A car is a piece of art cherished, often decades after its production. Big names like Lamborghini, Aston Martin and of course, Rolls Royce often come at a very high price, each of this expensive car and are only meant for rich collectors as many of them are often sold out before they reach the public. While most of the cars listed here are out of the reach for most, it is an absolute pleasure just to look at them. So here you go with the most expensive cars of 2018.
Bugatti Chiron– $ 2.7 million
The CHIRON is the most powerful, fastest and exclusive production super sports car in BUGATTI’s brand history. Its sophisticated design, innovative technology, and iconic, performance-oriented form make it a unique masterpiece of art, forme, and technique that pushes boundaries beyond imagination. BUGATTI owes its distinctive character to a family of artists, who was always determined to offer the extraordinary. Every element of the CHIRON combines an appreciation of these finest family traditions with a knowledge of the most cutting-edge innovations. The result is a breathtaking automotive masterpiece. Bugatti’s latest is quite high-priced and starts at around $2.7 million based on the present exchange rates. However, prices are expected to reach $3 million in the least, long before it hits the market. It is a fine example of the collusion of aerospace and automotive engineering to produce a classic device that could give a speed of 268 mph. The 8.0 liter turbo-charged W-16, 1,500-horsepower engine is actually 300 more than the Super Sport, the fastest Veyron model. While its top speed has been limited to 261 mph on the road, its actual top speed is yet to be tested.
Pagani Huayra BC- $2.8 million
Named as a tribute to Benny Caiola, a noted Italian investor with probably the best collection of Ferraris and a very close friend of Horacio Pagani, this car is a delight for the lovers of Pagani’s details. Coming after the Pagani Huayra, the Pagani Huayra BC is the priciest Pagani car ever made.
The Huayra BC is powered by a V12 Bi-Turbo engine developed by Mercedes AMG exclusively for Pagani. The engine unleashes more than 750 horsepower and is approved CARB and EU6. The Huayra BC features a 7-speed AMT (Automated Manual Transmission) developed from scratch and represents a new benchmark in this transmission technology. The gearbox, developed and manufactured by Xtrac, features a new electro-hydraulic actuation system and new carbon fiber synchronizers, designed to increase the precision of gear engagement and further reduce gearshift times. The clutch control program has also been heavily revised, allowing greater accuracy, despite the increased torque of the engine.
Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio– $3 million
It is named Sergio, after the man who led Pininfarina for 40 years and conceived some of the greatest car legends. It is the new, amazing concept car created to celebrate the Life Senator Sergio Pininfarina. At its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2013, the Sergio joins the brand that has so marked the history of Pininfarina: Ferrari. The Sergio, in fact, is a two-seater Barchetta that looks to the future, very compact, very sporty, racy, pure and sensual. Each of the handmade units has an all-carbon-fiber frame and is an open-air luxury car with two seats. Like the Ferrari 458, it has no roof, side windows, and windshield, and is 330 pounds lighter than its ancestor. This makes it smarter and quicker, though it has the same naturally-aspirated 4.5 liters F136F V-8 engine, which sends 562 hp to the rear wheels. The renovated interior also comes with a host of interesting details like aerodynamic headrests built directly into the roll cage.
Aston Martin Valkyrie – $3.2 million
Aston Martin Valkyrie is an expensive car with 3.2 million dollars price (expert estimates.) Built under Andy Palmer, the new president of Aston Martin committed to solvency and relevance with awesome cars, this model is a renovation of the old Aston Martin-Red Bull AM-RB 001.The 6.5 liter, naturally- aspirated V-12 designed specifically for the Cosworth, has a 1:1 power /weight ratio, and comes with a Rimac-built hybrid battery system coming with the engine which yields about a 1,000 horsepower. As of yet, 150 units of this model has been planned by the company, and the deliveries are expected to start 2019 onward. In addition, 25 track-only editions have been planned whose prices can only be speculated at present.
Limited Edition Bugatti Veyron by Mansory Vivere– $3.4 million
Upgraded four times since its release in 2005, the Mansory Vivere edition of the Bugatti Veyron is not only among the priciest cars of the world but also one of the fastest. Modeled on the Grand Sports Vitesse Roadster, this German car has an awesome lacquered carbon-fiber body along with a new spoiler package providing new diffusers, a smarter cabin and front grill, larger side scoops, a shortened hood, and the like. The upgraded LED lights are everywhere – the headlight and taillight clusters, the cockpit. And for the aesthetically conscious, maps of history-making events like the Targa Florio race and the like are laser etched into both the upholstered, carbon fiber interior and the exterior. The 8.0-liter W16 engine of the car can produce 1,200 horsepower and 1,106 pound-feet of torque. The original version could reach up to 253 mph and be named the Car of the Decade 2000-2009.
