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Top 10 Fastest Accelerating Cars in the World

Friday, November 25th 2011. | Fastest


This list is about top 10 fastest accelerating cars. One way to determine a car’s speed power is to look at its acceleration. Common standards for comparing acceleration between cars are to examine the 0-60 mph acceleration times or 0-100 km/h times of different cars. For this discussion we will be using 0-60 mph acceleration times.

 

10. Ferrari Enzo. 0-60 mph time: 3.14 secs. 660 hp.

Fastest Accelerating Cars Ferrari Enzo

Fastest Accelerating Cars Ferrari Enzo

This fastest accelerating cars base price is $670,000. The Enzo was named after the company’s founder, Enzo Ferrari. It was designed using Formula 1 technology, F1 electrohydraulic shift transmission, featuring a carbon-fibre chassis, and C/SiC ceramic composite disc brakes.

 

9. Mclaren MP4-12C. 0-60 mph time: in 3.1 secs. 592 hp.

Fastest Accelerating Cars Mclaren MP4-12C

Fastest Accelerating Cars Mclaren MP4-12C

Base price is $229,000. The MP4-12C was the first car designed by constructed by McLaren after the F1. The Mp4-12C features a carbon fiber composite chassis and a M838T V8 twin-turbo engine.

 

8. Gumpert Apollo Sport. 0-60 mph time: 2.9 secs. 700 hp.

Fastest Accelerating Cars Gumpert Apollo Sport

Fastest Accelerating Cars Gumpert Apollo Sport

Base price of this fastest accelerating cars is $450,000. The Gumpert Apollo is a race car modified for the streets. The people responsible for its design are Roland Gumpert, ex-boss of Audi Sport, and Roland Mayer, the owner of MTM and Audi.

 

7. Caterham 7 Superlight R500. 0-60 mph time: 2.88 secs. 263 hp.

Fastest Accelerating Cars Caterham 7 Superlight R500

Fastest Accelerating Cars Caterham 7 Superlight R500

The R500 is all about lightweight performance. This fastest accelerating cars is a car stripped to the bare essentials to minimize weight and thereby maximize big kicks. Base price is about $66,768 (£41,000).

 

6. Saleen S7 Twin Turbo. 0-60 mph time: 2.8 secs. 750 hp

Fastest Accelerating Cars Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

Fastest Accelerating Cars Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

The S7 is a limited, hand-built, American-made supercar. It was the only car made by Saleen that had its own chassis engineering design. The base price of this fastest accelerating cars is $555,000.

 

5. SSC Ultimate Aero. 0-60 mph time: 2.78 secs. 1183 hp

Fastest Accelerating Cars SSC Ultimate Aero

Fastest Accelerating Cars SSC Ultimate Aero

The SSC Ultimate Aero is an American-produced supercar. It was the fastest accelerating cars in the world before it was succeeded by the 2010 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport.

 

4. Porsche 911 Turbo S. 0-60 mph time: 2.7 secs. 530 hp.

Fastest Accelerating Cars Porsche 911 Turbo S

Fastest Accelerating Cars Porsche 911 Turbo S

Base price $160,700. A 2010 911 Turbo was tested 0-60 mph in 2.7 seconds with the PDK transmission by Car and Driver magazine.

 

3. Ultima GTR. 0-60 mph time: 2.6 secs.

Fastest Accelerating Cars Ultima GTR

Fastest Accelerating Cars Ultima GTR

Base price of this fastest accelerating cars is about $138,300. The thing is that the Ultima GTR is a kit car. It is not sold fully assembled; assembly must be done at home or at an auto-shop.

 

2. Hennessey Venom GT. 0-60 mph time: 2.5 secs.

Fastest Accelerating Cars Hennessey Venom GT

Fastest Accelerating Cars Hennessey Venom GT

Price is $725,000 for the 725 hp variant, and up to $950,000 for the 1200 hp twin turbo V8, which is the variant that is ranking second here. Only 10 will be made every year, and 4 are already on order.

 

1. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport. 0-60 mph time: 2.4 secs.

Fastest Accelerating Cars  Bugatti Veyron Super Sport

Fastest Accelerating Cars Bugatti Veyron Super Sport

Price: $2,400,000. 8.0L W16-Cylinder, 64v DOHC Quad Turbocharger w/ 1200 hp. The original Bugatti Veyron can torque 0-60 mph in 2.5 secs at the cost of $1,700,000. The Bugatti Veyron SS is also the fastest accelerating cars in the world.


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