Fastest Cars In The World: Top Five


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Flickr – Bugatti Chiron

If you’ve got a thing for speed, you’ve clicked on the right article! Today, we’re going to take a brief look at some of the fastest cars in the world. These behemoths are built for raw power, maximum speed and insane style!

Now, before we begin, we need to reiterate some safety facts. As much as you might like cruising at top speeds, it isn’t clever. The same goes for driving while drunk, failing to maintain your vehicle and not following basic safety procedures. If for any reason you get into a bad situation, you’ll need to contact a law company like The Law Offices of Kevin J. Roach, LLC. You’ll have to fork out cash, and deal with the responsibility of injuries to yourself and other road users. If you’re going to buy a super-fast car, be aware that you won’t be able to use it to its maximum effectiveness on public roads. It just isn’t worth the potentially life-ending consequences.

Now we’ve got the safety stuff out the way, let’s look at the list!

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Pixabay – Speedometer

#5 Koenigsegg CCR

The CCR slides onto our list ahead of the narrowly defeated Mclaren F1. It hit 242mph on Italy’s Nardo Ring back in 2005, putting it at fifth spot in our list. That puts it just one ahead of Mclaren’s supercar, which hit 241mph.

#4 SSC Ultimate Aero

One look at the SSC Ultimate Aero is enough to tell you that this thing means business. There was a time when this was the fastest production car in the world, hitting 256mph back in 2007. This isn’t a car for amateurs; there are no electronic aids to help you harness the immense power that this car offers.  

#3 Bugatti Chiron

Bugatti makes its first entry on our list, although it’s somewhat of a controversial one. The Chiron is very new in production, and it’s had a massive amount of money spent on it. We don’t quite know how fast it can go just yet, so placing it on our list was incredibly tough. The car is set to attempt to beat the world’s fastest production car record in the very near future, so we’ll see how it fares.

#2 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport

This one has a long history behind it, and without the SSC Ultimate Aero, it may never have existed. Originally, the Bugatti Veyron was intended to be the fastest production car in the world. It succeeded until the SSC Ultimate Aero came along. In response, Bugatti developed the Veyron Super Sport, and once again took the driver’s seat in the battle of speed. It hit 268mph, easily beating its rival.

#1 Hennessey Venom GT

The Guinness World Book Of Records won’t tell you this, but the Hennessey Venom GT is currently the fastest car in the world. The reason why it isn’t considered that way is due to its one-directional record run back in 2015. During that run, it hit speeds of over 270mph, but it wasn’t considered legitimate. Also, there are debates as to whether it qualifies as a production car due to its hand-built nature.


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Sean writes about cars, golf and events going on in British Columbia, Canada. He is also the editor for The Automotive Review - an automotive publication bringing a West Coast flavour to its editorials.
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