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Encyclopedia > List of automotive superlatives

This page lists superlatives of the automobile industry - that is, the smallest, largest, fastest, lightest, best-selling, and other such topics. Image File history File links Emblem-important. ... Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Car redirects here. ...

In order to keep the entries relevant, the list (except for the Firsts section) will be limited to automobiles built after World War II. Many odd vehicles emerged in the early days of the automobile industry. There is a section for early superlatives, however.

The list will also be limited to production road cars that meet the following conditions:

1. Vehicles constructed principally for the transport of people rather than other primary purposes.
2. 20 or more examples must have been made by the original vehicle manufacturer and offered for commercial sale to the public in new condition - cars modified by either professional tuners or individuals are not eligible
3. They must be street-legal in their intended markets and capable of passing any tests or inspections required to be granted this status
4. They must have been built for retail sale to consumers for their personal use on public roads - no commercial or industrial vehicles are eligible

Engine capacity/displacement

A cubic centimetre (cm3) is an SI derived unit of volume, equal to the volume of a cube with side length of 1 centimetre. ... A cubic inch is the volume of a cube which is one inch long on each edge. ...

Engine output

Power In physics, power (symbol: P) is the rate at which work is performed or energy is transmitted, or the amount of energy required or expended for a given unit of time. ...

• 1 horsepower (hp) = 1 brake hp (bhp) = 1.0139 metric hp (PS) = 0.7457 kilowatts (kW)
• 1 metric hp = 0.9863 hp = 0.7355 kilowatts
• 1 kilowatt = 1.3410 hp = 1.3596 metric hp

• 1 foot-pound force of torque ( ft•lbff) = 1.3558 newton-meter (N•m)
• 1 newton-meter = 0.7376 foot-pound force

Newton metre is the unit of moment in the SI system. ...

Fuel economy

• 1 mile per US gallon = 1.2009 miles per imperial gallon = 0.4252 kilometers per L = 235.208 liters per 100 kilometers
• 1 mile per imperial gallon = 0.8327 miles per US gallon = 0.3540 kilometers per L = 282.4731 liters per 100 kilometers
• 1 kilometer per L = 2.3521 miles per US gallon = 2.8247 miles per imperial gallon
• 1 L per 100 kilometers = 235.208 miles per US gallon = 282.4731 miles per imperial gallon

Power to weight or weight to power

(See also: weight-to-power ratio) Power-to-weight ratio (sometimes referred to as the more general Specific power) and its inverse weight-to-power ratio are measures commonly used when comparing various vehicles (or engines), including automobiles, motorcycles, aircraft, and armoured fighting vehicles. ...

• 1 hp per short ton = 1.12 hp per long ton = 0.82199 kilowatt per metric ton
• 1 hp per long ton = 0.89286 hp per short ton = 0.76890 kilowatt per metric ton
• 1 kilowatt per metric ton = 1.2166 hp per short ton = 1.3625 hp per long ton
• 1 pound per hp = 0.60828 kilogram per kilowatt

The short ton is a unit of mass equal to 907. ... A long ton is the name used in the US for the unit called the ton in the avoirdupois or Imperial system of measurements, as used (alongside the metric system) in the United Kingdom and to some extent in other Commonwealth countries. ... A tonne (also called metric ton) is a non-SI unit of mass, accepted for use with SI, defined as: 1 tonne = 103 kg (= 106 g). ...

Engine capacity

Flat-twin

• Smallest flat-twin engine (gasoline) - 0.38 L (375 cc/23 in³) - 1948 Citroën 2CV
• Largest flat-twin engine (gasoline) - 4.83 L (4838 cc/295 in³) - 1904 Lanchester 18 [1]

BMW motorcycle powered by a flat-twin engine A flat-twin is a two cylinder internal combustion engine where the cylinders are arranged in a flat configuration. ... The CitroÃ«n 2CV (French: deux chevaux vapeur, literally two steam horses, from the tax horsepower rating) was an economy car produced by the French automaker CitroÃ«n from 1948 to 1990. ...

Straight-3 (I3)

• Smallest I3 engine (gasoline) - 0.36 L (357 cc/22 in³) - 1967 Suzuki Fronte
• Smallest I3 engine (Diesel) - 0.8 L (799 cc/48.8 in³) - 2000 Smart Fortwo cdi
• Largest I3 engine (gasoline) - 1.2 L (1198 cc/73 in³) - 2002 Volkswagen Polo/SEAT Ibiza/Škoda Fabia
• Largest I3 engine (Diesel) - 1.8 L (1779 cc/109 in³) - 1984 Alfa Romeo 33 1.8 TD

A Straight-3 is an internal combustion engine with three cylinders arranged in a straight line side by side. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Fortwo is the original smart model, launched in 1998 as City Coupe. ... Volkswagen Derby The Volkswagen Polo is a supermini manufactured by Volkswagen of Germany. ... The SEAT Ibiza is a supermini manufactured by the Volkswagen Group and sold under the SEAT brand. ... 2006 Å koda Fabia. ... The name Alfa Romeo 33 was used for different automobiles produced by the Italian manufacturer Alfa Romeo. ...

