Pretty, brisk and such great value, the IS350 is so much fun, yet reassuringly comfortable to be in and steer that it (almost) banished our desire for a more up-to-date entertainment and nav system.
Typical price: $81,300.00
The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
There are plenty of exceptionally engineered luxury sedans out there, but few that manage to make every ride or drive an event; the XJ is one of them.
Typical price: $198,800.00
If you can live with the small boot and hampered load space, and do without visceral driving thrills, the Camry Hybrid rewards patient drivers with good fuel economy and large car space.
Typical price: $39,990.00
Ford's top-trim F-150 matches luxurious amenities with a new lightweight aluminum body.
Put some bling between your feet with a self-balancing electric Segwheel covered in the shiniest gold imaginable.
BMW makes a big luxury play with its all-new 7 Series, offering a large, executive roller with air suspension and rear-seat amenities.
The Hurun Research Institute says iPhones and other Apple gadgets are the most popular gifts among China's wealthy, beating out luxury brands like Louis Vuitton and Chanel.
The Mulsanne may represent Bentley's past, but the Speed tries to combine the best of what the marque has to offer in the 21st century with the legacy it has built up over the last 70 years.
Brian Cooley runs down his Top 5 list of over-the-top technologies found in cars that are all about luxury.
For $3,200, the GE Profile PHS920SFSS range flaunts handsome stainless-steel styling, advanced induction cooking and a powerful convection oven, but its membrane-style touch panel is far from intuitive.