Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Expensive Cars

Chris Evans splashes a cool £12 million on Ferrari car

Chris Evans has splashed out on a new car..a cool £12 million ($17 million) on a vintage Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder! It is now the most expensive car bought in Britain.

The 44-year-old Radio 2 DJ, who is known for his admiration of expensive sports cars, sold three Ferraris from his collection to pay for the 1963 model. The car cost £6,000 when it was first sold 47 years ago.

Chris Evans is a huge Ferrari fan and owns a fleet of classic and new models, most of which are white. The list includes a 250GT SWB, a 250 GT Lusso, a 275 GTB quad cam, a 288 GTO, a 308GTS, an F40, a 246 Dino, a 599 GTB, and a new California.

Chris Evans famously paid £5.5 million for a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder which used to be owned by Hollywood actor James Coburn.

Only 36 of the 174mph top speed racing cars were made. The car has five manual gears and does zero to 60 in 6.1 seconds.

Maybach Exelero - An Expensive Cool Car

The engineers at Exelero have built a truly cool amazing supercar. The Maybach Exelero is a one-of-a kind handbuilt 700 horsepower monster. The Exelero was originally commission by the Fulga Tire Company, who wanted to build a car of vast size and capability to prove they could make extra large low profile tires that could carry 6000 lbs and go 200 mph. The final cost was a cool 8 million dollars. This cool car is 19 feet long, has 23 inch wheels and a gas mileage of 2.5 mpg at full throttle.

Maybach Exelero Pictures

Here's a Maybach Exelero recently photographed...

Maybach Exelero Videos

The worldwide reaction to the Maybach Exelero car has been so strong that Mercedes executives admitted they are considering a Maybach 2 seater sports car....now that would be cool!

Cool Pictures of Top 5 Most Expensive Cars in the World

Cool pictures of the top 5 most expensive cars in the world.

1. Bugatti Veyron ($1.7 million)

2. Lamborghini Reventon ($1.6 million)

3. McLaren F1 ($970,000)

4. Ferrari Enzo $670,000

5. Pagani Zonda C12 F ($667,321)

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