Top 10 Supercars of the Last Decade

by Alex

Now that we are starting a new decade, it’s time to look back and see which supercars really made the last decade.

10. Saleen S7 Twin Turbo
Top speed: 248 mph (399 km/h), 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h) 2.8 seconds. Weight: 2750 lbs (1247 kg).

Steve Saleen introduced the limited-production, hand-built S7 on August 19, 2000 at the Monterey Historic Races. Until 2004 it featured a naturally aspirated 7.0-liter V8 engine with 550 horsepower. In 2005, the S7 was replaced by the S7 Twin Turbo, which featured the same engine with twin-turbo system packing 750 horsepower.

The body of the S7 was entirely made form carbon fiber and until today it is the only car produced by Saleen not based on an existing chassis. Base price for the S7 TT was $585,296 and it was produced in 2005 and 2006 in very limited numbers.

9. Mercedes-Benz SLR 722
Top speed: 209 mph (337 km/h), 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 3.6 seconds. Weight: 3900 lbs ( 1768 kg)

The SLR range was started in 2004 by Mercedes-Benz and McLaren. Five variants in the SLR family have been produced – two coupés, two roadster versions and finally the SLR Stirling Moss, which is the most exclusive and limited to just 75 examples.

Regular SLR(Coupe and Roadster) has a 5.5-litre V8 supercharged making 626 hp, in the 722 Edition and Stirling Moss version it produces 650 hp. Pricing for the regular SLR started at around $495,000 and the very limited Stirling Moss, which just recently went on sale is priced from $1 million.

8. Aston Martin DBS
Top speed: 191 mph (307 km/h), 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) in 4.2 seconds. Weight: 3737 lbs (1695 kg).

Aston Martin launched the DBS in 2007, in the heart of this GT sports car is a hand built V12 engine that produces 501 horsepower. In addition to the coupe there is also a convertible version called Volante, which was introduced earlier this year. Base price for this beautiful Aston starts at $269,000, making it one of the cheapest cars in our list.

7. SSC Ultimate Aero
Top speed: 270 mph (434 km/h), 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h) in 2.8 seconds. Weight: 2850 lbs (1293 kg).
Power comes from a 6.4-liter twin-turbo V8 that develops 1,287 horsepower. Stopping a car going over 250 mph is not easy, so 2009 year model has an AeroBrake to slow the vehicle down.

2008 model year had 1183 hp and it successfully held the “World’s Fastest Production Car” title last year. Now with extra 104 horsepower it is even harder for competitors to snatch the title. Despite being the “fastest production car” it does not impress as much as some of the other cars in our list.

6. Lamborghini Reventon
Top speed: 211 mph (340 km/h), 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h) in 3.3 seconds. Weight: 3671 lbs (1665 kg).
Based on the Murcielago, this stealth fighter inspired supercar is very rare. Lamborghini only produced 20 cars(plus one for the Lamborghini Museum marked as 0/20).

Reventon was priced at 1 million euros ($1.5 million). Power comes from a tuned version of the Murciélago LP640’s 6.5 L V-12, rated at 640 hp.

Last fall at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Lamborghini introduced Reventon Roadster, which is also limited to just 20 units and can be yours for 1.1 million euros.

5. Koenigsegg CCXR
Top speed: 250+ mph (400+ km/h). 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 3.1 seconds. Weight: 2822 lbs (1280 kg).
Price starts at: $1,200,000 (870,000 Euros).

CCXR is the first green supercar. When run on regular gasoline, the 4.7-liter twin-turbocharged engine develops 806 horsepower, when run on E85 Biofuel it develops an impressive 1018 horsepower. In 2009 Koenigsegg produced 25 units, it takes around 55 days to complete one car.

4. Pagani Zonda Cinque
Top speed: 217 mph (350 km/h), 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 3.4 seconds. Weight: 2667 lbs (1210 kg).
Pagani introduced the first Zonda back in 1999 and so far 115 different Zonda’s have been produced. Top of the line model is a Zonda Cinque, which is limited to just 10 cars (5 hard top models and 5 roadsters). Power comes from an AMG sourced V12 engine that produces 678 horsepower.

