Add to favourites
News Local and Global in your language
27th of May 2017

Automotive



Ubers for the 0.1 Percent

While the plebs are busy navigating the perils of ride sharing in 2017—should I #deleteuber? does Lyft still require fist bumps?—the überrich have problems of their own. Like: Where’s the nearest on-demand heli­copter? Will the yacht be free on Memorial Day weekend? Yep, the sharing economy looks pretty different from the window of a Gulf­stream.

This article appears in the May issue. Subscribe now.

SeaNet

Oceangoing oligarchs can partly own anything from a no-fuss ­VanDutch 40 power­boat to a fancy-­pants Benetti mega­yacht.Price: $173,750 to $5.1 millionPlan B: SmartYacht

Getty Images

Oceangoing oligarchs can partly own anything from a no-fuss ­VanDutch 40 power­boat to a fancy-­pants Benetti mega­yacht.Price: $173,750 to $5.1 millionPlan B: SmartYacht

HeliFlite

A prepaid card gets fat cats lifts within 125 miles of Manhattan with two days’ notice.Price: $161,250 for 25 hoursPlan B: Blade Bounce, Sikorsky Shares

Getty Images

A prepaid card gets fat cats lifts within 125 miles of Manhattan with two days’ notice.Price: $161,250 for 25 hoursPlan B: Blade Bounce, Sikorsky Shares

Flexjet

Ranges from 25 flight hours in a light jet to an 800-hours-a-year share in a Gulfstream G450 (sleeps up to six).Price: $175,000 to $30 millionPlan B: NetJets, XOJet

Getty Images

Ranges from 25 flight hours in a light jet to an 800-hours-a-year share in a Gulfstream G450 (sleeps up to six).Price: $175,000 to $30 millionPlan B: NetJets, XOJet

Private Islands Online

One getaway comes with servants on a nearby island.Price: Up to millions per nightPlan B: Amillarah Private Islands

Getty Images

One getaway comes with servants on a nearby island.Price: Up to millions per nightPlan B: Amillarah Private Islands

Terra Vivos

For your, er, last resort, opt for fractional ownership of an Indiana bomb shelter. When the apocalypse hits, you’ll have 80 new best friends.Price: $50,000 ($35,000 for children)Plan B: There is no plan B.

Getty Images

For your, er, last resort, opt for fractional ownership of an Indiana bomb shelter. When the apocalypse hits, you’ll have 80 new best friends.Price: $50,000 ($35,000 for children)Plan B: There is no plan B.

Read More




Leave A Comment

More News

WIRED

ABR - News

Car and Driver Blog

All Motor Trend Stories RSS

Automotive news - from

High Gear Media Network Feed

Featured Articles

Disclaimer and Notice:WorldProNews.com is not the owner of these news or any information published on this site.