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The Need for Speed: Our Top 5 Fastest Cars

With such elegant style and design these cars not only reach incredibly high speeds but would most definitely stand out on the road too! They may be pricey and not within most peoples budget but they sure are great to look at. Check out what we here at Carhoots have selected as our top five fast sports cars:

1. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport

Max tested Speed 267 mph, 429 km/h
0-60 mph 2.4 seconds
Base Price 2.4 million USD
Quick Fact 1 Currently the fastest car in the world (2012)
Quick Fact 2 Only 30 will be produced

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2. Hennessey Venom GT

Max tested Speed

260 mph, 418 km/h

0-60 mph

2.5 seconds

Base Price

850,000 USD

Quick Fact 1

It is lighter than the Veyron and its closest competition

Quick Fact 2

Only 10 will be built each year

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3. Koenigsegg Agera R

Max tested Speed

260 mph, 418 km/h

0-60 mph

2.9 seconds

Base Price

1.6 million USD

Quick Fact 1

Can be fitted with a Ski Box and winter tires

Quick Fact 2

Has a much higher theoretical speed

Koenigsegg _agera _r

4. SSC Ultimate Aero

Max tested Speed

257 mph, 413 km/h

0-60 mph

2.7 seconds

Base Price

654,400 USD

Quick Fact 1

Used to be the fastest car in the world (2007-2010)

Quick Fact 2

The upcoming SSC Tuatura by Shelby will attempt to

regain the title

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5. McLaren F1

Max tested Speed

240 mph, 386 km/h

0-60 mph

3.2 seconds

Base Price

970,400 USD

Quick Fact 1

After launching in 1992, McLaren went on to build

racing versions of the F1

Quick Fact 2

It seats 3 people – unusual for similar sports cars

Mc Laren F1

So, what do you think of these speedy Supercars? Is there any that you think should be up in the Top 5 – comment and let us know!

By Sarah L


Sources:
http://www.thesupercars.org/fastest-cars/fastest-cars-in-the-world-top-10-list/
http://www.venomgt.com
http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/bugatti/veyron
http://www.mclaren.com/home/

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