In this top 10 fastest sedans for 2017 list you will find 10 of the fastest sedans that you can get on the market. All cars included here are new so even if there are older sedans with better speed, it will not be included. Car is synonymous with speed and sedan is one of the most popular type is car out there thus it is very easy to find sedans that are made just for speed. But for this list, the sedans listed are usually not only relies on its speed, but it got other things to offer as well, after all sedans is known for being a versatile vehicle.
Top 10 Fastest Sedans With Impressive Record
1. Volvo S60 Polestar (155 mph)
As a selectable trim level to the new S60, this Volvo S60 offers you the same features as the base model but with added power, this car can run very fast but still offers the superb comfortability of a luxury sedan. The new S60 Polestar is an elite sedan with extremely good safety rating, great cabin, and a lot of optional features to choose from; but beware, those optional features are expensive. The problem with this sedan is that, while the seats and cabin is comfortable, it only offers enough space. In term of speed, the Volvo S60 Polestar is equipped with 3.0L 6 cylinder turbo engine with 345 horsepower and 369 pound feet of torque. This sedan has a top speed of 155 mph and the acceleration to go from zero to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds.
2. Jaguar XJR Sedan (174 mph)
The new Jaguar XJR is very expensive; even on its base form, but being a top class luxury sedan, it offers you a lot of luxurious features and in the end, this sedan is really worth that price. The styling of the sedan is superb and it looks very classy yet brash, in terms of design, the interior is also out of this world. This car also performs very well; it got extremely great handling and is actually very agile despite its size. Of course, the Jaguar XJR is not only luxurious and classy, it is also run very fast with its 5.0L supercharged V8 engine, it got 550 horsepower and 502 pound feet of torque. The top speed of this new XJR is said to be 174 mph with acceleration to reach 60 mph in 3.8 seconds. It also got a more expensive trim level with faster engine, but it cost a lot of money.
3. Jaguar XF S (138 mph)
Something different to the new XJR, the Jaguar XF S is one trim level of the Jaguar XF line that you need to choose if you want faster sedan. This sedan is extremely comfortable and very spacious inside; it also got a lot of available features; in which you can add more with the optional features with more money. The Jaguar XF S is more of a luxury sedan than a high performance one, but do not underestimate it speed, sure it only reach 60 mph in 5.1 seconds, but the 3.0L V6 engine has 380 horsepower and 332 pound feet of torque, not much known for the top speed though, but it’s predicted to be about 138 mph and that’s good enough for a sedan.
4. Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat (207 mph)
This sedan is one of a kind, a trim level of the new Dodge Charger that is made purely for speed, you just not expect that this Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat got more than 700 horsepower, it is a few legal commercialize sedan with that much power. Of course being that powerful and fast also got its own bad things especially with the comfortability, this car is made for performance only so the interior might not be as cozy as the other sedans with its price range. The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is not something to underestimate with its enormous 6.2L supercharged V8; this engine is capable of 707 horsepower 650 pound feet of torque. The top speed of this car is 207 mph and it can reach 60 mph in 3.7 seconds.
5. Audi RS7 (189 mph)
One of the fastest sedans in the world, the new Audi RS7 comes with slightly new look, it still look as sporty as ever, but the front face of the car is now looks more modern than it used to be. This new RS7 also got a significant improvement over its interior with better and newer technologies; it will add more comfort to the passengers. Unfortunately, the comfortability factor of this sedan is not as high as the price point and the reason for that? It is because this car is made for racing. With its superb handling and agility, the Audi RS7 can run up to 189 mph top speed, it can reach 60 mph in just 3.9 seconds and the secret for that lies on the engine. It uses the 4.6L twin turbo V8 engine with 560 horsepower and 516 pound feet of torque.
6. BMW M5 (155 mph)
You probably start seeing a pattern here; the BMW M5 is a luxury sedan with high performance engine attached to it. This sedan is the best sedan to be used in all sorts of different thing, but the best thing about this sedan is its luxurious interior. Although the sedan is filled with luxurious features, the available space itself is not impressive enough, some people might find the space available to be lacking. But in terms of speed, almost no one will ever doubt that the BMW M5 is fast. It got a top speed limited to 155 mph, but once you release the limiter, you can go up to 190 mph and more, it can reach 60 mph in just 4.1 to 4.5 seconds depending on your settings. It is equipped with the 4.4L twin turbo V8 engine with 560 horsepower and 500 pound feet of torque.
