Top five world’s most expensive cars.
When it comes to budgeting for a car, an average person would be thinking of a range of $15,000-$80,000. This is not the case for the high rollers. When you are rich you would like to spend seven figures for a car. What would be the essence of having money if you can’t show it?
For this top one percent of world population flamboyance and expensive lifestyle always supersedes efficiency and practicality. Most of these cars in the top list are usually limited production to make it worth the price.
Below is list of the most expensive cars. On this list however, there are cars that were sold on auctions since they don’t represent the true face value.
1. Maybach Exelero-$8.0M
At $8.0 million dollars Maybach Exelero is the most expensive car in the world. This model was unveiled back in 2005 and since then it has been the most expensive. This two seat car is fitted with a V-12 5.9 liters twin-turbo engine that produces about 700hp. The engine is located at the front but powers the rear wheels.
This luxury German car is a modern interpretation of streamlined sport car designed in the 1930’s
2. Koenigsegg Trevita-$4.8M
This is the second most expensive car in our list. This Swedish car is fitted with a 4.8-liter, duo supercharged V8 engine. The engine has a power output of about 1000hp. On this limited edition car only three of its kind was ever made. The exterior of the car is made of carbon fibers impregnated with diamond dust which might explain the price on the car.
3. Lamborghini Veneno-$4.5M
This list could not be complete without Lamborghini. This name ‘Veneno’ is Italian for venom or poison. To celebrate its 50th birthday, Lamborghini modified its Lamborghini Aventador to make this model.
Fitted with a V12 6.5 liter engine that produce about 740hp, this model can speed from 0-60mph in just 2.9 second. This edition saw the production of only three models also. These two factors might be the reason behind the price tag. It also has a top speed of about 350km/hr.
This model designed by W Motors in 2012, was produced in Dubai in the wake of Dubai’s success story. Fitted with a 3.7 liters twin turbo engine it produces about 770hp. Just like the country of production it seems like a fantasy with scissor doors, titanium headlight with over 400 diamonds in it and interiors you would think are from the future. Just like most of this other cars, it too was produced in a limited edition. It has a top speed of 385km/hr.
5. Bugatti Veyron-$3.4M
Although at position five of our most expensive cars, Bugatti Veyron holds the Guinness World Record as the fastest street legal car ever at 408 km/hr. or 254mph. This model is fitted with an 8.0 liters V16 engine which produces around 1200hp. The fact that its body is made of carbon fiber and the large V16 engine of 1200hp is what likely leads to it be top speed. This model looks a bit different from most Bugatti due to the redesigned front grill, the rebuffed cabin and upgraded LED headlights.
Most of these European cars have been big players in the expensive cars run for a long time. The price tag and status that is associated with owning them makes them to be a must have if you have some good money.
It is true “Money cannot buy you happiness” but it can sure buy you fast expensive cars.