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Today, we’ll be talking about 10 expensive cars in the global market. These cars are stuff people dream of. These are not just mere race-ready cars or cars used for taking tours, these are cars packing powerful engines that permit an unimaginable acceleration rate. They come in beautiful styling that makes them perfect for a work of art fit for a museum. And yes, you guessed it, they are super-expensive, fit for the wealthiest tycoons. Production in this circle of cars is extremely limited, so much so that even one with a deep pocket might not be able to obtain one. A good number of these expensive cars come from brands with unfamiliar names to motorists, while others are from well-known brand names. Without further ado, let’s start the countdown.
Mercedes-AMG Project One
First on our countdown list is the Mercedes-AMG Project One. Mercedes call this car, ‘the Savage blend of spirit and soul’. It is named so because it has a close resemblance with a street racer formula one car. It has a purposeful and elegant exterior design, making it look like it is speeding even while standing still. On the interior, it is made with a rectangular steering wheel having integrated controls, a 10 inch high-resolution display and a gear-selector display. Its engine sends more than a thousand horsepower to an eight-speed manual transmission. With a top-speed of 217 mph, the Project One can dash from 0 to 124 mph within 6 seconds with the Race Start function launched. This car is worth $2.7 million.
Aston Martin Valkyrie
Next on the list is the Aston Martin Valkyrie. This car is a road-ready race star that was developed in concurrence with red bull racing. This pair of wheels makes a bold remarkable visual statement, with a racy carbon-fiber exterior emphasized by sizable shoulders over four wheels and topped with a dome-like roof. The Valkyrie rides on a carbon fiber structure, and a V12 engine that produces an impressive 1160 horsepower. This car makes use of side-mounted cameras, and little monitors attached on its windshield pillars to increase its aerodynamics, in place of mirrors. Since the car has no rear windows, these cameras and monitors come in handy, and cover its blind spots. The Valkyrie’s interior has the driver and passenger seats fixed in a reclined “feet up” position that emulates Formula One racer, with 4-point straps keeping the driver and passenger firmly in their seats. Atop the steering wheel is the switchgear and all instrumentations for the driver’s full utility. The Valkyrie is worth $3.2 million.
W Motors Lykan Hypersport
The Lykan is named after werewolves, a species of mythical wolves with supernatural transformation powers. The Lykan Hypersport is nicknamed the “first Arab supercar”, and was used to play a role in the “Fast & Furious 7”, making it the most expensive car to feature in the “Fast” movies. It is made of a carbon fiber body structure with a theatrical angular styling that makes it look a little like a transformer. It also has a uniquely shaped rear spoiler, and diamond-covered LED headlights. The engine of the car can be located at the rear and sends a stirring 780 horsepower to the rear wheels via its manual gearbox driving it to a maximum speed of 245 mph. The driver-attentive cabin is made with carbon fiber and has a full framework of utilities including a holographic infomercial control system. The Lykan Hypersport is worth $3.4 million.
The Lamborghini Sian is a little less “crazy bull” than the Lamborghini Veneno. The word Sian comes from the Bolognese word for “lightening” or “flash”. The Lamborghini Sian is wrapped in a carbon fiber, with its styling as wild as any Lambo. The driver’s cockpit is approximately high-tech-looking, and its 48-volt V12 hybrid-electric engine sends a rushing 819 horsepower to its pavement, enabling the car to reach a top speed of about 220mph. Lamborghini’s website states that the car is designed to offer a vast possible range of customizations from the interior, which can be customized with special trim and infinite number of combinations of colors and materials, to the exterior, with fully exposed carbon fibers, custom colors and shaded paint works. The bid for the Lamborghini Sian starts at $3.6 million.
The Lamborghini Veneno was constructed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lamborghini. The name Veneno comes from a famous fighting bull. Emanated from the Lamborghini Aventador, the veneno features the Aventador’s 6.5 liter V12 engine, producing an action-packed 740 horsepower. With a top speed of 221 mph, the Lambo Veneno can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.9 seconds. It is a road going version of Lamborghini’s racing prototypes. The Veneno is worth $4.5 million.
Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita
At number 5 on our list is the Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita. The word Trevita is swedish and means “three whites”. The exterior of the Trevita is made of carbon fiber. When it meets with sunlight, the carbon fiber of the Trevita’s exterior sparkles as though it has millions of diamonds hanging in its body. This car has a V8 engine producing a dashing 1,018 horsepower, and can reach a speed of at least 254 mph. A Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita was reportedly bought by Floyd Mayweather for a whopping sum of $4.8 million.
Mercedes Benz Maybach Exelero
Designed by Italian car firm Stola, in partnership with DaimlerChrysler, this batman-lookalike sports car was built to show off the carat exelero tyre range from goodyear. Despite all the names of tycoons associated with it, the final design of this car was completed by four students from pforzheim university of applied sciences. The only stipulation was that the car would reach 217 mph. It is worth $8 million.
The Bugatti Centodieci is also made based on an older model, the 1987 EB110. The car successfully reflects the blistering acceleration of the old EB110 and is well loved for its ability to travel up to 500 miles on a single tank. It can reach from 0 – 124 mph in just 6.1 seconds, faster than the Chiron. The Bugatti Centodieci is worth $8.9 million.
Rolls Royce Sweptail
The Rolls Royce Sweptail is second to last on our list of expensive cars. It is described as “the automotive equivalent of haute couture.” The Sweptail was inspired by the coachbuilding of the 1920s and 1930s, and it was commissioned at the request and special idea of an aircraft and superyacht specialist. The car features one of the biggest panoramic glass roofs ever produced for a car. The rear of the car has raked stern and rear brake lights contained in a “bullet-tip”. The Sweptail accelerates from 0 – 60 mph in 4.9 seconds and has a speed of at least 156 mph. The Rolls Royce Sweptail is worth $13 million.
Bugatti La Voiture Noire
At the end of our list of expensive cars, we have the Bugatti La Voiture Noire. Bugatti drew inspiration from the old Bugatti type 57 when creating the La Voiture Noire or “the black car” in French. The Bugatti La Voiture Noire is no longer just a car, it is a piece of art. It has an 8L quad-turbo 16-cylinder engine that produces an upward of 1500 horsepower. Its torque is about 1180 pound-feet. With an acceleration of 0 to 62 mph in 2.4 seconds, the la Voiture Noire has a maximum speed of up to 261mph. As the name denotes in French, the black car or La Voiture Noire is black in color. Its exterior consists of a body crafted from carbon fiber, a unique front fascia, a rear fascia with 6 exhaust pipes, an insect-like light design, and custom-designed headlights. The Bugatti La Voiture Noire is currently the most expensive car in the world and was reportedly bought by Portuguese and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo for a colossal sum of $18.68 million.
These are some of the most expensive cars in the global market today amongst others. Which of the above meets your desires of a dream car? Let us know in the comments below.