25 Fastest Cars In The World You’ll Want To Drive

Posted by , Updated on May 23, 2024

Ever since the Model-T Ford made its debut, the car industry has seen astonishing progress. Modern engineers are capable of designing and manufacturing vehicles that are not only high-performance and efficient but also visually stunning. While the average car might hit 100 mph on a long, straight road, these high-performance models can achieve double that speed. Renowned manufacturers like Ferrari and Aston Martin are always pushing the boundaries of speed. But which of these cars is the fastest? Let’s find out. Here, we showcase the 25 fastest cars in the world that you would love to drive.


Ferrari 488 GTB (205 mph/330kph)

Ferrari_488_GTBSource: http://www.caranddriver.com/ferrari/488gtb

Estimated to hit 0 to 60 (96km) in three seconds, the Ferrari 488 GTB isn’t anything to sneeze at. With its 3.9 liter V8 engine, it hits up to 661 hp and 205 mph (330kph).


McLaren 675LT (205 mph/330kph)

McLaren_675LTSource: http://cars.mclaren.com/super-series/675lt

A British sports car designed by McLaren Automotive, the McLaren 675LT can get up to 205 mph (330kph) and get from 0 to 62 (99kph) in 3 seconds.


Aston Martin V12 Vantage S (205 mph/330kph)

Aston_Martin_V12_Vantage_S_-_przód_(MSP15)Source: http://www.caranddriver.com/aston-martin/vantage

There’s a reason why James Bond drives an Aston Martin. They’re classy, slick, and fast as all get out. The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S gets up to 205 mph (33o kph) with a 5.9 V-12 engine. Drivers can choose between driving stick or automatic.


Audi R8 (205 mph/330 kph)

2015_Audi_R8_Coupé_5.2_FSI_quattro_(19409896583)Source: http://www.caranddriver.com/audi/r8

The Audi R8 has a 540 hp V-10 engine that can drive up to 205 mph (330kph). It also has a nice interior display for all the gauges with wi-fi hotspot capability.


Bentley Continental GT Speed (206 mph/331kph)

Bentley_Continental_GT_SpeedSource: http://www.bentleymotors.com/en/models/continental/continental-gt-speed.html

We just got out of the 205 mile-per-hour range and bumped it up a notch to 206 mph (331 kph). The Bentley Continental GT Speed can go 0 to 60 (96 kph) in 3.9 seconds, though it’s a bit of a gas guzzler, only getting 21 miles to the gallon (11 ltrs/100km).


Ferrari GTC4Lusso (208 mph/334 kph)

2016-03-01_Geneva_Motor_Show_1211Source: http://www.caranddriver.com/ferrari/gtc4lusso

With a V-12 engine and 680 hp, the Ferrari GTC3Lusso is a hatchback that can hit up to 206 mph (334 kph).


Porsche 918 Spyder (210 mph/337kph)

Porsche_918_Spyder_Source: http://www.caranddriver.com/porsche/918

Porsche 918 Spyder is a mid-sized engine plug-in electric hybrid car. With a V8 engine able to hit 887 hp, it can reach speeds up to 210 mph (337 kph).


Ferrari F12 Berlinetta (211 mph/339 kph)

2013_Ferrari_F12berlinettaSource: http://auto.ferrari.com/en_US/sports-cars-models/past-models/f12-berlinetta/

With a V12 engine hitting 731 hp, the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta can accelerate 0 to 62 (99 kph) in 3.1 seconds and reaches speeds up to 211 mph (339 kph).
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McLaren P1 (217 mph/349 kph)

McLaren_P1Source: http://cars.mclaren.com/ultimate-series/p1

The British-built McLaren P1 is a plug-in hybrid. It can go 0 to 62 (99kph) in 2.8 seconds and hits speeds up to 217 mph (349kph). Plus, it has vertical opening doors, the real reason anyone buys this thing.


Ferrari LaFerrari (217 mph/349 kph)

Ferrari_LaFerrari_(15715754380)Source: http://www.caranddriver.com/ferrari/laferrari

Ferrari LaFerrari is a limited edition hybrid car literally called Ferrari The Ferrari. It can reach speeds up to 217 mph (349 kph). It was once auctioned off at $7 million, making it one of the most valuable cars in the world.


Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 (217 mph/349 kph)

Lamborghini_Aventador_LP_700-4_-_Flickr_-_Alexandre_Prévot_(13)Source: https://www.lamborghini.com/en-en/models/aventador/aventador-coupe

With a V12 engine reaching 0 to 60 (96 kph) in 2.9 seconds, Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 will definitely take you back to the future once it reaches 217 mph (349kph)…if you have a flux capacitor.


