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Ferrari Opens Dealership In India

Ferrari’s latest move comes from India where they’ve opened up a brand new showroom, following the footsteps of other two supercar makers: Aston Martin and Maserati. Located in New Delhi, the country’s capital, this two-story outlet features an official service center that is operated by the Shreyans Group, Ferrari’s importer for the Indian market. The Italian automaker said that they’ll bring all of their models to China and they already have 50 customers waiting for their cars.

Ferrari made a smart move opening up this dealership in India if we take into consideration that the wealthy people there are avid for sports cars. In addition, good timing for this decision as later on this year, in October, India will be the host of an F1 GP so exposure for Ferrari is guaranteed.

Source: Ferrari via Inside Line

Ferrari Shaves Off Biggest CO2 Among Supercar Automakers

2011 Ferrari California

We live in a world in which more and more governments are trying to bow to the public pressure of lowering down CO2 emissions and one of the first segments that they take into consideration is the automotive industry. In the United States for example, the government has imposed a 34.1 mpg fleet-wide fuel economy standard for the year 2016, while in Europe most of the governments want to put a limit on the CO2 levels, something that would greatly affect supercar makers like Ferrari.

We can already see that the Italian company is worried about this potential problem as both its F1 and road car divisions are working on new methods of reducing fuel consumption and cutting down on the CO2 emissions. Their first results include the development of a hybrid prototype, research on biofuels, fitting the cars with more fuel efficient dual clutch gearboxes and introducing the injection technology.
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Buy A Prestige Car

Who doesn’t want to buy a prestige car like a Jaguar, a BMW, a Mercedes or a Ferrari? It’s the dream of every person to have one of these “beauties” in his garage. Even if these cars are more expensive than the regular ones and need extra money to repair and maintain, the luxury features such as cruise control, leather interior or sound technology, which provide you the comfort you need, are all worth the extra money.

Sometimes, these cars represent the wealth and the welfare of the people who own them. So, if you fell that a prestige car is the one for you should take a look at my options. These options are among the most desired cars on Earth, man made.

Who didn’t see the Bond movies and the car drove by him, the amazing Aston Martin? This car has a history and it is the finest prestige car on the market. It’s made by the best automobile engineers in the field. Their mission is to make cars which combine “power, beauty and soul” and they manage to do that every time. The list of Aston Martin cars is long, so you can choose taking into account how much money do you want to spend. So you can buy a 2009 Aston Martin Vantage Silver or a 2010 4 doors Aston Martin Rapide.

Another prestige car is the Bentley, which is the most exquisite car of all. It represents style and pure comfort on wheels and every time you drive one of these cars you must know that everybody will turn the head and admire its elegance. There are a lot of models from which to pick and choose, starting with the Bentley Continental Mulliner 6.0 V12 and going back to some other older models.

The most stylish and exquisite saloon car is the Jaguar. The words which describe it are beauty, power and elegance. So, you can buy the most recent models on the market, such as the 2010 Jaguar XJ Series Diesel or the Jaguar XF 3.0 Diesel Portfolio 2011.

I think that everybody love the cars made by Ferrari. This brand is the symbol of performance and because of that all the people like the “Prancing Horse”. I think that you will agree that Ferrari is the winner when it comes to style. Choose the model you want: even if it is a 2008 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano or a 1997 Ferrari F50 Ferrari Classiche, people’s reaction will be the same and that beauty will always get the highest wow factor.

But if you want a 4×4 car, you must buy the most exquisite one and that’s the Land Rover. This car is the more secure and safe car you can drive in your town or on off-road terrain. The list of Land Rovers is wide and can satisfy all tastes. You can buy a 2011 Land Rover Discovery Diesel or a 51 Land Rover Freelander depending on your finances.

These are the winners when it comes to prestige, but you can enjoy luxury even on a smaller budget. Nowadays, many of the mass-production manufactures have included the extra luxury items in their car production. That’s why you will be able to afford a Ford Fiesta equipped with reversing cameras or a Sony DAB radio.

If you want to fulfill a dream you must invest time and money, but every penny will seem well spent in the end.

