Getting one’s hands on the most expensive car is a dream many lives with. Although, only few get to live this dream, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have the right to imagine yourself in one of those mean machines.
To feast your appetite, we are going to list the top 5 most expensive road-legal cars in the world. We are not going to mention any antique or highest auctioned cars, these are the latest and the meanest production cars, with an actual price tag.
5. Bugatti Veyron Super Sports ($2.4 million)
Bugatti Veyron Super Sports might be the fastest car in the world, but it comes in 5th position for how expensive it is. It is the fastest car in the guinness book of world records with a maximum speed of 269.86mph. Apart from its luxurious feel, it has a 1200 hp quad-turbocharged V16 engine under the hood, making it capable of becoming the beast it is today.
The car can go 0 to 100km/h in just 2.5 seconds, and it has a computer-controlled transmission with a dual-clutch, direct-shift, gearbox that lets it achieve a shift time of just 150 milliseconds. Check it out in action.
4. Lykan Hypersport ($3.4 million)
Lykan Hypersport has a futuristic look with a combination of speed and pure power. It is produced in the UAE (United Arab Emirates) and it is also the first car to be both designed and produced in UAE. It has a twin-turbocharged Flat-six engine producing 740hp and can go from 0 to 100km/h in 2.8 seconds with a top speed of 240mph.
It is a limited car with just 7 units built, and one of them has been purchased by Abu Dhabi police for patrolling. What makes it so expensive is the use of jewels in its making. It has titanium LED blades with 420 15 cts diamonds and the purchaser can embed jewels in the headlights on demand, including yellow diamonds, rubies, and sapphires. Here is a video:
3. Lamborghini Veneno ($4.5 million)
How can there be a most expensive cars list without a Lamborghini in it? The Lamborghini Veneno looks completely out of this world with a design similar to Sci-fi movies aircrafts. Only 9 of them went into production and all got sold even before the official release.
With an astounding design, it can top a speed of 350 km/h. It has a 740hp engine which is capable of reaching 0 to 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds. Check the video:
2. Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita ($4.8 million)
The Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita might not be the coolest-looking or fastest in this list, but it still deserves the 2nd spot. Why? because its finish is literally made with diamonds! Koenigsegg has created a finish with carbon fibers and diamond dust impregnated resin, called Koenigsegg “Proprietary Diamond Weave”.
Along with the fancy diamond finishing, it is also great when it comes to speed and power: it has dual-supercharged V8 engine with 1,004 hp with a top speed of 254 mph. Here is a video review of it:
1. Maybach Exelero ($8.0M)
The Maybach Exelero is actually a custom-made car at the request of Fulda Tires. It was created for the advertisement of new wide tires. The car was manufactured in 2004, and the rapper Birdman bought it in 2011 for $8.0M.
It has a 700-hp, twin-turbo V12 engine under the hood and can reach the top speed of 218 mph. It’s a luxurious car, so speed isn’t the the main focus. The rapper Jay-Z also featured this car in its music video “Lost One”. Below is a video of it in action: