Top 25 Cars That You Can Never Afford To Buy

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The most expensive cars in the world are much more than something to take you from point A to B. These cars can be considered as rolling art pieces.

These are truly mind-boggling machines that are fast, and look mean. So we're categorising our favourite recently-made, road-legal production vehicles for you here.

25. 2017 Rimac Concept One ~ $940,000

The Rimac Concept One was first revealed at Geneva Auto Show 2016. The Concept One is powered by four permanent magnet electric motors that develop 1,088Bhp and an insane 1,600Nm of torque. The car claims to do 0-100 km/h in just 2.6s and can attain a top speed of 355 km/h.

24. Apollo Arrow ~ $1.1 Million est.

The Apollo Arrow is the latest car from Apollo Automobili. The car was first revealed at the Geneva Motor Show 2016. Powering the car is a 4.0-litre, twin turbo, Audi V8 producing a power output of 986Bhp. The Apollo Arrow claims a top speed of 360 km/h and a 0-100km/h time of just 2.9s.

The Apollo Arrow's price is yet to be confirmed, but an estimate has been placed at $1.1 million.

23. 2017 Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli ~ $1.2 Million

Produced just 25 examples, the Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli debuted back in June 2016 in Italy. The Millecavalli is powered by a 7.0-litre Chevrolet LS7 twin turbo V8 engine producing 1,000bhp, making it the most powerful car to be produced in Italy. The Evantra Millecavalli sprints from 0-100km/h in under 2.7s and it can hit a top speed of 402 km/h.

Official prices of the car are not revealed yet, but some reliable sources claim a $1.2 million price tag for the car.

22. 2017 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder WRE ~ $1.3 Million

In 2016, the guys at Hennessey set a new world speed record for the fastest open top car with the Venom GT Spyder, by achieving a top speed of 427 km/h.

Powering the Venom GT Spyder is a 7.0-litre, V8 engine producing 1,451 Bhp at 7,200rpm and 1744 Nm of torque at 4,200 rpm. The car can do a 0-100 km/h run in just 2.4 seconds.

21. SCG003CS ~ $1.3 Million

Multi-millionaire Jim Glickenhaus first unveiled the street legal SCG003CS at Monterey Car Week 2016. The car is powered by a 4.4-litre, twin turbo V8, that can produce 800Bhp. The car can instantly be converted into a racecar by swapping the standard engine for a race-spec one. The race-spec engine is a 3.5-litre, twin turbo V6, used in many racing regulations across the world including 24 Hours of Nurburgring.

Currently, Glickenhaus will build 10 examples of the SCG003CS (Competizione Stradale). If he finds buyers, each unit will be sold for $1.3 million.

20. NextEV Hypercar ~ $1.31 Million

Formula-E-fame NextEV revealed the concept for a new electric hypercar before the end of 2016, priced at $1.31 million. The new hypercar will utilise the stuff NextEV learned from its Formula E experience as well as former president of Ford of Europe, Martin Leach.

While only a very little information is known to the world regarding this car, NextEV has told Autocar about their plans for testing, with expectations of a 1 megawatt plus EV.

19. 2017 Arash AF10 Hybrid ~ $1.57 Million

The 2017 Arash AF10 Hybrid was first revealed at the Geneva Motor Show 2016. The new car is a significant improvement over the previous-gen. The base-variant AF10 is powered by a 6.2-litre, LS V8 borrowed from the Corvette C7 with power a power output of 550bhp. The Hybrid, and Hybrid Racer are also powered by the same 6.2-litre V8, but now producing 900bhp by combining it with four electric motors for a combined output of 2,080bhp.

Pricing starts at $493,542 for the AF10, $1.5 million for the AF10 Hybrid, and $1.6 million for the Hybrid Racer.

18. 2016 Koenigsegg Agera RS ~ $1.6 Million+

The production of the Koenigsegg Agera RS was limited to just 25 units, which were all sold out. Koenigsegg then produced an Agera Final Edition, which is limited to just three units.

The pricing for the Agera RS was never revealed to the public, but it is estimated to cost a little over $1.6 million.

17. 2017 Zenvo TS1 ~ $1.8 Million+ est.

The Zenvo TS1 was first revealed at the Geneva Motor Show 2016. The main changes from the ST1 are the new the new 5.2-litre, V8 drivetrain and a rotrex twin-centrifugal supercharger system. Power figures are not revealed yet, but the sources claim that the car can produce 650bhp in wet mode, 850bhp in Sports mode.

The pricing wasn't officially revealed, but the sources claim the ST1 was launched with a $1.8 million price tag in the US.

16. Fenyr Supersport~ $1.85 Million

The Fenyr Supersport is the second car from W Motors. The Fenyr is said to be the "entry level" car from W Motors despite its $1.85 million price tag.

World renown Porsche tuners, RUF Automobile and Magna Steyr are the brains behind the development of the Fenyr Supersport. The 4.0-litre, flat-six engine is totally developed by RUF and now produces 900bhp.
the car is capable of climbing from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 2.7s while the acclaimed topspeed is above 400km/h.

15. 2017 Koenigsegg Regera ~ $1.9 Million

The Koenigsegg Regera was shown to the world at the Geneva Motor Show 2015. The Regera is Koenigsegg's first plug-in hybrid hypercar and the production is limited to just 80 units, out of which 40 were already sold as of March 2016.

A 5.0-litre V8 twin turbo forms the main part of the drivetrain, assisted by 3 electric motors for a combined output of 1,822Bhp. The Koenigsegg Regera costs around $1.9 million.

