ranking of the quickest models over the last 10 years.
What sports car is the fastest?
If we’re talking sports cars, you probably wouldn’t be surprised that Chevrolet, Porsche, Tesla, Ferrari, McLaren, BMW, Bugatti, and Lamborghini all produce cars that performed extremely well (we’re talking under 3 seconds) in Car and Driver’s 0-60-mph acceleration tests.
Ultimately, the 2021 Ferrari SF90 Stradale took the top spot and title of "quickest car of the decade," coming in at a mind-blowing 2.0 seconds. This achievement marked the crowning of a new winner, as the now-runner-up Porsche 918 Spyder was dethroned after seven years at the top!
took the last spot on the list and tied with the 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS at 2.8 seconds.
Two Teslas (the 2015 Model S P90D and the 2020 Model S Performance) came in at 2.7 and 2.4 seconds, respectively. The P90D entered a four-way tie with the 2019 Ferrari 488 Pista, the 2019 McLaren Senna, and the 2022 Porsche 911 GT3. Car and Driver reported that Tesla did not permit them to test other models, which would likely have been even quicker.
One Bugatti (the $3.7 million Chiron Sport), two McLarens, and two BMWs also performed well. The Chiron, at 2.4 seconds, entered a three-way tie with the
The downside? Its incredible acceleration comes at the cost of sub-par fuel economy, with the TRX among the worst out there for trucks.
In the world of quick SUVs, the 2019 Lamborghini Urus rules. At just 3.1 seconds, this all-wheel-drive model has excellent handling with braking capabilities as proficient as its acceleration, and the interior is pure luxury.
It comes with plenty of customizable options for steering, suspension, and powertrain, and shares its foundational workings with the Bentley Bentayga, the Q7 and Q8 from Audi, and the Porsche Cayenne, according to
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