Top 10 Most Expensive Saloons of the Year

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18 Jan 2018
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Top 10 Most Expensive Saloons of the Year

A saloon in the UK and saloon across the globe is a body style of a car and it is one of the most popular car styles across the globe. It is still very popular but there are several other body types are now getting importance where hatchbacks and SUVs are taking the big bite of the pie these days.

However, in the market there are several automakers who have given the saloons a luxurious and most stylish feature to give the service to businesses and business tycoons. With the added style and features, the price bar went high and these saloons become the most expensive vehicles across the globe.

They are not only the stylish and expensive but they are also the rolling art pieces of the manufacturers and encapsulating the demands of only one percent users in the market.

The saloons are the most admired vehicles by the businessmen, actors, and celebrities across the globe. They are admired not just because of their performance but their luxury, practicality, and efficiency.

These models go with lifestyle of the user and remained as mind blogging machines and would like to go with the style you like. There are SUVs and 4x4s, hatchbacks and superminis but saloons have their own power and authority in the market because they are the oldest body type used in the automotive industry.

The saloons are the most elite class of driving machines on the planet earth and they are full of luxury and comfort at the same time. Since the invention of the cars at end of the eighteenth century, these cars have played a very vital role in determining the overall demand of the market.

Top 10 Most Expensive Saloons of the Year

Top 10 Most Expensive Saloons of the Year

Almost 90 percent of the population of the world is known for these luxurious vehicles that there is a thing exists in the world that takes people from one place to the other place with comfort and ease. The saloons are the benchmark and the true emblem of the automotive industry.

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It is clear that you can conveniently and comfortably travel from one place to the other place and the saloons are the widely used medium. In the previous four to five decades, the number of cars has been increased significantly and people in the countries like the UK, are buying more than one vehicles at the same time and companies and businesses are using the fleets of cars and the majority based on the saloons.

Some car enthusiast is just like the addicts of saloons and they have more than a dozen of these luxuries. They love to buy cars engraved with gemstones, jewels, and gold and diamonds engraved interiors. Some of these cars are luxury on the different way as they are being used by the most vulnerable personalities and celebrities across the globe and they need foolproof security. These cars are ready to offer everything from armored saloons to luxurious saloons. All of them are expensive and have their own standing in the market. Let’s start with the least expensive saloon in this list of top ten most expensive saloons in 2017.

 2017 Lexus LS 460 All Wheel Drive Long-Wheelbase Saloon

£82,305

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS  –  460 8AT (380 HP)

CYLINDERS: V8

DISPLACEMENT: 4608 cm3

POWER: 279 KW @ 6400 RPM, 380 HP @ 6400 RPM, 374 BHP @ 6400 RPM

TORQUE: 367 lb-ft @ 4100 RPM, 498 Nm @ 4100 RPM

FUEL SYSTEM: Multipoint Injection

FUEL: Gasoline

TOP SPEED: 155 mph OR 249 km/h

ACCELERATION: 0-62 MPH (0-100 KPH) 5.7 s

CITY: 19.1 mpg US OR 12.3 L/100Km

MOTORWAY: 27 mpg US OR 8.7 L/100Km

COMBINED: 21.2 mpg US OR 11.1 L/100Km

DRIVE TYPE: Rear Wheel Drive

GEARBOX: 8-speed automatic

The 2017 Lexus LS 460 is a Japanese vehicle which is designed and manufactured by the luxury division of Toyota Japan. The production models by the manufacturer are made available as a 4-door, 5-seat saloon body style only. This luxurious LS 460 with all its features starting at £82,305, in the UK. In the 2017 Lexus LS 460 All Wheel Drive Long Wheelbase Saloon, a 4.6 litre 8-cylinder engine has been installed to give it power. For further control and oomph in the overall performance, this powerful machine is further mated to mate to an automatic Lexus gearbox. This powerful gearbox is very helpful in saving fuel and delivering excellent fuel economy. These models started from somewhere around 70k. This model was powered by the same engine and returns an estimated fuel economy of 16 to around 30 miles per gallon. Apart from these stats, Lexus offers automatic gearbox with overdrive feature and all wheels anti-lock braking system as standard. Other features include an integrated navigation system, airbag occupancy sensor, curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags and the side seat mounted airbags, driver and passenger knee airbag.

