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The Manufacture Royale 1770 Flying Tourbillon

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By Boogie

Posted 16 Oct 2014 9:44 pm

Established in 1770 by Voltaire, one of the most prominent figures of the Enlightenment, Manufacture Royale was revived in 2010 and aims to honor its prestigious heritage with watches like the 1770 Flying Tourbillon. The exquisite piece being showcased here is named after the year of the watchmaker’s founding. It comes in a stainless steel case measuring 43 mm in diameter, with a sapphire crystal, a sapphire display back, and water resistant to 30 meters. The Manufacture Royale 1770 features the Swiss manual-wind in-house caliber MR03 with 19 jewels, 21,600 vph, and a power reserve of 108 hours. The highly-polished piece is

The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D

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By Boogie

Posted 16 Oct 2014 8:52 pm

Tesla Motors – and seemingly everything billionaire/mad genius Elon Musk touches – is awesome. Great, now that we’ve got that out the way, let us introduce the 2015 Tesla Model S P85D, the newest addition to the very successful electric car company’s lineup. In appearance, it’s basically your standard Model S, but if you look deeper you’ll find plenty of cool improvements. The new model is an all-wheel-drive which packs quite a punch, featuring two motors (one for each axle) outputting a hefty 691 hp and 687 lb-ft of torque – which allows the vehicle to accelerate from a standstill to 62

Finca Cortesin, a Luxurious Oasis of Serenity on the Andalusian Coast

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By Boogie

Posted 16 Oct 2014 8:12 pm

Set in the sunny resort town of Marbella, in southern Spain, Finca Cortesin is an oasis of serenity which stretches along one of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful expanses of coastline. Accommodations range from the cozy and comfortable Junior Suites, to the sumptuous Cortesin Suite, to the spacious and intimate Private Villas. All in all, there are 67 elegant and airy suites, featuring the beautiful Andalusian architecture that makes the Costa del Sol such a nice place to visit (well, one of the many things, to be honest). Yet Finca Cortesin aims to be a feast for all the senses. The tranquil atmosphere

French Château-Style Mansion in Toronto, Canada

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By Boogie

Posted 16 Oct 2014 6:58 pm

Another great property set in the upscale neighborhood of Bridle Path, Toronto, this French Château-style mansion is an amazing mix of Old World style and high-end, contemporary luxury. The estate boasts more than 4 acres of Versailles gardens, manicured table land, and gracious fountains, with landscaping by Ronald Holbrook. The sumptuous stone mansion is quite a sight, every element contributing to its elegant and majestic look. Inside, there are no fewer than 10 lavishly appointed bedrooms and 14 bathrooms, as well as a series of gilt bronze chandeliers, sconces, and European hand carved marble mantles. Further enhancing the mansion are the seven

The Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime – 175th Anniversary Timepiece

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By Boogie

Posted 15 Oct 2014 10:10 pm

A few days ago, on October 13, 2014, Patek Philippe celebrated its 175th birthday. As expected, the Swiss luxury watchmaker created a stunning timepiece for this special occasion – the Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175. A work of art and a mechanical marvel, this fabulous watch comes in a fully hand-engraved rose gold case measuring 47.4 mm in diameter and brings together an astounding 20 complications, with no fewer than 1,366 pieces. The most remarkable of these mechanisms are the grande sonnerie (one of the most difficult complications in watchmaking, it automatically chimes the hours and quarters on three gongs), the minute repeater

New Tube for London is a Glimpse at the Future of Underground Transportation

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By Boogie

Posted 15 Oct 2014 9:20 pm

The London Underground, which celebrated its 150th birthday in 2013, was one of the most impressive civil engineering projects of its day. But the drive and ambition that saw its completion is still alive in the British capital, which in the next couple of decades intends to invest heavily into a new, state-of-the-art trains and signaling. This project is called the New Tube for London and aims to bring everything you imagine good about the transportation of the future to the London Underground. Trains will all come with air-conditioning and WiFi, in addition to LED lighting on the inside, as well as

Vertu Launches Luxury Smartphone in Collaboration with Bentley

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By Boogie

Posted 15 Oct 2014 8:30 pm

Vertu always seems to be busy with some new collaboration with a high-end brand or another. This time it’s another one of Britain’s most prestigious names, luxury car manufacturer Bentley. A newer, more exclusive and version of the Signature Touch smartphone, Vertu for Bentley is the first product to be released after the two companies announced their partnership this summer. The device comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC processor, 64 GB of memory, a 1080 pixel sapphire crystal display, and a 13MP camera with dual-LED flash. Running on Android 4.4 KitKat, the phone also has built-in stereo speakers, full connectivity suite

Novitec Torado Unveils Upgraded Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4

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By Boogie

Posted 15 Oct 2014 7:59 pm

Novitec Group is a German tuner with different division specializing in various car brands. The branch dedicated to Ferrari, for example, is called Novitec Rosso, while Torado is the one which works on Lamborghini. That is where this particular customized Aventador LP700-4 was designed and built. The tuning package offers an improved version of the Aventador’s 6.5-liter V12 engine which includes an ECU upgrade, as well as a sports exhaust system with active electronic sound management at the flick of a switch. The modified setup means an increased output, which now stands at 728 PS (718 hp) and 709 Nm. Also part

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