Top Ten Fastest Cars From 0-60
Here is our version of the 2013 Top Ten Fastest Cars From 0-60(0-62) mph. Nothing is quite like a car accelerating fast and the adrenaline that rushes through your body. 0-60 mph (0-62) is a common measurement we use to judge a cars speed. We went through many different sources to get the best and most accurate information possible. For this list we will use only 0-60 times of production, street legal cars. All cars must have a 0-60 time that it is verified. Enjoy!
2013 List of The Fastest Cars From 0-60
1. Ariel Atom V8 – 2.3 seconds
|Engine Type:||3.0-liter V8||Transmission:||6 Speed Sequential Manual|
|Top Speed:||170 mph||Weight:||1350 lb ( 612 kilo)|
|0-60 mph:||2.3 seconds||Power:||475 hp|
|0-100 mph:||5.4 seconds||Torque:||268 lb-ft|
Though it doesn’t look like much, the incredibly light weight, street-legal Ariel Atom V8 sure packs a punch. Weighing only 1,350 lbs, it’s not wonder why the Atom is the fastest accelerating car in the world. The Atom’s V8 is composed of two Suzuki Hayabusa engines that create 500 bhp. Only 25 are made each year making it a very rare and unique supercar.
2. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport – 2.4 seconds
|Engine Type:||8.0-Liter W-12 Quad-Turbocharged||Transmission:||7 Speed DSG Automated Manual|
|Top Speed:||268 mph (431 km/h)||Curb Weight:||4052 lbs (1837 kilo)|
|0-60 mph:||2.4 seconds||Power:||1200 hp @ 6400 rpm|
|0-100 mph:||4.9 seconds||Torque:||1106 lb-ft|
|1/4 Mile:||9.9 seconds||Price:||$2,400,000|
It comes as no surprise that the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is among the world’s fastest cars from 0-60 mph, as it is currently has the top speed among all production cars. Bugatti has stated that only 30 of the Super Sports’s will be made at a price of $2.4 million. Not much more can be said about the SS, other than that it is very fast.
3. Caparo T1 – 2.5 seconds
|Engine Type:||3.5 liter V8||Transmission:||6 Speed Sequential|
|Top Speed:||200 mph||Weight:||1213 lbs (550 kg)|
|0-60 mph:||2.5 Seconds||Power:||575 hp @ 10,500 rpm|
|Price:||$350,000-400,000||Torque:||310 lb-ft @ 9000 rpm|
Built by Caparo Vehicle Technologies, the T1 is a rear-wheel drive British two-seater. The T1 was based of off Formula 1 technology, and features a carbon fibre aerodynamic low drag body design. Unlike the Bugatti, the interior does not come with luxury amenities and technology, but who needs it when the car only weighs 1,000 lbs and doesn’t cost nearly as much.
4. Orca SC7 – 2.6 seconds
|Engine Type:||Audi Twin Turbo V-8||Transmission:||———|
|Top Speed:||249 mph (400 km/h)||Weight:||1874 lb (850 kilo)|
|0-60 mph:||2.6 sec||Power:||850 hp|
|0-100 mph:||———-||Torque:||738 ft-lbs @ 4200 rpm|
Orca Engineering is a sports car company based in Liechtenstein but was founded in Switzerland. Not much is known about Orca’s cars or concepts. Only 7 of the SC7?s were planned to be produced.
5. Ultima GTR – 2.6 seconds
|Engine Type:||Chevrolet 6.3 liter V8||Transmission:||5 Speed Manual|
|Top Speed:||————-||Weight:||2,183 lb (990 kilo)|
|0-60 mph:||2.6 seconds||Power:||720 hp|
|0-100 mph:||5.3 seconds||Torque:||————-|
Manufactured by Ultima Sports Ltd in Leicestershire, England, the Ultima GTR can be bought in kit form or can be bought pre-assembled by the factory. The Ultima GTR is a mid-engined, rear-wheel drive car that uses a Chevrolet small block V8 when bought pre-assembled. The chassis is made up a tubular steel space frame that allows the car to be light and quick.
6. Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Car – 2.6 seconds
|Engine Type:||Quad-Turbocharged 7.9-liter W16||Transmission:||7-Speed Dual Clutch|
|Top Speed:||254.04 mph (408.84 km/h)||Weight:||—————-|
|0-60 mph:||2.6 seconds||Power||1,200 horsepower|
|Price:||$2,600,000||Torque:||1,106 lb-ft of torque|
Sporting a dual orange and black color scheme, the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Car comes equipped with a quad-turbocharged 7.9-liter W16 engine that produces 1,200 horsepower and 1,106 lb-ft of torque. The engine is matted to a seven speed dual-clutch transmission. Along with a top speed of 254.04 mph (408.84 km/h) the model can accelerate from 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) in just 2.6 seconds.
