From Porsche to McLaren, Ferrari to Lamborghini, these are the names that have built the supercar legacy. But which are the best? After digging deep, we’ve pinpointed 35 supercars that do it better than all the rest. These are the cars that set the bar.

Rimac Nevera

Rimac

The Rimac Nevera has a 120kWh battery powering four individual motors, giving you an astonishing 1,914 horsepower and 1,740lb-ft of torque. This hypercar achieves 0-60 mph in a breathtaking 1.85 seconds, reaching 100 mph in 4.3 seconds, and 186 mph in 9.3 seconds, with a top speed of 258 mph.

Porsche 959 Sport

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The Porsche 959 Sport transitioned from the racetrack to the streets, instantly becoming a legend. Its twin-turbocharged flat-6 engine propelled it beyond 200 MPH, earning it the title of the fastest street-legal production car at the time. Its speed and engineering brilliance make it a must-have in any supercar collection, reflected in its price tag that can exceed $2 million.

Lamborghini Sián

Lamborghini

The Lamborghini Sián is named after a lightning bolt and we can see why. It upgrades the Aventador’s 6.5-litre V12 engine with electric assistance, totaling 808bhp. This not only boosts its power but smoothens the notorious Lamborghini gearshifts. The Sián’s integration of electric power with traditional V12 strength makes it a remarkable vehicle in the supercar world.

Porsche Carrera GT

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The Porsche Carrera GT traces its lineage back to the iconic 911 GT1. Its design is sleek, optimized for highway drives, and its performance is insane. The 6-speed manual transmission and rear-wheel-drive setup ensure an engaging drive, reaching speeds of up to 208 MPH and sprinting from 0-60 in just 3.5 seconds. With its rarity and high-performance capabilities, it’s no wonder the Carrera GT commands a price over $2 million.

Ferrari 812 Competizione

Ferrari

The Ferrari 812 Competizione sings the swan song for naturally aspirated V12 engines. With no electric aids or turbochargers, the 812 Competizione’s V12 engine boasts 819bhp and 513lb ft of torque. This machine is a heightened version of the Superfast, with significant weight reduction and aerodynamic enhancements leading to explosive performance. As potentially the last of Ferrari’s non-hybrid, naturally aspirated V12s, the 812 Competizione stands as a powerful farewell to a beloved engine era.

McLaren Senna

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The McLaren Senna is a beast, named after the F1 legend Ayrton Senna. With a twin-turbo V8 engine, it hits 62 MPH in 2.8 seconds, maxing out at 208 MPH. It’s not just fast; it’s a tribute to Senna’s legacy. In the supercar league, the Senna stands out, fetching over $1 million on the market.

Ferrari F50

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The Ferrari F50, a marvel from the iconic Italian brand, is a hypercar that blends art and speed. This limited-edition beast, with rear-wheel drive and a naturally aspirated V12 engine, hits 512 HP and revs up to 8,000 RPM. The F50 is engineered for exceptional downforce, making it a monster on the road and track alike. Owning an F50 is a dream for many, with top-condition models fetching $4-5 million.

McLaren Speedtail

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The McLaren Speedtail holds the crown as McLaren’s fastest car, clocking 250 mph at Kennedy Space Center. Its 1,036bhp comes from a hybridized 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine. But speed isn’t its only claim to fame; the Speedtail’s design is sleek, making it stand out even among supercars. It’s as eye-catching on the red carpet as it is on the track.

Ferrari Enzo

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The Ferrari Enzo, named after the company’s founder, screams Formula 1 in its design and performance. Under the hood, the Enzo packs a 6.0L V12 engine, pushing 651 HP and revving up to 7,800 RPM, with speeds topping at 221 MPH. This machine isn’t just for show; it’s a powerhouse. Produced briefly, the Enzo became a collector’s favorite, often going for over $3 million.

Maserati MC20

Maserati

Maserati is back in the supercar game with the MC20. As the first supercar since the MC12, the MC20 emerged in just 24 months, even amidst a global pandemic. It’s got the looks and the muscle, sporting a mid-engined 3.0-litre V6 that offers 621bhp and 538lb ft of torque, thanks to F1-grade technology. And there’s talk of an electric version on the horizon.

Porsche 918 Spyder

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The Porsche 918 Spyder, a plug-in hybrid with a V8 engine, really makes an impression. It’s not just about the 875 HP or the 214 MPH top speed; this car broke records with a sub-7-minute lap at the Nürburgring. With its groundbreaking performance, owning one at over $1.5 million seems just right for those in the know.

