Speed is expensive, which is why our top 10 fastest SUVs all come from the luxury bracket. But for those who can afford it, a high-performance SUV can be the best of several worlds. It will transport a family comfortably and safely, provide a classy environment with high-tech features and stunning audio systems, then leave most of the motoring world in its dust.
Not many SUVs and crossovers are good on the track. Yet several of these 10 fastest SUVs will keep up with low-slung sports cars — not just on the straights but also around the corners, since they have sophisticated suspensions and uprated brakes to match the volcanic power beneath their hoods. Go big, go fast, and then go home. Let’s check them out.