Ron Burgundy and team are back for Anchorman 2 and here’s are a trailer to continue building the hype. There’s still not details of the actual story line itself but we’re that will start cropping up once the movie nears.
To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race and the 10th anniversary of the British brand’s victory there in 2003, Bentley has announced limited edition models of the Mulsanne and Continental models. Six specs have been created to celebrate each of the six Bentley Boys who have won the race over the years. 48 examples of each ‘Le Mans Limited Edition’ model are being produced. Each car will have a unique Le Mans Edition numbered badge, Le Mans Edition clock face, embroidered Le Mans badge to each headrest, tread plates with the limited edition name, unique Le Mans Edition wheels and specific interior veneers and exterior colours.
Continental GT models will be available in the second quarter of 2013 with Mulsanne Le Mans Edition models available beginning in the third quarter. Bentley has also created a microsite to drop all the details around these limited edition beauties while also shedding more light on the brand’s history at Le Mans.
Globe-Trotter and Mr. Porter have teamed up for a capsule collection that blends the tastes of the online men’s retailer with a brand that still makes all its luxury luggage by hand in their Hertfordshire, England factory and takes over 10 days to craft each piece. Founded back in 1897, Globe-Trotter has had the privilege of making goods for many notable folks over the decades, including Winston Churchill.
Shop the Globe-Trotter for Mr. Porter capsule collection now through Mr. Porter.
To promote the launch of the latest addition to their lineup, the F-Type, Jaguar teamed up with Ridley Scott Associates to create Desire, a 13-minute short film that takes place in the middle of Chile’s Atacama Desert. Damian Lewis of Homeland plays lead here as a delivery driver for high-end cars. This time, he’s behind the wheel of the 2014 Jaguar F-Type and runs into a bit of trouble. Spanish actor Jordi Mollà and American actress Shannyn Sossamon are also in the film, showcasing that Jaguar’s pulling out all the stops to align with the launch of the 2013 World Car Design of the Year.
The F-Type’s interior is inspired by a fighter plane cockpit while more than half the car is made from recycled metal, with 80% less CO2 emissions during manufacturing compared to traditional steel welding. All-in-all, British automaker’s done an exceptional job crafting the F-Type and we’re excited to see it hit showrooms in the months ahead. Until then, enjoy Desire in its entirety below.
Ghurka was founded back in 1975 by Marley Hodgson, and has since built up a solid reputation of being one of the finest makers of fine men’s leather accessories. The lineup has ranged from business cases and travel bags to wallets and other small leather goods, all crafted while keeping Ghurka’s iconic history intact. Ghurka has come from humble beginnings in Connecticut to being respected the world over. This video gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse into Ghurka’s exacting design and manufacturing processes, and even lets us hear from longtime Ghurka artisans and collectors.
Porsche has unveiled the 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S, two rear-engine monsters that make the 40th anniversary of the 911 a memorable one. It looks great and the performance numbers are phenomenal. The turbocharged, 3.8-liter flat-six engine makes use of twin, variable-turbine-geometry turbos. For the standard Turbo, we’re talking output of 520 horsepower, a 0-60 mph time of 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 196 mph. Porsche’s Turbo S delivers 560 horsepower, 0-60 mph in just 2.9 seconds and a top speed of 198 mph. Porsche’s seven-speed PDK dual-clutch gearbox handles everything and helps the Turbo deliver a Nürburgring time of under 7 and a half minutes. The wide body design for this generation of Turbo is really something else. It’s 1.1-inches wider than a Carrera 4 with hugely flared rear fenders. The Turbo S stands out with its standard full-LED headlight.Look out for a deployable, three-stage front spoiler, and a three-way rear wing.
Look for more details around the Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S in the months ahead, though here’s a price breakdown — Turbo model will start at $149,250, while the Turbo S will go for $182,050. First look video from Porsche below.
To mark its 65th anniversary, Land Rover has presented a new special edition Defender dubbed “LXV”, the Roman numeral for 65. The LXV is based on the standard Defender Hard Top and is equipped with a 2.2-liter diesel engine pushing out 120 horsepower and 265 lb-ft or torque while being mated to a six-speed manual transmission. The British automaker finished off this Special Edition with a Santorini Black pain body that’s pinned against the Corris Grey roof, grille, headlight surrounds and facia. The Defender LXV also fitted with 16-inch Sawtooth alloy wheels and features special badges and a union flag decal on the tail gate. The interior features full leather seats with “LXV” embossed front headrests and unique orange contrast stitching on the seats, steering wheel and center cubby.
The Land Rover Defender LXV Special Edition is available in limited quantities in Great Britain with a starting price of £28,765 GBP or approx. $44,671 USD.
Last week, Dior Homme hosted its first ever fashion show in Beijing at the city’s Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) Museum. Previously shown in Paris, designer Kris Van Assche put the label’s F/W ’13 collection on display while adding in exclusively produced tuxedos for the Chinese market. Here’s what KVA had to say about the collection as well as entering China.
The Dior Homme man now looks to the future with optimism…What I wanted to convey in the collection this season is rigor, calm and control. This is a confident, self-made man in a multitude of ways. He’s a self-made superhero.
Dior Homme has provided a video recap of the show for all that weren’t in attendance so be sure to check it out.
We’re about three weeks away from Fast & Furious 6 hitting theaters and we’ve got the final official trailer. It’s lengthy and features the most detail into the action-packed thriller than all previous trailers that we’ve seen Universal release. Trailer can be found below so check it out and be sure to mark your calendar for the May 24th release.
To commemorate its 50th anniversary, Lamborghini has released the Aventador LP720-4 50 Anniversario Edition. Originally slated to be unveiled later this month at the Shanghai Motor Show, the 710-horsepower behemoth will come in a yellow and black paint job (may be customizable) and boast a 2.9-second 0-to-62-mph time and top speed of 217 miles per hour. The special carbon fiber aero kit has a hand in this as it’s said to be 50 percent more efficent. Preliminary reports say only 100 of these will be made.
Look for more details to come out once it’s officially uncovered at the Shanghai Motor Show.