Technology has evolved several-fold over the past couple of decades. In the last few years, we’ve seen companies push the envelope and develop some outrageous devices. And that’s not all! Apart from pushing technology to extreme limits, companies are also incorporating a key marketing hook, namely luxury. Devices touted as being only for the uber rich slide into the markets, creating consumer competitiveness beyond belief! If you take a look at the outrageous and expensive gadgets out there, you’ll be surprised. We decided to browse through some of them, to bring you the most insanely priced items available. We’ve compiled a list of 10 gadgets that are flashy, and guaranteed to burn holes in your heart, and pockets if they don’t run deep!
# Chopard 210 Karat Watch
Price: Rs 175 crore
This masterpiece not only shows time, but has 201 carats of diamonds around the main dial too, clearly making it one of the most royal watches you will ever see. While it is a watch, it looks more like a bracelet. It is simply beautiful and the main dial seems to be surrounded by flowers. Designed with three heart-shaped diamonds, the Chopard 210 Karat contains a 5-carat pink diamond, a 12-carat blue one, and a 11-carat white diamond. There are 163-carats of white and yellow diamonds, making it a total of 201 carats of cold hard diamond. It is hand-crafted and truly one of the most blingy things you can possess, not to mention, dearest.
# Scorpion Hoverbike
Price: Rs 1 Crore
What if you could ride a bike without its wheels touching the ground? Wouldn’t that be cool? Well, the Scorpion Hoverbike will enable you to do that. An electrical hovercraft in the shape of a bike, the Scorpion Hoverbike can transport you from one place to another hovering 5 metres above the ground. It can also hit a maximum speed of 96 km/hr and can fly around for 25 minutes when fully charged.
# Mercier-Jones Supercraft
Price: Rs 1.40 crore
A luxurious, race-car looking vehicle, capable of travelling over land, water, mud, ice, and other surfaces, the Mercier-Jones Supercraft is the Lamborghini of hovercrafts. It is comfortable, has the latest technology and two people can travel over any surface with ease. The best part is that it can go on for 3 hours on a full battery, full performance run, and can hit a maximum speed of 56 km/hr.
# Aeromobil Flying Car
Price: Rs 10.50 crore
The Aeromobil Flying Car is one of its kind. It is a super-luxurious vehicle that is a car as well as an airplane, an exceptional vehicle capable of really flying. It is dynamic, luxurious, has high-tech hardware and software. In fact, it is even energy-efficient. It also has an air and driving range of nearly 800 kilometres, and can speed up to 200 km/hr, which is super-fast for a vehicle which has dual functions.
# Dark Knight Home Theatre
Price: Rs 14 crore
If you love Batman and love watching movies, you just have to possess the Dark Knight Home Theatre. It is a mini theatre that can be accommodated in any large room of your house. The seats, the carpet, the projector and everything are Dark Knight-inspired, and it is not just the look, but also the feel that will mesmerise you. It all feels real, and the sound system as well as projection are incredible. It gives you a completely immersive experience and we are sure you will love watching movies in this mini-theatre of yours!
# Stuart Hughes Prestige HD Supreme Rose Edition TV
Price: Rs 16 crore
The Stuart Hughes Prestige HD Supreme Rose Edition TV is the most expensive television set in the world. It is not because of its size or technology, but the other elements on it. It has 28 kilograms of solid 18-carat rose gold around it. The dazzling frame also has 72 round-cut, 1-carat diamonds along with sunstones and amethysts. It is wrapped with alligator skin, which is sewn on to the inner screen layer. It measures 55-inches, and the dazzling TV set has a fantastic display and audio output. Truly made for the crème-de-la-crème.
# Project Neptune Personal Submarine
Price: Rs 28 crore
Aston Martin and Triton Submarines’ ultra-exclusive personal submarine is up for sale now, and we guess you should grab the limited time offer. Not only are they giving you one of the best personal submarines, they are also giving you the most luxurious one yet, with state-of-the-art technology. Crafted with the best-of-the-best materials in the interior-front as well as exterior, the submersible can go down to a depth of 500 metres. It can seat two people along with a pilot, and can hit a speed in excess of 5 knots underwater.
# Hart Audio D&W Aural Pleasure 18K Gold Speakers
Price: Rs 32.60 crore
These ultimate speakers are so unique, only one has been made. The ear-shaped speakers cast from solid 18-carat gold, help amplify the quality of sound and bass. The resultant sound reproduction is fantastic and you would love to own these big speakers, weighing in at more than 100 pounds, just for the magnificent experience. If you can’t get your hands on the Gold version, Silver versions (Rs 2 crore) and Bronze versions (Rs 50 lakh) are also available.
# I-Phone 5 Black Diamond Edition
Price: Rs 100 crore
If you thought the latest I-Phone (2018) is expensive, think again! A custom-made, premium I-Phone 5 is the most expensive one. Yes, an I-Phone 5! The hardware and software are the same as any other I-Phone 5, but this one is so expensive because it spews royalty. The body is made of 135-grams of 24-carat solid gold. It also has 600 white diamonds laid around it, with 53 more inside the apple logo found on the reverse side. The home button is even replaced by a 26-carat black diamond. It is truly a one-of-a-kind phone and getting hold of it might be difficult, unless you cough up more than its cost.
# Stock Car Racing Simulator
Price: Rs 45 lakh
If you love to play games, then you have to get yourself a stock car simulator. It is the size of half a stock racing car and the experience inside it, is out of this world. Not only do you feel that you are driving a Nascar vehicle; but the graphics, the effects and the sound will take you into the world of real racing!