Straight-4 (I4)

• Smallest I4 engine (gasoline) - 0.36 L (356 cc/21.7 in³) - 1963 Honda T360 AS250E
• Smallest I4 engine (Diesel) - 1.25 L (1248 cc/65 in³) - 2003 Fiat Nuova Panda MultiJet
• Largest I4 engine (gasoline) - 3.2 L (3202 cc/195.45 in³) - 1965 IHC Scout
• Largest I4 engine (Diesel) - 4.1 L (4100 cc/250.2 in³) - Toyota Mega Cruiser 15B-FTE Diesel

V4 engine

• Smallest V4 engine - 0.7 L (746 cc/46 in³) - 1960 ZAZ 965 V4
• Largest V4 engine - 2.6 L (2568 cc/157 in³) - 1930 Lancia Lambda V4

1700 cc High Compression Ford Taunus V4 V4 and V-4 redirect here. ... ZAZ-968 The Zaporozhets (Russian: , Zaporozhets; Ukrainian: , Zaporozhets) was a brand name of subcompact cars designed and built from 1958 at the ZAZ factory in Soviet Ukraine (Zaporozhsky Avtomobilny Zavod, or Zaporozhsky Automobile Factory). ... MeMZ is short for Melitopol Engine Plant (Ukrainian: ÐœÐµÐ»Ñ–Ñ‚Ð¾Ð¿Ð¾Ð»ÑŒÑÑŒÐºÐ¸Ð¹ Ð¼Ð¾Ñ‚Ð¾Ñ€Ð½Ð¸Ð¹ Ð·Ð°Ð²Ð¾Ð´). The factory was founded in 1908 by a Ukrainian entrepreneur by the name of Zaferman. ... The Lancia Lambda was an innovative automobile produced from 1922 through 1931. ... Lancia pioneered the vee engine design, producing the first V6 as well as the first V4s. ...

Flat-4

A flat-4 is a four cylinder internal combustion engine where the cylinders are arranged in a flat configuration, also referred to as horizontally opposed. ... The CitroÃ«n Ami was a series of automobiles produced by the French manufacturer CitroÃ«n from 1961 to May 1978. ... Lancia Gamma CoupÃ© The Lancia Gamma was an executive car from Italian Fiat Autos upscale marque Lancia. ... For other uses, see Subaru (disambiguation). ... For the high-performance versions of the Impreza, see Subaru Impreza WRX and Subaru Impreza WRX STi The Subaru Impreza is a compact car that was first introduced by Subaru in 1993. ... The Legacy is a mid-size car introduced by the Japanese manufacturer Subaru in February 1989 as a larger, upscale companion to the companys Leone/Loyale and currently serves as the flagship model in the Subaru range. ... The Subaru EJ engine is a series of automotive engines manufactured by Subaru, a division of Fuji Heavy Industries introduced mid 1989 for the 1st generation Legacy. ...

Straight-5 (I5)

• Smallest I5 engine (gasoline) - 1.9 L (1921 cc/117 in³) - 1981 Audi 100 1.9 E
• Smallest I5 engine (Diesel) - 2.0 L (1986 cc/121 in³) - 1978 Audi 100 2.0 D
• Largest I5 engine (gasoline) - 3.7 L (3653 cc/223 in³) - 2007 GM Atlas L5R 3700
• Largest I5 engine (Diesel) - 3.5 L (3469 cc/212 in³) - 1990 Toyota Land Cruiser 1PZ Diesel

Straight-6 (I6)

• Smallest I6 engine (gasoline) - 1.1 L (1087 cc/68 in³) - 1933 MG K-Type
• Smallest I6 engine (Diesel) - 2.4 L (2383 cc/145 in³) - 1979 Volvo 240 D24 engine
• Largest I6 engine (gasoline) - 7.7 L (7688 cc/467 in³) - Rolls-Royce Phantom II
• Largest I6 engine (Diesel) - 6.7 L (6690 cc/408 in³) - 2007 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 Cummins B series turbodiesel

V6 engine

• Smallest V6 engine (gasoline) - 1.6 L (1597 cc/97 in³) - 1992 Mitsubishi Lancer 6A1
• Honorable mention: - 1.0 L - 1960s DKW F102 (a two-stroke V6) (about 100 produced for testing, 13 fitted to road cars)[2]
• Honorable mention: - 1.4 L (1396cc) Smart V6 consisting of two combined 3-cyl Smart Roadster engines. This twin turbocharged gasoline engine develops 225bhp at 5500rpm with 162lb ft of torque from 2250-4500rpm). Only 10 prototype Smart Coupé Brabus were fitted in 2003 with this engine made by Mercedes-Benz.
• Smallest V6 engine (Diesel) - 2.5 L (2496 cc/152 in³) - 1996 Audi/VW 2.5 TDI (in multiple cars)
• Largest V6 engine (gasoline) - 5.8 L (5755 cc/351 in³) - 1966 GMC 1000-3500 series 351E 60° V6
• Largest V6 engine (Diesel automobiles) - 4.3 L (4304 cc/262 in³) - 1982 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, Supreme Brougham, Calais GM LT6