The Zonda Cinque uses a new clutchless sequential gearbox, shifts now take less than 100 milliseconds. The Cinque (pronounced chin-kway) also has a revised form of carbon fiber which uses titanium to increase strength.

All cars were sold out very fast with prices starting at 1.3 million Euros ($1.8 million USD).

3. Porsche Carrera GT
Top speed: 205+ mph (330 km/h), 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h) in 3.9 seconds. Weight: 2000 lbs (1380 kg).
Between 2004–2006 and 1,270 cars were produced. Base price was $440,000. Porsche’s performance numbers have always been very modest, road tests in reality indicate that it can accelerate form 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds.

Power comes from a mid-mounted 5.7-liter V10 engine that produces 605 horsepower. CGT came only with a six-speed manual transmission. Basic five colour paint scheme includes Guards Red, Fayence Yellow, Basalt Black, GT Silver and Seal Grey. Custom colours were also available from the factory. Rumor is that Porsche is working on a successor to the CGT, which should arrive in 2-3 years.

2. Ferrari Enzo
Top speed: 219 mph (350 km/h), 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h) in 3.3 seconds. Weight: 3010 lbs (1365 kg)

Named after the company’s founder, Enzo Ferrari. It is one of the most powerful naturally aspirated production cars. Ferrari built 400 examples between 2002–2004, initial production run of 349 cars was sold before the production began to existing Ferrari owners. Ferrari Enzo features carbon-fiber body, F1-style electrohydraulic shift transmission, and carbon fiber-reinforced Silicon Carbide ceramic composite disc brakes. In the heart of Enzo is a 6.0-liter V12 that produces 650 horsepower at 7800 rpm.

Base price for the Enzo was $670000, and today if they come to the market trade above $1,000,000. Successor to the Enzo will arrive in 2012.

1. Bugatti Veyron
Top speed: 253 mph (407 km/h), 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h) in 2.5 seconds. Weight: 4486 lbs (2034 kg)
Base price: €1,100,000 (£899,000/$1,550,000).

Veyron is the most taled supercar of this decade and for a reason. Sales started in 2005 and close to 300 units are sold so far. Reportedly every car is sold with a great loss, despite its very high cost. Total production is 300 units plus limited editions(you can read about the recent limited editions here). Power comes from a 8.0-liter 16 cylinder quad-turbocharged engine that develops 1001 horsepower and 1250 Nm of torque.

Jeremy Clarkson declared the Veyron “the greatest piece of engineering ever. No, I’m sorry, this is the greatest car ever made and the greatest car we will ever see in our lifetime.”

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Lane January 5, 2010 - 8:39 am

wow. nice list. I did not know Saleen S7 was that fast. What happened to it that? It never got much attention.

I just realised I have seen only the DBS, SLR, CGT and Veyron in real life:(

Jorge January 5, 2010 - 2:11 pm

Koenigsegg on the first photo is just awesome.

David June 9, 2010 - 9:53 am

Awesome coverage:))

stupid July 20, 2010 - 12:40 pm

“Despite being the “fastest production car” it does not impress as much as some of the other cars in our list.”

Despite the fact your list sucks and it’ll blow away every other car when it comes to speed… yeah… okay.

David P.Curcione October 6, 2010 - 12:36 pm

1. The New Supercar will Unlimited Arrow #4 Newest Supercar too! The top Speed is 390 Miles Per Hour too! It will be of the 300+ M.P.H. Barrer at the very end too. Or 619 Kl/Mn to top Speed too! It wil be the Fastest Worlds Record too! It will be Street Legal Or Highways Legal too! Autobound Speed is tested too! IT will have a TurboJet Prop Engine too! agree!! Thankyou,

David P.Curcione October 25, 2010 - 10:29 am

1. The Dagget Gt Supercar will be next Speed Record too! Very Soon too! The Car of a new designed model will be on Market very soon too! Color is red bright color too! top Speed is 300 M.P.H. too!!!

Someone December 9, 2010 - 8:37 am

No you’ve got the list a bit wrong, Where’s the lamborghini murcielago LP 670 4 SV?

Alfa Romero 8C
Acura NSX
Ascari A10
Ford GT
Mclaren F1
Mercedes CLK GTR

Honda NSX, Mercedes CLK GTR, Mclaren F1 may be old but even in the old days they were something special, many would definitely agree with this.

