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Top 25 Fastest Cars by Quarter Mile in the World

Last Updated: 2021

The list will continuously get updated as newer production automobiles are produced and tested.

Below are fastest ¼ mile cars that are tested and posted on 0-60 specs.

1. Tesla Model S Plaid 9.34 seconds @ 152.2 mph

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.

2. Bugatti Chiron Sport 9.4 seconds @ 158 mph

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.

3. Ferrari SF90 Stradale 9.5 seconds @ 148 mph

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!

4. Ferrari LaFerrari 9.6 seconds @ 157 mph

Ferrari LaFerrariThe 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari is one of the quickest production car ever created by Ferrari. In their initial Ferrari LaFerrari performance tests, Automobile Magazine was able to reach 1/4 mile in just 9.6 seconds at 157 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.

5. McLaren P1 9.8 seconds @ 148.9 mph

The 2013 McLaren P1 is 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.

6. Porsche 918 Spyder 9.8 seconds @ 145 mph

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.

7. McLaren 720S 9.9 seconds @ 148.2 mph

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. Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport 9.9 seconds @ 145.8 mph

Fastest 0-60 Cars - 4. Bugatti Veyron Super SportRounding out the top eight 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.

9. McLaren Senna 10.0 seconds @ 147.2 mph

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. Ferrari 488 Pista 10.1 seconds @ 144.1 mph

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.

11. Porsche 911 Turbo S 10.1 seconds @ 137 mph

The Porsche 911 Turbo S is the second 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.

12. Lamborghini Huracan Performante (tie)10.2 seconds @ 136 mph

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.

12. Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet (tie)10.2 seconds @ 136 mph

The 911 Turbo S Cabriolet is the 3rd quickest Porsche in this list. Manufactured in 2021, the Turbo S Cabriolet has a 0-60 acceleration measured at 2.3 seconds by Car and Driver. The 2.3 seconds acceleration is way faster than the 2.7 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.

13. Porsche 911 GT2 RS Weissach Edition 10.3 seconds @ 140 mph

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.

14. Lamborghini Aventador SVJ 10.3 seconds @ 136.4 mph

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).

15. Porsche Taycan Turbo S 10.3 seconds @ 133.3 mph

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.

16. Porsche 911 Turbo 10.3 seconds @ 133 mph

The Porsche 911 Turbo is one of quickest Porsche’s in this list. Manufactured in 2021, the Turbo has a 0-60 acceleration measured at 2.4 seconds by Car and Driver. The 2.4 seconds acceleration is way faster than the 2.7 seconds claimed by Porsche, and it is also notable for its use of innovative technologies. 911 Turbo has a new twin-turbocharged 3.7L engine making 572 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque and a top speed of 199 mph (320 km/h). Porsche 911 is the second longest name plate on this list that has been produced since 1964.

17. Ferrari 812 Superfast 10.4 seconds @ 138.6 mph

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.

18. McLaren 650S Spider 10.4 seconds @ 136.1 mph

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.

19. Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SuperVeloce 10.4 seconds @ 134.7 mph

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).

20. McLaren 675LT 10.5 seconds @ 139.7 mph

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.

21. Ferrari F8 Tributo 10.5 seconds @ 139.3 mph

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.

22. McLaren 600LT 10.5 seconds @ 137.3 mph

600LT started production in 2019. It comes in coupe and convertible body style and because of McLaren manufacturing process it is very light and stiff chassis. It has 592 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque paired with 7-speed and able to reach top speed of 204 mph or 328 km/h.

23. Tesla Model S P100D Ludicrous+ 10.5 seconds @ 125 mph

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.

24. Saleen S7 Twin Turbo 10.6 seconds @ 139.8 mph

Saleen S7 is very rare supercar even though it was built for 9 years from 2000 thru 2009. S7 power comes from Ford 7.0-liter twin turbo V8 that spins out 750 hp and 700 lb-ft of torque. 0-60 was only in 3.3 seconds by R&T tested. Saleen claim drag limited top speed of 248 mph or 399 km/h. S7 appeared in Jim Carrey movie Bruce Almighty and in 50 Cent (Curtis Jackson) music video.

