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World's 13 most expensive cars

Last updated on: July 11, 2011 08:51 IST

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If you have more than enough money and want something precious in your garage as a prized possession, then you have enough to choose from even in India.

Even though options like the 1931 Bugatti Royale Kellner, which was sold for a whooping Rs 38 crore (Rs 380 million) in 1987 are not available today but still there are enough super cars in the domestic market.

While some of these biggies are already in India, the rest are likely to be launched in the near future.

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Rank 13: Porsche Carrera GT

Price: Rs 92.26 lakh

With a 5.7 litre V10 engine producing 612 PS (450 kW; 604 hp), this super car has a top speed of 330 km/h and it reaches 100kmph mark in 3.9 seconds.

Besides its speed Porsche Carrera GT also promises unmatched driving experience.

Available in India: Yes

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Rank 12: Porche Panamera Turbo S

Price: Rs 2 crore (Rs 20 million)

This eight-cylinder 550 hp machine zooms to 100 km/h mark in just 3.8 seconds and has a top speed of 306 km/h.

Among the features it is like 'you name it and you have it.'

Porsche Communication Management (PCM), Lane Change Assist and Adaptive cruise control are some to name a few.

Available in India: Yes

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Rank 11: Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren Roadster

Price: Approximately $495,000 in the US

Jointly developed by Mercedes-Benz and McLaren Automotive, this GT supercar is one of the fastest cars with automatic transmission.

The car has a top speed of 331 kmph and reaches 100 kmph in 3.8 seconds.

A supercharged, all-aluminum hand-built 5,439 cc SOHC V8 engine gives the aerodynamic car unprecedented performance.

Available in India: No

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Rank 10: Koenigsegg CCX

Price: $545,568

The 2-door roadster Koenigsegg CCX has a 4.7 L twin-supercharged V8 engine that gives it a top speed of 250 kmph.

Koenigsegg CCXR is the eco-firendly version of this car that runs on ethanol fuel as well as standard 98 octane petrol.

Available in India: No

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Rank 9: Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

Price: $555,000

This is a limited edition hand built 750 horsepower 760PS American car that has a top speed of 399 kmph.

It is also ranked as the 3rd fastest car in the world.

The Saleen S7 Twin Turbo zooms to 100kmph in just 3.2 seconds.

Available in India: No

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Rank 8: SSC Ultimate Aero

Price: $740,000

This is also the second fastest car in the world.

A 1287 bhp SSC Designed Billet Aluminum V8 Block powers the car that has tested top speed of 415 kmph while the projected speed is 439 kmph.

Available in India: No

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Rank 7: Pagani Zonda C12 F

Price: $741,000

Italian carmaker Pagani has put a 7.3 L V12 engine in Zonda C12 F and the car is capable of speeding to 100kmph in 3.5 seconds and has a top speed of 346 kmph making it the fifth fastest car in the world.

Available in India: No

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Rank 6: Ferrari Enzo

Price: Rs 4 crore

This is the most famous of all cars by Ferrari.

It was priced at Rs 2.98 crore and only 400 units were produced till 2004.

Now it is available at auctions at a price of around Rs 4 crore (Rs 40 million).

The car has Ferrari's F140 V12 engine and it catches 100kmph mark in in 3.14 seconds and has a top speed 350 kmph.

Available in India: No

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Rank 5: McLaren F1

Price: $970,000

In the year 1998, McLaren F1 set a record and became the fastest road car in the world with a top speed of 372 km/h and an ability of zooming to a 100kmph in 3.2 seconds.

Available in India: No

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Rank 4: Lamborghini Reventon

Price Euro 1,000,000 ($1.6 million)

Only 20 Reventon's, christened as the most expensive road car by Lamborghini, were produced till 2009.

The supercar has a top speed of 339 kmph and it reaches the 100kmph mark in just 3.3 seconds.

Available in India: No

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Rank 3: Maybach 62 S

Price: Rs 5.10 crore

Maybach 62 S is a four door sedan is the first car.

The brand was revived by DaimlerChrysler AG.

It has a 6.0L 612bhp V12 engine and it sprints to 100kmph in just under 5 seconds.

The Zeppelin variant has special California beige leather interiors and chrome wheels and dark-red tail lights.

Available in India: Yes

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Rank 2: Bugatti Veyron

Price: Rs 12 crore

The Bugatti Veyron sports a 8.0 L quad-turbocharged engine that has 1,001 PS (987 bhp) power output capacity.

Besides, the Super Sport variant is a 1,184 bhp car.

This is the fastest car as it accelerates to 100kmph in just 2.5 seconds.

Available in India: Yes

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Rank 1: Aston Martin One 77 V12

Price: Rs 20 crore

Here is the costliest car -- the 7312 cc 750 bhp full carbon fibre monocoque chassis Aston Martin One 77.

The Rs 20-crore (Rs 200 million) car has a handcrafted aluminium body and the company proposed to build only 77 cars.

With a top speed of 320 km/h approximately, the car reaches 100 kmph mark in just 3.5 seconds.

Available in India: Yes


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