View from the press: A. Kahn Design Builds A Bespoke Ferrari 458 Spider
Featured by Motor Authority is A. Kahn Design’s initial work on the Ferrari 458 Spider, a spectacular vehicle finished in Ferrari’s Grigio Alloy livery.
Motor Authority joined their media colleagues in commending Kahn Design for producing such a master piece.
Rather than ruin the near-perfect lines of the 458 Spider, A. Kahn Design has chosen to add subtle upgrades that build on the already strong platform.
Driven: Kahn Defender
Nick Richards of TorqueAbout paid a visit to Kahn H.Q after becoming enthralled with the Kahn Defender upon viewing the vehicle at the Geneva motor show.
And despite the near 500 mile round-trip, driving the Defender was the highlight of his day.
Here's what Nick had to say:
"Dressed head-to-toe in black, the Kahn Defender is an imposing, stand out presence in any city centre, yet it retains all the rugged, straightforward [...]
View from the press: Defending the concept
Simon Hastelow Ward of Land Rover World makes one of his semi-regular pilgrimages to Bradford to visit the Kahn Design studio and test drive the Kahn Defender.
Simon insists what Kahn have done with the Defender is shown that it can be an everyday comfortable vehicle.
Some highlights of the editors feature include the following quotes:
“From every seat in this Defender, the comfort level is vastly [...]
View from the Press: Kahn Land Rover Defender review by Motortorque
Famed for its lavishly customised vehicles, the Kahn brand is a world renowned 'design house', say Motor Torque.com
From the Bugatti Veyron to the Jeep Wrangler, Kahn design can take any vehicle and give it a unique twist.
And the focus of Motortorque’s latest review is the acclaimed Kahn Defender.
An icon in every sense of the word, the Land Rover Defender is rugged in appeal and hard-hitting in [...]
View from the press Geneva 2013: Kahn Design Porsche Cayenne
A. Kahn Design’s presence at the Geneva Motor Show was much anticipated by fans and observers alike.
The principal British designer’s obsession with turning some of the most iconic cars on the road into fashion statements is nothing new.
Having received a great deal of acclaim for showcasing the Porsche Cayenne Super Sports Wide Track, GT Spirit.com paid a visit to the Kahn exhibition stand at the Geneva [...]
View from the press: Fuera De Serie Magazine
The Chelsea Defender Concept 17 is the name of the SUV that everyone seems to be talking about.
Transformed from a standard Defender 90 2.2 TDCI XS Land Rover into a style icon, the Kahn Defender is popular in Britain and major cities, especially among more affluent customers, says Fuera De Serie Magazine’s Marco Antonio Martín.
The Spanish journalist is adamant
View from the press: Top Gear Magazine on the Kahn Defender
If you thought the Defender could stand no more tweakery. You were evidently wrong.
“The upside is that Kahn has the best driving positions of any Defender I’ve ever driven,” says Top Gear’s Ollie Marriage on a recent test drive for Top Gear magazine.
So why is it that the Top Gear journalist has a soft spot for this car?
Well in his own words the Top Gear Journalist remarks: “I [...]
View from the press: Lauren Pope arrives in new Chelsea Truck Company Jeep
She's one of the only remaining original TOWIE cast members and it seems that she wants everyone to know it.
Lauren Pope made her presence well and truly known as she arrived at a cast meeting on Thursday, pulling up in a brand new Chelsea Truck Company Jeep.
And the Daily Mail showcased how Pope seemed happy to show off her set of new wheels, proving that things must be going well.
Jumping down from the new car at [...]
View from the press: Redifining a classic
Getting an invitation to A.Kahn Design H.Q is something Land Rover World editor Simon Ward Hastelow always looks forward to and never turns an invitation down - even if it does involve a 500 mile round trip.
Hastelow insists Kahn Design are renowned world over for their classic refining of vehicles. 'Stepping into their showroom is like entering another world, particulary for your regular Land Rover journalist.
'Where else would [...]
View from the press: Top Gear review the Kahn Defender
Afzal Kahn insists the road is his catwalk and true to his mantra, he has created a fashion statement in every single sense of the word and the nearly-seventy-year-old original Defender, treated to a makeover by the principal British Designer under the guise of the Kahn expedition Vehicles Umbrella and aptly titled: The Defender Concept 17 Wide Body prototype is proof Afzal Kahn is a keen supporter of investing in British Industry.
View From the Press: High Fashion
Range Rovers have always been a great platform for conversions and enhancements and one firm you simply can’t ignore is Kahn Design. Range Rover World Editor, Mike Gould took a trip to find out more about the company, its products and its philosophy and spoke exclusively to its founder, Afzal Kahn.
‘The headquarters of Kahn Design is hard to miss’, comments Gould in his article.
‘In a road of [...]
View from the press: 10 A.Kahn Design Custom Car Builds
Complex magazine Journalist Nick Schonberger picks what he believes to be 10 of the best custom car designs by A.Kahn Design.
Founded by Marc Ecko in 2002, the U.S based publication offers mainstream readers insight into the latest trends in niche cultures, such as streetwear, culture and graphic art.
And here's what Nick had to say:
Investing in British industry. Creating masterpieces.
