The best luxury cars
Rolls Royce Ghost
. November 7, 2014: Ultra luxury carmaker Rolls Royce today launched its Ghost Series II in India at a starting price of INR 4.5 Crore. The car will be retailed through company s five dealership across the country. The car gets subtle changes to the exterior and interior and a few additions to the options list. The most prominent change is the rectangular LED headlamps which replaces the current round unit.Powering the vehicle is the same 6.6 litre V12 mill, rated t 563bhp and 780Nm. The engine is coupled to an eight speed automatic transmission, enabling it to hit a top whack of 250km/h (electronically limited) and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.7 seconds.
The Iconic British luxury car maker Rolls Royce has silently launched the Ghost Series II in the Indian automobile market. It has received a slew of updates in terms of styling and features, which gives a brand new experience to the customers. To start with the exteriors, this model gets a refined headlight cluster with powerful LED daytime running lights, re sculptured bumpers and a brand new bonnet featuring the company s Spirit of Ecstasy, which gives it a dynamic stance to the front facade. The automaker has also updated the design of alloy wheels, which further adds to its elegance. Furthermore, this model series is also made available with new exterior paint options for the buyers to choose from. As far as its interiors are concerned, it gets updated front seats with revoked electrical adjustment function while the rear seats have been re angled. In addition to this, its instrument cluster has been slightly tweaked with trendy new dials, which gives a luxuriant finish to the cabin. The manufacturer has also added some new features to its optional package, which further helps the buyers to personalize its interiors and features. Customers are now provided with an option of extending natural grain leather upholstery for the A and B pillars of insides. At present, this model series is available in two variants for the buyers to choose from. Both the trims are equipped with the same 6592cc petrol engine that is capable of producing an immense power of 563bhp along with a hammering torque output of 780Nm, which is rather impressive. However, the top end variant is built with a wheelbase of 3465mm, which is perhaps the longest in its segment.
Both the variants in this series bestowed with same set of comfort and safety features along with several options, which allows the buyers to personalize this vehicle as per their requirements. It has a compelling body structure with several trademark including a chrome plated radiator grille, V shaped bonnet, taillight cluster and boot lid. Individuals can also opt for special matt silver finish to its bonnet and to the windscreen surround, which provides a contrasting look to its front facade. It also has an attractive interior design that can be personalized with a desired color scheme and leather upholstery. The most attractive aspect of its interiors is its dashboard, which is decorated with extensive wood inserts. The car maker is now offering this model series with an option to choose between eleven different wood inserts, which includes two new veneers like Paldao and Walnut Burr. On the other hand, it is also available with a few improved features like suspension system and lighting pattern. However, the main highlight of this Ghost Series II is the satellite aided transmission system that utilizes the mapping data and GPS to ensure that this saloon is always in correct gear. This vehicle is currently placed in the ultra luxury saloon segment of India, where it will compete with the likes of Bentley Mulsanne and Bentley Continental.
Mercedes Benz C Class
. November 3, 2014: Mercedes Benz is all set to launch the new 2015 C Class in India on 25th November, 2014. The next gen sedan has been on sale in the global market (Europe and States) from couple of months and it is now coming to India. The 2015 C Class will replace the on going model and will rival with the Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series. Initially, Mercedes will only launch the new C with petrol engine while diesel will be introduced later. Talking about the design, the 2015 C Class looks like a baby S Class, as it certainly have borrowed designing cues with the same.
Mercedes Benz C Class is highly acclaimed sedan model produced by the German automaker. It was first introduced in the year 1993 and later received modifications periodically. This sedan is currently in its third generation with model series badged as W203. It is offered two petrol and three diesel variants for the buyers to choose from. All the petrol variants are equipped with an in line 1.8 litre engine that has the ability to produce 185bhp along with a maximum torque output of 285Nm. On the other hand, its diesel variants are fitted with a 2.2 litre engine, which is mated with a 7G Tronic seven speed automatic transmission gearbox. Among all the variants, Edition C is the top end trim, which is bestowed with a few captivating exterior features. It gets features like electric sun roof, a set of alloy wheels and AMG body styling, which emphasizes its exclusiveness. Its interiors too have been bestowed with exclusive styling features likes premium black leather upholstery with contrast stitching, sport seats and interior light package with ambient lighting. On the other hand, its Grand Edition and Avantgarde trims have similar set of aspects including bi xenon headlamps, panoramic glass roof with one touch operation and 17 inch stylish alloy wheels. All the variants in this series have been equipped with an ECO Start/stop function, which helps to improve the performance and fuel efficiency.
It is also integrated with an Audio 20 CD featuring 6 disc changer and a 14.7cm TFT color display, which also provides visual parking aid. It is also incorporated with AGILITY CONTROL suspension with selective damping. Its cabin is fitted with a proficient THERMATIC automatic climate control system including separate air vents for rear passengers. It also has an advanced cruise control system featuring SPEEDTRONIC variable speed limiter. This sedan is also integrated with an innovative ATTENTION ASSIST system, which warns the driver in case it detects any sign of increasing weariness and failing attention. There is a PRE SAFE anticipatory occupant protection system, which detects a potential collision and deploys brakes, tightens the seatbelts and closes the side windows along with glass roof. At present, it is being offered with an unmatched warranty period of 3 years without any constraint to its mileage. This luxury sedan is competing with the likes of BMW 3 Series, Audi A4, and Volvo S 40 in the Indian automobile market.
. 6 Jan, 2014: Jaguar has introduced a new variant in its sedan Jaguar XF petrol lineup with a 2.0 litre mill. The new variant comprises of a 4 cylinder turbo engine that has the capability to churn out a maximum power output of 237bhp and a peak torque of 340Nm. It is coupled with an eight speed ZF self shifting transmission. This same engine also powers the three door Land Rover Range Rover Evoque petrol variant. Jaguar has priced it at Rs. 48.30 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Mumbai), thus making it more costlier than the existing 2.2 litre diesel engine based variant, which generates 190bhp of maximum power output.
Jaguar XF was launched in 2008 and received a positive response from the richies in India. As it completes nearly three years in the market, the company has given a make over to the saloon and brought out a facelifted Jaguar XF. All the changes in the new Jaguar XF are merely cosmetic with the exteriors and interiors tweaked. The Jaguar cars are regarded as bold and beautiful and the new XF series has got all the attributes installed. The car not only comes fitted with luxurious interior features but also with super cool innovative technologies. Jaguar unveiled the revised version of the XF at the 2011 New York Auto Show earlier this year. This updated and upgraded car went on sale around the world in the middle of this year, and considering that Tata now owns the JLR brands, this new XF will surely adorn some wealthy garages in India. Jaguar is filling a lot of action in the Indian luxury car market and knows it can
. October 31, 2014: Audi is celebrating 20 glorious years of its most popular and successful product in its history Audi A4. The vehicle has been in production since the last 20 years at Ingolstadt, Germany one of the most important facility in the home country. Apart from Germany, Audi is also manufacturing A4 in leading developing markets China, India and Indonesia. A4 went on to sale in November 1994 and Four Ring manufacturer has sold more than six millions units of the A4 brand.
Audi India has a lot of splendid vehicles in their portfolio, out of which, A4 is one of the luxurious sedan available in the country s car market. It was firstly launched in India way back in year 2008. Its main competitors are Volvo S60, Mercedes Benz C Class, BMW 3 Series, Jaguar XF and others in this segment. The company is selling this model series in Premium, Premium Plus and Technology Edition trims in two (2.0 litre and 3.0 litre) diesel engine and one petrol engine options. The entry level diesel trim is fitted with a 2.0 litre engine, which has the ability to churn out 147.5bhp in combination with 320Nm of peak torque output. Whereas, other 1968cc TDI engine can churn out 174.3bhp along with a commanding torque output of 380Nm. At the same time, the Premium Plus and Technology Edition variants are fitted with a 3.0 litre diesel mill, which has the capacity of churning out 241.3bhp and 500Nm of power and torque respectively.
