It has been believed for long that a heavier car would be easier to handle, thus, safer than a lighter car.
Here are the top 10 heaviest cars of the world, of all time.
#10. Bentley Continental Flying Spur – 5456lbs
With a base price of 202k USD, this model is easily a neighbor’s envy. Horsepower of 552@6100, and Torque range of 479@1600-6100 make this car a unique make. Bentley also decided to update the Flying Spur’s electronic stability program and offer optional carbon ceramic brakes should owners try and test that 195 mph top speed.
#9. 2005 Rolls-Royce Phantom – 5478lbs
The car for the CEOs, the Phantom 2005, had a top speed of 150mph, at max power of 453bhp@5350rpm.
#8. Bentley Continental T – 5500lbs
This model was in the production since 1996 till 2003. It had a top speed of 170mph, with a max power of 420bhp@4000rpm, and max torque of 650lb/ft@2200rpm. A 2-door, 4-seat coupe, this vehicle had a fron engine, rear-drive layout, with a 4-speed automatic gearbox.
#7. Bentley Arnage Red Label – 5555lbs
Another obsolete model, this car was in production for a very small time, since 1999 till 2002.
#6. 2005 Volkwagen Touareg W12 – 5604lbs
This is a 4-door, 5-seat SUV, with a top speed of 155mph. Its super-high fuel consumption of 13mpg is perhaps the only drawback of this heavy vehicle which boasted of a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
#5. Audi Q7 V12 – 5809lbs
Launched in 2008, and in production till date, this 5-door, 5-seat wonder has a 6-speed sequential gearbox.
#4. Bentley Azure – 5941lbs
Launched in 2006, this 2-door, 5-seat convertible has a front-engine rear-drive layout. It has a top speed of 164mph, max power of 450bhp@4100rpm, and a torque rating of 645lb/ft@3200rpm.
#3. Lamborghini LM002 – 5952lbs
In production between 1986 and 1993, this 4-door, 5-seat SUV had a top speed of just 130mph.
#2. Bentley Brooklands – 5953lbs
Introduced in 2008, this 2-door 4-seat Coupe has a 6-speed automatic gearbox, and top speed of 184mph.
#1. Maybach 62 – 6129lbs
This 4-door, 5-seat, front engine, rear drive Saloon with V12 Twin Turbo cylinders is the world’s heaviest car. Since 2003.