2017 Jaguar XJL Portfolio

 

£95,000

Engine:            5000cc supercharged V8,

Power: 567bhp @ 6250-6500rpm,

Torque: 516lb ft @ 3500-4500rpm

Transmission:  eight-speed automatic,

Drive Type: rear-wheel drive

0-62mph Performance:           4.4sec 

top Speed: 186mph,

Fuel economy: 25.5mpg,

Carbon Emissions: 264g/km CO2

The xJL is the UK made jaguar and it is a saloon offered in two styles, a 4-door and a 5-door version. In the local market, prices are starting at £74,400 for the base model. The 2017 Jaguar XJ XJ R-Sport is offered with an old school doctrine to give more control and more power, it is offered with Rear Wheel Drive system and powered by a 3.0 litre, six cylinder Jaguar engine. The power unit is further coupled to an automatic gearbox that returns an estimated fuel economy of 18 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 27 miles per gallon on the motorway. The top of the line 2017 Jaguar XJ XJL Portfolio All Wheel Drive, priced at £86,700 in the UK market, the model is powered by a 3.0 litre 6-cylinder engine coupled to an automatic gearbox that returns a claimed fuel economy of 17 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 25 miles per gallon on the motorway.

The features comes as standard on the Jaguar XJ XJL Portfolio include 3.0 litre engine with V6 configuration, generating 340hp, further powered by an intercooled supercharger, 8-speed automatic gearbox which has an overdrive function, anti-lock brakes (ABS) on all four wheels, integrated satellite navigation system, overhead curtain airbags for the 1st and 2nd row passengers, side seat mounted airbags airbag, occupancy sensor for elevated protection, automatic climate control system, 19-inch aluminum alloys, cruise control system for better control at rough terrains, Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) and traction control system to fight with the UK road conditions in the winter season.

2017 BMW M6

 

£117,500

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS  –  4.4L V8 (560 HP)

CYLINDERS: V8

DISPLACEMENT; 4395 cm3

POWER: 412 KW @ 6000 RPM, 560 HP @ 6000 RPM, 553 BHP @ 6000 RPM

TORQUE: 502 lb-ft @ 1500–5750 RPM, 681 Nm @ 1500–5750 RPM

FUEL SYSTEM: M TwinPower Turbo technology

TOP SPEED; 190 mph OR 306 km/h

ACCELERATION: 0-62 MPH (0-100 KPH)4.2 s

CITY: 17 mpg US OR 13.8 L/100Km

MOTORWAY: 31 mpg US OR 7.6 L/100Km

COMBINED: 24 mpg US OR 9.8 L/100Km

DRIVE TYPE: Rear Wheel Drive

GEARBOX: 7-speed M Double Clutch Transmission

 

Welcome to the German luxury models and the BMW M Performance comes first here, 2017 BMW M6 Gran Coupe is offered in two variations where a 4-door, and a 5-seat saloon covers the market. Prices starting at £117,500 in the market and the 2017 BMW M6 Gran Coupe Base version is powered by a 4.4 litre eight-cylinder engine transferring the power to an automatic unit that returns an estimated fuel economy of 14 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 20 miles per gallon on the motorway.

The standard features list on the BMW M6 Gran Coupe Base is offered with 4.4 litre engine which is a V8 unit and capable of generating 560hp and further powered by a twin turbocharger for forced induction of air, 7-speed auto-shift manual gearbox with an overdrive function, anti-lock brakes (ABS) on all four wheels, integrated satellite navigation system, overhead curtain airbags for the 1st and 2nd row passengers, side seat mounted airbags airbag, occupancy sensor for elevated protection, automatic climate control system, 20-inch aluminum forged alloys, cruise control system for better control at rough terrains, Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) and traction control system to fight with the UK road conditions in the winter season.

