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  Luxury vehicles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While a luxury car is difficult to define as it is somewhat subjective, there are certain guidelines by which the luxury cars are defined.
In the car market of the new millennium, it has become rather difficult to determine whether a vehicle is indeed a luxury car or not.
Current compact executive cars (Mittelklasse in German) are cars between 4.50 and 4.65 m long, and equivalent of entry-level luxury cars in the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Luxury_car   (2578 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Trade-in rate for top-of-line luxury cars on rise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
But the average age of large luxury car owners is in the high 60s, says Art Spinella, president of CNW Marketing Research.
Another reason for the move down, says Spinella: Consumers are growing fonder of smaller cars and don't want to be seen in a luxury car that reminds them of the boat their grandfather used to drive.
Luxury buyers get used to a certain level of amenities and are reluctant to give that up, he says.
www.usatoday.com /money/autos/2005-11-20-luxury-usat_x.htm   (531 words)

  
 Luxury Cars, Luxury Sedans: Best Luxury Car Reviews
Today's luxury cars still have a lot of features, but what distinguishes them from more pedestrian fare are subtle elements like high-end materials, build quality, interior design and technology.
In a multi-car roundup at Car and Driver, editors compare the LS 430 to five of its peers in the luxury-car class.
He also cites the car's many optional luxury touches for rear-seat passengers, such as power-reclining seats, heaters and coolers in the cushion, a massage function, window shades, light dimmers, door closers, a refrigerator and an independent back-seat air conditioner.
www.consumersearch.com /www/automotive/luxury-cars   (1418 words)

  
 Luxury SUVs: key to growth for luxury brands, SUV segment - Jan. 7, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Luxury car companies are turning into truck companies as luxury SUVs become new must-have wheels.
Luxury car executives say that their SUVs are a choice for both traditional SUV buyers moving up in brand and traditional luxury car buyers looking for more room.
German luxury sports car maker Porsche is on the road to being primarily an SUV brand.
money.cnn.com /2004/01/06/news/companies/detroit_luxury_suv   (878 words)

  
 cars.com: New Luxury Vehicles | Finding and Keeping a Reliable Luxury Car   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
According to J.D. Power, top luxury cars for reliability include the Lincoln LS and Town Car, as well as several entries from Lexus: the GS 300 and 430, the LS 430 and the SC 430.
Repairing a luxury car can be expensive, especially if parts have to come from Europe, as they do on a BMW 7 Series.
Additionally, many luxury vehicles have recommended maintenance intervals that are spaced much further apart than those for "normal" cars, so even for makes without a maintenance program, upkeep costs may still be less than they'll be for your non-luxury-buying peers.
www.cars.com /go/crp/buyingGuides/Story.jsp?section=Luxury&story=luxReliable2006&subject=stories&referer=&year=New   (1185 words)

  
 Luxury Car Guide
As mentioned, all are open cars, though some have ingenious electro-hydraulic mechanisms that allow them to become hardtops when the weather threatens.
The power-operated hardtop, which Mercedes-Benz pioneered on its SL model, is perhaps the showiest aspect of this car, but if you concentrate on that mechanical marvel you might miss all the other technical feats gathered in the SL65.
It may be the last car on our list that you’d want to take to the track, but for anyone that considers cruising a sport, the SC 430 is high performance all the way.
www.latimes.com /extras/luxurycar/story4.html   (855 words)

  
 Gas prices dent luxury car sales: Report - Nov. 21, 2005
And the paper reports while luxury brand sales are still up on the year, that is being lifted by the improved sales of smaller models, with the top-end vehicles seeing sales off 10.6 percent in October, according to auto sales tracker Autodata.
The luxury brands had been seen as more protected from gasoline sticker shock because even with the rise in fuel costs, the increased outlay was relatively small compared to car payments.
But average large luxury car buyer is in their late 60s, according to Art Spinella, president of CNW Marketing Research, and those buyers are on a fixed income, even if it is a high income.
money.cnn.com /2005/11/21/Autos/luxury/index.htm   (485 words)

  
 Best-Selling Luxury Cars 2005 - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Some nonluxury brands produce the occasional luxury car, such as Volkswagen's ill-starred--yet excellent-- Phaeton sedan, which is being retired from the unresponsive U.S. market.
Cadillac, for example, is planning a "super-luxury" car to go in its lineup above the STS sedan, which has a MSRP that ranges between $41,020 and $74,270, depending on which version one buys, and the $76,480 XLR convertible.
Cadillac may be making the best cars in its history, but--to state one example--the company's Escaladefamily has seen sales decline by 15% in 2005.
www.forbes.com /2005/12/09/luxury-cars-sales-cx_dl_1212feat_ls.html   (862 words)

