Monday, 16 April 2012

Top 5 Fuel-Efficient Luxury Sedans in India

Luxury never comes for cheap and so does its maintenance.  As far as Indian mentality is concerned, the costlier the product, it will cater costlier expenses. But it’s high time to gear up the mindset of Indians and introduce them to the top luxury Sedans of the country that are fuel efficient. Have a look!

Audi A8 3.0 TDI

The amazing Audi A8 is a enormous vehicle from Audi’s stable, the German auto maker. The luxury saloon is powered by 3.0L V6 diesel engine which belts out 251 Ps of top power and 550 Nm of ultimate torque with an automatic transmission gearbox. The front wheel drive lavish machine weighs around 1,965 kg and returns with the mileage of 5.8 kmpl in city and 8 kmpl on highways. Of all the rivals no one manages to combine such style, comfort and solidity in terms of interiors. The fourth-generation A8 is no doubt a convincing car – the best yet. The car comes with a price of 85.58 lakh.

BMW 730d

When it’s about luxury cars, BMW is the first thing that hits our mind. The present market leader has come up with 730d luxury sedan is the most fuel efficient in its line-up. The 730d contains the 3.0-litre straight-six turbo diesel that must rate as one of the world’s greatest motors. Its smoother and more sorted, to drive the 1,865kg seven from 0–62mph in just over 7.0secs and can hit 153mph. The 7 series BMW offers terrific mileage of 13.67 kmpl on highways and 7 kmpl in city despite being bulky. Assisted to an automatic transmission, the rear wheel drive 7 series sedan with 3L inline 6-cylinder, throttles 245 Ps of top power along with 540 Nm of peak torque. The luxury car can be owned at 83.40 lakh.

Mercedes Benz S 350 CDI

It is 60 years ever since the Mercedes-Benz 220, the inventor of today's S-Class came out on our streets. Since then, each generation of the German flagship car has raised the bar in provisions of luxury, safety, performance and technological ability. In its class, the S-Class is simply unbeatable. The lavish Mercedes Benz S-Class is one of the best thrifty natured luxury cars available in the Indian auto market. Despite of being 2,005 kg in weight, the premium saloon comes with fuel efficiency figures of 7 kmpl in city and 11 kmpl on highways. Powered by a 2987 cc V6 diesel engine, the S-Class offers 210 Ps of maximum power along with generating maximum torque of 490 Nm. Like its other members, the deluxe sedan is assisted to automatic gearbox. It is priced at 85.58 lakh.

Porsche Panamera Diesel

Porsche Panamera is a synonym of power and speed and therefore deserves to have a space in the list of economical beauties. The speedy beast gives amazing 15 kmpl of fuel efficiency on highways and 9 kmpl in city. Equipped with a 2,967cc, 6-cylinder engine, the rear wheel sprinter shoots 250 PS of top power and 550 Nm of peak torque. For windy ride, the car is linked to 8 speed automatic gearbox. The Panamera Diesel is, by large, a success. The engine is smooth and enthusiastic, the economy figures attractive, and the interior is a gorgeous place to be. You can experience the luxury of driving this car at 1.08 crore.

Jaguar XJ Diesel

The Jaguar XJ initially dazes us with its killer looks and then surprises us with its cool fuel economic engine. The jaw dropper XJ is of 1,773 kg with the mileage of 8 kmpl in city and 12.5 kmpl on highway. The huge 2,993 cc, 6-cylinder engine whips out maximum power of 275 Ps and maximum torque of 600 Nm. The glitzy Jaguar XJ is assisted to 6-speed automatic transmission. Luxuries embrace heated and cooled 16/16 soft grain leather seats, and accessories like the 20-inch Takoba wheels add a bit of visual flare. The Jaguar is priced at 93.01 lakh.

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