Fastest car in the world (2013)
The list of top 10 fastest cars in the world of 2013 has some changes compared to the 2012 list. This time, there won’t be Hennessey Venom GT (260 mph top speed), Koenigsegg Agera R (260 mph top speed), SSC Ultimate Aero (257 mph top speed), Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo (248 mph top speed), Koenigsegg CCX (245 mph top speed), or Ferrari Enzo (217 mph top speed) in the list because we tends to include something fresh into it. Ready, Set, Go!
1. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
Top Speed: 268 mph (431 km/h)
0–60 mph: 2.4 seconds
Price: $2.4 million
Well, it is still the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport a.k.a “King of Speed” top the list as the fastest car in the world of 2013. It achieves a heart-beating top speed of 268 mph or to be more accurate the record is 267.856 mph (431.072 km/h), that’s 50 mph faster than the car ranked number two in the list. The 1,200 HP 8.0L W 16 engine is said to be able to heat up the entire village during winter time. See something similar on top? There are two 2.4, one being the 2.4 seconds from 0-60 mph and another being the $2.4 million price tag. The price tag is definitely worth for it compared to some other super cars available in the market right now. Can you take off your shirt in 2.4 seconds?
2. Lamborghini Aventador LP700
Top Speed: 217 mph (350 km/h)
0–60 mph: 2.9 seconds
The Lamborghini Aventador has relentless force, fearless look, and timeless powerhouse. These combinations generate a scary top speed of 217 mph (350 km/h). The Italian bull is powered by a 6.5L V12 engine pumping 700hp and 690 Nm of maximum torque @ 5,500rpm. From zero to 60 mph, all it takes is just 2.9 seconds. Every Aventador is handcrafted inItaly. The car frame is built with carbon fiber monocoque with aluminium front and rear frames to reduce its total weight. Such a car, such a speed, and such a performance, it deserves double thumbs up!
3. Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
Top Speed: 211 mph (340 km/h)
0–62 mph: 3.1 seconds
The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta is currently the fastest Ferrari production car ever with the most powerful engine from Ferrari – a 6.3L V12 engine generating 730hp. The car was launched few months ago and we can surely see tons of it running on the road in 2013. From 0-100km/h it takes 3.1 seconds and it has something better than others – the durability. From 0-200km/h all it takes is 8.5seconds. That’s a record that many cars couldn’t achieve.
4. Ferrari FF
Top Speed: 208 mph (334 km/h)
0–62 mph: 3.7 seconds
The Ferrari FF may not have a sleekly design and it looks like a normal hatch back with its four-seater design. However, it is still a Ferrari. Under the hood, it was fitted with a four-wheel drive 6.3L V12 engine producing 651hp. That makes it not a normal hatch back but one of the fastest cars in the world with a top speed of 208mph. Another great record the FF achieved is the 11 seconds record from 0-124mph.
5. SRT Viper
Top Speed: 206 mph (331 km/h)
0–60 mph: 3.3 seconds (estimated)
The Dodge Viper will be back in 2013 without the Dodge badge. This time, it is powered by an 8.4-liter V-10 engine with a stiffer block casting, lighter valvetrain, and forged pistons that produces a mere 640hp @ 6150rpm and 600 lb-ft of torque @ 4950rpm. Paired with a six-speed transmission, the 2013 SRT Viper has a predicted top speed of 206 mph. Thanks to the forged aluminum wheels and composite intake, the curb weight of the Viper is estimated at only 3300 lb. 640hp on a 3300 lb weight is what make the SRT Viper slipped into the list of fastest car in the world.
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