The Thirty Most Expensive Cars in the World


February 13, 2023

The Thirty Most Expensive Cars in the World

For most of us, cars are a means of transportation, helping us fulfil our daily responsibilities. But for others, cars are masterpieces, their luxurious designs and impressive performance commanding respect and admiration. These ultra-prestigious cars are typically reserved for the world's wealthiest and most elite, ready to pay millions to acquire artwork on wheels. If you're like us who can't afford such a big-tic


30. Zenvo TS1 GT

Zenvo TS1 GT/ Image Credit: Zenvo Automotive


Price:A$1.8 million

Manufacturer:Zenvo Automotive (Denmark)

Product Brief: This sports car was first revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in 2016. This hypercar boasts top speed and fast acceleration, boosting your on-road driving experience. Its seven-speed sequential gearbox allows you to shift gears quickly and efficiently.

Fancy Features
✅5.8-litre twin-supercharged engine with 8 cylinders
✅Double wishbone suspension that enhances handling and load-carrying abilities
✅Acceleration time of 0 to 100 kph in just 3 seconds
✅Equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S or Pilot Sport Cup 2


29. Bentley Bacalar

Bentley Bacalar/ Image Credit: Bentley Motors


Price:A$2.8 million

Manufacturer:Bentley Motors Limited (United Kingdom)

Product Brief: Though most of its basic parts are the same as the Continental GT, the Bacalar stands out with its lightweight carbon fibre body construction. Only a dozen units will be released, its roofless and wrap-around cockpit designs are sure to make waves on the road.

Fancy Features
✅ 6-litre twin-turbo W-12 engine, producing 650 horsepower
✅Bentley's 48-volt active anti-roll tech ensures comfort & stability
✅100% bespoke body panels


28. Rimac Nevera

Rimac Nevera/ Image Credit: Rimac Automobili


Price:A$3.1 million

Manufacturer:Rimac Automobili (Croatia)

Product Brief: Released in 2021, the Nevera is a fully electric sports car equipped with a 117-kWh battery pack that fortifies its structure. Its technologies allow for Level 4 autonomous driving, which means it can be driven without human intervention in specific areas.

Fancy Features
✅Runs on a four-motor fully-electric powertrain with 1877 horsepower
✅According to the EPA, the Nevera has a rating of 53-54 MPGe (miles per gallon), which shows good fuel efficiency.
✅Its original equipment summer tyres are the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S, while its winter tyres are the Pirelli P Zero Winter.


27. Pininfarina Battista

Pininfarina Battista/ Image Credit: Pininfarina


Price:A$3.3 million

Manufacturer:Automobili Pininfarina (Germany)

Product Brief:Designed by Italian car design firm Pininfarina, this electric sports car has four separate motors for each wheel, producing a total output of 1400 kW. Its suspension is adjustable for boosted comfort, while its rear wing works as an airbrake to increase stopping power.

Fancy Features
✅interiors are customised according to the buyer's specifications
✅5 driving modes to adjust power
✅equipped with Pirelli P Zero Corsa tyres


26. Lamborghini Countach LPI 800-4

Lamborghini Countach LPI 800-4 / Image Credit: Lamborghini


Price:$3.7 million

Manufacturer:Lamborghini (Italy)

Product Brief:This hypercar is a recreation of the Countach's ground-breaking design of its original version produced from 1974 to 1990. It comes with a top speed of 354 kph while paying homage to the past with its hydraulic power steering.

Fancy Features
✅6.5-litre V12 engine
✅matched with an electric motor, it produces a total of 804 horsepower
✅four-wheel drive


25. Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita

Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita / Image Credit: Koenigsegg Automotive AB


Price:$3.7 million

Manufacturer:Koenigsegg (Sweden)

Product Brief:This 2010 hypercar lives up to its name, "trevita", Swedish for "three whites", because of its unique white carbon fibre weave especially developed by Koenigsegg. Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather used to own a CCXR Trevita, which was engineered to run on biofuel, topping at speeds of 408 kph.

Fancy Features
✅4.8-litre V8 engine with twin superchargers
✅able to accelerate from 0-100 kph in 2.9 seconds
✅equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres


24. Ferrari FXX K

Ferrari FXX K / Image Credit: Ferrari


Price:A$3.9 million

Manufacturer:Ferrari (Italy)

Product Brief:This track-only car is based on the brand's first hybrid sports car, the road-legal LaFerrari. The K in its name stands for kinetic energy recovery system (KERS), which saves energy while boosting performance. Its top speed is pegged at almost 350 kph.

