Ford Mustang is the first name that comes to our mind when we think of muscle cars and speed. This is just because of the performance that the vehicle provided over the years. Initially, Ford made the Mustang in 1964, and the continuous production from then helped the vehicle to gain more popularity. The company developed the Mustang as a coupe, fastback, hatchback, and convertible to be in the race and has been the fifth-best selling Ford. But there are a few microcars that can actually match the speed of the new Mustang. Let’s have a look at them.
1. 2018 Ford Focus RS
With a starting price of $41,995, This Ford has a 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that is capable of generating a power output of 350hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. The all-wheel drive along with the six-speed manual transmission helps the vehicle to accelerate from 0 to 62mph in just 4.6 seconds. And have a top speed of 165 mph.
2. 2009 Tramontana R
This sports car was launched at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show as a concept. After making some changes to the design, it was brought into production in 2007. This vehicle has a twin-turbocharged Mercedes-Benz 5.5L engine that is capable of producing a power output of 710hp. The rear-wheel-drive and 6-speed sequential transmission help the vehicle to accelerate from 0-62mph in a vision blurring 3.6 seconds. The top speed of this vehicle is 202 mph.
3. 2019 Volkswagen Golf-R
This vehicle has a 2.0L turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine that is capable of producing a maximum power of 288 horsepower and a torque of 280 lb-ft. The engine is coupled to either a six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. And after testing the vehicle it is known that the automatic transmission is more faster than the manual one.
4. 2020 Toyota GR Yaris
This vehicle has a 1.6L turbocharged three-cylinder engine that can produce a maximum of 257 hp at 6,500 rpm and 265 lb-ft of torque at 3,000 – 4,600 rpm. This engine, body design, and All-wheel drive make the vehicle perform well. The vehicle has a top speed of 143 mph and can accelerate from 0-62 mph in 5.5 seconds.
5. 2020 Alpine A110 Légende GT
This vehicle has a 1.8L turbocharged engine that is capable of generating a maximum power output of 249hp and 236 ft-lb of torque. This tiny sports car can accelerate from 0-60mph in 4.5 seconds and has a top speed of 156mph.
6. 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45
This luxurious vehicle has a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine that can deliver a maximum power of 375 horsepower and a torque of 350 ft-lb. This four-wheel-drive vehicle can reach a maximum speed of 155-mph and can accelerate from 0-60mph in 4.2 seconds.
7. 2021 BMW M2 Competition Coupe
This BMW has a 3.0-liter inline-six-cylinder engine that can generate a power of 405 horsepower and a torque of 406 pound-feet. This has a standard six-speed manual transmission or an optional seven-speed dual-clutch automatic along with the rear-wheel drive. This vehicle can accelerate from 0-62 mph in under 4 seconds.
8. 2020 Mini Cooper JCW GP
This vehicle has a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers a power output of 302bhp and a torque of 450Nm. It has an eight-speed automatic transmission which helps the vehicle to accelerate from 0-60mph in 5.2 seconds. This vehicle can reach a maximum speed of 165 mph.
9. 2022 Audi S3
This vehicle comes with a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that can generate a maximum power of 306 horsepower. With a seven-speed automatic transmission and an all-wheel-drive system that vehicle can accelerate from 0-60mph in 4.6 seconds. The top speed of this vehicle is 155 mph and has a starting price of $44,900.
10. 2021 Porsche 911
With a starting price of $100,550, this Porsche comes with a turbocharged engine even for the base trim. The Turbo S has a 3.7L twin-turbocharged boxer 6-cylinder engine that is capable of producing a power output of 640hp at 6750rpm and a torque of 590 lb-ft at 2500-4000rpm. The 8-Speed automatic dual-clutch transmission helps the vehicle to accelerate from 0-60mph in 2.6 seconds and it can cover 1/4 mile distance in just 10.5 seconds. The top speed is 205mph.
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