10 Fastest Luxury Cars in the World

A car’s value indeed decreases over time and with use. However, luxury vehicles depreciate more steadily at resale than new average or above-average vehicles. Additionally, many people favor luxury automakers like Audi and BMW because of the trust that they have built.

Car enthusiasts are passionate about automobiles as a hobby, so they have a strong affinity for brands that provide distinctive experiences or exceptional performance, particularly when it comes to speed.

#10 2022 Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo

Top Speed: 203 miles per hour
0-60 miles per hour: 4.2 seconds
Power: 580 horsepower
 Torque: 524 pound-feet

2022 Maserati Quattroporte Trofeophoto source:  i.gaw.to

The 2022 Quattroporte Trofeo is the pinnacle of the Quattroporte lineup. The Quattroporte has two engines: a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 and a 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8, which is exclusive to the Trofeo version.

The twin-turbo V8 produces 580 hp and propels the Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo from 0 to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds, with a top speed of 203 mph.

Did You Know:

Maserati was initially a manufacturer of race cars. After all, a few Maserati brothers had contributed to creating race cars for another Italian automaker. As a result, the Maserati brothers decided to launch their own car company when that car manufacturer decided to stop producing race cars, leading to the creation of Maserati.

#9 2022 Mercedes-Benz (Mercedes-EQ) EQS

Top Speed: – miles per hour
0-60 miles per hour: 4.1 seconds
Power: 516 horsepower
 Torque: 611 pound-feet

2022 Mercedes-Benz (Mercedes-EQ) EQSphoto source: images.hgmsites.net

The Mercedes-Benz (Mercedes-EQ) EQS is a fully electric luxury sedan introduced in 2022. It is the flagship model of Mercedes-Benz’s EQ electric vehicle subbrand, a high-performance, high-tech vehicle with a range of advanced features. For example, the Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 achieves 0-60 mph in only 4.1 seconds.

The EQS is powered by a high-capacity battery pack and one or more electric motors, and it has a range of around 400 miles on a single charge. In addition, it features several advanced technological features, including a fully digital instrument panel and a large touchscreen display, as well as several advanced driver assist systems and autonomous driving capabilities.

Did You Know:

In 1886, Karl Benz obtained a patent for his three-wheeled, gasoline-powered Motorwagen, which his wife Bertha Benz then drove 120 miles across Germany without his knowledge. It had a 954cc single-piston, four-stroke engine with a powerful (for the time) 0.9 horsepower.

#8 2022 Audi S8

Top Speed: 155 miles per hour
0-60 miles per hour: 3.8 seconds
Power: 563 horsepower
 Torque: 590 pound-feet

2022 Audi S8photo source: images.drive.com.au

The sportier and more potent version of the company’s top-of-the-line luxury sedan, the A8, is the 2022 Audi S8. 2022 S8 replaces the turbocharged V6 in the A8 with a mild hybrid twin-turbo V8 engine with 563 horsepower, starting at $116,900.

The result is a 0-60 mph time of 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph that is electronically limited. The inferior A8 needs 5.6 seconds to complete the task.

Did You Know:

A young German engineer named August Horch founded Audi and began his career as a blacksmith. He worked in shipbuilding after earning his engineering degree before working for Karl Benz, the creator of the Mercedes-Benz automobile company. Horch spent three years working for Benz before launching his own business.

#7 2022 Bentley Flying Spur

Top Speed: 207 miles per hour
0-60 miles per hour: 3.7 seconds
Power: 626 horsepower
 Torque: 664 pound-feet

2022 Bentley Flying Spurphoto source: motortrend.com

The Flying Spur is the four-door grand tourer from the British luxury automaker Bentley. The 2022 Flying Spur, with a starting price of $236,025, is propelled by a twin-turbo W12 engine with 626 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque. The result is a top speed of 207 mph and a 0-60 mph time of 3.7 seconds.

In addition to the model mentioned above, the Bentley Flying Spur also comes in a V8-powered and hybrid model. The latter is the newest model in the lineup and has an electric motor and a 2.6-liter twin-turbo V6 engine. 536 hp and 553 lb-ft are the combined output as a result. The Flying Spur Hybrid can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds.

Did You Know:

The 1920 Bentley EXP 2 is the oldest surviving Bentley, the second ever produced, and the first to win a race. The 1920 Bentley EXP 1 was the first Bentley car ever made.

#6 2022 Bentley Continental GT

Top Speed: 208 miles per hour
0-60 miles per hour: 3.5 seconds
Power: 650 horsepower
 Torque: 664 pound-feet

2022 Bentley Continental GTphoto source: cdn.carbuzz.com

The Bentley Continental GT is the luxury brand’s performance-oriented grand tourer for 2022. The 2022 Continental GT Speed, one of four available models, is the fastest.

The grand tourer costs $274,900 and has a 650-horsepower twin-turbo W12 engine mated to an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. This over 5,000-pound vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds thanks to all that power.

Did You Know:

In 1998, Volkswagen Group purchased the Bentley brand name. In addition, VW owns brands like Audi, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, Skoda, MAN, and Scania, to name a few.

