The latest car to lay claim to the title of fastest car in the world?
The Texas-engineered Hennessey Venom F5, which is purporting a top speed north of 300 MPH.
Unless an Italian family of jewelers and artists that’s been developing a mysterious chery red hypercar has anything to say about it.
The Corbellati Missile will make its debut at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show a week from now (there’s even a countdown), and intrigue is gathering like moss on a sedentary stone. The Corbellati family claim their 1,800 horsepower auto can reach speeds of 311 mph, a full 10 miles per hour faster than the Hennessey’s reported top speed.
With a 9.0 liter V8 biturbo engine, carbon fiber chassis and six-speed transaxle transmission, it is possible the Missile could shock the world and hit an unfathomable 300+ MPH. And if so, talk about a career pivot for the Corbellati family. Gems to aerodynamics? Impressive.
And even if it doesn’t meet the reported numbers, we’re perfectly content to sit here and stare at the thing all day: