Top 10 Luxury Cars In The World
Many people prefer luxury cars for their plush interiors, elegant exterior and the technology that comes with it. But let's face it, how many among us can purchase a luxury car? Not many, those of us that still want to "ride like a king" have the possibility to rent a car for a couple of days. With this article we will present 10 of the most popular luxury cars in 2009. Keep in mind that the following ranking is random.
BMW 3 Series '“ it is offered in sedan, coupe, convertible and even a wagon version. The 2009 model comes with a face lifted exterior and here we include new tail and head lights. New for 2009 is the 335d model that has a 6 cylinder twin-turbo diesel engine. It is not only nature friendly but quite sporty.
Mercedes Benz C Class '“ it is the entry-luxury sedan car which was redesigned in 2009 and offered in either Sport or Luxury trim. Although an entry-level luxury car, it comes with a bunch of technologies that not only will make your riding more comfortable but it will also keep you safe.
Cadillac CTS '“ received a face lift back in 2008 when both the exterior and interior were changed in order to refresh the look of the car. The model also received numerous technological gizmos: DVD navigation system + touch screen LCD, Bose 5.1 Cabin Surround and a Smart Remote Start system.
Acura TL '“ in 2009 it reached the fourth edition and is the best selling model for the Acura Company. It comes with the brand's spanking new Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) as well as new engines like the V6 3.5l 280 hp or the more powerful 305 hp V6 3.7l. Acura also included a set of new technologies like: Keyless Access System with push-button start, Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition, AcuraLink real-time traffic, real-time weather with Doppler-style radar mapping and Bluetooth audio connectivity.
BMW 5 Series '“ yes, another BMW. Last year in 2009, it received a brand new look and redesigned interior. The older 525i and 525xi were replaced with the new 528i and 528xi models, each of them receiving new standard 230 hp engines. The 530i and 530xi were replaced by the 535i and 535xi, and upgraded with a 300-horsepower twin-turbo inline-six engine as standard equipment.
Audi A4 '“ got a facelift last year which made it longer, wider and a bit lower in comparison with the older model. The new A4 received LED daytime lights and 2 new engines '“ the 2.0 liter TFSI 4-cylinder and the 3.2-liter FSI V6 engine.
Infiniti G Sedan '“ comes with a remarkable 3.7l V6 engine capable of outputting 328 hp with a new 7 speed automatic transmission with Downshift Rev Matching, Drive Sport mode and Adaptive Shift Control (ASC). Interior changes to this model include fully revised interior trim, softer-touch lower door panels, a brighter aluminum trim color and redesigned seat heater switches.
Hyundai Genesis '“ it is powered by either a V6 or V8 engine, the latter being capable of producing 375 hp. It features world-class driving dynamics and the latest high-tech features at the price of entry-level premium brand vehicles. Some of the most important features are: a Lexicon 15-speaker surround sound audio system with a 6-disc CD changer; wood-trimmed leather steering wheel; ultra premium leather seating surfaces and a power glass sunroof as well as a power tilt and telescopic steering column.
Lexus IS '“ debuted in 1999 at the Detroit Motor Show and received the latest update last year in 2009 which includes a fresh wave exterior makeover as well as stylish and elegant interior upgrades plus improved handling. For the 2009 model, Lexus IS received the advanced Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) system.
Jaguar XF Series - The XF is offered in three distinct trim levels: Luxury, Premium Luxury and Supercharged. The Supercharged is powered by an incredible 420-horsepower supercharged 4.2-liter V8 engine, while the Luxury and Premium Luxury trims are powered by a 4.2-liter naturally aspirated V8. All of the trims come with a modern 6 speed fully automatic transmission.
As you might have thought, the most popular luxury cars are not the most expensive ones. It is good to know that you can get quality and luxury for decent prices. We do not mean that a Maybach or a Rolls Royce are a bad choice, but paying over 300,000 $ for a car is just too much for many people.