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Ferrari GTC4Lusso V12

Ferrari GTC4Lusso V12 Luxury Tour Review

I took the Ferrari on a long, leisurely tour of vineyards with International Excellence Luxury Magazine colleague Darren Lynsdale. We took in the Surrey Hills, the valleys of Hampshire and the Sussex coast. Of particular note were the fine white wines at the Rathfinny Estate, which is a stunning new vineyard near Seaford.

So, the Ferrari GTC4Lusso V12 statistics. It has a 6.3 L V12 engine, with four-wheel steering and drive, 681 bhp, does 0-62 mph in 3.5 secs and has a top speed of  208 mph.

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Rampur Select Indian Single Malt Whisky Review

Rampur Select Indian Single Malt Whisky Review

Rampur Whisky is a very different single malt from Radico Khaitan, India’s third largest distillery established in 1943.

Rampur is distilled in traditional copper pot stills in the oldest distillery in India, dating from 1943 with 73 years of distillation expertise. The Himalayas provide polar opposite of climate conditions throughout the year with the flavour of the famous Indian summer giving Rampur an added dimension and depth.

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Historic Hartwell House Hotel Exemplifies The Luxury English Stately Home

Historic Hartwell House Hotel Exemplifies The Luxury English Stately Home

“Why wouldst thou leave calm Hartwell’s green abode...Apician table and Horatian Ode?”
Lord Byron referring to Louis XVIII’s departure from Hartwell House.
Owned by the National Trust, Hartwell House is an exceptional opportunity to stay in a magnificent and eccentrically decorated English stately home in Buckinghamshire. Set in 90 acres of verdantly landscaped garden, just 40 miles from London, it personifies a style and character unique to Jacobean (and Georgian) country houses.

Lexus UX F-Sport Compact Self Charging Hybrid SUV Review

Lexus UX F-Sport Compact Self Charging Hybrid SUV Review

Lexus is not the first brand that pops up in car debates, but that may be changing. People are slow to catch on to good things, but Lexus has enjoyed a record sales year, 70% of which are hybrid SUV’s.
The new Lexus UX F Sport Hybrid is a great introduction to great value luxury SUV’s. First off, it has a 2l 4 cylinder inline petrol engine with a combined 181bhp. The petrol engine pumps out 150bhp and the electric motor over the front axle gives out 107bhp. It does 0-62 in 8.5 secs, with a combined 49mpg, though with careful driving you can probably top that.

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Capture One Pro 12 Image Editing Software Review

Capture One Pro 12 Image Editing Software Review

Capture One 12 is the latest iteration of an image processing software that has been around since the very beginning. In fact the lead designer also worked on the creation of Photoshop.
Images above taken on the Fujifilm GFX 50S interior of the new Bentley Bentayga and processed in Capture One Pro 12.
Capture One 12 is without doubt the most thorough image editing and processing application available. I used the very first Capture One when it first came out and was the dominant software on the market.

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Fujifilm GFX 50S Mirrorless Medium Format Camera Review

Fujifilm GFX 50S Mirrorless Medium Format Camera Review

Fujifilm GFX 50S Mirrorless Medium Format Camera Review

The Fujifilm GFX 50S is a purists camera for those that truly love still photography. Fujifilm has succeeded in creating a magnificent camera that provides images with exceptional tone, dynamic range, depth and clarity with superb lenses. The images above were taken on the Fujifilm GFX 50S of the interior of the new Bentley Bentayga and processed with Capture One.

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