Author Archives: O'Gara

MCLAREN TECH CLUB | ENGINEERING STEERING FEEL FOR A SUPERCAR

The steering wheel is arguably the most important point of interaction between driver and car. Adam Thompson – Chief Engineer for the GT – explains how they engineer steering feel in their supercars on this episode of McLaren Tech Club.

FOR SALE | STEVE MCQUEEN’S LE MANS HEUER MONACO WATCH

When starring in the hit racing film, “Le Mans” (1971), Hollywood legend Steve McQueen playing pro racer Michael Delaney almost picked the Omega Speedmaster for his on-screen prop. A lasti-minute decision led him to choose the Heuer Monaco after the prop manager pointed out the Heuer badge on his uniform. Now, decades later, the historic timepiece is coming to the New York Auction on December 12th, […]

YOHJI YAMAMOTO DESIGNED AVENTADOR S | THE LOUNGE TOKYO

Automobili Lamborghini opens THE LOUNGE TOKYO in the exclusive residential area of Roppongi, and the second venue of its kind after New York in the United States. Featuring a permanent Ad Personam studio where clients ordering cars can fully personalize every aspect of their new Lamborghini’s exterior and interior color and trim, THE LOUNGE TOKYO […]

NEUTRA’S PALM SPRINGS MASTERPIECE FOR SALE

What’s better than a Palm Springs escape? Perhaps one that is a classic piece of modernist Design. Richard Neutra’s Kaufamann Desert House, immortalized in the work of heavyweight photographers Slim Aarons and Julius Shulman, is for sale.   Edgar J. Kaufmann Sr., commissioned Neutra to design the building in 1946. Kaufmann had worked with Frank Lloyd Wright a decade earlier […]

BUGATTI BOLIDE | TRACK CAR UNVEILED

The idea – what if? An experiment. “Bugatti stands for the continuous quest for technological innovations – in alignment with the company’s brand values of excellence, courage, dedication. And Bugatti never stands still. We are perpetually aiming for new and exciting goals, and the question that we always keep in mind is: what if?” says Stephan […]

DBX ULTIMATE TEST – MAX VERSTAPPEN & ALEX ALBON

When you produce a world class product built for speed and agility, you want it tested in the hands of the best. For Aston Martin and their new DBX, it meant turning it over to two of the best drivers in the world. Red Bull F1 pilots, Max Verstappen, and Alex Albon. Watch as these […]

DOMINIQUE DEBAY’S SWEET BOCAS PRIVATE ISLAND REOPENS

International powerhouse, Dominique Debay Collection, hosts a multitude of luxurious resorts and private villas from every corner of the globe. From the volcanic island of Santorini to a tropical getaway in Peru, Dominique Debay and her team has used their 20 years of experience to create the most immaculate vacation experiences with attentive service and unparalleled destinations. During these uncertain times, […]

BESPOKE ROLLS-ROYCE WRAITH – “INSPIRED BY EARTH”

A specially commissioned Rolls-Royce Wraith has just landed in Abu Dhabi, and the bespoke vehicle is something we have never seen before. The ‘Wraith – Inspired By Earth’ has taken inspiration from the geographical view of Earth from space along with the surrounding solar system.  Taking over 100 hours to create by the Rolls-Royce team, the Royal Blue Wraith hosts amazing design […]

BENTLEY STONE VENEERS

The Bentley Mulliner name has embodied the auto brand’s limited editions and exclusive materials since the beginning of the coachbuilder. Mulliner has since expanded within the company in three different divisions: Mulliner Classic, Mulliner Coachbuilt, and Mulliner Collections. Best known for their striking style and upscale interiors, Bentley surprised us all by adding an unexpecting […]

F1 RECAP WEEK 12 – HAMILTON BREAKS THE RECORD WITH 92 WINS

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton has become the most successful driver in terms of victories in Formula 1 history, after a dominant display at the Portuguese Grand Prix saw him claim his 92nd victory from team mate Valtteri Bottas and the Red Bull of Max Verstappen. Having started from pole position, Hamilton’s victory looked in serious doubt […]