Aston Martin shares surge after striking US$232 million electric deal

Shares of Aston Martin were up nearly 12% Monday morning, after the luxury carmaker reached a $232 million deal to enter the electric car market with the help of Lucid Group. Key Facts California-based carmaker Lucid Group will get a 3.7% stake in Aston Martin—worth about $US232 million—in exchange for providing the company with the […]

VIP buyers snap up Boeing’s first ultra-long-range business jets

The aeroplane manufacturer revealed it has received four orders from undisclosed VIP buyers, including two Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) 787-8s, one 737-7 and an option to purchase a 777-9. Boeing, which unveiled the 2023 orders at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Switzerland earlier this week, has sold more than 260 jets since […]

Candela and Polestar team up to unveil new $682,000 ‘flying’ speedboat

Premium electric car maker Polestar and electric hydrofoil boat maker Candela have just revealed the next phase of their partnership – the Candela C-8 Polestar edition. Designed to combine Polestar’s Scandinavian take on luxury EV design with Candela’s energy- efficient electric hydrofoiling boat technology, the new Candela C-8 Polestar edition unites the two Swedish companies’ […]

Inside Land Rover’s Limited Edition 75th Anniversary Defender

It’s one of the most iconic and instantly recognisable designs on the road, so it’s no surprise Land Rover wanted to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Defender in style. Ever since the Series I Land Rover was introduced at the Amsterdam Motor Show in 1948, its unique shape has become somewhat of a status […]

Melbourne millionaire has $3 million McLaren craned into penthouse

A McLaren turning heads is nothing new on the streets of Melbourne but a McLaren being hoisted 57 floors into a skyscraper – well that’s going to get some attention. Millionaire property investor Adrian Portelli, commonly known as ‘Mr Lambo’, was the man behind the brazen request which saw his $3 million McLaren Senna GTR […]

Bentley posts best-ever first quarter as global car sales soar

The luxury carmaker posted operating profits of 216 million euro ($353 million) fir the first quarter, up 27% on the same period in 2022. The results reflected Bentley Motors’ best-ever first quarter, and second best-ever quarter in history. The company’s overall revenue rose to 882 million euro ($1.44 trillion), up 9% on the previous quarter […]

Aston Martin’s ultra-luxe chopper arrives in Australia for the first time

One helicopter, 10,000 nautical miles, 21 countries, 100 flying hours and 41 days. That sums up the journey of Australian tech entrepreneur and former Australian Airforce pilot, JP Thorbjornsen, in the very first Airbus ACH130 Aston Martin Edition helicopter. Thorbjornsen – a former Australian Airforce pilot – is the first owner of the bespoke new […]