If you thought spending one million dollars on a car is expensive, think again. This list will feature cars that cost over $1 million. These cars carry such insane price tags due to many reasons like their expensive accessories, powerful engines, rich history and impressive performance among many other reasons. Most of these cars are owned by individuals who are more interested in collecting them than driving them. In fact, most of the cars that will be featured on this list are limited editions.
This article will focus on one of the best car makers in the world; Mercedes. It is a fact that Mercedes is one of the most superior car brands in the world. This can be attributed to the fact that Mercedes-Benz concentrates on making cars for the high end car market. When you buy a Mercedes, you expect nothing but the best.
This has been the case since Mercedes-Benz; a German automobile manufacturing company was founded by Karl Benz in 1926. The company has been making some of the best, most expensive, cars in the world. If you are interested in discovering some of the most expensive Mercedes in the world today, below is a list of the top 10 most expensive Mercedes in the world.
10 SLR McLaren SLR FAB Design Desire (Price: $1.43 million)
This 2009 McLaren SLR makes it to this list because of its $1.43 million price tag. This can be attributed to the car’s impressive specifications. This Mercedes has a 5.4 litre V8 engine which translates to 750 hp engine power and 552 kW of torque. The SLR McLaren SLR FAB Design Desire has a top speed of 310 km/h and is capable of going from 0 to 100 km/h in a record 3.6 seconds.
9 SLR McLaren Mansory Renovatio (Price: $1.5 million)
The 2008 SLR McLaren Mansory Renovatio takes 9th place in this list because of its $1.5 million price tag. This car costs more than the 2009 SLR FAB Design Desire due to many reasons. First and foremost, it is faster with a 340 km/h top speed. The Mansory Renovatio can do 0 to 100 km/h in a record 3 seconds. The Mansory Renovation also has a bigger engine (5.5 litre V8) than the 2009 SLR FAB Design Desire.
8 Concept S-Class Coupe (Price: $2 million)
This 2013 Mercedes makes it to this list because of its $2 million price tag. This Mercedes costs that much simply because it is a concept car. The specifications are not very impressive compared to other cheaper cars on this list. It has a top speed of 300 km/h, 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds, 455 hp and a 4.7 litre V8 engine. The fact that this car hasn't been commercially produced is the main reasons it costs $2 million and makes it to this list.
7 Vision SLR Concept (Price: $2 million)
This 1999 Mercedes is also a concept car like the s-class coupe. Like the Concept S-Class Coupe, the vision SLR concept was never commercially produced. The only vision SLR concept model ever made costs $2 million simply because it is unique. This is precisely why this car makes it to this list although the specifications aren't that impressive. It has a 5.5 litre V8 engine, 320 km/h top speed, 0 to 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds and an engine power and torque of 557 hp and 410 kw respectively.
6 CLK GTR AMG Coupe (Price: $3 million)
In regards to engine size, this 1998 Mercedes is among the most expensive cars on this list. The 1998 CLK GTR AMG Coupe has a 7.3 litre V12 engine and has an impressive top speed of 335 km/h. The CLK GTR AMG Coupe can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in a record 3.4 seconds. This makes the car one of the fastest on this list. The engine power and torque are also impressive at 664 hp and 488 kW respectively. Considering this Mercedes has very impressive specs and costs $3 million, it surely deserves to be in this list.
5 CLK GTR AMG Super sport (Price: $3.3 million)
Like the CLK GTR AMG Coupe, this Mercedes has a very powerful engine; a 7.3 litre V12 engine. The CLK GTR AMG Super sport is faster than the CLK GTR AMG Coupe given the fact that it has a top speed of 346 km/h. The CLK GTR AMG Super sport also boasts of having a higher engine power and torque with 720 hp and 529 kW respectively. This Mercedes also has a very sleek design.
4 CLK GTR AMG Roadster (Price: $3.5 million)
The 2002 CLK GTR AMG roadster makes it to the top 5 of this list because it is an expensive and extremely powerful Mercedes Benz model. This Benz is also rare which is one of the main reasons it costs $3.5 million. The 2002 CLK GTR AMG Roadster also has impressive specifications like a 6.9 litre V12 engine which allows the car to reach a top speed of 320 km/h. The CLK GTR AMG Roadster can do 0 to 100 km/h in a record 3.8 seconds.
3 C112 Mercedes Benz concept (Price: $4 million)
This 1991 Mercedes Benz is the oldest most powerful Mercedes concept car on the market today with an astounding price of $4 million. However, this price tag shouldn't discourage you because the C112 was among the most powerful in its days and is still among the most powerful today. The C112 features a 6 litre V12 engine which is capable of doing 0 to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds. This was very impressive in 1991 and is still impressive today which makes the C112 old yet powerful.
2 SLR McLaren Red Gold Dream (Price: $10 million)
This 2011 Mercedes Benz Red Gold Dream costs a jaw-dropping $10 million dollars. The 2011 SLR McLaren Red Gold Dream has everything you could wish for in a car and more like gold rims, a gold interior and 999 hp. The whole interior is gold coated as well as gold coated rims. The Red Gold Dream is also very powerful, featuring a 5.4 litre V8 engine which produces a whooping 999 hp and 735 kW torque. This makes the SLR McLaren Red Gold Dream the most powerful in this list. The SLR McLaren Red Gold Dream can do 0 to 100 km/h in a record 3 seconds. It doesn't get better than the SLR McLaren Red Gold Dream when you are looking for ultimate luxury and power in a Mercedes Benz.
1 1954 Mercedes Formula 1 race car (Price: $29.6 million)
This particular Mercedes Benz makes it to the top of this list because it represents priceless history. This car is the same car that was used by famous formula 1 race car driver, Juan Manuel Fangio, to set a new formula 1 world record. This is precisely why this car costs $29.6 million. You might think this is an unbelievable price to pay for a car that isn't so powerful in today’s standard, however, it's old school appearance is part of the reason behind its alluring history.