When it comes to owning exotic supercars, Miami stands at the top of the list. According to Dominion Enterprises, a Virginia based firm that tracks automobile dealership in and around US. Miami is said to be the biggest market of high-end cars and humungous trucks in all USA beating the apparent car capital of US Los Angeles. A sum total of 9,834 luxury cars were sold in the first quarter of this year in the Great Miami alone which is an increase on 13.47% from last year’s first quarter sales. Japanese and German made cars are the favorites amongst the car owners of Miami.
Amid the top 10 exotic cars sold in Miami are German made Porsche, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi that acquire 6 out of 10 cars and following 3 are from Japanese brand Lexus and 1 from Cadillac which is an American made General motors’ brand. When talking about the top 10 sport cars Nissan and Land Rover also gain a position alongside the above mentioned German brands. The most popular cars sold in the first quarter of 2014 were Mercedes-Benz 250 Series for luxury cars and the Lexus RX-350 for SUVs. Though, they were certainly not the most expensive.
Amongst the most expensive exotic cars sold in the great Miami is Ferrari 458 Italia which is the best car Ferrari ever built worth $278,000, 55 of which are already sold with its head turning design the car has 4.5-liter V8 engine with 562 horsepower at 9,000 rpm and torque rating at 398 lb-ft at 6,000 rpm. It has the top speed of 325 km/h and official acceleration as 3.3 seconds.
Other top selling supercars comprise of Bentley Mulsanne worth $189,081. This full size sedan has a 6.75 L (6750 cc/411 in³) OHV V8 engine having 505 horsepower at 4200rpm and torque rating at 752 lb-ft at 1750 rpm.
The luxurious Bentley Continental costing $150,789 is a luxury convertible much desired due to its 6.0 litre twin-turbocharged W12 engine with 560 hp at 6,100 rpm and torque of 479 lb-ft at 1,600-6,100 rpm. It accelerates from 0-100 in about 4.8 seconds with top speed of 318 km/h.
The stunning and classy Aston Martin Rapide with an average cost of $162,657 is a four door sport saloon having powered by a 5,935 cc V12 engine, producing 550 bhp (410 kW; 558 PS) and torque rating at 443 lb-ft . It attains the top speed of 306 km/h and can accelerate from 0-100 in 4.9 seconds, it is one of the favorites due to its low CO2 emissions.
Cadillac ELR Coupe ranging from $75,000 to $82,135 has an astonishing four-cylinder engine and a 16.5 kWh lithium-ion battery. This hybrid has a top speed of 171 km/h and achieves acceleration from 0-60 mph in 7.8 sec.
The Italian Maserati Granturismo worth $143,900 is a 2 door convertible claims to have a top speed of 303 km/h. it has a 4.7 litre, 460 HP V8 engine with 454 hp at 7,000 rpm and torque rating at 384 lb-ft at about 4,750 rpm.