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KOENIGSEGG ONE:1 WORLD’S FIRST MEGACAR

Koenigsegg One:1 world's first megacar

Koenigsegg Automotive AB is a Swedish manufacturer of high-performance sports cars. New Koenigsegg one:1 is one of the most exclusive production car programs ever envisaged.

The Swedish specialists are taking the hypercar to the next mega level. New Agera One:1 is the first production car with a one megawatt of power (1,341 horsepower). The horsepower to kilogram ratio is a perfectly balanced 1:1, so it goes beyond super or hyper and is actually the “world’s first megacar.”

The extraordinary power are generated by twin-turbocharged, 5.0-liter V8 from the Agera R. Redesigned seven-speed dual clutch transmission is connected to the massively powerful engine, and takes a single technician three weeks to build. The seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox and electronically-controlled differential makes sure all that grunt gets to the wheels.
Top speed is around 273mph, and it go from 0-100km/h in 2.8 seconds, 0-300km/h in about 12 seconds and 0-400 km/h in 20 seconds. The engine is flex-fuel-capable and able to run on gasoline, race fuel, or E85.

Only six examples of the extreme hypercars were built, and they’ve all sold out already. But you’ll be able to buy a form of it. “We’ll have the 2015 Agera up next – essentially a facelift – but it will feature a lot of the One:1 technology: the active chassis, the rear wing, the suspension, everything,” says Koenigsegg spokesman Andreas Petre.

Unfortunately you can not buy this megacar, but the magnificent Koenigsegg Agera R is available for purchase, and you can check it out in our shop. The One:1 actually is extreme model based upon the Agera model series.

THE WORLD’S FAMOUS WATCH RETURNS TO MARKET

The World's famous watch returns to market

– Patek Philippe Supercomplication –

One of the world’s most expensive watches goes up for sale again!

The sale of the Henry Graves Supercomplication will take place in Geneva on November 14th, fifteen years after it was sold for a record-breaking sum of $11 million. The last time the watch went on auction in 1999, it became the most expensive watch ever sold in an auction.

The gold pocket watch that features 24 complications was originally created by Patek Philippe in 1933, specifically for Henry Graves, a prominent New York banker and probably the most famous watch collector of the last century. The Patek Philippe Supercomplication measures and displays 24 different pieces of functions — including a perpetual calendar, moon phases, sidereal time, power reserve, and indications for time of sunset and sunrise and the night sky of New York City. It is one of the most sophisticated pocket watches every manufactured and it took 5 years to make and features over 900 individual parts!

The Supercomplication is a gold, open-face clockwatch complete with Westminster chimes, also known as the ‘Mona Lisa’ or ‘Holy Grail’ of watches. The supercomplication was born of Graves’ desire to outdo the Grande Complication pocketwatch of American auto maker James Ward Packard.

This time Sotheby’s will offer the 18-karat gold pocket watch with an estimate in excess of $17 million. The upcoming sale coincides with the Swiss watchmakers’ 175th anniversary.

BROOKLYN CLOCKTOWER PENTHOUSE APARTMENT

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If you buy this apartment, you’ll always know what time it is. Actually, you will live inside of the clock, in the beautiful Brooklyn. Pretty impressive right?

A former factory built in 1914, the ClockTower was developed into luxury condos by David Walentas. Located in the Clock Tower building in downtown Brooklyn, the incredible 7,000 square foot penthouse features 14 foot tall clock faces on every wall that allow plenty of natural light, while also providing amazing views of the Brooklyn Bridge and New York Harbour.

For easy access to each of the floors, the triplex penthouse is equipped with a glass walled elevator. The residence features 3 bedrooms along with 3.5 bathrooms, 50-foot high ceilings, modern kitchen, spa-like baths with radiant heated natural stone floors, glass wall tiles, fixtures and fittings by Dornbracht, smart Home technology with Crestron system for heating, AC, lighting, AV and sun control. Custom kitchen by Canova is adorned with white lacquer cabinets, Pietra Cardosa sandstone and stainless steel countertops with integral sinks, and appliances by Gaggenau and Sub-Zero.

From your soaking tub you can gaze at the Manhattan Bridge to the Statue of Liberty. Also sky roof cabana and open deck providing amazing views from The Verrazano Bridge to the Empire State Building.

