Speed is easily one of the factors that decide how efficient a car’s performance is. This is why car lovers all around the world constantly keep an eye out for the fastest cars in the world when grading and ranking cars.
While how exceptionally a car is engineered goes beyond how quickly it zooms away from zero to a hundred, keeping all factors constant, speed tells a lot about the efficiency of cars. With that said, here are the top 7 cars in the world based on their speed.
1. Hennessey Venom F5
Boasting a top speed of 301 mph, the Hennessey Venom F5 is equipped with a superior carbon fiber chassis of 2,950 pounds with a twin-turbo V8. Add to those specifications such as 1600 HP and the turbo V8 capacity of 7.4 liters, expect this lightning-fast car to take less than 30 seconds to vroom from 0 to 294 mph and back to 0.
2. Koenigsegg Agera RS
Making it to the chart for being a super-fast car, the Koenigsegg Agera RS roars to 270 mph. What gives its speed record an edge over its other counterparts is that the average of 2 runs is considered when making a speed run in each direction, making it a credible winner when it comes to speed.
3. Bugatti Veyron
Bugatti is hailed as the king when it comes to making cars that conquer in the area of speed. The Bugatti Veyron goes up to 268 mph and takes just 2.4 seconds to go from 0 to 60 mph. Producing 1,200 HP, the quad-turbo W16 engine has a whopping 8-liter capacity.
4. 9FF GT9
The 9FF GT9 is based on the Porsche 911 and has 4 liters twin-turbocharged H6 engine. It gives a power output of 987 BHP, and the top speed goes up to 254 mph. Designed by a company called 9FF, it finds itself in the category of the fastest sports cars.
5. SSC Ultimate Aero
The SSC Ultimate Aero boasts 2 liquid-cooled electric motors which impart it a speed of 256 mph. The company that makes these cars, called SSC North America, was formerly known as Shelby SuperCars.
6. McLaren F1
Accelerating to the top speed of 241 mph, McLaren F1 is a name that has been heard of since the 90s. With a build that was way ahead of its time, it clearly does not fail to find its place among the fastest cars in the world even in modern times as countless sports car makers contend for such esteemed spots.
7. Zenvo ST1
Yet another high-performance car is the Zenvo ST1 which reaches 62 mph from 0 in a matter of 3 seconds. It accelerates up to 233 mph, and what’s interesting about this sports car is that it takes mere 8.9 seconds to reach 124 mph.
While these are some of the fastest cars worldwide, many sports cars come quite close to these. If you’re crazy about speed, be assured that these cars can give you an experience of thrill and excitement with an unparalleled adrenaline rush.