The Fastest American Cars Ever Produced - gallery

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  • The Fastest American Cars Ever Produced - gallery
    Here's a list of some of the fastest American cars of all time. Let's kick things off with the SSC Tuatara
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    With its 5.9-liter twin-turbo V-8 that puts out 175hp and 1341 lb-ft of torque, the Tuatara clocked an average top speed of 282.9 mph at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida back in January last year
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    The next car on our list is Hennessey Venom GT. It features a 7.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that puts out 1244 hp and 1115 lb-ft of torque
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    The Venom GT was pushed to its VMax back in 2014, where it managed to punch in an average speed of 270.49 mph, also at the Kennedy space center
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    Turning it back to SSC, the third car on our list is the Ultimate Aero TT. It features a 6.4-liter twin-turbo V8 that produces 1183 hp and 1094 lb-ft of torque
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    Out on a closed stretch of highway up in Washington, the SSC Ultimate Aero hit 255.83 mph in 2007, a s[eed record that it held until the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport came along in 2007
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    This is the Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 003S. It features a 4.4-liter Twin-turbo V-8 that produces 800hp and 627 lb-ft of torque
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    That BMW sourced engine has enough poke to propel the SCG003 can hit speeds in excess of 230mph
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    Moving on to the legendary Ford GT, this is the second-gen GT. It's the only V-6 on our list of super exotic American supercars
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    The 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 is good for 647 hp and 550 lb-ft of torque and a top speed of 216 mph
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    The C7 ZR1 is by far one of the most extreme Vettes that money can buy. It features a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine that produces 755 hp and 715 lb-ft of torque
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    To give some context to those numbers, the ZR1 has twice the torque of a Lexus LFA and can hit a tops speed of 212 mph
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    A list of fastest American cars would be incomplete without a Muscle car and this one is the Demon, which also features a 6.2-liter Supercharged Mill, a HEMI V-8
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    With 840 ponies and 770 lb-ft of torque, the Demon is essentially a Drag racer with license plates. It can hit 0-60mph in 2.1 seconds and a 1/4 mile time of 9.65 seconds. Top Speed? 211 mph
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    From one Dodge to another, this is the Viper ACR. While most Viper's are all about the engine, thanks to its naturally aspirated 8.4-liter V-10 engine, the ACR was all about aerodynamics
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    It had the highest downforce of any production car when it debuted. Its 645 hp and 600 lb-ft of torque was good for a top speed of 206 mph
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    The penultimate car on our list is the gorgeous Saleen S7, a car that was the answer to the Mclaren F1 when it debuted around the turn of the century
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    Its 7.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine put out 750 hp and 700 lb-ft of torque with an estimated Top Speed of 248 mph, enough to give the Mclaren a run for its money
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    The final car on the list is the Hennessy Venom F5, the successor to the GT. This mid-engined hypercar features a 6.6-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine that produces a whopping 1817 hp and 1193 lb-ft of torque
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    The Venom F5 wants to enter the 300 mph club and is estimated top speed in excess of 211 mph. Swipe up to check out the remaining 10 cars, that can do speeds over 180 mph.
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  • The Fastest American Cars Ever Produced - gallery
  • The Fastest American Cars Ever Produced - gallery
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