7. Nissan GT-R Track Pack – 2.7 seconds
|Engine Type:||Twin-Turbo 3.8-liter V6||Transmission:||6-Speed Twin-Clutch Auto|
|Top Speed:||195 mph (314 km/h)||Weight:||3800 lbs|
|0-60 mph:||2.7 seconds||Power:||542 hp|
It wouldn’t be a top ten list for acceleration without a Nissan GT-R. Though this is not a normal GT-R, it is the GT-R Track Pack. Designed for “drivers who want an extra edge on the race track”, the Track Pack boasts sportier suspension, better cooling for the brakes, and a set of lighter six-spoke alloy wheels, while still be road legal. Some how this Nissan GT-R has managed a verified 0-60 time of 2.7 seconds, even though the Track Pack comes with no engine enhancements. The GT-R Track Pack is one second to two seconds faster from 0-60 than the stock GT-R. However the package is an additional $15,000 more than the stock version.
8. Hennessey Venom GT – 2.7 seconds
|Engine Type:||6.2-liter Twin-Turbocharged V-8||Transmission:||Ricardo 6-Speed Manual|
|Top Speed:||265.7 mph (427.6 km/h)||Curb Weight:||2,743 lbs (1,244 kilo)|
|0-60 mph:||2.7 seconds||Power:||1244 hp @ 6500 rpm|
|0-200 mph:||15.9 seconds||Torque:||1155 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm|
|1/4 Mile:||9.9 seconds||Price:||$1,200,000|
The 2,700 lb Venom GT is based on a highly modified Lotus Exige chassis that uses a powerful Twin Turbocharged V8 to propel it to a time of 2.5 seconds from 0-60 mph. The American based, Hennessey Performance Engineering made one hell of car, when not only does it have a blistering 0-60 time of 2.7 seconds but just recently broke the record for 0-186 mph in just 13.63. and has a new top speed of 265.7 mph.10. Saleen S7 Twin Turbo – 2.8 seconds
|Engine Type:||Twin-Turbo V8||Transmission:||6 Speed Manual|
|Top Speed:||248 mph (399 km/h)||Weight:||2950 lbs (1338 kg)|
|0-60 mph:||2.8 seconds||Power:||750 hp @ 6300 rpm|
|Price:||$555,000||Torque:||700 lb ft @ 4800 rpm|
. Steve Saleen is the founder of Saleen, Inc which produces American supercars. Arguably Saleen’s greatest achievements, the Saleen S7 Twin Turbo which was an updated revision of the original and successful S7. However Saleen decided to strap a pair of turbochargers on the car, thus giving it much more power, and enabling a 0-60 time of just 2.8 seconds
10. SSC Ultimate Aero TT – 2.8 seconds
|Engine Type:||6.3-liter Twin-Turbocharged V-8||Transmission:||6-Speed Manual|
|Top Speed:||257 mph (413 km/h)||Weight:||2750 lbs (1247 kg)|
|0-60 mph:||2.8 seconds||Power:||1287 hp @ 6075 rpm|
|1/4 mile:||9.9 seconds||Torque:||1112 lb-ft @ 6150 rpm|
SSC North America specializes in higher-performance limited production cars, including the Ultimate Aero TT. The Aero TT once held the title of the worlds fastest car, which now is occupied by the Bugatti Veyron SS.
10. Ascari A10 – 2.8 seconds
|Engine Type:||BMW V8||Transmission:||6 Speed manual|
|Top Speed:||220 mph (354 km/h)||Weight:||2822 lbs (1280 kg)|
|0-60 mph:||2.8 seconds||Power:||600 hp|
|Price:||$650,000||Torque:||413 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm|
Assembled in Banbury, England, this British supercar was designed by a Dutch millionaire by the name of Klaas Zwart. The A10 shares the same basic carbon fibre chassis as the KZ1, a race car that participated in the Spanish GT Championships. As of today only 50 were ever made.
10. Lamborghini Veneno – 2.8 seconds
|Engine:||6.5-Liter Naturally-Aspirated V12||Transmission:||7-Speed ISR Robotized Manual|
|Top Speed:||221mph||Weight:||3,190 lbs (1,450 kg)|
|0-60 mph:||2.8 seconds||Power||750 hp|
The Lamborghini Veneno just makes it on our list for the fastest cars from 0-60 mph. Lamborghini went ahead and upgraded the Aventador’s 6.5-liter naturally-aspirated V12 to produce 750 horsepower and strapped in a seven-speed ISR robotized manual gearbox which is then connected to an all-wheel drive system. Top speed is claimed to be 221 mph and a 0-60 is projected to be around 2.8 seconds.Check out our other Top Tens: Top Ten Most Expensive Cars Top Ten Fastest