It’s something you’ve always wanted: a luxury sedan. A way to make your morning and evening commute relaxing, invigorating, enjoyable. You crave the technology, opulent interiors, attention to exquisite detail and high-performance ride that makes you feel like you’re floating over water. There simply isn’t much better than driving a luxury sedan you know you deserve. Next time you’re buying cars online, think about that full-size luxury sedan and what it can do to improve your lifestyle.
For as long as Mercedes as been around, Mercedes has been synonymous with opulence, wealth and luxury. One need not look any further than the S-Class to indulge in all the refine qualities that escape most people in everyday life. The S-Class has all you need to escape and drive quietly away, leaving all your cares behind you.
Now offering a hybrid version of the S550, the S550e will come as a plug-in and competes directly with the Porsche Panamera and Cadillac ELR. Offering both a turbocharged 6 cylinder as well as its electric motor, it still puts out a bit more power than its counterpart, the standard S550. The other candidates of power include a turbocharged 6.0L V12 that delivers 523 horsepower, a turbocharged 5.5L V8 that puts out 577 horses and yet another turbocharged 6.0L V12 that puts out 621 horsepower.
Beyond the high-performance that Mercedes is known for, their quality and comfort is as reliable as their name. A truly user-friendly infotainment system COMAND consistently gets voted the easiest and best adaptable.
If you’re trying to stay comfortably luxurious in your ride, the S-Class is perfect for not appearing too pretentious.
Yet another impressive German beauty, it’s not uncommon at all that Audi should’ve made this list. Germany’s reputation for contributing to the luxury sedan market is well known. With the 2015 model receiving a midterm upgrade to stay current with the competition, upgrades to the powertrain, equipment and styling were positively affected.
Coming standard on the A8 is all-wheel-drive which helps keep the drive spirited even when the weight of the full-size can get heavy. There are three powertrains offered for the A8 all of which provide more than ample power for any road you travel. Coming standard on the A8 is a supercharged 3.0L V6 engine that delivers 333 horsepower and 325 lb/ft of torque. Not bad for a standard model. From there, a there is also a diesel powered turbocharged 3.0L that provides better mileage and even better a 6.3L normally aspirated W12 engine that produces 500 horsepower.
As should be expected, the drive conditions aren’t going to be affected by a rough road or some loose gravel. Total ease of drive and comfort in the cabin aren’t just expected by delivered on.
Uniquely different from both German and Italian automobiles, this British beauty measures up to its own standards and doesn’t need the others. Where they leave off is where the Jaguar XJ picks up. As exclusive as the Jaguar is, the XJ has made itself more approachable, even as a luxury sedan. It’s uniquely different style and shape means that it appears fresh even after its competition is looking tired. Few tire of the Jaguar’s solidly constructed body and luxurious cabin. The onboard technology works like a smartphone, which because everyone knows how to operate one, can easily operate this system.
Offering a supercharged engine for both the V6 as well as the V8 the XJ delivers enough power to push through the twists and curves of the bumpiest English country roads. Though you’re more likely to be driving this Jaguar through cityscapes and suburban landscapes, the XJ will provide all the comfort and ease of drive necessary for you and your passengers.