Power, Performance, Practicality

6 of the Most Powerful Super Sedans On Sale Today

August 10, 2017 Cars By Photo by Porsche

There’s a certain hierarchy to performance cars. Somewhere between the more down-to-Earth sports cars and otherworldly supercars, you’ll find the super sedan — a car parked at the intersection of performance and practicality, where luxury merges with lap times. These are cars that boast incredible statistics, mountains of horsepower and ridiculously low 0–60 times despite coming with four doors, a trunk and a surprising amount of leg room in the rear seat. The most popular ones are best thought of as exaggerated versions of a base model — caricatures of themselves. But that doesn’t make them any less of a thrill.


Horsepower: 450
0-60 mph: 4.0 seconds
Top Speed: 163 mph
MSRP: $67,595

Audi RS7

Horsepower: 605
0-60 mph: 3.7 seconds
Top Speed: 190 mph
MSRP: $113,900

Mercedes-AMG C63 S

Horsepower: 503
0-60 mph: 3.9 seconds
Top Speed: 174 mph
MSRP: $73,725

Cadillac CTS-V

0-60 mph: 3.7 seconds
Top Speed: 200 mph
MSRP: $85,995

Lexus GS F

Horsepower: 467
0-60 mph: 4.5 seconds
Top Speed: 168 mph
MSRP: $83,940

Porsche Panamera 4S Sport Turismo

Horsepower: 440
0-60 mph: 4.0 seconds
Top Speed: 177 mph
MSRP: 109,200
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