Limited quantities, high-performance, and high-speed, these cars were definitely not built for the weak. Designed in various shapes, sizes, and colours, these low-built supercars are light and faster than the speed of light, or they may as well be anyway. If put to the test, any of these vehicles will pass you in the blink of an eye, leaving only a trace of its sound and the scent of tire burn. Aggressive, fast, and flashy, they have been built for the road and/or for the track, and are sure to give you the adrenaline rush and sense of freedom you are in search of.
Here is a list of ten cars that will have your heart sinking into your gut and shivers running down your spine.
10. Noble M600: 225mph
The M600 hypercar, engineered by British manufacturer Noble, hits major supercar territory with its target competitor range being the likes of Ferrari F40’s and McLaren F1’s, despite being an underdog. Defined by its unrestrained performance and capacity to do more than just speed in a straight light, the M600 is one of the fastest cars to ever hit the streets. It flaunts its carbon fibre panels and a powerful push due to its 4.4-litre V8 engine that comes equipped with twin-turbos, all of which produce a stampeding 650-horsepower from the back wheels. Accelerating to 60 miles per hour in a solid 3 seconds, the M600 is not for the faint of heart.
9. Pagani Huayra: 230mph
A rare car that we do not hear the name of as frequently as other notorious fast cars, the exclusive Pagani Huayra, is a powerhouse made to order that combines the best of both worlds; luxury and ultimate performance. Packed with a twin-turbocharged 6.0-litre V12 engine that can generate 720-horsepower, it takes 3.3 seconds for this beast to hit 60 miles per hour. From its engineering to its detail, this supercar is downright impressive and riveting. Even though they are a small company, Pagani has left quite a lasting impression on the world and has made a reputable statement in the industry.
8. Zenvo ST1: 233mph
When building the ST1, Zenvo engineers had dexterity and efficiency in mind, producing a car that could be used for the everyday drive, as well as a weapon on the race tracks. Its V8 engine can produce a bone-bending 1104-horsepower that will get you to 62 miles per hour in a mere 3 seconds flat. Exceptionally fast and unwavering no matter the surface area, the ST1 just might win your heart over. Only 15 drivers will have the privilege of owning this stylish beast that is aggressive, hardcore, and slightly obscure in name.
7. McLaren F1: 240mph
If you were aiming for the stars, the McLaren F1 could definitely take you there. That is, if you have the courage to withstand its fury. These cars have been built with quite a legacy behind them, and the F1 demonstrates the brand’s power-driven engineering and invincible skills. In 3.2 seconds, it will blast off to 60 miles per hour, thanks to its 6.1-litre V12 custom-designed engine by BMW Motorsports. Its 627-horsepower engine will prove that its performance and production are out of this world, ultimately blowing you away and luring you in with its addictive experience.
6. W Motors Lykan Hypersport: 245mph
W Motors have created only seven exclusive Lykan Hypersport vehicles, incorporating the finest of jewels and precious metals throughout much of its design and technology. This is clearly evident in its hefty price tag, however, this world class supercar has a lot to show for it, including an interactive holographic display system. The interior cabin has luxury stamped all over it and within the shell of this monstrous car is a turbocharged 3.7-litre flat-six engine that can produce 750-horsepower, which in turn can dash to 60 miles per hour in 2.8 seconds.
5. Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo: 248mph
Yet another limited quantity vehicle, this American-made sports car has earned its respected standing through great design, high-performance, and immense power. The Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo has a long history of racing, and can even compete with speed-giants like Lamborghini. It has a 7.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine that can produce a beastly 750-horsepower, accelerating this beauty to 62 miles per hour in an easy-breezy 3.2 seconds thanks to its carbon fibre body. A supercar like this was built to provide a thrilling experience for drivers, that of effortless driving and note-worthy maneuvering.
4. SSC Ultimate Aero: 257mph
Since its creation in 2007, only five copies of this beastly vehicle have been made, making it highly exclusive. Recognized as one of the fastest production cars in the world, the SSC Ultimate Aero is powered by a twin-turbo V8 engine that can produce a ravaging 1287-horsepower which will blow your mind. In comparison to the original Aero, the Ultimate model has been redesigned with even better aerodynamics, greater braking capabilities, and more use of carbon fibre. To make a greater statement, the Ultimate Aero has a variety of exterior and interior colour combinations to choose from, which will allow drivers to express their personality and unique style.
3. Koenigsegg Agera R: 260mph
Koenigsegg has really proved its ability to go fast, while earning much respect from drivers without having to be a major brand like many others in the industry. Fast is an understatement when talking about what this car is capable of achieving. It will leave you feeling like you have just bent through space and time, to say the least. Hitting 60 miles per hour in 2.8 seconds, the Agera R can charge out a mean 1140-horsepower from its twin-turbo 5.0-litre V8 engine that has a beautiful, yet beastly, soundtrack to it.
2. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport: 269mph
For years, Bugatti’s Veyron Super Sport held the title of “The Fastest Car in the World,” at 269 miles per hour. However, as of recently, it has lost its standing over a mere 1 mile per hour. Exhilarating for those who can handle its madness, the Veyron Super Sport means nothing short of business. It can talk the talk, and sure can race the race. In 2.5 seconds, this powerhouse can hit 62 miles per hour, unleashing the 1200-horsepower strength behind its 16-cylinder engine. It boasts an impressive set of features and specifications, paired with an impeccable design, unique high-performance, and power.
1. Hennessey Venom GT: 270mph
Only a select number of drivers will get to enjoy the privilege of owning a Venom GT. According to the Guinness World Book of Records, it is the fastest accelerating car, jumpstarting from zero-to-186 miles per hour in 13.63 seconds. However, after being provided access to NASA’s space shuttle landing runway, this insane powerhouse was able to prove how much faster it can go. With 1244-horsepower by its side and a 7-litre V8 engine, the Hennessey Venom GT can reach 60 miles per hour in 2.7 seconds, making it the fastest in the world; even faster than Bugatti’s Veyron Super Sport.