It’s possible that the majority of the world hasn’t even heard of a few of these cars. The most expensive cars on the market cost over $1 million, so it’s even more possible that the majority of the world will also never own one of these cars. But even though they may be a pipe dream, it’s always fun to see what they look like, how much they cost and what exactly makes them so special.
The following are five of the most expensive cars in the world.
1. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
This street legal car radiates beauty and power. The design of the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport was created for performance. It’s sleek and elongated body style is unlike any other, and its 16-cylinder engine receives air through the roof instead of above the engine. This car is aerodynamic, efficient and easily maintains perfect balance. You can have this car with attractive colors, or you can opt for the 100% clear exposed carbon, which allows you to see the inner workings of the vehicle.
The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport can accelerate from 0 to 60 in 2.5 seconds and can top out at 267mph, making it the fastest accelerating car on the market. If you want to drive a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, you will have to fork over $2.4 million.
2. Aston Martin One-77
This two-seater coupe brings power and style to the road. There were only 77 units created, making it a sought after and limited car. The Aston Martin One contains a front mid-mounted engine with 750 horsepower, magnesium alloy torque tube, which allows it to travel from 0 to 60 in 3.4 seconds and topping out at 220mph.
The Aston Martin One-77 is made from high standards, making it a quality and reliable vehicle. If you want to drive an Aston Martin One-77, be prepared to pay $1.85 million.
3. Lamborghini Reventon
Though this car is no longer on the market, the Lamborghini reventon was the most expensive Lamborghini ever made to date. It debuted in 2007 at the Frankfurt Motor Show and production stopped in 2008. The interior of the Reventon has two different display modes.
Every Reventon was produced with a grey exterior, and it was the first Lamborghini to include daytime running lights. Since the lower back end of the car got hot, special LEDs were installed. Only 20 versions of the car were ever created.
In 2009, Lamborghini announced the Reventon Roadster, which had a lower speed and cost less money to purchase. Only 15 of these models were ever created.
Though you cannot find a new Reventon at a dealership near you, the car cost $1.6 million to purchase.
4. Maybach Landaulet
Unlike the other cars on this list, the Maybach Landaulet is a sedan, not a sports car. This car screams luxury, and still boasts some speed. The car can travel from 0 to 60 seconds in 5.2 seconds. The base model of the car comes with a center console, providing luxury for those who travel in the backseat. If you wish, you can always opt to have a third row seat installed instead of the console. The Landaulet also contains fitted, electrically operated curtains along the rear windows, ensuring privacy. Plus, it has a convertible roof that can fully open in the back.
To drive this car, you will need $1.38 million, and probably a personal chauffeur.
5. Ferrari Enzo
Only 400 Ferrari Enzo were produced. Though no longer in production, it can travel from 0 to 60 in 3.4 seconds and tops out at 217 mph. With a 12-cylinder engine, this car is equipped with traction control and four-wheel independent suspension. It’s sleek and it’s sexy, and though you cannot buy them new, they are sold at auctions for over $1 million.
Fred Carter lives in Phoenix and writes for the newspaper. He likes to write articles on cars, driving, and statistics. In his spare time, Fred enjoys cruising around in his Nissan Truck.