The Top 25 Most Expensive Car in the WorldJanuary 16, 2019
Though all the cars in the world ride on four tires and are operated in the same way, some cars are not like the rest, rather, they are works of fine art that push the limits of speed and technology. In this article, you will discover the top 25 most expensive cars in the world for 2018.
25. Rolls-Royce Serenity Phantom – $1.1 million
The Rolls-Royce Serenity Phantom was first launched in the Rolls-Royce Motor Cars at Geneva. The interior of this car is inspired by the Japanese design that made of handwoven silk fabric. It is very similar to the Maybach concept that posed as one of the most luxurious sedan cars.
24. McLaren P1 – $1.15 million
The McLaren P1 is a limited-edition hybrid sports car produced by McLaren. It has only 375 units in the world and the person who owns one should feel proud of it. The P1 is the successor of the McLaren F1 where it utilizes the power and Formula 1 technology, but it did not have the same three-seat layout.
3. Zenvo ST1 – $1.2 million
The Danish company, Zenvo launched the Zenvo ST1 supercar as the company’s first model. What is more impressive is that this car is almost entirely manufactured by hands of a small team of workers. There are only 15 of the Zenvo ST1 available in the world.
22. Ferrari LaFerrari – $1.4 million
Everyone knows about the name Ferrari because it is always synonyms to an expensive and luxury sports car. The LaFerrari is a limited production of a hybrid sports car that means “definitive” Ferrari.
21. Lamborghini Centenario LP 770-4 – $1.9 million
The Lamborghini Centenario is an extremely precious piece in Lamborghini’s one-off strategy. It is the example of creative innovation and engineering skills of the brand. As the 100th anniversary of the company, the car model was so-named with the founder Ferruccio Lamborghini’s birth, with a grand total of 40 production cars; 20 for the coupes and 20 for the roadsters.
20. Zenvo TS1 GT — $1.9 million
The Zenvo TS1 GT is a supercar with a sleek and extremely look. It is a new sports car that marked the Denmark manufacturer’s 10th anniversary super fast car. It is an evolution from the $1.2 million ST1 that has a limited production of only 15 units.
19. Koenigsegg Regera – $2 million
Many people argue that the Koenigsegg Regera is the most beautiful car that has ever designed and built. And like the Zenvo, this car is being hand-assembled as an alternative to Koenigsegg’s other supercars, including the Agera RS. For Regera, there are only 80 units available in the world.
18. Koenigsegg One – $2 million
This is another expensive sports car from Koenigsegg and often listed in the top 20 most expensive cars in the world. The Koenigsegg One is equipped with a 5.0-litre V8 twin-turbo engine that enables the car to generate a 940 horsepower at 6900 rpm. This car is not as fast as compared to the previous one, but they are both supercars that are many people’s dream.
17. Lamborghini Sesto Elemento – $2.2 million
The Sesto Elemento, which means “Sixth Element” in English, is a two-door, two-seater, V10 high-performance lightweight limited edition supercar produced by the Italian automaker, Lamborghini. The car gets its name as a reference to the atomic number of carbon because of the car’s extensive use of carbon fiber.
16. Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta – $2.2 million
The Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta is a higher end supercar from its sibling, LaFerrari. This is the top and best version of the LaFerrari that we have covered above. The Aperta has a limited production of only 209 units worldwide and 200 of those were sold to customers via invitation only and the other nine units were meant for company use.
15. Pagani Huayra Roadster — $2.4 million
The Pagani Huayra is an Italian mid-engined sports car named after the wind god, Huayra-Tata. The Huayra was named “The Hypercar of the Year 2012” by Top Gear magazine and received a very positive review when tested by Richard Hammond on Top Gear. After that, the carmaker releases the roadster version.
14. Ferrari F60 America – $2.5 million
The Ferrari F60 America is the Formula One vehicle that loved by many enthusiasts. It deserves a place in the top 25 most expensive cars in the world even it has a small V12 engine. Although the size of the car is relatively small, it is able to produce 740 horsepower and hit 200 mph on its maximum speed.
