Powered by a 2.7-liter V6 Hyundai that’s sourced with four different outputs, the Spirra’s low-end line will produce 173hp and 245Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm. The next model configuration will come with a small turbo that pushes up the performance to 326hp and 471Nm, while the third level pushes the output even further to around 402hp and 490Nm. The highest end and most powerful version will come with twin-turbos that produce somewhere around 444hp to 493hp and a maximum torque of 539Nm. This top-of-the-line version also comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox and goes from 0-60 mph in just a little over 3.5 seconds with a top speed of around 186mph.
While the new Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport has just entered the Guinness Book of Records with an average top speed of 267 mph, a new 2000 HP super-car is about to become the fastest super-car in the world.It’s called Dagger GT and will be capable of hitting a top speed of 300 mph. It will be offered in three versions. The first will be a hard-core racing model with the second being a street-legal comfortable-riding sport model. The third model to be offered will be a soft-riding, luxurious GT-X model that looks and feels like a million-dollar car, but runs like a bat-out-of-hell. In 2011 there will be 5 units delivered, each having a price of $450,000.
Power for the Australian super-car will come from an all aluminum engine provided by a European automaker. This engine is said to produce more than 500hp and will be mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a reverse via linkage system. Stopping power will come from six piston brake calipers in the front and four piston system in the rear with ventilated dics all around. The Joss super-car brags of carbon fiber construction causing it to weigh less than 2,200lbs. It runs the 0-60mph sprint in under three seconds, the quarter mile in 11 seconds, and the estimated top speed is 186mph.
Over the years we have seen many different land speed machines hit speeds that are incredible and a bit shocking. We think that driving 140 miles per hour is quick, try 600. We can only imagine what the world must look like at those sorts of speeds. Below we have listed the top ten fastest land-speed machines in the world that are powered by either jet engines or motors, no electric or alternative fuel cars are on this list.