Carrying lofty prices, the high-end luxury supercars are among the most desirables across the globe. These swanky cars are not only known for their killer looks or deluxe interior packed with high-tech features, but they are synonymous with speed and performance. Powered by the meaty engines, the sound of these machines can be heard from far off. For all those luxury enthusiasts and performance fanatics, here are the 10 fastest cars with their engine and performance details.
Koenigsegg Agera R - This hypercar designed by Christian Von Koenigsegg with top speed of 439kmph is the fastest car in the world. What may excite the performance enthusiasts, is its meagre time to hit the 100kmph mark that is just 2.8 seconds. The beast with swanky looks costs a staggering Rs 12.5 crore and gets a 1,140bhp, 5L twin turbo engine.
Hennessey Venom GT - Trailed by Koenigsegg Agera R, the Hennessey Venom GT is propelled by the meaty 7.0-litre, twin turbocharged V8 engine with a massive power output of 1,451bhp. The supercar accelerates from zilch to 100kmph within 2.4 seconds, while attaining top speed of 435kmph. Priced at a colossal Rs 8.65 crore, this is the first supercar to exceed 1:1 power to weight ratio.
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport - The third model on the list of the top 10 fastest cars in the world is the Bugatti Veyron. Carrying a hefty price of Rs 16 crore, it benefits from an 8.0-litre, quad turbo W16 engine that with 1200bhp of power. While the time taken to sprint to 100kmph from rest is just 2.5 seconds, it is claimed to hit top speed mark of 415kmph.
9FF GT9-R - Capturing fourth spot on the list is the 9FF GT9-R that is essentially an evolved version of the 9FF GT9. Aside from its top speed of 413kmph and 2.9 seconds acceleration time to hit 100kmph from standstill, the supercar is known for its comprehensive choice for customization. Just so you know, it packs a 4L flat 6 engine with 1,120bhp.
SSC Ultimate Aero - This mid-engined high performance car produced by SSC North America was among the world’s fastest production cars as per Guinness World Records during 2007-2010. Deriving power from the 6.3L twin-turbo engine with 1,287bhp of power, it propels to 100kmph within 2.78 seconds and touches top speed of 411kmph.
Koenigsegg CCR - The mid-engined sport car from the Swedish luxury car giant had a limited run of just 14 units. It is two door vehicle that packs a retractable roof and an array of aerodynamical bits. Driven by the 4.7L, V8 engine with 806bhp, it accelerates to 100kmph from standstill within 3.7 seconds while attaining top speed of 390kmph.
McLaren F1 - Known for its unique interior design, the McLaren F1 sports car is designed and manufactured by McLaren Cars. Interestingly, only 100 examples of the supercar were ever produced. As for the power, it uses a 6.1L BMW M V12 engine with 670bhp and lumbar past 100kmph from rest in 3.2 seconds. Driven by the beasty engine, it offers a top speed of 387kmph.
Zenvo ST1 - Produced by the Danish company Zenvo, this high-performance supercar was launched in 2009 and is available as a hand-built model in Denmark. The power source on this speedster is a 1,104bhp, 6.8-litre V8 engine with a top speed of 374.97kmph. While it takes just 3 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100kmph.
Pagani Huayra - The mid-engined Italian supercar is the successor to the Pagani Zonda that was awarded the best hypercar in 2012 by Top Gear magazine. Interestingly, it has been featured in the Transformers: Age of Extinction. Power on this speedster is sourced from the 6-litre twin turbo V8 engine good for 750bhp. It does the 0 to 100kmph stint in 3.2 seconds and offers top speed of 370kmph.
Aston Martin One-77 - While Aston Martin cars are better recognized as the James Bond vehicles, this two door coupe shot to fame for its speed. It is in fact one of the fastest cars from the company with a speed of 354kmph. The supercar carries a robust 750bhp, 7.3-litre V12 engine and propels to 100kmph from zilch in just 3.5 seconds.