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Top 10 Fastest 0-60 Cars by Acceleration

Last Updated: 2021

This is a list of cars that can go from 0-60 in the fastest time possible, so you won’t necessarily find a list of the cars’ top speeds here. All the cars included reach 60 mph in under 3 seconds.

The list below is continuously updated as newer production cars are released and have been proven to beat the 0-60 times required to make the list.

Below are the top 10 fastest 0-60 cars.

1. Ferrari SF90 Stradale (Asseto Fiorano) 2.0 seconds

Second hybrid supercar from Ferrari is SF90 Stradale that comes in two body styles coupe (berlinetta) and hard-top convertible. Asseto Fiorano is lightweight package.It has 7.9-kWh lithium-ion battery that can power SF90 just in electric mode alone for 9 miles (14.5km) in silence. On top of electric powertrain there is also 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 with its 2 electric motors at front wheels that also provide torque vectoring and one at rear, whole system makes 986 hp combines. C&D was able to reach 0-60 in only 2 seconds flat!

2. Tesla Model S Plaid 2.1 seconds

The latest 2022 Model S Plaid from Tesla is still 100-kilowatt battery powered but it has triple motors power versus dual motors from previous generation. With combine power of 1020 hp and 1050 lb-ft torque it makes it one of quickest cars and quickest production sedans. These triple motors not only to provide extreme power but also deliver torque vectoring on rear wheels which makes it better handling and its top speed supposed to be 200 mph.

3. Porsche 911 Turbo S (tie)2.2 seconds

The Porsche 911 Turbo S is the quickest Porsche in this list. Manufactured in 2021, the Turbo S has a 0-60 acceleration measured at 2.2 seconds by Car and Driver. The 2.2 seconds acceleration is way faster than the 2.6 seconds claimed by Porsche, and it is also notable for its use of innovative technologies. Like the 911 Turbo, the Turbo S has a new twin-turbocharged 3.7L engine making 640 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque and a top speed of 205 mph (330 km/h). Porsche 911 is the second longest name plate on this list that has been produced since 1964.

3. Porsche 918 Spyder (tie)2.2 seconds

Fastest 0-60 Cars - 1. Porsche 918 SpyderThe 2015 918 Spyder is the fastest, reaching 60 mph in 2.2 seconds, which is actually faster than the 2.5 second claim made by the manufacturer. The 918 by the way, refers to the number that Porsche produced for this model. This limited edition supercar is also very fast, with a recorded top speed of 210 mph (that’s over 340 km/h). The Spyder carried a starting price tag of $814,000, but by September 2014 had already sold out.Total power is rated at 887 hp and 944 lb-ft of torque.

4. Tesla Model S P100D Ludicrous+ 2.28 seconds

Fastest 0-60 Cars - 2. Tesla Model S P100D Ludicrous+The popular Model S sedan, the Tesla Model S P100D with Ludicrous+ upgrade has been shown by MotorTrend to be able to sprint to 60 mph in only 2.28 seconds and a quarter mile at 10.5 seconds while reaching 125 mph with is 776 hp and and 791 lb-ft of torque. Not only is this impressive for a full-size 4-door sedan, but it is impressive for just about any production vehicle in the world.

5. Ariel Atom V8 (tie)2.3 seconds

Fastest 0-60 Cars - 3. Ariel Atom V8Runner up is the Ariel Atom V8 with a top 0-60 mph speed of 2.3 seconds. Manufactured in 2010, less than 25 were initially produced for this model. Based on the looks alone, it’s obvious that the Atom was built to be a high performance legal race car. Only about 100 per year are manufactured, and its most conspicuous feature is the visible chassis and lack of windows or roof, underscoring its purpose.

5. Lamborghini Huracan Performante (tie)2.3 seconds

Lamborghini has always been known for producing outrageously fast cars, and the Huracan is no exception. Power comes from 5.2-liter naturally aspired V10 that produce 630 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. The 2018 Performante edition accelerates from 0-60 mph in 2.3 seconds according to C&D. More than thousand Huracan models were manufactured, after making its debut in the 2014 Geneva Auto Show, the car was hailed as the successor to the Gallardo, the company’s most successful model which most likely Huracan will bypass sale numbers.

