Top 10 Most Expensive Cars in the world 2014

Each year, new vehicle models are introduced out for the public and every year there are cars that the majority of us are only able to dream of ever owning. Within the last half of 2014, there come many types as well as some brand new designs can be found in the automotive market. A car will always be a most interesting thing for every one. Priciest cars are also recognized as the symbol of social class.

Check out the list of Top 10 Most Expensive Cars in the world 2014 with prices.

10. Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Coupe
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Starting price: $215,500
Engine: 621-hp, 6.0-liter, bi-turbo V-12
0-60 mph: 4.2 seconds
Top speed: 186 mph

The Mercedes-Benz AMG division was previously a different company that souped up stock Mercedes-Benz brands. Bigger as well as higher capacity engines keep on being the soul of the AMG treatment, despite the fact that the company became an entirely owned subsidiary a while back. The engine in the Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Coupe is a hand-crafted V-12. The AMG tradition is that the individual master craftsman who builds each engine adds his signature on it once he is accomplished.

9. Aston Martin Vanquish
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Starting price: $279,995
Engine: 565-hp, 6.0-liter V-12
0-62 mph (that is, 100 km per hour): 4.1 seconds
Top speed: 183 mph 

The Vanquish Volante, a soft-top model of the Vanquish coupĂ© which was released a year ago, offers the culmination of nearly ten years of improvement of its "VH" aluminium chassis architecture and V12 engine. Although it's related to the two of its earlier model, the DBS Volante  and the current DB9 Volante, the Vanquish is different since it is the first Aston Martin with lightweight but strong carbon-fiber body panels. And it shortly becomes apparent that so much work has gone into this vehicle. The Vanquish Volante is supported by a massive 6.0 V12 with 573 hp and 620 Nm of torque, and has a top speed of 183 mph.

8. Bentley Mulsanne
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Starting price: $298,900
Engine: 505-hp, 6.75-liter, twin-turbo V-8
0-60 mph: 5.1 seconds
Top speed: 184 mph 

Bentley calls the Bentley Mulsanne “the grandest of grand tourers.” This car provide an equally impressive and powerful engine: enter the 6.75-liter V8. Sharing its displacement and minor parts with the famous  "six-and-three-quarters" eight-cylinder utilized in earlier Bentley versions, the engine otherwise is fully revised to get more power and enhanced fuel economy. The style of the Mulsanne is a unique fusion of sportiness, coachbuilt elegance and solidity.

7. Ferrari F12berlinetta
By Sarah Larson

Starting price: $315,888
Engine: 740-hp, 6.3-liter, V-12
0-62 mph: 3.1 seconds
Top speed: 211 mph 

Introduced to the public at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta substitutes the 599 series grand tourers. The naturally aspirated 6.3 litre Ferrari V12 engine in the F12berlinetta has received the International Engine of the Year Awards 2013 in the Best Performance category and Best Engine above 4.0 litres. The F12berlinetta was labeled "The Supercar of the Year 2012" by car magazine Top Gear. It offers the combination of Ferrari style and performance in a grand touring body.

6. Rolls-Royce Phantom Extended Wheelbase
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Starting price: $298,900
Engine: 453-hp, 6.75-liter V-12
0-60 mph: 5.8 seconds
Top speed: 149 mph 

The release of the Rolls-Royce Phantom on 1 January 2003 was a lot more than the reveal of a new ultra-luxury vehicle. It signalled the 21st Century renaissance of the world's best known luxurious car brand along with the first preview of a masterpiece that promptly established itself at the summit of automotive superiority. From Pantheon grille to long rear overhang, the design was obviously a Rolls-Royce. Each and every angle exposed a bold yet stylish car with road presence that was unrivaled. Phantom amazed drivers with its agility and accuracy in motion while its ride was mentioned by the company  at the time as 'designed to lower the pulse'.

