Finest Automobiles: ForbesLife Indonesia Luxury Cars of the Year 2018

2 years ago . 2 min read
Robert Yota
Writer at Forbes Indonesia
Finest Automobiles: ForbesLife Indonesia Luxury Cars of the Year 2018

The finest luxury cars available in the market, handpicked by our editors from various segments. All cars are selected based on first-hand experience and only cars that are still available in the market are picked, no limited-edition cars are included in the list.

Luxury Car of the Year

Rolls-Royce Phantom

We reviewed the 8th generation Phantom at the end of last year and earlier this year, the car was launched in the Indonesian market. It’s more comfortable, quiet, luxurious, yet surprisingly capable in the handling department thanks to four-wheel steering. The Gallery is also an ingenious feature and took bespoke approach even further. With all the improvements and attention to detail, it is hard to find fault with the Phantom. Providing an impressive package of comfort, luxury, style, technology and performance, the Rolls-Royce Phantom should easily retain its crown at the top of the automotive kingdom. For anyone wanting the absolute finest in luxury mobility, there are hardly any choices better than the Rolls-Royce Phantom.

Grand Tourer of the Year

Bentley Continental GT

It looks better and comes with performance and handling upgrade. It is the perfect balance between luxury and performance, it is the new benchmark for a luxury GT.

Supercar of the Year

McLaren 720S

The second generation of McLaren’s Super Series blew us away as it comes with a design that is a revolution compared to the car it replaces, more performance, and handling that makes it a killer package for a super car.

Convertible of the Year

Ferrari Portofino

It got better looks, handling, and performance with an almost 600 horsepower engine that makes it a very appealing convertible.

Driver’s Car of the Year

Porsche 911 Carrera T

A special Porsche that is driving focused and comes with a reasonable price tag.

Luxury SUV of the Year

Bentley Bentayga V8

The lavish SUV now comes with a more sensible V8 for daily practicality and handling.

Sport Sedan of the Year

Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+

Performance that rivals a super car with 612 horsepower and a smart all wheel drive system with stellar traction.

Full Size Sedan of the Year

Lexus LS 500

A unique proposition with a sleeker and sportier look accompanied with enhanced comfort and performance.

Mid-Size Sedan of the Year

BMW 520i Luxury

The benchmark that is now more muscular, luxurious, and embedded with smart technologies.

Compact Sedan of the Year

Mercedes-AMG C43

The right balance of looks, performance, and practicality makes it an appealing package.

Full Size SUV of the Year

Range Rover 3.0 LWB

The benchmark for a luxury SUV, now with a more handsome and cutting-edge interior.

Mid-Size/Compact SUV of the Year

BMW X3 xDrive20i Luxury Line

Sleeker, comfortable, and more luxurious than before, it is an appealing package for the compact SUV class.

Sub Compact SUV/ Crossover of the Year

Mercedes-Benz GLA 200 AMG Line

With its bold design it brought a breath of fresh air to the sub-compact market segment.

Written By
Robert Yota
Writer at Forbes Indonesia