These are the most expensive collectible cars in the world

McLaren P1 (McLaren Automotive)

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To start our list of the most expensive cars in the world, we have the McLaren P1. This limited edition model was launched by British carmaker McLaren Automotive in October 2013 and is a hybrid.

Features of the McLaren F1 supercar:

  • Engine: 3.8 L M838T V8, 916 hp
  • Highest speed: 350 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2.8 seconds
  • Price: $ 1.15 million.

McLaren’s world premiere occurred at the Geneva Motor Show. One third of the super cars were bought by the Americans, the rest by the owners of Europe. A total of 375 limited edition cars were produced, which sold out in less than a month.

Ferrari LaFerrari (Ferrari SpA)

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The most ambitious project of the Italian company Ferrari, founded in 1947, was the limited edition of the gasoline-electric hybrid sports car LaFerrari. It replaced the Enzo Ferrari and has some similarities with the previous model. The supercar combines unparalleled grace, agility and power.

  • Engine: 6.3 L V12, 963 hp.
  • The highest speed – 350 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 3 seconds
  • Price: $ 1.4 million.

At the 2013 Geneva presentation, the sports car was introduced and the model name was announced.

The novelty drew a lot of attention. At the same time, the president of the Ferrari company did not mention the exclusivity of the car for a reason – circulation is limited to 499 cars, which allow the owner to feel his superiority.

Zenvo TS1 GT (Zenvo)

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In 2004, driver Trujls Vollertsen founded a rally car company. The first car was developed with the help of a businessman Jesper Jensen. The main objective was to create a collectible car with a unique appearance.

The Zenvo TS1 GT sports car was shown to the world for the first time in Geneva in 2016.

The shape of the body and chassis is similar to the predecessor ST1.

  • Engine: 5.8L V8, 1180 hp.
  • Highest speed: 375 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2.8 seconds
  • Price: $ 1.9 million.

To maintain exclusivity, the manufacturer produces 5 of these sports cars per year.

Koenigsegg One

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The Koenigsegg One is the answer to the Swedish companies Porsche, Ferrari and Lamborghini. The design of the car is so unique that it is difficult to confuse it with other brands.

The main idea of ​​the manufacturer was to create a production car with an equal weight/power ratio. And they did. The name of the car “one by one” shows this.

The car body is made of carbon fiber and all systems are developed exclusively.

  • Engine: 5.0 L twin-turbo V8, 940 hp.
  • Highest speed: 430 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2,6 seconds
  • Price: $ 2 million.

In 2014, the Koenigsegg One was shown to the general public, making it one of the most exclusive production cars on the market.

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

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In 2010, the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento made its debut in Paris. It received this name due to the widespread use of carbon fiber (6th element of the periodic table) in the manufacture of the machine.

  • Engine: 5.2 L V10, 570 hp;
  • The highest speed: 350 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2.5 s;
  • Price: $ 2.2 million.

Manufacturers promise that this car will redefine the future of sports cars.

Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

Especially for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the famous Italian car production company, an exclusive Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta model was created. The supercar is an enhanced version of its predecessor.

  • Engine: V12, 963 hp.
  • The highest speed: 350 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2.9 s
  • Price: $ 2.4 million.

The series is limited to a few cars and is aimed at Ferrari’s most ardent fans. All cars were purchased before the assembly process even started to be produced.

Thanks to countless aerodynamic research, designers have created the ideal convertible model that can illuminate driving moments with vivid emotions.

Mercedes-AMG One (Mercedes-AMG)

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The hybrid sports car was made in honor of the 50th anniversary of the founding of Mercedes-Benz AMG.

  • Power unit: 1.6 l V6, 680 hp.
  • The highest speed: 350 km/h
  • Acceleration: up to 200 km/h in 6 seconds
  • Price: $ 2.5 million.

The car was presented in 2017 in Germany at the International Exhibition. All 275 AMG One units have been sold and are no longer produced to maintain exclusivity.

LaFerrari FXX K

The FXX K is a research vehicle from Ferrari. The model is considered a track model. Its main features:

  • Engine: 6.0 L V12, 1050 hp.
  • The highest speed: 365 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2.5 seconds
  • Price: $ 2.7 million.

LaFerrari FXX K is analogous to the previous version of LaFerrari, but with a change in design and technical parameters.

For the first time, a sports car appeared before the public at the Abu Dhabi circuit during the Word Finals event. The manufacturer produced only 40 cars, which have already been sold.

Bugatti Chiron

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Bugatti Chiron – an exclusive supercar from the automaker Bugatti Automobiles SAS The model has an electronic speed limiter.

  • Engine: 8.0 l V16, 1500 hp.
  • Highest speed: 460 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2, 5 seconds
  • Price: $ 2.7 million.

The car was first shown in 2016 in Geneva. The buyers made a deposit of $ 200,000. Even before the first deliveries of the Bugatti Chiron, 200 vehicles were purchased. The series was limited to 500 units.

According to average statistics, Bugatti customers own 42 cars, a business jet and a yacht. Some have bought about a dozen Ferrari and McLaren cars.

Pagani Huayra BC

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Pagani Huayra BC is one of the company’s most expensive supercars. The power increase model replaced the Pagani Zonda in 2011. It is equipped with a seven-speed gearbox, an updated brake system and chassis.

The design of the car is very similar to the previous version of the Pagani Zonda, but it has significant differences that give the supercar style and grace.

  • Engine: 6.0 L V12, 730 hp.
  • Highest speed: 370 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 3.3 seconds
  • Price: $ 2.8 million.

The car is named after a friend, investor and the first customer of the founder of Pagani.

The world premiere of the supercar occurred in early spring 2011 at the Geneva Motor Show. Serial production is limited to 20 units per year.

Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio

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One of the truly expensive cars is the Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio. It occupies the honorable tenth place on our list.

  • Engine: 4.5 L Ferrari F136 F V8, 570 hp.
  • Highest speed: 320 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 3.4 seconds
  • Price: $ 3 million.

The prototype of the car was presented to the general public in 2013 in Geneva.

The model is named after the ex-president of the automaker and legendary car designer Sergio Pininfarine, who did not live to see the show for just a year.

The design was taken from the 458 Spider. Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio was complemented with glass and modifications.

The first supercar was bought by an Arab sheik from Abu Dhabi on the day of the debut. This model is limited to just six pieces.

Aston Martin Valkyrie

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Aston Martin Valkyrie is the result of a collaboration between two car manufacturers – Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing.

  • Engine: 6.5 L V12, 1146 hp.
  • The highest speed: 402 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2.5 seconds
  • Price: $ 3.2 million.

The Aston Martin Valkyrie is currently the fastest street car in the world. Serial production is limited to 150 units.

Bugatti Veyron de Mansory Vivere

The Bugatti Veyron Mansory Vivere is recognized as one of the fastest cars in the world due to the large amount of carbon fiber used in its production.

  • Engine: 8.0 L V16, 1200 hp.
  • The highest speed: 410 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2, 5 seconds
  • Price: $ 3.3 million.

The Veyron’s appearance has changed, the hood has been shortened, equipped with new alloy wheels, modified fenders and LED front lights. The diffuser and exhaust pipes have also been modified. The interior now features black and white leather and LEDs.

Lykan Hypersport (W Motors)

In 2013, Lykan Hypersport was born in collaboration with a Lebanese automaker and Italian engineers. The car was developed for 6 years to launch a supercar without borrowing any technology or engines from other automakers.

  • Engine: 3.8 L, 800 hp.
  • The highest speed: 394 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2.9 seconds
  • Price: $ 3.4 million.

This is the first car in the world with diamond-encrusted headlights. When buying a supercar, the stones can be replaced with yellow diamonds, sapphires or rubies of your choice.

Curiosity: At the fair in Qatar, the manufacturing company made a statement about limiting the series to 7 units per year.In launching an expensive and exclusive supercar, W Motors focused on the active development of the UAE and wealth of Arab sheikhs who love rare cars.

This model was used in the film Fast and Furious 7, that was a good advertisement for the company

McLaren P1 LM

The British company launched a limited edition of the McLaren P1 LM with six copies. Private buyers bought 5 units.

The sixth car is a prototype used by McLaren Automotive Limited for testing and development.

The McLaren P1 LM is equipped with a large internal combustion engine with two turbochargers.

  • Engine: 4.0 L, 1000 hp.
  • The highest speed: 350 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2.4 seconds
  • Price: 3.6 million dollars.

The concept car set a record of 6 min and 43.2 seconds on the most difficult track.

Lamborghini Veneno Roadster

The Lamborghini Veneno Roadster was specially created on the eve of the 50th anniversary of Automobili Lamborghini SpA. The supercar was first shown in 2013 in Geneva and was sent to the Lamborghini Automobile Museum.

  • Engine: 7.5 L, 750 hp.
  • The highest speed: 355 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2.9 seconds
  • Price: $ 4.5 million.

This rapid acceleration makes the car one of the most expensive on the planet, which is largely supplied by the carbon fiber that is part of the car.

The car is produced only to order and in limited quantities.

Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita

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Trevita’s Koenigsegg CCXR supercar was created specifically to set racing records. It is a combination of dynamic design with a strong body, yet light enough.

It has a delicate transmission system and enormous power.

  • Engine: 4.8 L, 1100 hp.
  • Highest speed: 402 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2.9 seconds
  • Price: 4.8 million dollars.

Koenigsegg intended to make a triple model, but due to its absolute exclusivity, it launched only two collectible cars.

Some of its features include a carbon fiber finish, braided with diamond, which covers the entire body of the supercar, a double carbon fiber rear bumper, exhausts, ABS carbon ceramic brakes and tire monitoring.

Bugatti Divo

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The Bugatti Divo is a mid-engined sports car that was developed using a track approach.

  • Engine: 8.0 L, 1500 hp.
  • The highest speed: 380 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 2.4 seconds
  • Price: $ 5.8 million.

Its name is due to the French driver Albert Divo, who won two races of Targa Florio in 1920. According to the manufacturers, the Bugatti Divo is the most dynamic and flexible car in the company’s history.

The sports car series was limited to 40 units, which sold out on the day of its debut.

Mercedes Benz Maybach Exelero (Maybach)

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The Mercedes Benz Maybach Exelero hides the penultimate position in the list of the most expensive collectible cars in the world. Produced in a single copy in 2005. American rapper Brian Williams (Birdman) owns the hypercar.

  • Engine: 6.0 L V12, 700 hp.
  • The highest speed: 350 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 4.4 s
  • Price: $ 8 million.

According to Top Gear, the Mercedes Benz Maybach Exelero was seen in Jay-Z’s music video.

Rolls Royce Sweptail

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The last place is taken by the Rolls-Royce Sweptail as the most expensive car in the world. This unique piece of manual labor was created by British automaker Rolls-Royce Motor Cars to order in 2017. The identity of the owner is kept secret.

  • Engine: 6.8 L, 460 hp
  • The highest speed: 250 km/h
  • Acceleration from 0 to 100: in 5, 8s
  • Price: $ 13 million.

The development of the most expensive car in 2013 involved not only the design and engineering teams at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars but also the customer himself. He personally made adjustments on the outside of the hypercar and inside the cabin.

Conclusion

The most expensive collectible cars are equipped with super powerful engines. The best engineers and designers worked on their creation using exclusive materials and technologies. The price of these cars directly depends on the series production and the number of copies produced by the automaker.

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