This stunning ClockTower Penthouse has been reduced from $25 million all the way down to $19 million. This year, unable to find a buyer willing to purchase what would be the most expensive property ever bought in Brooklyn, Corcoran Group Real Estate is handling the listing with an asking price of $18 million.

BMW ROADSTER BIKE

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The historic car show Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este is an elegance competition for classic and vintage cars, but it is also a place where makers take advantage of the event to showcase some of their upcoming models.

Automotive concepts like the Gran Lusso Coupé, BMW Zagato Coupe and motorcycles like the Concept 90, and just-revealed the gorgeous Mini Superleggera Vision are not all that BMW has to offer. At the recent Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance on Lake Como, BMW unveiled a stunning new bike called the Roadster Concept.

Ultra-modern motorcycle is built around the latest air- and liquid-cooled boxer twin, an 1,170cc engine officially rated 125 horsepower and 92.2 pound-feet of torque. That power is routed to the rear wheel via a cardan drive.

Roadster Concept’s beautifully styled seat is fabricated in aluminum and wrapped in Alcantara to provide a modicum of comfort. Up front there is a thin swath of LEDs for the headlights. A spoiler under the engine hides the huge resonator/muffler at the core of the Roadster Concept’s exhaust system. As on the HP2 Megamoto, triangulated steel-tubing trellis are painted metallic blue. Details with the colors (such as this one) give this motorcycle remarkable look.

Currently there are no words on production plans but this powerful BMW’s urban bike deserves to be on the street. More information about extreme motorcycles you can find in our shop. Who knows, you might find one that really suits you.

ALFA ROMEO 4C

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Translated almost perfectly to reality, the 4C life began several years ago as a concept car at the Geneva Motor Show in 2011. The special Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition will arrive in dealerships this summer (it will be limited to just 500 units) while the standard 4C coupe will arrive in fall.

The Alfa Romeo 4C is a mid-engined two-seater, with a carbon-fiber body, an aluminum suspension, powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that sends power to the rear wheels through a dual-clutch gearbox. Harald Wester, CEO of Alfa Romeo said: “The all-new 4C marks the return of ‘the great Alfa Romeos’ and represents the purest formation of the brand’s DNA with its supercar-levels of performance and innovation, all while focusing on making the driver an integral part and completion of the machine.” For sure this car is very impressive and looks really great. With all its features, the Alfa Romeo 4C is currently one of the most interesting cars on the market. Let’s take a closer look at its details.

Alfa Romeo 4C will get the 1742-cc turbo four (transversely and mid-mounted) making 237 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, as well as the six-speed dual-clutch automatic and manual rack-and pinion steering.

From the exterior of the car is visible an adaption of the exhaust system which results in a sportier (darker) sound. You can choose from six paint colors: Black, Rosso Alfa, White, Basalt Gray, Rosso Competizione and Madreperla White.

OCEANCO’S NEW 110-METER JUBILEE SUPERYACHT

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Oceano debuted an impressive 110-meters (361ft), 16.4-meter (54ft) beam – the Jubilee just became the largest superyacht ever built in The Netherlands. Easily one of the most recognizable splashes in superyacht history weighs in at just over 4,500 gross tons, making her a heavyweight in her class.

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With its elongated profile and six ample decks, she offers a helicopter platform on the foredeck with a hidden mooring deck below. A large pool deck with built in Aquarium and a spacious beach club below add a touch of exotic class. Built to the Passenger Yacht Code, Jubilee boasts spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to 30 guests in 15 staterooms, and an entirely private owner’s deck.

Chic, sleek, and elegant, Oceanco’s Jubilee is characterized by the dark layers of glazing, emphasizing her horizontal details on the exterior while creating the visual equivalent of multilevel decks. Equipped with all the right amenities, Jubilee is also fitted as a turnkey delivery. The sophisticated interior is created by Sorgiovanni Designs. The weatherproof, climate-controlled facility is stocked with China, crystal, linens, cushions to meet the discerning taste of wealthy buyers.

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Project Jubilee is designed with a steel hull and aluminum superstructure. Top speed for this yacht is 18.5 knots. Deliveries will begin in time for its owners to cruise the Mediterranean this summer.