On the other hand, the petrol variant is powered by a 1.8 litre TFSI engine, which comes with a displacement capacity of 1798cc. It can produce 167bhp and 320Nm, which is rather good for Indian road conditions. It is mated with an efficient multitronic automatic transmission gear box, which sends the engine power to its front wheels. The braking and suspension mechanism are quite proficient, which helps in keeping the vehicle stable at all times. It also has dynamic stability control function. The dual circuit braking mechanism with diagonally split function and it is further augmented by ABS along with EBD. It also has electromechanical parking brake, which includes parking brake and automatic release function. The company has given this sedan series some best in class exterior features that gives it an inviting appearance. Its bold frontage has a large perforated radiator grille, which has a prominent company logo in the center. The headlight cluster is incorporated with powerful xenon plus lamps with high beam assist and headlight cleaning system. Its side profile has a few strong character lines and neatly carved wheel arches, which are fitted with an elegant set of alloy wheels. Apart from the entry level variant, it also has a panoramic sun roof, which is made of tinted single glazed safety glass and wind deflector. Coming to its internal cabin, it is quite spacious and designed in a dual tone color scheme. It is incorporated with some top of the line aspects and options to change the interior lighting. In terms of safety, it has front and rear side airbags, anti theft wheel bolts, space saving spare wheel, a tyre pressure monitor and several other aspects. All these features put together, makes it one of the most comfortable and safe vehicle in its segment. This luxurious sedan is offered with a standard warranty of two years or unlimited kilometers and the customers can also avail an extended warranty at an additional cost.
BMW 3 Series
. February 5, 2014: BMW has launched its 3 Series GT at the Delhi Auto Expo 2014. The car is tagged at a price of Rs. 42.7 lakhs (Ex showroom Delhi). It is available in 2.0 L 184bhp diesel engine and another 2.0 L 245bhp petrol engine. In addition, a high powering 3.0 L mill is also introduced that produces top power of 306 bhp. All the three engines are mated by an 8 speed AT gearbox. Compared to the regular 3 Series saloon, the 3 Series GT gets revamped headlights, low positioned bumpers and many other face lifts. Moreover, the interiors get extended wheel base that offer more room for the passengers to accommodate.BMW 3 Series is a luxurious sedan which is a combination of luxury and utility resulting in the ultimate driving experience. It features bold exteriors and an athletic body that exhibit power and control over the road. The petrol variants of BMW 3 Series that are 320i and 330i generate a maximum torque of 200 Nm at 3600 rpm and 300 Nm at 2500~4000 rpm respectively. The power offers by them are 115 KW at 6400 rpm and 190 KW at 6600 rpm respectively.
The BMW 3 Series 320i has a four cylinder 2.0L inline engine offering 115KW while 330i variant of BMW 3 Series has a 6 cylinder 3.0L, Inline engine generating 190KW. Both diesel variants of BMW 3 Series the 320D Corporate Edition and 320D Highline have a 2.0L engine containing 4 cylinders that offers horsepower of 130KW. Where, the fuel economy of 320i is 7.2kmpl in the city and 10.9 on the highway, 330i gives a mileage of 5.6kmpl in the city and 9.6 on the highway. The mileage offered by 320D Corporate Edition and 320D Highline is greater than its petrol variants. Both 320D Corporate Edition and 320D Highline render a mileage of 8.5kmpl in the city and 12.8 on the highway.
The diesel engine variants of BMW 3 Series including 320D Corporate Edition and 320D Highline generate a power of 130KW at 4000 rpm and a maximum torque of 350Nm at 1750 3000rpm.
The interiors of the BMW 3 Series include Dacota leather upholstery, leather steering wheel, Automatic Air conditioning,6 CD changer, Hi Fi Loud Speaker system, Central locking with electronic immobilizer and crash sensor, front sliding armrest, Interior mirrors with automatic anti dazzle function, multi function steering function, Bluetooth interface, Radio Professional, Rain and lights sensor, Rear centre armrest with two cup holders, electric seat adjustment for driver s seat with memory, Sports leather steering wheel with gear shift paddles, Storage nets on the front seat backrests ,electric sun blinds for rear windows.
Safety features of the BMW 3 Series include ABS, Concerning Brake Control, Dynamic Stability Control, Dynamic Traction Control, Run flat indicator, Safety battery terminal clamp, Bumper system with aluminum impact absorbers at the front and steel impact absorbers at the rear, integrated side impact protection, Ergonomic seat belt system at the rear and 3 point seat belts for all the seats at the rear, warning triangle with first aid kit, Inertia reel seatbelts at the front and for the two outer rear seats with belt tensioner and belt force limiter.
. April 16, 2013: To celebrate the sale of 6,000 Audi A6 in India, Audi has launched a special edition of luxury sedan A6 in the Indian auto industry. The special edition of its largest selling luxury sedan A6 comes equipped with nine unique features comprising a broad portfolio of innovation. The special edition Audi A6 sports Adaptive Air Suspension with Audi Drive Select, 4 Zone Deluxe Air conditioning, Rear Side Airbags, Bose Surround Sound System, MMI Touch, Comfort Key, MMI Remote Control, Front Co Driver seat adjustment from the rear and LED headlights. The luxury is available in two engine options 2.0 TDI and 3.0 TDI. The Special Edition Audi A6 is launched at an introductory price of Rs. 46.33 lakh onwards(ex showroom Delhi)
Audi is one of the iconic luxury car makers of the world, which has found a firm foothold in the automobile market. It has produced several classy vehicles in all segments, out of which, Audi A6 is their luxuriant sedan. It is being sold in three trim levels, which are Premium, Premium Plus and Technology Edition. This sedan comes with two diesel engines and a petrol engine option for the buyers to choose from. It is competing against the likes of BMW 5 Series, Jaguar XF, Mercedes Benz CLA Class and others in this segment. The 2.0 litre diesel power plant has the ability to produce a maximum power and torque output of 128.2bhp and 380Nm. At the same time, other diesel engine (3.0 litre) has the ability to displace 2967cc. It can churn out a commanding power of 177.5bhp along with a peak torque output of 500Nm. On the other hand, the petrol variant is powered by a 2.0 litre TFSI engine, which comes with a displacement capacity of 1984cc. It can produce 130.1bhp and 320Nm, which is rather good for Indian road conditions. It is mated with an efficient multitronic automatic transmission gear box, which sends the engine power to its front wheels. The braking and suspension mechanism are quite proficient, which helps in keeping the vehicle stable at all times. This vehicle is blessed with an efficient suspension system that helps in maintaining its stability on any road conditions and this mechanism is further assisted by dynamic stability control function. Its disc braking mechanism is quite reliable, which is augmented by ABS along with EBD. Another important aspects are electromechanical parking brake, ESP with electronic cross axle lock, electronic differential lock and automatic release function.
It has some best in class exterior features that gives it an inviting appearance. Its bold frontage has a large perforated radiator grille, which has a prominent company logo in the center. The headlight cluster of Premium variant is incorporated with powerful xenon plus lamps with high beam assist and headlight cleaning system, while Premium Plus and Technology Edition trims get LED headlights. Its side profile is dominated by a few visible character lines and neatly carved wheel arches, which are fitted with an elegant set of alloy wheels. The panoramic sun roof is made of tinted single glazed safety glass and wind deflector and come with tilt function. Coming to its internal cabin, it is quite spacious and designed in a dual tone color scheme. It is incorporated with some top of the line aspects and options to change the interior lighting. In terms of safety, it has front and rear side airbags, anti theft wheel bolts, space saving spare wheel, a tyre pressure monitor and several other aspects. All these features put together, makes it one of the most comfortable and safe vehicle in its segment. This luxurious sedan is offered with a standard warranty of two years or unlimited kilometers and the customers can also avail an extended warranty at a nominal cost.
