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Most luxurious cars in the world

Last updated on: March 8, 2012 09:14 IST

Image: Let's take a look at some of the most luxurious cars in the world.

Luxury is not just about the speed, torque, and the high horsepower of the vehicle, but it should also include features that provide the best of comfort, convenience, and pleasure even if you are a passenger or the driver that bonds with the car.

Let's take a look at some of the most luxurious cars in the world.

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Image: Cadillac CTS-V Sedan.

Cadillac CTS-V Sedan

The Cadillac CTS-V is a high-performance version of the standard CTS. It is a series of mid-sized cars with a pushrod V-8 OHV engine and a sport-tuned suspension.

The four-door CTS-V sedan was introduced in 2004, and the CTS-V Sport Wagon and Coupe were introduced in 2010 for the 2011 model year.

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Image: It competes with other luxury sedans.

The sedan competes in the consumer market with such other high-performance, luxury sedans as the Audi RS6, BMW M5, Jaguar XFR, and Mercedes E63 AMG.

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Image: Aston Martin One-77.

Aston Martin One-77

The Aston Martin One-77 is a two-door coupe built by Aston Martin. It first appeared at the 2008 Paris Motor Show, although the car remained mostly covered by a "Savile Row tailored skirt" throughout the show, before being fully revealed at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show.

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Image: It has been awarded several design prizes.

The Aston Martin One-77 has been awarded several internationally renowned design prizes.

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Image: Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe.

Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is a luxury grand tourer automobile developed by Mercedes-AMG to replace the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren.

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Image: The car is the first Mercedes automobile designed in-house by AMG.

The car is the first Mercedes automobile designed in-house by AMG and is described by Mercedes-Benz as a spiritual successor to the Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing.

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Image: Lexus LS 460 L AWD.

Lexus LS 460 L AWD

The Lexus LS is a full-size luxury sedan that serves as the flagship model of Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota.

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Image: Four generations of the sedan have been produced.

Four generations of the sedan have been produced, all equipped with V8 engines and rear-wheel drive, although since 2006 all-wheel drive, hybrid, and long-wheelbase variants have also been offered.

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Image: Hyundai Equus.

Hyundai Equus

The Hyundai Equus is an upscale full-size luxury car that serves as the flagship model of Hyundai Motor Company worldwide, named after the Latin word for "horse".

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Image: The Hyundai Equus is the largest and most expensive sedan in the company's lineup.

The Hyundai Equus is the largest and most expensive sedan in the company's lineup. In 2009, the company released a new version on a rear-wheel drive platform aimed to compete with the BMW 7 Series, Mercedes S-Class, Audi A8 and Lexus LS.

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Image: Porsche Panamera S.

Porsche Panamera S

The Porsche Panamera is a four-door coupe. It is front-engined with rear-wheel drive, with four-wheel drive versions also available.

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Image: It was unveiled at the 13th Auto Shanghai International Automobile Show.

The Porsche Panamera production model was unveiled at the 13th Auto Shanghai International Automobile Show in Shanghai, China, on April 2009. In 2011, hybrid and diesel versions were launched.

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Image: BMW 6 Series Coupe.

BMW 6 Series Coupe

The BMW E24 series was the first BMW 6 Series coupe, produced by the German automaker BMW between the 1976 and 1989 model years.

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Image: The 6 Series name reappeared with the BMW E63 chassis beginning in the 2004 model year.

The 6 Series name reappeared with the BMW E63 chassis beginning in the 2004 model year. The E24 borrowed heavily from contemporary 5-series cars (E12, later E28).

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Image: Lexus LFA.

Lexus LFA

The Lexus LFA is a two-seat exotic sports coupe produced by Lexus as a concept car, "halo" vehicle, racing prototype, and production model. It is the second model in the F marque line of performance vehicles from Lexus, following the IS F.

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Image: The production Lexus LFA features a new V10 engine.

The production Lexus LFA features a new V10 engine and a carbon fibre-reinforced polymer body.

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Image: Maybach Landaulet.

Maybach Landaulet

Maybach-Motorenbau is a German luxury car manufacturer. It was founded in 1909 by Wilhelm Maybach and his son.

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Image: The ultra-luxury car brand is owned by Daimler.

Today, the ultra-luxury car brand is owned by Daimler and based in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Image: Aston Martin Rapide Luxe.

Aston Martin Rapide Luxe

Aston Martin Lagonda Limited is a British manufacturer of luxury sports cars, based in Gaydon, Warwickshire, England.

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Image: It also designs and engineers cars which are manufactured by Magna Steyr in Austria.

The company name is derived from the name of one of the company's founders, Lionel Martin, and from the Aston Hill speed hillclimb near Aston Clinton in Buckinghamshire.

It also designs and engineers cars which are manufactured by Magna Steyr in Austria.

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