Top Ten Fastest Production Cars
Since 2009, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has seen the greatest sports cars compete with each other on the Motor Trend Best Driver’s Car’s challenge to see which one can provide the most rewarding and engaging driving experience to enthusiasts. Here are the top ten fastest cars that lapped around the 2.238-mile circuit of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
1. 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
Taking the first spot is the 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 with its lap time of 1:34.4. The racing-inspired car is equipped with 505 horsepower engine, which is further enhanced by the new Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires to offer an amazing performance to racing enthusiasts. The 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 costs $104,650. Braking was rated at 60-0 in 94 ft.
2. 2012 McLaren MP4-12C
With its lap time of 1:34.5, the 2012 McLaren MP4-12C took the second spot. Braking was rated at 60-0 in 104 ft. Powered by its twin-turbo V-8 which makes 592 horsepower and Pirelli PZero Corsa tires, the 2012 McLaren MP4-12C costs $267,545.
3. 2008 Dodge Viper ACR
The 600 hp Viper ACR took the third spot with its lap time of 1:35.1. Braking was rated at 60-0 in 97 ft. This production car is equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires and costs $100,967.
4. 2012 Lamborghini Aventador
With its 691 horsepower and Pirelli PZero Corsa tires, the 2012 Lamborghini Aventador got fourth place with its lap time of 1:35.4. Braking was rated at 60-0 in 102 ft. This production car costs $407,695.
5. 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
The 2009 Chevrolet Corvette took the fifth spot with its 1:35.8 lap time. Priced at $106,620, the Chevrolet Corvette uses Michelin Pilot Sport 2 tires and has a horsepower of 638 hp with its braking rated at 60-0 in 98 ft.
6. 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia
With its lap time of 1:36.2, the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia got the sixth place with its braking rated at 60-0 in 106 ft, Michelin Pilot Sport K1 tires and horsepower of 557 hp. This production car costs $287,654.
7. 2012 Nissan GT-R Black (LT)
Taking the seventh spot is the 2012 Nissan GT-R Black (LT) with its lap time of 1:36.3. Priced at $107,600, the Nissan GT-R has a horsepower of 545 hp and uses Dunlop SP SportMaxx GT600 DSST CTT tires. Braking was rated at 60-0 in 105 ft.
8. 2012 Nissan GT-R
With a horsepower of 530 hp and Dunlop SP SportMaxx GT600 DSST CTT tires, the 2012 Nissan GT-R took the eight spot with its 1:36.4 lap time. Braking was rated at 60-0 in 106 ft. This car costs $90,950.
9. 2012 Audi R8 GT
Equipped with Dunlop SP SportMaxx GT600 DSST CTT tires, the 2012 Audi R8 GT got the ninth place with its lap time of 1:36.4. The 545 hp production car costs $201,000. Braking was recorded at 60-0 in 105 ft.
10. 2012 Lexus LFA
Priced at $381,100, the 2012 Lexus LFA took the tenth spot with is lap time of 1:36.4. Braking was recorded at 60-0 in 109 ft. It uses Dunlop SP SportMaxx GT600 DSST CTT tires and has a horsepower of 530 hp.
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