6. Bugatti Chiron Sport (tie)2.4 seconds

With its production started in 2016 it is still the king of largest production engine by cylinders of 8-liter quad-turbocharged W-16 which produces enormous power of 1479 horsepower and 1180 lb-ft of toque. Chiron Sport is limited to top speed of 261 mph but for some who need higher speed you can choose Super Sport with top speed of 304.77 mph.

6. Ferrari LaFerrari (tie)2.4 seconds

Ferrari LaFerrariThe 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari is one of the quickest production car ever created by Ferrari. In their initial Ferrari LaFerrari performance tests, Motor Trend was able to reach 60 mph in only 2.4 seconds and 1/4 mile in just 9.7 seconds at 148.5 mph. The car itself is powered by a V-12 6.3 liter engine as well as an additional 161 HP electric motor. The total power output is an astonishing 950 HP.

6. Porsche Taycan Turbo S (tie)2.4 seconds

It is the first battery electric vehicle from Porsche that gained a lot of media and consumer attentions. With its sleek curvy sheet metal design it is one of greatest looking design sedan. Turbo S is top model with its 83.7-kWh battery that produces 750 hp and 774 lb-ft of torque.

7. BMW M8 Competition (tie)2.5 seconds

The M8 Competition coupe by BMW is the quickest BMW ever produced model that is street legal. According to BMW the M8 Competition should be able to reach 0-60 in 3 seconds flat but C&D were able to cut half second in 2.5 seconds 0-60 time. Its engine with 617 hp and 553 bl-ft of torque translate thru all-wheel drive helps with quick times. M8 is replacement for previous BMW M6 generation.

7. Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport (tie)2.5 seconds

Fastest 0-60 Cars - 4. Bugatti Veyron Super SportRounding out the top seven tie place is Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport, which reaches 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. It’s one of the most expensive ($2.7 million) and one of the rarest because to date, only 46 Super Sport models will be manufactured globally and only 6 units are sold in U.S. It is slightly more powered version of Veyron with 1184 hp and 1106 lb-ft of torque. As far as top speed is concerned, the Super Sport top speed is 268 mph, which makes it one of the fastest road cars in the world today. The limit is in place in the road versions of the car in order to keep the tires from damaging.

7. Caparo T1 (tie)2.5 seconds

Fastest 0-60 Cars - 8. Caparo T1Rounding out the top 5 is the 2007 Caparo T1, which has an acceleration of 2.5 seconds. Only 16 models of this British supercar were produced and it was built expressly as a street legal race car. The T1 is clearly inspired by Formula 1, with top speed measured at 205 mph (330 km/h, and the Caparo T1 has a lateral acceleration of 3 G, though this will depend on how the tires are configured.

7. Lamborghini Aventador SVJ (tie)2.5 seconds

It is quickest Aventador model with track design oriented. Its naturally aspirated V-12 makes 760 hp and 531 lb-ft of torque. According to Lamborghini, the Aventador line was designed to replace the Murcielago and become the main line of the company. As far as performance goes, the Aventador has a top recorded speed of 217 mph (350 km/h).

7. Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 (tie)2.5 seconds

Fastest 0-60 Cars - 7. Lamborghini HuracanLamborghini has always been known for producing outrageously fast cars, and the Huracan is no exception. The 2015 LP610-4 edition accelerates from 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds, which is way faster than the manufacturer’s own timed run of 3.2 seconds. More than thousand Huracan models were manufactured, and after making its debut in the 2014 Geneva Auto Show, the car was hailed as the successor to the Gallardo, the company’s most successful model which most likely Huracan will bypass sale numbers.

7. McLaren 720S (tie)2.5 seconds

Manufactured from 2017, 720S is the quickest 0-60 model that McLaren has produced. Power comes from 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that pump out 710 hp and 568 lb-ft of torque. This supercar comes in coupe and convertible (spider) version. Both model version have butterfly doors that open upward and its top speed is drag limited to 212 mph / 341 km/h.

8. Audi R8 V10 Plus Quattro (tie)2.6 seconds

Fastest 0-60 Cars - 10. Audi R8 V10 Plus Quattro Coupe (Euro Spec)The Audi R8 has not always been the quickest car when it comes to pure acceleration, but Audi is trying to change that with the V10 Plus Quattro Coupe. In the latest test from Motor Trend, they were able to achieve a spectacular 0-60 time of only 2.6 seconds and 1/4 mile time of just 10.6 seconds at 130.3 mph. The Audi R8 is finally beginning to show its teeth to its competition and they should be quite worried.

8. Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SuperVeloce (tie)2.6 seconds

Its second Aventador model on the list and only 600 models has been produced. SuperVeloce is lighter than other Aventador models which are supposed to give more agile performance. According to Lamborghini, the Aventador line was designed to replace the Murcielago and become the main line of the company. As far as performance goes, the Aventador has a top recorded speed of 217 mph (350 km/h).

8. McLaren P1 (tie)2.6 seconds

The 2013 McLaren P1 is at number 8 with a verified 0-60 time of 2.6 seconds, which is a couple of tenths faster than the manufacturer’s 2.8 report. This limited production concept car was unveiled in the 2012 Paris Motor Show, and is regarded as the successor to the McLaren F1. Total power from hybrid system is 904 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque delivered thru rear wheels. As a plugin hybrid supercar, the P1 goes from 0 to 124 mph in 6.8 seconds and 0 to 186 mph in 24 seconds.

8. Mercedes-AMG GT63 S 4MATIC+ (tie)2.6 seconds

It is the quickest Mercedes-AMG coupe-sedan ever produced that also has hatchback capability to carry large items. According to manufacture its 0-60 is 3.1 seconds but C&D was able to shave off half second to 2.6 seconds time. It has powerful 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that produces 630 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque. Top speed is rated at 195 mph / 314 km/h.

8. Porsche 911 GT2 RS Weissach Edition (tie)2.6 seconds

It is one of the most pure 911 that is track oriented and most expensive 911 even the Turbo S. They are produced in limited numbers. GT2 RS using a lot expensive materials such as carbon fiber, magnesium and titanium for reduction of weight. Because of less weight GT2 RS is consider as best handling capable 911. All the power comes from 3.8-liter twin-turbo flat-6 that pumps out 700 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. Top speed is governor limited to 211 mph / 340 km/h but without limiter top is 221 mph / 356 km/h.

8. Porsche Panamera Turbo S (tie)2.6 seconds

Second generation Porsche Panamera Turbo S is not even most powerful Panamera in lineup yet it produces astonishing 620 hp and 604 lb-ft of torque. Even though it is sedan it has advantage over convention sedan in space because of its hatchback type of trunk design which helps to carry large and long items that regular trunk could not handle. Its maximum speed is also impressive for 4 door sedan with top speed of 196 mph / 315 km/h.

8. Tesla Model S P90D Ludicrous (tie)2.6 seconds

Fastest 0-60 Cars - 11. Tesla Model S P90D LudicrousThe original electric car on this list, the Tesla Model S P90D with Ludicrous upgrade feels like a rocket powered by electric motors. Tesla has been getting a lot of hype for the Model S’ acceleration, but it has never been as quick as it is today. Motor Trend’s recent test proves that the Model S P90D with Ludicrous mode can sprint to 60 mph in just 2.6 seconds and 1/4 mile time of 10.9 seconds at 122.7 mph.

9. BMW M8 Gran Coupe Competition (tie)2.7 seconds

M8 comes in 3 types form as coupe, convertible and gran coupe. Gran Coupe is the longest of three because it has extra 2 set of doors which makes it sedan. Even though it sedan coupe alike it doesn’t offer hatchback style trunk as some of its competition. BMW claims 0-60 is 3 seconds flat but that is conservative because C&D was able to reach in only 2.7 seconds and top speed is 156 mph / 251 km/h unless limiter is removed then is 190 mph / 306 km/h. M8 is replacement for previous BMW M6 generation.

9. Ferrari 488 Pista (tie)2.7 seconds

488 Pista meaning track in Italian was unveiled in 2018 even though 488 was produced between 2015-2020 models. The Pista offered many modifications from mechanical to exterior to make it even more lighter in this case 198-pounds (90kg) and agile than 488 GTB. Power increased to 710 hp and 568 lb-ft of torque with claimed top speed of 211 mph / 340 km/h. Ferrari 488 was replaced by F8 model.

9. Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 (tie)2.7 seconds

Fastest 0-60 Cars - 13. Lamborghini AventadorThe 2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 is just a shade under 2.7 seconds and was unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. According to Lamborghini, the Aventador line was designed to replace the Murcielago and become the main line of the company. As far as performance goes, the Aventador has a top recorded speed of 217 mph (350 km/h), although there are reports it can reach up to 230 mph.

9. McLaren 570S (tie)2.7 seconds

Production of 570S model started in 2015. Even though it is most affordable McLaren model in lineup it is still blast to drive this exotic car. With its curb weight less than 3,200-pounds (1,452kg) and V-8 producing 562 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque it is more than enough to propel 570S under 3 seconds and claimed top speed of 204 mph / 328 km/h.

9. McLaren 650S Spider (tie)2.7 seconds

McLaren 650S originally produced between 2014 thru 2017 before being replace by 720S model. 650S Spider (convertible) had retractable hard top and only weighted about 88-pounds (40kg) more than its counterpart coupe. Its 3.8-liter twin-turbo V-8 produced 641 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque make top speed of 207 mph / 333 km/h.

9. Nissan GT-R Track Edition (tie)2.7 seconds

Fastest 0-60 Cars - 12. Nissan GTR SpecvThe original SpecV line came out in 2009, but upgrades have been extensive, and the 2014 track edition model was the one measured at 2.7 seconds. Since its introduction at the Tokyo Auto Salon in 2009, the car has been powered by a twin turbo 3.8-liter engine, and it is available in different styles.

9. Porsche 911 GT3 (tie)2.7 seconds

Porsche introduced 911 GT3 in 1999. It was based on Porsche 911 race car and it is very oriented toward track enjoyment more than street. Even though majority Porsche models are turbocharged GT3 is still natuarally aspired and latest is 4.0-liter flat-6 with 502 hp and 346 lb-ft of torque. GT3 top speed is 197 mph / 317 km/h.

10. BMW M5 Competition (tie)2.8 seconds

BMW M5 is icon that has been produced since 1984. Since then every 5-Series generation had performance M5 sedan. It is one of the first 4-door production family performance sedans in world. M5 offers 4.4-liter twin-turbo V-8 with 617 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. BMW claim governor limited to 155 mph / 250 km/h but with “M Driver package” top speed is 190 mph or 306 km/h.

10. Chevrolet Corvette Stingray (tie)2.8 seconds

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray eight generation is the most affordable supercar on market. The C8 Corvette has so many new designs one of major is that are now mid-engine car like Ferrari and Lamborghini. On top of everything else Corvette is the longest name plate that has been produced since 1953 on this list. Stingray is base Corvette that produces 495 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque.

10. Ferrari 812 Superfast (tie)2.8 seconds

812 Superfast replaced Ferrari F12berlinetta by starting production in 2017. It is front mid-engine with naturally aspired 6.5-liter V-12 producing 789 hp and 530 lb-ft of torque. Because of engine size and place, 812 have long hood which makes it almost look like a batmobile. Even though its curb weight of around 3,800-pounds it is still able to reach top speed of 211 mph / 340 km/h.

10. McLaren 570GT (tie)2.8 seconds

McLaren 570GT is based on 570S. GT is supposed to be more touring supercar and because of that it offer softer suspension that 570S. Also it has slightly taller roofline and stretched back further to the rear this way it has larger trunk. Because of more space inside than 570S it more enjoyable on longer travel trips. It has same engine output as 570S and top speed slightly lower to 200 mph or 322 km/h.

10. McLaren 600LT Spider (tie)2.8 seconds

600LT Spider (hard top convertible) started production in 2019. Even though it is convertible model its chassis was so strong that there was no need for extra stiffening and because of that it is very light. It has 592 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque paired with 7-speed and able to reach top speed of 201 mph or 323 km/h.

10. McLaren GT (tie)2.8 seconds

Another grand touring supercar from McLaren is called just GT. It is still mid-engine as any other McLaren with 612 hp and 465 lb-ft of torque. According to McLaren because of it is touring shape design it is longer than other models. Consumer choosing from McLaren lineup as every day drive and most comfortable is GT. Top speed is rated to 203 mph or 327 km/h.

