Stepping up into the world of corporate middle management means getting a few perks: a customary celebratory dinner, your own office, maybe even your own parking lot.
Filling that last one demands a bit of creative thought.
Nowadays, even cheaper cars look pretty good compared to, say, a decade ago, but you wouldn’t be caught dead driving anything without a German badge.
That’s where the Lexus ES250 comes in.
With its newest executive sedan, Lexus’ efforts of fighting the Deutschen incumbents have paid off with the ES250 emerging as the Best Luxury Sedan in our 2018 ST–Torque awards.
Can the way of the samurai once again cut through the competition here?
Easily its most accomplished 5 Series yet, BMW’s seventh-generation 520i has morphed into an excellent all-rounder, delivering trademark driving dynamics but cosseting its occupants in luxurious surroundings.
Keen drivers will appreciate its communicative steering, while the lucky chauffeured will love the plush rear seats.
And plushness is something Mercedes-Benz drivers know lots about.
The E200 is the quintessential – some say unassailable – executive sedan of choice, and which most Singaporeans automatically associate with status and wealth.
But in this company, can the three-pointed star still shine bright?
Get your pens out, and let’s see which tender wins the contract.