What is the fastest car?

Alexandra Bychkova
Alexandra Bychkova
November 27, 2012
What is the fastest car?

Who in his life did not want to ride in a car at high speed? Every year, cars with powerful engines are produced in the world that can make your dream a reality. So what's the fastest car in the world?

In the market of manufactured cars are constantly drawn ratings of the characteristics of cars. So, ratings can be based on engine power, acceleration, and so on. There are ratings among diesel, gasoline cars, as well as even cars that run on electricity and even gas.

Let's look at the rating of cars capable of developing really amazing speed. So, what is the fastest car?

First place - SSC Ultimate Aero 6.3 V8

This is the only fastest car in the world, developing speeds up to 443 kilometers per hour. The car moves so fast that it reaches a speed of 100 km / h in just 2.78 seconds! Its production began in 2004: it was for this model that Chevrolet created the Supercharged V8 super-power turbocharged gasoline engine (its capacity is 1,183 horsepower),which allows the machine to reach such an unimaginable speed.

Second place - Bugatti Veyron 16.4 8.0 W16

This car accelerates to 430 kilometers per hour, and the acceleration time is only 2.5 seconds. The car has a turbocharged gasoline engine, whose power is 1001 horsepower! This car is one of the most expensive in the world, its initial price is about 2.2 million dollars.

Third place - Koenigsegg CCX

This machine can reach a maximum speed of 402 kilometers per hour, and the acceleration time reaches only 2.8 seconds. The car is made in Sweden, using in production the same turbocharged gasoline engine, whose power reaches 900 horsepower.

Fourth place - Saleen S7 7.0 V8 Twin Turbo

This model, of course, is not heading the list of the fastest cars in the world, but it is capable of reaching its maximum speed of up to 399 kilometers per hour. The turbocharged gasoline engine of this car accelerates to a hundred in 2.8 seconds, and its power is 750 horsepower!

Fifth place - McLaren F1

This car closes the top five of the fastest cars in the world. She holds the record speed of 391 km / h. The car has an engine with a power of 620 horsepower, which accelerates to a speed of weave in just 3.2 seconds.