Around the world nothing excites men and women more than a luxury vehicle. The more expensive the vehicle the better for the super rich who get to buy them and collect them like a kid with lots of toys.
The most expensive car in the world is probably some collectible and the price of that one most expensive car will change from year to year and auction to auction. As far as the most expensive production automobiles in the world, there are several that make the grade.
Take one look at the Aston Martin V12 Vanquish and have the air literally sucked out of your lungs. This supercar has been in limited production since 2001 and has been featured in several James Bond films including “Die Another Day”. A 5.9 liter, 48 valve V12 engine powers this incredible machine and the price tag is a mere $255,000.
The name means bat in Spanish and the Lamborghini Murcielago may not be the most expensive car in the world at a miserly $280,000 but you may want to stop shopping after you experience the thrill of driving this exquisite heart-stopper designed by Luc Donckerwolke and beloved by the European jet set.
The Rolls-Royce Phantom is next at a relatively affordable $320,000, that is, if you are one of the Arab sheik princes that have a fleet of these beauties. But who is counting pennies when you can have this one of a kind phenomenon. The most expensive car in the world this is not, but arguably the classiest by a long shot. Can you picture yourself arriving at Buckingham Palace in this baby?
The Maybach 57 and 62 could be considered the most expensive car in the sedan class in the world at nearly $386,000. This deliriously good looking production car was originally an auto show concept car made by Mercedes under its Maybach brand. The 5.5 liter twin turbo V12 will put out 550 horsepower and get you where you are going in a hurry.
Most Porsches are over $100,000 but the Porsche Carrera GT super automobile could be the most expensive car in the Porsche line at $480,000 (fully loaded, of course). Super fast from zero to sixty miles per hour in under three and a half seconds and sure to slam you back in your bucket seat from the g’s you’ll be pulling.
If you have never heard about the Pagani Zonda C12, don’t feel left out. Laying claim to the most expensive car in the world at $741,000 you won’t find this vehicle at your local auto show.
And the number one most expensive car in the world is…drum roll please, the Ferrari Enzo (or Enzo Ferrari) with a price tag of just over $1 million. Featuring a carbon-fiber body, this super sports car is really a full fledged race car wearing (very expensive) street clothes.