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Top 10 Fastest Production Cars in the World

Updated on March 7, 2013

What's the fastest car in the world?

Featuring the top 10 fastest production cars in the world including cool pictures and videos of these fast super cars in action.

Many people believe the Bugatti Veyron to be the fastest production car in the world but in fact this is incorrect. It actually comes in 4th position in this list!

The Shelby Super Cars (SSC) Ultimate Aero is actually the fastest car in the work with top speed at 257mph

The cool cars featured below change from year to year in a bid to become the fastest production car in the world.

Starting at 10th position and working our way down, here are the 10 fastest cars in the world...

10th = Jaguar XJ220 (227mph)

The 10th Fastest Car in the World is the Jaguar XJ220 with a top speed of 227mph

9th = Ultima GT R640 (231mph)

The 9th Fastest Car in the World is the Ultima GT-R640 - 231mph

8th = TVR Cebera Speed 12 (240mph)

The 8th Fastest Car in the World is the TVR Cebera Speed 12 with a top speed of 240mph

7th = Mclaren F1 (240mph)

The 7th Fastest Car in the World is the Mclaren F1 with a top speed of 240mph

6th = Koenigsegg CCX (241mph)

The 6th Fastest Car in the World is the Koenigsegg CCX with a top speed of 241mph

5th = Saleen S7 Twin Turbo (248mph)

The 5th Fastest Car in the World is the Saleen S7 Twin Turbo with a top speed of 248mph

4th = Bugatti Veyron (253mph)

The 4th Fastest Car in the World is the Bugatti Veyron with a top speed of 253mph

3rd = Koenigsegg CCXR (254mph)

The 3rd Fastest Car in the World is the Koenigsegg CCXR with a top speed of 254mph

2nd = Porsche GT9 (254mph)

The 2nd Fastest Car in the World is the 9ff GT9 with a top speed of 254mph

1st = Shelby Super Cars (SSC) Ultimate Aero (257mph)

So we've gone through the top 10, and here is the fastest car in the world, the Shelby Super Cars (SSC) Ultimate Aero. The 1287 hp V8 powers this carbon fibre clad "Hyper-car" all the way to 257mph! It gets to 60 mph in 2.78 seconds, and will power it's way down a 1/4 mile strip in 9.9 seconds. This is currently the fastest production car in the world.

SSC Ultimate Aero in action

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    • jmckinny profile image

      jmckinny 

      6 years ago from Santa Barbara, CA

      Bugatti revamped the Veyron, making the Super Sport 16.4 model. It's at the top of the list again with the guinness world record: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/records-1/fast...

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      jordan 

      6 years ago

      love all the cars

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      htodd 

      6 years ago from United States

      Nice cars..Thanks for the post

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      ?????? 

      7 years ago

      its the bugatti veyron ss 268

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      Ryster 

      8 years ago

      Hey, great hub. Just one question: Is the porsche GT9 road legal? Because im not sure it is. oh well. also, some of the speeds are out. The CCX does 250mph not 241

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