Top Eight Most Expensive Cars in the World 2008
If you simply love expensive cars and information related to them, then you will surely take keen interest on learning about the top eight most expensive cars to buy in the world. Most of the luxury coupes engage huge costs and the public knows very little about these expensive cars. The expensive cars in question actually cost what many regular cars put together would cost.
The Top Eight 10 Most Expensive Cars in the World
This car is the most expensive and has the most powerful engine amongst the expensive cars in the world. It is the world’s fastest street-legal production car with a top speed of over 400 km/h. The car comes with a W16 engine – 16 cylinders in 4 banks of 4 cylinders. Built by Volkswagen AG subsidiary Bugatti Automobiles SAS, this expensive car is sold under the famous Bugatti marque. This is the most powerful road-car engine in the history of expensive cars – producing between 1020 and 1040 metric hp.
The second most expensive car is actually a 12-cylinder Ferrari super car. This excellent car was designed making use of the Formula One technology, like the F1-style sequential shift transmission, a carbon-fiber body, as well as the carbon-ceramic brake discs. The technologies that are not allowed in F1 are also used in this super car, like the active aerodynamics.
Introducing the 3rd most expensive car among the top eight most expensive cars in the world. This cool looking car grabbed all the attention when it was introduced in the 2005 Geneva Motor Show. The car had its power increased to 602 PS (443 kW/594 hp). It is worth the money one pays to have it.
This hot car is a CCX model that is more suitable for the U.S market; so, the car has been designed complying with the US regulations. The all aluminum car has an engine that produces 806 hp (601 kW) and 678 lbf.ft (920 Nm) on 91 octane (U.S. rating) gasoline, 900 hp (671 kW) on biofuel and 850 hp (634 kW) on 96 octane (Euro rating) gasoline.
Another car among the eight most expensive cars in the world. This supercar is powered by the all-new 5.7 litre V10 engine, which produces 612 SAE horsepower (450 kW). The car is worth its price and is a treat to drive.
This supercar and sports car automobile with SLR technology has a supercharged 5.5 (5439cc) liter dry sumped 90 degree V8. This cool and popular car in the world is engaged in the production of 466.8 kW at 6500 rpm (626 hp) as well as 780 N·m (575 ft·lbf) torque at 3250 – 5000 revolutions per minute (rpm).
This cool car was designed from the concept of the Mercedes-Benz Maybach concept car that was brought before the world in the 1997 Tokyo Motorshow. Hence, you have a car that looks chic and is a favorite with the smart drivers.
This luxury saloon automobile is a BMW subsidiary. The body of the car has an aluminum space frame and you will find that the car can accelerate up to 60 mph (100 km/h) in 5.7 s.