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30 of the Most Expensive Cars in the World and Which Celebrity Owns Them

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The wealthy and famous desire the greatest cars to maintain their position and reputation. Join us as we take a pretty envious look at some of the most costly cars ever and the celebrities who owned them.

1. Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic - $40 Million

1. Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic - $40 Million

Who has it: Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren is a surprising addition to the Bugatti fan club. However, the black 1930s 57SC Atlantic owned by the fashion entrepreneur is even more uncommon than the Veyron. Only two 57SCs remain, one of which is in the Mullin Automotive Museum in Los Angeles and the other is owned by Lauren.

2. Bugatti La Voiture Noire - $18.9 Million

2. Bugatti La Voiture Noire - $18.9 Million

Who has it: Cristiano Ronaldo 

The Bugatti La Voiture Noire holds the title of most expensive car in the world with a price tag of close to $19 million. Although the owner of the quad-turbocharged, 8-liter, blacked-out W16 one-off is still a mystery, media sites in the U.S. and Europe have speculated that high-end automobile collector and soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo was the purchaser.

3. Maybach Exelero - $8 Million

3. Maybach Exelero - $8 Million

Who has it: Jay-Z

With an extremely rare $8 million Maybach Exelero, Jay-Z owns the couple's most expensive vehicle. The car has a modern-day Batmobile appearance thanks to its extremely lengthy lines and black paint job. It boasts a twin-turbocharged V-12 engine, which is appropriate considering that it has a 4.4-second 0 to 62 mph time and a 218 mph top speed. 

https://www.topgear.com/car-news/rapper-pays-8-million-one-maybach

4. Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita - $4.8 Million

4. Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita - $4.8 Million

Who has it: Floyd Mayweather

The newest member of the boxing legend Floy Mayweather's fleet, is a limited-edition Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita with gull wings that left Mayweather over $5 million in the red. The Swedish hypercar accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in only three seconds and has a top speed of 250 mph.

5. Bugatti Chiron - $3 Million

5. Bugatti Chiron - $3 Million

Who has it: 50 Cent

Rapper Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson purchased a brand-new Bugatti Chiron for himself over the holiday season. It is all-black with neon blue brake calipers and trim. The Chiron accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.4 seconds because of its huge quad-turbocharged W16 engine's scary 1,479 horsepower.

6. Pagani Huayra - $2.4 Million

6. Pagani Huayra - $2.4 Million

Who has it: The Rock

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson frequently shares endearing videos of himself laughing with fans while operating his Ford F-150 pickup truck on Instagram. Even with the custom construction, it's a very low-key car given his skyrocketing net wealth. A Pagani Huayra is among the amazing collection of exotic vehicles owned by the former wrestler-turned-actor.

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/16/take-a-look-at-the-2-point-4-million-pagani-huayra-tempesta-supercar.html

7. 1955 Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing Coupe - $2 Million

7. 1955 Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing Coupe - $2 Million

Who has it: Jay Leno

In 2010, Jay Leno described his experience restoring a vintage Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing Coupe in an article for Popular Mechanics. “The 300SL was ahead of its time, with a tubular space frame, fully independent suspension, a fuel-injected SOHC Six, those fantastic gullwing doors, and a lot of racing history”, he said.

At Barrett-home Jackson's in 2014, a restored 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe brought in $2,090,000, including buyer commission.

8. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport - $1.7 Million

8. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport - $1.7 Million

Who has it: Tom Brady

According to Top Speed, Tom Brady's choice of Bugatti is more about pure power than it is about looks: 'With this type of design comes a very short and stubby hood with massive flanks on either side of it to channel airflow up and over its shallow-raked windshield.' In fact, the Patriots star's car has a completely carbon-fiber exterior, keeping it lightweight and enabling it to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.5 seconds.

9. Bugatti Veyron - $1.7 Million

9. Bugatti Veyron - $1.7 Million

Who has it: Flo Rida

Flo Rida gave his Veyron a significant makeover in 2012 to commemorate getting his license back after having it suspended due to a DUI. He had a matte silver stripe added to the highly reflective, mirror-like chrome that was used to cover it. According to TopSpeed, the upgrade increased the car's value to about $2 million.

10. Bugatti Grand Sport - $1.7 Million

10. Bugatti Grand Sport - $1.7 Million

Who has it: Lil Uzi Vert

To top off his 25th expensive birthday celebration in New York City, Lil Uzi Vert spent seven figures on a Bugatti Grand Sport that once belonged to Floyd Mayweather. He added a $10,000 custom wrap, though, and even spent an extra $20,000 to have it delivered soon. Mayweather made a $3.3 million initial investment, and Lil Uzi Vert profited by covering the car's considerable depreciation.

