Automotive excellence of any automobile is measured by a handful of parameters, but the top speed is considered as one of the most secretive parameter on the basis of which any automobile is stipulated. As correctly penned down by Aldous Huxley that speed is the only truly modern sensation. Well, are you one of those who crave for speed? Do you feel like burning the roads?
Here we display a list of the 10 fastest cars in the world. A bundle of street legal production cars have been mentioned whose speeds are verified in some one shape or another. Commencing from the top one –
1 Bugatti Chiron (Top Speed 288 mph/ 464 kmh)
Stipulated as the fastest car in the world 2016 with a top speed of 288 mph (464 Km/h), Buggati Chiron aims to break all the chains as well as the current speed record. Chained by a speed of 288 mph limit, this beast can even go faster but is electronically programmed to not go over it.
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2 Hennessey Venom GT (Top Speed 270 mph/ 435 kmh)
Ranking second in the world’s fastest cars category, Hennessey Venom GT is a relatively upto minute name in society, but spread like a fire. Based on a modified Lotus Exige, Venom has a top speed of 270 mph. Even a single glance of this beast can leave you flabbergasted.
Engine : 7.0 Liter Twin-Turbocharged V8 Engine
Horsepower : 1,244
Torque : 1,155 pound-feet
Single-clutch shift system
3 BUGATTI VEYRON SUPER SPORT (Top Speed 268 mph)
Holdong a name in Guinness World Record, Bugatti Veyron has been one of the fastest cars in the world for years. Competing with its few technical difficulties, the name of this beast was handed to Koenigsegg.
Engine : 8-Liter Quad-Turbo
Torque : 1,106 lb-ft
Horsepower : 1,200 HP
4 9FF GT9-R (Top speed 257 mph)
Originated from German tuning company, 9ff is designed out of historic Porsche 911. In terms of exteriors, 9FF looks like 911 but interiors make it out of world product. Eccentric technology used in GT9-R makes it a beast thriving on the road.
Engine : 4.0L 987 bhp (736 kW; 1,001 PS) B6 twin-turbo (GT9)
4.0L 1,120 bhp (835 kW; 1,136 PS) hp B6 twin-turbo (GT9-R)
3.6L 738 bhp (550 kW; 748 PS) B6 twin-turbo (GT9-CS)
Transmission : 6-speed Manual
5 SSC Ultimate Aero (Top Speed: 256 mph/ 412 kmh)
SSC Ultimate was produced by Shelby SuperCars. The most fascinating thing about the SSC Ultimate Aero is that it is a sole mid-engine sports car that held the title of the world’s fastest production car from Guinness World Records for a continuous span of three years.
Type : SSC Designed Billet Aluminum V8 Block
Horsepower : 1287 bhp @ 6075 rpm
Torque : 1112 ft-lbs @ 6150 rpm
Redline : 7200 rpm
Fuel Injection : Electronic Sequential Port
6 Koenigsegg CCX (Top Speed: 245 mph/ 394 kmh)
Holding a title of world’s fastest car before Buggati Veyron, Koenigsegg is one of the fastest car of world with its CCR model. Considered to be a top speed model, this car reached a top speed of 242 mph in 2005 at the Italy’s Nardo Ring. Followed by McLaren and Ferrari, this beast was known to be one amongst the trendsetters.The 2,932-pound Agera R sprints from zero to 62 mph in 2.8 seconds and reaches a top speed of over 273 mph
Engine : 5.0 liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine
Horsepower : 1140
Torque : 885 lb-ft
7 McLaren F1 (Top Speed: 240 mph/ 386 kmh)
Comprising of an idiosyncratic interiors, this three seater model (driver’s seat in the middle of car and two on sides) manages to cross the mark of best cars in the world. Known to be coolest car ever made, this beast never lets its viewers to look away from it. The most charismatic feature includes its center driver’s seat, gold-line engage bay and carbon-fiber body.
8 Zento STI (Top Speed: 233 mph/ 375 kmh)
Zento was manufactured by the Danish company Zenvo, introduced back in 2009. The most efficient and small team of workers gave way to this beast to roar with its high performance. Hitting a maximum speed of 233 mph, Zento’s eye catching features mesmerises everyone.
Engine : Turbocharged and supercharged 6.8L V8
Transmission : 7-speed paddle shift / 6-speed manual
Wheelbase : 3,055 mm (120.3 in)
9 PAGANI HUAYRA (Top speed: 230 mph)
Rising from ashes within a very short period of time, Pagani was manufactured in Italy. Grabbing the interest of fun seeking and enthusiastic costumers, Pagani spell bounds them with its unique design. It is mentioned to be the hyper car with excellent cues.The Huayra BC is named after the late Benny Caiola, a friend of Horacio Pagani, and the first Pagani customer. The Huayra BC has an improved version of the standard Huayra’s 6.0 liter V12
Engine : Twin turbocharged AMG
Horsepower : 588 kW
Torque : 811 lb·ft (1100 Nm) of
10 ASTON MARTIN ONE-77 (Top speed: 220 mph)
Aston Martin one-77 was built by the British Manufacturer Aston Martin. Known for its speed and luxury, One-77 tops the ranking in Aston Martin series. Commencing from the classy exterior looks, it outshines in inner looks also. Aston Martin has released a total of 77 productions, all performing well.
Type : V12 7.3 litres
Power : 760 hp @ 6,500 rpm (567 kW)
Torque : 553 lb·ft @ 5,750 rpm (750 N·m)
Induction : Atmospheric
Power to weight ratio : 347.7 W/kg