Thursday, 15 November 2012

Top 10 costliest cars in the world

Everyone in the world loves cars. When it comes to stylish and luxury cars, we all ache for them. Most of us buy cars based on our requirements. For some of them, luxury is an important factor and for the rest speed and stylishness plays an important role. As teenagers we all had and have a strong desire to drive cars. Most of the people buy cars based on their economic factors. But all of them have a desire and passion to drive luxury sports cars.

So for those out there who are curious about the expensive sports cars and their speeds, I have made a list which comprises of the top ten most expensive street legal production cars in the world. Well there is a competition between the manufacturers to manufacture the costliest car and thus new cars will always be introduced regularly. This list is based on the latest statistics as of November, 2012.

1.Bugatti Veyron Super Sports - $2,400,000

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You all might have at least heard of this car. Yes Bugatti Veyron Super Sports is the most expensive car in the world with an estimated $2.4 million. It is impressively fast reaching a top speed of 267 mph. Volkswagen AG subsidiary Bugatti Automobiles SAS, produces this car. It is the fastest street legal car in the world.



2.Aston Martin one-77 - $1,850,000

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This beautiful super-car is the second fastest car in the world with speeds reaching upto 220 mph and of course it is the second most expensive car in the world with a price tag of $1.85 million. This car is entirely handcrafted and it reaches a speed of 60 mph from 0 mph in just 3.5 seconds. Amazing! isn't it?

2.Pagani Zonda Clinque Roadster - $1,850,000

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 Well as you see it, we have a tie for the second place with Pagani Zonda Clinque Roadster having the same price of $1.85 million. It has a top speed slightly below Aston Martin one-77, at 217 mph. It is produced by the Italian sports car manufacturer Pagani Automobili S.p.A.

3.Lamborghini Reventon - $1,600,000

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When it comes to powerful and exotic cars, its definitely Lamborghini. The Lamborghini Reventon with an estimated $1.6 million, takes the third place in the list with a top speed of mind-blowing 211 mph. It is a mid engined sports car which is produce by yet another Italian sports car manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.

3.Koenigsegg Agera R - $1,600,000

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Ooh! there is a tie for the third place too. Koenigsegg Agera R with a price tag of $1.6 million comes with a speed of 235 mph. Built by the Swedish luxury car manufacturer, Koenigsegg Automotive AB. The Winter Package has a Lightning Roof Box System, where snow boards can be strapped.

4. Maybach Landaulet - $1,380,000

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Beauty, luxury and comfort are the three words to describe this amazing car which is the most expensive luxury sedan available. It comes with a convertible roof, key-less ignition and a command unit which controls the car's entertainment systems such as satellite TV, DVD player and dual 9.5 inch video monitors. Also the car can reach a speed from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.2 seconds.

5.Zenvo ST1 - $1,225,000

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Zenvo ST1 produced by the Danish sports car manufacturer Zenvo Automotive, stands fifth in the list with a top speed of 233 mph and can reach a speed of 60 mph within 2.9 seconds. The car has some astonishing features such as keyless entry, satellite navigation and electrically adjustable seats. The car is built with carbon fiber body panels.

6.Hennessey Venom GT Spyder - $1,100,000

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This super car is made by the American automotive industry, Hennessey Performance Engineering. The car comes with a price tag of $1.1 million. It has a top speed of 272 mph and it reaches a speed of 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. This vehicle is slated for a limited production run, with only 10 vehicles per year.

7.McLaren F1 - $97,000

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The all time ultimate McLaren F1 stands seventh in the list with an amazing top speed of 240 mph and it has a 60 mph reach in 3.2 seconds. Manufactured by the British Automotive manufacturer McLaren Automotive, the car is one of the low weight high performance cars in the world which comes with a price of $97,000.

8.Ferrari Enzo - $670,000

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Ferrari Enzo is designed by the most popular Italian car manufacturer Ferrari S.p.A. The car is built using Formula one technology and it takes the name Enzo from the company's founder Enzo Ferrari. The car has a top speed of 217 mph and has the capability to reach 0-60 mph in just 3.4 seconds.

9.Pagani Zonda C12 F - $667,321

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 From the Italian company Pagani Automobili S.p.A. which produces the Pagani Zonda Clinque Roadster, Pagani Zonda C12 F, takes the ninth position in the list. Gaining a top speed of 215 mph, the car can reach 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds. Body mainly made of carbon fiber, the car is available in both two-seat coupe and convertible versions.

10.SSC Ultimate Aero - $654,400

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This is the third fastest street legal car in the world with a whooping speed of 257 mph and can reach 0-60 in just 2.7 seconds. This car is manufactured by the American super-car manufacturer Shelby SuperCars (SSC). With the stylish butterfly doors, the car has a limited weight of 1,293 Kilograms because of the use of carbon fibers and titanium.

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