Since the invention of the first set of cars by Henry Ford and Karl Benz, man has fallen in love with the four-wheeled locomotive machine. This has led to the birth of several automobile companies and the creation of thousands of car models.
Annually, companies in the automotive industry try to outdo one another in producing better cars. Each new car model comes with its unique design and features. Some of these cars are made for a middle-class target market, while some are for a luxurious market.
In this article, we will be looking at the Top Ten Most Expensive Cars in the World.
10. Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ – $4 million (USD)
The Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ is a mid-engine two-seater sports car manufactured by the French company Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S.
Bugatti unveiled this limited-production high variant car in August 2019. The car is known for its characteristic 1,175 KW ( 1,580 hp) quad-turbocharged W16 engine. It is equipped with a top speed limiter and can reach a maximum speed of 438 km/h (300 mph).
The Super Sport 300+ car is worth $4 million (USD).
9.) Lamborghini Veneno Roadster – $4.5 million (USD)
The Lamborghini Veneno Roadster is the brainchild of the Italian automobile company Lamborghini. It is a limited production high-performance sports car created to celebrate Lamborghini‘s 50th anniversary.
The car was introduced to the public at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. Veneno’s engine is a development of the Aventador’s 6.5-liter V12 engine, and it has a power output of 552 KW (740 hp) and a top speed of 356 km/h (221 mph). The car is one of the most expensive automobiles in the world, and it is worth $4.5 million (USD).
8. Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita – $4.8 million (USD)
The Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita is a mid-engine sports car that the Swedish firm manufactures,
Koenigsegg Automotive AB. CCXR Trevita is a limited edition of Koenigsegg CCXR and has a diamond weave carbon finish. It is one of the rarest vehicles to be manufactured by Koenigsegg because they only made two cars.
This car is fitted with an Inconel exhaust system, carbon-ceramic brakes with ABS, airbags, F1 paddle-shift gearbox, Chrono instrument, and a hydraulic lifting system. The vehicle is valued at $4.8 million (USD).
7. Pagani Huayra Imola – $5.4 million (USD)
Italian automobile Pagani manufactures the Imola, and it was released in February 2020.
Imola is a limited edition supercar, and the manufacturers made only five cars. The car is characterized by its efficient performance, which is made possible by a 6.0L twin-turbo V12 engine. The engine has an output of 827 horsepower, a 7-speed transverse Xtrac gearbox, and a triple-disc clutch. It also has an electromechanical differential unit that manages the engine and aerodynamics.
All the five cars of the Imola edition have been bought. The company sold them for $5.4 million (USD).
6. Bugatti Divo – $5.8 million (USD)
This is a mid-engine track-focused sports car manufactured by Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. The car, which was named after Albert Divo, a French racing driver, was designed by Frank Heyl.
Divo is a two-door coupé track day car with an 8.0L quad-turbocharged W16 engine. It has a power output of 1,103 KW (1,479) and a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. Bugatti produced only 40 units of the car, and they were all pre-sold before they were manufactured.
Bugatti Divo is worth $5.8 million (USD).
5. Mercedes Benz Maybach Exelero – $8 million (USD)
The Mercedes Benz Maybach Exelero is a high-performance car manufactured by Stola, collaborating with Daimler Chrysler. The car is powered by a 5.9L twin-turbocharged V12 engine, which has a power of 690 hp (515 KW) at 5000 rpm.
The Exelero has a 5G-Tronic automatic transmission and has alloy wheels with diameters of 23 inches. Fulda manufactured the car’s tyres. This expensive vehicle is a car and weighs 2,660 kg (5,864 lb). It is twice the size of the Lamborghini Huracan.
Mercedes Benz Maybach Exelero has a top speed of 351 km/h (218 mph) and can accelerate from 0-100 km/h within 4.4 seconds. The car is worth $8 million (USD).
4. Bugatti Centodieci – $9 million (USD)
The Bugatti Centodieci is a product of the French automotive manufacturer, Bugatti. It is a limited production mid-engine sports car manufactured to commemorate Bugatti‘s 110th anniversary. It has an 8.0L quad-turbocharged W16 engine and is rated at 1,176 KW (1,578 hp) at 7,000 rpm. It is a 2-door coupé and all-wheel-drive car and has a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.
Bugatti limited the production of this car to only ten units. The car weighs 1,976 kg, has a length of 4,555 mm, a width of 2,0388 mm, and a height of 1,212 mm. Centodieci was designed by Achim Anscheidt and can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 2.4 seconds.
Bugatti Centodieci is priced at $9 million (USD).
3. Rolls Royce Sweptail – $13 million (USD)
Rolls Royce Motors manufacture Rolls Royce Sweptail. It is a one-off large car made in the United Kingdom and released in May 2017. The car was unveiled at the annual Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. At the time of its release, it was the most expensive automobile globally.
Sweptail is a full-size luxury car hand-built for four years based on the Rolls Royce Phantom Coupé.
It is priced at Rolls Royce Sweptail. The car is worth $13 million (USD).
2. Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta – million (USD) – $17 million (USD)
The Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta is a mid-engine sports car manufactured by the Italian Automobile company Pagani. An AMG-built 7.3-liter V12 M297 engine powers the car. Barchetta has a horsepower output of 790 hp and 221 mph top speed.
The vehicle’s wheels are made from forged aluminum and have four massive six-piston ventilated disc brakes. Pagani produced only three units of the car. It is worth $17 million (USD).
1. Bugatti La Voitore Noire – $18.7 million (USD)
The Bugatti La Voiture Noire was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 2019. The supercar was manufactured by the French Automobile company Bugatti. It was created to celebrate the 110th anniversary of Bugatti.
Unlike other limited editions, only one unit of this car was manufactured. It is powered by a massive W16, 8 Litre quad-turbocharged engine. The car has a power output of 1,103 KW (1480 hp) and can move from 0-100 kph in 2.4 seconds. It also has a maximum speed of 400 kph.
Reserved for only the wealthiest persons in the world, Bugatti La Voiture Noire is worth $18.7 million (USD).