Buy A Prestige Car

Who doesn’t want to buy a prestige car like a Jaguar, a BMW, a Mercedes or a Ferrari? It’s the dream of every person to have one of these “beauties” in his garage. Even if these cars are more expensive than the regular ones and need extra money to repair and maintain, the luxury features such as cruise control, leather interior or sound technology, which provide you the comfort you need, are all worth the extra money.

Sometimes, these cars represent the wealth and the welfare of the people who own them. So, if you fell that a prestige car is the one for you should take a look at my options. These options are among the most desired cars on Earth, man made.

Who didn’t see the Bond movies and the car drove by him, the amazing Aston Martin? This car has a history and it is the finest prestige car on the market. It’s made by the best automobile engineers in the field. Their mission is to make cars which combine “power, beauty and soul” and they manage to do that every time. The list of Aston Martin cars is long, so you can choose taking into account how much money do you want to spend. So you can buy a 2009 Aston Martin Vantage Silver or a 2010 4 doors Aston Martin Rapide.

Another prestige car is the Bentley, which is the most exquisite car of all. It represents style and pure comfort on wheels and every time you drive one of these cars you must know that everybody will turn the head and admire its elegance. There are a lot of models from which to pick and choose, starting with the Bentley Continental Mulliner 6.0 V12 and going back to some other older models.

The most stylish and exquisite saloon car is the Jaguar. The words which describe it are beauty, power and elegance. So, you can buy the most recent models on the market, such as the 2010 Jaguar XJ Series Diesel or the Jaguar XF 3.0 Diesel Portfolio 2011.

I think that everybody love the cars made by Ferrari. This brand is the symbol of performance and because of that all the people like the “Prancing Horse”. I think that you will agree that Ferrari is the winner when it comes to style. Choose the model you want: even if it is a 2008 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano or a 1997 Ferrari F50 Ferrari Classiche, people’s reaction will be the same and that beauty will always get the highest wow factor.

But if you want a 4×4 car, you must buy the most exquisite one and that’s the Land Rover. This car is the more secure and safe car you can drive in your town or on off-road terrain. The list of Land Rovers is wide and can satisfy all tastes. You can buy a 2011 Land Rover Discovery Diesel or a 51 Land Rover Freelander depending on your finances.

These are the winners when it comes to prestige, but you can enjoy luxury even on a smaller budget. Nowadays, many of the mass-production manufactures have included the extra luxury items in their car production. That’s why you will be able to afford a Ford Fiesta equipped with reversing cameras or a Sony DAB radio.

If you want to fulfill a dream you must invest time and money, but every penny will seem well spent in the end.

Ford Not Happy With Ferrari’s F-150 F1 Car Name

Ferrari named the F1 car for this season “F150” in order to commemorate 150 years that have passed since the unification of Italy. However, Ford had a problem with Ferrari’s choice for the F1 car name as they said that it is similar to the Blue Oval’s F-150 nameplate, which as a consequence causes “irreparable harm” to the trademark.

Ford initiated a lawsuit against Ferrari which also included the www.ferrarif150.com website, accusing the Italian automaker of trademark infringement and cyber theft.

The Blue Oval aimed to prevent Ferrari from using the F150 name in the US, and expected the Italian manufacturer to give up any profits or revenues earned through the usage of the nameplate in the United States.

In addition, Ford wanted $100,000 in damages under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act that protects against trademark infringement due to the use of confusing Internet domain names.

I for one was very surprised to find out that Ferrari gave up without a fight and they changed the car’s name to “F150th Italia”, a name that was first used in a routine F1 test report posted on the company’s official website.

I’m really disappointed with both of the parties. First of all, I don’t think that Ford would have suffered if Ferrari used this trademark for their F1 car – they’ve exaggerated more than a bit. Second, I don’t understand why Ferrari simply gave up and changed the car’s name.

Source: CarScoop

Ferrari F150 Launched

Ferrari F150

Ferrari is hoping that with the help of their new F150 racer they will grab the title in the upcoming Formula One season which should be the most interesting in its long and exciting history. The new car is the company’s 57 single-seater F1 racer and features a bundle of innovative characteristics, most of them due to the new season regulations imposed by FIA.