Mercedes Benz E Class
. September 11, 2014: Mercedes Benz launched the E 350 CDI at Rs 57.42 lakh (Ex Showroom, Pune ). The E 350CDI houses 3.0 litre V6 engine. The saloon features Intelligent Drive
BMW M Series
. October 22, 2014: BMW is gearing up to launch its M3 sedan and M4 Coupe in India reportedly on November 26 this year. Powered by a six cylinder in line petrol engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology, the cousins will weigh 80 kgms less which will in turn maximise their dynamic ability and efficiency. Both the BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe can sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds with the optional seven speed M Double Clutch Transmission. They produce maximum output of 431 hp and a peak torque of 550 Nm, an increase of roughly 40 per cent to the outgoing BMW M3.
BMW India is one of the topnotch luxury car makers in the country that has several sophisticated models in its portfolio. One such model is their M Series , which is currently available in both sedan and coupe versions. Initially, the car maker had rolled out the M5 sedan model in the automobile market. Later, another variant has been introduced in this series, which is christened as BMW M6 Gran Coupe. These two variants share the same platform as of 5 Series sedan and 6 Series coupe, but are blessed with an exclusive package. It includes aspects like BMW driving experience control, M Sport seats in the cockpit, Active M differential and numerous other aspects. Both these variants are equipped with an advanced 4.4 litre TwinPower petrol power plant that is capable of producing 560bhp of maximum power and 580Nm torque. This model series is bestowed with a rear wheel drive layout, which enables 50:50 ratio load distribution.
Both these variants are perkier in terms of acceleration and pick up and can achieve a top speed of approximately 250 Kmph. In terms of exteriors, its Gran Coupe trim has a sleeker body structure fitted with specially designed features like ornament front grille, M carbon roof and BMW individual high gloss shadow line. While the sedan version is blessed with aspects like
. September 16, 2014: Jaguar expanding its model lineup introduced the XJ 2.0L Petrol LWB Portfolio at INR 93.24 lakhs (ex showroom Mumbai). The saloon houses 2.0 litre i4 petrol engine which develops a power of 237bhp with peak torque of 340Nm. Inside the cabin, the car embraces electrically adjustable rear seats with massage function in three intensity settings, increased rear headroom, Rear Seat Entertainment with two 25.9 cm (10.2) LCD screens, electric rear side window blinds, soft door close, 825 Watt Meridian Surround Audio System, LED reading lights in the rear and newly designed business tables in the rear.
Jaguar XJ is the high end luxury saloon in the fleet of JLR, which was introduced few years ago in India. The car maker is offering this vehicle in two trim levels which are Premium Luxury and Portfolio. Initially these variants were offered with a 3.0 litre diesel engine as standard under the hood. This engine is capable of producing a maximum power of 271.23bhp along with a commanding torque output of 600Nm, which is remarkable. Now, the car maker has rolled out a new petrol variant in this series. This new trim is powered by a 2.0 litre i4 petrol mill that is mated with an advanced 8 speed automatic transmission gearbox that is further incorporated with JaguarDrive selector. This saloon is all about high end luxury, style and sophisticated technology, which makes it unique in its class. The main highlight of this saloon is its lavish interior space and seating accompanied by several high end equipments. Its leg space is quite roomy owing to its long wheelbase of 3157mm. All the seats can be adjusted in 20 different ways using electric function and three programmable memory setting. Furthermore, they also have features like ventilation, heating and massage, which explains about the luxury inside. This models series also gets a 4 zone automatic climate control system featuring air quality sensor and recirculation along with other aspects like JaguarSense for opening of glovebox.
In terms of exteriors, this saloon has a sleek body structure with cab forward design, which makes it resembles like a coupe. Its exteriors are fitted with several trademark features including bi xenon headlamps including LED DRLs, a set of stylish alloy wheels and distinctly crated taillights. This model series is also bestowed with a panoramic heat reflective glass, which filters UV rays and floods natural light to the cabin. The car maker has also integrated innovative features like JaguarDrive Control featuring three different modes like Normal, Winter and Dynamic. In addition to this, it is also integrated with several traction control features like ASR and dynamic stability control, which makes handling quite simple. Furthermore, this saloon is bestowed with adaptive dynamics system that monitors the suspension mechanism and adjusts the damping to suit according to the road condition. This saloon is blessed with intelligent safety functions including pedestrian contact sensing and Jaguar smart key system with keyless entry, which actively safeguards everyone on board. This vehicle will now compete with the likes of Mercedes Benz S Class, BMW 7 Series and Audi A8L in the high end luxury saloon segment.
BMW 5 Series
. October 10, 2013: German auto major BMW has now finally launched the facelifted 5 Series, that the company unveiled at this year s Geneva Motor Show. Launched at a starting price of Rs. 46.90 lakh , the top end variant M Sport goes up to Rs. 57.90 lakh (Prices are ex showroom, Delhi). The company has discontinued the petrol models of the car this time around. The BMW 5 Series facelift gets additional contour lines for the surround of BMW s kidney grille, front fog lamps with added chrome, new lower air intakes, extra crease on rear apron, revised rear lamps and new alloys.
BMW India is a popular automaker that is known for offering stylish and luxury vehicles in the market. Among the several models available, BMW 5 Series is a stunning sedan that is available in four variants with three diesel engine options. It has a 2.0 litre engine that generates a maximum power of 184bhp along with torque output of 380Nm. It accelerates from 0 to 100 Kmph in just 7.9 seconds, which is quite good. The other diesel engine is loaded with the same mill, but generates more power. It can return a fuel economy of 17.09 Kmpl which is rather good. The company has incorporated its high end variant with a powerful 3.0 litre, 6 cylinder diesel engine. The power generated by it is 258bhp and yields the torque output of 560Nm. It is mated with an 8 speed steptronic sport automatic transmission gear box that enables easier gear shifts. It is blessed with a reliable braking system, which the efficient suspension mechanism gives a comfortable driving experience. This sedan has an excellent body design and comes equipped with some remarkable exterior aspects. The frontage includes a trendy headlight cluster with LED headlights, while the bold kidney bean shaped grille gets chrome treatment. The side profile has an expressive design and includes aspects like a set of 18 inch light alloy wheels as well as door handles. Coming to its rear end, it has a radiant tail light cluster in attractive design along with a wide bumper. On the other hand, it has a pleasant internal section that is beautifully decorated and packed with several advanced features that will certainly attract many buyers. Some of these includes ambient lighting, well cushioned seats, roller sun blinds for windows, air conditioning unit and the advanced BMW ConnectedDrive system that offers best in car entertainment to its passengers. In terms of comfort, this vehicle is packed with some innovative features like electrically adjustable front seats, automatic anti dazzle interior mirrors, gear shift paddles, cruise control function, rear view camera and many other such aspects that adds to the comfort levels. The BMW Secure Advance Package is one of its key aspects that covers tyres, alloy wheels, engine shield, key lock out assistance, interior protection cover as well as 24x7 road side assistance for all its variants.
The cockpit includes a smooth dashboard that is fitted with a few equipments like an instrument cluster and a sporty leather steering wheel. In addition to these, it includes some utility based aspects as well as storage spaces that further adds to their convenience. Some of these include cup holders, sun visors at front, floor mats in velour and some other aspects, which makes its quite convenient to its passengers. On the safety front, it is blessed with several features that ensures maximum protection to its occupants and the vehicle as well. Some of these include an improved head airbag system, anti lock braking system, electronic vehicle immobilization and crash sensors, tyre pressure indicator and a few others, which makes it one of the safest vehicles available in the country. It is presently offered in several vibrant body paint options for the customers to choose from. It faces tough competition from Volvo S60, Audi A6 and a few others in this segment. It is offered with twelve years warranty for the body work and 3 years for the paint work.