Flat-6

• Smallest Flat 6 engine - 2.0 L (1991 cc) - Porsche 911
• Largest Flat 6 engine - 3.8 L (3824 cc) - Porsche 911

The flat-6 engine of the Honda Valkyrie motorcycle A flat-6 is a 6 cylinder configuration of a flat engine or boxer engine. ... Porsche 911 in hillclimb The Porsche 911 (pronounced as nine eleven) is a sports car made by Porsche AG of Stuttgart, Germany. ... Porsche 911 in hillclimb The Porsche 911 (pronounced as nine eleven) is a sports car made by Porsche AG of Stuttgart, Germany. ...

V8 engine

• Smallest road car V8 engine (gasoline) - 2.0 L (1990 cc/121 in³) - 1975 Ferrari 208 GT4
• Honourable mention: 2.0 L (1995 cc) - Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale (only 18 produced)
• Honourable mention: 2.0 L (1996 cc) - Fiat 8V ("Otto Vu" 1952-1954)
• Smallest V8 engine (Diesel) - 3.3 L (3328 cc/203 in³) - 2000 Audi A8 3.3 TDI
• Largest V8 engine (gasoline) - 8.2 L (8194 cc/500 in³) - 1970 Cadillac Eldorado 500
• Honorable mention: 12.8 L (12782 cc/780 in³) - 2006 Weineck Cobra 780 (limited edition tuner car)
• Largest V8 engine (Diesel) - 7.3 L (7275 cc/444 in³) - 1997 Ford F250 Power Stroke

The Liberty V8 aircraft engine clearly shows the configuration, although modern automotive versions use a 90 degree block angle. ... The Ferrari 308 GT4 and 208 GT4 were mid-engined V8-powered 2+2 cars built by Ferrari. ... The Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale is an extremely rare road car built by Alfa Romeo of Italy. ... 1955 Fiat 8V Berlinetta Coupe, 1 of only 3 built by Fiat. ... The Audi A8 is a full-size luxury car built by the German automaker Audi to replace the V8 model as its flagship offering. ... Turbo Direct Injection - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Eldorado model was part of the Cadillac line from 1953 to 2002. ... Cadillac was the first automobile maker to mass produce a V8 engine. ... The F-Series is a series of full-size pickup trucks from Ford Motor Company sold for over 5 decades. ... Introduced in 1994, as a Mid Year Model Change (1994. ...

W8 engine

• Honourable mention: 4.0 L - 2002-2004 Volkswagen Passat W8 4 Motion

A W8 engine is an eight cylinder piston engine in a W configuration, or two juxtaposed V4 engine blocks, coupled to one crankshaft. ...

V10 engine

• Smallest V10 engine - 4.9 L (4921 cc/301 in³) - Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDI
• Largest V10 engine - 8.4 L (8381 cc/511 in³) - 2008 Dodge Viper

A V10 engine is a V engine with 10 cylinders in two banks of five. ... The Volkswagen Touareg is a mid-size luxury SUV produced by German automaker Volkswagen since 2003. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

Flat-12

• Smallest road car Flat 12 engine - 4.45 L - Ferrari 365 GT4 Berlinetta Boxer
• Largest Flat 12 engine - 5.0 L - Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer

A flat-12 is an internal combustion engine in flat configuration, having 12 cylinders. ... The Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer was a series of cars produced by Ferrari in Italy between 1971 and 1984. ...

V12 engine

• Smallest road car V12 engine - 2.0 L (1995 cc/122 in³) - 1948 Ferrari 166 Inter Colombo
• Honorable mention: - 1.5 L (1497 cc/91 in³) - 1947 Ferrari 125 S Colombo (Not a production road car).
• Largest V12 engine - 7.5 L (7467c cc/456 in³) - 1934 Packard Twelve Victoria (pre-WWII)
• Honorable mention: - 7.7 L (7730 cc/471 in³) - TVR Cerbera Speed 12 (Vehicle never reached production).

Colombo Type 125 Testa Rossa engine in a 1961 Ferrari 250TR Spyder V-12 engine simplified cross-section V12 redirects here. ... The Ferrari 166 was a race car that became a sports car for the street. ... Ferraris earliest cars used engines designed by Gioacchino Colombo, who had formerly designed Alfa Romeos for Enzo Ferrari. ... See also the 125 F1, a Formula 1 race car sharing the same engine The 125 S (commonly called the 125 or 125 Sport) was the first vehicle produced and built by the famed Ferrari company of Modena, Italy. ... Ferraris earliest cars used engines designed by Gioacchino Colombo, who had formerly designed Alfa Romeos for Enzo Ferrari. ...

W12 engine

• Largest W12 engine - 6.0 L (5999 cc/366 cu in³) 2005 Audi A8

A W12 engine is a twelve cylinder piston engine in a W configuration. ... The Audi A8 is a full-size luxury car built by the German automaker Audi to replace the V8 model as its flagship offering. ...

