Can You Name Some of the World’s Fastest Cars?

By: Tasha Moore

Can You Name Some of the World’s Fastest Cars?
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About This Quiz

Hold on to your helmet! You're about to take a ride in the fast lane with this zero-to-60 trial. Autos we present were designed to captivate your imagination. Take care when heeding how many high-speed road and track rockets you can reckon on sight! 

Speed has a lot to do with the design of the vehicle. Lamborghini has upped the ante by focusing on forged aluminum and carbon materials to comprise the frame of its Huracan Performante. These special metals are easy to sculpt into speed-friendly shapes, and they weigh less than traditional hardware, so aerodynamics are enhanced considerably. 

Complex under-the-hood technology picks up the speed from there. Every model year, V-6, V-8 and above engine specifications get more sophisticated as the horsepower surges. Past the 1,000-hp marker, you're cruising way beyond official beast mode. In this quiz, you'll see just how well Bugatti, in particular, struts brute status both on the road and the raceway. Trailblazing aerodynamics coupled with enhanced turbocharged power equal the supercar hype that you crave.

All-electric hypercars have only accelerated the possibilities for even more turbo in the years ahead. Croatia's Rimac Automobili mounted electric motors on each wheel of its one-million- dollar-per-unit introduction into the hypercar market, the Concept_One. Now, that's what we call super fast-forward thinking!

Wise up on these road-legal racers and more in one zippy scroll!


Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Do you notice a ventilated version of the 1,200-horsepower Super Sport model?
Audi R8 V10 Plus
McLaren P1
Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse
Bugatti broadened the original Veyron engine's four turbos and intercoolers to achieve the Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse. The speedy convertible reaches 124 mph in 7.1 seconds from a standstill.
Tesla Model S

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Ariel Atom 4 Choose the zippy marvel made from the original prototype that launched the company in 1998?
Ariel Atom 4
The Ariel Atom 4's 1,312 pounds are charged by the engine's 324 horsepower. The vehicle accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds. Native to England, Ariel Atom cars are manufactured locally in the United States under license.
Ferrari 488
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
Lamborghini Aventador SV

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Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Some car enthusiasts say it's one of the most robust muscle cars in history. What do you ID this fast contraption as?
Dodge Challenger SRT Demon
Dodge based the Challenger SRT Demon on the 707-horsepower Challenger SRT Hellcat. The SRT Demon is equipped with a 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 engine, as well as newer connecting rods and pistons. The company insists that the Demon can travel a quarter-mile in 9.65 seconds.
McLaren 650S
Porsche 911
Corvette C7 ZR1

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS - NEW How well do you guess the road rocket that once completed a 2.54-mile road course in just 1:24:88 minutes at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta?
Porsche 911 GT2 RS
The 3,240-pound Porsche 911 GT2 RS coupe is said to go from zero to 62 miles per hour in 2.8 seconds. The aluminum-steel composite frame design reaches a top speed of 211 mph. Based on the 911 Turbo, the first Porsche 911 GT2 was produced in 1995.
Acura NSX
Dodge Viper SRT-10
Tesla Model S

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Lamborghini Huracan Performante Renowned car masters built this concept on a carbon-fiber-and-hybrid-aluminum frame. Guess the speedy design?
Pagani Huayra
McLaren 570S
Lamborghini Huracan Performante
Lamborghini engineered the Huracan Performante two-door coupe with its "Forged Composite" material method. In order to sculpt complex stiff shapes, designers chopped carbon fibers that were molded with a resin substance. The car goes from zero to 62 mph in 2.9 seconds.
Dodge Viper SRT-10

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BMW M5 Competition Its automaker says it's the most powerful model ever. Do you see a perfect label from among the options?
Porsche Carrera GT
Ferrari F12tdf
Tesla Model S
BMW M5 Competition
The 2019 BMW M5 Competition carries a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 engine that offers 617 horsepower. The car hits a top speed of 155 mph and zooms from zero to 124 mph in 10.8 seconds.

