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A luxury is defined as those objects which are conducive to sumptuous living, usually a delicacy or refinement. At Stratstone we're renowned for offering an array of premium vehicles, both brand new and pre-loved. Immaculate finishes, cutting-edge technology and an undeniable road presence are all the hallmarks of a true luxury vehicle. Here we profile some of our favourite used luxury models and their extensive features:

Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Winner of the Auto Express 'Luxury Car of the Year 2015' category, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is, in many ways, the ultimate luxury car. Now in its sixth generation, the S-Class has been at the forefront of comfort and in-car technology for over 40 years. There are a great selection of Approved Used S-Class models available which represent fantastic value; loaded with premium features and equipment. The S-Class comes in both a standard saloon form, and a stylish coupe variant.

Features: Standard equipment on the fifth-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class fulfils every conceivable requirement. Exterior features include 17-inch alloy wheels, metallic paint and front fog lights, not to mention the classic chrome Mercedes-Benz grille.

On the inside, the S-Class features Satellite Navigation, and a CD Stereo with the Mercedes-Benz COMAND system, operated from an 8-inch colour display. Comfort features include full luxury climate control, full leather upholstery and a multifunction leather steering wheel.

A benchmark for refinement, the S-Class comes with Airmatic suspension as standard, which is designed to glide the car over any surface. Rain sensitive wipers, remote central locking, electrically adjustable heated mirrors and an electric parking brake are amongst the numerous convenience features. Why not browse our stock and find the perfect model for you?

Porsche Panamera

The Porsche Panamera is the very first four-door grand tourer from Porsche. It manages to retain the look and composure of the iconic 911, which sets the Panamera apart from other saloons, offering a unique, luxurious identity. 

A true Porsche at heart, the Panamera has offered a luxurious and ergonomic interior since its introduction, making the purchase of a Porsche Approved Pre-Owned model a smart decision also. What's more is the practicality of the Panamera, with boot space an impressive 432 litres - giving it a bigger load capacity than the standard family hatchback. However, just like a true Porsche, the Panamera is also a fantastic car to drive. The responsive handling and the performance you would expect from a sports car make the Panamera as exciting as it is practical.

Features: Every Panamera model is visually striking, thanks to standard 18-inch alloy wheels, twin chrome exhausts and Xenon headlights. Inside, the Panamera receives a full leather upholstery, heated and electrically adjustable front seats and dual zone air conditioning for the very best in terms of comfort and luxury.

The Panamera also boasts impressive technology, thanks to standard 3D touch screen satellite navigation, a tyre pressure monitoring system and a built-in vehicle tracking system that protects against theft. An array of media options include Bluetooth, and CD/MP3 function.

Jaguar XJ

First launched in 1968, the Jaguar XJ has always been the definition of the Jaguar mantra: Grace, Pace and Space. The latest fourth generation model is definitely no exception. The first thing that strikes you are the stunning aesthetics of the XJ - designed by Ian Callum, the current XJ has inspired a generation of Jaguar vehicles with its sleek lines and masculine grille.

The XJ also has the credentials to back it up, with a supreme array of features and luxury finishes in the cabin. The XJ has been praised for its ease to drive and small-car feel.

Features: The standard (and aptly named) Luxury trim features a host of comfort technology, including heated leather front seats, a paddle-shift leather steering wheel and dual zone climate control. Exterior features include bold 19-inch Aleutian alloy wheels, full LED headlights and daytime running lights, with a gorgeous panoramic sunroof which illuminates the well-appointed cabin. Satin rosewood veneer and Bond grain leather feature throughout.

Media options are also plentiful thanks to an integrated media hard disc to store your music library on, Bluetooth with mobile phone functionality and touch-screen satellite navigation. For convenience, the XJ boasts an electric boot lid, rear parking sensors and keyless start. Used Jaguar XJ models are available today with an array of different trim levels.

Range Rover

For over 40 years, the Range Rover has represented the flagship of the Land Rover range. Marrying the height of off-road technology with the very best in comfort and interior equipment, the Range Rover is an icon in its own right.

Achieving highly commended at the 2015 Auto Express awards for the 'Luxury Car of the Year', a Range Rover still represents the ultimate in opulence. The final word in luxury SUV vehicles, the Range Rover combines a host of modern equipment with unstoppable off-road ability, which places it in a class all of its own.

Features: The standard Vogue model features Land Rover's much-lauded Terrain Response system, which can be adjusted through a number of settings to suit the terrain ahead. Practical traits include a powered split tailgate for easy access and loading, as well as automatic windscreen wipers and all-round parking sensors.

The cabin of the Range Rover is really something to behold. A front cooler compartment is located the console - perfect for cooling drinks on a long summer's day. From the central eight-inch touchscreen, you can control features such as the DAB radio, Bluetooth connection and integrated digital TV. Satellite Navigation is also included which helps you find your way both on and off-road.

BMW 7-Series

The BMW 7 Series has long been the flag-bearer for BMW's excellent in-car technology, and continues to be a trend-setter for luxury motoring. A striking presence on the road, the 7 Series features technology and equipment which is years ahead of its time. Inside, the 7 Series is similarly impressive thanks to the finest finishes and materials, which adorn the spacious cabin. Full room for a family of five, and a boot space of 500 litres means it is also practical as it is elegant.

Features: The SE Exclusive model boasts 19-inch Multi-spoke style 458 alloy wheels and LED headlights for the ultimate in style. Soft close doors and powered bootlid operation complete the premium package.

Inside, the dashboard is adorned with fine wood trim and full leather seats. Comfort features include climate control, and a surround-sound Bang & Olufsen stereo system. As you'd expect, the 7 Series features Satellite Navigation as standard, in addition to an 80Gb hard drive which is ideal for storing your music collection for easy playback. Other technology features include a reversing assist camera and rear heated seats. To find your own perfect pre-owned BMW 7 Series model, see our stock today.