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 |  Apr 13 2011, 3:23 PM

The rich have spoken, and their servants have voted for them: the Bentley Mulsanne is the preferred ride of ballers around the world, according to a survey in Centurion Magazine.

The magazine is published by American Express, and only available to the lauded gentry who hold the Centurion Card—the black card. Their first Reader’s Choice survey attempted to answer the pressing questions of the jet-set lifestyle: which Girard-Perregaux tourbillon to pair with your William Westmancott bespoke suit, the merits of the Gulfstream G650 vs. the Challenger 604, the important things in life—and the Bentley Mulsanne took the Best Limousine/Saloon Car category in the only award that truly matters to those that know.

The Mulanne beat out the Aston Martin Rapide, the Maserati Quattroporte, the “they still make those?” Maybach, and a gilded Victorian sedan chair carried by swarthy, oiled manservants to win the award. Readers from Europe, the Middle East, Hong Kong, and the 40/40 Club on West 35th Street chose the Mulsanne for its handcrafted interior, new yet evolved styling, discreet technological advancements, and its blunt, cow-catcher front end that makes it easy to intimidate the serfs. As Kanye West put it, “address me as your highness, high as United, 30,000 feet up and you are not invited.”

 |  Dec 14 2010, 2:22 PM

You’ve heard of Groupon and LivingSocial, the sites where members group together to buy services at a significantly lower cost. But how’s this for a deal? DailyWish.com is going to be selling something a little fancier than a medi/pedi – two 2011 BMW 328i vehicles at 50 percent off.

On December 16 – that’s this Thursday – the American Express’ online marketplace DailyWish.com will have two 2011 328i BMW vehicles on sale at half-price or $17,262.50 (regularly $35,975).

DailyWish.com is American Express’ online marketplace and works just like Groupon.com and LivingSocial.com. The start times for the sales are usually announced the day before, but check DailyWish now to up a reminder for this sale using the “Remind me” button. The DailyWish.com deals can only be purchased by American Express card members.

The 2011 328i BMW for sale through DailyWish.com base models but additional options can be added. If you end up buying one, a representative will call a few days after the sale to give you all the pertinent information about your new purchase, including available interior and exterior colors, and to arrange for a dealer.

[Source: DailyWish.com]

 |  Jul 01 2010, 3:32 PM

For those of you with an American Express Centurion Card (popularly known as a Black Card), this Porsche will make the perfect purchase to help you maintain the rumored $250,000 minimum balance needed to stay in good standing with the Centurion Card program.

The Porsche 911 Carrera S Centurion Edition is only available in Hong Kong, and only 3 will be made at a cost of $256,000. Aside from unique interior badging and a black paint scheme, there’s really nothing distinctive about this car versus a standard 911 Carrera S. But with such limited volume, it doesn’t really matter.

[Source: GT Spirit]