Top 10 MOST EXPENSIVE Cars On Earth!

Top 10 MOST EXPENSIVE Cars On Earth!


From vehicles boasting groundbreaking technology
to limited edition autos commissioned for a single person, let’s look at some of the
Most Expensive Cars On Earth. Number 10. Pagani Huayra Roadster
Developed as the successor to the Zonda , this slick, mid-engine sports car is named for
Huayra-tata, a wind god revered by the South American Quechua people. Italian manufacturers Pagani made just 100
of these futuristic looking two-door vehicles originally in 2012, and by 2015 they had sold
every single one. Another version of this vehicle would go into
production in 2017, this time a roadster with a removable top, but it kept the 6.0 liter,
twin-turbocharged M158 V12 engine made by Mercedes-AMG specifically for the Huayra . Again,
only 100 were made and have already sold for a price of 2.4 million dollars each. Number 9. Ferrari F60 America
In 2012, Ferrari debuted the F12 Berlinetta at the Geneva Motor Show to much acclaim,
going on to win the 2013 International Engine of the Year Award and the title of “Supercar
of the Year 2012” from the magazine Top Gear. But in 2014, Ferrari kicked it up a notch
in 2014 with the introduction of the F60 America, a limited edition version of the F12 made
to celebrate six decades in the United States for the Italian sports car company. This unique styled sports car hosts a V-12
engine along with a light, removable convertible top, an American-themed interior, a unique
body design, and was limited to just 10 made in total. Much of the design also pays homage to Ferrari’s
history in the states, with the white stripe across the exterior showing respect for Luigi
Chinetti , the founder of Ferrari’s North American Racing Team. The price tag for one of these rare vehicles
is an astounding 2.5 million dollars. Number 8. Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio
Making its debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, this Italian sports car was designed
in honor of car design firm Pininfarina’s former chairman. Sergio Pininfarina was a famous automotive
designer in his heyday and in his later years became appointed as “Senator for life” by
Italian prime minister Carlo Azeglio Ciampi . For years, he, his father Battista , and
their family would oversee many of Ferrari’s designs, including the previously mentioned
F12 Berlinetta ! This particular car, though, would incorporate a nostalgic influence blended
with modern design. The vehicle is a barchetta , which translates
to “little boat” in Italian. These kinds of cars typically refer to convertible
Italian-made sports cars and the height of their popularity came and went in the 1940s
and 50s with models like the Ferrari 166MM and Ferrari 212 Inter. The Pininfarina Sergio sports a very unique,
aerodynamic, and modern twist on these cars of old, though, and as such can go from zero
to sixty in just 3.4 seconds with just a 4.5 liter V8 engine. Six of these cars were built in total and
sold to specially selected buyers for three million dollars a piece. Number 7. Aston Martin Valkyrie
Collaborating in hopes of producing a race-ready, track-oriented vehicle that can double as
a road car, Aston Martin teamed with Red Bull Racing to produce the Valkyrie. The team enlisted Red Bull Racing’s Chief
Technical Officer Adrian Newey, who’s also known as the world’s most successful Formula
One designer, to assist in the Valkyrie’s design. The resulting vehicle has since earned Aston
Martin the honor of producing the fastest street-legal car in the world. The Valkyrie features a 6.5 liter V-12 engine
combined with an electric motor, making it a hybrid car to boot! These two combine to produce an 1,160 horsepower
monster with an incredible 10,500 revolutions per minute. Its top speed eclipses 200 miles per hour
and the Valkyrie can go from zero to sixty in two and a half seconds. The track version of the Aston Martin sports
car can reach 250 miles per hour, however only 25 of that version exist, where as 150
of the original road version saw production. The car’s exterior is equally as impressive
as what lies under the hood, with a spacious, aerodynamic underfloor, fully carbon fibre
parts, and gull wing doors. These features accumulate to an asking price
of 3.25 million dollars before options and will begin to reach customers in 2019. Number 6. Bugatti Chiron Sport
The Chiron was developed as the heir apparent to the Veyron and features the same iconic
carbon fibre body, along with the predecessor’s 8.0 liter quad-turbocharged W16 engine. This new engine does feature some new updates,
though, boasting more power than before with a peak output of 1,479 horsepower at 6,700
revolutions per minute. The frightening power of the Chiron’s engine
is best exemplified by its ability to accelerate from zero to sixty miles per hour in just
2.4 seconds! This sports car even set a world record when
it hit a speed of 249 miles per hour in 32.6 seconds…and required just 9.4 seconds to
brake to a complete stop. Electronically, the vehicle is limited to
a top speed of 261 miles per hour as anything more, which manufacturers claim is possible,
would be too much for the tires to handle. If that wasn’t enough, Bugatti decided to
release an even lighter version with more carbon fibre components in 2018 with the Chiron
Sport. Also featuring a modified steering wheel and