V16 engine

1933 Marmon V16 engine. ... Marmon 48 from 1914 ad Marmon was an automobile brand name manufactured by Nordyke Marmon & Company of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, from 1902 through 1933, and a brand of Texas-made premium trucks from 1963 through 1997. ... The Cadillac Sixteen was a prototype of a stylish and high performance automobile first presented by Cadillac in 2003. ... 1938 Buick Y-Job, the first Concept car A concept car or show car is a car prototype made to showcase a concept, new styling, technology and more. ... The Cadillac V-16 was Cadillacs top-of-the-line car from its January 1930 launch until production ceased in 1940 as the war in Europe killed sales. ... This compressor charged 16 cylinder engine from 1951 was competing in Formula 1. ...

W16 engine

A W16 engine is a sixteen cylinder piston engine in a W configuration. ... The Bugatti Veyron 16. ... The Bugatti Veyron 16. ...

Dimensions

Overall

• Longest - 6650 mm (261.8 in) - 2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Crew Cab Long Bed
• Passenger car - 6426 mm (253 in) - 1975 Cadillac Fleetwood Seventy-Five [3]
• Honorable mention - 6400 mm (252 in) - 1932 Bugatti Royale (Few produced)
• Commercial - 6852 mm (269.8 in) - Checker Aerocar
• Honorable mention - 6680 mm (263.0 in) - 2005 Mercedes-Benz (in US Dodge) Sprinter High Roof
• Widest - 2474 mm - 2002 Unimog U5000
• Highest - 2842 mm - 2002 Unimog U5000
• Honorable mention - 2631 mm (103.6 in) - 2005 Mercedes-Benz (in US Dodge) Sprinter High Roof (Not a consumer vehicle)
• Honorable mention - 1632 mm (64.3 in) - 2006 Rolls Royce Phantom ("Highest passenger car")
• Shortest - 1340 mm (52.8 in) - 1962 Peel P50 (3 wheels)
• Honorable mention - 2286 mm (90 in) - 1956 Isetta (4 wheels)
• Lowest - 39 in (991 mm) - 1967 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale (18 produced)
• Honorable mention - 37 in (940 mm) - Concept Centaur GT (Not a production car)
• Honorable mention - 32 in (813 mm) - Adams Brothers Probe 16 (Only 3 produced)
• Honorable mention - 1029 mm (40.5 in) - 1966 Ford GT40 Mk III (31 produced)

The F-Series is a series of full-size pickup trucks from Ford Motor Company sold for over 5 decades. ... The Fleetwood name was used on the top of the Cadillac line since 1927. ... Jean Bugatti and his 1932 Royale built for Armand Esders. ... The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a big delivery van, chassis cab and minibus built by DaimlerChrysler by DÃ¼sseldorf and sold under its Mercedes-Benz, Dodge, and Freightliner brands. ... Unimog (IPA: or IPA: ) designates a range of multi purpose four wheel drive medium trucks produced by Mercedes-Benz, a division of Daimler AG. The name Unimog is pronounced IPA: in German and is a portmanteau from the German UNIversal-MOtor-GerÃ¤t, GerÃ¤t being the German word for... Unimog (IPA: or IPA: ) designates a range of multi purpose four wheel drive medium trucks produced by Mercedes-Benz, a division of Daimler AG. The name Unimog is pronounced IPA: in German and is a portmanteau from the German UNIversal-MOtor-GerÃ¤t, GerÃ¤t being the German word for... The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a big delivery van, chassis cab and minibus built by DaimlerChrysler by DÃ¼sseldorf and sold under its Mercedes-Benz, Dodge, and Freightliner brands. ... A Phantom at the 2005 United States Grand Prix The Rolls-Royce Phantom is a luxury saloon (sedan) automobile made by Rolls-Royce. ... For the biochemistry term, see P50. ... Iso Isetta Turismo The Isetta was one of the most successful microcars produced in the post-WWII yearsâ€”a time when cheap, short distance transportation was most needed. ... The Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale is an extremely rare road car built by Alfa Romeo of Italy. ... Concept Centaur GT was a kit car built by Concept Cars Ltd from 1973 and was sold between 1974 and 1977. ... GT40 Mk II front. ...

Wheelbase

• Longest wheelbase - 4475 mm (176.2 in) - 2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Chassis Crew Cab (truck)
• Honorable mention - 3900 mm (153.3 in) - 1964 Mercedes-Benz 600 - longest wheelbase car
• Honorable mention - 4800 mm (189 in) - Checker Aerocar (Not a consumer vehicle)
• Shortest wheelbase - 1270 mm (50 in) - 1962 Peel P50
• Honorable mention - 1500 mm (59.1 in) - 1956 Isetta
• Honorable mention - 1800 mm (70.9 in) - 2003 Suzuki Twin

The F-Series is a series of full-size pickup trucks from Ford Motor Company sold for over 5 decades. ... Mercedes-Benz 600 LWB See also Mercedes-Benz 600 (disambiguation) for other models called 600 The Mercedes-Benz 600 was a large limousine automobile. ... For the biochemistry term, see P50. ... Iso Isetta Turismo The Isetta was one of the most successful microcars produced in the post-WWII yearsâ€”a time when cheap, short distance transportation was most needed. ... Suzuki Twin a Keicar build by Suzuki and sold only for a short time (2003-January-22 till the mid/end of 2005) in Japan. ...

