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The 7 Fastest Street Legal Cars in the World

Author JoeC    Category Performance     Tags

Ever since the first automobile was created, engineers and drivers have been pushing the envelope to go faster and faster. We know that for many true car fans, the measure of a superior car is the same as finding the top speed or the 0 to 60 mph time. So, really, what are the fastest street legal cars in the world?Pagani Huayra

Feed Your Need for Speed

These seven cars will give you some of the most adrenaline pumping rides you’ll find off the race track:

  • Pagani Huarya: With a top speed of 230 mph, this is actually the slowest model on our list. This car has a slick two-door coupe design and unique antenna-like mirrors, and it’s priced at $1.3 million.
  • McLaren F1: Once, years ago, the F1 was the fastest car in the world. With a top speed of 240 mph, the 106 McLaren F1s that were produced in the 90s are still a force to be reckoned with, they just aren’t the fastest.
  • Koenigsegg CCX: With a top speed of 250 mph, the CCX went through a long list of updates before the US-ready model arrived. A low, sleek style and a pair of unique, vertically opening doors make the CCX eye-catching without being obnoxious.
  • SSC Ultimate Aero: With a top speed of 257 mph, this car once held the “fastest car in the world” spot that we are counting down to. One of the key differences between it and many other models is its lack of electronic assistance devices to give the driver maximum control.
  • Koenigsegg Agera R: “Agera” means “to take action” in Swedish, and we have to admit that you’ll be taking quite a bit of action when behind the wheel of this model, especially if you plan to approach its top speed of 260 mph.
  • Bugatti Veyron Super Sport: For just $2.4 million, you can hit a top speed of 267.8 mph, and it held the top spot on the list for some time. In fact, it was just recently surpassed by the…
  • Hennessey Venom GT: With a top speed of 270 mph, this is actually one of the most affordable models on the list at $1 million. Like some supercars, it has aesthetics that may take some getting used to, but that’s what happens when you optimize for aerodynamics.

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