Lykan Hypersport– $3.4 million
The Lykan HyperSport expensive car is powered by a 3.7 liter (3746cc) twin-turbocharged flat-six engine developed by RUF, producing a maximum of 581.6 kW (780 hp) at 7,100 rpm and 960 N⋅m (708 lb⋅ft) of torque at 4,000 rpm. The engine is mid-rear mounted and drives the rear wheels. The Lykan HyperSport is available with either a 6-speed sequential manual or a 7-speed dual-clutch PDK transmission. The transmission is paired with a limited-slip differential and is mounted transversely at the rear of the vehicle.
McLaren P1 LM– $3.6 million
The McLaren P1 is an expensive car that follows in the footsteps of the iconic McLaren F1, the car that pushed boundaries further than any of its rivals. The McLaren P1™ is a stunning and expensive car design, but you won’t find any needless ornaments or frivolous styling features on it. Every surface has been designed to work, every part gave the same aerodynamic consideration as if it was part of an aircraft or a Formula 1™ car. This car has a lot in common with the P1 GTR and the legendary McLaren F1 road car. For example, the gold plating surrounding the engine bay with a 3.8 liter twin-turbo V-8. It is much smarter than the P1 GTR. Not only does it weigh 132 pounds (60 kg0 less than the P1 GTR, but its modified rear wing and enlarged front splitter join with the dive planes to generate 40% increased downforce as compared to the P1 GTR. The awesomeness of the aerodynamics can be witnessed where it is made for- on track, where it can produce 1000 horsepower.
Lamborghini Veneno Roadster – $4.5 million
The Lamborghini Veneno Roadster is a most expensive car that takes the aerodynamic efficiency of a racing prototype onto everyday roads. This super sports car is characterized by optimal aerodynamics in order to guarantee stability in fast curves and a behavior like a racing prototype. All of this on a car devised for the road. The perfect car for sports-driving lovers. with a 6.5 liter aspirated V12 engine and a top speed of 355 km/h, this Lamborghini concept car represents state-of-the-art design inspired by aeronautics, capable of giving you the indescribable feeling of flying on the road. Faithful to the Lamborghini lines, the Veneno is characterized by extreme proportions, emerging in the forceful arrow-shaped front as well as alternating razor-sharp lines and sleek, tight surfaces.
Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita – $4.8 million
”Trevita” is a Swedish abbreviation that translates into “three whites”. The Koenigsegg visible carbon weave bodywork is renowned around the globe for its uniqueness and perfection.
Koenigsegg developed a unique coated fiber solution for the Trevita program that transformed the fibers from black to a sparkling, silvery white. When sunlight hits the Trevita, it sparkles as if millions of tiny white diamonds are infused inside the visible carbon fiber bodywork.
Beneath the coating is a 4.8 liter, dual-supercharged V8 having a total output of 1,004 horsepower and 797 pound-feet of torque. This makes it well-equipped at overtaking semis on the freeway. This car comes with a one-of-its-kind dual carbon rear wing, iconell exhaust system, airbags, ABS powered carbon ceramic brakes, paddle-shift, infotainment system, chronometer instrument cluster, tires monitoring systems along with a hydraulic system.
Sweptail by Rolls Royce – $13 million
The design of he Sweptail is both classic and minimalist – with a massive aluminum grille, a front end encompassed by a metal frame, and a panoramic roof that tapers in strongly towards the rear. The dashboard is more futuristic than any other Rolls-Royce’s to date. This particular exclusive and expensive car comes with its custom coachwork, reminiscent of the royal carriages of yore. Probably modeled on the Wraith, this car can seat only two people. The sunroof is fully panoramic, tapering down sharply like those of the racing yachts, as per the orders of the customer. Something very cool about the interior handcrafted with wood and leather is the hidden attaché cases for holding laptops behind each door. Not much else is available on this most expensive car in the world, except that it is based on the 1920s and 30s models, and looks like a yacht from the back. The owner does happen to be a collector of super-yachts and private planes.