The world of supercars and hypercars remains unattainable for all but the world's wealthiest hobbyists, but that doesn't stop the rest of the gearhead world from salivating over some of the world's greatest cars. From their beautiful exteriors to their luxurious (or sometimes spartan) interiors, all the way down to the powerplants beneath the skin, these cars push the boundaries of science, design, and finances.
These days, the supercar market only seems to be expanding, as more and more customers line up to scoop every last special edition supercar that hits the news. The old statistic of 0-60 mph times is even proving to be relatively dated; these cars are all about 0-100 mph and aiming for the mythical 300 mph top speed.
But there are also some relatively affordable supercars out there now—though in this arena, saying "relatively" is still a bit of a stretch. Keep scrolling for the world's 20 fastest supercars, as ranked by their 0-60 times.
20 Lotus Evora GT410 Sport - 3.9 Seconds
Lotus cars aren't known for their blistering acceleration, since they're more known for handling and being lightweight. However, the latest Lotus Evora GT410 Sport does enter into supercar territory with a 0-60 time of only 3.9 seconds, according to Lotus, thanks to a rating of 410 horsepower at just about exactly 3,000 pounds.
19 Ferrari Portofino - 3.5 seconds
Ferrari's cars are always going to be measured by their 0-60 times, even though many of their models aren't downright supercars. The Portofino is more of a grand tourer, but with a 3.9-liter twin-turbo V8 under the hood that cranks out 591 horsepower, it can sprint to 60 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds, according to Ferrari.
18 Ford GT - 3.4 seconds
The Ford GT remains America's true supercar, even if the C8-generation Corvette threatens its status at a fraction of the price.
The GT hearkens back to Carroll Shelby and the GT40, which unseated Ferrari as the king of Le Mans, though the modern iteration is much more futuristic. Under the hood, a twin-turbocharged V6 launches the GT to 60 miles per hour in 3.4 seconds, according to Motor Trend.
17 Noble M600 - 3.1 seconds
The Noble M600 is a little-known supercar from the UK, though its design and performance should be the envy of other producers.
The car uses a twin-turbo V8 sourced from Yamaha and Volvo, which is mounted amidships in a car built largely from carbon fiber, which helps keep the curb weight around 2,800 pounds. According to Automobile Catalog, the M600 can hit 60 in 3.1 seconds.
16 Porsche GT3 RS - 3.0 seconds
One of the most track-oriented supercars on the market, the Porsche GT3 RS is also one of the last to employ a naturally aspirated engine, rather than turning to forced induction.
The current iteration's 4.0-liter flat-six produces up to 520 horsepower with a 9,000 RPM redline, which helps launch the rear-engined rocket to 60 miles per hour in only 3.0 seconds, according to Porsche.
15 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Z51 - 2.9 seconds
General Motors has finally answered the call for a mid-engined Corvette, though the performance stats sound almost too good to be true. How could a mid-engined supercar sprint to 60 mph in under three seconds and cost under $60,000? Well, reliability stats remain to be tested, but there's no doubt the new Corvette has stirred up the industry.
14 Koenigsegg Agera RS - 2.9 seconds
The Koenigsegg Agera RS took over as the world's fastest car in 2017, with an official top speed of 278 miles per hour. The hypercar is more about handling and downforce than low-end speed, though its engine can produce 1,341 horsepower when optioned with the 1-megawatt package, which results in a 0-60 time of 2.9 seconds, according to Jalopnik.
13 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ - 2.8 seconds
Lamborghini's use of their traditional V12 engines may well be at an end, with the final iteration coming in the form of the Aventador SVJ. The track-focused SVJ is more about handling, thanks to active aero, four-wheel steering, and active suspension. But that V12 also produces 769 horsepower and a 2.8-second 0-60 time, according to Lamborghini.
12 Ferrari 812 Superfast - 2.8 seconds
Ferrari's latest highlight in the grand touring category is the 812 Superfast, which has the classic profile of a front-engined Ferrari with some aggressive details that clearly delineate it as the brand's standard-bearer. The V12 under the hood produces 789 horsepower in US spec, good for a 2.8-second sprint to 60 mph, according to Car and Driver.
11 McLaren Senna - 2.8 seconds
The McLaren Senna lives up to its namesake, Brazilian F1 legend Ayrton Senna, with track-focused details in every facet of its design and engineering. Still, it's more about handling than speed, even though Car and Driver notched a 2.8-second 0-60 run during testing. It can also hustle to 100 mph in only 5.1 seconds.
10 Lykan Fenyr SuperSport - 2.7 seconds
Lykan earned itself a major boost in publicity when its angular HyperSport appeared in the seventh Fast and Furious film. The Middle East's only supercar manufacturer is back now with the Fenyr SuperSport, which has doubled down on the original car's recipe. A twin-turbo Porsche flat-six tuned by RUF produces 900 horsepower and a 0-60 time of 2.7 seconds, according to Road & Track.
9 Acura NSX - 2.7 seconds
Acura's original NSX debuted in the 1990s as an experiment to prove that Honda could build a Ferrari beater for a fraction of the price. More than 20 years later, the second iteration of the NSX was released, though it lost its heart and soul as a simple, reliable supercar in that span.
Still, with a hybrid drivetrain powering all four wheels, the new NSX can do 0-60 in 2.7 seconds, according to Sunnyside Acura.
8 Pagani Huayra - 2.6 seconds
Pagani's cars offer some of the most unique styling of any supercar brand, though other companies are starting to rip off some of their smooth, insectoid details—like those rearview mirrors. But Pagani isn't just about looks, luxury, and excluvity, as proven by the Huayra's 0-60 time of 2.6 seconds, according to Top Speed.
7 Porsche GT2 RS - 2.6 seconds
While Porsche's GT3 RS is widely considered the most track-focused driver's car on the market, the GT2 RS is just absolutely insane. Bolting a pair of turbos onto the GT3's engine results in 690 horsepower and a mind-numbing 553 lb-ft of torque at only 2,200 RPM, according to Porsche, which makes the GT2 RS almost too powerful for everyday driving.
6 McLaren Speedtail - 2.6 seconds
The McLaren Speedtail stands out from the competition thanks to its enormous rear end, which is designed for improved aerodynamics at high speeds. But even at low speeds, the Speedtail is a monster, thanks largely to a twin-turbo V8 that's complemented by a 308-hp electric motor to produce a 0-60 time that Top Speed pegs at 2.6 seconds.
5 Aston Martin Valkyrie - 2.5 seconds
Aston Martin's supercar, the Valkyrie, is a poster-child for purpose-built automotive designs. Forget aerodynamic details, the whole car is about creating downforce and trimming pounds, while an F1-derived Cosworth V12 that produces 1,130 horsepower with KERS and allows for a 2.5-second sprint to 60 miles per hour, according to duPont Registry.
4 Bugatti Divo - 2.4 seconds
The Bugatti Divo is the company's latest take on their world-beating Veyron hypercar, which set the standard for speed, power, style, and luxury when it debuted in 2005. The Divo continues on the same recipe, adding more track-specific aerodynamics to the Chiron, though it remains powered by a quad-turbo W16 engine. It does 0-60 mph in 2.4 seconds, according to Top Speed.
3 Ferrari 488 Pista - 2.26 seconds
Ferrari didn't release a LaFerrari in 2019, so officially, the Italian giant's fastest car currently is the 488 Pista, the lightest version of the 488 GTB. By shedding 200 pounds and increasing aerodynamic efficiency, the Pista can run from stop to 60 miles per hour in only 2.26 seconds, according to Motor1.
2 Hennessey Venom F5 - less than 2 seconds
The Hennessey Venom F5 is the Texas-based tuning company's first attempt at a ground-up hypercar build. But Hennessey isn't all that worried about 0-60 times, since they're trying to break top speed records. The claims of a sub-two-second sprint sound well-founded, though, since the car's powerplant produces a mind-boggling 1,187 horses.
1 Rimac C_Two - 1.85 seconds
Tesla's supercar concept, the Roadster, remains merely a concept at this point, though it is promised as the fastest sprinter in the world. For now, Rimac seems to have beaten Elon Musk to the punch with their all-electric C_Two, which harnesses the instantaneously available torque of battery power to produce a claimed 1.85-second 0-60 mph time.
Sources: Top Speed, Motor1, Car and Driver, and Jalopnik.