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Top 15 Fastest SUV’s in The World By Top Speed

Last Updated: 2021

If you are wondering what is the fastest SUV in the world, here are the top 15 based on top speed. Only SUV that are capable to reach 151 mph (243 km/h) or higher are listed. The list will continuously get updated as newer production automobiles are produced and tested.

Below are fastest by top speed SUV and trucks that that are tested and posted on 0-60 specs.

1. Bentley Bentayga Speed 190.1 mph (306 km/h)

Bentayga is the 1st SUV from Bentley that was introduced in late 2015. It is large SUV with two row of seating. Bentayga Speed is one of highest trim of 2nd gen Bentayga that offers with top speed of 190.1 mph (306 km/h) and MT made 0-60 in only 3.1 seconds. It is powered by 6.0-liter twin turbocharged W-12 that produces 626 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque. Maximum towing is still 7,716 pounds or 3,500 kg.

2. Audi RS Q8 190 mph (306 km/h)

RS Q8 is mid-size 2 rows seating luxury SUV that is based on 1st generation Audi Q8 with performance flavor. It is powered by 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 that produce 591 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque. CD made 0-60 in only 3.2 seconds. Manufacture claim top speed is 190 mph or 306 km/h while maximum towing is still rated at 7,700 pounds (3,493 kg).

3. Lamborghini Urus 189.5 mph (305 km/h)

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. 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.

4. Maserati Levante Trofeo 189 mph (304 km/h)

Levante is mid-size luxury SUV and 1st SUV that was design and built by Maserati. In its top trim Trofeo packs under hood 3.8-liter twin turbocharged V-8 that makes 582 hp and 538 lb-ft of torque. When CD tested 0-60 come in 3.6 seconds. Top speed is estimated according to manufacture with drag limited at 189 mph or 304 km/h.

5. Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid (tie) 183 mph (295 km/h)

Cayenne was originally introduced in 2002 as mid-size luxury SUV with performance flavor. It is also first SUV design and built by Porsche. Build on 3rd gen Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid is highest trim in Cayenne lineup. Power comes from 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V-8 plus electric motors that produce combine power of 670 hp and 663 lb-ft of torque. With 14.3-kWh battery it is able to go in electric mode only for 15 miles (24 km) according to EPA. CD tested 0-60 in 3.2 seconds and according to manufacture top speed is 183 mph or 295 km/h. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 6,600 pounds (2,994 kg).

5. Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe (tie) 183 mph (295 km/h)

Cayenne was originally introduced in 2002 as mid-size luxury SUV with performance flavor. It is also first SUV design and built by Porsche. Build on 3rd gen Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe is highest trim in Cayenne lineup but offer less cargo space because of body style. Power comes from 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V-8 plus electric motors that produce combine power of 670 hp and 663 lb-ft of torque. With 14.3-kWh battery it is able to go in electric mode only for 15 miles (24 km) according to EPA. Porsche claim top speed is 183 mph or 295 km/h. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 6,600 pounds (2,994 kg).

6. Aston Martin DBX 181 mph (291 km/h)

DBX is introduced in 2020 as 2021 models are the 1st SUV design by Aston Martin. It is mid-size luxury SUV with 2 rows of seats. Engine is made by Mercedes-AMG 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 then is tweaked by Aston Martin to their standard. Engine makes 542 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque matted with 9-speed auto which is good 0-60 in only 3.9 seconds by CD. Aston Martin claim DBX top speed is 181 mph or 291 km/h.

7. Bentley Bentayga V8 (tie) 180 mph (290 km/h)

Bentayga is the 1st SUV from Bentley that was introduced in late 2015. It is large SUV with two row of seating. Bentayga V8 is based on 2nd gen that is more tamed and fuel efficient version of Bentayga that still has top speed of 180 mph (290 km/h) and CD produce 0-60 in only 3.3 seconds. It is powered by 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V-8 that produces 542 hp and 568 lb-ft of torque. Maximum towing is still 7,716 pounds or 3,500 kg.

7. BMW Alpina XB7 (tie) 180 mph (290 km/h)

Alpina XB7 is full-size (large) 3 rows seating luxury SUV that is based on X7 (G07) with full Alpina division treatment instead M division. Power comes from 4.4-liter twin turbocharged V8 that produce 612 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque. Paired with 8-speed auto and 4 wheel drives, CD was able to sprint 0-60 in only 3.7 seconds and manufacture claim top speed of 180 mph or 290 km/h. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 7,500 pounds or 3,402 kg.

