Fastest Cars in Production

Manufacturers claim for the fastest car tag, but how many of these cars actually achieved them? Initially, Ferrari took the tag of cracking 200mph in 1987 which lead to the race of launching cars with such figures, it was in 2019 that Bugatti cracked the 300mph speed and now the race to break 300 miles per hour (480 km/h) has been an aim for several manufacturers and now some have the machine that actually can. Let us list the fastest cars produced and officially achieved the claimed speed.


  1. Only cars which entered production,
  2. no concepts
  3. Top speed tested
  4. Over 200mph
  5. No Mods
  6. No Pre-Production
  7. Only Street Legal

Let us start with the Slowest to Fastest cars which entered Production

1 – RUF CTR – 342 km/h (213mph)

Fastest Cars

It was introduced in 1987 and based on Porsche 911, powered by a 3.2 litre flat-six cylinder engine with 345 kW (469 PS; 463 hp), lightened body panels, an integrated roll cage, upgraded suspension and braking systems, a custom-designed transmission, and several unique trim pieces such as polyurethane bumpers, and the use of the side-mounted oil filler. nickname, “Yellowbird”, and was tested for its speed at Nardo Ring in 1988.

2 – McLaren F1 – 386.4 km/h (240.1 mph)

Fastest Cars produced

Second in the list of Fastest cars in production is McLaren F1 powered by BMW S70/2 V12 engine churning out 461 kW (627 PS; 618 hp). Famously set by racing driver Andy Wallace at Volkswagen’s Ehra-Lessien test track in March 1998. The record consisted of an independently measured 240.1 mph (386.4 km/h) two-way average (peak speed 243 mph (391 km/h) measured by McLaren)[50] with the rev-limiter raised to 8,300 rpm.

3 – Koenigsegg CCR – 387.866 km/h (241.009 mph)

Fastest Production Cars

The successor to CC8S was powered by a 4.7-litre twin-supercharged V8 601 kW (817 PS; 806 hp). The sports car achieved 241mph at Italy’s Nardo Ring test track in February 2005

4 – Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 – 408.47 km/h (253.81 mph)

Fastest Cars Bugatti 16.4

The mid-engined supercar was powered by a quad-turbocharged W16 with 736 kW (1,001 PS; 987 hp). German inspection officials recorded an average top speed of the original version at 408.47 km/h (253.81 mph) during test sessions on Volkswagen Group’s private Ehra-Lessien test track on 19 April 2005. This top speed was almost matched by James May on Top Gear in November 2006, at the Ehra-Lessien test track, at 407.5 km/h (253.2 mph)

5 – SSC Ultimate Aero TT – 412.28 km/h (256.18 mph)

Fastest Production Cars

The mid-engined sports car was Twin-turbocharged V8 882 kW (1,199 PS; 1,183 hp). Two-way average top speed was measured independently on a temporarily-closed 2 lane stretch of a public highway in Washington State using Dewetron’s GPS tracking system and verified by Guinness in 2007.

6 – Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport – 431.072 km/h (267.856 mph)

Veyron Fastest Car

Production was limited to 30 units. The Super Sport has increased engine power output of 1,200 PS (883 kW; 1,184 hp) at 6,400 rpm and a maximum torque of 1,500 N⋅m (1,106 lb⋅ft) at 3,000–5,000 rpm and a revised aerodynamic package. The Super Sport has been driven as fast as 431.072 km/h (267.856 mph), making it the fastest production road car in the world at the time of its introduction in 2010 although it is electronically limited to 415 km/h (258 mph) to protect the tyres from disintegrating.

7 – Hennessey Venom GT – 435.31 km/h (270.49 mph)

Based on the Lotus Elise/Exige powered by a 7,000 cm3 (430 cu in) engine with 928 kW (1,261 PS; 1,244 bhp). In February 2014, on the 3.2-mile space shuttle landing runway at Florida’s Kennedy Space Centre, it recorded a one-way speed of 270.49mph. Only 13 cars have been sold to date (to qualify for Guinness World Records a minimum of 30 cars are required to be produced), it does not qualify as the world’s fastest production car in the Guinness Book of Records. But, achieved the said speed on record.

8 – Koenigsegg Agera RS – 447.19 km/h (277.87 mph)

Koenigsegg fastest cars

Final contender to fastest cars in production is powered by a twin-turbocharged V8 1,000 kW (1,360 PS; 1,341 hp), 11 cars were factory specced with the 1 MW (1,400 PS; 1,300 hp) option. Niklas Lilja drove one of them in November 2017. Its top speed was independently verified by Racelogic.

Why is the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ which achieved 490.48 km/h (304.77 mph) not on this list? Because it is still a pre-production model which achieved this speed.



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