Top 10 Speedy and Swift American Cars

August 01, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Speedy and Swift cars are a driving passion for everyone. American Cars with top speed giving fastest acceleration and high horse powers are the hottest sensation nowadays. They give amazing racing experience. They have robust engines and are truly express cars. Here’s a list of top 10 Speedy and Swift American Cars hailed all over the world.

  1. 2010 SSC Ultimate Aero
  2. 2009 Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo
  3. 2011 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
  4. 2010 Dodge Viper SRT10
  5. 2011 Cadillac CTS-V
  6. 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392
  7. 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
  8. 2010 Shelby GT500
  9. 2012 Ford Taurus SHO
  10. 2011 Tesla Roadster

1. 2010 SSC Ultimate Aero

Top Speed 257.41 mph (0-60 mph: 2.78 seconds)

SSC Ultimate Aero with SSC designed Billet Aluminum V8 Block is a fastest American car built by Shelby Super Cars giving speedy acceleration with 1287 bhp @ 6075 rpm. In 2007, the car has made a world record at West Richland, Washington, United States with the swift speed of 256.19 mph This speed was verified by Guinness World Records on October 9, 2007.The fuel injection with Electronic Sequential Port gives best performance with Premium Unleaded – 91 Pump Octane. The Dual-Water to Air Intercoolers prevents the engine from heating up.

2. 2009 Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo

Top Speed 248 mph (0-60 mph: 3.2seconds)

The 2009 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo is on the second number in our list of swift American Cars with a top speed of 248 mph. It has been debuted in the Monterey Historic Races. The two Garrett twin turbochargers give 750 horsepower at 6300 rpm. The front and rear diffusers and the rear spoiler give enhanced downforce. The 7.0 L engine with twin-turbocharged V8 Transmission 6-speed gives the car a sporty nature ready to perform in any race.

3. 2011 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

Top Speed 205mph (0-60 mph: 3.3seconds)

2011 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is claimed to be the fastest production car of the world by Chevrolet. Assembled at Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States it gives high performance with its  638-hp supercharged four-lobe Eaton® Twin Vortices Series™ LS9 engine. The lightweight titanium intake valves and connecting rods give outstanding output. The Brembo® carbon-ceramic stopping power stops the car in emergency situations thus giving the car safety, even in swift and speedy conditions. 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 also got popular among Chevy fans.

It has also made a record around the 14-plus-mile Nürburgring track with an amazing lap time of 7:19:6. Six-piston front brake calipers, four-piston rears engaging cross-drilled rotors and Dry-sump oil system makes the engine more efficient to use at robust speeds. OnStar(6) with Directions & Connections® Plan and Automatic Crash Response makes the vehicle more secure and protected.

4. 2010 Dodge Viper SRT10

Top Speed 202mph (0-60 mph: 3.7seconds)

2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 is another speedy American car manufactured by Dodge which depicts Dodge powerful Engineering. With the 8.4-liter V10 engine and six-speed manual transmission it gives 600 hp. The SRT® Track Experience enables this fast car to run on four different modules.

Strong GKN Visco-Lok limited-slip rear differentials deliver outstanding power performance and maintain torque balance. Brembo® brakes let you stop at 60-0 mph in less than 100 feet. Antilock Brake System (ABS) with brake assist gives more stability to the vehicle.

5. 2011 Cadillac CTS-V

Top Speed 190 mph (0-60 mph: 3.9seconds)

2011 Cadillac CTS-V, the American Swift Car comes in three different models sedan, coupe, and sport wagon. CTS-V 6.2L SUPERCHARGED V8 engine gives almost 556hp @ 6100. Standard Turning circle of 37.9 ft and Electronic Stability Control System gives the car more cruising control even on fast tracks. It is more fuel efficient even at top speed with a total fuel capacity of 18.0 gal.

6. 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392

Top Speed 182 mph (0-60 mph: 4.7seconds)

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 with ci SRT HEMI V8 Engine is speedy with the new racing technology. It gives top speed of 182 mph with 470 horsepower. Cat-back Exhaust System with 304L stainless steel-bent tubing and fuel efficient technology makes it the speedy American car. SRT Track Experience let you have all the blazing speed that you want to enjoy with this car.

7. 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

Top Speed 155 mph (0-60 mph: 4.5seconds)

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 with 5.7L V8 engine and 5-Speed Automatic Transmission gives blazing power of 360 hp. It has been awarded at its swift performance as “10 Best Engines” award for 2011. Advanced Warning and Adaptive Cruise Control gives the car more protection in speedy situations. Quadra-Trac I and the Quadra-Trac II delivers outstanding performance with 4WD systems. The 45 available safety and security features give enhanced protection in racing situations.

8. 2010 Shelby GT500

Top Speed 155 mph (0-60 mph: 4.3seconds)

Shelby GT500 also called the American “Super Snake” has been popular since 1967. 2010 Shelby GT500 is manufactured and designed to give maximum output power of 750 hp and fastest speed at 155mph.

9. 2012 Ford Taurus SHO

Top Speed 134mph (0-60 mph: 5seconds)

2012 Ford Taurus SHO with 3.5 liter 24-valve DOHC Duratec V6 engine and Six-speed Automatic Transmission is expected to give amazing performance and high speeds. The output power of 263 @ 6250 rpm is achieved at greater acceleration. Sequential multi-port electronic fuel injection and naturally aspirated induction system with minimum fuel requirement of 87 Octane is estimated to keep the car running on fast tracks.

10. 2011 Tesla Roadster

Top Speed 125 mph (0-60 mph: 3.7seconds)

2011 Tesla Roadster is the fastest Car in any climate bragged by Tesla motors. The all- electric fastest car with the AC induction motor and single speed gear box gives 288 horsepower. It can drive with fastest acceleration up to 245 miles per charge with the zero-emissions. It is comfortable and speedy with built –in innovative features like an optional 7″ touchscreen that provides easy to use controls and navigation. So, are you planning to buy an American Car? Go for one of these speedy and swift vehicles.


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