Celine Dion mansion is on the market

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The canadian singer, Celine Dion, listed her mansion in Florida for $ 38.5 million. In 2013 she tried to sell for $ 72 million, she ended up canceling it and now is listing for price 47% lower.

The property has 13 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, tennis court and a huge swimming pool. Its total area is 10,000 sq ft. For the kids there is a playground with two waterslide, all surround by a river-like pool.

Best cars at 2017 Detroit Auto Show

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2017 Detroit Auto Show cars came with a great combination of technology and design, projecting how the future of cars will be.

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KIA GT Concept

This four door sport sedan is a muscular car with an elegant interior. It has a extended bonnet, short front overhang and long wheelbase. Kia GT Concept comes with suicide doors.

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BMW X2 Concept

BMW X2 Concept makes a great combination of a flat shape of a coupé and the robust structure of X model. It comes with massive 21-inch alloy rims, intense laselights with a blue X in the middle. X2 Concept is urban, but also sporty.

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Cadillac Escala

Cadillac Escala has handcrafted upholstery and the best of navigation and entertainment technology. Escala comes with a 4.0 liter V8 engine.

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Nissan V-Motion 2.0 Concept

V-Motion 2.0 Concept won as the best concept car at 2017 Detroit Auto Show. Besides its hot exterior design, it has a superb interior, made of zebra woods.

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It comes with cruise mode, so when you are not in the mood for driving, just put it on autonomous option. This car only problem is its suicide doors.

But if you need a car to save the city, I present you the Lego Batmobile:

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World’s most expensive fish is sold at auction

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A restaurant owner just bought the most expensive fish in the world, it is a bluefin tuna that weights 222 kg. The tuna was sold for $ 1.8 million at the traditional Tsukiji market, in Tokyo.

Kiyoshi Kimura, the winning bidder, is owner of the chain Sushi Zanmai and it’s his six time in row he outbid his competitors. Sushi Zanmai is the first 24/7 sushi restaurant in Japan.

Specialists say a tiny slice of sushi of bluefin tuna can be sold for up to $ 24. He plans to offer the bluefin tuna on saturday nights, in case you wonder.

7 coolest cars of Cristiano Ronaldo’s car collection

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The portuguese soccer star has an incredible car collection he started when he played for Manchester United. Now with 31 years he has a total of 20 cars, which every year a new car is added or disposed from his collection.

Acording to Forbes Cristiano Ronaldo in 2016 was the best paid athlete in the world, with a total of $ 88 million. His salary and winnings reckon $ 56 million and endorsements $ 32 million.

Here are 7 of his cool cars:

Ferrari 599 GTO

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Bentley Continental GTC

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McLaren MP4-12C

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Rolls-Royce Phatom Limelight Bugatti

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Veyron Aston

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Lamborghini Aventador

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Martin DB9

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How rich is Elizabeth II?

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Her personal fortune is estimated in $ 490 million, which is composed by land estates, artworks, jewels and even a stamp collection.

The Queen of England source of income come from sovereign grant ($ 55 million), which is used to cover maintenance of palaces, travels and her staff. She also receive a kind of salary that is called privy purse, reckoning $ 23 million.

The Royal family also bring money to the United Kingdom. It’s estimated that they generates $ 1.5 billion anually, from tourism to local business and royal events like the birth of great grandchildren.

Top 10 countries with highest salary expectations

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The HR consulting firm, Universum, recently published a research about the countries with highest and lowest salary expectation. Students from 57 countries of business and engineering were asked what were the salary they expect to gain in their first year after graduated.