This new F150 model features a different dimension fuel cell, the KERS system and a new hydraulically controlled adjustable rear wing. The power is provided by the V8 2398 cm3 cast aluminum Type 056 engine with electronic injection and ignition. With a weight of less than 100 kg, the engine will send the power to the rear wheels of the F150 with the help of a longitudinal semiautomatic, sequential electronically controlled transmission with 7 gears + reverse. In addition, the car has a limited slip differential. The weight of the F1 car is only 640 kg.

Ferrari F150

The Ferrari F150 is built on a very light carbon fiber and honeycomb structure and features an independent suspension system that has push-rod activated torsion springs. To stop the car, the engineers at the company installed carbon-fiber disc brakes developed by Brembo. The F150 rides on 13-inch BBS rims.

Alonso hopes that this new F1 racer will bring him the third title in his career. We’ll have to wait and see if he can beat the Red Bulls this year.

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Ferrari Teases New Model

The aging 612 Scaglietti supercar needs a replacement and Ferrari is working on that – spy shots have been uploaded on the Internet in the last few months. In addition to Scaglietti’s successor, the Italian carmaker is also planning to exhibit something “very different” at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show which will be organized this March. Sources say that Ferrari will be unveiling a limited edition Shooting Brake of the 612 Scaglietti.

Ferrari Scaglietti successor

A couple of lucky individuals will be able to see a new Ferrari, possibly the Shooting Brake or its successor, on Friday, January 21st at 12:00 CET, or 6:00 AM Eastern time at an online-only viewing affair.

Ferrari Scaglietti successor

As we mentioned, we have seen many spy photos of the 612 replacement and although the final design has been camouflaged, we can say that the car looks sexy. The front end of the car was inspired by another beautiful Ferrari, the 458 Italia. According to some sources, the new car will have a powerful V12 6.3-liter that will output about 670 hp.

Ferrari Scaglietti successor

Hopefully, we will be able to obtain more information after that private event with the help of some leaks, fingers crossed. Most likely, this Ferrari will be one of the main highlights at Geneva this year.

Photos via AutoBlog.com

History Lesson – Ferrari 410 S

Ferrari 410 S

The legendary Enzo Ferrari set his mind to win the 1955 Racing Championship and he had to win the last race of the season in order to accomplish his objective. The last race was the most difficult, the race-car-killing 1000-mile Carrera Panamericana. His only chance was to create the company’s very first supercar and indeed he made it – the 1955 Ferrari 410 S.

The car was equipped with a massive V12 4.9-liter engine with 24 spark plug and four distributors, churning almost 400 hp under the bonnet that was so large, it extended to the front fenders. The chassis of the 410 S as well as other components were made double strength in order to handle the difficult roads. For his first supercar, he wanted the best driver of those times and he got Juan Manuel Fangio. He had the best car and the best driver but he didn’t manage to fulfill his dream as a terrible accident at Le Mans killed almost 100 spectators and after that incident the racing season was cancelled.

Enzo sold the car to John Edgar and once it arrived in the United States, Carroll Shelby himself entered the car’s first race which he won. One year later Shelby managed to win the Americans Drivers Championships and after the win he affirmed that it was the best Ferrari he had ever driven. Enzo himself said that the 410 S is the best Ferrari he ever made. In 1957, Shelby finished 2nd at the Cuban Grand Prix with the 410 S.

To find out more about the origins of this car we need to go back in 1949 when the company’s 12-cylinder engine was only 1.5-liters in size. Eventually, in 1953 the size of the power unit had grown to 5-liters. One year later, a Ferrari 375 Plus, fitted with a 4.9-liter power unit entered the demanding 24 Hours of LeMans and won. The engineers at Ferrari wanted a smaller, lighter and compact engine that could prove to be a more worthy competitor against the larger engines. In addition, these smaller engines were more fuel efficient.

Ferrari 410 S

Before the full development of Ferrari’s 6-cylinder engines progressed, the company came out with a final set of the massive V12-powered cars. The 410 model was made around the “long block” power unit and constructed specifically for the newly built Mexican speedway. The 4962 cc power unit was able to output 380 hp, linked to the 5-speed manual gearbox which was very suitable for that engine, especially at high speeds.

