Top 10 Luxury 4 Wheel Drive Vehicles

by Mark Ivanko

Today's auto manufactures have combined beauty, luxury, four-wheel drive and every convenience in between to bring you the ride of your life. These top luxury 4-wheel drive vehicles.

Porsche Cayenne

Available with your choice of three different engine options: V6, V8 or a V8 Bi-Turbo. The Porsche Cayenne is synonymous with luxury and four-wheel drive.

Porsche Panamera

Porsche's newest addition to its family lineup, the Porsche Panamera brings the words luxury and sedan together in a harmonious balance. Both the Panamera 4S and Panamera Turbo include four-wheel drive as a standard option.

Audi Q7

Available with standard seating third-row, the Audi Q7 is one of the most luxurious four-wheel drive vehicles available today. The Audi Q7 is available with either a V6, V8 or 6-cylinder diesel engine.

Audi S8

The Audi S8 is powered by the Lamborghini Gallardo's 40-valve V10 engine with four-wheel drive standard. The S8 is not only luxurious, but also is a performance giant in the luxury sedan segment.

Audi R8 V10

The Audi R8 V10 uses the same engine found in the Audi S8 and Lamborghini Gallardo. This four-wheel-drive luxury driver definitely will garner some stares while getting you through snow-covered mountains.

Mercedes-Benz S550 4matic

The Mercedes-Benz S550 4matic offers elegance and luxurious amenities in the four-wheel-drive category. From a full-leather dashboard to beautiful wood trim, this four-wheel drive vehicle is piece of art on wheels.

Bentley Continental Supersport

The Bentley Continental Supersport not only provides four-wheel-drive, a W12 power plant and the beautiful lines of British styling, but it also offers it owners the option of using Flexfuels. This combination of power, elegance and eco-friendliness makes this Bentley a serious four-wheel drive vehicle.

Lexus RX450h AWD

This hybrid SUV is a popular choice for environmentally friendly soccer moms and business men alike.

Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 SV

The Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 SV is luxuriously exotic-looking while providing the security of four-wheel drive.

Bugatti Veyron

What do you get when you combine a 8.0 liter, 16 cylinder engine with 4 turbos and an all-wheel drive system? The Bugatti Veyron. This car is extreme luxury and exotic looks all packed into one pricey package.

About the Author

Mark Ivanko is an experienced automotive and technical writer. He has been working in the automotive industry since 2005. He specializes in European automakers, but keeps his ear to the ground on anything and everything automotive. Ivanko attended New York University, where he got a bachelor's degree in mathematics.

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