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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.

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Words by Iain McLennan, Managing Director of AMG Autolease Ltd. In this day and age car manufacturers are integrating more and more cutting-edge technology into their products in order to provide the freshest...

As all car lovers know, purchasing a classic car is about much more than getting around in style. It’s owning a piece of motoring history – and getting to hear the sound of a vintage engine rumbling...

Sleek, stylish, sexy… Pick your adjective; luxury cars are for many the height of success, a true indicator that you’ve made it big. But what about when you’re head is turned by a new model, or perhaps...

Words by leading motoring journalist Mark Gallivan It’s unfair to level all the credit for Aston Martin Lagonda’s regeneration down one person. But neither too is it unreasonable to suggest that before...

With the festive season just around the corner and the official countdown to Christmas drawing nearer by the day, if you’re hoping for a stress-free occasion this year then it pays to start planning...

Many of us have dreamt of taking a cruise around the world as the ideal vacation, taking in the sun on board and mooring on a different exotic island every other day. And it doesn’t get more luxurious...

When it comes to travelling the world, one always wonders about the roads not taken: what opportunities do we miss while our smartphones are pressed to our faces and our thoughts are fixed on worries? We...

Recently revealed by Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) and Design Q, the Airlander 10 could be the next big thing when it comes to luxury travel. During their new ‘Rethink the Skies’ campaign, Bedfordshire-based...

AZ Luxe are London’s leading concierge, chauffeur and luxury car hire company, offering brand-new vehicles from Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini, Mercedes-Benz, Bentley and AMG in the centre of the capital....

Leading motoring writer Mark Gallivan takes the 2018 Aston Martin Vantage out for a test drive. Here is what he thought. Anarchy from the UK The genesis of Aston Martin’s new Vantage lies not in its...

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...