14. Lamborghini Centenario ~ $1.94 Million

Celebrating Ferruccio Lamborghini's 100th birthday, Lamborghini has built yet another limited edition supercar named the Centenario. The car was initially revealed at the 2016 Geneva Auto Show and is based on the Aventador.

The Centenario's 6.5-litre, V12 borrowed from the Aventador, makes 759Bhp, making it the most powerful Lamborghini ever. The price starts from $1.9 million, only 20 examples will be built, all which have been sold out already.

13. Lamborghini Centenario Roadster ~ $1.94 Million

Lamborghini unveiled the Centenario Roadster at the Monterey Car Week 2016. Similar to the coupe, only 20 examples of the Roadster will be built and they are sold with a price tag of $2.27 million.

12. 2016 Aston Martin Vulcan ~ $2.3 Million

Aston Martin made just 24 examples of the Vulcan and it is the most extreme car Aston Martin has ever built. One car among the was listed for sale with a price tag of $3.4 million.

Powering the Vulcan is Aston Martin's specially developed 7-litre, V12 developing 800Bhp.

11. Ken Okuyuma Kode57 ~ $2.5 Million

Ken Okuyuma is the guy behind the design of the legendary Ferrari Enzo. Okuyuma has designed some of the world's most desirable cars such as the Maserati Quattroporte.

He has also worked on supercars of his own including the bespoke Kode57 supercar that's based on a retro design.

The Kode57 is powered by a V12 engine that can produce over 600Bhp. The car is priced at $2.5 million.

10. Pininfarina H2 Speed ~ $2.5 Million

Built on an FIA LMP2 chassis, the Pininfarina H2 Speed is a hydrogen fuel-cell concept car revealed at the Geneva Motor Show 2016. Powering the H2 Speed are two electric motors producing 503Bhp, power is transmitted via a Green GT-developed gearbox.

Pininfarina confirmed they would be making 10 examples, each priced at $2.5 million.

9. 2017 Pagani Huayra BC ~ $2.5 Million

After Pagani had ceased the Huayra production, the hardcore Pagani Huayra BC was revealed. It is a limited run model which will make 20 units all of which will be sold at a price of $2.5 million, to the existing Huayra owners.

Pagani uses the same 6.0-litre, twin turbo V12 unit found on the "standard" Huayra to power the BC, which now produces 750Bhp.

8. McLaren P1 GTR ~ $2.59 Million

McLaren sold the P1 GTR only to existing P1 owners. Even more, Lanzante Motorsport has offered a road legal conversion for the P1 GTR similar to the F1 GTR. Pricing for the conversion depends on the extent of the work done on the car, while the resale value for a non-road-legal P1 GTR tops the $3 million mark. The road-legal P1 GTR could gather up to $6 million.

7. Bugatti Chiron ~ $2.6 Million

The Bugatti Chiron who was unveiled as a successor to the Veyron. Bugatti used the W16 engine from the Veyron, though now with the help of the quad turbochargers the engine produces 1,500bhp, and claims a limited top speed of 420 km/h.

Pricing for the Bugatti Chiron starts at $2.6 million.

6. Icona Vulcano Titanium ~ $2.7 Million

As the world's first titanium supercar, the Icona Vulcano Titanium is brain-child of design studio Icona in Italy. The car features the works of ex-Scuderia Ferrari engineer Claudio Lombardi as well as racecar builder Mario Cavagnero.

The car is powered by a 6.2-litre, supercharged V8 producing 670bhp and 820Nm of peak torque. The claimed top speed is said to be 355 km/h and the official price has been listed as $2.77 million.

5. 2018 Mercedes-AMG R50 ~ $3 Million est.

Mercedes-AMG plans to join the hypercar game by revealing an F1-inspired car in the upcoming months. Recent rumours suggest that the hypercar will be dubbed as the Mercedes-AMG R50, celebrating AMG's 50th anniversary next year.

Further details are scarce at the moment, the price of the Mercedes-AMG R50 is rumoured to range between 2 and 3 million Euros.

4. Bugatti Vision GranTurismo ~ $3 Million+

Bugatti built the Vision GT only for show purposes, and as part of the Playstation's GranTurismo game, details emerged last week about a Saudi Prince who just picked up a new Bugatti Chiron as well as the Vision GT concept car.

It is now known that Prince got the exclusive pair by paying in excess of $5 million. While we are aware how much the Chiron costs, we expect the Vision GT be priced no less than $3 million.

3. 2017 McLaren P1 LM ~ $3.7 Million est.

The McLaren P1 LM is the most extreme version of the P1. Built by Lanzante Motorsport, the P1 LM follows the same spirit of the McLaren F1 LM.

The P1 LM is lighter than the P1 GTR while receiving minimal changes on the cooling system and rear wing. Pricing was announced officially, but the price is estimated to be around $3.7 million.

2. 2017 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta ~ $3.8 Million est

The Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta is claimed to retain identical performance to the Coupe, despite the added weight. That means the 6.2-litre, V12 combined with a HY-KERN unit now produces 950Bhp.

Owners will have to choose between an option of a soft roof or a carbon fiber roof. Pricing has been estimated to more than $3.5 million depending on the added options.

1. Aston Martin-Red Bull AM-RB 001 ~ $3.9 Million

The AM-RB 001 is an F1-inspired hypercar which will be jointly built by Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing. The car which was revealed last month was a full-scale clay model, it will be the first road car designed by F1 legend, Adrian Newey. The AM-RB 001 will be powered by a naturally aspirated, V12 engine coupled with an F1 energy recovery system.

Exact pricing of the car is yet to be confirmed; the estimate was announced to be 2-3 million Euros.

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Story first published: Monday, October 3, 2016, 18:35 [IST]
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