The world is full of amazing and beautiful cars from different automobile companies in the world. These cars are good for human luxurious life. Any wealthy person would want to acquire such cars to complement their richness and make their life more enjoyable.
When you purchase a high-end car, you’re investing in more than speed, luxury, and beauty. Often, you’re buying a little piece of history. You’re supporting the innovative automotive tech of the future.
The most expensive cars are more than just price tags; they’re inventions, they’re manufactured testaments to their makers, and they’re inspiring inspirations for what we can make if we really put our minds to it.
Some of the most expensive car brands like Mercedez Benz, Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, Bentley, Bugatti, and Aston Martin are featured on this list.
Most Expensive Cars In The World 2023
Here is an up-to-date list of the most expensive cars in the world in 2023. Ranking from the least expensive to the most expensive.
36. Bentley Mulliner Bacalar – $1.9 Million
On number 35 on our list of most expensive cars in the world is The Bentley Bacalar. With just 12 units produced, the car has a price tag of $1.9 million.
The car is powered by a turbocharged 6.0-liter W12 turbocharged engine, this car delivers 650 horsepower and 664 pound-feet.
35. Zenvo TS1 GT – $1.9 Million
The Zenvo TS1 GT is a limited edition sportscar built by Danish Automotive. The car is worth a whopping $1.9 million USD.
First unveiled at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, the company only plans to release 5 cars per year to maintain exclusivity. Sharing a similar body shape and chassis to its predecessor, the ST1, the Zenvo TS1 has an upgraded interior and a 5.8-litre twin-supercharged V8 engine.
34. Koenigsegg One – $2 Million
Still on our list of most expensive cars in the world is the Koenigsegg One with a market value of $2 million USD. The car has a 5.0-litre V8 twin-turbo engine and generates 940 horsepower.
Introduced in 2014, the car was one of the most exclusive production car programs ever envisaged in the car industry.
33. McLaren Speedtail – $2.2 Million
If you’re interested in adding this car to your collections, it will set you back $2.2 million USD. The Speedtail is a limited-production hybrid sports car produced by McLaren.
The car is also part of McLaren’s Track22 business plan, whereby the company will launch 18 new hybrid cars or derivatives, and become completely hybrid by 2022.
The Speedtail has a 4.0-litre M840T twin-turbocharged V8 engine with parallel hybrid system eMotor; spitting out 1035hp.
32. Lamborghini Sesto Elemento – $2.2 Million
Another expensive car on the list is the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento with a price tag of $2.2 million USD. The car made its debut at the 2010 Paris Motor Show.
The Sesto Elemento is a lightweight track-only car, that’s name references the atomic number of carbon, in recognition of the car’s widespread use of carbon fibre. It is equipped with a 6-speed semi-automatic transmission and a 5.2-litre V10 engine with a top speed of 210 mph.
31. Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta – $2.2 Million
At number 31 on our list of most expensive cars in the world is the Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta with a price tag of $2.2 million. Ferrari is famous for making some of the world’s most expensive cars.
In fact, this time it’s the Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta, a beefed-up version of its predecessor, released to celebrate Ferrari’s 70th year in business.
If you like the LaFerrari, then you’re going to love this open-top hypercar, as it’s more or less the same car but on steroids!
30. Aston Martin Vulcan – $2.3 Million
The Aston Martin Vulcan goes for a whopping $2.3 million USD. It is one of the rarest hypercars built by Aston Martins.
A grand total of 24 were built, and the car was produced for track-only driving. It has been reported, however, that some of the cars were converted for street use later on. The Vulcan is powered by a naturally aspirated 7.0-liter V-12 engine, making 800hp.
29. Pininfarina Battista – $2.5 Million
The Pininfarina Battista is an electric sports car manufactured by Automobili Pininfarina GmbH. The car has a selling price of $2.5 million making it one of the most expensive cars in the world.
Revealed at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, the Battista is completely electric, putting out 1,827 horsepower. If a normal supercar’s 0 to 60 time sounds too leisurely for you, the company says that the Battista will take you there in under 2.0 seconds.
28. Ferrari F60 America – $2.5 Million
The Ferrari F60 America is one of the most expensive cars in the world and also one of the oldest on the list. The car was produced by Ferrari in North America to commemorate its 60th year anniversary.
Other than being an open-top car, there are several minor cosmetic changes that differ from the regular F12 Berlinetta. The nose, doors, and wings have slightly different styling. The paint colour is that of North America Racing Team livery, and the interior has also been redone to match the name.
