Exotic cars are usually European luxury sports cars that have top-notch speed, but there are also and American exotics. Exotics look extremely beautiful and unique, but they are very powerful also. They may perform at a high level compared to contemporary top sports cars, if the driver behind the wheels on the exotic is an experienced one. In fact, the only thing that can made an exotic car bad is the driver, because the handling is made only for superior drivers. If you know how to balance the gas and the brake, don’t think twice to buy an exotic car.
Exotics offer something different, something new from your ordinary automobile and that’s the main reason they cost even more from some expensive sports cars. The following list contains the best exotic cars in the world, in no particular order.
Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
The new 2014 Corvette Stingray might be on its way to the top, but still theres a lot to take the crown from the ZR1. The Corvette ZR1 has a 6.2-liter LS9 supercharged V8 engine, 604 lb-ft of torque and 638 horsepower under its hood, so it can go from 0 to 60mph in only 3.4 seconds. Carbon-fiber body panels help to keep the weight down to take advantage of every drop of power from the engine. For a car that can get a top speed of 205 mph, a price of $111,600 seems right.
Aston Martin One-77
Even with price of $1.6 million, all 77 cars of the Aston Martin One-77 have been bought. The One-77 has front-mounted 7.3 liter V12 engine, 700 horsepower and 533 lb-ft of torque under the hood, and the carbon fiber body with aluminum panels makes it just perfect. The distinctive shape of Aston Martin One-77, won an award for its design almost as soon as was introduced.
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport
Indias most expensive car, Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport is one of the most exotic cars on the planet. Priced at $1.8 million, Bugatti Veyron can take you in its world of speed. It can speed up to 253.81 mph and thanks to its hydraulic spoiler that comes out once you get over a certain speed, you will remain on the ground. The Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport has 1001 horsepower from an 8-liter W16 engine, it has an open top, tinted glass roof and a fabric canopy that can be popped up in a pinch in case of rain. The first chassis of Bugatti Veyron was sold for $2.9 million at the 2008 Gooding Pebble Beach auction.
Ferrari 612 Scaglietti
The Scaglietti is a grand tourer by Ferrari which made its debut in 2005 and since tops many list as the most beautiful exotic car. Its all-aluminum chassis is only Ferraris second vehicle of that kind and its engine is same as the Ferrari 575M Maranello (540, V12). The Scaglietti can reach a top speed of 200 mph and can go from 0 to 60 in 4.2 seconds. You can drive Ferrari 612 Scaglietti for the price of $312,00.
Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4
Lamborghini has never backed off extravagance, neither in its cars engines, designs, nor the language used to describe them. The Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 has very precise handling, sharp as well as aggressive styling and a powerful 6.5-liter V12 that delivers 700 horsepower plus 509 lb-ft of torque is hidden under its hood. These cars are affordable only for wealthy car owners that would like to pay $387,000 for a quality exotic car from the reputed carmaker Lamborghini.
Ferrari 458 Italia
Ferrari 458 Italia is a piece of art remarkably engineered and exquisitely designed. This exotic beauty has 4.5-liter V8 engine, 570 horsepower and 9,000 lb-ft of torque. The Ferrari 458 is also full of electronics, which make it smarter and faster than the older models. With paying $227,000, this beauty able to run 60 mph in 3.4 seconds can be yours.
Audi R8 Spyder
Audi is one of the best car manufacturers in the world and when it comes to exotic cars, Ive chosen the Audi R8 Spyder. The Spyder is incredibly powerful with a 5.2-liter V10 engine that provides 525 horsepower at 8000 rpm. The chassis of Spyder is lightweight aluminum which helps the car to run faster: 0-60 mph in 4 seconds. The price for Audi R8 Spyder is $161,000.
The Vipers back from extinction and now is better than ever. But unfortunately, it is no longer a Dodge. The Viper was sold under a new SRT brand, which was formed after the car-manufacturer Fiat reorganized Chrysler. The good news is there is still a monster 8.4-liter V10 engine, 640 horsepower and 600 lb-ft of torque. The only big difference SRT made is taming the unruly reptile by giving it a better ride and an upscale interior. To reach from 0 to 60 mph in less than 3.5 seconds with SRT Viper and try the top speed of 206 mph, you should be able to pay $97,395 for one.
McLaren is finally back and it comes with its greatest car McLaren MP4-12C. McLaren MP4-12C also has the same Formula-one inspired technology that made McLaren turned heads and launched a thousand cars in the automobile world. McLaren said that is working on one-of-a-kind car, and I think they did it. This car can reach a top speed of over 200 mph because of its DOHC V8 engine.
Reventon is the most expensive ($1.4 million) and most powerful Lamborghini ever built. Only 20 loyal Lamborghini costumers will have a Reventon of their own and though it is one of the most expensive cars in the world, all 20 Reventons were sold out before the production run was complete. It takes 3.3 seconds to reach 60 mph and its top speed is 211 mph.
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series
One of the best carmakers in the world, Mercedes-Benz has produced some really outstanding exotic cars. The SLS AMG Black Series is a perfect example for my hypothesis, as it has a powerful 6.2-liter V8 engine and 622 horsepower. It is able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds and its base price is $300,000.
Maybach Landaulet might be the most expensive sedan on the market, but it is also a great exotic car. The Landaulet is able to go from 0-60 mph in 5.2 seconds, thanks to its sport-tuned V12 engine and 612 horsepower. It is one of the most luxurious cars ever and it comes with a convertible roof top that fully opens in the rear. Each car is being built by order and the options list is nearly endless. Whatever you desire your Landaulet to have it will have and that will cost you only $1.38 million.
Bentley Continental GT Speed
Bentley is most-known for its luxury cars around the world ever since it started. Bentley is preferred car not only to James Bond in 007 series, but other celebrities prefer an exotic Bentley, such as Jay-Z and Kobe Bryant. With its British trademark of attention to elegance and every detail and under Volkswagens ownership, Bentley has produced many excellent cars such as Continental GT Speed which is able to go 60 mph in 4 seconds, thanks to its 6.0-liter 12-cylinder engine and 616 horsepower. Its base price is $215,000.
When this car was released in 1996, only few cars could be compared with the Lotus Elise. You will love every moment when you fire up its screaming midmounted 1.8-liter engine and feel its 190 horsepower on the street. Be aware if youre about to buy an Elise, better have a race track nearby, because this car is not an everyday car. Today you can buy a 2005 Lotus Elite for $40,780.
Porsche 911 Turbo S
The Porsche 911 Turbo S is an absolute classic. Porsche is always among the top quality car brands because of its unwavering commitment to high-performance engineering. With base price of $160,700, the Porsche 911 Turbo S can go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.1 seconds, thanks to its 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged flat-6 engine that has 530 horsepower.