In the automobile industry, there has always been a huge competition for manufacturing one of the most expensive cars, reliable cars, and some of the fastest cars in the world and so on. In 1987, the automotive world was left in awe when the Ferrari F40 became the first car to break the 200-mph barrier. Since then many cars came and broke records for being the fastest cars in the world.
Below are the top 5 fastest cars in the world right now:
1) Koenigsegg Agera R
Top Speed: (273 MPH)
In 2017, Koenigsegg broke all the top speed records and came to be known as the fastest production car ever. The Agera RS has a twin-turbo V8 engine with 1176 horsepower and can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in 2.9 seconds. The car can also go from zero to 249 miles per hour in 33.29 seconds.
The supercar is also equipped with a new unique Triplex suspension. The Agera is the only Roadster Hypercar with a detachable and stowable hardtop. This record breaker car can hit a top speed of 273 mph, currently making it the fastest car in the world.
2) Hennessey Venom GT
Top Speed: (270 MPH)
The Venom GT is not only the fastest accelerating hypercar in the world, it’s also one of the most exclusive as only a very few of these were produced. The Venom GT costs $1.2 million US Dollars. This hypercar was produced by an American tuning company Hennessey. The car is based on the Lotus Elise sports car and it was the car to beat the Bugatti Veyron SuperSport for the supreme speed crown.
Its 1,200 horsepower, twin-turbocharged V-8 engine can take the car from zero to 60 miles per hour in 2.7 seconds.
3) Bugatti Veyron
Top Speed: (268 MPH)
Bugatti Veyron was the unquestioned king of cars during the mid 2000s. . In 2010, the car was named by Guinness World Records as fastest production car, originally sold for $1.7 million. Even an oil change for the Veyron is expensive — it costs around $20,000.
The SuperSport version of the Veyron features a huge 8.0L quad-turbo W16 engine that produces 1,200HP. This car accelerates from 0-60 mph in just 2.4 seconds, and it can hit a top speed of 268 mph. The Veyron Super Sport also gets a chassis tuning with a higher main-spring travel, strengthened stabilizers and racing-grade shock absorbers.
4) Bugatti Chiron
Top Speed: (261 MPH)
With a speed of 261 miles per hour, the Bugatti Chiron has an 8.0 L quad-turbocharged engine with 1,500 horsepower and can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in 2.5 seconds.
The 2019 Bugatti Chiron costs $3 million. It unveiled a special edition of the Chiron at New York Auto Show. Only 20 of them will be made. It will go 261 miles per hour and will be a production car.
5) SSC Ultimate Aero
Top Speed: (256 MPH)
SSC (Shelby Supercars) Ultimate Aero was named the world’s fastest production car by Guinness World Records in 2007, and with a top speed of 256 miles per hour, it still remains among the top five.
The car can go up to 256 mph. It has a V8, twin-turbocharged, 1,287 horsepower engine, and it can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in 2.65 seconds. It was produced from 2006 to 2013.
When the car came out in 2007, its list price was $740,000. In August 2018, a 2010 SSC Ultimate Aero was listed for sale $225,000.
Q. What are the fastest cars under 15k?
Years: 1999 – 2009 | Original Price: $38,000
BMW M3 (E46)
Years: 2000 – 2006 | Original Price: $60,000
Porsche 911 (996)
Years: 1997 – 2004 | Original Price: $80,000
Audi TT VR6
Years: 2006 – 2014 | Original Price: $50,000
Q. What are the fastest most affordable cars?
Q. What are the Fastest Used Cars Under $20,000?
2010 BMW 5 Series
Market Average Sale Price: $10,120 | Performance Score: 9.6/10
2011 Ford Mustang
Market Average Sale Price: $11,145 | U.S. News Performance Score: 8.8/10
2008 Nissan 350Z
Market Average Sale Price: $10,921
2008 Honda S2000
Market Average Sale Price: $17,400 | U.S. News Performance Score: 9.1/10
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