Luxury Cars

The definition of "luxury" is subjective and often translates to "more expensive." In this section, we look at popular models such as Bentleys, Rolls Royce, Mercedes, Lincolns and others.


Is bigger always better? Imagine trying to sleep two people in a twin size bed and then think of how much easier it would be in a king size bed. In that case bigger is definitely better!

Some vehicles are armored at the factory; however, most armored vehicles get their extra protection from specialists. Find out what it takes to protect world leaders, military personnel and other valuables.

Based on the Toyota iQ, the Cygnet is Aston Martin's idea of a city car. But what exactly do you get when you buy a small "economy" car from one of the world's most exclusive car makers?

Most of us will never have a chance to ride in, let alone own, one of these autos of the rich and famous. But what we can do is give you a visual tour of the different models, the production process and the luxury details that are all part of the Bentley mystique.

Along with transporting the rich and famous, limousines are a favored mode of transportation for politicos, players, partygoers and brides and grooms alike. Learn how exotic cars like Humvees -- and even airplanes -- have been converted into luxury rides.

A Bentley brings to mind the lives of the rich and famous. Bentleys are about speed, performance and luxury -- and if you have to ask how much it costs, you probably won't be buying one anytime soon.

The 1937 Peugeot 402 Limousine had a classic streamlined shape. The rear-drive 402 used an overhead-valve inline four typical of period French cars. With 65 horsepower and a three-speed manual gearbox it could reach 75 mph.

The 1968-1990 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI was discontinued in 1992. The last unit sold for $1,000,000! This was yet another Rolls Milestone car with limited production of only 20 units per year. Learn more about the rarity of this collectible car.

Continental Mark II and Mark III cars were top of the line. Continental was a separate division created to put the Ford Motor Company to the very top of the market. Read about these cars -- and the now-defunct company that made them -- in this article.

Lincoln cars have helped define the luxury car market since they were first designed. Learn how Lincoln has developed cars from the long and wide behemoths of the past to the sporty sedans of today.

The SLR unites the Formula One-proven technology of McLaren with Mercedes engineering. While most ultra-fast supercars have sacrificed comfort for performance, the SLR tries to give drivers the best of both worlds.

If you're like most people, you've never heard of the Maybach. It's an unbelievable driving machine, complete with back-seat writing tables and an engine that can outperform the Corvette's.

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