sports cars are born out of passion. As such, they inspire passionate followers with strong opinions. One of the few objective measures of performance that sports car fans can agree upon is top speed. The sports car with the highest top speed is the fastest.
But what about 0-60 times, or 0-100 times? When you add a time factor to a speed, you’re defining quick, not fast. The quickest car may not be the fastest, and vice-versa. And while we’re torturing definitions, what is a sports car? The term was first used in print in 1919 to refer to a “low, small, usually 2-passenger automobile designed for quick response, easy maneuverability, and high-speed driving,” according to Merriam-Webster.
Here are 10 of the fastest sports cars of 2019, based on their manufacturers' quoted top speeds. Let the discussion begin.