Top 10 List for Most Expensive Cars
The Most Expensive Cars in The World
Following is a top 10 list for the most expensive cars in the world. Car engine specs and performance parameters are mentioned along with the car prices. but only the cars available in the market today are included which were last produced within the last 20 years.
10. Saleen S7 Twin Turbo
Saleen S7 Twin Turbo super car is the first in the list for the world's most expensive cars, developed by Steve Saleen. It is a limited production hand built car with a twin turbo V8 engine that produces 750 hp. The body of the car is made entirely from carbon fibre and has a top speed of 322km/h. Saleen s7 twin turbo is the 10th most expensive car in the world with a price tag of $600,000.
9. SSC Ultimate Aero
SSC Ultimate Aero is a car produced by American company Shelby Super Cars. Though Theoretically Koenigsegg Agera R has a speed more than SSC Ultimate Aero, but it has never been proven and SSC ultimate is the 2nd fastest car in the world according to Guinness book of World Records, with a top speed of 412km/h. It has a 6.34 litre V8 engine. SSC Ultimate Aero costs about $650,000.
8. Pagani Zonda C12 F
There’s another Pagani on the list for the most expensive cars in the world. And this one is built from carbon fiber mainly.Zonda C12 F has a 6.0 L Mercedes-Benz V12 engine producing 389 hp at 5200 rpm. The C12 can accelerate to 97 km/h in 4.2 seconds and to 160 km/h in 9.2 seconds and has a top speed around 346km/h. Only 206 Zonda C12 F’s have been produced at a price of $667,000.
7. Ferrari Enzo
This Ferrari was named after the company founder Enzo Ferrari himself. The car’s engine is Ferrari's F140 65Â° V12 with 4 valves per cylinder, dual overhead cams and variable valve timing that produces 651 hp at 7800 rpm. Ferrari Enzo was also filmed in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. This Ferrari can reach a speed of 300km/h. Only 400 Ferrari Enzo’s were ever produced at a price of around $1million.
6. McLaren F1
McLaren F1 is probably the most renowned sports car among the most expensive cars in the world. It was formerly known as the fastest sports car that was commercialized and set the record of 386.24km/h on 31 March 1998. This Sports car has won many races including the 24 hrs Leman's of 1995. The road version produced 618 hp at 7400 rpm and torque output of 651 N•m. Only 106 cars were ever commercialized at a price of around $1 million.
5. Koenigsegg Agera R
This Swedish car is produced by Koenigsegg. It is named as Top Gear’s Hypercar of the Year It’s production version has a 5.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine. Koenigsegg Agera R does 0-100 km/h in 3.1 seconds, 0-200 km/h in 8.7 seconds and 0-200-0 km/h in 13.5 seconds. This is theoretically the fastest car in the world and reaches a theoretical top speed of approximately 442.569 km/h. The 5th world’s most expensive car costs about the same as Lamborghini and costs around $1.59million.
4. Lamborghini Reventon
There is no list for top sports car without a Lambo. Italian Company Lamborghini is known for making variety of sports car and the most expensive Lamborghini for year 2011/12 is the Lamborghini Reventon. It has a 6.5 liter V-12 engine and a top speed of 356 km/h. Lamborghini Reventon costs $1,600,000, and only 20 Lamborghini Reventons are produced so far.
3. Zenvo ST-1 Sports Car
Zenvo ST-1 sports car is the latest addition to the most expensive cars in the world. The production of the car started in 2009, and is limited to only 15 cars an year. Only 3 cars are to be sold in US every year. Zenvo ST-1's shape speaks for itself and despite not being the most expensive car in the world, it surely is the most sexy car of the world. Zenvo ST-1 can hit 100 km/h in 3.0 seconds and 200 km/h in just 8.9 seconds. It has a top speed of 375 km/h with a 7.0-liter supercharged V8 engine that produces 1,104 horsepower and 1,050 lb/ft of torque. Zenvo ST-1 costs about $1.8 million.
2. Pagani Zonda Clinque Roadster
The Italian Beauty by Pagani Automobili is the second most expensive car available. Pagani Zonda Clinque Roadster was first manufactured in 2010. It can hit 200 km/h under ten seconds and has a top speed of 350 km/h. Pagani Cinque Roadster is a hand built twin turbocharged AMG V12 engine that makes 678 HP. Pagani Zonda Clinque Roadster is the 2nd most expensive car in the world with a price of $1.85 million. Only 400 units have been sold yet.
1. Bugatti veyron EB 16.4
Super sport version of Bugatti veyron is the fastest car on planet, designed by Volkswagen group, with a top speed of 431 km/h. Bugatti Veyron is named after a French driver who won 24 hours of Lemans in 1939 while he was driving for Bugatti Automobiles. Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 has 16 cylinders and 4 turbo chargers. The super sport version of Bugatti Veyron features an engine with 1,200 metric horsepower and torque of 1,500 N•m.
Bugatti Veyron was also named the car of the decade by the TV programme Topgear. The video from the programme Topgear also became an internet hit in which Bugatti almost outclassed the former legend sports car McLaren F1.
All this speed and power doesn’t come cheap and Bugatti tops this list with a price tag of $2.7 million(super sport version) and is the world’s most expensive car. Only 300 units have been sold yet.