THE KOBI KOACHMAN GUIDE | 10 BEST LUXURY CAR BRANDS
Luxury Car vs. Premium Car. What’s the difference?
Now there are two different types of cars in the world namely – Luxury cars and Premium cars. Which one do you drive?
Before you answer that, let me go on ahead and explain each of them for you so you can give me the correct answer. Alright, shall we? What makes a luxury car?
According to Consumer Reports, Luxury vehicles typically represent the leading edge of comfort, performance, safety, and technology. A good luxury car has an innate quality that goes beyond leather upholstery and wood trim. Materials should be of a higher grade than those in mainstream vehicles, with plush carpets, rich fabric, and quiet cabins. Basic power amenities, automatic climate control systems, and up-level audio systems with Bluetooth connectivity are expected. Many luxury models also offer all-wheel-drive and can come in sedan, coupe, SUV and convertible body styles.
This exclusive driving experience comes at a price which includes the initial purchase cost as well as the ownership/maintenance costs, both of which typically far exceeds those of more humble vehicles. Generally, in terms of initial purchase price, true luxury models can reach up to $200,000 and more.
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Now, what makes a “Premium vehicle”? Let me just make it easy for you – Imagine the exact opposite of a Luxury car. That’s it! Nothing more.
So again, I ask – What type of car do you drive? Now be sincere! 🙂
Here are my Top 10 Luxury Car Models perfect for stylish rich gents.
A. Porsche Panamera
Featured: 2016 Porsche Panamera 4S Sedan
A luxury sports Car without compromise for everyday use. The new Panamera models feature an exquisite, clearly structured interior offering a high degree of comfort. Designed for driving pleasure and long journeys, for four occupants and their luggage.
Starting Price – From $78,710. For more details and pictures, please click HERE.
B. Porsche Cayenne
Featured: 2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S 4dr SUV
The Cayenne is a midsize luxury SUV. Any time, any place. Inside and out, this vehicle exudes one thing above all else: enthusiasm. For life, and for the road. The front is the perfect expression of dynamic character.
Starting Price – From $58,300. For more details and pictures, please click HERE.
Featured: 2016 Jaguar XJ
Jaguar…They’ve always turned heads, now they are changing minds. For something to be great, it needs to be rare. Exceptional performance and Extraordinary Luxury are key attributes that define a luxury car and New Jaguar XJ offers you the best of both. Jaguar’s XJ is the ultimate luxury car.
Starting Price – From $75,395. For more details and pictures, please click HERE.
To master an art with passion, inspiration and imagination, this is Maserati. Sleeker and sportier than a Bentley, the Maserati Quattroporte GTS with its 530 hp entry-level engine delivers refined luxury paired with an unmistakably sporty personality. This is obvious at first glance: Muscular lines and charismatic forms meet elegant contours, that envelope a generous interior where in the finest traditions of Italian craftsmanship, only the highest quality materials are used.
Starting Price – From $140,000. For more details and pictures, please click HERE.
7. ASTON MARTIN
Featured: Aston Martin Rapide S
Aston Martin is known largely for their grand touring cars and is most popular in the film industry as being “James Bond car”. The Aston Martin Rapide S is the world’s most beautiful four-door sports car. The ride truly embodies the essence of Aston Martin. Its unique character is a blend of sumptuous luxury and capaciousness, serene refinement and elegant convenience. Created with the finest ingredients, conceived with a unique vision, it combines sensational sports car performance and supreme refinement in one compelling form. Ground-breaking and yet possessed of timeless beauty, Rapide S is sublime, thrilling and every inch an Aston Martin.
Starting Price – From $207,820. For more details and pictures, please click HERE.
Featured: 2016 Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 Spyder
Designed to cut through the air and become one with the sky, the new Huracan Syder is a pinnacle of Italian made taste and hand craftsmanship. Streamlined beauty, the finest finishing and pure power to be your strongest emotion on four wheels. The Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 Spyder is priced from about $211,000. For more details and pictures, please click HERE.
Ferrari 488 Spider
The Ferrari 488 Spider is the most powerful mid-engined convertible that the company has yet made. Its turbocharged V8 engine delivers 660bhp at 8000rpm. The Spider uses a similar folding hard-top to that of its predecessor, the 458 Spider. Ferrari says the hard-top is 25kg lighter than a cloth roof and takes just 14 seconds to fold up or down. When folded down, the roof lies flat on top of the engine.
Starting Price – From $242,737. For more details and video, please click HERE.
Featured: 2013 Bentley Mulsanne Sedan
For those with the drive to change the world, the Mulsanne is much more than a supremely comfortable car. It is both a place to make plans and a catalyst that can make them happen. On the road, the Mulsanne Speed combines an imposing appearance with the substance to support its style, its name resoundingly proclaiming a new pinnacle. This is the most dynamic, most exquisite expression of the powerful luxury for which Bentley stands.
Starting Price – From $359,710. For more details and pictures, please click HERE.
Featured: 2016 Bugatti 16C Galibier
The Bugatti 16C Galibier is a luxury 5-door fastback concept car. For more than a century now, Bugatti has always remained an epitome of luxury, exclusivity, style, elegance and extraordinary design. The company has a long legacy in the design and manufacture of outstanding automobile brands. And so, when the release of the Bugatti 16C Galibier was announced, there was considerable interest generated among the elite.
Starting Price – From $1.4 million. For more details and video, please click HERE.
The maybach exelero is one of the world’s most rare vehicles. with only one of these ever have been made, the chance to own, drive or even see one of these in. This is the most expensive car brand on the market as of now (January 2016). It was purchased for $8,000,000 by Birdman, an American rapper who is known for spending his money lavishly.
Starting Price – From $8 million. For more details and pictures, please click HERE.
Featured : Mercedes F 015 Luxury in Motion Concept Car* – a visionary take on the future of driving itself.
Mercedes-Benz always tops the list for me. This luxury brand believe the future of driving means giving the customer the option to not have to drive at all. With the F 015 Luxury in Motion, the vehicle drives itself, transforming the cabin into a personal haven where time and space are the ultimate luxury.
In order to provide a foundation for the new autonomous F 015 Luxury in Motion research vehicle, an interdisciplinary team of experts from Mercedes-Benz has devised a future scenario that incorporates many different aspects of day-to-day mobility. Above and beyond its mobility function, this scenario perceives the motor car as a private retreat that additionally offers an important added value for society at large.
To know more about this car – check out this link HERE
An exotic car experience is a combination of top speed, ultimate luxury, comfort and outstanding overall performance. Luxury cars can be so comfortable and enjoyable that once you’ve experienced the luxe life, going back to a mainstream car feels like a major downgrade.
What do you think about this list? Do you own one of these cars yourself? Have you driven one before? What was the experience like if you have? Please leave your comments in the comments box below. I’d love to hear from you!
Till you hear from me again, Continue to Do Well, Live Well and Dress Very Well. Be Stylish!
Yours in Style,
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Kobi O. Mbagwu (Mr. Kobi)
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