Friday, November 12, 2010

King of the Ring (Nurburgring) - Zonda R

Well, the Ferrari 599XX Nurburgring record was short lived when Pagani Zonda R has set the new fastest production car on the Nurburgring with a record time of 6:47 seconds, about 11.16 seconds faster than the Ferrari 599XX.

The Zonda R is powered by a 6.0 liter V12 engine from AMG that develops 750 hp and 710 Nm of torque. The top speed of the Pagani Zonda R is rated at 350 km/h and the manufacturer says it can top 60 mph in 2.7 seconds... WOW!


Challenger #4 - Gumpert Apollo - 2009 Nurburgring lap record 7:11

Apollo Sport breaks road car record with a 7m11.57s lap time around the Nürburgring-Nordschleife track. The 700 hp of the car is provided by a 4.2 liter, bi-turbo V8 engine supplied by Audi. It propels the Gumpert Apollo from 0 to 200 km/h in 8.9 seconds and gives the car a top speed of 360 km/h.