There is a certain category of automobiles not designed for mundane transportation tasks like a kids' carpool or a jaunt down to the corner store. These luxury machines are more a moving piece of metallic sculpture conceived to dazzle the eye rather than to save on gas mileage. The planet's most expensive cars appeal to the lavishness of its owners who want to make a powerful statement about choosing style over practicality. These are not the fastest automobiles on the road nor do they have more cup holders than other cars. These are simply the world's most expensive automobiles.
Aston Martin plans to offer only 150 Valkyries in 2019, including 25 track versions and a handful of prototypes. The Valkyrie will likely cost around $2.6 million. Aston Martin and the Red Bull Racing Formula One team have formed a partnership to create the Valkyrie. The team is trying to achieve a 1:1 power-to-weight ratio by creating a lightweight carbon fiber chassis which will be powered by a 6.5-liter V12 hybrid engine.
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