Luxury Cars: World's Best Luxury Cars (Car Brands)

A list of the world's most expensive cars makes renowned luxury car brands like Audi, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Porsche appear reasonably priced but only for the ultra-rich people. Many of the high-performance cars on this list are made in limited quantities and only a few of us can afford such extravagant vehicles. Here is the list of the top 6 most expensive and most powerful luxury cars in the world!

Maybach Exelero - $8 Million

Maybach Exelero is one of the priciest Maybach cars and the world's most expensive car right now. The luxurious Maybach Exelero has a 6-litre twin-turbo V12 engine that can produce a top speed of 218 miles per hour and hit 60 miles per hour in 4.4 seconds. The rear-wheel drive layout in this car ensures that there is balanced weight distribution in the car and no torque manoeuvre is recorded as you drive. This high-performance sports car provides smooth and comfortable ride. The Maybach Exelero is famous for appearing in an episode of the long-running popular German TV show Cobra 11.

Lamborghini Veneno - $4.5 Million

The Lamborghini Veneno is a limited production supercar, based on the Lamborghini Aventador. The Veneno was built in 2013 to celebrate the Lamborghini's 50th anniversary. Only three cars were produced, a green, red and white one, each representing a color of the Italian flag. This amazing lightweight supercar has a 6.5-litre V12 engine that can reach a top speed of 221 miles per hour and hit 62 miles per hour in just 2.9 seconds.

W Motors Lykan Hypersport - $3.4 Million

The Lykan Hypersport is a limited production sports car by the Lebanese car manufacturer W Motors. The car was built in 2012 and it is the first supercar to be produced in the Middle East. The company is planning to make only seven of these. The Lykan Hypersport has a flat 6 twin-turbo engine which can reach a top speed of 245 miles per hour and accelerates from 0 to 60 in just 2.8 seconds. The LED lights are covered in diamonds and the car even has an interactive holographic display system inside its lavish cabin. The impressive Lykan Hypersport was also featured in the movie Fast and Furious 7.

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport - $2.5 Million

The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is no longer the most expensive street legal production car on the market, but it's certainly the fastest one. Capable of reaching from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 2.5 seconds, the Veyron Super Sport is the world's fastest street legal car. Able to reach a top speed of 267 miles per hour, the Veyron Super Sport version is arguably faster and more powerful than the regular Bugatti Veyron. The company is planning to produce a limited number of the model, so there will be just 30 units available worldwide.

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento - $2.2 Million

The Lamborghini Sesto Elemento is a high-performance limited edition car produced by one of the best Italian luxury car brands Lamborghini. The Sesto Elemento (Sixth Element) name was inspired by the atomic number of carbon, in recognition of the car's vast use of carbon fibre. This exclusive and lightweight sports car is powered by a 570-horsepower V10 engine which can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 2.6 seconds and reach a top speed of 217 miles per hour.

Koenigsegg CCXR - $2.173 Million

The Koenigsegg CCXR is even more environmentally friendly version of the CCX. Powered by the same engine as the CCX but converted to use E85 and E100 ethanol fuel, as well as standard 98 octane petrol, this fantastic supercar can reach 62 miles per hour in 2.9 seconds. The CCXR burns slightly more fuel than the CCX, which is a result of the lower specific energy content of ethanol. This supercar that was recognized as one of the most beautiful cars in history by Forbes, can maintain a fantastic hold over its performance and drive, no matter the road conditions.