  
 Luxury used car? Consider cost of repairs
And while there are certainly some legitimately higher costs in luxury cars, like parts from Germany, Walsh says some of the other reasons for the disparity are slowly disappearing, like more sophisticated electronics.
Ciulla says problems of this type may be avoided by taking the car to a mechanic prior to purchase and having it thoroughly examined.
Certification means that the car has passed a series of quality tests imposed by the manufacturer, and is therefore given additional warrantees.
www.bankrate.com /brm/news/auto/20021119a.asp   (1678 words)

  
 How to Buy a Luxury Car - eHow.com
Buying a luxury car should be fun, so take your time.
Luxury cars start at about $30,000, and prices can go into the stratosphere.
In general, German and Japanese luxury cars have the highest resale values.
www.ehow.com /how_15578_buy-luxury-car.html   (470 words)

  
 Car Rental - Rental Cars - Rent A Car | Dollar.com
With convenient rental car locations worldwide, planning your next vacation or business trip couldn't be easier.
Convenient Car Rental Locations Across The U.S. Choose from more than 300 conveniently located car rental sites throughout the United States.
Many of our agency facilities for your next car rentals are located at, or near, the airport, from which we offer free shuttle service along with our every day low rates.
www.dollar.com   (306 words)

  
 Luxury Cars Hire
We have a variety of sports cars for hire to exhilarate you.
Luxury Car Hire provides quality, sporty and classic cars for hire.
With over 60 cars in our fleet, we offer the broadest range of luxury cars for rental in Sydney.
www.luxurycarhire.com.au   (202 words)

  
 Thrifty Car Rental: Luxury Car Rental
Thrifty Car Rentals is your source for a great deal.
Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, getting a luxury car rental is always fast and easy.
You can book a luxury car rental online to save time, and we will have your car ready when you need it.
www.thrifty.com /luxury_car_rental.aspx   (114 words)

  
 Exotic Car Rental & New York Car Rentals-IMAGE Rent-A-Car
Image Rent A Car stands out with luxurious car selection and superb and friendly service that's really a rarity in NYC.
The Image Rent A Car staff takes a genuine interest in the company and the community it serves, giving each customer the benefit of dealing with a happy group of people that aim to please.
Put the famed German engineering to the test and let the power of the 5.5-litre, V 8 engine blow you away as you and your travel companions accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just over 5 seconds.
www.imagerentacar.com   (367 words)

  
 Chicago Exotic Car Rentals - Exotic And Luxury Car Rental Chicago
Chicago Exotic Car Rentals is Chicago's first exotic car rental service that specializes in renting world-renown vehicles to automotive enthusiasts and traveling executives, as well as for special events and vacationers looking to accelerate their enjoyment.
For luxury car rental in Chicago, choose Chicago Exotic Car Rentals.
Our car rental services are available in the Greater Metropolitan areas of Chicago and their surrounding areas.
www.chicagoexoticrentals.com   (338 words)

  
 Luxury Car
Since all our costs are incurred in Nigerian local currency, the expectation is that the guest can pay for services in any major currency of choice provided the payment is adjusted to reflect the current exchange rate in effect at time of payment.
At the quoted car hire rates, the guest is responsible for fuel for the duration of the rental.
The car will be available for the guest's use during reasonable hours of each day.
www.makeitnigeria.com /carhire/mb300eda.htm   (639 words)

  
 Luxury Car Hire, Exotic Car Rental, Sports Car Hire in France, Germany, Italy, Monaco, Switzerland, Drive in Style, ...
Luxury Car Hire, Exotic Car Rental, Sports Car Hire in France, Germany, Italy, Monaco, Switzerland, Drive in Style, Drive in Class - Europe Shoppe
You can cruise along the beautiful roads of Germany as you soak up the view from your Ferrari 360 Modena Spider, or lap up the french sun in one of the many convertibles on offer.
Please be advised that although it is not mandatory to have an
www.europeshoppe.com.au /car_rental/europe_luxury_car_hire.shtml   (218 words)

  
 Luxury Car - Luxury Vehicles from Saab USA
Luxury Car - Saab USA - Luxury Vehicle
At Saab USA, we pride ourselves on building a Luxury Car around its driver.
Our Luxury Vehicles offer some the best safety features and first class options made available.
www.saabusa.com   (61 words)

