The concept of gran turismo cars originated 70 years ago in Europe and defined models which were specifically designed for high speed and long-distance driving with the ultimate comfort. Nowadays, though, this designation has been blurred and is often being widely used within the automotive community to mistakenly characterize slightly modified family cars. However, today we will make an attempt to correctly label GT models and suggest you to take a look at our selection of the newest grand tourers that have recently come out to the market These four wheelers are the pinnacle of luxury, dynamic driving, speed and high-class style.
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#1 2019 BMW 8 Series
The latest BMW 8 Series that has returned after 20 years of absence is taking the gran turismo class by storm. It has amazing performance parameters and even higher luxury levels than BMW’s usual range topping models.
#2 2019 Aston Martin DB11 Volante
The DB11 line by this British carmaker is regarded by many experts as a gold standard within the grand touring class. The current selection includes three models: the classic V8 coupe, the flagship AMR and the newest entry roadster Volante.
#3 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe
One of the latest introductions to the Mercedes-AMG family is the most powerful model that you can get today, namely the GT 4-Door Coupe. The title of this car might be a little misleading since it is technically a 5-door fastback which is a direct answer of Mercedes to the Porsche Panamera Turbo.
#4 2019 Lexus LC
2019 Lexus LC is a luxurious gran tourer from the Japanese brand has been in the works since 2011, finally debuting on the market for the 2018 model year. It is available in two powertrain choices, a 5.0L V8 or a hybrid.
#5 2020 Audi e-tron GT
Though not released yet, but the all-new Audi e-Tron GT is expected to set the mark for the upcoming electric cars in terms of comfort on a long drive.
#6 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and Cabrio
Unlike the 2020 S-class sedan, for the time being the two-door variants of this Mercedes car will not be updated. However, this is not a big deal, since the latest redesign was fulfilled in the recent 2019 model year.
#7 2019 Bentley Continental GT
2019 Bentley Continental GT represents the third generation of the iconic model. Its interior offers a stunning combination of modern technology and traditional craftsmanship and has almost limitless customization options.
#8 2020 McLaren GT
Designed to tempt you to pass on a private jet and drive across the continent yourself, the 2020 McLaren GT is a new word in the story of gran turismo. Like all of the previous builds from the British automaker, it is extremely fast and agile, but is also spacious and comfortable for a long journey.
#9 2018 Maserati Gran Turismo
Being a decade into its first generation, Maserati Gran Turismo can already be considered a classic grand tourer. And to fight its age, the company gives it a mild facelift and tech update for 2018.
#10 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS Sport Turismo & 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS: porsche.com/usa/models/panamera/panamera-gts-models/
If the latest design changes are taken into account, the Panamera is clearly defined as a sports oriented grand tourer. In 2019 its lineup was joined by the GTS grade with a new engine and reworked interior.