World’s Best and Fastest Cars You Won’t Believe Exist
Hold on tight and put your seatbelt on because this article is all about the fastest production cars you probably never heard of. WARNING: the prices of these production cars may give you a slight heart attack!
Hennessey Venom GT (270 mph)
The official website of the Hennessey Venom GT http://www.venomgt.com says: The Venom GT is considered as one of the fastest production car in the world. It was tested twice, the latest being on February 14th, 2014 at NASA runway. The runway was about 3.22 miles long, therefore limiting its top speed to 270 mph, now how cool is that? The Hennessey Venom GT surpassed the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport’s previous record of 269.86 mph. the Hennessey Venom GT comes with a price tag of $1,000,000 and up.
Vector Avtech WX8 Hyper Car
The Vector Avtech WX8 can achieve a top speed of 270 mph (430 km/h), the same as the Hennessey Venom GT. The Vector Avtech WX8 hyper car can also achieve a zero-to-60 mph time in just 2.3 seconds, however only the car equipped with a 10-litre turbocharged engine.
On the 31st of March 1998, thanks to its record, the McLaren F1 was considered as the world’s fastest car. This beauty reached 231 mph (372 km/h) with the rev limiter and 242.8 mph (390.7 km/h) with the rev limiter removed. The McLaren’s F1 top speed was reached on April 1998. Andy Wallace drove this beauty at Volkswagen’s test track in Ehra-Lessien, where he managed to reach 243 mph (391 km/h).
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
Reaching 268 mph (431 km/h), 0-60 in 2.4 secs. The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport was the world’s fastest car for more 3 years, however by February 14th 2014 it ended up in 2nd place. The Super Sport World Record Edition had the electronic limiter disabled, allowing it to reach 267.857 mph (431.074 km/h). Those with the electronic limiter enabled reached 257.87 mph (415.00 km/h). The Super Sport World Record Edition was driven by Pierre-Henri R. which is the person responsible for reaching such record.
Despite other cars being faster than the jaguar XJ220, this will always be my ultimate favorite. This beauty was driven in the Nardo test track by Martin Brundle. He was able to achieve 217.1 mph (349.4 km/h) with its catalytic converter removed and. Given the fact that Nardo is a banked circuit, this gives a theoretical straight-line maximum speed of 223 mph (359 km/h).
This bad boy can reach 225 mph (362 km/h) and 0-60 in a matter of 3.7 secs. The price of this beauty goes up to more than 300.000 USD.
SSC Ultimate Aero
The SSC Ultimate Aero reached 257 mph (413 km/h), t can go from 0-60 in just 2.7 secs. The SSC Ultimate Aero base price is approximately $654,400. It was test driven in March 2007 by the Guinness World Records. The SSC Ultimate Aero was the world’s fastest car from March 2007 to July 2010. It is believed that it’s trying to take back its title by using their new SSC Tuatara.