2017 Tesla Model S P100D AWD

 

£134,500

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS  –  P100D (613 HP)

POWER: 450.9 KW, 613 HP, 605 BHP

TORQUE: 792 lb-ft, 1074 Nm

FUEL SYSTEM: 100 kWh Li-ion battery pack FUELElectric

TOP SPEED: 155 mph OR 249 km/h

ACCELERATION: 0-62 MPH (0-100 KPH)2.5 s

DRIVE TYPE: All Wheel Drive

GEARBOX: single gear

Tesla is proved to be a silent killer for the conventional car market and is offering world-class models where the 2017 Tesla Model S is available as a 5-seat saloon with four doors. The base prices in the UK market starting at £68,000, the 2017 Tesla Model S 60 Rear Wheel Drive version is powered by electric system which is a non-conventional power system mated to an automatic gearbox that returns an estimated fuel economy of 98 miles per charge in the city traffic and 101 miles per gallon on the motorway.

The class leading model on the Tesla lineup is 2017 Tesla Model S P100D All Wheel Drive, priced at £135,000 in the UK, is powered by an electric system and there is no engine at all, the motor power transferred over the automatic gearbox that returns an estimated fuel economy or mileage range of 92 miles per charge in the city traffic and 105 miles per charge on the motorway.

2017 Audi A8 L 4.0T Sport

 

£137,900

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS – 3.0 V6 TFSI 8AT (340 HP)

CYLINDERS: V6

DISPLACEMENT: 2995 cm3

POWER: 250 KW @ 5000-6400 RPM, 340 HP @ 5000-6400 RPM, 335 BHP @ 5000-6400 RPM

TORQUE: 369 lb-ft @ 1370-4500 RPM, 500 Nm @ 1370-4500 RPM

FUEL SYSTEM: Turbocharged Direct Injection

FUEL: Gasoline

CO2 EMISSIONS: 178 g/km

TOP SPEED: 155 mph OR 249 km/h

ACCELERATION: 0-62 MPH (0-100 KPH) 5.7 s

CITY: 22.8 mpg US OR 10.3 L/100Km

MOTORWAY: 36.8 mpg US OR 6.4 L/100Km

COMBINED: 31.4 mpg US OR 7.5 L/100Km

DRIVE TYPE: All Wheel Drive

GEARBOX: 8-speed automatic (tiptronic)

Audi has introduced several excellent saloons in the market and the 2017 Audi A8 is offered as a 4-door, 5-seat saloon. in the UK market, prices are starting at £82,500, while the 2017 Audi A8 3.0T is powered by a 3.0 litre six-cylinder engine coupled to an automatic gearbox that returns an estimated fuel economy of 19 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 29 miles per gallon while cruising on the motorway. The flagship 2017 Audi A8 4.0T Sport, priced at £91,500 in the UK market, and is powered by a 4.0 litre, eight cylinder engine shifting power at an automatic gearbox. The Audi A8 L 4.0T Sport comes with many features as standard and all those features include 4.0 litre v8 twin turbo engine capable of generating 450hp, an 8-speed gearbox with an integrated overdrive function, anti-lock brakes (ABS) on all four wheels, integrated satellite navigation system, overhead curtain airbags for the 1st and 2nd row passengers, side seat mounted airbags airbag, occupancy sensor for elevated protection, automatic climate control system, 20-inch aluminum alloys, cruise control system for better control at rough terrains, Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) and traction control system to fight with the UK road conditions in the winter season.

2017 Maserati Quattro Porte GTS Gran Sport Rear Wheel Drive

 

£145,500

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS – 3.0 V6 8AT AWD (410 HP)

