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Even though most of us will probably never have a chance to own one of the fastest cars of all time, it doesn’t keep us from being curious. Just in case the impossible happens, it would be great to know which cars have the power and speed to race by others on the street. We can sit and dream of being behind the wheel, and running with that needle in the red line on the tachometer. If you’ve been passed by someone driving one of these amazing machines, then maybe you too have wished you could do the same. So here’s a list of the top ten fastest cars, that anyone with the money can own.
This is a relatively new introduction to the marketplace by a British company. Still in a short time it has risen to the top of the list after breaking the Guinness world’s record. It has a Chevrolet V8 engine, and can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 2.6 seconds.
Bugatti Veyron 16.4
With the Bugatti Veyron you get a car that not only fast, but very comfortable. Nearly two tons in weight, it gives two passengers a wonderful ride and plenty of speed thanks to its W16 1001 horsepower engine. The maximum speed is 253.4 miles per hour, that you experience in its limousine quality interior.
This car is produced by a small British company and utilizes a Honda engine. Add the benefit of a supercharger, and it can exceed 300 miles per hour. The Ariel Atom has a streamlined design that reduces its weight, and makes it much less in terms of cost, over some other cars on the list.
The fastest of the cars produced by this famous Italian automobile manufacturer, its speed and acceleration were legendary, until it finally was beaten for the record by the McLaren F1. There have only been 399 Ferrari Enzo manufactured to date.
This car held the speed record for approximately ten years. It was specifically designed for speed. The McLaren uses a BMW gold plated V12 engine with a top speed of 240 miles per hour.
Porsche Carrera GT
Styled and manufacturer with Porsche’s masterful production, it is the most advanced of the Carrera line. Composed exclusively of carbon fibers and composite materials, it is unique in its texture. Recently sales have made it the one of the most successful fast cars in history.
An Italian manufactured car with a German engine, the Mercedes AMG V12 motor provides 555 horsepower and 0 to 60 in 3.4 seconds. There is no lack of extravagance to its design.
This British produced car has always had a well earned reputation for being one of the world’s fastest cars. With the power and performance of its 2.3 liter engine it has 250 horsepower. When you sit in this car you get the feel of its long history of speed.
Relying upon superior talents in road handling technology, the Porsche has a sophisticated integral drive. It is able to handle curves incredibly well without any worries over it sliding on the road.
The Gallardo is just slightly faster than the other Lamborghini make. You would enjoy owning this famous car, with all its well earned fame for performance and speed. Its V10 engine yields a 520 horsepower engine.
If you are in the market for one of the world’s fastest road machines, then those above would be on your list. They all have the qualities and performance that create a pride of ownership, beyond the simple joy of speed.
Orignal Source: http://www.satelliteinternetservice.org/blog/2011/10-fastest-cars-of-all-time/