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The Bikes
Engine: 48cc of 4 stroke genius Power: 2.6 BHP Weight: 75kg Brakes: Disc front, drum rear “These baby bikes are completely impractical,” says Morgan. “That’s why you don’t see thousands of them driving up and down the country. It’s because th
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Love, Actually
Nothing should be hard for Kevin Love. First, there’s his career. Since nabbed as the fifth pick in the 2008 NBA draft, the 31-year-old has become one of the NBA’s elite. In 12 years as a pro he’s averaged 18.2 points and 11.2 rebounds per game (as o
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Monkey Business
Love him or loath him, it’s hard to argue with Jeremy Clarkson’s (former host ofTop GearandThe Grand Tour) verdict of Romania’s Transfaragasan Highway as “the best road in the world”. And the innovative team at travel company The Adventurists believe
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FLYING HIGH with… Jennifer Cole
Hello, Jen, welcome back to MAXIM New Zealand. Is it more fun the second time around? Thanks! More fun the second time around? Comparable, I think not, but the gratitude for both is indescribable. This is a new chapter in my life. What was the best
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Courtney
NAME: Courtney Cousins BORN: April 23 HOME TOWN: Cape Town, South Africa FIVE-WORD SELF-DESCRIPTION: “Compassionate, loyal, driven, kind and nerdy.” FAVOURITE DRINK: “Champagne.” LIFE MOTTO: “Make your heart the most beautiful thing about you.”
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Status Update
FULL NAME: Jennifer Cruz Cole BORN: May 14 HOMETOWN: Victoria, Canada LIVES: Melbourne, Australia FIVE-WORD SELF-DESCRIPTION: “Unpredictable, mysterious, sensual, chic and funny.” HIDDEN TALENT: “Ballerina and tradeswoman.” PHOBIA: “Feeling tra
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What Is Monkey Run Romania?
Although the Monkey Run Romania is still a relatively new one for The Adventurists, it is home to the Transfaragasan and Transalpina highways, epic slithers of road strewn across the Romanian landscape like a plate of dropped spaghetti. This run laun
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The Pink Palazzo
Now named after American socialite and fashion icon Countess Mona von Bismarck, who acquired it in the mid-1900s, the origins of Capri’s Villa Bismarck date back to the late 1700s and it has long been one of the island’s most illustrious landmarks. S
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The American Whiskey Rebellion
It’s hard to miss the veritable explosion of American whiskies popping up on the shelves of your neighbourhood spirits shops and watering holes lately. Even casual observers have probably spotted a dozen new labels of native browns, while enthusiasts
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Coffee Table Capri
Rarely does a book capture a unique destination as perfectly as Capri Dolce Vita from luxury publisher Assouline. Over the course of 272 pages adorned with over 200 images, author Cesare Cunaccia brings the island and its colorful history to life. Cu
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Bottled In Bond
Although in the midst of a renaissance, bottled-in-bond whiskies are anything but new. In the nascent liquor industry, additives and bootlegging were rife, so in 1897 the government signed the Bottled-in-Bond Act to assure buyers the labeled spirit w
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La Dolce Vita
For all of the luxuries of Monte Carlo, the extravagance of Macau or the lifestyle of Miami, perhaps there is nowhere on the planet that has been a draw for the rich and powerful for as long as the island of Capri in Italy. Located on the Bay of Napl
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In Vino Veritas
I fell in love with wine from afar. Watching one of the coolest guys I ever met entertaining on the terrace of his old rectory up in the hills behind Nice in the South of France — technically the Côte d’Azur in Provence. Of course, it was preceded by
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Capri By Air And Water
For decades, Capri has been a popular honeymoon and romantic destination, with its combination of natural beauty, world-class accommodations and of course culinary options that stand out even amongst the numerous offerings elsewhere in Italy. There a
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Start Your Engines
GAME: F1 2020 DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Racing FORMAT: PC, PS4, XBO RELEASE DATE: Out now Much like the FIFA and NBA 2K games, Codemasters’ F1 series has become an anticipated yearly purchase for gamers. And like those elite titles, years of
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Super Veloce
