Top 10: The fastest cars in the world

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Many people have wondered about what is the fastest car in the world. Well, here we have made a list with the 10 fastest of the moment. So you can know their speeds and characteristics. Of course, these are cars that are out of reach for most people. However, at least you can dream and delight yourself for a few moments with these wonders. Of course, we have only included in the list cars that are really for sale, no prototypes or cars that are not sold...

What is the fastest car in the world?

To find out which is the fastest car in the world, we are going to see this top 10 list with some of the fastest in existence today. You'll see, you'll be surprised...

*Note: the prices are so different because some are mass-produced and others are limited versions of which only a few units are released and that is why they are more exclusive and expensive…

10) Koenigsegg Jesko Absolute

Koenigsegg Jeriko Absolut fastest cars

Top speed: 483 km/h (in theory)

The Koenigsegg hypercar firm is not the first time that it has included one of its models among the fastest in the world. This car has a 8-litre twin-turbo 90º V5 engine. With standard gasoline it can reach 1298 hp, while if E85 competition gasoline (petrol with ethanol) is used, the figure rises to a maximum of 1625 hp and 1500 Nm of maximum torque.

All this, together with its aerodynamic configuration with only a drag coefficient of 0.278 Cd, can make the Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut reach a maximum speed of 483 km/h (theoretical), accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.5 seconds. I have put theoretical speed because it has a "trap", since to reach the maximum E85 gasoline has been used.

Price: €2.370.000

9) Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ front - rear

Maximum speed: >350 km/h

One of the world's fastest production cars is the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ. A sports car from another category that is only available to a few and that surprises with its aggressive design, but also with what it hides under its body. And it is that the technical specifications are scandalous.

A very light chassis with a 6498 cc engine and a maximum power of 770 CV at 8500 RPM. This makes it reach a top speed of more than 350 km/h and can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 2.8 seconds.

Price from €525.362

8) Pagani Huayra

Maximum speed: 383 Km / h

The Pagani Huayra is an incredible looking car with equally incredible machinery. It has a 12 cc Mercedes AMG M60 158º biturbo V5980 engine and generates a maximum power between 730-850 CV. Its torque reaches 1100 Nm. A total beast of the road.

The Huayra is made primarily of carbon fiber to keep weight down as well as make it stiffer, and it's covered in active aerodynamics to help it glide through the air more easily. It gets a Cx of just 0.31 – 0.37 and can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in about 2.8 seconds.

Price: 7.000.000€

7) Aston Martin Valkyrie

Maximum speed: 402 Km / h

The Aston Martin Valkyrie is legal on the road, despite looking like a car made for competition. This car, in which Adrian Newey himself and Red Bull Racing intervened in its design, is a true marvel no matter how you look at it. It only has a weight of 1030 kg, a ton powered by a devilish engine.

Mounted behind the driver is a 12-litre V6.5 hybrid with 1130bhp. Specifically, it is an atmospheric Cosworth RA capable of pushing this vehicle from 0 to 10 km/h in about 2.5 seconds.

Price: 2.890.000€

6) Koenigsegg Regera

Koenigsegg Regera fastest cars in the world

Maximum speed: 410 Km / h

Koenigsegg Regera is another of the fastest cars in the world and ranks sixth on our list. This brand of Swedish origin has a V8 biturbo engine accompanied by an electric motor that can reach a total power of about 1500 HP.

Unlike the rest of the cars on the list, this model is surprising for being able to reach a speed of 0 to 410 km/h with a single gear, yes, a single gear, as you read it. In addition, it can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 2.8 seconds.

Price: from €900.000

5) McLaren Speedtail

Maximum speed: 410 Km / h

McLaren Speedtail is another of the fastest cars in the world today. This vehicle mounts a V8 engine at 90º biturbo M840T with an electric motor. This hybridization can achieve up to 1036 CV of combined power, being the gasoline engine 746 and the electric 308. The maximum combined torque is 1150 Nm.

In addition to this, this amazing vehicle can reach an amazing speed of about 410 km/h, and you will also be surprised to know that it can accelerate from 0 to 299 km/h in just 13 seconds. All this packaged in a body with a futuristic design in the purest cyberpunk style.

Price: around €3.500.000

4) Rimac Refrigerator

Rimac Fridge fastest cars in the world

Maximum speed: 412 Km / h

Thanks to the torque of the electric motors, these vehicles can accelerate instantly. And that's what the next fastest car in the world does, the Rimac Nevera. This hypercar has four electric motors that produce no less than 1914 hp of total power and a torque of 2360 Nm. In addition, it has a range of more than 500 km thanks to its 120 kWh Li-Ion batteries.

This gives scandalous figures, such as its acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in about 1.85 seconds. The maximum speed in this case is 412 km/h. It is not surprising that this has earned him the position prior to the podium.

Price: 2.000.000€

3) SSC Tuatara

SSC Tuatara fastest cars

Maximum speed: 474.8 Km / h

The American SSC Tuatara ranks third on this list of fastest cars in the world. This car comes equipped with a 8 liter twin turbo 90º V5.9 engine from Nelson Racing Engines. It is capable of developing 1369 CV of power with conventional gasoline and up to 1774 CV with E85 competition fuel (gasoline + ethanol). Its torque is 1735 Nm.

The maximum speed achieved is 474.8 km/h, a real outrage for a car that is legal to drive on the streets and highways...

Price: 1.400.000 €

2) Hennessey Venom F5

Hennessey Venom F5 fastest cars

Maximum speed: 500 km/h (theoretical)

The Hennessey Venom F5 is another of the beasts on the list of fastest cars in the world that are produced for driving on the street. Powered by a 8-litre twin-turbo 90º Fury V6,6 engine, it generates 1.817bhp and 1.617Nm of torque, enough to go from 0 to 100km/h in 2,6 seconds.

The highest top speed Hennessey has ever achieved is 500 km/h, an impressive speed barrier, as is its design.

Price: 2.970.000€

1) Bugatti Chiron Supersport 300+

Bugatti Chiron Supersport 300+

Maximum speed: 490.48 Km / h

Bugatti Chiron Supersport 300+ is an old acquaintance. This French firm has made its Volkswagen engine much of itself. Specifically reaching 490,48 km/h, and accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.4 seconds. Undoubtedly a megamachine that should top our list.

As for the engine, it surprises as much or more as its speed, since they have joined two V8 Volkswagen engines to create a W16 at 90º with quadruple turbo and a displacement of 8 liters. The maximum power it reaches is 1600 CV and the torque of 1600 Nm.

Price: 3.500.000€

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