#5 2022 Audi RS7

Top Speed: 155 miles per hour
0-60 miles per hour: 3.5 seconds
Power: 591 horsepower
 Torque: 590 pound-feet

2022 Audi RS7photo source: editorial.pxcrush.net

The 2022 Audi RS7 is a second-generation model from the brand’s RS division based on the 2022 Audi A7. Consider it to be the Mercedes-AMG or the BMW M of the world. The twin-turbocharged V8 engine in the 2022 RS7 produces 591 horsepower and is paired with Audi’s 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission.

Audi’s Quattro all-wheel-drive system receives the power, enabling the RS7 to accelerate from zero to sixty miles per hour (mph) in just 3.5 seconds and reach an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph (which can be increased to 190 mph).

Did You Know:

August Horch did not launch Audi as his first automobile manufacturer — Horch and Company, which was founded in 1899, was Horch’s first automotive company. Nevertheless, the Horch automobile company enjoyed moderate success and received numerous European awards.

But Horch decided to launch a new business in 1909 as a result of some disagreements with investors, and as a result, Audi was established.

#4 2022 BMW 7 Series

Top Speed: 205 miles per hour
0-60 miles per hour: 3.5 seconds
Power: 590 horsepower
 Torque: 600 pound-feet

2022 BMW 7 Seriesphoto source: carwow-uk-wp-1.imgix.net

The 2022 BMW Alpina B7, which combines power, dynamics, and luxury, is the result of giving the 7 Series, BMW’s top-of-the-line luxury sedan, the Alpina treatment.

With a 600-horsepower, bi-turbo V8 engine and an eight-speed automatic transmission, in just 3.5 seconds, the 2022 Alpina B7 can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph. The car has a starting price of $143,200.

In addition to its blazing performance, the Alpina brand, which BMW recently acquired, exhibits the finest craftsmanship and meticulous attention to every last detail. Quad tailpipes, Nappa Leather upholstery, a 12.3″ digital instrument cluster, a 10.25″ central information display, a 16-speaker Harman Kardon surround sound system, and other distinctive features distinguish the BMW Alpina B7 from the standard 7 Series.

Did You Know:

BMW was forced by the war to diversify and look into new revenue streams. BMW thus also produced pumps for agricultural machinery, engines for buses, and brakes for railways.

#3 2022 Audi e-Tron GT

Top Speed: 155 miles per hour
0-60 miles per hour: 3.1 seconds
Power: 590-637 horsepower
 Torque: 612 pound-feet

2022 Audi e-Tron GTphoto source: thumbor.forbes.com

According to Audi, it has a top speed of 155 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.0 seconds thanks to its dual electric motors, which have a combined power output of 590 horsepower (637 horsepower in boost mode).

The Audi e-Tron GT is powered by a high-capacity battery pack and two electric motors, one on the front and the other on the rear. It has a range of around 300 miles on a single charge.

It features several advanced technology features, including a fully digital instrument panel, a large touchscreen display, several advanced driver assist systems, and autonomous driving capabilities.

Did You Know:

Since 1975, Audi has conducted crash tests. One of their earlier safety demonstrations involved rolling an Audi F7 down a hill.

#2 2022 BMW 8 Series

Top Speed: 156 miles per hour
0-60 miles per hour: 3.0 seconds
Power: 617 horsepower
 Torque: 553 pound-feet

2022 BMW 8 Seriesphoto source: hips.hearstapps.com/hmg-prod

The BMW 8 Series two-door coupe, which made its debut in 1990, served as the company’s flagship. It was quickly discontinued in 1999 due to poor sales, but it was later reintroduced in 2018. This time, it was available in three body types: convertible, grand coupe, and coupe.

The M8 Competition Gran Coupe has an 8-speed automatic transmission and a 617-horsepower twin-turbo V8. This car sprints from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.0 seconds.

The regular 8 Series Gran Coupe’s full-fledged M version starts at $130,000. The Gran Coupe model, which is high on luxury and performance and has four doors, provides better utility and simple entry and exit. The M Carbon ceramic brakes, Bowers & Wilkins sound, a 12.3-inch touch display, and M sports seats are this car’s main highlights.

Did You Know:

The kidney-shaped grilles on BMW cars, which first appeared on the BMW 303, are among the characteristics that instantly identify them as a BMW.

#1 2022 Lucid Air

Top Speed: 168 miles per hour
0-60 miles per hour: 2.5 seconds
Power: 1,111 horsepower
 Torque: 1,025 pound-feet

2022 Lucid Airphoto source: cimg0.ibsrv.net

The fastest luxury car in the world is the 2022 Lucid Air. The newest model to enter the market for luxury all-electric sedans is the 2022 Lucid Air series. Even though it is a newcomer
to the market, its Air Dream Edition Performance model takes the top spot on our list.

The Lucid Air Dream Edition Performance can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 2.5 seconds thanks to two electric motors with a combined 1,111 horsepower. When fitted with 19-inch wheels, the EPA estimates that the vehicle’s range will be 451-520 miles thanks to its electric motors, which are powered by a 118.0-kWh battery pack.

The Lucid Air model mentioned above can embarrass even sports cars with its level of performance and range.

Did You Know:

Jean-Charles Monnet, the chief aerodynamicist at Lucid, previously improved the winglets on Sebastian Vettel‘s winning Red Bull Formula 1 car. However, when it comes to electric vehicles, competition is just as crucial because optimizing aero requires extreme attention to detail.

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