Luxury is not just about the speed, torque, and the high horsepower of the vehicle, but it should also include features that provide the best of comfort, convenience, and pleasure even if you are a passenger or the driver that bonds with the car. It can be seen with the performance of the engine, the quality of the interiors, the lossless beats of the sound systems, integrity of the brakes, materials of the seats, and other inclusions. If you are curious to know that what are the best and most luxurious cars in the world, then check this top 10 list and see if you can handle the features that can equate with the hefty price tag.
10. Aston Martin Rapide Luxe
The Aston Martin Rapide Luxe has a 6.0L V12 engine that can shift speeds with a Touchtronic 2 auto transmission, with 477hp and 600Nm of torque. Hand built and crafted to precision, the Rapide’s body is made of aluminum and composite body panels. It has bi-xenon headlights, clear LED rear lamps, and four-door body style with four individual seats. Wheels are 20-inch alloy silver with Bridgestone Potenza tires. The interiors are excellent with heated four seats, OEL displays, Bluetooth telephone setup, parking sensors, and tire pressure system. Sounds are of 1000W Bang & Olufsen Beosound Audio System with Icepower Technology, where it can support iPods, and a USB Connector for multiple device support. There is even an exclusive watch that serves as a sensor for interacting with the car and driver.
9. Maybach Landaulet
The Maybach Landaulet is one of the perfect examples of class, luxury, and sophistication due to its unprecedented looks. It flaunts a Bi-turbo V12 engine, thicker front and rear stabilizers, AIRMATIC DC suspension, reprogrammed ESP, ASR stability, and traction control systems for smoother driving. The brake system is a unique Sensotronic Brake Control and headlights are intelligent Bi-xenon, which can illuminate curves for as much as 90%, and also moves at every turn. Seats are heated, interior finish is made of Grand Nappa leather, and the seats can adjust with fore/aft, height, seatback and cushion angle, cushion length and head restraint height. An amazing 21-speaker Bose Sound System, with an output of 600 watts also graces the ride, and it even has its own rear refrigerator.
8. Lexus LFA
A rare offering of luxury by the Lexus LFA is a unique 4.8L V10 engine that can speed up to 552hp, where it can reach zero to 60 in 3.6 seconds, in 202mph at max. Its body is made of an extensive carbon fiber, and its brakes are made of carbon ceramic material. It has a lightning-quick six-speed Automated Sequential Gearbox and a choice of driving modes such as Auto, Sport, Normal, and Wet for various conditions. Wheels are made of 20-inch aluminum shod with Bridgestone tires. The cockpit houses a tachometer that uses a Thin Film Transistor with LCD panel and movable rings.
7. BMW 6 Series Coupe
One of the most notable in a BMW is its conceptual lights, such as seen in the 6 Series Coupe where it uses Adaptive LED Headlights that are great for high beams, corners, and even accents. The wheels are also light thanks to its 19-inch aluminum alloys with star spokes. This has one of the biggest control displays, even 10.2 inches that is mounted on an electroplated frame, which also carries a comprehensive navigation system. Audio is well provided by a Bang & Olufsen Surround Sound system. The engine is far from the rest, being a TwinPower Turbo V8 with petrol direct injection that can accelerate at 407hp max with torque of 600Nm.
6. Porsche Panamera S
The engine of the Porsche Panamera S is a 4.8L naturally aspirated V8 engine with direct fuel injection, VarioCam Plus, and a variable intake, which can speed up at 400hp with a max torque of 369 lb-ft. Despite of the powerful engine, it is also environment friendly with a low CO2 emission per hp. For handling and control, there is the Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control and the Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus to guide drivers on the road. The Panamera S has its own set of exclusive 18-inch wheels, where all four tires can have their pressure checked on an interface close to the dashboard. There is also a Sport Button that can change the precision and performance of the engine, including response of gears.
5. Hyundai Equus
From the bottom up, the Hyundai Equus has 19-inch chrome wheels; a forward-view cornering camera located on the front grill, and HID xenon headlights on the outside. Inside the vehicle, you can see leather all over, a microfiber suede headliner, a navigation system, a 608-watt Lexicon 7.1 Discrete Surround Sound Audio System, and a 12-way adjustable driver seat. There is an 8-inch VGA display can open the Driver Information System, driving functions, data recognition, and driver control. It carries The Tau 5.0L V8 engine can boost up to 429hp and a transmission system that can switch on auto or SHIFTRONIC manual mode.
4. Lexus LS 460 L AWD
The Lexus LS 460 L AWD has all the luxuries you need in a car. For starters, you can go in to a locked car, without touching anything but the door handle, where it also starts on its own and open all doors upon entry. It also has a memory system that adjusts the seat, outside mirrors, and the steering wheel based on user data. Seat temperatures are adjustable, has lumbar support, and headrests are adjustable on control. Communications are also set up such as Bluetooth device compatibility, voice command, backup camera, 10-speaker premium sound system, and auto sound levelizer. Safety features are also of high caliber such as a Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management, Vehicle Stability Control, and Traction Control. Tire pressure can also be checked on screen. It has a 4.6L V8 engine with 380hp and 367 lb-ft of torque, all-wheel drive, AVS, and electronic power steering.
3. Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe
Inside and out, the Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe has features to boot, justifying the entire price and the luxury. It has gull-wing doors, light alloy wheels, retractable rear wing, LED tail lamps, and bi-xenon headlamps for the exterior. The interiors can be made of piano black lacquer or carbon fiber finish, an AMG Drive Unit that has settings for suspension, drive modes, and the 3-stage ESP. Seats are made of hand-selected Designo exclusive leather that are supported by magnesium frames. The steering wheel is made of thick padding and premium leather, and has controls that can keep the hands on the wheel while taking care of everything else. Lastly, the engine is an AMG 6.3L V-8 that can go at 563hp with 479 lb-ft of torque.
2. Aston Martin One-77
The engine of the Aston Martin One-77 is a 7.3L naturally aspirated V12 that has a dry sump lubrication system, which can boost up at 700hp with a torque of 750Nm. Its transmission is rear mid-mounted; with six speed Automated Manual Transmission with a choice of Auto or Select Shift that can be controlled with an electro-hydraulic system. The body is made of a carbon fiber monocoque structure, and its exterior body panels are made of handcrafted aluminum. Its suspension is ride height adaptive and is pushrod actuated, just like F1s. Brakes are or carbon ceramic matrix and driving employs Dynamic Stability Control and traction.
1. Cadillac CTS-V Sedan
The Cadillac CTS-V Sedan has a 6.2 Liter Supercharged V8 engine that can step up to 556hp and 551 lb-ft of torque. Its intercooler is an Eaton-Roots type, which cools the air before the intake is being mixed into the fuel. Its brakes are of the famous Brembo brand, which measures 15.1-inch with six pistons at front and 14.7 four pistons at the rear wheel. Its transmission can be a surprising TREMEC six-speed manual with dual-disc clutch. Its driving control system, the dual-mode magnetic mixes the shock absorber fluid with magnetic particles that can flex both Tour and Sport Modes. There are more features such as the G-meter for quick RPM reading, a glide-up touch screen navigator, Recaro Seats, and a sueded microfiber trim.