. May 5th, 2014: Audi India launches the facelift version of its successful flagship
Mercedes Benz S Class
. October 17, 2014: Mercedes Benz has globally managed to sold 1,00,000 units of latest S Class, the W222. This is the first occasion in the model s history, when the sales has achieved this milestone during the first year of full availability. The automaker has recenlty introduced the S 500 PLUG IN HYBRID which carries a V8 engine with powerful electric motor. With V8 engine, the car churns a maximum power of 442hp and peak torque of 650 Nm and is capable to touch the 100kmph mark in mere 5.2 seconds. Even with such high performance, the saloon delivers a emission of 65 g CO2/km. While a few months back, the German manufacturer in India launched the S Class S 350 CDI at Rs 1.07 Crore (Ex Showroom, Pune). With this new luxurious saloon, the German manufacturer extended its S Class model lineup, as until now, the company only offered S Class in petrol (S 500). S 350 CDI houses 3.0 litre V6 engine that churns a maximum power output of 254bhp and peak torque of 620Nm.
Mercedes Benz S Class is probably the most luxurious vehicle built by the German automaker, which is doing quite well in terms of sales. The company had introduced the Mercedes Benz S Class S 500 L Launch Edition in the month of January with a V8, 4.7 litre petrol engine under the hood. It is capable of producing a mammoth power of 453bhp in combination with a peak torque of 700Nm. Now, the German automaker has introduced another trim to this model portfolio, which is christened as Mercedes Benz S Class S 350 CDI. This newest trim is powered by a sophisticated 3.0 litre, V6 diesel power plant that is capable of churning out 258bhp, while yielding 620Nm of mammoth torque. In terms of appearance both these variants look identical to each other, but the S 350 CDI trim has a slightly lesser wheelbase of 3035mm in comparison to the 3165mm of the S 500 L Launch Edition trim. However, most of the features are quite identical in both the variant. This model series is available with an option to customize the interior trims and upholstery as per the taste of customers. The car maker has made use of high quality designo leather upholstery that gives a luxurious finish inside the cabin. The best part about the interiors is its diamond pattern seating, which has contrast stitching and piping that emphasizes its exclusiveness. Both these variants have been blessed with panoramic sliding sunroof that has a large glazed area, which provides a bright and pleasant ambiance inside.
The German automaker is offering this luxury saloon with several innovative aspects like ambient lighting system, air balance package and THERMOTRONIC automatic air conditioning system. As far as seating is concerned, the S 500 L trim comes individual seats in both the front and rear cabin, which are electrically adjustable and also has memory along with climate function as well. However, the S 350 CDI trim is bestowed with five seating arrangement where its rear cabin can host at least three passengers. Another exciting feature of this model is the individual entertainment in the rear cabin with two 25.4CM displays featuring cordless headphones, which provides outstanding sound quality. One of the most innovative aspects of this series is its Assistance system that features a stereo camera that captures the objects and pedestrian passing in front of the vehicle and analyses the data using intelligent algorithms. This ultimately makes the driving safer and more relaxing, especially on city roads. This model series will be competing with the likes of Audi A8 L, BMW 7 series and Jaguar XJ in the luxury saloon series.
BMW 7 Series
. August 12, 2014: BMW has silently introduced a new variant in their 7 Series range, BMW 7 Series Signature 730d. In the new variant the interiors have gone more premium and the addition of Bang and Olufsen surround sound system has further improvised on the part of exclusivity. Earlier in July, BMW launched it s first hybrid model, the 7 series ActiveHybrid in India at INR 1.35 Crore (Ex Showroom, Delhi). The car is brought in India enroute CBU (Complete Built Unit), and arrive as a direct import in the country. The ActiveHybrid shares designing cues with regular 7 Series, except the
. September 29, 2014: The Hrithik Katrina starrer Bang Bang will feature stylish red Volvo S60 R Design as their ride in the flick. Recently, Volvo also launched the S60 R Design priced at Rs 40.10 lakh (Ex showroom, Delhi). The R Design trims gets cosmetic changes such as newly designed front bumper, 18 inch diamond cut alloys, black honeycomb air dam, black grille with R Design badge. The other extra features embraced by the R Design are ORVMs with silver finish, two chrome exhausts and a visible diffuser. While inside the cabin, the vehicle features R Design seats, R Design steering wheel, an upgraded audio system and paddle shifters for quick shifts. Moreover, in terms of safety, the car gets rear view camera, satellite navigation and an infotainment system.
Volvo S60 is a luxury sedan belonging to the D segment of deluxe cars. The facelift of S60 model has got better performing engine and quite a few changes at the exteriors and interiors front. The stunning car has a strong technological base which determines its performance, safety and fuel efficiency. The car comes with many major and minor detailing which makes it look unique in the market. The luxury dip comes with mesmerising interiors and exteriors. The new S60 has got new dynamic design that enhances the sporty character of the car. The front has got a wider appeal, that sends out an impressive road presence of the car. Along with this, the restyled headlamps with daylight running feature and wider grille adds to the bold look of Volvo S60. The rear is huge and bulging out while the low lined and sleek look of the car makes it an eligible member of Volvo family. Volvo has literally used S60 sedan to make a come back in Indian automobile market. The tradition of launching chic cars was started only after launching Volvo XC60 SUV whose looks are definitely to die for. This was continued by S60 also which has a fashionable look. Globally, S60 is being manufactured since 2000. The design team leader of Volvo Peter Horbury gave a completely new face to Volvo car starting with S60. Before this, Volvo cars were bland looking with their typical boxy design. The S60 was constructed upon Volvo
Mercedes Benz CLS Class
. July 1, 2014: Mercedes Benz India launched the facelift version of its four door coupe CLS Class at a price tag of Rs 89.9 lakh (Ex showroom, Delhi). The front profile gets new Diamond Silver color option combined with its distinctive grille and swept back headlamps. The interior gets three dimensional display instrument clusters along with a multi function steering wheel that comes equipped with paddle shifters as a standard feature. Powering the CLS Class is the 3.5 litre, V6 petrol engine that churns a power of 305bhp with a peak torque of 370Nm. The car lock horns with Audi A7 and BMW 6 Series Grand Coupe.
Mercedes Benz India is a renowned automaker, which has various stylish vehicles in the market. Among the models available, Mercedes Benz CLS Class is a stunning four door coupe that is available in a single variant. This comes equipped with a powerful 3.5 litre, V6 petrol engine that can displace 3498cc. This motor is capable of generating a maximum power of 306bhp in combination with torque output of 370Nm, which is rather incredible considering the road and traffic conditions in India. It is blessed with a large fuel tank that carries around 80 litres of fuel in it. The disc braking mechanism of this vehicle is quite efficient, which is further assisted by anti lock braking system along with electronic brake force distribution. Moreover, it is blessed with an AIRMATIC air suspension system that keeps it well balanced at all times. This coupe is available with numerous safety features that will offer security to the vehicle and its passengers as well. Some of the key aspects include electronic stability program, active parking system, dual front as well as side airbags, acceleration skid control and a few others that improves the safety standards. The company has designed this coupe in an excellent way. Its body design is simply captivating and comes equipped with a lot of styling aspects. The front fascia looks quite attractive with a trendy looking headlight cluster that have bi xenon headlamps. It also has daytime running lamps, slanting bonnet and a couple of bright fog lamps, which will further improve visibility. The side profile includes external mirrors that are painted in body color and there are an elegant set of alloy wheels fitted to its neatly carved wheel arches, which gives it a sporty appearance. On the other hand, its rear end features a wide windscreen, well designed tail light cluster and a bumper.
