Top 10 Fastest Cars in the World 2018

We live in a supersonic era, where it’s difficult to cope with the speed of the ever-shining world..! Why should we don’t have a super fast car, which brings us to our dream place, before we dreamed of it? The top 10 fastest cars in the world in 2018 are listed below as per a number of available statistics. Have a glance at the fastest super-duper cars, which makes our journeys crazy!

10 Lykan Fenyr Supersport, 245 miles per hour

 

Lykan Fenyr SuperSport is a product of W Motors; a Dubai based Car Company with its origin in Lebanon. The company is regarded as the first manufacturer of sports cars in Lebanese. It took a number of years for this first Middle East based manufacturer to release the product. In the year of 2013, the company announced the manufacturing of supercars Lykan Fenyr SuperSport. The name Fenyr was evolved from Fenrir, a monster appearing in Norse mythology. The featured car includes a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter engine with a horsepower of 900 hp. The 0 to 60 mph performance time of the vehicle is given as 2.7 seconds.  The Fenyr supercars production was limited to 25 in number every year.

This model was specially focused on its high performance and luxury features, better than previous editions. The track master proved a top speed of 246mph. The weight of the model is approximately 2646 lb. The official releasing of Lykan Fenyr SuperSport was held in the year 2015 at the event of Lykan Fenyr SuperSport. By November 2017, the production model of Fenyr SuperSport was released incorporating a number of changes. Thus the model of Lykan Fenyr SuperSport holds the tenth position in the list of fastest cars in the world in 2018 with a speed of 246 mph. The luxury model creators are now busy with their next generation fastest car development.

Key Specifications

  • Twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter engine
  • Maximum Power: 900 HP
  • Top speed: 246 miles per hour
  • Performance Time: 0 to 60 mph in 2.7 seconds
  • Weight: 2646 lb
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9 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo, 248 miles per hour

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Saleen S7 is a legend in cars with a number of potential factors. It was a product delivered from the firm, Saleen Automotive Inc. The car was the very first full proprietary car which was also known to be the first mid-engine production car of America. It produces 750 horsepower and is able to rise up to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds time span. The average speed performance of 248 mph makes this stunning car in the list of top ten fastest supercars in the world.

The S7 was a stunning model supercar from Saleen. The car was made as per the number of racing technologies to outperform. This space frame designed car was included in a number of racing competitions with American Le Mans Series and FIA GT championship as well.  The body of S7 is coated with carbon fiber and used aerodynamic principles and scooping ideas. The enriched interior includes a combination of leather and aluminum accent. Apart from the two trunks, mid-engine layout, LCD monitor and quick release steering wheels, another one point which is important is the mid aligned driver seat, which helps in terms of visibility of the driver. High-quality materials are used inside the car to provide electrical stability.

Key Specifications

  • Two trunks, mid-engine layout
  • Maximum Power: 750 HP
  • Top speed: 248 miles per hour
  • Performance Time: 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds
  • body coated with carbon fiber
  • LCD monitor and quick release steering wheels
  • Mid aligned driver seat

8 Tesla Roadster, 250 miles per hour

 

The Tesla Roadster is a supercar from the firm Tesla Inc, an electric car manufacturer.  The second generation Roadster is the upcoming model from the team which can accelerate from 0 to60 mph in 1.9 seconds of time. The company claimed the model to possess a speed of 250 mph. The company expectations are high in the roadster model and it’s supposed to cover a range of 620 miles.

The original Tesla Roadster was a sports car based on the Lotus Elise, and its performance was really impressive. The car manufacturer Tesla revealed the model images and mentioned it to be a semi-truck type commercial car. The future version of Tesla Roadster was released surprisingly at the end of Tesla semi event conducted on 16th of November 2017. Test drives were allowed to people who paid money up to $50000 and pre-ordered the same. In the month of June 2018, the CEO of the company revealed that the package called SpaceX for the new hero. The so-called founder series of roadster will be available for $250,000. The full payment of the price is required to get the hero, which will be initially produced to 1000 in number. Now let’s wait for this fastest superhero roadster to come on track soon.

Key Specifications

  • Semi-truck type commercial car
  • Top speed: 250 miles per hour
  • Performance Time: 0 to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds
  • Mile Range: 620 miles
  • SpaceX package of Tesla costs $250,000

7 Koenigsegg Regera, 255  miles per hour

 

Koenigsegg Regera was a limited edition supercar produced from
Koenigsegg Automotive AB. It was released in the Geneva Motor Show held in March 2015. This limited edition hybrid sports car was initially produced in 80 units which are all sold out by the time with cost around US$1.9 million. The car is fast enough to make a speed of 255 mph (410 kph). This sports car weighs around 3510 lbs.

