Cobalt Valkyrie-X Private Plane
If normal aerial conveyances don’t pique your interest, behold one that will convey its recipient’s polished taste – a rose-gold private plane. It is also just the thing if time is of the essence. The Cobalt Valkyrie-X, brainchild of aerospace engineer and Cobalt founder David Loury, will be one of the fastest piston aircraft in the world when it debuts in 2017. With a shape that is raindrop sleek and a 350 horsepower engine, the Valkyrie-X will whisk its pilot and three passengers along at speeds of up to 230 miles per hour, with a range of up to 1,150 ground miles.
The main structure is high-performance carbon composite, the flight controls feature full pushrod-bellcrank precision mechanisms, and the retractable landing gear is machined from solid alloys of aluminium and stainless steel. The private-club interior boasts hand-stitched leather seats and suede-like Alcantara, plus plentiful storage for golf clubs, skis, and suitcases. The shapely Valkyrie-X, inspired by classic fighter jets and built entirely in California, will also have the largest one-piece canopy in the world, providing breathtaking vistas for pilot and passengers alike.
Outside, the Cobalt Valkyrie-X wears an exclusive rose-gold coating. Inside, the flight controls are rose gold, too, plated to perfection. The seats are an exclusive cream leather, surrounded by a Neiman Marcus-specific colour scheme for the sumptuous beige-and-taupe headlining and anthracite carpets.