A new Mercedes-Benz S-Class is here, a momentous occasion certainly studied by rivals since the big Benz has set the stage for luxury sedans for decades.
The Audi A8 is a worthy choice loaded with tech and great road manners, even if its styling may be too subtle for some.
The Lexus LS isn’t shy about its looks, though its driving experience trends far more toward comfort than performance.
The Porsche Panamera goes in the opposite direction, prioritizing handling and acceleration ahead of interior space.
Don’t leave Jaguar’s dated but still desirable XJ off your list, either, especially considering its relative bargain price and the thrust of its engines.
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|2021 BMW 7-Series|
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|2021 Audi A8|
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|2021 Lexus LS|
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|2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class|
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|2020 Porsche PanameraGet Your Price|
|13 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6||Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6||Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6||Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6|
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|740i Sedan||55 TFSI quattro||LS 500 RWD||S 450 Sedan||RWD|
|Rear Wheel Drive||All Wheel||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Sedan||quattro LWB Sedan||Sedan||Sedan||Hatchback|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD|
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