“The cars we drive say a lot about us.” – Alexandra Paul
When we think of our vehicles, they are more than a vessel used to travel from destination to destination, cars have become an extension of our identity. Whether you have a case of wanderlust, a taste for luxury, or you are the professional whose life is centered around business travel, your car introduces you the moment you arrive. Who does your car say you are?
Here are 4 of the safest luxury cars that will leave a lasting impression.
Acura RLX – This premium 7-speed luxury sedan has 3 electric motors and 377 horsepower. Achieving 28/29 miles per gallon, this car is perfect for business travel professional by providing excellent fuel economy without sacrificing luxury, so you can get from destination to destination without all the extra pit stops. Featuring collision mitigation braking, road departure mitigation, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist and the all-new traffic jam assist, the Acura RLX will keep you safe without sacrificing luxury. The RLX is equipped with the Acura Blind spot information (BSI) System, should your car detect someone is getting just a little too close for comfort or you are about to play bumper cars during a lane switch, an indicator will light up. As if the safety features were not enough, nothing says luxury travel like six-level heated and ventilated seats. Dressed with milano leather, the Acura RLX not only provides extensive creature comfort customization but takes it a step further with an automatic memory system that records preferences for the driver’s seat, steering wheel and side mirror positions.
BMW 5 Series- If you want luxury with options, the BMW 5 series is for you. The 2018 series includes the 530i Sedan, the 530i xDrive , the 530e iPerformance, the 530e xDrive iPerformance, the 540i Sedan, the 540i xDrive Sedan, the 540d xDrive Sedan, and the M550i xDrive Sedan. Too much to remember? Don’t worry. You cannot go wrong with any of these candidates. Having up to 456 horsepower and the ability to go from 0-60 in as little as 3.9 seconds, this series will not disappoint. The luxury seating options include ventilated seats to beat the heat and a massage function. For the professional who likes to dress to impress, BMW offers the perfect luxury body style to match your flair. With high-gloss chrome accents that highlight the body from grille to tailpipe; light alloy wheels and modified bumper inserts, you’ll be turning heads as soon as you turn the corner. Of course, the 5 series is more than just a pretty face, safety features include blind spot monitoring, auto-leveling headlights, lane departure warning, lane keeping assist, and cross-traffic alert.
Genesis G80- Awarded a 5 star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, you can trust the Genesis G80 will get you to your next destination safely without sacrificing luxury. With 311-horsepower, an 8-speed SHIFTRONIC® transmission, and an athletic exterior design, this midsize sedan will not leave you wanting. The Genesis G80 does not disappoint in the luxury seating department, its full grain leather seats are designed with 3 levels of heating and cooling so you can travel to your destination in comfort no matter the season.
Lexus ES 350- Do you have a need for speed and luxury? With a top track speed of 130 miles per hour and 268 horsepower, the Lexus ES 350 is the way to go. Equipped with the pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane departure alert with steering assist, high dynamic radar cruise control, and intelligent high-beam headlights, you can travel safely and quickly. The interior provides unique features like a panorama glass roof and window sunshades to ensure that you will enjoy the journey just as much as the destination. If you like to travel with company, you can rest assured your passengers will enjoy the ride just as much as you. Lexus boasts that their rear seat offers head and legroom “reminiscent of a chauffeured sedan.” Business travel could not be made simpler as this ride is perfect to impress colleagues and clients alike.
At the end of the day, you want your car to reflect your personal brand. With the options provided, you can be certain that your professional image will be associated with luxury without sacrificing safety, you will find enjoyment out of all your business travel trips no matter the destination, and you can transform the image of the lackluster professional into one of adventure and glamour.