13. Bugatti Chiron – $ 2.7 million
This is another well-known supercar automaker, the Bugatti. Heirs to the Veyron supercars, the Chiron is priced high and touted as the world’s most powerful, fastest, and most luxurious super sports car by the manufacturer. This car is the vision of former VW czar Ferdinand Piech, who demanded the fastest cars from Bugatti.
12. LaFerrari FXX K – $2.7 million
This Ferrari car is a high performance and limited production supercar that designed by Marco Fainello and architect Evan Rodriguez, director of Centro Stile Ferrari. There are only 40 units available in the world. The FXX K is based on the street-legal La Ferrari and also the successor to the FXX and the 599XX.
11. Pagani Huayra BC – $2.8 million
The Huayra BC is one of the most expensive sports car ever designed by Pagani. It has a stylish look and attracts the younger generation. The letter BC stands for Benny Caiola, one of the investors, the first Pagani’s customer, and also the Pagani founder’s friend.
10. Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio – $3 million
The Ferrari Pininfarina was originally introduced as a concept car in 2013 in memory of a deceased son of the founder of Pininfarina, the legendary Italian design house, only six of these cars have been made, thus becoming one of the most coveted cars. The overall design is based on the Ferrari 458 Spider and is considered one of the costliest Ferraris ever made.
9. Aston Martin Valkyrie – $3.2 million
This supercar is built under Andy Palmer, the new president of Aston Martin who committed solvency and relevance with awesome cars. The Aston Martin Valkyrie is a renovation of the old Aston Martin Red Bull AM-RB 001.
8. Limited Edition Bugatti Veyron by Mansory Vivere – $3.4 million
The Bugatti Veyron has been upgraded for four times, the Mansory Vivere edition has not only made this car one of the priciest cars in the world, but also one of the fastest. The car was modeled on the Grand Sports Vitesse Roadster, which has an awesome lacquered carbon-fiber body along with new spoiler package.
7. Lykan Hypersport – $3.4 million
The Lykan Hypersport is no doubt one of the most expensive cars in the world because the headlights are being made of 240 15-carat diamonds and there are also LED blades made with 420 15-carat diamonds as well. All the diamonds are fully customizable.
6. Aston Martin Vulcan — $3.4 million
By far, this is one of the most expensive cars ever made by Aston Martin, the Vulcan is a track-only weapon carrying the company’s most powerful and naturally aspirated 7.0-liter V12 engine. The monstrous engine is mounted on an aluminum chassis, which allows the car to throttle with 800 horsepower easily. The entire body of the Vulcan is made of carbon fiber.
5. McLaren P1 LM – $3.6 million
The McLaren P1 LM is not a production car, but more or less a street-legal version of the track-only McLaren P1 GTR. The car was converted by the British firm Lanzante, who bought the original P1 built by McLaren. It was then made and sell only to a selected group of buyers in the US, Japan, UAE, and the UK.
4. Lamborghini Veneno Roadster – $4.5 million
As the celebration of the company’s 50 birthday, Lamborghini designed the Veneno Roadster. The word “Veneno” means poison in Spanish and the design of this supercar looks deadly. The exterior look of this car is absolutely stunning and it looks like an alien space capsule.
3. Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita – $4.8 million
In our list of top 25 most expensive cars, the Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita stands in the third place. The car features a diamond weave carbon fiber finish. The Koenigsegg Proprietary Diamond Weave, fully developed by Koenigsegg, is a new and unique method to manufacture the carbon fiber used for the CCXR Trevita. By utilizing this new and unique method, Koenigsegg managed to coat the fibers with a diamond finish. Hence, the price of the car is incredible.
2. Mercedes-Benz Maybach Exelero – $8 million
And on the second place of the most expensive car is the Maybach Exelero from Mercedes Benz. It is a high-performance sports car with four-seater and a V12 twin-turbo engine that able to produce 700 horsepower.
1. Sweptail by Rolls Royce – $13 million
The Rolls-Royce Sweptail tops this list. It is the most expensive car in the world and a one-off large luxury car made in the United Kingdom. This car is fully hand-built and inspired by coach-building of the 1920s and 1930s. The Sweptail was commissioned bespoke in 2013 as a one-off automobile, at the request of a super-yacht and aircraft specialist who had a unique idea in mind.