While luxury cars are a beast in terms of power output, the flip side is that they consume a lot of fuel. People with deep pockets certainly won’t mind paying for the gas. But one also needs to think from the perspective of environmental conservation. It makes us wonder which car has the lowest mileage. For better understanding, here’s a quick look at some of the top gas guzzlers of 21st century.
Bentley Continental GT and convertible – This consumes the max fuel when running on 6.0-liter W-12 motor. It is also offered with a V-8 engine. The bigger motor produces 626 hp and 900 Nm. It is mated to an 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. Top speed is 208 mph. It can reach 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds. Combined EPA fuel economy is 15 miles per gallon (mpg). For city and highway, the numbers are 12 mpg and 20 mpg, respectively.
Rolls-Royce Dawn – A 2+2 convertible, Rolls-Royce Dawn is powered by a 6,592cc Twin-turbo V12 engine. It produces 593 hp of max power and 841 Nm of peak torque. It is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. The car can reach a top speed of 160 mph and accelerates from 0-60 mph in 4.9 seconds. City and highway fuel economy is 12 mpg and 18 mpg, respectively. Combined EPA fuel economy is 14 mpg.
Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 – This mean machine is powered by a 5.2-liter supercharged cross plane crank V8 engine. It produces 760 hp of max power at 7,000 rpm and 847 Nm of peak torque at 5,000 rpm. Engine is mated to a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 has top speed of 180 mph and it can reach 0-60 mph in 3.3 seconds. Combined EPA fuel economy is 14; the average of 12 mpg for city and 18 mpg for highway.
Lamborghini Aventador coupe and roadster – Both the coupe and roadster models are powered by a 6.5-liter V12, MPI engine that generates 770 hp of max power and 720 Nm of peak torque. It is mated to a 7-speed ISR (Independent Shifting Rods) gearbox. The car can reach top speed of 220 mph. It can achieve 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds. Combined EPA fuel economy is 10 mpg. Mileage for city and highway is 8-9 mpg and 15 mpg, respectively.
Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport – This was a limited edition launched in 2020. The production of this model is limited to 60 units. The two-seater car is powered by a massive 8.0-liter, quad-turbo, W-16 engine that generates 1500 hp of max power. Engine is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The car can reach 0-60 mph in just 2.2 seconds. Top speed is 217 mph. Just driving this car will require quite a lot of money, as it has combined EPA fuel economy of just 10 (mpg). City and highway mileage is 8 mpg and 13 mpg, respectively.