THE HOT TEN – SPRING 2013

Submarines, yachts, private jets and shisha pipes…

 

 

SPINNING AROUND

A throwback to the all-in-one hi-fis of the 1950s, this is one rocking record player. Crafted in solid American walnut, it blends old-school electronics with digital and wireless capabilities. Time to wave goodbye to those iPod speakers.

HK$115,000

www.symbolaudio.com

 

IT ‘S COMPLICATED

The most complicated watch from Glashütte so far, the Grande Cosmopolitan Tourbillon is limited to 25 pieces worldwide. The watch can track the time in 37 destinations, making it perfect for up-in-the-air types.

HK$3.2m

www.glashuette-original.com

 

PRETTY FLY

Larger than the Cessna Latitude launched last year, the Longitude business jet can fly non-stop from New York to Paris or Beijing to Moscow and has capacity for eight people. Get on the waiting list now – first delivery is planned for 2017.

HK$200m

www.cessna.com 

 

BOX OF TRICKS  

For the 80th birthday of pop art legend Peter Blake, The Macallan have released this limited edition wooden case, stacked with miniatures and and models. The partnership between Macallan and Peter began when he designed the label of the first 12 bottles in 1926. Only ten sets available.

HK$64,500

 www.themacallan.com

 

WIDE LOAD  

Why did nobody think of this before? The new Wider 42 can expand at the flick of a switch, widening to hold 12 people comfortably. It can reach speeds of 50 knots in a few seconds and has a range of 350 miles at 40 knots – unthinkable for a yacht of this size, until now.

Price on request

www.wideryachtasia.com 

 

A LOT OF BOTTLE 

Limited to only 738 decanters worldwide, the Louis XIII Rare Cask 42,6 is a boozy treat, presented in a Baccarat crystal decanter with a 24-karat rose-gold neck. Best not throw the bottle out with the trash.

HK$187,000

www.louis-xiii.com 

 

DOWN UNDER

U-Boat Worx submersibles are the most advanced private submarines in the world. Zoom down 100 metres in air-conditioned comfort, and let the adventure begin. Perfect for wannabe Bonds.

From HK$13m

www.uboatworx.com

 

BEST SHOT 

Billed as a tribute to Grand Prix race-car engines, this hefty machine, limited to 500 units worldwide, is made using magnesium, titanium and aluminium, with coffee served from “exhaust tubes.”

HK$116,000

www.espressoveloce.com

 

HOT AIR 

Swiss designers Aurentum have created this exceptional shisha, crafted with 24-carat gold as well as diamonds and rubies. That’s one pricey smoke.

HK$7m

www.aurentum-switzerland.com

 

CALL ME MAYBE

How can a phone possibly be so pricey? It’s down to the extremely expensive watch that’s attached to the front. Only 18 are available. Not one to leave in a taxi.

HK$2.8m

www.celsius-x-vi-ii.com

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