5 Most Expensive Luxury Cars in the World 2017Last Updated: November 6, 2017
Luxury cars are motoring giants in class and quality, as well as in appearance and power. Here are the five most expensive luxury cars in the world today.
These five vehicles are the ultimate dream for entrepreneurs with an interest in motoring. The following cars are the top road-legal vehicles, and include stunning classics and modern concept vehicles. They are the most expensive luxury cars in the world.
As benchmark-setters in class, comfort and sheer quality, there is probably no-one on earth with even a passing interest in motoring who would not have one of these cars on their wish list.
However, for the vast majority of people, enthusiasts or not, the possibility of even driving a car such as the five listed here is extremely remote. But this does not mean that enthusiasts cannot satisfy their luxury motoring passion through a range of merchandise either directly or tangentially related to the cars on our list.
These products include everything from exclusive wall art for the Mercedes-Benz Concept and the Porsche Mission E Concept, to Bentley-licensed ride-on cars for kids; from classic Rolls Royce signs, to Mayback Exelero high-end posters.
But of course, the most important thing is the cars themselves. So without further ado, here, in ascending order, are the 5 most expensive luxury cars in the world.
5. 2015 Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA
Standing for Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile, the Concept IAA combines world-beating aerodynamics with irresistible design. It puts the driver at the wheel of a stunning aerodynamic machine, with extraordinary power and control.
4. 2015 Porsche Mission E Concept
Featuring compact electric motors, no combustion engine and no exhaust system, this Mission E Concept Car pushes car design to the limits. The Mission E Concept’s stunning looks combine with extreme comfort and convenience—hence the hefty price tag.
3. 1996 Bentley Rapier
The 1996 Bentley Rapier is the most expensive and valuable Bentley ever made. With an impressive top speed, 385 brake horsepower and impressive looks to match, it’s little wonder that this automobile is so highly rated and priced.
2. 2008 Rolls-Royce Hyperion Pininfarina
In 2007, Italian car design firm Pininfarina was commissioned to build a Rolls Royce version of the Drophead Coupé, called the Hyperion, for collector Roland Hall. The outcome is a sleek yet robust two-seat roadster, which was unveiled to instant acclaim in 2008 at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The following year, the car was sold on the market for £4,000,000 and it has substantially risen in worth since.
1. 2005 Maybach Exelero
The Maybach Exelero is a high-performance, unique luxury car, built in 2004. With a staggering 700 brake horsepower and a twin turboV12 engine, this one-off design proves just why it is the most expensive luxury car in the world.