Top 10 Fastest Cars in the World

Top 10 Fastest Cars in the World

10. Zenvo ST1: 233 mph (375 km/h)

Zenvo Automotive is a Danish company and Zenvo ST1 is their first model. This supercar car is built by a small number of workers by hand with the help of a CNC router. The ST1 comes in three different models each with a different engine, 650 bhp, 850 bhp and 1104 bhp respectively.  The massive speed come from the combination of a supercharger and a turbo, while the power is supplied by a 7 liter V8 engine.

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9.McLaren F1: 240 mph (386 km/h)

Made by a successful F1 company, McLaren F1 it was as unique as it was fast with its center driving seat, gold line engine bay and carbon fiber body. It had a BMW M V12, 6.1 Liter engine producing 627 HP, making it the fastest car of the 20th century. McLaren successfully implemented its F1 racing experience and technology to produce a production car.

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8.Koenigsegg CCXR: 245 mph (396 km/h)

Koenigsegg is a Swedish automobile company which is consistently producing some of the fastest production cars in the world. Koenigsegg CCX and CCXR are among few of their fastest models. The CCXR features an 806 HP producing, twin supercharged V8 all-aluminum 4.7 liter engine. It can do 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds and briefly held the title of world’s fastest cars.

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7. Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo: 248 mph (399.1 km/h)

The Saleen S7 is the first mid-engine and handmade supercar released in on August 19, 2000. Its V8 engine that produces 750 HP and its sleek and aerodynamic design help it to achieve 0-60 mph in just 2.8 seconds.

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6. Bugatti Veyron Grand Support Vitesse: 254mph (408 km/h)

The Bugatti Veyron Grand Support Vitesse was designed to be the world’s fastest convertible car and it successfully achieved that task. It is equipped with an 8.0 quad-turbo W16 engine which makes a total of 1200 HP. The Geneva Motor Show hosted the unveiling of the car, it was priced at two million U.S dollars.

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5. SSC Ultimate Aero: 256.18 mph (412.28 km/h)

Ranked as the world’s fastest car from March 2007 to July 2010, SSC Ultimate Aero was made by Shelby Supercars. Its 6.8 liter twin-turbo V8 engine produces 1183 HP and it did 0-60 mph in 2.7 seconds. The SSC Tuatara was said to be the successor of the Ultimate Aero and it was claimed that it will have the top speed of 276 mph.

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4. 9FF GT9-R: 257 mph (413 km/h)

9FF is a German tuning company and they built the GT9-R on Porsche’s iconic model the 911. It was fitted with a 4.0 liter flat -6 twin turbo engine that can produce up to 1120 HP making it the world’s fastest car for a brief period of time. The exterior of the car is customizable according to the client’s specifications and twenty units of the car were ever built.

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3. Koenigsegg Agera R: 260 mph (418 km/h)

On paper Koenigsegg’s Agera R have a top speed of 273 mph, but it has only achieved 260 mph in test runs. This car is equipped with a 5 liter V8 engine with twin-turbos making 1140 HP and it is also equipped with tires that can be driven at a speed of 260 mph. Time required to go from 0-60 mph is 2.9 seconds.

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2. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport: 267.8 mph (430.9 km/h)

On July 4, 2010 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport broke the official world speed record at Ehra-Lessien, Volkswagen’s high speed test track in Germany. It is electrically limited to 258 mph (415 km/h) before being sold to the customer. This modification resulted in their disqualification by Guinness Book of world record temporarily. The car is equipped with 8.0 liter W16 engine producing 1200 HP.

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1. Hennessey Venom GT: 270.49 mph (435.3 km/h)

Hennessey Venom has V8 7 liter twin-turbo engine that generates 1244 HP and it clocked 270 mph when it was tested on February 14, 2014 at NASA runway in Florida. It is the combined Lotus Elise’s chassis and twin-turbo V8 gives it tremendous amount of speed. The Hennessey Venom GT also holds the record for the fasted production car to go from 0-300 km/h, which takes just 13.63 seconds.

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