Get ready this January for the shotgun start of a new automotive race to capture the hearts – and dollars – of the world’s wealthiest. And it could get ugly. Once the domain of only a handful of low-volume specialty vehicle makers, the upper luxury market is being invaded by the big names in the car business – General Motors, Ford, DaimlerChrysler, VW and BMW. At stake are bragging rights to a tiny, but lucrative sector where customers boast net worth up to $30 million or more. These ...

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