CYLINDERS: V6

DISPLACEMENT: 2979 cm3

POWER: 301.6 KW @ 5500 RPM, 410 HP @ 5500 RPM, 404 BHP @ 5500 RPM

TORQUE: 406 lb-ft @ 1750-5000 RPM, 550 Nm @ 1750-5000 RPM

FUEL SYSTEM: Turbocharged Direct Injection

FUEL: Gasoline

TOP SPEED: 178 mph OR 286 km/h

ACCELERATION: 0-62 MPH (0-100 KPH) 4.9 s

CITY- MOTORWAY- COMBINED24.2 mpg US OR 9.7 L/100Km

DRIVE TYPE: All Wheel Drive

GEARBOX: 8-speed automatic

When it comes to luxury, Maserati has no competitor in the U.S market and the 2017 Maserati Quattro porte is a 4-door, 5-seat saloon offered with a starting price of £103,400, the 2017 Maserati Quattro porte S Rear Wheel Drive is powered by a 3.0 litre six cylinder engine transferring power over the automatic gearbox that returns an estimated fuel economy of 16 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 23 miles per gallon on the motorway. The top of the line 2017 Maserati Quattro porte Gran Sport All Wheel Drive starts at £116,000 in the US markets and it is powered by a 3.0 litre, six cylinder engine mated to an automatic gearbox that returns an estimated fuel economy of 16 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 23 miles per gallon on the motorway.

The flagship trim is the 2017 Maserati Quattro porte Gran Sport All Wheel Drive,  priced at £116,000, is powered by a 3.0 litre, six cylinder engine connected to an automatic gearbox that returns an Estimated fuel economy 18 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 25 miles per gallon on the motorway.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S550

 

£170,750

Engine Type:   4.7L V8 biturbo

Engine Material:         Aluminum-Alloy

Valvetrain / Arrangement:      DOHC, 4-valves per cylinder

Displacement (cc):      4,663

Horsepower @ rpm     449 @ 5,250 – 5,500

Torque @ rpm 516 @ 1,800 –3,500

Redline: (rpm) 6,300

0-60 mph (seconds)    4.8

Top Speed (mph):        130 (electronically limited)

City / Motorway / Combined: 18 / 26 / 21 (4MATIC: 16 / 25 / 20)

Luxury starts at Mercedes-Benz and it also ends at Mercedes-Benz s-class is the leader with dozens of trims and variations and all of them are saloons. The standard features of the Mercedes-Benz S550 Base include 4.7 litre engine with V8 configuration which is capable of generating 449hp and gets oomph from its twin turbo engine. A 9-speed automatic gearbox which has an overdrive function, anti-lock brakes (ABS) on all four wheels, integrated satellite navigation system, overhead curtain airbags for the 1st and 2nd row passengers, side seat mounted airbags airbag, occupancy sensor for elevated protection, automatic climate control system, 19-inch aluminum alloys, cruise control system for better control at rough terrains, Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) and traction control system to fight with the UK road conditions in the winter season. All these features are the part of the base model only, as long as features bar lifts up, prices also elevate to around £50,000 or even higher.

2017 Aston Martin Rapide S Base

 

£206,000

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS – 6.0L V12 6AT (558 HP)

CYLINDERS: v12

DISPLACEMENT: 5935 cm3

POWER: 410 KW @ 6750 RPM, 558 HP @ 6750 RPM, 550 BHP @ 6750 RPM

TORQUE: 457 lb-ft @ 5500 RPM, 620 Nm @ 5500 RPM

FUEL SYSTEM: Direct Injection

FUEL: PEtrol

CO2 EMISSIONS: 332 g/km

TOP SPEED: 190 mph OR 306 km/h

ACCELERATION: 0-62 MPH (0-100 KPH)4.9 s

CITY: 11 mpg US OR 21.4 L/100Km

MOTORWAY: 23.3 mpg US OR 10.1 L/100Km

COMBINED16.4 mpg US OR 14.3 L/100Km

DRIVE TYPE: Rear Wheel Drive

GEARBOX: six-speed gearbox with electronic shift-by-wire control system

Another local manufacturer in the row but relatively at higher grades of luxury. The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide S is a luxury saloon and is available as a 4-door, 4-seat body style. The Aston Martin cars repeatedly used in the Hollywood movies as well. The model prices starting at £206,000, the 2017 Aston Martin Rapide S model is powered by a 6.0 litre twelve cylinder engine which is further coupled to an automatic gearbox that returns an Estimated fuel economy 14 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 21 miles per gallon on the motorway.

