What is the fastest car in the world?

THIS car has an officially recognised top speed of 316.11mph.

Here we look at the fastest vehicle ever.

What is the fastest car in the world?

The SSC Tuatara is the world’s fastest production car.

It has an officially recognised top speed of 316.11mph. 

About 15 satellites to accurately determine the Tuatara’s impressive acceleration and speed during the two runs that took place within one hour.

Talking of power, the Tuatara’s 5.9-litre, twin-turbo V8 delivers an eye-watering 1,726bhp and revs to 8,800rpm.

Feeding its power to the rear wheels is a seven-speed automated manual gearbox that’s capable of shifting in less than 50 milliseconds.

The record run broke the previous mark of 277.9mph.

That had been set by the Koenigsegg Agera RS back in 2017. 

The nearest competitor, Bugatti managed to break the 300mph barrier with a modified Chiron in 2019.

It reached 304.774mph.

How much does the fastest car in the world cost? 

Not surprisingly such a motor is going to cost you. 

The American made supercar has a price tag of £1.1m ($1.6m)

Is the fastest car in the world road legal? 

The goal of the founder SSC North America which makes the car, Jerod Shelby, was to build a street-legal car capable of the fastest speed on earth.

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