Many high end automobile companies are producing new supercars or revamping the models that already exist. For the driver who appreciates both performance and luxury, 2017 promises several options for the road. For those with discerning taste and an appreciation for sleek, hot sports cars, the new models offer multiple options to own a car that exudes style, class and power. These options go beyond luxury and excellence. They are the elite of the elite and far and away the costliest of the costly.
Here are 10 of the most anticipated supercars available in 2017.
1. 2017 Lamborghini Veneno – $4,500,000
Lamborghini has produced some of the hottest sports cars in history. The Italian brand is well-known for its fun, fast and sleek cars. Since 1963, Lamborghini has made high performance cars on scale with race cars. The Veneno is one of Lamborghini’s most expensive cars.
The Veneno is lightweight, sleek and aerodynamic, giving it the ability for high performance and speed. The exterior is designed to look like a race car while the interior is sporty and luxurious. The comfortable seats are designed for easy access to anything while driving. The best safety features are included in this car. The 6.5 L V12 engine is powerful. A speed of mph can be reached in just 2.8 seconds, and the top speed is 220 mph. Set to hit the market in late 2016 or early 2017, the price tag for this vehicle may rise well well above $4.5 million. This car is meant for drivers with an appreciation for speed and performance and a love of all things elegant.
2. 2017 W Motors Lykan HyperSport – $3,400,000
Dubai based W Motors was started in Lebanon inn 2012 by Ralph R. Debbas to manufacture luxury sports cars. When W Motors launched the Lykan Hypersport the following year, the supercar was well received. They were immediately used in the Fast and Furious films. The cars are well designed and manufactured in in Italy and United Arab Emerites.
Debuting in 2017, the latest update of the Lykan HyperSport is a true supercar. The RUF engine has 780 horse-power and reaches a maximum of 240 mph. The engine revs from 0 to 62 mph in just 2.8 seconds. While the exterior is sleek, aerodynamic and powerful in appearance, the interior is filled with luxurious amenities and safety features. The interior is made of carbon fiber and leather and can be customized to the owner’s preference. This amazing car features a holographic display that is interactive. The LED lights are highlighted with diamonds or gems of the owner’s choice.
3. 2017 La Ferrari FXX K – $2,700,000
The Italian sports car manufacturer was founded by Enzo Ferarri in 1939. The brand is considered one of the worlds most powerful. The company with the prancing horse symbol has produced major race cars with great success. Enzo Ferrari released his last vehicle before his death in 1988. The F40 is considered won of the world’s greatest supercars.
The FXX K is set to be released in 2017 and is typical of Ferrari’s Formula One race cars. Built for speed and high performance, the FXX K has a mid-mounted V-12 engine and 1036 horse power. The vehicle has 4 drive modes, Qualify, Long Run, Manual Boost and Fast Charge. Despite its speed, Ferrari will not use the FXX K for racing but will be used for research and development then sold to the public. The exterior is similar to the LaFerrari with added half wings in the rear and gun-slit LED head and tail lights. This supercar is built to race car standards with features in line with the fastest cars in the world.
4. 2017 Bugatti Chiron -$2,600,000
Ettore Bugatti founded his automobile factory in 1909. He wanted to create cars that were powerful and a piece of artwork. The company was founded in Germany and was bought out by Volkswagen after Bugatti’s death. Volkswagen carried on with Bugatti’s design dreams and continues to make some of the most powerful and beautiful supercars in the world.
The Chiron is an improved version of the Bugatti Veyron, already a powerful and sleek automobile. The 2017 Chiron is expected to debut this fall. It is a truly powerful automobile that boasts 1500 horse power and speeds up to 261 mph. The 8.0 liter 16 cylinder engine uses 4 turbos to reach maximum speeds fast. The exterior of this vehicle looks unique and is styled with an all-mesh tail and a horseshoe shaped silver grill with 4 LED headlights. The sides are schaped in a C harking back to Bugatti’s original early 20th century art deco designs. The interior is clad in leather and carbon fiber. Metal accents are spare and elegant. The gauge pod looks like a masterful art sculpture. The Accuton sound system is top of the line.
