Special edition sports cars are seriously some of the best vehicles that one can buy. It is hard to find one that has been underwhelming, as they often are the perfect mix of speed and style. It goes without saying that we all would love to have as many of these cars as possible in our lifetimes.
However, they often are made in limited numbers, so it is a bit challenging to find them, at times. Also, it is quite apparent that they all come at very high prices, so they are hard for the average worker to afford. Only the world's wealthiest people get the opportunity to even drive one of these cars, much less actually keep it in their garage.
With all that has been stated thus far, in this article, we will be looking at 20 special edition sports cars that no one can afford. It is very important to note that these cars will be coming from a wide variety of car manufacturers, as well as different release years. This will show that even older special edition cars can be quite expensive on the used car market today. The trick is to look as hard as you can for special deals, but this is truly a long shot. At the end of the day, the cars on this list will all be very expensive, even at their cheapest possible prices.
Now, with all of that out of the way, let's look at these cars!
20 Aston Martin One-77
The Aston Martin One-77 is a vehicle that absolutely would be worth purchasing. However, it is quite clear that it would end up costing a potential buyer a huge sum of money, as they are rare and extremely solid cars. This is understandable, but it makes buying this car quite challenging.
There is no question that this would absolutely be a special edition vehicle that people should consider purchasing. It is clearly a car that has the potential to last its owners a long time, and it is simply entertaining with how fast it is able to go. All we can do is hope it becomes more affordable later on, which is highly unlikely.
19 2018 Audi R8 RWS
The 2018 Audi R8 RWS is easily one of the most popular special edition cars in the automobile world. However, with less than 1,000 made, it is quite clear that they are very hard to find. This component, as well as the car being absolutely amazing, results in it coming in at a ridiculous starting price.
This is the type of vehicle that all car enthusiasts would love to collect. It clearly is one that is built for speed with its V10 engine, but it also appears to be structured extremely well. In the future, all we can do is hope that its price will begin to drop off.
18 2010 Jaguar XKR 75th Anniversary Edition
Jaguar has been one of the most popular car manufacturers overseas for a long period of time. The Jaguar XKR is one of their most recognizable models, so as a result of this, the manufacturer opted to make a 75th-anniversary edition in 2010. It truly is a thing of beauty.
This vehicle is one that we all would love to possess, but even after almost a decade, it still is extremely expensive. This is due to the fact that it has a luxury feel to it and it runs in a very effective manner. At the end of the day, this is seriously a car that we all would love to add to our collections in the near future.
17 Lamborghini Veneno
After celebrating 50 years of existence, Lamborghini decided to reward its buyers with the beautiful Veneno. This vehicle is easily one of the most beautiful special edition sports cars that one can obtain at this time and it definitely is built to reach extremely high speeds.
It has been reported that this car can reach 200 MPH without much trouble in the slightest, and that is truly a remarkable feat. With all of this being stated, it definitely is quite understandable that it is extremely expensive. Even with this being the case, it could go for an even higher price based on how marvelous it runs.
16 2018 Cadillac ATS-V Championship Edition
Cadillac is known for its luxury cars, as that has been what has made them near the top of the automobile world for such a long time. However, with the 2018 Cadillac ATS-V Championship Edition, they decided to go with a different route by giving this car a lot of speed.
For the most part, this special edition vehicle has been able to get a lot of attention from car enthusiasts and it definitely is one that we would all love to have. However, with only 200 available at this time, it definitely is a car that understandably comes at a very high price.
15 2020 Nissan 370Z Special Edition
The 2020 Nissan 370Z Special Edition is an upcoming vehicle from the popular car manufacturer. There is no question that it is going to end up costing potential buyers a lot of money, as it is the 50th anniversary of the Z car. However, it will absolutely be worth it.
Looking at this new vehicle, it is clear that it is absolutely going to be a fast one. The way that Nissan has designed it is extremely solid and that only is going to bring even more interest to this beauty. This is a modern special edition car that could go down as a historic one, but that is why it will be very expensive.
14 2011 BMW 1M Coupe
It should not come as a surprise to anyone that a limited-edition BMW is extremely expensive. The 2011 BMW 1M Coupe was the only release of this model, and due to this, only 1,000 were made. This makes them incredibly rare, so people are even more drawn to them.
The possibility of getting this car is extremely low because of its rarity, as well as its outrageous price range. It definitely is a bit disappointing that this happens to be the case, as it definitely could have been a very fun car to drive. It has an amazing style and can reach very high speeds very easily.
13 Ford Mustang Cobra R
The Ford Mustang is another series that absolutely has taken over the automobile world by storm. This makes a lot of sense, as it has been around for a number of decades and it is one of the most recognizable cars. That is why the special edition Ford Mustang Cobra R is so valuable.
Although more than a few years have passed since its release, it has yet to drop in price too significantly. This is why it is hard for regular folk to acquire the means or income to be able to afford it. Although this is clearly the case, it still is one we car collectors want to have in our garages immensely.
12 2013 Dodge Charger SRT8 392
The 2013 Dodge Charger SRT8 392 is one of the fastest sedans in the entire automobile world. This should not be too surprising to anyone, as the car manufacturer focused on this element deeply. This definitely is what makes the Charger series thrive in general, but this takes it to a whole new level.
