November 21, 2011 in World Top 10 Cars List
Here are the 10 fastest cars available in the market (production models, as opposed to concept cars) measured by tested top speed (theoretical speeds do not count).
1. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport:
This is one of the fastest production made road vehicle as an American debut in 2010 and went to the production towards the end of 2010. At each of the first five times it was sold out at a cost of 2.4 million dollars. This world record editions is replica of the car that clocked 267.9 miles per hour at Volkswagens Ehra-Lessien test tracks in Germany.
|Maximum Speed: 267 mph, 0-60 in 2.4 secs||Base Price: $2,400,000.00|
|Maximum Seating: 2 people||Engine: 8.0L W16-Cylinder, 64v DOHC Quad Turbocharger|
|Max RPM: 6400 RPM||Transmission: 7-Speed Dual Clutch direct-shift Auto|
2. Hennessey Venom GT:
Hennessey Performance Engineering is top, modified than other engines and this lead this car towards perfection and the user can experience the best with this ultra sleek super automobile,
On first glance, the Venom GT looks like the Lotus Exige. The Venom is an explosive fusion of British flair and American power. The 2011 Hennessey Venom GT received a make-over.
|Maximum Speed: 260 mph, 0-60 in 2.5 seconds||Base Price: $950,000.00|
|Maximum Seating: 2 people||Engine: 6.2-liter LS9 V8 Twin Turbo|
|RPM: 6500 RPM||Transmission: Ricardo 6-Speed Manual|
2. Koenigsegg Agera R:
The latest import from Sweden, the 2011 Koenigsegg Agera R is no exception and well to say that the Agera R is hot on the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport’s tail clocking in at a blisteringly fast 0-168 mph in just 14.53 seconds. Though it is not yet completely verified, its performance proves that it won’t take much time for it to overtakes Bugatti and claim itself the title of being the world’s fastest supercar.
|Maximum Speed: 260 mph, 0-60 in 2.7 secs||Base Price: $1,600,000.00|
|Maximum Seating: 2 people||Engine: 5.0 liter Twin Turbo V8|
|Max RPM: 6900 RPM||Transmission: 7-Speed Dual clutch|
3. SSC Ultimate Aero:
There are numerous ways to define the SSC Ultimate Aero because their used to be a time when it was indeed the ultimate. Known as the world’s fastest car during 2007 to 2010 is also one of the boldest automotive creations ever made.
It is founded by Jerod Shelby and by no means connected to the legendary Carroll Shelby, Jerod somehow managed to create a legend of his own.
|Maximum Speed: 257.4 mph, 0-60 in 2.7 secs||Base Price: $970,000.00|
|Maximum Seating: 2 people||Engine: SSC Designed V8|
|Max RPM: 6075 RPM||Transmission: 6-Speed Manual|
4. Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo:
The tuner of American cars, particularly the fords is Steve Saleen and during the 1990s, he developed a concept and his goal was to make a true American supercar that comes out of American soil. On its release in 2002, it was one of the most technically advanced cars in the world and also the only American street-legal car that packs over 500 horsepower in stock trim.
|Maximum Speed: 248 mph (399 km/h),0-60 in 2.8 secs||Base Price: $555,000.00|
|Maximum Seating: 3 people||Engine: Twin Turbo V8|
|Max RPM: 6300 RPM||Transmission: 6-Speed Manual|
5. Koenigsegg CCX:
It is an updated version of the successful CC/CCR models and the main reason behind developing this car is to allow their company to enter the world market, particularly the United States. The CCX, which first appeared during the 2006 Geneva Motor Show, is so named because this is an acronym that stands for Competition Coupe X, with the X marking the 10 years since the first CC car was developed in 1996.But the X could have stood for another word: extreme.
|Maximum Speed: 245 mph (395 km/h) 0-60 in 3.2 secs||Base Price: $540,000.00|
|Maximum Seating: 2 people||Engine: 32-valve DOHC V8|
|Max RPM: 7000 RPM||Transmission: 6-Speed Manual|
6. McLaren F1.
A car that made its stable mark in automotive history is McLaren F1 and it is more than just a fast car. Due to its impeccable engineering in its time, it was created and it was Designer in name of Gordon Murray, who designed Formula 1 cars for both Brabham and McLaren. When you see its blue print, its quite simple and streamlined.
|Maximum Speed: 240 mph (386 km/h) 0-60 in 3.2 secs||Base Price: $970,000.00|
|Maximum Seating: 2 people||Engine: V12 Mid Engine RWD|
|Max RPM: 7400 RPM||Transmission: 6-Speed Manual|
7. Gumpert Apollo:
Audi’s motor sport campaigns is so famous and Roland Gumpert, an engineer played a major role in it. He created a car, which is so aerodynamically efficient and can be driven on the roof of a tunnel. Based in germane in 2004 he founded his own brand company in 2004, Gumpert Sportwagenmanufaktur GmbH. He released his first car, the Gumpert Apollo, in 2006.
