The most expensive cars in South Africa

Although South Africa’s economy is facing tough times, many people still fork out for some of the most expensive vehicles money can buy

The latest South African Wealth Report, has shown that luxury SUV’s are especially popular with South Africa’s super-rich.

Merits include their high road clearance which gives them the ability to handle potholes and bad roads better than luxury sedans and sports cars. Other features such as safety aspects, space for children and usefullness for holidays popularises these vehicles.

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Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Range Rover 5.0L V8, BMW X6 and Mercedes GLE Coupe were some of the brands most loved by High-net-worth individuals (HNWIs).

According to Business Tech, South Africa has seen a number of new high-end releases in 2018 – including the new Bentley Mulsanne and the Ferrari GTC4Lusso T.

Earlier this year, New World Wealth (NWW) looked at the trends among the country’s wealthiest people. At the time its report focused on how these individuals spend their money, with purchases ranging from property, art to fashion.

When it comes to sports cars for HNWIs, a report produced by a Johannesburg-based global market research group, revealed that some of the most popular cars are the Rolls-Royce Phantom, Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Rolls Royce Ghost, Ferrari 458 Italia and Bentley Continental.

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Here are some of the most expensive cars in the country as compiled by the publication.

  • Lamborghini Huracan Perfomante Spyder
  • Ferrari 488 Spider
  • Ferrari 812 Superfast
  • Bentley Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase
  • Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster