WATCH: Top five used cars with the biggest engines

There's no replacement for displacement - and you can get it on a budget too.

Although these cars are more appealing, and probably more affordable internationally, they will still make a good find here in SA.

Prices might be a bit more fetching too, but if you do your homework and do a good search, you're sure to find these kind of gems as second-hand vehicles.

Jeep Grand Cherokee

An example of this can be found second hand on the market with a 5.7 -litre V8 engine.

Jeep Cherokee

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BMW 760Li

This 7 series has a 6.0-litre V12 engine pushing out 332kW. Not too bad for a luxury saloon car.

BMW 760Li

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Audi S6

The year 2000 model S6 has a obtained Lamborghini V10 engine with a total of 320kW.

Audi S6

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Jaguar XK

The XK has depreciated over the years with a 4.2 litre V8 engine.

Jaguar XK

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Mercedes S500

The S500's 5.5 litre V8 engine takes the win where other modern vehicles are concerned. Pushing out a total of 284kW.

Mercedes S500

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