supercars are undoubtedly some of the best expressions of the automotive industry. From great looks to sleek styling and powerful engines, these cars are something special. There have been many great models over the years, with the majority selling in the low to mid $100,000. However, there are some really exceptional models that feel like they are a cut above the rest and really stand out.
For reasons of exclusivity, rarity or technological marvel, it is not surprising that such cars carry a higher price tag, much higher in fact. While $1,000,000 is a lot of money, buyers can buy some of the best supercars ever made. These are really ambitious wall poster models. Here are 10 that certainly justify their eye-watering price tags.
10 Porsche 918 Spyder
The limited edition Porsche 918 Spyder was produced between 2013 and 2015. During this time 918 copies were produced. The car was powered by a hybrid powertrain consisting of a 599 hp 4.6-liter V8 combined with two electric motors that delivered a total of 875 hp. The car can even drive about 12 miles on electric power. The car was fast, reaching a speed of 0-60 mph in just 2.6 seconds, before progressing to a top speed of 214 mph.
In 2013, the car became the first road-legal production car to break the 7-minute barrier at the Nürburgring, with a lap time of 6 minutes and 57 seconds. 2014 918s in good condition are valued at $1,150,000according to Hagerty†
9 McLaren P1
McLaren’s goal with the P1 was to make it the best driver’s car in the world. During the production period between 2013 and 2015, 439 units were produced. The car was equipped with a hybrid powertrain consisting of a 727 hp 3.8-liter V8 with twin turbo and a 177 hp electric motor, for a total of 904 hp.
0-62 mph is completed in just 2.8 seconds, and the P1 has an electronically limited top speed of 217 mph. 2015 examples are valued at $1,300,000 according to Hagerty†
8 Ferrari F12 TDF
The Ferrari F12 TDF was produced between 2015 and 2017. The car was a track-oriented version of the F12 Berlinetta and had a decent top speed of 211 mph. The 0-100 km/h sprint took just 2.9 seconds, thanks to a powerful 769 hp engine.
Under the hood was a glorious 6.3-litre V12 that provided the power. Good condition 2017 cars are estimated to be worth $963.00†
7 Pagani Zonda F Roadster
The extremely rare F Roadster version of the Zonda was limited to just 25 units. Under the hood, a Mercedes-derived 7.3-litre engine delivers a remarkable 659 hp. It reaches 100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds and reaches a top speed of 214 km/h.
Due to the limited edition, these cars rarely come up for sale and are therefore more difficult to value. However, you can expect to come out north of $1,000,000 for a pristine example.
6 Ferrari SF90 Stradale
The SF90 Stradale shares a name with the 2019 Ferrari Formula One car, marking 90 years of the Ferrari racing team. The car went into production in 2019 and is still for sale. The SF90 is available as a near new car for just under $1,000,000. This 2021 1,409 mile specimen is available for $899,000while another 2021, 1,230-mile preview retails for $895,000†
The car is particularly significant as it is the first plug-in hybrid model available from Ferrari. A 769 horsepower 4.0-liter V8 teams up with three electric motors to produce a combined 986 horsepower. The car is a rabid beast, going from 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds before rocketing to a top speed of 211 mph.
5 Lamborghini Reventon
Lamborghini produced the Reventon between 2007 and 2009. During that time 21 coupés and 15 roadsters were produced.
Under the hood is a 6.5 liter Lamborghini V12. This engine is an upgraded version of the one found in the iconic Murciélago LP 640. The car is no slouch, going from 0-60 mph in 3.4 seconds and with a top speed of 211 mph. 2008 cars in good condition are currently valued at $1,200,000.
4 Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series
The iconic Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series was released in 2013 and was produced until 2014. The model particularly stood out from the rest of the range. The car was powered by a 6.2-liter V8 that produced an extra 59 hp over the standard SLS AMG. To help achieve its performance, the car featured a stiffer suspension and a 155 lb weight reduction.
The top speed of the car was 196 mph and 0-60 mph was achievable in just 3.5 seconds. While not quite there yet, values are constantly rising and the car, currently valued at $738,000, is fast approaching the $1,000,000 mark.
3 McLaren Senna
Built in honor of Formula 1 legend Ayrton Senna, it goes without saying that this is a fast car. Powered by a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8, the Senna can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in approximately 2.8 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 340 km/h.
First produced in 2019, 500 units of the standard car have now been produced. Equipped with a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox, the Senna can harass many fellow supercars. Model year 2019 and 2020 cars are currently valued at a cool $1,200,000.
2 Bugatti Veyron
The Bugatti Veyron was one of the most iconic cars of the 2000s. The standard car was produced between 2005 and 2015, and 450 were produced during that time. Perhaps the best feature of the car was its behemoth of an engine, an 8.0-liter quad-turbocharged W16. The unit delivered a massive 1001 horsepower and allowed the car to reach an insane top speed of 254 mph.
The car was co-developed by Bugatti and Volkswagen, and it was clearly a successful collaboration. The car originally sold for about $1,250,000 at the time of its launch in 2005. Today, cars of this age are worth almost exactly what they were when new. with examples in good condition worth approximately $1,200,000†
1 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ
Lamborghini limited production of the Aventador SVJ to just 800 units, the car was designed as one of the ultimate expressions of the iconic Aventador, a swan song in many ways. The car has an aggressive 6.5 liter V12 under the hood, which produces 770 horsepower. It shoots from a standstill to 60 mph in just 2.9 seconds and reaches a top speed of 217 mph.
The car’s price tag reflects its rarity, and consequently examples like this one 2020 model with 1500 miles on the odometer is listed for $950,000†