It’s true that money cannot buy happiness but it doesn’t mean that you should not chase after your dream. Earning lots of money and buying a luxurious car is what everyone dreams of. With a dream car comes the thrill of an adrenaline rush as you are pushed back in your seat by the break neck acceleration or sit up with the spine chilling instant braking. Here’s a list of top 10 most expensive cars in the world.
Maybach Exelero ($8 million)
The Maybach Exelero is a high-performance unique sports car built in 2004. The 700 hp (522 kW) four-seater with a twin turboV12 engine is a one-off design built by Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH, on request for Fulda Tires, the German division of Goodyear. The German luxury car manufacturer created the model as a modern interpretation of its legendary streamlined sports car from the 1930s.
Lamborghini Veneno ($4.5 million)
This limited edition Lamborghini Veneno had only three units produced and can clock its speed as high as 350 km/hr.
Lykan Hypersport ($3.4 million)
Lykan Hypersport was designed in 2012 by W Motors as a limited edition model. With a top speed of 385 km/hr it boasts of a turbo flat-six 3.7 litre engine from Porsche. Titanium LED blades with about 420 diamonds in the headlights is just an additional feature! It is the first supercar to be produced in the Middle East, and is featured in the film Furious 7.
Bugatti Veyron Super Sports ($2.4 million)
The Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 is a mid-engine sports car, designed and developed in Germany by the Volkswagen Group and manufactured in Molsheim, France, by Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. The Super Sport version of the Veyron is recognised by Guinness World Records as the fastest street-legal production car in the world, with a top speed of 430.9 km/h (267.7 mph), and the roadster Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse version is the fastest roadster in the world, reaching an averaged top speed of 408.84 km/h (254.04 mph) in a test on 6 April 2013.
Lamborghini Reventon ($2 million)
The Lamborghini Reventón is a mid-engine sports car that debuted at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. Its top speed was recorded in Dubai, UAE at 221 miles per hour (355.7 km/h). The official press release stated that only 20 vehicles would be sold to the public. According to the official press release, the Reventón’s exterior styling was inspired by “the fastest airplanes”.
Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster ($1.85 million)
This amazing piece of automotive engineering can pull off a 0-60 mph dash in a break neck 3.4 seconds! It comes with a top speed of 349 km/hr and is widely popular among auto enthusiasts.
.Aston Martin One-77 ($1.85 million)
The Aston Martin One-77 is a two-door coupé built by the British car manufacturer Aston Martin. There was a limited run of 77 cars, giving part of the name of the One-77. The One-77 features a full carbon fibre monocoque chassis, a handcrafted aluminium body, and a naturally aspirated 7.3 litre (7312 cc) V12 engine with 750 hp (560 kW). Aston Martin claimed it would be the most powerful naturally aspirated production engine in the world when the first car was delivered. The very popular Aston Martin One-77 boasts of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds with a maximum speed of 354 km/hr.
Zenvo ST1 ($1.8 million)
Only 15 units of this model were manufactured and sold only to handpicked loyalists. Its most talked about feature is that it is powered by a 6.8-litre V8 engine that clocks a top speed of 375 km/hr.
Koenigsegg Agera ($1.6 million)
This bad boy can reach a top speed of 418 km/hr however to ‘unlock’ the actual top speed, you have to sign a waiver. Normally, it can reach 378/hr where it is electronically limited.
Pagani Huayra ($1.6 million)
The Italian monster Pagani Huayra is named after the God of the Winds. This one is fuelled by a twin-turbo V12 engine from Mercedes and can speed up from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds.