IN PICS: Fastest cars money can buy

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Bugatti Veyron, 409 km/h - BBC Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson described the Bugatti Veyron as "a triumph for lunacy over common sense, a triumph for man over nature and a triumph for Volkswagen over absolutely every other car maker in the world," and, "the best car ever made." The 1000 brake horse power supercar will cost you around $1.75 million.
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No CaptionKoenigsegg CCX, 395 km/h - The CCX can accelerate from 0–100 km/h in 3.2 seconds and from 0–200 km/h in 9.8 seconds. Its Swedish manufacturer says it has a top speed of 395 km/h. A new CCXR version is capable of running on ethanol, making it an environmentally friendly supercar. The CCX retails for around $2.1 million and the CCXR at an eye-watering $2.4 million.
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Saleen S7, 397 km/h - The Saleen S7 is capable of 0-100 km/h in under three seconds. The S7 is designed to compete with the fastest, quickest, best handling, most luxurious grand touring cars in the world, while providing a distinctly American driving experience for the fortunate few who will own one. The manufacturer advertises it as the best price to performance car in the world, and at $580,000, they might be right.
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McLaren F1, 371 km/h - The McLaren F1 was recognised as the fastest street legal production car in the world until 2005 with an official record of 371 km/h. Only 100 of the legendary cars were produced by McLaren Automotive from 1992 to 1998. They retail today at around $1 million.
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Enzo Ferrari, 350 km/h - This Ferrari is so special, it carries the name of the car maker's founder. Much of its technology has been borrowed from Formula One cars, including a carbon fibre body, sequential shit transmission and carbon-ceramic brake discs. The Enzo can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 3.6 seconds and can reach 160 kilometres per hour in 6.6 seconds. 400 were produced from 2003-2004 and they now sell for up to $1 million.
Wed 16 Jul 2008 12:16 PM