Can You Identify Some Of The World's Most Expensive Cars From An Image?

By: Robin Tyler
Image: Wiki Commons via Terry Whalebone

About This Quiz

For most of us, a regular run-of-the-mill car is all we can expect to drive during our lifetime. You know, a mainstream model that gets us from A to B, is relatively fuel efficient and offers mind-numbingly boring numbers when it comes to performance.

For those with cash to burn so to speak, cars with a little more pedigree, that offer a little bit more excitement and are infinitely better to look at are far, far more expensive.

While most of us can only drool over these hypercars or vintage classics, other get to feel the exhilaration of driving in one.  So in this quiz, we want to test your knowledge about some of the most expensive cars in the world. Some cost a pretty penny straight out the box. These are mostly the hypercars that belong to many well-known brands as well as some young and upcoming upstarts, shall we say.

Others in our quiz are vintage classics from a bygone era that may not offer the performance of a hypercar but come with bucket loads of prestige and class.

So put on your thinking cap or perhaps your racing helmet. One image is all you will see to base your answer on.

Good luck!

So good they named it twice ... well sort of! Another hypercar with breathtaking (or is that neck-breaking) acceleration, the Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta reaches 62mph from a standing start in around 3 seconds. Hand over up to $2.2 million to experience it, however.

The Bugatti Chiron’s 8.0-liter 16-cylinder engine produces 1,500 brake horsepower. Its $2.9 million price tag will cause heart palpitations for your bank manager! It's probably worth it to travel at 261 mph though.

A true classic from the '50s, the 300 SL started life as a racing car in 1952 but soon became a production car in 1954 as a two-door coupe. The 300 SL became instantly recognizable thanks to its gullwing doors. Just over 3,200 of the coupe and roadster were built up until 1963. These vehicles are snapped up at auction whenever they are available including one in 2012 for $4.62 million.

The most expensive ever veteran car sold at auction, a Rolls-Royce 10 hp two-seater sold for $7.2 million at auction in 2007. Produced between 1904 and 1906, only 16 were ever made.

Powered by a 6.0-liter V12 engine, The Lagonda Taraf (silly name Aston Martin, silly name) will take you from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds. You could have one if you have $1 million lying around.

Rolls-Royce doesn't make poor cars do they? And the Phantom Serenity is a stunner! And inside ... pure luxury! It is powered by a monster V12 engine but should you want to hear it roar, you need to cough up $1 million.

A V12 engine which produces 800-horsepower is the driving force behind the Aston Martin Vulcan. Not only does it cost $2.3 million to own one, but Aston Martin sends you on a special driving course before they hand it over to you.

In 2016, a buyer paid $21.7 million for a1950s, Jaguar D-Type! Simply staggering numbers for an equally staggeringly beautiful car.

Built in 1939, the Horch Special Roadster is a vehicle of rare beauty and shows off those classic lines of a pre-World War II car. Recently, a Horch 853A Special Roadster sold for $5.1 million at auction in California.

The Bugatti Veyron stunned the world when it was released 2005. This limited edition version costs $3.4 million. Only two exist.

Well, as you probably already know, if you want a Lamborghini, be prepared to fork out some serious cash. The Centenario, which can reach 186 mph in just 23 seconds, will cost you $1.9 million.

Another 1000 brake horsepower hypercar, the LaFerrari FXX K is powered by a 6.3-liter V1 engine. Only 32 were built at a cost of $2.7 million - a lot to pay for a car that cannot be used on the road.

There is no denying that his vehicle, produced in the 1930s, is one of the best looking cars ever made. Those lines simply do not age. A few have been up for auction over the past 20 years, including one that went for $4.8 million.

If it's speed and acceleration you are after, the Koenigsegg Regera is the car for you. It can reach 62mph in an astonishing 2.8 seconds thanks to its twin-turbo 5.0-liter V8 that pushes out an incredible 1500 brake horsepower.

With their Formula One pedigree, McLaren vehicles are always in demand. Even before the BP23 hit the market, all the planned production models were sold for $2.5 million each.

