What is the most expensive car that has ever been sold?
Wherever you go, there is always something noteworthy and powerful about the presence of expensive cars. If you want to know which among the luxury cars can be considered as the most expensive all over the world, then you came to the right place. Here is a list of the top upscale cars that money can buy.
If you have an unlimited source of money and can afford to buy one for a day, which would you pick among the entries in the list?
The 20 Fanciest Cars in the World
The luxury cars and the prices mentioned on this list have been gathered from different sources all over the Internet, including Beautiful Life, Wikipedia, and Motor1.
These are the top 20 most extravagant cars worldwide:
#20: McLaren P1
Price: $1.15 million
Starting the list of the 20 most opulent cars in the world is the exclusive McLaren P1.
Straight after the success of its predecessor, the McLaren F1, this one-of-a-kind hybrid supercar was unveiled by British luxury carmaker McLaren Automotive in October 2013.
While it was made in the UK, it is interesting to note that 34% of all McLaren P1 owners are in the US, while 26% are based in Europe.
Despite its jaw-dropping price, all the 375 units of the car were sold out one month after its launch.
#19: Ferrari LaFerrari
Price: $1.4 million
The first car from Ferrari on this list is the iconic Ferrari LaFerrari.
Aside from having a powerful presence on the road, the limited edition hybrid sports car is known as one most daring release from the Italian luxury car manufacturer.
According to Ferrari’s description, the main purpose of this car is to push all the pre-existing technological limits in a road car.
With just one look, any person can say that Ferrari LaFerrari is a stunner!
#18: Zenvo TS1 GT
Price: $1.9 million
The impressive Zenvo TS1 GT is a limited-edition sports supercar made by the Danish carmaker Zenvo Automotive.
Launched at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, the car manufacturer initially planned to develop five cars under this variety to keep its exclusivity.
The Zenvo TS1 GT has the same chassis and body shape as its predecessor, the ST1. But it comes with a better and upgraded interior and a 5.8-liter twin-supercharged V8 power engine.
#17: Koenigsegg One
Price: $2 million
Swedish high-performance car manufacturer Koenigsegg described this luxury car as the “world’s first megacar.” It has a whopping 5.0-liter V8 twin-turbo engine and can rev up to 940 horsepower.
This car was launched during the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. It belongs to the list of the luxury brand’s priciest sports car, but its groundbreaking features made it all worth the price.
#16: Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
Price: $2.2 million
Italian luxury car brand Lamborghini debuted this high-performance track car in the 2010 Paris Motor Show. According to the first-class car manufacturer, this particular car can reinvent the future of the world’s super sports cars.
The Lamborghini Sesto Elemento comes with the car manufacturer’s signature six-speed “e-gear” automated manual transmission. It is also composed of a body, chassis, suspension, and driveshaft made using carbon fiber, making it a lightweight supercar.
#15: Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta
Price: $2.4 million
Another Ferrari made the list!
This time, the Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta has the spotlight. It is the open-top version of the LaFerrari. This luxury car is released during the celebration of the Italian car brand’s 70th anniversary.
The Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta has a removable carbon-fiber hardtop and a soft canvas top that you can remove if desired. Before its launch, all units were already sold to an exclusive list of car enthusiasts through invitation.
#14: Mercedes-AMG One
Price: $2.5 million
As part of their 50th anniversary celebration, the manufacturers from the German luxury carmaker decided to make a top-of-the-line hybrid sports car.
Debuted during the 2017 International Motor Show in Germany, this state-of-the-art hybrid sports car is already sold out. Its popularity may have something to do with Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton’s involvement in the car’s development.
Mercedes-AMG also decided to stop manufacturing this model to preserve its exclusivity.
#13: Ferrari LaFerrari FXX-K
Price: $2.7 million
This high-performing exclusive track day car manufacturer from Ferrari was designed by Italian engineer Marco Fainello, Adrian Mendez, and architect Samuel Rodriguez based on the brand’s street-legal model LaFerrari.
There are only 40 cars produced from 2015 to 2017. All the units are kept and maintained by Ferrari. The owners can get their vehicles from the brand so they can use it during the track days.
#12: Bugatti Chiron
Price: $2.7 million
This mid-engine supercar belongs to the list of the most expensive vehicles in the world was manufactured by French automobile maker Bugatti Automobiles SAS.
Initially unveiled during the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, interested buyers were asked to pay a $200,000 deposit upfront if they want to secure one of the limited-edition supercars.
Before its official delivery date, all the first 200 units of the car were already sold out!
#11: Pagani Huayra BC
Price: $2.8 million
Another Italian sports car made it on the list of the most expensive cars in the world. This time, the spotlight is given to the Pagani Huayra BC mid-engine sports car.
The Pagani Huayra BC was named after the brand’s first customer, Benny Caiola. It was an upgraded version of the regular 6.0 L twin-turbocharged V12 engine offered by the same brand.
