Top 10 world’s fastest road cars 2016

“Top 10 world’s fastest road cars 2016 – How fast can it go?”

There are many ways to measure automotive excellence, but top speed is the one everybody secretly cares about the most. These 10 fastest road cars are more than just fun, though, they’re the fastest production cars in the world. The emphasis here is on “production;” racers and one-off custom jobs need not apply. We also tried to limit the selections to cars whose claimed top speeds have been generally recognized as legitimate by the automotive media and sanctioning groups.

1. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport (268mph)

This version of the original Veyron still has the same 8.0 litre, 16 cylinder engine but upgrades have pushed it into the record books

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport

2. SSC Ultimate Aero (257mph)

Built by USA firm Shelby SuperCars, it held the ‘world’s fastest car’ title for more than three years. It has a twin turbo V8 engine with 1183hp and costs from £435,000

SSC Ultimate Aero

3. Saleen S7 Twin Turbo (248mph)

An updated version of the California-built S7, this version was produced in 2005 and 2006 and cost £295,559. With the engine located in the middle of the car, it had both a front and rear boot

Saleen S7 Twin Turbo
Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

4. Koenigsegg CCX (245mph)

The 4.7 litre twin-supercharged V8-engined car was first built in 2006 as a version of the original CC. Created by the Swedish motor firm founded by Christian von Koenigsegg, its name is an abbreviation of Competition Coupé X, marking the 10th anniversary of the test drive of the first CC vehicle in 1996

Koenigsegg CCX

5. McLaren F1 (240 mph)

Fitted with a BMW S70/2 60 V12 Engine, it remains the world’s fastest naturally-aspirated production car. Naturally-aspirated engines use atmospheric pressure to increase the intake of air for combustion. 106 were produced between 1992 and 1998

McLaren F1

6. Jaguar XJ220 (217mph)

First conceived in the late 1980s as an after-hours project among Jaguar workers, this car became an official Jaguar production with 281 manufactured

Jaguar XJ220

7. Ferrari Enzo (217mph)

Only 400 of these were ever produced, leading to price increases with every sale. Named after the Italian company’s founder, Enzo Ferrari.

Ferrari Enzo

8. Pagani Zonda C12 F (215mph)

This Italian-designed car made its debut at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show

Ferrari Enzo
Ferrari Enzo

9. Lamborghini Murciélago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce (213mph)

The 2009 incarncation of the Lamborghini Murcielago supercar has a top speed of 213mph thanks to fine tuning of the original design

Lamborghini Murciélago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce

10. Porsche Carrera GT (205mph)

The most powerful and most expensive Porsche, at over £300,000

Porsche Carrera GT
Porsche Carrera GT


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