Fancy Features
✅V12 engine specified for track use
✅Has four driving modes: Qualify (short-distance driving, Long Run (for long-distance driving), Fast Charge (for quick battery recharge), and Manual Boost utilises full engine and battery power for maximum performance
✅equipped with Pirelli P Zero tyres


23. Mercedes-AMG One

Mercedes-AMG One / Image Credit: Mercedes-AMG


Price:A$4 million

Manufacturer:Mercedes-Benz Group (Germany)

Product Brief:A street-legal racing car, this hypercar is built on Formula 1 technologies and aerodynamic sensibilities. In late 2022, 275 units of this plug-in hybrid sports car were released into the market—and immediately sold. Some lucky owners are actor Mark Wahlberg and Formula 1 champs Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

Fancy Features
✅1.6-litre V6 turbo petrol engine
✅Automated 7-speed manual transmission
✅Equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2Rtyres


22. Gordon Murray T.50

Gordon Murray T.50 / Image Credit: Gordon Murray Automotive


Price:A$4.2 million

Manufacturer:Gordon Murray Automotive (South Africa)

Product Brief:When this supercar made its global debut in 2020, all 100 units sold out within 48 hours. To introduce the model, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti drove the T.50 around the circuit. The car's aerodynamic design is assisted by a rear-mounted fan, improving overall downforce.

Fancy Features
✅ boast one of the highest power-to-weight ratios among its category
✅ V12-powered and extremely lightweight
✅Acceleration time of 0 to 300 kph in 15.6 seconds
✅ customised engine in collaboration with British automotive engineering giant Cosworth


21. Aston Martin Valkyrie

Aston Martin Valkyrie / Image Credit: Aston Martin


Price:A$4.5 million

Manufacturer:Aston Martin (United Kingdom)

Product Brief:Developed with Red Bull Racing Advanced Technologies, this hybrid sports car performs as sleek as it looks. Its all-carbon fibre structure contains zero steel elements, which makes the car as lightweight as possible, maximising speed and driving exhilaration.

Fancy Features
✅ 6.5-litre V12 engine designed with Cosworth makes it one of the highest-revving in the world
Magnesium alloy wheels with mass-reducing centre-lock wheel nuts inspired by motorsport.
✅equipped with Michelin Sport Cup 2 tyres


20. Hennessey Venom F5 Roadster

Hennessey Venom F5 Roadster/ Image Credit: Hennessey Special Vehicles


Price:A$4.5 million

Manufacturer:Hennessey Special Vehicles (US)

Product Brief:This Venom F4 Roadster is engineered for a maximum speed of over 480 kph—which matches the hypercar's goal "to be the absolute fastest road car on earth." It is made from over 3,000 customised parts, including 7-spoke aluminium wheels fastened by titanium bolts.

Fancy Features
✅ carbon-fibre Targa panel lessens weight and boosts speed
✅ 6.6-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 engine, producing 1817 horsepower
✅ equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres


19. McLaren Solus GT

McLaren Solus GT/ Image Credit: McLaren Automotive


Price:A$4.5 million

Manufacturer:McLaren Automotive (United Kingdom)

Product Brief:Limited to a production of 25 units, this sports car was based on the model featured in the video game Gran Turismo Sport. This single-seater is made for solo driving, this single-seater has a canopy styled similarly to a jet aircraft.

Fancy Features
✅ 5.2-litre V10
✅built on aerodynamic sensibilities, developed with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
✅ equipped with Pirelli P Zero tyres


18. Lamborghini Sian FKP 37

Lamborghini Sian FKP 37/ Image Credit: Lamborghini


Price: A$4.7 million

Manufacturer:Lamborghini (Italy)

Product Brief:The Sián is Lamborghini's first hybrid production vehicle and means "lightning" in Bolognese, conveying its spectacular on-road speed. Its body is crafted from 100% carbon fibre, while its electrochromic roof can change its colour and opacity thanks to smart automation.

Fancy Features
✅maximum speed of 355 kph
✅V12 engine with an electric boost
✅ equipped with Pirelli P Zero Corsa tyres


17. Koenigsegg Jesko

Koenigsegg Jesko/ Image Credit: Koenigsegg Automotive AB


Price:A$5 million

Manufacturer:Koenigsegg (Sweden)

Product Brief:This mid-engine sports car was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 2019. This racing-inspired car focuses on maximum handling and aerodynamic downforce to increase speed and tyre grip. Its road-legal models are the Jesko Attack and Jesko Absolut.

Fancy Features
✅5-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine
✅reduced engine vibrations for added comfort
✅equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 or Pilot Sport Cup 2R tyres


16. Pagani Huayra Roadster BC

Pagani Huayra Roadster BC/ Image Credit: Pagani


Price:A$5.2 million

Manufacturer:Pagani (Italy)

Product Brief:This track-focused version of the Huayra Roadster was introduced in 2019. Its highly aerodynamic design includes a 7-speed gearbox that's 35% lighter than the traditional dual-clutch version. Its cutting-edge structure uses carbon titanium, which lowers weight while maintaining rigidity.

