What is Nappa Leather?

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What is Nappa Leather?
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From boots to bags and wallets to watch bands, leather is a premium material. In many ways it’s synonymous with luxury. Could you imagine if Prada knitted purses out of yarn or if Rolls-Royce covered its seats with burlap? These ultra-premium products owe much of their appeal to the humble cow. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith

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Five-Point Inspection: 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith
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Rolls-Royce is one of the most famous automakers in the world. This storied British brand is best known for building obscenely lavish cars, motoring vehicles that scream “expensive,” but in a well-mannered, genteel way. Models like the Ghost sedan and Phantom flagship practically define the luxury segment. They’re decked out with features and materials not… Continue Reading...

Aston Martin Vanquish Centenary Edition Celebrates 100 Years: 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Aston Martin Vanquish Centenary Edition Celebrates 100 Years: 2013 Geneva Motor Show
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It’s a big year for celebrating anniversaries at the Geneva Motor Show this year, and Aston Martin’s “Centenary Edition” Vanquish was uncovered today before the show’s official beginning. Continue Reading...

‘High Gear’ SEMA Mustang Explained in Video

‘High Gear’ SEMA Mustang Explained in Video
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With a winning design selected by its viewers, the “High Gear” SEMA Ford Mustang Build Powered by Women is getting underway, but before we see anything in the flesh, some of the all-female design team in charge are explaining their design. Continue Reading...

2013 Toyota Avalon Debuts New Interior Exterior Style: 2012 New York Auto Show

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2013 Toyota Avalon Debuts New Interior Exterior Style: 2012 New York Auto Show
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In stylish new clothes, inside and out, the 2013 Toyota Avalon debuted today at the New York Auto Show. Despite getting a refresh in 2011, Toyota seems to have recognized that its full-size sedan, aimed squarely at baby boomers looking for value and comfort, needed a new face to continue competing with the ever-changing car… Continue Reading...

RAM Laramie Limited Adds Distinction: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

RAM Laramie Limited Adds Distinction: 2012 Chicago Auto Show
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Ram‘s new Laramie Limited luxury package pickup bowed yesterday at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show in true American fashion: with a pretty girl smiling at its’ side. “The launch of the Ram Laramie Longhorn edition gave us a boost in the ultra-premium pickup segment and exceeded our expectations,” said Fred Diaz, President and CEO of the Ram… Continue Reading...

Infiniti EX37 Gets Vilner Treatment For Second Time

Infiniti EX37 Gets Vilner Treatment For Second Time
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Be warned, this is the most dangerous Infiniti ever built and it has nothing to do with safety ratings or recall notices. No, the real danger here is that once inside, you may never want to leave. In their second, and undeniably remarkable, redesign of the Infiniti EX37 interior, Bulgarian design studio Vilner has our… Continue Reading...

Mercedes-Benz’s B-Class Interior Images Revealed

Mercedes-Benz’s B-Class Interior Images Revealed
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The all-new Mercedes-Benz B-Class is to debut at the Frankfurt auto show this September, and the German automaker has just released interior photos of what the luxury hatchback will look like. The interior appears to be very simple and well laid out. The B-Class interior can be outfitted with high end materials including the ARTICO… Continue Reading...

Mercedes-Benz Is Testing Silk And Cashmere For Interior Of Next-Gen S-Class

Mercedes-Benz Is Testing Silk And Cashmere For Interior Of Next-Gen S-Class
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Insiders have revealed that Mercedes-Benz is testing banana wood as a trim on the next S-Class and that all wood veneers are 100 percent real. Exotic materials such as silk and cashmere are also being considered. The current S-Class is becoming somewhat long-in-the-tooth, compared to the recently released Audi A8 and BMW 7-Series. Mercedes-Benz has… Continue Reading...

Leather Wrapped BMW X6 Is Strikingly Interesting

Leather Wrapped BMW X6 Is Strikingly Interesting
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The world of modifying cars is ever changing, as more and more creative minds find different ways to personalize their ride, setting it apart from the crowd. Back in SEMA of 2009, Air Runner imported over a Toyota Vellfire van that was wrapped in full genuine red leather. It was definitely eyebrow raising and it… Continue Reading...

Jaguar XKR Gets Plaid Interior For Italian Market

Jaguar XKR Gets Plaid Interior For Italian Market
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If you’re buying a Jaguar XKR, you are probably the kind of customer who expects to be swaddled in leather, but an Italian special edition tore the leather out and replaced with with plaid Alcantara. The example pictured above is finished in a pattern known as “Prince of Wales check” and is a bit more… Continue Reading...