In terms of interiors, this coupe has a roomy cabin that is packed with numerous advanced features. There is a smooth and elegantly designed dashboard that is fitted with many equipments like air vents and an instrument cluster. The seats are well cushioned and there is electric sun protection blind available to the rear window. An automatic air conditioning system is installed in the cabin, which makes the journey more pleasant. Furthermore, it has an advanced audio system that will provide best in car entertainment to its passengers, while allowing them to listen to their favorite music all through their way. It has six DVD changer and supports USB as well as auxiliary input options. Other practical features like electrically adjustable front seats, 12V accessory socket, cup holders, power operated windows and a few others further increases the level of comfort. Apart from these, it comes with some storage and utility based aspects that will turn out useful while traveling. This coupe is presently offered with a few attractive body paint options for the customers to select from. The company is offering it with a standard warranty of two years along with 24 hour on road assistance. The customers can also avail the extended warranty program for another one or two years at a nominal price.
. 11th May 2011 The German auto giant launched the most talked about and most awaited sports car today in Delhi. This stunner has been tagged at a starting price of Rs 64 lakhs (ex Showroom Delhi). The all new Audi A7 is available in both diesel and petrol variants. The A7 adorns a 3 litre TDI V6 engine that is capable of churning out 245 bhp and a peak torque of 500 Nm. The car is affixed with S Tronic and Quattro as standard.
Audi India is one of the highly acclaimed luxury car makers in the Indian car market. It is a fully owned ancillary of the German multinational automobile giant, Audi. It has a fleet of lavish SUVs along with some premium sedans. Among them, Audi A7 in one of the splendid sportbacks and it is available in one variant only, which is christened as TDI Quattro. It is equipped with a number of convenience and safety aspects, which makes it one of the most comfortable vehicle in its segment. Apart from these features, it also has sleek exteriors with a few visible character lines, which gives it an attractive look. The competitors for this vehicle include BMW 7 Series, Mercedes Benz E Class and others. It is available in a 3.0 litre, V6 cylinder diesel engine, which comes with a displacement capacity of 2967cc. This engine comes with exhaust gas turbo charging system, which helps in delivering a power packed performance. It can churn out a maximum power and torque of 241.3bhp and 500Nm respectively. This engine is skilfully coupled with a 7 speed S Tronic automatic transmission gear box, which ensures smoother gear shifts at all times. The braking and suspension mechanism are quite proficient, which helps in keeping the vehicle stable. Its braking mechanism is further augmented by ABS along with electronic brake force distribution. It also has dynamic stability and traction control function. This lavish vehicle is equipped with some top of the line aspects for enticing the customers. In terms of safety, it has dual front airbags for driver and front co passenger along with passenger airbag cut off switch and side airbags.
It has a light weight aluminum construction with side impact protection beams and crumple zones that further adds to the safety quotient. The exterior appearance is quite inviting with a sleek bonnet, bold radiator grille and well designed headlight cluster. It is incorporated with xenon plus headlamps, which has gas discharge technology. It also has high beam assist and automatic dynamic headlight range control. The side profile has a few strong character lines and neatly carved wheel arches, which are fitted with an elegant set of alloy wheels. It also has a tinted glass based sun roof that lets a lot of natural light to enter this vehicle. Its internal cabin is designed with a dual tone color scheme and there are options to change the interior lighting. It has an advanced parking system plus that makes it simpler to park. The advanced Audi music interface has varied input options along with BOSE surround sound. For convenience of the driver, it is blessed with an advanced driver information system with 7 inch color display that supports a number of controls. All these features put together, makes it one of the most comfortable and safe vehicle in its segment. It is being offered with a standard warranty of two years or unlimited kilometers. At the same time, the customers can also extend the warranty period by one year at an additional cost paid to authorized dealers. The company is also offering it with a twelve year of warranty against corrosion.
BMW 6 Series
. June 7, 2013: BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe is the first four door coupe, with irresistible dynamics and aesthetics that reawaken the joy of driving every day. And that is the reason why the Gran Coupe is a popular product among people. BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, has now been chosen as the Best Luxury Car 2012 with a close to 22% votes in favour. What makes CarDekho awards more significant is the fact that all the nominees and winners were chosen solely by people. Globally, the car is also sold as a two door coupe.
BMW India has a number of splendid vehicles in its fleet including the 6 Series Gran Coupe. It is perhaps one of the most stylish vehicle available in its fleet, which is doing quite well in terms of sales. It has received a few cosmetic tweaks sometime back. Its headlight cluster along with the radiator grille and bumpers have been refreshed to give it a modernistic look. This coupe comes equipped with a 3.0 litre twin power turbo diesel engine, which is mated with an 8 speed automatic transmission gearbox. This vehicle takes only about 5.4 seconds to breach the 100 kmph speed mark, which is quite remarkable. This vehicle is integrated with a slew of sophisticated comfort features, which offers a pleasurable traveling experience. There is extensive use of leather for its interiors, including to the dashboard, central console, roof lining and to the door panels. Its interiors are being offered with an attractive Cinnamon Brown and black color scheme. However, its color scheme can be customized with either Black or Ivory White. In addition to these, it is also available with optional Nappa leather upholstery with Vermilion Red scheme, which gives a sporty appeal to the cabin. However, the main highlight of this coupe is its sophisticated external appearance owing to its extremely sleek body structure. It is fitted with several signature features like Star spoke alloy wheels, adaptive LED headlights and a kidney bean shaped radiator grille. Its exteriors have been bestowed with a lot of chrome inserts and high gloss black package, which further improves its urbane appeal.
As far as its features are concerned, this coupe has been equipped with a BMW Head up display, which projects the navigation instructions and current speed of the vehicle. In addition to this, it also has a Night Vision pedestrian recognition system featuring an infrared camera that reveals the objects up to 300 meters. Furthermore, the car maker has also incorporated an integral active steering system that allows the rear wheels to turn up to a maximum speed of three degrees, which eventually makes the driving simpler. It is also blessed with a touchscreen infotainment system with iDrive controller featuring an integrated hard drive for maps and audio files. The car maker has incorporated an auto start/stop button, which helps to increase the fuel economy by automatically switching off the engine, when the vehicle is at a standstill. Not to forget that this coupe is also integrated with a driving experience control system including four different modes like ECOPRO, Comfort, Comfort+ and Sport. These modes change the functionality of brakes, accelerator and transmission to improve the performance and fuel efficiency. On the other hand, it also has several advanced safety features like active front head restraints, airbags and active protection with Attentiveness assistant. This vehicle is placed against the likes of Jaguar XF, Audi A7 and Mercedes Benz S Class in the Indian automobile markets.
. Well renowned British originated Automobile Company Bentley Motors has fired a complete new super luxury car Bentley Mulsanne in India on march 13th 2010, that carries an extreme comfort, awesome design and a dynamic riding experience. It is expected that the delivery of Bentley Mulsanne to start from October or November 2010. Bentley Mulsanne is priced at Rs 2.9 crore. As the design of the car has been concluded after a long research by the company s engineers to deliver an effortless performance which is always presumed from the brand Bentley. The all new Bentley Mulsanne is gettable in the colour a buyer invokes, it is obtainable in all possible colours as it has a wide range of pigments that comes across to 625 in total, as the company Bentley is known for its honourable interiors and exteriors, this time again Mulsanne has convinced, it is even in much improvised inner and outer looks along with the extreme comfort level, space and other N number of attributes. Bentley Mulsanne is expected to be the perfect combination of traditional and technological looks that a sedan can enjoy.
Bentley Mulsanne is a majestic saloon model developed by the British luxury car maker, which is currently doing well in the automobile market. This vehicle is available in a total of two variants, which are equipped with the same 6.8 litre petrol engine under the hood. It is capable of producing a power of 505bhp along with torque output of 1020Nm, which is astounding. However, this engine in its top end Speed trim can produce more power and torque of 530bhp and 1100Nm respectively. This vehicle is hand made as per the choice and requirement of the customers. The car maker is offering an array of options for the buyers to customize the vehicle with different color schemes, leather packages and equipments. It has an extremely spacious cabin, but the seating option is available only for four individuals. Its front seats have electrical adjustment function including memory setting. However, individuals can also opt for massage and ventilation function for both the front and rear seats, which certainly provides a pleasurable driving experience. On the other hand, this saloon is available with a total of four different interior color options, which are further complimented by wood and metallic inserts. As far as its exteriors are concerned, it has a large body structure with classy features like round shaped headlight cluster, chrome plated grille and a set of stylish alloy wheels. It exteriors can also be customized with features like glass sunroof for front compartment, a Flying B radiator mascot and stainless steel finish for its door pillars. Furthermore, buyers can opt for stainless steel finish for its radiator shell, which certainly gives a magnificent look to the cabin.