Fancy Features
✅ 6.0-liter twin-turbo V-12 engine
✅jaw-dropping design, including a huge wing and an all-titanium exhaust
✅equipped with Pirelli Trofeo R tyres


15. McLaren P1 LM

McLaren P1 LM/ Image Credit: McLaren Automotive


Price:A$5.3 million

Manufacturer:McLaren Automotive (United Kingdom)

Product Brief:As the last of the P1 variants, the LM version is quicker and 132 pounds lighter than its predecessor, the GTR. Its speed-boosting, lightweight design extends to its plastic windows and titanium accessories.

Fancy Features
✅3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 and electric motor engine
✅increased downforce due to its altered rear wing & dive planes
✅equipped with Pirelli P Zero Corsa tyres


14. Koenigsegg CC850

Koenigsegg CC850/ Image Credit: Koenigsegg Automotive AB


Price:A$5.4 million

Manufacturer:Koenigsegg (Sweden)

Product Brief:While it looks similar to the CC8S, which came out two decades prior, the CC850's technologies are upgraded. A unique feature is its chronocluster, a dashboard display that uses old-school dials but with all the necessary information about its mechanical drivetrain. Koenigsegg will release 70 units of this model.

Fancy Features
✅ 5-litre V8 engine
✅ 6-speed manual gearbox, clutch pedal, and a fully automatic transmission
✅equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tyres


13. W Motors Lykan Hypersport

W Motors Lykan Hypersport/ Image Credit: W Motors


Price:A$5.5 million

Manufacturer:W Motors (United Arab Emirates)

Product Brief:The Lykan Hypersport is the first high-performance luxury car with Middle-Eastern roots. Among all production cars, it has the costliest headlights because they're made from titanium blades infused with precious gems. Buyers can choose from diamonds, rubies, and sapphires.

Fancy Features
✅powerful engine developed by German carmaker RUF automobile
✅all-leather interior and gold-stitched seats
✅equipped with Pirelli P Zero tyres


12. Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+

Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+/ Image Credit: Bugatti


Price:A$5.7 million

Manufacturer:Bugatti Automobiles (France)

Product Brief:Limited to 30 units, the Chiron Super Sport 300+ is the first hyper sports car to surpass over 480 kph in 2019. Some upgrades from the standard Chiron version—more engine power, boosted maximum speed, and the iconic orange stripes reminiscent of its previous automobiles that also broke world speed records.

Fancy Features
✅ 8-litre engine with an output of 1.600HP
✅ air outlets and curtains produce downforce and lowers resistance
✅ The original record-breaking Chiron wore Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres


11. Aston Martin Victor

Aston Martin Victor/ Image Credit: Aston Martin


Price: A$5.7 million

Manufacturer:Bugatti Automobiles (France)

Product Brief:This car's design inspiration is the V8 Vantage which came out in the 1970s. A one-off unit, the Victor has a customised engine that generates 836 horsepower and can be modified for road use. Its interiors are made of cashmere, leather, and carbon fibre.

Fancy Features
✅ V-12 engine with 7.3 litres
✅ generates over 50% more downforce than the Vantage GT4, which debuted in 2008
✅ The original record-breaking Chiron wore Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres


10. Bugatti Mistral

Bugatti Mistral/ Image Credit: Bugatti


Price:A$7.1 million

Manufacturer:Bugatti Automobiles (France)

Product Brief:In 2022, this two-seater sports car was introduced as the world's fastest roadster. This will be the last vehicle to carry the iconic W16 engine Bugatti unveiled in 2025. Only 99 units will be produced, with customer deliveries beginning in 2024.

Fancy Features
✅8-litre engine with 16 cylinders, producing 1,600 horsepower
✅ uniquely designed headlights and rear lights incorporating the Bugatti symbol
✅ gear shifter crafted from aluminium and accented with wood


9. Bugatti Divo

Bugatti Divo/ Image Credit: Bugatti


Price:A$8 million

Manufacturer:Bugatti Automobiles (France)

Product Brief:This track-ready sports car is named after Albert Divo, the French racing champ who competed under Bugatti in the 1920s. The Divo is the automaker's first coach-built hypercar, having a specially manufactured bodywork, which Bugatti describes as "futuristic" and "athletic".

Fancy Features
✅ 8-litre W-16 engine, generating 1,500 horsepower
✅ uniquely-designed roof which directs airflow to the wing, boosting efficiency
✅ luxurious interiors crafted from carbon fibre, titanium, and aluminium


8. Pagani Huayra Imola

Pagani Imola/ Image Credit: Pagani


Price:A$8 million

Manufacturer:Pagani (Italy)

Product Brief:This limited-run high-performance car is the most powerful road-legal hypercar under the Huayra line. Its lessened curb weight makes it a speed demon on the track. Only five Imolas were produced for customers and immediately bought in 2020.

