Category Archives: The Most Expensive Things

The most expensive things on earth can be found here-from million-dollar bottles of vodka to obscenely priced exotic items and jewelry. Yes, the rich and the famous are often out-doing themselves with their latest purchases, business ventures, investments and more-and we love to share the decadent details with our loyal fanbase.
Private jets, luxury racetracks, super yachts and other outrageously expensive items can be drooled over right here. From Dubai to South Beach, the most expensive things make headlines all over the world as billionaires spend amounts of money that would even shock the well-to-do types.

The 5,000 HP Devel Sixteen Supercar Caught in the Wild

The Devel Sixteen supercar appeared at the 2013 Dubai Motor Show. The car held a stage surrounded by banners making claims so bold that even seasoned exotic car spotter Shmee 150 was confused. Finally, the elusive one-off has been captured on video in the wild. Take in the short clip below and decide if you think that sounds like something with four times the power of a Bugatti Veryon Super Sport. The video above shows the Devel Sixteen supercar hitting the street in Dubai. The sound is not the throat-ripping sound one would expect from a vehicle claiming 5,000 horses … Continue reading

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Would You Shell Out $14 Million for a 1995 McLaren F1?

While a McLaren may never surpass the price of a rare Ferrari at auction, a 1995 McLaren F1 could fetch as much as $14 million. The current record holder for most expensive car sold at auction is a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO racer, which changed hands for the tiny sum of $52 million USD. Is a McLaren F1 worth multiple millions? Is anyone else struggling with the fact that a 1995 vehicle is already 20 years old? This example is dressed in Marlboro white. It is believed to be the only one in this color.  The auction is set to … Continue reading

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The Ferrari Sergio Tribute Car is True Automotive Art with a Twist

The name Sergio Pininfarina is synonymous with style. The exquisite design house has had a hand in many exotic automobiles, including stables of Prancing Horses. The love affair between Ferrari and Pininfarina dates back decades. In fact, back in the 1960s, Sergio Pininfarina managed to convince the stubborn Enzo Ferrari to make a mid-engine layout line of cars. What followed were the glorious Ferrari 360, 328 and the F40. Sergio passed away in 2012, and now the Ferrari Sergio car has been revealed to honor the long-standing relationship. The Sergio Pininfarina Ferrari car is here. What a fitting way to … Continue reading

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Video: Just Detailing a Million Dollar Ferrari

A Ferrari supercar can come in many different shapes, sizes and pricing brackets. One could acquire a project car for perhaps $20k or go for a flagship car for around $300k. Then there are the million dollar Ferrari models, epic beasts that I picture shrouded by a staff of maintenance gnomes meticulously fending off every dust particle before it has a chance to land. Then there is this video, which is much more realistic: The video above shows the likely nausea-inducing process of detailing an extremely rare vintage Ferrari 288 GTO. It is rather lengthy, and only the diehard restoration … Continue reading

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2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed Annual Auction Nets $39 Million

Each year the Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrates all things automotive in festive style with a plethora of traditional events. One of those events is the annual Bonham’s auto auction, which netted an astronomical $39 million USD this year! The photos are items from Bonham’s auction at the FOS this year. The offerings included a variety of automobile memorabilia from decades gone by.  The 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed has certainly one-upped many of the previous years. This year hundreds of supercars, classic cars, never before viewed newbies and more gathered together to illuminate an already bright event. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz to Revive Maybach Name for One Last Rodeo?

Sources behind the scenes are saying that Daimler will bring back the Maybach badge for one more flashy ride. It is rumored to be a one-off Mercedes-Benz S-Class limousine and that it will hit the red carpets of both the Los Angeles Auto Show and Guangzhou in November. Is the world ready for another Maybach limousine and will there be just one? Reports are a touch on the unclear side at this juncture, likely to slowly tease us in order to drum up more interest. Not so long ago, Mercedes-Benz buried the Maybach badge in a highly publicized and drawn … Continue reading

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LaFerrari Yacht Concept is a Water Rocket

There have been ample examples of supercar superboats making waves lately, from the Lamborghini Aventador inspired variety to the AMG Vision GT. Enter an exotic yacht concept based on the illustrious new LaFerrari. Is the LaFerrari yacht for real or simply for wow? The LaFerrari inspired yacht concept is packing some serious power via two 900 horsepower Volvo engines likely capable of evaporating water on contact. Think of it as a $4 million dollar knife slicing through the sea. The deck is reinforced with carbon fiber and military grade protective materials, while the engine room features fitted diamond plate flooring … Continue reading

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Most Expensive: Engine Shaped Coffee Machine

Some compare their coffee of choice to ‘jet fuel’. Now java addicts lovers who happen to also be automotive aficionados have the option of obtaining their favorite drink from an engine shaped coffee machine. The ‘Espresso Veloce Serie Titanio’ coffee maker will be offered in V8, V10 or V12 engine format for the lofty sum of $16,500. If money is no object, buyers can begin their day with a little engine work that will offer plenty of horsepower in return. This could be considered true coffee engineering–geared toward a perfectly tuned workday.  Imagine the jolt of making coffee in a … Continue reading

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Most Expensive: Taste of Diamonds Champagne Costs as Much as a Bugatti Veyron

For those who have a thirst for the insane, there is ‘Taste of Diamonds’ Champagne. This bubbly can be purchased for the reasonable rate of just $1.8 million per bottle…or about the same as a brand new Bugatti Veyron hypercar. Created by luxury connoisseur Alexander Amosu, this could be the most expensive Champagne in the world. Taste of Diamonds Champagne is hard to swallow at $1.8 million per bottle. Would you rather have a bottle of bubbly and a shiny rock, a Bugatti Veyron or a lifetime of unlimited supercar rentals?  If the price sounds a little steep, relax–Taste of … Continue reading

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It Was For Sale? The Nürburgring Has Been Sold

The famous Nürburgring racing circuit has just changed hands for the loft sum of €100 million Euros, or roughly $140 million USD. Many were not even aware that the uber-popular track was suffering insolvency. German auto firm Capricorn Group purchased the struggling circuit. It was strange to read that the Nürburgring had been sold, as I did not know it was for sale.  The Capricorn Group became the proud new owners of the Nürburgring just over a year after the previous owners filed an insolvency application. While most do not notice when tracks are struggling, there are clearly companies monitoring for bargains! … Continue reading

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