The World’s Fastest Cars of 2014
Most of us want to feel the rush of those gushing wheels in today’s super-fast cars. Some of us speed freaks would do whatever it takes to posses one these beauties. Hence, we’ve complied a list of the 10 fastest street legal cars for you adrenaline junkies available in the market today.
So buckle up, check out the list below:
No.10- Mclaren P1
The McLaren P1 is a hot favourite when it comes to talking about fast cars. The 903 horsepower car comes equipped with a 3.8 liter Twin-Turbo V8 engine that can reach from 0-60 in just 2.7 seconds with a top speed of 217mph. To own this beauty of a beast, one needs to shell $1,200,000.
No.9- Aston Martin One-77
The elegantly designed Aston Martin One-77 is one of those cars featuring a full carbon fibre chassis. The car sports a 7.3 liter V-12 engine that churns out an impressive 750 horsepower. It accelerates from 0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds and can reach top speeds of upto 220 mph. The price tag of the Aston Martin One-77 is $1,400,000.
No.8- Ferrari LaFerrari
This extreme machine has the looks of a jet carrier and the first ever Ferrari sporting a hybrid system which further bolsters the performance of the car. The car’s HY-KERS system works in tandem with two electric motors, one powering the drive train while the other powering the ancillaries. This speed demon comes equipped with a 6.2 litre V-12 engine that produces 963 horsepower and 663 lb-ft of torque.
The Ferrari LaFerrari accelerates from 0-62 in 2.9 seconds and can reach top speeds of upto 220 mph. The car comes at a hefty price tag of $1,300,000.
No.7- Lamborghini Veneno
Marking their 50th anniversary, Lamborghini unveiled the Veneno. The outer shell is built out of premium quality carbon fibre which further bolsters the look and performance of this extreme machine. The car comes loaded with a 6.5 litre V-12 engine that churns out 750 horsepower that comes bundled with a seven-speed automatic transmission.
The car sprints from 0-62 mph in 2.8 seconds reaching top speeds of upto 221 mph. The most expensive of the list, the car is priced at a hefty sum of about $4,000,000.
No.6- Saleen S7 TT
This racing beast comes with a Twin Turbo engine and is a hot favorite among speed freaks. It sports a Twin Turbo all aluminium powertrain that churns out a gargantuan 750 horsepower and accelerates from 0-62 mph in 2.8 seconds and can reach top speeds of upto 230 mph. The car exhibits that distinctive attitude that keeps you longing for more. The Saleen S7 TT costs around $555,000.
No.5- Zenvo ST1
The Zenvo ST 1 makes it on our list; thanks to a 7.0 litre Corvette V8 that is upgraded to a Twin-Charged churning out a massive 1,104 horsepower. The car zips from 0-60 in just a mere 3.0 seconds and can reach a top speed of 233 mph. Only 15 units of this monster are manufactured a year, the price tag of the Zenvo ST1 is $1,255,000.
No.4- Koenigsegg CCX
Made in Sweden, the Koenigsegg CCX is a supercharged beast which comes equipped with a twin-supercharged V8 engine that churns out 806 horsepower and 678 lb-ft of torque. It accelerates from 0-60 mph in a mere 3.2 seconds with a top speed of upto 259 mph. This monster of a car costs $545,568.
No.3- Bugatti Veron Supersport
The Buggati Veron Supersport had the bragging rights for being one of the fastest cars on the planet for three years. It is powered by an 8.0 litre 16 cylinder engine that produces a massive 1200 horsepower. Made up of premium lightweight aluminum, the car sprints from 0-60 mph in just a mere 2.4 seconds, while it can reach a top speed of upto 267 mph. One of the more expensive cars of the lot, this speed demon is priced at $2,400,000.
No.2- Hennessey Venom GT
One of the slickest sports cars around, the Hennessey Venom GT is powered by a 6.2 litre LS9 Turbocharged V8 Twin Turbo engine. The car sprints from 0-60 in a 2.5 seconds and can reach a top speed of upto 270 mph. One of the fastest cars, the Hennesey Venom GT was tested at a NASA runway in Florida.
The price tag for this sophisticated piece of equipment is $1,200,000.
No.1- Bugatti Super Veyron
Bugatti Super Veyron supercedes its counterpart as it is 550 pounds lighter than the Bugatti’s Veyron Super Sport. The car comes equipped with a colossal 9.6 litre W-16 engine that churns out a hefty 1600 horsepower. The fastest of the lot, the car zips from 0-60 in a mere 1.8 seconds and can reach a top speed of upto 288 mph. The car comes at a price of over $2,500,000.