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Drive, Sail & Fly

The latest luxury motoring news, reviews and features from Luxury Lifestyle Magazine. We also cover the very best in private jets, yachts, boats and motorbikes.

The benefits of private jet charter vs private jet clubs

Private jet clubs are a growing trend in luxury travel, essentially allowing members the opportunity to share the cost of private charter flights. The Uber Pool of the skies, this concept has been successfully...

Words by Leanne Kelsall Whether you own a Tesla or, like many people I’ve met, are ogling one with serious intentions, you’ll know that the Model S is an incredible piece of kit. It’s 0-60mph times...

In our new regular feature, Luxury Lifestyle Magazine meets some of the world’s leading entrepreneurs to discover their five favourite cars, and how they mapped out their own personal journey. Name:...

Those that drive to and from work each day spend a significant amount of time behind the wheel. The drive to and from work can also be a stressful one as you are often in a rush and traffic can be a huge...

Three years after Porsche revealed they were planning to create their first luxurious electric vehicle, the Mission E has had a name change and has been given a launch date. 2018 marks Porsche’s 70th...

You’ve done it. You’ve finally gone and invested in the vehicle of your dreams. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a Porsche or a Lamborghini, with this luxury car in your life, you’ll never need...

Leading motoring journalist Steven Berry test drives the Infiniti Q60S. In a world now dominated by the SUV I must say that the Infiniti Q60S felt like a breath of fresh air when it arrived on my doorstep...

Leading motoring journalist Steven Berry test drives the Audi Q5 2.0 TFSI S Line Quattro. The new Audi Q5, in true Audi fashion, doesn’t look a great deal different from the old Audi Q5 which I’m sure...

For many business travellers, commercial airlines are a thing of the past. How come? Private jets are becoming increasingly popular for many businesses, despite the fact they’re more expensive. This...

Practically every motorist dreams of getting behind the wheel of a luxury vehicle as these automobiles are the pinnacle of style, comfort and performance. Although many fantasize about becoming an owner,...

Professional poker players are undoubtedly some of the richest and most talked about people in the world. These famous poker masters earn millions of dollars every year and of course they like to splash...

Words by leading motoring journalist Mark Gallivan Oh, it’s a very good question. What is the different between a Sports Car and a Grand Tourer? According to Mike Biscoe, Maserati UK’s new General...

Some of the most iconic yachts in the world are from the classic fleet, bringing a rich history and golden age glamour to the modern yachting experience. Many of these classic yachts for sale and charter...

Stratstone Aston Martin last night unveiled its newly-refurbished showroom in Mayfair with an exclusive launch event attended by customers and VIPs. The launch event was attended by ex-England and Premiership...

No matter who you are or what you drive at the moment, we all have that fabled dream car that we fantasise about getting the keys for. Whether it’s a Ferrari, a BMW or a Bentley, when you’re actually...

Leading motoring journalist Steven Berry test drives the Alfa Romeo Giulia Super 2.2 180. Everyone loves an Alfa Romeo, right? Even a certain Mr. Clarkson reckons you’re not a proper petrol-head until...

Ferrari is a name that is synonymous with some of the world’s very best high-performance cars, and following the success of its GTC4Lusso, which raised the bar for its four-seater V12 GTs, the Italian...

The Lexus RX is making a stylish start to 2018 with the addition of a new Sport model to the luxury crossover range. The combination of new, black-themed style details plus an equipment specification rich...

Leading motoring journalist Steven Berry test drives the Land Rover Discovery SD4 HSE Luxury. The new, 5th generation Land Rover Discovery has been on a bit of a diet. Utilising a new aluminium monocoque...

Huw Lloyd, chief executive of luxury yacht charter company Ahoy Club, looks at why it’s time for superyachts to finally embrace the digital revolution. Chartering a superyacht is the ultimate holiday...

Leading motoring journalist Steven Berry test drives the BMW 520d M Sport Saloon. The new BMW 5-Series is so refined and offers such good driving dynamics that it had me convinced that this car could be...

With temperatures anticipated to plummet to as low as –10°C this month, leading breakdown provider Green Flag has released their top tips on driving safely in the difficult conditions. Simon Henrick,...

Words and images by leading motoring journalist Mark Gallivan, a member of the Irish Motor Writers’ Association. A long goodbye The second generation Bentley Continental GT is no more. After it’s...

Leading motoring journalist Steven Berry test drives the all new Lexus LC 500. The new Lexus LC 500 surprises on a couple of levels. First off it’s surprising that it remains virtually identical to the...

Although flying by private jet has, in recent years, become more accessible, it is hardly becoming mainstream, au contraire. This mode of transport still requires the passenger to be in possession of more...

Private jets are renowned for their luxurious interiors. Whether you’re chartering a large or small jet, you can be sure you’re going to fly in pristine luxury. However, there’s no denying some jets...

By Steven Berry If Bruce Wayne invited you down to Wayne Manor to test drive his new Batmobile you’d be crazy not to accept, right? Okay, it’s never going to happen – on account of Batman not...

Words and images by leading motoring writer Mark Gallivan Up to last year the Aston Martin DB11 had successfully solved the biggest problem with the ageing DB9 – it drove exactly like a modern Aston...

With those lazy summer road trips a distant memory, and the colder months quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about winter maintenance to ensure your motor makes it through those harsh seasonal...

Porsche has introduced its very own super-yacht and now a series of stunning images of the interior of the £12m vessel have been released to the world. The Dynamiq 35m super-yacht GTT 115 Hybrid, designed...

The most elegant of convertible Aston Martins begins a new chapter with the introduction of the eagerly-awaited DB11 Volante. Joining the DB11 Coupe, which was launched to wide acclaim last year, the new...

For all the rich heritage of Porsche, there are quite a few things you probably didn’t know. We’ve asked the experts at design911.co.uk for their top ten. Ferdinand Porsche, founder of the...

Words by leading motoring journalist Mark Gallivan.   Last year I visited the Porsche Experience Centre at Silverstone under a cloudless March sky. The idea was simple – journalists were being treated...

Leading motoring writer Mark Gallivan takes the 2017 BMW 740Le xDrive M Sport out for a test drive. Here is what he thought. Being Kim – no, not that Kim – certainly takes it out of you. No sooner...

Leading motoring writer Mark Gallivan takes the 2017 Bentley Flying Spur V8 S out for a test drive. Here is what he thought. The Sprightliest of Spurs The Bentley Mulsanne is our favourite ultra-luxury...

Iconic Dutch shipyard Heesen has announced that its hybrid silent superyacht, Home, will debut at the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show from September 27-30. The 50-metre superyacht, originally dubbed Project Nova,...

If you lease your luxury cars, turn-in day can be fraught with emotion, especially if you receive a hefty bill for small scuffs you thought would go unnoticed. Your leasing company wants to get its cars...

Mark Gallivan, leading motoring journalist and member of the Irish Motor Writers’ Association, visits the 2017 Concours of Elegance. Some mornings are perfect for an event. It was already eighteen...

Love it or loathe it, there’s no denying that Mercedes’ latest creation will turn heads wherever it goes. It’s called the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet and it combines the luxury...

Elite Prototype is an exclusive new Le Mans Prototype luxury driving experience located a short hop from the hallowed streets of Monaco that promises to combine high-octane on-track action with five-star...

The Ferrari Portofino is the all new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of sportiness, elegance and on board comfort. Ferrari has chosen a particularly evocative moniker...