11. Aston Martin One-77 - $1.64 Million

11. Aston Martin One-77 - $1.64 Million

Who has it: Samuel Eto'o

Football player Samuel Eto'o is well known for his love of luxury automobiles. He has an Aston Martin V12 Zagato, a Maybach Xenatec, and a Bugatti Veyron. The Aston Martin One-77, however, is the pride of the fleet. Only 77 of these were ever produced, hence its nickname. The 7.3-liter hypercar has a powerful V-12 engine, an extraordinarily light construction, and a top speed of 220 mph.

12. Maybach G650 Landaulet - $1.6 Million

12. Maybach G650 Landaulet - $1.6 Million

Who has it: Travis Scott

Rapper Travis Scott purchas

ed one of the 99 Maybach G650 Landaulets that were produced in September 2019. The extremely uncommon G-Wagen is based on the venerable Mercedes-Benz G-class (G is for 'Geländewagen') and is powered by a rare G65 AMG twin-turbocharged V-12 engine. The Mercedes-Maybach S-class provides the 'first-class' rear seats.

13. Ferrari LaFerrari - $1.4 Million

13. Ferrari LaFerrari - $1.4 Million

Who has it: Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the Kardashian family, received a $1.4 million Ferrari LaFerrari from Jenner's boyfriend, rapper Travis Scott, before she gave birth to daughter Stormi. The car has a top speed of 217 mph, a 124 mph acceleration time under seven seconds, and a maximum 949 horsepower.

14. Bugatti Veyron Sang Noir - $1.3 Million

14. Bugatti Veyron Sang Noir - $1.3 Million

Who has it: Drake

Drake, a singer-rapper purchased a Bugatti Veyron Sang Noir. Only 15 of these extremely rare supercars were ever produced. 

There have been claims that the singer listed the Sang Noir for sale at Ferrari Quebec in November 2018 for about $1.3 million.

15. Hennessey Venom GT Spyder - $1.1 million

15. Hennessey Venom GT Spyder - $1.1 million

Who has it: Steven Tyler

On March 25, 2016, the Hennessey Venom GT Spyder broke the previous record for open-top sports cars by reaching a blistering top speed of 265.6 mph, making it one of the greatest automobiles in the automotive business.

Lead vocalist of Aerosmith Steven Tyler purchased it for $1.1 million and was the first person in the entire world to acquire it. Tyler's Hennessey Venom GT Spyder had an incredible top speed and a twin-turbocharged 7.0-litre V-8 engine that produced 1,200 horsepower and 1,155 lb/ft of torque. With all this power, an automobile can accelerate from a complete stop to 60 mph in under 2.7 seconds.

16. Limited Edition Mercedes SLR Stirling Moss - $1.06 Million

16. Limited Edition Mercedes SLR Stirling Moss - $1.06 Million

Who has it: Kanye West

Kanye West, a rapper, fashion designer, and frequently contentious celebrity arrived at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival in one of the world's rarest automobiles—there are only 75 known to exist—a Mercedes SLR Stirling Moss. There is no hiding from the sun or paparazzi in this car because it lacks a windshield, has a 5.5-liter supercharged V-8 engine, and a sleek silver paint job.

17. Vintage Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II - $1 Million

17. Vintage Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II - $1 Million

Who has it: Beyoncé

Jay-Z gave Queen Bey a 1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II for her 25th birthday, which features a sky blue exterior, a leather interior that matches, a navy blue top, and white-wall tires. According to Hot Cars, the vehicle was added to the couple's outstanding 24-car collection, which also includes a Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet, Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR, and Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport.

18. 1976 Lotus Esprit - $1 Million

18. 1976 Lotus Esprit - $1 Million

Who has it: Elon Musk

At his own blind auction, Tesla CEO Elon Musk bought the Lotus in 2013 for just under $1 million from a couple from Long Island, New Yorkwho bought the contents of an abandoned storage container for $100. Among the trash was a 1976 Lotus Esprit, which gained notoriety in the 1977 James Bond movie 'The Spy Who Loved Me.' He used it as inspiration when developing the recently released Tesla Cybertruck.

19. Jaguar E-Type Eagle Speedster - Approximately $1 Million

19. Jaguar E-Type Eagle Speedster - Approximately $1 Million

Who has it: Simon Cowell

'America's Got Talent” famous judge Simon Cowell owns at least 20 cars, according to Hot Cars. The highly rare Jaguar E-Type Eagle Speedster, a 1965 Jaguar repaired by Sussex-based business Eagle, is arguably the most spectacular of them. Cowell made the decision to buy the car after seeing it on BBC's 'Top Gear,' where Jeremy Clarkson referred to it as the most gorgeous thing he had ever seen. After making the purchase, Cowell tweeted, 'I think this may be the most beautiful car in the world. It's produced by Eagle. Thank you Henry, Paul, and the team.'

20. Lamborghini Aventador - $750,000

20. Lamborghini Aventador - $750,000

Who has it: Kanye West

American musician Kanye West was surprised by his ex-girlfriend Kim Kardashian a Lamborghini Aventador as a gift on his 35th birthday. This car, which reportedly cost the Hollywood star roughly $750,000, has 700 horsepower, can accelerate to 62 mph from a stop in just 2.8 seconds, and has a top speed of 217 mph.

