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‘A playground for the rich’: Five most expensive cars spotted in SA.

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‘A playground for the rich’: Five most expensive cars spotted in SA.

From an R18.8m Ferrari 599 GTO to a priceless Bugatti Veyron Mansory Vivere, here is a look at some of the most expensive cars spotted in SA.

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South Africa has quickly become a playground for the rich, who often flex their financial muscles with their flashiest and most expensive cars.

In recent years, several expensive cars have made their way to South Africa, leaving petrolheads to guess their price tag.

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MOST EXPENSIVE CARS SPOTTED IN SOUTH AFRICA

However, against the trends, The South African has connected the dots about some of the most expensive cars spotted in South Africa recently. Here is a list of five expensive cars spotted in South Africa, from an R18.8 million Ferrari 599 GTO to a priceless Bugatti Veyron Mansory Vivere Diamond edition.

PRICELESS BUGATTI VEYRON MANSORY VIVERE DIAMOND EDITION

Bugatti Veyron Mansory Vivere is the most expensive car in South Africa. The car is priceless. Surprisingly, one unit made it to the market, and it calls South Africa home. According to reports, some of the car’s

specifications that make it stand above the rest include:

  • 1 200 PS FM
  • The car can accelerate 0-100 km/h in 2.5 seconds
  • Top speed of 431.072 km/h

R150 MILLION PAGANI IMOLA

Last year, social media was abuzz after photos of an R150 million Pagani Imola in South Africa circulated. The car is one of the most expensive, with only five units worldwide.

Despite having Swiss plates, the car has been spotted more frequently in South Africa. Earlier the year, it made rounds after its photos and videos being air freighted made rounds on social media. Some of the specifications that make the Pagani Imola stand above the rest include:

  • 6.0-litre V12 producing 827 bhp
  • 811 lb-ft of torque
  • Reports have it that it can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 3 seconds
  • Rumoured top speed of 386 km/h (240 mph).

HOW MUCH IS A KOENIGSEGG CCXR?

Earlier this year, one of the four ever-made Koenigsegg CCXRs was spotted in the streets. Upon unveiling, the car had a base price tag of R27.9 million; however, it has ballooned over the years.

The last listed Koenigsegg CCXR had a price tag of R42.2 million, making it one of the most expensive cars spotted in South Africa.

R30 MILLION MCLAREN SENNA

However, an R30 million McLaren Senna is among the most expensive cars spotted in South Africa. The car is arguably one of the fastest in automobile history, leaving many wondering about its top speed. Reports have it that 500 units hit the market in 2018 after its official unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show.

However, let’s look at the full performance statistics of the McLaren Senna.

  • 0–100 km/h – 2.8 seconds
  • 0–200 km/h – 6.8 seconds
  • 0–300 km/h – 17.5 seconds
  • Power-to-weight ratio: 668 hp/tonne
  • Top speed: 340 km/h

R20 MILLION PAGANI HUAYRA ROADSTER

Over the years, four of the 100 ever-made Pagani Huayra Roadsters have been spotted in South Africa. However, the four units are some of the few that made their way to Africa.

In 2019, car importer Daytona hogged headlines when he shipped two Huayra Roadsters. However, the car’s price tag has ballooned over the years, and several car dealerships have listed the sleek beast at R20 million.

R18.8 MILLION FERRARI 599 GTO

One of the most expensive cars spotted in South Africa is a Ferrari 599 Grand Turismo Omologato. Surprisingly, dealerships in South Africa don’t have the Ferrari 599 GTO on sale. However, one of the last listed Ferrari GTOs on Classic.com had a price tag of $999 900, which amounts to R18.8 million.

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Alaa Hamdy

Professional entertainment content writer in Hanover, South Africa. I know all the secrets of celebrities

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