Wednesday, 10 October 2012

The Exquisite Cars of the Sultan of Brunei

7,000 cars worth $7billion in his garages
If the Sultan of Brunei drives just one car daily, it will take him nearly 20 years to drive each one of them. He houses his fleet of 7,000 high-performance cars in a unique parking space. According to the Daily Mirror, as of June 30th 2010, he owns:

604 Rolls Royce’s,

574 Mercedes-Benzes,
452 Ferraris,

382 Bentleys,
209 BMWs,
179 Jaguars,
134 Koenigseggs,

21 Lamborghinis,
11 Aston Martins,
and 1 SSC.

Wondering just where all these cars reside?

Well, the Sultan parks his collection in five aircraft hangars near The Empire Hotel. Inside this gigantic garage, the cars are arranged according to types and brands. Specialist teams from the various manufacturers maintain the various machines.

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Top 10 Most Expensive Cars in the World:

10. SSC Ultimate Aero: $740,000

New model with 270 mph top speed, spiller made from carbon,
a temperature sensor and tire pressure to optimize driving conditions.


SSC Ultimate Aero

9. Leblanc Mirabeau: $765,000

Designed with 24 hours resilience test at Le Mans.

It can be driven on the road legally. Mirabeau is using 4.7-liter
V8 engine, 700 hp, and can reach average speed of 230 miles/hour. Specially made to order, including for semi automatic transmission system version.


                           Leblanc Mirabeau

8. Koenigsegg CCX: $1.1 Million

This car used V8 engines and only 806 units produced.

It only takes 3.2 seconds to reach 100 Kms/hour.

Top speed can be reach easily is 245 mph.
The car tires use rim carbon, with 6 speed, and ceramic brakes.


                            Koenigsegg CCX

7. Koenigsegg CCXR : $1.3 Million

Koenigsegg CCXR is another variant from Koenigsegg CCX
that signed in environmentally friendly cars.

This car uses biofuels, need 3.1 seconds to reach 100km/hour,
with top speed 250mph.


Koenigsegg CCXR

6. Maybach Landaulet: $1.4 Million

This car is most expensive cars brand from Germany.

Landaulet is the most expensive saloon car.

This car has 604 HP, with top speed 155 miles/h,
and using 12 twin turbo engine.


  Maybach Landaulet

5. Lamborghini Reventón: $1.42 Million

Not yet clear whether this old version of Reventon is still available.

Only 20 units made. This car created using black aluminum rim,
like the newer version of roadster, the design is inspired by fighter aircraft.


Lamborghini Reventon

4. Lamborghini Reventón Roadster: $1.56 Million

The car design is inspired by Stealth aircraft display.

It's using V12 650 HP Engine. Can reach top speed of 340km/hour. The car is very light in weight because the body is made using carbon fiber materials.


Lamborghini Reventon Roadster

3. Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster: $1.8 Millions

There are only 5 units available that went on sale.

Chassis made from carbon titanium. Powered by 678 HP Mercedes
AMG V12. The body carbon and suspension is using titanium
and magnesium.

Only 3.4 seconds to reach 100 km/hour, and its top speed is 217 mph.

Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster

2. Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport $2 Million / $1.67 Million for coupe version

The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport uses 1001 hp, 16-cylinder engine, and has been developed so there will be no draft inside, even when exploring the upper reaches of the car’s 217 mph top speed. Traits with 2.7 inch LCD mirror. This car is the world’s fastest roadster.


Bugatti Veyron 16 4 Grand Sport 57


1. Koenigsegg Trevita: $2.21 Million

Just three units to be produced. Koenigsegg Trevita is designed based on Koenigsegg CCXR and added with new shimmering diamond carbon fiber, named “Trevita” which means “three whites” in Swedish.

Those three cars fully equipped with Koenigsegg Shimmering Diamond Weave bodywork, using double carbon wing, paddle-shift, inconell exhaust system, carbon ceramic brakes with ABS, hydraulic lifting system, infotainment system, tyre monitoring system, chrono instrument cluster and special airbags.The navigation system is also developed custom just for this model

For the Machine, Koenigsegg placed the same 1018bhp engine.
Special for this model, the exterior paint has been fully developed in Sweden,
at Koenigsegg headquarters.

                 Koenigsegg Trevita
And here's a Video of the madness.


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