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The 900 HP Weber Becomes World's Fastest Car

 - May 11, 2008
References: autoblog & luxist
Here is the next vehicle that claims to be the world's fastest street-legal sports car - the Weber Sportcars Faster One.

Reportedly, the car can go from 0 - 62 mph in 2.7 seconds, 0 - 124 mph in just 6.6 seconds, and has a top speed said to be over 248 mph! That's fast.

For around $1.5 million, you get a 900-horsepower / 774 lb-ft twin-supercharged V8 engine and a set of 12-piston, 15-inch ceramic brakes.

The Weber press release notes, "Favorable aerodynamic properties are absolutely elementary in order to attain a top speed of more than 400 km/h. The car body of the WEBER SPORTCARS faster one is 204 centimeters wide and 115 centimeters high. It is made entirely from ultra-light yet super-strong carbon fiber. State-of-the-art aerodynamics computer software and wind-tunnel testing were employed to trim the carbon-fiber shell for maximum directional stability at the highest speeds. The aerodynamic downforce it creates is surpassed only by purebred racecars that do not have to comply with any legal requirements, e.g. ground clearance, et al."