Bugatti Veyron remains world’s most expensive car in 2012

James Raia

The Bugatti Veyron Supersport, the exclusive and elusive French-made supercar, remains the world’s most expensive car in 2012, according to the new report on Forbes.com.

The mid-engined grand touring car is the fastest road-legal production car in the world, with a top speed 268 mph.

Bugatti is designed and developed by Volkswagen Group (based on the Bentley Hunaudieres concept) and produced by Bugatti Automobiles SAS in Château Saint Jean in Molsheim, France).

Here are some facts & figures about the Bugatti Veyron Supersport:

Manufacturer: Bugatti Automobiles and Volkswagen Group (parent company); Production: 2010-present (Super Sport); Assembly: Molsheim, France; Body style     Standard: 2-door coupé; Layout: Longitudinal mid-engine,permanent all-wheel drive; Engine: 8-liter, W16 quad-turbocharged, 1,184 horsepower; Transmission: 7-speed DSG sequential; Wheelbase, 106.7 inches; Length: 175.7 inches; Width: 78.7 inches; Height: 45.6 inches; Curb weight: 4,162 pounds.

Here’s the list of the world’s most expensive cars for 2012:

1. Bugatti Veyron Supersport, France, $2.6 million; 2. Ferrari 599XX, Italy, $2 million (estimate); 3. Zenvo ST1, Denmark, $1.8 million; 4. Koenigsegg Agera R, Sweden, $1.7 million (carbon fiber), $1.5 million (base model); 5. Maybach Landaulet, Germany, $1.4 million; 6. Aston Martin One-77, $1.3 million; 7. Pagani Huayra, Italy, $1.3 million; 8. Hennessey Venom GT, USA, $1 million; 9. SSC Tuatara, USA, $970,000; 10. Porsche 918 Spyder, Germany, $845,000.



Article Last Updated: June 3, 2013.

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