Far from being just objects of desire and aspiration, luxury cars have a more important job to do than merely providing indulgence and prestige for the wealthy and privileged. These models also serve as technological showcases for car
THINGS AIN’T WHAT they used to be. Twenty years ago a car in this category would have essentially been made of three boxes: one for the engine, one for the occupants and one for the luggage. It would have been stately and sedate.