The 2018 Audi A5 Sportback: A Stunning $60,000 Luxury Car For Only $42,000

The 2018 Audi A5 Sportback: A Stunning $60,000 Luxury Car For Only $42,000

Photos Credit: Audi We’ve always been attracted to fastback car designs–sexier than a sedan, not as clunky as a station wagon, the best of both automotive universes. The Audi A7 is one of the top entrants, and now the German automaker has introduced a baby brother of sorts with the new 2018 Audi A5 Sportback, a stunning package of style, design, practicality, performance and reasonable pricing that’s going to give the competition plenty of sleepless…

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Pushing the 2017 Cadillac XT5 Luxury Crossover to the Limits in Death Valley

Pushing the 2017 Cadillac XT5 Luxury Crossover to the Limits in Death Valley

Photo Credit: Cadillac There are certain things that are to be expected with a Cadillac SUV: interior detailing and state-of-the-art technology, a quiet cabin and stellar sound system, and of course, ease of drivability. After all, there is a reason why the brand is still synonymous with a certain type of easy luxury. But considering Cadillac has been steadily trying to rebrand its new and upcoming fleets as vehicles not solely for our grandparents, I wanted to…

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Luxury phone-maker Vertu collapses

Luxury phone-maker Vertu collapses

Media playback is unsupported on your device A British-based company that made smartphones costing thousands of pounds will be liquidated after a plan to save it failed. Vertu was known for its high-end, jewel-encrusted handsets, but recently faced financial difficulties. The company’s liquidation will result in the loss of nearly 200 jobs. One technology analyst said Vertu would have faced competition from companies offering to customise other smartphones with precious materials. Vertu phones carry hefty…

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Germany Luxury Brand Montblanc Launches the 1926 Heritage Collection

Germany Luxury Brand Montblanc Launches the 1926 Heritage Collection

[embedded content] Germany luxury brand Montblanc has recently announced the launch of the 1926 Heritage Collection. Understanding the needs of the sophisticated traveler, the leather collection is a testament of exquisite craftsmanship. The vegetable-tanned leather creates a unique, yet refined vintage look, perfect for world traveler looking for style, durability, versatility and individuality. The unique process of vegetable tanning gives each piece its own distinct character. Enhancing the look, touch and smell of the leather,…

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Can the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport Compete in the Saturated Luxury Market?

Can the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport Compete in the Saturated Luxury Market?

Photos Credit: Hyundai Motor America I’ll admit, I expected very little from the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport when I was invited out to Napa Valley, California to test it out along the winding coastline. It’s incredibly tough to make a mark in a luxury automotive market heavily saturated with high-priced sedans and sports cars, all essentially offering variations on the same designs. Because of this, the biggest problem Genesis will face isn’t going to be…

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Indulge in the Art of Luxury Drinking with SinStella

Indulge in the Art of Luxury Drinking with SinStella

[embedded content] Photos Credit: Vera Pure Originally designed with high-end restaurants that endured many a broken glass in mind, SinStella’s designer Vera Purtscher sought to create a champagne glass that would be equal parts beautiful and useful. Each piece is made of handblown crystal K-9 glass, with a sturdy base that holds the drinking glass upright. The base was designed to minimize glass breaking points as much as possible, which provides your beverage with a support that is also difficult to knock over or…

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Superior Luxury, Sport and Style with Land Rover at the Palm Beach Winter Equestrian Festival

Superior Luxury, Sport and Style with Land Rover at the Palm Beach Winter Equestrian Festival

Photo Credit: Land Rover Of the many endeavors supported by luxury automakers looking to align their brands with some form of gentlemanly sporting activity, the most authentic and effective is Land Rover’s backing of various high-end equestrian events. In North America Land Rover has now been at the heart of equestrian sport for over two decades, and its presence and influence in the top echelons of equestrian competition is second to none. The official vehicle…

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These Luxury Doomsday Homes Will Be Ready for the Apocalypse

These Luxury Doomsday Homes Will Be Ready for the Apocalypse

Photos Credit: Trident Lakes Luxury real estate buyers are starting to look underground for their new homes for one very specific reason: the apocalypse. A new trend hitting wealthy circles, high-end homeowners are now turning to luxury communities that provide a safe shelter in case doomsday really does hit. Trident Lakes, an affluent community just outside of Dallas, is catering to these individuals by creating a 700-acre, $ 320 million project with 600 earth-covered condos. Developers…

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