Top 10 Luxury Car Brands in the World

Luxury Car Brands

Cars are synonymous to luxury and when the top brands come up with new wheels, the pleasure of driving them just doubles up. There are several luxury car brands that make luxury wheels to die for. They come coated with drool worthy specs and features and can make anyone go weak on his knees.

People across the world are crazy about luxury car brands. Their love for luxury wheels is evident by the fact that in past 10 years the sales of luxury cars have surpassed the sale of non- luxury cars. The sale of luxury cars accounts for 18% for the overall car sale in the whole world. This is huge and enough of an indication that people are investing their hard earned money in buying the best luxurious car.

With the increase in love for the luxury cars, the car brands too, are coming up with new ranges and models to impress their clients. Every now and then, they introduce new features and specs in the cars.  As the loyal customers keep their loyalties with their favourite brand, the other brands come up with something very great to lure the customers. This benefits the car lovers as they get the most amazing wheels to drive.

In the past few years we have seen many phenomenal features like connected car systems, security systems, real- time location service, advanced infotainment systems and apps, routing based on the condition of the traffic, Wi- Fi and many other coming of age features. With this the expectations of the customers is also increasing and the companies are not shying away from fulfilling all the expectations of the car lovers.

The car lovers are in for a treat as we reveal in front of you the best luxury car brands in the world. All these brands make vehicles coated with luxury and offer nothing short of best to the car enthusiast. Here are the top 10 best luxury car brands in the world:

10 Ferrari

Ferrari stands for luxury. This Italian car brand has its way of making into every car lovers bucket list. Ferrari N.V. (NYSE: RACE) never fails to impress the luxury car lovers. This car brand is known for making the best luxury and sports cars.

It is one of the most loved car brands among the car lovers. The best luxury cars by Ferrari include Ferrari 488 GTB, 2016 Ferrari California, LaFerrari Hypercar and Ferrari FF. Last year only, Ferrari sold more than eight thousand cars all across the world. This keeps Ferrari on number 10 in the list of top 10 best luxury car brands in the world.

9 Tesla


Talk about the best luxury car brands in the world; talk about Tesla. Tesla is one of the best selling and most loved luxury car brands in the whole world. Tesla Motors Inc never fails to make a mark by producing the best range of wheels.

The biggest hit by this luxury car brand was the all- electric luxury Model S sedan. In the year 2016, this Tesla car model showed a great increase in the sales. It registered an increase by about 59% in the 3rd quarter of the year 2016. The sales of this model surpassed the total car sales of many other luxury brands.

Another feather in the cap of this luxury car brand is the Model X. This car model has about 6 percent share in the market of luxury SUV. It is said that this car model by Tesla surpassed the sales of Land Rovers and Porsches in the 3rd quarter.

The company managed to sell about 76, 230 cars in the year 2016. Their target was 80,000 but, they fell a little short of completing their target. But, this brand is hoping for the best this year and is expected to complete their target this year.

8 Porsche


Porsche is a very popular German car brands. His brand has gained a reputation for selling the best high- performance cars loaded with luxury. They have some extra- ordinary models in luxury cars, SUVs as well as sports cars. The brand is owned by Volkswagen AG.

The best cars by this luxury brands include Porsche Cayenne, Porsche Panamera, Porsche 911 and Porsche Macan.

If we see the records, last year, this luxury brand sold about 5,500 cars only in the United States of America. If we talk about the sales across the world, an automaker sold about 2, 37, 338 Porsche vehicles in 2016. This brings Porsche on number 8 in the list of top 10 best luxury car brands in the world.

7 Acura


On number 7 is Acura in the list of top 10 best luxury car brands in the world. Acura is the division of luxury cars of the car brand Honda Motor Co Ltd. This Japanese car company has always made the luxury cars with precision.

The success story of this Japanese luxury car company began in the year 1980. In late 1980s this car company succeeded in gaining a good name in the whole world.

The best cars by Acura include the full- size luxury sedans TLX, RLX, CDX and MDX. Last year this Japanese giant sold about 12, 200 cars.

6 Cadillac

On number 6 is Cadillac. It is General Motors Company’s luxury car division. This car brand always offers the best in terms of design and performance. The car campaigns always succeed in attracting the young car lovers.

General Motors Company acquired this car brand in the year 1909. Cadillac is the 2nd oldest car manufacturer in the United States of America.

The most popular and loved models of this luxury car brand include XTS SEDAN, Cadillac CTS-V, CTS- V SEDAN and ATS COUPE. Escalade SUV is also one of the best vehicles made by this manufacturer.

Last year marked the glorious year for this car company as it registered the best sales since 1986. The company registered the sale of about 308, 692 cars across the world. The company sold about 170,006 units alone in the United States of America.

5 Volvo


On number 5 is Volvo, the Swedish car company. This car manufacturer came into being in the year 1927 and since then, it has been treating the car lovers with some excellent wheels.

In the year 1999, Ford Motor Company acquired Volvo for about $6.5 billion and later sold it for $ 1.8 billion to China based Zhejiang Geely Holding Group in the year 2010.

Volvo always features excellent specs including simple interiors, elegant designs and high- performance. The best vehicles by Volvo include sedan S90 and SUV XC90.

In the year 2016, Volvo sold about 534, 332 cars worldwide with about 56, 36 units sold in the United States of America alone.

4 Lexus

Lexus is the luxury car division of Toyota Motor Corp which is one of the leading car selling brands based in Japan. It is the top selling luxury brand in the United States of America.

The best cars by Lexus are Lexus IS350 AWD, Lexus LS 460 Sedan, and Lexus ES 300h Sedan as well as Lexus CT 200 h Hatchback.

Lexus became the 2nd most sold car brand in the United States of America in 2015 and in 2016; it sold about 677, 615 cars worldwide.

3 Audi


On number 3 is Audi, the Germany based car manufacturer. This luxury brand is a part of Volkswagen AG. It is one of the most lived luxury car brand across the world. The brand has a loyal fan base.

Since 1930 this brand has been catering to the needs of the car enthusiasts.

The best vehicles by Audi include Audi A8, Audi A6, Audi RS6 Avant and Audi A4 Sedan. Last year the sales of Audi reached a whooping 1.87 million.

Audi created the history by becoming the first ever luxury car brand to manufacture 100 percent galvanized vehicles for prevention from corrosion.

2 Mercedes Benz

Mercedes Benz
Mercedes Benz

“Mercedes”, the name is enough. The car is synonymous to luxury. It is one of the most sought after luxury brands with a huge loyal fan base. This German car manufacturer has manufactured many amazing wheels including Mercedes- Benz S- Class, Mercedes- Benz CLA- Class and many more.

In the year 2016, Mercedes sold about 340,237 cars alone in the United States of America while more than 2.08 million in the whole world.



The number 1 position has been acquired by BMW. BMW stands for Bayerische Motoren Werke AG. It is a German luxury vehicle brand. It was established in the year 1916.

Last year, BMW registered the sales of 313, 174 alone in the United States if America becoming the top selling luxury brand in the country. The company sold about 2.36 million in the whole world.

All of these car brands are coated with comfort, elegance and of course luxury.

Top 10 Luxury Car Brands in the World

Sr no.  Luxury Car Brands names
2 Mercedes- Benz
3 Audi
4 Lexus
5 Volvo
6 Cadillac
7 Acura
8 Porsche
9 Tesla
10 Ferrari


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