2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG S65 AMG S65 Rear Wheel Drive Saloon

 

£226,900

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS  –  6.0 V12 7AT (630 HP)

CYLINDERS: V12

DISPLACEMENT: 5980 cm3

POWER: 463.4 KW @ 5000 RPM, 630 HP @ 5000 RPM, 621 BHP @ 5000 RPM

TORQUE738 lb-ft @ 2300-4300 RPM, 1000 Nm @ 2300-4300 RPM

FUEL SYSTEM: Turbocharged Direct Injection

FUEL: Petrol

CO2 EMISSIONS: 279 g/km

TOP SPEED: 155 mph OR 249 km/h

ACCELERATION: 0-62 MPH (0-100 KPH)4.2 s

CITY: 13.8 mpg US OR 17 L/100Km

MOTORWAY: 27.4 mpg US OR 8.6 L/100Km

COMBINED: 19.8 mpg US OR 11.9 L/100Km

DRIVE TYPE: All Wheel Drive

GEARBOX: 7-speed automatic (AMG SPEEDSHIFT)

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is another Mercedes-Benz in the row and it has even higher ranks in the list and thus the luxury, it is offered as a 4-door, 5-seat saloon version. Prices are starting at £131,400 in the UK, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 550 Rear Wheel Drive Cabriolet comes with several power options and the base model is powered by a 4.7 litre, eight cylinder engine mated to an automatic gearbox that returns an Estimated fuel economy of 17 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 25 miles per gallon on the motorway.

The flagship 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 550 All-Wheel Drive 4MATIC Coupe is available at a price of £122,750, and it is powered by a 4.7 litre, eight cylinder engine mated to an automatic gearbox that returns an estimated fuel economy of around 17 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 25 miles per gallon on the motorway.

The standard features offered on the Mercedes-Benz AMG S65 Base include AMG 6.0 litre V12 engine capable of generating 621hp from its twin turbo engine configuration, seven speed automatic gearbox which has an overdrive function, anti-lock brakes (ABS) on all four wheels, integrated satellite navigation system, overhead curtain airbags for the 1st and 2nd row passengers, side seat mounted airbags airbag, occupancy sensor for elevated protection, automatic climate control system, 19-inch aluminum alloys, cruise control system for better control at rough terrains, Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) and traction control system to fight with the UK road conditions in the winter season. Mercedes-Benz s class also comes with DISTRONIC PLUS distance pacing system.

2017 Bentley Flying Spur W12 S

 

£244,600

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS – 6.0 W12 engine

CYLINDERS: 12

DISPLACEMENT: 5998 cm3

POWER: 460 KW @ 6000 RPM, 625 HP @ 6000 RPM, 617 BHP @ 6000 RPM

TORQUE: 590 lb-ft @ 1750 RPM, 800 Nm @ 1750 RPM

FUEL SYSTEM- PEtrol

CO2 EMISSIONS: 343 g/km

TOP SPEED: 200 mph OR 322 km/h

ACCELERATION: 0-62 MPH (0-100 KPH) 4.6 seconds

CITY: 10.5 mpg US OR 22.4 L/100Km

MOTORWAY: 23.1 mpg US OR 10.2 L/100Km

COMBINED: 16 mpg US OR 14.7 L/100Km

DRIVE TYPE: All Wheel Drive

GEARBOX: 8-speed automatic

Bentley comes on the top of the manufacturers who are manufacturing the class leading luxury cars for the UK market. The 2017 Bentley Flying Spur W12 S, priced at £244,600 in the UK market. The luxurious most model is powered by a 6.0 litre, 12 cylinder engine mated to an automatic gearbox. The 2017 model with w12 engine configuration is capable of returning the fuel economy of 14 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 21 miles per gallon on the motorway. The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide S Shadow Edition is a flagship model and it is priced at £204,950, powered by a 6.0 litre 12-cylinder engine as well, it is mated to an automatic gearbox.

The 2017 Bentley Flying Spur is also offered in a four door and five seats configurations and starting at £189,000, the 2017 Bentley Flying Spur has a V8 engine instead of a w12 engine, this engine is a 4.0 litre, 8-cylinder unit mated to an automatic gearbox that returns an Estimated fuel economy of 14 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 24 miles per gallon on the motorway.

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