Out of all the drivers out there, only 1% of them can afford to buy supercars that come at high costs, literally. We all know that 2015 has brought a new series of fast cars, but until we can draw the line for this year, we summed up for you what the most expensive cars were last year. Check it out below:
1. Lamborghini Veneno Roadster
Price: $4.5 million
Engine: 750 hp, 6.5 liter V12
0-62 mph: 2.9 seconds
The most expensive car in 2014 was Lamborghini’s Veneno Roadster, which the brand planned to produce in only 9 units. Despite its big price, it had a slower performing engine that the other supercars in our list of top five most expensive cars in the world.
2. Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse
Price: $2.5 million
Engine: 1,200 hp, 8-liter, 16-cylinder
0-62 mph: 2.6 seconds
Bugatti stated that this model is the “fastest production roadster in the world” and it has been driven 255.5 mph in April 2013. Bugatti sold at the end of 2013 its 400th Veyron worldwide since its introduction in 2005. Only 50 are available in the world out of a planned production of 450.
3. Koenigsegg Agera S
Engine: 1,030 hp, twin-turbo, 5.0-liter V-8
0-62 mph: 2.9 seconds
The Agera S is part of the exclusive 1,000-hp-plus club, which can reach188 mph in 22.7 seconds if you’re on a racetrack or if you own your own highway. And if you own a Koenisegg Agera S, of course. Koenigsegg has recently launched the One:1 model, which produces a total of 1,341 HP and has a peak torque of 1,371 Nm.
4. Hennessey Venom GT
Price: $1.2 million
Engine: 1,244 hp, 7.0-liter, twin-turbo V-8
0-60mph: 2.7 seconds
The Hennessey Venom GT set a Guinness World Book-record time of 13.63 seconds from zero to 186 mph back in 2013. The company announced the same year it had sold 11 Venom GTs to clients worldwide, out of which 5 in the U.S.
5. Porsche 918 Spyder
Engine: 887 hp (total output), 4.6-liter V-8 with two electric motors
0-62 mph: 2.5 seconds
Adding to the hybrid gasoline-electric powertrain, innovations on the German model include rear-wheel steering, meaning the rear wheels adjust slightly in turns. The car can go up to 19 miles solely on battery power. It is made of lightweight but strong carbon fiber-reinforced polymer.
6. Rolls-Royce Phantom Extended Wheelbase
Engine: 453-hp, 6.75-liter V-12
0-60 mph: 5.8 seconds
The Rolls-Royce Phantom Extended Wheelbase model is around 9 inches longer than the standard-wheelbase, noticeable in the back seat. Rolls-Royce’s current cars have high-tech features like cameras at five locations to help drivers when parking, and to project the predicted path on a screen when the car is in reverse.
7. Ferrari F12berlinetta
Engine: 740-hp, 6.3-liter, V-12
0-62 mph: 3.1 seconds
The Ferrari F12berlinetta has a top speed of over 211 mph, reaching 125 mph in only 8.5 seconds. Ferrari said this model has the fastest acceleration of any road-going Ferrari, compared to the Ferrari racecars, which are designed for the track.
8. Bentley Mulsanne
Engine: 505-hp, 6.75-liter, twin-turbo V-8
0-60 mph: 5.1 seconds
Bentley says that the Bentley Mulsanne is “the grandest of grand tourers.” Its interior has wood veneers and leather upholstery, and its performance is awesome, considering it weighs close to 6,000 pounds.
9. Aston Martin Vanquish
Engine: 565-hp, 6.0-liter V-12
0-62 mph (that is, 100 km per hour): 4.1 seconds
The two-door hardtop coupe also comes as a convertible, called the Volante. It’s the first Aston Martin with lightweight strong carbon-fiber body panels. And it reaches a top speed of 183 mph. Aston Martin also offers a list of personalized options for the car and its customized collection of options goes under the name of “Q by Aston Martin.”
10. Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Coupe
Engine: 621-hp, 6.0-liter, bi-turbo V-12
0-60 mph: 4.2 seconds
The Mercedes-Benz AMG division, which used to be a different company than Mercedes-Benz, is known for big and powerful engines, and this model is no exception. The engine is a handcrafted V-12, and the AMG tradition is that every craftsman building the engine would put their signature on it when it is finished.
By Gabriela Florea