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2019-10-03 10:00
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For the average Joe, owning a supercar is what dreams are made of. But for the few fortunate ones among us, they aren’t super enough without a few extortionately priced optional extras. 

The folk over at Leasing Options have identified some of the most ludicrous offerings whilst highlighting what you could buy with that kind of money. 

1. Bugatti Veyron Carbon Finish = £250 000

The first and most expensive car add-on is perhaps unsurprisingly from Bugatti, who offered their Veyron in a ‘Carbon Finish’ for a mind-blowing £250 000.

The average price for a house in the UK is £230 000. The Carbon Finish price is also the equivalent of 35 First-class flight tickets from London to Los Angeles.

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2. Bentley Bentayga Breitling Clock = £132 000

As an optional extra on Bentley’s Bentayga, you can fit the clock of all car clocks. For £132 000 your new Bentayga will arrive with a very large and grand Breitling clock in the centre console.

For that price, you could hire a team of three people and pay them over the average wage of £35 000 just to keep the time for you.

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3. Porsche 918 Spyder Liquid Metal Paint = £52 000

If standard paint isn’t enough for your 918 Spyder, Porsche also used to offer the option for it to be covered in what’s known as ‘Liquid Metal’ paint for the staggering price of £52 000.

Alternatively, you could opt for another type of liquid, as £52 000 would have instead bought you exactly 16 000 pints of beer.

4. Mercedes-Maybach Granite Interior = £49 500

As if the interior in a Mercedes-Maybach wasn’t fancy enough, now, for close to £50 000, you can line the interior in granite.

You could spend nearly five years in an average London flat for this price.

5. Rolls Royce Phantom Rear Seat Divider = £28 500

If your Rolls Royce is to be driven in rather than driving it yourself, you may want to look into investing in the rear seat compartment divider.

And, let’s be honest, if you are being driven around in a Rolls Royce Phantom, the price tag of £28 500 probably won’t be much of an issue. However, for the average Joe this would put your child through a three-year university course, or 11 full weeks at Disney World.

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