Top 10 most expensive cars in the world - 2019
Here, we are listing a collection of 10 most expensive cars from around the globe. Some of them are even impossible to buy even if you are extremely rich and have lump sum money as happened with Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio that was only sold to the clients chosen by the Ferrari Company. These most expensive cars in the world are truly mind blogging machines and much more than transportation. Their flamboyance and swagger are appreciated over practicality and efficiency. These bunch of most expensive cars are all about luxury, performance, status symbol and their unique style.
It is often quite difficult to prepare such a list because the manufacturers keep the prices of these luxurious cars secret and they are preserved for potential customers only. One of the most important factors that affect the price of a car is their brand name. All the supercars from big brand names- Bugatti, Pagani, Ferrari, and McLaren are too expensive costing a lot of money. Moreover, these expensive cars always have very limited series. Therefore, the famous auto brands make very limited (about 10 cars) series of a cars with too exclusive options and as a result these cars are the champions in price.
10 - Bugatti Chiron - costs 2.7 million dollars
Bugatti has maintained the brand tradition by developing the super sport cars. The latest model of Bugatti is very high priced and costs about 2.7 million dollars depending on the exchange rates. It has been described as the most powerful, fastest, luxurious and most exclusive super sports car of the world. It was made after the vision of former VW czar Ferdinand Piech, after he demanded the fastest cars from Bugatti.
Bugatti is a car that is faster, more advanced and more powerful than the Veyron. It has come out as a fine example of the combination of aerospace and automotive engineering to produce a device that gives a speed of 268 mph. it has 8.0 liter turbo-charged W-16 and 1500-horsepower engine. Where its top speed has been limited to 261 mph on the road, still its actual top speed has to be tested.
9 - Pagani Huayra BC –costs 2.8 Million dollars
It is a mid-engine sports car with increased torque and power than the Pagani Huayra and it is the priciest car ever made by Pagani. It has a wider rear track, new side tracks, and many other features like a 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 with 750 hp and 811 lb-ft of torque, a revised 7-speed single-clutch gearbox which powers the rear wheels through an electronic differential. It also has the lighter body shell with extensive use of carbon fibers and other lightweight materials and suspension make it even more powerful and impressive performer. The other aero features of this beautifully styles sports car include active aerodynamics, a full titanium exhaust and a Carbo-titanium weave construction method add more aural drama.
The interior of the Pagani Huayra BC is quite an exquisite detailed mix of high-quality materials and bespoke design elements along with beautifully exposed gear change linkage.
8 - Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio – costs 3 Million dollars
It had been originally introduced as a concept car in 2013 Geneva Motor show to commemorate the death of Sergio Pininfarina – the founder and figurehead of Pininfarina and the collaboration of Ferrari with Pininfarina, the legendary Italian design house. Only six of these Ferrari cars have been made so far and thus have become one of the most coveted cars. This is one of the costliest Ferrari super cars that have been ever made and is based on the Ferrari 458 Spider. The Sergio’s features include 597 hp Ferrari 4.5-litre V8 engine, and can accelerate from 0 to 62mph in just 3 sec. All the handmade units in this Ferrari car have an all carbon fiber frame, and this stands out to be a fast and an open air luxury car with two seats. Just like the Ferrari 458, it also has no roof, side windows and windshield, and is almost 330 pounds lighter than the previous Ferrari model.
It retains the renovated core structure of Ferrari 458 spider and utilizes all of its interior components. Its cockpit has been renovated to include black leather upholstery with red stitching, a carbon dashboard and door well trim, and Alcan Tara seat inserts. The mechanical components that are track and wheelbase have remain unchanged as well. It also has an aerodynamic headrests that have been built directly into the roll cage. The coolest fact about Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio car is that the owners of each of its six models were chosen by the manufacturers themselves, making it as one of the rarest of the rare invite-only vehicles.
7 - Aston Martin Valkyrie – costs 3.2 Million dollars
This is a limited production hybrid electric sports cars that was built by Aston Martin, red bull racing and many other several manufacturers. Its estimated price by expert is around 3.2 million dollars but yet there has been no announcement of its actual price. This model has been claimed by its makers as the fastest street legal car in the world. It is a renovation of the old model of Aston Martin-Red Bull AM-RB 001. Valkyrie is it said to be possible to a Formula One car without being restricted to the track. Its technology is straight out from the collaboration of Red Bull Racing Advanced Technologies and is built with all the hallmarks of crafted luxury. It is made with aerodynamics scheme that pushes air via the chassis, resulting in the downforce without using the wings. Its high performance is due to its 6.5 liter V12 engine that has been developed with Cosworth. It has a 1:1 power /weight ratio, and has is torque enhanced while take off and comes with a Rimac-built hybrid battery system. The engine of the Aston Martin Valkyrie yields about a 1,000 horsepower and uses the electric motor for a power boost.
6 - Limited Edition Bugatti Veyron- Mansory Vivere – costs 3.4 Million dollars
It has been transformed and upgraded about four times on special customer request using the highest quality refinement. A Bugatti has already been one of the most exclusive, not only expensive but the fastest cars that one can buy. Mansory modelled the Grand Sport Vitesse Roadster as a base and transformed it with the lavish lacquered carbon fibre body and the finest leather to produce "MANSORY Vivere Diamond Edition by Moti".
