The Ten Most Ridiculous Luxury Car Features

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If you want to spend more, car makers will certainly let you. And these are the ten most ridiculous features for your money.

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10.) BMW's 'Gentleman Function'

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All it does is let you move the passenger seat from your side, but it sounds like prostitution.

Suggested By: fourvalleys, Photo Credit: BMW Blog


9.) Toyota Century's cassette deck

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I kid you not. You can buy a car in 2014 with a lazy but reliable V12, a cassette deck and lace curtains. Check out the rest of the Century's features here!

Suggested By: cesariojpn, Photo Credit: Toyota

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8.) Jaguar Land Rover's levitating gear knob

It's very fancy indeed, but what happens when you have to tow your Jaaaaaag?

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7.) Audi's... ample... seats

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These jump seats in the long wheelbase A8 are not for the kids... if you know what we mean.

Suggested By: Kate's Dirty Sister, Photo Credit: Audi

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6.) Cadillac's motorized cup holders

Brought to you by the 2014 CTS.

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5.) Bentley's infotainment pack

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How much for a set of iPads, keyboards, two in-headset screens plus a 12-inch drop down screen? $32,000 US dollars, if you're buying them with a Mulsanne.

Suggested By: AmIHotYes, Photo Credit: Bentley

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4.) Aston Martin and Audi's Bang & Olufsen pop-up tweeters

Oh, sure they sound great. They also add complexity and weight.

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3.) Mercedes-Benz's granite trim

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Wood? Carbon fiber? Leather? No. You need a car lined with stone. Because there's enough torque to take care of anything.

Also, crystals. Deal with it.

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Suggested By: macanamera, Photo Credit: Mercedes-Benz

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2.) Porsche's leather vents

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Yes, they will wrap your A/C vents and paddle shifters in matching colors. That's why VW makes so much money. It's you!

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1.) Rolls-Royce's 'Starlight' headliner

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It's ridiculous, but we love it. And the best thing is that it's also available in the Opel Adam.

Suggested By: $kaycog, Photo Credit: Rolls-Royce

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6.) Cadillac's motorized cup holders

I'm sorry, but this should be #1.

That is so excessive, I think I might actually puke.