AmaZing Venues converted the historic 19th century Spitbank Fort into a new luxury resort for guests to enjoy. The luxury accommodations are located approximately 2-hours from London, and even quicker if you take a helicopter. Featuring 23 rooms, with a maximum capacity of 44 people at any one time. Some who've stayed there call it a private island, since it offers a mini golf course, laser tag, hot tubs, spas, and a panoramic 360° view of the water. One caveat: one night will run you anywhere from $672 to $1,000. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Limited to just 6-units worldwide, the $3.9-million Ferrari Sergio is one supercar that you need to be invited to buy, as in have purchased several Ferrari vehicles in the past. So far, at least one specimen has been delivered to the SBH Royal Auto Gallery in Abu Dhabi. It was created in partnership with Italian design firm Pininfarina, and based on the 458 Spider. Powered by a 4.5L V8 that generates 605hp, it goes from 0-60mph in just 3.0-seconds. Inside, there's a forward-swept rollbar as well as a sporty cockpit, complete with with black leather upholstery, contrasting red stitching, Alcantara seat inserts, and extensive carbon dash trim. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing why you should never mess with a silverback gorilla.
At first glance, this looks like a micro home, but it's just the Roadtrek Zion Camper. It comes complete with a bathroom, shower, kitchen with standard 5 cu ft (141.5 L) refrigerator, propane stove, microwave and up to 42-cubic-feet of storage space. The camper comfortablye sleeps three on a combination of an optional single front bed and king-size bed converted from the dual sofas in back. When the rear king bed is stretched out, you'll have to keep bicycles and other gear in another storage space. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.
Gray Design's 75-meter Xhibitionist superyacht is the perfect one for a person like Bruce Wayne, as it has all the finest luxuries a playboy billionaire would expect, including: 8 guest rooms, a rooftop jacuzzi for parties, and last, but most certainly not least, built-in solar panels that also double as a helipad (or concert space). The price you ask? A cool $25-million, with all of them being built-to-order. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.
A factory-built Ultima Evolution with the base 350hp V8 set you back $98,000, but if you're willing to (and have the skills) to build it yourself from a kit, the price drops way down. It capable of hitting 60mph in a mere 2.3-seconds, 0-100mph in 4.9 seconds, 0-150mph in 8.9 seconds, and packs 1,020 horsepower with the top engine. The 2-door supercar weighs in at just 2,094-pounds, giving it one of the best power-to-weight ratios on the market. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
There are first class airline suites, and now the Bell 525 Relentless. This super-medium helicopter has many practical uses, including firefighting, rescue missions, and first-class transportation. Above, we see one of the many possible configurations, decking out the 88-square-foot cabin interior with lots of gold accents. The flight deck boasts several touchscreen displays, which are designed to minimize the hand and eye movements a pilot must use to control the vehicle, reducing fatigue during long flights. Continue reading for a video of the base model, more pictures and additional information.
Here's a first look at one of Rolls-Royce's SUV concept mules, also known as "Project Cullinan." For the non auto enthusiasts, "mules" are basically testbeds used to help engineers in the development of new cars. They are based on existing models, and typically camouflaged, but this model is an exception. As you can see, it's essentially a modified Phantom Series II, but with a shortened wheelbase, extra ground clearance, and created exclusively to test the Cullinan SUV's all-wheel-drive system, as well as the suspension. Other notable features include: quad exhausts and a rear spoiler used to replicate the aerodynamics of an SUV. No word yet on when the official reveal will be. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a chemistry teacher who sets the classroom floor on fire.
If you're a billionaire who demands only the finest in air travel, look no further than this private Boeing 747-8 VIP by Greenpoint Technologies. Perhaps the $65-million Gulfstream G650 or the Bombardier Global Series are good enough for some of the ultra wealthy, but there are a handful who convert commercial airliners, like the A380, 787 and 747-8, into private flying palaces. Airbus Corporate and Boeing Business Jet have started offering "VIP" versions of these airliners under these newly created companies. One confidential client recently took delivery of a personalized Boeing 747-8, complete with 4,786-squre-feet of space. You'll find a stateroom, lounges, an office, gigantic dining room and lots more. Continue reading to take a tour inside.
Forget Starubucks, or any other expensive coffee shop for that matter, and hop onto Leap in San Francisco. This luxury commuter bus boasts a coffee bar, free WiFi and a relaxing laid-back vibe. While most buses (besides touring and home conversions) are designed purely for transportation, this one adds some style with distressed-wood-panel accents and rows of elevated window-facing barstools, circular seating areas for collaboration. Continue reading for a video and more information.
No, Heir Force One isn't a typo, but rather a specially converted Airbus A320-232 that features luxury clubman style recliner seats, a large double bed and even a shower room in the presidential area. It's the preferred mode of transportation for Prince Charles on his tour of the United States for a total of 4-days. Continue reading for more.