It comes with a price tag of $2.6 million USD.
27. Mercedes AMG One – $2.7 Million
To celebrate their 50th birthday, the guys at Mercedes Benz AMG decided to make one hell of a hybrid sports car. The car has over 1,000 horsepower and a blistering top speed of 217 mph.
The front axle electric motors are capable of 50,000 rpm alone, and selective torque distribution allows for extra high levels of vehicle dynamics. This, combined with the Race Start function and the elimination of turbo lag, allows the Mercedes-AMG ONE to go from zero to 124 mph in under six seconds.
26. La Ferrari FXX K – $3 Million
Ferrari FXX-K is a high-performance limited production track day car manufactured by automobile manufacturer Ferrari in Maranello, Italy. The Ferrari FXX-K has a price tag of $3 million.
A total of 40 cars were produced between 2015 – 2017 and are being held and maintained by Ferrari, available for their owners to use on track days.
25. Koenigsegg Jesko – $3 Million
The Koenigsegg Jesko has a price tag of $3 million USD which makes it one of the most expensive cars in the world. The limited-production mid-engine sports car was first introduced at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show.
The name Jesko pays tribute to the company founder’s father, Jesko von Koenigsegg. Built as a high-performance track racing car, the Jesko has a 5.0-Litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine, pushing 1,281hp (normal gasoline) and 1,603hp (E85).
24. Aston Martin Victor – $3 Million
The Aston Martin Victor with a price tag of $3 million is the most exclusive project for the British brand to date. Based on the One-77 platform, the Victor uses parts from several donor Astons including the track project Vulcan and the upcoming Valkyrie.
And talking about limited production, Aston Martin built only one of these cars. The car comes with 836 HP
23. Bugatti Bolide – $3 Million
The Bugatti Bolide is one of the hypercars made by the manufacturing company Bugatti. To own this car will cost you $3 million.
The Bolide has a modified version of the huge 8.0-liter 16-cylinder engine found in Bugatti’s Chiron, the brand’s core model. It’s built to be super light and can reach a top speed of well over 300 mph, according to Bugatti. Only 500 of these cars were produced.
22. Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio – $3 Million
Named after the company’s former chairman, Battista Farina, the Sergio Pininfarina was unveiled at the 2013 Geneva motor show.
The car was built under the Ferrari 458 Spider chassis but the exterior remains old-fashioned to capture that 60’s and 70’s design Sergio Pininfarina was designing for Ferrari at the time. There are only six of these cars in the world.
21. Koenigsegg Jesko -$3 Million
Featuring number 20 on our list of most expensive cars in the world is the Koenigsegg Jesko with a price tag of $3 million. The hypercar is cut from the same mould as its supremely impressive predecessor. With its cavernous gills, sinewy haunches, and splayed tail, the Jesko looks fast and fearless.
This is a modern automotive design. A 1280-hp V-8 provides the muscle, backed up by a state-of-the-art nine-speed transmission that was built in-house.
Lykan Hypersport supercar is a product of W motors, a Lebanese motor company that collaborated with both Lebanese and Italian engineers.
The HyperSport was the first car in the world to have headlights encrusted with diamonds (420 -15cts). Buyers also had the choice of rubies, yellow diamonds, and sapphires.
The twin-turbo mid-rear mounted 3.8-litre engine produces 780 horsepower and 708 pound-feet of torque. All that power means the car can reach speeds of up to 240 mph!
Pagani Huayra Imola is the ninth-most expensive car in the world with a price tag of $5.41 million. The car is limited to just five productions. It was announced back in September 2019, and since then Pagani has released more technical details.
The twin-turbo 6.0-liter V12 engine developed by Mercedes-AMG specifically for Pagani now pumps out an astounding 827 horsepower and 811 pound-feet, making the Imola more powerful than the Huayra BC.
8. Bugatti Divo – $6 Million
The Divo is the third most expensive car made by Bugatti. With $6 million, you can own a hyper sports car.
It is powered by Bugatti’s iconic eight-liter W16 engine with a power output of 1,500 PS and is limited to a top speed of 380 km/h.
The car is named after French racing driver Albert Divo, who raced for Bugatti in the 1920s winning the Targa Florio race twice. Bugatti is making 40 examples of the car.
