There was once a question that kept many men intrigued about the fact that no correct answer could be obtained when they asked “what women truly like to have?”. In the end its common knowledge that women are difficult and the answer to this question may never be discovered in full.
However, to the question “what men like?” the answer might be a lot simpler as they are car fanatics and one of their main goals in life (besides family and health) is to be able to own or at least drive the fastest cars in the world. Unfortunately, only the truly wealthy people can dream about such cars as they are also most expensive cars in the world, as each of them has a waiting list and a price that may be compared to a city’s income per year.
Starting with this question, we managed to create a list containing the top ten fastest cars in the world, keeping in mind that nothing is too fast, too expensive, too high-tech or too eye-popping for the common individual. Another thing to keep in mind is that all of the cars included in this ranking, are street legal. Here is the list containing the top 10 fastest cars in the world 2014:
The Noble M600 – 225MPH
This car became famous even before it was shown to the public, due to the long period of time designers spent on creating it. Nevertheless, the result is amazing and both the interior and exterior are luxurious and high-tech.
When it comes to performance, the V8 4.4 liter engine along with 2 other supercharges which are optional, offer the car the strength it needs to be number 10 on our list; between 450 and 650 HP.
The 225 miles per hour maximum speed are obtained at 6800 RPM, and at a price around $324,680 (mainly because it is not a brand name) this car is perfect for a person that likes unique items at affordable prices.
Pagani Huayra – 230 MPH
The Pagany Huayra is definitely a super car that deserves the respect of all car enthusiasts. The high performance is obtained with the help of a Twin Turbo Charger V12 6.0 liter engine that was taken from the Mercedes AMG, thus obtaining 720 HP and a maximum speed of 230 miles per hour at just 5800 RPM. For those interested in a boost of power, the 7 speed sequential transmission will offer the thrill of a lifetime. The car is evaluated at $1,273,500.
Zenovo ST1 – 233 MPH
Zenovo is actually a Danish creation, and although they are not known for any type of automotive developments, they managed to hit the spot with this super car. With the help of a 7.0 liter Corvette V8 engine the Zenovo ST1 hides under the hood around 1,250 HP and has a maximum speed of 233 mph. Incredible, right?
Evaluated at $1,225,000, the producers decided to manufacture only 15 cars per year, so besides being a great super car, it is also a limited version.
McLaren F1 – 243 MPH
McLaren Automotive is, without a doubt, a reference brand in the automotive industry, so it is no surprise to see the McLaren F1 in this list. In 1998, McLaren established the record for the fastest production car worldwide.
Equipped with a V12 6.0 liter BMW engine, the motor manages to generate 627 HP and a maximum speed of 243 miles per hour. Weighing just 266 kilograms, this super car is evaluated at $970,000.
Koenigsegg CCX – 245 MPH
This Swedish car deserves, without a doubt, a place in the top 10 fastest cars in the world due to its outstanding performances. Equipped with a V8 engine that produces 806 HP, and produces a maximum speed of 245 miles per hour, the producers decided to completely modify the existing engine by adding a lighter but stronger aluminum engine block. They also added 2 additional superchargers. The car is evaluated at $5.5 million.
Saleen S7 Twin Turbo – 248 MPH
Have you heard about Steve Saleen, a renowned specialty car builder? He is the person that successfully created and developed the amazing Saleen S7 Twin Turbo super car. The name comes from the 2 turbo chargers that complement the incredible V8, 7000 cc engine that manages to produce an incredible strength of 750 HP.
Compared to the last model, this new one went through a few changes to the fenders, spoilers and diffusers in order to obtain a perfect aerodynamic car and to increase the down force. It is without a doubt a car with attitude and uniqueness, and this is why it has a price tag of around $610,000.
Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 – 254 MPH
Most people don’t know that the Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 was designed by the people working at Wolkswagen, but successfully produced by the famous Bugatti Automobiles. They are known for producing the ultimate cars when we refer to price, luxury and speed. Even the famous BBC TV program, Top Gear declared that this car is without a doubt the “Car of the Year” so it is no surprise to learn that it is the new fastest car in the world 2014, reaching a maximum speed of 253.81 miles per hour. This super car is equipped with an incredible W16 8.0 liter quad turbo charged engine that produces a strength of 1,200 HP. It is evaluated at $2.7 million.
SSC Ultimate Aero – 257 MPH
This model is actually a better improved version of the former SSC Aero, which is equipped with a powerful V8 Twin Turbo 6.3 liter engine, producing an incredible power of 1,200 HP. The result is absolutely incredible. All the modification applied to this super car, managed to increase the engine airflow by around 20% and the maximum speed to 257 miles per hour. The purchasing price is $654,400.
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport – 269 MPH
This super car started its production in 2010 and became the fastest car in the world until 2013. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is equipped with an incredible W16 Narrow Angle 8.0 liter engine that produces a whopping 1.200 HP. Could you imagine going from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.4 seconds? This super car does. With an additional 4 bi-turbochargers and a total of 64 valves, the car reaches a maximum speed of 269 miles per hour. It is important to know, in case you plan on buying such a car, that although it reaches 269 mph, the cars that are bought, are limited to 258 mph, in order to prevent the tires from shredding. Until now, only 30 pieces were produced. All these improvements and additions, make this car to be worth around $3,400,000.
Hennessey Venom GT – 270 MPH
The number one super car in the top 10 fastest cars in the world is definitely the Hennessey Venom GT, produced by Hennessey Engineering Performance after the model of a Lotus Exige.
It is equipped with a powerful V8 LSX Twin Turbo charged 7.0 liter engine that produces 1.200 HP and a maximum speed of 270 miles per hour. The record of 270.49 miles per hour maximum speed was reached on February 2014 at Kennedy Space Center. The price tag is between $6 and $10 million.