The Fastest Accelerating Cars

The Fastest Accelerating Cars

1 . THE FASTEST ACCELERATING CARS FROM 062 MPH

Hennessey Performances outrageous 1,244hp Venom GT set a new world record for the 0186 (0299 km/h) mph sprint earlier this year completing the run in 13.63 seconds. Blisteringly fast, undoubtedly, but back in the real world, what are the fastest accelerating cars from 062mph (0100 km/h)? Click on to find out.

2 . AUDI R8 V10 PLUS 3 Point 5 SECONDS

Well, real world, sort ofAudis R8 V10 plus model uses a midmounted, normally aspirated V10 borrowed from Lamborghini. Boasting fourwheel drive and 550 hp its rapid off the line.

3 . FERRARI 458 ITALIA 3 Point 4 SECONDS

From one midengined supercar to another Ferraris stunning 458 Italia is arguably one of the finest thoroughbreds ever to leave the gates of Maranello and marks a return to form for Ferrari design. Its quick to 62 mph (100 km/h), too.

4 . TESLA MODEL S P85D 3 Point 2 SECONDS

That a fully electric car makes this list of fastest 062 mph (0100 km/h) machines is deeply impressive. The P85D is fourwheel drive, meaning extra traction from stationary over the normal car. It also means 691 hp and that crazy 062 mph (100 km/h) time. In silence.

5 . LAMBORGHINI HURACAN 3 Point 2 SECONDS

Anything Ferrari can do Lamborghini can do better. Based just down the road from Ferrari, the SantAgata firms new Huracan LP6104 (610 dictates the horsepower output, while the 4 indicates the number of driven wheels) pips the 458 by 0.2 seconds.

6 . PAGANI HUAYRA 3 Point 2 SECONDS

Certainly one of the most exotic cars in this lineup, the Pagani Huayra boasts a carbonfibre chassis and bodywork, a 720hp 6.0litre twinturbo V12 engine and lavish detailing, such as an instrument binnacle machined out of one piece of solid alloy. The 062 mph (100 km/h) time isnt bad, either.

7 . ARIEL ATOM 3 Point 5 and 3 Point 2 SECONDS

Going about its business in a completely different way to the rarefied Pagani think light weight, a Japanese hatchback engine and no doors or windows the Ariel Atom 3.5 returns the same 062 mph (100 km/h) time as the Huayra.

8 . FERRARI F12 BERLINETTA 3 Point 1 SECONDS

Ferraris latest hyper GT the F12 berlinetta combines amazing luxury with performance to embarrass many supercars. The F12 uses a 740hp 6.3litre V12 combined with a dualclutch gearbox and launch control for a very rapid 062 mph (0100 km/h) sprint.

9 . PORSCHE 911 TURBO S 3 Point 1 SECONDS

Porsches 911 Turbo S is a 062 mph (0100 km/h) monster, completing the benchmark sprint in 3.1 seconds with help from its lightning PDK dualclutch gearbox. Fourwheel drive traction helps deploy every last one of those 560 hp.

10 . FERRARI 458 SPECIALE 3 Point 0 SECONDS

An extra 35 horsepower for Ferraris hardcore Speciale model sees the 062 mph (0100 km/h) time drop by 0.4 seconds. Thats helped by a fairly heavy diet inside and out, with lots of carbonfibre stripping even more mass out of the standard 458. Sounds great, too.