Fast cars are not like the traditional cars that we drive, they are more impressive and make you enjoy the experience of driving at a high speed. They do not only allow you to save your time and arrive at your destination quickly, but they also make you feel that you are inside another means of transport and not just a car. Some of the cars are ranked as the fastest production cars in the world to be available to the public, while the others are claimed by their companies as the fastest cars without being certified officially. Many of these fastest cars have been included also in the most expensive cars list, check this post to know more about these cars. We present to you the following 10 fastest cars in the world.
10. McLaren F1: 240 mph
It is a sports car that is produced McLaren. It accelerates from 0 to 60 mpin 3.2 seconds, the maximum speed that it can reach is 240 mph and it weighs 1140 kg. The power of its engine is 627 horsepower.
9. Koenigsegg CCX – 245 mph
It is a Swedish car that goes from 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds and the top speed that it can reach is 245 mph. It is provided with a powerful engine that is 806 horsepower.
8. Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo – 248 mph
It accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds and the maximum speed that it can reach is 248 mph. The power of the engine is 750 horsepower and the car weighs 1338 kg.
7. Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse – 254 mph
Although this car that is presented by Bugatti is not ranked as the fastest production car in the world, it is officially ranked as the world’s fastest convertible. The car can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.6 seconds and the highest peed that it can reach is 254 mph. The car is provided with a powerful engine that is 1.200 horsepower.
6. SSC Ultimate Aero – 256.14 mph
It accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds and the maximum speed that it can reach is 256.14 mph. The power of the engine in this car is 1.287 horsepower. The car was officially recorded by Guinness as the fastest car in the world in 2007.
5. 9ff GT9-R – 257.2 mph
The car accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds and the highest speed that it can reach 257.2 mph. The engine of the car is 1.120 horsepower.
4. Hennessey Venom GT – 265.7 mph.
This car can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.7 seconds and the maximum speed that it can reach is 265.7 mph. Although the car features a high speed if it is compared to the previous cars, it cannot be classified as the fastest production car in the world, because Hennessey will need to produce at least 50 cars and offer them to be sold to the public. This car was capable of getting another title by Guinness which is the fastest production car in the world that can accelerate from 0 to 186 mph (0-300 km/h) in just 13.63 seconds.
3. Koenigsegg Agera R – 273 mph
It was ranked as the fastest car that can accelerate from 0 to 186 mph (0-300 km\h) before Hennessey Venom GT and it did that in 14.53 seconds. The car can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds and the highest speed that it can reach is 273 mph. The power of the engine is 1.115 horsepower and it can run on more than one type of fuel such as the traditional petrol or bio-fuel.
2. SSC Tuatara – 276 mph
It have not been released till now, but the company that manufactured it assures that the maximum speed of this car is 276 mph. The car is not officially ranked as one of the fastest production cars in the world.
1. Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport – 267.8 mph
It was ranked in 2010 as the fastest car in the world by Guinness World Record. The top speed that the car can reach is 267.8, but Bugatti decided to limit the speed to 258mph to protect the tires and for the safety of the driver. Limiting the speed of the car led to stripping it of its title or world record as the fastest car in the world that it gained in 2010 as it is necessary for keeping the record to leave the speed as it is without being changed. Finally, after many discussions, rumors and too many companies which claimed to have the car that is ranked as the fastest car in the world, Veyron was officially proved and announced as the fastest production car in the world by Guinness to regain its title or record back. Guinness made sure that limiting the speed did not affect or change the engine of the car or the design.