Top Ten Most Expensive Cars In The World

#1 - Bugatti Veyron ($1,700,000)

Bugatti VeyronBy far the most expensive, fastest and powerful street-production car in the world, the Bugatti Veyron is a demonstration of what is possible in modern engineering. With a proven top speed of 253mph, it looks like being a long time before its cost is beaten.

#2 - Ferrari Enzo ($1,000,000)

Ferrari EnzoBuilt using Formula One technology (and technologies not allowed in F1, such as active aerodynamics), a list of the top ten most expensive cars in the world wouldn't be complete without at least one Ferrari on the list. The 12 cylinder super car is named after the company's founder, Enzo Ferrari.

#3 - Pagani Zonda C12 F ($741,000)

Pagani Zonda C12 FThe beautiful Pagani Zonda promises a 0-60mph sprint in just 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 225mph. Debuting at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show, the Zonda C12 F model is the most extensive re-engineering of the Pagani car yet.

#4 - Koenigsegg CCX ($600,910)

Koenigsegg CCXWith a difficult name to both spell and pronounce, the Swedish built Koenigsegg CCX is a 32-valve V8 machine based on the Ford Modular engine architecture. CCX is an abbreviation for Competition Coupe X, the X standing for the 10 year anniversary of the completion of the first Koenigsegg car.

#5 - Porsche Carrera GT ($484,000)

Porsche Carrera GTThe Porsche Carrera GT is a supercar manufactured by Porsche of Germany. It can accelerate from 0-60mph in under 3.9 seconds and can reach a reported top speed of 206mph. At just under $500,000 it comes in at 5th on our list of the most expensive cars in the world.

#6 - Mercedes SLR McLaren ($455,500)

Mercedes SLR McLarenCo-developed by McLaren and DaimlerChrysler, the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren is a sports car and supercar with a V8 engine producing 626 bhp. Assembled at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, England.

#7 - Maybach 62 ($385,250)

Maybach 62Along with the 57, the Maybach 62 was the first machine produced by Maybach since the revival of the brand by DaimlerChrysler. Based on the Mercedes-Benz Maybach concept car presented at the 1997 Tokyo Motorshow, the 57 and 62 are designed to be owner driven and chauffeur driven respectively.

#8 - Rolls-Royce Phantom ($320,000)

Rolls Royce PhantomTraditionally a highly luxurious and prestigious brand, Rolls Royce enter the top ten at number 8 with the Rolls Royce Phantom model. Launched in 2003, it was the first Rolls-Royce model made under the ownership of BMW.

#9 - Lamborghini Murcielago ($279,900)

Lamborghini MurcielagoDesigned by Luc Donckerwolke, the Lamborghini Murcielago was introduced in 2002 as the successor to the famous Lamborghini Diablo. The two door, two seat coupé features a 6.5L engine producing a massive 640 bhp.

#10 - Aston Martin Vanquish ($255,000)

Aston Martin VanquishMade world famous by the James Bond films, Aston Martin finish our list of the most expensive cars in the world with the Aston Martin Vanquish. Powered by a 5.9L V12 engine, the Vanquish produces 460 bhp and became famous for its role as James Bond's official car in Die Another Day.

Source - AutoMotoPortal, 2006

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