Most expensive Cars in the World in 2022

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New cars make their way into the market every year, especially affordable ones. However, luxury cars are limited in production and come with the most expensive price tags meant only for the rich and the one-per cent socialites.

The most expensive cars feature brands that resonate with luxury and give you an immersive experience with their products. It is often meant to recreate history or bring affluence to the forefront of your lifestyle, and just like a resident in New york city checking out the best Italian restaurants, so does an auto enthusiast show interest in the best and most expensive cars.

If you know what you are looking for, you should be aware that these expensive cars are more than just a car - they are pieces of art for a once-in-a-life adventure.

Expensive car manufacturers like Bugatti, Ferrari, Pagani, etc. come to memory when thinking about the most expensive cars in the world; this is because they have existed for a while and take their time to come up with model designs that set the most expensive cars apart from the affordable ones.

Clacified has come up with a list of the most expensive cars in the world in 2022 to include new cars with price tags that hover above 1 million USD.

1. Bugatti La Voiture - $18.69 Million

Bugatti La Voiture is arguably among the most powerful cars in the world.

The world most expensive car debuted at the world's premier luxury auto show in California following its unveiling by the French automaker.

Bugatti La Voiture comes with 1,500 horsepower and 1,180 pound-foot of torque meant to power it to up to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. Among other features is a quad-turbo W-16 engine with a speed of up to 261 mph.

For Bugatti La Voiture, high-speed was sacrificed to give it a high-end touring refinement. Bugatti spokesperson Tim Bravo pointed out that La Voiture is a grand Turismo, noting that high-speed was irrelevant for the Bugatti La Voiture.

Bugatti La Voiture is the most expensive new car ever sold. The company disclosed that only one was built and planned to release two custom-made cars yearly.

2. Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta - $17.6 million

Ever heard of Zonda? It is among the most expensive cars in the world and the first car unveiled by Pagani Automaker.

Pagani has continued production of different models of the Zonda, which is why the latest edition, the HP Barchetta, costs over $18 million.

With a name inspired by the Italian language, the Zonda HP Barchetta has a unique bodywork made of carbon fibre to give it a higher speed potential and offer that feeling you get when throttling a light car in motion.

It has a speed of about 0-60 mph in 3.4 seconds but can reach up to 220 mph.

Unlike the  Bugatti La Voiture, the Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta is up to three (in number) in the world.

3. Rolls-Royce Sweptail - $13 million

Talk about royalty, and the Rolls-Royce Sweptail comes into your mind. It became known as one of the most expensive cars in the world when it was sold in 2013.

The Rolls-Royce company disclosed that the Sweptail edition was an off-production, actually made on request by a customer. So, yes, it is the only one in the world.

Giles Taylor, the design director for Rolls-Royce, compares the automobile to Haute Couture's lifestyle. According to him, the custom-made art-of-a-car was designed to emulate the luxury yachts of the 1920s and '30s.

The car reveals a silhouette with a single-piece glass roof on the fastback rear end.

It is produced from one type of aluminium to give it a unique bodywork. The interior comprises a centre console that can house a bottle of champagne and two crystal champagne flutes.

The Sweptail is still a mystery car because the public has no inclination about the car's specifications.

4. Bugatti Centodieci - $9 million

The Bugatti Centodieci is a sculpture in every detail and a limited production from the french auto manufacturer Bugatti.

The Centodieci was released as a homage to the 1991 Bugatti EB100 to usher in a new millennium.

The Bugatti Centodieci came with a monstrous 8.0-litre quad-turbo W-16 engine that can enable up to 16000 horsepower and a top speed of 236 mph.

One can easily appreciate the modern look of the Centodieci from its exterior design. You can see the Ultra-slim LED headlights occupying narrow slits at the front. Although the inspiration came from the EB110s, the Centodieci is fitted with redesigned wheels for a unique look.

The car is fitted with the ever-needed 7-automatic speed dual clutch to cap it all.

5. Bugatti Divo - $6 million

Bugatti Divo is a hyper sports car built for the 21st century and limited to a production unit of only 40 with a market price that places it among the most expensive cars in the world.

The automobile reached the market with a futuristic design and driving performance; the craftsmanship in the Divo edition makes it a true masterpiece to behold.

The car's aerodynamics upgraded it with additional downforce and offered a superb driving experience with its chassls and suspension settings, which were modified to bring more perfection.

Like many, Divo sits on an 8.0-litre W-16 engine and develops about 1500 horsepower. It can accelerate up to 62 mph in just 2.4 seconds.

