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Need For Speed: Top 10 Street-Legal Fastest Cars in The World

By Daisy Emah-Emah Updated: 07/26/2022 Posted: 03/10/2022

Are you a speed junkie? Do you live for the thrill and the adventure? 



Fastest Cars


Thanks to technology automakers have been able to deliver more speed through supercars. With supercars having a maxed-out speed of 270mph or more, and automakers researching more ways to increase speed.


Even though you may be an adrenaline junkie, and freaked out about using performance enhancements modifications, your vehicle still has to be street legal…so you don’t get in trouble with the police



A street-legal vehicle has all the features required by law to run on public roads. These features include safety equipment and emission control systems that come with the vehicle. You can check with the local DMV in your state to know the requirements for a street-legal vehicle as they differ from state to state. 


Back to the article!


So if you are looking to add a fast car to your garage and hopefully cost is not a factor but still trying to save a few thousand, we have put together the top 10 fastest cars in the work.


They have proven their top-speed records and continue to break their records each time earning their spot as the fastest cars in the world. 

Street-Legal Fastest Cars

1. SSC Tuatara

Tuatara is an exotic car and claims to be the fastest production vehicle in the world. It features a carbon-fiber body that exudes sleekness and luxury. Tuatara comes with a 5.9-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine that produces up to 1,750 hp. Also, promises a top speed of 300 mph in excess. 


Tuatara’s new design is more upscale with a better fit and also finish design. Designed with a race-inspired steering wheel and seats with a modern infotainment display.  



2. Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+

Bugatti Chiron features an 8-liter, quad-turbo, W16 engine boosted to 1,577 and smashed the  300 mph barrier. Its magnesium wheels and titanium exhaust help shed unnecessary mass allowing it to smash the barrier. Its cabin is flooded In carbon fiber and jet orange accents also matching the exterior stripes.



3. Koenigsegg Agera RS

Agera comes with a 5.0-liter Ford V8 engine which generates 947 hp and delivered a speed of 249 mph. Its exterior has better aerodynamics and a more aggressive and distinct design. 


Agera’s interior comes with a lot of exposed carbon fiber, a roof scoop, and also a luggage set that makes this car stand out.



4. Hennessey Venom GT

Venom is a low-volume supercar with a twin-turbo, 7.0-liter V-8, with a maximum power output of 1,451 hp, generating a speed of up to 210 mph. Its cabin is based on the Lotus Exige, and has identical door panels, a dashboard, and also an instrument cluster. 



5. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport

Bugatti Veyron has an improved aerodynamic in newer models giving off a speed of 267 mph. It has an 8.0-liter W-12 quad-turbocharged and produces1,200 hp. Its exterior is a carbon fiber monocoque design while the interior is a perfect match between style and simplicity. 



6. SSC Ultimate Aero TT

The SSC Ultimate Aero TT comes with a twin-turbocharged Corvette V8 engine that produces about 1,200 hp and has a top speed of 300 mph. Its interior drips with luxury featuring a supple leather/suede interior highlighted by custom Recaro seats. Its exterior is covered in carbon fiber, and also has a flat undertray with twin venturi tunnels.



7. McLauren Speedtail

Speedtail is quick off the line and comes with a futuristic exterior design, equipped with cutting-edge amenities. It comes with a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 engine and an electric motor combined to produce 1036 hp with a top speed of 250 mph.



9. Aston Martin ONE-77

Aston Martin ONE-77 is a racing-inspired sports car, fitted with a 7.3-liter V-12 engine that produces at least 750 hp and a speed of 220 mph. It also has a stylish, show-car body with exquisite detailing and high-tech features. 



8. Pagani Huayra

Pagani Huayra comes with a burly and potent twin-turbocharged V-12 engine that produces 750-hp and a top speed of 230 mph. It has an exquisite cabin design with extraordinary attention to detail. It also comes with supple leather and wood accents that give the cabin a warm ambiance. Although it has awesome performance and speed for car enthusiasts, it isn’t street-legal in the United States.



10. Ferrari LaFerrari

LaFerrari comes with a V12 engine combined with an electric motor to produce 950 hp to the rear wheels with a speed of 217 mph. Its interior design offers lots of comforts but looks designed for the track. LaFerrari is not street-legal as well. 



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Source: Forbes, TopSpeed.