People determine how fast a car is by looking at the top speed it can achieve. In terms of speed, the 2010s has been an extremely prolific decade with some of the fastest cars in history produced during this time. The 0 to 60 metric must be considered, as this is the one that all car fanatics and professionals refer to. The quicker you can reach 60 mph, the closer you are to being labeled as one of the fastest cars to have ever been produced in history.
The list below covers some of the fastest cars of the last decade. It’s exciting to view considering all the possibilities that await us in the upcoming decade. It seems cars have only scratched the surface as far as what kind of performance they’re capable of. We've bought you a blast from the past to remind us of how far we have come. While these speeds are impressive, we still have much further to go.
Here is a list of the 15 fastest cars during the 2010s.
15 2019 Lamborghini Urus - 3.1 seconds
This is one of the quickest SUVs out there in the world. In the 2010s, there was a lot of development of high-performance and supercar sport utility vehicles. Out of all of these, the Urus is still known as the fastest. It can reach 60 mph in just a mere 3.1 seconds.
14 2020 Chevrolet Corvette - 2.8 seconds
Powered by a 495-hp 6.2-liter LT2 V8, this car has a lot to offer in terms of speed and acceleration. This car can make it through a quarter-mile in just 11.2 seconds at the speed of 122 mph. While not the quickest, there is no doubt that it is one of the fastest cars ever.
13 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS - 2.8 seconds
While this car is not as fast as its turbocharged GT2 RS brother, it has still found its way to become one of the fastest cars of the 2010s. Its 4.0-liter flat-six can produce 520 ponies and helps the car to achieve a distance of 60 mph within a matter of just 2.8 seconds.
12 2015 Tesla Model S P90D - 2.7 seconds
This is one of the quickest Tesla cars to reach the 60 mph mark. Being a sub 3.0 second zero-to-60 mph sedan, it is quite impressive that it can reach 60 mph in a mere 2.7 seconds. Appearance-wise, it is hard to find a car as sleek as this one.
11 2019 Ferrari 488 Pista - 2.7 seconds
This is known as a carbon-fiber rocket ship due to the incredible amount of speed it has. It can reach a quarter-mile within the space of just 10.1 seconds at 144 mph. It is the sturdier and more powerful version of the 488GTB, lighter in weight but with more horsepower.
10 2019 McLaren Senna - 2.7 seconds
The purpose of this car was to be the quickest car on the race track. However, it has proven that it can perform well in a straight line as well. The launch-control system is very useful, as it holds the engine at 3000 rpm and informs you when the brake should be released.
9 Lamborghini Aventador LP750-4 Superveloce - 2.7 seconds
This car is a limited-edition version of Lambo’s Aventador, and it does well by racing to 60 mph within the span of just 2.7 seconds. It comes with a 750-hp 6.5-liter V12 coupled with adaptive suspension and aerodynamic aids, ensuring that the car is packed with immense power and speed.
8 McLaren P1 - 2.6 seconds
The P1 is well-known for being rawer and more aggressive in comparison to other fast cars such as the Porsche 918 Spyder and the Ferrari LaFerrari, as is perfect for a company experienced with building cars meant to be on race tracks. Although, it’s acceleration is not the most competitive out there.
7 2019 McLaren 720S Coupe - 2.6 seconds
The launch button of this model is interconnected with the navigation, climate, and radio controls. When both pedals are pressed, the digital tachometer stays at 3200 rpm for a full four seconds before “Boost Ready” is announced on the board. It only takes this car 2.6 seconds to achieve 60 mph.
6 2019 BMW M5 Competition - 2.6 seconds
This is one of the quickest four-door cars to have ever been tested, being able to go all the way from zero to 60 mph in the space of just 2.6 seconds. The car consists of a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 alongside an all-wheel drive system, the reasons behind all the power of the car.
5 Ferrari LaFerrari - 2.4 seconds
This car has the ability to go from 0 to 62 mph within the space of just 3.0 seconds – impressive, we know! The LaFerrari was the first hybrid vehicle that Ferrari made. It features an electric motor for a total of 949 hp and a 6.3-liter V12, seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.
4 Bugatti Chiron - 2.5 seconds
This car is renowned for being the fastest production car in the whole world, and alongside its ability to accelerate very quickly, it can also reach 304.77 mph. Powering this car is an 8.0-liter quad-turbocharged W16 engine making 1,001 hp in the Veyron, and 1,200 hp in the Veyron Super Sport.
3 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS - 2.5 seconds
This car takes around just 5.5 seconds to be able to hit 100 mph and can blast its way through the quarter-mile in just 10.2 seconds at 140 mph. It’s racing-derived aerodynamics and twin-turbocharged flat-six engine ensure that this car is a beast on both the road and the race track.
2 2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante - 2.3 seconds
One of the fastest cars in the world ever, the reasons behind its power lie in its sticky Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R tires, all-wheel drive, and a 631-hp V10 engine. The V10 engine is also one of the loudest out there, producing a 100-decibel sound at wide-open throttle.
1 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder - 2.1 seconds
This hybrid comes with two electric motors alongside a combed 608-hp 4.6-liter V8 and 285 horsepower. By routing torque to all four wheels, this car maximizes traction in order to be able to reach a speed of 60 mph within the span of an exceptionally incredible record of 2.1 seconds.
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