Track

• Widest Front - 1,920 mm (75.6 in) - 2002 Unimog U5000
• Widest Rear - 1,920 mm (75.6 in) - 2002 Unimog U5000
• Narrowest Front - 990 mm (39 in) - Peel P50
• Narrowest Rear - 521 mm (20.5 in) - Isetta

Unimog (IPA: or IPA: ) designates a range of multi purpose four wheel drive medium trucks produced by Mercedes-Benz, a division of Daimler AG. The name Unimog is pronounced IPA: in German and is a portmanteau from the German UNIversal-MOtor-GerÃ¤t, GerÃ¤t being the German word for... Unimog (IPA: or IPA: ) designates a range of multi purpose four wheel drive medium trucks produced by Mercedes-Benz, a division of Daimler AG. The name Unimog is pronounced IPA: in German and is a portmanteau from the German UNIversal-MOtor-GerÃ¤t, GerÃ¤t being the German word for... For the biochemistry term, see P50. ... Iso Isetta Turismo The Isetta was one of the most successful microcars produced in the post-WWII yearsâ€”a time when cheap, short distance transportation was most needed. ...

Weight

• Heaviest passenger vehicle - 3681 kg (8114 lb) curb weight - 2006 Hummer H1 Alpha Wagon
• Lightest passenger vehicle (4 wheels) - 350 kg (770 lb) DIN - 1956 Isetta
• Honorable mention - 370 kg (816 lb) DIN - 1992 LCC Rocket
• Lightest passenger vehicle (3 wheels) - 59 kg (132 lb) DIN - 1962 Peel P50

Kerb (sometimes mis-spelled as curb by Americans) weight is the total weight of a vehicle with standard equipment, all necessary operating consumables (such as motor oil and coolant), a full tank of fuel and not loaded with either passengers or cargo. ... The Hummer H1 Alpha is a civilian vehicle based on the M998 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), popularly known as the Humvee, which was created by AM General. ... Look up din in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Iso Isetta Turismo The Isetta was one of the most successful microcars produced in the post-WWII yearsâ€”a time when cheap, short distance transportation was most needed. ... Look up din in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up din in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For the biochemistry term, see P50. ...

Power

Most power

• Petrol/Gasoline - (naturally-aspirated) - 485 kW (660 PS/651 hp) - 2003 Enzo Ferrari V12 engine
• Honorable mention: 500 kW (680 PS/671 hp) - McLaren F1 LM (only 5 produced)
• Honorable mention: The TVR Cerbera Speed 12 produced an estimated 701 kW (953 PS/940 hp) (vehicle never reached production)
• Honorable mention: 820 kW (1115 PS/1100 hp) - 2006 Weineck Cobra 780 (limited edition tuner car)
• Honorable mention: 632.1 kW (860 PS/848 hp) - 2007 Ferrari FXX Evoluzione (not a road legal production vehicle)
• Front-wheel drive: 226 kW (307 PS/303 hp) - GM LS4, 2005 Chevrolet Impala SS and Monte Carlo SS
• Honorable mention: 287 kW (385 hp) (gross) 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado, less net power than Impala/Monte Carlo

Most torque

• Petrol (naturally-aspirated) - 775 N•m (572 ft•lbf), 1997 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR 6.9 L (5987 cc/365 in³) M120 V12 engine.
• Honorable Mention: 1760 N•m (1298.1 ft•lbf), 2006 Weineck Cobra 780 cui Limited Edition (12782 cc/780 in³) V8 engine. (Production car status is debatable.)
• Petrol (forced-induction) - 1250 N•m (922 ft•lbf), 2005 Bugatti Veyron 8.0 L (7993 cc/488 in³) quad-turbocharged W16 engine.
• Diesel - 1000 N•m (738 ft•lbf), Audi Q7 V12 TDI 6.0 L (5934 cc/362 in³)Twin Turbo V12

The Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR was a supercar and race car built by Mercedes-AMG, performance and motorsports arm of Mercedes-Benz. ... The Mercedes-Benz M120 engine is a V12 automobile piston engine family used in the 1990s and 2000s. ... The Bugatti Veyron 16. ... Turbo redirects here. ... The American-built SSC Ultimate Aero TT is a supercar built by Shelby Super Cars (SSC) in order to rival the new Bugatti Veyron with speeds of over 250 mph (400 km/h) and a 0-60 mph time of 2. ... Turbo redirects here. ...

