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Karl Lagerfeld custom designs a safe with Döttling

Karl Lagerfeld has teamed up with German luxury safe maker Dottling to create the world’s most expensive personal safe, costing $339,000, WWD reports. Just under six-feet tall and less than a foot deep, the steel body, sheathed in high-gloss chrome-plated aluminum, looks like an impregnable monolith. But when activated by the owner, two doors butterfly [...]

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2011 Jaguar XKR Speed Black Pack

For 2011 Jaguar is offering two new options packages for the top-of-the-line XKR coupe, the Speed Pack and Black Pack. The Speed back boosts the XKR top speed from 250 km/h to 280 km/h with the aid of engine and transmission tweaks. New aerodynamics including a sizable rear spoiler help keep it in check. Body-coloured [...]

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Elie Saab ES117 mega yacht concept unveiled by Oceanco and Weyves

The Weyves Couture yacht is the first of three designs to come from Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab and Weyves International Ltd. The high profile fashion designer released his collaboration design yesterday, which is the first of three concepts. It was stated at the unveiling conference that “the future owner of ES117 will not acquire [...]

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Hybrid SUV set for Geneva unveiling

Luxury car manufacturer Porsche has confirmed that it will launch a hybrid version of its popular Cayenne SUV at the Geneva Motor Show next week. The Cayenne S Hybrid is the cleanest car in Porsche’s top-end portfolio, offering fuel consumption of 8.2 liters/100 kilometres with CO2 emissions of 193 g/km. By comparison, the Cayenne Turbo [...]

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World’s biggest solar-powered boat unveiled

What its makers say is the world’s biggest boat powered by the sun was unveiled in Germany on Thursday ahead of its planned circumnavigation of the globe in 2011 — the first under solar power. “This is a unique feeling to see in front of me today a boat which I so often dreamed about,” [...]

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Dubai Mall giant aquarium springs a leak

A leak in Dubai Mall‘s massive aquarium on Thursday led to shoppers being evacuated and boutiques closed around the major attraction, witnesses said. The perimeter of the aquarium, said to be the largest in the world and which holds a number of different fish including sharks, has been cordoned off and shops around it closed. [...]

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