10. McLaren Senna (tie)2.8 seconds

McLaren Senna is designed specifically for track-focused road legal ultimate supercar. It is supposed to be set more track records and handle better than any other McLaren up to date. Because of its track design it offers very stiff suspension so ride on imperfect road is very uncomfortable and engine is very racing loud. Doors have regular window and lower part of door offer window that is very low to ground. Engine is 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 which produce 789 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque with top speed drag limited to 208 mph or 335 km/h.

10. Porsche 911 Carrera 4S (tie)2.8 seconds

Porsche 911 (992 Series) comes in so many different types to choose from. There are different engine powers to body styles such as coupe, convertible or targa and on special occasion they offer in speedster form. 911 Carrera 4S is one trim above standard Carrera S model. 4S comes with the same 3.0-liter twin-turbo flat-6 that produced 443 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque but difference is that 4S send power to all four wheels. Top speed is rated to 190 mph or 306 km/h.

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11. Ariel Atom 3 (tie)2.9 seconds

Ariel Atom 3 comes only in open top (roadster) style. 3 is offered in Honda 2.0-liter supercharged inline-4 with manual transmission. Based on the looks alone, it’s obvious that the Atom was built to be a high performance legal race car. Only about 100 per year are manufactured, and its most conspicuous feature is the visible chassis and lack of windows or roof, underscoring its purpose.

11. Ferrari F8 Tributo (tie)2.9 seconds

It started production in 2019 as 2020 model that replaced Ferrari 488. F8 Tributo has many characteristics as 488 Pista had such as same engine updated 3.9-liter twin-turbo V-8 with 711 hp and 568lb-ft of torque but slightly more curb weight. Aerodynamically it is even more advanced design than Pista was. According to Ferrari F8 has same top speed of 211 mph / 340 km/h.

11. McLaren MP4-12C (tie)2.9 seconds

McLaren MP4-12C was first McLaren that was designed and produced solely by McLaren itself. It was produced between 2011 thru 2014 before being replaced by 650S model. It comes in coupe and spider body style later would be renamed from MP4-12C to just 12C. Its top speed is drag limited to 205 mph / 330 km/h.

11. Mercedes-AMG E63 S 4MATIC+ (tie)2.9 seconds

E-Class is one of most popular Mercedes models which were introduced in 1993. AMG E63 S comes in sedan and wagon mid-size form. Mercedes conservative claim of 0-60 3.3 seconds but C&D testing they shaved of 0.4 second to only 2.9 seconds. Its engine 4.0-liter V8 provides 603 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque. Mercedes claim maximum speed is governor limited to 186 mph or 299 km/h.

12. Acura NSX (tie)3.0 seconds

Acura NSX 1st generation was produced from 1990 thru 2005 and then 2nd generation was introduced in 2016. Acura supercar is more affordable, way more reliable and yet can compete with Ferrari performance wise. NSX is mid-engine car that is powered by hybrid system. It has 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 and 3 electric motors two at front and one at rear that power all four wheels. Total output has 573 hp and 476 lb-ft of torque which is enough to propel all the way to claim top speed of 191 mph or 307 km/h.

12. Audi RS 7 Sportback (tie)3.0 seconds

Audi RS 7 was originally introduced in 2013 that is based on A7 which was introduced in 2010. It is sportback sedan with hatchback style trunk which offers more cargo space than conventional sedan such as RS 6. Because it has sloping roofline RS 7 is longer that RS 6 in order to have enough headroom in rear seats and yet only is rated to seat four person total instead of five. Audi fitted 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine which provides 591 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque which comes standard with Quattro system.

12. Ferrari 458 Italia (tie)3.0 seconds

Ferrari 458 mid-engine was produced between 2009 thru 2015 that replaced Ferrari F430. It comes in two body styles berlinetta (coupe) and spider (hard-top convertible). Its power comes from 4.5-liter naturally aspired V-8 that has 557 hp and 398 lb-ft of torque. Maximum speed is redline limited to 210 mph or 338 km/h according to Ferrari.

12. Ford GT (tie)3.0 seconds

Ford GT was design to commemorate four time race winner at Le Mans Ford GT40 that was produced in mid and late sixties. Ford GT 1st generation was built from 2004 thru 2006 and then ten years later in 2016 second generation started production that was redesign. Ford GT is mid-engine car that is powered by 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 which produced 647 hp and 550 lb-ft of torque. Top speed is drag limited to 216 mph or 348 km/h. Because of Ford planning limited number to produce GT is expensive supercar.

