The most expensive cars in the world are not for the masses or the rich, but the ultra-rich These powerful beauties are made in limited quantities, making them a luxury for even the ultra rich. They are not only exclusive in their cost and numbers, but the features they pack under the hood and the luxury they offer can dazzle anyone. The most expensive cars are not only cars, but supercars and hypercars.
10. Chiron by Bugatti
Bugatti Automobiles, the prestigious car makers that are known for their exclusive lineup has brought a luxurious supercar in the form of Bugatti Chiron. The Chiron has a maximum speed of 268 mph given by a quad-turbocharged 8-liter W16 engine with 1500 horsepower. The Bugatti describes Chiron as, “world’s most powerful, fastest, most luxurious and most exclusive production super sports car”. The top speed is limited to 261mph for safety reasons. It’s priced at an estimated $2.7 million.
9. Huayra BC by Pagani
The Pagani Huayra BC is designed by Horacio Pagani and manufactured by Pagani Automobiles S.P.A, the Italian car makers as their most expensive offering. It houses a Mercedes AMG developed 6-liter M158 biturbo V-12 engine with 790 horsepower. The top speed is 244 mph and a single-clutch gearbox with manual 7-speed automated transmission by Xtrac is used in the car. The Huayra BC is estimated to be priced at 2.8 million USD.
8. Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio
Only 6 of these priciest supercars from the Italian designer and manufacturer Pininfarina are yet made. This coveted piece of craftsmanship is sold to owners, screened and chosen by the manufacturer. The priciest Ferrari has a 4.5-liter F136F V8 Ferrari engine with 562 horsepower capable of a maximum speed of 198 mph. Each of these cars is handmade on a carbon fiber frame with twin seat open-air trademark Ferrari appearance without a roof, windshield, and side windows. The estimated price is 3 million USD.
7. Valkyrie by Aston Martin
The Aston Martin Valkyrie is based on an old model AM-RB 001 by Aston Martin and Red Bull. It packs a naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V-12 engine with 1000 horsepower capable of an expected top speed of 250mph. The manufacturer has planned on producing only 150 units with an additional 25 track-only units. The estimated price of the basic model is 3.2 million USD.
6. Bugatti Veyron Limited Edition
The Mansory Vivere designed Bugatti Veyron is manufactured by Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. This Limited edition offering from Bugatti is capable of a maximum speed of 254 mph and packs a 1200 horsepower 8-liter W16 engine under the hood. The exterior of the car is made of carbon fiber with an upgraded and unique LED light system. The addition of a stylish and unique ‘V’ indicates that Bugatti Veyron is designed by Mansory Vivere, a renowned name in automobile works. With a price of 3.4 million USD, it’s one of the priciest offering by Bugatti.
5. Lykan Hypersport
The Arab supercar Lykan Hypersport is manufactured by Lebanon based W motors. The manufacturer has only made 7 Lykan Hypersport and one of them is owned by the Dubai police. It packs a 3.7-liter twin-turbocharged F-6 engine with a choice of either 7-speed dual clutch or 6-speed sequential manual transmissions. It has a power of 780hp capable of going to a maximum speed of 240mph. It can go from 0 to 62mph in just 2.8 seconds. The Lykan Hypersport has headlights and LED blades made from 15-carat diamonds numbering in 240 and 420 respectively. It’s priced at 3.4 million USD.
4. P1 LM by McLaren
The Frank Stephenson designed P1 LM (Lanzante Motorsports) is manufactured by the British manufacturer McLaren Automotive. The 3.8liter twin turbo V-8 engine with a 7-speed double clutch produces a usual speed of 111 mph. There are only 5 McLaren P1 LM manufactured as of yet making it a rare and privileged luxurious possession. It’s priced at 3.6 million USD.
3. Veneno Roadster by Lamborghini
The Veneno Roadster is the luxurious offering from Lamborghini Automobiles. It has a 6.5-liter V12 engine with 740 horsepower capable of going from 0-60mph in 2.9 seconds. At 4.5 million USD, it’s a rare luxury to have with only 9 units manufactured till date.
2. Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita
Manufactured by Koenigsegg Automotive, Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita is a limited edition made from carbon fiber that’s coated with resin impregnated with diamond dust. It has a 4.8-liter twin-supercharged V8 engine with 1004 horsepower capable of 155mph. The Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita costs 4.8 million USD.
1. Swept-ail by Rolls Royce
Rolls Royce Sweptail is a custom made and the most expensive car in the world manufactured by British manufacturers Rolls Royce Motor Cars known for their luxurious lineup. It was made to order, for an unidentified customer by Rolls Royce making it the costliest and rarest car in the world. It has 6.75-liter twin-turbo V 12 engine and custom coachwork. It’s a two-seater with a price tag of 12.8 million USD.