Top 10 Fastest Cars in the World
Since their creation, cars have become an object of obsession for 1000s of people and what attracts them most in cars is undoubtedly the speed – the faster the car, the higher adrenaline it will provide – indeed a source of happiness and fun for true car enthusiasts.
A great number of cars are being introduced to the market that comes with a number of innovative features, better comfort, fashionable design, but the sole feature that the greatest fans of cars actually care about is the speed. Speed is what many Formula 1 racers, actors and generally, people able to afford the fastest cars in the world, are addicted to.
Being guided by the following quote once famously said by the American journalist Hunter S. Thompson: “Faster, faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death”, we have composed a top 10 list of the fastest cars in the world specially for those wanting to overcome their fears and for those who have already tasted the thrill of speed and thrive for higher speeds.
So, let's start our short trip to the world of the fastest cars ever based on a research by Reviews Bee!
#1 Bugatti Chiron 2016 – 288 MPH/ 464 KM/H
Price - $2.600.000
Year of Production - 2016
Having been named after the famous car enthusiast and racer Louis Chiron, Bugatti Chiron is currently the fastest car in the world. It is essentially a two-seater sports car equipped with heavily reformed technology items and comes with such characteristic features as:
- 8-liter 16-cylinder upgraded quad-turbocharged engine
- 6000rpm torque
- Horsepower - 1500
- Four turbo and direct injection are available as an add-on and an aide to the engines
- Fuel tank capacity – 100 liters
- Lag-less 7-speed automatic transmission
- Direct shift dual-clutch gearbox
The car will be available on the market at the end of 2016, or more precisely at the beginning of 2017. So if you can afford it, don’t think twice to buy it – the car is worth the purchase.
#2 KOENIGSEGG AGERA R – 273 MPH/ 439 KM/H
Price - $1.344.899
Year of Production - 2011-2014
In spite of the fact that not many people have heard the brand name Koenigsegg, its popularity is undoubtedly growing due to the production of Agera R model which is currently considered to be one of the fastest cars available on the market with a speed of over 273 mph/ 439 km/h. The brand keeps introducing newer and more innovative supercars thus attracting the attention of car enthusiasts.
The latest Koenigsegg Agera R model possesses the following features:
- 5-liter Turbocharged V8 DOHC engine with 9.0:1 compression ratio
- Generation of 1200 pound-feet torque
- Horsepower – 1140
- The car is able to increase its speed from halt to 60mph within about 2.5 seconds
- Dual-clutch transmission in a one-input-shaft – thanks to this you will get faster shift times and acceleration
- Carbon fiber wheels
- Targa-style roof panels
#3 HENNESY VENOM GT – 270 MPH/ 435 KM/H
Price - $1.200.000
Year of Production - 2010
With a speed of 270mph/ 435km/h, Hennesy Venom GT is the third in our fastest cars list. The car is based on a modified Lotus Exige and comes with a stylish interior and exterior design.
This fast supercar offers its buyers the following advantages:
- 7.0-Liter Twin-Turbocharged V8 Engine
- Horsepower – 1244
- 1155 pound-feet torque
- Acceleration – from halt to 62mph in 2.8 seconds, from zero to 200mph in 14.51 seconds
- Intercooler upgrades
- Single-clutch shift system
#4 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport – 268 MPH/ 430 KM/H
Price - $1.960.000
Year of Production - 2010
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport was considered the fastest production car by Guinness for many years. The car combines speed with luxury and comfort. It comes with the following peculiar features:
- 8-liter Quad-Turbo W16 engine
- Torque – 1106 lb-ft
- Horsepower – 1200
- Acceleration – from 0 to 60 mph in 2.4 seconds
#5 9FF GT9-R – 257 MPH/ 414 KM/H
Price - $680.000
Year of Production - 2008
The car has been manufactured by the German 9FF brand with its design based on the legendary Porsche 911. The exterior of this supercar is quite much similar to that of the Porsche 911. The same can’t be said about the interior, the latter is rather light, comfy and simple as opposed to the Porsche 911.
9FF GT9-R offers the following advantageous technology:
- 4.0-Liter Flat 6 Engine
- Horsepower – 1120
- Torque – 910 pound-feet
- Acceleration – 0-60mph in 2.9 seconds, 0-190mph in 16 seconds
#6 SSC ULTIMATE AERO – 256 MPH/ 412 KM/H
Price - $650.000
Year of Production - 2009
Though the Ultimate Aero of the brand Shelby SuperCars has had its time being the fastest production car before the appearance of Bugatti Veyron Super Sport and others, the car still holds its position of the supercar with a speed of 256mph/412km/h.
The vehicle comes with the following construction:
- 6.3-liter Twin-Turbocharged V8 Engine
- Horsepower – 1287hp
- Torque – 1112 lb-ft
- Acceleration – 0-200mph in 16 seconds
As a downside of Ultimate Aero, we should mention the fact that it lacks electronic driver aids that would contribute to the engine controlling process.
#7 Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 – 254 MPH/ 408 KM/H
Price - $1.700.000
Year of Production - 2010-2011
The car comes with a coupe body style and two seats and has the following characteristic features:
- 8.0-liter W16 Quad-Turbocharged Engine
- Horsepower – 1200
- 4-wheel drive
- 7-speed dual clutch automated manual transmission
- Acceleration – 0-60mph in 2.5 seconds, 0-200mph in 18 seconds
- Hydraulic spoiler – this can extend at speed and can be utilized as an air brake
#8 SALEEN S7 TWIN TURBO – 248 MPH/ 399 KM/H
Price - $550.000
Year of Production - 2005-2009
This car boasts a high-quality performance that comes with excellent tuning potential and a beautiful and exotic design. Being one of the best and fastest supercars ever made Saleen S7 TT is built on an aluminum and steel chassis and features the following technology:
- 7-litre naturally aspirated V8
- Horsepower – 750
- Acceleration – 0-60mph in 2.8 seconds
#9 KOENIGSEGG CCR – 242 MPH/ 389 KM/H
Price - $1.000.000
Year of Production - 2004-2006
Koenigsegg CCR is the upgraded model of its “ancestor” CC8S and comes with a stylish body design, rear wing, larger brakes, wheels and tires as well as an innovated chassis and suspension. In 2005 the car was named as the world’s fastest production car at the Nardo test track held in Italy thus surpassing the speed of the at that time fastest car McLaren F1 which comes the last in our list.
The CCR has the following peculiarities:
- 4.7-liter V8 engine
- Carbon-fiber body
- Horsepower – 806
- Torque – 920 lb-ft
- Acceleration – 0-62mph in 3.7 seconds
#10 MCLAREN F1 – 241 MPH/ 388 KM/H
Price - $970.000
Year of Production - 1992-1998
This car has been in the spotlight in its time and comes with a carbon-fiber body, gold-lined engine bay and three seats with the driver’s seat in the middle. McLaren F1 features the following technology:
- 6.1-Liter BMW M V12 engine
- Horsepower – 670
- Torque – 520 lb-ft
- Acceleration – 0-60 in 3.2 seconds
This car features classy and impressive design combined with quality aerodynamics that is the key to high speed and good performance.
This was our list of top 10 fastest cars in the world – they are by no doubt “equipped” with the highest speeds which mean adrenaline and the sensation of reaching the stars is completely provided and at the same time they are stylish and come with a number of other features to fit the taste of the most scrupulous customer.
Thus, if you are a car enthusiast and can afford such luxury and thrill then it’s high time to choose one of those cars and enjoy the high speed you have always dreamed about!