Day: November 22, 2011

The Awesome Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder
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The Awesome Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder

At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Lamborghini has unveiled the Gallardo LP 550-2 Spyder, a gorgeous rear-wheel-drive monster in a drop-top configuration. Weighing in at 1,520 kg (3,351 lbs), the alluring sports car is powered by  a 5.2-liter V10 with 550 hp and 398 lb-ft of torque. The power is transmitted to the rear wheels […]

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The Gorgeous 2012 Porsche Panamera GTS
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The Gorgeous 2012 Porsche Panamera GTS

Here’s the 2012 Porsche Panamera GTS. The four-door sedan is absolutely stunning and boasts 30 hp more than the Panamera 4S on which it is based. The modified 4.8-liter V8 also offers 348 lb-ft of torque. The power is sent to all four wheels via Porsche’s PDK 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, which comes as standard. […]

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Quinta Da Baroness Residence in Sao Paulo
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Quinta Da Baroness Residence in Sao Paulo

Located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Quinta Da Baroness is a glorious contemporary residence by Studio Arthur Casas. With Cumaru wood and recycled bricks as main materials, the architects managed to create a warm and inviting second home for their clients. The building is set on a sloped lot, making it less visible from the street. […]

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The DC-10 Cowling Bed by MotoArt
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The DC-10 Cowling Bed by MotoArt

For extravagant luxury lovers, MotoArt creates unique furniture concepts made of old airplane parts. Their latest creation is this outstanding circular bed, crafted with elements from a McDonnell Douglas DC-10 aircraft for 380 passengers. Measuring 105” in diameter, the bed is customizable according to each client’s preferences, with exterior options including mirror polished, satin and […]

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The World’s Largest Quran in Tatarstan $1.3 Million
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The World’s Largest Quran in Tatarstan: $1.3 Million

The ARC Group has made some truly amazing books for important people and institutions like the Vatican, the Orthodox Church of Moscow, and the Library of the President of Russia. Their latest creation is an exquisitely crafted Quran, commissioned by former Tatarstan president and state advisor Mintimir Saymivey, who is also the head of the […]

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Crashed Ferrari Coffee Table by Charly Molinelli
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Crashed Ferrari Coffee Table by Charly Molinelli

While some will find this idea inspiring, others will consider it a sacrilege towards the beauty of all Ferraris. Charly Molinelli of Molinelli Designs was bold enough to come up with this somewhat disturbing concept: a crashed red Ferrari crammed into a coffee table. The visual impression is that of a dead hero placed into […]

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Historic J. Purdey & Sons Shotguns up for Auction
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Historic J. Purdey & Sons Shotguns up for Auction

These historic shotguns will be sold at the upcoming Bonhams sale of Sporting Guns in London. The event will take place on December 13, and specialists expect the lot to fetch between $64,000 and $96,000. This fine pair of 12-bore guns by J. Purdey & Sons used to belong to WW I commander Field-Marshal Sir […]

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Village Townhouse Rehabilitation Project by Axis Mundi
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Village Townhouse Rehabilitation Project by Axis Mundi

Called the Village Townhouse project, this 2,550-sq-ft house was raised to its current state of glory by Axis Mundi, a New York City-based studio. Originally built in 1984 in the Greek Revival style, the mansion has four floors and a subbasement. The rehabilitation program included changing all electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems, and redesigning the […]

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Mercedes SLR McLaren by RENNtech
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Mercedes SLR McLaren by RENNtech

Here’s what happens when tuners like RENNtech, Platinum Motorsports, Exotics Boutique and MACarbon join forces: a stunning 770-horsepower Mercedes SLR McLaren. Mansory provided several body parts in a special kit called Renovatio. The final result is spectacular, as the pictures below will show you. With a supercharger and a new transmission from RENNtech, the SLR […]

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The Stunning 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype
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The Stunning 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype

This outstanding Corvette will be racing in the Grand-Am Road Racing Series next season. Four teams will have the honor of driving it: No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing, No. 10 SunTrust racing, No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Racing, and the No. 5 and No. 9 Action Express Racing teams. The 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype […]

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Vedema Resort in Greece
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Vedema Resort in Greece

To make sure that your vacation in Greece is perfect, you need to make sure that the resort that you choose can offer everything you need in terms of luxury, comfort and service. Our suggestion is the Vedema Resort, a glorious destination that is part of the Luxury Collection of Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Built […]

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