With super cars, it all comes down to speed. They are machines designed specifically for this purpose, and are shaped and engineered accordingly. Every year the speed record is being pushed further, and stands as a testimony to all the men and women who work on creating these incredible cars. We’ve compiled a list of 10 currently fastest cars in the world, so fasten your seat belts and get ready.

Hennessey Venom GT
This American creation managed to achieve an incredible top speed of 270 mph at Kennedy Space Center. By doing this, Hennessey Venom GT effectively beat the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport which held the first place until now. The car is powered by a beastly 1,244 hp 7.0 liter twin-turbocharged V8, which produces 44 hp more than Veyron Super Sport.