Maximum of the car lovers are fascinated by the speed of a car while some will do anything to possess that expensive piece. They might not be the most expensive cars but their speed limit is just beyond comparison and adds a thrill to the adrenaline. Ever since they were produced due to their technological advancements like innovative engine, advanced break system, gear ratio etc have made them the leaders when speaking of velocity. The list below discusses about the top ten fastest cars in the world.
List of World’s Top 10 Fastest Cars 2012
- Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
- Hennessey Venom GT
- Koenigsegg Agera R
- SSC Ultimate Aero
- 9ff GT9-R
- Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo
- Koenigsegg CCX
- McLaren F1
- Zenvo ST1
- Gumpert Apollo
Top Ten Fastest Cars in the World 2012
1. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
With 267 mph, Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is the leading car in the record of fastest car in the world. Bugatti Automobiles SAS and the Volkswagen Group directed the design and development of the Veyron. Hartmut Warkuss is the chief designer, while Jozef Kabaň of Volkswagen is in charge for its exterior plan. It uses a dual-clutch direct-shift gearbox that is computer controlled with seven gear ratios and 16 cylinder engine.
2. Hennessey Venom GT
Hennessey Venom GT is designed with 6. 2 liter V8 turbocharged engine and can boast of 200 mph speed. It can cover 0-60 in 2.5 seconds with adjustable rear wing which provides added aerodynamic performance when needed. The wheels are equipped with brake callipers which offer excellent traction control.
3. Koenigsegg Agera R
The Hennessey Venom GT goes from 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds and has a speed of 260 mph. Created by the Swedish motor firm founded by Christian von Koenigsegg; the car is equipped with 4.7 litre twin-supercharged V8-engine. The Agera R can also be fitted with a Ski Box as well as winter tires.
4. SSC Ultimate Aero
SSC Ultimate Aero runs with a velocity of 257 mph and covers 0-60 in 2.7 seconds placing its name in the record of fastest car in the world. The mid engine sports car is a product of an American car making company SSC North America and is provided with twin-Turbo V8 Engine with 1183 hp.
5. 9ff GT9-R
9ff GT9-R shares its position among other swiftest car in the world with a rate of 257mph and covers 0-60 in 2.9 seconds. 4.0 Litre V6 Twin-Turbo Engine with 1120 hp is responsible for its rapidness.
6. Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo
Saleen S7 has 7000 cc V8 engine and is available at the basic price of $555,000. With improve aerodynamics, modified front fenders, as well as new diffusers and spoilers the car has a tempo of 248 mph and covers 0-60 in 2.8 seconds. The hydraulic lifters of the engine are replaced by solid lifters and a dual stage shock absorber.
7. Koenigsegg CCX
Made in Sweden, Koenigsegg CCX has a top speed of 245 mph and cover 0-60 in 3.2 seconds with 90 Degree V8 Engine 806 hp. With a set of diffusers, spoilers, vortex generators, magnesium alloy wheel, 14.3 inch disc brakes, and 6 speed dual clutches manual transmission etc makes it an extreme car.
8. McLaren F1
Designed unconventionally with a unique 3 seater configuration this car runs at the speed of 240 mph and takes 3.2 seconds to cover 0-60. McLaren is the first production car to use a monocoque chassis made out of carbon fibre. It is a dream comes true of a car designer by the name of Gordon Murray.
9. Zenvo ST1
Twin-Charged 7.0 liter V8 Engine forging 1,104 hp it is the first super car from Zenvo Automotive, a Danish sports car company. With a 7.0-liter BMW V8, 1,250 horsepower and a top speed of 233 mph it is the ninth swiftest car in the world. It’s offered with several options, including a tool kit, a tailored car cover and a roll cage with four-point safety harness.
10. Gumpert Apollo
4.2 liter V8 Engine that houses 650 hp and armed with fuel injection, dry sump lubrication, and 2 turbochargers, Gumpert Apollo has been designed in such a way that it could drive upside-down in a tunnel with speeds at 190 mph or above. No doubt it has its name in the list of top ten fastest cars.