Most specific power (power to weight ratio)

• 100–200 hp — 288.75 hp/metric ton (7.64 lb/hp) — Lotus 340R, 190 hp (142 kW) and 658 kg (1451 lb)
• 200–300 hp — 657 hp/metric ton (3.35 lb/hp) — Ariel Atom 2 supercharged 300 hp (224 kW) and 456 kg (1005 lb)
• 300–400 hp — 381 hp/metric ton (5.79 lb/hp) — 2003 TVR Tuscan S 400 hp (298 kW) and 1050 kg (2315 lb)
• 400+ hp — 1045 hp/metric ton (1.91 lb/hp) - 2007 Caparo T1 V8 engine 575 hp (429 kW) and 470 kg (1036 lb)

400+ category previously listed as 949 hp/metric ton (2.33 lb/hp) — 2007 SSC Ultimate Aero TT V8 engine 1180 hp (880 kW) and 1247 kg (2750 lb). Lotus 340R Lotus 340R The Lotus 340R was a limited edition sports car maunufactured by Lotus Cars in 2000 at their Hethel factory. ... The Ariel Atom is a high performance sports car made by the Ariel Motor Company based in Somerset, England and under license also by Brammo Motorsports in the United States. ... For other meanings, see supercharger (disambiguation) A supercharger (sometimes called a blower), a positive displacement or centrifugal pump, is a gas compressor used to pump air into the cylinders of an internal combustion engine. ... A TVR Tuscan sports car The TVR Tuscan is a sports car manufactured by TVR. Specifications Engine Five different inline six engine options were offered to customers. ... The Caparo T1 is a British mid-engine, rear-wheel drive, two-seater car built by Caparo Vehicle Technologies, (formally known as Freestream), founded by design director Ben Scott-Geddes and engineering director Graham Halstead, former engineers involved in the development of the McLaren F1. ... The American-built SSC Ultimate Aero TT is a supercar built by Shelby Super Cars (SSC) in order to rival the new Bugatti Veyron with speeds of over 250 mph (400 km/h) and a 0-60 mph time of 2. ...

Most specific engine output (power per unit displacement)

• Honorable Mention 92.1 kW (125.2 PS/123.7 hp)/litre - 2000 JDM Honda S2000 F20C (184 kW (250 PS/247 hp) JIS 2.0 L I4)
• Honorable Mention: 91.9kW (125PS/123.1hp)/Liter - Nissan Pulsar VZ-R SR16VE N1 (147 kW/200 PS/197hp 1.6L I4) (Limited production, about 1000 produced)
• Honorable mention: 125.3 kW (168 hp)/litre - 2002 Radical Sportscars SR3 (252 hp (184 kW) 1.5 L I4 engine) - (Note: The Radical's status as a production car is disputed, and numbers refer to the competition version, there are no official data for the road version)
• Honorable mention: 125 hp/liter - 1968 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale (250 hp from a 2.0 liter V8 engine) - note: only 18 cars were built by the factory, at US\$17,000 it was the most expensive car available to the public at the time.
• Petrol/Gasoline (forced-induction) piston engine - 149 kW (203 PS/200 hp)/litre 400 hp - 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII FQ400 (298 kW (405 PS/400 hp) 2.0 L I4 (The FQ400's status as a "production car" is disputed)
• Honorable Mention: 126 kW (174.6 PS/172.3 hp)/litre (450 kW (611 PS/603 hp) DIN 3.5 L V12 quad-turbo) - Bugatti EB110 Super Sport
• Diesel (naturally-aspirated) - 33.4 kW (45.4 PS/44.7 hp)/litre (100 kW (136 PS/134 hp) DIN 3.0 L I6) - 1995 Mercedes E 300 D
• Diesel (forced-induction) - 75.2 kW (102,2 PS)/litre (150 kW (204 PS) 2.0 L I4 twin-turbo) - 2007 BMW new 2L engines
• Honorable Mention: 81.6 kW (111 PS/109.5 hp)/litre (156 kW (212 PS/209 hp) 1.9 L I4 twin-turbo) - 2003 Opel Vectra OPC Concept (Not a production vehicle)
• Naturally-aspirated pistonless rotary engine - 140.5 kW (191.1 PS/188.8 hp) /litre - Mazda RX-8 Renesis (184 kW (250 PS/247 hp) JIS 1.3 L)
• Forced-induction pistonless rotary engine - 157.4 kW (214.1 PS/212.3 hp)/litre - 2003 Mazda RX-7 13B-REW (206 kW (280 PS/276 hp JIS 1.3 L)( Numbers based on insurance claims for lower premiums, all japanese supercars of that era (1988 to 2003) were rated at 276hp)

Most specific torque (torque per unit displacement)

The mean effective pressure (MEP) is a useful comparison tool, giving the average cylinder pressure exerted on the piston. The mean effective pressure is an abstraction of the pressure exerted into the combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine. ...

