Cars

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Feb 2020

Automobili Pininfarina's design director shares the brand's driving ambition to create the world's first zero-emissions hypercar

Automobili Pininfarina has announed that its flagship vehicle, the fully electric Battista hypercar, is commencing the testing and development phase to mark the 90th anniversary year of Pini... Read More

By Georgia Peck | 10 Feb 2020

How the sustainability trend is inspiring HNWs to breathe new life into heirloom furniture

In today's technological age, when we're no longer surprised by driverless cars and our speakers are speaking back to us, it's easy to feel like we can't survive without the latest pie... Read More

By Tempus | 20 Dec 2019

Security specialist Valkyrie shares its discreet solution to guarding your classic and high-value vehicles

For any classic car purist, the idea of splicing into wires to clumsily fit modern electronics into vintage and high-value cars is jarring to the conscience. But for those of us worried about the... Read More

By Tempus | 18 Nov 2019

Security specialists Valkyrie hosted an exclusive showcase at the home of SAS-founder Sir David Stirling

Specialist security company Valkyrie hosted an exclusive showcase event on 13 November in association with event partners Copperstones – exclusive agent of Aston Martin Residence Miami... Read More

By Gareth Herincx | 07 Nov 2019

Tempus discovers the animal magnetism of the Lamborghini Aventador

Ask any petrolhead to sketch a modern supercar and the result is likely to resemble Lamborghini’s evergreen Aventador. The dramatic wedge-shaped supercar has been with us since 2011, when it deb... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 10 Oct 2019

The changing face of wealth: From Leonardo to Greta, we examine the real influencers behind the new UHNW, and the behaviour trends that will affect us all

This is Leonardo DiCaprio. You know him from Titanic, The Wolf of Wall Street, and this year’s triumphant Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. His 30-year résumé of award-winning perf... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 18 Sep 2019

Tempus takes the wheel of Princess Yachts' groundbreaking performance sports yacht, the R35

Seldom do the words superyacht and speedboat come together, unless you’re talking of taking a tender from boat to shore. Boatbuilders tend to stick to what they’re known for – in Pri... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 18 Sep 2019

Exclusive: Prince Albert II on how Monaco is pioneering sustainable change from the ground up

Monaco is often associated with the finer things in life, but – as HSH Prince Albert II is determined to point out to the world – finer needn’t mean damaging. The principality’... Read More

By Damian Greenall | 09 Sep 2019

Bentley announces it will build 12 iconic Blowers in celebration of the brand 100-year anniversary

When an automotive brand has created what is still acknowledged to be the finest GT car in the world, sumptuous limousines that are capable of whisking their passengers around in 200mph comfort, and f... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Sep 2019

CLOSED: Two tickets to Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace

This competition is now closed. The winner has been contacted and will be announced soon.    Tempus is delighted to offer complimentary tickets to the Concours of Elegance to one l... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 07 Aug 2019

Inside the intriguing world of Grant Macdonald London, Britain’s finest silversmiths

Grant Macdonald jokes that he wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth, so he learned to make one. It’s this drive, creativity and, some could say, stubbornness that’s made Macdo... Read More

By Adam Hay-Nicholls | 06 Aug 2019

Take a tour of Ferrari's spectacular dream factory in northern Italy

Approaching Maranello in northern Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, we could be in any modestly sized pastel-coloured industrial town. Yet, once you reach the perimeter road around Ferrari’s ... Read More

By James Bannister | 02 Aug 2019

Meet the Scottish firm producing the world’s finest automotive leather

When seeking craftsmanship in the automotive world, we tend to look to the past. The weathered hands of third- and fourth-generation artisans tell the stories of a continuing legacy which is so rarely... Read More

By Cheryl Markosky | 01 Aug 2019

Park life: make a statement with these supercar garages

As befits the former head of the McLaren Formula One Ron Dennis is building something definitively 21st-century beneath his Wentworth Estate mansion – an extensive subterranean garage with a rev... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 15 Jul 2019

Four-time powerboating world champion Miles Jennings explains why this thrilling sport is no longer just for the elite few

With speeds surpassing 160mph, furious competition from the world’s best racers and the sea as your racetrack, it’s no surprise that offshore powerboat racing is heralded as the Formula 1 ... Read More

12 Jul 2019

These are the luxury car choices for the most wealthy

A car is never just a car; for high net worth individuals, it's everything from a status symbol to a style icon and embodiment of the lives we lead. The vehicles we drive say something about us &n... Read More

By Gareth Herincx | 18 Jun 2019

Bugatti president Stephan Winkelmann tells Tempus how the marque is standing the test of time

When Ettore Bugatti created his first car in 1909, he could never have imagined that his company would evolve into one of world’s most desirable luxury brands. Bugatti has had its challenge... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Jun 2019

Electric dream: Lunaz Design is sparking bright new interest in the longevity of classic cars by plugging in to futuristic tech

As the car industry becomes ever more conscious of its impact on the environment, the question of how future generations can enjoy the unique driving experiences of classic cars is more important than... Read More

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