a personal, Bespoke motor car like no other for each individual commissioning patron.

The owner of this car, who doesn’t wish to be named, has deep pockets. Very deep pockets, since the special Rolls is rumored to cost around $13 million. The unnamed gentleman came to Rolls-Royce to realize his vision of a one-off luxury motor car that would evoke the beauty of coachbuilt Rolls-Royces of the 1920s and 1930s. He asked for a two-seat coupé featuring a large panoramic glass roof.

That motor car is here, now and is christened ‘Sweptail’.

Presenting the car to the media at the Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa d’Este on Saturday 27th May 2017, Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars said, “Sweptail is a truly magnificent car. It exudes the romance of travel for its own sake, and immediately places ‘Sweptail’ in the pantheon of the world’s great intercontinental tourers. Rolls-Royce’s history as the world’s leading coachbuilder is at the very core of its identity as the world’s leading luxury brand. The arrival of 103EX shone a light on the future of Rolls-Royce in this field, and ‘Sweptail’ is proof, today, that Rolls-Royce is at the pinnacle of coachbuilding. We are listening carefully to our most special customers and assessing their interest in investing in similar, completely exclusive coachbuilt masterpieces. At the same time we are looking into the resources which will allow us to offer this unique service to these discerning patrons of luxury.”

‘Sweptail’ – how the vision became the reality
“Sweptail is the automotive equivalent of Haute Couture,” comments Giles Taylor, Director of Design at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. “It is a Rolls-Royce designed and hand-tailored to fit a specific customer. This customer came to the House of Rolls-Royce with an idea, shared in the creative process where we advised him on his cloth, and then we tailored that cloth to him. You might say we cut the cloth for the suit of clothes that he will be judged by.”

It took a number of years for Taylor and his team of designers to bring this vision to life. “Our job was to guide, edit and finely hone the lines that would ultimately give our client this most perfect of Rolls-Royces,” says Taylor.

HUBLOT MP-05 LAFERRARI – A TRIBUTE TO THE FXX K

108m Hybrid Mega Yacht By Hareide Design

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  • With this hybrid mega yacht concept we want to shift the focus from extrovert admiration, to creating a platform for actively experiencing the beauty of nature and the changing elements.
  • An elevated dining and viewing area, a tranquil garden surrounding a 20 m pool and a seamless transition to the water at the stern are contributing a complete new and exciting experience on board.
  • The multifunctional space of the grand hall gives an unprecedented view and contact with the surrounding nature.
  • The ship is based on a classic 108 m mono hull design with the unique combination of elegance and modernity of Scandinavian design.
  • 300 square meters of high efficiency solar panels charging banks of lithium-ion batteries provides the ship with sustainable energy and enough power for slow cruising along quiet shorelines. For longer distance and higher speed you also have the option for diesel-electric propulsion, and if you get visitors the helipad comes in handy off course

 

Exclusive condominiums to purchase in Palazzo Versace Dubai

Make the Versace lifestyle your own! A limited number of exclusive condominiums are available to purchase in Palazzo Versace Dubai. Ranging from one to six bedrooms, including single-storey and duplex residences and majestic penthouses, all condominiums provide stunning views of the surrounding area, with outside balconies and terraces. Palazzo Versace brings the sophisticated product range of Versace to a single destination and allows purchasers to live the Versace lifestyle.

For further details please email fanis@fluxuryworld.com

2016 Rolls-Royce 103EX Concept – Official Video

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MIGALOO PRIVATE SUBMERSIBLE YACHTS

MIGALOO PRIVATE SUBMERSIBLE YACHTS offer the world’s first private submersible superyachts. Additionally, private floating islands of any size are the perfect match to a private submarine.

Bugatti Chiron: World Premiere

At the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show Bugatti unveiled the Chiron, the most powerful, fastest, most luxurious and most exclusive production super sports car in the world. The Chiron is the latest generation of the ultimate super sports car and is a completely new development. The sports car manufacturer from Molsheim, with its long tradition, has taken the unique features of a modern Bugatti to a new level and developed a high-performance machine that has become significantly better in every respect. With a power output of 1,500 HP, unprecedented for production vehicles, an exceptionally high torque value of 1,600 Nm between 2,000 and 6,000 rpm and a wide variety of technical innovations, the Chiron sets new standards in every respect.

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PROJECT: NINA / P175 by HEESEN YACHTS – 38 M / 125’ SEMI-DISPLACEMENT FULL ALUMINIUM MOTOR YACHT

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Nina is a new and exciting 38-metre design from Heesen Yachts, build on the proven semi-displacement hull form. Both the exterior and interior are designed by Hot Lab, a young team of Milan-based designers.
Sporty and dynamic, the aluminium hull can reach a top speed of 23 knots powered by twin MTU engines. For optimal trim and stabilisation, Humphree Active Interceptors are fitted as standard, but at-anchor stabilisation is also an option.

Hot Lab has taken the classic Heesen look and refreshed it by maximising window space and open-air deck areas for owners to enjoy stunning sea views. The upper deck aft has been extended to create room for a 6 metre jet tender and water toys.
The sun deck is shaded by the Bimini hard top for casual, open-air dining with grill and bar area.
The area can be accessed both internally from the bridge deck and via a special collapsible stairs from the upper aft deck.

 

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