Million dollar items: What you can buy for a million dollar
Making a million dollar is not an easy task but spending those good bucks is easier with hoards of stuff being exhibited for a million dollar. From a diamond studded handbag to a Pagani car, there appears to be a list of options for moneyed people. For the uber rich, who are ready to debit a million dollar from their hefty bank accounts, the market offers a lot on a one-million dollar platter. New millionaires, who probably grabbed a million through sheer luck at the ‘Who wants to be a Millionaire’ show, would go for the necessity list. On the other hand, the born rich would splash out on luxuries. Here, we have put together a list of things that you can buy spending a million dollar. Let’s take a look.
When we are talking about million dollar items, a car is the first luxury item that comes in our mind. The Italian super car manufacturer Pagani will enter the U.S market with its 1.1 million dollar super car. Built by Mercedes-Benz’s AMG performance unit, Huayra supercar has 12-cylinder engine with two turbochargers. In one hour, this super car can reach up to 230 mph speed as the powerful engine produces about 700 horsepower in one hour. The car is a tribute to the supersonic aircrafts that were manufactured in the late 1960s. Pagani produced only 18 cars last year but are thinking to double the production this year.
Who would not like to spend some memorable time under water and that too in your own submarine? Well, not everyone can afford that but for opulent class who can splurge a million dollar on a submarine, C-Explorers submersible is a real delight to own. U-Boat Worx has always rolled out classy submarines for the rich water lovers and this time their submarine costs a million dollar. Submersibles called “C-Explorers” have a capacity to dive till 1000 meters and are available in various seating options for one to six. The submarine allows you to dive easily under the water and has robotic arm and high definition camera in a fully air-conditioned cabinet. This water wonder was displayed last year at the Monaco Yacht show and costs a Million dollar.
Bike lovers can spend any amount for their dream bike and when it comes to Harley Davidson, one million dollar is worth spending. Jack Armstrong’s Cosmic Starship is the only million dollar Harley bike available. The bike was painted by the world renowned artist Jack Armstrong and crafted in bright cosmic colors just like his other paintings. The specification of the bike is same as the other Harley bikes but the look has been changed due to extensive paint job on it by the artist that makes it worth a million dollar.
If you love flying high in the air and fortunately you’re moneyed then what could be a better option than having a Skycatcher? Cessna had rolled out 1000 units of Skycatcher in 2006 which were light aircraft featuring a Garmin glass cockpit and a Teledyne Continential O-200D engine. In one hour, the aircraft can reach a speed of 136 miles with the range of 470 nautical miles.
Well, the rich fashionistas are always on the lookout for rare possessions that are limited in number. One such thing is this million dollar handbag designed by the famous Japanese Jewelry maker GinzaTanaka that was showcased in a fashion show organized by the designer in Tokyo on 14 June, 2007. The handbag is studded with 2,182 diamonds that weigh 208 carats with the base of platinum. This handbag costs cool $1.63 million.
Watch is one thing that is seen as a status symbol and when it comes from a company like Hublot the luxurious quotient is further enhanced. Few years ago in 2007, the company had launched the Hublot Big Bang chronograph that won the Best Design Prize in the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix 2005. What makes the watch worth million dollar is the collaboration of the company with a diamond-setting workshop, Bunter SA, that has set the watch with hundreds of diamonds and gave it an elegant look. The tourbillon movement of the watch is oblique under 493 Top Wesselton baguette diamonds of unlike dimension. The watch was studded in unbelievable 2000 hours with the diligent hard work of craftsmen.
The scent you wear does tell about your personality. Opulent fragrance is a luxury symbol and a perfume fragrance lover can spend a fortune for a classy one. The well-known brand DKNY had launched its million dollar perfume few days ago that is not only expensive because of its fragrance but also of the bottle. The costly bottle is adorned with 2,909 precious stones collected from throughout the world like 4.03 carat Pear Shape Rose Cut Diamond, Vivid Pink Diamonds from Australia weighing 1.28 carats, with 7.18 carat Oval Cabochon Sapphire from Sri Lanka and many more. The perfume has notes of Orange Flower Water, sparkling Mirabelle and signature Golden Delicious Apple. It has been named as DKNY Golden Delicious as the bottle is shaped like a golden apple. This perfume is available in 100ml, 50ml and 30ml sizes.
It is often seen, opulent class love to drink classy alcohol and what could be a better option than a million dollar brandy. Yes, Mendis coconut brandy is world’s first clear premium brandy that has been made from coconut and distilled by essence of coconut flower. The company along with the authenticity certificate provides you with luxury trip and personal security, after all million dollar alcohol needs tight security. Isn’t it?
A lavish home without an opulent décor is just like a cake without an icing. A classy décor includes an expensive and advanced home theater and who other than Goldmund can offer you such stuff. The company had created an ultra luxurious home theater by Mark Rosen that features Mimesis 24 Universal Preamplifier, Epilogue 2 Woofer Section Pair, Eidos 36D Universal Player, four Telos 2500 Universal Mono Amplifier and many other advanced features. All the parts have been manufactured in Geneva. The home theater carries a guarantee of high quality sound that makes it worth million dollars.
Technology has taken a million dollar way, indeed! It is very evident with the launch of Luvaglio laptop that costs a whopping 1 million dollar. The laptop has a 17-inch backlit screen with a special anti-reflective coating and other hi-end technical specifications. The striking feature that makes it worth million dollars is a diamond-encrusted power button in the laptop that looks absolutely stunning.
Nothing can be more luxurious than relaxing in world’s most expensive bathtub on an evening. If you’re not content with plain porcelain bathtub and have enough riches to flaunt, then why not splurging it on a million dollar bathtub that is made of single piece of rock crystal found in the Amazonian rain forest. This bathtub is 2.5 meters in diameter and has been crafted by an Italian company Baldi. It took six months to design this bathtub.
Filthy rich can spend a million dollar on anything that blings. Well, for them jewelry maker Mac Daddy has something really classy to offer. Daddy has created fishing bait that costs cool one million dollar. The sparkling lure has been made of 3 pounds of gold and platinum and is adorned with 100 carats of diamonds and rubies. This 12-inch fishing lure is surely not good enough for fishing but for treasuring it! What say?