Ferrari’s biggest issues with the 375 series of cars were in the chassis so they decided to create a shortened oval tube frame and they reinforced it by using triangular cross-braces. As a consequence, handling was considerably better and the large drum brakes which were installed in a position from which they could be cooled more efficiently, were located on all four corners, in order to efficiently stop the car from high speeds.

The responsibility for the body was handed over to Scaglietti, who was a popular coachbuilder, especially known for his lightweight designs as well as streamlined creations. Only two units of the Ferrari 410 S work cars were ever made and they wore the chassis number 0596 CM and 0598 CM. The “S” stands for sport in the factory works cars and for the customer cars, which were made in a very limited number, it means “Speciale”. Most of these custom cars were made for racing with the exception of one that was a road going car, Michael Cavallier, who was at those times the company’s board of directors.

Ferrari 410 S

The two 410 S models were up and running for the Mexican rally but the race was cancelled because of the lack of personnel to guard the road ways from spectators. In addition, in the previous years there were many accidents and the road conditions were very poor.

These works cars had a very limited international racing career and they only raced in the 1956 edition of the Buenos Aires Grand Prix, where both of them had to retire due to mechanical problems. One of these two cars was later on bought by Sture Nottrop who was a Swedish privateer. He drove it in some racing circuits with a somewhat mild success. The other one was purchased by someone in the United States who, in close collaboration with Carroll Shelby, managed to grab many wins.

Source: ConceptCarz.com

11 Cars To Die For

If you have tons of money and you don’t know what to do with it, here are 11 solutions to your “problem”. The following 11 cars will be auction this month at The Scottsdale Auction, organized by Gooding & Co. There will be a couple of beauties auctioned, like the FXX Evoluzione and the legendary F40. All of the cars were in the possession of Benny Caiola, a man known for his love for Ferraris. Check out some of the cars from his garage:

1973 Dino 246 GTS

A good way to spend a good amount of money would be to get this 1973 Dino 246 GTS, a real looker in our opinion. Although it isn’t one of the fastest cars in the world, it sure looks drop dead gorgeous. The idea behind this model was to build an “accessible” Ferrari and it was made by Enzo Ferrari himself, to honor his late son Dino. The car featured a V6 2.4-liter engine that offered 175 hp. There were only 1,274 GTS built. The car in the picture was first sold in California and after that spent a couple of years in Hong Kong and Japan, returning to the US about seven years ago. The car is expected to sell for at least $160,000.

Ferrari F40

Another Ferrari on the list is the iconic F40 which was a hit from day one. Launched back in 1987, it featured a V8 engine, twin-turbo, capable of outputting 478 hp. It was the fastest car in the world from 1987 and 1989. Ferrari’s initial plan was to build only 400 units, but due to high demand, it rolled out 1,315. This F40 you see in the picture is one of the 213 units that were sold in the United States. The first owner of this beauty was Richard Slobodian. It is almost brand new if you looking at the odometer which shows only 3,448 miles. The car will probably be sold for at least $475,000.

Ferrari F50

Looks like Gooding & Co. love Ferraris as they have another one listed, the successor of the F40. Although it wasn’t just as popular as the Enzo or the F40, the Ferrari F50 shared just about all of the F1’s technology available at that time. It was built in order to commemorate the company’s 50th anniversary in 1995. The car had a powerful V12 4.7-liter engine that produced 520 hp and it was based on the F92A F1 racer. Pininfarina was responsible for designing the bodywork and they emphasized on proper handling and optimal downforce. The car will do the 0-60 mph sprint in 3.7 seconds, onto a top speed of 200 mph. The car pictured above is the 38th unit of a grand total of 349 cars the Italian supercar maker produced. Similar to the F40, it is barely driven, only 4,000 miles. It will probably fetch at least $750,000.

1999 Ferrari 333 SP

Here is something that you don’t see every day, a 1999 Ferrari 333 SP. This one was developed by Dallara and had a carbon-fiber monocoque with a F1-inspired suspension. The 4.0-liter V12 engine, which was mounted right in the middle of the car, offered 650 hp. Introduced in late 1993, this one grabbed 69 pole positions and won 56 races. It will probably sell for about $800,000.