No one cared about the SSC Aero, I thought that was just a plastic car that weighs 1 ton and with proper power to weight ratio with good aerodynamics its able to go over 250.

Bugatti Veyron will still be something for many many decades.^^^

vasim January 24, 2011 - 10:58 am

You did mistake to to organize list here… SSC Ultimate-aero should be at # 1 instead of 7, isnt it?

RISHAN October 15, 2011 - 2:07 am

these cars are aallll mind blowing but they have mistaken

David December 5, 2011 - 1:33 pm

1. THE unlimited ARROW supercar; the top SPEED IS 290 Miles PER hour too!!! IT IS THE fastest of The From 200 Miles Per Hour to 290 Miles Per Club of Superecars Regenonal 1st Club too!

David September 28, 2012 - 1:16 pm

1. The Unlimited Arrow Supercar has improved top Speed of 270 Miles Per Hour too! top Speed is 273 M.P.H too!

David October 3, 2013 - 9:28 am

1. The Keating Bolt Supercar hit the, Maxium speed of 340 Miles Per Hour too! The Fastest Legal Car in the U.S.A. 7 Eurpean Nations too! And the Autobond in Germany Highway !!!

David September 30, 2014 - 12:18 pm

1. Note; The Dagget Gt is top Speed is (350 Miles Per Hour Maxdium Speed too! on Salt Flats Or the Auto Bound in Germany too! The top Speeds were tested too! Second Fastest too!

David September 30, 2014 - 12:28 pm

1. The Mosler MTB GXX Turbo: No#1 Fastest Supercar: Top Record Speed is 380.3 M.P.h too! Is, offical Record Speed is tested in History ; is American Made Mfg too! The Maqxium Speed Recorded in the Salt Flats: Auto Bound is no Speed Limit too! In Germany The Super Car With the Limiter is Shut off Tempary Period of Time too! on the Salt Flats in Navada. And in Germany Auto Bound Highway With no traffic in this event when they; tested this Supeercar at it Maxium out put at Maxium Top Speed of 380.3 Miles Per Houjr too! True!!!

David September 30, 2014 - 12:42 pm

Note ; The Newset Super Car Concept: The Perforance top Speed is tested in Germeny Auto Bound too! The Maxium Perforance top Speed is 310 Miles Per Hour too! Or they Tested at the Salt Flats in State of Navada Were salt Flats too! They Tested at it maxium Speed twice to comferned it true maxium Speed too! Is (310 Miles Per Hour too! True!!!! The Fastest Ferrari Supoercar mfg in Eurpean Nation too! Or The Second Run it Maxium Speed of 310 M.P.H Salt Flatsd in State of Navada Fanial test run too! True!!

David September 30, 2014 - 12:47 pm

1. Ferrari Concept F-80 Super Concept : Top Speed Tested is 310 M.P.h the Fastest ferrari Supercar too! No#1 too! Fastest Ferrari in History too! true!!!

David May 21, 2018 - 9:04 pm

1. The New Super Car is Devil -17 supercar will have top speed of: (500+ Miles Per Hour too!) Agree regular jet engine in rear of trunk location too. agree! The gasoline engine will be; replaced by turbo jet engine too. Agree by new contracts too! agree! The Speed Will be controlled by computer number coeds too. agree! There will be number codes too. The first number code will limit speed up to: 100 M.P.H too! Highway & Road travel too . The second Number Code will increase to 260 m.p.h. top speed too. Third Code will let the car will 300 mph to top speed too. The fourth code will hit max speed of 500 mph.+ too! Is 550 mph. top speed too! I agree! devil -17 supercar too. and new bread of car too. it can be built in middle east counties too! Saudi Arabia country too. Will built it too! This the contract to New supercar of new bread with turbo Jet engine unit too. Jet power new car to built too! agree! Let’s get dice rolling now! Chief Designers the Engine nears to build let; this car on Plains first too! Tel the mfg. to build this new supercar for market too. Do you Agree? Yes? Or disagree? No? Can’t be done too! To expensive too! Let Arabs do for us too. I agree ! Go! Go Don’t waste time for building the New Jet Power Car too for runs by Jet Engine in rear of car too.


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