7. Dodge Durango 4 SRT Hellcat (tie) 180 mph (290 km/h)

Durango 4 SRT Hellcat is based on 3rd generation Dodge Durango that was produced only as 2021 models. Even though it is performance SUV it still has 3 rows of seats. It is powered by 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 that produces whooping 710 hp and 645 lb-ft of torque. With 8-speed auto and 4 wheel drive MT produce 0-60 in only 3.4 seconds. Manufacture claim top speed of 180 mph or 290 km/h when properly equipped.

7. Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk (tie) 180 mph (290 km/h)

Trackhawk is based on 4th generation Jeep Grand Cherokee that is performance oriented. Power comes from 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 that makes 707 hp and 645 lb-ft of torque. With so much power MT was able to reach 0-60 in only 3.3 seconds. Jeep claims top speed of 180 mph or 290 km/h that is drag limited.

8. BMW X3 M Competition (tie) 177 mph (285 km/h)

BMW X3 is a compact (small) luxury SUV that started productions in 2003. (G01) 3rd gen X3 M Competition makes 503 hp and 442 lb-ft of torque from 3.0-liter twin turbo inline-6. 0-60 comes in only 3.3 seconds tested by CD. BMW claim top speed is governor limited at 177 mph or 285 km/h with optional M Driver’s Package.

8. BMW X4 M Competition (tie) 177 mph (285 km/h)

BMW X4 is a compact (small) luxury SUV Coupe that started productions in 2014 that is based on X3. Because of its Coupe design it has less cargo space than X3. (G02) 2rd gen X4 M Competition Coupe makes 503 hp and 442 lb-ft of torque from 3.0-liter twin turbocharged inline-6. 0-60 comes in only 3.3 seconds tested by CD. Manufacture claim top speed is governor limited at 177 mph or 285 km/h with optional M Driver’s Package.

8. BMW X5 M (tie) 177 mph (285 km/h)

X5 is mid-size luxury SUV that was introduced in 1999. 1st gen X5 did not offer M badge SUV until 2nd gen. (G06) 3rd gen BMW X5 M is powered by 4.4-liter twin turbo V8 that makes 600 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. Manufacture conservative claim 0-60 in only 3.8 seconds. As with many German makers they require extra package to reach top speed. According to BMW, optional M Driver Package unlocks top speed to 177 mph or 285 km/h.

8. BMW X6 M Competition (tie) 177 mph (285 km/h)

X6 is a mid-size luxury SUV Coupe that started productions in 2007 that was developed from X5. Because of its Coupe design it has less cargo space than X5. (G06) 3rd gen X6 M Competition Coupe is powered by 4.4-liter twin turbo V8 that makes 617 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. 0-60 translates in only 3.3 seconds by MT. As with many German makers they require extra package to reach top speed. According to BMW, M Driver’s Package unlocks top speed to 177 mph or 285 km/h.

8. Porsche Cayenne Turbo (tie) 177 mph (285 km/h)

3rd gen Cayenne Turbo is a mid-size luxury SUV with performance flavor. Power comes from 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V-8 that produce 541 hp and 567 lb-ft of torque. MT sprint 0-60 in only 3.2 seconds and according to manufacture top speed is 177 mph or 285 km/h. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 7,700 pounds (3,493 kg) and maximum wading depth with air suspension is rated at 20.8” (52.8 cm).

8. Porsche Cayenne Turbo Coupe (tie) 177 mph (285 km/h)

Cayenne was originally introduced in 2002 as mid-size luxury SUV with performance flavor. It is also first SUV design and built by Porsche. 3rd gen Cayenne Turbo Coupe comes in SUV coupe form with less cargo capacity but more sporty style. Power comes from 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V-8 that produce 541 hp and 567 lb-ft of torque. MT made 0-60 in 3.2 seconds and according to manufacture top speed is 177 mph or 285 km/h. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 7,700 pounds (3,493 kg).

9. Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Q4 (tie) 176 mph (283 km/h)

Stelvio started production in 2016 as 2017 models and Quadrifoglio is top performance trim. It is compact (small) SUV that is powered by 2.9-liter twin turbo V6 that makes 505 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. 0-60 come in only 3.3 seconds by CD and according to manufacture top speed is drag limited at 176 mph or 283 km/h.

9. Jaguar F-Pace SVR (tie) 176 mph (283 km/h)

F-Pace SVR is performance trim version of Jaguar F-Pace. F-Pace started production in 2016 and is the 1st compact SUV built by Jaguar. SVR variant is powered by 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 that makes 550 hp and 502 lb-ft of torque. Paired with 8-speed auto and all-wheel drive 0-60 comes in only 3.7 seconds by MT. Manufacturer claim 176 mph or 283 km/h top speed.

10. Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG 175 mph (282 km/h)

ML-class mid-size luxury SUV has been produced from 1997 through 2015. ML63 AMG was performance oriented based on 3rd gen ML-class that was powered by 5.5-liter twin turbocharged V-8 which produced 550 hp and 560 lb-ft of torque. It was enough to propelle 0-60 in only 4.2 seconds according to CD. Manufacture claim top speed governor limited of 175 mph or 282 km/h.

11. Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S 4MATIC+ (tie) 174 mph (280 km/h)

GLC63 S 4MATIC+ is compact luxury SUV with high power engine and more cargo space than coupe version. Power comes from 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 that makes 503 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. Paired with 9-speed automatic it should reach 0-60 in low 3 seconds. Top speed is governor limited at 174 mph or 280 km/h according to Mercedes.

11. Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S 4MATIC+ Coupe (tie)174 mph (280 km/h)

GLC63 S Coupe 4MATIC+ is compact luxury SUV with high power engine. Power comes from 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 that makes 503 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. Paired with 9-speed automatic MT was able to reach 0-60 in only 3.2 seconds. Top speed is governor limited at 174 mph or 280 km/h according to Mercedes.

11. Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S 4MATIC+ (tie) 174 mph (280 km/h)

GLE-class (W167) earlier known as ML-class is mid-size luxury SUV. AMG GLE63 S 4MATIC+ is mild hybrid that packs 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V-8 plus small electric motor connected to transmission that makes total output of 603 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque. With 9-speed auto transmission and all-wheel drive, both CD and MT only needed 3.4 seconds to get 0-60. Manufacture claim top speed of 174 mph or 280 km/h. Maximum tow rated at 7,700 pounds (3,492 kg).

11. Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S 4MATIC+ Coupe (tie) 174 mph (280 km/h)

GLE-class (W167) earlier known as ML-class is mid-size luxury SUV. AMG GLE63 S 4MATIC+ Coupe is mild hybrid that packs 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V-8 plus small electric motor connected to transmission that makes total output of 603 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque. With 9-speed auto transmission and all-wheel drive it should reach 0-60 in only 3.7 seconds according to Mercedes. Manufacture claim top speed of 174 mph or 280 km/h. Maximum tow rated at 7,700 pounds (3,492 kg).

11. Mercedes-AMG GLS63 4MATIC+ (tie) 174 mph (280 km/h)

GLS-class was renamed from GL-class in 2015. AMG GLS63 4MATIC+ is large 3 rows seating luxury performance SUV. It is powered by mild hybrid 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V8 plus electric motor in transmission with total output of 603 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque. It translates 0-60 in only 3.6 seconds by CD. Manufacture claim top speed of incredible 174 mph or 280 km/h and towing is rated at 7,700 pounds (3,492 kg).

12. Land Rover Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic P550 170 mph (274 km/h)

Range Rover Velar started production in 2017 as mid-size luxury SUV. SVAutobiography Dynamic P550 is top trim with performance oriented that makes 550 hp and 502 lb-ft of torque from 5.0-liter supercharged V-8. Transferring all that power via 8-speed automatic, CD reached 0-60 in 3.8 seconds. Manufacture claim top speed of 170 mph or 274 km/h.

13. Porsche Macan GTS 169 mph (272 km/h)

Macan is compact luxury SUV built by Porsche that started production in 2014. Macan GTS is now top trim in lineup. It is powered by 2.9-liter twin turbocharged V6 that produce 434 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. CD sprint 0-60 in 3.5 seconds and maximum top speed according to Porsche is 169 mph or 272 km/h. Towing is rated at 4,409 pounds or 2,000 kg.

14. Mercedes-AMG GLA45 4MATIC (tie) 167 mph (269 km/h)

GLA45 4MATIC is the 1st gen GLA-class subcompact luxury SUV that is powered by 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4. Even though it is only 4 cylinders engine it produces 375 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque with curb weight of 3,589 pounds (1,628 kg) CD was able to sprint to 0-60 in only 4.0 seconds flat. Top speed is governor limited to 167 mph or 269 km/h according to Mercedes.

14. Porsche Cayenne GTS (tie) 167 mph (269 km/h)

3rd gen Cayenne GTS comes in standard SUV and SUV coupe. In SUV form offers more cargo capacity. Power comes from 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V-8 that produce 453 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque. Porsche claims conservative 0-60 in 4.2 seconds and according to manufacture top speed is 167 mph or 269 km/h. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 7,700 pounds (3,493 kg) and maximum wading depth with air suspension is rated at 20.8” (52.8 cm).

