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The 100 Most Powerful Cars of All Time

Edmunds.comEdmunds.com Posts: 10,059
edited April 2016 in General
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The 100 Most Powerful Cars of All Time

The ultimate list of the most powerful cars ever made. The weakest makes 555 horsepower.

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  • as always GM`s sbc has 8 engines in this list making the first 2 vette `S sbc engine probably the most important v8 engine of all time an example to follow. , the hennesey venom, he ssc aero untimate, the second fastest actual supercar in the market, the senvo st1 a danish supercar vette powered, the vector a californian supercar builder, the plethore LSC 750 ,vettes canadian supercar,the camaro the vette, and the caddy as expected ans then in the midle of this list we have some mercedez, vipers bmws, and ford engines put in diferent supercars name plate, which means that are great engines too, but some how the great small block chevy happens to be the king of the hill.
  • Interesting error leaving off the Lexus LFA Nurburgring Edition (562 HP), when you actually mentioned the LFA in the article.

    It would also remove one of the redundant BMW SUVs from the list at #100, which would improve the list's quality, with the same engine in both vehicles.
  • Where's the Mustang GT1000 with 1100HP??? There is Hennessey in the list so why not Shelby American?
  • My cousin he reads's Car Craft and he told me that my Mustang is the third fastest car in the world. We took that 289 and put 312 heads on it an Edelbrock high rise manifold and a Holley 850 duel feed double pumper. The cam is a secret grind and the exhaust is stock. But it really turns heads with those 285 / 70 / 15's on the back and itty-bitty 185 /75/ 14's on the front. It pulls the wheels up off the ground when the tires hook up. (It's got 4.88 rear end gears but no posi, yet.
    So if your out their in your Buggetti watch out--MY mustang is the third fastest car in the world. Car Craft bilt one and couldn't keep it on the dyno it was so fast.
  • dem0ndem0n Ashland, MAPosts: 1
    Blah-Blah-Blah, this list is [non-permissible content removed] full of Ferrari's, Lamborghini's, Porsche's, Bently's, BMW's, Mercedes Benz, and other [non-permissible content removed] that are even more exotic & impossible for someone in the middle class (United States) to ever even be able to get their hands on, or even RIDE in. You know why the original "the Fast & the Furious" was such a huge success?!? because it showed cars that wouldn't be out of reach to begin with that were modified... 1995 Volkswagen Jetta (Jessie), 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse (Brian Car #1), 1997 Nissan Maxima (Vince), Nissan 240SX (Letty), Honda Accord Wagon (Hector), Honda Civic (RJ DeVera's Cameo in the 1st street race of the movie), Leon's Yellow Nissan Skyline R33 GT-R (Nismo 400R clone), Vin Diesel's RX-7 & Brian's 3rd car of the movie, the Orange Toyota Supra Twin Turbo ("a 2JZ engine, no [non-permissible content removed]!!" when it comes destroyed off the back of a flatbed...) Those all fall into the category of cars normal people wouldn't be able to get their hands on with much ease...
  • Mr_ShiftrightMr_Shiftright Sonoma, CaliforniaPosts: 64,490
    I guess we're not including manufacturer race cars, but it's worth noting that the Porsche 917/30 could put out 1580 HP !! And this in 1973.
  • Where is Koenigsegg One:1 ??
  • Where is SSC Tuatara?
  • hey wheres the ford gt 1000 tt some one tuned one up to 2000 hp.
  • steverstever Posts: 52,462
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  • texasestexases Posts: 8,830
    Hellcats?
  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 120,485
    texases said:

    Hellcats?

    2012 article..

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  • texasestexases Posts: 8,830
    Yeah, but they said they'd be updating it...
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