The world of luxury in the automobile industry is one filled with some of the most expensive cars and brands in the world. In the early days of the industry cars were merely transportation machines that eased movement.
Nowadays, expensive cars are not only transportation machines, but they also offer luxury, comfort, high-tech gadgets, safety, and speed. These are some of the top 5 most expensive cars in the world.
#5. Mercedes Maybach Exelero ($8 Million)
One of the world’s most expensive cars, the Mercedes Maybach Exelero, is known for its price as well as its hip-hop links. Just one model of the car was produced and it is owned by American rapper Birdman.
The Maybach Exelero packs a strong V-12 twin-turbo engine which gives a torque of 725 lbs at 2500 rpm (revolutions per minute). With a top speed of 218 miles per hour, the Mercedes Maybach Exelero can go 0 to 60 mph in only 4.4 seconds.
As an expensive car brand, Mercedes has adorned the interior with high-tech gadgets and luxury and glossy leather seats. Buyers get all this for a massive $8 million which is nowhere near our number 1 car.
#4. Bugatti Centodieci ($9 Million)
French cars are known for their classy look to match their durability and speed, and the Bugatti.
Bugatti Centodieci isn’t an exception. This super expensive car marked Bugatti’s 110 year anniversary.
The Bugatti Centodieci is a limited edition as only ten units will be made, it is as exclusive as luxury cars go. It pays homage to and bears resemblance to Bugatti EB110.
With an 8,000 quad, turbo-charged w16 engine under its hood, it can go from 0 to 124 mph in only 6.1 seconds. And you get all these and more for $9 million.
#3. Rolls Royce Sweptail ($13 Million)
Cars from UK carmakers, Rolls Royce are usually a thing of beauty, class, and most times luxury. The Rolls Royce Sweptail worth $13 million is our third most expensive car.
In 2017, it was acclaimed as the world’s most expensive car and it sells for 4 or 5 dollar more than the Bugatti Centodieci.
With more than four years to build, the luxury car comes with a 6.75-liter v-12 engine that gives 453 hp. It carries a max speed of 150 mph too.
#2. The Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta ($17 Million)
Second on our list is Italian car Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta. It is undeniably the second most expensive car in the world at $17 million dollars.
Only three of these luxury machines were ever built, with the company’s CEO Horacio Pagani owning one. A max speed of 221 mph makes the Pagani Zonda Hp Barchetta the fastest car from the company.
Its look is unique and a thing of beauty which is further highlighted by carbon-fiber rear wheels and roofless look. The Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta is just a little over $1 million shy of the world’s most expensive car.
#1. Bugatti La Voiture Noire ($18.7 Million)
The Bugatti La Voiture Noire takes the first spot on the most expensive cars in the world list. It rolled out in 2019 with Bugatti calling it the iconic title: The Black Car (La Voiture).
The car is a thing of beauty and innovation with a hand-sculpted carbon-fiber shell. Its engine is a quad-turbo w16 8.10-liter engine. On the road, expect a blistering max speed of 260 mph.
Two years after its release, it still tops the chart of the world’s most expensive cars from expensive car brands, Bugatti.
So these are some of the world’s most expensive cars. And they’re some of the fastest in the world too.
These cars aren’t known for luxury alone, but for speed and performance as well. The Bugatti La Voiture Noire at $18.7 million still remains the world’s most expensive car.