There is the car – and then is the super car. These super cars are super costly, wonderfully designed and each car is a work of art. Engineering meets artistic acuity and creates world’s most expensive and exclusive cars.
Mostly limited editions, here are the top six most expensive cars in the world –
Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio
Cost: USD 3 million / INR 19 crore
The Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio was initially launched as a concept car as a memory to the Italian car designer, Pininfarina Sergio. This is one of the most striking roadsters you would ever see. It is based on the Ferrari 458 Spider which Fergio had designed for Ferrari.
It is a two-seater, open air car without weather protection, that is, minus roof or windows. Only six of these had been made making it a very limited edition model. The car has 8 speed transmission, a body frame which is fully carbon which makes it a light, extremely fast and stylish sports car on the roads.
Limited Edition Bugatti Veyron by Mansory Vivere
Cost: USD 3.4 million/ INR 22 crore
This has been called as ‘a strictly limited edition Bugatti Veyron masterpiece’. The car is the foremost example of engineering and art. This car is targeted to an elite and exclusive customer group only.
The Vivere is designed as the upgraded Vincero. There is a lot of facelift at the front of the car with ‘modified wings, a shortened bonnet and a striking front apron’. The body frame is made of highly strong carbon fiber which also makes it ultra light. If you are looking for ‘luxury without limits’ this is just for you.
Cost: USD 3.4 million/ INR 22 crore
This is your car as well as your jewellery. Made by W Motors, it is the only car to have headlights with 240 diamonds! If you want something else rubies, yellow diamonds and sapphires can also be fitted.
And about the car – a 2-door coupé with 3.7 litre twin-turbo F6 engine. 6-speed sequential manual transmission or 7-speed Dual-clutch transmission and it goes 0 – 62 in 2.8 seconds with top speed of 240 mph.
Cost: USD 4.5 million / INR 29 crore
Venono is the most expensive model of Lamborghini till date. This limited edition supercar was launched on the occasion of Lamborghini’s 50th anniversary.
The Venono roadster design is based on the Aventador but is far more futuristic and alien in real look. This open top two-seater is fully made of carbon fiber with 740 horsepower, with 6.5 litre V12to give 8,400 rpm. This costs as good as a private plane but when you drive this, you would get all eyes on the road.
Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita
Cost: USD 4.8 million/ INR 31 crore
The Koenigsegg Trevita is the truly global sports car. Especially made for the US car market, it is perfectly designed and engineered so that it comes foremost in safety and environment regulations globally. This limited edition automobile has the acceleration of 0-100 km/hr in 2.9 seconds with Koenigsegg aluminium V8, 4.8 Litre engine.
But what the Trevita special is its paint. Koenigsegg has developed a unique fiber solution called the Diamond Weave. By this, they coat carbon fibers on the body of the car with a resin which has diamond dust. Of course, when the sunlight falls on the Trevita, it sparkles like a million diamonds!
Mercedes-Benz Maybach Exelero
Cost: USD 8 million/ INR 52 crore
Built in 2004, this is the most expensive car in the history of car making!
This sports car is a 2-door coupe with a V-12 twin turbo engine. Maybach Exelero holds another milestone as it was built as a reference wide tyres, which was developed as a new generation.
Only one piece is supposed to have been made and it was bought by the rapper Birdman.
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