25 Fastest Cars On The Road

Few people can say they are not truly fascinated with fast cars. They are sleek, highly designed, beautiful pieces of engineering that can reach dangerous speeds within a short period of time. With these cars a top speed is only meant to be broken as they are designed faster and more powerful with every iteration. Join us as we present to you 25 fastest cars on the road.
25

Murciélago LP 670–4 SuperVeloce

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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.

24

Pagani Zonda F

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Built by the Italian manufacturer Pagani, the Pagani Zonda F was inspired by formula one champion Juan Miguel Fangio . This sleek car boasts of a 12-cylinder Mercedes-AMG 12 engine with a maximum output power of 650 HP and 780 Nm torque allowing it to reach top speeds of 217 mph.

23

Lamborghini Aventador

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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.

22

Ferrari Enzo

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The Enzo has a reputation for being a high performance vehicle. It can accelerate to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 3.14 seconds and can reach 100 mph (160 km/h) in 6.6 seconds. The top speed has been recorded to be as high as 363 kilometers per hour (226 mph).

21

McLaren P1

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The McLaren P1 is a plug-in hybrid supercar by English automotive manufacturer McLaren Automotive.The P1 features a revised version of the 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine used in the MP4-12C, tuned to 727 bhp. The hybrid powertrain is connected to a 7 speed dual-clutch transmission, and will give a total power output of 916PS (903 bhp) at 7500 rpm and a maximum torque figure of 900Nm (664 lb ft). It is capable of 385 km/h (239 mph), but is electronically limited to 349 km/h (217 mph).

20

Aston Martin One-77

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The Aston Martin One-77 is a two-door coupé built by Aston Martin. There were only 77 cars made (which is the reason why the 77 appears on the name of the car) and it was sold for GB£1,150,000. The top speed was estimated to be 200 mph (320 km/h) but actual tests in December 2009 showed a figure of 220.007 mph (354.067 km/h), with a 0–60 mph time of approximately 3.5 seconds.

19

Ascari A10

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The Ascari A10 is a supercar produced by the British company Ascari Cars and was conceived by Dutch millionaire Klaas Zwart. The A10 features a modified 4,941 cc (302 cu in) BMW V8 engine which produces 625 bhp (466 kW) delivered via a six-speed sequential manual gearbox. This enables the Ascari to reach top speeds of 220 mph.

18

Lamborghini Veneno

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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 supercar 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.

17

Gumpert Apollo

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The Apollo is a 1,100 kg (2,400 lb) to 1,200 kg (2,600 lb) street-legal race car. Gumpert claims the design of the Apollo is optimized so that the car could drive upside-down in a tunnel if driven at sufficiently high speeds (over 190 mph), but this has not been tested. Nevertheless since the car has a top speed of 223.9 mph, it probably should be tested.

16

Bristol Fighter T

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The Fighter T is the turbocharged version of the Fighter with a modified Chrysler V10 producing 1,012 bhp (755 kW; 1,026 PS) and 1,036 lbft (1,405 N•m) of torque at 4,500 rpm. Bristol claims that the car is capable of more than 270 mph (430 km/h); however it is electronically limited to a “more than adequate” 225 mph (362 km/h).

15

Noble M600

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The Noble M600 is a handbuilt British supercar made by Noble Automotive in Leicestershire using stainless steel and fiber. The car is equipped with a twin turbocharged Volvo B8444S V8 engine modified to include twin Garrett turbochargers equipped with variable boost. It has a compression ratio of 9.50:1 and uses an Oerlikon Graziano transaxle six-speed manual gearbox with the RPM redline set at 7000. Top speed is 225 mph.

14

Jaguar XJ220

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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.

13

Ferrari LaFerrari

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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.

12

Pagani Huayra

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The Pagani is an Italian mid-engined sports car produced by Pagani. It is named after Huayra-tata, which means “God of the winds” in Quechua. The Huayra is currently the fastest road-legal and streetworthy car ever to go round the Top Gear Test Track, setting a time of 1 minute 13.8 seconds beating the previous record of 1 minute 15.1 seconds set by the Ariel Atom V8 in January of 2011, thus becoming the first car to record a lap time below 75 seconds and not be removed from the board.

11

Zenvo ST1

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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).

10

McLaren F1

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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.

9

Koenigsegg CCX

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Even if it’s only a mid-engined sports car it still managed to clinch a spot in the top 10. The CCX (which was specifically designed for the US car Market) clocked at 245 mph and only 14 were produced between 2006 and 2010.

8

Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

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The Saleen S7 is a limited-production, hand-built, high-performance American supercar. The all-aluminum 427 is a high-output unit that can produce 550 hp at 6400 rpm. In 2005, the S7 was replaced by the S7 Twin Turbo, which featured a more powerful twin-turbo system consequently boosting engine power to 750 horsepower (760 PS/559 kW) and enabling top speeds of 248 mph (399 km/h).

7

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport

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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.

6

9ff GT9

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Built to take the speed record of a street legal car, it boasts a top speed of 254 mph. Only 150 GT9′s have been produced and only 20 of those have the most powerful engines.

5

Koenigsegg CCXR

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The second of the Koenigseggs on this list and the most environmentally friendly of the three, the CCXR has a top speed of 253 mph and used to be the star of their fleet.

4

SSC Ultimate Aero TT

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The SSC Ultimate Aero is an American-built mid-engine sports car by SSC North America (formerly known as Shelby SuperCars). The higher-performance limited-production version formerly held the Guinness Book of World Records record for being the fastest production car in the world and has a top speed of 256 mph with an updated version claiming a top speed of 272.5 mph.

3

Koenigsegg Agera R

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Agera R is the special edition of Koenisgsegg’s Agera Series. It can reach speeds up to 273 mph, runs on biofuel and is tagged at $1.6 to $1.7 million dollars making it one of the world’s most expensive cars.

2

Hennessey Venom GT

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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

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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”.



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