5 Rare Cars You Won't See on the Road

Audis and Porsches used to make us stop in our tracks with our mouths open. Those cars have been replaced by the curvaceous Ferraris and aggressive Lamborghinis and seeing one makes us take out our smartphones and click a pic. These cars, however, pale in comparison when compared to the following rare and exclusive cars that you’d be lucky to lay your eyes on.

 

Lotec C1000

The car was made especially on an order placed by an oil baron from The United Arab Emirates. Lotec designed its body by using carbon fiber to make it lightweight and gave it an aerospace material frame.

c1000

Number of cars produced: 1
Cost: around $3.4 million (USD)
Engine: 5.6 L Mercedes Benz V8 engine
Power: 1000 bhp
Performance: 0-60mph in 3.2 sec
Top Speed: 268mph

 

Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita

Only three cars of this limited edition Koenigsegg CCXR were produced. Featuring a diamond weave carbon finish the Trevita is one of the world’s most expensive street legal supercar and also comes with a double carbon rear wing, carbon ceramic brakes with ABS, Inconel exhaust system, airbags, tire monitoring system and hydraulic lifting system.

Number of cars produced: 3
Cost: $4,850,000
Engine: Koenigsegg V8 w/dry sump lubrication
Power: 1018 bhp
Performance: 0-60mph in ~2.9 sec
Top Speed: 254+ mph

 

Lamborghini Veneno

Lamborghini produced only four Veneno based on Lamborghini Aventador to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Out of four, one was built for Lamborghini itself and three were sold to customers. The first one with red accents was bought by Antoine Dominic, owner of Lamborghini Long Island. Second one with green accents went to Kris Singh and the third one with white accent was spotted in Hong Kong en-route to Macau. The three colors used in the car completed the Italian tricolor.

veneno lamborghini

Number of cars produced: 4
Cost: €3.12 million each
Engine: 6.5L V12
Power: 740bhp
Performance: 0-60mph in 2.8sec
Top Speed: 220mph

 


McLaren F1 LM

McLaren built five F1 LM in honor of the five McLaren F1 GTR that won the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans. F1 LM has the same engine as that of F1 GTR without the race mandated restrictors. However, due to added aerodynamic drag, it has a top speed of 225 mph which is less than the standard version. It is also said that a sixth chassis exists in the form of XP1 LM. McLaren CEO Ron Dennis promised Lewis Hamilton to gift him this car if he managed to win two Formula 1 World Race Championships. However, Lewis left Mclaren to join Mercedes Formula 1 team in 2013 before winning his second title.

mclaren f1 lm

Number of cars produced: 5
Cost: $4,000,000
Engine: 6.1 L V12 without race mandated restrictors
Power: 680 bhp
Performance: 0-60mph in 2.9 sec
Top Speed:225 mph

 


Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster

Created in the Modenese Atelier, Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster is a limited production roofless car with the same specs as that of its coupe version. This is the last Zonda to have been made by Pagani before moving onto the Huayra.

pagani zonda

Number of cars produced: 5
Cost: $1.8 million
Engine: Mercedes-Benz AMG V 12
Power: 678 hp
Performance: 0-60 mph in ~3.3 sec
Top Speed: 221 mph