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Hamilton Time Player

Hamilton aims to merge nostalgia for its American roots with the latest Swiss technology in the new Time Player watch. Described as “latitude and longitude with attitude”, this hi-tech model is inspired by the geographic co-ordinates system based on lines of latitude and longitude. The concept unites finger-operated timekeeping in four up-to-the-minute time zones with [...]

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The BMW M Bike

The motorsport division of BMW doesn’t limit itself to producing cars and has developed a new speed bicycle for more serious cycling enthusiasts. The BMW M Bike features disc brakes and an elegant matt anthracite frame with the M logo, combined perfectly with the leather saddle, stunning rims and handles, and shiny red seat inlay. [...]

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Record estimate for disputed Picasso painting

A Picasso painting owned by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Art Foundation, which was at the centre of a dispute about its Nazi-era history, is to go under the hammer. Lloyd Webber — composer of musicals like “Cats” — originally announced his intention to sell “Portrait of Angel Fernandez de Soto” for charity in 2006. It was [...]

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BMW plans to launch small, high-end car

Luxury car maker, BMW, said Wednesday it planned to launch its own small car that might be based on its Mini model to serve a sector that is developing rapidly. “We expect by 2020 growth of between four to six percent” in the market for small, high-end automobiles, BMW boss Norbert Reithofer told a press [...]

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Beginning of the end for Maybach

Maybach 62 Landaulet could possibly become the very last model from Maybach, if Daimler decides to end the ultra-luxury line in the years to come. It’s no secret Maybach has been a major flop: sales and growth have been poor in recent times compared to rival brands Rolls-Royce and Bentley. Daimler’s Vice-President of Design, Gordon [...]

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Watchmakers go back to basics

Luxury watchmakers are going back to basics with classic designs, as industry players at the world’s biggest watch fair in Switzerland warned Wednesday that the “years of extravagance” were over. While the industry is reporting a glimmer of recovery, watchmakers gathering in the Swiss city of Basel also noted that recovery was fragile and that [...]

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