25. McLaren 570S 10.6 seconds @ 133 mph

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.

Previously in Top 25

26. Audi R8 V10 Plus Quattro 10.6 seconds @ 130.3 mph

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.

27. McLaren MP4-12C 10.7 seconds @ 134 mph

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.

28. McLaren GT 10.7 seconds @ 133 mph

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.

29. BMW M8 Competition (tie)10.7 seconds @ 129 mph

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.

29. Mercedes-AMG GT63 S 4MATIC+ (tie)10.7 seconds @ 129 mph

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.

30. Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 (tie)10.8 seconds @ 135 mph

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 C7 was introduced in 2019 which was still front engine car. ZR1 is based on Z06 with some upgrades such as larger supercharger, updated engine and aerodynamics. The power comes from 6.2-liter supercharged V8 that makes 755 hp and 715 lb-ft of torque with 8-speed automatic transmission. Chevrolet claim drag limited top speed of 212 mph or 341 km/h.

30. Ferrari Enzo (tie)10.8 seconds @ 135 mph

Ferrari Enzo production lasted only two years between 2002 thru 2004. In those two years it was only produced 400 supercars. Ferrari Enzo was replacement for famous Ferrari F50. It was powered by 6.0-liter naturally aspired mid-engine V12 that spin out 651 hp and 485 lb-ft of torque. Top speed was redline limited at 209 mph or 336 km/h.

31. Ford GT 10.8 seconds @ 134 mph

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.

32. Lucid Air Grand Touring (21in Wheels)(tie)10.8 seconds @ 130.1 mph

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.

33. BMW M5 Competition 10.8 seconds @ 130 mph

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.

34. BMW M8 Gran Coupe Competition 10.8 seconds @ 129 mph

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.

35. Porsche 911 GT3 10.8 seconds @ 127.9 mph

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.

36. Porsche Panamera Turbo S 10.8 seconds @ 127 mph

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.

37. Ferrari 458 Italia 10.9 seconds @ 132.5 mph

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.

38. McLaren 620R 10.9 seconds @ 131.1 mph

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.

39. Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody 10.9 seconds @ 127 mph

Dodge Challenger has long history being produced during different times on and off. Originally started production in late sixties and ending in early eighties for 1st two generations. 3 generation model was born in 2008. Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody is high performance model from Challenger. It has 6.2-liter supercharged V8 that produced 707 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. Motor Week was able to laid 0-60 time in only 3.4 seconds.

40. Tesla Model S P90D Ludicrous 10.9 seconds @ 122.7 mph

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.

41. Mosler MT900 S 11.0 seconds @ 135 mph

Mosler Automotive was small private manufacture that exists from 1985 throughout 2013 before being defunct. They build number of different models all in limited numbers that are very rare and one that models was Mosler MT900 S. Mosler produced only 20 MT900 S and it was powered by Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 engine 5.7-liter supercharged V8. Engine output was 600 hp and 557 lb-ft of torque. 0-60 was only 3.1 seconds and claimed top speed of 179 mph / 288 km/h.

42. Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera 11.0 seconds @ 128.9 mph

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.

43. Mercedes-AMG E63 S 4MATIC+ (tie)11.0 seconds @ 128 mph

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.

43. Nissan GT-R NISMO (tie)11.0 seconds @ 128 mph

Fastest 0-60 Cars - 12. Nissan GTR SpecvThe original SpecV line came out in 2009, but upgrades have been extensive, and the 2015 GT-R NISMO edition model was the one measured at 11.0 seconds @ 128 mph quarter mile. 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.

44. Porsche Panamera Turbo S Sport Turismo 11.0 seconds @ 123.6 mph

Second generation Panamera Turbo S come also in Sport Turismo (wagon form). Even though is not most powerful Panamera in lineup it still produce hefty 620 hp and 604 lb-ft of torque. Porsche as always claim conservative number for 0-60 in 2.9 seconds but MT was able to get down to 2.7 seconds 0-60. Its top speed is same as sedan sibling which is 196 mph / 315 km/h.

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