If you are a speed enthusiast and love the feeling that comes with driving cars at high speeds, then this article is perfect for you. Below is a look at the best car acceleration models in the market. The cars acceleration for each model on this list varies from one model to the other but in the end, it all depends on whatever model best suits your needs based on performance, design, and of course speed.
Koenigsegg Agera R
Koenigsegg has for several years now never disappointed when it comes to producing supercars. This latest version has 1140 Horsepower from a V-8, 5.0 Litre turbocharged engine that uses Biofuel. Its output is sent to the rear wheels by a motor via a dual-clutch seven-speed automated manual transmission that enables the car to speed up from 0-60mph in 2.9 seconds only.
Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SuperVeloce
It has 661 horsepoer, 490 lb-ft torque from a twelve-cylinder 6.0 Litre engine. Its light weight helps it reach speeds of 0-60mph in 2.8 seconds. The SuperVeloce has a terminal velocity of 212mph which makes it a sternest machine that Italy has ever produced.
SSC Ultimate Aero TT
The Ultimate Aero TT has a 6.3Litre V-8 engine that uses twin turbochargers to produce 1,112 lb-ft torque and 1.28 horsepower. This is fed to the rear wheels by a 6-speed manual control which enables it to have speeds of 0-60mph in 2.8 seconds.
The Nissan GT-R has been around for a while. It has a 3.8Litre, twin-turbo V-6 engine that produces 545 horsepower and 463 lb-ft torque and can pick speeds of 0-60 in 2.9 seconds. Its launch control system allows the driver to optimally use all available grip making it easy to shift through the 6 dual-clutch automated manual gears.
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport Vitesse
Bugatti’s Vitesse produces 1,200 horsepower and 1,106 lb-ft torque from its 16-cylinder engine that comes with 4 turbochargers. Its all-wheel drive system enables the car to have speeds of 0-60mph in 2.4 seconds. It has an impressive top speed that is close to 270mph.
The Ariel Atom is more of a tack toy that has very impressive performance. Its lightweight enables it to outperform all other high performance cars. It has a 3.3Litre, V-8 engine that produces 457 horsepower and 268 lb-ft torque. It has a power to weight ratio of 748 horsepower per ton which almost equals that of a sport bike. This is why it can reach speeds of 0-60 mph in just 2.3 seconds.
Porsche 911 Turbo S
The Porsche 911 Turbo S is one of the few high performance cars that is impressive on a 0-60 mph drag race and still be a street car that can be used on a daily basis. Its 3.8Litre, twin-turbo six-cylinder engine produces 560 horsepower and 516 lb-ft torque. With its launch controlled 7-speed automated manual control, it reaches speeds of 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds. Its top speed is 197 mph.
This 3.8Litre, twin-turbo V-8 cylinder combines with its dual-clutch seven-speed automated manual transmission to produce 616 horsepower and 443 lb-ft torque and produces speeds of 0-60mph in 3.1 seconds. Although, this McLaren is preferred for its ability to move with ease even on rough race tracks and its impressive exterior styling.
This Ferrari has a 6.3Litre, V-12 engine that produces 730 horsepower and 509 lb-ft torque. Its dual-clutch seven-speed automated manual transmission steers the rear wheels resulting to speeds of 0-60mph in 3.1 seconds.
Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4
This Lamborghini has a 6.5Litre, 12-cylinder engine that produces 691 horsepower and 509 lb-ft torque and attains speeds of 0-60mph in just 2.9 seconds.