Top 17 Hottest 2016 Supercars
Updated February 5, 2017
Get set for another ride of your life. We are about to test drive 20 of the sexiest supercars of 2016. We have compiled a list of all the top brands here including Mercedes Benz, Audi, Lamborghini, Bugatti and so much more. Fear not, your favorite supercar brand is surely included if it does measure up to the competition. We are talking of twenty cars here, so your favorite ride has a big chance of making it on our selection.
Before we delve deeper, let’s first define what exactly a supercar is and what it must have to earn that title. Honestly, there are plenty of factors that make a car a supercar, from its exterior design and paint job to its interior and the innovative technology it features. That is all before we check under its hood to gauge its engine and drivetrains, including concrete factors such as horsepower, torque, and other specs that give it enough power and performance to warrant the title of a supercar. Determining the performance of a supercar is not rocket science thanks to the many auto shows being held every so often in different cities and company websites that give all the important details about a specific car including killer stats and specs.
The supercars described here are outfitted with the best trimmings to give them stellar performance and other essential trappings to make them desirable and competitive in the supercar market. It is quite a list, featuring all the known leading brands, including Aston Martin, Ferrari, Cadillac…the list seems endless. The twenty cars discussed here are a complete package so we hardly think you’ll miss anything as far as this category of cars is concerned. You don’t have to pay big bucks when searching for a supercar. Let’s help you get an insight of what is currently hot in the market, so buckle up and enjoy the test drive.
17. Audi R8 V10
If you have ever visualized a killer car with a killer mission of annihilating the competition, then you must be thinking of the Audi R8 V10. It boasts of great stats, enough to outshine the rest. It comes with a glass covered engine with an output of 610 horsepower. Its bodywork is a delectable display of prestigious lines and curves. It’s an all-wheel with a racer steering that will make you feel like a member of the royalty, if not kingly, while cruising along city streets. Besides the car’s individual stats, the fact that it is an Audi, one of the most iconic auto brands in the world, is enough to give this supercar a bow of respect.
16. Ferrari 488 GTB
It would be injustice if we failed to feature a Ferrari in our list of top 20 sexiest supercars of 2016. In honor of this great brand, we feature the Ferrari 488 GTB. And for no other reason other than the fact that this awesome supercar has all the right lines and contours to mimic the best sculptor’s handiwork. It has a 3902 cc engine that powers an enhanced drivetrain to give the lucky driver the ability to go from zero to 60 mph in just 3 seconds. The V8 engine in the hood is built to perform. For your information, this is not a car designed to get you from point A to point B slowly. It was designed for speed, so you wouldn’t be doing it justice when you hold traffic in such a great machine. With its additional tech advancements and options, it really does merit the title of everyone’s dream supercar.
15. Lamborghini Aventador SV
The most impressive thing about the Lamborghini Aventador is speed. This beauty does 0 to 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds. Besides speed and unbelievably fast acceleration, this car comes with a host of features to die for. For instance, its V12 engine gives you a completely new driving experience. It is capable of delivering 740 horsepower coupled with 509 lb-ft of torque and a top speed of 217 miles per hour. Add to that the sheer elegance and beauty of its design and you have a sexy and very powerful ride to brag about. The fact that it is a Lamborghini, yes that renowned auto brand, is enough to make heads turn. If you are not impressed yet, wait till we get to the rest of the Lambos in this list.
14. SCG 003
The name SCG 003 might sound like some weapon for those who are yet in the know but as any car enthusiast will tell you, this is one awesome supercar. What’s more strange about it is the fact that it is a kit car that can be shipped from abroad in several batches of automotive parts. It is made entirely of carbon fiber, making it quite lightweight, energy saving, and extremely fast. We loved its tail lights design although they are the most expensive tail lights in the world, so be careful when trying those tricky reverse maneuvers in this ride. It also features catalytic mufflers as well as converters that leave the competition green with envy. Its racecar interior simply makes you feel like donning a helmet before you take your position behind the wheel. It is a fact that the SCG 003 is one of the best supercars to make a grand appearance in the market for a long time.
13. Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse La Finale
This Bugatti model may have the name La Finale but it is indeed the beginning of a completely new world for car enthusiasts. It debuted in two color glory leaving fans salivating with longing. At first glance, all you see are its curvy rounded chassis and appealing beauty designed to give you a powerful and comfy ride. And with the ability to get from zero to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds, we are looking at a supercar fan’s wildest dream here. The car combines art and perfection in a way that can only be described as futuristic.
12. Mercedes Benz AMG GT S
Any talk about supercars cannot be complete without mentioning the most iconic auto companies in the world; the Mercedes Benz. The brand’s AMG GT S features a twin-turbo V8 engine designed to take your driving experience to another level. It has an output of 503 horsepower and an impressive 479 lb-ft of torque. That, you’ll agree, is quite powerful. It even does 0-60mph in 3 seconds which is quite fast for a luxury Mercedes Benz supercar. Its spaceframe is all-aluminum, making it lightweight yet quite powerful. Other great features of this ride include voice controls, high-resolution displays, and one of the most advanced entertainment systems in the market today. Go for it if you can afford it.