WATCHES OF THE WEEK

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The world of horological marvels has been taken by storm again by two of the most renowned Maisons in recent weeks. Ahead of the annual Baselworld event that brings together connoisseurs of fine technical pieces and the world’s most reputable watchmakers – Zenith and Jaeger-LeCoultre have a pleasant surprise for their rich clientele.

The Master Chronograph from Jaeger-LeCoultre was released just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ever-popular line that collectors and enthusiasts have always been passionate about. The new piece makes a strong statement with its vintage charm, superb case proportions, stunning sector dials, and clever skeletonized hands. Powered by the brand’s Caliber 751G automatic movement, the Master Chronograph retains the same fonts, case proportions, and pusher design as the outgoing model, but it capitalizes on the eye-catching two-tone silver dials. It is refreshingly adaptable and retails for $8,000.

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With the unveiling of the Pilot Extra Special Chronograph in Bronze, Zenith is keeping momentum ahead of Baselworld. The high-frequency 4069 automatic column-wheel chronograph calibre pairs nicely with the significant presence of the case.

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When it comes to large pilot watches – Zenith knows how to combine overpowering style with sturdy functionality and the Pilot Extra Special Chronograph is no exception. Wiith a retail price of $7,100, Zenith will be taking pre-orders on the new piece as of the start of Baselworld next month.

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GUINNESS FAMILY’S 1700S 5,000-ACRE IRISH ESTATE

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Ireland is a magical place of rolling green hills and silvery blue lakes with slate-gray castles that match the skies above. And there is no better way to enjoy those long rainy days, pints of Guinness, and sheep-dotted mountains than the picturesque estate of Luggala in County Wicklow. Set on 5,000 acres, it has been in the Guinness family since the 1930s and overlooks the scenic Lough Tay and steep Djouce Mountains.

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Built in 1787, Luggala Lodge is a Gothic-style white castle with beautiful arched windows, decorative battlements and quatrefoil designs. The 7,438-square-foot historic hideaway comprises seven bedrooms, four bathrooms, and three living rooms—each one boasting dramatic arched windows, Irish paintings, period-specific furniture, antique fireplaces, and ornate chandeliers. The architectural masterpiece includes the Cloghoge House situated nearby. It is a two-story Georgian residence that features four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and two living rooms—for a warm and welcoming guest house. If that is not enough, there are seven additional lodges and cottages sprinkled across the estate.

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Outside, 18th-century landscape gardens, centuries-old Irish oak trees, and majestic cliffs surround the residences, giving it privacy and seclusion from prying eyes. Luggala has enjoyed a host of famous celebrity guests throughout the years, including Michael Jackson, Bono, Robert Graves, Dennis Hopper, and a many other well-known artists and actors. It has been used to film memorably scenes from classics Braveheart, Animal Farm, and Becoming Jane.

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The property is currently listed on the market for around $30 million.

THE MIDAS MANSION LUXURI-OUS BEVERLY HILLS MANSION HITS THE MARKET FOR $100 MILLION

Designer and developer Michael Palumbo presented his latest project – a jaw-dropping $100 million estate that will be built in Beverly Hills, Calif. Described as the pinnacle of his career, the minimalistic residence is inspired by a floating estate in Singapore. What is going to be a compound-style home that revolves around water, the grandiose residence will feature seven bedrooms (including a 3,100-square-foot master suite with private access to a rooftop garden); 14 bathrooms; a great room with a hidden bar; and an 18-seat dining room—all surrounded by eye-catching water features.

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Outside guests will be able to enjoy a 1.5-inch-deep reflecting pool that will lead to an acrylic pool in the foyer, which seamlessly connects to a lap pool and then to a vanishing-edge pool around the entire property.  This creates a never-ending composition of water and matter that come together in one architectural marvel.

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The see-through pool in the foyer lets light flood into the lower level of the home, where all of the amenities will be houses. The lower level will house a nightclub, a full bar and lounge (with the pool as its ceiling), a 20-seat theater room, a two-lane bowling alley, a professional catering kitchen, a hair and nail salon, a wellness center, an eight-car garage. Other extravagant entertaining amenities complete the vibe of a fully-functioning socializing hot spot.

