10 fastest street legal production cars in the world

5. Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

Top Speed: 248 mph – Another relatively unknown name in the hyper performance world but the Saleen S7 Twin Turbo’s top speed of 248mph was enough for it to grab the attention of the motoring world. Much like the Nobel M600, the Saleen isn’t the best looking supercar there is and doesn’t quite compare with the likes of Lamborghinis and Paganis as far as the looks and quality is concerned. But it really doesn’t matter as it’s one of the handful cars in the world that can do speeds in excess of 245mph.
How does it do it? It is powered by a jacked-up 7.0 liter Ford-sourced, twin-turbocharged V8 which is made out of aluminum and produces a peak power of 750hp.
Price – It was priced at $585,000 when it came out in 2005.

4. SSC Ultimate Aero
Top Speed: 256 mph – We all know that know that when it comes to the United States, the country is more obsessed with straight line speed and quarter mile races than anything else, but still the fastest production car arena is dominated by Europeans. The SSC Ultimate Aero was USA’s attempt to capture the record and in fact it did. The SSC Ultimate Aero toppled the French Bugatti Veyron to become the world’s fastest production car with a top speed of 256mph. It held the title for three years before the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport broke its record. The company claims that the Ultimate Aero can reach a top speed of 270mph
How does it do it? There are many variants of the SSC Ultimate Aero but the one that broke the record had a 6.3L Twin Turbocharged V8 under the hood that churned out close to 1300hp.
Price – The SSC Ultimate Aero was priced at $280,000.

3. Koenigsegg Agera R
Top Speed: 260 mph – The fact that Koenigsegg has two cars out of the top 10 world’s fastest production cars tells you a lot about the Swedish company. Making a debut at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, the Agera R is one of the most beautiful hypercars in the world but it’s the big numbers that the car can do is what impresses the most. In September of 2011, the Agera R sprinted from 0-300 kmph (0-186.4 mph) in 14.53 seconds setting up a new land speed record, which was later bettered by Hennessey Venom GT. Theoretically, Koenigsegg claims the Agera R can reach up to a top speed of 270mph though it hasn’t been attempted yet.
How does it do it? The Agera R like its predecessor CCX is powered by an in-house developed 5.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine which produces 1140hp. The engine weighs just 197 kg and thanks to the generous use of carbon fiber and aluminum, the hypercar can reach the speed of 260mph.
Price – The Koenigsegg Agera R is one of the costliest cars in the world with a starting price of $1.6 million.

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