OK, we’re going to try to get through this article without mentioning the gilded age, the one per cent, being rich as Croesus or anything like that. Each time we fail, we’re going to put a pound in a jar. We would have put more, but, unfortunately, we weren’t born with a silver spoon up our… ah, damnit, we’ve failed already. OK, one pound.
Let’s start again. What we’re dealing with today are the most expensive cars in the world. Now, this can be a bit tricky, because, for the really special, one-off pieces, it tends to be a ‘if you have to ask’. But ask we did, finding out from the very best in the business what it costs for the chance to own the priciest cars in the entire world. And definitely not talk about the reality that these cars are likely ones you’ll never see, let alone own.
And so, in no particular order – because who needs to quibble over a million here or there? – here are 25 of the priciest modern automobiles that sixteen metric shedloads of cash can buy.