Naturally, you would assume that the list of the top 10 most luxurious cars are also the most expensive cars on the market. However, there are several cars on this list that are considered top of the line but won't break the bank.
#10 – Cadillac CTS-V Sedan
With a 6.2 supercharged V8 engine, the Cadillac CTS-V Sedan ranks number 10 among the top 10 most luxurious cars. The interior offers piano black trim and Alcantara faux suede surfaces, providing the ultimate in luxury. Cadillac has improved the suspension from earlier models, and the Magnetic Ride Control offers impressive handling. With an MSRP of around, $63,000, this vehicle offers complete luxury at a reasonable price.
#9 – Lexus RX SUV
With new luxury features in their crossover SUV line, the Lexus RX falls at the number nine spot on this list of top 10 most luxurious cars. With a sportier new look, standard power back door and USB iPod/mp3 control standard, this spacious vehicle offers luxury at a very reasonable price. The interior includes Ebony Bird’s-Eye Maplewood trim and saddle leather interior. Contrast stitching on the center console, seats and door-mounted armrests further enhance the luxurious interior of this SUV. Priced at around $40,000, this luxury vehicle falls in many driver’s price range.
#8 – Lexus LS 460 L
Lexus drops into the eighth spot on the list of top 10 most luxurious cars with their LS 460 L. The spacious, high-quality interior is an added benefit to this vehicle that offers impressive highway cruising. The car is also available in a hybrid version, and is priced slightly higher than the RX Suv at around $65,000.
#7 – Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe
There is no question that any list of the top 10 most luxurious cars would include the Mercedes SLSA MG Coupe, which offers luxury both inside and out. The car has gull-wing doors, light alloy wheels and bi-xenon headlamps. Buyers have a choice of piano black lacquer or carbon fiber finish on the interior. Seats are made of hand-selected Designo leather, and the steering wheel is made of premium leather as well. A bit pricey in the $190,000 range, but the perfect complement to a luxury vacation home.
#6 – Porsche Panamera S
The definition of luxury, the Porsche Panamera S is the sixth on this list of the top most luxurious cars. A 4.8L V-8 engine with direct fuel injection pushes this car up to 400 hp with a maximum torque of 369 lb-ft. For those concerned about the environmental impact, the car has a low CO2 emission per horsepower. The Porsche comes with a price tag around $96,000.
#5 – Mercedes Benz E-Class Cabriolet
A list of the top 10 most luxurious cars would not be complete without including the Mercedes Benz E-Class Cabriolet, and it falls at number five on the list. Not an overly sporty convertible, but more of a high-class cruiser, the Benz offers a turbo V-8 and a 3.5-liter V-6. The interior is supple and comfortable, and the padded roof reduces interior heating when the top is up. This vehicle sells for around $60,000.
#4 – BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe
The fourth in this list of the top 10 most luxurious cars is the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe with a low roof and commanding graceful presence, giving the car a more glamorous look than the Porsche Panamera. The interior offers a low and snug driving position, giving it the feel of a car that you want to drive very fast. The car is based price around $73,000.
#3 – Aston Martin One-77
The Aston Martin One-77 lands in third place in this list of the 10 most luxurious cars, offering up to 700 horsepower and a rear mid-mounted transmission. The leather trimmed sports steering wheel handles like a dream, and the handcrafted leather material is soft and supple. With a price tag over $1 million, the car is not only one of the most luxurious cars in the world, but also one of the most expensive.
#2 – Aston Martin Rapide Luxe
Aston Martin’s classic sports car, the Rapide Luxe, is the second on the list of the top 10 most luxurious cars. With its full grain leather interior, electrically adjustable and heated seats, and automatic front and rear temperature controls, this vehicle lets you ride in the luxury you deserve. The suggested price for the car is just over $200,000.
#1 – Maybach Landaulet
A perfect example of class and luxury, the Maybach Landaulet offers unprecedented looks, a bi-turbo V12 engine and a unique Sensotronic Brake Control. The seats are heated and the interior is made of supple Grand Nappa leather. The suggested price for this beautiful, luxurious car is $1.4 million, which not only makes it first on the list for the top 10 most luxurious cars, but also the most expensive.
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