The 5 fastest top road sports cars in the world


Text/Lu Xiaoyue

Since the invention of the automobile, the motive behind all sports cars has been trying to build the fastest legal road car in the world. Owning a fast-moving sports car can be exciting, but it will undoubtedly open up a big hole in your bank account. In fact, modify engines, slim down the overall profile, and equip them with better gearboxes. Most, if not all, sports cars on this list have won the coveted title of fastest sports car. Please enjoy the 5 fastest road sports cars in the world below:

  1. 9ff GT9-R (tie) — 257 miles per hour

The 9ff GT9-R, which is based on the Porsche 911 GT3 base sedan, is extraordinary and rated at 1,120 horsepower. This sports car is produced by the German tuning company 9ff, a professional tuning company that transforms Porsche cars into legal road racing cars. GT9-R has a unique engine layout to ensure the maximum grip of the rear wheels to achieve better weight distribution. It, together with the improved engine performance, constitutes the difference between this sports car and the Porsche 911. Only 150 vehicles were released, 20 of which were produced in accordance with GT9-R specifications.

The inner cage is equipped with a roll cage to increase safety, and a square patterned accessory decorated with blue leather. In addition, the car can be easily customized privately, including a variety of aviation kits. Depending on the customer, the appearance can be individually adjusted to suit the performance of the car. This car can also be equipped to increase maximum speed or track performance.

  1. SSC-Ultimate-Aero 257 miles per hour

The SSC Ultimate Aero, manufactured in the United States by SSC North America, was selected by the Guinness Book of World as the world’s fastest mass-produced sedan, with a record of 256.19 miles per hour, thus replacing it The Bugatti (Bugatti) Veyron Super Sport dominance. It is basically a mid-engined high-performance sports car that can be traced back to Jerod Shelby, the founder of the Silbe Supercar Company (SSC). The inner cage is equipped with two custom Recaro seats, each about 19 inches wide. The legroom is about 47 inches, and the headroom is 38.5 inches. The seat can be raised to 25 degrees. A customized speedometer (limited to 260 miles per hour) and a tachometer with readings up to 8,000 revolutions per minute are integrated into the dashboard.

The car is also equipped with gear lights, oil pressure gauge, voltmeter, fuel lever, horsepower meter, and an all-weather air-conditioning system for ultimate comfort. For entertainment, you can enjoy a powerful 10-speaker audio system and a pre-installed 7.5-inch DVD screen. Other luxury equipment includes an excellent navigation system, an automatic reversing camera, and so on. The exterior uses a lot of carbon fiber and other composite materials to give this super fast sports car a super strong body commensurate. The body frame (also known as the space frame) under the vehicle is mainly made of steel.

  1. Koenigsegg Agera R — 260 miles per hour

After the great success of the 940-horsepower Agera, the Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg made a comeback with a more exciting model: the 1,115-horsepower Agera R. This sports car is equipped with a 5-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 engine matched with a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox that can produce 885 pound-feet of torque. It inherits the carbon fiber monocoque and Rear Triplex shock absorber system of the previous model, and its two rear wheel suspensions are connected with an additional spring and shock absorber.

This sports car also got a new aerodynamics package. As well as winter kits including winter wheels and tires, customized Koenigsegg skis, and carbon fiber roof panels equipped with Arctic ski boxes. As you have guessed, this sports car is designed for skiing! There is a luggage compartment in the front of the car, where you can hide the conventional roof panel when you arrive at the ski destination.

  1. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport — 267.8 miles per hour

Super Sport is actually an upgraded version of the 2011 Veyron.

The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is one of the most exciting super sports cars in the world. Just mentioning its name can make most sports car fans bloody. In addition to the sky-high price of 2.7 million US dollars, this sports car is also limited to only 46 cars worldwide. It’s harder to get a glimpse of it. The Veyron Super Sport is actually an upgraded version of the 2011 Veyron. Since aerodynamics is essential to extreme speeds, this sports car has a longer roof, it’s equipped with two triangular air ducts, as well as a smoother profile to allow more air to enter the engine.

The front air intake has been modified and enlarged, and two vents have been added under the headlights. To improve stability, a new double diffuser and front spoiler are also included. This Super Sport loses 50 kilograms, thanks to a lighter car, a new exhaust system, and a redesigned monocoque. Under the hood, the second and third gear ratios have been extended to accommodate a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, a more responsive automatic shock absorber, and a wider rear wheel track. Equipped with an 8-liter four-turbocharged W16 engine, two upgraded alternate coolers, and four larger turbochargers, this sports car has a power output of 1,183 horsepower and 1,500 Newton-meter torque.

  1. Hennessey Venom GT — 270 miles per hour

Hennessey Venom GT is the champion of the world’s fastest road legal sports car. Venom GT uses a heavily overhauled Lotus Exige chassis, including headlights, wipers, HVAC system, underbody, cockpit, windshield, side glass, doors and roof. However, the high performance of this sports car has nothing to do with Lotus cars. Thanks to the carbon fiber wheel and body structure, its body weight is 1,244 kg. The brake is connected to the 4-piston calipers on the rear wheels and the 6-piston calipers on the front wheels, and the 15-inch carbon ceramic brake discs are provided by Surface Transforms.

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