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Ferrari 812 Superfast Arguably, this is one of the most advanced production vehicles from its automaker. Try to quickly identify the assembly that you see in the photo?
Chevrolet Corvette Z06
Ferrari 812 Superfast
Ferrari boasts that the 812 Superfast can race to 62 mph in just 2.9 seconds. The company flexes improved aerodynamics with this vehicle that is the first to demonstrate electric power steering in a Ferrari model.
Caterham Seven 620 R
Ferrari 488 Pista

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Ferrari 488 Pista This vehicle has been designated a V-8 Special Series coupe. What is the official name?
BAC Mono
Ferrari 488 Pista
From a standstill, the 711-horsepower Ferrari 488 Pista reaches 62 mph in 2.85 seconds and achieves 124 mph in 7.6 seconds. The supercar comes standard at a weight of 2,821 pounds.
Mercedes-AMG GT S
McLaren 675LT

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Bugatti Chiron Identify this automobile that's fast, luxurious and pricey?
Corvette C7 ZR1
Bugatti Chiron
At its unveiling, the 16-cylinder Bugatti Chiron was priced at $3 million. The Chiron's engine yields 1,500 horsepower, and it takes a mere 2.5 seconds for the car to zoom from zero to 60 mph.
Dodge Viper SRT-10
LaFerrari

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Nissan GT-R Nismo Since the late 1960s, a car company has been developing this turbo concept. Are you confident that you know the perfect label?
Ford GT
Noble M12
Porsche Carrera GT
Nissan GT-R Nismo
Nissan offered the Skyline GT-R predecessor only in Japan; current GT-R models have been available in the United States since 2008. The 2017 GT-R Nismo accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds.

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McLaren 720S The manufacturer offered an optional sports exhaust add-on. Is the name of this vehicle obvious to you?
Lamborghini Diablo
Lamborghini Reventon
Honda S2000
McLaren 720S
McLaren tweaked the 3.8-liter V-8 engine to produce the 720S's 710 horsepower. The auto master insists that the car can cover a quarter-mile in 10.3 seconds. The McLaren 720S can reach a top speed of 212 mph.

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Tesla Model 3 Unveiled with a waiting list in March 2016, this is perhaps the most highly anticipated vehicle of the 21st century. Which is the right title?
Lotus Elise
BMW Z8
Tesla Model 3
The 2019 Tesla Model 3 comes with a standard battery pack that can last for 220 miles between charges. For an upcharge of $9000 on the Model 3 base price, owners can enjoy an upgraded battery pack that powers the vehicle to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds.
Alfa Romeo 4C

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McLaren 675LT One in a "Super Series," this road-legal invention is the ________?
Triumph TR6
Lexus LFA
Lamborghini Huracan
McLaren 675LT
The McLaren 675LT is 220 pounds lighter than the auto company's 650S model. The 675LT's 3.8-liter V-8 engine produces 666 horsepower that propels the supercar from a standstill to 62 mph in 2.9 seconds.

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Tesla Model X Owners of the car have free access to the U.S. nationwide "Supercharger" network. What name do you give the model?
Mazda RX7
Ferrari F50
Koenigsegg Agera
Tesla Model X
After incentives, Tesla offered prospective buyers the Model X for $64,500 when the model launched. The car's starting price was $80,000. The upgradeable Model X 60D can hit a top speed of 130 mph and go zero to 60 in six seconds.

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Lamborghini Aventador SV Engineers dropped 110 pounds from a previous version to produce the ________?
Audi R8
MG MGA
Lamborghini Aventador SV
The Lamborghini Aventador SV, or the Aventador 750-4 SV, is outfitted with magnetic dampers and variable-ratio power steering. The supercar's engine performs 740 horsepower and zooms from zero to 62 mph in 2.8 seconds.
Bugatti Veyron

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Ferrari F12 TdF Automakers incorporated "Virtual Short Wheelbase" technology into this powerful car concept. Do you ID it?
RUF CTR "Yellow Bird"
Ferrari Enzo
Ferrari F12 TdF
Ferrari's F12 Berlinetta updgrade in the F12 TdF is a high-powered nod to the Tour de France models that dominated race tracks from 1956 to 1964. The F12 TdF carries a 6.3-liter V-12 engine that achieves 730 horsepower and a rate of 2.9 seconds from zero to 62 mph.
BMW M6

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2017 Acura NSX It's a 12-year resurrection of a previous make. Have you determined the right name?
Pagani Zonda
Ferrari 550 Maranello
Acura NSX
A twin-turbocharged, mid-mounted V-6 engine redefined a more technologically advanced 2017 Acura NSX. The lightweight vehicle was engineered all-aluminum; the previous NSX was the first all-aluminum turbo car on the planet.
Ferrari America

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Mercedes-AMG GT C Assemblers handcrafted the 4.0-liter V-8 engine in the ________?
Mercury Coupe
Jaguar XJ220
Ferrari 275
Mercedes-AMG GT C
The Mercedes-AMG GT C's uniquely designed V-8 supplies 550 horsepower. The AMG Speedshift DCT 7-speed sport transmission propels the car from zero to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds.

