Last updated on January 10th, 2017 at 06:23 pm
The most expensive cars in the world are so much more than transportation. Getting one’s hands on the most expensive car is a dream many lives with. With a dream car comes the thrill of an adrenaline rush as you are pushed back in your seat by the breakneck acceleration or sit up with the spine-chilling instant braking.
As most expensive cars are not affordable for the normal people and only rich and luxurious people can afford them to maintain their standard of living. Some of the brands that are international and are famous for producing most expensive and luxurious cars. The prices of these cars have set some records and are always in the news due to their high prices.
To feast your appetite, we are going to list the top 5 most expensive road-legal cars in the world:
#1 Maybach Exelero ($8.0M)
This monster is powered by a twin turbo V12 engine and is a custom design produced for Fulda Reifenwerke in 2004, and the rapper Birdman bought it in 2011 for $8.0M. With an engine power of 700hp which translates to almost 515 Kilowatts, the highly rated Maybach Exelero is one of the most powerful automobiles ever built by mankind. This great sports vehicle is well designed with a top speed of 351 kilometers per hour which directly translates to about 218 miles per hour. With this high-performance two-seater that has a twin turbo V12 engine, you will be well pleased to enjoy your drive in the most comfortable compartment.
#2 Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita ($4.8 million)
When it comes to ultra-rare vehicles, the Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita stands above the rest. CCXR Trevita’s specially designed and coated carbon fiber body actually sparkles a silvery white under sunlight and diamond dust impregnated resin, called Koenigsegg “Proprietary Diamond Weave”, features a double carbon rear wing and a 4.8-litre V8 under the hood, pumping out 1,018 horsepower and 796 lb.-ft. of torque. It can hit 100 km/h from a standstill in a scant 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of over 410 km/h.
#3 Lamborghini Veneno ($4.5 million)
How can there be a most expensive cars list without a Lamborghini in it? The Lamborghini Veneno looks completely out of this world with a design similar to Sci-fi movies aircraft. The car is absolutely stunning from every angle. The Veneno is fast, and that should come as no surprise. Its 6.5-liter V12 spins all the way up to 8,400 rpm to deliver 740 hp and 507 lb-ft, surging the car to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds.
#4 Lykan Hypersport ($3.4 million)
You may recall the Lykan Hypersport from its starring role in the blockbuster Furious 7, where the Lebanese supercar crashed through not one, not two, but three skyscrapers in Dubai. Lykan Hypersport has a futuristic look with a combination of speed and pure power. It is produced in the UAE (United Arab Emirates) and it is also the first car to be both designed and produced in UAE. With a top speed of 385 km/hr, it boasts of a turbo flat-six 3.7 liter engine from Porsche. two-door, rear-wheel-drive supercar can accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in 2.8 seconds. Titanium LED blades with about 420 diamonds in the headlights.
#5 ($2.7 million)
Ferrari’s only version of its LaFerrari flagship, The Ferrari FXX K. Unveiled in December 2014, the FXX K is an “uncompromised” rendition of the hybrid LaFerrari, with the name’s ‘K’ derived from the kinetic energy recovery system. The FXX K produces 1,035 horsepower and more than 664 pound-feet of torque, an 85 horsepower increase over the LaFerrari. The tires are space-age, as the slick Pirelli feature embedded sensors to keep tabs on longitudinal, lateral, and radial acceleration, as well as temperature and pressure, more powerful than its street-legal sibling, FXX K is also more aerodynamic, lighter and quicker. It’s also a lot more exclusive, with only a few carefully selected customers having the privilege of ordering on.