The Top 7 Hyper Cars to Buy in 2024

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A step above supercars, we have hyper cars that leave every other vehicle behind in terms of performance, speed, power, and even price. They are produced in very limited quantities, from a few dozens to hundreds. With this exclusivity comes the desirability that makes the hyper cars collective items quickly.

With the increase in demand for the fastest vehicles, there is an increase in competition that further drives the production of hyper cars. Extensive research and development efforts have been carried out by various world-leading automotive manufacturers to bring the fastest and now, eco-friendlier vehicles into existence.

Let’s have a look at the top 7 hyper cars to buy in 2024.

Serial NumberHyper CarsEnginePower0-60 mphTop SpeedPrice
1Pininfarina BattistaFour Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors1,900 horsepower1.8 seconds217 mph$2.2 million
2Aston Martin Valkyrie  naturally-aspirated 6.5-liter V12 engine1,160 horsepower2.5 secondMore than 200 mphUS $3.5 million
3Bugatti Chiron  quad-turbocharged 8.0-liter W161,479 horsepower2.5 second304.773 mphUS $2.9 million
4Lotus Evijafour electric motors1,972 horsepowerunder 3 secondsover 200 mphUS $2.3 million
5Pagani Utopia5.980 L Mercedes-AMG M158 twin-turbo V12852 horsepower2 second220+mphUS $2.5 million
6McLaren Senna    4.0-liter V8 power plant789 horsepower2.8 seconds208 mphUS $1.05 million
7Porsche 918 Spyder  4.6-liter V8 engine with two electric motors887 horsepowerAround 2.5 second211 mphUS $845,000

1.  Pininfarina Battista

Significant investment from Indian conglomerate Mahindra and collaboration with Rimac on structure and powertrain resulted in Pininfarina Battista that is capable of producing 1,900 horsepower and a staggering 1,696 lb-ft with its Four Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors.

This vehicle has a 4400-pound curb weight featuring a carbon-fiber monocoque chassis and body panels. This vehicle can go up to 280 miles on a single charge.

This vehicle is named after the company’s founder, Battista “Pinin” Farina. Like most other hyper cars, only a limited number of its units have been produced to make it a rare and sought-after hyper car.

2.  Aston Martin Valkyrie

The Aston Martin Valkyrie is a well-known hyper car that was a collaborative project of Aston Martin with Red Bull Racing. This was a nice hit to bring together these companies’ experience in luxury sports cars and Formula One. Aston Martin Valkyrie Spider is the Road legal vehicle with a naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V12 engine and a 7-speed automatic transmission. Its engine is manufactured by Cosworth, while its electric components were produced in partnership with Rimac.

It is capable of producing a combined power output of 1,160 horsepower and 663 lb-ft of torque. This allows it to perform extraordinarily, with a top speed exceeding 200 mph. The 0-60 mph time of 2.5 seconds allows it to secure a place among the top hyper cars in the world.

Apart from the engine, transmission, and performance features, a lot of attention has been given to manufacturing its chassis and other exterior elements. Its body has been made using lightweight materials, including carbon fiber, to optimize performance efficiency.

Being a hyper car, it was produced in limited numbers only, which obviously makes it a collector’s item. However, both its track-only and road-legal versions are available, with the track-only version named Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro.

3.  Bugatti Chiron

Bugatti is a manufacturer of high-performance vehicles that made their mark in the world with many race victories. This company produced the fastest production car back in 2005. Again, in 2016, Bugatti came with Chiron, who served as a successor to Bugatti Veyron and was named after Louis Chiron, a legendary Bugatti race car driver from the early 20th century.

The Chiron was manufactured using a lighter carbon fiber monocoque compared to the aluminum space frame in the Veyron. It contains a quad-turbocharged 8.0-liter W16 engine that is positioned in the middle of the vehicle and is capable of producing 1,479 horsepower (1,500 PS) and 1,600 Newton-meters of torque while accelerating from 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds. Though its handling might feel a little off, the car ride is exceptional.

This vehicle is capable of reaching an electronically limited top speed of 261 mph. The Chiron Super Sport 300+ is also a world record holder from 2019 for reaching a top speed of 304.773 mph, being the first production car to exceed 300 mph.