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The lot and plans are available for preconstruction acquisition for $35 million or for final turnkey purchase for $100 million. Construction is expected to last 24 to 26 months, and interested buyers can contact the Coldwell Banker team to inquire about the water-ringed oasis in Beverly Hills.

CHRISTIE’S NEW MULTIPURPOSE MASTERPIECE IN BEVERLY HILLS

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A new Lox Angeles complex in Southern California will give discerning collectors a new point of purchase from reputable auction house Christie’s when it opens in April. Located over two stories, the 5,400-square-foot facility is planned on North Camden Drive in Beverly Hills and will provide the same cross-section of services the auction house is known for.

From exclusive art to unique collectibles – the convenient location for clients will fit well in the upscale community.  Wealthy buyers will be able to stop by for a selection of luxury offerings of watches, jewelry, wine, and handbags. The site will cater to individual customers and those representing institutions (such as museums) thanks to a skilled in-house appraisal and investment team. Private offices for consultations, a vault-like room for presenting exquisite jewels and other one-of-a-kind pieces, and extensive exhibition space are planned in the design. The second floor also features a 1,400-square-foot entertainment venue with an outdoor patio. Interactive live-streams from Christie’s sales taking place elsewhere will tie the whole place together.

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Beverly Hills is the logical choice for Christie’s new haven for wealthy buyers as it complements its current California locations in Century City and San Francisco. The auction house, headquartered in London, has been a premier conduit for the finest artistry and craftsmanship since founded by James Christie in 1766.

FERRARI’S MOST POWERFUL CAR YET – THE 812 SUPERFAST

Ferrari is reigniting the supercar power war with what is planned as the fastest and most powerful model, the aptly named 812 Superfast. 588kW from its V12 engine will power the two-door, which will be able to accelerate to 100km/h in just 2.9 seconds and achieve a top speed of “more than” 340km/h.

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F12′s successor doesn’t disappoint in terms of visual aesthetic as well. The fastback design hides active flaps at the front of the underbody, and a rear flank features an aerodynamic by-pass to increase downforce, giving the model a beautifully aggressive shape. Designed to deliver exhilarating driving both on road and track yet also be sufficiently comfortable to use at any time, the 812 Superfast is a welcomed addition to the collection of every driver with a penchant for adrenaline-inducing experiences.

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A noteworthy new feature is the EPS (Electric Power Steering) which is calibrated to work in tandem with the car’s electronic vehicle dynamics controls. These include the latest version of Ferrari’s patented Side Slip Control (SCC) – making its powerful performance easier to handle and even more thrilling to exploit. There is also a Virtual Short Wheelbase 2.0 system (PCV) which, benefits from further evolution of the software that improves the nimbleness of the handling and reduces the vehicle response times.

The high tail of the 812 is reminiscent of the 365 GTB4 of 1969. LED headlights are integrated into the design of the air intakes. The car is being launched in a special new colour, Rosso Settanta to mark the company’s 70th anniversary.

No official price has been announced yet for the 812 Superfast, but prices for the model it replaces, the F12 Berlinetta, start at $320,000.

THE ULTIMATE GIFT – THE WORLD’S LARGEST FLAWLESS HEART-SHAPE DIAMOND

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One lucky girl would get the ultimate gift that will make both Valentine’s Day and diamond history. That is, if her partner can afford to spend over $20 million on Graff’s heart-shaped, D-class, flawless diamond named in celebration of the Roman goddess of Love.

The Graff Venus is the largest D Flawless heart shape diamond in the world, and comes from a 357-carat rough stone found at the Letseng mine in Lesotho in 2015. It was sold by Gem Diamonds for $19.3 million to an undisclosed buyer in September that year, which means that its price as a symmetrical and perfectly polished stone will be, at least, twice as much. The exceptionally demanding Graff Venus is a magnificent type IIa 118.78ct diamond that goes beyond words, and will surely be the object of desire of many high-class women, celebrities and socialites.

