The Real Deal New York

The Last Word from the Mar/Apr 2017 issue of Luxury Listings NYC

By Jennifer White Karp | March 07, 2017 10:00AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hot rides: Powerful sedans and versatile jets

1 For business or pleasure: The Swiss-made Pilatus PC-24 has removable seats, a large cabin and a freight door — ideal for your own private rescue mission. $8.9 million; from www.pilatus-aircraft.com

2 Redesign unveiled: Lexus’s fifth-generation sedan has a new, coupelike look. Starting at $72,520; from www.lexus.com

3 On your Mark: The Mercedes-AMG E63 S offers the typical driving modes of other AMG models, like comfort and sport, and adds a new “race” mode. Each mode varies suspension, steering and other settings. From $102,625; www.mbusa.com

4 Turbocharged: With a 6.6-liter twin-turbocharged V-12 engine, the M760Li xDrive is the quickest road car BMW has ever made. Starting at from $153,800; www.bmwusa.com

5 Approach the sound barrier: The Global 7000 ultralong-range jet is the largest built by Bombardier and has a cabin divided into four zones. 

Men’s watches: Transfixed by tourbillons

1 Transparent: The new version of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tourbillon Extra-Thin Openworked is made of lightweight steel and visually striking, thanks to windows that allow you to see through the watch. $204,400 in stainless steel; from www.audemarspiguet.com 

2 Flip it over: Laurent Ferrier’s Galet Classic Tourbillon Dual offers an unusual view of the tourbillon mechanism: from the front and back of the watch. $208,000;
from www.laurentferrier.ch 

3 For a special daY: The new Bovet Virtuoso VIII 10-Day Flying Tourbillon Big Date watch is a limited-edition piece to commemorate the brand’s 195th anniversary. $209,800 for the white-gold version; from www.bovet.com 

4 Start your engine: Ralph Lauren’s own 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Coupe inspired the new RL Automotive Double Tourbillon timepiece. It uses Amboyna burl, a hardwood used in luxury automotive interiors. $99,000; from www.ralphlauren.com

Diamond jewelry: In living color

1 Delicate beauty: The Demoiselle Rose pendant from Jemily features a 3.2-carat pink diamond suspended from a diamond and gold necklace, inspired by a shimmering dragonfly. Price available on request; from www.bassanojewelryny.com 

2 Wearable sunshine: Tiffany’s Soleste earrings have 2.54 carats of yellow diamonds encircled by brilliant white diamonds in platinum and 18-karat gold to bring a bit of brightness to your look. $38,000; from tiffany.com

3 Drama at your fingerTips: Say yes to this cushion-cut solitaire diamond in yellow from Messika. Price available on request; www.messika.com 

4 Shine on, you crazy diamond: The De Beers Aura Fancy Coloured Diamond Pendant is cut to allow light to enter the diamond for maximum sparkle. From $1,900; www.debeers.com 

5 Think pink: These North Star studs from Katherine Jetter boast 1.2 carats of fancy intense pink Argyle round diamonds set in 18-karat white gold and surrounded by pink and white diamonds. $600,000; from www.katherinejetter.com