Top Fastest Accelerating Cars in the World

0 to 96 kilometres per hour in five seconds seems fast, right? You will be shocked to know that there are some cars that reach the 96 kilometres per hour mark in under two seconds

Every day, we ask ourselves a question: How fast is fast enough? We reach an answer, but the very next day, an automobile manufacturer blows us away with a new vehicle that is faster than our answer/conclusion. In this article, we have compiled some of the quickest accelerating cars on earth. After reading the article, you will also ask yourself: How fast is fast enough?

The significance of this article

Apart from increasing general knowledge, the information in this article will force you to think about the evolution of the automobile industry. It was only a few decades ago that the first car was invented by Karl Benz that ran on Ligroin, a form of petrol and in 2022, we have cars that speed up faster than some planes and bullet trains. 

RimacNevera, an electric hypercar that hits 96 kilometres per hour in under two seconds

Developed and launched by Rimac, a company from the Netherlands; the Nevera is a fine example of electric vehicles can be fast. In fact, way faster than vehicles with internal combustion engines. The car draws a whopping 1,900hp of peak power from four electric motors and hits 96 kilometres per hour (60 miles per hour) in merely 1.9 seconds. Also, it has a top speed of around 412 kilometres per hour. 

Do you think Nevera is the fastest? Read about the Owl from Aspark

A car that is still a work in progress, the Owl from Aspark reaches 96 kilometres per hour in 1.7 seconds; a claim made by the company. Only 50 units of the Owl will be sold in the world and when launched, it will carry a price tag of 2.5 million euros. The car makes a massive power figure of 1,985hp along with a theoretical top speed of 401 kilometres per hour.

After two electric cars, it’s the Koenigsegg Gemera; a hybrid grand tourer

The first four-seater car from Koenigsegg, the Gemera, is a grand tourer (GT) car that is armed with a 2.0-litre, TFG twin-turbocharged I3 engine coupled with three electric motors. Gemera’s four power units generate a peak power output of 1,700hp that enables the Gemera to touch the 96 kilometres per hour barrier in 1.9 seconds. The car’s top speed is 399 kilometres per hour. 

Rohit Chatterjee

An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Rohit Chatterjee is a bona fide moto-enthusiast who has worked with several media houses in his brief career. Chatterjee mostly writes features and news articles related to automobiles and motorsports. When not working, he is found on the interstate clocking over 100kmph on his NS200!
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