Top Ten Fastest Cars
This car costs $4.5 million. the Veneno was introduced as Lamborghini's fastest, most powerful car. Now, Lamborghini looks to be upping its game with a convertible version of the fierce-looking supercar. The roadster is set to be the most expensive — and exclusive — supercar in Lamborghini's arsenal. Adding to the allure, only nine of these cars will be produced, beginning in 2014. Those lucky to get their hands on one will surely forget the hefty price tag when the 740-hp V12 engine hits top speed at 355 km/h.
this car costs $2.6 million. The former holder of the "fastest car in the world" title, the Bugatti Veyron remains among the most coveted status symbols in the automotive world. The Grand Sport Vitesse convertible is loaded with a neck-breaking 1,200 hp and 1,106 lb-ft of torque. Compare that with the standard Bugatti Veyron's 987 hp and 922 lb-ft of torque and the difference becomes pretty evident.
This car costs $1.8 million. With only five cars produced, the Zonda Cinque Roadster is one of the world's rarest supercars. Blessed with a carbon-titanium frame, the car features a folding roof and a Mercedes-Benz AMG 12V engine that produces 678 horsepower.
This car costs $1.8 million. Arguably one of the most beautiful cars of all time, only 77 copies of the supercar were ever built (hence the name). The award-winning One-77 features a naturally aspirated 7.3-litre V12 engine boasting 750 hp. The top speed is estimated to be around 320 km/h and it's capable of going from 0 to 100 km/h in about 3.5 seconds.
This car costs $1.61 million. Named after a fighting bull, the mid-engine Italian sports car is powered by a 6.5-litre V12 engine and has a recorded top speed of 355.7 km/h. Only 21 Reventons have been produced, all in 2008.
This car $1.6 million. Rather than running on regular gas, the Koenigsegg Agera R runs on biofuel — essentially fuel produced from living organisms such as plants and microalgae. Yes, it's that special. With a 0 to 100 km/h acceleration time of just 2.9 seconds, and a theoretical top speed of 443 km/h
This car costs$1.3 million. Ferrari's first hybrid super car comes packed with track-tested technology. The La Ferrari is capable of a combined 950 hp when taking into account its 6.3-litre, V12 engine that produces 789 hp and a 161-hp electric motor. All of this amounts to a 40% decrease in fuel consumption. Ferrari says the car has a top speed exceeding 350 km/h, reaching 100 km/h in less than three seconds.
This car costs $1.3 million. Named after Huayra-tata, a god of the winds that was worshiped by the Inca people, the Pagani Huayra certainly does fit the bill with its wind-swept body. The Italian super car is propelled by a twin-turbo Mercedes-AMG V12, 6-litre engine which produces 730 horsepower and 740 lb.-ft. of torque. It has a top speed of 372 km/h and can accelerate from rest to 100 km/h in only 3.3 seconds.
This car costs$1.1 million. The Texas-manufactured sports car was first revealed in 2010. Since then, the Venom GT has acquired a reputation as one of the fastest cars in the world, setting a Guinness World Record for fastest 0 to 300 km/h acceleration time at just 13.63 seconds. Powered by a twin turbocharged 7.0L V8 engine, the Venom GT produces 1,244 hp and 1,155 lb.-ft. of neck-snapping torque.
This car costs $845,000. The plug-in hybrid supercar is powered by a 4.6-litre V8 engine. The mid-engine car is capable of revving out a combined 887 horsepower (with two electric motors adding to that total). 918 units of the 918 Spyder are set to be built for the 2014 model year, with production beginning in September 2013. Porsche claims the 918 Spyder has been clocked going from 0 to 100 km/h in an astounding 2.6 seconds.