When you think of precision car manufacturing, what do you think of? It’s likely a German car – maybe an old Porsche 959, or a BMW E30 M3. Manufacturers around the world each have their own standards and quirky points of difference, but what sets the German cars apart from the rest?
Check out our list below, and if you feel inspired to get behind the wheel of a German automotive marvel, novated leasing will make it easier.
Mercedes-Benz is synonymous with luxury, elegant, stately vehicles, best known for creations such as the Mercedes-AMG GT and the G-Wagon (a big, blocky, cool, capable SUV).
The manufacturing powerhouse has a performance wing (AMG) and when those engineers get their hands on a new vehicle, it comes out the other side a totally different beast. One of the great things about Mercedes-Benz is that there is a wide range of cars, all at varying prices, so there’s something for everyone! The GT is one of the most sought-after Mercedes-Benz models in recent history, and when you see the shape of it, you’ll understand why. It’s long and sleek and has aggressive vents in all the right places.
BMW is among the most popular marque’s on our roads today, because it’s known for being reliable, cool, and above all, fast.
The flagship BMW M5 is one of the most respected road cars around. It features a massive 4.4-litre turbocharged V8, which throws down 680 Nm of torque! The only bad thing about driving this car is that you can’t hear yourself rumbling along the roads. The M5 has a long history of being a racer. The modern engine produces a frightening 412 kilowatts of power. In a large sedan, that’s a lot of grunt to control, but this car will stick to the road with ease.
Porsche probably produces the most recognisable cars on this list. Car enthusiasts would be able to spot a Porsche in the middle of the night at a kilometre away just by the shape of the headlights!
The Porsche 911 is the classic body shape, but the 911 Turbo S is the one with the blistering pace and the crackling exhausts. People know when they’ve been passed by this car. It goes from 0-100 kph in just 2.9 seconds, and produces an enormous 427 kilowatts of power with 750 Nm of torque. That’s staggering performance for a car that only weighs 1,600 kilograms. If you buy a 911, you’ll never want to buy a front-engined car again.
Volkswagen might have a reputation for producing some of the most practical and comfortable cars on this list, but it also produces some of the coolest.
The Volkswagen Golf R is a manufacturing marvel, and one of the best hot hatches ever to grace Australian roads. The Kombi is also a classic, as is the original Beetle and Golf GTI. Ever driven a classic Volkswagen? You really must. If you love those, you’ll probably find that you love the newer variants too.
There’s not much to say about Audi except that there’s a reason car enthusiasts see them as road royalty. From the A1 to the Q7, Audi cars always have style and class oozing from every part. They’re not just sensible cruisers, either. The Audi team knows how to unleash the monsters inside, with the RS3, RS4, RS5, RS6, RS7 and S8 models all boasting extreme performance.
You don’t have to buy the most expensive German cars through a novated lease. Stick to your budget, but know that if you’re buying a German car, you’re paying for the quality. For more information, make sure to contact Alliance Leasing today.