Over the past 10 years, the word supercar has become a staple in the automotive world. And although some people use it a little too loosely, it generally describes a car that is extremely powerful, extremely luxurious, and equally as expensive. That last part is a bugger, the very thing that keeps us from driving supercars.

Often, the most intriguing and most beautiful vehicles on the planet are accessible to only an extremely small group. Some of you see the cars and simply accept that they're expensive because they're awesome. Other question, "Why?" Why the hell is that Bugatti more than $1,000,000. Why is that Rolls-Royce more than $400,000? What could possibly make a car cost that much?"

We're here to explain how these high costs are rationalized. Read on for 8 Reasons Supercars Are So Damn Expensive

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