If you’ve never had the chance to announce, “Price is no object!” then you are probably not an extreme car enthusiast. If you aspire to be one, you should know that the top five most expensive cars in the world cost well into the millions. And that’s not including gas.
1. Bugatti La Voiture Noire
If you’re familiar with “The Black Car,” it might be from news stories about international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo. In August, he let it slip on social media that he had treated himself to Bugatti’s supercar. It’s been the most expensive luxury car on the market since 2019, and only 10 are being produced. La Voiture Noire boasts a carbon-fiber shell sculpted by hand, a 1,500-horsepower engine, and 0-60 acceleration in 2.4 seconds. Too bad it doesn’t come in any other colors.
2. Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300
The Bugatti Centodieci ($9 million) and Divo ($6 million) are already sold out. Your consolation prize? One of 30 models crafted in homage to the first vehicle to break 300 miles per hour. It’s aerodynamically optimized, with a new rear design that extends it 25 centimeters. Buyers will also enjoy a serviceable infotainment system that syncs with your phone.
3. Lamborghini Sian FKP 37
Lamborghini’s first hybrid vehicle is based on supercapacitors. The hyper speedster has a V12 engine with 819 horsepower, and a limited run of just 63 units. “Sian” means “lightning” in Portuguese, and it’s partly named FKP in honor of Ferdinand Karl Piech, the former chairman of Porsche. Pro tip: How do you know when you’re inside a Lamborghini? You’ll see lots of hexagons and Y shapes in the interior.
4. Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport
Still looking for a hometown favorite on the list? Sorry. When it comes to price, France and Italy crush America’s top vehicles. The French Bugatti makes another appearance at No. 4 with a new model that’s 110 pounds lighter than before. That’s thanks to a 3D-printed titanium exhaust, and an interior of suede-like, microfiber Alcantara rather than leather. Bugatti promises that it’s perfect for those twisting backroads.
5. Pagani Huayra BC Roadster
Horacio Pagani founded his car company in 1992, and the former Lamborghini manager clearly learned nothing about budgeting. The final Huayra model is one of the top five most expensive cars in the world due to its obsessive attention to detail. It’s a given that it’s fast, but the interior puts just as much passion into aesthetics and luxury. The seats are split down the middle, and the exposed metal gear selector is basically just showing off.