In 2008, a Jaguar E2A sold for $5.6 million at an auction in California. This vehicle is considered a prototype as it was the model that linked the E-Type and the D-Type Jaguar.

$2 million will land you the futuristic Swedish Koenigsegg One:1, a hypercar capable of reaching 273 mph!

An exclusive Ferrari - there were only 10 made- the F60 America cost those 10 lucky owners $2.5 million for a hypercar which travels 0-60mph in 3.1 seconds.

Built between 1937 and 1939, this Italian classic sold at auction for $5.983 million 1999. Imagine how much it would go for now? Essentially, this was a road-going version of the famous 8C 2900A race car.

Powered by a 6.0-liter V-12 engine, only 20 production models of the Pagani Huayra BC were produced, setting their owners back a cool $2.6 million.

This is a rare car. Only six production models were made, which makes it easier to understand the $3 million price tag.

In 2012, a Bentley 4½ Litre Le Mans Sports 'Bobtail' sold for $6.449 million at an auction in California. These cars set a number of records in the early '30s, which just adds to their attraction.

- $3.4 million - 0-62mph in 2.8 seconds. A top speed of 245mph. A cost of $3.4 million. A silly name!

Fully road legal, the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster, with a top speed of 221mph, costs a cool $4.5 million.

Christie's sold one of only 182 Bentley Speed Six Tourers in 2004 for $5.1 million. It's not difficult to see why as this Bentley from the early 1930s is a beauty.

710 units of this stunning-looking car were produced from 1934 to 1940. This is a true classic and a vehicle of rare beauty. That would explain the price of $7.9 million at auction in 2008.

The most expensive car ever sold at auction is a Ferrari GTO, sold in California in 2014 for $38 million. It was then sold a year later for $52 million in a private deal to an unnamed buyer. This GTO was the personal property of the legendary Stirling Moss.

The first generation of the GT40 won the prestigious Le Mans 24-hour endurance race for four straight years from 1966 to 1969, which included filling out the top three positions in 1966. Only 105 were produced. One was recently sold for $11 million at auction.

This racing sports car was produced by Porsche from 1953 to 1956. The 1.5-liter Type 547 engine produced 108 brake horsepower. Another popular car at auction time, a 550 sold as recently as 2016 for $5.4 million.

With an engine that pushes out 1.163 brake horsepower, it is easy to see why any car nut with the cash wants to bay a Zenvo TS1 GT (despite its silly name). Powered by a 5.8-liter V8 engine with not one but two superchargers, the TS1 will cost around $1.2 million.

Always in demand, Shelby Cobras regularly sell for big money at auctions. In 2007, one sold for $6.5 million at an auto auction in Arizona. At the time, this was a record for a vehicle made in the United States. The car in question was the personal Cobra of Carroll Shelby.

Only two CCXR Trevita were made, with boxer Floyd Mayweather owning one of them. It cost him $4.8 million.

Powered by a 6.0-liter V12 and able to hit the 200 mph mark, the Aston Martin One-77 should be purchased as soon as possible. Well, that is if you have $1.4 millon lying around. That's fairly cheap considering it cost $2.4 million when it was first released. Or maybe you should steer clear - that's some depreciation happening there!

Not only does it look fast ... it is fast. This 900 + horsepower behemoth is an upgrade on the regular P1. Recently, one sold for $4.3 million. Best of all? It IS street legal!

Basically a modified Porsche, only 30 RUF CTR's were ever made. This sportscar can go from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds and has a top speed of 225 mph. Should you want one, it will set you back a cool $793,000.

Parting with around $1.5 million will see you get your hands on the Fittipaldi EF7. There are only 39 of this vehicle put into to production. The EF7 is powered by a V8 engine that produces 600-hp and weighs less than 1,000kg.

This hybrid Aston Martin will cost around $3.2 million! It is powered by a 6.5-liter V12 engine together with an electric motor which together produces 1,000 horsepower.

Designed by Friedrich Geiger, it is easy to see why someone paid $11.7 million for the Mercedes-Benz 540K Spezial Roadster in 2012.

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