Sports cars are a special kind of vehicles that are specifically designed to go at great speeds, both in straight lines and in bends. Though dangerous and very expensive, sports cars attract a vast fan base the world over as they are both fun to drive and even to watch. There are many sports cars each having a unique shape, strengths and weaknesses. Below are some of the examples of these breathtaking cars.
Audi R8 GT3
The Audi R8 GT3 is a sports car that was invented for customer use. This sports car greatly differs with its predecessors. First, the Quattro all-wheel drive system has been gotten rid of and has been replaced by the RWD (Rear Wheel Drive) layout. This major advancement was introduced so that this sports car would comply with the set out racing rules. Massive improvements have also been made on the engine which now has the capability of outputting up to 368 kilowatts. Moreover, the Audi R8 GT3 has a wide body kit that not only increases its track but also makes it more appealing to the eye.
Bugatti EB 16/4 Veyron Concept
Rarely is the phrase classy cars used without the Bugatti being mentioned close after. The Bugatti EB 16/4 Veyron is in a class of its own. With speeds of up to 400 kilometres per hour and an acceleration of 300 kilometres per hour in just under eleven seconds, this sports car is amongst the fastest vehicles. As compared to its predecessors, the Bugatti 16/4 Veyron has an upgraded aerodynamic package which serves the purpose of solving cooling and balance problems. Instead of one air outlet like the previous concepts, this car has two. The Bugatti EB 16/4 uses a double clutch system which shifts one gear to another in only a fifth of a second.
2010 427R Mustang
2010 427R Mustang is the fifth version of its series. Boasting a new look, increased power and handling, the 2010 427R Mustang is an outstanding invention. The Mustang also has a new and improved body kit which gives it a sporty look. With a power output of almost 435 hosepower, the 2010 427R Mustang is definitely a powerful vehicle. An all new suspension package ensures that the vehicle’s balance is greatly enhanced while still providing comfort for the driver.
Ever since the Ford GT 40 was first introduced, its successors have been improving vastly over the years. The Ford GT released in 2005 has a 550 hose power supercharged v8 which is clearly visible from the rear window. This car has a power output of up to 367 kilowatts and only takes a mere 30 seconds to accelerate up to 62 miles per hour. Its top speed is 205 miles per hour which translates to about 3oo kilometres per hour.
Dodge Viper V10
The dodge viper is a perfect example of a classic all American muscle car. With a power output of 600 hosepower, the Dodge Viper V10 lives up to its billing as a muscle car. The Dodge Viper V10 has a high acceleration rate and can attain speeds of up to 60 miles per hour in just under four seconds. The only major short coming of this car is lack of sufficient balance at top speed.