After more than a decade, the historic brand is relaunching its flagship sedan. The result is a US$450,000 hunk of power and opulence. Reaching 7,976 feet above sea level, Switzerland’s spindle-thin Furka Pass is one of the highest mountain roads in the world. Its sheer edges are so abrupt...
POSTED 21 Nov, 2017 0 Comments
If you’re looking for a new drop to try over the holidays, award-winning Tasmanian distillery Sullivans Cove will be releasing its first special edition Double Cask single malt whisky in late November. The new whisky is made with a combination of individually selected French oak ex-tawny a...
POSTED 20 Nov, 2017 1 Comment
Toyota has just introduced a new Century. And that's a big deal. The Toyota Century is the most exclusive car in Japan. Introduced in 1967 and named for the 100th birthday of company founder Sakichi Toyoda, the Century defines top-tier Japanese luxury: the kind reserved for heads of state, chief...
POSTED 31 Oct, 2017 4 Comments
The manual version of the 2018 Porsche GTS is the most connected, most grounded, and simplest expression of the carmaker’s id – and the purest Porsche experience on the road. When Porsche introduced the manual 911 R last year, it made only 991 of them. The super-tuned monster sold ou...
POSTED 25 Oct, 2017 0 Comments
The big cat's convertible and coupe versions of the 2018 F-Type SVR both deliver a lot for your money. But one offers a higher level of comfort, convenience, and drive quality. Jaguar’s F-Type has outsold the company’s initial sales expectations and earned critical awards for the loo...
POSTED 13 Oct, 2017 0 Comments
If there’s a prime time for restaurants in the northern hemisphere, it’s autumn. Following a slow summer season, chefs and restaurateurs – not to mention wine directors and bartenders – prepare to roll out their most anticipated projects. This particular fall sees the reo...
POSTED 9 Oct, 2017 0 Comments
Your shiny new Apple Watch Series 3 may make and take phone calls via its own inbuilt 4G cellular smarts, but don't get too used to leaving your iPhone behind when you head overseas. The unique nature of the Apple Watch LTE model means that it runs independent of your iPhone only within Australi...
POSTED 6 Oct, 2017 6 Comments
Although no one wants to say it, China is producing some of the most delectable fish eggs available. Mention China alongside almost any food product, and people get nervous. After international incidents involving bleach-soaked meat, antifreeze-laced apple juice, and pine nuts “unfit for ...
POSTED 6 Oct, 2017 0 Comments
Sonos has entered the growing 'smart speaker' market with the Sonos One, which will work with Amazon's Alexa voice control software when it launches at the end of October and get a software upgrade for Apple Siri and Google Assistant in 2018. Those voice assistants will let users control music p...
POSTED 5 Oct, 2017 6 Comments
People love Maserati for its looks and its history, but the brand’s mega-sedan has some flaws to fix. Brits love Maserati. At least, the two Brits I had dinner with Wednesday night in L.A. do. They were so excited to see the latest car I was testing that they waited outside on the sidewal...
POSTED 4 Oct, 2017 1 Comment
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