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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.

Test drive: A review of the Range Rover Velar HSE

Leading motoring journalist Steven Berry test drives the stunning Range Rover Velar HSE. If the best advertisement for a car is simply for it to be seen then Land Rover should be selling the Velar by the...

Congratulations – you went and bought the car of your dreams and you couldn’t be happier. It’s parked in front of the house and you keep gazing at it through the window. You can’t help...

Ever thought about hiring out your dream car and heading off on a roadtrip? With plenty of time on your hands, the wind in your hair and that feeling of utter freedom, there are few more attractive prospects...

How much would you spend to customise your car? In the world of the rich and famous, personalised number plates sometimes cost more than a brand-new car itself. Even more, according to the DVLA, in the...

September sees the launch of a magnificent luxury Phinisi super-yacht, Prana by Atzaro. This beautiful handbuilt boat is the biggest of its kind in the world. At just over 55 metres in length, Prana has...

Off the Map Travel have recently launched a unique adventure holiday experience that takes guests across the Arctic wilderness of Norway, Sweden and Finland. The Arctic Explorer trucks are specially designed...

As one of the most attractive and powerful vehicles worldwide, the Mercedes Benz GLS is the “S-Class of SUVs”. It combines refinement with relaxation and force. We take a closer look at this German...

Which cars carry most value, and how to retain the value in your own motor… Purchasing your first classic car can be an extremely exciting occasion, and naturally you will want to show it off to everyone...

Leading journalist Raj Gill catches up with the legendary British F1 driver, David Coulthard MBE, at the 8th Annual Grand Prix Ball – which was this year held at the Hurlingham Club in London....

After a decade of extraordinary growth, Michael Atkinson explores the recent downturn in classic car values. The Coutts Passion Index tracks the changing values of ‘passion’ assets – assets that...

Leading motoring writer Mark Gallivan takes the 2018 Audi RS4 Avant 2.9TFSI 450HP Quattro out for a spin. Here is what he thought. Full Scream Ahead Up to a few weeks ago, my Sternocleidomastoid muscle...

Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular, with prices coming down and mileage range going up, electric models are rapidly becoming a more viable and sensible option for today’s car buyer. Such...

Rather than buying, multi-millionaire celebrities like Beyoncé and Jay-Z are choosing to charter luxury yachts this summer. Fancy a taste of the high life? These are the top 10 most expensive yachts (with...

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...