Top 14 Fastest Ferraris To Date

Unabashedly sexy in its design, Ferrari has been used quite often as symbols of erotic power in numerous movies and TV series. It has stylish leather interior with powerful and efficient engines. It is basically a rugged sports car that is created for the rich, discerning and patient.

We all have seen its worth on racetracks. A lavish Ferrari is truly a dream come true for lovers of four-wheeled vehicles and veritable cult objects for appassionati and collectors from around the whole world. Italy rightfully deserves the credit for introducing Ferrari that changed the world of car racing.

I understood the hype and prestige of Ferrari cars when I watched the 1981 flick "The Cannonball Run". I am still not over that scene where the lead characters - a black Jewish guy and a drunken white guy are shown driving an impressive red Ferrari 308. Recently, I watched "Tower Heist" in 2011 and the Ferrari 250 GT Lusso shown in the movie got me awestruck. I was reminded of the cars I have in my hot wheels collection. This movie left me even more obsessed with Ferraris.

Ferraris are surely very powerful cars when it comes to speed. However, there are only few chosen cars that match up to the required standard. A number of fastest cars that are designed especially for car racing are available these days. In spite of this, Ferrari remains the most iconic brand in that blizzard of automotives. I am the sort of person who loves making weekend trips and traveling in my own car. That is the reason I would like to talk about the fastest fifteen Ferraris that would give you an adrenaline rush along the highway and add adventure to your road expedition. Here starts your delightful joy ride.

1. F430


In 2004, Ferrari was all set to replace the 360 Modena with an updated model, the F430 Berlinetta. A rigid aluminum space frame, revised suspension, speed-sensitive steering and carbon-fiber brakes were all developed in this car to improve traction and control to match varying road conditions.

  • Top Speed: 196 mph
  • Power rating: 483 Horse Power
  • 0-60MPH: 4.4 s

2. Ferrari 430 Scuderia


Ferrari Scuderia 430 was designed with an aim to leave the best of Lamborghini ns Porsche behind. The compression ratio was made more superior through improvisation in the intake, ion-senser system and exhaust. The phenomenal performance of this car similar to Ferraro Enzo was warranted with high-speed automatic transmission.

  • Top Speed: 201 mph
  • Power rating: 508 Horse Power
  • 0-60mph: 3.6 seconds

3. F40


F40 was introduced to mark the 40th anniversary of Ferrari. Enzo Ferrari personally approved it in 1987. This car was the last to be sanctioned under his charge. At the outset, it was assumed that a few 100 cars would be sold. To their sheer surprise, it became the most profitable car in the history of the prancing horse by making the sale reach to 1300. Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson gave it the credit of being the best supercar of them all.

  • Top Speed: 201 mph
  • Power rating: 478 Horse Power
  • 0-60mph: 11.9 seconds

4. Ferrari 575M Maranello


A larger and more powerful engine, using the transmission from Ferrari's Formula One race cars, was used in Ferrari 575M Maranello. This was the first such application of lightning fast gear-shift technology to a Ferrari with a V12 engine.

  • Top Speed: 202 mph
  • 0-60mph: 4.2 seconds
  • Power rating: 508 Horse Power

5. F50


F50 was considered to be an F1 car dressed for the road. There were only 349 Ferraris made of this type. It made its debut in year 1995 with the 4.7L naturally aspirated engine v12. It became the top sports car when it was introduced.

  • Top Speed: 202 mph
  • Power rating: 513 Horse Power
  • 1/4 mile: 12.1 seconds at the rate of 123 mph

6. Ferrari 458 Speciale


Ferrari claimed that Ferrari 458 Speciale introduced in 2014 is the highest performance Ferrari v8 Sports Car so far. This has precise power output of 135 horse power per liter, remarkable power bump, an aero competence of hardly 1.5 and cross acceleration of 1.33G this have made this one of the most attractive cars as far as its execution on road is concerned.

  • ** Top Speed**: 210 mph
  • Power rating: 597 Horse Power
  • 1/4 mile: 10.8 seconds

7. FF


Ferrari's first 4 -wheel drive model is the Ferrari FF. Top Gear Magazine awarded the estate car of year award in the year 2011 to this car. Semi-automatic paddle shift , A 7-speed double clutch just like the 458 Italia and F12 Berlinetta makes it one of the swiftest Grand Tourer.

  • Top Speed: 208 mph
  • 1/4 mile: 11.5 seconds
  • Power rating: 651 Horse Power

8. 599 GTO


In 2010, 599 GTO became the fastest car by Ferrari. Only 599 cars were manufactured. It had the ability to lap Ferrari's test circuit, Fiorano in 1:24 seconds which was faster than unbelievably fast car, Ferrari Enzo by one second.

  • Top Speed: 208 mph
  • Power rating: 661 Horse Power
  • 1/4 mile: 10.9 seconds

9. F12 Berlinetta


Top Gear journal(magazine) made F12 Berlinetta the supercar of the year 2012. It was called the second fastest Ferrari ever built and Ferrari cited a lap time around Fiorano of 1:23 seconds. F12 Berlinetta has 30% improvement over 599 GTO in that it has the potential of 18 mpg

  • Top Speed: 211 mph
  • 1/4 mile: 11.1 seconds
  • Power rating: 731 Horse Power

10. Enzo


Despite being more than a decade old, Enzo continues to enjoy the top position among the greatest Ferraris ever made. It profusely used Formula 1 technology which made it one of the most promising race cars.

  • Top Speed: 217 mph
  • 1/4 mile: 11 seconds
  • Power rating: 651 Horse Power

11. Ferrari LaFerrari


Ferrari LaFerrari was introduced as a hybrid sports car at the 2013 Geneva Auto Show. The exorbitant pricing and its jet-fighter like design adds to the impressiveness of this model. The acceleration of LaFerrari resembles a Veyron and it returns a decent fuel economy too.

  • Top Speed: 217 mph
  • Power rating: 950 Horse Power
  • 1/4 mile: 9.8 seconds

12. Ferrari P4/5 Pininfarina


When compared to Ferrari Enzo, Ferrari P4/5 Pininfarina has superior aerodynamic properties with improved downforce. It has 400 lbs less to propel. It is very less in weight and has a drastically reduced co-efficient of the drag. These qualities change Enzo into Pininfarina.

  • Top Speed: 225 mph
  • Power rating: 661 Horse Power
  • 0-62 mph: 3 seconds

13. Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Mansory La Revoluzione


Ferrari F12, Berlinetta Mansory La Revoluzione is the car that epitomizes automotive style. It looks quite similar to a bat mobile. Ferrari's F12 was given a makeover by Mansory. They changed its interior and added carbon fiber stuff. It was made with new type of wheels and 12 cylinder engine to give it a stylish look besides better performance.

  • Top Speed: 230 mph
  • 1/4 mile: 9.4 seconds
  • Power rating: 1250 Horse Power

14. Ferrari FXX


Ferrari FXX is owned by just thirty fortunate individuals. However, Ferrari keeps this car at their factory and permits to drive it exclusively on the racetrack which they find suitable. This is perhaps their way of keeping the FXX's advanced technology safe. Needless to say, it is incredibly swift. An interesting thing about it is that this car rounded Top Gear's test, track in just 1:10.7 second.

  • Top Speed: 230 mph
  • 1/4 mile: N/A
  • Power rating: 860 Horse Power