There are cars that you buy to transport yourself, and there are cars you buy to do more than that. There are cars that you buy because you want to enjoy the ride, and feel happy about the money you have spent on them. People say that you cannot buy happiness, but when someone sees you in some cars, your heart might object to that view. Below we review the top ten most expensive cars in the world.
10. HENNESSEY VENOM GT – $1.1 MILLION
The Hennessey Venom GT is considered one of the fastest cars ever made that can be used legally on public roads. It is capable of attaining a top speed of 436 km/hr or 271 mph. That power comes from its massive twin-turbo 7.0-liter engine. What is more is that it is capable of attaining 60 mph within two seconds. For a price tag of just $ 1.1 million, that is an impressive feat.
9. PAGANI HUAYRA – $1.4 MILLION
The Pagani Huayra was made in Italy tops a cruise speed of 372 km/h or 231 mph. It is powered by a turbocharged 6-liter V12 engine. It is capable of achieving 60 mph within 3.2 seconds. It is a sports car that some you will want to have at that price tag.
8. MCLAREN P1 – $1.5 MILLION
This car cost you what you could pay for your retirement home in a top neighborhood around the world. There only 375 of them that were made. Unfortunately, they have all been sold. If you want to may have to ask the manufacturer to make you one. It can attain a maximum speed of 219 mph or 352 km/h with its limiter turned on. The car is powered by a 3.8 liter twin-turbo V8 petrol engine. It can accelerate from zero to 62 mph or 100 km/h within 2.8 seconds.
7. KOENIGSEGG ONE:1 – $1.5 MILLION
You will be happy to know that this car can get you to a top speed of 400 km/h within 20 seconds. If you are aiming for 60 mph, it can get you there within 2.8 seconds. It is powered by a 5.0 liter twin-turbo V8 engine that puts 1,360 horsepower at your disposal. That is the kind of power that lets you do anything even on a steep climb.
6. FERRARI LAFERRARI – $1.7 MILLION
If you are into hybrid cars, then you better get this car. It is powered by a 6.3 liter V12 engine that produces 790 bhp. That power is supplemented by 161 bhp from its KERS power unit. That unit comes in handy when you want to inject short bursts of power and overtake other speeding cars. It is not the most expensive car, but for its price tag and the fact that there will be only 499 people who will have them in the world, it is worth having.
5. ZENVO ST1 – $1.8 MILLION
Zenvo ST1 Valued is the first supercar manufactured by Zenovo. Their future looks bright going by the performance of this car. It is capable of achieving a maximum speed of 375 km/h at 233 mph. That power comes from a 6.8 liter V8 engine that generates 1,100 horsepower. To get it, you will have to part with $1.8 million.
4. BUGATTI VEYRON – $2.5 MILLION
The Bugatti Veyron uses the well known German technology. Volkswagen group manufactured this car. It is SuperSport version holds the record as the fastest street-legal car, topping a speed of 268 mph, or 431 km/h. Its engine generates an incredible 1,200 horsepower. You can have it for $2.5 Million.
3. FERRARI F60 AMERICA – $2.5 MILLION
The Ferrari F60 America was created to celebrate Ferrari’s 60 years in America. Its estimated price tag of $2.5 million makes it the third most expensive car in the world. It can generate 740 horsepower from its v12 engine and averages speeds of around 320 mph or km/h. Its acceleration is not as impressive as that of other cars, but it can attain 60 mph within 3.1 seconds. That is still super fast on public roads.
2. LYKAN HYPERSPORT – $3.4 MILLION
It is a limited production car manicured in Lebanon by W Motors. It goes on record as the first supercar to be produced in the Middle East. It is also the second most expensive car in the world. The car uses a flat-six 3.7 liter turbo twin-turbo engine supplied by Porsche that can produce 740 bhp. The top speed is stated to be 385 km/h or 239 mph. It is capable of accelerating to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds.
1. LAMBORGHINI VENENO – $4.5 MILLION
Lamborghini Veneno is the valuable car on our planet that can be legally driven on the streets. To celebrate Lamborghini’s 50th anniversary, they made the Veneno, and it is based on the basic design of the Lamborghini Aventador. They, however, made only three for sale. That is a white, red, and green version. They made a fourth one that they will place in their museum. The choice of the three colors was made based on the colors of the Italian flag. You will need at least $4.5 million to own any one of the three cars.
That wraps up our top-ten list of the most expensive cars in the world, enjoy your ride.