Unveiling of Bugatti’s latest marvel – Bugatti La Noire had created much buzz among the enthusiasts as well as the commoners.
La Noire is the French for ‘the black car’, and has already been sold to an unnamed aficionado for an eight-figure sum. Priced at Rs. 133.33 crore, it is the most expensive car of all time.
With every single component handcrafted, the carbon fiber body has a deep black gloss and it boasts of a 16-cylinder engine housed inside a sculptured body; extended front along with the signature Bugatti C-line that separates the passenger & driver seats.
This feast of aesthetics isn’t the only buzz creating car, we bring to you 10 most expensive supercars:
1. Sweptail by Rolls Royce – Rs. 84 crore
A tribute to 1920s swept tail Rolls-Royces, this model took almost four years for designers to meet the customization requirements. The car resembles the Phantom I Round Door and embodies the svelte tapering glasshouse. The 1934 Phantom II Streamline Saloon, 1934 Gurney Nutting Phantom II Two Door Light Saloon were all considered in its creation.
2. Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita – Rs. 35 crore
Koenigsegg made only 2 Trevita’s for the world and the hyper-car is the final upgrade with more premium features to Competition Coupe X (CCX). The car is coated with real diamonds and ‘Trevita’ translates to ‘three whites’. The model carries a 4.8liter, dual-super charged V8, with an output of 1,004 horsepower and 797 pound-feet of torque. The car also offers dual carbon rear wing. Iconell exhaust system, airbags, ABS powered ceramic breaks, infotainment system, tires monitering systems along with a hydraulic system.
3. Lamborghini Veneno Roadster – Rs. 31.5 crore
The deadly looking car translates to ‘poison’ (veneno in Spanish). The car can do a 60 mph at 2.9 seconds, with its 6.5 liter V12 with a seven-speed single clutch ISR automated manual transmission that can spin at 8,400 rpm to yield 740 horsepowers and 507 pound-feet or torque.
4. Lykan HyperSport – Rs. 28.5 crore
A limited edition by W motors, Jykan HyperSport offers a 3.7 liters twin dual clitch transmission. The car has a top speed of 245 mph. The headlights are made of 240 15-carat diamonds and the LED blades made of 420 15 carat diamonds, and these are customizable.
The car with scissor doors was featured in the ‘Furious 7’, and has actually been drafted by the Abu Dhabi police for patrol duty.
5. Mclaren P1 LM – Rs 25.2 crore
The car is made keeping in mind a select group of buyers in the US, Japan, UK and the UAE, and is converted by the British firm Lanzante. It weighs 132 pounds and its modified rear wing and enlarged front splitter join with the dive planes to generate 40% increased downforce as compared to the P1 GTR.It also offers gold plating surrounding the engine bay with a 3.8 liter twin-turbo V-8.
6. Bugatti Veyron by Masory Vivere – Rs. 23.8 crore
One of the fastest in the world, Veyron has been upgraded four times since 2005 and the German car has a lacquered carbon-fibre body with spoiler pacage providing new diffusers, a smarter cabin and front grill. Its 8.0 liter W16 engine of the car can produce 1200 horsepower and 1,106 pound-feet of torque.
The original was named the Car of the Decade (2000 – 2009)
7. Aston Martin Valkyrie – Rs. 22.4 crore
Aston Martin Valkyrie is a recent launch and the car has a 1:1 power /weight ratio, and comes with a Rimac-buillt hybrid batter system coming with the engine which yields about a 1,000 horsepower. The 6.5 liter, naturally – aspirated V-12 designed specially for Cosworth.
8. Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio – Rs. 21 crore
One of the costliest Ferraris ever made, it is based on Ferrari 458 Spider. It has no roof, side windows and windshield, and is 330 pounds lighter than its ancestor. The car has the same naturally aspirated 4.5 liter F136F V-8 engine, which sends 562 hp to the rear wheels. The handmade unite have all-carbon-fibre frame.
9. Pagani Huayra BC – Rs 19.6 crore
After Pagani Huayra it is the priciest Pagani car ever made. Pagani Huayra, BC, like the previous version has 6.0 liter V-12 bi-turbo engine of the BC is sourced from AMG, and produces 790 horsepower and 811 lb-ft torque. This ne changes the model’s standard 150 milliseconds to 75 milliseconds. And, with the extensive use of carbon fibres and other lightweight materials, it weighs 1,218 kilograms.
10. Bugatti Chiron – Rs 18.9 crore
Boasted as the world’s most powerful, fastest, most luxurious and most exclusive production super sports car by the manufacturers. Chiron can give a speed of 268 mph and has a 8.0 liter turbo – charged W-16, 1500 horsepower engine. It is the vision of former VW czar Ferdinand Piech, who demanded the fastest cars from Bugatti.