World’s Most Expensive Production Car

Is Was the Bugatti Veyron.

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The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 is was not only the world’s most expensive production automobile, it is also the fastest and most powerful, at over 1000 horsepower. Top speed: around 250 mph. 0-60 in 2.46 seconds. It’s also the top gas guzzler at 5.82 mpg, city– so clocking the top speed, you’ll run out of gas in about 12.5 minutes.

It is built by Volkswagen AG. The Veyron made its world premier at the Tokyo Motor Show in October 2005.

Base Cost: $1.2 million

In the works, Now it is the Natalia SLS by DiMora Motorcar. 1200 horsepower, 16 cylinders. And get this, color changing technology that changes the paint color as the car heats up. Should help in beating those speeding tickets.
Cost: $2.0 million

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(Source: Business Week)

Update: Lamborghini enters the race with the Reventon, named after a killer bull.

Cost: $1.4 million

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Further reading:

Wikipedia; Official Bugatti Website; DiMora Motorcar.

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~ by wmeb on August 10, 2007.

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