April 14th, 2014
An automobile is a major financial investment. You may be willing to pay a lot of money for a car that looks nice or is fast, but if that is all it can do, you may be wasting your hard earned cash. A car should be a dependable companion that helps you travel, won't break down and offers you plenty of cargo space. You will feel a lot better knowing you paid top dollar for a car that does more than go fast. Here are some cars that are both practical and provide you with top-notch performance:
The German auto manufacturer prides itself on offering slick models that pack a punch, and the SQ5 is one of those cars. This supercharged SUV comes with a 3.0-liter V6 engine that can produce up to 354 horsepower. Along with being a speedy ride, this Audi model is also easy to navigate on the road thanks to its 8-speed automatic transmission that comes with Tiptronic manual mode and Audi's patented Quattro all-wheel drive. This car can also be great for long trips, as the cargo space amounts to 57.3 cubic feet when you fold the rear seats.
BMW 328i xDrive Sports Wagon
When you see "wagon" tacked onto a car model name, you may picture a stocky vehicle that is as slow as a snail. But this BMW model breaks that mold. With its 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, the BMW Sports Wagon comes with a turbocharger that can help you get up to 240 horsepower. You won't have to worry about its 53 cubic feet of space slowing down this ride, as it can get up to 60 mph in as little as six seconds.
Cadillac CTS Vsport
This Cadillac sedan has been remodeled to be roomier and provide you with a quick ride. With the ability to go zero to 60 mph in as little as four seconds, you will by flying by other drivers on the road. Although this need for speed can get your adrenaline pumping, you should still be safe. You can protect you and your ride by getting auto insurance. The CTS Vsport also comes with an 8-speed automatic transmission that will assist with a safe and secure ride.
Dodge Chargers SRT Super Bee
With the word "bee" in the title, you know this Dodge model will be one busy automobile. Its 6.4-liter 470-horsepower Hemi V8 engine can help you travel up to 60 mph in as little as 5 seconds. You also won't have to worry about crashing as the big disc brakes can help you slow down this ride in no time.
Porsche Cayenne GTS
With this Porsche model, you will be able to ride the open road and look good while doing it. The 420-horsepower V8 engine can shoot up to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds, but that is not the only luxury this model has. With more than 62 cubic feet of space, the Porsche GTS will provide you with plenty of room to store items when you are out for a joy ride.