Here is the top 10 countries with highest salary expectation:

1. Switzerland

Business students: $ 79,435

Engineering students: $ 79,243

2. Denmark

Business students: $ 57,932

Engineering students: $ 61,235

3. United States

Business students: $ 52,655

Engineering students: $ 62,948

4. Norway

Business students: $ 52,036

Engineering students: $ 54,350

5. Germany

Business students: 46,578

Engineering students: 49,238

6. Qatar

Business students: $ 44,483

Engineering students: $ 43,918

7. Sweden

Business students: $ 42,466

Engineering students: $ 45,458

8. Australia

Business students: $ 41,583

Engineering students: $ 43,760

9. United Arab Emirates

Business students: $ 39,523

Engineering students: $ 39,962

10. United Kingdom

Business students: $ 38, 635

Engineering students: $ 40,424

 

On the other hand Vietnam leads the rank of lowest salary expectation, with $ 6,041 of business students and $ 6,397 of engineering students.

2016 São Paulo International Motor Show

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World’s 4th largest car show was held in its new home, São Paulo Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, instead of the traditional Anhembi. 2016 São Paulo International Motor Show numbers express the size of the event, 90,000 m², 540 vehicles, 150 cars debuting, +100 hours of entertainment, 4,300 local and foreigner journalists and 30,000 jobs created.

Here are the best cars of 2016 São Paulo International Motor Show:

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BMW i3

BMW’s electric car has range of 114 miles per charge, using its range extender it reaches 180 miles . It’s made of carbon fiber reinforced plastic, making this vehicle one lightest of BMW. The car has 170 horsepower, goes from 0 to 60 mph in 8.0 seconds and its equipped with parking assistant.

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BMW i8

This car is the sporty model of BMW electric cars. It makes 0-60 mph in just 4.2 seconds, and a maximum speed of 155 mph. It has a total battery range of 330 miles and it’s quite fast for charging it, just two and a half hours. Buying this car you get access to Pure Impulse Experience Program which includes hotels, restaurants and events offers.

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BMW 430i Gran Coupé M Sport

This BMW goes from 0 to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds, it has 248 horsepower, 259 in torque and 8-speed sport automatic transmission. Its interior comes in black dakota leather or ivory white and its premium package comes with keyless entry and Sirius X/M radio w/ 1 sub. This car manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $ 41,950.

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Lexus LF-LC

This concept car will be Aston Martin DB9 competitor. It’s a gasoline and electric hybrid that boasts a V8 engine. This model will come (at least in its concept) with remote parking, which will bring the car to the driver wherever it was parked, seats with memory of the driver settings, automated driver and communication with other cars. LF-LC price is estimated just below $ 200,000.

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Lexus LC 500h

The concept of this model was creating a sporting car and a vehicle with the best possible balance between power and fuel consumption. This car is the hybrid model of LC 500, its 3.5  Liter V6 engine produces 354 horsepower. LC 500h makes from 0 – 100 km/h in less than 5 seconds. Its price is estimated around $ 100,000.

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Nissan Concept 2020

This car was create by young designers in the european branch of Nissan, the idea was creating a vehicle for the playstation game Gran Turismo 6, but it was so successful that Nissan Japan notice and decided to produce it.

The car goes from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 secs and has a top speed of 200 mph. Its color was dubbed “Fire Knight Red” and it was inspired on the coats of british soldiers.

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Nissan GT-R

Nissan GT-R is going to be sold in Brazil with a salty price R$ 900.000 ($ 275,000) when in the United States its just $ 109,990. Its equipped with 3.8 Liter twincharger V6 engine, with 572 horsepower, maximum speed of 196 km/h and an incredible acceleration from 0 to 60 mph of 2.9 seconds.

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Ford Mustang Shelby

This Mustang is equipped with a V8 engine, with 533 horsepower it makes 0-60 mph in 4.3 seconds. This car price is $ 55,470. Its a muscle car that is street-legal.

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Camaro Fifty

This model was create to celebrate 50th anniversary of Camaro. The sixth-generation Camaro has 455 horsepower, V8 engine and goes from 0 to 60 mph in 4 secs. Its equipped with 8-speed transmission and its MSRP is $ 25,905.