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18 months of analysis, cutting and polishing were invested in the transformation of the rough 357-carat stone to get a record-breaking heart-shaped diamond of immaculate quality and proportions. The GIA certificate revealed the highest grading that any stone can achieve for the Graff Venus: D Colour, Flawless, and Type IIA with Excellent Polish, Excellent Symmetry, and No Fluorescence. This gives the exclusive stone a mesmerizing effect and unparalleled value.

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The world’s largest perfect heart-shape stone, The Graff Venus is arguably the most breath-taking in the contemporary series of record-breaking diamonds.

EDGY NEW WATCHES

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the world’s finest horological companies are quick to roll out one after another timepiece that make for spectacular arm candy. Few modern gentlemen will remain indifferent to watches that balance so effortlessly on the verge of timeless elegance, futuristic charm and intuitive functionality.

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The exquisite selection features such gems, such as the Sixties Iconic Square Chronograph ($9,700) – the latest addition to the Glashütte Original Sixties Iconic watch series. Its unique texture and the stamped guilloché pattern on the dial add a layer of authenticity to the new model while allowing for nominal deviation in colour and one-of-a-kind frame. The 41 mm steel-cased piece is powered by the brand’s calibre 39-34 automatic chronograph movement and boasts the signature period-correct dial-manufacturing techniques of the brand.

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In the world of uncompromising quality – the brand new Octa Sport ARS Titanium is viewed as the horological equivalent of the recent Bentley SUV beast. Built primarily out of titanium for its case and bracelet, this piece is pure, unabashed F.P. Journe with the trademark Caliber FPJ 1300-3 self-winding movement made from aluminum rather than the brand’s usual 18-karat rose gold. The Octa Sport ARS Titanium is priced at $32,000 with a bracelet or $25,900 and is the ultimate status symbol.

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Montblanc has made headlines with its brand new TimeWalker Chronograph 1000 – capable of measuring one thousandth of a second. The modern Chron­ograph can be purchased for $185,500, and relies on two balances, best embodying the heritage of Minerva, a maker of stopwatches and chronographs that was purchased by Montblanc in 2006. The high-speed assembly has produced a piece that is a refinement of a mechanism that the Spanish watchmaker Bartomeu Gomila developed for Montblanc’s Villeret manufacture with an even more delicate high-speed operation.

AN EXCLUSIVE COLLECTION HONORING JOHANNES KEPLER FROM MONTBLANC

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Montblanc’s Maison Artisan Atelier in Hamburg, Germany, has flirted with high-end writing instrument designs latterly. Some of the newly-released pieces are priced in excess of $1 million and exhibit intricate motifs centered on serpents and notable figures like Marco Polo – flamboyant enough to capture the eye of wealthy connoisseurs.

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The artisan’s newest collection was designed to honour the mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer Johannes Kepler and his contribution of the three laws of planetary motion. The aptly named High Artistry Homage to Johannes Kepler Limited Edition collection consists of three limited edition designs and one unique piece. Prices, understandably, are astronomically high with the Stella Nova Limited Edition 1 announced at $1.5 million. The one-of-a-kind piece is adorned with 570 diamonds and 5,294 sapphires arranged to evoke the Milky Way in the night sky. An opulent 6.2-carat Montblanc-cut diamond rests on the pen’s cap and is surrounded by three diamond-set rings representing, once again, Kepler’s three laws. The pen is accompanied by a pair of cufflinks shaped like the scientist’s model of the solar system for a complete look.

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The exclusivity of the collection is highlighted throughout – its base model, the Johannes Kepler High Pede Serpentari Limited Edition 39 (priced at $48,130), is restricted to just 39 examples worldwide. The Johannes Kepler High Artistry Astronomia Nova Limited Edition 9 (priced at $140,000), is limited to nine pieces and presents a representation of Ophiuchus and Sagittarius on its barrel.

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Another flamboyant offering is the Johannes Kepler High Artistry Somnium Limited Edition 5 ($513,000 to $556,000, depending on colour choice) in the form of a fully functional moon-phase indicator on the cap and a special rewinder housed within the pen’s wooden display box.

90-METER EXPLORER YACHT TABOO

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The 90m ICE-Class Explorer Yacht TABOO is the newest addition to the series of ground-breaking designs by New York-based GILL SCHMID DESIGN. It was developed in collaboration with Tim Dempers Studio from Cape Town and represent s new era of sea transport. TABOO is designed for the adventure and thrill seeking owner, who likes is always on the lookout for his next adrenaline-inducing sea getaway, but doesn’t want to compromise comfort and functionality at the same time.

