NEW DELHI: “When Henry Ford made cheap, reliable cars people said,’ Nah, what’s wrong with a horse?’ That was a huge bet he made, and it worked” – Elon Musk.
When we talk about hyper cars the first few things which comes to our mind are startling speed, thousands of horsepower, and millions of dollar worth. These hyper cars reflect how far human beings have reached in terms of science and Technology. Hyper cars are defined by advanced technology, high performance and design. The noise of the engine increases the adrenaline and its enthralling speed makes these cars extraordinary. Some of the few people get the chance to drive these astonishing cars.
I’ve always been asked, ‘What is my favorite car?’ and I’ve always said the next One..!! – Carol Shelby
- Bugatti Chiron
Bugatti Chiron is the ultimate sports car from the manufacturers of Bugatti Automobiles with Maximum performance, enthralling looks and compelling technology. The car is incredibly fast, powerful, luxurious, and agile with breath-taking looks. The car has 8-litre W16 engine with 4 turbochargers which generates 1500 hp to achieve speed more than 400 km/hr. According to the Bugatti manufacturers the car can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 2.5 seconds. It is believed that if this beast is unleashed to its full powers it can go up to 280 mph to 288 mph. The top speed of the car is 261 mph for safety reasons. Price of Bugatti Chiron is more than 2.5 million dollars.
- Koenigsegg Agera R
Koenigsegg Manufacturers has built a reputation in the world of supercars in a short period of time. It is the first hyper car manufacturing company which has used Green Technology in their cars. With the help of modern technology the company has able to produce the world’s fastest cars like CCX, Agera, One, Regera and many other historic and concept cars. Koenigsegg Agera R was built with unique features and functionality to enhance the performance and visual appearance. The Agera R also runs on biofuel like ccxr which was released in 2007. Agera R has adaptable rear wings to enhance aerodynamics of the car. Agera R has 5.0 litre V8 engine which generates 1140 hp. The car can accelerate form 0- 62 mph in 2.8 seconds. Theoretical Top speed of the car is 273 mph. Koenigsegg Agera R made a Guinness world record in 2011 to reach 0-300km/hr in 21.19 seconds.
- Hennessey Venom GT
Hennessey Venom GT is the world’s fastest hyper car manufactured by (HPE) Hennessey Performance Engineering. In January 2013 the Hennessey Venom GT set a Guinness World Record to reach at 300km/hr from halt in just 13.6 seconds. Over the past seven years the Venom GT manufacturer has increased the power from 1000 bhp to more than 1400 bhp. The car contains 7.0 litre, twin turbocharged V8 engine which produces 1244 bhp. The car can zoom from halt to 60 mph in 2.7 seconds. The Hennessey venom GT reached a top speed of 270.49 mph in 2014.
- Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
Bugatti has given the top most fastest and luxurious cars to the racing world. Bugatti Veyron was the first car which crossed the 250 mph mark. Bugatti held many records. Veyron Super Sport held the record for the fastest street-legal car in the world which is recognized by Guinness World records. Veyron Super sport features 8.0 litre W16 engine with quad turbocharger which generates 1200hp. The car can accelerate to 0-62 mph in 2.5 seconds and it has a top speed of 268 mph. The 16.4 Super Sport held the title of world’s fastest cars for more than 3 years. The car is still unbeaten in many other aspects.
- 9FF GT9-R
The 9FF GT9-R is a hyper car which is based on or inspired by Porsche 911. The visual appearance of the car is also similar to the historic Porsche 911. The car was specifically designed to take the record for world’s fastest street-legal car. This car is faster than Bugatti Veyron. But the super sport version of Bugatti Veyron defeated the 9FF GT9-R. The 9FF GT9-R has a modified 4.0 litre twin turbo charged flat-6 engine which generates a massive horsepower of 1120. The car can bolt to 0-62 mph in 2.9 seconds and the claimed top speed of 260 mph. The car can accelerate to 0-300km/hr under 16 seconds.
- SSC Ultimate Aero
SSC Ultimate Aero was manufactured by SSC North America. SSC Ultimate Aero is a mid-engined (the engine is located between the rear and front axle) sports car. SSC Aero held the record of the world’s fastest car for 3 years from 2007 to 2010, according to Guinness World Record. The engine (2009 SSC Aero model) features 6.3 litre twin turbo charged V8 engine which generates the horsepower of 1287. The SSC Aero can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 2.7 seconds and top speed of 257 mph. Major Drawback of this car is that it doesn’t have electronic aid feature to assist the driver to control the power of the car. This car is for those drivers who like pure driving.
- Koenigsegg CCR
The CCR is a mid- engine hypercar manufactured by Koenigsegg. This excellent car from koenigsegg held many records. The CCR also held the record of the world’s fastest. Koenigsegg CCR was tested in 2005 at Italy’s Nardo ring, driver Loris Bicocchi took the car to its highest peak and the top speed of 388km/h was recored. Acoording to manufacturers the car can accelerate from 0-62 mph in 3.2 seconds. The car is fitted 4.6 litre V8 engine which generates a power of 806 hp.This hypercar from koenigsegg can still beat many hypercars in its category. The visuals of this car give it an astounding appearance.