Test Your Knowledge: Fastest Cars Quiz

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For speed enthusiasts, fast cars are a passion, not just something to get you from point A to B (hence, the massive success of the “The Fast and the Furious” franchise). Although we certainly don’t recommend engaging in such risky fictional behavior, it’s pretty fun to take in a race and marvel over the crazy things these cars can do.

Once cars started to hit the roadways things accelerated quickly (pun totally intended). In 1908 when the first Model T’s hit the sales floor, the cars could only get up to about 40 miles per hour. By 1946, however, the British car Healey Elliot would max out at 104.65 mph easily leaving the now antiquated Model T (and just about everything else) in its dust. Of course, this car was intended for racing and hardly anyone had access to one, but it’s still pretty incredible to see what automotive engineering was able to do in a short period of time. Fast-forward to 2018, however, and the Hennessey Venom F5 would absolutely leave the Healey Elliot in its dust, with a top speed of 301 mph. The Venom shouldn’t get too cocky, though. If history has taught us anything it’s that it won’t hold the top spot for long!

When it comes to these four-wheeled speed monsters, whiplash is part of the fun. How much do you know about the world's fastest cars? Take the quiz and find out!

In just 1/4 mile, the Lamborghini Aventador can reach what speed?

It has a 0 to 60 MPH of just 2.8 seconds

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How long does it take the Lamborghini Aventador to achieve a speed of 200 MPH?

By then, most people will be begging for you to stop the car so they can get back to safety

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How fast can the 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder go from 0 to 60 mph?

Fewer than 1,000 of these cars were produced.

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What is the torque of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06?

It also has 650 hp; it can achieve 60 mph in just three seconds.

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How long does it take for LaFerrari to hit 186 mph?

And that is not its top speed; it can go as fast as 217 mph.

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What sort of engine does the Aston Martin One-77 have?

It produces 750 hp and can top 220 mph.

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Which Porsche has the fastest 0 to 60 mph time?

The 3.8L TT engine is capable of hitting 60 mph in 2.9 seconds

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Which production model is the fastest-accelerating four-door ever created?

The all-electric car can hit 60 mph in 2.6 seconds.

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What is the top speed of the Nissan GT-R?

Using a "launch mode," the car can blast from 0 to 60 mph in about 3.2 seconds.

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What's the miles-per-gallon rating of the Ferrari F12berlinetta?

Ferrari touts this car's fuel efficiency, which is far better than many supercars.

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Fully equipped, what's the approximate price of the Honda NSX in the United States?

Better known as the Acura NSX, it is a steal for a car with a 0 to 60 mph time of just 2.7 seconds.

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Which production car has the fastest quarter mile time?

These are also very rare cars; only 30 were produced.

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How much does the Noble M600 cost?

Compared to other supercars, this one is actually almost affordable.

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According to the company, the Atom 500 can accelerate to 60 mph in how many seconds?

The small car is basically an exposed exoskeleton but it can be made street legal.

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What is the approximate top speed of the Hennessey Venom GT?

The 7.0L V8 engine is paired to a carbon fiber body to cut down on weight.

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Which rock star asked Hennessy to manufacture an open-top version of the Venom GT?

The company was glad to oblige, both for the publicity and because they knew Tyler could afford it.

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How many of its Regera model does Koenigsegg plan to build?

The nearly $2 million price tag didn't deter buyers; dozens have been snapped up already.

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Which company makes the Huracan, which is Spanish for "hurricane?"

The car's V10 engine gives it 602 hp that propels it to 120 mph in just 8.1 seconds.

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What is the approximate price tag on a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport?

The crazy price will blow you away as much as the car's incredible speed.

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What's the top speed of the Tesla Model S P85D with the Ludicrous package?

It's a fast starter (from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds) but actually doesn't have a very high maximum speed.

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What is the top speed of the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport?

This is a street legal car that could shame some race cars.

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With the speed limiter engaged, what's the top end speed of the McLaren P1?

Disengage the limiter, however, and the car can hit 249 mph.

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How long does it take for the Koenigsegg Regera to accelerate to 250 mph?

And that is nearly its top speed, which is around 255 mph.

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The Chiron is made by which car company?

This $2.6 million vehicle is named after a centaur in Greek mythology.

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How much horsepower does the Bugatti Chiron have?

It can zoom from 0 to 186 mph in less than 14 seconds.

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The Chiron's horsepower rating tops the Bugatti Veyron by how much?

The Chiron is the successor to the legendary Veyron.

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Which company held the record for fastest production car from 2007 to 2010?

The Ultimate Aero TT had a top speed of 256 mph.

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The Ferrari 488 GTB can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in how many seconds?

It has a top speed of just over 200 mph.

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What sort of engine is under the hood of the Jaguar XJ220?

The V6 is still powerful enough to top 210 mph and can reach 60 mph in 3.6 seconds.

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Which company provided the engine used in the Pagani Huayra?

The hand-built 6.0L V12 screams to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds.

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