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The 100 Most Powerful Cars of All

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Forget Hemi Boss 429s, Tri-Power and every other muscle from the 1960s and ’70s. of them are powerful enough to this list. Not. Close.

Today is the golden age of power. And the vehicles listed have more horsepower all the others through more a century of automotive history. the weakest of the bunch packs 555 hp and the hasn’t even hit its 23rd

This list isn’t on opinion, but fact. Each spot on the list was determined by its rating as claimed by its manufacturer. months of research, we included obscure supercar we could from Ascari to Zenvo, but we out tuner machines and kit cars. list is for manufacturers only.

were broken, when using peak torque without reference to the engine at which those numbers achieved. That didn’t all ties, however, as many were (or are) powered by engines. Go ahead and blame M division and Mercedes’ AMG for that.

In the end we up with a list of the 100 most cars and trucks from Europe and Japan. Hopefully we miss any worthy machines. If we make your case.

We ran this story less nine months ago and it is already wildly out of date. The old guard out at 544 horsepower, but now we’re looking at a rating of 555 hp.

With this updated list of the most cars of all time, fan favorites the 2011 Ford Mustang GT500, 2005 Ford GT, Pagani Zonda, Lexus Porsche Panamera Turbo S and the Nissan GT-R fell to As good as they are, simply don’t make the cut

We’ve also addressed inconsistencies with tuner/manufacturers notice 9ff has made the list) finally, removed all homologation from the list. We love but one-off racecar clones zero streetability have no on this list.

As before, if we any worthy machines, make case. We’ll be updating list until the horsepower war is or the earth runs out of petroleum. Magrath, Features Editor

2010 BMW X5 M 555 horsepower at 6,000 4.4-liter, DOHC, 32-valve V8, turbo. 500 pound-feet at 1,500 BMW embraces turbocharging with the division’s first SUV. by a six-speed automatic, this all-wheel-drive rhino will to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds and run the quarter-mile in 12.8 at 108.5 mph.

99. 2009 CTS-V 556 hp at 6,000 rpm: OHV, 16-valve V8, supercharged. brazenly stakes its claim to performance with a CTS sedan shares much of its supercharged V8 with the Corvette ZR1. to 60 in 4.3 seconds and nails the quarter-mile in seconds at 115 mph. Later by coupe and wagon versions.

98. Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG 557 hp at 5,500 5.5-liter, DOHC, 32-valve V8, turbo. Mercedes’ new big roadster AMG’s twin-turbo V8 making 530 and 590 lb-ft of peak torque. Add the Pack and the output goes up to 557 hp.

97. Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 560 hp at rpm: 5.2-liter, DOHC, V10. 397 lb-ft at 6,500 Lamborghini revises its V10 to slam up to 560 hp. The engine finds its way into Gallardo models and special that we dare you to try and keep of.

96. 2011 Audi R8 GT 560 hp at 8,000 5.2-liter, DOHC, 20-valve 398 lb-ft at 6,500 rpm. A version of the midengine, all-wheel-drive R8 by a version of the Lamborghini’s V10. an Audi with a hard-core edge.

95. 2013 Audi RS 6 560 hp at 6,700 rpm: Let’s this by saying that no, we not see this hi-po hauler in the Ever. Too bad, too, as the V8 is rated at 560 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. It great and does zero to 60 in 4 seconds. If this doesn’t Americans wagon envy, will.

94-92. (Tie) BMW M5 560 hp at 6,000 rpm: 4.4-liter, 32-valve V8, twin turbo. 500 at 1,500 rpm. BMW reinvents the M5 sedan around a new turbocharged V8. The 560 hp is through a seven-speed dual-clutch to the rear wheels. BMW claims a blast from zero to 60

94-92. (Tie) 2013 BMW M6 560 hp at rpm: 4.4-liter, DOHC, V8, twin turbo. 500 lb-ft at rpm. Essentially a two-door or cabriolet version of the M5. At more 2 tons it’s not small, but it be as quick and competent as the M5.

94-92. 2013 BMW M6 Grand 560 hp at 6,000 rpm: The 2013 BMW M6 Coupe uses the same DOHC, 32-valve, 560-hp V8 as in the above, but in a much, much body.

91. 2014 Audi RS 7 560 hp at rpm: Audi dropped slope-backed stunner at the 2013 Auto Show and we were before it announced that it have a 560-hp, 4.0-liter V8. The RS 7 makes 553 lb-ft of torque at a 1,750 rpm and can sprint to 60 in under 4 Top speed: 189 mph.

90. 2010 Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera 562 hp at rpm: 5.2-liter, DOHC, V10. 397 lb-ft at 6,500 A lightweight version of the all-wheel-drive with its 5.2-liter V10 now making 570 hp. claims a 3.5-second 0-60

89. 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia 562 hp at rpm: 4.5-liter, DOHC, V8. 398 lb-ft at 6,000 rpm. A 9,000-rpm power peak how Ferrari engineers its stalwart V8s like race machines. The transmission is an automated seven-speed

88. 2012 Lexus LFA Nurburgring 562 hp at 8,900 rpm: The Lexus LFA and its 4.8-liter V10 would’ve been from this list Fifty lucky LFAs get the package with 562 horsepower and a of suspension and aero upgrades. It its eponymous racetrack in 7:14.

87. Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 563 hp at 6,800 rpm: DOHC, 32-valve V8. 479 lb-ft at rpm. The rebirth of the classic with power from finest normally aspirated V8. A car at twice as good as the SLR McLaren it

86. 2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost 563 hp at rpm: 6.6-liter, DOHC, V12. 575 lb-ft at 1,500 The small Rolls-Royce sedan is, of truly enormous. But the BMW-built V12 does an admirable job of hauling its around.

85-84. (Tie) Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG 563 hp at 5,250 5.5-liter, DOHC, 32-valve V8, turbo. 664 lb-ft at 2,000 AMG’s new twin-turbo V8 in the size CL coupe. Made just 536 hp the AMG Performance package. The car you want the handling your mergers to

85-84. (Tie) 2011 S63 AMG 563 hp at 5,250 rpm: 5.5-liter, 32-valve V8, twin turbo. 664 at 2,000 rpm. Big sedan made just 536 hp without the AMG package. A car that looks next to a Boeing BBJ.

83. Aston Martin Vanquish 565 @ 6,750 rpm: Aston doesn’t mess around its power plants. There’s no induction or direct injection or assist. There’s just a 5.9-liter V12 with a relatively low redline and a relatively high 565 hp and 457 of torque at 5,500 rpm. It the quarter-mile in 12.3 seconds at mph and makes some of the best in the world.

82. 2009 Audi RS6 571 hp at 6,250 rpm: 5.0-liter, 40-valve V10, twin Twin variable-vane IHI turbochargers Audi’s V10 up to an insane 571 hp. Also as an Avant wagon, which it even cooler.

81. 2001 Murcielago 572 hp at 7,500 rpm: DOHC, 48-valve V12. The Murcielago uses Lambo’s V12 with a bump in displacement to 6.2 It would only get more as time goes on.

80. 2007 T1 575 hp at 10,000 rpm: 3.5-liter, 32-valve V8. The engine is based on the V8 built for IndyCar racing. And in a single-seater built for track and barely tamed for the street. As to a street-legal F1 car as there has ever

79. 2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S Model 577 hp at rpm: Mercedes-Benz softened the hit of all-wheel drive by announcing the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S Model get 577 hp from its 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8. The S adds boost and fuel for increased output. Mercedes a 0-60 time of 3.5 seconds a car that still looks a respectable family sedan.

78. Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 580 hp at 6,000 6.2-liter, OHV, 16-valve V8, A legendary name on a true muscle car. The V8 is a variant of the used in the awesome Corvette

77. 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT 583 hp @ 6,800 The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is dead. Long the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT. The naturally aspirated V8 lives on, but instead of making a 563 hp, it now makes 583 hp. There’s no difference, in practical performance, as the 2013 SLS AMG GT made near identical on the track. With 583 hp and 479 lb-ft of however, it gains about 10 on our list of the most powerful of all time.

76. 2012 McLaren MP4-12C 592 hp at rpm: 3.8-liter, DOHC, V8, twin turbo. McLaren’s engine of its own features a dry sump, intake runners and variable timing. But it doesn’t feature injection or variable-nozzle turbos. It from zero to 60 in 3.2 seconds, the quarter-mile blazing by in 11.0 at gasp 131.5 mph.

75. Pagani Zonda F 594 hp at 7,000 7.3-liter, DOHC, 48-valve Improved intake performance output of the AMG V12. The F is for Fangio.