This vehicle is a blend of lavish comforts and advanced technology unlike any other saloon in its class. It is incorporated with an innovative adaptive cruise control that works with ESC Premium safety system and keeps the driver on alert to prevent possible collision. This model series is also equipped with a Park distance control featuring side and rear view cameras, which provides excellent assistance when maneuvering in tight spaces. On the other hand, the automaker is offering an array of advanced comfort features like a refrigerator, a TV tuner and a Wi Fi hotspot, which supports connectivity for up to eight devices. As far as its safety features are concerned, this model series is blessed with aspects like direct tyre pressure monitoring system, intelligent driver airbag, front passenger airbag with deactivation facility and a vehicle immobilizer with volumetric alarm system. This saloon has a monocoque body structure built with high strength steel featuring energy absorbing crumple zones in front and rear, which minimizes the risk of passenger injury in case of any accident. This vehicle is placed in the ultra luxury saloon segment, where it is competing with the likes of Rolls Royce Ghost and Phantom in the Indian automobile market.
Bentley Flying Spur
. August 7, 2014 : Bentley India launched the new Flying Spur with a V8 engine at a price of Rs. 3.10 crore. The manufacturer already sells the Spur with a W12 motor. Bentley in India is sold by Exclusive Motors . Although both the W12 and V8 siblings are identical but the V8 offers subtle changes like black finished front bumper grille and red center to the Bentley wings badges. The V8 version retains the characteristics of the high W12 but packs an impressive range of 700 km on single tank of fuel.
The luxury car maker Bentley had introduced its premium saloon model, Flying Spur in Indian auto market barely a year ago. Initially, it introduced only one variant that was badged as W12. This variant is powered by a 6.0 litre engine, which is capable of generate 616bhp of peak power and 800Nm of mammoth torque. This vehicle is impressive in terms of acceleration as it can break the 100 Kmph speed mark in mere 4.6 seconds. Now, another variant has been rolled out in this series that is christened as Bentley Flying Spur V8 and it is equipped with a 4.0 litre petrol mill. It is capable of producing a peak power of 500bhp along with a maximum torque output of 660Nm. This luxury saloon comes with a superior braking and suspension mechanism, which contributes towards providing an unmatched driving experience. This saloon is perhaps one of the most luxurious vehicles available in the automobile market. This enigmatic saloon is classy from outside and lavish from inside. It comes equipped with several innovative features that certainly makes the journey an enchanting experience. This vehicle comes with an iconic body design with rich exteriors that allows you to make a style statement on the go. Its has a unique chrome based radiator grille surrounded by dual headlight cluster, which is the most attractive part of its frontage. There is a lot of chrome used for the air dam in its front bumper, which further adds to its magnificence. The rear profile of this Flying Spur is even fascinating with chrome surrounded tail light cluster, exhaust pipes, boot lid and not to forget, the iconic company logo. Its internal cabin is perhaps the best place where you can relax on the go.
It has a spacious cabin, which is packed with some of the most innovative comfort features and utility based equipments. The Flying Spur W12 trim is a four seater that comes with 2+2 seating arrangement including a fixed central console in rear. While the Flying Spur V8 variant is a five seater trim that has a bench seat in the rear. All the seats are quite wide, well cushioned and have been covered in premium leather upholstery. Its cabin is done up in a dual tone color scheme, which is further emphasized by wooden and chrome inserts. The rear cabin occupants will get to enjoy ultimate entertainment owing to the rear seat entertainment system featuring an LCD color display that comes incorporated with 64 GB hard disc. On the whole, this new luxury saloon from the British automaker is a true masterpiece tailor made for those, who have the desire to experience ultimate luxury.
Aston Martin Rapide S
. December 23, 2013: Aston Martin, the ultra luxury carmaker has previewed the Rapide S in South India. The four door luxury car will replace the current model sold in India. The vehicle is already available in European nations and America as well, and it has been priced at Rs. 4.4 crore (ex showroom, Mumbai). The increase in price is due to the rise in exchange rate of pounds and customs duty, which has been raised from 110 per cent to 175 per cent. Under the hood, the Rapide S gets the 6.0 litre V12 engine that churns out a maximum power output of 558bhp and 620Nm of peak torque. It accelerates to 100kmph from standstill in just 4.9 seconds.
The Aston Martin Rapide comes with a compelling look, which is typical of the Aston Martin models. The car maintains the patent sports car appearance along with its graceful exteriors. The four
Volvo S 80
. March 19, 2014: Volvo has introduced the facelifted S80 today. The 2014 Volvo S80 comes with some cosmetic upgrades within as well as without. The updated version of this luxury barge has a new grille, a bit small this time, along with tweaked headlamps, which sport LED daytime lamps as well. The rear bumper also gets some reshaping, whereas, the side profile of the car remains identical to the existing model. This new version of Volvo S80 houses two different diesel powertrains. The top end models are powered by a 2.4L, 5 Cyliner oil burner that produces 215bhp, and 400Nm of torque, while a 2.0L diesel that produces 163bhp, and 400Nm of torque is to propel the entry level variants.
Volvo India is a renowned automaker that has produced some stunning vehicles in the car market. Among the models available, Volvo S80 is a stylish saloon that is available in D4 and D5 variants. These are equipped with two powerful diesel engine options for the customers to choose from. The 2.0 litre motor has the ability to produce a maximum power of 163bhp in combination with torque output of 400Nm. Meanwhile, the other engine can generate 215bhp along with 440Nm torque output, which is quite remarkable considering the Indian road as well as traffic conditions. It is incorporated with disc braking mechanism, which is quite reliable and further assisted by ABS and hydraulic brake assist system. The suspension system is quite efficient, which keeps the vehicle well balanced at all times. Its interiors are done up elegantly with a dual tone color scheme that is further complimented by dark wood inlays, which gives it a plush look. The cabin is quite spacious and packed with a number of utility as well as comfort aspects. There are ergonomically designed seats that are covered with premium leather upholstery. These offer maximum comfort to its passengers during long journeys. It is blessed with a dual zone electronic climate control that helps in regulating the temperature inside. The neatly designed dashboard includes a glove box and a center console along with air vents. Its passengers can stay entertained throughout their journey by way of its advanced infotainment system. This unit supports auxiliary input as well as Bluetooth connectivity. Both the variants are available with many storage spaces like cup holders, storage pockets and a few others. It includes a spacious boot compartment that allows storing enough luggage. The electrically powered glass sun roof is its another interesting feature, which adds to its style quotient. Apart from these, it has some utility based aspects as well like coat hanger, ticket holder and so on.
This vehicle is currently sold in six attractive body paint options for the buyers to select from. It has a rigid body structure that is equipped with many notable aspects. The front facade looks quite stylish with a radiant headlight cluster and chrome radiator grille. Its sides are attractive with flared up wheel arches that have a set of alloy wheels. Whereas its rear end features a well sculpted bumper and an expressive boot lid that is accompanied by company s emblem. As far as its safety is concerned, it is packed with numerous features that ensures maximum protection. It includes a remote control alarm, whiplash protection system, dual stage airbags, cut off switch passenger airbag, warning triangle, traction control, emergency brake lights and many other such aspects. This vehicle is offered with a standard warranty of two years or 60,000 kilometers, whichever is earlier. This period can be further increased by one year at an extra cost.
