Alan Caruso

Alan Caruso

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If the gorgeous Toronto born Nadia Dawn looks familiar to you, it's probably because you've seen her in videos from artists ranging from Shaggy to Ozzy Osbourne. The actress of Egyptian descent is also making the rounds as an actress and on a new show she co-producing/hosting called Supermodel Showdown - think America's Next Top Model meets Survivor. Get more information on the show from her Twitter page and checkout Nadia's sexy photo gallery after the jump. [See More]

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Woodland Hills was crowded with celebrities, VIPs and enthusiasts on May 30th, all in town to celebrate the debut of Lamborghini‘s newest dealership.Those on hand at the celebration were able to view the Italian brand’s newest super sports cars, including the Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster, the Gallardo LP 560-2 50th Anniversary Edition and a Super Trofeo race car. Automobili Lamborghini President and CEO, Stephan Winkelmann, as well as Lamborghini America COO, Michael Lock, were both present at the stylish reception; haute cuisine was provided by Ink’s Michael Voltaggio.The new 3,880 square feet showroom is located on Ventura Boulevard in Woodland Hills.

It isn’t too often that we see a luxury automaker produce accessories to further accentuate the exteriors of their instantly recognizable and already well-admired cars. Naturally, when Mercedes-Benz chose to produce such an accessory for their cars, they wanted to refrain from adding something that could be seen as garish and keep it decidedly simple. The Illuminated Star is none other than just that, a simple LED-infused Mercedes-Benz logo that illuminates the radiator grille of the vehicle. The star can currently be outfitted on the GL-Class MY13+, M-Class MY12+, E-Class MY14+ or CLS MY06+ models, but the carmaker hopes to extend availability to other models in the near future.

Dissatisfied with the V8 Vantage, or its bigger brother with the V12 engine? Then meet Aston Martin‘s newest monster – the V12 Vantage S. While the name to most would normally denote fancier interior trim and a lightened body, the British masterpiece manufacturer have disregarded rival companies’ traditions and decked out this new release with a revised 6.0-liter V12 engine now outputting 565 horsepower, a new seven-speed “hydraulically actuated automated manual transmission” with race-spec software, and enhanced three-stage adaptive damping in its suspension. More noteworthy however is the improved top speed that now pushes this sports coupé past the 200mph milestone, a feat accomplished by only one other car in the Aston Martin family – the seven-figured special edition super car One-77. With a projected price tag of around $200,000 USD and a release in early 2014, this once touted “Baby Aston” seems to have grown up into a bona fide brute.

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Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot has outdone itself yet again with the creation of this patent-pending watch crafted with red ceramic. The red is a tribute to the red of Monaco, which will host the fifth edition of the Only Watch auctions on September 28th this fall. As for the timepiece itself, there is something distinctly primal about this release. If it isn’t the skeletal workings visible through the double AR-coated sapphire crystals, it surely must be the black alligator leather strap framing and complementing the 45mm case made of titanium and composite resin. The groundbreaking sanguine red ceramic bezel is affixed to the case with six H-shaped titanium screws.

Since its inception in 1963, the engineers at Porsche have spent nearly every moment overcoming a design flaw that makes the 911 unique; a rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive car is inherently unstable. In spite of this obstacle, the car stands as an example of what a sports car should be, and the 911 50th Anniversary Edition ($125,000 USD) continues that heritage. With a 430 hp flat six that reaches speeds of 186 mph and does zero to 60 in 4.2 seconds, it's equally at home on the road or the track. Porsche Active Suspension Management, a sport exhaust system, and 20-inch wheels recall its 50-year history of performance. With only 1,963 models going into production, you'd better reserve yours now.

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To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Lamborghini, the luxury marque has teamed up with Car Shoe on a deluxe Moccasin Collection. Hand made with meticulous attention to detail, the classic profile features a pebbled calf leather upper and a notched, rubber studded outsole for added grip. The moccasin is finished with Lamborghini’s iconic logo on the heel tab and metal 50th anniversary logo on the laces. The collection consists of three different colors – black, red and blue – and will be available in limited quantities. Look for the collection at select Car Shoe stockists soon. [See More]

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It’s a sports cliche to say that a powerhouse college football or basketball program “doesn’t rebuild, it reloads.” You could say that when Victoria’s Secret goes to put its bras and panties on new girls, it doesn’t rebuild, it reloads. You’ll never catch us saying Adriana Lima (age 31) should quit her Angels gig, or that we don’t want to see retirees Gisele (age 32) and Izabel Goulart (age 28) in their underwear — but would it be such a bad thing if a new Girl from Ipa Nima went walking? We spied these pictures of Daiane Sodré, who is an amazing 20-year-old Brazilian model. Is she the next Gisele or Adriana? That’s a heavy statement to make — checkout her hot gallery after the jump and let us know what you think on Twitter. [See Gallery]

The Jaguar F-Type is a very important car for the British marque, so any chance it gets to promote it is exploited at maximum. Following Lana Del Rey’s song Burning Desire, written exclusively for the F-Type, Jaguar now presents a short film called “Desire”, which premiered today at Sundance London film and music festival. Directed by Adam Smith from Ridley Scott Associates, the film features Golden Globe & Emmy Award winning actor Damian Lewis, Spanish actor Jordi Mollà and American actor Shannyn Sossamon. Enjoy.

Entertaining dinner guests can be easy and fun for them and for you at the same time. The challenges encountered while trying to make guests as comfortable as possible transform into a fun evening with the TrackTile Table. This unique mixture of handmade furniture and playful train tracks can be just the thing you were looking for to keep your house guests amazed before dinner and prepare them to enjoy a unique ride – mints and chocolates can be transported via mini-trains around the table. Imagined by Three Foot Three Design, these fun tables combine railroad patterns to shape modern entertaining possibilities. Enjoy.

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