The interior opens into a symmetrical cabin and a colour scheme with the seats offering good lateral support. 

6. Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ - $5.7 million

Premiered on 2nd August 2019 and a variant of the Chiron family, the Chiron Super 300+ is only 30 in number. It was produced to honour the record-breaking threshold of 300 mph. 

It is described as possessing an unrivalled performance in function and aerodynamics; the 300+ edition is a beauty at its best.

The bodywork of the Chiron Super sport 300+ car was optimized for the sole aim of achieving high speed. You can count on its stability at high speeds as much work was put into creating a perfect balance between low drags and downforce.

The Bugatti Chiron Super sport 300+  is arguably one of the most expensive cars in the world, backed by the fact that it could reach 60 mph in 2.4 seconds and accelerate up to 300 mph.

7. Lamborghini Sian FKP 37 - $3.6 million

With a name that comes from a Bolognese word that stands for a flash of lightning, Lamborghini Sian FKP 37 is a hybrid sports car and the first ever hybrid product from the brand.

Lamborghini Sian FKP 37 is also among the most expensive cars in the world, worth about 3.6 million USD after its unveiling in September 2019.

The specification and performance of the Lamborghini Sian FKP 37 are based on the Lamborghini Aventador. Thus it comes with the same engine as the SVJ variant of the Aventador. With modification and other add-ons, the power output of the Sian FKP 37 was raised to 785 PS.

Other modifications ensure the car can reach 62 mph in 2.8 seconds with an electronically top speed of 220 mph.

About the design, most notable is the active cooling vanes at the rear; the interior is immensely inspired by the Aventador's design.

The most expensive cars are mostly limited in production, and the Sian FKP 37 is not an exception, as all units have been sold.

8. Pagani Huayra BC Roadster -  $3.5 million

Meet the rolling sculpture from Pagani; if you doubt this beauty, imagine the Louvre museum handing you the Mona Lisa as a gift. 

That feeling you get is similar to what an auto enthusiast will feel at the sight of the Pagani Huayra BC Roadster - one of the most expensive cars in the World.

It is a sculpture made from carbon-fibre material. The Huayra Roadster will never be more than 40 units in the World. 

Three words best define the exterior of the Huayra Roadster - exthe act alignment of the carbon-fibre panels, titanium fasteners, and the leather straps. The carbon weave between the glovebox and the dashboard showed its artistic nature. The Huayra Roadster was produced to make finding imperfections become a game.

The Huayra Roadster has a top speed of about 238 mph and withstands 1.67g of lateral acceleration.

This expensive car has a twin-turbocharged M158 60-degree V12 engine uniquely produced by Mercedes-AMG.

9. W Motors Lykan Hypersport - $3.4 million

The Lykan Hypersport is among the most expensive cars in the world and is produced by the Lebanese car company W Motors.

The company CEO, Raph Debbs, called the Lykan Hypersport car a "Modern machine with a touch of Humanity. "

The luxurious car holds many 'firsts' to its name; for instance, Lykan Hypersport is the first ever sports and hypercar designed indigenously in the middle east and by W Motors. It is also the most expensive car featured in Fast and Furious 7. 

The exterior design was crafted using carbon fibre and given an angular styling. The exterior also holds a dihedral door that makes its lines prominent. 

The exclusivity of the Lykan Hypersport is in its number, which only stands at 7 units. It also breeds glamour and luxury by possessing 440 diamonds aligned in the LED headlights.

It can go up 245 mph as a sports car, which depends on the gear ratio setup. Reports also show that it can accelerate 0-62 mph in 2.9 seconds.

10. Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport - $3.3 million

Bugatti has graced us with a new luxurious and expensive car. It asks if you are ready for the adrenaline rush.

The Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport is among the Chiron model but built with sophisticated technology to achieve more agility. The Chiron Pur was produced in 2020 and was limited to a production unit of only 60. Its engine type is a quad-charged W-16.

On performance, the Chiron Pur can go as fast as 60 mph in 2.3 seconds with a top speed of 217 mph.

In summary, the automobile goes with less weight and more grip to ensure its uniqueness among the rest of the Bugatti Chiron models.

What is the world's most expensive car?

The world's most expensive car has always remained the 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO, sold with an estimated price tag of $70 million.

The the1963 Ferrari 250 GTO is the most expensive car in the world but not the fastest as it could only go on a top speed of 174 mph and accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 6.1 seconds.

What is the most expensive brand of car?

Ferrari is the world's most expensive brand of car. The automaker is synonymous with producing expensive cars that flaunt luxury and gives auto enthusiasts that feeling of satisfaction.