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Leonardo Di Caprio Enjoys A Day By The Pool With Pal Kate Winslet

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Leonardo Dicaprio was spotted hanging out by the poolside with close friend Kate Winslet in Saint-Tropez, France. The two were in France to attend his 4th Annual Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gala the following night to help raise money for climate control. During the event they had a mini Titanic reunion with one of their former co-stars!

It’s been more than 18 years since Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio met on the set of Titanic, and we are still not over their amazing chemistry on screen! So much that there are still people out there that are secretly hoping one day will end up together. The reality, though, is quite different.

The Oscar-winning actress has three children: Mia, 16, Joe, 13, and Bear, 3. She shares Mia with her first husband, Jim Threapleton; Joe with her second husband, Sam Mendes; and Bear with Rocknroll.

In 2004, Leo even admitted to Oprah when asked who was the best person he had kissed: ‘Oh boy…There’s going to be some mad actresses… I’m just going to go with Kate Winslet, good old classic’

See Kate and Leo’s Sweetest Moments Over The Years! 

A few years ago Kate shared with the British Marie Claire why she thinks their friendship works: ‘I think the reason that friendship works is because there was never any romantic thing.It’s so disappointing for people to hear that, because in the soap opera of the Kate and Leo story we fell in love at first sight and had a million snogs, but actually we never did.’

She continued: ‘He always saw me as one of the boys; I’ve never really been a girly-girl. We needed each other to lean on because we were very young and working all kinds of crazy bloody hours and it was a shock to the system.’

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David Gandy’s Best Fashion Looks

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David Gandy has been the ultimate symbol of masculinity and has been influential in shaping his style over the past 15 years. British GQ hailed him as one of the most stylish men of the 2000s and he has been a fixture on the street style scene, particular during men’s fashion week.

After winning a televised competition in 2001, Gandy became a successful model. In an industry dominated by extremely thin men, Gandy’s muscular build caught the eye of Italian fashion designers Dolce & Gabbana. For several years, the duo featured him in their campaigns and fashion shows, ultimately leading other designers to move to a more masculine standard. Gandy has been the face of D&G’s Light Blue fragrance since 2006, shooting multiple campaigns and touring internationally as the brand’s ambassador. The increase in his popularity and name recognition resulted in a broad portfolio of clients, magazine covers, editorial photo shoots, interviews, industry awards and television appearances.

Having gained a reputation for his personal style, Gandy began writing a blog for British Vogue and lifestyle articles for Telegraph Men. He also launched two mobile apps: one for physical fitness and the other for style tips. Soon thereafter, Gandy was appointed by the British Fashion Council to their committee for ‘London Collections: Men’ to be a representative of the British fashion industry. In 2014, he moved beyond modelling to designing his own range of underwear, lounge-wear and swimwear for Marks & Spencer, which became one of the company’s top-selling clothing lines. Gandy was repeatedly included on British GQ’s list of ‘Best Dressed Men’ and was named the ‘Most Stylish Man of the Year’ in 2015 at their Men of the Year awards gala.

Gandy started his own production company and has invested in small companies and film projects. He has also participated in numerous charity fundraisers, most prominently as the celebrity ambassador for the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, Style for Soldiers charity and the ‘Blue Steel Appeal’, his own non-profit foundation. A car enthusiast, Gandy started writing car reviews for GQ and Mayfair Times and has made televised appearances on Classic Car Show. He obtained a racing license in 2012 and competed in the 2013 and 2015 Mille Miglia Italian endurance races as well as powerboat races with Martini Racing.

Gandy is an expert in choosing when and where to change this archetypal menswear silhouette up. He often chooses jackets that are sharply cut, giving a snug fit at the waist with a one-button closure. Click through the gallery to see some of his most stylish looks ever!

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Mercedes’ $2.7 Million Hypercar Arrives In 2019

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This is the Mercedes-AMG Project One up close and personal at the world premiere, it has landed! Bringing a Formula 1 engine to the road, the Project One arrives at the 2017 Frankfurt IAA with Lewis Hamilton at the wheel. Let’s go for a first look and walkaround to take in the epic new hypercar. With over 1000PS coming from the turbocharged 1.6l V6, crazy aerodynamics and design touches, and an interior that looks truly ‘racecar’, this is quite something. It’s been a long time in the works and 275 cars will be made, all of which are sold for £2.4 million a car.

The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will celebrate its world premiere at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main: for the first time, the two-seater supersports show car brings the very latest and efficient, fully-fledged Formula 1 hybrid technology from the race track to the road almost par for par to represent the highlight of AMG’s 50th anniversary. This high-performance hybrid is said to produce over 1,000 PS and reach top speeds beyond 350 km/h. The show car combines outstanding race track performance and day-to-day suitable Formula 1 hybrid technology with exemplary efficiency. This is a world first.

