The Jaguar XJ’s styling is its main advantage, though its lightweight design also makes it sporty for the class.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the leader of the group, with unparalleled luxury and a wider ranging model line that stretches up to $200,000 in Maybach trim.
The BMW 7-Series is more tech-centric, though just as sporty as the XJ or even moreso; it also offers a V-12.
The redesigned Audi A8 is also tech-heavy, and will soon be the first car on the road to offer Level 3 autonomy.
Also new is the Lexus LS.
It is bolder and more commanding than in the past, though it is still softly damped in Lexus tradition.
The Cadillac CT6 is a relative bargain in the group and the only model to offer 4-cylinder power.
It lacks the cachet of its rivals, but is a strong effort from America.
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|2018 Jaguar XJBrowse Used Listings||2018 Audi A8Browse Used Listings||2018 BMW 7-SeriesBrowse Used Listings||2018 Cadillac CT6Browse Used Listings||2018 Lexus LSBrowse Used Listings||2018 Mercedes-Benz S ClassBrowse Used Listings|
|15 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6||Turbocharged Gas I4||Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6||Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6|
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|XJ R-Sport RWD||3.0 TFSI||740i Sedan||4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo RWD||LS 500 RWD||S 450 Sedan|
|Rear Wheel Drive||All Wheel||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Sedan||quattro LWB Sedan||Sedan||Sedan||Sedan||Sedan|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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