Luxury cars with V8 engines simply aren’t as common as they once were. With automakers concerned about fuel efficiency, many companies have begun using smaller turbocharged and supercharged engines in their premium cars. Those units, as readers may recall, can provide the same kind of power numbers as naturally aspirated V8s, but with better fuel economy.
What they can’t supply is the distinctive low-end burble of a big-time V8, and that’s a soundtrack many enthusiasts cannot do without. So if that’s on your shopping list, we’ve got some sound choices in today’s gallery that blend both luxurious settings and the unique experience of a classic V8 powerplant.