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The Lotus Elise
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The Lotus Elise

In the mid 90s, Lotus was on the brink of disappearing. They weren’t selling cars anymore, and the F1 Team Lotus officially filed for bankruptcy in late 1994. General Motors would seek to sell its subsidiary, but to no avail. And that’s just when one man came across this brand in crisis: his name was...

The Bentley, A Dreamy Icon
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The Bentley, A Dreamy Icon

While manufacturers traditionally produce cars with ever wilder performance capabilities – meant to boost their performance in competitions – Bentley opted for a car with extraordinary talents this time around, to be used safely on existing routes. Faster than any other on paper, the Continental GT project is laying the foundations for an automobile with...

The Range Rover, the XF Sportbrake Premium Estate, and Wimbledon
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The Range Rover, the XF Sportbrake Premium Estate, and Wimbledon

The first version of the Range Rover came out in 1970, but it was far from the off-road limo we know today. In 1970, Land Rover expanded on their position as a manufacturer of powerful, rustic vehicles made for difficult terrain by introducing the Range Rover project – “an all-terrain vehicle with the comfort of aRover sedan.” For the first time, the British manufacturer...

The Orient Express Puts Art Back on the Rails
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The Orient Express Puts Art Back on the Rails

It was in the early hours of October 8, 1883, that the Austro-Hungarian steam train emerged from the Bosphorus to enter into Constantinople Station in present-day Istanbul. On board, 24 travelers had just accomplished a historical voyage. This route was the first for the Orient Express, a train imagined by Georges Nagelmackers to unite East...

The Rolls Series by Bernard Buffet
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The Rolls Series by Bernard Buffet

Bernard Buffet’s art is absolutely timeless. Far from the abstract avant-gardists of his day, completely disconnected with contemporary works that worry too much about conforming and being liked, Buffet’s work has the audacity of great artistic production. Born in Paris in 1928, Bernard Buffet left school for museums in 1945; he was already renowned by...

Nikon and the Mini Countryman Set Out to Discover the World
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Nikon and the Mini Countryman Set Out to Discover the World

“With Mini, we found the ideal partner since we share numerous values such as authenticity and the enthusiasm to set out and discover the world,” explains Birgitta Olson, General Manager of Nikon. On one hand, the KeyMission has an uncanny way of encouraging this spirit of exploration. On the other, the Mini has long invited...

Big Bang Unico Ferrari: A Fusion of Two Legends
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Big Bang Unico Ferrari: A Fusion of Two Legends

The two brands, who’ve been teaming up since 2011, have always distinguished themselves by creating uniquely designed styles.Today, they’re reiterating what they’ve always done best by redesigning the legendary Big Bang Unico to deliver a version inspired by the curves and volume of the latest Ferraris. “This collaboration that’s full of synergies gave Hublot considerable...