Recently purchased a new car?
With RACV Insurance, you're protected by Victoria's most trusted insurance.
Thought you had to break the bank to get inside a luxury vehicle? Not anymore.
In the past, it was pretty easy to picture a luxury car. A sedan for sure, probably something with a German badge. Maybe a Rolls-Royce or Bentley if you were travelling really well.
But as the car market has fractured into a thousand niches and we have started buying many more SUVs and utes than traditional luxury saloons, we have to ask - has that picture lost focus?
Traditional luxury brands are now chasing volume into cheaper segments, while blue-collar brands who are just as enthusiastically searching for profit upmarket all adds up to a profusion of choice.
What we’ve witnessed is a real democratisation of prestige and luxury automotive buying. This is great news for consumers - it’s now possible to pamper yourself without necessarily investing six figures.
So, if you fancy luxury at an (almost) affordable price, here are some choices to consider.