Top 10 Fastest cars In The World
10. Murciélago LP 670–4 SuperVeloce
Running at a top speed of 212 mph when an optional spoiler is fitted, this supercar is “the ultimate” version of the Lamborghini’s Murciélago model.
9. Lamborghini Aventador
The Aventador was designed to replace the ten-year-old Murciélago as the new flagship model in the Lamborghini lineup. The Aventador LP 700–4 uses Lamborghini’s new 700 PS 6.5 liter 60° V12 engine weighing 235 kg. The new engine is Lamborghini’s fourth in-house engine and second V12. The Aventador’s official top speed is 217 mph; however it has been clocked at 230 mph.
8. Lamborghini Veneno
Although there are only three of these extraordinary looking cars and two of those were the only ones sold, it has made a mark in the super car world by getting priced at a whopping $4 million dollars making it one of the fastest most expensive cars ever produced. It is street legal even if it is designed for the track.
7. Jaguar XJ220
Sometime in the late 1980′s, the Jaguar workers dreamed up this speed machine and ended up officially producing 281 of its kind making it one of the oldest and most iconic supercars on this list. It’s topspeed of 217 mph doesn’t really make it sound that old though.
6. Ferrari LaFerrari
LaFerrari (also known as the F70) is a limited production hybrid sports car built by Ferrari. The LaFerrari’s mid rear mounted 65° V12 Internal Combustion Engine has a 6.3 liter (6262 cc) capacity producing 800 PS (588 kW; 789 bhp) @ 9,000 rpm and 700 N•m (516 lb•ft) of torque @ 6,750 rpm. Ferrari states that the car has a top speed exceeding 350 km/h (220 mph), and that it is capable of reaching 100 km/h (62 mph) in under three seconds, 200km/h in under seven seconds, and a speed of 300 km/h (190 mph) in under 15 seconds.
5. Zenvo ST1
The Zenvo is a high performance sports car manufactured by Zenvo Automotive. Its 7-liter V8 engine generates 1,250 hp (932 kW) at 6,900 rpm. According to The Motor Report, recent tests returned a 0–100 km/h time of 3.0 seconds, while 0–200 km/h took only 8.9 seconds, and a top speed of 375 km/h (233 mph).
4. McLaren F1
Only 106 F1′s were built since it’s conception 20 years ago. Some 15 years ago it was the world’s fastest production car. Although today there are already a few cars that can beat it’s 240 mph feat, it still remains one of the world’s most legendary road cars.
3. Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport
The Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 is a mid-engined grand touring car, designed and developed by the Volkswagen Group and manufactured in Molsheim, France by Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. The final production Veyron engine produces 1,001 metric horsepower (736 kW; 987 bhp) of motive power, and generates 1,250 newton metres (922 lb ft) of torque. The nominal figure has been stated by Bugatti officials to be conservative, with the real total being 1,020 metric horsepower (750 kW; 1,006 bhp) or more. German inspection officials recorded an average top speed of the original version at 408.47 km/h (253.81 mph) during test sessions on the Ehra-Lessien test track on 19 April 2005.
2. Hennessey Venom GT
By far the quickest modified production car produced in the world, the Venom can accelerate from O-300 kph in a matter of 13.63 seconds. It’s top speed holds at 265.7 mph, a few point close to the fastest car ever.
1. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
Priced at a sweet $2.4 million dollars, this Super Sport upgrade of the original Bugati Veryron bagged the bragging rights of being the fastest car on the road at 267.856 mph. Due to a challenge from Hennessey claiming “that for it to achieve its record top speed of 431.0 km/h (267.8 mph), the car used was in a state of tune not available to customers…its Venom GT… was road-ready and unmodified and was therefore a production car in the strict sense of the term.” The Bugattin nearly lost its title but after the Guiness officials reviewed the claim the Reinstated the title to the Veyron stating that “a change to the speed limiter does not alter the fundamental design of the car or its engine”.