Christian von Koenigsegg mentioned about this luxury hypercar to top gear as the most insane one in the planet earth. This version comes up with a modified chassis, and the battery pack is of 9KW within the center. The rear chassis is fitted with rubber mounts and it helps to provide a comfortable feel. The car holds a 5.0-liter twin turbo engine, which is capable of producing 1100bph. Koenigsegg Direct Drive system is used in this car accompanied by a hydraulic pumping system.  The new technology helps in removing the traditional gearbox and makes the vehicle more efficient. The rear wheels take only 2.7 seconds to drive 0-62 mph. This hypercar can be considered as an alternative to the Koenigsegg’s traditional extreme cars. The specialties such as six-way adjustable electrical seat and robotized body add beauty to the car. Thus Koenigsegg Regera ensures its position within the top 10 fastest cars all over the world in 2018.

Key Specifications

  • 5.0-liter twin turbo engine
  • Maximum Power: 1500+ HP
  • Top speed: 255 miles per hour
  • Performance Time: 0 to 62 mph in 2.7 seconds
  • Weight: 3510 lbs
  • A battery pack of 9KW
  • Hydraulic pumping system
  • six-way adjustable electrical seat

6 SSC Ultimate Aero, 257  miles per hour

The SSC Ultimate Aero, also known as Shelby SuperCars (SSC) was the fastest production car which came up with a 256mph speed in the year 2007. SSC Ultimate Aero was developed by SSC North America. It was defeating the latest Veryon in terms of its features.  It includes a twin-turbocharged V8 engine with a horsepower of 1287hp. This supercar was designed in such a way that it lacks any electronic driver aids to help power control. The talented people were offered with a chance to get a pure driving experience.

The wind tunnel tests showed comparatively better results for the Ultimate Aero model. The electrically powered Ultimate Aero has butterfly doors as of in Enzo Ferrar. Carbon fiber and titanium are used throughout the vehicle to keep balanced weight. The engine replacement and boost measures of the car are comparatively higher than the previous editions. The ultimate aero XT was the last edition of the Ultimate Aero developed for the celebration of its productions end. The SSC Ultimate Aero is till lists within the top ten fastest cars in the world 2018, with its shining peculiarities.

Key Specifications

  • Twin-turbocharged V8 engine
  • Maximum Power: 1287 HP
  • Top speed: 256 miles per hour
  • Performance Time: 0 to 62 mph in 2.7 seconds
  • Weight: 2800 lbs
  • Butterfly doors

5 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport , 268  miles per hour

 

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The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport model is the successor of Bugatti Chiron edition. The development of Veyron was after times when Bugatti brand was purchased by Volkswagen. The aim at the time was to develop the fastest car in the world. The initial Veryon was having turbocharged w16 engine providing 1000 horsepower. Later the Veryon super sport version came with 1200horse power and it has advanced aerodynamic changes, which helps in conquering more extra miles.   The Veyron super sport was once mentioned as the world’s second fastest production car in the Guinness Book of World Records. Its top speed was 268 mph and the wheels were protected from disintegrating problems.

The development of Bugatti Veyron has set a number of benchmarks in the development of production cars. This limited edition super decorated with orange wheels, special orange body colorings, and carbon body coatings. The production Veyron Super Sport this car was limited to 30 units. This was released in the Monterey Historic Races of 2010 at Laguna Seca. The Veryon Super Sport is completely sold out today and it still keeps the status of the fastest production car, which makes Bugatti an inevitable part of the top 10 fastest cars in the world 2018.

Key Specifications

  • Turbocharged w16 engine
  • Maximum Power: 1200 HP
  • Top speed: 268 miles per hour
  • Weight: 4044 lbs
  • Orange wheels and special orange body colorings
  • Carbon body coatings

4 Hennessey Venom GT , 270 miles per hour

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The Venom GT version of Hennessey sports car is developed by Texas-based Hennessey Performance Engineering Corporation. The design of Venom GT is depending on the Lotus Exige model. In the year of 2013, the Venom GT set Guinness world record as the fastest production car with average acceleration time 13.63 seconds.  These supercars have a speed of 270 mph, and it holds a 7.0-liter V8 engine, which is of twin-turbocharged design.  The car produces a horsepower of 1244 and the torque is mentioned to be as 1155 pound-feet.  It takes only 2.8 seconds for rising up to 62 mph, and in 14.51 seconds it accelerates starting from 0 to 200 mph.

The Hennessey Venom GT version proved its speed of 270mph in the space shuttle runway at the Kennedy Space Centre of Florida in the US. The model has not yet got an entry to the Guinness books, for which the car should prove 270mph and above average speed in both directions. Even though the company says the model achieved the target speed, it is not experimentally proved. The car lovers are waiting for more advanced versions from Hennessey. This super edition holds its position right in top 5 fastest cars in the world 2018.

