“Being realistic is the most commonly travelled road to mediocrity” – Will Smith
The word supercar brings with it the electric charge enough to wake up your senses and a look at it can easily give an adrenaline rush. And if you are a gasoline lover then nothing could be the best appetizer to your eyes than supercars. So, hold on your horses, as here is a list of supercars that might see the light of the day this year and be ready as they are capable of digging a big hole in your pocket.
2017 Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard ($516,000)
The vehicle with utmost safety for a civilian! The 2017 Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard will feature armor-plating with VR10 certification, which is the highest level of ballistic protection available in a civilian vehicle. Apart from it, the other top-notch safety features and luxurious interior make the Maybach S600 one of the highly awaited luxury sedans of 2017. The windows and the body of the new S600 Guard can withstand bullets shot from an assault rifle, as blood stains on Mercedes-Maybach’s premium leather seats would be an insult!
2017 Zenvo TS1 ($1,200,000)
The name highly unheard of, this Danish luxury automaker gives preference to high quality and performance and this is the reason it make less but expensive supercars. The TS1 will be the successor of ST1 and will be blessed with improved technology and craftsmanship. Powering the beast will be a V-8 motor mated to a 7-speed gearbox capable of delivering a top speed of 233mph and can sprint the car from 0-60mph in 2.9 seconds.
2017 Aston Martin One-77 ($1,750,000)
Popular through association with the epic James Bond series, Aston Martin is a brand that knows how to be an attention grabber. Taking the legacy further, the 2017 Aston Martin One-77 will come with a V-12 6.0-litre powermill synced with 7-speed tranny producing a power of 557BHP. The streamlined body of this beautiful masterpiece draws inspiration from an airplane.
2017 Pagani Huayra ($1,600,000)
Fitted with an uprated twin V12 6.0-litre engine, the 2017 Pagani Huayra will be a perfect blend of sophistication, style and high performance. The engine will be partnered with a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox and you will also notice improvements in many of its original features. You might also witness sleek aerodynamics and removable roof panel and stepping inside the cabin will introduce you to a whole new world of sophistication and elegance.
2017 Lamborghini Centenario ($1,900,000)
Celebrating the 100th birthday of its founder, Ferruccio Lamborghini, the company unveiled its menacing megadollar masterpiece – the 2017 Lamborghini Centenario. Built on the mid-engine V12 architecture, this “off-the-limits’ edition is the perfect example to illustrate the excellence of the engineers and designers. The naturally-aspirated V12 motor will energize the beast throwing up a massive power of 749BHP and can hit 62mph in just 2.8 seconds. One look inside and you will for sure fall for the beauty! The sporty and sophisticated carbon fibre seats will perfectly complement the micro-suede accent of the cabin.
2017 Bugatti Chiron ($2,600,000)
Touted to be the improvised version the powerful and one of the fastest supercars, Bugatti Veyron, the 2017 Chiron is expected to hold more power with a majestic figure of 1480BHP. It will be powered by an 8.0-litre 16 cylinder motor which used 4 turbos to reach the highest speed as early as possible. It is expected to reach a mark of 62mph from a standstill in just 2.5 seconds with a top speed of 261mph.
2017 LaFerrari FXX K ($2,700,000)
This beast seems to be a typical Ferrari Formula One race car, which is designed and crafted for speed and performance only. It will come with a mid-mounted V12 powermill capable of churning out 1022BHP of power. Long Run, Fast Charge, Manual Boost and Qualify will be the 4 drive modes to be featured in the car. But despite of its race car look, the company is planning not to use it for races but for R&D purpose and later will open it up for public.
2017 McLaren P1 LM ($3,000,000)
It can be one of the most exclusive supercars, giving credits to its superior aerodynamics and ample number of race car features. Its single look is enough to define its power. It can rev from 0-60mph in only 2.4 seconds with a top speed of 217mph. It will be powered by a 3.8-litre V8 electric engine producing a power of 972BHP.
2017 W Motors Lykan HyperSport ($3,400,000)
Making its debut in the year 2017, the W Motors Lykan HyperSport is a supercar in true sense. Producing a power of 769BHP, the vehicle can hit a top speed of 240mph and can sprint from 0-62mph in 2.8 seconds. As far as the safety of the passenger is concerned, the vehicle will be blessed with enough safety features to make your ride safe and comfortable.
2017 Lamborghini Veneno ($4,500,000)
The costliest model in the list, the 2017 Lamborghini Veneno seems to be one of the hottest beauties hitting the floor this year. The power-packed V12 6.5-litre engine can attain a top speed of 220mph hitting the mark of 62mph from a standstill in just 2.8 seconds. Its sleek aerodynamics and lightweight body makes it one of the best supercars of its era. From the inside, the car seems just perfect for those who derive pleasure and comfort from their ride.
The Bolton-based supercar maker is expected to launch its Berus this year, though there is no update on the launch date and pricing of this massive beast. It will be available in three options – one with naturally-aspirated engine, the other with twin-turbocharged version and the last one with electric motor. The gasoline one will churn out more than 650BHP of power whereas the one with twin-turbocharged is claimed to produce a whopping count of 2,000BHP. The electric model will generate a decent amount of 400BHP. The top speed estimated is to be up to 340mph.
So which one do you think is your cup of tea? Did your expected model or brand make it to the list? Do share your input in the comments section below!