• Petrol (naturally-aspirated) - MEP 14.3 bar, 114 N•m (84 ft•lbf)/litre (370 N•m (273 ft•lbf)) - 2003 BMW M3 CSL
• Petrol (forced-induction) - MEP 30.3 bar, 241.4 N•m (177.7 ft•lbf)/litre (482.1 N•m (355 ft•lbf)) - 2004 Mitsubishi Evo VIII MR FQ-400
• Honorable mention: MEP unknown, 157 N•m (115.8 ft•lbf)/litre - 156 N•m/115 ft•lbf Suzuki Forsa (Turbocharged L3 Sohc 993cc)
• Petrol (naturally-aspirated pistonless rotary engine) - MEP 21.5 bar, 170.8 N•m (126.0 ft•lbf)/litre (222 N•m (164 ft•lbf)) - 2005 Mazda RX-8
• Petrol (forced-induction pistonless rotary engine) - MEP 28.4 bar, 226.3 N•m (166.9 ft•lbf)/litre (294 N•m (217 ft•lbf)) - 1995 Mazda RX-7 Turbo
• Diesel - MEP unknown, 209 N•m (154.1 ft•lbf)/litre (400 N•m (294 ft•lbf)) - 2007 Fiat new 1.9 JTD Twin Stage Turbo engine (also used on 2007 Saab 9-3 1.9 TTiD)
• Honorable mention: MEP 26.5 bar, 210.5 N•m (154.8 ft•lbf)/litre (400 N•m (294 ft•lbf)) - 2003 Opel Vectra OPC Concept (Not a production vehicle)

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Economy

• Highest USA EPA mileage - 48/60 mpg (4.9/3.9 L/100 km) - 2001 Honda Insight 5-speed
• Note: in 2007 the EPA changed its measurement standards, changing the rating to 48/58 mpg (4.9/4.1 L/100 km)
• Lowest USA EPA mileage - 8/12 mpg (29.4/18.1 L/100 km) - 2008 Hummer H2
• Lowest EU fuel consumption - 2.99 L/100 km (78.6 mpg (US)) - 2002 VW Lupo 1.2 TDI 5-speed
• Honorable mention: 0.89 L/100 km (264  US mpg) - 2002 Volkswagen 1-litre car (Not a production car) [4]
• Highest EU fuel consumption - 24.1 L/100 km combined city/hwy (9.8 US mpg) 2008 Bugatti Veyron 16.4
• Longest 90% range - 1500 km (932 mi) - 2005 Mercedes E220 CDI with 6-speed manual and optional 80 Liter fuel tank, calculated by using extra-urban Euro cycle mileage of 4.8 L/100 km (49 mpg)

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Price

• Most expensive - \$1,573,000 - 1998 Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR
• Most inexpensive - \$125 - 1922 Briggs & Stratton Flyer (\$1,364.22 in 2006, inflation adjusted) Note that this would be the factory price. The car is probably worth more due to its collector's value.

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Performance

• Quickest 0-60 mph (roughly equal to 0-100 km/h):
• 2.46 seconds - 2006 Bugatti Veyron[citation needed]
• Sports car (4 seat) - 3.3 seconds - 2009 Nissan GT-R[2]
• 4-door car - 3.5 seconds - 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII FQ400 2.0 L[citation needed]
• Pickup truck - 4.9 seconds - 2004 Dodge Ram SRT-10[citation needed]
• Honorable mention: 1991 GMC Syclone - Car & Driver got 0-60 in 4.6 Seconds (Nov '90) and later 5.3 Seconds (Sep '91), Sport Truck (Jan '91) got 4.8 seconds, Off Road magazine (Feb '91) got 4.3 Seconds (Feb '91), and Autoweek got 5.2 seconds but quoted GMC's estimate of 4.6 seconds and cited unfavorable temperature and track conditions.
• Sport Utility Vehicle - 4.5 seconds - 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8[citation needed]
• Quickest 0-200 km/h (124 mph) - 7.4 seconds - Auto Motor und Sport - 2006 Bugatti Veyron 16.4[citation needed]
• Quickest 0-300 km/h time (185 mph) - 18.2 seconds, Auto Motor Und Sport - 2006 Bugatti Veyron 16.4
• Quickest 0-400 km/h time (248 mph) - 55 seconds - 2006 Bugatti Veyron 16.4[citation needed]
• Quickest 0-100-0 mph: sports car: Caparo T1 it goes 0-100 MPH in under 5 seconds
• Sports car (2 seat) - 9.9 sec - 2006 Bugatti Veyron[citation needed]
• Honorable mention: 9.4 seconds - 2006 Ultima GTR-720[6] - (Note: production numbers for GTR-720 are not available and the GTR's status as a "production car" is disputed.)
• Highest top speed:
• Sports car - 411 km/h (255 mph) - 2007 SSC Ultimate Aero TT[citation needed]
• Honorable Mention: 407 km/h (253 mph) - Bugatti Veyron 16.4[citation needed]
• Honorable Mention: 391.1 km/h (240.14 mph) - McLaren F1 held the title of "worlds fastest production car" for more than a decade.[citation needed]
• Honorable Mention: 409.9 km/h (254.76 mph) - Callaway SledgeHammer Corvette holds the record for the world's fastest street-legal car, though it's not a production vehicle (it did not achieve this speed in street-legal trim).[citation needed]
• 4-door car - 323 km/h (205 mph) - BMW M5 2006)[citation needed]
• Pickup truck/Utility - 271.44 km/h (168.66 mph) - 2006 HSV Maloo R8[citation needed]
• Honorable mention: 225.609 mph (360.9 km/h). Estate Car - MG ZT-T (One-off modified for land speed record use)