5. 2017 Pagani Huayra – $1,600,000
Pagani was founded in Italy in 1992 by Argentinian, Horatio Pagani. Pagani had been a manager at Lamborghini and founded Pagani Composite Research in 1988 which worked with Lamborghini on many projects. Since 2005, Pagani has produced more supercars.
The Huayra will be released in 2017 and is expected to bring sophistication and style to a high performing supercar. It has a twin V-12 engine with 6.0 liter engines. The car will improve upon its original features including the 7 speed, single-clutch and most likely will include a duel-clutch gearbox. It will have a removable roof panel and sleek body lines. The interior is sophisticated and elegant.
6. 2017 Lamborghini Centenario – $1,900,000
Ferruccio Lamborghini is being honored in the year he would have turned 100 with the latest version of the Centenario. This limited edition model showcases Lamborghini’s engineering and craftsmanship. This car pulls out all of the stops with its dramatic appearance. Lack of a rear bumper, vertical fins triangular vents and 3 angled tail pipes personify the Centenario. Its color is contrasting carbon and yellow.
The Centenario is a powerful machine. The V12 engine provides 759 horsepower. The engine revs the car from 0 to 62 in just 2.8 seconds. The car’s rear wheel steering system keeps the car stabilized with high speed driving. The interior is sporty and sophisticated. Carbon fiber sports seats and stitched leather and micro-suede accent the interior. A 10.1 inch touchscreen allows uses WiFi, and a performance recorder measures, speeds, g-force and lap times if racing this supercar.
7. 2017 McLaren P1 LM – $3,000,000
McLaren Automotive specializes in creating Formula One race cars. Engineering excellence is the focus of McLaren. Bruce McLaren founded the company in 1963 as a lead driver in the Cooper Grand Prix team. The New Zealand native launched his company in England.
The McLaren P1 LM may be considered the world’s most exclusive and extreme supercar of all time. The supercar is aerodynamic with many race car features. Painted black and orange, the vehicle certainly looks powerful. The interior is compact as race cars are. There are switches rather than buttons or knobs. The powerful engine revs from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.4 seconds. McLaren is expected to release 25 of these vehicles.
8. 2017 Aston Martin One-77 – $1,750,000
Aston Martin was founded in 1913 by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford. The company rose to fame in the 1960s when James Bond drove one in the film Goldfinger. The manufacturer continues to create some of the most luxurious supercars in the world.
The updated One-77 model has a V-12 6.0 liter engine with 565 horsepower. The automobile has a 6 speed gear box. The streamlined exterior is modeled after an airplane. The interior is truly luxurious with relaxed seating. Completely wireless, the 5 inch touchscreen technology connects to iPhone or Android. Expect this supercar to be one of the most elegant and sophisticated in the world.
9. 2017 Zenvo TS1 – $1,200,000
Zenvo is a Danish automotive company specializing in high performance, low volume expensive supercars for the racetrack and the street. The company was founded in 2007. The TS1 follows the ST1 with improvements in craftsmanship and technology. The V-8 engine reaches top speeds of 233 mph. The car goes from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.9 seconds. The supercar features a 7 speed paddle shifter.
The exterior of the TS1 has bold lines and a definite race car appearance. Chief designer Christian Brandt set out to improve on the ST1 which he also designed and wanted to create a powerful appearance. The interior is almost futuristic. It is filled with geometric patterns and sharp lines. The main theme of the design is hexagons. The interior is customizable.
10. 2017 Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard – $516,000
The German company, Maybach, was founded in 1909 by Wilhelm Maybach and his son. The company was acquired in 1960 by Daimler-Benz and remains one of the leading manufacturers of quality, ultra- luxury cars. The S600 will be released in 2017.
The S600 features armor-plating at the highest level for a civilian vehicle. Despite its armored protection, the S600 does not appear to be an armored car, making its owners feel safe while driving in supercar luxury. The car offers Mercedes’ luxurious interiors and uses the latest technology for a sophisticated and safe ride.