Ulysses' $49 million asking price gets you a yacht that can actually explore the Earth from end to end. Finished in 2006, she has a range of 6,000 nautical miles (6,900 regular miles to you land-based folk) and can accommodate a helicopter, waverunners, and a five person submarine. It is basically the ultimate way to see the entire world. Source: Business Insider ... Continue Reading »
It has 16 cylinders, 1,001 horsepower, goes from 0-60 in 2.5 seconds, a top speed of 253 miles per hour, and a starting price of well over $1 million. The Bugatti Veyron is made of incredible numbers.nIn the early 20th century, the Bugatti name was synonymous with performance. Frenchman Ettore Bugatti founded the company in 1909 and built some of the most legendary performance and touring cars ever. In 1998, Volkswagen bought the name, and unleashed a slew of concept cars on the show circuit. Starting in 2001, they decided to make the fastest car in the world in a bespoke factory in Molsheim, France. Check out how they make and test the VeyronnnSource: Business Insider ... Continue Reading »
Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, a billionaire member of the Abu Dhabi ruling family, is known for his wild spending antics. After seeing the a photo of the Sheikh's massive Mercedes monster truck and learning that he was nicknamed the Rainbow Sheikh for owning seven Mercedes S-Classes in different colours, we had to know more. A regular building was not good enough for his cars, so he decided to commission a specially built pyramid to house the collection. Al Nahyan is the same person who had his name carved so wide in the desert sand that it could be seen from space. Source: Business Insider ... Continue Reading »
For almost 40 years, BMW has offered some of their top models to world-renowned artists and let them use it as their own mobile canvas. Andy Warhol, Frank Stella, Alexander Calder, and others have each had the chance to put their own unique spin on some of BMWs most recognizable models. As the canvas, the Art Cars were used to express speed, emotions, or the history of the artist's home country. Take a look at these moving works of art Source: Business Insider ... Continue Reading »
Luck can change in an instant. According to Motoramic, David Dopp, a truck driver from Utah, won a bright green Lamborghini Murcielago LP-640 Roadster as a prize from a convenience store contest. He took delivery last Saturday. He also crashed the car last Saturday. He apparently drove over some black ice, hit a curb, and spun about 75 feet off the road. Check out some of the most expensive car crashes ever Source: Business Insider ... Continue Reading »
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