Lotus Evija

Lotus

Lotus Evija is turning heads with its electric power, cranking out nearly 2,000 HP. It’s not just quick; it’s blistering, doing 0-62 mph in under three seconds. It even outpaces the Bugatti Chiron in certain speed ranges. Recognized as ‘One to Watch,’ the Evija is setting the stage for the next generation of high-performance electric vehicles.

Koenigsegg Jesko

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Koenigsegg’s Jesko is a marvel in the world of luxury cars, pushing the boundaries with its performance. With a twin-turbo V8 engine, the Jesko Absolut could hit a top speed of 350 MPH. That’s not just fast; it’s record-breaking. It pumps out 1,281 HP on regular fuel, and with e85 biofuel, it skyrockets to 1,603 HP. The engineering here is all about pushing limits, making the Jesko Absolut a contender for the fastest car title. With its eye-watering $3.5 million price tag, it’s clear this car is for those who crave the extreme in speed and luxury.

Lamborghini Huracan STO

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The Lamborghini Huracán STO is a beast, stripping down to basics and adding performance enhancements for the track. Think of it as a souped-up Performante with rear-wheel steering and a killer aero package. It’s powered by a 5.2-litre V10, delivering 631bhp, but the real magic is in its lighter weight and increased downforce, making it a track day dream.

Bugatti Chiron Super Sport

Bugatti

The Bugatti Chiron Super Sport is the pinnacle of speed in the production car world. Building on the Chiron’s legacy, the Super Sport version, with an 8.0-litre quad-turbo W16 engine, cranks out 1,578bhp. It’s a monster on the road, hitting speeds limited to 273 mph, a nod to its record-breaking run to 304.773 mph.

Jaguar XJ220

Jaguar

The Jaguar XJ220 is a legend from the 90s, once holding the title of the world’s fastest production car with a top speed of 217.1 MPH. It’s powered by a twin-turbo V6 engine, paired with a 5-speed manual, delivering not just speed but also smooth handling. The XJ220’s performance was groundbreaking, setting the standard for supercars of its time. Today, it’s a standout collector’s item, valued at around $500,000.

McLaren Artura

McLaren

The McLaren Artura steps it up as a plug-in hybrid, hitting the sweet spot with 671 horsepower and getting from 0 to 62 mph in just 3 seconds. It’s not just quick; it also gives you 20 miles of quiet electric driving. Despite some launch delays, it’s catching eyes for blending eco-friendly features with serious speed, offering a peek at the supercar future.

Ferrari LaFerrari

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LaFerrari is a beast with its hybrid V12 engine, soaring up to 218 mph. It stands out with its design and power, quickly becoming a Ferrari legend. It’s not just fast; it’s a hybrid pioneer, merging raw speed with some green tech. With only a limited number made, it’s a hot item, taking over $3.5 million at auctions.

Gordon Murray T.50

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Gordon Murray’s T.50 is his answer to the McLaren F1, taking what was already groundbreaking to the next level. It’s a supercar with a naturally aspirated V12, a three-seat layout, and a carbon-fiber structure that prioritizes lightness and strength. The T.50’s coolest feature is its ground-effect fan, prominently displayed, enhancing its aerodynamics and performance. It’s the spiritual successor to the McLaren F1, infused with modern tech and Murray’s unmatched design philosophy.

Ferrari F40

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The Ferrari F40 is iconic, the last car approved by Enzo Ferrari himself, setting a high bar in performance. Known for being ferociously fast, it reached speeds over 200 MPH and pumped out 471 HP. In its time, the F40 was Ferrari’s pinnacle of speed and engineering, and it still holds a legendary status. Priced around $2.5 million, it’s a prized collectible.

Porsche 911 Turbo S

Porsche

The Porsche 911 Turbo S really made waves, especially as the 2020 Speed Week Champion. With 641 horsepower from its 3.7-liter twin-turbo flat-six, it dominates in any condition. Beating competitors like the McLaren 765LT and Ferrari F8, the Turbo S proves it’s more than just a fast coupe. It’s a four-seater with power and a practical side, making it a standout choice for those who want it all.

Ferrari 288 GTO

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The Ferrari 288 GTO, predecessor to the F40, was a beast in its day and remains a legend. With only 272 made, it hit speeds of 189 MPH and had 395 horsepower. It’s not just its performance that makes it special; it’s a collector’s dream, with prices now over $3.5 million.

Aston Martin V12 Speedster

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The Aston Martin V12 Speedster takes open-air driving to the extreme. It’s all about feeling the speed, with no windscreen to separate you from the elements. Packing a 691 horsepower V12 engine, it blasts from 0 to 62 mph in 3.5 seconds, topping out at 186 mph. Driving this car is as close as you get to flying without leaving the ground.