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Sales

• Best-selling models:
• Best-selling car nameplate - Toyota Corolla (more than 32,000,000 sold in nine generations since 1966)
• Best-selling vehicle nameplate - Toyota Corolla (more than 32,000,000 sold in nine generations since 1966)
• Best-selling single model - Volkswagen Beetle (21,529,464 of the same basic design sold worldwide between 1938 and 2003)
• Best-selling coupe - Ford Mustang (1964–present) — over 8,000,000 in five generations.
• Best-selling 2-seat car - Chevrolet Corvette (1,302,401 sold between 1953 and 2003 (1,407,858 between 1953 and 2006, not including 2006 Z06)) [7]
• Best single-year sales - >1,000,000 - Chevrolet Impala, 1965.[8]
• Best single-month sales - 126,905 - July 2005 Ford F-Series [9]
• Best Selling Minivan - Dodge Caravan, over 11,000,000 sold.
• Lowest-production models: (excluding limited-production vehicles)

Firsts

Full-production vehicles are listed here. Many were preceded by racing-only cars.

Industry

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Passive restraint

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Tires

• First use of pneumatic tires - 1895 Peugeot L'Eclair (Michelin)
• First standard pneumatic tires - 1896 Bollée Voiturette
• First radial-ply tires - 1949 Michelin "X" (patented in 1946)
• First self-repairing tires - 1950 Goodyear
• First run flat tire - 1974 Mini 1275GT (Dunlop Denovo; optional)

Lighting

• First electrical lighting - 1898 Columbia electric
• First standard lights - 1904 "Prest-O-Lite" acetylene
• First standard electrical lights - 1908 Peerless
• First integrated electrical and lighting system - 1912 Cadillac Model 1912 Delco
• First "dipping" headlights - 1915 Guide Lamp Company
• First dual-beam headlight - 1924 Bilux
• First retractable headlights - 1936 Cord[citation needed]
• First directional headlamps - 1930s Tatra
• Honorable mention - 1948 Tucker Torpedo (originally designed with swivel lights, but replaced with third "cyclops light" turned on when cornering).
• First fog lights - 1938 Cadillac
• First headlight wipers - 1970 Saab (95, 96, 99) [15]
• First modern U.S.-market car with sealed beam headlights - 1984 Lincoln Mark VII[citation needed]
• First AC HID lights - 1991 BMW 7-series
• First DC HID lights - 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII
• First neon lights - 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII
• First all-LED tail lights - 1998 Maserati 3200 GT
• First bi-xenon HID headlamps - 2000 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

Climate control

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Other

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American types

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Pre-War

• Best-selling pre-war vehicle - Ford Model-T (15,000,000 sold between 1908 and 1928)
• Least-expensive full-featured automobile - 1927 Ford Model-T (\$300 is about \$3500 in inflation-adjusted 2005 dollars)
• Largest vehicle - Bugatti Royale - 21 ft (6.4 m) long, 180 in (4.57 m) or 170 in (4.32 m) wheelbase depending on model
• Largest pre-war Straight-4 - 21495 cc (1312 in3) - 1912 Benz 82/200
• Largest pre-war Straight-6 - 21112 cc (1288 in3) - 1905 Panhard et Levassor 50 CV
• Largest pre-war Straight-8 - 12763 cc (779 in³) - 1929 Bugatti Royale

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Other Data for Comparison

These data do not strictly obey the rules of the article, but give some perspective on what theoretically can be achieved in automobiles.

• Sport bike Engine - 222 hp/litre - 133 hp from 599 cc - Yamaha YZF-R6
• Smallest motorcycle straight-six: 750cc Benelli 750 Sei

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References

1. ^ koenigsegg.se
2. ^ 2009 Nissan GT-R - Full Test: InsideLine
3. ^ Georgano, G. N. Cars: Early and Vintage, 1886-1930. (London: Grange-Universal, 1990), p.42.
4. ^ Georgano, p.43.
5. ^ Wise, David Burgess, "De Dion: The Aristocrat and the Toymaker", in Ward, Ian, executive editor. The World of Automobiles (London: Orbis Publishing, 1974), Volume 5, p.514
6. ^ de Dion
7. ^ Georgano, p.43.
8. ^ Georgano, p.68.
9. ^ Georgano, p.75.
10. ^ Georgano, p.94.
11. ^ Georgano, p.58.
12. ^ Georgano, p.58.
13. ^ Georgano, p.142 cap.
14. ^ Georgano, p.181.
15. ^ Georgano, p.186.
16. ^ Georgano, p.49.
17. ^ Georgano, p.25.
18. ^ Detroit News
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