The most expensive optional extras for new cars in 2021

The Executive Magazine takes a look at the most expensive and exclusive optional extras offered on new cars for 2021.
Elizabeth Jenkins-Smalley

Elizabeth Jenkins-Smalley

Editor In Chief at The Executive Magazine

Every vehicle manufacturer offers optional extras. Leather interior upgrades and heated steering wheels are expected these days. But we explore the extras that may not appear on the standard options list. Here’s our list of the most exclusive, expensive and outlandish optional extras for 2021.


As one of the world’s most exclusive marques, Rolls-Royce also offer some of the most extravagant optional extras. The list is almost endless, especially when it comes to the Phantom, where each car is built to the buyers specifications. Here’s our favourites:

Spirit of Ecstasy ornament plated in gold – £10,000

Starlight roof (13,000 fibre optic cables, takes 17 hours to install by a master craftsman) – £12,350

Theatre seating – £14,000

Glove box installed cigar humidor – £4,275

Bespoke pen set – £5,875


Porsche are known for their optional extras. Not much comes with the new models as standard, but this allows for near limitless customisation.

Air vents leather wrap – £2,700

Bespoke 918 Spyder luggage set – £20,000

Liquid metal paint – £60,000

Magnesium wheels – £58,000


The Italian supercar manufacturer are no stranger to offering optional extras. With each car being built to specification, there’s a lot of customisation on offer.

Historical colour scheme paint option – £12,485

Fire extinguisher – £900

GTC4 Lusso panoramic roof – £20,000

Ferrari golf bag – £9,800

Apple car play – £4,219

Carbon fibre racing package – £8276


Mercedes-Benz is synonymous with luxury, and the top range models like the S Class offer some unique optional extras.

S Class – refrigerator – £1100

AMG GT metallic ‘solarbeam’ yellow paint – £9500

Burmester high-end surround sound system – £6,900

Mercedes-Maybach S560 two tone paint – £12,000


Much like Rolls-Royce, Bentley are offering some elaborate and exceptional optional extras. The latest iteration of the Bentayga is a flagship model for customisation and bespoke additions. Featuring one of the most expensive upgrades we could find, the options are almost limitless.

Brietling tourbillon clock upgrade – £161,100

Rear-seat entertainment – £7,515

picnic set – £27,000


Exposed carbon paint – £500,000

Glass roof panels – £100,000+


Carbon ceramic brakes – £17,500

Body kit upgrade – £22,484

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