Top 10 world’s most expensive cars of 2019

22/08/2019

Ever wondered which cars are the most expensive in the world currently? Check out our compilation of the top 10 world’s most expensive cars of 2019 here now!

For all those people that love expensive and special cars, NaijaCarNews presents you with a brief compilation of the top world’s most expensive cars of 2019.

First, we will like to point out that we recognize the ₦6.8 billion ($18.7 million) 2019 Bugatti La Voiture Noire as the current “world’s most expensive car” but in this list, we will be taking a look at some other very expensive cars from different brands, including:

  • Rolls-Royce Sweptail
  • Maybach Exelero
  • Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita
  • Lamborghini Veneno
  • McLaren P1 LM
  • Lykan Hypersport
  • Bugatti Veyron
  • Aston Martin Valkyrie
  • Pininfarina Sergio Ferrari
  • Bugatti Chiron

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The world’s most expensive cars are able to deliver unbelievable luxury and speed because “cost” was never considered when making them

For the below list, we have carefully selected 10 of the most expensive cars in the world as of 2019 that has more than one unit sold out already to customers all over the world. Here they are;

1. Rolls-Royce Sweptail – ₦4.7 billion ($13 million)

The Sweptail is currently off-market as it was specifically designed for an undisclosed yacht specialist had requested for a car that will have a “yacht” look. It was even rumoured that it took four years before Rolls-Royce finish building this car.

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The Rolls-Royce Sweptail is an exclusive beauty that costs ₦4.7 billion ($13 million)

This Rolls-Royce Sweptail is by far the most exclusive car from the automaker till date. It features an interior that has a beautifully handcrafted design with the use of Dark Spice leather and wood with laptop spaces available behind each of the vehicle’s door.

It has a huge bonnet that covers the powerful 6.6L V12 engine that pushes the car to a 150mph at top speed.

The RR Sweptail is no more than a royal carriage as it could only accommodate two passengers.

2. Maybach Exelero – ₦2.9 billion ($8 million)

The Exelero is a two-door coupe that was manufactured by Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH, a German automaker known for producing top-end luxury cars.

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The custom four alloy wheels of the Maybach Exelero will surely catch your attention from outside

Below is a highlight of the Maybach Exelero key features;

  • 5.9-liters twin-turbo 5908cc V12 engine that delivers a 218mph top speed
  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Four alloy wheels (23-inches each) with vented disc brakes
  • Aluminium, carbon fibre (glossy black), red and dark leather accents

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3. Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita – ₦1.8 billion ($4.8 million)

This is a car that is of the limited edition with the words “Trevita” in its name translated to mean “3 whites” literally. You have to always give it to Koenigsegg for their remarkable exterior body design work in this car as it feels like a carbon-weave of coated “real” diamonds in quality and comfort.

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There are only two of this “glowing body” limited edition Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita car in the world!

When sun rays fall on this Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita’s carbon surface, it immediately shines as if there have been tiny sizes of diamonds infused into its entire body.

The CCXR Trevita comes with features like Inconel exhaust system, dual carbon rear wing, and anti-braking system. Also, it has got a sweet 4.8-litre V8 engine under the hood which delivers a 410 km/h top speed.

Koenigsegg had initially planned to keep the CCXR Trevita very exclusive by producing only three units of the car but was faced with difficulties in making the shining white carbon fibre of the exterior which resulted in only two units being produced successfully.

4. Lamborghini Veneno – ₦1.7 billion ($4.5 million)

If you speak Spanish, you might already be aware that the word “Veneno” in the name of this car means “Poison” in English. This name is somewhat surprising because we couldn’t find anything poisonous at all about this supercar. Although, when you consider the specifications, it could be tempting but deadly to drive it at top speed 😊.

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This is the Lamborghini Veneno or to simply translate – the Lamborghini “Poison”

The Lamborghini Veneno Supercar is powered by a powerful 6.5L V12 engine that is paired with a 7-speed single-clutch ISR-automated manual transmission type which is capable of accelerating this car from zero to 60mph in just 2.9 seconds.

Only 9 units of the Lamborghini Veneno was made to commemorate the company’s 50th anniversary during its launch.

5. McLaren P1 LM – ₦1.3 billion ($3.6 million)

The McLaren P1 LM is simply a road-worthy/legal version of the popular P1 GTR track-only race car. The P1 LM was commissioned by the bespoke division of McLaren Special Operations – Lanzante Motorsports in a bid to actually develop 6 units of the P1 GTR race cars into P1 LM road-legal variants.