12. Jaguar F-Type SVR (tie)3.0 seconds

Jaguar introduced F-Type in 2013 and was built on previous generation XK platform that was shortened. It is touring class car that comes in two body styles fastback coupe with hatchback trunk and roadster (convertible). F-Type SVR is powered by 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 that has 575 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque that it transfers to all four wheels. Jaguar claims top speed is 200 mph or 322 km/h.

12. Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera (tie)3.0 seconds

Lamborghini Gallardo produced between 2003 thru 2013 is the best-selling Lamborghini model. They build and sold total of 14,022 during production years. It was offered in coupe or spyder version. Introduced in 2010 Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera is powered by naturally aspired 5.2-liter V-10 that produced 562 hp and 398 lb-ft of torque.

12. Lamborghini Urus (tie)3.0 seconds

Lamborghini Urus is second production SUV designed and built by Lamborghini first one was LM002. Production started in 2018 and became immediate success for Lamborghini. It is only SUV that made on this performance list but even though its performance is supercar territory, it is still able to go off road and tow a trailer up to 7,000-pounds like regular SUV. It is most spacious Lamborghini in lineup. It is powered by 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 that makes 641 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque. According to manufacture top speed is drag limited to 189.5 mph or 305 km/h.

12. Lucid Air Grand Touring (21in Wheels)(tie)3.0 seconds

Air Grand Touring is a mid-range trim which produces around 800 horsepower that is transmitted through all wheel drive. It comes in 19 inch and 21 inch wheels. The Grand Touring with 21 inches is rated to have 469 miles (755 km) of range by EPA. Lucid Motor is one of newest automobile manufacturers that started in 2007 as Atieva. Their 1st vehicle is the Air sedan, which is also battery electric, that is offered with different powertrains. Air is the 1st battery electric vehicle that was crowned to travel more than 500 miles on single charge by EPA.

12. McLaren 620R (tie)3.0 seconds

McLaren 620R was introduced in 2019. It is based on McLaren race car winning 570S GT4-class, except that is made updated many different components to make it road legal. 620R is limited edition that can come in race car livery and consumer can choose race number decals if want. Because it is more track oriented ac, touch-screen navigation or audio systems are no standard on this supercar. But once you release 612 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque V-8 you forget about it.

12. McLaren 675LT (tie)3.0 seconds

McLaren 675LT started production as 2016 models and comes in coupe and spider (hard-top convertible) version. It is very rare model because McLaren only produced 500 of coupes and 500 of spider body style. It is based on McLaren 650S with many improvements in order to be better track-focused. Its curb weight is slightly under 3,000-pounds which is impressive especially when consider that has 666 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. McLaren claim maximum speed of 205 mph or 330 km/h.

12. Mercedes-AMG E63 S 4MATIC+ Wagon (tie)3.0 seconds

E-Class is one of most popular Mercedes models which were introduced in 1993. AMG E63 S comes in sedan and wagon mid-size form. Wagon version offers more cargo space over sedan from 13 cubic feet to 35 cubic feet yet performance wise loose only 0.1 second from 0-60. Its engine 4.0-liter V-8 provides 603 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque. Mercedes claim maximum speed is governor limited to 180 mph or 290 km/h.

12. Mercedes-AMG GT S (tie)3.0 seconds

AMG GT S was introduced in 2014 as 2015 model. This grand tourer from Mercedes is very low, wide with very long hood and hatchback style trunk. This GT front mid-engine replaced previous Mercedes SLS AMG. It uses 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 that produce 503 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque. GT top speed is governor limited to 193 mph or 311 km/h according to Mercedes.

Out of these incredibly fast cars, which one is your favorite and why?



  1. Unshodbob

    January 3, 2016 at 7:06 pm

    The Tesla Model S P90D with ludicrous mode is my favorite, because I own one. I don’t think my car can go as fast as your car did, though. Did you test a special version of the car or a version of the software that is not yet distributed?

