One of the things that car lovers enjoy most is speed. The faster the car the more fun it is to drive. While getting behind the wheel of a fast vehicle is one of the most adrenaline-pumping activities you can do, it can also be one of the most dangerous. The racing world is full of examples of unfortunate drivers who lost control of their speeding vehicles. However, despite the dangers of speed car lovers will continue to admire vehicles that push the limits of what’s possible. If you love speed take a look at the below list. It features some of the fastest cars in the world.
Koenigsegg Agera R – 273 MPH
While Koenigsegg may not be as popular of a name as Ferrari, the company is known for producing some of the fastest cars in the world. In 2010 the Agera won the title of Hypercar of the Year by Top Gear Magazine. The Agera R first appeared in 2011. That same year it broke multiple world land speed records for a mass-produced vehicle. To learn more about the Agera R visit Koenigsegg’s official website.
Hennessey Venom GT– 270 MPH
Some experts claim that Hennessey’s Venom GT is actually the fastest production model in the world. Yet there is also debate about whether the Venom GT is really a “production” model due to the way it’s assembled. Regardless, the car is fast. The Venom GT is really a modified version of the Lotus Exige. In 2015 the Venom GT recorded a speed of 270 MPH at the Kennedy Space Center. However, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, it’s still not the fastest car in the world. Visit the Venom GT’s website to learn more about the vehicle.
Bugatti Chiron — 261 MPH
Due to its speed and power, Top Gear’s James May compared the Bugatti Veyron to the famed Concorde airplane. The Chiron is the successor to the Veyron, and the vehicle attempts to improve upon every feature of the Veyron. While the Chiron has been recorded at 261, it’s speed hasn’t been officially tested on the racetrack. The Chiron offers more than just speed, though. It features a leather interior, a world-class sound system, and a digital dashboard that displays different information depending on the speed of the car.
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport — 268 mph
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Veyron Super Sport is the fastest vehicle in the world. James May compared the original Veyron to the Concorde for good reason. Yet after the Veyron lost the speed record to the SSC Ultimate Aero, Bugatti went back to the drawing board and produced the Veyron Super Sport. Bugatti took everything that was great about the Veyron and improved upon it. To learn more visit Bugatti’s official website.