I’m set on a 2014/15 CTS V-Sport Premium, 2015 Genesis Sedan 5.0 Ultimate, or 2012 Jaguar XJL Supersport. I have an extensive list of pros and cons but what are your thoughts? It’s for sure one of these three cars replacing the Amanti in 2019. I know, seems weird to be looking this far ahead but it takes me about 18 months to prepare for a car purchase.

2014/2015 Cadillac CTS V-Sport Base and Premium

196″ L x 72″ W x 57″ H. Wheelbase 114.6" and 4,000 lbs.

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420 hp / 430 lb-ft from a 3.6L turbo V6.

16/24 mpg on premium.

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Was $60,000-$76,000, now around $37,000

Motor Trend Test:

Zero to 60 mph: 4.6 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 11.0 sec
Zero to 130 mph: 19.0 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 5.1 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph: 2.5 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph: 3.3 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 13.1 sec @ 110 mph
Top speed (drag limited): 171 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 155 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.95 g

2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan 5.0 Ultimate

197″ L x 74″ W x 58″ H. WB 118.5" and 4,600 lbs.

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420 hp / 393 lb-ft from an NA 5.0L V8.

15/23 mpg on regular octane (drops to 404 hp though).

Was around $54,000, now around $35,000.

C/D TEST RESULTS:
Zero to 60 mph: 5.0 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 12.3 sec
Zero to 140 mph: 27.4 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 5.6 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 13.6 sec @ 105 mph
Top speed (governor limited): 145 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 167 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.86 g

2012 Jaguar XJL Supersport

207″ L x 75″ W x 57″ H. WB 124.3" and 4,400 lbs.

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510 hp / 461 lb-ft from a 5.0L supercharged V8.

15/21 mpg.

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Was around $120,000, now around $40,000.

C/D TEST RESULTS:
Zero to 60 mph: 4.2 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 9.6 sec
Zero to 130 mph: 16.3 sec
Zero to 150 mph: 23.9
Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 4.8 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph: 2.2 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph: 2.7 sec
¼-mile: 12.5 sec @ 114 mph
Top speed (governor limited): 160 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 154 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.87 g