. November 12, 2013 : Porsche, the ultra luxury carmaker has now begun taking bookings for the 2014 Panamera Turbo S. It is claimed to be the most luxurious, fastest and most powerful Panamera in its lineup. It develops 50bhp more power than the Turbo model, thanks to the two new turbochargers with larger compressors. Under the hood, the Panamera Turbo S gets a 4.8 litre V8 twin turbo engine that churns out a maximum power output of 562bhp and 800Nm of peak torque. It takes just 3.8 seconds to reach 100kmph from standstill, and has a top speed of 310kmph. The sports car has three driving modes Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus. The exact pricing details for the Turbo S is yet to be disclosed, but we expect it to be priced a bit higher than the Panamera Turbo.
. February 5, 2014: Audi launched the ready to buy version of the RS7 at the Auto Expo, Delhi. The RS7 shares the platform with the Audi A3. Priced at 1.29 crores, the vehicle boasts to be a performance maniac like the Audi A7 luxury car. The RS7 features a 4.0 litre TFSI twin turbo V8 powertrain. The pickup of the vehicle is a mere 3.9 seconds to reach 100 kmph. Main competitors include BMW M5, Merccedes Benz E63 AMG.
Audi India has an array of stylish vehicles in its fleet including the RS7 Sportback. This model is a sporty version of its sibling A7, but it is equipped with a powerful 4.0 litre TFSI petrol engine. This mill can produce a commanding power of 552.5bhp along with a torque output of 700Nm. This engine is incorporated with an advanced Audi cylinder on demand technology, which helps to reduce the carbon emission while improving its fuel efficiency. It is arguably one of the most stylish vehicle in its segment, thanks to its sportback body structure and signature LED lighting setup all over. It has an aggressive front facade featuring hexagonal radiator grille with honeycomb mesh and dark tinted headlight cluster, which makes it look extremely stylish. However, the most attractive aspect of this vehicle is its internal cabin, thanks to its all black color scheme. Its dashboard is fitted with a sporty flat bottomed steering wheel, which is accompanied by shift paddles along with multi functional switches. This model is incorporated with top notch features like a camera based speed limit display, RS adaptive air suspension and parking assist with display of surroundings.
The automaker has also integrated night vision assistant function featuring a thermal imaging camera, which highlights the detected pedestrians on infotainment screen to improve safety. Furthermore, this Audi RS7 Sportback is also bestowed with a Head up display that projects the required information from the driver assistance system and enhances the convenience. The automaker is offering Bose Surround sound system as a standard fitment, while providing Bang and Olufsen audio system as optional. In addition to these, it also has preparation for rear seat entertainment with pre installed mounts and wiring for integration of a touchscreen display along with a DVD player. As far as its safety aspects are concerned, this vehicle is incorporated with aspects like electronic regulation of top speed, brake energy recuperation and an advanced ABS with anti slip regulation. It has lightweight aluminum material based on a hybrid construction method. It is available with an impressive 12 year guarantee against rust perforation. On the other hand, it is also available with a standard warranty for a period of 2 years, without any limitation to its mileage. At present, it is competing with the likes of Mercedes Benz CLS Class and BMW M6 Gran Coupe in the Indian automobile market.
. 4 June, 2012 : Audi has released the new sporty and gamey Audi S4 with a price tag of Rs. 45,31,000 lakh onwards (ex showroom Maharashtra) . Audi India has introduced this car after receiving a strong response to the campaign,
. Maserati an arm of FIAT group is a well known super luxury car brand in the Italian auto market which now has entered in Indian auto market. it has launched its well performing and popular car models in India. The company brings four door big sedan and coupe cars model in the domestic car market which are endowed with outstanding features and stunning appearance along with high power heart. All the launched Maserati cars are capable of providing the experience of royal drives along with their super stylish interior design, high security features and most advanced connectivity components.
Maserati Quattroporte is another beast by the company that is equipped with a 4691 cc powerplant that generates peak power of 323 kW (440 bhp) at 7000 rpm and max torque of 490 Nm (50 Kgm) at 4750 rpm. It has exceptional dimensions like its length is 4,881 mm, width is 1,915 mm and Height of the car is 1,353 mm while wheelbase is 2,942 mm which make it good height car in the segment.
Maserati cars are a witness to almost 100 years history of uncompromising performance, several racing achievements, exclusive interiors and unmistakable design. In particular, Maserati Quattroporte combines all the qualities of a premium sedan with unbending performance and driving excitement of a high performing grand touring car. It is one of the luxury sedans that set the pulse racing with its performance similar to sportscar. Beautiful in appearance and thrilling to drive, the car excels when the question comes of technology and craftsmanship. Though in markets like India, its arrival was quite late but when it was launched, it received immense response from the elite class. Maserati Quattroporte basically comes in two different V8 engines with variable valve timing and four valves per cylinder;one 4.2L which is the basic version produces 400hp and 339 pound feet of torque and the other known as Quattroporte S churns out 425hp and 361 pound feet of torque. The engines are mated with six speed automatic transmission gearbox with manual shift control. It accelerates from 0 62mph in just 5.4 seconds reaching the top speed of 168mph. The engine under the hood has unique power delivery curves resulting in supreme driving comfort and immaculately smooth ride giving top performance. The sedan features Brembo brakes and a Skyhook sport suspension consisting of various damping settings allowing optimum balance while on the road. The steering wheel is speed sensitive which is considered a plus point. Despite of the curb weight of 4,400 pounds, the car is in its rudiments on serpentine highways, exhibiting excellent steering feel and body control of a premium sedan. The elegance and style outside the car are blended together with a muscular presence that can be easily identified in the convex vertical slat on the front grille and spreads all the way down to the taillights which features LED strips, aerodynamic nose, bi xenon headlights and wide wheel arches. The windshield of the car has been aggressively raked and smoothly crafted roofline leads to a very elegant tail. The mirrors are electric foldable and the car sports front fog lights and rear windows defroster. The luxury appearance can be seen at shifter adorned with wood and leather and the same treatment given to doors. Metallic paint is vibrant and electric glass sunroof makes Quattroporte distinctive in its class. The super luxury car is available in 18, 19 and 20 inch wheels options.
The cabin inside can be customized like few other production vehicles at this price range, offering endless cabin trims and leather colors. Front seats are cozy and supportive and back there is space for two occupants to ride in relative comfort level. Front seat belts are height adjustable with pre tensioners for driver and co passenger. The car is clearly designed for four people as indicated by the aggressive outlines of the power adjustable outboard back seats. The trunk is basically uniform in shape and spacious enough to carry all the necessary things. The dashboard and consoles gets more logical controls. Bose multimedia system includes hard disk based satellite navigation, satellite radio, CD/MP3/DVD player, digital music storage, USB, Bluetooth and Ipod connectivity and voice activation. One of the interesting features of Bose multimedia system is infrared proximity sensor, the moment you move your fingers close to the right side knob and it will automatically displays appropriate audio or navigation menu on the screen. Power steering with audio controls mounted on it. There is dual zone fully automatic climate control, trip computer showing every detail of the journey like average speed, average fuel economy and remaining fuel etc. There are special features like garage door opener, coming home device, electric trunk/hatch release, service interval indicator. Maserati Quattroporte is loaded with tons of safety features onboard. There are front side airbag with front and rear curtain airbag, intelligent driver front airbag and intelligent co passenger front airbag with cutoff switch. An active safety traction and stability control system known as Maserati Stability Program designed to interact with Anti lock braking system, Electronic Brake Force Distribution and Automatic Slip Regulation system which help maintain car dynamic balance in tough scenarios. Cruise control, low tire pressure indicator, rear radar parking sensors, remote power locks all comes as standard. Maserati Quattroporte poses direct challenge to German rivals Mercedes Benz S class and BMW 7 series. This sports sedan has everything you can imagine and more, it offers luxury and speed much better than in its range of cars. If you have means, Quattroporte is a legitimate contender in the upscale luxury market rather than a niche player, because passion now has a practical side.