 

Mercedes-Benz models

The german manufacturer brought a wide range of models to São Paulo International Motor Show, it presented from sedans to sports cars, being one of the most visited of the event.

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Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S

GT S is equipped with a AMG 4.0L V8 engine with 503 horsepower, accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and with a top speed of 192 mph. More than 90% of its body is made of  aluminium, this car is comfortable yet agressive.

The car has voice control that makes easy to use audio, phone and navigation. Mercedes-AMG GT S was one of the stars of the event. Its MSRP is $ 131,200.

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Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 d 4M SPORT

This Mercedes model has 258 horsepower with V6 cilinders and it accelarates from 0 to 100 km/h in 7,1 seconds. Its top speed is 225 km/h (140 mph), it’s not a fast car but it’s perfect for a trip.

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Mercedes-Benz C 300 Anniversary Edition

This Mercedes car was created to celebrate 130th anniversary of Karl Benz first car. Only 100 are going to be produced. This model has 245 horsepower, producing 250 km/h of top speed and making 0-100 km/h in 5.9 seconds.

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Mercedes-Benz AMG E 43 4M

This model is equipped with a 3.0 liters V6 twin-turbo engine with 401 horsepower, bringing the power of a sport car to a sedan. This car maximum speed is 155 mph (249 km/h), goes from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds and it has 9-speed automatic transmission. Its retail price it’s around $ 70,000.

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Audi A3 Sedan Senna

This Audi model pays tribute to F1 champion Ayrton Senna, celebrating a partnership that dates back to 90’s when Senna Family brought Audi to Brazil. Its painting was done by the brazilian graffiti artist, Kobra, and its green, yellow and blue colors comes from brazilian flag. The car is equipped with a 1.4L TSFI Flex engine with 150 horspower.

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Audi R8 V10 plus

This sport model of Audi comes with 550 horsepower, with an incredible acceleration from 0 t0 100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds and 0 to 200 km/h in 7.8 secs. This car maximum speed is 317 km/h. In the United Kingdom its manufacturer’s suggested retail price is going to be £ 137,500.

Jaguar and Land Rover models

The british automakers were one of the great attractions of the event.

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Jaguar F-TYPE SVR

The F-TYPE line comes with 575 horsepower supercharged V8 engine and you can choose manual or automatic. This model has a lightweight aluminium construction and a sophisticated suspension. F-TYPE SVR manufacturer’s suggested retail price starts from $ 125,950.

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Jaguar XE

This Jaguar model is equipped with a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel, producing 240 horsepower, with an acceleration from 0 to 60 mph of 6.5 seconds and top speed of 120 mph. It comes 8-speed automatic transmission Jaguar XE manufaturer’s suggested retail price starts from $ 34,900.

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Land Rover Discovery

This Land Rover model took more than 30 international prizes so far. It has the option 5 + 2 seats, high tech entertainment and navigation system, combining with an elegant interior. This car is perfect for harsh environments, it was tested in temperatures from -40°C to 50°C.

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Range Rover Evoque Convertible

The car’s seat has memory, so it will remember the driver’s settings. It also has InControl Touch Pro navigation system, which has features like 3D maps and it comes with configurable ambient interior lighting the adjust to your mood. This Evoque has 240 horserpower, with a top speed of 130 mph, 9-speed automatic transmission and has up to 8.8 FT³ of luggage space. This model manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $ 57,700.

 

At the event there were also a Ferrari, Lamborghini and Tesla models, despite not having a floor space only for them. The Ferrari is a Berlinetta and the Lamborghini is Huracán model:

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And also race cars and classic cars:

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And even motorcycles:

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More pictures of 2016 São Paulo International Motor Show.

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2016 São Paulo Boat Show

Took place in São Paulo, Brazil, Latin America’s largest indoor nautical event, 2016 São Paulo Boat Show. The numbers of the event are impressive, with 35,000 m², 100 exhibitors and 41,000 visitors.

