Powerful Cars From 1885-2021
When we talk about the power of a specific car, it’s defined by how many horsepowers does the car has? Today we cars that have crossed over 2000 horsepower showing the world what’s more power looks like. Every decade, every model, there’s been a drastic change in the making of engines as well as the methods too.
We have listed out the cars which were able to break a record of having that kind of power during that period. So the list starts with the world’s first cars up to the car which has over 2000 horsepower.
|1894||Benz Velo||1 HP|
|1910||Isotta Fraschini Tipo KM||120 HP|
|1912||Benz 82||200 HP|
|1932||Duesenberg Model SJ||325 HP|
|1967||Corvette L88||500 HP|
|1992||Bugatti EB110 Supersport||612 HP|
|1993||Dauer 962 Le Mans||700 HP|
|2004||Koenigsegg CCR||814 HP|
|2005||Bugatti Veyron||1001 HP|
|2007||SSC Ultimate Aero TT||1300 HP|
|2015||Koenigsegg Regera||1512 HP|
|2018||Rimac Nevera||1914 HP|
|2020||Lotus Evija||2000 HP|
Most Powerful Cars Ever Made 1885 – 2021
- 1. 1885 Benz Motorwagen
- 2. 1894 Benz Velo
- 3. 1910 Isotta Fraschini Tipo KM
- 4. 1912 Benz 82
- 5. 1932 Duesenberg Model SJ
- 6. 1967 Corvette L88
- 7.1992 Bugatti EB 110 SuperSport
- 8. 1993 Dauer 962 Le Mans
- 9. 2004 Koenigsegg CCR
- 10. 2005 Bugatti Veyron
- 11. 2007 SSC Ultimate Aero TT
- 12. 2015 Koenigsegg Regera
- 13. 2018 Rimac Nevera
- 14. 2020 Lotus Evija
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1. 1885 Benz Motorwagen
This is where it all started, the first-ever motor car of history with three wheels. The vehicle has a four-stroke engine that runs on coal gas. It had a capacity of generating 2/3 Horsepower which was a big achievement.
2. 1894 Benz Velo
This was the first car that could make over one horsepower and had four wheels. Which means it was been able to be replaced by the horses. It had a single-cylinder engine with 1.5 Hp, which was again a big achievement.
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3. 1910 Isotta Fraschini Tipo KM
Tipo KM from the 19s is the car to cross the 100Hp mark, which made over 120 Hp from a 10.6L four-cylinder engine which is bigger than two Audi R8 engines.
4. 1912 Benz 82
After the first car Benz kept himself busy and made car which had 200+ Hp. The car has a 21.5 L four cylinder engine which originally came from an airship.
5. 1932 Duesenberg Model SJ
This car wasn’t a naturally asperated engine car but had a supercharged 7.0L straight 8 engine that produced 325 horsepower. But Later Duesenberg builds a modified version called the SSJ which had 400 horsepower.
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6. 1967 Corvette L88
Chevrolet made more horsepower back in 19s than they build today. Chevrolet Corvette L88 produced over 500 horsepower from a 7.0L V8.
7.1992 Bugatti EB 110 SuperSport
The first car to cross 600 horsepower was the EB110 Supersport back in 1992, which was a hardcore version of the EB110. It made 612 horsepower from it’s 3.5L quad-turbo V12engine.
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8. 1993 Dauer 962 Le Mans
Later in 1993 a company named Dauer made a car that had over 700 horsepower which was basically a Porsche endurance racing car. The car had a twin-turbo 3.0L flat-six engine made 740 horsepower in total.
9. 2004 Koenigsegg CCR
This was Koenigsegg’s first production car which made more than 800 horsepower in 2004. It had a supercharged 4.7L V8 which they borrowed from ford and made over 814 horsepowers.
10. 2005 Bugatti Veyron
In 2005 Bugatti shook the automotive world by unveiling the world’s most powerful producing car ever made. The Veyron has a 8.0L quad-turbo W16 that has 1,001 horsepower.
11. 2007 SSC Ultimate Aero TT
Later on, in 2007 a company based in the USA called the SCC built a car that made 1300 horsepower 6.9L turbocharged V8 engine.
12. 2015 Koenigsegg Regera
from 2007 to 2014 the world was waiting for the more powerful car to be made. So, in 2015 Koenigsegg launched their Regera. The Regera came with a twin-turbo 5.0 L V8 with the more advanced technology with 3 electric motors, boost the car’s power to 1521 Hp.
13. 2018 Rimac Nevera
Well, it could be a bit difficult to build a car having 2000 horsepower from an IC engine keeping in the norms of pollution control. So, this car is a fully electric car that uses four electric motors with a 120kW battery pack to produce 1914 horsepowers.
14. 2020 Lotus Evija
This is the most powerful car on this list, has more than 2000 horsepower. LIke the Rimac it also has four electric but they combined produced over 2000 horsepower, which means 500 horsepower for each wheel.
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