One turbo engine and four electric motors.

The high-performance plug-in hybrid drive system of the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE comes directly from Formula 1, and was realised in close cooperation with the motorsport experts of Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains in Brixworth. It consists of a highly integrated and intelligently networked unit comprising one hybrid, turbocharged combustion engine with a total of four electric motors. One has been integrated into the turbocharger, another has been installed directly on the combustion engine with a link to the crankcase and the two remaining motors drive the front wheels.

Rear mid-engine with up to 11,000 rpm.

The 1.6-litre V6 hybrid petrol engine with direct injection and electrically assisted single turbocharging comes directly from the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 racing car. To achieve high engine speeds, the mechanical valve springs have been replaced by pneumatic valve springs. The vehicle is mid-engined (ahead of the rear axle) and it can easily reach speeds of 11,000 rpm, which is currently unique for a road going vehicle. However, for higher longevity and the use of commercially available Super Plus petrol instead of racing fuel, it remains significantly below the F1 engine speed limit.

Driving Performance of the future.

Ever since the early days of motorsport, engineers have dreamed of bringing motor racing technology to the road. Mercedes-AMG is now making this dream a reality at the very highest level. “Motorsport is not an end in itself for us. Faced with intense competition, we develop technologies from which our production vehicles also subsequently benefit. We are drawing on our experiences and successes from three constructors’ and drivers’ world championships to bring Formula 1 technology to the road for the first time: in Mercedes-AMG Project ONE”, says Dr Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars.

The concept car gives specific indications of what to expect from the upcoming production model. “The hypercar is the most ambitious project we have ever undertaken. It marks yet another pinnacle of the successful, strategic development of Mercedes-AMG towards a performance and sports car brand. Project ONE raises the bar in terms of what is currently technologically feasible and thanks to its combination of efficiency and performance it represents an absolute benchmark. At the same time, Project ONE provides an outlook on how AMG will define driving performance in the future”, Tobias Moers explains as the Head of Management at Mercedes-AMG GmbH.

Responds faster than a naturally aspirated V8 engine.

The major advantage: the dreaded turbo lag – the delayed response to accelerator pedal commands owing to the inertia of the large charger – is completely eliminated. The response time is greatly reduced, and is even shorter than that of a naturally aspirated V8 engine. The electric turbocharger brings about another advantage: it uses parts of the surplus energy from the exhaust system to generate electricity, and either stores it in the high-voltage lithium-ion battery as part of recuperation or provides additional drive power by feeding it to an additional electric motor. This motor produces 120 kW, has been installed directly on the engine and features a link to the crankshaft via a spur gear (MGU-K = Motor Generator Unit Kinetic) – another technology that ensures maximum efficiency and performance in Formula 1.

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BMW’s Vision Next 100 Is The Concept Car Of Your Childhood Dreams

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BMW celebrates 100 years last year and here’s the car that’ll lead the party BMW’s vision for the next 100 years is a sporting saloon. Not an SUV, not a hypercar, not a nuclear-powered flying car. Sports saloons are, says Adrian von Hooydonk, ‘the core’ of BMW. But the BMW Vision Next 100, to give the car its full name, is also autonomous, shape-shifting and powered by something they won’t name. Just like the i8 Spider revealed at CES in January, it has two modes.

You drive or it drives. But even when you’re driving, you’re in ‘boost mode’ – boosted into a hero driver. Augmented-reality guides you, projecting the ideal steering line and speed onto the windscreen. The augmented-reality display will also project hidden hazards into your field of view. BMW’s example is a cyclist obscured by a truck. An image of the cyclist is projected onto your windscreen, making the truck magically semi-transparent. If even that is all too difficult, or you have other things to do, switch to ‘ease mode’.

The steering quadrant folds away and the chairs swivel around so you can kick back and get on with life. Now, this shape-shifting business – or ‘alive geometry’ as van Hooydonk calls it. The armadillo-scales triangles on the dash let the car warn you, almost subliminally, of upcoming hazards by opening to reveal their red flipsides. The external bodywork wears more of the same triangular motif. The wheels are faired in, so when the front ones turn to steer, the bodywork stretches to accommodate them. At the back of the car, the profile lengthens with speed, cutting aero drag.

At the front, the kidney grille is present and correct, but van Hooydonk points out it isn’t needed as an air intake – a clue that there’s no straight-six behind there. Instead they have re-purposed the grille as a porthole for all the sensors the car needs to drive autonomously. “If you can imagine the future, you’ve made the first step,” says AvH. He’s imagined something pretty, don’t you think. But the future? Thoughts below, please.

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