11 Most Expensive Cars in the World That Will Make Your Jaws Drop

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World's Most Expensive Cars

For the most of us a car is a vehicle to get about in, but for some it is a showpiece. There is no limit to the extent car makers can go to try and satisfy the unquenchable desire of the super-rich. It is not just speed and agility but sure opulence that describes these exorbitantly expensive cars. The Rolls-Royce Sweptail was on top of the list as the most expensive till Bugatti unveiled its La Voiture Noire.

The cars in this list are not your everyday cars to get about in. In fact you won’t ever see any of them driving down the roads. They are limited Editions and some are just a one off. Most of these cars hardly even drive a couple of miles in their life and are very high maintenance. These expensive cars are collectors’ items like exquisite paintings. They are built for the affluent. So, let us read on and explore these masterpieces.

Lamborghini Sian

Lamborghini Sian
Lamborghini Sian

The Sian marks Lamborghini’s entry into the hybrid arena. The name Sian means ‘flash of lightning’ and is clearly depicted in its mere 2.8 sec record for a 60 mile sprint. This hyper car is has a V12 engine with a 48-volt e-motor.

The Sian has unique Y shaped head lights and hexagon tail lights. The exotic interior upholstery is from the famous Poltrona Frau.

Price: $3.6 million

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph2.8 sec
Top Speed220 mph
Base Price$3.6 million

 

McLaren P1 LM

McLaren P1 LM
McLaren P1 LM

The hybrid sports car McLaren P1 LM has a 3.8L V8 engine with a 7 speed dual clutch and a 4.7 kWh lithium ion battery which provides a range of 300m. The P1 LM is built using carbon fiber monocoque and has an Alcantara-trimmed steering wheel.

The McLaren P1 LM is said to be more aerodynamic than its predecessor. It is a racing car and not for driving on regular roads.

Price: $3.7million

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph2.8 sec
Top Speed217 mph
Base Price$3.7 million

 

Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro

Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro
Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro

The Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro is a hybrid version sports car by Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing. The aerodynamic exterior is designed for better speed, it also has an extensively open underfloor. The interior cabin is extremely small and the seat needs to be specially designed for the driver.

The Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro has a V12 engine which combined with the electric motor will deliver 1100 horsepower. The steering wheel is square with a screen mounted in the center.

Price: $4 million

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph2.5 sec
Top Speed225 mph
Base Price$4 million

 

Lamborghini Veneno

Lamborghini Veneno
Lamborghini Veneno
The name Lamborghini is synonymous with race and speed. To keep with its reputation the Veneno is no short of being an ultra-high-performance sports car. The Italian manufacturer has gone all out on designing this car with utmost precision.

This exquisite looking aerodynamic car is equipped with a V12 engine and a 7 speed ISR automated manual transmission. Veneno is named after a famous bull that won every fight it ever entered.

Price: $4.5 million

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph2.8 sec
Top Speed221 mph
Base Price$4.5 million

 

Koenigsegg Trevita

Koenigsegg Trevita
Koenigsegg Trevita

You can’t mistake a Koenigsegg Trevita, it has a Shimmering Diamond Weave bodywork designed out of carbon fiber unlike anything you have ever set eyes on before. It also has twin-deck carbon fiber wing specially designed by Koenigsegg, a Swedish automotive manufacturer.

The hood contains a 4.8L V8 twin supercharged engine. This supercar is another crazy Swedish invention that has made an indelible mark in the world.

Price: $4.8 million

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph2.9 sec
Top Speed254 mph
Base Price$4.8 million

 

Pagani Huayra Imola

Pagani Huayra Imola
Pagani Huayra Imola

The Pagani Huayra Imola is not the best looking car but it is fast. Don’t be deceived by its looks, the hypercar has a powerful 6.0L Mercedes-AMG V12 engine. The notable features of this car are its mobile winglets which automatically adjust based on the driving conditions.

The car has been designed with technical precision to keep it as light as possible. It uses a new painting technique to knock of 11 pounds of weight. The Pagani Huayra Imola is built for speed.

Price: $5.4 million

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph3 sec
Top Speed200 mph
Base Price$5.4 million

 

Bugatti Divo

Bugatti Divo
Bugatti Divo

Like all Bugatti cars the Divo is an exquisite piece of workmanship. This stealthy looking car has a unique character. The Divo interiors are relatively small but it doesn’t lack anything besides space.

The Divo can be best describes as an evolved Chiron. The highlight is its speed, the Bugatti Divo moves at the pace of a turboprop aircraft with a 1500 horsepower. It is literally an aircraft on wheels.

Price: $5.9 million

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph2.4 sec
Top Speed310 mph
Base Price$5.9 million

 

Mercedes-Benz Maybach Exelero

Mercedes-Benz Maybach Exelero
Mercedes-Benz Maybach Exelero

The Mercedes-Benz Maybach Exelero is a high performance 700 horsepower car powered by a V-12 biturbo engine. This exquisite machine is a tribute to a legendary sports car from the 1930s.

The 2 seater Exelero is a one off exclusive piece made by Stola in collaboration with DaimlerChrysler based on the Maybach 57.It was originally built to test Fulda tires.

Price: $8 million

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph4.4 sec
Top Speed218 mph
Base Price$8 million

 

Bugatti Centodieci

Bugatti Centodieci
Bugatti Centodieci

The Bugatti Centodieci is built as a tribute to the Bugatti EB110. This limited edition car is a customized and improved version of the Chiron. Only 10 of these limited edition cars were made and they all sold for over $8 million each.

The Bugatti Centodieciis the fastest and most powerful car built so far with a horsepower of 1577 generated by its quad-turbo W-16 engine. The sleek car has headlights that are like slits and the front has a miniscule but distinctive Bugatti horseshoe grille.

Price: $8.9 million

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph2.4 sec
Top Speed236 mph
Base Price$8.9 million

 

Rolls-Royce Sweptail

Rolls-Royce Sweptail
Rolls-Royce Sweptail

For the longest time the Rolls Royce Sweptail was the most expensive car in the world. Today it is in second place to Bugatti’s newest release. The Sweptail is a hand-built work of art.

The 2 door coupe is equipped with a 6.75 L V12 engine and produces a horsepower of 453. The Sweptail has the unmistakable distinct design of a Rolls-Royce. It is a one off made to order luxury car built in the United Kingdom.

Price: $13 million

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph9 sec
Top Speed155 mph
Base Price$13 million

 

Bugatti La Voiture Noire

Bugatti La Voiture Noire
Bugatti La Voiture Noire

The Bugatti La Voiture Noire was introduced to the world at the Geneva Motor Show in 2019 with a whopping price tag of $19 million. The car has an8.0L Quad Turbocharged W16 engine with a 1500 horsepower and a 7 speed dual clutch.

The La Voiture Noire is believed to be a regeneration of the 1936 57-SC Atlantic. It will be custom built on order as was the original car of the 1930’s. The La Voiture Noire has the typical Bugatti horseshoe grille and an aggressive aerodynamic body design. Every part of the car is exquisitely made. The interiors are unlike anything ever designed before, simply put – the interiors are extremely comfortable.

Price: $19 million

Specifications:

Acceleration 0-60 mph2.4 sec
Top Speed260 mph
Base Price$19 million