Top Five Sumptuous Travel Tips for September

South Beach Luxury TravelAs summer draws to a close, savvy travelers know it is the perfect opportunity to squeeze in that last minute and much needed luxury getaway.  While there are nearly unlimited options worldwide to bask and spend, our top five picks for a true American escape are:

•    South Beach
•    New York
•    Chicago
•    Los Angeles
•    Las Vegas

Sleek and Stunning, the Bugatti Grand Sport Makes its Debut

Bugatti Grand Sport A topless transition from the Veyron, the new Bugatti Grand Sport will set you back a stratospheric $2 million dollars.  The design is elegant, not intimidating, and the interior engulfs driver and passenger in luxury.  The interior leather is pure of grain, originating from Alpine bovines raised at altitudes high enough to lack the insect pests that would mar their skin.  Now that is smooth.

Impressed yet?  This luxury car is capable of a cool blast-off from zero to 62 miles per hour in 2.7 seconds.  If you press the accelerator for seven seconds, you can become a blur reaching speeds of over 125 miles per hour-leaving gawkers to wonder "What is that?"  You could conceivably go 188 miles per hour, but would require a fuel stop every ten minutes.  The EPA economy numbers are not a concern to potential buyers, renters or owners of this exotic beast, but for the record they are 8-mpg city, 14-mpg highway. 

This  ridiculously racy car demands attention, and definitely gets it in spades.  This is one of the mBugatti Grand Sport luxury carost expensive, exclusive, and fastest production cars on earth.  A delicious sight and an almost devious experience to encounter, the Bugatti Grand Sport could qualify as one of the wonders of the world.  Other savvy selections and recommendations for exotic sports convertible rentals include the Aston Martin V8 Vantage rental, the Bentley GTC convertible rental, and the Ferrari F430 Spyder rental

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Top 5 Luxury Rental Cars South Beach Style Tips for August

Ferrari F430 convertible rentalIf you like to get out and do it up, you are most likely familiar with the competitive and constantly evolving realm of luxury rental cars.  Only the best will do when it comes to a road companion in the next luxury city you visit, and leaving an impression is a serious must.  We recommend the following to achieve adrenaline damage with the best of them:

•     Ferrari F430 convertible
•     Bentley GTC convertible
•     Mercedes S550
•    Cadillac Escalade Platinum Edition
•    The Aston Martin V8 Vantage

The Ferrari F430 convertible is the counterpart of the Ferrari F430 Coupe, and an extraordinary sight to see on any street.  This luxury rental car is defined by the classic Ferrari feel, with an airy and uninhibited edge.  Crisp and edgy on any street, a Ferrari F430 convertible rental is particularly appealing along A1A in South Beach, where hip clubs and luxury restaurants along the beach set the mood and tone for an upscale vacation or business destination.  The Ferrari F430 Spyder convertible highlights include a 4.3-liter V8 engine capable of bringing a satisfactory smirk to anyone when it splits zero to 60 miles per hour in less than 3.5 seconds.  Did we mention it is the third fastest Ferrari in history? 

Protruding from the ranks of luxury, the Bentley GTC convertible rental is an incredible element of the Bentley collection.  Capable of a smooth zero to 60 miles per hour in 4.8 seconds, this touring convertible features a 6 liter, twin-turbo charged W12 engine and a sleek and sexy body.  The Bentley GTC convertible is dressed in all of the traditional luxury drivers expect from the brand, and the topless appeal only adds to the dramatic tones.

Another luxury rental car you do not want to miss is the Mercedes S550 rental.  This luxury ride is an intricately remodeled Mercedes equipped to dazzle onlookers and satisfy drivers with a powerful 382 horsepower V8 engine with optional 4MATIC all-wheel-drive.  This flagship luxury sedan rental is much more than aesthetics, with camera and radar-based driver assistance systems including Adaptive high beam Assist, and Lane Keeping Assist.  Fully functional and gorgeous, this is a sophisticated piece of machinery and an ideal exotic car rental in South Beach.    

The American choice of luxury rental SUV has become the Cadillac Escalade.  This Cadillac Escalade rentalsupgraded and upscale version of the high-profile and polished SUV portrays the third generation of Escalade rentals in South Beach and worldwide.  This luxury SUV rental features a 6.2 liter V-8 engine and the world’s fastest reacting suspension system.   Sliding inside, the wood trimmed décor wraps lavishly around heated and cooled seating-providing utmost comfort for your crew.  Ideal for anywhere, the Cadillac Escalade rental has DVD navigation, a rearview backup camera and a Bose 5.1 surround sound system to keep your party going well into a sultry South Beach night!

