10 Most Expensive Pagani

The Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta is the most expensive Pagani ever sold, with a price tag over $17.6 million. Commissioned by F1 driver Niki Lauda, this one-of-a-kind Zonda speedster features a specially-tuned 789 hp AMG V12 engine and elaborate carbon-titanium construction. It represents the pinnacle of Pagani's obsessive design and exotic hypercar performance.

Pagani Automobili S.p.A. is an Italian specialty auto manufacturer known for producing some of the most exclusive and expensive supercars in the world. Founded in 1992 by Horacio Pagani, the company combines elements of advanced engineering and fine Italian craftsmanship to create truly remarkable driving machines.

Pagani produces a limited number of vehicles each year, with most models seeing production runs of just 100 units or less. Their rarity and reputation for high performance makes Paganis extremely desirable among auto collectors and enthusiasts. With price tags regularly hitting seven or even eight figures, the most expensive Pagani models are firmly in the realm of the mega-rich.

Top 10 Most Expensive Pagani

10. Pagani Huayra

The Pagani Huayra is the company’s current flagship model and first all-new design since the legendary Zonda. Named after the Incan god of winds, the Huayra debuted in 2011 at the Geneva Motor Show. With a base price of around $1.4 million, the Huayra isn’t cheap, but it’s one of the most “affordable” Paganis on the market.

Powered by a twin-turbo 6.0L AMG V12 engine making over 700hp, the Huayra delivers blistering performance and exotic styling. Distinctive features include the car’s swooping lines, active aerodynamics, and central exhaust pipe. Around 100 Huayras have been built since 2011.

9. Pagani Zonda F Roadster

Produced from 2006-2011, the Zonda F Roadster is the open-top version of the track-focused Zonda F. Just 15 examples of the Roadster were built, and with a $2 million price tag, they remain highly collectible today.

The Zonda F Roadster uses a 678 hp AMG V12 powerplant that allows it to hit 60 mph in just 3.6 seconds. With a top speed over 215 mph, this exotic convertible is just as home on the track as it is cruising along coastal roads. The Roadster’s speed and style make it one of the most thrilling Paganis out there.

8. Pagani Zonda Cinque

Even rarer than the Zonda F Roadster is the Zonda Cinque coupe, of which only 5 units exist. Launched in 2009 to celebrate Pagani’s 50th anniversary, the Cinque (Italian for “five”) commands around $2.1 million when one occasionally comes up for sale.

The heart of the Cinque is a 7.3-liter AMG V12 producing 670 hp and 575 lb-ft torque. Combined with a lightweight carbon fiber chassis and aerodynamic enhancements, this endows the Cinque with exotic speed to match its exclusive status. It remains one of the most coveted Zonda variants ever created.

7. Pagani Huayra BC

The “BC” in the Huayra BC’s name stands for Benny Caiola, a famous Italian investor and auto enthusiast who was the first to order the car in 2016. With Caiola’s input, Horacio Pagani tweaked the Huayra design to create a lighter, more powerful model.

The Huayra BC uses the standard Huayra’s twin-turbo AMG V12, but here it is tuned to produce 764 hp and 811 lb-ft of torque. With responsive handling and a top speed over 230 mph, the BC is considered by many to be the ultimate evolution of the Huayra. Just 20 examples were built, each commanding around $2.2 million or more.

6. Pagani C9

The Pagani C9 is a one-off concept car first displayed at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show. Created as a study for a potential Le Mans racer, the C9 features unique exposed wheel arches and dual central exhausts. The “9” in its name refers to its 9-liter Mercedes V12 engine.

Though never put into production, the C9 concept represents an important part of Pagani’s development. Design cues like its roof-mounted intake and curved rear end later influenced production models like the Zonda Cinque. In 2010, the C9 sold for an incredible €1.35 million, or over $2.3 million at the time.

5. Pagani Utopia

Officially unveiled at the 2022 Monterey Car Week, the Pagani Utopia is the spiritual successor to the Zonda and the brand’s first new model since the Huayra. Production is limited to just 99 units, all of which have already sold for around $2.5 million each.

Hand-built in Italy, the Utopia features an 864 hp twin-turbo V12 coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission – a true rarity among hypercars. It weighs just 2,027 lbs thanks to an advanced carbon fiber monocoque chassis. With a top speed estimated at over 217 mph, the Utopia promises to deliver insane Pagani performance in a cutting-edge new package.

4. Pagani Huayra Imola

Named after the famous Imola racing circuit in Italy, the Huayra Imola is one of the most hardcore track-focused Paganis made to date. Debuting in 2020, just 5 examples were produced, each with a price estimated around $5.4 million.

Built on a brand-new carbon titanium chassis, the Huayra Imola is powered by an uprated version of the Huayra BC’s V12 making 827 hp. Extreme aerodynamic elements like the massive rear wing and diffuser help produce over 1,100 lbs of downforce. With such elite performance and parts, the Imola is essentially a street-legal race car for the ultra-wealthy.

3. Pagani Huayra Codalunga

Meaning “longtail” in Italian, the Huayra Codalunga is an elongated, one-of-a-kind variant built specially for collector Brett David. Officially revealed in 2022, the Codalunga’s stretched body harkens back to the sleek “longtail” race cars of the 1960s.

Underneath the new carbon fiber bodywork lies the Huayra BC’s 764 hp twin-turbo V12. With a completely reworked suspension and aerodynamics, the Codalunga provides an exclusive take on the Huayra driving experience. The estimated $7.4 million price makes it one of the most expensive Paganis ever produced. Only 5 longtail examples will be built in total.

2. Pagani Huayra BC Roadster

The Huayra BC Roadster is the open-top version of the hardcore Huayra BC coupe. Restricted to a tiny production run of just 40 units, the BC Roadster costs around $3.4 million before options. That makes it one of the priciest Pagani drop-tops ever.

Like the coupe, the Roadster features a carbon-titanium monocoque chassis and a 764 hp AMG biturbo V12. But the absence of a roof lets drivers fully experience the engine’s snarling song at up to 7,200 rpm. With a featherweight build and electronically adjustable suspension, the BC Roadster delivers world-class performance on road or track.

1. Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta

The most expensive Pagani ever is the one-off Zonda HP Barchetta, commissioned in 2017 by late F1 driver Niki Lauda. At a price of €15 million (over $17.6 million), it is also one of the most expensive cars in the world.

A completely open-air speedster, the Barchetta’s design centers around an ultra-rigid Pagani Carbon-Titanium chassis. Power comes from a unique 789 hp AMG V12 specially tuned by Mercedes-AMG. With just 1,218 lbs to move around, performance is simply phenomenal.

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