“If one day speed kills me, don’t cry, because I was smiling” – Paul Walker.
Remember the Fast and Furious actor? We have already known to his fascination of the speed of the car. But it was not only his passion; most of the people feel adrenalin kicks in their blood flow while fantasizing the dream speed machine. For them, speed is not one of the factors to rank a car, but the only factor to decide. Are you one of them who always accelerate the speed limit to reach the pick? Do you have the craving for speed in every situation? Then take a look at the list of top 10 fastest cars in this world.
1. Hennessey Venom F5 – Speed 301 MPH
Though the car is yet to have its claim to fame via Guinness Book of World Record, Hennessey is persuasive enough that this car will beat all the previous record. Hennessey Venom F5 is a high-performance sports car, expected to project 301 mph. it is manufactured by Texas-based Hennessey Performance Engineering. The car was first unveiled at SEMA Show on 1st November, 2017 in Las Vegas.
2. Koenigsegg Agera RS – Speed 278 MPH
It is the official fastest car as its competition has not proven the claim. In the speed sheet, the recorded number is 278 MPH for Koenigsegg Agera RS making it the official fastest car. The car manufacturing company has requested Nevada Department of Transportation to close the Route 160 situated between Las Vegas and Pahrump stretching 11 miles for the test run.
3. Hennessey Venom GT – Speed 270 MPH
In 2014, the first test run took place at Kennedy Space Center. Hennessey Venom GT has the support of 7.0 Liter Twin-Turbocharged V8 Engine. It can accelerate 200 MPH speed in just 20 seconds. But for its hand-built nature, it is not considered as the production car.
4. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport – Speed 268 MPH
Volkswagen bought the company only to fulfill the dream of producing the fastest car in the world. The recorded top speed of the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is 268 MPH. Once it was recognized as the second fastest car in the world in Guinness Book of World Record.
5. Bugatti Chiron – Speed 261 MPH
Bugatti is the known as the equivalent of the Concorde airplane in speed machine. Volkswagen Group named the model after the legendary centaur in the Greek mythology, Chiron. In the street legal setting, it can hit 261 MPH. and the best part of the car is that it does not want any high-end knowledge to operate it.
6. SSC Ultimate Aero – Speed 256 MPH
This car once held the prestigious title of world’s fastest car beating the mighty Bugatti of Volkswagen group. SSC Ultimate Aero achieved that in 2007 with the help of 6.3 liter twin-turbocharged V8 with 1,287 hp. And one of the important features of the car is that it does not have any electronic driver aids.
7. Tesla Roadster – Speed 250 MPH
The car picks up 0 to 60 mph in just 1.9 seconds and 0 to 100 mph in 4.2 seconds with the speed up to 250 mph. Tesla Roadster’s battery pack of 200kWh is absolutely mind blowing and take the level of performance in another level.
8. Saleen S7 Twin Turbo – Speed 248 MPH
This is quite a popular car among the people ‘need for speed’. From the styling to look, from the performance to tuning; Saleem S7 Twin Turbo is an awesome production. It is also America’s first mid-engined supercar. Now the car can hit 60 mph in 2.8 seconds with the top speed of 248 mph.
9. Koenigsegg CCR – Speed 242 MPH
This car is the cornerstone of Koenigsegg CCR is producing today. Once, CCR held the world’s fastest car title for a brief period of time only. The carbon-fiber body without much electronic aid is the design of Koenigsegg itself.
10. Pagani Huayra BC – Speed 238 MPH
Whenever anyone mentions about the four-wheeled beast, it was the dream model of Pagani Huayra BC which will flash on the mind. It is the best, powerful and lightest of all Huayra brand.