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Top 5 Fastest Cars In The World – 2017

“If one day speed kills me, don’t cry, because I was smiling” – Paul Walker

When it comes to cars and their performance in general, there is nothing more exciting than speed. With that in mind, here are some of the fastest cars that made into the top 5 list.

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport

Top Speed: 268 mph

The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport is a faster, more powerful version of the Bugatti Veyron 16.4. It is powered by a 7993cc engine which generates a maximum power of 1200 bhp @ 6400 rpm and gives out a torque of 1500 Nm @ 3000 rpm. Bugatti Veyron runs on a 7-speed twin-clutch automatic gearbox. It has a top speed of 415 km/h and makes it from 0 to 100 in about 2.5 seconds. The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport World Record Edition is a version of the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport. It is limited to five units. It is not electrically limited to 415 km/h (258 mph) and will hit the record speed of 268 mph.


Hennessey Venom GT

Top Speed: 270 mph

The Hennessey Venom GT is a high-performance sports car manufactured by Texas-based Hennessey Performance Engineering. The Venom is a heavily modified version of the British sports car, the Lotus Exige. The Venom GT is powered by a twin turbocharged 427 cu in (7.0 L) GM LSX engine which generates a maximum power of 1,244 bhp at 6,600 rpm and torque of 1,155 Nm at 4,400 rpm. The mid-engine V8 is mated to the rear wheels with a Ricardo 6-speed manual transmission. It has a top speed of 435 km/h (270 mph).


Koenigsegg Agera R

Top Speed: 273 mph

The Koenigsegg Agera is a mid-engined sports car produced by Swedish car manufacturer Koenigsegg since 2011. The Agera R is built upon the features and functionality of the Agera with new, unique solutions to enhance both performance and visual appearance even further. It is powered by a 5.0-liter twin turbocharged V8 engine that delivers a maximum power of 1140 hp at 7100 rpm – redline @ 7500 rpm and torque of 1200 Nm at 4100 rpm. It can accelerate from 0–100 km/h (0–62 mph) in 2.8 seconds and reach a theoretical top speed of 439 km/h (273 mph).


Koenigsegg One:1

Top Speed: 280 mph

The name One:1 comes from the power to weight ratio giving the car 1 bhp per 1 kg weight. The Koenigsegg One:1 is fitted with a variant of the same 5.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine used in the other Ageras. The transmission is a 7-speed dual clutch paddle shift. It has a maximum power output of 1 MW at 7500 rpm – rpm limiter @ 8250 rpm and a torque of 1371 Nm at 6000 rpm. The One:1 can reach a theoretical top speed of 280 mph, faster than the 273 mph Agera R and the 275 mph Agera RS.


Bugatti Chiron

Top Speed: 288 mph

The Bugatti Chiron is a mid-engined, two-seater sports car, developed and manufactured in Molsheim, France, by Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. as the successor to the Bugatti Veyron. It is powered by an 8-litre W16 quad-turbocharged engine that generates a maximum power of 1500 bhp @ 6700 rpm and gives out a torque of 1600 Nm @ 2000 rpm. The anticipated full top speed of the Bugatti Chiron is believed to be around 463 km/h (288 mph).

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