When it comes to car aficionados, everyone has always dreamt at some point in their lives, of owning the fastest cars ever built. And even if you are not particularly a car enthusiast, you have probably thought at some point of what it would feel like to drive or be in the passenger seat of the fastest car out there.
Every year, new car models are released, and every year all companies compete for top-speed bragging rights. Year after year, new models are released, all of them improved versions of their previous models, and every time, faster than others. Ever since the Ferrari F40 was produced, the world has gone crazy in love with fast vehicles; the F40 was the first vehicle to achieve 200 mph and immediately after companies started to follow up with newer and improved models.
Check out the newest and fastest cars ever built
1. McLaren F1 — 240.1 MPH
Stunning and iconic model has also been known for being a revolutionary game-changer. Improved year after year, this three-seater can speed from 0 to 100mph in only 6.3 seconds. Up to 2005, it had been on the top charts for fastest cars, until the Koenigsegg CCR beat it by only one mile per hour.
2. Koenigsegg CCXR — 249 MPH
The car known for beating the McLaren off its seat, this model is recognized for its top-notch speed. The CCXR uses the 4.7 liter twin turbo V-8 mill just like the CCX, in order to achieve 795 hp.
3. Pagani Huayra — 238 MPH
Definitely a game changer, the Pagani Huayra has a seven-speed single-clutch gearbox, allowing the car to speed up from 0 to 60mph in only 2.8 seconds.
4. Tesla Roadster — 250+ MPH
Known for loving top speed and fast cars, Elon Musk had of course to develop one of the fastest vehicles known in the world. Elon Musk launched Tesla’s electric vehicles, which have now been quite a sensation around the world. This gorgeous and over the top vehicle can each 0 to 60 miles in over 1.9 seconds. And even though it is an electric vehicle, its 200-kWh battery pack will provide its passengers with a range of 620 miles.
5. McLaren Speedtail — 250 MPH
The successor of the F1, this McLaren is simply one of the fastest vehicles you will find in the world. With a luxurious exterior and interior, this vehicle employs a hybrid system for 1,035 hp. It is a lightweight vehicle that can reach the speed of 250 mph, simply impressive and out of this world!
6. Koenigsegg Gemera — 249 MPH
This Swedish vehicle has also been positioned on top of the list as it can drive with 1,700 hp. Although this car seems quite compact and ready for a race, it can actually store one carry-on suitcase for the two passengers on the vehicle. Known for being incredibly fast, this vehicle can sprint from 0 to 60 in only 1.9 seconds.
7. Saleen S7 Twin Turbo — 248 MPH
Built to challenge the Bugatti Veyron, the Saleen S7 has been altered to achieve a 7.0-liter twin-turbo, which allows the car to have 750 hp.