McLaren P1

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The McLaren P1, a gem from the Ultimate Series, set new standards for hybrid supercars from 2013 to 2015. It’s not just any hybrid; it’s a powerhouse blending a 3.8 L twin-turbo V8 with electric motors, hitting 217 mph and sprinting from 0 to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds. With its blend of eco-friendly power and elite performance, it’s a collector’s favorite, going for around $1.1 million.

Hennessey Venom F5

Hennessey

The Hennessey Venom F5 is a powerhouse, named Fury for its 6.6-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, blasting out 1,792 horsepower. Its lightweight carbon body makes it agile, and with performance that claims to hit 0-250 mph in just 15.5 seconds, it’s in a league of its own. This car is a rare beast with only 24 units made, already snapped up by eager buyers. It’s said to reach a top speed of 311 mph, and the automotive world is watching to see if it’ll hit that mark.

McLaren F1

McLaren

The McLaren F1, a predecessor to the P1, set the standard for supercars with its record-breaking speed and design. Its BMW V12 engine propelled it to a top speed of 240.1 mph, making it the fastest production car in 1998. Beyond speed, the F1 became famous for its unique style and performance, even dominating the 1995 Le Mans. Its allure isn’t just historical; it’s ongoing, with values soaring above $10 million, hitting $20.5 million at a recent sale.

Lamborghini Reventón

Lamborghini

The Lamborghini Reventón is a real prize, with only 36 ever made. It looks like a jet fighter on wheels, thanks to its airplane-inspired design. With a 6.5L V12 engine, it zips from 0 to 62 MPH in 3.2 seconds and tops out at 211 MPH. It’s as exclusive as it is fast, and owning one will set you back over $1.5 million.

Maserati MC12

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The Maserati MC12’s carbon fiber body is designed to slice through air, helping it reach 205 MPH. It’s available in coupe and Targa top, blending luxury with sheer speed. Only 50 were made, making it a collector’s dream and pushing its value to around $3 million.

Pagani Zonda

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The Pagani Zonda has been a heavyweight in the supercar scene for 20 years, starting with the iconic C12. With only 140 Paganis made, the Zonda stands out, especially the HP Barchetta version. This beast cranks out 789 HP and 627 lb-ft of torque, hitting speeds of 221 MPH. It fetching a price of $17.6 million for its rarity and performance prowess.

Dodge Viper ACR Extreme Aero

Stellantiis

This version of the Viper, with its Extreme Aero Package, is a track monster, generating almost 2,000 lbs of downforce. It’s built for grip and speed, hitting up to 177 MPH. While it’s not the fastest in a straight line, its downforce makes it a beast on the track. Priced at around $250,000, the Viper ACR Extreme Aero is for those who crave an intense, adrenaline-pumping drive.

Lamborghini Diablo SV

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The Lamborghini Diablo SV was the hotter, more intense version of the already fierce Diablo. Cranking out 510 horsepower and 428 lb-ft of torque, this car was a beast on the road, breaking the 200 MPH barrier. It became an icon of the ’90s, partly thanks to its starring role in video games like Need for Speed. Even after being succeeded by the Murciélago, the Diablo SV remains a favorite among collectors, fetching around $250,000.

Lamborghini Countach

Lamborghini

The Lamborghini Countach is the classic supercar that turned the wedge shape into a supercar staple. Its V12 engine propelled it to an impressive 217.5 MPH, remarkable for its era from 1974 to 1990. This car was a trendsetter, paving the way for future Lamborghinis like the Aventador. Today, the Countach is a collector’s goldmine, with its value skyrocketing to $2.64 million for prime examples.

Ford GT

Ford

The latest GT, especially the 2023 Mk IV edition, is a track beast with over 800 HP, hitting 205 MPH and sprinting from 0-60 in about 3 seconds. Ford’s commitment to this car’s legacy is clear, producing just 67 units to honor the 1967 GT40 Mk IV, with each priced at $1.7 million.

McLaren Elva

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With no roof and a minimalist design, the McLaren Elva, from the Ultimate Series, is all about the driving experience. The Elva’s twin-turbo V8 pushes out 804 HP, coupled with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission for seamless power delivery. It’s as fast as it is rare, with fewer than 150 units made, each costing over $1.69 million.

Ferrari Monza

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The Ferrari Monza links the past and present of Ferrari’s history. Originally produced in the 1950s and pivotal in establishing Ferrari’s motorsport legacy, the Monza returned in 2019 with the SP1 and SP2 models. These cars nod to their heritage with classic design cues but with modern performance, each valued at around $1.8 million.

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