Top 10 Fastest Cars in the World

High-performance car makers like Bugatti, Koenigsegg, SSC, Mclaren and others have always been eyeing the fastest car records in the world for a very long time. This iconic top-speed battle dates back to the 1900, and has given the automotive industry numerous extraordinary car models. Several speed and horsepower records have been broken since then. These insanely fast hypercars are proof of the immense engineering advancements in the automotive world. These cars are capable of doing unbelievable speeds on the road.

Here is a list of the Top 10 fastest cars in the world.

1. Lamborghini Sian Roadster

  • Engine: Naturally Aspirated V12 + Electric motor
  • Power: 819 Bhp @8,500 rpm
  • Torque: 760 Nm
  • Top speed: 350 km/h
  • Price: Rs 27 crore

The Sian roadster is the most powerful production car that Lamborghini has ever produced. With an incredible power output of 819 Bhp, the Sian is the new benchmark for Lamborghini. This supercar grabs a lot of attention with its design, which is of a typical Lamborghini. The Y-shaped front headlamps and the distinctive hexagonal tail lamps are the highlights of this vehicle. This all-wheel drive-Lamborghini Sian uses a hybrid power plant to give it an immensely quick acceleration. The Sian roadster is claimed to reach a speed of 100 km/h from a standstill in just 2.8 seconds.

2. Pagani Huayra BC Roadster

  • Engine: 6.0 litre twin turbocharged V12
  • Power: 791 Bhp
  • Torque: 1049 Nm
  • Top speed: 370 km/h (claimed)
  • Kerb Weight: 1250 kg
  • Price: Rs 25.8 crore

The Pagani Huayra was the successor to the legendary Pagani Zonda R, a car that took the Pagani brand to a whole different territory with its stand-out design and breathtaking performance. The Pagani Huayra BC roadster is the current flagship vehicle for Pagani. The 'BC' is named after Benny Caiola who was the first owner of the Zonda. The Pagani Huayra BC roadster backs up 50 more Bhp than the coupe version. The engine comes with a seven-speed single-clutch automated manual gearbox, which provides smooth gear shifts. The claimed top speed for this hyper-roadster is 370 km/h.

3. McLaren Speedtail

  • Engine: 4.0 litre twin turbocharged V8
  • Power: 1035 Bhp
  • Torque: 1139 Nm
  • Top speed: 402 km/h
  • Kerb Weight: 1430 kg
  • Price: Rs 16.6 crore

The McLaren Speedtail is the brand's new flagship hypercar. It is currently the fastest hypercar that McLaren has ever produced. The Speedtail is a unique blend of insane performance and supreme luxury. The design of this hypercar is completely futuristic and backs sheer elegance. This hybrid hypercar produces a staggering 1035 Bhp of power, enough to make it one of the fastest cars in the world. McLaren claims a top speed of 250 mph and Acceleration from 0 to 300 km/h in just 12.8 seconds for this car.The Speedtail is produced in a limited number and only 106 units of this hypercar will ever be manufactured.

4. Aston Martin Valkyrie

  • Engine: 6.5 liter V-12 + electric motor
  • Power: 1160 Bhp
  • Torque: 898.9 Nm
  • Top Speed: 321 km/h+
  • Kerb Weight: 1050 - 1100 Kg
  • Price: Rs 20 crore

The Aston Martin Valkyrie is a British masterpiece that has been built out of a partnership between Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing. This performance demon marked the grand arrival of Aston Martin in the hypercar segment. The Valkyrie is inspired straight from the F1 performance cars, with aerodynamics taken great care of. The Valkyrie produces an insane 1160 Bhp of power which makes it one of the fastest cars in the World. Aston Martin will produce only 150 units of this hypercar.

5. Hennessey Venom GT

  • Engine: 7.0 litre twin turbocharged V8
  • Power: 1451 Bhp
  • Torque: 1744.9Nm
  • Top speed: 435.3 km/h
  • Kerb Weight: 1244 kg
  • Price: Rs 8.17 crore (not in production)

The Hennessey Venom GT broke the Bugatti Veyron top speed record of 267.7 mph (430 km/h) by achieving 270.49 mph (435.3 km/h) at the Kennedy Space Center. The Venom GT in its time was not only the fastest but also the most powerful production hypercar with a mindblowing 1451 Bhp of maximum power. This speed demon was capable of going from 0 to 100 Kmph in just 2.4 seconds. Hennessey has officially stopped manufacturing the Venom GT after it completed 6 years in production.

