Last Updated on August 25, 2015 by Amir Arif
Just when the super cars are accelerating on racetrack speedily , the audience of race and other people always want to know whether these super speedy cars are only meant for racetrack or what is the maximum fast level of them. Fact is that these wonderful and special super cars are indeed designs for the streets and they can cover 0-60 miles per hour in a matter of seconds. You can’t imagine the real speed.
The cost of these speed machine is usually hundred of thousands bucks though not millions of dollars. Since they are costly, so mainly you can say them toys of world’s richest people.If the price of these fast machines is affordable then every person get a chance to drive a vehicle that takes him from point A to point B as fast as possible. Let’s dig into the details of top 10 fastest cars for the 2014 model year.
10. The Ascari A10
These days, auto industry giants launch super cars. There is a tough competition among the leaders to develop the fastest bread of cars. In order to celebrate its 10th anniversary in the industry, British auto manufacturer Ascari created the A10.
The Ascari A10 will make it easy for drivers to enjoy the wonderful performance of a BMW V8 5.0 engine in which heavy changes have been made. This engine has the capability to produce 625 horsepower that is rendered by a standard manual transmission and a six speed manual gearbox. The driver would be able to accelerate A10 from zero to 60 miles per hour in less than three seconds. Its top speed is around 220 miles per hour. In addition, Ascari A10 features with a torque of about 413 pounds per feet at 5500 rpm and brings a maximum rpm of about 7500.
9. The Noble M600
The Noble M600 gained name and fame before its actual launch because it designer spent lengthy times on the drawing boards before it came into existence. It has superb interior and exterior looks and designs but what its excellent performance pushes us to add it in the list of top 10 fastest cars in the world.
The Noble M600 features with a V8 4.4 liter engine and two optional superchargers under the hood. There are three main variant of machine strength ranges from 450 hp to a maximum of 650 hp. These variant gives super power to car, so it can target 60 miles per hour in only less than three seconds. Maximum speed of car is 225 miles per hour.
Super car comes with a maximum rpm of 6800 and a torque of 604 pounds per feet at 3800 rpm. Nevertheless, an individual will surely hesitate to buy it just because it lacks brand name. Keep also in mind that it is not the most powerful and fast super car available in the market.
The Noble M600 is a car that has good speed and unique features and top of that its price is very affordable i.e. $324,680.
8. Pagani Huayra
Pagani Huayra is among those cars that deserve respect due to their strong position in the market. It gets power from a Twin Turbo Charged V12 6.0 liter engine from Mercedes AMG. Engine’s out is 720 horsepower at a very low 5800 rpm. This car comes with a capability to target zero to 60 mph in only three seconds. Its maximum top speed is about 230 mph. This power burst get assistance from a seven-speed X-trac sequential transmission.
This transmission makes it easy for the engine to properly maintain the carbon emission, so it’s a pollution friendly super car. The price of this fast machines starts from $1,273,500.
7. Zenvo ST1
The Danes are not very popular in the automotive engineering. It was Zenvo that changed the people mind to a great extent. Now it is accepted in the super car community. The Zenvo ST1 has a 7.0 liter V8 twin-charged engine that makes it possible for the car to hit a maximum speed of about 233 mph and it can reach from zero to 60 miles in only 2.9 seconds.
There are only 15 units of this Danish made super car is available in the market. Its base price is $1,225,000. This price is only due to the fact that car has a unique blend of perfection and speed.
6. Mclaren F1
If you are looking for more than a usual fast car then you can consider Mclaren F1. this car has strong name in the automotive history. It gets power a BMW-designed V12 6.0 liter engine that produces 627 horsepower while its weight is 266 kilograms. This reliable engines helps the driver to manipulate the vehicle easily.
The car has the capability to hit a maximum speed of 240 mph and go from zero to 60 mph in only 3.2 seconds. The only shortcoming is that itis pricier than other faster models of 2014. Its base price is about $970,000.
5. Koenigsegg CCX
It is made by Swedish auto manufacturer Koenigsegg. The car passed a test to reach 265 mph but it is not the manufacturer’s fastest car. The CCX has a 806 horsepower V8 engine under the hood. This engine is exactly alike to the modular engines found in Ford models.Manufacturer made so many changes in the engine that the car users think that it’s a brand new engine. Actually, it brings a strong and light aluminium engine block that is heat treated. It is also featured with two superchargers that have capability to reach a maximum of 17.5 psi.
Its performance is outstanding. The driver of the CCX can accelerate from zero to 100 in only 3.2 seconds and from zero to 200 in only 9.8 seconds. This car is designed in a special way to reach maximum numbers with extreme speed. It comes with a price tage of $545,568.
4. Saleen S7 Twin Turbo
This car is manufactured in the U.S. by a speciality car builder Steve Saleen. It is tested to reach 248 mph and go from zero to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds. It gets power from twin turbochargers along with V8 7000cc engine that produces horsepower to 750 from a mere 550 in the previous model. There are many changes made in Saleen S7 only to make it the fastest vehicle in the world.
In order to improve aerodynamic, manufacturer changed front fender, spoilers and diffusers. This modification brings a wonderful outcome of 60 percent increase in the car’s down force while a 40 percent decrease in drag. This car is quite different from its manufacturers since it is featured with mid-engine layout. It is priced at $655,000.
3. SSC Ultimate Aero
It is indeed a modified version of the SSC Aero. This speed devil has a V8 Twin Turbo engine. Manufacturer increased the displacement to a maximum of 6.3 liters alongside 14 psi increase into supercharger boost. The result of this outcome is terrific. The car lets the users to get 1100 Newton meters worth of torque and almost 1200 horsepower.
This output is boosted up more due to brand new engine block and twin-turbos. Other little modification brings almost 20 percent increases in engine airflow. The combined output of all such modifications comes in the form of a maximum speed of 257 MPH, car can accelerate from 0 to 60 in only 2.7 seconds. It is available with the price tag of $654,400.
2. Hennessey Venom GT
The car is manufactured by Hennessey Engineering Performance. It is second fastest car in the world. It is manufactured by modifying chassis of the Lotis Exige. Under the hood of car, you can find a 6.2 liter V8 twin turbocharged engine from General Motors. This is the same engine you see in the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1.
According to its latest test, Venom GT can reach a maximum speed of 260 mph. At the same time,the driver is able to go from zero to 60 mph in only 2.5 seconds and from zero to 200 mph in 12.8 seconds. It comes with 1200 horsepower and a price tag of $1 million.
1.Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has a label of world fastest road-legal car in the world.It launched in 2010 at the Pebble Beach Concours. Its production began from the end of 2010. It is powered by a W16 Narrow Angle eight liter engine. The car has capability to go from zero to 60 miles per hour in 2.4 seconds.
This engine is assisted by four bi-turbochargers that have a total displacement of 487.8 cubic inches.There are total 64 valve of car’s cylinder because each cylinder has 4 valves. The engine produces 1200 horsepower due to this wonderful combination and design. This latest model has 200 horsepower more than Buggatti’s last year model.The car comes with the maximum speed of 267 mph. This is an expensive car that has a price tag of $2,400,000.
At the end, you must know that these 10 cars are certified to obtain a maximum speed of 286mph.However, when they will be shipped to owners then they can only have a speed of 258 mph. Actually, it’s a precautionary measure that is used just to keep avoid tire shredding problem.