The once Ferrari Sergio Pininfarina concept car showcased earlier this year in London, is no longer just a concept. 6 models of the car have been produced and can be purchased through invitation only.
The wine industry may conjure up images of sun-kissed vineyards, fading labels on vintage bottles and the squashing of plump red and green colored grapes, but it is as open to technological innovation as any other industry. In fact, the fragility of wine as a product and its susceptibility to fraud make opportunities for tech disruption even more bountiful.
Chipping out for a new Batmobile would be a smart investment for billionaire Bruce Wayne of course, but what about your everyday real life billionaire? Would they deem any of the more modern batmobiles a smart investment? With the new Batmobile currently being worth less than the original it’s hard to imagine so.
The Value of Rare Video Games
The video game industry is only going to grow in terms of value and size, but what about the worth of the games themselves? It may not be high culture, but the nostalgic and intrinsic value of rare video games as digital assets, would be foolish to ignore. Most industries produce historic artifacts that gain value with time and the gaming industry is no exception, with several video games iconic of the trade already becoming worth several thousands. Read more
The effort that goes into your average Hollywood movie production is often of a bewildering scale. After years of toil, involving thousands of extras, hundreds of locations and months of CGI editing, the red carpets are laid out to reveal the magic of the movies to an awaiting public. But what happens to all the items that made the story come to life, the costumes, the cars, the props and signs so beloved by movie fans?
The California wine making industry has come a long way in the last century. From facing near annihilation during the years of prohibition, to undergoing a revolution in the late 1930s under André Tchelistcheff – “The Dean of American Winemakers”. Californian wine’s huge rise in popularity in recent decades can be attributed to the results of the Paris Judgement in 1976, with California’s produce assessed to be the best during the contest. Since that success, it has grown to become one of the most highly regarded wine’s in the world.
Nascar has developed its cars in conjunction with the health and safety regulated world we now live in. After the deaths of some of the sport’s most famous drivers, including Dale Earnhardt (A.K.A the Intimidator), the Car of Tomorrow project was launched and came to life in 2007, with a new series of safer cars. These Nascar cars, while improving each year, have been shunned by drivers and fans alike, who haven’t warmed to the latest boxier designs, not to mention their slower pace. With the latest nascar cars not meeting with some of the fans desires, where does the future of the Nascar model lie? These concept Nascar cars give us an insight into the things to come.
The Ferrari 250 series has become the one of the most valuable gems set into the car company’s crown of achievements over the last fifty years. Classic models from the series have claimed some of the most impressive unofficial titles in the most expensive car category.