Top 10 Fastest Cars in the World
Talking about Bugatti Veyron, Koenigsegg Agera and Lamborghini Aventador, what comes to your mind? All these are lethal speed machines having the ability of going at over 200 miles per hour. So, let’s have a look at some of the World’s Fastest Cars.
1. Koenigsegg Agera RS
Meet the new king in the league of fastest cars. This Swedish car claimed the title of world’s fastest production car by reaching 277.9 mph. Agera RS has 1341bhp, 5.0 litre, twin turbo charged V8 engine. This epitome of automobile engineering can be accelerated to 0-60 miles in just 2.9 seconds.
2. Bugatti Chiron
The worthy successor of the legendary Bugatti Veyron is second on our list of world’s fastest cars with a mind boggling speed of 261 mph. Bugatti Chiron has an 8 litre, quad turbocharged, W-16 engine that offers 1500 bhp.
3. Aston Martin Valkyrie
This magnificent car was originally known as AM-RB 001 and is capable of reaching the maximum speed of 250 mph. With hybrid propulsion system, Cosworth built 6.5 litre V12 engine, 7 speed dual clutch automatic transmission by Ricardo churns out 1100bhp.
4. Lamborghini Aventador
This feature-laden sports car makes it at number 4 in our list of World’s Fastest Cars. The latest version of Aventador is about 20 percent lighter than the outgoing model at 3, 472 pounds. It has recorded a top speed of 217 mph and have the ability to go 0-60 mph in just 2.9 seconds. It has a 6.5 litre, V 12 engine that churns out 740bhp.
5. Ford GT
It has a reputation of being the baddest car to come out of the US in recent years. Ford GT has a power of 647bhp and comes with twin turbo, 3.5 litre, V-6 engine developed by Ganassi Racing for the team’s Daytona Prototype. GT has reached a top speed of 216 mph.
6. McLaren 720S
This British mean machine manufactured by McLaren Automotive can race at 212 mph. 720S’s 4.0 litre, V 8, engine gives a power of 710bhp.
7. Ferrari 812 Superfast
With a 6.5 litre, V 12, engine 812 Superfast offers 789bhp. It can reach 0-60 mph in just 3 seconds and has recorderd a top speed of 211 mph. This is supposedly the last model from Ferrari to sport a naturally-aspirated motor.
8. Bentley Continental Supersports
This car has claimed the title of fastest 4 seat car in the world in 2017 with a recorded speed of 209 mph beating the likes of Porsche 911 GT3 and Audi R8 V10 Plus. Having a weight of 5,000 pounds, Continental Supersports has a 6.0 litre, twin turbo, W-12 engine, that generates a power of 700bhp.
9. Dodge Viper
Perhaps not as elegant as other cars in this list, but a speed of 206 mph means that Dodge Viper is worthy of inclusion. Viper possess 4 channel anti-lock brake system and 6-speed manual transmission. Its 8.4 litre, aluminium V 10, engine churns out 645bhp.
10. Porsche 911 Turbo S
The last entry into our list of World’s Fastest Cars is Porsche 911 Turbo S that has recorded a maximum speed of 205 mph. Its twin turbo 3.8 litre flat six, engine produces 580bhp of power. Porsche 911 can go 0-60 mph in just 2.5 seconds.