You dress like a boss. You think like a boss. You dance like a boss. Then, you get in your decades-old sedan and feel a lot less like a boss and more like the average Joe.
There’s a solution for your boss envy: buy a giant, awesome luxury car. Of course, you probably need to get paid like a boss in order to afford one of these primo machines, but trust me. If you drive one of these bad boys, you will feel like the biggest boss on the planet—guaranteed.
No brand of car is as synonymous with luxury as Rolls-Royce.
They’ve been turning out high-end vehicles for the world’s elite since 1904. Their latest ride keeps up that grand tradition, while also rolling off the tongue with some nice alliteration. Just say its name a few times: Rolls-Royce Wraith. Best of all, the car is even smoother than it sounds. The Wraith, which starts at around $300,000 for a baseline model, boasts a 624 horsepower V12. It also comes with some futuristic features, like a shifting mechanism that interfaces with your GPS to preselect the appropriate gear for the stretch of road you’re about to drive on. That sounds weird, but awesome.
Porsche 918 Spyder
If you want your luxury vehicle to move at the speed of light, then the Porsche 918 Spyder might be your dream car. Assuming, of course, you can afford the $845,000 it will take to get you one. The Spyder is certainly worth all of that green. It can hit a maximum speed of 210 mph, which will come in handy for all of those day to day situations where you need to go ridiculously fast. Best of all, the 918 Spyder is actually a hybrid, with a 6.8 kWh lithium-ion battery. Fast and eco-friendly? Now that’s luxery, my friends.
Aston Martin Vanquish Volante
The original Aston Martin Vanquish was designed as a James Bond vehicle for the film Die Another Day, so right off the bat, you’re going to feel like an international badass if you’re driving one of these. But the newest version of the car, the Volante, takes things up another notch for one simple reason: it’s a convertible. Starting at a cool $300,000, one of the Vanquish Volante’s big selling points is its special Touchtronic III ZF eight-speed automatic transmission, which can shift gears in just milliseconds. Ejector seats and smoke bombs, alas, aren’t going to come stock with this bad boy.
Bentley Flying Spur
If you’re a professional rapper, there’s really just one brand of car to consider: Bentley. No matter how dope your bars are, it’s going to sound even better booming from the speakers of a Bentley Flying Spur. The Flying Spur is a four door sedan, meaning it’s perfect to transport your entire posse, but it’s designed to perform like a sports coupe. So if you start a feud with a rival rapper, don’t worry—the Flying Spur will whisk you away to safety in a heartbeat. You might have 99 problems, but the Spur ain’t one.
Maserati Ghibli S Q4
There’s nothing quite like Italian automobile engineering, or so I hear—I certainly can’t afford to find out myself. But, in truth, the Maserati Ghibli S Q4 is one of the most affordable super luxury cars in the world, with a relatively cheap price tag of just $80,000. For that, you get more than just the internationally renowned Maserati brand. You also get an array of customizable options that include the first production Maserati outfitted with a diesel engine. Plus, if you’re a big fan of Hayao Miyazaki, there’s pretty much no other car you could want.
If you want the biggest, baddest ride on the road, what you want is the Maybach Landaulet. No longer in production, the Maybach Landaulet boasted a suggested retail price somewhere north of a million dollars. It closely resembled an entire luxury vacation home on wheels, as its massive convertible roof could be peeled back to transform the car into a roaming veranda. The Landaulet is no longer in production because they couldn’t find enough people rich enough to actually buy it. Sure, you could get a small mansion for the price of the Landaulet, but can it move and go roofless? I think not.
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
Mercedes-Benz is so synonymous with luxury in America that it almost seems redundant to list one here. Oh, another Mercedes? Yeah, whatever—wake me up when one can fly to Mars or something. But the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG might actually be able to reach outer space. A gull-wing super coupe with a $220,000 sticker price, the SLS AMG looks more like an X-Wing or a Viper from Battlestar Galactica than a car. This car can go 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds and hit a top speed of 197 mph. My advice? If you get in one of these, wear a space suit. You never know.
For over two decades, the Audi A8 has been one of the premier luxury cars on the market, consistently delivering a solid driving experience across the board. But is it sexy? Well, it is now, thanks to a sporty variant known as the Audi S8. Coming in at a crisp cost of $115,000, the S8 has everything the A8 does, only tweaked for drivers who want a little get-up-and-go with their luxury ride. The S8 boasts a much bigger and more powerful engine (up to 605 horsepower) to go with its improved handling and suspension, not to mention a streamlined design. Awww, yeah.
Jaguar XJ Ultimate
One of the official vehicles of the British monarchy, the Jaguar XJ has been blowing minds and wallets alike since 1968. But the XJ Ultimate is, well, ultimate. The middle rear seat has been taken out entirely and replaced with a mini-fridge, while the seats on either side have built in heaters, coolers, and massagers. You can get a whole body workover while you sip chilled champagne and browse your iPad—which comes with the car by the way, docked in the rear seatback. Of course, someone else will have to be driving in order for you to enjoy these luxuries, but hey: delegating authority is what being a boss is all about.