Top 10 High Performance Road Legal Supercars In 2023

The dream will come true for any gearhead, if they gets to drive an insanely fast race car and push its limits on the track. But its not possible for maximum race cars as they only few are able to achieve this feat. Thankfully, many automakers have realized this wish of gearheads and successively building many track oriented but road legal cars to meet the demand. These fast race cars comes with insane power, technology and driving dynamics, but have few adjustments to ensure be a street-legal. Ten of them mentioned in this article.

10. Porsche 911 GT1 Strassen-version

Porsche 911 GT1 Strassen-version
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The 90’s decade is always remembered as the golden era of FIA GT1 racing. One the best GT1 race cars of them is the Porsche 911 GT1, built in 1996. To meet the ratification requirements, Porsche had to build 25 road-legal examples of this race car and that’s how 911 GT1 Strassen-version born. It used a 3.2L twin-turbo flat-six churning out 536 hp.

9. Ferrari 488 Pista

Race Cars - Ferrari 488 Pista
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The 488 was a huge success between 2015 and 2019. Several models of 488 built but best one of them was Pista. Its model design is based on the 488 GTB, and equipped a 3.9L twin-turbo V8 engine that is capable of producing 710 hp and 569 lb-ft of torque.

8. McLaren Senna

Race Cars - McLaren Senna
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Every gearhead must have heard of the legendary racer Ayrton Senna who won several F1 championships for McLaren back in the day. To honor their iconic driver, McLaren built Senna in 2018. It uses a 789 ponies 4.0L twin-turbo V8 engine with 590 lb-ft of torque. To boost road and track performance, the Senna is equipped with several exciting features.

7. Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR

Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR
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Likewise, the first entry of this list 911 GT1, the Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR was also built for the FIA GT1 in the 90s. At the time it became the most expensive production car ever, as one of them from 25 examples sold at $1.5 million. CLK GTR ran on a massive V12 dishing out 604 horses and 572 lb-ft of torque. Its top speed is 214 mph with a 60 mph time of 3.8 sec.

6. Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG 003S

Race Cars - Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG 003S
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The famous American film producer and entrepreneur James Glickenhaus is a big fan of collecting different category cars. But he always wanted to have one built by himself. That’s why he established a sports car company Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus. Till date the best creation of Scuderia is SCG 003S, debuted in 2014. A 4.4L twin-turbo BMW V8 is fixed under its hood.

5. 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

1969 Dodge Charger Daytona
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The Charger Daytona was based on the Charger R/T featuring an 18-inch nose and a huge rear wing for improved aerodynamics. The Daytona achieved a feat of 200 mph, thanks to its 7.0L Hemi V8. This car was mainly built for the category of NASCAR racer, in the season 1968.

4. Nissan GT-R Nismo

Race Cars - Nissan GT-R Nismo
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If you are looking for both style and speed, you should probably be describing Nissan GT-R. It is one of the most popular Japanese sports car since its debut in 2000s. Most of the gearheads prefers GT-R over other European sports car as it costs nearly half of them. Under its hood, Nismo had a 3.8L twin-turbo V6 producing 600 hp, driving it to 60 mph in just 2.5 sec.

3. 1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1

1969 Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1
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In 1969, the gearheads with deep pockets could order a most powerful Camaro at the time, the ZL1. The ZL1 was equipped with a special all-aluminium 7.0L V8 built for drag racing. It churns out more than 500 hp which was plenty at the time. Only 69 examples of these were built, making it one of the rarest GM models ever.’

2. Lamborghini Huracan Performante

Race Cars - Lamborghini Huracan Performante
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The Gallardo made a huge success during its production run making the Italian manufacturer one of the strongest and top automakers. So, its successor has to fill the shoes properly, and Huracan did that perfectly. The Performante version of Huracan equips a 5.2L V10 sending out 631 ponies and 443 lb-ft of torque. It featured an all-wheel-drive mechanism.

1. Ariel Atom

Ariel Atom
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When talking about the track-focused cars its impossible to leave behind Ariel Atom. Looks like a go-cart on steroids. It has a tube-frame body and a 2.0L turbocharged Honda engine. This go-cart churns out 320 hp and weighs only just 1300 lbs.

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