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Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Check out the 2012 model that was unveiled to commemorate the automaker's 100th birthday. Do you recall this car?
Chevrolet Corvette Z06
Introduced in 2015, Chevrolet's 2016 Z06 Corvette was the speediest Corvette that General Motors had ever produced. The 2016 model cruises from zero to 60 mph in 2.95 seconds.
Ford GT
McLaren F1
Aston Martin DB9

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LaFerrari The United States Environmental Protection Agency rated the 2014 model electric setting a mere 14 miles per gallon. Have you figured out the car's title?
Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione
LaFerrari
Ferrari's first hybrid car, LaFerrari gushed 950 horsepower, and its electric technology benefited torque performance more than it saved on fuel. At its debut, the power car cost $1 million.
Ferrari Dino
BMW 3.0 CSL

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Porsche 918 Spyder You get top-notch motor-racing performance and minimum consumption with the ________?
Lotus Esprit
Ford GT
Mercedes-Benz 540K
Porsche 918 Spyder
The versatile 918 Spyder can be driven without a chassis. With a fully charged battery, the 918 Spyder defaults to the "E-Power" setting. The Spyder cruises for roughly 18 miles solely on electric power and can accelerate from zero to 62 mph in seven seconds.

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BAC Mono Do you remember this racer that was released in 2011?
Chevrolet Camaro
Ferrari 360 Modena
BAC Mono
Briggs Automotive Company engineered the Mono with a 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine that sends the car from zero to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds. The designated street racer manages a high speed of 170 mph.
Nissan GT-R

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Caterham Seven 620R When it was introduced, the price tag was roughly $73,000. Guess the sporty vehicle?
Porsche Carrera GT
Bugatti Chiron
Caterham Seven 620R
Caterham has called its 310-horsepower Seven 620R model "face-meltingly swift." Designed as a kit car, the Seven 620R bolts from zero to 60 mph in 2.79 seconds, and reaches top speeds up to 155 mph.
Tesla Model S

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Lamborghini LP 670-4 SuperVeloce Name this car that debuted at the Geneva Motor Show in 2009?
Lamborghini LP 670-4 SuperVeloce
As a result of intake system and valve upgrades, the Lamborghini LP 670-4 SuperVeloce emerged with 661 horsepower. It has been said that this supercar has posted a zero-to-60 spec of 2.8 seconds.
Audi R8 V10 Plus
Acura NSX
McLaren 12C

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Rimac Concept One There are four electric motors on this invention, one for each wheel. Make your best guess?
Porsche 918 Spyder
McLaren 720S
Lamborghini Huracan Performante
Rimac Concept One
Rimac Automobili's Croatian hypercar concept is the Concept_One, which speeds to 62 mph in 2.8 seconds. The electric vehicle was priced at $1 million. A 29-year-old self-taught engineer invented the car technology; at 17, he patented a glove that replaced a computer mouse and keyboard.

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Lykan Hypersport Have you figured out the exact answer for the first sports car engineered in the Middle East?
Lykan Hypersport
Founded in 2012, Dubai-based W Motors is responsible for the $3.4 million Lykan Hypersport that has headlights embedded with 420 15-carat diamonds. Buyers have the option of swapping diamonds for rubies, emeralds or sapphires.
McLaren 650S
Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt
Ferrari 458 Speciale

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Koenigsegg Agera R Engineers introduced the first RS to the United States at Monterey Car Week in August 2016. Select the version that you see here?
Honda NSX
Shelby GT350
Ford GT
Koenigsegg Agera R
The Koenigsegg Agera R achieves a high speed of 124 mph and zooms from 0 to 62 mph in a little over seven seconds. Koenigsegg improved the V-8 engine used in the Trevita to yield the Agera R's 1,140 horsepower.

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Gumpert Apollo Sport A former Audi engineer is responsible for producing the ________?
Ferrari 360 Modena
Porsche Carrera GT
Gumpert Apollo Sport
After serving a long tenure at Audi, Roland Gumpert engineering his own supercar, the Gumpert Apollo Sport. At the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, the Apollo model emerged as the Apollo Arrow with a sleeker, more attractive frame.
Honda S2000

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Noble M600 A Swedish V-8 is its source of power. Does this photo help you to remember the car?
Noble M600
The British Noble M600 uses a higher-powered version of the V-8 engine used in Volvo's XC90 SUV. The M600 includes two turbos, offers 650 horsepower and jaunts from zero to 60 mph in three seconds.
DeLorean DMC-12
Ferrari F40
BMW Z8

