McLaren started production of the McLaren F1 in 1992 which was one of the most technologically advanced cars of the time. Everything was done to the highest order including a gold lined engine bay, custom fitted luggage, and because it was constructed out of carbon fibre, Aluminum, and magnesium it was kept fether light. One of the most iconic features of the F1 is the three-seat configuration, which places the driver right in the centre of the vehicle, this feature is going to be implemented in the new McLaren which is codenamed the BP23.
The BP23 is set for delivery late 2019 or early 2020. The wait will be well worth it, but McLaren has already started tempting their buyers. To those who have placed deposits on their car, they will be receiving a custom sculpture that highlights [...]
Apollo has finally unveiled the Intensa Emozione, the name meaning “intense emotion” in Italian, or IE for short.
For those who don’t know, Apollo is an Italian company that was built from the remains of the German Company Gumpert. Gumpert built some extremely radical cars themselves before their bankruptcy in 2013.
At the unveiling, Apollo confirmed that just 10 examples will be sold, each at a price of $2.7 million. The Intensa Emozione is based on the Apollo Arrow but amplified by 10. The IE is tailored towards buyers who enjoy taking their car to the track. Much like the owners of the McLaren P1 GTR, Aston Martin Vulcan, Pagani Zonda R, Ferrari FXX or FXX K.
Cars, Cigars, Watches and Whisky is a new blog brought to you by Phil Sansotta, professional gentleman of leisure, and Drake Beaudry, owner of Lupo Motors. Phil and Drake enjoy the finer things in life and want to share their experiences of luxury items with you.
Cigar Review: Illusione Epernay
Our first blog post should be special and what better way to celebrate a first than by enjoying a cigar? Cigars have become a staple at Lupo Motors, and rightfully so, the vibrant flavors and aromas can be enjoyed in silence or over profound conversation. One such specimen is the Illusione Epernay, a cigar I was fortunate enough to make an acquaintance with. For those who aren’t familiar with the Illusione Epernay, it was ranked third for cigar of year by Cigar Aficionado in 2011. [...]
Drake’s Take (Why the Lamborghini Urus is an Important SUV)
We have been hearing rumors of Lamborghini releasing a new SUV since 2012 and it is Finally here! This week Lamborghini released the Urus. A 650-HP Twin Turbo V8 powers this beast with an estimated 3.6 second 0-60, coming equipped with of course all-wheel-drive and massive carbon ceramics. It will be sure to travel between Orange County’s shopping malls and hair salons in a hurry.
With many of the exotic manufacturers releasing SUVs like the Bentley Bentayga, Rolls Royce Cullinan, Aston Martin DBX, and the rumored Ferrari Off-Roader.These luxury off-roaders and smaller less expensive models seem to be the new wave to provide the wealthy with all their vehicle needs. Before you needed, for instance, to have a Lamborghini Aventador as your [...]