Through many years the automobile industry has been playing a vital role in the economic structure of the world. This industry has contributed to many areas like micro, macro, and international economics. This industry was not established overnight by a single person. A lot of companies have come and gone throughout the history of automobiles but here is a list of cars which will be alive in the history of automobile for being some of th most expensive ever.
1.Sweptail by Rolls Royce – $13 million
It is the most expensive car in the world, manufactured by the company Rolls Royce Motor car.
This car is hand-built and is inspired by coachbuilding of the 1920s. This is not a car which is produced in mass production, till now it is only made upon request. There are a total of three sweptails in the world which are made on request. It was launched on 27 May 2017.
2. Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita – $4.8 million
It is a sports car that is manufactured by a Swedish automobile company named Koenigsegg Automotive AB. This car is made with the aim of producing a global car to ensure global safety and environmental regulation. It has some special features such as double carbon rear wing, Inconel exhaust system, airbags,carbon-ceramic brakes, infotainment system, Chrono instrument cluster, tire monitoring system and a hydraulic lifting system. There are a total of two CCXR Trevitas in the world.
3. Lamborghini Veneno Roadster – $4.5 million
It is a sports car produced by an Italian automobile company named Lamborghini. This car was developed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this company. Its price is $4.5 million which makes it one of the most expensive cars in the world. It has a fuel tank capacity of 90 liters. It has a speed of 355 kmph and maximum torque of 690 nm at 5500 rpm. There are a total of 9 such cars.
4. McLaren P1LM – $3.6 million
It is a limited sports car that is manufactured by a British company named Mclaren automotive. Sales of this car began in the UK in October 2013 and all 375 units were sold by December. This car has a mid-engine,rear-wheel-drive design that used carbon fiber and a roof structure safety concept named as Monocage. It has a torque of 664 lb-ft. The horsepower is 903 hp. There are a total of 58 such cars.
5. Lykan Hypersport – $3.4 million
It is a Lebanese limited product produced by the company named W motors in United Arab Emirates. It is the first sports car that is designed and produced indigenously in the Middle East. It has 780 hp at 7100 rpm and 960 nm of torque at 4000 rpm. There are a total of seven such cars in the world. It uses Mcpherson strut suspension on the front axis and multi-link suspension with horizontal coil-over shock absorbers at the rear axle.
6. Bugatti Veyron by Masonry Vivere – $3.4million
It is a mid-engine sports car which is designed and developed in a Germany-based company names Volkswagen and it is produced in Molsheim, France by Bugatti company. It is named after the name of a racing driver called Pierre Veyron. It has a speed of 431.072 km/hr. It has one petrol engine which is of 7993 cc and it has milage up to 6.8 kmpl. It is a two-seater car and 450 such cars are manufactured.
7. Aston Martin Valkyrie – $3.2 million
It is a hybrid sports car which is made by mainly two British automobile companies named Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing to develop a track-oriented car. Its top speed is 250 kmph. It has an engine of 1000 hp. This car can accelerate up to 97 kmph in 2.5 seconds. It has a rimac built hybrid system in the engine. There are a total of 25 such cars.
8. Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio – $3 million
It is a concept car that is produced by an Italian company named Pininfarina. It was presented as a tribute to the chairman of a company named Geneva motor show who died on 3 July 2012. There are a total of six units of this car and are sold only to handpicked customers. It has a 5.5-liter capacity engine which produced 750 hp. It can attain a speed of 60 kmph in 2.9 seconds with a top speed of 210 mph.
9. Pagani Huayra BC – $2.8 million
It is a mid-engine sports car manufactured by an Italy-based company Pagani. It has an engine of capacity 6 liters, i.e. 5980 cc and also has torque of 2250-4500 rpm. It has a weight of 1250 kg. There are only 100 such cars in the world. It can accelerate up to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds. This car is a seven-seater and is manufactured with a new aerodynamic design.
10. Bugatti Chiron-$2.7 million
This car is the successor of the car Bugatti Veyron and was also first shown in Geneva Motor shown on the 1st of March 2019. This is a mid-engine two-seater sports car with a power output of 1103 kW. It has a weight of 1978 kg and the engine has a capacity of 8 liters. It has a 7 speed dual-clutch. It is designed by Achim Anscheid. There are a total of 500 such cars.
11. Lamborghini Reventon – $2 million
It is a mid-engine sports car manufactured by Lamborghini automobile spA and was declared at the Frankfurt motor show with its top speed at 221 miles per hour. There are only 20 such cars which are sold in public and one additional car is for the Lamborghini museum. It is a two-seater car with the two-door couple and horizontally hinged doors.
12. Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster – $1.85 Million
It is a mid-engine sports car produced by a company named Pagani which is an Italian company. There are a total of 180 such cars built. It has two-door coupe and roadster variants have been produced along with Barchetta. The wheelbase is 2730 mm length is 4395-4435 mm with a width of 2055 mm. The engine has a capacity of 6 litres and weight is 1210-1280 kg.
13. Aston Martin One-77 – $1.85 Million
It is a supercar manufactured by a British manufacturer Aston Martin. 77 such cars were produced and were revealed at Geneva Motor show. One of the cars was crashed in Hong Kong so now there are 76 such cars. It has an engine capacity of 7.3 liters. Its wheelbase is 2791 mm, length of 4601 mm and width of 2204 mm.
14. Zenvo ST1 – $1.8 Million
It is a high-performance sports car which is produced by Zenovo automotive which is a Danish company. This car is the company’s first model. It has a wheelbase of 3055 mm, length of 4665 mm, and width of 2041 mm. The weight of this car is 1688 kg. The engine capacity is 7 liters with a power output of 812 kW.
15. Koenigsegg Agera R – $1.6 Million
It is a mid-engine sports car produced by Koenigsegg, a Swedish car company. It is a successor of CCX/CCXR. It was the world’s fastest car in 2017. It has a wheelbase of 2662 mm, length of 4293 mm and width of 1996 mm. The engine capacity is 5 liters.