Sports cars today are doing things that we could have only dreamed of a few decades ago. No longer is it just the norm to cram a high-performance engine into a sports car and call it a day. Today’s exotic cars are based on a few dynamics that make them exciting to drive. If you have ever had the privilege of driving one of today’s fastest cars, you’ll know why. We decided to break down the 15 fastest cars of the 21st Century so far via Car And Driver:
Driving a fast car is something that we all dream about at one point or another. The pure exhilaration that a sports car brings to the table is the stuff of legends. The market for sports cars has changed a lot in the last few decades, as cars become more technologically advanced. The early part of the 21st Century has proven just that.
Bugatti Ranks High
Take the 2008 Bugatti Veyron, for example. This exotic car has been the talk of the town for almost 10 years. But what makes the Veyron so special? For starters, it has an amazing 0-60 time of 2.5 seconds. The interior is also one of the most luxurious that has been seen in an exotic car. Bugatti has been around for a long time, but the Veyron is the company’s pride and joy. With a price tag of $1.2 Million, it is easy to see why the Veyron is so highly sought after.
Porsche Isn’t Far Behind
But don’t let the Veyron swoon you over with its high price tag and amazing performance. The 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S is also equally as fast. When you drive a 911, you feel that signature Porsche design that has made the brand so revolutionary. The 911 Turbo S is a solid performance car. What you do get is one of the fastest naturally-aspirated turbos around, with a 2.5 second 0-to-60 time as well. Don’t let the Veyron take all the credit for being the world’s fastest supercar. The tried-and-true 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S is just around the corner.
Lambo On The List
Then there’s the 2015 Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4. An amazing performer in its own right, the Huracán is the car that put Lamborghini back on the map. Take one look at the Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 and you’ll know you’re in for something special. The cultivated lines make the car one of the most stylish exotics on the market. Of course, taking one look at this vehicle and you can see this is a true Lamborghini model. The Huracán LP610-4 has a matching 0-to-60 time of 2.5 seconds. This car is also powered by a 10-Cylinder engine, which is one of the most powerful in its class.
Tesla Makes An Appearance
Another interesting vehicle of mention is the 2015 Tesla Model S P90D. The world’s first electric supercar is a relatively comfortable daily driver. When Elon Musk set out to create the Tesla brand, he wanted a vehicle that didn’t feel like a traditional electric car. The 2015 Tesla Model S P90D is a step above the rest in terms of design with elements of style that have made the brand a stablemate in the luxury car race. The 2015 Tesla Model S P90D has a scorching 0-to-60 time of 2.8 seconds. We are genuinely impressed with the performance of the Tesla Model S P90D. It goes to show the bright future of electric exotic cars.
In our gallery, we showcased the 21st Century’s quickest performance cars. Some of these cars stand above the pack and some are a surprise. With today’s technology, high powered cars are going faster than ever.