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The McLaren P1 LM is simply a modified road-legal version of the track-only P1 GTR track-only race car

In order for Lanzante Motorsports to smoothly convert the McLaren P1 GTR race cars into the road-legal McLaren P1 LM versions, it had to get a power output boost by making changes to the drivetrain hardware and also introduce a larger splitter at the front, and a modified version of the rear wing for a better downforce to be achievable. Also, the air-jack system had to be removed for the exhaust headers and Inconel catalytic converter.  

6. Lykan Hypersport – ₦1.23 billion ($3.4 million)

Just as the Arabians are well-known for incredible wealth; they have successfully carried this same feeling into automobiles in terms of their innovations.

Yes, the United Arab Emirates automaker, W Motors manufactured the Lykan Hypersport that comes with an incredible headlight which is directly embedded with an amazing 240 pieces of 15-carat diamonds as well as LED blades that are made up of 420 pieces of 15-carat diamonds too.

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Lykan Hypersports – the first-ever sports car to be made in the Middle east

Interested customers are giving the options of selecting the type of rare gems that will be included in their personalized version of the Lykan Hypersport car with the available gems being: Rubies, yellow diamonds, sapphires, etc. Now you know why it’s worth ₦1.23 billion, don’t you?

The Lykan Hypersports is actually the first-ever sports car that will be manufactured and designed in the Middle East region by the Lebanon based automaker, W Motors which was just founded in the year 2012.

7. Bugatti Veyron [Mansory Vivere] – ₦1.23 billion ($3.4 million)

If you are looking for one expensive car that truly combines luxury and speed into one package then, the Bugatti Veyron Mansory Vivere is your car.

The Mansory Vivere is a limited-edition Bugatti supercar that has been upgraded over 3 times since it debuted in the year 2005.

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The Bugatti Veyron Mansory Vivere – an expensive example of a perfect luxury and speed combo in one car

This supercar was originally made by the Volkswagen group but has since gotten various new updates such as modified wings, a striking apron, shortened bonnet, and a better facelift. It also features a LED daytime type of running lights as well as a stylized “V” shape on its bonnet as a way of actually paying the “Vivere” a tribute.

The Mansory Vivere has got an 8-litre W16 engine that delivers an incredible 1200hp and a top speed of 254mph.  

8. Aston Martin Valkyrie – ₦1.16 billion ($3.2 million)

This car is simply a complete renovation of the popular Aston Martin-Red Bull (AM-RB) 001 model. You might be surprised to know that the official price of this car is yet to be announced to date. So, how come we estimated the worth?

Well, various auto experts did some permutations and comparisons to pegged the car down at the publicized ₦1.16 billion ($3.2 million) price which you see everywhere.

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There is no official pricing yet for the Aston Martin Valkyrie but it is predicted to cost around ₦1.16 billion ($3.2 million)

The Aston Martin Valkyrie is expected to pack a 6.5-litre V12 engine that will deliver nearly 1000hp.

Aston Martin plans to roll out as much as 150 units of this supercar to the market with deliveries beginning this year 2019.

9. Pininfarina Sergio Ferrari – ₦1.08 billion ($3 million)

If you are asked to name some of the topmost exclusive supercars in the world, just add the Pininfarina Sergio Ferrari to your list and you will definitely get your full points; wonder why?

First, there are only 6 units of the Pininfarina Sergio Ferrari in the world as of now. Secondly, it is among the costliest cars ever made in Ferrari’s history. Lastly, it was never rolled out to dealership but instead had its owners were preselected exclusively by the automaker.

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You can’t own or buy a Pininfarina Sergio Ferrari supercar unless the automaker chooses you themselves – it’s that exclusive!

The Ferrari made Pininfarina Sergio is actually based on the automaker’s 458 Spider supercar with features like the windshield, side windows, no roof, and all carbon-fibre frame.

The Pininfarina Sergio Ferrari is a 2-seat, open-air luxury car with a 4.5-litre V8 engine that accelerates from zero to 62mph in just 3.4seconds and a 320 km/h top speed.

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10. Bugatti Chiron – ₦1.05 billion ($2.9 million)

The Chiron is a beautiful sports car successor to the much-loved Bugatti Veyron. It is a powerful car that Bugatti has decided to name after Louis Chiron – a popular Monegasque racer.

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The Bugatti Chiron can offer much more than its current electronically limited 420 km/h top speed if allowed to

The Bugatti Chiron is powered by an 8.0-litre quad-turbocharged W16 engine that accelerates the car from zero to 97 km/h in just 2.4 secs.

Believe it or not, the Bugatti Chiron is fast that there is currently no car tyre that can actually handle the amount of stress produced at the original speed of the car. So, its top speed had to be limited electronically to just 420 km/h in the production units.

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Oluwaseun Solomon