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Sunday, September 2, 2012

world fastest car

This is a progressive history of the world's fastest street-legal production car over the years (as opposed to concept cars or modified cars). The production car in context of this table is a car of which not less that 20 were originally built by its manufacturer to the same or faster specification than the record setting example. This list uses the same definition as the List of automotive superlatives for the sake of consistency and because the term production car is otherwise undefined.

Comparing claimed speeds of the "fastest car(s) in the world", especially in historical cases, is difficult due to there being no standardized method for determining the top speed, nor a central authority to verify any such claims. The current title Guinness World Records holder, the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, was certified as such for the average top speed achieved on a two-way run, registering 431 km/h (268 mph) but only 5 of the World Record model were made.