Finally, when you are traveling for business and prefer a hint of pleasure, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage rental is a classic that never disappoints.  Lovingly referred to as the Baby Aston, this family jewel is among the best in South Beach luxury rental cars.  Blasting down the streets in the Aston Martin V8 Vantage rental is a guaranteed method to obtain envious stares and exhilarating thrills as you traverse the Atlantic coast.  This exotic rental car is powered by a 420 horsepower, 4.7-liter hand-built V8 engine capable of propelling it up to 180 miles per hour.  This luxury car boasts the title of the most successful Aston Martin in history, leaving no questions regarding its ability to provide a premium luxury rental car South Beach experience.  If you want to feel the burn and wrap your hands around the wheel of an exotic South Beach rental car, we got you covered.

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Even with Quirks, Bentley GT-C is Spotless When Spotted on South Beach

In a Luxury Rental Car-South Beach StunsWhile we love Bentley and the luxury that the brand represents, there are always a few quirks here and there with all luxury cars.  The Bentley GT-C, for example, has a few slight irritations on its otherwise impeccable record:

•    Gas tank release tends to stick
•    Cup holders in odd location
•    Convertible top malfunction light may appear if you try to put the top down while the car is in motion

While none of these define a Bentley by any means, they are simply small problems that can cause annoyance in a luxury car (call us spoiled).  Bentley is an impressive luxury brand with an overall reputation for flawless fun and escape. Bentley GT-C Convertible Rental in South Beach

The best place to rent a luxury Bentley is in South Beach, of course.  In Miami, there is never a shortage of indulgent amenities to occupy you and your family.  One amenity being a Miami luxury rental car, ideal for soaking in all the fun South Beach has to offer.

There is nothing like the opulence of South Florida, South Beach in particular.  The beachside resort-style community is famed for its Caribbean/Atlantic waters, impeccable location and luxurious nightlife.  And whether you are slipping into stilettos or into a Bentley, one thing is for certain, turning heads is just more fun in South Beach!

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Bentley is Environmentally Conscious. Luxury Green Sports Car.

Be proud to be a Bentley Continental owner because, apparently, you are being environmentally conscious. The luxurious automobile will actually be put to good use once you're done with it. Bentley has guaranteed that the Continental line is 85% recyclable and 95% recoverable and even has a certificate to prove it. Hard to imagine trashing a Bentley but, at least, other industries will make good use of the metal, plastic, and glass. The Continental line is gorgeous and recyclable, making it more green then ever. If you're in the market for a luxury automobile, think Bentley for its guiltless luxury!

Bentley Makes Progress. All New Luxury Supersport Car.

Bentleys have historically been big, heavy and not built for speed, until now. Bentley has produced the fastest supercar in Bentley history, the brand new Continental Supersports with FlexFuel technology. As Bentley’s Chairman and Chief Executive, Dr. Franz-Josef Paefgen, said, “The Continental Supersports reflects the passion and enthusiasm of Bentley’s engineers and designers. This is the fastest, most extreme Bentley ever, dramatically styled to underline its supercar character. Importantly, it also pioneers the use of FlexFuel technology in the luxury sector.”

Despite the fact that FlexFuel technology is already on the road, most Americans have no idea what's going on. In short, Flex-Fuel cars have an engine able to run on a mixture of fuels, like gasoline and ethanol. Ethanol fuel is an ethyl alcohol, kind of like the alcohol found in your alcoholic drinks. Ethanol or E85 is easy to produce from common crops like corn and sugar cane and is a renewable resource, which petroleum gasoline is not. Plus, Ethanol contains almost 34% less energy per unit volume than regular gasoline which translates into lower mileage per gallon.

The 2010 Bentley Continental Supersports is super-fast. And the stats stack up, 621 hp output, zero to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and 204 mph top speed. Bentley engineering boss Ulrich Eichhorn says, "it is  a shock! -- a lightweight Bentley." Keep in mind, the Continental Supersports still weighs 4,800 pounds which means Bentley is basically an engineering miracle maker.  What began as a project to lighten up the Continental GT coupe and add some umph, materialized into an official new car program at Bentley. Now the Bentley Continental Supersports is slated to debut for Miamians in the flesh at Bentley Miami. Bentley Miami has invited a select few to witness the fastest, most environmentally efficient Bentley ever! This is progress