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Top 7 Famous Supercars in Dubai

Audi R8 V10 Supercars
Dubai Cars

Dubai is one of the richest cities in the world, citing its success to the large reservoirs of oil present within its perimeters. Within just a couple of decades, Dubai has transformed itself from an oasis in the middle of the desert to one of the most advanced and modern cities in the world. Boasting the tallest building in the world as well as the largest artificial island, Dubai is simply a land of extremes! Once you make your way to the heart of the city, you will be greeted with some of the coolest supercars in the world; coz how else will you display your wealth in a city that is known for its riches? However, it does not end here! These cars are not only expensive but are also tricked out to the max in order to stand out more in the crowd. Let’s face it – you walking down the road on your way to the supermarket when you pass by an Aventador is cool, but it no longer stays cool if you are surrounded by another 10 of them. That’s how popular these supercars in Dubai are! Therefore, our team here at Carcility wanted to take the time out and jot down some of the more popular Dubai supercars models out here for your benefit! You know, just in case you wake up one day and suddenly want to own a Ferrari!

Here are 7 of the most popular Dubai supercars:

Nissan GT R Supercar

  1. Nissan GT-R:  The Nissan GT-R line of cars first debuted in the year 2007 as a direct successor to the Nissan Skyline GT-R series. It was extremely well received by fans and critics alike cementing its position in the global supercar market. The Nissan GT-R is powered by the VR38DETT V6 engine which is a 3,799 cc DOHC V6 beast. It can achieve a top speed of 196 mph with 0-60 in just 3.2 seconds. The model is extremely popular among car-modders in Dubai who like to trick their car out to its limits. It is known for its bold design and reliability, both of which help drive the sales of this model.Audi R8 V10 Supercars
  2. Audi R8 V10: The Audi R8 V10 was designed, developed and manufactured by Audi AG’s private subsidiary company manufacturing high performance automotive parts, Audi Sport GmbH. Based on the Audi Space Frame and using an aluminum monocoque which is built using space frame principles, the car is also the first to feature full-LED headlamps. The car first appeared on the 2003 International Geneva Motor Show and the 2003 Frankfurt International Motor Show but was finally launched at the Paris Auto Show on 30 September 2006. After several facelifts and a number of different models, it is now one of the most popular Dubai supercars in Audi models worldwide.Porsche 918 Spyder
  3. Porsche 918 Spyder: Successor to the legendary Porsche Carrera GT, the Porsche 918 Spyder is a mid-engine plug-in hybrid sports car powered by a naturally aspirated 4.6 L V8 engine that is capable of producing 447 kW at 8,700 rpm. Two electric motors also power the vehicle alongside the main engine producing an additional 210 kW. First produced as a limited edition model in 2013, Porsche finally gave in to customer demands and started producing the car commercially for all markets in 2015. Dubai car owners are especially drawn towards this car for its sleek design and commendable mileage.Mercedes Benz SLS AMG
  4. Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG: This one should come as no surprise as any citizen living in Dubai would know the popularity of this car. It is quite impossible to spend a night at the heart of the city without coming across one of these, such as its influence on the mindset of car enthusiasts worldwide. Though the model has been discontinued and has been replaced by the Mercedes-AMG GT, it is still heavily sought after by car owners in the city simply because of its status in the world of Dubai supercars. Jeremy Clarkson, an editor for Top Gear, wrote in his review for the car, “(Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG) is the greatest car in the world – it’s more powerful than a Ferrari 458, louder than a Lamborghini, and it’s way more fun than the 911RS GT Turbo 3S or whatever this week’s ultimate Beetle is called. This is the thinking man’s supercar.” And we are not denying!Aston Martin One 77 Supercar
  5. Aston Martin One-77: The Aston Martin One-77 is one of the rarest supercars in the world with just 77 individual models being produced for consumers worldwide. The name of this car also comes from this little known fact and if you happen to keep one of these beasts in your garage, know that you are one of the luckiest people in this world. One of these 77 cars actually met with an accident in Japan back in May 2012 leaving only 76 of these beauties in the world. Dubai is actually home to a couple of these and if you happen to roam around Dubai mall during the evening, you have a fair chance of coming across one. It features a full carbon fibre monocoque chassis, a handcrafted aluminum body and a 7.3 L; 446.2 cu in V12 engine that is capable of producing a total of 750 HP at 7500 RPM.Lamborghini Aventador Supercar
  6. Lamborghini Aventador:  You knew this was going to be on the list! Launched in 2011 as the successor to the massively popular Lamborghini Murciélago, the Aventador is one of the most popular supercars in the world! It is actually hard to name a celebrity who doesn’t own one of these and that’s probably for good reason! Similar to other Lamborghini models, the Aventador is also named after a fighting bull and continues the tradition of its two-seater, mid-engine sports car. Production of the car was limited to 4000 vehicles but Lamborghini reported in late 2015 that they had already reached the milestone of 5000 cars. If you take a stroll in front of the Dubai mall during a friday evening, you are bound to catch one of these beasts too, making rounds across the neighborhood.Bugatti Veyron Supercar
  7. Bugatti Veyron: Nothing much needs to be said about the Bugatti Veyron other than the fact that it is used to be the fastest car in the world until quite recently when it was overtaken by its own successor, the Bugatti Chiron Sport. Designed and developed in Germany by the Volkswagen Group and manufactured in Molsheim, France, by French automobile manufacturer Bugatti, the Bugatti Veyron does everything in its power to cut down weight in order to increase power to the wheels. Boasting a full carbon-fiber body and an 8.0 litre W16, 64v 2xDOHC quad-turbocharged petrol engine, the Bugatti Veyron simply slaughters every other top cars in UAE or anywhere in the world. Dubai being supercar crazy, you are bound to find one of these at Jumeirah Beach or outside the Dubai Mall. Just make sure you keep your distance if you don’t want to scorch yourself instantly. So there you go! These are the 7 most famous Dubai supercars you will find according to us. There are actually a ton more that you could probably find but these are the ones that always get us gushing. What are your favorite supercars that you have seen in Dubai that got your adrenaline going? Let us know in the comments below and perhaps we can feature them in the future!

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