The sheer amount of driving comfort that comes with a luxury car is enough to make you go gaga. Combine that with fantastic looks, and you are living like Queen Elizabeth. This year's luxury cars sport some technology that could make you think that the manufacturers borrowed some skills right from the NASA Space Centre. Most people will not mind hurting their bank accounts to get one of these crazy machines. That's definitely safe to say. Let's take a look.
What's special about the 2018 BMW i8?
The BMW i8 has a base price of $144,395. This hatchback is convertible with added exterior styling tugs. The plugin this crossbreed sports car is expected to get a power boost of up to 372-hp and a lot of electric range, courtesy of the larger 10-kW per hour battery pack. This model has three special trims; the protonic Dark Silver, Protonic Yellow and the Protonic Silver Dark. This machine has a 6-speed with an automatic clutch. It has an EPA rated at 28-mpg both in the city and on the highway. This car has so much swag that Jay-Z has to borrow some.
How good is the 2018 Acura ILX?
The 2018 Acura ILX will go for $29,500 after its extensive 2016 refresh. This sedan has a sporty body kit feature, suede seats inserts, 18- inch wheels, a well-appointed cabin that adds a sexy look as well as a smooth and quiet engine transmission that has improved comfort while driving. The Acura ILX has no engine options but the base engine boasts of 2400cc producing 201-hp, it has four cylinders with 180-lb-ft turning power. This machine drives on front wheels with an eight-speed transmission and an automatic twin clutch. The 2018 Acura ILX received a clean 5-star rating for its safety from the NHTSA, IIHS, and TSP.
What does the 2018 Alpha Romeo 4C offer?
The 2018 Alpha Romeo 4C has a pretty Coupe body and brings a new exterior appeal for its color. Its MSRP starts from $57,000 to $67,000. Compared to mainstream racing cars, it doesn't offer much comfort. It has 1700cc turbocharged engine yielding 237-hp, it's 6-speed, has a twin-clutch gearbox as the only powertrain option. It drives on its rear wheels. The EPA ratings in the city are 24-mpg and 34-mpg on the highway. This amazing machine hits 60 mph in 4 seconds.
What about the 2018 Audi TT?
The 2018 Audi TT has an MSRP that starts at $44,924-$65,875. It has a coupe body with convertible capability and generally high performance. It produces 400 horsepower from a 1-5 turbocharged 2500cc engine and has 354-lb-ft turning power. It comes standard with an Audi virtual 12.3-inches digital display. Among its optional features are the 680-watts, smartphone integration, 12-speaker Bang and Olufsen stereo system.
Is the 2018 Bentley Flying Spur anything special?
The 2018 Bentley Flying Spur Sedan's MSRP starts from $193,000 to $250,000. No major changes have occurred to the 2018 Flying Spur. Some of the improved specs include a 6000cc engine that yields 626-hp, twin turbo W-12, and improved suspension with maximum comfort. This beast drives on all wheels and hits 60 mph in 4.3-5.1 seconds. It has an EPA rating of 12-mpg in the city and 14-mpg on the highway.
Should I buy the 2018 Aston Martin DB11?
Driving in this car is so comfortable that it feels like sleeping on a cotton bed. The 2018 Aston Martin is a coupe-convertible luxury car with an MSRP starting from $202,320-$219,320. Following the launch of the DB11 coupe, it's likely to add a soft-top spec called the DB11 volante. Martin DB11 has 5200cc, 600 horses, twin turbo and 12 cylinders connected to an 8-speed automatic. An improved twin turbo with V8 borrowed from the Mercedes-AMG is the new base engine for the DB11. Another new feature is the blind spot warning. This luxury car has an EPA rating of 15-mpg in the city and 17-mpg on the highway. It is capable of hitting 60 mph in between 3.8-4.5 seconds.