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21st century is an age of technology and advancement. Everything from communication to information to banking has changed pace and has become super fast. If you are slow then you are simply not acceptable. The same is applicable to transportation. While the previous century was one of drastic change from carriages to cars,this century is simply marked by fast cars. When we say fast cars,the thing that undeniably comes to mind is sports cars.

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A sports car, as per definition, is a small car usually two seated designed specifically for high speed driving and the capability to maneuver. These cars are either luxurious or Spartan but are characterized by good handling and high performance of the automobile. A sports car is a dream for the youth and a reality for the rich and the famous. All sports cars are quite expensive and require great maintenance.

There have been quite a few ups and downs in the automobile industry in 2011 with some new names coming up and some old brands slipping. However,nothing beats the thrill of rounding up the best of best to be the top sports cars of 2011. The sports cars of 2011 are ranked according to both its sleek look and its speed factor.But what really constitutes for the raking factor of any good sports car is its speed. The top 10 sports cars of 2011 are measured in this way. The top 10 sports cars that the first year of this decade has to offer are ranked below:

10. Porsche Carrera GT:

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This car can be compared easily with a rocket. It is the most expensive Porsche car and has a range of 0-60 in a mere 3.9 seconds. This car can reach up to a speed of 205mph. But as expected this hot wheel comes for a heartbreaking sum of $440,000. However,the money you send is for speed alone and not for the legroom it has to offer.

9. Lamborghini Murcielago LP640:

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This car is undoubtedly a man’s best friend.The make is along the traditional designs of the Lamborghiniline and can run up to 0-60 in 3.3 seconds which is quite an improvement.It has a maximum speed of 211mph.this car is not only faster than the Porsche but is also cheaper by $10,000.This car comes at a price of $430,000.

8. Pagani Zonda F:

This trendy convertible has a V12 Mercedes Benz M180 engine which is a very good reason to put is p a notch over the others.It has an impressive 0-60 in 3.5 seconds and has the maximum speed of 215 mp.It is somewhat disappointing with the amount of power under the trunk.The price is quite high as well settling for a sum of $ 667,321.

7. Jaguar XJ220:

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The jaguar name is impressive I itself and is expected to make a place in the top ten sports cars of 2011.But the jaguar has a seriously backdated design. Although its looks scream out boring it is actually far from that doing a 0-60 in 3.8 seconds.It also has a high speed of 217 mph and is worth all of the $650,000 it costs.

6. Ferrari Enzo:

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The Ferrari name is always included in the list of top ten sports cars.It is a rare breed in itself running at a speed of 217 mph and can go from 0-60 in a mere 3.4 seconds.It is also rare with only a total number of 399 models produced for sale.

5. McLaren F1:

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There was a time when this was the fastest sports car in the market and made it to the number one position in the top ten sports car list.But that time was really a long time age.It is still amongst the top ten sports cars of 2011 sitting at the fifth position.It has an amazing 0-60 in 3.2 seconds and a high speed of 240mph.

4. Koenigsegg CCX:

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This is an amazing car and can soon take up the top position. It is highly interesting and runs on V8s. the CCX also runs up to 245 mph due t its V8 engine.

3. Saleen S7 Twin-Turbo:

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This car is a revelation amongst the sports cars of 2011.it is silky, smooth and undeniably sexy keeping up to its name.This is a twin turbo and runs at a top speed of 248 mph and has an acceleration of 3.2 seconds from 0-60. It is also the runner up to the highest speed car.

2. SSC Ultimate Aero:

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This car has been the fastest sports car in the market for some time but now takes up the second place at.It has a mind blowing acceleration of 0-60 in 2.7 seconds.

1. Bugatti Veyron:

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The master of all cars running on a W16 engine with 1200 horsepower. This is the fastest amongst the top ten sports cars of 2011 at an insane speed of 267mph with 0-60 in 2.5 seconds. This beauty doesn’t come cheap at $1,700,000 and takes up the position of the most expensive car in the world.

Wait no more. Get behind the wheels of one of these and experience a new ride altogether today.

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