14. Porsche Cayenne GTS Coupe (tie) 167 mph (269 km/h)

3rd gen Cayenne GTS Coupe comes in SUV coupe form with less cargo capacity but more sporty style. Power comes from 4.0-liter twin turbocharged V-8 that produce 453 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque. MT made 0-60 in 3.8 seconds and according to manufacture top speed is 167 mph or 269 km/h. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 7,700 pounds (3,493 kg) and maximum wading depth with air suspension is rated at 20.8” (52.8 cm).

15. Porsche Cayenne S 164 mph (264 km/h)

3rd gen Cayenne S comes in two body shape SUV and SUV coupe. In SUV form offers more cargo capacity. Power comes from 2.9-liter twin turbocharged V-6 that produce 434 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. Porsche claims conservative 0-60 in 4.9 seconds but CD in testing achieve in only 4.2 seconds. Top speed is 164 mph or 264 km/h claimed by manufacture. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 7,700 pounds (3,493 kg) and maximum wading depth with air suspension is rated at 20.8” (52.8 cm).

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16. Porsche Cayenne S Coupe 163 mph (262 km/h)

3rd gen Cayenne S Coupe body shape offers less cargo capacity but more sporty style. Power comes from 2.9-liter twin turbocharged V-6 that produce 434 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. Top speed is 163 mph or 262 km/h claimed by manufacture. Maximum towing capacity is rated at 7,700 pounds (3,493 kg) and maximum wading depth with air suspension is rated at 20.8” (52.8 cm).

17. Porsche Macan S 160 mph (258 km/h)

Macan is compact luxury SUV built by Porsche that started production in 2014. Macan S is middle trim in lineup. It is powered by 2.9-liter twin turbocharged V6 that produce 375 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. Max wading depth thru water with air suspension is 12.7” (32.3 cm) and maximum top speed according to Porsche is 160 mph or 258 km/h. Towing is rated at 4,409 pounds or 2,000 kg.

18. Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid (tie) 157 mph (253 km/h)

Build on 3rd gen Cayenne E-Hybrid is the second in lineup after base Cayenne trim. Power still comes from 3.0-liter turbocharged V-6 plus electric motors that produce combine power of 455 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. With 14.3-kWh battery it is able to go in electric mode for 17 miles (27.4 km) according to EPA. CD & MT tested 0-60 in 4.2 seconds and according to manufacture top speed is 157 mph or 253 km/h. Maximum towing capacity is still rated at 7,700 pounds (3,493 kg).

18. Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupe (tie) 157 mph (253 km/h)

Build on 3rd gen Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupe is the second in lineup after base Cayenne trim. Power still comes from 3.0-liter turbocharged V-6 plus electric motors that produce combine power of 455 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. With 14.3-kWh battery it is able to go in electric mode for 17 miles (27.4 km) according to EPA. CD tested E-Hybrid Coupe 0-60 in 4.2 seconds and according to manufacture top speed is 157 mph or 253 km/h. Maximum towing capacity is still rated at 7,700 pounds (3,493 kg).

19. Audi SQ7 (tie) 155 mph (250 km/h)

SQ7 is mid-size 3 rows seating luxury SUV that is based on 2nd generation Audi Q7 with performance flavor. It is powered by 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 that pumps out 500 hp and 568 lb-ft of torque. CD made 0-60 in only 3.5 seconds. Top speed is governor limited to 155 mph or 250 km/h while maximum towing is rated at 7,700 pounds (3,493 kg).

19. Audi SQ8 (tie) 155 mph (250 km/h)

SQ8 is mid-size 2 rows seating luxury SUV that is based on 1st generation Audi Q8 with performance flavor. It is powered by 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 that produce 500 hp and 568 lb-ft of torque. CD made 0-60 in only 3.6 seconds. Top speed is governor limited to 155 mph or 250 km/h with optional summer tires while maximum towing is still rated at 7,700 pounds (3,493 kg).

19. BMW X5 M50i (tie) 155 mph (250 km/h)

X5 is mid-size luxury SUV that was introduced in 1999. (G05) 4th gen X5 M50i is powered by 4.4-liter twin turbocharged V8 that makes 523 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. 0-60 translates in only 3.9 seconds by CD. As with many German makers they require extra package to reach top speed. According to BMW, optional M Driver Package unlocks top speed to 155 mph or 250 km/h from standard 130 mph (209 km/h). Maximum towing has increased to 7,200 pounds (3,266 kg).

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