I’m flattening out a paper map of Southern California over a wooden table at the Crossroads Cafe in Joshua Tree. Eschewing my iPhone, Google and Waze, the old-world relic of cartography leaves little doubt the quickest way home is to head south and j
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Classics
Over a dozen classic vehicles from yesteryear are in the game, allowing you to experience how handling and power has evolved over the years. You can go back to the 1988 McLaren MP4/4 or jump in the 1999 Williams FW18, there’s the 2004 Ferrari F2004 o
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Watch This
When it comes to watch and sports car partnerships, some brands play it too safe, while others treat the timepieces more like souvenirs whose buyers will never actually own the vehicles they’re supposed to evoke. A notable exception is the collection
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Introducing... KRISTINA MENDONCA
Awesome photo shoot, Kristina, and congrats on your MAXIM debut. Whoo! I feel very excited, thank you! This shoot was done at Tamarama Beach, which is next to Bondi Beach in Sydney, and is for my gorgeous friend Rebecca’s swimwear label IIXIIST – sh
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Bullish Future
While long coveted for its futuristic, genre-defining profiles and unbridled V12 power plant, in recent years Lamborghini has been trailblazing in the world of bleeding-edge technology. Under the leadership of Chief Technical Officer Maurizio Reggian
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Maxim Australia
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Santi Pintado (spintado@nuclear.com.au) Art Director Luke Shaddock (lshaddock@nuclear.com.au) National Advertising Manager Dave Van Oosterom (sales@nuclear.com.au) Marketing Director Natalie Downs Managing Director Michael Downs
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Status Update
FULL NAME: Kristina Mendonca BORN: July 26, 1997 HOMETOWN: Newcastle, NSW LIVES: Manly, NSW FIVE-WORD SELF DESCRIPTION: “Funny, caring, crazy, weird and outgoing.” HOBBIES: “Doing anything outdoors, catching up with friends for a sneaky sunset s
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The AMERICAN DREAM
elcome to MAXIM, W Joanna. Tell us a bit about your shoot Last month I had a photo session with Ryan Dwyer. Hair and makeup was done by my favourite artist, Reyna Khalil. The idea was to show a completely different looks in one day - something glamou
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Fast Times
This just may be the most beautiful modern café racer on the market today. And although many a café racer has an impressive story, the Magni MV Agusta 750S Tributo probably takes the cake. Handcrafted in Italy by a family with MotoGP in their DNA goi
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How To… SORT YOUR SHIT OUT
Most of us have probably heard the phrase “Sort your shit out” at one time or another. It may have been from a well-intended family member or friend offering up some tough love, or maybe an angry boss threatening your future employment. Most likely t
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Bill Burr
How do you want to go out? Oh, man… in my sleep – I’m 100 years old, I just smoked a Cuban cigar, had a great glass of scotch and hung out with family and friends. If I was younger I would have said I’m having a six-on-one on my own yacht, but as yo
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KAPOW! It's combat barbie… Rianna Carpenter
Tell us a bit about your shoot I was beyond happy to do my big MAXIM New Zealand photoshoot in my home state, California! I travelled down to the stunning Huntington Beach, to meet the amazing and legendary team of Ryan Dwyer, Luis Rodriguez and Brid
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The Shit
1. KNOW YOUR SHIT Most of us know we have shit but don’t actually know where it comes from, what it is, why it’s there or what to do about it. This section is about digging into your mind, getting your hands dirty and identifying where your shit real
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Green Lightning
In the dialect of Bologna, the home of Lamborghini’s factory and HQ, it means “thunderbolt” — a fitting moniker as the Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 is the marque’s fastest and most powerful production car ever. We always expected Lamborghini would roar in
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Foiler Alert!
The Foiler is a truly ground-breaking yacht like no other since early 2018: using four hydrofoils, like wings in the water, the yacht is elevated 1.5 metres above the waves at speeds of 18 knots or more, with an effortless and progressive take-off an
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