2005 Maserati MC-12

Finally, something that doesn’t have the Ferrari badge, a 2005 Maserati MC-12 that features an F1-inspired suspension, a V12 5.9-liter power unit that unleashes 630 hp; it is the same engine you will find in the Enzo. The car will do 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds, onto a top speed of 205 mph. The company’s initial plan was to build only 25 units, but due to high demand, they made 50 cars. The car in the picture is the 39th one and was only driven for 730 miles. It will probably go for about $1.1 million.

2006 Ferrari FXX Evoluzione

My vision of the ultimate car is the 2006 Ferrari FXX Evoluzione. This one has the Evoluzione Kit, priced at $300,000. With this package, the FXX offers 860 hp in comparison to “only” 790 hp available for the standard version. In addition, the response time of the paddle-shifted transmission has been reduced to only 60 milliseconds. Other updates include improved carbon ceramic brakes, revised traction control and suspension geometry. The body got rear flaps in order to increase downforce and a new rear diffuser. It can be yours if you have at least $2.2 million.

2007 Ferrari 430 Challenge

Here is a car that suffered two crashes during its lifetime – the 2007 Ferrari 430 Challenge. With a 4.3-liter V8 engine that outputs 483 hp, it isn’t a Buick. Caiola crashed it twice, but this doesn’t mean that the car is worthless. On the contrary, it will probably sell for about $125,000.

2008 Ferrari F430 Scuderia

Another 430 – this time the 2008 Scuderia. Michael Schumacher helped out Ferrari’s R&D when they made this car. The car is almost brand new with just 625 miles shown on the odometer. It will probably go for about $225,000.

2008 Mercedes-Benz SLR

Something from Germany, the 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLR, which Caiola purchased in January 2008 and drove it for only 525 miles. It will be probably sold for $240,000.

2009 Lamborghini Gallardo LP560

Probably the most down-to-earth car from this list is the beautiful 2009 Lamborghini Gallardo LP560. With a 525 hp engine that allows the car to reach 60 mph in just 3.6 seconds, I wouldn’t mind driving it for a lifetime… Again another car barely driven showing just 612 miles on the odometer. It can be yours if you are willing to spare about $175,000.

2010 Ferrari 599 HGTE

Last but certainly not least, the newest car from this list – the 2010 Ferrari 599 HGTE. In fact, this is a 2008 599 GTB but received the Handling GT Evoluzione treatment last year. With just 237 miles on the odometer, it is almost new. If you are willing to part about $275,000 – it’s yours!

My favorite car from this list is the FXX, but I wouldn’t mind getting the Gallardo which is the “dullest” model from this long list of automotive beauties.

History Lesson – 1960 Ferrari 250 GT

1960 Ferrari 250 GT

At the end of 1957, the Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series started its production and at the same time, the Italian automaker was preparing another open-variant of the 250, designed especially for the North American market which was very important in those days and it still is now. Both Johnny von Neumann and Luigi Chinetti impressed upon the automaker the need for a dual-purpose, high-performance and more focused car, like the TdF – Tour de France and the SWB – Short Wheelbase Berlinetta.

The car you see in these pictures was finished in Ferrari’s factory in January 1960. This 1963GT was the fifth of a total of 54 SWB automobiles that were ever produced by the Italian automaker, and one of the very few who got the beautiful covered-taillight treatment. When it left the factory, it also had an optional hardtop. During those times, these weren’t off-the-shelf items; they were custom-ordered parts which were entirely design to fit the perfect lines of the GT. After the car was 100% completed, it was delivered to the company’s importer Auto-Becker, located in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Originally, the car was white and it had a black interior along with a black hardtop. There are very few cars that attract more eye than a red one; the 1963GT is one of those cars that look way better in white. In the course of two years after its original delivery in Germany, this beautiful car was sold to its next owner, located in Lugano, Switzerland. A brief period after this, the car returned to its homeland to be serviced at Ferrari’s Assistenza Clienti in Modena. At the time, the car was driven for 27,290 km and had Swiss license plates.

