Ten Of The Most Expensive Cars Of The Past Decade

By Ross Wild
07-11-2018

10: Pagani Huayra BC - $2 million


Pagani isn't the most notorious Italian Luxury manufacturer known throughout the motoring industry, but don't let that knock your opinion on their cars because they are truly unique. The Huayra BC (pronounced 'Why-Rah') sports a Mercedes-Benz AMG 6.0L V12 Engine which allows the Huayra to breeze a top speed of 238mph and have a 0-62 of a mere 2.8 seconds; so powerful that the United States Government had difficulty in deciding whether to deem the Huayra to be road legal or not.

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9: Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio - $3 million


Ferrari's alone are known to be amazing supercars which come at an expensive price sought after by many people, let alone the Pininfarina Sergio. It was a concept car produced and presented at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show as a tribute to a former chairman of the company. The car has amazing style and beauty whilst also being blessed with a powerful 4.5L Ferrari F136 FV8 engine with a 7-speed dual clutch. This beast is capable of a 198mph top speed and can reach 0-60mph in 3 seconds!

8: Aston Martin Valkyrie - $3.2 million


Aston Martin is a British manufacturer of luxury sports cars founded way back in 1913. They are mostly known to be the notorious car used throughout the James Bond franchise for him to entice women and get him out of even the most dire of situations. The Valkyrie is one of the most exclusive variants Aston Martin has to offer. It has a 6.5L naturally-aspirated V12 Engine developed by Cosworth and comes with a whopping 1130bhp capable of reaching a top speed of 225mph and a 0-62 time fewer than 2.5 seconds.

7: Limited Edition Mansory Bugatti Veyron - $3.4 million


Bugatti's are a mid-engined luxury sports manufacturer designed and developed by the well-known Volkswagen group, known to be luxurious and powerful, capable of reaching a ridiculous amount of speed. The Veyron was their 'poster-boy' for years, featuring an 8.0L quad-turbocharged W16 engine which roars through the streets. The standard Veyron has a top speed of 254mph, never mind future models and special editions!

6: Lykan Hypersport - $3.4 million


W Motors made history when they manufactured the Lebanese limited production sports car - the Lykan Hypersport, as only seven have been built in its lifetime and each one costing over three million dollars. They are very futuristic looking models and are massively exclusive in the motoring industry due to the mere few of them. They have a maximum speed of 245mph coming from its 780bhp mid-rear mounted engine. Count yourself lucky if you own one of these bad boys. 

5: Mclaren P1 CM - $3.7 million


The P1 Cm is a limited plug-in hybrid sports car produced by British Manufacturer Mclaren from October 2013 to December 2015, which quickly sold out. It sports a 3.8L twin-turbocharged V8 engine, coupled with an in-house-developed electric motor, which just suggests how unique the Mclaren is, all whilst having staggering performance and amazing technological capability. It can reach a top speed of 217mph  and a 0-62 of 2.8 seconds which is phenomenal for a hybrid vehicle.

4: Lamborghini Veneno Roadster - $4.5 million


Lamborghini's are vehicles that are known for their style and high performance. The Veneno Roadster is a vehicle known for its exclusivity as only 9 units have been made, with 8 being sold and 1 remaining in the factory making it one of the rarest cars in the world- no wonder it costs as much as it does! It boasts an amazing 750bhp which allows the roadster to reach 0-60 in just 2.9 seconds! 

3: Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita - $4.8 million


Koenigsegg is a Swedish manufacturer of high-performance cars based in Angelholm. Their cars are known to be able to achieve insane power and speed whilst looking absolutely stunning. The Trevita is something of its own class. In fact, it is even coated with real diamonds which gives it its glossy effect and sports a 4.8L dual super-charged V8 engine capable of 1004Bhp. This allows the Trevita to reach 0-62mph in 2.9 seconds and has a top speed over 250mph. There is only 2 Koenigsegg CCXR Trevitas owned throughout the world and one of which is owned by notorious boxer Floyd Mayweather. 

2: Mayback Exelero - $8 million


The Mayback Exelero is a one-off high-performance sports car made by Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH in 2005. As there has only ever been one produced, there is no wonder it costs eight million, and the lucky owner of the beauty is rapper Jay-Z, which he featured in his music video "Lost One". The Excelero is powered by a twin-turbo V12 engine and has 690 hp, capable of 0-62 in 4.4 seconds and reaching a top speed of 218mph- phenomenal for a car produced in 2005!

1: Rolls Royce Sweptail - $13 million


Now at number one, we have the Rolls Royce Sweptail, the most expensive car ever made and something of its own class. The Sweptail was once a Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe, but the owner wanted his own unique style different from any other car of its class and had to dig deep into his endless pockets to create the Sweptail. He wanted to base the car on that of a yacht or a boat, which is why it features a full-glass roof and peculiar exterior shape. It features a 6.75L twin-turbo engine that produces 453 horsepower and allows the Sweptail to accelerate 0-60 in 5.6 seconds with a top speed of 150mph! 

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