These Are the Sexiest Supercars of 2016 - The Herald Nigeria

These Are the Sexiest Supercars of 2016

You like to go fast? Well these are probably the cars you should be looking out for this year.

They’re sleek, they’re sexy and they’re fast.

Here are the top 10 supercars that’ll leave you drooling and begging for more.

McLauren P1

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The P1 is the halo car for the McLaren family, with only 375 made and sold. It utilizes the ultimate combination of cutting-edge hybrid technology and high-speed performance, making it as green as it is fast.

Base Price: $1,150,000
Engine: 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8/electric hybrid
Horsepower: 903
0-60 mph: 2.7 seconds

Porsche 918 Spyder 

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This car drives like a regular plug-in hybrid as it silently cruises along on just its electric motors. However, mash the gas pedal and the twin-turbo V8 comes to life with a snarl, rocketing you to extra-legal speeds in the blink of an eye. It’s as stealthy as it is sleek, reaching speeds up to 93 mph on electric power alone when E-Drive mode is engaged.

Base Price: $847,975
Engine: 4.6-liter V8/electric hybrid
Horsepower: 608
0-60 mph: 2.6 seconds

Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SV

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The latest car to be released by Lamborghini, the Aventador LP750-4 SV has been slimmed down and the aerodynamics have been reworked to reduce drag while increasing downforce. The motor has also received a significant boost in power which will keep drivers smiling on the streets and at the track.

Base Price: $493,095
Engine: 6.5-liter V12
Horsepower: 740
0-60 mph: 2.7 seconds

Ferrari LaFerrari 

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This is Ferrari’s answer to the Porsche and McLaren hybrid supercars, but with a V12. It’s astonishingly quick and handles like a go-kart on steroids.

Base Price: $1,420,000
Engine: 6.3-liter V12/electric hybrid
Horsepower: 950
0-60 mph: 2.5 seconds

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse La Finale

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“La Finale” is the last hurrah for the Bugatti Veyron, which was in production for 10 years with a total of 450 units. It was the first supercar to crest the $1 million mark and have an output of 1,000 horsepower or more. It’s no longer the record holder when it comes to speed, but it still boasts an impressive 16-cylinder motor with four turbochargers. If you want exclusivity, this is it.

Base Price: $3,000,000+
Engine: 8.0-liter quad-turbocharged W16
Horsepower: 1,183
0-60 mph: 2.5 seconds

Hennessey Venom GT

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It’s made in America, sits on a stretched Lotus Elise/Exige platform and it is fast. The Hennessey Venom GT holds the Guinness World Record for 0-300 kph (186 mph) at 13.63 seconds and can hit a top speed of 278 mph.

Base Price: $1,200,000
Engine: 7.0-liter twin-turbo V8
Horsepower: 1,244
0-60 mph: 2.7 seconds

Koenigsegg Regera 

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The Regera is the newest release from Koenigsegg, and the latest vehicle to join the hybrid supercar race. It’s as beautiful as it is fast, with neat little touches like the LED daytime running lights that are arranged in a constellation pattern around the headlamps.

Base Price: $1,890,000
Engine: 5.0-liter twin-turbo V8/electric hybrid
Horsepower: 1,500
0-60 mph: 2.7 seconds

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG003S

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This supercar is as close as anyone will get to driving a bonafide racecar on the streets — legally. The SCG003S is a purpose-built car, designed for the track and modified for street use. It definitely looks the part, and will turn lots of heads as you cruise down the boulevard to the race track.

Base Price: $2,600,000+
Engine: 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6
Horsepower: 530
0-60 mph: 3.2 seconds

Aston Martin One-77

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Aston Martin’s limited-production flagship vehicle is aptly named the One-77, as only 77 examples of the car were made. It’s as fast as it is beautiful, utilizing a carbon fiber monocoque shell to reduce weight, and a ferocious 7.3-liter V12 engine to motivate this beast with neck-snapping power.

Base Price: $1,400,000
Engine: 7.3-liter V12
Horsepower: 750
0-60 mph: 3.5 seconds

Pagani Zonda R

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The Pagani Zonda R is the successor to the Zonda F and utilizes a more powerful version of the same AMG V12 engine, which produces nearly 150 additional horsepower. The Italian supercar boasts a carbon-titanium composite chassis for lighter weight and greater structural rigidity, making this already stellar vehicle even faster and more agile.

Base Price: $2,800,000
Engine: 6.0-liter V12
Horsepower: 750
0-60 mph: 2.6 seconds

So there you have it. The Sexiest cars of the year so far, so if you have a bit of loose change lying around you could pick up one of these babies and find yourself In Auto-heaven.

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Femi Famutimi

Famutimi Femi is a writer for theheraldng. He is also a lawyer by trade. His hobbies include reading and writing, he also loves Renaissance art.

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