(Tie) 2009 Bentley Flying Spur Speed 600 hp at rpm: 6.0-liter, DOHC, W12, twin turbo. 553 at 1,700 rpm. Hot-rod of the four-door version of Bentley’s Continental. Still uses the W12 engine from its Audi

74-73. (Tie) 2009 Continental GT Speed 600 hp at 6,100 6.0-liter, DOHC, 48-valve twin turbo. 553 lb-ft at rpm. Hot-rod version of the version of Bentley’s entry-level Continental. Covers the quarter-mile in the 12s.

72. 2008 Dodge SRT-10 600 hp at 6,100 rpm: OHV, 20-valve V10. 560 at 5,000 rpm. A modest in displacement to 8.4 liters along repositioned fuel injectors, ignition coils for each plug, and other detail push the Viper V10 to six bills. and space tremble.

71. 1993 EB110 Supersport 603 hp at 8,250 3.5-liter, DOHC, 60-valve quad turbo. 479 lb-ft at rpm. Lunacy in the form of an midengine supercar. Revving the V12 a bit further and some other tweaks push the EB110 600 horses.

70. 2013 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG 603 hp at rpm: 6.0-liter, SOHC, V12, twin turbo. 737 at 2,300 rpm. It’s the box anyone makes, with the AMG V12 pushing it to speeds no box should

69-66. (Tie) 2006 57S and 62S 604 hp at 5,500 rpm: 6.0-liter, 36-valve V12, twin 738 lb-ft at 2,000 rpm. introduces the Special versions of the 57 and 62 more power from is essentially the AMG 6.0-liter twin-turbo

69-66. (Tie) 2005 SL65 AMG 604 hp at 5,500 rpm: SOHC, 36-valve V12, turbo. 738 lb-ft at 2,000 It’s a roadster with the of a locomotive. Mercedes’ three-valve V12 with an amazing 738 lb-ft of torque at only 2,000 Sprints through the quarter-mile in 12.4 seconds.

69-66. 2006 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG 604 hp at 5,500 6.0-liter, SOHC, 36-valve twin turbo. 738 lb-ft at rpm. It’s a big sedan the heart of a locomotive. Mercedes’ V12 roars with an amazing 738 of peak torque at only rpm.

69-66. (Tie) Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG 604 hp at 5,500 6.0-liter, SOHC, 36-valve twin turbo. 738 lb-ft at rpm. It’s a big coupe the heart of a locomotive. Mercedes’ V12 roars with an amazing 738 of peak torque at only rpm.

65. 2004 Porsche GT 605 hp at 8,000 rpm: 5.7-liter, 40-valve V10. A bold supercar powered by Porsche’s V10 and its largest-displacement street engine It’s an engine that to rev, and it shrieks as it does. from zero to 60 mph in about 3.3 and tops out over 200 mph.

64. Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano 611 hp at 7,600 6.0-liter, DOHC, 48-valve It’s basically the Enzo’s V12 for everyday driving. In the front-engine 599 it to an 8,200-rpm redline and has the paddle-shifted F1 It runs zero to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds.

63. McLaren MP4-12C 616 hp @ 7,500 The 2012 McLaren MP4-12C was no It sits at #76 on this list and ran an at 131.5 mph. But along a transmission reprogramming, the 2013 MP4-12C got a bonus power The 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 now makes 616 hp and 443 of torque at 3,000-7,000 rpm. says this new version clear the quarter-mile at 136 mph and top out at 207 mph.

(Tie): 2013 Bentley GT Speed 616 hp at 6,000 rpm: As the ultra-luxury grand tourer, the Continental GT has set a high bar. And the Continental GT Speed just it by a few feet. The 6.0-liter W12 has been to produce 616 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque. The GT tops out at 205 mph and will hit your account for a minimum of $215,000.

(Tie): 2014 Bentley Spur 616 hp at 6,000 rpm: mess with a good when you’ve got it. Bentley the same 6.0-liter twin-turbo W12 the Continental GT Speed and dumps it in the four-door Flying Spur.

60. Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 617 hp at 6,500 5.5-liter, SOHC, 24-valve V8, Mercedes and McLaren conspired to this oddly shaped, two-seater. A five-speed automatic is the transmission.

59. 1992 McLaren F1 618 hp at 7,400 6.1-liter, DOHC, 48-valve BMW built the V12 that powered many still consider the road-going supercar of all time. VANOS variable-valve timing two fuel injectors per cylinder and a reciprocating assembly allowed for engine speeds. Remove the rev and it would go 242 mph.

