Faraday Future says its all-electric FF 91 can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in just 2.39 seconds.
That means it’s one of the fastest accelerating cars in the world, although the company was only able to show off a 2.59-second sprint during the car’s unveiling. Still, that’s faster than the Tesla Model S P100D with Ludicrous mode, which does the zero-to-60-mph sprint in 2.6 seconds. Tesla has already responded by unlocking an even faster Ludicrous mode that is capable of a 2.465-seconds time, which is still a tick slower than the FF 91.
People are still skeptical about Faraday’s claims and even if it can deliver a car. For now, however, it’s worth taking a look at all the supercars the FF 91 claims to be faster than with its 2.39-second zero-to-60-mph time.
Koenigsegg Agera RS
The Koenigsegg Agera RS goes zero to 60 mph in 2.6 seconds thanks to a 5.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with 1,160 horsepower and 944 pound-feet of torque.
SSC Ultimate Aero XT
The SSC Ultimate Aero XT does a zero-to-62-mph sprint in 2.65 seconds, and despite having 1,300 hp and 1,004 pound-feet of torque, it’s slower than the Faraday Future FF 91.
Pagani Zonda R
One of the most alluring supercars ever created, the Pagani Zonda R goes zero to 62 mph in 2.7 seconds while powered by a V12 engine sporting 739 and 524 lb-ft of torque.
Ferrari LaFerrari / LaFerrari FXX K
Not even the hardcore LaFerrari FXX K has a faster zero-to-60 time than what the FF 91 claims, nevermind the standard LaFerrari. The hardcore FXX K does the sprint in 2.4 seconds, and while that’s not far off the pace of the FF 91’s alleged time, the 2.6 seconds of the standard LaFerrari has a larger gap.
Sporting a zero-to-60 time of 2.6 seconds is the Ultima GTR720, another hardcore supercar that you would think is faster than a high-tech electric car. But that just shows how far electric motors have come and the potential of their performance.
McLaren P1 GTR
Not even the hardcore McLaren P1 GTR is faster than what Faraday Future claims its FF 91 is. The P1 GTR isn’t even meant for the streets and turns in a zero-to-60 time of 2.5 seconds.
Hennessey Venom GT / Venom GT Spyder
The Hennessey Venom GT Spyder is the world’s fastest convertible, having achieved a top speed of 265.6 mph. The coupe is even faster hitting 270.49 mph, but neither model does zero to 60 faster than the FF 91. Hennessey says the Venom GT does the sprint in 2.7 seconds.
One of the most exquisite machines ever created with four wheels, the Koenigsegg One:1 has a hp-to-kilogram curb weight ratio of 1:1, but even that isn’t enough to take it to 60 mph faster than Faraday Future’s electric car. It is believed the One:1 has a zero-to-60 time of 2.5 seconds and Koenigsegg does officially say that it goes from zero-to-249 mph in approximately 20 seconds.
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
Limited for track use only, the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento is one of the more extreme models from the Italian automaker. It sports 570 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque while weighing just 2,202 pounds that results in a zero-to-60 time of 2.4 seconds.
The Bugatti Veyron is one of the world’s fastest cars, if not the fastest when it comes to top speed. But no matter what version you’re looking at, the fastest recorded zero-to-60 time for a Veyron is still in the 2.4-second range. The Chiron however, is believed to be able to do the sprint in 2.3 seconds, making Bugatti’s latest supercar a competitor to the FF 91 when it comes to straight line acceleration.
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