a torque vectoring system, this new version sells for 400 thousand dollars more than the
original at a price tag of 3.3 million dollars. Number 5. McLaren P1 LM
British auto manufacturer McLaren Automotive first unveiled the P1 at the Paris Motor Show
in 2012. The sports car combined the power of a twin-turbocharged
V8 engine with an electric motor as a hybrid vehicle, generating an output of 903 horsepower. Initially, 375 of these cars were produced
in October of 2013, and by November they had already sold. The last original P1 was produced in 2015,
but around the same time as the 20th anniversary of McLaren’s victory at 1995 24 Hours of Le
Mans, giving cause to bring back the GTR name with a special edition P1 GTR. The popularity of this 58-unit model, especially
with how many had been converted to road legal specifications, prompted McLaren to create
the P1 LM in 2016 as a commission for Lanzante Motorsport. This version of the vehicle required many
interior and exterior alterations, but the resulting car was still plenty powerful. With a power output of 986 horsepower and
a top speed of 214 miles per hour, the P1 LM is a speed demon on the track and street
alike. With only 5 of these made, outside of the
prototype, each one sold for 3.7 million dollars. Number 4. Lamborghini Veneno
With the celebration of Lamborghini’s 50th birthday came the release of the Veneno with
just five made, three of which for customers, to commemorate the occasion. Named for “one of the strongest and most aggressive
fighting bulls ever,” as the Italian auto company explained, this sports car marked
a deviation from the status quo at Lamborghini with its design alone. The Veneno was inspired by the design of racing
cars along with the company’s earlier Aventador model, applying Y-shaped design elements throughout
the body. It features a vented engine cover and sharp,
aerodynamic edges along the body giving it a more track-ready look. Beneath the surface, the Veneno packs a 6.5
liter V12 engine that generates 740 horsepower at 8,400 revolutions per minute. It features a max speed of 220 miles per hour
and can accelerate from zero to sixty in 2.8 seconds. The three exclusive units sold to customers
went for a total of 4.5 million dollars each! Number 3. Mercedes-Benz Maybach Exelero
If the price is right, auto companies can be commissioned to craft a new vehicle, either
for a special occasion, a specific individual, or in the case of the Maybach Exelero , for
a tire company. Fulda , a German subsidiary of Goodyear, hoped
to have a custom car made to push their brand new Carat Exelero tires to their limit. The tire company set specifications to have
the Exelero to pull influences from vehicles like the Maybach SW 38 and the Maybach 57,
with the additional caveat of needing to exceed 217 miles per hour. Though Maybach is a sub-brand of Mercedes-Benz,
the final draft for this specialized sports car didn’t come from one of their lead designers. The Exelero’s blueprints were actually proposed
by a group of students from the Transport Design School of Pforzheim University of Applied
Sciences! With a twin turbo V12 engine, the resulting
vehicle has a zero-to-sixty acceleration time of 4.4 seconds and can hit a top speed of
218 miles per hour. All these factors, along with a black, glossy
carbon fibre finish, caused this single unit to sell for an estimated 8 million dollars,
though who exactly owns it after Fulda’s testing finished is still a topic of contention. Number 2. Rolls-Royce Sweptail
The Sweptail represents custom comfort and the luxurious lifestyle that accompanies such
a privilege. Reaching back to the 1920s and ’30s for inspiration,
Rolls-Royce captured the essence of classic coachbuilding, or the old occupation of building
bodies for automobiles to meet custom orders, when building this vehicle. A yacht and aircraft specialist commissioned
the construction of the Sweptail in 2013 and the British automaker went hard to work at
designing the single, unique luxury car. Hand-crafted in West Sussex , England, the
resulting coupe is a unique two-door body atop much of the same components as a Rolls-Royce
Phantom VII. The 8-speed automatic, 6.75 liter V12 engine
isn’t quite on par with the speed of the various sports cars of this list, but it’s certainly
more powerful than the average car. Given the special attention and work given
to design this single automobile though, it still earns the hefty price tag of 12.8 million
dollars. After all, as director of design at Rolls-Royce,
Giles Taylor, put it, the Sweptail is “the automotive equivalent of Haute couture”. Number 1. Bugatti La Voiture Noire
At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Bugatti unveiled a new version of the Chiron with a design
inspired by the classic Type 57 SC Atlantic, one of the most iconic vehicles in the company’s
history. Named La Voiture Noire [n’wahr], which translates
to “The Black Car” in French, this sports car has a carbon fibre body built by hand
and designed by Bugatti’s esteemed designer Etienne Salome . Operationally, this vehicle
is heavily altered from the base Chiron to allow for an easier driving experience. Only one is currently being produced, with
the one shown in Geneva being just a concept car. Still, the one-off special edition has already
sold to a mysterious client at a price of 18.9 million dollars, making it the most expensive
new car ever sold.


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