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11 Incredibly Expensive Choppers

These luxurious helicopters were built for the rich. They are well-equipped with all the latest technology, and interior seating features that are designed in fine Italian leather upholstry. These choppers will set you back a fortune, as you can probably imagine. The actual lowest price for these helicopters begins at $6 million dollars. In the meantime, you can admire the luxurious choppers seen here!

1) AugustaWestland AW119 Ke Koala

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The Koala is primarily used by law enforcement, but it can just as easily accommodate a group of corporate executives traveling on business. The Koala reaches a top speed of of 166 mph (267 km/h) and a range of 618 miles (995 km). 

The Cost: The price ranges anywhere between $1.8 million to about $3 million.
 
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2) Eurocopter Hermès EC 135

11 of the Priciest Helicopters in the World
 
The interior designing adds an additional $1.8m to the total price. The price of a Hermès suitcase alone will set you back $27K! The EC 135 is not suitable for long distance trips, since the range is only 395 miles (636 km). The top speed reaches 178 mph (286 km/h). 

The Cost: The average cost for a Hermès EC 135 runs around $6 million.
 
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3) AugustaWestland AW109 Grand Versace VIP

11 of the Priciest Helicopters in the World
 
Versace is perhaps the most well-known name in the fashion industry, and apparently in luxury helicopters as well! The AW109 is fully covered in Versace leather, design and appearance. "Air Versace" carries a top speed of approximately 177 mph (285 km/h), and a range of 599 miles (964 km). 

The Cost: The luxurious Italian chopper will set you back $6.3 million. 
 
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4) Eurocopter Mercedes-Benz EC 145

11 of the Priciest Helicopters in the World
 
The EC 145 is perfect for Mercedes-Benz fans. All the luxury of the famed German sportscar is now available in helicopter form. The Eurocopter reaches a top speed of 153 mph (246 km/h), and a range of 426 miles (686 km). It can also fly 17,000 feet or (5,182 meters) above ground.  

The Cost: The EC 145 costs $5.5 million by itself, and $7 million for the decked out Mercedes-Benz interior.
 
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5) Eurocopter EC 175

11 of the Priciest Helicopters in the World
 
The EC 175 made it's glorious debut at the Paris Air Show back in 2009. The main feature of the EC 175 is that it can hold 16 passengers comfortably inside. The top speed of the EC 175 reaches 178 mph (286 km/h), with a range of 345 miles (555 km).

The Cost: The passenger-friendly EC 175 will run you $7.9 million. 
 
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6) Eurocopter EC 155

11 of the Priciest Helicopters in the World
 
The EC 155 The cabin space is large enough to accommodate 13 passengers, but this particular model seats about 6-8. The top speed can reach a mind-numbing 200 mph (322 km/h), with a range of 533 miles (858 km). 

The Cost: The spacious EC 155 aircraft will set you back $10 million. 
 
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7) Sikorsky S-76C

11 of the Priciest Helicopters in the World
 
Does this model look a bit familiar to you? The Sikorsky S-76C is more commonly known as Black Hawk. The massive interior is large enough to fit up to a dozen passengers, but only a lucky 4 can sit inside this Black Hawk model. The Black Hawk reaches a top speed of 178 mph (286 km/h) and has a range of 473 miles (761 km).

The Cost: If you want to own the famous Black Hawk, be prepared to shell out a cool $12.95 million. 
 
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8) AugustaWestland AW139

11 of the Priciest Helicopters in the World
 
The AW139 is suitable for law enforcement, military patrol and firefighters. At first glance, you would never think that the tiny mahogany interior here could seat 8 passengers, but it can! The AW139 can reach an incredible top speed of 193 mph (310 km/h), with a range of 573 miles (922 km).
 
The Cost: The AW139 will cost you a hefty $14.5 million. 
 
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9) Bell 525 Relentless

11 of the Priciest Helicopters in the World
 
The Bell 525 Relentless debuted at the Heli Expo in Dallas, back in February 2012. Some lucky millionaire will just have to wait until next year, when it officially becomes certified, and available for purchase. The yellow chopper offers a top speed of 162 mph (260 km/h), and a range of 460 miles (740 km). 

The Cost: The bright yellow Relentless will set you back somewhere in the neighborhood of $15 million, once it gets certified in 2015.
 
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10) Sikorsky S-92 VIP Configuration

11 of the Priciest Helicopters in the World
 
The S-92 can safely accommodate 9 passengers in the large interior cabin. The prices vary exponentially if you plan on decking the interiors with gold or crystal. The top speed of the S-92 is around 194 mph (312 km/h), with a range of 594 miles (956 km).

The Cost: Prices for the S-92 range anywhere from $17 million to $32 million.
 
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11) AugustaWestland AW101 VIP

11 of the Priciest Helicopters in the World
 
Ranking number one on the list is the AugustaWestland AW101 VIP. The AW101 had been intended to replace the current models, which are used by the U.S. Marine Corps and President Obama. The top speed of the AW101 is 192 mph (309 km/h), with an impressive range of 863 miles(1,389 km). 

The Cost: The massive price tag of the AW101 is $21 million. 
 
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(H/T: refinedguy.com)


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