Sports cars form the ultimate frontier to test human limits. They give the driver and rider the feeling of insurmountable power and speed. Sedans are all about luxury and class, SUV’s are all about the rough assertion of brawny strength but sports cars blend that line between inherent suaveness and unhindered force. Driving one of those bad boys is literally like burning rubber and leaving the road on fire. However, the pleasure of riding such a wonder car is not up the alley of the commoners. Only the super rich can afford a seat inside one such supercar. The need for speed and excellence is what has motivated automotive engineers for centuries. Starting from taming horses, to the stage coach and finally the automobile, man has evolved to create machines which could possibly one day race at the speed of light. Ranging from sleek designs, striking looks, raw horsepower and dominant assertion, these cars defy the norms of autombile manufacturing and continue to bedazzle the ultra rich of the world. This article attempts to bring together a list of the top 10 most expensive dream cars dominating the roads these days.
- Bugatti Veyron Super Sport ($2,400,000)Undoubted and uncontested, this is the dream car, with its razor like precision and Adonis like design, this car is definitely one that will set pulses racing. Priced at a whopping $3,840,000 this car is a lean mean killing machine. With a proven top speed of over 267 mph, this car truly separates the men from the boys. The acceleration can jump from 0-60 in a mere 2.4 seconds, relying on the power of an Aluminium Narrow Angle 8 Liter W16 engine with 1200 Horsepower, this car has reasserted the Bugatti dominion on the fastest cars list.
- Aston Martin One-77 ($1,850,000)
With a 220 mph top speed, and an acceleration of o-60 in 3.4 seconds, the Aston Martin rounds off our list with its 750hp. The Base price is quite steep at $1,850,000 but containing the brand name of Aston Martin and the social status of one of the most high end cars in the market, it truly remains a fantasy car and helps round of this top 10 list with a flourish.
- Pagani Zonda Clinque Roadster ($1,850,000)
The Pagani Zonda Clinque Roadster, priced at $1,850,000 contains the most extensive reengineering of Pagani yet. With 3.4 second acceleration to 60 mph, this car combines sleek engineering and design along with power and velocity. The top speed of 217 mph is also bound to impress the rich and speedy.
- Lamborghini Reventon ($1,600,000)
Known for its uniquely designed cars the Lamborghini comes up with another stunner, the most powerful and expensive as yet. The Reventon can reach a top speed of 221 mph and has an acceleration of 0-60 tin 3.3 seconds. With only 20 such wonder vehicles in the market, the cost is more than justified. Exclusivity surely is expensive!
- Maybach Landaulet ($1,380,000)
Sedan’s are storehouses of luxury. Maybach Landaulet adds the oomph factor to the luxury. It clocks up to 60 mph in as little as 5.2 seconds. The convertible roof is among the differentiating features of this wonder vehicle. World’s top CEO’s and executives find an able partner for their high profile journeys in the form of Maybach Landaulet. Luxury certainly has a new address on wheels.
- Zenvo ST1 ($1,225,000)
Speed comes naturally to the Zento STI. Not many supercars can boast of the power of being able to get up to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds. O course, the Zento STI does this easily, and does it with a dash of style. The car is from a new Danish car making house. With only 15 editions in the market, there is an undeniable sense of exclusivity about this road monster.
- McLaren F1 ($970,000)
McLaren’s option for regular drivers seems to be inspired from its F1 origins. The company attempts to recreate the Formula 1 speed and efficiency with this model however, the price and features aren’t quite matched. With a BMW S70/2 60 Degree V12 Engine with 627 hp, the McLaren F1 can reach a speed of 240 mph. Compared to the other cars its $970,000 price tag comes as quite a heavy load but McLaren’s popularity does justify that to some extent.
- Ferrari Enzo ($670,000)
Ferrari Enzo $670,000 easily qualifies among the more noted and lauded supercars to have ever burnt the road. With a top speed of 217 mph to flaunt and a mere 3.4 seconds of time period required to zoom to 60 mph speed, this Ferrari is easily among the more desirable ones. Desirability seldom comes with affordability, and this has been reflected in the fact that some of the 400 units that were produced have been auctioned off at over $1,000,000.
- Pagani Zonda C12 F ($667,321)
The Zonda C12F, priced at 741,000$ contains the most extensive reengineering of the Pagani company yet. With a 3.2 second acceleration to 60 mph, this car combines sleek engineering and design along with power and velocity. Every car lover’s dream, this car joins the power of an SUV along with the luxury of a sedan.
- SSC Ultimate Aero ($654,400)
Shelby Super’s Ultimate Aero with its top speed of 257 mph was tested in 2007 and held the Guinness World Record for the fastest car from 2007 to 2010. It can accelerate from 0-60 in 2.7 seconds, and with its Twin Turbo V8 Engine and 1183 horsepower, it presents a formidable challenge to any of the road runners out there. A lot can be expected from the next project SSC’s Tuatura, which has to live up to the hype created by the Ultimate Aero’s unique design and powerful engine.