The best cars in the world market today are about more than just the mode of transportation. These beasts encapsulate the main concerns of flamboyance as well as swagger in the universe, which take priority over efficiency and practicality. Lifestyle dis approvals apart, these super cars are truly mind-blowing machines that we wanted to count down some for you.
For some clarity, we have listed the road-legal production rolling art pieces. Money can’t buy happiness, they say. It goes without saying that money can, at least, buy the thrill and pleasure these vehicles can provide. They always had a great charm among automobile lovers over the decades. Even driving these machines is like an amazing daydream for many of us, let alone buying them. Nevertheless, we can at least spend some time by getting the close insight to some of the most expensive supercars in the world that are revolutionizing the automobile industry.
10. Aston Martin Vanquish
James Bond’s favorite brand, Aston Martin introduced the grand tourer Vanquish in 2001. The V12 Vanquish is the successor to Virage model. This first-generation model was launched at Geneva Motor Show 2001. It was featured in official James Bond franchise “Die Another Day” as James Bond car. Vanquish S was launched in 2004 with improved aerodynamics and more powerful engine.
Both V12 Vanquish and Vanquish S got replaced by DBS in 2007. Aston Martin launched Vanquish Drop top in 2013 with top speed of 183mph. With giant 12-cylinder engine and carbon fiber body, there is nothing to hold back the performance of new convertible model, Vanquish Volante.
9. Ferrari LaFerrari FXX K
This vehicle held back by the law. The car bows just to its physics. The safety equipments and emission standards added a huge bulk to the track-only FXX K. The output of this near-perfect machine is 950hp which was boosted to 1035hp in FXX K variant. With several modifications, the down-force has been raised by 50%. The Pirellis comes with embedded sensors to keep control on lateral, longitudinal, and radial acceleration, along with pressure and temperature.
8. Maybach Landaulet
It is the world’s most expensive sedan in the market. The Landaulet can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph within 5.2 seconds. It is among the most luxurious sedans made ever. It features a convertible roof which opens completely at the rear. The Maybach is made exclusively for Executives and CEOs who have a driver always with them.
7. Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
Like few other supercars in the world, Sesto Elemento also embraces simplicity. The overall body, chassis, suspension parts, and drive shaft all are made up of carbon fiber. It means this 570hp devil is ultra lightweight. The upshot is truly amazing. It accelerates from 0 to 60 mph within just 2.5 seconds, giving tough competition to motorbikes.
If you have empty road, it will sniff 200 mph of top speed. There is no dearth of infotainment, hand-stitched upholstery, massaging seats, and other features. It is truly built for speed. It also has a stereo and air conditioning.
6. Lamborghini Veneno
In Italian, “Veneno” means “Poison”. It is the 50th Anniversary update and the modified version of Aventador. By considering the price of whopping $4.5 million, they rightly say “Work Hard in Silence, let your Lamborghini make the noise.” As the name suggests, the vehicle truly looks venomous and deadly.
In every angle, the car looks truly stunning to fall for. At first, it looks like an alien aircraft landed on the earth for takeover. The Veneno is incredibly fast, with the speed of 60 mph within just 2.9 seconds. It has got V12 6.5 Liter engine to deliver 740hp at 8400rpm and 507 lbs. per feet.
5. Enzo Ferrari
Named after the founder of the company, Enzo Ferrari is powered by 12-cylinder Berlinetta mid-engine. Built with Formula One technology in 2002, Enzo Ferrari is the most recognized supercar ever made. It can accelerate from 0-60mph within 3.4 seconds with 217mph of top speed. It is a limited edition Ferrari whose only 400 cars were produced. Currently it is available at auctions and sold for up to $1,000,000.
4. McLaren F1
Manufactured and designed by McLaren Automotive, McLaren F1 features several proprietary technologies and designs. It is a lighter vehicle and comes with more streamlined build than other modern supercars. It was the most expensive and fastest sports car in 1994. Since 15 years, it has surprising top speed of 240mph and it goes up to 60mph within 3.2 seconds. It still outperforms other sports cars and tops the list.
3. Lamborghini Reventon
Debuted at Frankfurt Motor Show 2007, Lamborghini Reventon is a mid-engine supercar. Until the introduction of Lamborghini Veneno, it was the costliest Lamborghini ever made, priced at whopping $2 million. In Dubai, its top speed recorded was 221mph (355.7kmph).
It ranked third on the list as the most expensive and powerful Lamborghini ever made. It goes up to 60mph within 3.3 seconds with top speed of 211 mph. It is limited to only 20 cars and its stick design is the main reasons for its cost. It comes with seating for two persons only. Only 27 cars were built for sale and 7 for museums.
2. Koenigsegg CCXR
It is another mid-engine roadster from Koenigsegg, a Swedish automaker. CCXR is powered by CCX twin-supercharged, modified V8 engine. It gets charged up with E100 or E85 ethanol fuel along with 98 Octane fuel. The car has been modified to make engine supportable to other fuels.
It has achieved the top speed of up to 400 km/h when it runs on bio fuels like E100 and E85. It is the successor to the first hyper vehicle CCX with flex-fuel engine that can burn both ethanol and gasoline fuels. The founder of Koenigsegg, and designer of CCXR, Christian von Koenigsegg says, “Our engineers even don’t know the numbers when the car was tested.” It was selected as one of the 10 Most Stunning Cars in History by Forbes in March 2009.
1. Bugatti Veyron
By every means, Bugatti Veyron is the most extreme sports car in the world. With the top speed of 267 mph, it can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph within 2.5 seconds. It can truly rule the track with mid-engine. It is developed and designed by Volkswagen Group and manufactured by Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. in Molsheim, France.
By far, it is also the most expensive street-legal car on the market nowadays (with the base cost of $1,700,000). When tested on July 10, 2010, it was the fastest street legal supercar. The Super Sport variant reached 267 mph of top speed.