If there are sports cars and muscle cars, there are also luxury cars for people who like to travel in style. These cars are manufactured by automotive companies targeting a specific social class in mind. These are often expensive and designed differently from commercial cars, sports cars and muscle cars. Though some luxury cars are designed to combine features of sports cars and muscle cars, they are more popularly known for their deluxe, sleek and custom made body.
Luxury cars are very popular in movies and TV series and often used to establish a higher socioeconomic class of a character. Luxury cars are often shown in movies when attending social gatherings and parties.
There are thousands of luxury models manufactured all over the world. But article will only list the top 10 luxury cars as determined by the price, popularity, design and other features such as the speed, engine and interior of the car.
Bentley Continental GT Speed 2015
With a cost over $238,000, this car combines luxury and love for sports. This luxury sports car is 2-door and 4-seater convertible with a 4 liter and 8-cylinder engine. Like the previous models, it is equipped technological features such as a touch screen intended for information and entertainment of the driver and passengers. It also has a 30GB hard drive for saving files such as movies, pictures, videos, music and files. It also has a mapping data and real time car monitoring feature.
2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series
This luxury car sport an AMG 6.2L V8 engine with a horsepower of 622 and 7-speed auto-shift transmission and an advanced navigation system. Its interior is designed and created using top class carbon fiber, Alccantara and leather. This 2-door and 2-seater coupe costs $275, 000.
Aston Martin Vanquish
Worth over $275,000, features the most powerful engine in Aston Martin history, the AM11 Gen4V12. The entire body is created using carbon fiber to ensure the quality and strength of the chassis. Its interior is also covered in leather and carbon fiber. Equipped with technological features such as a built in infotainment panel and mapping device, the Aston Martin Vanquish is taking luxury sports car to a new level.
2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith
This car is one of the most expensive cars in Rolls-Royce history, costing over $280, 000. It is also the most technologically advanced car in Rolls-Royce. It features “haptic” applications that can be controlled by simply swiping the controls and buttons with a finger. It also features a voice control application that can access contacts and do simple commands.
2015 Bentley Mulsanne
Costing over $300,000, this luxurious car is equipped with a powerful 6.8 Liter and 8-cylinder engine. It is also equipped with high-resolution technology, featuring an 8-inch screen and 60GB memory. It also has a voice activated command center to open and control applications such as music and video players. It also houses an advanced mapping and navigation application that uses a 3D satellite. The Mulsanne also features a Bluetooth telephone14-speaker sound system.
Audi A7 Sportback edition
This luxury car is equipped with a satellite navigation system, light and rain sensors, audio, video and radio system and even electronically controlled seats. This model has won awards such as the International Car of the Year in 2012, named by the AutoWeek as the Best of the Best Car in 2012 and hailed by Esquire magazine as the 2011 Esquire Car of the Year.
2014 Rolls Royce Ghost
This $300, 000 car houses a 6.6 liter and 12-cylinder engine, powerful enough to produce over 600 horsepower. Aside from a body and interior made out of carbon fiber and finest leather, it is also equipped with state of the art technological features and application including a voice command system and navigation system. It can access the internet, contact numbers and play videos and music.
2013 Jaguar XJ
This is one of the most popular luxury cars that Jaguar manufactured. This luxury sports car is equipped with high power 12 cylinder Jaguar engine. It houses a touch screen console panel and voice activated applications such as music player, video player, navigation system and telephone system. It is constructed from top class carbon fiber and the interior is covered in sleek leather.
2014 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
Inspired by J-class yachts, this car is worth over $400, 000. This luxurious car is perfect for romantic getaways and attending social and sports events. Aside from a leather interior, it also sues cashmere fibers for a comfortable seat and calming atmosphere. Like other Rolls-Royce models, this one is also equipped with the latest technological advancements such as voice command panel, music and video player and a Bluetooth telephone system.
BMW 5 Series GT
It is one of the best models BMW manufactured. Its coupe profile disguises a huge interior designed with top class leather and carbon fiber. It is also equipped with state of the art applications including a navigation system and touch screen console used in accessing the music players and similar applications.
2014 Rolls-Royce Phantom
This is one of the most expensive cars Rolls-Royce ever manufactured, costing over $470,000. It features a high powered 6.8 liter and 12-cylinder engine with an automatic standard transmission. Its interior features a sleek and comfortable design made out of cashmere fibers and top class leather. Its body is crafted using carbon fiber and it also features state of the art applications intended for infotainment. It has a touch screen console and voice activated command system that can be used in accessing contacts, playing videos and music files and using the navigation system.
Thanks to modern technology, luxurious cars are leaping through bounds and setting new levels of achievement. From installing digital stereos to internet access and voice controlled systems, there’s no doubt that in the coming years better models of luxurious cars will replace the ones in this top 10 luxury cars list.