million dollar cars

million dollar cars

Million Dollar Cars

During the 1980s boom, investors frequented auctions, causing prices to skyrocket. When cars were sold, they were frequently shifted to storage for investors intending to profit later. The high prices drove enthusiasts away from the market, and cars passed from investor to investor. The 1980s boom was followed by 1990s bust, and the values of classic cars plummeted
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Million Dollar Cars

Although prices have slightly dipped for general classic cars due to the recent recession, prices for high end collector cars have held their value or continued to rise. Since the 1990s recession, values of the most desirable cars have risen in value by 200% or more. The reason for this is unlike the late 1980s, buyers are enthusiasts with knowledge on the products they are interested in.
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Million Dollar Cars

As you might expect, many of the world’s most expensive cars come from legendary automakers. Bugatti, Lamborghini, and Ferrari probably come to mind immediately, but there are also some very expensive vehicles from companies you might not have expected. Here a list of some of the most expensive cars in the world, limited to only one car per automaker to keep things a little more interesting.
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Million Dollar Cars

Brian Snelson/Flickr Price in U.S. dollars: $1.6 millionEven with a sticker price (as if Aston would put a sticker in the window of one of the world's most expensive cars) of more than a million U.S. dollars, all 77 examples of the Aston Martin One-77 supercar have been snapped up. The distinctive shape won design awards almost as soon as was introduced.Front-mounted 7.3-liter V12700 bhp, 553 lb-ft of torquecarbon fiber body with aluminum panels More ยป
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Million Dollar Cars

The Lamborghini Reventon is even more rare the Aston-Martin One-77. With only 20 of these cars built, and having an ultra-stylish design, it is easy to see how it could retail for 1.6 million dollars. The Reventon can get from 0 to 60 in only 3.3 seconds, and boasts a top speed of 211 mph.
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Million Dollar Cars

With a base price of 1.7 million dollars, this car is undoubtedly the most expensive street car on the market. It also boasts the ability to go from 0 to 60 in only 2.5 seconds, making it the fastest street car as well. The fully decked version, with all the options, lists for around 2.4 million dollars.
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Million Dollar Cars

The title of World's Most Expensive Car is hard to award. Some cars are priced in euros or pounds, which means their prices in U.S. dollars depend on the day. Because of this, the list below is in alphabetical order rather than being listed by price.
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Million Dollar Cars

Only 20 examples of the Lamborghini Reventon were ever built for sale, though there was one extra built at Sant'Agata for the Lamborghini museum. The Reventon was offered only to loyal Lamborghini customers, and even though it was one of the most expensive cars in the world, it sold out before the production run was complete.
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Lamborghini Reventon. Lamborghini S.p.A. Price in U.S. dollars: $1.4 millionOnly 20 examples of the Lamborghini Reventon were ever built for sale, though there was one extra built at Sant'Agata for the Lamborghini museum. The Reventon was offered only to loyal Lamborghini customers, and even though it was one of the most expensive cars in the world, it sold out before the production run was complete.Exclusive fighter-jet inspired Grey Berra exteriorThe G-force meter is displayed on a 3D TFT panel, like in a jetThe transmission shifts faster than any human driver
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Bertone, the Italian auto design firm and niche automaker, is selling off some of its most famous one-off cars.Among the crown jewels will be this car, originally unveiled at the Turnin Motor Show in 1970. To access the driver’s seat, you have to open the windshield and climb over the black rubberized hood. Instead of an ordinary instrument panel, the driver would consult a large rectangular screen mounted to the left of the steering wheel.This car, and the five others in this gallery, are being sold by Bertone S.p.A. at RM Auction’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este event on May 21st in Cernobbio, Italy.
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The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 coupe is expensive enough at $1.5 million, but if you're going to put down that kind of cash, why not go all the way to two mil? That's what it costs to get a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport, with an open top through which you can see a sliver of sky. The tinted glass roof can be removed and stored inside the car, and a fabric canopy can be popped up in a pinch in case of rain.
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Koenigsegg Agera. Koenigsegg The Koenigsegg Agera is estimated to be priced at over $2 million, but the company hasn't confirmed it. (If you have to ask, you can't afford it, eh?)The main competitor for the Agera, in price and speed, is the Bugatti VeyronIt uses the same engine as the CC series, for 900+ hpTop speed is an incredible 273 mph, according to company documents
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There are only 77 units of this car, hence the name One-77. It has a list price of around 1.85 million dollars. The engine can push the car from 0 to 60 in 3.4 seconds, and has a total available horsepower of 220mph. To be fair, the Pagani Zonda Clinque Roadster lists for the same price and is only slightly slower.
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Priced at 1.2 million dollars and able to go from 0-60 in 2.9 seconds, the Zenvo ST1 has a top speed of 233mph. This sleek machine is produced by a new Danish car maker and comes with a promise to fly in technicians to keep it running in top form. But order yours soon, because there are only 15 units of this beauty slated to be produced.
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This 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy Gullwing sold at a Gooding & Co. auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., for just over $4.6 million in January. It is a metallic silver gray coupe with a six-cylinder inline engine that produces 240 horsepower, about the same as a modern day BMW 328. Road and Track at the time called this coveted Gullwing “the ultimate in an all-around sports car.” It spent most of its life in Southern California and was restored in 2011. Interestingly, it has blue plaid seats.
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This 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy Gullwing sold at a Gooding & Co. auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., for just over $4.6 million in January. It is a metallic silver gray coupe with a six-cylinder inline engine that produces 240 horsepower, about the same as a modern day BMW 328. Road and Track at the time called this coveted Gullwing “the ultimate in an all-around sports car.” It spent most of its life in Southern California and was restored in 2011. Interestingly, it has blue plaid seats. (Pawel Litwinski / Gooding & Co.)
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This 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy Gullwing sold at a Gooding & Co. auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. for just over $4.6 million in January. It is a metallic silver gray coupe with a 6-cylinder inline engine that produces 240 horsepower, about the same as a modern day BMW 328. Road and Track at the time called this coveted Gullwing “the ultimate in an all-around sports car.” It spent most of its life in Southern California and was restored in 2011. Interestingly, it has blue plaid seats.

Published on Jun 1, 2017 | Under Car | By michael ellis
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