6. Koenigsegg Jeko Asolut

  • Engine: 5.0 litre twin turbocharged V8
  • Power: 1600 BHP
  • Torque:1500 Nm
  • Top speed: 531.8 km/h (claimed)
  • Kerb Weight: 1389 kg
  • Price: Rs 25 crore

The Jesko Absolut is Koenigsegg’s answer to the Bugatti Chiron Supersport 300+ which broke the 300 mph top speed barrier. The Jesko Absolut is successor to the iconic Koenigsegg Agera Rs. Koenigsegg has absolutely nailed the design of this car as it looks built for speed even at a standstill. This V8 supercar produces a mind-boggling 1600 hp, the power is channelled to the rear wheels via a 9-speed multi-clutch transmission. Koenigsegg claims a top speed of 330.5 mph (531.8 km/h) for this insane vehicle, although no official top speed test run has been performed. Also, it will be interesting to see how Koenigsegg manages the aerodynamics of the Jesko at blistering speeds of over 300 mph.

7. SSC Tuatara

  • Engine: 5.9 litre twin turbocharged V8
  • Power: 1750 bhp
  • Torque: 1735 Nm
  • Top speed: 508.7 km/h (averaged top speed)
  • Kerb Weight: 1247 kg
  • Price: Rs 14 crore

In October 2020, Shelby Supercars Tuatara in its top speed run clocked a staggering 331.15 mph (532.9 km/h). The average top speed of the Tuatara came to be 316.1 mph (508.7 km/h) out of the two test runs. This mid-engine insanity has a 5.9 litre, twin-turbo V8 producing a mind-boggling 1750 hp and 1735 Nm of torque. However, according to Webb who performed the top speed run, the car would have gone faster if the conditions were better.

8. Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300 Plus

  • Engine: 8.0 litre quad turbocharged W16
  • Power: 1578 Bhp
  • Torque: 1600 Nm
  • Top speed: 490 km/h
  • Kerb Weight: 1978 kg
  • Price: Rs 28.40 crore

The Bugatti Chiron Supersport 300+ is the more aggressive and sportier version of the Chiron. The Chiron Supersport took the insanity of the Chiron to an even higher level with added power and revised aerodynamic package. This Supersport was specially crafted by Bugatti for the top speed run, which broke the 300mph barrier. This hypercar uses the same engine as the Chiron but this one has extra 99 Bhp of power. Bugatti has limited this hypercar to only 30 units.

9. Bugatti Bolide

  • Engine: 8.0 litre quad turbocharged W16
  • Power: 1842 Bhp
  • Torque: 1849 Nm
  • Top speed: 498 km/h (claimed)
  • Kerb Weight: 1240 Kg
  • Price: No official price announcement

The Bugatti Bolide is the epitome of all the remarkable achievements in the automotive industry. It is a 1,842 Bhp, 1.2 tonne intercontinental ballistic missile ready to put tracks on fire. This all-wheel drive Bugatti has a stupendous power to weight ratio of 1471 Bhp per tonne. The Bolide has the same Chiron engine which has been tuned to produce much more power. Bugatti claims that this track only weapon can achieve speeds in excess of 310 mph.

10. Koenigsegg CCR

  • Engine: 4.6 litre V8
  • Power: 806 Bhp
  • Torque: 920 Nm
  • Top speed: 395 kmph
  • Kerb Weight: 1180 Kg
  • Price: Rs 5.5 crore

This Swedish masterpiece was first revealed at the Geneva Auto Show in 2004 and was the successor to the CC8S. At that time it was the most powerful car in the Koenigsegg CC lineup. The Koenigsegg CCR is the improved version of the CC8S, it features better suspension, better brakes and an improved aerodynamic package. The CCR was produced between 2004 - 2006 and came with a more powerful 806 Bhp and 920 Nm engine. The car did 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds and the top speed was around 395 km/h. It was limited to only 14 units in number.