Sheikh Jawaan bin Hamad, one of the sons of Qatar’s Emir, Shiekh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, bought the world’s most expensive car this week. According to the news agency Anatolia, the car he purchased is a Lykan Hypersport in black.
The Lykan, the first luxury car produced by Lebanese company W Motors, was an international collaboration. The development phase lasted for six years and included companies like RUF Automobile, Viotti, Studiotorino, Magna Steyr Italia, and ID4MOTION.
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According to Carbuzz, the car includes “diamond encrusted LED lights, a gold-plated hood, a carbon-fiber chassis, and gold-stitched leather seats, at a cost of $3.4 million (AED 12.41 million).
The Arab car includes a strong engine with 750 horsepower; it reaches speeds as high as 390 kilometers per hour and can go from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in just 2.7 seconds.
The car was unveiled at the at the 2013 Qatar Motor Show, and to increase its desirability, only 7 units will be made. Those who fork over the cash for the luxury vehicle will also receive a Special Edition Cyprus Klepcys watch, worth over $200,000.
The Qatar Motor Show included exhibitions by more than 35 local and international automobile companies, allowing interested parties to see the latest models as well as unique and boutique vehicles. The exhibition at the Doha Exhibition Center will continue until February 2nd
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