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10 supercars that are faster than your imagination

Intricate engines that provide extreme power and speed, advanced aerodynamics and sophisticated designs make these supercars stand out Photograph: (AFP)

WION New Delhi, India Sep 20, 2016, 04.24 AM (IST) WION Edge
Whether out of passion or pure admiration, sports cars allure all. With stunning design, unmatchable speed and ultimate features, the technological masterpieces are every auto enthusiast's dream.

Here's a list of the top 10 supercars that will make you drool.

Mazzanti Evantra

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Acceleration : 0 to 62 mph in 3.2 seconds
Top Speed : 225 mph.

Mazzanti Evantra, the luxury supercar exclusively handcrafted in Italy is an impeccable combination of power, lightness and balance. It comes with a LS7 7-Litre V8 engine with the wick turned up to 691 bhp making it the most powerful naturally aspirated piece. Only 5 pieces are discretely developed and customised in a year, making it one of the most sought after productions. 

Hennessey Venom GT

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Acceleration : 0 to 186 mph in 13.63 seconds
Top Speed : 278 mph

The 1,244 kg Hennessey Venom GT is a US sports car, manufactured by Hennessey Performance Engineering. This beauty became the center of attention in 2013 when it broke the Guinness World Record of the fastest accelerating car in the world. Hennessey Venom GT uses a modified Lotus Exige Chassis.

Bugatti Chiron

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Acceleration : 0 to 62 mph in 2.4 seconds
Top Speed : 261 mph

This gorgeous hypercar by the Bugatti Automotive Group is a perfect exemplar of contemporary engineering. It takes one week to develop the sixteen cylinder engine that pumps out an unbelievable 1500 horsepowers. Even though the top speed is limited to 261 mph for security reasons, it is claimed that it would reach 288 mph if the electronic limitation is removed. If your eyes are on this one, you must know that it takes 5 months to create this versatile machine from scratch. 

SSC Ultimate Aero

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Acceleration : 0 to 60 mph in 2.78 seconds
Top Speed : 256 mph

The SSC Ultimate Aero by Shelby SuperCars won the title of the fastest production car by the Guinness World Records in 2007. It justifies the ultimacy in its name with its mid-mounted 16-valve V8 twin turbo engine. This beast traces its roots to 2004.

Lamborghini Veneno


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Acceleration : 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds.
Top Speed : 220 mph

The dynamic Lamborghini Veneno, based on the Aventador, was created specially to celebrate Lamborghini’s 50th anniversary. It is known to give the authentic experience of a racing prototype yet is fully certified for the road. The company built only 5 examples of the Veneno and it was the most expensive car of the world when introduced in 2013 at US$4,500,000.

Koenigsegg One

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Acceleration : 0 to 200 mph in 14.3 seconds
Top Speed :  280 mph.

The Swedish production, known to be the world’s first megacar is no less than a piece of art of the automobile world. It produces a horsepower of 1 megawatt and runs on different fuels including normal gasoline, race fuel, and E85 biofuel. Unique track-optimized aero winglets, extended venturi tunnels, active under trim air management and upgraded rear Triplex suspension with carbon bevel springs are only a few features to state.

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta


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Acceleration : 0 to 62 mph in 3.1 seconds
Top Speed : 211 mph.

This elegant super-car unveiled in the Geneva Auto Show 2012 is every car enthusiast’s dream.The F12 Berlinetta known for its unprecedented performance comes with a 6.3-liter V12 engine that churns out 730 horsepower. It was given ‘The Supercar of the Year’ in 2012 by Top Gear.


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Acceleration : 0 to 190 mph within 17.6 
Top Speed :  260 mph.

The 9FF GT9-R is built by a German Tuning Company 9FF. Based on the Porsche 911, 9FF is a heavily modified version that comes with a custom mid-mounted engine design utilizing the tuner’s twin-turbo 4.0-liter flat-six engine to produce 738 to 1,120 bhp. 

McLaren F1

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Acceleration : 0 to 62 mph in 2.9 seconds
Top Speed :  240 mph

A production of McLaren Automotive from United Kingdom, it took four years to meticulously ideate and develop this masterpiece. Even though it was not officially designed as a racing machine, F1 broke numerous world records in the ‘90s and set new standards in the racing world. There are only 106 pieces in the world which makes F1 one of the most exclusive supercar.

Pagani Huayra

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Acceleration : 0 to 62 mph within 2.8 seconds
Top Speed : 238 mph

This 720-hp, mid-engined Italian supercar assembled with over 4000 components is the definition of finesse. The Huayra is the successor to the well received Zonda. It was titled as the ‘Hypercar of the year 2012’ by Top Gear magazine. There are only 100 limited edition pieces in the world of this one and all are sold out.

Which one out of these is your dream car? Making one choice would be a tough call!

(WION Edge with inputs from Karanveer Singh Arora and Devanshi Verma)
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