11. Nissan GT-R Nismo
Ever heard of a $150,000 Nissan? Well, if you didn’t, then meet the GT-R Nismo, a supercar that does indeed mean business. It comes with better and more improved exterior than the GT-R you saw in Fast and Furious. We are talking of new colors, steel die-cast aluminum bodywork supplemented with carbon fiber parts, multi-LED lighting, and a perfect finish to make this car one of the cutest rides out there. Its aerodynamic features including dams, ridges, and vents give it a high top speed. The car’s performance is further enhanced by a twin turbo charged V6 engine with an output of 545 horsepower. The interior is made of the finest pristine leather seats. Nobody will blame you if you are already drooling all over this Mercedes because we are too.
10. Aston Martin DB10
The Aston Martin DB10 is made for the ultimate super-spy thriller. You only need to rev its engine to put off all the bets. It is an elegantly refined piece of auto technology featuring among many other things the Aston Martin Aeroblade technology. It has an exterior design to die for, complete with a beautiful radiator grille, a roof stake, and LED front and tail lights. If you ever dreamt of sitting behind the ultimate Bond car with a little more modifications for the 2016 market, then grab one of these if you can.
9. Koenigsegg Regera
This car has a somewhat difficult to pronounce name, but who cares, as long as it is one of the prettiest supercars today. For those not yet in the loop, Koenigsegg is a Swedish company that prefers to call the Regera a megacar simply because supercar seems not to do it enough justice. At closer inspection, you may also agree that the Regera is indeed a megacar. It features reliable WiFi, rear-view cameras, LED displays, and a host of other useful features to make this car a truly unique supercar. It has an internal combustion engine with an output of an unbelievable 1,500 horsepower. So much power! What would you do with it? Every genuine car enthusiast would really love to own one.
8. Acura NSX
Like everyone else, we too are raring to get behind the Acura NSX wheel to feel what this new supercar is capable of. It is one of the most anticipated rides in the market today. Be warned, it comes with a high price tag of around $158,000, but the driving experience, comfort, and prestige it promises more than make up for its price. It has a turbocharged V6 engine capable of delivering 573 horsepower. It has perfect lines and contours too, enhanced by LED light displays.
7. Bugatti Chiron
In many people’s opinions, only the coolest and luckiest individuals drive a Bugatti. Well, you can’t be very wrong because these supercars are best left to those who can handle powerful and prestigious supercars as the Chiron. This is one of the sexiest of them all and it surely never disappoints. Its brand new W16 engine combines well with the twin turbo charger to give you 1,500 horsepower and speed that would leave friends, neighbors, and relatives barely enough time to marvel at its gorgeous curves and paint job.
6. Ford GT
In the pursuit to measure up to the big guys, Ford has released their very own superb and drop-dead-gorgeous GT supercar. This is a perfect supercar with curves and contours that are as good in city roads as in country roads. It is aerodynamically built to satisfy your unquenchable thirst for speed. We too would really love to give this GT a spin someday.
5. Jaguar F-Type SVR
Slated for release in 2017, the new Jaguar F-Type SVR is a machine to contend with. Strangely, only a few car enthusiasts have actually seen it up-close. All we can say for now is that the car is one of the sexiest supercars with a powerful engine capable of giving 575 horsepower. It can reach a top speed of 200 miles per hour which by any standard is simply impressive. It is said to have lush and luxurious interiors and is so comfortable you wouldn’t be blamed for taking a nap inside it.
4. Lamborghini Centenario
The Centenario is reminiscent of the Batman movie. It features a winged design, sleek bodywork, and the best aerodynamic style you can ever find in a supercar. It is fast too. It has a top speed of 212 mph probably because of its 507 lb-ft of torque and a carbon fiber frame with the best aluminum details. We can tell you without a doubt that this car does take curves and turns at high speeds like a real pro.
3. McLaren 570S
Launched at the New York Auto Show, an exhibition event of international repute, The McLaren 570S is actually the first McLaren supercar in Sports Series. It is an awesome car that never disappoints. It is a mean and lean coupe with a carbon fiber chassis and two turbocharged V8 engines delivering 442 lb-ft of torque. To top it up, the 570S has a 7 speed transmission system, making it one of the most stylish, easy to handle, and fastest supercars in the market today.
2. Mercedes Benz AMG GT Black Series
This car is luxurious but moves with the speed of lightning, well almost. It has a V8 engine capable of delivering 474 lb-ft of torque and 503 horsepower. It is indeed what a car lover’s dreams are made of and is sure to make you the talk of the town whenever you drive by in one. It comes in varied interior and exterior colors and stunning enhancements.
1. Noble M600 Speedster
Well, this is not a name many would identify with, but take it from us, the Noble M600 Speedster will blow your mind. It is a supercar with a convertible rooftop and twin turbocharged V8 engines. It is a car for professionals, or rather noble professionals as the name seems to suggest. It is stylish in design and powerful for anyone in need of speed and performance. Its engine packs 650 horsepower, making the car capable of doing a top speed of 225 mph. If you are lucky to sit inside one, you better have your racing helmet close by. It is sexy and mean at the same time.