These Mean beasts are the TOP 10 Fastest Cars (street legal fastest cars) available in the market (production models, as opposed to concept or modified cars). These are tested, measured and verified top speeds (theoretical speeds do not count).
Here are the TOP 10 Fastest cars.
Fastest Cars #1: Hennessey Venom GT, 260 mph (418 km/h), 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds.
Our fastest car has a 6.2-liter LS9 Turbocharged V8 Twin Turbo V8 Engine producing 1200 hp, with a price tag of $950,000. The Venom GT has yet to be tested and proven, but could hit a top speed of 275 mph. This might just be the Veyron Super Sport’s closest challenger!. This is the fastest car in the world after Guinness book of world record had declared that Bugatti veyron speed were manipulated. Thus pushing down Bugatti veyron to second rank in our list of top 10 fastest cars. Source: http://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/8519971/Bugatti-Veyron-stripped-of-fastest-car-title.
Fastest Cars #2: Koenigsegg Agera R, 260 mph (418 km/h), 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds.
5.0-liter V8 Engine with twin turbo’s, housing 1099 hp. Base price is $1,600,000. If you’re into snow sports, the Agera R can be fitted with a Ski Box as well as winter tires. While the Agera R has a massive theoretical top speed, the current tested top speed is 260 mph. Expect this snow car to be the Bugatti’s arch enemy for the next 5 years.This is the second in top 10 fastest cars.
Fastest Cars #3: Bugatti Veyron EB, 16.4 258mph (415.2 km/h).
Boasting a maximum speed of more than 400 km per hour, the Veyron is unmatched in the super sports category. It offers a total of 736 kW (1,001 HP), and its ample power reserves even at high speeds are the fabric of dreams for luxury-class limousines: for a constant speed of 250 km/h. The Veyron only needs 270-280 HP. This means that the seven-gear clutch transmission works with a torque of up to 1,250 Newton meters. The Electronic Stability Program ensures the necessary flexibility and maneuverability at any speed. The Veyron reaches velocities that would literally lift the car off the ground. If it were not for its ingenious aerodynamics, which keeps it firmly on the road even at full speed. Adjusting the back spoiler, reducing ground clearance, opening and closing the lids – it all adds to the perfect balance between propulsion and down force. Such a super sports car may not seem to be brought to a halt easily, but the Veyron’s ceramic brakes slow it down faster than it can accelerate. While it takes this exceptional car only 2.5 seconds to go from 0 to 100 km/h, it needs even less time – a mere 2.3 seconds – to come to a standstill from 100 (reference point). To cut the risk of injuries in accidents, Bugatti had a Formula 1 safety concept adapted for the Veyron. All these technical details combine to make the Veyron a truly exceptional super sports car. This is the third fastest cars in top 10 fastest cars list. There is a tie for #3 on fastest cars list.
Fastest Cars #3: SSC Ultimate Aero, 257 mph (413 km/h), 0-60 in 2.7 seconds.
Twin-Turbo V8 Engine with 1183 hp, base price is $654,400. Tested in March 2007 by Guinness World Records, The SSC Ultimate Aero was the fastest car in the world from March 2007 to July 2010. On March 2011, the Koenigsegg Agera R also surpassed it, forcing this American made car to the #3 spot. Shelby SuperCars will continue their quest to reclaim the fastest car title, and their new SSC Tuatara Might do the job (we’ll just have to wait).This is the third in top 10 fastest cars.
Fastest Cars #3: 9ff GT9-R: 257 mph (413 km/h), 0-60 in 2.9 seconds.
The 4.0 Liter flat-6 Twin-Turbo Engine with 1120 hp, comes with a base price is $695,000. Based on the Porsche 911, the 9ff GT9-R 1120 hp version is limited to 20 units and the exterior may be modified to suit the owner. This is the third in top 10 fastest cars.
Fastest Cars #4: Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo, 248 mph (399 km/h), 0-60 in 2.8 seconds.
Twin Turbo All Aluminum V8 Engine with 750 hp, base price is $555,000. Smooth and bad-ass. It will make you want to show it off non-stop. This is the fourth in top 10 fastest cars.
Fastest Cars #6. McLaren F1: 240 mph (386 km/h), 0-60 in 3.2 seconds.
Fastest Cars #7: Zenvo ST1: 233 mph (374 km/h), 0-60 in 2.9 seconds.
Twin-Charged 7.0 liter V8 Engine forging 1,104 hp. Base price: $1,225,000. The first Supercar from Zenvo Automotive, a Danish sports car company in pursuit of speed and perfection. This 100% Danish made supercar is limited to 15 units and the company even promised “flying doctors” to keep your baby functioning.
Fastest Cars #8: Gumpert Apollo: 225 mph (362 km/h), 0-60 in 3.0 seconds.
4.2 liter V8 Engine that houses 650 hp. Base price: $450,000. Gumpert claims that the Apollo was designed such that it could drive upside-down in a tunnel with speeds at 190 mph or above. Of course, no one has tested this yet.
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