To save as much weight as possible, Bugatti kept the inside comfort materials and infotainment to a minimum. However, the steering wheel does feature soft faux suede – and the blue and black aesthetic outside is featured inside as well.
7. Mercedes Benz Maybach Exelero – $8 Million
Maybach Exelero is the most expensive car ever produced by Mercedes Benz. The Mercedes Benz Maybach Exelero is sold for $8 million
Despite its peculiar looks, it’s one hell of a high-performance four-seater sports car with V12 twin-turbo engine. It was commissioned by a German subsidiary of Goodyear, Fulda, to test their new Carat Exelero tire range.
The car comes with a twin-turbo V12 engine producing 690 horsepower (510 kilowatts) and 752 pound-feet (1,020 Newton-meters) of torque. The top speed is listed at 218 miles per hour (350 kilometers per hour) and adjusted for inflation.
6. Bugatti Centodieci – $9 Million
Debuting number six on our list of most expensive cars in the world is the Bugatti Centodieci with a whopping price tag of $9 million. The 2021 Bugatti Centodieci will be even more exclusive: Only ten of these luxurious hypercars will be sold.
Bugatti, already a brand known for unique bodywork and luxurious comfort features, has sought to give the Centodieci everything possible to make it memorable and completely decadent.
With a 1577-hp quad-turbo W-16, it may not be the fastest Bugatti currently on the road; but it is the quickest accelerating. With this car, Bugatti pays homage to the EB110 (or the ‘centodieci’), a supercar produced early in the ‘90s.
The Centodieci will have a top speed of 236 mph, or 379 kph distinctly less than the Chiron, but this hypercar makes up for it with its distinct modern aesthetic.
5. Rolls Royce Sweptail – $13 Million
Fifth place on our list of the most expensive cars is what can only be described as one stunning piece of handcrafted magic.
A powerhouse of automotive design and engineering, the Rolls-Royce Sweptail is a one-off luxury piece made in the United Kingdom by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
Commissioned in 2013 for a super-yacht and aircraft specialist, whose identity Rolls-Royce does not divulge. The Sweptail made its debut as the most expensive new car in the world at the yearly Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este event in 2017.
It surpassed all its rivals and remains one of the most expensive cars ever sold.
4. Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta – $17.6 Million
At $17.6 million, the Zonda HP Barchetta is one of the most expensive cars in the world. The car was named Barchetta because, to Horatio Pagani, that’s what it resembled: in Italian, a ‘little boat’.
Its frame is entirely formed of carbon fiber for an ultralight body and zippy, speedy feel. It’s blue-tinted, it has a minimized windshield, and it stands only some 21 inches tall (0.5 meters) at its tallest.
Only three vehicles were ever made of this unique, specific version of the Zonda. Its acceleration is 0-60mph or 0-100kph in 3.4 seconds. The Zonda HP Barchetta can reach a top speed of 355kph or 220 mph.
3. Bugatti La Voiture Noire – $18.7 Million
The third most expensive car in the world is the Bugatti La Voiture Noire with a price tag of $18.7 million. The car was manufactured by Bugatti in 2019. This iconic supercar is iconic.
It’s got a carbon-fiber shell that’s sculpted by hand, a quad-turbo W16 8.10L engine that produces 1500 horsepower, and an acceleration of 0-100kph (0-60mph) in 2.4 seconds.
Its top speed is 420 kph (260 mph), and its overall performance is engineered by an auto house famous for producing the most powerful cars in the world.
In 2019, it was the most expensive new car available for purchase. Two years have elapsed, and no one has yet released an expensive luxury car geared to knock La Voiture Noire off that high rank.
2. 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO – $70 Million
The 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO is the second most expensive car ever sold in the world. The car which was which has won the Tour de France Automobile marking race nine consecutive times has a price tag of $70 million. Only 36 of these cars were made between 1962 and 1963.
With a top speed of 174 miles per hour and an acceleration of 0-100kph (0-60mph) in 6.1 seconds, its stats certainly don’t thrill today’s auto enthusiasts by themselves. However, in the ‘60s, it was the fastest in the world – and, now, decades later, it remains the most expensive car in the world of all time by a long shot.
1. Mercedes-Benz 300SLR – $143 Million
Sold for $143 million, the Mercedes-Benz 300SLR is the most expensive car ever sold in the world. The car was sold at a private auction run by RM Sotheby’s at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart on May 5, 2022. Only two versions of this car were ever made.