Unlike a decade back when the number of fast cars were limited, you will now find plenty of options to choose from. These vehicles are speedy, stylish and highly comfortable. The car manufacturing companies have experimented with the design and engines of the cars to come out with some really good fast cars. This year like the previous one will witness the launch of many fast cars by various automobile manufacturers. They are also using some of the most advanced designing and manufacturing processes that helps them to achieve designs that helps to improve the speed of the car. Here is an overview of the Top 10 fastest cars 2012.
1. SSC Tuatara
This strong, good looking and powerful car is based on 6.9 liter twin turbo V8 engine which is powered by 1350 hp. In approximately 2.5 seconds, you will hit the speed of 60kphh. The car weighs more than 2750 pounds due to the aluminum and carbon fiber body. It can go up to a speed of 276 mph.
2. Hennessey Venom GT
If reports are to be believed then this car is capable of attain a top speed of 275 mph and to achieve this feat there is a 6.2-liter LS9 Turbocharged V8 Twin Turbo V8 Engine that is cable of producing 1200Hp. This speeding beauty comes along with a price tag of $950,000.
3. Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport
This car is a tough competition to Tuatara and has a top speed of 268 mph. It is also the most expensive car in the world with its price starting from $1800000. The 1200 HP engine of this car is enough to impress you. Bugatti Veyron is powered by 8 Liter W16 Serp engine. Also, it has got killer looks and posses four turbochargers.
4. Koenigsegg Agera R
In less than three seconds you will go from 0 to 60kmph if you are in this car. It is powered by a 1099 hp, 5 liter V8 engine. Having a top speed of 260 mph, it is highly priced.
5. SSC Ultimate Aero
This car is a great American invention and is said to be the 5th fastest car in 2012, giving a touch competition to Bugatti. It is produced by Shelby Supercars and has been in book of records. The top speed of this beauty is measured as 257 mph. Priced over $650,000, it is a surely treat to drive. You will find a Twin Turbo V8 engine having 1183 hp in this.
6. Lamborghini Aventador
It is another powerful car having a V12 engine powered by 700Hp. The top speed of this design wonder is 217 mph and in 2.9 seconds you can go from 0 -60. The sleek and stylish design will make it stand out in the crowd.
7. Gumpert Apollo
The 650 HP two liter V8 Serp will welcome you in this car. The gull wing entrance doors further add utility to this car. Built in Germany, it is priced at $450,000. The top speed of this beauty is measured as 224 mph. It might look slow when compared to other fast vehicles but with its superb looks it will make you fall in love with it.
8. Koenigsegg CCX
This beauty by Koenigsegg, is cable of reaching 0-60 in less than 3.4 seconds. The V8 Serp is turbocharged engine with a max speed of 245mph and is capable of producing 806 HP. This exotic sports car is priced at $545, 568.
9. Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo
Pricing above $555,000 you can achieve a top speed of 248 mph in this one. The 7.0 liter engine has got two turbo which is backed by 750 hp. You can achieve 0-60kmph in three seconds.
10. McLaren F1
When you will look for this car you will think about its great design and sheer beauty but when you will drive it, you will realize that it’s a beast that is capable of reaching 60 mph in less than 4 seconds. The 650 Hp twin turbocharged engine is among the best that you will find.