|Maximum Speed: 225 mph (362 km/h) 0-60 in 3.0 secs||Est. Base Price: $238,00.00|
|Maximum Seating: 2 people||Engine: 4.2-liter bi-turbo V8|
|Max RPM: 7900 RPM||Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic-Manual|
8. Noble M600:
Due to lengthy time the noble m 600 received dis repute before it was released. Its first edition do not follow the trend of super cars due to its futuristic or noticeable looks and it was the only super car to receive such response and its simple design proved people’s simplicity as trendy and its gained more respect towards many car lovers.
|Top Speed: 225 mph (1609 km/h) 0-60 in 3.7 secs||Base Price: $324,680.00(£200,000)|
|Maximum Seating: 2 people||Engine: Yamaha 4.4-liter Twin Turbo V8|
|Max RPM: 6800 RPM||Transmission: Graziano 6-Speed Manual|
9. Lamborghini Aventador:
Whenever one hears about sports car or super cars, the excitement and pleasure does not stop and due to this excitement, still many companies like Ferrari and Porsche are in the list of top super cars. As like super cars and sports car, the hyper cars have entered the scene and it is the new show stopper. In the year 2012, Lamborghini is going to launch yet another hyper car called lamborghini Aventador LP-700-4.
|Best Speed: 217 mph (349 km/h) 0-60 in 2.9 secs||Est. Price: $379,700.00|
|Maximum Seating: 2 people||Engine: 6.5L V12|
|Max RPM: 6200 RPM||Transmission: 7-Speed Automatic-Manual|
9. Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster:
It is the Italian super car that relies on the power plant manufacturing of Mercedes benz has designed and released a brand new car called roadster Zonda R version. As like its coupe sister, the Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster received good response and well accepted in the market. It was sold at 1.3 million euro price and only 5 units were produced and it is named after the modenes atelier.
|Top Speed: 217 mph (349 km/h) 0-60 in 3.4 secs||Base Price: $1,850,000.00 (Euro 1.3 million)|
|Maximum Seating: 2 people||Engine: Mercedes Benz AMG Turbo V12|
|Max RPM: 6150 RPM||Transmission: 6-Speed Cima Robotized|
9. Ferrari Enzo:
The most popular and dream car of most of the people is Ferrari and it has always remained top in the list due to many followers and enthusiasts. When the company was thinking about Enzo, many thoughts came around such as how much it can offer and whether it will be liked or not. And later, the Ferrari Enzo a super car with horse power 650 was named after its founder and developed in 2002 using the technology called formula one.
|Top Speed: 217 mph (350 km/h) 0-60 in 3.4 secs||Base Price: $644,000.00|
|Maximum Seating: 2 people||Engine: 6.0L 48-valveV12|
|Max RPM: 7800 RPM||Transmission: 6-Speed Manual w/ auto shift|
9. Jaguar XJ220:
Jaguar Xj -220, one of the mid engine cars produced by jaguar stands in the list and all the credit goes to jim randle, its creator. He dreamt to design a super car for Christmas and his constant enthusiasm motivated him and also his colleagues and they formed a Saturday club mainly to work on this project. When engineers of the giant car company at whitley discovered the project, the passion towards it increased and as a result, this car was wheeled out and showed at the bingham motor show as the official concept car of jaguars.
|Maximum Speed: 217 mph (350 km/h) 0-60 in 3.8 secs||Est. Market Price: $650,000.00/345,000 Euros|
|Maximum Seating: 4 people||Engine: Twin Turbo V12|
|Max RPM: 7200 RPM||Transmission: 5-Speed Manual|
10. Ascari A10:
Due to more craze in cars, more numbers of super cars are been producing almost every year by famous car giants in the word. Due to this, the competetion has become more interesting due to the launch of more super cars. Ascari the British manufacturer produced the super car called Ascari A10 during 10 anniversary in their industry. It is the third road car that has been produced in banbury, England and the first two are KZ1 and Ecosse. Even former designer of F1 has penned this road car as the third road car
|Maximum Speed: 220 mph (354 km/h) 0-60 in 2.8 secs||Base Price: $650,000.00|
|Maximum Seating: 4 people||Engine: V8|
|Max RPM: 7500 RPM||Transmission: 6-Speed Manual|
10. Pagani Zonda F:
It is one of the cars that have been introduced during super cars world at the Geneva auto show in 2005 to its followers. It has been designed with advanced technology through brilliant craftsmen with custom built in parts. Till date, it is one of the best fastest cars ever produced and due to its built of carbon fiber, it has been recognized for Zonda F and it has proven worth.
|Top Speed: 214 mph (345 km/h) 0-60 in 3.5 secs.||Base Price: $667,000.00|
|Maximum Seating: 2 people||Engine: Mercedes-Benz AMG 48-valve V12|
|Max RPM: 6150 RPM||Transmission: 6-Speed Manual|