Why Volkswagens Are The Only Cars That Can Drive Faster Than 280 MPH

Some might be able to build cars that are capable of higher speeds than the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport's 267.856 mph, but we will never know unless Volkswagen occasionally opens the doors to the only place on Earth where they can be pushed that far. » 3/10/14 2:07pm 3/10/14 2:07pm

9ff GT9 Hits 254mph, Still Not World's Fastest Car

While 9ff have successfully topped the Bugatti Veyron's top speed of 252mph, they're still 1mph shy of the SSC Ultimate Aero TT's record. That must really sting. The 9ff GT9 will now go on sale, available for the bargain basement price of $854,000.

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Snow Day: SSC Ultimate Aero TT Not As Ugly As We Thought

Here's a picture of the actual Ultimate Aero TT that attempted to break the Veyron's "production car" top speed record but "only" achieved 230mph due to snow and bad roads in Nevada. Which is weird, because if you drive from Los Angeles to Vegas on Interstate 15 – which we may have done once or twice – you notice that on… » 3/26/07 1:00pm 3/26/07 1:00pm