Who doesn’t like the adrenaline rush of fast cars, the g-force, and most importantly, raw power at the tips of your fingers? Here some of the fast cars that may help you.
Fast Cars – Hennessey Venom F5
The Venom F5 has carbon fiber chassis and powered by a twin-turbocharged V8 with a capacity of 7.4-liter which provides horsepower of 1,600. While Hennessey has yet to certify the claims, in less than 30 seconds, the Venom F5 can power from 0 to 249 mph and return to 0. That’s about the average time it takes a mild sports car to get from 0 to 100 mph. Venom F5 has claimed to reach 301 mph.
Fast Cars – SSC Tuatara
If fed with E85 fuel, the twin-turbocharged V-8 derived from the Nelson Racing Engines, the 5.9-liter flat-plane crank engine designed by Tuatara is capable of 1,750 horsepower. Power channels to the back wheels by making use of a 7-speed automated manual gearbox. The power and the car’s aero-optimized smooth curves should be enough to make SSC someone’s life goals. The SSC Tuatara has claimed to reach 300+ mph.
Koenigsegg Agera RS
Equipped with a 5.0-liter twin-turbo V8, the Agera RS produces 1176 horsepower and 940 lb-ft of torque in standard form. The 1MW upgrade boosts these numbers to 1360 hp and an even 1,000 lb-ft. When equipped with the mod, the Agera RS reaches 60 mph in under 2.9-seconds and blasts to 124 mph in under 7-seconds. The Guinness Book of World Records recorded the average pace (including one run at 285 mph). However, the claimed speed of this fast car is that of 278 mph.
Hennessey Venom GT
With consent from the Kennedy Space Center, Hennessey registered a top speed of 270.4 mph. Though the Guinness Book of World Records certified the run, it has received a fair share of criticism. First, most top speed records take from an average of two runs in opposite directions. Also, the Venom GT is a hand-built, and a vehicle of low-production. The recorded speed of Venom GT is claimed to be 270 mph.
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
Impressive as it was, the 250-mph fast car Veyron still lagged by the 256-mph SSC Ultimate Aero. Bugatti, as a result, designed and came back with Veyron Super Sport. An awe-striking 1,200 hp in addition to a range of aerodynamic optimizations helped the Super Sport to reach 268 mph top speed, measured at Ehra-Lessein test track by Volkswagen. Bugatti also made a convertible version, dubbed the Grand Sport Vitesse, which still holds the record for a fastest open-top production car at 254 mph.
Fast Car – Bugatti Chiron
Did Bugatti make a mistake? No. The Chiron’s 261-mph measure is not power-limited, but instead electronically limited. Bugatti has claimed to build a special edition Chiron in the style of the Super Sport. This expected model will make an earnest challenge to Koenigsegg and Hennessey for a top speed record for production cars. Who knows? Chiron may climb to the top of the list of fast cars.