A. Kahn [...]
View from the press: Kahn goes butch with Concept 17 Landy
The neat, slim line frame of the 2012 Concept 17 Defender by A. Kahn Design set for release in the coming months ahead has created such a buzz – IOL South Africa explain why this much anticipated model is the talk of the town.
A. Kahn Design is the brainchild of one Afzal Kahn of Bradford in England. He calls it “the world's leading automotive fashion house” and who are we to cavil [...]
View From the Press: The Plush Kahn Interiors that are To Die For
Ryan Konko, senior motoring editor at motoring exposure explains why A. Kahn Design’s take on bespoke interiors sets the benchmark for others to follow.
In the world of high-end automobiles power and performance are big, eye-catching figures that often overshadow some of the subtle things that make driving a true joy. Oftentimes, you need look no further than the interior of a car or SUV. It can be a place of comfort and relaxation [...]
View from the press (AA Magazine) The small matter of taste
AA magazine sent Angie Voluti to venture into the world of the automotive aftermarket, where Afzal Kahn transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary.
And find out who she describes as a champion of tasteless transport!
Was anyone really surprised when Paris Hilton ordered a diamond encrusted diamond for her pink Bentley? Or when Wyclef Jean fitted his white hummer H2 with a 140- [...]
View from the press: (Auto Car UK) Which Evoque do you prefer?
Nick Maher at UK based Autocar magazine takes a closer look at Afzal Kahn’s work and pays particular attention to groundbreaking Kahn Evoque.
Afzal Kahn is the British designer behind A. Kahn Design recently released the RS250 Evoque. The unabashedly confident Kahn says “he looks at cars differently” [...]
View from the press: (MSN UK) Diamond Jubilee Edition Range Rover
Royal events are often been marked by commemorative stamps, coins and a range of memorabilia.
However, A Kahn Design’s latest innovation features iridescent manifestations of royal craftsmanship. Uniquely styled, a rousing entity with aspiration, the Westminster black label edition is exactly the sort of vehicle one would associate with Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Complete with the much [...]
Kahn Range Rover Evoque RS250 Review: MSN UK
There's nothing like the Kahn Range Rover Evoque. The greenest model yet from the distinctive automotive design firm, it's even more striking than the standard Evoque and the price will guarantee exclusivity, too...
This popularity is why the specialist car firm owned by Afzal Kahnhas held off releasing its latest creation. Until now. Finally, though, the firm famous for its [...]
View from the press: Ask Men (UK) Kahn Military Editions
Car designer to the stars, Afzal Kahn is on a mission. And his latest envoy of A-list car couture has been inspired from the unlikely genre of the armed forces.
OK, these designer bad-boy autos don’t go so far as to sport cargo netting, trench dirt or be impregnated with stale smell of old sweat, but they sure do a mean 1,000-yard-stare across a parking lot.
The Military Edition
View From the Press: (US) A. Kahn Design’s Rolls Royce Ghost is a leather-lined bank vault
Ryan Konko, senior motoring editor at motoring exposure explains why A.Kahn Design’s take on the Rolls Royce Ghost is so unique, you will not find anything remotely similar!
You’ve probably seen quite a few upgrade programs for high-end luxury cars such as Bentley and Rolls Royce. They all seem to follow the same formula of adding bodywork, fitting new wheels, increasing power, and installing a “refined” interior. [...]
View from the press: Car Throttle (UK)
Ever wondered what life is like at A. Kahn Design HQ?
Wonder no more because Car Throttle goes behind-the-scenes at A. Kahn Design and feast their eyes on some dramatic evidence detailing A.Kahn Design’s determination to make sure its well-heeled customers get the product they desire.
Adnan Ebrahim and his team look round Afzal Kahn's part scientific [...]
View from the press: (US) Justin Bieber spotted in Kahn range rover
Vik Vijayenthiran, an editor at High Gear media and expert on performance and luxury cars, gives his view on Justin Biebers bespoke Kahn range rover.
Justin Bieber is no stranger when it comes to exotic cars. Already the owner of several Ferraris, the teen star recently added one more vehicle to his growing list of wheels.
Bieber was recently spotted in a car park in Los Angeles stepping out of a Range Rover. However, [...]
Ben Oliver of Car Magazine meets Afzal Kahn
What happens when the automotive features writer of the year (2011) meets Afzal Kahn?
Well, Ben Oliver got into his CLS and pointed it Noth he certainly did not envisage an automotive business big enough for its owner to treat himself to a pair of Bugatti veyrons: the company ‘creates’ 400 cars a year, employs 80 people.
Impressed? pick up a copy of the May 2012 issue of Car magazine and prepare to be enthralled.
View from the press: (UK) Kahn RS600 Cosworth
Car enthusiast and Yahoo Car'sKyle Fortune took the Kahn Range Rover RS600 Cosworth for a test drive. Here's what he had to say...
Range Rover's 5.0-litre supercharged flagship gets a visual makeover by Kahn Design and a boost in power from Cosworth to create a very rapid and individual 4x4.
Engine: 5.0-litre supercharged V8
View from the press: India
Asian Enterprise and Eastern Eye Journalist Aditi Khanna paid a visit to A.Kahn Design HQ and interviewed the world's most avant – garde designer.
There are few entrepreneurs who can boast of being the designer of choice for Hollywood actors and Premiership footballers.
The reason is hardly a mystery as Afzal Kahn is among the top five designers of bespoke [...]