A Car Lover’s Dream: The World’s Most Valuable Automobiles
Have an undying passion for automobiles and got money to burn? If you love the finest cars that money can buy in the same way that Robert Bassam does, then perhaps one of the whips listed below will satisfy your urge for the most powerful autos that can be bought on the market today.
1) Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita – $4.8 million
Ranking as the world’s priciest production that is 100% legal to drive on the streets, the Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita is the ultimate status symbol for the multi-millionaire/billionaire car enthusiast.
Much of its price tag can be attributed to the fact that it is literally coated in diamonds. It isn’t what you think, though, as these gemstones are incorporated in the body paint by having their ground-up dust combined with carbon fiber, giving its exterior an extra-tough finish.
It also justifies its price tag with its performance – with its 4.8 liter V8 engine capable of maxing out at 1,004 HP, you will be able to leave behind every single Fast and the Furious wannabe that stares you down at a stoplight.
2) Lamborghini Veneno – $4.5 million
Created to help commemorate this venerated Italian carmaker’s 50th birthday, the Lamborghini Veneno’s name translates directly into English as ‘poison’.
While that might not sound like the best name for a car at first glance, it makes perfect sense once you get a good look at this speedster.
Clad in midnight black and sleek in form, it is meant to evoke a deadly snake. Menacing in stature, it is able to go from stationary to 60 miles per hour in less than three seconds, making it the metal and fiberglass equivalent of a venomous serpent if we ever saw one.
3) Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio – $3 million
Fans of Ferraris that are looking for the ultimate roadster needn’t look any further than the Pininfarina Sergio.
Although it retails at a princely $3 million dollars, there are only six of these beauties that were ever manufactured, making it a worthy possession for passionate collectors that have a soft spot in their heart for Ferraris.
Even the headrests are constructed with aerodynamics in mind, giving this ultra-light convertible the ability to speed deftly down the highway.
With 562 HP worth of power squeezed out of its 4.8 liter engine, the temptations to endanger its tradability as a rare car will be constant.
4) Bugatti Chiron – $2.5 million
Famed for producing a long line of bespoke cars over the years, Bugatti has done it again with the release of the Chiron. With a price tag of $2.5 million dollars, it is a worthy status symbol for the successful person looking to proclaim their arrival to the world.
While it is a sexy car going by just about every metric that you can think of, its calling card is the obscene amount of horses that it has underneath its hood.
Topping out at 1,500 HP (which is made possible by its quad-turbocharged 8.0 liter W16 engine) it gets up to highway speed (60 mph) from a standstill in 2.5 seconds flat.