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Pagani Huayra Do you notice the road-rocket built with an AMG-sourced 6.0-liter twin-turbo V-12 engine?
Alfa Romeo 4C
Triumph TR6
Pagani Huayra
The 720-horsepower Pagani Huayra is mostly hand-crafted. The car's top-quality leather interior is a luxurious reference to vintage aviation style. Top speed for the Huayra is 230 mph.
Lexus LFA

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SSC Ultimate Aero TT It was created to be one of the speediest cars on the planet. Is the name obvious to you?
Mazda RX7
Ferrari F50
MG MGA
SSC Ultimate Aero TT
America-based Shelby Super Cars engineered the 1,183-horsepower SSC Ultimate Aero TT, which reaches a maximum speed of 256.18 mph. In theory, with enough road space and a twin-turbo V-8 engine, the car could achieve up to 270 mph.

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Caparo T1 When first assembled, this invention was considered a Formula 1-styled performance car that you could drive home. Give your best guess?
Caparo T1
Caparo Vehicles Technologies claimed that its T1 can go from zero to 60 mph in less than 2.5 seconds. T1 engineers also contributed to the McLaren F1 project. The Caparo T1 was initially unveiled as the Freestream T1.
Bugatti Veyron
Honda NSX
Ferrari Enzo

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Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo The auto manufacturer did not base its first car on an existing model. How well do you ID the design that you see?
McLaren 12C
Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo
After its release in 2000, the revised Twin-Turbo version of the 750-horsepower Saleen S7 surfaced. The S7 competition package upped the supercar's horsepower to 1000, resulting in a maximum speed of 260 mph.
Ferrari 458 Speciale
Corvette C7 ZR1

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Ferrari Enzo There were only 399 of these assembled for sale. Quickly label the car?
Acura NSX
McLaren 570S
Ferrari Enzo
Before the public was aware of the car's existence, every unit of the 651-horsepower Ferrari Enzo was sold by invitation only. The Italian performance vehicle is charged by a 6.0-liter V-12 engine.
BAC Mono

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Aston Martin One-77 You're witnessing the carmaker's first attempt at a supercar. What name do you give it?
McLaren 720S
LaFerrarri
Acura NSX
Aston Martin One-77
Aston Martin's first supercar response is encased in a carbon fiber and aluminum frame. A 7.3-liter V-12 engine gushes 750 horsepower that propels the 3,307-pound vehicle from zero to 60 in 3.5 seconds.

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Jaguar XJ220 Chief engineer Jim Randle developed what auto concept?
Bugatti Chiron
Jaguar XJ220
Jim Randle and his team, collectively known as "The Saturday Club," had planned the Jaguar XJ220 supercar concept since the mid-1980s. Randle managed to achieve 213 mph in the XJ220. The project was not a sales success when it finally went to production in the '90s.
Ariel Atom 500
LaFerrari

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BMW 850CSi Determine the superfast selection outfitted with a revised suspension and aero kit?
BMW 850CSi
Of the BMW 8-Series cars produced from 1989 to 1999, the BMW 850CSi was considered the most technologically advanced. Revised turbo features and a 5.6-liter V-12 engine resulted in a six-second zero-to-60 acceleration.
Tesla Model S
Nissan GT-R Nismo
Ferrari 488 Pista

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Cizeta-Moroder V16T In a sense, the disco era was responsible for the ________?
Chevrolet Corvette Z06
Tesla Model X
BAC Mono
Cizeta-Moroder V16T
Disco music producer Giorgio Moroder supplied Cizeta with finances to craft the Cizeta-Moroder V16T. The high-speed concept was based on the Lamborghini Diablo. The V16T was engineered with a V-16 engine that produced 540 horsepower.

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Vector W8 This sporty concept was born in the '70s of Gerald Wiegert's desire for speed dominance. Is it hard for you to determine the right answer?
Vector W8
The Vector W8 was produced from 1989 to 1992 with a mid-engine supercharged Chevrolet V-8. The futuristic model boasted an elaborate instrument panel. Only 22 W8's were produced amid the manufacturer's financial troubles.
Acura NSX
Audi R8 V10 Plus
McLaren P1

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Bugatti EB110 Super Sport The Veyron stole much-deserved shine from this sibling. Match a label to the marvel that you see?
Pagani Zonda
Bugatti EB110 Super Sport
The first Bugatti EB110 SS was outfitted with a 3.5-liter quad-turbo V-12 engine that offered 560 horsepower. Equipped with four turbochargers, the model could achieve speeds of 213 mph.
Ferrari 458 Italia
Aston Martin One-77

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