5. Porsche 918 Spyder
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Starting price: $845,000
Engine: 887 hp (total output), 4.6-liter V-8 with two electric motors
0-62 mph: 2.5 seconds
Top speed: 214 mph 

The Porsche 918 Spyder first shown as a concept at the 80th Geneva Motor Show in March 2010. The Spyder is powered by a 4.6 liter V8 engine, developing 608 horsepower (453 kW), with two electric motors delivering an additional 279 horsepower (208 kW) for a combined output of 887 horsepower (661 kW). The 918 Spyder is a limited edition supercar, and Porsche plans to produce 918 units as a 2014 model year. Like many race cars, the Porsche 918 Spyder is largely built of lightweight but strong carbon fiber-reinforced polymer. The lightweight, even more racing-oriented Weissach Package of options boosts the sticker price to $929,000.

4. Hennessey Venom GT
Starting price: $1,200,000
Engine: 1,244 hp, 7.0-liter, twin-turbo V-8
0-60mph: 2.7 seconds
Top speed: 275 mph 

Hennessey Perfomance, based in Sealy, Texas, says its Hennessey Venom GT set a Guinness World Book-record time of 13.63 seconds from zero to 300 kph, or 186 mph, in January 2013. The company plans to build a total of only 29 all told. The Hennessey Venom GT design is based on the Lotus Elise roadster and Exige coupe model. The Venom GT is supported by a supercharged 6.2 liter LS9 V8 engine, similar employed in the Corvette ZR1, that produces a total of 725 bhp. With a curb weight of 2,685 lbs, the 1200 HP Venom GT can reach a top speed of 275 mph. The supercar features lightweight carbon fiber bodywork and carbon fiber wheels, a programmable traction control system, CFD (computational fluid dynamic) tested bodywork, an active aero system with adaptable rear wing, and an adjustable suspension system.

3. Koenigsegg Agera S
By Matt
Starting price: $1,520,000
Engine: 1,030 hp, twin-turbo, 5.0-liter V-8
0-62 mph (that is, 100 km per hour): 2.9 seconds
Top speed: 273 mph 

The Agera R  is powered by a 5.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine that churns out 1,140 horsepower and a brutal 885 lb-ft. of torque. The 2,932-pound Agera R sprints from zero to 62 mph in 2.8 seconds and reaches a top speed of over 273 mph. If that’s not enough Koenigsegg has a new model called the One:1 in the prototype stage. According to press reports, it’s said to produce 1,400 hp and weigh around 1,400 kg. The name refers to the “1-to-1” power-to-weight ratio. It’s expected to sell for around $2,850,000.

2. Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse
By Georg Sander
Starting price: $2,500,000
Engine: 1,200 hp, 8-liter, 16-cylinder
0-62 mph: 2.6 seconds
Top speed: 255 mph 

Bugatti announced the impending arrival of the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse in a bravado-laced statement, calling it the culmination of engineers’ efforts to “transfer all the achievements of the Super Sport over to the Grand Sport.” The Veyron 16.4 model is the “fastest production roadster in the world,” having been driven 255.5 mph in April 2013. Bugatti announced in December 2013, it sold its 400th Veyron worldwide since its introduction in 2005. Only 50 are available out of a total planned production of 450.

1. Lamborghini Veneno Roadster
By Javier Martin Espartosa

Starting price: $4,500,000
Engine: 750-hp, 6.5-liter, 12-cylinder
0-62 mph: 2.9 seconds
Top speed: 221 mph 

The new Lamborghini Veneno Roadster made its U.S. debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, showing off a super-powered stereo and plenty of muscle. It is driven by a twelve-cylinder engine with a displacement of 6.5 liters and is equipped with the extremely fast-shifting ISR transmission with five modes, permanent all-wheel drive and a racing chassis with pushrod suspension and horizontal spring/damper units. Lamborghini says it plans to build only nine copies of the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster in 2014. Among many other innovations its lightweight body design makes extensive use of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer. 

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