4.  Lotus Evija

Lotus Group is the manufacturer of some world-class racing and sports cars based in Hethel, Norfolk. The Lotus Evija is the perfect example of the type of hyper cars they manufacture. It is an all-electric hyper car that includes four electric motors, one for each wheel. With that, it’s easier to have an equal power distribution with perfect control and to provide the all-wheel drive setup.

With the four motors, the Evija is capable of producing 1,972 horsepower and 1,254 lb-ft of torque. With such extraordinary power, this hyper car can go from 0 to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds and reach a top speed of over 200 mph. This vehicle turns out approximately 4 seconds faster than the Bugatti’s Chiron.

Driving the vehicle feels like accelerating a rocket, particularly how smoothly it shifts to unwavering power. The confident handling and amazing stability of Evija allow it to perform exceptionally well on the road.

With such an amazing performance, Evija also achieved the status of the first fully electric British hyper car. This Lotus’s rich history of motorsports is fully evident in the Evija, and it reflects the racing heritage.

5.  Pagani Utopia

Pagani is an Italy-based sports car manufacturer that produced only 99 units of Utopia under the code name C10. This vehicle is the reflection of some of the legendary vehicles produced by Pagani in the past 30 years. Its mechanical parts are brought together from some famous aftermarket brands. It is a compact and lightweight car that contains A-class carbon fiber, which adds additional stiffness to the same density.

It is a mid-engine vehicle bearing a 5.980 L Mercedes-AMG M158 twin-turbo V12 with a 7-speed Xtrac manual and a 7-speed Xtrac automated manual. This vehicle relies solely on combustion, which produces 852 horsepower and 811 lb-ft of torque.

The forged aluminum alloy is used to manufacture its suspension along with electronically-controlled shocks to allow for a smooth ride on the road.

6.  McLaren Senna

McLaren Senna, as the company claims, contains the most powerful engine produced by them up till now. It is a limited-production, track-focused hyper car manufactured by the British automotive company McLaren Automotive and named after the Formula One driver Ayrton Senna. There is a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine under its hood, which delivers approximately 789 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque.

The Senna utilizes an extensively carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) monocoque chassis and body panels to put emphasis on lightweight body construction. Unlike other hyper cars, you will find it considerably loud due to the engine roar, wind noise at high speed, and tire sounds.

Only about 500 units of this vehicle were produced and quickly sold out.

7.  Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche has 70 years of history producing timeless designs and top-class vehicles with exceptional shock-absorbing capabilities. It has produced some of the fastest vehicles, among which the Porsche 918 Spyder is the one. It is essentially a  plug-in hybrid hyper car that was produced as a concept car at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show for the first time. It is part of a trio of hybrid hyper cars that were produced around the same time and includes the McLaren P1 and the LaFerrari.

The Porsche 918 Spyder is equipped with a 4.6-liter V8 engine that is paired with two electric motors. Of these, one is integrated into the transmission and the other on the front axle. This allows the vehicle to operate in various modes, including performance-focused modes, hybrid, and all-electric.

The power output of its hybrid system turns out to be approximately 887 horses, while it is 0 to 60 mph in around 2.5 seconds, reaching a top speed of over 211 mph.

The 918 Spyder set a production car lap record with a time of 6 minutes and 57 seconds at the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

FAQs

How fast can hyper cars go?

Hyper cars typically have top speeds exceeding 200 mph and, in some cases, surpass 300 mph.

Why are hyper cars produced in limited numbers only?

Limited production adds to the desirability and exclusivity. It makes the vehicle rare, increases its value, and hence makes it a collector’s item. This also allows the manufacturers to focus on quality.

What makes a hyper car so expensive?

The use of exotic, expensive, and hard-to-find materials like magnesium, carbon, silver, etc. make them expensive. Research and development costs, advanced engineering, and the use of the latest technological features contribute to the high price tag.

How are hyper cars different from supercars?

Hyper cars are always faster than supercars. While supercars generally have a 0-60 mph time of around 3.5 seconds, hyper cars accelerate from 0-60 mph in less than 3.0 seconds.

Written by: Motorcardata

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