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TABOO is a high-volume purpose built expedition yacht capable of extreme polar and tropical adventures, with the performance capacity of a commercial vessel. Its design and space allocation offers the highest levels of luxury in the most remote places on earth.

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Highlights of this futuristic-looking yacht include a full-size, swimming pool surrounded by ample lounging area that is protected by glass walls for uninterrupted views and weather insulation. Two Jacuzzis, a gym and spa area, and an aft summerhouse complete the perks of sailing on board of this functional vessel. The owner has a separate deck that includes a private lounge, outdoor space, and offices. A helicopter landing pad and accompanying retractable, enclosed helicopter garage allow guests to jet in and out at their convenience. And additional garages on the bottom deck can accommodate any type of sea toys up to 46 feet.

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Multilevel living areas are fitted with large windows, some of which feature one-way glazing for privacy with views and light in personal spaces that can transform into open entertainment space. Adaptability and functionality are the focal points of the design. Still in pre-production, buyers are already expressing their interest.  The firm allows the design of TABOO to be fully customized to client requirements and wishes, and can presently accommodate up to 26 passengers and 40 crewmembers. Price is yet to be announced.

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OMEGA CONSTELLATION PLUMA 2014

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Omega is a Swiss luxury watchmaker. In 1917 Britain’s Royal Flying Corps chose Omega watches as its official timekeepers for its combat units, as did the American army in 1918. This year Omega unveils extremely elegant new watch for ladies and managed to go one step further in the production of women’s watches.

Beautiful Omega model – the Omega Constellation Pluma is a gorgeous ladies’ watch. The “Pluma” took its name from the Latin word for feather.

The 27mm timepiece comes in three colourways, white and gold mother-of-pearl with a red gold bezel, a blue mother-of-pearl dial or a champagne mother-of-pearl dial with a yellow gold bezel which.
The blue dial is created using a technique that coats the underside of a white mother-of-pearl with a black paint. The blue model has a case, bezel, and bracelet all in stainless steel. The dials of the Constellation Pluma have 11 diamond indices set in 18-carat gold holders and a date window at 3 o’clock.

Mounted on a stainless steel case with a matching bracelet, the white mother-of-pearl model features the diamond set 18-carat red gold bezel.
The watch is propelled by the high-end mechanical movement – Co-Axial Calibre 8520 and comes with a full four-year warranty. The timepiece is also water resistant to 100 metres.

PAL-V ONE – FLYING CAR

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Ever dreamed of owning a flying car? Well, from dreams to reality, the world of the flying cars is here! You can now purchase your own personal flying car PAL-V One for $395,000 with deliveries starting in 2016 with a maximum production capability of 150 units per year for the first two or three years. Now you can fly-drive to almost any destination!

This spectacular machine promises an unforgettable ride on the road and in the air! Technically it’s a three-wheeled motorcycle that transforms into a gyrocopter. Pal-V One can reach speeds of up to 112 mph and goes from 0 to 60 in under 8 seconds when driven on the road, and takes just 10 minutes to convert between modes. Personal Air and Land Vehicle (Pal-v) uses an autogyro flight system, with a 230-horsepower gasoline engine spinning a rear-facing propeller and an auto-rotating, retractable main rotor to generate lift. So if the engine fails, the craft still can land safely thanks to the lift generated by its auto-rotating main rotor.

Fly out of a traffic jam is not so simply because Pal-V requires 540ft of runway to take off and 100ft to land. But it flies below 4,000ft, so interfering with commercial air traffic is not an issue. Once the engine stops, the propeller folds itself automatically into the driving position.

A main requirement was to create a land-air vehicle that anyone could use. For that reason, the company has created a 3D simulator so people can practice take-offs, landings, and steering, before getting behind the stick of the real thing. They even simulate many real airports around the world that people might take off from.

OUTSTANDING NOUVEAU YACHT CONCEPT

Outstanding Nouveau Yacht Concept

British designer Andy Waugh has celebrated the launch of his new studio and released 90m Nouveau superyacht concept which is absolutely stunning. In 2008 this talented designer joined the team at H2 Yacht Design where his first major project was the award winning 35 metre Meya Meya which was launched in 2010.

