Interview: Hector Muelas, RIMOWA’s Chief Brand Officer

We discuss the brand's new visual identity, product portfolio and collaboration with Off-White

To celebrate its 120th anniversary, luxury luggage brand RIMOWA did something many heritage companies are loathe to do and updated its visual identity. Logically, the refresh harkens back to the brand’s history, but is undeniably contemporary. The rebrand—led by RIMOWA chief executive Alexandre Arnault and chief brand officer Hector Muelas—was executed by Commission Studio, and reflects the brand’s DNA perfectly. Elegant yet utilitarian, fancy yet …

Test Drive: 2019 Bentley Bentayga V8

We test the spritely, luxurious model in the Austrian Alps

When the Bentley Bentayga debuted, it was the most luxurious SUV in the world, offering Bentley’s famed craftsmanship and comfort with a new level of capability. Very quickly, Bentayga became the nearly 100-year-old luxury British automaker’s top seller. Arriving just two short years after, a new V8 version tweaks the formula, and we took to the alpine roads of Austria, and the other-worldly heights of …

Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury

An all-electric SUV targeted at China's wealthiest consumers and beyond

by Jaclyn Trop As Mercedes-Benz continues to polish its rarefied Maybach brand, it’s testing the Chinese appetite for the marque’s first-ever all-electric SUV concept. Called the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury, the SUV debuted Tuesday at Auto China 2018 in Beijing as the sixth Maybach concept vehicle from Mercedes-Benz Design in as many years. The 750-horsepower, fully electric SUV concept boasts a range of more than …

Airbus Plans to Offer Beds in the Cargo Hold

For those who don’t have the luxury of flying business class, sitting with all your limbs contorted in an airplane seat is obviously one of the least appealing aspects of travel. However, Airbus is said to be building bunk beds into their cargo holds—available for those in “cattle” class to rent out for naps. While it might seem like a wild concept, many large planes …