Classy products for car lovers
Get on your premium phone to the bank because this month’s products are going to cost you.
Devil May Care Bentley Edition
The result of a collaboration between three British icons; Bentley Motors, James Bond and Penguin Books has resulted in the birth of this special edition James Bond novel titled, Devil May Care. It is written by Sebastian Faulks to celebrate the birth centenary of Ian Fleming and is based in a post-war era. Agent 007 gets behind the wheel of his favourite car, the Bentley and saves the day. The book’s cover is draped in Italian leather which is also used in Bentley cars with the ‘Flying B’ logo adorning it. Hidden inside the book is a miniature fictional car from another Bond novel, Thunderball. Only 300 copies are published, each priced at Rs 63,600.
Mercedes-Benz Folding Bicycle
This folding bicycle from Mercedes-Benz is manufactured in collaboration with ADP engineering GmbH renowned for their quality bicycles. It features a two stage fold mechanism that enables it to be carried in the boot of your car. After folding, the dimensions of the bicycle are as low as 800x800x280mm. The frame of this tiny cycle is made from aluminum alloy and features a front fork suspension with a travel of 30mm and a rear suspension with a travel of 50mm. Disc brakes at the front and rear provide excellent braking power making it an ideal accessory for weekend trips to the country side or for everyday use.
Vertu Ascent Ti Phone
Vertu has added two new phones to their Ascent Ti collection which is inspired from the world of high performance sports cars. Called the Ascent Ti Checked and Knurled, both phones feature added details with new texture designs forged into the side panels as well as metallic grey and deep purple leather trim at the back. Use of high technology is evident as the chassis is built from high quality titanium. It uses scratch resistant sapphire crystal at the front with polished ceramic – all assembled by skilled craftsmen. The 3G compatible phone features Vertu Fortress technology which stores all your private data in a secret location of Vertu in England. It also features Vertu Concierge, a service that helps customers with various queries. These gorgeous handsets are priced at a hefty Rs. 4.25 lakhs
Rado Ceramica Chronograph
Rado’s excellent craftsmanship and quality is perceptible in this limited edition watch crafted with ceramic. This chronograph is available in black with various dial trims like gold, white and pink. An elegant sapphire crystal covers the dials and hands. The push buttons blend seamlessly into the chassis of the watch. Rado has used gold to highlight details like the chrono dials and the crown. Only ten pieces of this exclusive timepiece are made in each trim with a retail price of a staggering Rs 1.5 lakhs.