There are about 2 billion cars on the planet. Most of them have a modern design, powerful engines, many tools, and strong security systems. But there are cars that are more than comfortable or fast iron horses. In this article, we have collected the most expensive cars in the world for 2021.
McLaren Speedtail / $2,250,000
Hypercar with a futuristic design and impressive speed, successor to the famous McLaren F1 in the Ultimate series. The engine power is 1,036 hp, including due to the hybrid transmission. The car has an aerodynamic design with a streamlined profile and appears to be covered by a large glass canopy. McLaren says the customization options are unparalleled, from specific carbon fiber designs to unique coloring and leather finishes.
Pininfarina Battista / $2,500,000
The renowned Italian manufacturer has created its own Battista electric hypercar. It is considered the most powerful car ever made in Italy. Its electric propulsion system develops an insane 1900 hp and can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in less than two seconds. Pininfarina says it can travel up to 450 kilometers without recharging.
Mercedes-AMG Project One / $2,700,000
Mercedes calls Project One “a wild mixture of science and spirit”. The name goes after Formula 1 racing cars as they’re quite similar. The hybrid powertrain combines a 1.6-liter turbocharged internal combustion engine and four separate electric motors, delivering over 1,000 horsepower to an eight-speed manual transmission. The maximum speed indicated by the manufacturer is 350 km per hour. Mercedes claims that Project One can go from zero to 200 km/h in less than six seconds with Race Start enabled.
Koenigsegg Jesko / $2,800,000
Christian von Koenigsegg’s latest supercar is named after his father Jesko and is geared towards both racetracks and roads. Equipped with a carbon fiber chassis, it has a 5.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that produces 1,280 horsepower (or up to 1,600 horsepower powered by the E85 biofuel). It features a nine-speed multi-clutch transmission as well as sophisticated suspension and active rear steering for precise control. The ultra-modern interior features two small touchscreens integrated into the steering wheel and a compact SmartCluster instrument cluster.
Aston Martin Valkyrie / $3,200,000
Named by Aston Martin after the figure from Norse mythology who decides the fate of soldiers in battle, the Valkyrie makes a stunningly bold visual statement, featuring a radically piquant carbon fiber exterior accentuated by wide arches on all four wheels and topped with a domed roof. It is powered by a mid-position 6.5-liter V12 engine powered by an electric motor to produce an impressive 1,160 horsepower. The Valkyrie uses side cameras instead of mirrors to improve aerodynamics, with small monitors mounted on the windshield pillars.
W Motors Lykan Hypersport / $3,400,000
Dubai is known for its supercars, mostly foreign, where Lamborghini’s rental price, for example, is close to the average salary in Europe. But in this case, we have the so-called “first Arab supercar” from Dubai-based W Motors that played a key role in the movie “Fast and Furious 7”. Lycan is named after a mythical wolf species with transformative powers. The rear-mounted twin-turbo Lykan engine delivers a powerful 780 horsepower to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual sequential transmission with a top speed of 395 km/h.
Pagani Huayra BC Roadster / $3,500,000
Ultra-exotic carmaker Horacio Pagani has developed the phenomenal Huayra BC Roadster. It has a carbon-titanium body with dynamic curves topped with a large wing-shaped spoiler at the rear. The hand-assembled Mercedes-Benz AMG V12 twin-turbo engine delivers 791 hp. to the rear wheels via a seven-speed automatic transmission. It features powerful Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes, 21-inch alloy wheels, and high-performance tires.
Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ / $3,900,000
The most expensive hypercar on our list is the highest incarnation of the Bugatti Chiron. Built to celebrate the company’s 110th anniversary, the Chiron Super Sport 300+ is powered by a turbocharged version of the 8.0-liter W16 engine of the base car that delivers a whopping 1,600 horsepower through a modified gearbox. According to tests, it accelerates to almost an incredible 490 km/h. The hypercar has a carbon fiber body painted with lacquer and decorated with orange stripes. At the rear, there are a pair of dedicated vertically positioned tailpipes, as well as redesigned front and rear bumpers to improve aerodynamics.
Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport / $3,600,000
Pur Sport, a limited-build accessory from the Bugatti Chiron, has been designed with an emphasis on unparalleled handling capabilities. The front grille has a 16 below the Bugatti badge to mark its W16 engine, which sends 1,500 horsepower to a seven-speed automatic transmission. The maximum speed is 350 km/h. The interior is finished in Alcantara, titanium, and aluminum. It’s lighter than the standard Chiron, and most of the savings come from a 3D-printed titanium exhaust system.
Lamborghini Sian FKP 37 / $3,600,000
The Lamborghini Sian FKP 37 is the Italian automaker’s first hybrid offering. Its 48-volt V12 hybrid-electric engine develops 819 horsepower on asphalt and allows the car to reach a top speed of about 355 km/h. The $3.6 million auto price is just a starting point. According to the Lamborghini website: “The car has been designed to offer the widest range of customization options, from the exterior, which can be made from fully exposed carbon fiber, to customized colors, darkened paint finishes, and specific liveries”.