Next time you complain about how expensive your car was or how you hate paying for oil changes, just remember the Bugatti Veyron. At a cost somewhere in the $1.7-2.7 million dollar range just to buy one, it’ll also cost you a fortune to own one…

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For starters, you’ll need to get the standard servicing you get on any late-model car… The price tag on an oil change & standard service on a Bugatti Veyron? $21,000. Did you hear us? Over $20,000. Heck, that’s more than a lot of us paid for our last car…

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Then there's the tires... Tires may be one of the least satisfying things to buy… You just kind of need them, and they’re an easy way to dump $500-1000 just to keep your car on the road. Well, $600 or so bucks for some new rubbers seems like a drop in the bucket compared to the $40,000+ price tag on some Bugatti treads. (Of course, $40,000 may seem like a drop in the bucket to a Bugatti owner. All is relative, we suppose.) The other bummer? Bugatti recommends replacing them WAY more often than your everyday passenger car.

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And insurance? You don’t even want to know. Expect to pay between $30,000-50,000 a year just to keep your Veyron properly insured, and God knows, you want that expensive beast insured to the sky and back.

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Of course, the Bugatti Veyron is an extreme example, but supercar ownership is outrageously expensive. It’s just the way it is. Here’s a Ferrari service chart from the Ferrari Maserati of Fort Lauderdale thanks to Ferrari DIY:

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So yeah, if you’re rich enough to buy a supercar, you better make sure you’re rich enough to maintain it.

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Pictures above are from Top Gear's trip down Route 66 in a Bugatti. Can you imagine how much that would cost? Yikes. As you can see, they stopped for some pretty classic pictures at the Tower Conoco & U-Drop Inn, Fanning Route 66 Outpost, and the 66 Drive-In Theatre. (Credit: Justin Leighton)


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