  
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Jaguar XJ The style and quality of the cabin are something to behold.
Audi A8 Were it not for the new Mercedes S-Class, this would still be our Luxury Car of the Year for 2006
We can help you come up with a list of cars that should suit your needs.
www.whatcar.com /hot-buys.aspx?RG=7   (136 words)

  
 Luxury Cars | New 2007 2006 Luxury Car Models at Motor Trend Buyer’s Guide
Choose the new Luxury model of your choice to view comprehensive car pricing info, current rebates and incentives, safety data, & more.
Motor Trend’s new car buyer’s guide will give you the information you need to negotiate like a seasoned professional when buying a new Luxury.
Amazing deals for women buying cars save $1000's on new cars.
www.motortrend.com /new_cars/27/luxury_cars/index.html   (357 words)

  
 Auto Europe Car Rentals, Chauffeurs, Motorhomes, and Sports Cars
Renting a car with Auto Europe is the quick and easy way to see Europe.
We have guide pages to help you with car rental in Italy, France, the UK, and more.
Please note: Auto Europe is in no way affiliated with the British Random Lottery or any other cash incentive scheme with any other third party program.  If you receive a check from the British Random Lottery, please click here for more information.
www.autoeurope.com /carsplash.cfm   (244 words)

  
 Luxury Car Guide
Find descriptions of the latest luxury vehicles available on the market
Upscale station wagons bridge the gap between sporty SUV and posh sedan
High-tech devices for safety, convenience and just plain fun are available to take any vehicle from “standard-issue” to “nicely equipped” quickly and easily
www.latimes.com /extras/luxurycar   (85 words)

  
 New Car and Used Car Prices, Reviews, and Quotes at IntelliChoice.com
Are new hybrid cars a good value, relatively speaking, or a lousy value?
Car companies today not only can build cleaner-breathing new cars than the government mandates, they do build them.
Pickups, SUVs, and vans are gaining ground in the battle for improved efficiency...
www.intellichoice.com   (156 words)

  
 Luxury Car Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Luxury Car Network is a brokerage service created by Luxury Car Specialists.
To find the Luxury Automobile of your dreams, please go to the Vehicle Search area.
The Luxury Car Network is designed to let you scan in your own photograph.
www.luxcarnet.com   (125 words)

  
 Used Luxury Car Crash Tests & Luxury Car Safety Information at Automobile Magazine
Automobilemag.com will provide you insight on Used Luxury Car crash tests for all vehicle models.
Think of safety first and find out if the car you’re thinking about has the worst rollover or crash test ratings in the industry.
You won’t know unless you read official car safety reports, including crash tests, ratings, and available safety features.
www.automobilemag.com /used_car_safety/27/luxury_cars/index.html   (152 words)

  
 Luxury Car Reviews, Prices and Advice at ForbesAutos.com
If finding the safest car possible is a priority but you don't know where to start, read on to learn more about crash test ratings and what they mean for you
Top 10 Luxury Vehicles with the Best Overall Value
The Prius continues as the prototypical hybrid car: sleek, compact and fuel efficient.
www.forbesautos.com   (286 words)

  
 Edson Luxury Car Rentals - Miami, Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills
Edson Luxury Car Rentals - Miami, Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills
Thank you for visiting Edson Luxury Car Rentals.
Luxury and exotic car rentals in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Palm Beach, South Florida, Naples, Orlando, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills.
www.4edson.com   (126 words)

  
 Robb Report Luxury Portal | Robb Report
The luxury portal is your one-stop resource for the luxury lifestyle.
Robb Report's annual event pits 12 of the world's finest automobiles against one another in a hands-on competition.
Our team of experts takes the cars to the roads of Napa Valley to select the sedan, sports car, coupe, or SUV that represents the pinnacle of engineering, style, and performance.
www.robbreport.com   (300 words)

  
 Personal luxury car - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The personal luxury car has often been a lucrative market segment of the post-World War II automotive market.
The Great Depression and World War II eroded the market for these expensive, bespoke cars, but the postwar era still produced noteworthy examples like the Bentley Continental R Type with its fine two-door body built by H.J. Mulliner.
Lincoln Continental Mark Series - From 1968 to 1983, usually sharing the chassis, drivetrain and other parts of the Ford Thunderbird
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Personal_luxury_car   (1318 words)

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