To be distinguished, one must set himself apart from the crowd and when it comes to cars, what's a better way to do it other than a luxurious car driven by your personal chauffeur. If you are in the league where showing off is your requirement and looking to upgrade your status then here is a list of some of the prominent models available in the Philippines market, which you can buy under PhP 5 million.
Mercedes-Benz C Class Coupe
For the young, dynamic and enthusiastic professionals who wish to embark their presence in a distinct style, C-Class Coupe is the car which finds the first place in the list of top luxury cars under PhP 5 million. Marketed at a starting price of Php 4,020,000, the C-Class Coupe combines sinuous power with sensuous lines and surfaces. The frameless door and steep dropping at the rear give this coupe a sporty touch while the front truly reflects the kind of comfort and luxury this beauty holds with it. The cabin combines premium materials and finishes with extensive equipment as standard.
But, the key highlights of the coupe include sports seats, that can be electronically adjusted and have lumbar support. Leather wrapped steering wheel, an intuitive touchpad controller, and well-structured center console all together hints towards motorsport inspired cabin of the coupe. Not only the car will give you a sense of luxury and comfort, the agile and responsive duo also delivers a richly rewarding driving experience. Available in 8 engine options, the entry level variant is equipped with 2.0-litre 4 cylinder engine which exhales maximum power of 245 hp and peak torque of 350 Nm.
Any list which is featuring some of the prominent vehicles in different segments cannot be complete without BMW. The 5 Series Sedan is the second car that we would like to bring into your notice. Evolved to meet the highest standards, the BMW 5 Series Sedan is impressive at first glance due to its dynamic proportions and modern shape. The cabin is like a made-to-measure suit with a harmonious look and feel. The high-quality materials, logically structured cockpit and driver oriented controls all together makes this sedan one of the most aspiring models in the segment. You can choose from the Luxury or Modern lines package, that further gives you a whole host of individualisation options.
Comfort access - Including a contactless opening of the tailgate, doors, multifunctional instrument display with 10.2-inch screen, traffic jam assistance, BMW Head-Up display, iDrive Touch Controller, BMW Night Vision and different parking as well as driving assistance makes this car competitive in the segment. Available at a starting price of Php 4,190,000, the entry level model is equipped with 2.0-litre 4 cylinder engine which is capable of delivering a maximum power output of 184 hp and peak torque of 270 Nm.
Honda’s top tier masterpiece that raises luxury and technology to the next level is our next pick. The first premium luxury car to be equipped with Sports Hybrid- All Wheel Drive system, the Honda Legend is continuing its journey towards greatness. One glance at the Legend and you will be awestruck, as this executive sedan reflects a pure blend of sheer elegance and power. A luxury executive sedan would be nowhere without human interface technology and high-level of comfort that people expect as standard in a state-of-the-art vehicle. The multi-function steering is leather wrapped and certainly uncluttered, while the center console is smartly organized that further aggrandize the premium factor of this sedan.
The serene cabin gives you more reasons to play around with its standard 14-speaker audio system from Krell that makes your ride all the more enjoyable. Available at a starting price of PhP 4,380,000, Legend will give you nothing less than an exhilarating ownership experience. Advanced hybrid technology in a sophisticated drivetrain, the Honda Legend is equipped with a 3.5-litre Sports Hybrid-AWD engine, which is capable of delivering a maximum power output of 376 hp and peak torque of 46 Nm.
A perfect choice for the business class, this sedan from the German marque is next in our list. A saloon that is evolved to fascinate the onlookers, the Audi A6 showcase innovative brilliance, imposing appearance and powerful impression. A6’s refreshed cabin is now appointed with a logical layout and even more variety of upholstery to give you a wide range of customization options. The seats come wrapped with standard leather upholstery and heated, power-adjustable in front and driver seat position memory. Other additional features include ventilated and massaging front seats and heated steering wheel.
To further make your ride pleasant, the sedan features tri-zone automatic climate control, MMI infotainment system, 10-speaker audio system, satellite radio, and iPod as well as Bluetooth connectivity. With a starting price tag of PhP 4,750,000, the sedan has excellent dynamics and delivers outstanding efficiency. The 1.8 TFSI in conjunction with 6-speed manual transmission delivers a maximum power output of 193 hp, while the bigger 3.0 TDI powertrain exhales 308 hp. So, the ones who are looking for power and elegance in one package, Audi A6 should be the car in their garage.
The Sports Saloon from the elite automaker Jaguar grabs the next position in our list, which boasts sports car styling with outstanding luxury saloon comfort. XF is the sedan for the ones who do not just aspire of luxury and comfort in their ride but like a sense of sportiness as well. XF combines renowned flair of technological innovation along with an instinctive and rewarding driving experience which makes this drive stand out of the crowd. Ergonomically optimized, XF’s cabin is a place where both comfort and luxury lies hand in hand.
The form hugging seats, real wood veneers, Piano black finishers and aluminium surfaces all together embarks a serene ambience. From the premium floor carpet to side trims, polished stainless steel finishes to leather wrapped steering wheel, the luxuriousness flows throughout XF. Starting at a base price of PhP 4,999,000, XF is available in 8 interior trim level to best match your personality. In addition to the fine ergonomics, the driving experience is enhanced due to responsive, powerful & driver focused technologies. Under the hood, the base variant is equipped with 2.0-litre 4 cylinder engine which churns out a maximum power output of 237 hp and peak torque of 340 Nm.
This Italian delight, the executive sedan from Maserati finds the next spot in the list of top luxury cars in the Philippines. The segment which is dominated by competent yet conservative rides, the Quattroporte is a unique and evocative offering from the manufacturer for the uncommon. The aggressively tapered headlights, rising beltline, extra wide scalloped grille, and sleek cues distinguish Quattroporte from the competitors in an effective manner. The explicit exterior design theme is well carried inside and the cabin is evolved in a clean and elegant manner. The Poltrona Frau Leather, brushed aluminium and a range of wood trim choices are sumptuous as well as impressive.
The electronically adjustable ergonomic seats in front and fine leather upholstery all together gives comfort and plush feel to the occupants. Like any other model in the segment, the Quattroporte also gives you a range of customization options to craft your vehicle according to your desires. Currently being offered at a starting price Php 4,946,000, the sedan is equipped with a 3.0-litre V6 engine that generates maximum power output of 410 hp and peak torque of 550 Nm.
If you are looking to show off your status in a distinct yet impactful manner, these are surely your top picks. Pick one of these and you are all set to flaunt on the roads.