Haute Auto curator Kimatni Rawlins is the founder of Automotive Rhythms Communications, LLC, a multi-national lifestyle firm that blends evaluations of the latest cars, trucks, SUVs and bikes around music, fashion, travel and technology. Consisting of Internet, print, radio, network TV, online video and event properties, AR is a multi-media and marketing gateway for receiving real time data and information on new rides, car shows, vehicle technology, green energy projects, customization, motorsports, celebrity profiles and auto lifestyle experiences.
With a new 552 horsepower Turbo V8 engine, retractable hardtop, direct motorsports steering and the capability of accelerating 0 to 100 km in 3.6 seconds, the new 2015 Ferrari California T is all you could ask for in an Italian sports car. Since the 1950s, this particular model has been the Prancing Horse’s finest embodiment of sportiness, elegance, and versatility. Now, the California T offers aficionados of the legendary automaker the ability to own a convertible and coupe in one package. It’s the consummate opportunity for a Ferrari fanatic. The “T” equates to new levels of performance, emissions, power and READ MORE
Close your eyes and envision one of man’s most immaculate conceptions. It is not manufactured, but born with the soul and birthright of British kings. It is not bought or sold, it is inherited from a detailed lineage of resilient thoroughbreds. More importantly, your imaginative icon is emotionally articulated from the passion of English artisans destined for greatness. Now awaken from your visions and look upon another immaculate conception, better known as the new Bentley Continental GT V8 S. The impeccable British coupe and convertible represent success, power and opulence for the carmaker from Crewe, England. Along with the addition READ MORE
Lincoln recently invited a select group of media to attend an exclusive reveal of their next all-new small premium utility vehicle. The 2015 MKC is the latest entry into the fastest-growing luxury automotive segment in America. The reveal took place at ESPACE in New York and was an opportunity for media to experience the new vehicle up-close and speak directly with Lincoln executives including Jim Farley. READ MORE
The new, luxurious BMW Diesel will change the way you view green energy vehicles. Watch actor Lamman Rucker take the wheel in Los Angles as he explores the virtues of clean and fuel efficient riding within the context of performance and opulence. It’s luxury and sustainability at its best! READ MORE
Bursting out of the gates of Gaydon like a bat out of hell is the exquisite and esteemed British sports car that has gained the respect of many automotive enthusiasts and aficionados. Defined by flawless design, a venerable 6.0-liter V12 powerplant, new 7-speed Sportshift III transmission and hand-crafted materials, Aston Martin’s 2015 V12 Vantage S has become the automaker’s top accelerating vehicle outside of the One-77 hypercar. It’s powerful, it’s cunning and it’s available for your eyes only early 2014. The V12 Vantage chronicles came to life in 2009 and took on a life of their own as drivers welcomed READ MORE
Welcome to the world of the 2014 Rapide S. The archetype of British design and style pervades the imagination like fine art and sumptuous cuisines. In this case, “S” stands for “Superlative” in respect to Aston Martin’s latest — a majestic touring sedan on public roads with an arsenal of technological innovations. Traveling up to 190 mph the $199,950 four-door sedan shaves .3 seconds off its 0-62 mph time to 4.9 seconds. The eloquent Rapide went into production in 2010 as an object of affection and transformative vehicle to expand the British automaker’s product portfolio. Of course it would also READ MORE
The magnificence of a resplendent German sports car emancipated with the freedom to explore open pathways like Triple Crown winners was evident during my test drive in the valleys of Nevada recently. Nevertheless, this was not thoroughbred racing, we’re speaking about Truth In Engineering as it relates to the 2014 Audi RS 7 which topped 174 mph at a top-secret high-speed test facility outside of Las Vegas. As expected, resilience manifests when quattro GmbH’s three key pillars — Sportiness, Aggressiveness and Sophistication — are integrated into one machine. Erstaunlich! Opportunities were limitless in our $104,900 Misano Red pearl effect RS READ MORE