Maserati MC20 Cielo
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Arushi Sakhuja
Fast, furious and captivating, the world of luxury cars is ever-evolving given the extensive innovation in technology and ideas. Some of the top players in the luxury car industry are introducing concepts. While some cars are making a stellar comeback, other vintage cars are being auctioned at jaw-dropping prices. Luxebook takes you through the latest in the world of luxury cars.
BMW i7 Series – Swaroski headlights

 

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It’s crystal clear — yes we mean literally! Jewellery brand Swarovski has joined hands with BMW for the new BMW i7 that ignites the imagination with the inclusion of the all-new Swarovski Crystal Iconic Glow headlights. Carefully crafted from full-cut crystal, the headlights offer a new experience in the automotive luxury sector.
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 Uhlenhaut Coupe race car sold for US$143 million

 

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The rarer the car, heftier the price tag, and this ultra-rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 Uhlenhaut Coupe race car is proof of that. Sold for a jaw-dropping US$143 million in a secret RM Sotheby’s auction last week, it has become the most valuable car in the world and falls under the top 10 most valuable items ever sold at an auction in any category. The car was based on the company’s successful W 196 R Grand Prix car.
The proceeds will be donated to establish a worldwide “Mercedes-Benz Fund” that will provide long-term educational and research scholarships in the areas of environmental science and decarbonisation for young people.
Maserati unveils the MC20 Cielo
Maserati MC20 Cielo
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Classy and futuristic, say hello to the new Maserati MC20 Cielo. After discontinuing the convertible back in 2019, the 2022 version boasts of one of the quickest retracting roofs in the business at 12 seconds. The engine bay is identical to its standard variant — Twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 that makes 629-horsepower. And of course, it comes with a price tag of approximately ₹1.8 crore.
The DeLorean Alpha 5
Delorean
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Four decades later, we are back to the future with The DeLorean ‘Alpha5’. Staying true to the classic ’80s-era, the Alpha 5 comes with iconic gull-wing doors and can reach 60mph in about 2.99 seconds. Catering to the idea of sustainability and a modern twist it has a 100% electric setup.
Porche reveals some of the interiors of their Taycan Art
Taycan Art Car
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Taycan Art Car
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Taycan Art Car
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Porsche joined hands with Sean Wotherspoon (American Designer & Artist) for a stunning Taycan Art Car. With a multicolour frame, the exterior frame is colour-blocked in bespoke colours Nash Blue, Sean Peach, Loretta Purple, and Ashley Green. The luxury brand also offered a sneak peak of the same colours reflected in the colourful interiors.  Adding an interesting spin to colourful leather interiors is the use of cork on the dashboard, steering wheel and centre console. Providing a refreshing visual contrast, the gorgeous interior left us in awe.
Mercedes Maybach 100th Edition
Mercedes-Maybach
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Mercedes-Maybach
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To celebrate 100 years of the Mercedes Maybach car brand, the automotive manufacturer has launched the limited anniversary series ‘Edition 100’ – a special edition of the current S-Class and GLS models, each limited to 100 units. . Characteristic Maybach hallmarks such as the impressive radiator grille bear the brand emblem. The S-Class and GLS are hand-painted in the same two tones – high-tech silver/nautical blue – and feature a special design of leather interior in designo crystal white/silver grey pearl.
Jaguar released the 1965 E-type roadster for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant on Sunday.
Jaguar 1965 E Type Reborn
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Jaguar 1965 E Type Reborn
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It was truly a royal affair in London on June,5, to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Jaguar unveiled its latest gorgeous restomod, a very patriotic 1965 E-type, on Sunday. The sporty roadster is finished in a custom blue hue inspired by the Union Jack.
With modern upgrades, the original headlamps were replaced with a set of powerful LED lights, while the interior is equipped with the Jaguar Classic infotainment system and a small touchscreen that can be used for navigation and offers Bluetooth support.

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