As of 2013, the top 10 most expensive cars include a wide range of products with different styles, makes and models from different manufacturers. Some of the contributing factors affecting the value of these cars are their low production volumes, rarity, desirability, insanely high demand, looks and feel among others. Some of the cars listed here are among the most nimble, fastest, and innovative machines you can find on the road today with prices that range from over $800,000 to $2.6 million for Bugatti Veyron, let’s take a look.
Coming in at $845,000 to $1,000,000 on our top 10 list of most expensive cars in the world is the Porsche 918 Spyder, this car will come with 500 HP engine, and a mated plug in system which increases the HP by about 218. The car can also reach 0 to 60 in a matter of 3 seconds (according to Porsche). Porsche has almost completed the testing and it’s expected to be available for purchase later this year.
It is built on a carbon-fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) monocoque that is interlocked with a CFRP unit carrier, the essence is to provide enough stability with lightweight construction, as well as enough protection for those in the cabin. this car is powered by a 4.6 litre V8 engine, developing 580 horsepower (430 kW), with two electric motors delivering an additional 243 horsepower (181 kW). The hybrid could get to the $1 million mark when 10 high-end options are added. According to Edmunds, the popular car review website “The 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder is becoming a true “statement” car, one that makes a statement about your commitment to green, along with the size of your wallet“.
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9. SSC Tuatara
Coming up at number 9 on our list of most expensive cars is the SSC Tuatara at $1,300,000. With a 7.0 twin turbo engine, and a V8 engine making for nearly 1250 HP, drivers are going to experience an incredible driving experience. The car can attain a speed of 275, and can hit 60 MPH in just under 3 seconds but for it to become the world’s fastest car, it has to beat the 265.7 miles per hour (427.6 km/h) set by the Hennessey Venom GT on April 3, 2013.
Hennessey Venom GT
Number eight on the top 10 list of most expensive cars is the Hennessey Venom GT, starting from $1 million. The 6.2 liter GM engine gets up to 1200 HP power, making a powerful driving pleasure, regardless of where travelers are looking to go. On January 21, 2013, the Venom GT set a new Guinness World Record for an average 0-300 km/h acceleration time of 13.63 seconds, thus making it the quickest modified production car in the world
Also on our list of most expensive cars in the world is the Pagani Huyara, priced at $1.3 million. Successor to the Zonda, is one in the line of Mercedes autos which surely will impress any driver. It has a 700 HP twin engine, and can reach just about 230 MPH.
The sixth car on the list of most expensive cars is the Maybach Laundaulet, coming in at $1.4 million. Another super luxury car from the Mercedes family, you are going to experience luxury and class in this finely designed piece of metal.
Aston Martin-One 77
Aston Martin has maintained a long reputation as gentleman’s sports cars, this stylish vehicle has a 7.2 litter V12 engine. It will only be sold in a limited series (77) as the name implies and will go for $1.4 million.
Koenigsegg Agra R series
The fourth car on the highest priced list of most expensive cars in the world is the Koenigsegg Agra R series, at just over $1.7 million. The twin turbo 5.0 liter V8 engine will surely impress any driver. The Swedish built car is not the fastest, but can go from 0 to 200 MPH in under 18 seconds.
Number three on the list is the Zenvo ST1 priced at $1.8 million. Zenvo or Zenvo Automotive is a Danish sports car company located in Præstø on the Danish island of Zealand. It is managed by Jesper Jensen, who is also the founder of the Jensen car maker, and founded and financed by Troels Vollertsen.The Denmark built car has a 7.0 liter V8 engine, a 1250 HP engine, and at such a high price tag, comes with a $50,000 watch.
The second place finisher for 2013 is the impressive Ferrari 599XX priced at $2 million. With a 700 HP engine, and a V12 power, this car can hit 0 to 60 in just under 3 seconds. The Ferrari 599 (internal code F141) is an Italian sports car produced by Ferrari. It was the brand’s two-seat flagship, replacing the 575M Maranello in 2006 as a 2007 model, but was replaced for the 2013 model year by the F12berlinetta.
Bugatti Veyron SuperSport
The first place finisher on our top ten list of most expensive cars 2013 still remains the Bugatti Veyron SuperSport, priced at $2.6 million. The VW engineers have produced a 1200 HP engine, quad turbo 8.0 liter engine. This super luxury car which can hit speeds of up to 271.6 MPH, has nothing but luxurious features on the inside. The Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 is a mid-engined sports car, designed and developed by the Volkswagen Group and manufactured in Molsheim, France by Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. The Super Sport version of the Veyron is the fastest street-legal production car in the world, with a top speed of 431.072 km/h (267.856 mph). The original version has a top speed of 408.47 km/h (253.81 mph). It was named Car of the Decade (2000–2009) by the BBC television programme Top Gear. The standard Bugatti Veyron won Top Gear’s Best Car Driven All Year award in 2005. On 6 April 2013, Bugatti set the record for having the highest top speed of any roadster in the world with the Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, reaching on average a top speed of 408.84 km/h (254.04 mph)
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