Jaguar XJ220 (220 mph/354 kph)

Jaguar_XJ220_leaving_-_Flickr_-_Supermac1961Source: https://www.topgear.com/car-news/jaguar-xj220-turns-20

The Jaguar XJ220 is an older car no longer in production, but it still was able to pack a punch. While the top speed varies, some have been able to get it up to max speed of 220 mph (354kph).


Aston Martin One-77 (220 mph/354 kph)

Aston_Martin_One-77_01Source: http://www.caranddriver.com/aston-martin/one-77

British manufacturer Aston Martin only made 77 cars in this model, thus the title One -77. With its V12 engine and six-speed manual stick, the driver could hit 220 mph (354 kph) if they so desired.


Lamborghini Veneno (221 mph/355 kph)

Geneva_MotorShow_2013_-_Lamborghini_Veneno_1Source: http://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/15/lamborghini-recalls-its-4-million-veneno-supercar.html

The Lamborghini Veneno is so fast, it may literally explode on you. Recently, there has been a recall on this car due to fire risks. It can reach 221 mph (355 kph) if you so dare.


Apollo Arrow (223 mph/359 kph)

Apollo_Arrow_(55)Source: http://www.roadandtrack.com/car-shows/geneva-auto-show/news/a28347/apollo-arrow-2016-geneva-motor-show/

Looking like Bumblebee from the movie Transformers, the Apollo Arrow is a 1000 hp freak machine, capable of reaching 223 mph (359 kph).


Noble M600 (225 mph/362 kph)

Noble_M600_Carbon_Sport_(8727178385)Source: https://www.topgear.com/car-reviews/noble/m600

A supercar by Noble automotive, the Noble M600 has two twin-turbocharged V8 Volvo engines helping it reach speeds of 225 mph (362 kph).


Zenvo ST1 (233 mph/374 kph)

2009_Zenvo_ST1Source: http://www.roadandtrack.com/car-shows/geneva-auto-show/news/a28357/the-zenvo-ts1/

This Danish supercar that looks like an angry skull out for revenge is called the Zenvo ST1. It has a 5.8 liter V8 and can hit up to 233 mph (374 kph).


Pagani Huayra BC (238 mph/383 kph)

Pagani_HuayraSource: http://www.caranddriver.com/photo-gallery/the-new-pagani-huayra-bc-is-2-5-million-of-insanitude-gallery#1

Produced by Pagani, this mid-sized supercar has a V12 engine with 7-speed transmission. It can reach up to 238 mph (383 kph).


McLaren F1 (241 mph/387 kph)

McLaren_F1Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/cars/features/mclaren-f1-best-car-ever/

In 1998, the McLaren F1 with its V12 engine and 6-speed manual transmission was considered the fastest sports car, reaching up to 241 mph (387 kph).


Koenigsegg CCR (242 mph/389 kph)

Koenigsegg_CCX_parkedSource: http://koenigsegg.com/ccx/

Produced in Sweden, the Koenigsegg CCR has a Ford Modular V8 engine that can go 0 to 62 in 3.1 seconds and reach speeds up to 242 mph (389 kph), though some have claimed faster speeds with it, including 250 mph (402 kph).


Saleen S7 Twin Turbo (248mph/399 kph)

Saleen_S7Source: http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/saleen-s7-twin-turbo-road-test

With 750 hp and a 7.0 liter V8 engine designed from Ford’s NASCAR, the Saleen S7 Twin Turbo hits speeds up to 248 mph (399 kph).


SSC Ultimate Aero (256 mph/412 kph)

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At one time a Guinness Book of World Records holder for fastest car, the SSC Ultimate Aero has hit speeds of 256 mph (412 kph), but some have claimed even faster speeds.


Bugatti Chiron (261 mph/420 kph)

Bugatti_ChironSource: http://www.caranddriver.com/bugatti/chiron

The Bugatti Chiron has a 8 liter 16 cylinder engine with 1500 hp and claims a top speed of 261 mph (420 kph).


Bugatti Veyron Super Sport (268 mph/431 kph)

Bugatti_Veyron_Super_Sport_(5491323091)Source: http://www.bugatti.com/veyron/veyron-164-super-sport/

Produced by Volkswagon, Top Gear considered this one of the best cars in 2005. Hitting 268 mph (431 kph), the Bugatti Veyron is a Guinness Book of World Records holder for fastest street legal cars.


Hennessey Venom GT (270 mph/434 kph)

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In 2013, the Hennessey Venom GT was the Guinness Book of World Record holder for fastest production car going from 0 to 186 mph (299 kph) in 13 seconds. With a 7-liter twin turbocharged V8, it has been known to hit up to 270 mph (434 kph).

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