Two months later, a many by the name of Bob Jeffries who lived in Joplin, Missouri, put an ad of the car in Road & Track, asking for a price of $10,500. The car remained in the Midwest for some time and Don Devin got it six years later. In 1974, the California Spider was purchased by Jim Southard from Georgia.

1960 Ferrari 250 GT

Two years later, the California was again put on sale, this time in Autoweek. On August the 3rd, 1976, Ron VanKregten bought the car and interesting to say is that the sale’s bill still exists, showing Ferrari of Los Gatos (a dealer) as the seller of the car. It is possible that the dealer purchased the car from Southard or they acted as a broker.

Nowadays, the car looks just about the same as it did a few decades ago, although it has been painted red. The dashboard, the carpeting and the exquisite leather seats all look brand new. Having a look at the engine bay of the GT and the straight-row radiator is still there, and so are the exhaust heat shields and the generator, all original. Probably the most important aspect regarding the car is the fact that it still has the original drivetrain and engine. That wonderful V-12 engine is still there and can be turned on with the help of the original key.

The California Spider still retains its original fog lights, Marchal headlamps, Borrani wire wheels and dual Talbot mirrors. The trunk still has the same carpeting, the jack as well as the holding spare which is located on the original tire strap. It has a small flaw however, a minor area of rust located behind the right rear passenger, but it can be easily fixed.

The production of the 250 Series began in 1954 and ended in the beginning of the 60s. There were a bundle of configurations of the 250, making the most successful line of the company in those days. The 250 was Ferrari’s first car to receive disc brakes, at the end of the 50s. Another important fact is that the 250 was Ferrari’s first 4-seater.

1960 Ferrari 250 GT

During those days, all of the Ferraris were custom built as the company didn’t mass produce a car. The Italian automaker provided the chassis and the power unit while the Italian coach builders offered the body. For this reason, the specifications varied greatly from car to car and so did the engine hp rating, displacement and torque. The same situation was available for the 250 GT which had various body styles and types. The 250 had in most of the situations two wheelbases, the 2400 mm one and the 2600 mm. The first one was known as the SWB – short wheel base while the latter was the LWB – long wheel base.

The very first Ferrari 250 was introduced in 1952 and it was the 250S model, available in both spider and berlinetta configurations. The engine under the hood was a 3-liter Colombo that produced 230 hp. One year later at the Paris Motor Show, the company launched the 250 Europa and Export which were the only cars in the 250 lineup equipped by a V12 Lampredi engine, which was available in F1. The Europa had a 2800 mm wheelbase while the Export was shorter, with a 2400 mm wheelbase. Only 18 units were ever produced and Vignale and Pininfarina were responsible for creating the coachwork.

In 1954 Ferrari built 4 units of the 250 Mona which were designed for racing. They were quite similar with the 750 Monza, but were fitted with Colombo 3-liter power units. Three years later at the Geneva Auto Show, the Italian automaker launched the beautiful 250 GT Cabriolet. From 1957 to 1959, Ferrari made the TdF. In 1959 production of the SWB started and the company made 250 units.

One year later, also at the Geneva Motor Show, Ferrari exhibited the Scaglietti 250 GT Spyder California SWB; only 55 units were ever made. From ’57 until ’58, the Italian automaker sold the 250TR and only 19 units were manufactured. The car featured a 300 hp engine and had a curb weight of only 800 kg, allowing the 250TR to reach a top speed of 168 mph, pretty impressive for that era.

Source: ConceptCarz.com

Top 10 Supercars Until 2010

Finding out the fastest 10 supercars until this year was not actually a hard thing to do because there weren’t that many cars launched that could fit in this top. In the following you will see some cars that are more than 10 years old that are still eligible for the “supercar” title.

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport – easily the most expensive car you will find in this list with an incredible price tag of $2.4 million. The first version of the Veyron was launched back in 2005 and it became the fastest production car in the world. In 2010, Bugatti Automobiles, owned by the Volkswagen Group, came back with another iteration of their model, the Super Sport. This new yet still the same model is capable of producing 1200 hp (in comparison to 1001 hp) from the massive W16 8.0-liter power unit. The car is capable of doing the 0-60 mph in just 2.2 seconds, onto a top speed of 267 mph.

