Everyone loves cars and want to get the best ones for themselves in their given budget. But have you ever thought which cars come in the top ten list of World’s most expensive cars for year 2012? Well, you might have expected Ferrari 458 or the $300,000 Lamborghini Aventador, but sorry to disappoint you, you were wrong! This list starts right around the one million mark! So today we have a list of Top 10 World’s Most Expensive Cars of 2012 according to Forbes. All of them are really cool, so check them out!
10. Porsche 918 Spyder
Porsche 918 Spyder comes 10th on this list. It would arrive later this year. It will boast a high-revving V8 engine which makes more than 500 hp, with a plug-in hybrid system that adds over 218 hp. Porsche claims that it has a 0-60 mph time of 3.1 seconds, with an amazing 78 mpg rating.
9. SSC Tuatara
SSC Tuatara comes 9th on this list. Its predecessor, the Ultimate Aero was one of the fastest production cars in the world, so you can expect it to be speedy too. It would arrive in 2012. Powering this car is a 7.0-liter twin-turbo V8 and makes about 1,350-hp. This car weighs only 2,654 lbs. As claimed by SSC, it can hit 60 mph in 2.8 seconds and get to a top speed of 275 mph. This thing would put it ahead of the present top speed record holder, which is the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport.
8. Hennessey Venom GT
Hennessey is famous for making twin-turbo Dodge Vipers and other high-performance machines. This Venom GT is the first ground-up car from Hennessey Performance. It comes 8th on this list. This car is powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter GM-sourced V8 engine making 1,200-hp.
7. Pagani Huayra
Huayra comes 7th on this list. It is the second supercar built by Pagani and it looks just like a catfish. Its predecessor was the Zonda, which was one of the best looking car ever made. Powering Huayra is a 700-hp twin-turbo Mercedes V12 engine. It can reach a speed of over 230 mph.
Only 12 Zondas were built by Pagani per year, but the production of Huayra is expected to be higher.
6. Maybach Landaulet
Maybach Landaulet comes 6th on this list. Mercedes-Benz has decided to axe this super-luxury brand, so it is probable that it would become a classic and a future Pebble Beach rarity. This car was inspired by the stretched 62S model. It boasts a twin-turbo V12 engine which makes 543 hp. The things that make this car totally awesome, stylish and original are the color-coded cabin with divided driver and passenger areas, and a convertible rear.
5. Aston Martin One-77
Aston Martin One-77 comes 5th on this list. It is an extremely stylish car and world’s only full carbon-chassis vehicles. It is powered by a great 7.3-liter V12 engine making 750-hp. It also boasts a unique pushrod suspension setup, which is just like the ones used on Formula 1 cars. Only 77 cars would be made, hence the name.
4. Koenigsegg Agera R
Agera is a great car from the Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg. It comes 4th on this list. It is powered by a a twin-turbo 5.0-liter V8 making 1,115 hp when running E85 ethanol. The price of the “regular” Agera is $1.5 million, but if you want that R badge, you are required to pay an additional $211,000. In terms of top speed it might not be the fastest car, but Koenigsegg claims the best 0-200 mph time of 17.68 seconds.
3. Zenvo ST1
Zenvo ST1 is 3rd on this list. This car is from Danes from Denmark. Powering this car is a turbocharged and supercharged 7.0-liter V8 engine, which makes 1,250 hp. And on buying this car you also get a free $50,000 watch!
2. Ferrari 599XX
Everyone knows Ferrari, everyone loves Ferrari and everyone wants a Ferrari! Ferrari 599XX comes 2nd on this list. Powering this awesome car is a 700-hp version of the factory V12 engine (without any turbos or superchargers) and you can accelerate to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds. It was built for in limited numbers for some chosen extra privileged Ferrari owners, who can drive it at exclusive track events. The price of this amazing car has not yet been announced by Ferrari, but it is rumored to be in excess of $2 million.
1. Bugatti Veyron Supersport
Bugatti Veyron Supersport is the world’s fastest car, so it is quite obvious that it would also be the most expensive! It is the ultimate Bugatti you can wish for. It is powered by a quad-turbo 8.0-liter W16 engine, which makes 1,200 hp and custom aerodynamics that help it hit 267.81 mph. It is also a great luxury car. Totally awesome and beautiful, Bugatti Veyron Supersport comes 1st on this list!
Don’t forget that despite how expensive your car is, something is bound to go amiss at some point and you’ll still need insurance and breakdown cover to tow you back to your (very specialist) garage.