World's most expensive car bought by UAE resident
A man from the UAE bought the world's most expensive car, for approximately $2.4 million (Dh9 million). The vehicle is a special edition Veyron Grand Sport Bugatti L'Or Blank with porcelain accents, including a caviar tray. The car is painted white with royal blue lines curving along the exterior.
The vehicle features 12 porcelain elements, including wheel badges and fuel and oil caps. A panel mounted between the seats has the Bugatti symbol of an elephant standing on its hind legs.
The porcelain dish in the center console is a highlight of the car. It can serve as a caviar tray, when used together with an ice bucket that's part of a specially designed picnic set.
The L'Or Blank is a joint creation of Volkswagen AG's supercar brand and KPM, a Berlin-based 248 year old porcelain maker which traces its roots back to King Frederick the Great of Prussia.
VW purchased Bugatti in 1998 along with the Lamborghini and Bentley to compete with Bayerische Motoren Werke AG BMW's Rolls-Royce. Bugatti, makes about 50 cars a year.
The previous most expensive car was the Bugatti 300 Veyron 16.4s costing approximately $1.74 million.