the fastest car in the world

the fastest car in the world

The Fastest Car In The World

Comparing claimed speeds of the fastest production cars in the world, especially in historical cases, is difficult as there is no standardized method for determining the top speed and no central authority to verify any such claims. Examples of the difficulties faced were shown up in the dispute between Bugatti and Hennessey over which car was the world’s fastest.
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The Fastest Car In The World

The CCR is an earlier generation of Koenigsegg’s cars, but it still manages to be one of the fastest. Not to mention, the Koenigsegg was the first ever production vehicle to beat McLaren’s 8-year streak as the fastest production car on the market. The car comes equipped with a large and powerful 4.7-liter V8 Engine that is capable of generating 806 hp and 920 lb-ft torque. According to manufacturer estimates, the vehicle can zoom from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.7 seconds and can complete a standing quarter mile of 9.7 seconds at 146 mph.
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The Fastest Car In The World

THE fastest production car in the world today is the Hennessey Venom GT. It reached a world-record speed at the Kennedy Space Centre, although the trial was not run twice in opposite directions to account for wind. To this day, the record has not been officially broken, and this classy, powerful car remains on top.
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The Fastest Car In The World

Photo: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles › 1 of 11 › Speed Isn’t Everything, but It’s Pretty Darn Important That lurch in your stomach as your car rockets from zero to 60 faster than you can send a tweet, or the freedom you feel as you hit your car’s top speed on a straightaway or at the track is what turns drivers into enthusiasts. Sometimes sheet metal is made for going fast. Here are 10 cars that do it beautifully, with lightning-quick acceleration and mind-blowing top speeds. Best of all, these are production models on the market today. From the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 to the Dodge Charger Hellcat, they show that speed doesn’t necessarily equate with money, but it sure helps. Click through the following slides to see some of the fastest cars in the world, all of which are reviewed on our site. Read the 2016 Dodge Charger Full Review See 2016 Dodge Charger Photos See Large Cars Rankings
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The Fastest Car In The World