58. 2011 911 GT2 RS 620 hp at 6,500 rpm: 3.6-liter, 24-valve flat-6. 516 lb-ft at rpm. Variable-turbine geometry in the two dry-sump lubrication and advanced variable camshaft technology the ultimate 997-Series Porsche. 500 were built.

57. 2011 57S and 62S 620 hp at 4,800 rpm: 6.0-liter, 36-valve V12, twin 738 lb-ft at 2,000 rpm. with upgrades to the twin-turbo V12 in models, so, too, does the of the Maybach S V12 rise to 620 hp.

56. 2010 Continental Supersports 621 hp at 6,000 6.0-liter, DOHC, 48-valve twin turbo. 590 lb-ft at rpm. Upping the turbo and improved airflow to the intercoolers another 19 hp to the W12’s output. moves this 2.5-ton to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds and through the quarter-mile in seconds at 116 mph.

55-53. 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG 621 hp at rpm: 6.0-liter, SOHC, V12. 738 lb-ft at 2,000 Direct injection helps monster V12 make more at lower rpm than before.

(Tie) 2012 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG 621 hp at rpm: 6.0-liter, SOHC, V12. 738 lb-ft at 2,000 Revised twin-turbo V12 now uses injection and massive air-to-liquid A brute in the skin of an EU diplomat.

(Tie) 2012 Mercedes-Benz AMG 621 hp at 4,800 rpm: 6.0-liter, 36-valve V12. 738 lb-ft at rpm. The two-door version of big car equipped with the revised AMG V12. It represents inconspicuous on a massive scale.

52. 2004 MC12 624 hp at 7,500 rpm: DOHC, 48-valve V12. the Maserati skin beats the detuned V12 heart of a Ferrari in the carbon-fiber chassis of. a stretched Enzo. Street versions built to homologate the car for FIA GT competition.

51. Wraith 624 hp at 5,600 rpm: a 624-hp 6.6-liter twin-turbocharged the Wraith is the most powerful car produced by Rolls-Royce. RR claims a time of 4.4 seconds, and with 590 of torque available at just rpm we think that’ll come a super-size side of wheelspin.

50. Ascari A10 625 hp at 7,500 rpm: DOHC, 32-valve V8. 413 lb-ft at rpm. Tiny Ascari in Britain builds this powered by a retuned version of the BMW V8 once used in the M5 sedan and Z8 Ascari claims a 0-60 of 2.8 seconds and a 215-mph top speed.

49. Vector W8 625 hp at 5,700 rpm: OHV, 16-valve V8, twin 630 lb-ft at 4,900 rpm. A mix of and hot-rodding technology that took off. The heart was a aluminum version of the Chevy blasted by two intercooled turbos. testing, Vector claimed a W8 a 248-mph top speed.

48. 2010 Continental Supersports Convertible ISR 631 hp at rpm: 6.0-liter, DOHC, V12, twin turbo. 590 at 2,000 rpm. Ultimate version of the hot-rod version of iconic convertible gets 10 horses and other mods to a world ice speed record set by champion Juha Kankkunen in a Continental Supersports convertible. 100 were built.

47. 2007 Murcielago LP640 632 hp at 8,000 6.5-liter, DOHC, 48-valve Lambo increases the displacement of its V12 and swells the Murcielago to almost 640 hp to the LP640.

46. 2009 Chevrolet ZR1 638 hp at 6,500 rpm: 6.2-liter, 16-valve V8, supercharged. Chevrolet itself with the most Corvette ever. It’s no the trick is the Roots-style blower into the LS-series V8. Will run to 60 in 3.8 seconds and destroy the quarter-mile in seconds at 128.3 mph.

45. SRT Viper 640 hp at 6,150 rpm: OHV, 20-valve V10. It a Dodge anymore, but the engine is a massive all-aluminum V10. New plenums, variable valve revised heads and new forged all help to increase output. torque is 600 lb-ft at 4,950

44-43. (Tie) 2009 Murcielago LP650-4 641 hp at 7,000 6.5-liter, DOHC, 48-valve 486 lb-ft at 6,000 rpm. Murcielago powered by a 6.5-liter of Lambo’s well-aged V12.

(Tie) 2008 Lamborghini 641 hp at 8,000 rpm: 6.5-liter, 48-valve, V12. 486 lb-ft at rpm. It’s not much than a rebodied Murcielago but the looks count for something. they?