If this car was not so hard to find, it definitely would be a bit cheaper. However, the rare component of it makes it have even more value. This is quite understandable, though, as this is easily one of the best cars that one can drive. It truly is something that Dodge should be incredibly proud of.
11 2018 Chevrolet Camaro Redline Edition
There is no question that the Chevrolet Camaro series has easily been one of the most popular cars to ever enter the primary market. With this being stated, it should not come as a surprise that a special edition like the 2018 Camaro Redline comes at a very expensive price.
This is easily one of the most expensive domestic cars that one can buy at this present time and this is not going to change in the near future. When seeing how it is built for speed, but also is extremely dependable when it comes to its durability, this is definitely a car that would be excellent to buy, if possible.
10 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata 25th Anniversary
The Mazda MX-5 Miata is easily one of the most popular series from the legendary car manufacturer. In 2015, it would reach its 25th anniversary with the series, and this would result in the company building a special edition. Only 100 were made for the public, so it definitely is heavily sought-after.
Due to this clear fact, this vehicle comes at an extremely high price that not many regular people can afford. This is something that will likely never change either, as this is truly a collector's item. All car enthusiasts would love to purchase one of these in their lifetimes, but it truly is a longshot.
9 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition
The 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition was a major deal to the automobile world, as it brought back this car manufacturer to the United States. This special edition would end up being worth far more than its regular version, as only 1,000 examples of this car were made for the public.
There were a handful of new elements to this car that also made it perform in a far faster manner, which of course, is something we all want when it comes to our sports cars. Yet, when seeing how expensive and hard it is to find this model, this is another car that we only can dream of someday purchasing.
8 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition
In 2011, Chevrolet released one of the coolest variations of their Corvette, the Z06 Carbon Limited Edition. From the very start of its release, it became one of the most heavily sought-after sports cars in the automobile world, so its price would remain high for a long time.
As the years have passed, it can be stated that this vehicle is still far too expensive for most individuals. When seeing how amazing this car looks and the amount of speed it is able to reach with ease, this definitely is quite understandable. It does not help that only 500 of them were made in total.
7 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302
The 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 is heavily praised, and this is something that is never going to change. This definitely should not be too surprising, as the regular Mustang series has always been a popular one. However, this car is even better than most and it is one that is worth collecting, for sure.
However, the primary issue that comes with this car is the simple fact that it is extremely expensive. This is something that buyers must be careful about it if they want to add it to their garages. At the end of the day though, it would truly be worth the investment if it is possible to obtain.
6 2018 Dodge Challenger R/T Plus
The 2018 Dodge Challenger R/T Plus is definitely a car that has gotten a lot of praise since it entered the primary market. This makes a lot of sense, as the Challenger series has always been a truly spectacular one. It being a special edition car makes it even more attractive.
At the end of the day, it definitely is challenging to purchase however, as it comes at a very high price. This ultimately should not surprise anyone, as special edition cars from legendary series always are very expensive. Alas, it still would absolutely be a real treat to own.
5 2018 Subaru WRX STI Type RA
If one is looking for a very fast sports car, the 2018 Subaru WRX STI Type RA would be the perfect fit. This vehicle is clearly built for speed, as it is a lightweight sports car with a very powerful engine. This is what draws so many people to it, and this is not going to change.
When seeing how spectacularly this vehicle runs, it makes sense that it is a very expensive one. Ultimately, the fact that it is a special edition automatically increases its price as well. With it being a 2018 model, it is going to take it a decent amount of time for it to drop in value.
4 2003 Chevrolet Corvette 50th Anniversary Edition
The Chevrolet Corvette series is by far one of the most popular ones in the history of the automobile world. That is why, in 2003, the car manufacturer decided to release a special edition for its 50th anniversary. It would end up being the perfect vehicle to add to any collection.
There is no question that for an older vehicle, this car still has very high speeds. This is a major reason why this car still is very expensive, and this fact is likely never going to change. I mean, it is quite apparent that it is going to be a collector's item for the rest of time.
3 2018 BMW M3 CS
The BMW M3 CS is definitely a special-edition car that was made in a very effective manner. This is largely because of the fact that the car manufacturer simply knows how to produce a solid vehicle each and every time. This is why it is such an expensive car, as well.
There is no question that this is the type of special-edition car that would look amazing in anyone's collection. However, only a limited amount of these cars were produced, so they are extremely hard to come by. That is why it will end up costing a potential buyer an immense amount of money to obtain it.
2 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Special Edition
The 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Special Edition may be a vehicle that is a decade old, but it is clear that it easily still keeps up with the competition around it. This car was built for speed, and this is why it absolutely is a vehicle that would be extremely fun to own.
However, due to the immense amount of success that this special-edition car would go on to have, it now possesses a ton of value. This has resulted in this car coming in at a very high price, and it is likely that this is not going to change any time in the near future.
1 2015 Scion TC Release Series 9.0
The 2015 Scion TC Release Series 9.0 is one of the most sought-after special vehicles out there. This is likely due to the fact that only 2,000 of them were made, so they are very hard to come by. This naturally has led to these cars to come in at a very high price, especially compared to base models of the TC.
There is absolutely no question that this car is a very solid one, as it comes with a high amount of speed and is built in a very strong manner. It is quite clear that this is a major reason why it is going to stay at an expensive price for a long time.
Sources: Autobytel, Cheat Sheet, and Complex.