The Top 10 Most Coveted Cars of all Time

June 20, 2020

I've been looking forward to owning a Carrera since I was but a wee lad sitting on my father's shoulders at the car show. The top 10 most valuable cars of all time was a dream list to compile, and it was made even sweeter when I saw my dream car sitting high up in the listing. Take a look at the 10 priciest cars ever and get a feel for what you're missing.Number 10: The Maybach 57 S

Maybach 57 S

Rolling in at the paltry sum of $367,000, the Maybach 57 S is just short of unstoppable. A 6 L V12 engine built by Mercedes-AMG puts out just over 600 horsepower and almost 750 lb.ft. of torque.Number 9: Maybach 62

Maybach 62

Maybach 62 does just a little better than the "S" series in a few pivotal ways. I find these improvements necessitate the slight price leap to $385,250. AirMATIC patented dual-air suspension, an interface panel that a tank commander would envy and an entertainment system worthy of a theater make the 62 stand out.Number 8: Porsche Carrera GT

Porsche Carrera GT

My dream car is known for its predecessors, the LMP1-98 and 911 GT1-98 racers. Carrera improves on its grandfather and father with a bigger, 5.7 liter V10. The GT's engine blasts out over 600 horsepower and allows for an acceleration of 0-62 mph in 3.9 seconds. This car is made to be dreamed about, not owned. If you can afford the $440,000 price tag, however, feel free to prove me wrong.Number 7: Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

Mercedes Benz SLR MCLAREN

The first supercar class to combine automatic gear shifting with a front/mid-engine, the McLaren is often displaced among it peers. I can't decide if the $457,250 SLR is a GT or a supercar.Number 6: Koenigsegg CCR

Koenigsegg CCR

Sweden's Koenigsegg CCR once held the world record for fastest production car. At $545,568 and a top speed of 386.7 km/h, the CCR deserves its number 6 spot.Number 5: Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

The Twin Turbo line was only produced in one California city for a very limited time. Saleen broke land speed records with its $555,000 supercar. The Saleen S7 was the first American-made supercar and held a top speed of 402 km/h.Number 4: Leblanc Mirabeau

Leblanc Mirabeau

The same engine that powers the CCR is present in the Leblanc Mirabeau. At $645,084, the Mirabeau is one of the most powerful, street-legal vehicles on the planet.Number 3: SSC Ultimate Aero

SSC Ultimate Aero TT

The Aero is the world's fastest production car and is able to hit street records of 255 mph. $654,400 is keeping me from owning the Aero, unfortunately.Number 2: Pagani Zonda Roadster F C12S 7.3

Pagani Zonda F Roadster

The racecar-style Zonda Roadster eliminates every ounce of extra weight possible. Only about 60 Zondas grace the planet, making the $667,321, Italian-built speed demon a true rarity.Number 1: Bugatti Veyron 16.4[caption id="attachment_1911" align="alignleft" width="300"]

Bugatti Veyron

Bugatti Veyron[/caption]At an estimated $5 million production cost per vehicle, the $1.2 million price tag on the Bugatti Veyron marks it as a steal. Each Veyron tops out at 253.81 mph and pumps out 1001 horsepower.Future blog posts from will continue to provide an insider look into the world's most amazing vehicles. Stay tuned.


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