Exotic cars have developed into a truly competitive market with a mix of exotic car makers offering everything from classic styling to new frame up designs. In 2018, there is a good number of stylish cars hitting the road so we decided to highlight some of our favorite cars of the year with the help of our friends at 777 Exotics.
2018 Bugatti Chiron
It’s an extraordinarily powerful supercar, well styled in Bugatti classic fashion, a real dream car to drive. The Chiron is an 8-liter, 16-cylinder engine pumping out 1479 horsepower and will accelerate from 0-60 mph in less than 2.5 seconds. If you have the money and the taste for it, this vehicle will not disappoint.
2018 Ferrari 812 Superfast
This is the fastest Ferrari, the name 812 superfast is not just a hyperbole, the 8 stands for the 800 horsepower generated by the engine on the metric scale, while 12 denotes there are a dozen cylinders beneath the hood with superfast promising fast delivery. It rides on a 6.5-liter, V-12 engine producing 789 horsepower and gets up to 60 mph in about 2.8 seconds.
2019 Porsche 911
The iconic 911 line for the 2019 model released in 2018 is a 3.0-liter 24-valve turbocharged and pumps out 370 horsepower at 6500rpm.
2019 Tesla Model S
The new Tesla is an all-electric dream car envied by many. The new Model S comes in three versions and all are all-wheel drive: 75D has a 75-kwh battery pack, 100D has 100-kwh pack and at the top P100D has 100-kwh with extra powerful motors. Despite the lovers and haters of this brand and perhaps its status as a luxury car, we decided to list it based on unique options and performance.
2018 Mercedes AMG GT-R
The Mercedes widens their range with the AMG GT-R using a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine giving 469-585 horsepower. It offers supercar performance but well packaged with Mercedes’ standard luxury to ensure total comfort.
2019 Corvette ZR1 Convertible
This is an LT5 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine car pumping out 755 horsepower.
2018 BMW i8 Roadster
It is a hybrid supercar with a new motor that will produce 143 bhp for a total gas with an electric power output of 374 bhp. On one full charge, the all-electric range is 34 miles with the car rising to 62 mph under 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph.
Nissan Infiniti QX50
This concept SUV comes with a four-cylinder turbo-powered engine giving 268 horsepower and optional all-wheel drive.
Porsche Panamera Turbo S e-hybrid
Ranked as the world’s most powerful luxury sedan, it gets 680 total horsepower more than the 911 GT3 with a high voltage that can run it for 30 miles on electric power alone. It can hit 60mph in 3.2 seconds with a top speed of 192 mph.
Jaguar E Pace
It’s the latest compact SUV in the British brand’s and it comes with a four-cylinder engine with nine-speed automatic transmission producing 296-horsepower.
Audi A8 L Quattro
This is Audi’s larger performance sedan with six-cylinder engine giving 450 horsepower and can rise to 60 mph under 4.4 seconds with 133 mph top speed.
BMW M3 CS
It’s a twin-turbo inline-six-cylinder engine car producing 460 horsepower and can rise up to 62 mph under 3.9 seconds with top speed of 174 mph.
Porsche 718 Cayman GTS
It has a flat four-cylinder engine car reaching 60 mph under 3.9 seconds on the 365 horsepower with a top speed of 180 mph.
Jaguar XF Sport brake
It runs on a supercharged V6 engine giving 380 horsepower on an eight-speed automatic transmission, rising to 60 mph under 5.3 seconds with top speed of 121 mph.
Owning all of these cars would be a dream come true, but it will be only a dream for 99.99% of people. For the rest of us, we can still ball-out by accessing some of these through a rental partner. For those seeking to push the limits of performance in 2018, the streets of Los Angeles are a great place to drive with sunshine and mild temps year round. Check out the exotic car rentals available and the beautiful original images of everything from the Lamborghini Aventador to the Rolls Royce Dawn.