Whenever someone sits in your car and compliments it, you never fail to elaborate upon its more nuanced features.
If you can relate to any of the instances listed above, congratulations, you are a self-proclaimed automobile enthusiast and you probably take a lot of pride in your knowledge of cars.
However, we are not here to give you an ego boost. We are here to challenge you, stimulate your brain cells and increase your car database, all at the same time. Going beyond the usual Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Bentley, Tesla, and Porche, here are seven luxury cars we bet you haven’t heard of.
Please go through the list, and thank us later.
Developed in the US, this supercar can go from 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds and achieve a top speed of 270 mph. The makers are extremely smug about their creation, which shows in the car’s in-your-face design and the name itself. The 2,000-horsepower vehicle sports a 9-liter twin turbo V8 engine, and is priced at $1.6 million.
Being the first supercar to be developed in Slovenia, this vehicle can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 3.7 seconds. With a top speed of about 200 mph, the stylish sports car features a V8 engine and a high-performance suspension system. Created by Slovenian racer Aljosa Tušek, the car costs a whopping $343,000.
This German car is loosely based on the Porche 911. It claims to have a top speed of 260 mph and can go from 0 to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds. It features a twin-turbo 4.0-liter flat-six engine and has a horsepower output of 1,120. As is with most exclusive supercars, less than 20 units of GT9-R were originally produced. It is priced at $680,000.
Holding true to Swiss standards, this extremely stylish vehicle has been designed with an exterior quite like a jet. The two-seater luxury car has an open top and it can go from 0 to 60 mph in 2.7 seconds. With a top speed of 230 mph, the car features a V8 engine and has a horsepower of 700. And of course, it is ridiculously expensive at $703,000.
This British hybrid hyper car can go from 0 to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds and has a top speed of over 201mph. The car is famous for its unbelievable horsepower of 2,080. It also features a 6.2-litre supercharged V8 engine, four electric motors anf five gear boxes. It starts selling at an insane $1.35 million.
Spyker C8 Aileron
Built in the Netherlands, this luxury car can go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds and has a top speed of 187 mph. With a horsepower of 400 and a 354 pound-feet of torque, it sports a full-leather interior and single-hinge tilting doors that can be operated by a remote control. Brace yourselves, since this beauty starts selling at a price of $246,000.
Hongqui L5 is a China-made luxury car that sports a retro-modern look and a lavish interior. Made by a brand popular for its limousines and parade cars, L5 features a horsepower of 408 and a 6-liter V-12 engine. It might not be the fastest car in the world, but its Chinese luxury at its best. It is reportedly priced at $760,000.