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Five fastest cars in the world in 2016

Five fastest cars in the world in 2016

While most of us can only dream of owning the fastest car, some are willing to put down a few gold bricks for it. For all of you, here's a definitive list.

By Curated by Nilanjana Gupta (Senior Web Journalist)

Published: Wed 6 Jan 2016, 9:44 AM

Last updated: Wed 6 Jan 2016, 5:28 PM

It's going to be a year of driving really, really fast. For now these are the fastest cars recognised as legitimate by the automotive media and sanctioning groups.
1. Hennessey Venom GT (270 mph)

270 mph (435 km/h), 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds, has a 7.0 liter LS7 Turbocharged V8 Twin Turbo V8 Engine producing 1244 hp, with a Hennessey Venom GT price tag of $1,000,000 and up.
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2. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport (268 mph)

268 mph (431 km/h), 0-60 in 2.4 secs. Aluminum, Narrow Angle 8 Liter W16 Engine with 1200 hp, base Bugatti Veyron Super Sport price is $2,400,000.
3. SSC Ultimate Aero (256 mph)

256 mph (413 km/h), 0-60 in 2.7 secs. Twin-Turbo V8 Engine with 1183 hp, base SSC Ultimate Aero price is $654,400.
4. Koenigsegg CCR (242 mph)

242 mph (418 km/h), 0-60 mph in 2.9 secs. 5.0-liter V8 Engine with twin turbo's, housing 1099 hp. Base Koenigsegg Agera R price is $1,600,000.
5. McLaren F1 (241 mph)

241 mph (386 km/h), 0-60 in 3.2 secs. BMW S70/2 60 Degree V12 Engine with 627 hp, base McLaren F1 price is $970,000.
Source: www.digitaltrends.com
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