Top 10 Cars for a Road Trip

Top 10 Cars for a Road Trip

1. Lexus LS 600h L

Of course reliability counts and a Toyota product is practically guaranteed to never leave you stranded. But when it comes to road-tripping, nobody wants to rough it in a Corolla. Thankfully the company also builds the Lexus LS. Large and cushy, this Japanese flagship sedan is offered with an extended wheelbase and a hybrid drivetrain. The basis of its powertrain is a gasoline-burning 5.0-liter V8. Augmented by various electronic bits, the whole system delivers a claimed 438 hp, which is good enough for a claimed zero to 60 run of just about 5.5 seconds. Coddling passengers, the LS 600h L features things like a 19-speaker sound system, reclining back seats and advanced engineering that makes it one of the most silent cars on the road today. Not surprisingly it ain’t cheap. Base price including shipping and handling is 121 grand, though that’s still a bargain compared to the Phantom.

  • Mick

    My turbo RSX

  • corjet

    No SRT Viper ..What a shame a manual gear box and powerful engine in a car that’s so awesome to cruse in it make you take the long way to your destination

  • Rickers

    Yea, your car is so awesome… they discontinued it.

  • Mick

    Actually they sold well. Also some cars liek the RSX were discontinued because they weren’t good or didn’t sell well but for other reasons. With the RSX the new Civic Si in 2006 had the same powerful engine so that was one reason. Also Acura wanted to get out of the sporty 4 banger racer boy car market.

  • bogwey

    Damn shame most of these cars are unattainable for the masses… Why not include a couple reasonable cars in the mix? How about a Miata? I would take a Hardtop Miata over the Mercedes and keep the leftover 80K in my pocket!

  • Ali Loo

    These cars are actually terrible for road tripping. Tesla? You wont get further than 200 miles without having to charge up. A rolls royce lol really? Do you know how much gas is gonna cost you? These are not cars for road tripping, rather for pea cocking around the rich suburban towns surrounding major cities. Nothing more.