Key Specifications

  • Twin-turbocharged 7.0-liter V8 engine
  • Maximum Power: 1451 HP
  • Maximum Torque: 1155 pound-feet
  • Top speed: 270 miles per hour
  • Performance Time: 0 to 62 mph in 14.51 seconds
  • Weight: 2743 lbs
  • Average acceleration time: 13.63 seconds

3 Bugatti Chiron , 271 miles per hour

 

The Bugatti Chiron edition is a super production car from the team of Bugatti. This supercar was remarked as the king among the various cars and in the initial stage, only 500 units were released for the market. Out of them the very first 200 cars were sold out before the release of this super king. The expensive one costs $2.6 million. The engine holds 1500 horsepower and the interior and exterior make cool effects. The highest speed of Chiron is 271 mph. Chiron was first introduced in the Geneva Motor Show in 2016.

The adaptive dampers of Chiron are stiffer in the handling mode.  It enables comfort ride and softer settings. The Chiron Sport driving mode includes a torque vectoring system which helps to navigate tighter corners. The arms of Chiron are shielded with carbon fiber.  The front grill of the Chiron holds a number 16 placed in it. The record of this fastest production car crossed the Veyron Super Sport car’s speed. The company also announced the modified version of Chiron LEGO, will be made available from June 2018 to make changes in the fastest cars records. The world is waiting for more stunning releases from the fastest car makers Bugatti.

Key Specifications

  • Quad-turbocharged 8.0-liter W16 engine
  • Maximum Power: 1500 HP
  • Cost: $2.6 million
  • Top speed: 271 miles per hour
  • Weight: 4400 lbs
  • Carbon body coatings

2 Koenigsegg Agera RS , 278 miles per hour

 

The Koenigsegg Agera RS is a developed by Koenigsegg Automotive AB. This is considered to be the fastest one in the industry since Hennessey didn’t verify the claims announced. Thus the Koenigsegg Agera RS edition here stands with a silver medal.  The car holds 1160 horsepower and it proved the average mph of 278 in its initial runs held on public road space in Las Vegas of Nevada. In the year of 2017, Agera RS drove with a move from 0 to 249 miles per hour followed by a back to initial zero in 36.44 seconds.

The vehicle holds 5.0-liter turbo V8, with a production of 1380bph, which was chasing the score 12mph of Bugatti Veyron. Koenigsegg incorporated a number of new settings in this emergent version including ride height, aerodynamic features, and shock absorbers. The company also claimed that the car reached a maximum of speed 284.3 mph. This second fastest car model is named as the hypercar of the year 2010, by Top gear magazine. This record hitting car is arranged with aluminum wheels and center nuts. The trademark doors of Koenigsegg, traction control system and enlighted lighting system adds the beauty of Koenigsegg Agera RS, the ever-stylish production from Koenigsegg Automotive.

Key Specifications

  • 5.0-liter turbo V8 engine
  • Maximum Power: 1160 HP
  • Top speed: 278 miles per hour
  • Performance Time: 0 to 249 mph in 36.44 seconds
  • Weight: 3075 lbs
  • Traction control system
  • Enlighted lighting system

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1 Hennessey Venom F5 , 301 miles per hour

Hennessey Venom F5

 

Hennessey Venom F5 is an upcoming supercar by Hennessey Special Vehicles, a Texas-based firm.  It was first announced in the SEMA Show, held in Las Vegas of Nevada, on 1st of November 2017.  It will be recognized as the first one among the company productions, where all the parts including body, engine and exhaust system are solely built by the company along with collaborations of bespoke components.

The company is confident enough in announcing the features of this top one fastest car, as it will beat records with a speed of 301mph. Venom F5 have 7.4-liter twin turbo V8 engine bolted with 1600 horsepower.  The only step pending with Hennessey is confirming its speed with the Guinness Book of world record. This will make Hennessey get the seat of fastest top one car from Koenigsegg Agera RS.  Also, Venom F5 holds the acceleration of 2.0 second for 0-60mph and it showed a total projected speed of 301 mph. The company claims that the issues occurring through acceleration and speed factors and well handled in the model.  It can stop up to 186 mph along the booting stop. The company also conveyed that within less than half a minute it can rise to 249 mph. The skin of Hennessey is coated with carbon fiber dermis and the car is reportedly weighed around 2950 lbs including the fluids. Let wait for the production delivery stat of the top one fastest car in the world 2018.

Key Specifications

  • 7.4-liter twin turbo V8 engine
  • Maximum Power: 1600 HP
  • Maximum Torque: 1300 lb-feet at 4400 rpm
  • Top speed: 301 miles per hour
  • Performance Time: 0 to 60 mph in 2.0 seconds
  • Weight: 2950 lbs
  • Carbon fiber body coatings