Fancy Features
✅ runs on a V-12 engine
✅ automated aerodynamics system that controls the winglets to adjust driving situations
✅ equipped with Pirelli Trofeo R tyres


7. Pagani Codalunga

Pagani Codalunga/ Image Credit: Pagani


Price: A$11 million

Manufacturer:Pagani (Italy)

Product Brief:The Codalunga is a nod to the classic 1960s coach-build design that's distinctly Italian. Only five units are produced, each customised for each buyer. This long-tail sports car has long and smooth lines, creating a silhouette that invokes nostalgia and excitement.

Fancy Features
✅ 6-litre twin-turbocharged V12 engine, capable of 829 horsepower
✅ wishbone suspension made from aluminium alloy
✅ interior elements in suede leather and carbon fibre


6. Maybach Exelero

Maybach Exelero/ Image Credit: Maybach


Price:A$11.9 million

Manufacturer:Stola (Italian) in partnership with DaimlerChrysler (Germany-USA)

Product Brief:Interestingly enough, the Exelero was developed for Fulda, a German tyre company (Goodyear's subsidiary) and its high-performance tyre range. The car is a beast of a machine, measuring almost 7 feet wide, 20 feet long, and with a height of 5 feet.

Fancy Features
✅ powered by a twin-turbo V-12 engine
✅ reaches a maximum speed of 350 kph
✅ fitted with Fulda Carat Exelero tyres


5. Lamborghini Veneno Roadster

Lamborghini Veneno Roadster/ Image Credit: Lamborghini


Price:A$16.3 million

Manufacturer:Lamborghini (Italy)

Product Brief:To celebrate its golden anniversary, Lamborghini developed and introduced this super sports car at the Geneva Motor Show in 2013. The road-legal Veneno Roadster displays maximised aerodynamics, providing stability in sharp curves and racing-inspired performance.

Fancy Features
✅ 6.5-litre V12 engine with a maximum speed of 355 kph
✅ matte carbon exterior with black-and-red interiors
Pirelli P Zero tyres were fitted on its coupe version


4. Rolls-Royce Sweptail

Rolls-Royce Sweptail/ Image Credit: Rolls-Royce


Price:A$19 million

Manufacturer:Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited (United Kingdom)

Product Brief:At the time of its debut in 2017, the Sweptail was the world's most expensive car. Described as "the automotive equivalent of haute couture", this luxury car is owned by Sam Li, the son of Hong Kong real estate tycoon Samuel Tak Lee.

Fancy Features
✅ a one-off custom automobile inspired by 1930s luxury yachts
✅ a glass roof that seamlessly extends to the rear
✅ Interiors are infused with Macassar Ebony for the ultimate luxury


3. Bugatti Voiture Noire

Bugatti Voiture Noire/ Image Credit: Bugatti


Price: A$20 million

Manufacturer:Bugatti Automobiles (France)

Product Brief: "La Voiture Noire", which means "the black car", was manufactured to celebrate Bugatti's 110th anniversary. Only one unit was built to highlight its special status. First unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor show, this Bugatti car is all about the details, including its grain leather interiors and wheels with fan-like spokes.

Fancy Features
✅ 8-litre W16 quad-turbocharged engine
✅ hand-crafted body took two years to build
✅ 0-100 kph at 2.4 seconds


2. Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta

Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta/ Image Credit: Pagani


Price:A$25 million

Manufacturer:Pagani (Italy)

Product Brief: The HP Barchetta was manufactured on the 60th birthday of Pagani's founder and Zonda's 18th anniversary. Its body silhouette follows that of a small Italian boat with a top speed of 355 kph. Other impressive design elements include modified tail lights and a magnificent rear wing.

Fancy Features
✅ V-12 engine with 789 horsepower makes it the most powerful street-legal Zonda
✅ The last of the Zonda variation, the HP Barchetta was made available in only three units
✅ Wheels have colour inlays of gold, blue, and silver for a striking effect


1. Rolls-Royce Boat Tail

Rolls-Royce Boat Tail/ Image Credit: Rolls-Royce


Price:A$41.7 million

Manufacturer:Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited (UK)

Product Brief: This bespoke grand-touring car is currently the most expensive road-legal in the world. Commissioned by a client whose father is involved in the pearl industry, the Boat Tail embodies luxury and opulence with its iridescent sheen brought out by bronze and gold aluminium.

Fancy Features
✅ a reinterpretation of the 1910s Rolls-Royce boat tail design
✅ over 1,800 customised parts
✅ includes cocktail tables, stool seats and two fridges