Despite the economical crisis Brazil is facing, the event was a success, with lots of boats sold at the fair.

Beneteau

The French company with know-how carved by its 130 years of history brought great models for the fair. The Monte Carlo MC5 is a partnership of Beneteau and Monte Carlo Yachts. MC5 was awarded the european powerboat of the year in 2014, this boat combines power and elegance.

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Cimitarra Boats

Cimitarra is local company founded in 1999, much younger than its competitors, but capable of building a jowel like this:

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Intermarine

Intermarine Yachts took to the fair the models 42, 48 Offshore, 60 e 66. Intermarine 60 has a flybridge with a hardtop, it has a top speed of 33 knots and cruise speed of 28 knots. Its sound system can be controlled by an iPad and it has 3 luxurious suites (a total of 6 cabins).

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Schaefer Yachts

The company from Florianopolis, Brazil, brought to the fair a wide range of boats. The Schaefer 560 has a big interior space comparing to boats with the same size, its master cabin has 4,9 meters of width. During the day it fits 15 passengers, but there are cabins for 6 persons. The boat has a flybridge with a second helm station with two displays, ice box, wet bar and coffee table. Its saloon is equipped with 3D LED TV, with home theater, a great sound system and air conditioning

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Schaefer also presented smaller boats like Phantom 400, which is the only of its category with 2 master cabins:

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Azimut 70

Azimut 70 was the big star of the show, its exterior styling and concept is a project of Stefano Righini and its interior design by Carlo Galeazzi. It has 70 feet (21.62 meters)

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Its maximum speed is 33 knots and top cruise speed of 27 knots. The yacht has 4 cabins for up to 8 guests and 1 cabin for 2 crew members, internal and external wheelhouse, Giorgio Armani furniture, a superb flybridge and bathing platform.

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Azimut 60

Azimut 70’s brother it’s not so big, but almost as cool as its big brother. It has a maximum speed of 32 kn and cruise speed of 28 kn. This boat has 3 cabins for guests and 1 for the crew.

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FibraFort Boats

The company has a line with a funny name, Focker. It has a wide range of boats, from smaller boats like Focker 210:

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But also bigger boats like 400 Grand Coupé.

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With 400 Grand Coupé you can give a party for up to 14 people, but there cabins for just 4. It has a bar with LED lights, a sporty dashboard and anti-mold upholstery. 400 Grand Coupé is available in 3 colors, black, white and light brown.

In the fair there were also kayaks, boats for fishing and all types of jet skis, with prices starting at $ 12,000. At São Paulo Boat Show you could see a little bit of the history of navigation:

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At the event there weren’t just boats, but also cars and a helicopter. One of the atractions was this Lamborghini Huracán:

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And this stylish Bentley

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São Paulo is known for having the highest number of helicopter in the world. This Helibra helicopter is on the market for “just” $ 5,000,000.

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More pictures of the event:

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Barcelona gives Audi cars for its players

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Earlier this year we announced that Leicester City was giving BMW to its players, now it’s Barcelona time. The team from Catalonia let their players pick the cars they wanted.

If you think Messi chose the most expensive car you’re wrong, Neymar chose Audi RS7 Sportback with a price of 151,000 euros($ 164,590). Messi and Luis Suárez picked an Audi Q7 3.0, like most of the squad did.

Neymar’s car has 605 horsepower and makes from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.7 seconds.

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Renault Trezor GT Electric Concept

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The French automaker presented its latest concept car at 2016 Paris Motor Show. Trezor is the successor of DeZir and it’s an all-electric, two-seater concept car.

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Trezor is an elegant sport car concept with impressive number for an electric car, it has 349 horsepower and it’s capable of reaching 62 mph ( 100km/h) in less than 4 secs.

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It has three modes, Neutral, Sport and Autonomous. It lights have “C” shape.

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Trezor door has an unique design style, it’s a single piece that opens upwards. So, basically you have to jump to get into the car.