Speed Isn’t Everything, but It’s Pretty Darn Important That lurch in your stomach as your car rockets from zero to 60 faster than you can send a tweet, or the freedom you feel as you hit your car’s top speed on a straightaway or at the track is what turns drivers into enthusiasts. Sometimes sheet metal is made for going fast. Here are 10 cars that do it beautifully, with lightning-quick acceleration and mind-blowing top speeds. Best of all, these are production models on the market today. From the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 to the Dodge Charger Hellcat, they show that speed doesn’t necessarily equate with money, but it sure helps. Click through the following slides to see some of the fastest cars in the world, all of which are reviewed on our site. Read the 2016 Dodge Charger Full Review See 2016 Dodge Charger Photos See Large Cars Rankings
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In 2014, a Hennessey Venom GT was recorded as exceeding 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h), but as the run was in one direction only, and only 12 cars (+ 1 prototype) were ever made and thus it does not qualify under the Guinness Book of Records or this list’s criteria as the world’s fastest production car. Guinness accepted it as production car, however.
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Although, Koenigsegg isn’t a household name in the world of supercars, like Bugatti or Ferrari, it has managed to develop quite a reputation over a short period of time, beating the best supercars in the market. And, the Agera R model is a perfect example of the brand’s might and power that blows all other supercars in the storm with a top speed of over 273 mph, faster than any other supercar you will find on the market today. This is why it’s also known as the fastest car in the world currently.
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The Bugatti Veyron held the Guinness World Record for being the fastest supercar in the world for years and was the first ever production car to exceed the 250 mph mark. However, after facing a few technical difficulties, its title was taken over by the Koenigsegg. This is when Bugatti introduced its Super Sport model that has a max speed of 268 mph.
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This weekend’s Texas Mile event saw a heavily modified Ford GT from M2K Motorsports hit 293.6 mph, the latest in a round of standing mile and other events where a Ford GT comes to dominate everyone. The old Ford GT is, in my opinion, now the fastest car in the world.
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Coming second in the world’s fastest cars category is the Hennessey Venom GT, which is a relatively new name in the industry, but has generated quite a buzz in a short period of time. The car is based on a modified Lotus Exige and has a max speed of 270 mph (just 3 mph less than the Koenigsegg). As a result, the vehicle will terrify anyone upon first glance, as it is purely a beast.
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Even after 23 years, the McLaren F1 still manages to make the fastest cars’ in the world list. The car has a unique interior design of being a three-seater with the driver’s seat at the center and two passenger seats on the sides. The vehicle is a former champion, but with its center driver’s seat, gold-line engage bay, and carbon-fiber body, it is also one of the coolest cars ever made.
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FORMER world’s-fastest car, with a carbon-fibre body, gold-lined engine bay and 6.1-litre engine, the McLaren F1 is easily one of the most impressive ever made. It is close to being the ultimate road supercar, with its all-round combination of impressive performance, efficiency and appearance.
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AFTER the creation of the Veyron, Bugatti took it a step further with an even faster model – the Chiron, said to be the fastest car in the world with adjustments, but with street-legal settings it has not yet been proved. The model is highly successful and poses as one of the top cars in terms of its power, appearance and comfort.
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In honor of both the pioneers, the geniuses, and the best motor companies in the world, we now take a look at the 37 fastest cars in the world. If you say you want speed, well, you’re about to get it.
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The Huayra model specifically is known for its amazing and outrageous performance that beats the best racing cars in the market. It isn’t exactly the fastest, but the acceleration is what surprises many car enthusiasts. It comes equipped with a large and power Twin-Turbo V12 6-Liter Engine that can easily produce a whopping 738 lb-ft of torque and 730 horsepower. You can buy it for €900,000 to €1,000,000.
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Bugatti Chiron is the fastest car with 288mph The Chiron will accelerate from 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.4 seconds according to the manufacturer, 0–200 km/h (124 mph) in under 6.5 seconds and 0–300 km/h (186 mph) in under 13.6 seconds. The Chiron’s top speed is electronically limited to 420 km/h (261 mph) for safety reasons. The anticipated full top speed of the Bugatti Chiron is believed to be around 463 km/h (288 mph) The main carryover piece will be the 8 litre W16 quad-turbocharged engine, though it is heavily updated. The Chiron has 1,103 kW (1,500 PS; 1,479 bhp) of power and 1,600 N·m (1,180 lb·ft) of torque starting from 2000 rpm. Like its predecessor, the Veyron, it has a carbon fibre body structure, independent suspension and AWD system
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Lineage: The SSC Ultimate Aero TT 2009 version is the fastest edition of this car and features an astounding 1,287 hp with torque output of 1,112 lb-ft. Not only does it reach a maximum speed of between 256 and 257 MPH, but in 2009, it was also able to complete six runs of 0 to 200 MPH in under 16 seconds, according to SSC’s gear ratio testing results.
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Foot flat to the floor a driver will experience 1.3 Gs of force throwing them back into the car’s sport seat — and in the fastest version there will be only one seat, for the driver, though as this four-wheeled beast is street legal, buyers can opt for a passenger seat and even a backseat if they want to haul around family and friends in high-speed splendor.
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This is a list of the world’s record-breaking top speeds achieved by a street-legal production car (as opposed to concept cars or modified cars). For the purposes of this list eligible cars are defined in the lists rules. This list uses the same definition as the List of automotive superlatives for the sake of consistency and because the term production car is otherwise undefined. The Benz Velo, as the first production car, is an exception.
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Lineage: First produced in 2011, the Venom GT “World’s Fastest Edition” was a limited production run of just three units famous for setting the 0-186 MPH (300 km) record in just 13.63 seconds, smashing the Agera R’s previous time of 17.68 seconds. The cars were sold out as soon as they went on sale, purchased for $1.25 million each.

Published on Apr 3, 2017 | Under Car | By michael ellis
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