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It is time for some off topic inspiration. Most people are not familiar with the most expensive cars available. The reason is that aside, from being too expensive for ordinary people to afford, these super cars are built in limited numbers only. Thus, if you ask people on the street what the most expensive car is, chances are you will be met by a blank stare.
These cars are the greatest people manage to create in style and performance with 4 wheels, and they are both fascinating and inspiring. In this article you will get to know 15 of the most expensive cars available. I have only included models that are available on the market today. Therefore, you won’t find magnificent specimens such as the 1957 Ferrari Testarossa Prototype, which sold at a cool 16.39 million dollars at an auction in Monterey, California in 2011; or the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder that was auctioned off at 10.9 million dollars.
Check out each of the expensive cars below and get ready to be amazed. Do not forget to leave your comments behind once you are done. You can impress your friends as well by sharing this article with them. Enjoy!
Bugatti Veyron – MORE INFO
The Bugatti Veyron is driven by such people like Tom Cruise and could be the priciest street legal car on the planet. The base model of this car costs 1,700,000 US dollars, while specialized models range from 2,400,000 to 2,700,000 US dollars. It goes from 0 to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds and has a top speed of 253.81 mph. The Veyron can go even faster than that though but it is limited electronically to prevent damage to the tires.
Ferrari 599XX – MORE INFO
Ferrari is yet to announce the price for this model but it is said to be 2,000,000 US dollars. The 599XX is the supercar version of the 559 model. It has a factory V12 engine installed, which turns out 700 hp and accelerates to 60 mph in only 2.9 seconds.
Aston Martin One-77 – MORE INFO
This car is the perfect combination of beauty and power. The name “One-77” comes from the fact that only 77 of this car has been made. It has a huge V12 7.3 liter engine, which turns out 750 horsepower and accelerates to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds. It has a top speed of 220 mph. The price? From 1,500,000 to 2,000,000 US dollars.
Lamborghini Reventon – MORE INFO
The Reventon is the most expensive and powerful model ever built by Lamborghini. Its design is so slick and there were only 20 cars built that you will have to shell out 1.6 million dollars to own one. It can go from 0 to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds.
Rimac Concept One – MORE INFO
This is a Croatian electric supercar that has a maximum speed of 190 mph and can reach 62 mph in 2.8 seconds. Its battery has a capacity of 92 kWh, delivering 1088 horsepower. The Concept Once can travel for 372 miles on one charge. It is priced at 1 million dollars.
Hennessey Venom GT – MORE INFO
The Venom GT can reach 60 mph in 2. 5 seconds. It has a supercharge V8 6.2 liter engine that produces 1,200 horsepower. Considered as the best convertible in the world, it is priced at 1 million dollars.
Gumpert Appolo Enraged – MORE INFO
The Appolo Enraged is powered by a V8 4.2 liter twin turbo engine, which turns out 780 horsepower. It can go to 60 mph in 2. 9 seconds and 124 mph in 8.7 seconds. The Appolo Enraged is priced at 865,000 dollars.
Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster – MORE INFO
This Italian supercar can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 3. 4 seconds. Only 5 units of this car were produced with a price tag of 1,850,000 US dollars. Considered as the most attractive car ever, it has a top speed of 217 mph.
Zenvo ST1 – MORE INFO
The Zenvo ST1 is from Denmark. It has a maximum speed of 233 mph and can accelerate to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds. Powered by a 7 liter, V8 engine that produces 1,250 hp, this car is priced at 1,800,000 US dollars, with a free $50,000 watch. Only 15 ST1’s were built by Zenvo.
Koenigsegg Agera R – MORE INFO
This car has an engine that runs on E85 ethanol and produces 1,115 hp. The conventional model of this car costs 1,500,000 US dollars while the R version costs $1,711,000. It can attain a speed of 60 mph in 2.9 seconds.
Maybach Landaulet – MORE INFO
This car could be the most pricy sedan that is available on the market but it is also considered as the most luxurious convertible model. It has a color coded cabin, passenger and driver area divider and convertible rear. It is being sold at 1.4 million dollars.
Pagani Huayra – MORE INFO
The Huayra is Italian but its V12 700 hp engine is German. Made by Mercedes Benz, it could drive the car to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds. You can have it if you are willing and able to hand out 1.34 million dollars.
McLaren F1 – MORE INFO
This supercar was the most expensive and fastest back in 1994. However, it still among the best car today and can outperform a lot of other supercars. It can reach 60 mph in 3.2 seconds and a maximum speed of 240 mph. Its price tag is 970,000 US dollars.
Porsche 918 Spyder – MORE INFO
The 918 Spyder has a V8 engine that turns out 500 horsepower. It has a hybrid system built in that increases the power output of the engine by 218 horsepower. It can reach 60 mph in 3.1 seconds with a rating of 78 mpg. It is being sold at 845,000 dollars.
SSC Ultimate Aero – MORE INFO
This American made car is actually the 3rd fastest street legal car in the world with a top speed of more than 257 mph and 0-60 mph in 2.7 seconds. This baby cost less than half as much as the Bugatti Veyron, yet has enough power to compete against the most expensive car. It is estimated that only 25 of this exact model will ever be produced. This car will cost you 654,400 dollars.