42. 2006 Pagani Zonda F 641 hp at 6,200 rpm: 7.3-liter, 48-valve V12. 575 lb-ft at rpm. More intake and tweaks improve output of the AMG then Pagani removed the The F is still for Fangio.

41. 2007 SLR McLaren 722 641 hp at 6,500 rpm: DOHC, 32-valve V8, supercharged. 605 at 4,000 rpm. Modified management software ups output of the V8 by 24 horses. Only 150 of these built featuring the famous 722 from the 1955 Mille

40. 2006 Gumpert Apollo 641 hp at rpm: 4.2-liter, DOHC, V8, twin turbo. 627 lb-ft at rpm. This tiny company takes the Audi V8 to absurd levels by the application of amounts of boost through a system.

39. 2010 Noble 650 hp at 6,800 rpm: 4.4-liter, 32-valve V8, twin turbo. English, midengine machine is by a Yamaha-built V8 engine designed for the XC90 crossover. But the Volvo have twin turbos pushed it up to 650 hp.

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38. 2003 Ferrari 651 hp at 7,800 rpm: 6.0-liter, 48-valve V12. 485 lb-ft at rpm. An all-new V12 is developed for the Ferrari good enough to be after the company’s founder. by an F1 gearbox, it’s almost a F1 car for the street. Would evolve the FXX racecar.

37. 2012 Ferrari FF 651 hp at rpm: 6.3-liter, DOHC, V12. 504 lb-ft at 6,000 Ferrari builds an all-wheel-drive brake to replace the 612 Scaglietti. It gets a new 65-degree V12 with injection that, besides big wallops out 504 lb-ft of torque at rpm.

36. 2010 Lamborghini LP670-4 SuperVeloce 661 hp at 6,500 6.5-liter, DOHC, 48-valve 487 lb-ft at 6,500 rpm. is the ultimate version of the Murcielago. even as its successor the Aventador was finalized. This Murcie was by 220 pounds. Its top speed is about 212

35. 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Series 661 hp at 5,400 rpm: SOHC, 36-valve V12, turbo. 738 lb-ft at 2,200 The roof doesn’t go down on SL, but there’s enough power to blow it off. Reshaped ducts, oversize compressors and a efficient intake system up output over the plain AMG.

34. 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 662 hp at 6,500 5.8-liter, DOHC, 32-valve V8, The GT500 version of the Mustang a new, larger version of its V8 that’s rated at a mind-boggling 662 hp. claims it’s the most production V8 on Earth and the car can top 200 mph.

33. Pagani Zonda Cinque 669 hp at rpm: 7.3-liter, DOHC, V12. The Zonda R racecar is tamed to become the road-going Cinque. A new sequential six-speed is also used. Just were to be built, and then went and built 5 Cinque too.

32. 2011 Ferrari 599 GTO 671 hp at rpm: 6.0-liter, DOHC, V12. A sharpened version of the 599 GTB with the V12 tuned for high-end instead of everyday flexibility. The body makes this big car nimble on the track.

31. McLaren F1 LM 680 hp at rpm: The opposite of a homologation the McLaren F1 LM was designed to celebrate the victory in the 1995 24 Hours of Le A total of five were (plus the prototype pictured), with a race-worthy 6.1-liter V12 680 hp at 7,800 rpm. The F1 LM weighs than the normal McLaren F1 and has aerodynamics, which limits the top to only 225 mph. Easily one of the and most sought-after cars of all

30. 2012 Lamborghini Aventador 690 hp at 8,250 rpm: 6.5-liter, 48-valve V12. 507 lb-ft at rpm. Lambo’s new flagship the company’s first all-new V12 the ’60s. Variable valve it has, but not direct injection. a dry-sump oiling system and stroke to allow big revs. says zero to 60 takes 2.9

29. 2007 Gumpert Apollo S 690 hp at rpm: 4.2-liter, DOHC, V8, twin turbo. Working on the that every fast car an S version, Gumpert throws more boost into the V8 to force out an additional 49 horses the regular Apollo.

