Top 10 most expensive cars in the US
These are the most luxurious cars on the US market right now. With the highest quality technology and interior, they are designed to excite and they will satisfy even the most demanding customers.
Rolls Royce – Wraith
Wraith is the British manufacturer Rolls Royce’s most powerful car. A 2016 Wraith has a retail price of around $249,888. The luxury car powered by a V12 engine speeds up to 155 MPH and has an acceleration of 0-60 mph in 4.4 sec. In an urban setting, the vehicle burns 13.3 mpg. The car has suicide doors.
According to the manufacturer “bold signature details and sweeping lines reflect the dramatic elegance of this contemporary motor car. Wraith is a virtuoso display of luxury and opulence.”
Aston Martin – Vanquish S
Vanquish S is a production of Aston Martin, another British luxury car manufacturer. The retail price of this car starts at about $341,861. The vehicle is equipped with a 6.0L V12 48-Valve engine. It has a maximum speed of 201 mph and acceleration of 0-62 mph in 3.5 seconds.
According to the manufacturer, this model is “honed for a truly remarkable driving experience. Shifting in just 130 milliseconds, the Touchtronic III ZF eight-speed automatic transmission delivers astounding performance and shift speed.”
Dealer’s price for Bentley Mulsanne is about $362,950. The vehicle has a sedan body style. It is equipped with a 6.8L V-8 engine. It has an MPG rate of 11/18, at urban and highway setting respectively. It has an acceleration of 0-60 mph in 4.9 seconds.
This is how the manufacturer describes the car:
“The world’s finest handmade car represents the ultimate combination of both luxury and performance.”
Rolls Royce – Ghost
In the US, the starting price of a Rolls Royce Ghost is about $341,150. A twin-turbo 6.6-liter V-12 engine powers the car. It has MPG rate of 13/20. The acceleration is 0-60mph in 4.7 seconds and this model has a max speed of 154mph.
On the official website we read:
“Agile strength, reaching forward to grasp the future. Aesthetic beauty, inspired by nature’s design proportions. Ghost radiates confidence and poise.”
Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
Berlinetta’s starting price is about $490,000. It is a 2-door coupe seating only 2 passengers. The car is equipped with leather interior and 6.3L V12 engine. The MPG is 11-12/16 for city/highway driving respectively. It has a top speed performance of 215mph and acceleration of 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds.
This is how the car is described on Ferrari’s official website:
“The F12berlinetta not only ushers in a whole new generation of prancing horse 12-cylinders but is also the most powerful and high-performance Ferrari of the range product.”
Rolls Royce- Phantom
The Phantom has an estimated price of $450,000. Phantom is equipped with a twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 48-valve V-12. It has a top speed of 155mph and acceleration of 0-60 mph in 4.5-4.6 seconds. Its MPG is 12/19 for city/highway driving respectively.
Rolls Royce describes the model to be “for the greats, by the greats. As powerful as your vision for the future. As unique as the world-changer it carries. Phantom moves those who move the world.”
The Italian vehicle has an estimated price of $403,000. It is powered by a DOHC 48-valve V-12 engine. It has a top speed of 217 mph and acceleration of 0-60mph in 2.9 seconds. MPG is 10/16 for city/highway driving respectively.
At the official site of Lamborghini, AventadorCoupé is presented as “been engineered to revolutionize this concept and establish a new benchmark in the segment of super sports cars and beyond. This car aims to bring the future forward. This is a true supercar legend in the making, which combines the tradition of the Lamborghini brand with a level of innovation which takes the House of the Raging Bull to hitherto unexplored territory.”
Porsche 918 Spyder
The mid-engined plug-in hybrid sports car by Porsche is valued at about $845,000. It is powered by a 4.6-litre V8 engine. This model’s top speed is 210 mph. The flaw of this car seems to be the rear-axle control arms that may break, causing difficulty controlling the vehicle. Some of the interior is covered with Alcantara instead of leather.
In the Porsche 918 Spyder introduction, it was presented as “the essence of the Porsche idea: it combines pedigree motor racing technology with excellent everyday utility, and maximum performance with minimum consumption.”
This car is priced at about $1,150,000. From the Gullwing doors to the twin-turbo charged and intercooled DOHC 32-valve 3.8-liter V-8, the most notable piece of this car might be the steering wheel, which is inspired by the one on Lewis Hamilton’s championship-winning 2008 MP4-23 Formula One car.
The top speed for the McLaren P1 is 217 mph and it has an acceleration of 60 mph in 2.7 seconds. MPG is 16/21 for city/highway driving respectively.
Chris Goodwin, Chief Test Driver – McLaren Automotive, said:
“The astonishing thing is that it feels like a really fast super sports car on the road, but like a really good racing sports car on the track. I don’t think that’s ever been done before”
Produced by W Motors, the car is not only expensive in the US, Forbes rated it one of the top 10 most expensive cars in the world. The car costs $3.4 million. It is not the Gull-wing doors, but the diamond eyes are the thing that makes this car so special. Each LED headlight is encrusted with 220 diamonds or any other precious stone chosen by the client. Lykan HyperSport is powered by a 3.7l twin-turbo Flat-six engine and is claimed to have a top speed of 245 mph. The acceleration is 0-62 mph in 2.8 seconds.
Ralph Debbas, Chairman of the Board of Directors of W Motors, describes the car as “a modern machine with a touch of humanity”.
It is amazing to see how far cars can go in terms of luxury and comfort. Few have the chance to drive one of those ultra-expensive super-cars but day-dreaming doesn’t hurt. And who knows – one day you might be one of the lucky ones to own a top-class vehicle like the ones in the list above.