The design was inspired by the brand’s earlier release called Zonda R. It comes with sideways opening doors and a seven-speed transverse gearbox.
#10: Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio
Price: $3 million
Ferrari has another entry on the list. This time, its Pininfarina Sergio model landed on the 10th spot.
Initially introduced as a concept car in 2013, the Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio was launched to the public during the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.
The design, named after the company’s former chairman Sergio Pininfarina, was inspired by the Ferrari 458 Spider. Only six units were made and sold to an exclusive group of wealthy car enthusiasts.
#9: Aston Martin Valkyrie
Price: $3.2 million
British carmaker Aston Martin collaborated with Formula One racing team Red Bull Racing Advanced Technologies to develop an impressive track-oriented street-legal car.
The powerful supercar has an impressive 6.5-liter aspirated V12 engine tailored by Cosworth. It also has a very powerful output of 1,130 horsepower. Only 150 wealthy individuals can call themselves proud owners of this road beast.
#8: Bugatti Veyron by Mansory Vivere
Price: $3.3 million
Aside from being one of the most expensive cars globally, the ultra-exclusive Bugatti Veyron by Mansory Vivere is also one of the most gorgeous vehicles worldwide.
The car was inspired by the Grand Sports Vitasse Roadster. It comes with an 8.0L W16 engine that can produce 1,200 horsepower. It means that it is one of the fastest cars globally.
#7: Lykan Hypersports
Price: $3.4 million
Produced by United Arab Emirates car manufacturer W Motors, the Lykan Hypersport was created in 2012 in Lebanon by a group of Lebanese and Italian engineers. It is hailed as the first sports car that was ever designed and created in the Middle East.
The Lykan Hypersports has a powerful 3.7 later twin-turbocharged flat-six engine manufactured by German brand Ruf Automobile. Aside from its impressive engine, it is also the first car in the market that comes with diamond-encrusted headlights.
The buyers can also customize their vehicles with other precious metals like sapphires, rub, and yellow diamonds.
#6: McLaren P1 LM
Price: $3.6 million
The McLaren P1 LM is considered as the street-legal version of the track car McLaren P1 GTR. British automotive company Lanzante Motorsports worked with the Bespoke division of McLaren Special Operations to manufacture six new P1 GTRs and turn it into the road-legal P1 LM models.
The extravagant McLaren P1 LM comes with a large twin-turbocharged V8 engine and has an astounding top speed of 214 mph.
#5: Lamborghini Veneno Roadster
Price: $4.5 million
Entering the elusive five most expensive cars list is Lamborghini’s extravagant Veneno Roadster.
Veneto, literally translated as venom or poison in Spanish, live up to its name. Based on the iconic Lamborghini Aventador, this model was launched during the 2013 Geneva Motor Show as part of the carmaker’s 50th anniversary celebration.
With the capacity to reach 60mph in only 2l9 seconds, it deserves to become one of the fanciest production cars that you can buy in the market today.
#4: Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita
Price: $4.8 million
The mid-engine sports car was intended to be manufactured to only three units, but the Swedish car manufacturer revealed that the CCXR Trevita is very expensive to manufacture. But they decided to limit the production to two units to maintain its exclusivity.
Some of the car’s most notable features include the diamond weave carbon fiber finish, a one-of-a-kind double carbon rear wing, carbon-ceramic brakes with ABS, an inconell exhaust system, and a tire monitoring system.
One of the lucky owners of the car is Floyd Mayweather.
#3: Bugatti Divo
Price: $5.8 million
Bugatti has another entry in the list of the most expensive cars in the world. It produces this very expensive mid-engine sports car named after the legendary French race car driver Albert Divo.
According to the car manufacturer, the Divo can be considered as the most dynamic and agile car that they have ever produced. With only 40 cars made by the luxury car brand, all the units were sold out on the first day.
#2: Mercedes Benz Maybach Exelero
Price: $8 million
Mercedes Benz made the second most expensive vehicle in the world called the Maybach Exelero. It was produced after Goodyear’s German subsidiary Fulda commissioned Mercedes Benz to create a car to check the new Carat Exelero tires.
Rapper Jay-Z featured this vehicle in one of his music videos. According to Top Gear, rapper Birdman purchased that exact car.
#1: Rolls Royce Sweptail
Price: $13 million
Topping the shocking list of the most opulent cars in the world is made by British luxury carmaker Rolls Royce. Apart from its staggering price tag, it is also one of the most elegant vehicles that could grace the roads.
Commissioned by an anonymous aircraft and super-yacht expert, the Rolls Roys Sweptail became the most expensive vehicle that debuted during the 2017 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy.
It is an extensive list of the most expensive vehicles ever sold in the world. You may aspire to own at least one of these in the future.