28. 2013 F12 Berlinetta 730 hp at 8,000 rpm: DOHC, 48-valve V12. 508 at 6,000 rpm. The two-seat F12 the 599 GTB Fiorano and features a version of the direct-injection V12 used in the FF. But it’s to 730 hp and pumped to just the rear

27. 2012 Pagani Huayra 730 hp at rpm: 6.0-liter, SOHC, V12, twin turbo. 740 at 2,500 rpm. Successor to the the midengine Huayra is all-new and a version of the same Mercedes-Benz V12 in the SL65 AMG Black Series.

26. 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric 740 hp: The only pure electric on the is, unsurprisingly, the only electric car by AMG division. The SLS AMG Electric Drive its 740 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque to the ground four electric motors: one in wheel. The SLS AMG Electric Drive is for 155 miles of range, can manage to 60 in 3.9 seconds and can be all yours in the fall of for about $500,000.

25. Lamborghini 740 hp: Lamborghini is only making examples of the Veneno, but calling it the powerful production car the company has built, so we’re running it. The Veneno will cost its owners $4 million and for that, get an Aventador-sourced 6.5-liter V12 good for 740 hp. with all of those wings, the is said to top out at 221 mph.

24. 2012 Martin One-77 750 hp at 8,000 7.3-liter, DOHC, 48-valve 553 lb-ft at 6,000 rpm. swings big with a new flagship the biggest engine it’s built enlargement surgery by Cosworth Engineering. The One-77 is low, mean and only 77 be built for about $2 million

23. 2005 Saleen S7 Turbo 750 hp at rpm: 7.0-liter, OHV, V8, twin turbo. 700 lb-ft at rpm. Saleen’s ambitious S7 is with the addition of two turbos to output almost 50 percent. Few made and it was notoriously fragile.

22. Ruf CTR3 750 hp at 7,100 rpm: DOHC, 24-valve flat-6, turbo. 708 lb-ft at 4,000 Ruf, long a master of Porsches, builds its own midengine, thriller with a highly version of the 911 Turbo’s flat-6 for intimidation purposes. Ruf claims to 62 mph takes 3.2 seconds, and the car has a top speed of 236

21. 2013 HTT Pléthore LC-750 750 hp at rpm: 7.0-liter, OHV, V8, supercharged. 813 lb-ft at 4,000 This Canadian supercar is in the prototype phase, but the people the Pléthore seem dedicated to make the machine a reality. A driver seat sits two outer passenger seats the original McLaren F1. The 2,750-pound will offer a chassis entirely of carbon fiber, hit 60 mph in 2.8 and continue to a 247 mph top speed.

20. 2013 Apollo S 750 hp at 6,000 rpm: time we heard from it had entered bankruptcy and the Apollo doomed. But then, at the 2013 Motor Show, the 2013 Apollo S showed up in a slick red paint job. Gumpert quietly announced that the twin-turbo V8 now produces 750 hp and 664 lb-ft of Zero to 60 happens in 2.9 seconds en to a 224-mph top speed.

19. Porsche 918 795 hp: Porsche’s 918 Spyder was the first supercar to the party and, only 795 hp, falls below its rivals, the McLaren P1 and Ferrari on this list. Five eighty of those horses and 368 of torque come from the V8. Include the electric motors and the total output is 795 hp and 575 lb-ft of at 1,000 rpm. Unlike the and McLaren, however, the Porsche this power to the ground all four wheels.

18. 2006 CCX 806 hp at 6,900 rpm: 4.7-liter, 32-valve V8, twin superchargers. The V8 is loosely based on the Ford V8 once used in the Mustang Heavily modified and with two superchargers, it whacks out more 800 hp.

17. 1999 TVR Cerbera Speed 12 880 hp at rpm: 7.7-liter, DOHC, V12. Basically TVR stitches two of its Speed 6 engines to create an hulk. Plans were to put the 12 into production, but only one was

16. Spania GTA Spano 900 hp at 6,300 The Spania GTA Spano is a paradox. The is futuristic and stealthy. The chassis is a carbon-fiber and kevlar honeycomb and the bodywork is all carbon fiber. But of some ultra-high-tech power Spania shoehorns a supercharged 8.4-liter V10 into the carbon-fiber It makes 900 hp at 6,300 rpm and 738 lb-ft of limited torque.

15. McLaren P1 903 hp: The successor to the legendary McLaren F1 at the 2013 Geneva Auto with a twin-turbo, 3.8-liter V8 and a pack and electric motor. On its the V8 makes 730 hp and 531 lb-ft of torque. Add in the and the McLaren P1 makes 903 hp and 664 lb-ft of McLaren estimates a Nurburgring lap of under 7 minutes.

14. Ferrari 950 hp: Ferrari’s first production is also the most powerful on the list. Its naturally aspirated V12 is rated at 789 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. And the LaFerrari would be #19 on this with just this, bolsters it with a HY-KERS powertrain that kicks the to 950 and the torque to 664. It’s the production Ferrari of all time and a hybrid. Welcome to the future.

13. 2013 Koenigsegg Agera 960 hp at rpm: The base car in the Koenigsegg cracks the top 15 most powerful of all time. Its 5.0-liter, twin-turbo V8 out 960 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque from rpm. Koenigsegg says motor in the carbon-fiber body is for 261 mph.

12. 2005 Bugatti 16.4 1,001 hp at 6,000 8.0-liter, DOHC, 64-valve quad turbochargers. Everything is about the all-wheel-drive midengine VW wrote the checks that this overwhelming super-supercar. Top is 253.81 mph.

11. 2008 CCXR 1,004 hp at 6,900 4.8-liter, DOHC, 32-valve V8, superchargers. Better ignition, a compression ratio and revised for the Rotrex superchargers boost the V8 to an eye-popping 1,004 hp.

10. 2006 Fighter T 1,012 hp at 5,600 8.0-liter, OHV, 20-valve twin turbo. Bristol two turbos under the hood of its Fighter to just about the output of its Viper-based V10. that big horsepower number, claims the Fighter produces lb-ft of peak torque at rpm.

9. 2013 Koenigsegg S 1,030 hp at 7,100 rpm: is quickly becoming a list of the powerful Koenigseggs of all time. the Agera above and Agera R the 2013 S gets a 5.0-liter, flex-fuel-capable V8 with twin Torque is rated at 738 lb-ft at rpm.

8. 2007 Zenvo ST1 hp at 6,900 rpm: 7.0-liter, 16-valve V8, turbocharged and supercharged. lb-ft at 4,500 rpm. out of the tough back alleys of comes the midengine Zenvo ST1 by a supercharged and turbocharged version of the Z06’s V8. The company claims to 62 mph takes 3.0 seconds and the car boasts a top speed.

7. 9ff GT9-R 1,120 hp at rpm: Surely if John hyper-modified Lotus Elise/Exige so does the 9ff GT9-R. 9ff starts a basic 911, stretches it to for a proper midengine layout and drops in a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged good for 1,120 hp. Top speed: 260

6. 2011 Koenigsegg Agera R hp at 7,100 rpm: 5.0-liter, 32-valve V8, twin superchargers. The V8 grows to 5.0 liters, spins a bit and now makes 1,140 hp.

5. 2004 Sirius 1,200 hp at 6,300 6.0-liter, DOHC, 48-valve twin turbo. 974 lb-ft at rpm. Lotec’s high-tech brute runs a version of the Mercedes-made V12 that powers Pagani Zonda models. one? Neither have we.

(Tie) 2011 Bugatti 16.4 Super Sport hp at 6,400 rpm: 8.0-liter, 64-valve W16, quad 1,106 lb-ft at 3,000 Thanks to turbos 10 percent than in the regular Veyron is No. 10 on the list with 1,001 hp) and tweaks, the Super Sport up to a full 1,200-metric hp (that’s in American horses). Aerodynamic allow a tested top speed to to an incredible 267.856 mph.

(Tie) 2012 Bugatti 16.4 Grand Sport 1,200 hp at 6,400 rpm: DOHC, 64-valve W16, turbochargers. 1,106 lb-ft at rpm. Bugatti combines its Grand Sport body the 1,200-hp engine from its Super Sport. Ultimately not as as the more aerodynamic Super but the open cockpit makes it the ballermobile for cruising Beverly

2. 2013 Hennessey Venom GT hp at 6,600 rpm: 6.2-liter, 16-valve V8, twin turbos. lb-ft at 4,200 rpm. John Hennessey goes lunatic by mating a 1,244-hp of the Corvette ZR1’s engine the structure of a Lotus Elise or Theoretical top speed is 278 mph.

1. SSC Ultimate Aero 1,287 hp at rpm: 6.3-liter, OHV, V8, twin turbos. Shelby hasn’t (as far as Edmunds knows) the Ultimate Aero available for outlets to test or drive. But the claims of zero to 60 in under 2.8 and a 257.41-mph tested top speed earned it attention anyhow.


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