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Latest Lifestyle News: Gearing up for Goodwood

The 2018 edition of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, one of Europe’s most prestigious car-themed events, kicks off this week and many of the world’s foremost carmakers are set to attend once again.

Among them will be iconic Italian marquee Ferrari, who will bring with them for the occasion their new 488 Pista and 812 Superfast models, both of which are making their UK debuts at the event, which takes place at a beautiful English estate across 12,000 acres of Sussex countryside,. You can read more about these Ferrari cars – and others set to appear at Goodwood – in today’s newsletter.

Elsewhere this week, commercial aviation giants Boeing have unveiled an innovative hypersonic jet concept which, if it ever comes to fruition, promises to slash long haul flight times to a fraction of what they currently are.

There’s also news on a stunning new timepiece by Jacob & Co. commissioned exclusively for the legendary American boxer Floyd Mayweather. Rarely shy about discussing his vast wealth, the watch is awash with lavish diamonds and was created at the eye-popping price of $18 million.

Returning to the car world, Mercedes-Benz have unveiled their collaborative design of an endurance road bike, and there’s also a profile of the new McLaren 600LT, which sees a return of the Longtail name after a lengthy absence.

Finally for today, Italian fashion house Bulgari has created new all-black editions for its Octo collection of watches, a private island in the Bahamas has arrived on the real estate market for a cool $85 million, and the state of Qatar has purchased New York’s iconic Plaza Hotel for $600 million.

That’s all for now. Until next time, enjoy today’s newsletter and be sure to keep checking in with for the very latest developments in the world of luxury and lifestyle.