SSC Ultimate Aero

SSC Ultimate Aero – produced in a limited quantity of only 24 cars between 2006 and 2007, the Aero was recognized by Guinness Book as the fastest car in the world in March 2007. Although things have changed since then, the Aero is still an incredible car with its twin-turbo engine that is capable of outputting 1183 hp. The car will do the 0-60 mph sprint in 2.7 seconds and has a top speed of 257 mph. The price for the car was $485.000.  The company is at the moment working on a car that will dethrone the Veyron.

Koenigsegg CCX

Koenigsegg CCX – the car made its first appearance on February 28, 2006 at the Geneva Motor Show and shocked the world with its powerful 90 degree V8 power unit that develops 806 hp. This Swedish supercar only needs 3.2 seconds to reach 60 mph from start and has a remarkable top speed of over 250 mph. The price for the standard model is $1.82 million while the top of the line model will set you back $2.050 mil.

Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo

Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo – made in United States, the S7 is equipped with a 100% aluminum V8 engine that packs no more than 750 hp. This twin-turbocharged piece of engineering went on sale in 2005 and had a price tag of $585.296, replacing the standard non-turbo S7 car. It is capable of doing the 0-60 mph sprint in 3.2 seconds, onto a top speed of 248 mph. The American supercar maker is offering an optional competition package which will further increase the power of the car by 33%.

McLaren F1

McLaren F1 – one of the oldest cars from the top, the McLaren was launched in the early 90s and it broke all current records. The car was powered by a massive V12 engine that was capable of outputting more than 600 hp which was remarkable at that time. The car will do the 0-60 mph sprint in 3.2 seconds and has a top speed of 240 mph. The car became popular right after the launch thanks to its proprietary doors that look like bat wings. It was produced until 1998 at a price tag of about $970,000. Today, if you want to get your hands on this car you will have to pay almost double that price.

Gumpert Apollo

Gumpert Apollo – you might have never heard about this car but it is definitely worth a place in our top. Made in Altenburg, Germany, the Apollo is a supercar that needs 2.7 seconds to reach 60 mph and has a top speed of 220 mph. The mid-engined RWD 2-seater is made on a tubular chromoly frame, with fiberglass as standard or for extra money, with carbon fiber body panels that reduce the weight of the car. The car is available with three engine choices, the race version outputs 789 hp. The Apollo went into production in October 2005 at a hefty starting price of $400.000.

Ascari A10

Ascari A10 – designed for racing A10, it is very well capable for normal roads. 2.8 seconds are required for the 0-60 mph sprint, onto a top speed of 220 mph. The heart of this car is a modified BMW V8 5.0-liter engine that packs 625 hp. The car was manufactured in Banbury, England and had a price tag of about $650.000. It was a limited edition car as only 50 units were ever produced.

Ferrari Enzo

Ferrari Enzo – no top is relevant without a Ferrari. In this top we have included the spectacular Enzo with its F140 V12 engine that is capable of producing 660 hp. At the moment it is one of the most powerful naturally aspirated automobiles in the world, with a top speed of 217 mph. The Enzo will do the 0-60 mph sprint in 3.2 seconds. Only 399 cars were ever produced and they sell at auctions for about $1 million.

Pagani Zonda F

Pagani Zonda F – an upgrade from the Zonda S, the “F” has a top speed of 215 mph and will do the 0-60 mph sprint in 3.5 seconds. The heart of this engine is a very powerful V12 engine, developed by Mercedes-Benz, packing 650 hp. The starting price for the Zonda F is $694,000.

Jaguar XJ 220

Jaguar XJ 220 – the oldest car from our top, launched back in 1992. With a top speed of 217 mph and only 4 seconds to reach 60 mph, it still is a remarkable car after almost 20 years. The car features a V6 engine that outputs 542 hp and only 281 units were ever made, the last one rolled out of Jaguar’s factory in 1997. The remaining cars sell new for about 150,000 pounds.

There are other cars that didn’t made our top but the above 10 will definitely remain in the supercar history as all have huge engines, great looks and incredible price tags, making them the most exclusive cars in the world not only because of their price, but also because of their limited production.

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