The Aventador already had a gorgeous gloss black paint job, but Kanye gave it a matte black finish to make it seem as though it had just left the set of a Batman movie, enhancing its captivating appearance.

21. Ferrari Enzo - $670,000

21. Ferrari Enzo - $670,000

Who has it: Nicolas Cage

American well-known actor Nicolas Cage acquired a Ferrari Enzo in addition to nine Rolls-Royce automobiles, four yachts, two European castles, and, apparently, a solid gold partridge on a pear tree. Only 400 of these vehicles, each with a V-12 engine and 650 horsepower, are available worldwide.

22. Lamborghini Aventador Coupe - $421,145

22. Lamborghini Aventador Coupe - $421,145

Who has it: Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber, a popular artist, is no stranger to luxury vehicles. He's owned several pricey cars, including a Ferrari 458 Italia, a Bugatti Veyron, a leopard-print Audi R8, and more. 

It is remarkable that the Canadian musician had the Aventador Coupe professionally painted with an unusual matte aqua. According to images published by The Sun on April 12, 2018, Bieber's blue baby had the words 'Cash Only' clumsily scribbled on the driver's side door. The tag is credited to his friend and artist Joe Termini.

23. Rolls Royce Wraith - $400,000

23. Rolls Royce Wraith - $400,000

Who has it: Blac Chyna

In 2016, when Blac Chyna was expecting her first child, she bought herself a Rolls Royce Wraith. It has special pink detailing. The vehicle has a distinctive 1,340 fiber optic strand starlight roof.

24. Maybach 57 - $380,000

24. Maybach 57 - $380,000

Who has it: Rick Ross

Rapper Rick Ross called his record company Maybach Music Group after the swankiest premium vehicle in the Mercedes-Benz lineup. The Maybach 57, which he confessed to Vanity Fair, was the first Maybach he had owned. The enormous 'luxosedan' rumbles along the road with 620 horsepower, an extra-wide wheelbase, and a luxurious interior to rival Rolls Royce and Bentley.

25. Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé - $370,000

25. Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé - $370,000

Who has it: Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah's Mercedes-Benz S63 was taken in 2016 from an Atlanta fueling station which she traded up to a Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé, a vehicle that was three times as expensive as her previous vehicle.

Since Rolls-Royces are handcrafted premium vehicles, no two are exactly alike. Latifah's distinctive car has a low profile, a convertible top, a silver paint job, and the Rolls grille.

26. Hennessey VelociRaptor 6x6 - At Least $349,000

26. Hennessey VelociRaptor 6x6 - At Least $349,000

Who has it: Post Malone

The four-time Grammy nominee Post Malone received a gigantic Hennessey VelociRaptor 6x6 vehicle right before Christmas. The four-door monster is equipped with locking rear axles, 20-inch wheels, a Fox suspension, a roll bar, and, of course, six off-road tires.

27. Ferrari 458 Italia - $309,000

27. Ferrari 458 Italia - $309,000

Who has it: Manny Pacquiao

One of the best boxers of all time, Manny Pacquiao bought a Ferrari 458 Italia as a Christmas present to himself in 2011 which served as the crowning achievement in his automotive career. The F1-inspired mid-rear engine beast, Pacquiao's completely midnight black, is incredibly light and strong enough to surpass the 200 mph mark.

28. Aston Martin V12 Vanquish - $294,950

28. Aston Martin V12 Vanquish - $294,950

Who has it: Missy Elliott

What do Missy Elliott the rapper and James Bond have in common? Well, they share the same taste in automobiles. The same Aston Martin V12 Vanquish that Pierce Brosnan's 007 drove in 'Die Another Day' belongs to Elliott.

29. Bentley GT Continental - $200,000

29. Bentley GT Continental - $200,000

Who has it: Paris Hilton

In the late 2000s, Paris Hilton reportedly paid roughly $220,000 for the Bentley Continental GT, which she received as a Christmas present for herself. 

She collaborated with the remodeling company West Coast Customs, renowned for modifying vehicles for the MTV program Pimp My Ride, to update the Continental GT's stock appearance and had it painted with pink color which she adores most.

30. Maserati GranTurismo - $200,000

30. Maserati GranTurismo - $200,000

Who has it: Britney Spears

It seems the pop diva, Britney Spears, has heeded her own advice in her published song in 2013 with a line, “You better get to work if you want a Maserati”’. Two years after the song's release, she made her first significant purchase—a Maserati GranTurismo. The Italian supercar's slender body, 4.7-liter V-8 engine, and white paint job. Since getting the car, the artist has been photographed driving it.

How much luxury you get for your money is the major consideration when considering luxury cars. Even rear seat passengers should expect comfortable seats with soft leather coverings, electronic adjustability, massage options, and possibly even a recline function in the best luxury models. There will be plenty of legroom and in-car entertainment that was before only available on first-class transatlantic trips, along with cutting-edge audio and visual systems that can be configured to meet any need.

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