Are you looking forward to a luxury steam this year? Well, 2014 has witnessed the release of a number of plush cars till now from a host of esteemed auto makers. Be it Chevrolet or Mercedes or Jaguar or Cadillac- all have got something edgy for the luxury car aficionados this year.
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Debatably the most important new car for 2014, the Corvette Stingray from Chevy is one of the top-most luxury steams for this year. Available in convertible and coupe versions, Stingray Corvette is comprehensively re-designed with brand new chassis & mechanicals resting under a sensuously sleek bodyframe. The car is designed with a high-tech V8 6.2L engine that channels around 450 hp & 450 lb ft torque. Stingray speeds up from zero till 60 mph just within 3.8 seconds. The edgy “Drive Mode Selector” enables drivers to come up with 12 varied performance attributes as per 5 diverse driving situations. The car interior is gorgeous with its amazing roster of luxury amenities like rare seats mimicking hot-stone massage, climate control capacity, heated armrest etc.
Mercedes has followed a really outrageous approach with its S-Class elevating it as one of the unanimous choices regarding the plush-most vehicles of this year. The redesigned sedan flaunts a very elegant and bold styling and comes powered with a V8 twin-turbo engine producing 455 hp for S550 version. Another S-Class model, S63 4MATIC AMG is backed by a 5.5 l V8 engine that delivers 577 hp. The 2014 Merc S-Class has hit the headlines with its impressive roster of edgy chassis-control options such as low-pace autonomous drive mode, steering which automatically keeps this sedan centered in between the lane-markers on highway etc. There are many over-the-top-rack options in the car including rare seats emulating hot-stone massage, climate control capacity.
Wrapped in a dapper curvaceous styling, the F-Type from Jaguar is surely one of the most impressive luxury cars of 2014. It’s a rear-drive 2-seater convertible which is armed with a vibrant V6 supercharged 3 l engine which produces either 380 or 340 hp, based on the very version chosen. The car also carries a 7-pace auto transmission which includes manual gear-select feature with the steering wheel-lifted paddle shifters. The F-Type is really lightweight but its aluminum structure promises a very rigid sturdy build.
The midsize ELR coupe from Cadillac is a plush 2-door electric car- flaunting a smart combo of style & environment consciousness. Taking cues from the other Cadillac makes, ELR has been designed with a very posh interior & assorted amenities. Powered by electric motor, the car can run up till 35 miles at a stretch on single charge. In case the charge falls short, there’s a little gasoline engine to keep the car running.
BMW has taken up a major redesigning approach on its 3 series convertibles and coupes to present them as the 4 series makes this year. The 4 series models have arrived with 50 -50 near perfect weight-distribution to ensure impressive handling & various high-tech features- such as forward-collision warning facility, adaptive cruise-control, iDrive multimedia controlling system & dictation function.