[Philkotse collection] Check out top 10 fastest cars in the world

Nov 18, 2019 | Same topic: Let's drive smart!
A list of the top ten fastest cars in the world as well as the short description of each of the vehicle and how the vehicle gets in the list.

We’re pretty sure everyone you know also wants to own a car as much as you do. Whether you already have a ride or you’re just saving for one, we’re sure there’s that one ride that you really want for yourself.

Most of us really just dream of what we want – even if we can’t afford it just yet. You can be into coupes, luxury cars and even modified rides.  But if you’re one of those peeps who are into what’s the fastest cars around, you’d surely love to know which ones are worth fawning over.

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Most of us really just dream of what we want – even if we can’t afford it just yet

Most of the cars today are equipped with different techs and parts that boost their performance. You also won’t see the fastest cars around being marketed in commercials. That’s why it’s relatively hard to tell which cars are really fast based on just hearsay.

The good news is that we’re here to save you from potential misinformation. Philkotse.com rounded up the 10 fastest cars in the world and else you might want to know about them.

10. The Aston Martin ONE-77

Top Speed – 220 miles per hour

Our 10th placer is the limited edition supercar produced by one of the most famous British automakers. The Aston Martin One-77 possesses the “limited edition” part right in its name. That’s because there are only seventy-seven of these units ever made.

Each ONE-77 is equipped with a powerful 7.3 V12 engine. This can produce 800 lb-ft of torque and 750hp. It can accelerate from 0-60miles per hour in just 3.5 seconds.

Aston Martin ONE-77

Each ONE-77 is equipped with a powerful 7.3 V12 engine

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9. The Pagani Huayra

Top Speed – 230 miles per hour

The Pagani Huayra was produced by Italian supercar-maker, Pagani Automotive. The auto-making company holds an iconic recognition for building drop-dead dazzling cars. But more than that, this vehicle is also one of the fastest in the world. This is made possible by the 6.0 AMG V12 power engine. It places 9th thanks to the 730 hp that the engine churns out.

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This is made possible by the 6.0 AMG V12 power engine

8. The Zenvo ST1

Top Speed – 233 miles per hour

This 8th placer is one of the latest speed vehicles in the market. It was introduced to the public last 2013 at the World Luxury Expo held at Magnificent Emirates Palace. This snappy person-carrier hails from Denmark and is built with a 6.8L V8 engine. This impressive component has a record of hitting 233 miles per hour.

Zenvo ST1 

Zenvo ST1 was introduced to the public last 2013 at the World Luxury Expo held at Magnificent Emirates Palace

7. The McLaren F1

Top Speed – 241 miles per hour

This representative from McLaren may just be of the greatest vehicles ever built in history. This McLaren F1 dominated the 90s market with its unsurpassable figures when it comes to performance. This 7th placer is believed to still hold a spot in the top 10 list even with the imminent threat of development.

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6. Koenigsegg CCR

Top Speed – 242 miles per hour

Our 6th placer from Koenigsegg is the first vehicle ever to beat the McLaren record. In the year 2005, it broke the 241 mph record set by the McLaren. The Koenigsegg CCR once had the world record at 242 miles per hour.

Koenigsegg CCR

Koenigsegg CCR is the first vehicle ever to beat the McLaren record

5. The SSC Ultimate Aero

Top Speed – 256 miles per hour

The well-known SSC Ultimate Aero was originally built and manufactured in the USA. The manufacturer’s intention was to compete directly with the European hypercars market. It had its own stint sometime between 2017 to 2010. At this time, the SSC Ultimate Aero made its way into the Guinness Book of World Records. Its speed of 256 miles per hour was vital to this feat.

4. The 9FF GT9

Top Speed – 257 miles per hour

This sleek and intimidating car in 4th place is supercar manufactured by a tuning company. The German company, 9FF, decided that they wanted to build a car in the image of the Porsche 911, so they did.  The GT9 is capable of running up to 257 miles per hour, earning the number 4 spot in the top 10 fastest cars of the world. The price of the GT9 can be anywhere from £150,000 to £540,000 which can depend on the options and engine variants that you choose to have.

9FF GT9

The GT9 is capable of running up to 257 miles per hour

3. The Bugatti Veyron

Top Speed – 268 miles per hour

This 3rd placer is one of the most undefeatable and undeniable kings of cars in the mid-2000s. The Bugatti Veyron also came in a SuperSport variant that caught the eyes and checkbooks of its admirers. This variant featured a massive W16 8.0 Liter engine with quad-turbo.

This giant was capable of producing 1200 horsepower. The SuperSport variant can go from 0-60 miles per hour in a mere 2.4 seconds. This record-breaking stunner has a top speed of 268 mph. The Guinness Book of World Records disqualified the record for five days because of the electronic speed that limits the vehicle’s function.

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2. Hennessey Venom GT

Top Speed – 270 miles per hour

Our 2nd placer is from the reputable American tuning company, Hennessey. The manufacturer based the Venom GT on the famous Lotus Elise sports car. The Hennessey Venom GT was the first vehicle to beat the Bugatti Veyron in terms of top speed.

The Venom GT set the bar at 270 mph during a test performed at the Shuttle Landing Facility’s runway at the Kennedy Space Center. Mr. Brian Smith, the Miller Motorsport Park Director was the driver for the world record attempt.

Venom GT

Hennessey based the Venom GT on the famous Lotus Elise sports car

1. The Koenigsegg Agera R

Top Speed – 273 miles per hour

The vehicle that holds the top spot is the Koenigsegg Agera R. It wasn’t long before this record-breaker shattered the bar set by Hennessey’s Venom GT. Last 2017, the Agera and driver Robert Serwanski, rose up to challenge and showed the world what its 5.0 Liter turbocharged V8 engine can do.

Koenigsegg Regera 0-400-0 km/h 

The Agera R doesn’t only look good, it is also fast. It is capable of putting out 1140 horsepower. This roaring vehicle is the world’s current fastest vehicle.

Source: Hanna Miel Sanchez