    • Editorial Staff

      January 3, 2016 at 7:09 pm

      We are using the Tesla Model S’ performance numbers from the Motor Trend’s test. As far as we know, it is a regular version they tested, however, it might have been a pre-production model.

  2. chiller

    April 22, 2016 at 7:35 am

    Are numbers you cite actual track values? I have driven some of these cars and practically applying their HP/torque values is nearly impossible for the “average joe” to do. So, like @Unshodbob, I agree the P90DL is by far the most mesmerizing of the bunch. Whether you’re barely moving, or at a standstill at the line, this car is a beast: immediate acceleration with no slip or stall. Absolutely blown away that any novice driver can enjoy the true potential of their super car.


    • Editorial Staff

      April 22, 2016 at 9:10 am

      Hi Chiller,

      The numbers cited are what was achieved by major magazine publications such as Car & Drive and MotorTrend. So they were real tests, but using professional drivers.

      Keep in mind that many of the cars on the list include dual clutch and other automated transmissions and launch control systems, so these performance numbers are very achievable by most people.

  3. Zelek Uther

    May 13, 2016 at 2:37 am

    The Tesla Model S P90D is my favourite.

    It is the only car on the list that has:
    * Four doors.
    * 90 mpg (equivalent) fuel economy.
    * Zero emissions.
    * A generous truck in the back, AND a generous “frunk” in the front.
    * Can carry 5 adults (plus an optional 2 extra children in rear facing seats in the trunk).
    * Helps reduce our dependence on fossil fuel and foreign countries.

    • sambo253

      April 5, 2017 at 11:23 am

      you forgot…and looks like ford Taurus. ick

    • Mike

      November 17, 2017 at 11:08 pm

      lol – You had better “strike fossil fuel dependency” since Coal is a primary electricity producer in the US. “The batteries are charged primarily by plugging into off-board sources of electricity, produced from oil, coal,…”

  4. Cjavo

    July 22, 2016 at 9:32 am

    GTR rocks!

  5. Derek Melber

    October 12, 2017 at 2:56 am

    Quick and fast are key factors for a car. However, looks make a huge impact on liking a car!

    Pure power, like the GTR, is impressive and certainly at an amazing price point. But, a $5 blow job is a good deal, but most likely most guys would pass (for many reasons which I don’t think need to be explained here!).

    Cars like the Porsche Spyder are so rare and unique, like the $800000+ price tag, they are not really reasonable to obtain.

    The Tesla and Porsche Turbo are priced to buy and obviously amazing!!!

  6. erik

    November 22, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    I like the Tesla and I also like the Demon which is missing from your list. The Dodge Demon does 2.1 sec to the Tesla 2.28 sec. See attached article on the Tesla and Demon times.

    The Demon is also the first factory car ever to do a wheelie (Guinness Book of Records). In the process, the Demon generates 1.8g of acceleration, another record for a production car.

    • Editorial Staff

      November 30, 2017 at 12:09 pm

      We are in the process of adding Demon to this page, however, the 2.1 second has a huge asterisk. As your link states:

      “Of course, that’s with the optional Direct Connection powertrain controller, no passenger seat or rear seat–which themselves are options–and running 100-octane racing fuel.”

      – That’s a little too much to consider it a 2.1 sec 0-60 car. Most cars would be quicker without any seats (lower weight) and with racing fuel. Magazines usually test cars using every day situations such as normal recommended fuel, standard options, and not on a sticky race strip.

      • Bruce Bersch

        December 7, 2017 at 8:34 am

        I get so tired of these liars that say EVs use coal/oil to re-fuel. Solar is going to kick all your coal-fired electricity to the curb along with your dinosaur technology engines. I love it that that custom builders are jumping in and converting anything they can get their hands on to electric making it faster, less maintenance to do and spewing out CLEAN AIR in the process. Can’t wait for the future to arrive and watch as all these gas/diesel/propane vehicles are sent to the crusher where they belong OR converted to electric.

  7. Jo

    September 8, 2018 at 11:12 pm

    What stupid comment you are obviously ignorant of the fact that combustion engines are going through a revolution too and can run on non fossil green fuels.
    I have spoken to many manufacturers and they have no plan on electrification unless their arm is twisted by governments as they know that EVs are not as clean as all the hype make them out to be, anyone with a bit of sense should know this.

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