Cars are fun to own and drive and this is more so in case of luxury cars. Owing to the great demand for such cars, many new models have come with a touch of luxury these days. It seems the word ‘luxury’ is the keyword attracting the crowd. These cars are known for their craftsmanship, great comfort, high performance and the price tag of course. The passengers are really lucky to enjoy every luxury possible including massaging chairs and more legroom. Here is the list of best 10 luxury cars that rule the market.
The proud owners of Mercedes S-Class vouch that this car offers the most relaxing experience ever. There is no vibration through the steering wheel or the pedals and there is no distracting sound as that of tire roar or wind. This model of Mercedes is a diesel-electric hybrid. It can reach a speed of 62mph from complete halt in about 6.8 seconds though it feels much faster. The rear seats are reclining and ventilated with massaging functionality. Other features of the car include a 200GB hard drive, wi-fi hotspot and high performance infotainment system.
Bentley Mulsanne Speed:
Bentley Mulsanne is a full-size luxury car named after the Mulsanne corner of the Le Mans racing circuit. Produced by Bentley Motors Limited, this car has Bentley Mulsanne Speed as the latest model. It has more premium features and offers greater performance compared to its predecessors. It has a 6.75-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine producing 530bph. From a halt, it can race up to 62mph in 4.9 seconds. A maximum speed of 190mph can be attained by this car. Fans consider the car as an amazing example of British engineering.
After its design, Range Rover evolved into a luxury SUV having unique qualities. Basically developed as an off-roader, this car offers comfort even when going through a muddy field as a long-distance cruiser. It is light and quick in movement and hugely refined. There are three trim levels for the newest model of the car – the entry level Vogue, the mid range Vogue SE and the Autobiography. All three have an option of a 3.0-litre TDV6, two diesels or a 4.4-litre V8. It has an air-suspension that can lower the body, making the entry and exit easier.
This model has a refinement, opulence and sense of calm you can always find in a Rolls-Royce car and was introduced in 2009. With its great performance and technically advanced framework it stands to be the most dynamic car ever. The beautifully crafted interiors incorporate modern efficiency and classic luxury. The car is made as a smaller, more realistic and measured car with a price lower than the other Rolls-Royce models.
BMW 7 Series:
This is a full-size luxury sedan which is a successor to the BMW E3 New Six sedan produced by BMW. It is presently in its sixth generation. The first generation was powered by straight-6 petrol engines and the later generations by straight-6, V8 and V12 engines with both turbocharging and natural aspiration. Currently, diesel engines have also been included in the 7 Series range. In 2012, the model was given more efficient engines, a series of design tweaks and new technology. But, this petrol-electric model is a little expensive.
With its high class cabin, composed driving dynamics and dramatic styling, Jaguar XJ has won many a hearts since its launch in 2009. Unlike its conservative looking predecessors, this model has classy looks and offers superb driving experience. The wrap-around cockpit, the speed and its low driving position makes you feel that you are driving a sports car. But, the space inside the cabin reminds you that it is not. The car is wider and longer and looks much bigger than the previous models.
This is a luxury four-door sedan which has its engine in the front. It was introduced in 2009 while the hybrid and diesel versions were launched in 2011. Porsche Panamera looks much similar to its predecessor but, has advanced and efficient plug-in hybrid that offers good performance along with reducing company car tax and running costs. The interior of the car is attractive with expensive leather upholstery and modern technological amenities. The model introduced the Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control, Adaptive air suspension and active anti-roll bars.
Bentley Flying Spur:
This is a small four-door limousine of the brand. It comes with 6.0-litre W12, new 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engines and a 4-wheel drive. It offers great performance and good-looking interiors with the finest wood and leather trim. High speed and comfort are what the passengers can expect from this car. The wheelbase is stretched and the car is longer to provide spacious rear seating. It attains a speed of 60mph from 0 in 4.5 seconds and can go to a maximum speed of 200mph.
This is a four-door luxury sedan manufactured by Audi. Its innovative technology is a tough competition for its rivals. It is a smaller and well proportioned vehicle. It has a logical dashboard and the interior is made with top-quality materials. The standard cabin has four-zone climate control and 12-way electrically adjustable leather heated seats. Audi A8 is derived from the MLB platform. Launched in 2009, the car has an Aluminium chassis and is mechanically upgraded to offer high performance. It is offered with both front and all-wheel drive.
Lexus LS 600h:
Lexus is a car that is relaxing to drive. It is known for its high-tech hybrid heritage. The car is available in two engine options – a 5.0-litre V8 mated to an electric motor and batteries and the 4.6-litre V8 LS 600h. It is also available in two wheelbases and can even run on electric power alone. The interior is very quiet and the motorway cruising is amazing. Although the car is quiet on the road, the bumps can be felt inside. The rear seats have massaging functionality and are very comfortable.