2019 seen the launch of quite a few amazing cars, including our favorite of them all: the Koenigsegg Jesko. However, most of the cars launched this year are still not put into production. Take the Jesko for example, Koenigsegg promised it will hit a top speed in excess of 300 mph, but this will not happen until late in 2020. So, which are the fastest cars available in 2019? Here they are!
1. Koenigsegg Agera RS: 277 MPH
Launched at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show the Regera RS holds the record for the fastest car in the world since 2017. The RS is powered by a 5.0-liter, twin-turbo V-8 engine that delivers a total of 1,160 horsepower and 944 pound-feet of torque. It goes from 0 to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds and has a top speed of 277 mph. Only 25 units were built.
2: Hennessey Venom GT: 270 MPH
Hennessey is working on an improved version of the Venom GT that is supposed to hit a top speed of more than 300 mph, but until then their speed record is 270 mph – a record established back in 2014. Since then the Venom GT Spyder also became the fastest convertible in the word, with a top speed of 167.7 mph. The Venom GT is powered by a Corvette-sourced, twin-turbo, 7.0-liter V-8 engine that delivers a total of 1,451 horsepower at 7,200 rpm and sprints the car from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.4 seconds.
3. Bugatti Chiron Sport: 261 MPH
The Chiron Sport is basically a Chiron, but with improved suspensions and handling. The Chiron Sport is powered by a quad-turbo, 8.0-liter W-16 engine that delivers a total of 1,479 horsepower and 1,180 pound-feet of torque. It goes from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.5 seconds and can hit a top speed of 261 mph.
4. Lykan Fenyr Supersport: 245 mph
Many of you may have no idea who W Motor are, but one think is for sure: they do build fast cars. W Motors is a small company based in Dubai which develops cars like the Fenyr Supersport. The SuperSport is powered by a custom-built, 4.0-liter, flat-six engine that delivers a total of 900 horsepower and 885 pound-feet of torque. That power is enough to sprint the car from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.7 seconds and up to a top speed of 248 mph.
5. Pagani Huayra BC: 238 MPH
Huayra BC is the improved version of the well-known Huayra and came to life at the end of 2015. The BC is powered by a 6.0-liter V-12 engine that delivers a total of 739 horsepower and 738 pound-feet. This may not sound as a lot when compared to the previous supercars listed, but with improved aerodynamics, Pagani was able to obtain a 0 to 60 mph sprint time of 3 seconds and a top speed of 238 mph.
6. Rimac Concept_Two: 230 mph
Rimac is again a brand not many people heard about. It comes from Croatia and became famous with the launch of the Concept_One – a model that made quite an impression on Richard Hammond. Concept_Two is – you guessed – their second supercar. What is very special about this supercar is the fact that it is all electric. It is powered by four electric motor – each powering one of the wheels, that deliver a combined output of 1,500 horsepower and 1,700 pound-feet of torque. It goes from 0 to 60 mph in a little over 2 seconds and up to a top speed of 230 mph. Not bad at all for an electric supercar.
7. Lamborghini Aventador SVJ: 217 MPH
Launched in 2018, the Aventador SVJ made quite an impression since we first saw it. A more extreme version of the Aventador S, the new SVJ version if powered by an updated 6.5-Liter V-12 engine that delivers a total of 759 horsepower and 531 pound-feet. The SVJ goes from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds and up to a top speed of 217 mph.
8. Ford GT: 216 MPH
Ford already launched the GT MKII, but official specs are yet to be announced, so its older brother remains for now the fastest one. Is not the most powerful as the GT MKII delivers a total of 700 horsepower – an incre of 53 horsepower over the standard GT. The Ford GT is powered by a 3.5-liter, EcoBoost V-6 engine that delivers 647 horsepower and 550 pound-feet and goes from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds. Top Speed is 216 mph.
9. McLaren 720S: 212 MPH
Until McLaren launched the GT earlier this year, the 720S was of the most beautiful cars McLaren ever launched. That and of course one of the fastest too. The 720S is powered by the usual 3.8-liter V-8 engine that delivers a total of 710 horsepower and 568 pound-feet of torque. The 720S goes from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.9 seconds and up to a top speed of 212 mph.
10. Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: 212 MPH
Chevrolet just launched the C8 Corvette, but in just its base form, the C8 Corvette is not very fast. Well, not fast when compared to the previous Corvette ZR1. The ZR1 is powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine that delivers a total of 755 horsepower and 715 pound-feet of torque. It goes from 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds and up to a top speed of 212 mph.