Who says money can’t buy you happiness? When you are cruising around the city in one of these supercars that only a handful of people have ever dreamt of owning, you will believe that it can. If you are a motorhead, then you have landed on the right page. Let’s pay homage to some of the world’s most expensive cars.
Rolls Royce Sweptail – $13 Million
Dominating the top spot on our list of the most expensive cars is what can only be described as one jaw-droppingly stunning piece of handcrafted magic. A powerhouse of automotive design and engineering, the Rolls-Royce Sweptail is a one-off luxury peace made in the United Kingdom by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Commissioned in 2013 for a super-yacht and aircraft specialist, who’s identity Rolls-Royce does not divulge. It surpassed all its rivals and remains one of the most expensive cars ever!
BUGATTI’S LA VOITURE NOIRE – $19 MILLION
Bugatti’s La Voiture Noire comes with a 16-cylinder engine and Bugatti’s trademark front grille. It has a carbon-fiber body. La Voiture Noire was revealed at the “Geneva Auto Show”, where it was sold at the record price. The car reaches 62mph in 2.4 seconds and has a top speed of 261mph.
BUGATTI DIVO – $5.8 MILLION
It was named after French racing driver Albert Divo, who won the Targa Florio race twice in the 1920s for Bugatti. According to Bugatti, the DIVO is the most agile and dynamic car they’ve ever created. Limited to 40 units, the car was pre-sold before the public debut to Chiron owners through special invitation by the dealers. It sold out on its first day of availability. Top speed a reduced 236 mph!
KOENIGSEGG CCXR TREVITA – $4.8 MILLION
Koenigsegg Trevita uses an exclusive fiber solution which is called ‘Koenigsegg Proprietary Diamond Weave’ that transforms the fiber from black to a sparkling silvery white giving the body a visible shimmering diamond look. The Koenigsegg is also equipped with a 4.8 liter, dual-supercharged V8 having a total output of 1,004 horsepower allowing it to easily overtake trailers on a freeway.
LAMBORGHINI VENENO ROADSTER – $4.5 MILLION
Veneno means venom or poison in Spanish and the car certainly gives off a deadly presence. Based on the Aventador, the Veneno was created to celebrate Lamborghini’s 50th anniversary and was introduced at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. It can reach 60 mph in 2.9 seconds and it’s price tag makes it one of the most expensive production cars in the world!
LYKAN HYPERSPORT – $3.4 MILLION
It’s the product of W Motors, a Lebanese motor company that collaborated with both Lebanese and Italian engineers. The HyperSport was the first car in the world to have headlights encrusted with diamonds (15cts). Buyers also had the choice of rubies, yellow diamonds, and sapphires. The twin-turbo mid-rear mounted 3.8-litre engine produces 780 horsepower and 708 pound-feet of torque. All that power means the car can reach speeds of up to 240 mph!
ASTON MARTIN VALKYRIE – $3.2 MILLION
Valkyrie is an upgraded and renovated version of the Red Bull AM – RB 001. The design and structure emulate that of a formula one racing car. The driver and passenger in the car are expected to sit in a reclined feet up position. The car has a mid-mounted V12 engine and has an exceptional 1:1 power to weight ratio.
PAGANI HUAYRA BC – $2.8 MILLION
One of the most expensive cars ever designed, the Pagani Huayra BC is truly an epic automotive accomplishment. Inspired by the Zonda R, and featuring sideways opening doors, Pagani has also increased the power, revised the chassis and brakes, and included a new 7-speed transverse gearbox.
It gets its name from one of Pagani’s original investors, Benny Caiola, who was also the first Pagani customer and friend of the founder. With a 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 engine, it’s easy to see how this supercar is able to get up to speeds of 261 mph.
FERRARI LAFERRARI APERTA – $2.4 MILLION
In fact, this time it’s the Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta, a beefed-up version of its predecessor, released to celebrate Ferrari’s 70th year in business. If you like the LaFerrari, then you’re going to love this open-top hypercar, as it’s more or less the same car but on steroids! According to Ferrari, all units were already pre-sold to an exclusive list of customers via invitation.
LAMBORGHINI SESTO ELEMENTO – $2.2 MILLION
Lamborghini said that this car will redefine the future of super sports cars. Making its debut at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, the Sesto Elemento is a lightweight track-only car, that’s name references the atomic number of carbon, in recognition of the car’s widespread use of carbon fiber. The Sesto Elemento is equipped with a 6-speed semi-automatic transmission and a 5.2-liter V10 engine. Top speed 210 mph!!