Best Sports Cars: Sports cars have been around since the beginning of time and they always remain relevant. These cars have defined their eras from the Bugatti Veyron to the Ferrari F40. When we think about sports cars, we often picture big powerful engines and fast acceleration, right? Today, I’m going to show you how fast you could go if you had a vehicle capable of reaching speeds of 1,000 mph!
Top 10 best sports cars
- Aston Martin
- Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series
- Ferrari 488 GTB
- Porsche 911 Turbo
- Lamborghini Huracan
- Audi R8 LMS Ultra
- Aston Martin Vanquish Volante
- Koenigsegg Regera
Porsche is a German manufacturer of luxury automobiles and was founded by Ferdinand Porsche (1875-1951) and his two brothers Hans and Karl. The company started out building racing cars, eventually becoming known for its sports cars. The first model to bear the name Porsche was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 1938 and production began in 1939. In 1947, Ferdinand Porsche introduced the 356 roadsters. The 911 is the best-selling automobile in history.
Founded in 1963 by Ferruccio Lamborghini, the automaker currently produces four models of supercars: the Aventador, the Huracán, the Reventón, and the Urus. The brand’s flagship vehicle is the Countach, named after Ferruccio’s son, born in 1964. The company also makes the Gallardo model.
The British automaker was originally established in 1913 as Rootes Brothers Limited, making them older than Porsche. From 1933 until 1984, Rolls-Royce Motors Ltd bought the rights to make cars under the marque. In 1998, Ford purchased the rights to produce a line of vehicles using the marque starting in 1999. The current model being produced by Aston Martin is the V12 Vantage S, based on the Ferrari F430.
Ferrari is an Italian automobile maker and was founded by Enzo Ferrari (1903–1988). The Maranello factory was opened in 1949 and was designed by Carlo Chiti. Ferrari designs and manufactures luxury grand tourers, mid-engine sports cars, and SUVs. In 2015 Ferrari became the world’s highest-selling sports car manufacturer.
McLaren Automotive PLC is a British automotive manufacturing firm specializing in high-performance sports cars. Founded by Ron Dennis and John Watson in 1958, it is headquartered in Woking, Surrey, and has offices worldwide. McLaren produces road-going and track-only sports cars, including the 12C, MP4-12C, 720S, 570GT, 650S GT3, 570GTB, 675LT, 720S GT3, and Ultimate Series. The company also offers customer racing teams and drivers the opportunity to race their own McLaren vehicles.
Koenigsegg was co-founded in 1994 by Christian von Koenigsegg and Ingvar Kamprad. Their first product was the CCR, followed by the CCX. The CCX went on to win the 2000 24 Hours Nürburgring before going on to become the first ever hybrid hypercar. Since then they have continued to create innovative vehicles that push the limits of motorsports engineering.
Bugatti was founded in 1909 by Ettore Bugatti. The company is headquartered in Molsheim, France. Bugatti specializes in high-end, exotic supercars, such as the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse, Chiron, and Divo. One of Bugatti’s most iconic cars is the Type 57SC Atlantic
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series
The best sports car in the world is the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren. But, the Mercedes-Benz SLS Black Series is faster than the SLR McLaren. The Mercedes-Benz SLS comes with 641 horsepower and 986Nm torque. The engine is connected to the rear wheels via a seven-speed double-clutch transmission. The performance is incredible: 0 to 100 km/h in 2.8 seconds and a top speed of 355km/h.
Ferrari 488 GTB
Ferrari’s 488 GTB uses a V8 twin-turbo engine with 592 hp and 627 Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to the rear wheels. 0 to 100km/h happens in 3.0 seconds. The top speed is 350km/h.
Porsche 911 Turbo
Porsche’s 911 Turbo uses a four-liter flat-six with 480 hp and 500 Nm of torque. The engine is linked to the rear wheels. The sprint from zero to 100 km/h takes only 3.2 seconds. The top speed is 330km/h.
Lamborghini’s Huracan uses a mid-mounted V10 engine with 610 hp and 560Nm of torque. The 6.5-liter V10 is connected to the rear-wheel drive. 0 to 100kmph happens in 3.2 seconds. The maximum speed is 325km/h.
Audi R8 LMS Ultra
Audi’s R8 LMS Ultra is supercar category exclusive. It has 640 bhp and 750Nm of torque. Thanks to its electric motor, the sprint from zero to 100km/h take three seconds. The top speed is 300km/h.
Aston Martin Vanquish Volante
Aston Martin’s Vanquish Volante gets 550 hp and 745Nm of torque. Like all the models mentioned here, the engine is mounted at the back. Zero to 100km/h is done in 3.9 seconds. The top speed is 290km/h.
Koenigsegg’s Regera is the fastest production car in the world. It has 850bhp and 1,200Nm of torque. That makes the Regera able to accelerate from 0 to 200 km/h in less than four seconds. Its maximum speed is 340km/h.