They say money cannot buy happiness but lets not be too quick to forget that money makes the world go round. With technology at its peak, the automobile industry has gone way beyond V8 powered engines, talking about the world’s most expensive cars, then lets talk about twin turbo V12 powered engines.
Talking about luxury cars, then sit back lets take you through the world’s most expensive cars.
1)Maybach Exelero ($8 million)
The Maybach Exelero is a high-performance unique sports car built in 2004. The 700 hp (522 kW) four-seater with a twin turbo V12 engine is a one-off design built by Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH.According to Top Gear, the vehicle was purchased by Cash Money Record Boss(Birdman) in 2011 for US$8 million. This stands as the most expensive car in the world.
2)Lamborghini Veneno ($4.5 million)
This limited edition Lamborghini Veneno, produced in February 2011 and had only three units produced which was purchased for $4million and can clock its speed as high as 350 km/hr. It is regarded as the second most expensive car in the world.
3)Lykan Hypersport ($3.4 million)
This powerful beast; Lykan Hypersport was designed in 2012 by W Motors as a limited edition model. With a top speed of 385 km/hr it boasts of a turbo flat-six 3.7 litre engine from Porsche. Titanium LED blades with about 420 diamonds in the headlights is just an additional feature!
4)Bugatti Veyron Super Sports ($2.4 million)
Bugatti Veyron has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the fastest street-legal production ever, with a top speed of 430.9 km/h (267.7 mph), and the roadster Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse version is the fastest roadster in the world, reaching an averaged top speed of 408.84 km/h (254.04 mph) in a test on 6 April 2013
5)Lamborghini Reventon ($2 million)
Being one of the most expensive road car costing $2,000,000, Reventon was launched at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. It comprises of three TFT liquid crystal displays and two diverse display modes.Reventon also includes a g-force-meter and its top speed has been recorded up to 221m/hr
6)Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster ($1.85 million)
This amazing piece of automotive engineering can pull off a 0-60 mph dash in a break neck 3.4 seconds! It comes with a top speed of 349 km/hr and is widely popular among auto enthusiasts.
7)Aston Martin One-77 ($1.85 million)
The very popular Aston Martin One-77 boasts of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds with a maximum speed of 354 km/hr.
8)Zenvo ST1 ($1.8 million)
Only 15 units of this model were manufactured and sold only to handpicked loyalists. Its most talked about feature is that it is powered by a 6.8-litre V8 engine that clocks a top speed of 375 km/hr.
9)Koenigsegg Agera R ($1.6 million)
This bad boy can reach a top speed of 418 km/hr however to ‘unlock’ the actual top speed, you have to sign a waiver. Normally, it can reach 378/hr where it is electronically limited.
10)Pagani Huayra( $1.6 million)
The Italian monster Pagani Huayra is named after the God of the winds. This one is fuelled by a twin-turbo V12 engine from Mercedes and can speed up from0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds.