Lamborghini Huracan driving on race track

by Spreet Aulakh 28th June 2018

Fastest accelerating cars of the past decade

With the Formula 1 British Grand Prix on the horizon, due to commence on the 8th July 2018 at Silverstone, we have decided to celebrate its arrival by showcasing some of the fastest accelerating cars to hit the world’s tracks over the past decade.

2008 – Ariel Atom V8 500

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 2.3 seconds

Photo credit: https://periodismodelmotor.com/20-coches-mas-rapido-pasan-0-100-kmh/91057/ariel-atom-v8/

2009 – Nissan Greddy GR43 GT-R

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 2.5 seconds

Photo credit: https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/car-comparison-tests/reviews/a20909/2009-greddy-gr43-gt-r/

2010 - Bugatti Veyron W16 Super Sport

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 2.5 seconds

Photo credit: http://www.autogen.pl/gallery-560,18-Bugatti-Veyron-Super-Sport-World-Record-Edition.html

2011 – Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 2.4 seconds

Photo credit: http://luxury-cruiselover.blogspot.com/2016/08/lamborghini-sesto-elemento-youtube.html

2012 – Hennessey Venom GT

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 2.6 seconds

Photo credit: http://www.3dtuning.com/en-US/tuning/hennessey/venom.gt/coupe.2012

2013 - Caterham Seven 620 R Supercharged

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 2.8 seconds

Photo credit: http://gtspirit.com/2013/07/09/official-caterham-seven-620r/

2014 – McLaren P1

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 2.5 seconds

Photo credit: https://biser3a.com/cars/supercars-sell-like-pizzas-nowadays/

2015 – Koenigsegg Agera RS 5.1 V8 Twin Turbo

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 2.5 seconds

Photo credit: https://www.topspeed.com/cars/car-news/koenigsegg-agera-rs-is-officially-sold-out-ar172247.html

2016 –Ferrari LaFerrari FXX K

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 2.4 seconds

Photo credit: http://www.burnpavement.com/article.php?id=1386

2017 – Porsche 911 Turbo S

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 2.5 seconds

Photo credit: http://autoweek.com/gallery/car-reviews/gallery-2017-porsche-911-turbo-s-coupe

2018 - Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 6.2 V8

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 2.3 seconds

Photo credit: http://www.motortrend.ca/en/news/dodge-dont-drive-demon-highway-cold-weather/

The future – Tesla Roadster 2.0 in 2020

Acceleration (0-60 mph): 1.9 seconds

Photo credit: http://www.jdpower.com/cars/articles/car-news/tesla%E2%80%99s-musk-reveals-second-gen-roadster-supercar-2020

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