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These are the fastest cars in the world as of last year that you can legally drive on the streets today. We list the 10 top speeds, spread out between 15 exhilarating rides.
Scroll through the slideshow above for the specifications and get more detailed information on each vehicle below.
1. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport (France) The Bugatti Veyron line has been widely accepted as one of the fastest street-legal cars in the world since 2005 when they first went in production. But Bugatti hasn’t stopped, producing newer and faster models of the Veyron every year or so. All of their tinkering over the past eight years has accumulated to the pantie-dropping-ly beautiful, aneurysm-inducing-ly fast Veyron Super Sport, the current first place holder.
2. Hennessey Venom GT (USA)Though it has only reached one (only one) mile per hour of velocity under that of the Veyron Super Sport, American hyper-car brand Hennessey claims that given enough space, the Venom GT can reach a top speed of a staggering 275 mph. Because its claimed ability is so much more than that of the Veyron, and because the tested speed came so close to it, we had to implement a tie for first place.
3. Koenigsegg Agera R (Sweden)The Swedish brand has always been a bit of an enigma in the car world, with unverified rumors of speed records and controversies over street-legality. Fortunately, this model has been officially clocked at 260 mph and, luckily enough, it is one of few Koenigseggs that are street-legal in the United States. Unfortunately, you still can’t afford it.
4. SSC (Shelby Super Cars) Ultimate Aero (USA)Shelby is the closest thing to a turf rival that Hennessey has, as they both produce only limited-edition hyper-cars and souped-up versions of domestic brands’ sportier vehicles such as Ford Mustangs, Cadillac CT-Vs, Dodge SRTs, and the like. The Ultimate Aero held the title of the fastest car in the world for three years from 2007 to 2010, until the contenders above surpassed its performance and pushed it to third. Maybe SSC’s upcoming Tuatura can claim it back.
5. 9ff GT9-R (Germany) The 9ff is a German tuning company (similar to Hennessey and Shelby) operating out of Dortmund, and the GT9-R is its revision of the Porsche Carrera. Keeping consistent with Porsche’s ability to be quick, the GT9-R can hit 60 mph in under three seconds. So if you ever take it off the track, remember to put a stopper in your coffee.
6. Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo (USA) One of the older cars on the list, the S7 came into production in 2000. As the first true (and prevailing) contender to the likes of the McLaren F1, the S7 gained praise for its 8-mile-per-hour dominance as well as its innovative styling, mixing a cutely bug-eyed face with a mean vent-covered body.
7. Koenigsegg CCX (Sweden) A predecessor of the Agera R, the CCX first appeared in American markets in 2006. Again, this Koenigsegg is in fact USA-approved, but you’d have to sell your house to afford it.
8. McLaren F1 (Great Britain) The McLaren F1, first on production in 1992, is a legend in the racing world, far surpassing the abilities of other track contenders of the nineties and even of opponents today. It’s really more suitable in a museum than in a garage.
9. Zenvo ST1 (Denmark)You read that right – number seven hails from Denmark. Only 15 cars are made, and Zenvo guarantees pan-continental house calls if your ST1 needs maintenance.
10. Pagani Huayra (Italy)Paganis are crazy fast and crazy cool. Any preteen who knows his cars will tell you a Pagani is the first thing on his lottery money wish list, right before the trophy wife that comes with it. Unfortunately for them, Paganis aren’t street-legal in the U.S. so for now expect to find them on the streets of Monaco and in the driveways of eccentric Russian mobsters and Arab sheikhs.
11. Gumpert Apollo (Germany)A bit clunky, but it gets the job done. That is, of course, if the job is to give whiplash to unsuspecting passengers. It definitely looks menacing and its counterpart the Apollo R (though not as fast) looks even meaner.
12. Noble M600 (Great Britain)It’s quite vanilla. But despite the M600 being both the most simply styled and the least expensive on the list (though neither are saying much), it hauls ass. It’s discrete when you need it to be and an eye-catcher when you want it to be.
13. Lamborghini Veneno (Italy)Hint: Paint matte black to feel more like Batman. Of course, only Bruce Wayne has the money and connections to obtain a Veneno, as not only does the price tag rest just under $4 million, but only three of the Italian bulls (as all Lambos are named after fighting bulls) were made worldwide. Not even the pope could get one.
14. Ferrari LaFerrari (Italy)The only hybrid on the list, the upcoming LaFerrari is a reincarnation of the legendary Enzo. Hopefully there won’t be as many LaFerrari crashes as was the case with its forefather (consult YouTube if you don’t understand the reference), as it is one of the leanest, most beautiful Ferraris of the 21st century. With edges so sharp and fine, you can cut yourself just by glancing by it too quickly.
15. Aston Martin One-77 (Great Britain)The next logical trade-in for James Bond, the One-77 is as sexy as, and faster than, any Aston; and it’s easy to imagine rocket launchers popping out of the long hood or huge grill. Plus, much like Mr. Bond’s female acquaintances, the One-77 seems like something we’d like to wake up to in the morning.
If you can find inspiration after a plane crash, 47 days lost at sea and two years in a series of brutal prison camps,anythingis possible.
At least that's our takeaway upon first hearing of Louis "Louie" Zamperini's long, strange journey. The one-time U.S. Olympian enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1941, in the midst of World War II; his plane went down over the Pacific on a fateful day in May 1943. Three out of the 11 passengers on that plane survived, and one, Francis McNamara, perished at sea. When Zamperini and Russel Allen Phillips (the other surviving passenger) washed ashore, they were immediately captured by Japanese sailors and imprisoned through the end of the war.
After his release, Zamperini somehow found it in him to forgive his captors and serve as an inspiration to others.
If it sounds like something out of a movie, it isn't -- but it will be. Zamperini's story is hitting the big screen on Christmas Day thanks to a film called "Unbroken," directed by Angelina Jolie and based off the 2010 Laura Hillenbrand book of the same name.
We've partnered with Universal's "Unbroken" to round up some inspirational quotes, from Zamperini and others, that will give you the motivation to thrive in spite of the most insurmountable obstacles.
Richard “Rick” Hoyt, Jr., was diagnosed at birth with cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, but that hasn’t stopped “Team Hoyt,” as they’re affectionately known, from racing across the finish lines of endurance events all across America. Rick’s father, Dick Hoyt, recently pushed him across the finish line of their 31st Boston Marathon. At 74, Dick says it’s his last.
Scott Hamilton back-flipped his way to Olympic gold in figure skating in 1984. In 1997, he battled testicular cancer; after recovering, he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Since then, he’s written two books and serves as a Special Olympics Global Ambassador, among other projects.
You’ve probably heard Aron Ralston’s story: the man amputated his own arm after a mountaineering accident in which he was pinned under a boulder. Ralston continues to climb and has published an autobiographical book, called 127: Between A Rock And A Hard Place, on which the 2010 movie was based.
Oprah Winfrey overcame tremendous challenges in order to become the woman we know today. She grew up poor, the daughter of a single mother, and was sexually abused as a young girl. She got into radio while still in high school, and the rest is history.
Louis Zamperini’s story is the definition of overcoming adversity. Following a childhood marked by troublemaking, he joined the track team and became a star. He qualified for the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin and finished eighth in the 5000-meter event. In September 1941, he enlisted in the Air Force; a plane crash led to his capture by the Japanese Navy and he was kept as a prisoner of war until the end of World War II. After his return, he had a career as an inspirational speaker. He passed away this July.
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