Mercedes-Benz has been making cars since 1926. The 89 year old Stuttgart based company has come a long way since its inception. The company now makes extremely sophisticated cars that are an engineering marvel. But more the sophisticated car the more its price we take a look at Top 15 Most Ridiculously Expansive Mercedes Cars present.
NUMBER 5 – CLK GTR AMG SPORT ( PRICE – $ 3.3 MILLION DOLLARS )
This super car has costs twice the price of a brand new Bugatti Veyron. Based on the CLK GTR, super sport had a 100 HP more than the original car. The car has a gigantic 7.4 liter V12 engine that produces 720 HP that helped the car to go from zero to sixty miles an hour in under 3.1 second and has a top speed of 215 miles or 346 KM per hour. Mercedes is known to have made only 25 cars that makes this a very rare model.
NUMBER 4 – CLK GTRA AMG ROADSTER ( PRICE – $ 3.5 MILLION )
This is the convertible version of the above car which feature a smaller yet yet powerful 6.9 liter V12 engine that makes this car capable of doing 0 to 60 in under 3.8 seconds. The top speed of the car is 320 KM or 200 miles per hour. Mercedes produced only 6 of this cars making it hard to find one for sale. The car was manufactured by HWA GmbH which has a long history of producing race cars for Mercedes.
NUMBER 3 – 1991 C112 MERCEDES BENZ CONCEPT ( PRICE – $ 4 MILLION )
In 1991, Mercedes unveiled on the most powerful concept car it had ever produced. The C112 at that time featured a massive 6 liter V12 that is capable of producing 408 HP and 580 Newton meters of torque. The car was able to do 0 to 60 sprint in under 4.2 seconds. It also had a top speed of 312 KM or 194 miles per hour. This figures were a big achievement in the 90s. Mercedes received 700 orders for the car but Mercedes never put it into production.
NUMBER 2-2011 SLR MCLAREN 999 RED GOLD DREAM ( PRICE – $10 MILLION )
As the car’s name tells this is a dream car to own. The car blend luxury and power both very seamless package. This only one of a kind SLR Mclaren car boasts a mind numbing 5.4 liter V8 engine producing 999 HP as the name suggest making it the most powerful car in the list. The 2011 Red Gold Dream car has a top
speed of 346 KM or 215 miles per hour and it did 0 to 60 in just 3 seconds flat. The car has interior that are covered in 24 karat gold bejeweled with gems. The rims of the car are also made of pure gold.
NUMBER 1 – 1954 MERCEDES FORMULA CAR ( PRICE – $ 29.6 MILLION )
A vintage car is always going to be appreciated by car connoisseur. But a vintage car that has so much of history attached to it is why this car has such huge price tag. This is the very same car in which famous formula one driver, Juan Manuel Fangio set a new Formula One world record. Only 14 of this cars were made of which 10 still exist 3 in museums, and six are with Mercedes that leaves only one car for the private hand.