. July 12, 2013 Audi India has today launched the much anticipated Audi S6 Sedan in the country today at Rs 85.99 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi). The S6 is based on the company s flagship saloon A6, which is already on sale in the country. Deriving its power from the 4.0 litre TFSIq V8 twin turbo engine, the S6 churns out the maximum power output of 420bhp with the proven Audi quattro all wheel drive. Audi S6 touches the 100kmph mark in 4.6 seconds. Audi S6 s advanced features include MMI
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. Adoptions of children from U S foster care are legally binding agreements that do not occur until the rights of all parents have been legally terminated by a court of law It s very rare that an adoption is challenged in court by a child s birth rel
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. This American billionaire is the president of Fidelity Financial Services. Fidelity is the second largest mutual fund company in the US. Her grandfather Edward Johnson II founded the company in 1946. She started at the family firm before even beginni
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. In the 6th century BC, the Greek philosopher Thales of Miletus experimented with amber rods and these experiments were the first studies into the production of electrical energy. While this method, now known as the triboelectric effect, can lift ligh
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. Located closest to the ring, ringside seats are most expensive and most difficult to get. Ticket holders sit on cushions on the floor and are exposed to the risk of injury due to wrestlers flying into the spectators.
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. MANY countries seem obsessed with high speed rail. On June 4th in the Queens speech, the opening of the British parliament for 2014-15, the government confirmed its commitment to a controversial high speed link known as HS2. France is slowly expandin
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. The DSA are required to make every effort to ensure that all candidates can take the driving test. However, it is important that you discuss your needs with them when booking the test.If you cannot speak English or are deaf you are allowed to bring a
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. The wonderful staircase at Hartenfels Castle dates back to the 16th century and resembles a snails shell. During East German times it had to be closed to the public due to its decaying condition and in 1991 the first plans were initiated to restore t
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. Leo and Sagittarius - Friendship Compatibility Profile : When Leo and Sagittarius form a friendship, the result can be explosive! Both Signs are dynamic and enjoy life. The friendship is lively and exciting, with each encouraging the other to go for
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. The stark frigid atmosphere of the southern tip of the globe may not be all that hospitable, but its beauty is sublime. Antarctica holds the title as the coldest, windiest and driest continent, with nearly 98 percent of it covered in very deep ice. T
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. If you have a giant plate of pasta or a big donut whatever your splurge may be connect it to exercise. The bigger your splurge, the bigger your workout.
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. And way, way out in the lead, we get the ZZR1400. Weirdly, this is the third Kawasaki that, according to the firm, makes 197bhp (along with the H2 and ZX10R). The EPAs rated power figures have it beating that claim by nearly 11bhp. Think of the diffe
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. New York City For forty-one years from 1931, the Empire State Building was the tallest tower in the world. That distinction has since been wrested and rewrested by a series of successors. The 102-story building, covering its 2-acre 0.8-hectare Park
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. Place colored bear shapes on the left side of a piece of tagboard. Write the corresponding color name on the right side of the tagboard. Laminate and cut using a zig zag pattern. Repeat with a variety of colors. Children match the bears with the corr
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. Scientists at the National Research Centre in Egypt wanted to determine whether ginger pretreatment might reduce the incidence of acetaminophen-induced liver damage in rats.
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. If youve had to take your kids shoe shopping in the past year, chances are theyll need bigger hockey skates or ski boots, too, says Holly Benjamin, M.D., a pediatric sports medicine specialist at the University of Chicago. A proper fit decreases inju
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. The Indonesian invasion of East Timor began on 7 December 1975 when the Indonesian military invaded East Timor under the pretext of anticolonialism.
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. He is a former first class cricketer who played 33 matches for Yorkshire and Middlesex. He was a left handed opener making seven half centuries and one century. The ECB added him to their list of umpires in 2006. He was one of the umpires at the ICC
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. For an interview you have to overcome fear and best way to do is by participating in discussions and debates with your friends in your college or workplace. Wherever!
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You imagine things from above and tilted
. If you ask someone to draw a glass, for the most part they will draw it from the angle demonstrated to the left. But what is to stop them from simply drawing a circle? This would be a valid overhead view. The reason is that our brains, when left to t
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. Designer Mark Gillette makes careful use of colour and lighting in his flat, proving that even small spaces can handle a dark, dramatic palette of jewel like amber offset with black and white. Im not afraid of colour, but I like to keep it contained,
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. The abundance of nutrient present in carrots help nourish cells that have been starved of nutrients which result in ulcers. They balance the acid alkaline ratio in the body. Raw carrots are naturally sweet and juicy; however, boiling them in water
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Oakoak Saint Etienne France
. This French artist has specialized in small urban interventions that mix common landscape accidents with pop culture symbols. His work may not be the most visually impressive out there, but its really clever and hilarious.
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. The cathode ray oscilloscope CRO is a common laboratory instrument that provides accurate time and aplitude measurements of voltage signals over a wide range of frequencies. Its reliability, stability, and ease of operation make it suitable as a ge
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. Onion has repeatedly been shown to lower our risk of several cancers, even when we consume it in only moderate amounts. Moderate generally means 1 2 times per week, even though in some studies it has been used to mean up to 5 6 times per week. Colore
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. This unusual designed Dreamslide Bike is to be used in a standing posture where you shift your weight and sway from side to side to change direction.
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. Adadiya is famous Gujarati Winter special sweet. Adadiya is traditional Katchi and Kathiyawadi sweet. There are many ingredients in Adadiya which helps to keep body warm during winter.
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. Badkulla is famous in Nadia district for smallscale weaving industry and large pandals during DurgaPuja.During the four days of DurgaPuja Badkulla becomes alive. Every year thousands of people gather here from the nearby places to see the huge pandal
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. 1. While doing the experiment do not exceed the ratings of the diode. This may lead to damage the diode.2. Connect voltmeter and Ammeter in correct polarities as shown in the circuit diagram.3. Do not switch ON the power supply unless you have checke
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Set your picture style to portrait even if shooting in RAW
. Canon calls them picture styles, and Nikon calls them picture controls. Whatever you call it, the way the camera processes the photo will have a (fairly significant) impact on how the final picture looks. Many photographers are taught that the pictur
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. Seriously. One of the first known uses of beets was by the ancient Romans, who used them medicinally as an aphrodisiac. And thats not just urban legend science backs it up. Beets contain high amounts of boron, which is directly related to the produc
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Twelve Apostles in Australia
. The Twelve Apostles is a collection of limestone stacks off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park, by the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia. Their proximity to one another has made the site a popular tourist attraction.
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Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup
. The ultimate rainy day lunch is great on any day, let alone a cold one. Indulge in an awesome grilled cheese using any type of cheese you love and put on a pot of some delicious tomato soup.
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Improves Gastrointestinal Health
. Being rich in fiber, ugli fruit is good for your gastrointestinal health. It contains about 2 grams of dietary fiber. Adequate fiber in your diet ensures proper digestion and reduces the chances of developing constipation. In addition to this, it is
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. When you find out that, despite the interesting observations of some researchers, a compelling connection doesnt exist yet between drosophilia and ongoing attempts to mutate cancer cells, you may well have found an avenue for your experiments. If the
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Dhanteras traffic snarls choke parts of Delhi
. New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Parts of the city witnessed heavy traffic jams as revellers came out in droves to shop on the occasion of Dhanteras celebrated Friday while many others visited friends and family to exchange gifts ahead of Diwali on Sunday.Tra
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. Black pepper is helpful in improving dental health. It helps fight tooth decay and provides quick relief from tooth ache. The medicinal benefits of black pepper reach beyond its taste and flavoring of your foods.
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. The Sutlej River is the longest of the five rivers that flow through the historic crossroads region of Punjab in northern India and Pakistan. It is located north of the Vindhya Range, south of the Hindu Kush segment of the Himalayas, and east of the