- 10. Fiat 500c Gucci Edition
- 9. Mini Cooper S Goodwood Edition
- 8. Subaru Impreza 22B STI
- 7. Aston Martin Cygnet
- 6. Volkswagen Polo Harlequin/Harlekin
- 5. Nissan Gold Leaf
- 4. Audi Q7 V12 TDI
- 3. Audi TT ALMS Commemorative Edition
- 2. Mazda MX-5 Miata 25th Anniversary Edition
- 1. Mercedes-Benz 190E Evo II
Limited edition vehicles are ones that really create ardor among the buyers. And these vehicles are generally produced as a celebration or when two iconic brands collaborate and work as a team or there might be many reasons. Producing limited edition vehicles and making them overpriced is not a new thing for automakers. Here is a list of 10 expensive limited edition vehicles that are not worth the price. (Source : hotcars.com)
10. Fiat 500c Gucci Edition
This Minicompact Car has a 1.4L flat four-cylinder engine making a power output of 101 at 6500 rpm and a torque of 98 lb-ft at 4000rpm. Equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission this vehicle has the same specifications as a regular 500c. The only changes that exist are a Gucci stripe on the outside of the vehicle and a little Gucci-themed cabin. This special edition has a starting price of $24,550 while the regular one costs just $15,500.
9. Mini Cooper S Goodwood Edition
The Goodwood Edition was built in collaboration with Rolls-Royce and only 1,000 units were made. These vehicles came with a Rolls-Royce Diamond Black Metallic paint and premium interiors like Cornsilk leather upholstery. Debuted at the 2012 Shanghai auto show, this vehicle had a price of $52,000.
8. Subaru Impreza 22B STI
The 1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi equips a 2.2-liter turbo-four cylinder engine making a power output of 276 hp and 268 lb-ft of torque. This four-wheel drive vehicle first came with a different name the Subaru Impreza WRX Type R STi and has a smaller 2.0L engine making 217 hp. This vehicle had a price of $125,000.
7. Aston Martin Cygnet
With a price of $40,000, this compact car came stuffed with a 4.7-liter V8 engine making a power output of 430hp. It can accelerate from 0-60mph in just 4.2 seconds and can achieve a top speed of 170 mph.
6. Volkswagen Polo Harlequin/Harlekin
Released in 1996 this vehicle has a 1.4L flat four-cylinder engine and a 5-Speed manual transmission. This vehicle has different colors indicating different aspects of it and named Harlequin. With a limited production of 3,100 units, this vehicle costed $13,000 while the regular one had a price of just $2,400
5. Nissan Gold Leaf
The rival of Toyota Prius the Nissan Leaf has been a good car over the years with its remarkable innovations. The company gifted a gold Nissan Leaf to Max Whitlock the Olympic gymnast gold medal winner in the 2016 Olympics at Rio. This vehicle is estimated to cost more than twice of a regular vehicle.
4. Audi Q7 V12 TDI
This Audi Q7 usually has a 3.0-litre V6 engine making a power output of 241hp. But the company made the special Audi Q7 V12 TDI by equipping a V12 engine to it. This vehicle produced around 500 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque. It can accelerate from 0-60 in just 5.5 seconds and can achieve a top speed of 112 mph. And coming to price it cost $283,000.
3. Audi TT ALMS Commemorative Edition
This vehicle has a 1.8-liter flat four-cylinder engine making a power output of 225 hp at 5,900rpm and a torque of 207 lb-ft at 2,200 rpm. This all-wheel drive vehicle had a 6-speed standard transmission and came in two color options. In a total of 1,000 units made and cost almost $40,000. While the regular vehicle priced at $8,000.
2. Mazda MX-5 Miata 25th Anniversary Edition
This 25th Anniversary Editon got released in 2014 and is limited to 1,000 units. The vehicle came with a 2.0-liter naturally-aspirated four-cylinder engine that is capable of making a power output of 160 hp. And the engine coupled to a six-speed manual transmission. This vehicle had a price of $33,000.
1. Mercedes-Benz 190E Evo II
This vehicle equips a naturally-aspired 2.5 L inline-four cylinder engine making a power output of 232 hp and a torque of 181 lb-ft. It can accelerate from 0-60mph in 7.1 seconds and achieve a top speed of 155 mph. With a total of 502 units produced each one costs $80,000.