The automotive industry has evolved a lot, and people have become increasingly more interested in purchasing stylish, affordable and high-speed sports and luxury car – and for a good reason, given the fact that these jewels on four wheels are not only breath-taking, but very comfortable at the same time. With price tags ranging from several tens of dollars to several millions, these fast cars are available in all shapes, sizes and colors and they are ready to take over the roads in 2014. No matter if you want to invest in a sports car or you are just a car enthusiast who always wants to be up to date with the latest releases, here you will find the top 10 fastest cars in 2014:
10. Ascari A10
The Ascari A10 managed to impress the public not only because it is one of the fastest breeds of its kind, but also because it has an engine with an outstanding capacity of no less than 625 horsepower. The A10 model is manufactured by the popular British car manufacturer Ascari and it is heavily modified to meet the needs of the driver. Its gear box has no less than six different manual speeds, and this beautiful car can go from 0-60 miles in even less than three seconds. Overall, the Ascari A10 is certainly worthy of a place on the list of the top 10 fastest cars in the world!
9. The McLaren F1
McLaren has also managed to make a name for itself in the car industry, but this is more than just a speedy sports car – it has a BMW V12 6.0 liter engine that gives two more horsepower than the Ascari A10 (627 in total), not to mention that it is very lightweight as well. The McLaren F1 is the perfect combination – fast, luxurious, comfortable and light, thus very easy to operate.
8. The Hennessey Venom GT
Manufactured by Hennessey Engineering Performance, the Hennessey Venom GT is one of the fastest vehicles in the world – this is a carefully engineered and modified car that comes with a V8 6.2 liter twin turboengine. Not only can the Hennessey Venom GT go from 0-60 miles in little over two seconds, but it also has a maximum speed of no less than 260 miles per hour and an overall engine power of 1200 HP. You can now have the Hennessey Venom GT in your garage for no more than $1 million!
7. The Koenigsegg CCX
Koenigsegg is a popular Swedish manufacturer of sports car that has managed to stand out from the rest by manufacturing several appreciated cars like the Agera. However, the Koenigsegg CCX is very popular as well – with a maximum speed of 265 miles per hour, this car model has a 806 HP, V8 engine and it has also been heavily modified in order to become one of the fastest sports cars in the world. The car is very lightweight and it comes with two superchargers as well – it can reach 0-200 mpg in less than 10 seconds and it comes with a relatively affordable price tag as well, given the fact that you can purchase the Koenigsegg CCX for little over $500,000.
6. The Koenigsegg Agera R
As mentioned above, the Agera R is also a very sought-after model as it can go from 0-60 mph in under three seconds. The Agera can also reach a maximum speed of 260 miles per hour, thus being places in the top five fastest cars in the world.
5. The Zenvo ST1
Zenvo is a popular Danish car manufacturer and the ST1 comes with a generous, V8 twin 7.0 engine that gives the car a maximum speed of 233 miles per hour, and it allows the vehicle to easily accelerate from 0-60 miles in less than 3 seconds. In spite of being a stylish and very beautiful car, the Zenvo ST1 is not a very popular choice given its price tag of over $1.2 million dollars – that, and the fact that the supercar is made in no less than 15 units only.
4. The Lamborghini Aventador
The Lamborghini Aventador is undoubtedly one of the most discussed and sought-after cars in 2014, mainly due to its outstanding appearance but also because it takes it only 2.9 seconds to go from 0-60 miles per hour. With a maximum speed of 220 miles per hour and a V12 engine measuring a horsepower of no less than 700, the Lamborghini Aventador certainly offers great value for the money – it is often compared to other famous sports cars such as the Aston Martin or the Ascari A10, both of which are considered to be in the top 10 fastest cars in the world in 2014.
3. The Saleen S7
Although the Saleen S7 has not received too much media attention lately, this is one of the most appreciated super cars in 2014 in America – it can reach a maximum speed of no less than 248 miles per hour and it can go from 0-60 miles in less than three seconds. At the same time, the Saleen S7 comes with a 7.0 liter V8 engine that has two turbos, thus being one of the fastest cars at the moment, not to mention that it also has a horsepower of 750.
2. The Pagani Huayra
Pagani Huayra certainly has an appearance that makes it one of a kind and it looks like a very advanced technology-car, but this car is designed to be both extremely fast and luxurious at the same time. The Pagani Huayra comes with6.0 liter V12 engines with twin turbos and it can deliver over 700 horsepower as well. With a maximum speed of 230 miles per hour, the Pagani Huayra is certainly a great choice for sport car enthusiasts.
1. The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
The number one on the list is by far the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport which is now considered to be the fastest road-legal vehicle in the entire world. It can go from 0-60 miles an hour within no more than 2.4 seconds and it has an eight-liter V8 motor and no less than four bi-turbochargers. Also, the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has a maximum power of 1200 HP and it can reach an astonishing maximum speed of 267 miles per hour – that is why its price tag of almost $2.5 million is fully understandable!