This German car has a new spoiler package providing new diffusers, a smarter cabin and front grill, larger side scoops and a shortened hood. It has the all LED lights upgraded i.e. the headlight and taillight clusters, the cockpit. You can also find the maps of history making events like the Targa Florio race laser etched into both the carbon fiber interior, and the exterior. It has a 8.0 liter W16 engine which can produce 1,200 horsepower and 1,106 pound-feet of torque. The original version of Bugatti Veyron used to reach up to 253 mph and was named as the Car of the Decade 2000-2009.
5 - Lykan Hypersport – costs 3.4 Million dollars
It is the first Arab supercar built by W Motors. Each of its headlights are made with 240 diamonds of 15-carat, or it can be a combination of any other precious or semi-precious stones that are customized by the client. The LED blades are made of 420 15-carat diamonds or gems that are actually customizable. It has many patented technological innovations and one of them is inspired by the science fiction movie Furious 7. Comes with holographic mid-air display system with interactive motion apart from its awesome looks. It has twin-turbo mid-rear mounted 3.8 liter flat-six boxer which can produce 780 horsepower through the rear wheels and a 708 pound-feet of torque and can reach up to 240 mph speed.
4 - Mc Laren P1 LM – costs 3.6 Million dollars
This is more or less a road-legal version of the track focused only McLaren P1 GTR. The P1 LM is known to be the quickest, rarest and last of the P1 variants and just five production models have been made so far. It was converted and transformed by the British firm named Lanzante. This car model has a lot in common with the P1 GTR and Mc Laren F1 car with the biggest change from the P1 GTR is in the engine hardware that produces additional boost as well as the hybrid power to keep the full 986bhp from the P1 GTR. It also has the gold-plated heat shielding surrounding the engine bay with 3.8 liter twin-turbo V-8, and the charge coolers are even more efficient at higher temperatures. It weighs 132 pounds that is 60 kgs less than P1 GTR with Other alterations including fully exposed carbon fiber for the roof and additional panels and amazing aerodynamics on track where it can produce about 1000 horsepower.
3 - Lamborghini Veneno Roadster – costs 4.5 Million dollars
It is one of the most exclusive cars which was built to celebrate the company’s 50th birthday with deadliest design just like its name Veneno which means poison in Spanish. It has no roof and looks just like an alien space capsule. This super sports car is known for its optimal aerodynamics which provides stability in fast curves and a behavior like a racing prototype. It has 6.5 liter aspirated V12 engine with a seven-speed single clutch ISR automated manual transmission. It can spin at 8,400 rpm to yield 740 horse powers and 507 pound-feet of torque and this super car represents state-of-the-art design inspired by aeronautics. It is made of carbon fiber body with total dry weight of merely 3,285 pounds. The craziest part is that only 9 units are being made and comes with the biggest problem of crazy resells rates- as the one of it was sold at 11 million dollars. It was the most expensive car in the world ever produced directly on its introduction
2 - Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita – costs 4.8 Million dollars
It is one of the most expensive road-legal production car in the world which is also coated with real diamonds, the carbon fibers are actually coated with a diamond dust-impregnated resin, called the Koenigsegg Proprietary Diamond Weave. The Koenigsegg carbon weave technology transformed the fibres from the traditional black to shining, silvery white which makes the car renowned around the world for its unique design and perfection. The Trevita features a unique double carbon rear wing, Inconel exhaust system, ABS powered carbon ceramic brakes, airbags, paddle-shift, Chrono instrument cluster, infotainment system, tire monitoring system and a hydraulic lifting system.
It has 4.8 liter, dual-supercharged V8 engine with a total output of 1,004 horsepower and 797 pound-feet of torque. It has limited number that is only two in the market as the white carbon fiber used for the Trevita makes extremely difficult and time consuming for car manufacturing.
1 - Sweptail by Rolls Royce– costs 13 MILLION dollars
It is only the one-off luxury car made in the United Kingdom by Rolls Royce Motor cars. This is not in the market now and it was just made on the recommendations of one specific customer whose name is under the wraps. The Sweptail is made as extension of 103EX Concept to make personalized futuristic cars for its patrons. This particular exclusive car comes with its custom coachbuilding work, hand built by drawing inspiration from it’s the royal carriages of 1920 or 1930s. It has the largest ever aluminum grille that has been hand polished to its mirror finished look. It has got a giant 6.6-litre V12 engine, and is a two-seater coupe which spans to over 6 meters. It has the most amazing feature that is its large panoramic glass roof that tapers down sharply like those of the racing yachts. The interior are breathtaking handcrafted with wood and leather and there are the hidden attaché cases for holding laptops behind each door. The designers at the Rolls Royce and the owner of this Sweptail kept in touch for almost three years to customize it to be the most exclusive and the most expensive motor vehicle ever.
Nimarta, a post graduate in life sciences, working as a content writer.