Finally, this year Andy has launched his own brand and he already has three concept yacht designs, each one absolutely gorgeous and unique. Inspiration for 90m Nouveau superyacht comes from the classical exponents of the Art Nouveau style including Alphonse Mucha and Antoni Gaudi.

The main deck features two VIP cabins. There are also dining and lounging spaces, leading out to an aft deck with an infinity-style swimming pool. Above is an owners’ deck with balconies on both sides. Elegant spiral staircases here link the decks above and below.

The topmost deck houses a sun deck with splendid views and soothing Jacuzzi. Water runs from a waterfall on the sun deck spa pool, through narrow channels edging the bridge and owners’ decks to the main deck swimming pool. Exterior styling provides an enhanced sense of light and space.

This is a concept that really pushes the boundaries of the yacht aesthetic. Luxury yacht Nouveau is aimed at the more modern client who prefers to define themselves by their style and taste in design.

IDOLWOOD LAGOON ESTATE

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Bermuda is made up of 181 islands, islets and rocks. Most of these are uninhabited, but eight of the larger ones are linked by bridges and one causeway. Australian television pioneer Reg Grundy has put his luxury waterfront property in Tucker’s Town up for sale for stunning $38,250,000. Tucker’s Town is a small, exclusive community in St. George’s Parish, Bermuda at the mouth of Castle Harbour, on Tucker’s Town Peninsula on Bermuda’s main island.

Idolwood Lagoon Estate, is set on 4.27 acres and comprises a beautiful main house of approximately 10,350 sq.ft. and three separate cottages together offering an additional 4,000 sq. ft. It overlooks a secluded tranquil lagoon with turquoise waters and a sandy beach. The impressive main residence was completely rebuilt in 1997 includes 5 bedrooms suites, a study with half bathroom, a spacious 2-storey entrance hall, grand living room, formal dining room, kitchen, family room and two-storey library.

Three separate cottages are composed of “Summer Cottage”, “Little Moss Cottage” and “Mayfield Cottage”.
“Summer Cottage” is a self-contained guest cottage with studio kitchen and patio overlooking the lagoon.
“Little Moss Cottage” has 2 bedrooms suites, living room with open plan kitchen and outdoor terrace as well as a studio annex with bedroom.
“Mayfield Cottage” could offer 3 bedrooms, one en suite, and two half bathrooms with entrance hall, kitchen and living room. This impressive cottage allows you to watch right to Castle Harbour, a large natural harbour in Bermuda, from your own terrace. Castle Harbour is located between the northeastern end of the main island and St. David’s Island.

Mr Grundy, the man behind the Restless Years, Wheel of Fortune game show on radio, Young Doctors, Sons and Daughters, Neighbours and Sale of the Century, listed his home with Rego Sotheby’s International Realty.

ARNOLD AND SON – ROYAL TEC1 BLUE

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Arnold & Son develop and produce their own movements in-house and unlike other watch manufacturers, Arnold & Son develops a new movement for every single model. This year at Baselworld, for their 250th anniversary, Arnold & Son unveils the Technically Advanced Tourbillon Chronograph: the Royal TEC1.

TEC1 – the tourbillon chronograph with an extraordinary blue dial is an exclusive superb avant-garde yet classic new timepiece. The integration of a high-frequency tourbillon, a chronograph and an automatic winding system, in a way that is elegant and technically advanced, was the challenge for Arnold & Son’s Research and Development team in creating this timepiece.

Royal TEC1 comes in three flavors: an 18K red gold version with anthracite dial, a palladium version with a silvery white dial, and a limited edition 18K red gold version with blue lacquered dial.
Gorgeous limited edition red gold model with blue lacquered dial measures 35.00 mm in diameter and 8.83 mm in height – comprises the integrated chronograph with column-wheel actuation and a full rotor for the automatic winding. The large case measures 45 mm in diameter.

This is Arnold & Son’s first hi-beat tourbillon, meaning that the balance wheel in the escapement vibrates with 28,800 vibrations per hour (4Hz).

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