7. Cadillac CTS-V (200 mph)
This big sedan cost you a fortune to buy but the 2106 Cadillac CTS-V is super fast. Let us ignore how it looks for a seconds because some people might think that the exterior body is a bit too brash, this big car is actually got very good handling and of course, being a full size sedan means you got a lot of space for the interior. But what makes this Cadillac CTS-V interesting is the engine; a powerful 640 horsepower and 630 pound feet of torque supercharged 6.2L V8 engine. This allows the sedan to reach a max speed of 200 mph and acceleration to reach 60 mph in mere 3.6 seconds.
8. Aston Martin Rapide S (203 mph)
This one is a very expensive sedan with looks to back it up, but the Aston Martin Rapide S is not just an ordinary luxury sedan, this car can go super fast. This new Rapide S is not just a sedan; it is a work of art because everything about this car is remarkable with super comfortable ride, great handling plus agility, and that remarkable engine noise. The said engine available for this Aston Martin Rapide S is the 5.9L 12 cylinder engine; you can probably count sedans with V12 engine with your own fingers since it is that rare. The engine is capable of 552 horsepower with 465 pound feet of torque, a top speed of 203 mph and the acceleration to reach 60 mph in 4.2 seconds.
9. Mercedes Benz E63 AMG S 4Matic (186 mph)
Being one of the trim levels for the new Mercedes Benz E Series, the Mercedes Benz E63 AMG S 4Matic is extremely powerful and fast, although it still shares some similar features with the same base E Class version. The sedan got extremely great cabin with as much of a space you would want, it got a lot of features which makes the interior seems very busy especially with that many buttons laying around. As one of the most expensive trim level, the Mercedes Benz E63 AMG S 4Matic is available with a super strong engine; a 5.5L twin turbo V8 engine with 577 horsepower and 590 pound feet of torque, it got a max speed of 186 mph and can reach 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds.
10. Tesla Model S P90D (155 mph)
Now is the time for the fastest sedan in the world today, the Tesla Model S P90D is the most expensive trim level of the new Tesla Model S, and this trim level is known for its “ludicrous mode”. Simply said, once you activated this mode, your P90D will go super fast, it can reach a maximum speed of 155 mph. While 155 mph does not seems that much compared to the other sedan on the list, this P90D can reach 60 mph in mere 2.8 seconds, it is the only sedan that can reach 60 mph in under 3 seconds on this list. What’s more impressive is the fact that the Tesla Model S P60D purely run with an electric engine, this electric engine has 532 horsepower and 713 pound feet of torque; it also got the best gas efficiency on this list with 93 mpg combined.
11. Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio (191 mph)
The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is a perfect combination of seductive looks, sharp handling, and a snarling exhaust note. A Ferrari-derived 505-hp 2.9-liter twin-turbo V-6 drives the rear wheels. The 505 cavalli gives Giulia’s horsepower overwhelming advantage over the Cadillac ATS-V, BMW M3 or even the Mercedes AMG C63. This monster has an eight-speed automotive transmission and four selectable drive modes which adjust suspension damping and throttle response. Unfortunately, there’s no manual available in America, but you won’t mind too much! The Giulia Quadrifoglio bursts from zero to 60 mph in under 3.8 seconds. It has the best power-to-weight ratio in its class, with only about 7 pounds for every horsepower. Its top speed of 191 mph is evidence of sufficient velocity that you might look at jail time in third gear, just in case you care to find out. The Giulia Quadrifoglio can harness all these figures to come up with a singular spectacular performance.
Every curve of Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio exudes the sex appeal expected of high-performance Italian cars. The car has a massive diffuser that has Ferrari-like exhaust tips, a snarling front bumper, and carbon-fiber hood. Its ridiculously low 60 treadwear tire rating assures you of gut-shifting grip in addition to very brief intervals between replacements. The sticky Pirelli tires act in combination with the standard iron brake rotors to make this beast stop from 70 mph in a rib-breaking 143 feet. But all these are just statistics, until you finally slip into Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio, press the Start button on the steering wheel and unleash this sedan yourself. You will instantly experience a car that has been considered from the ground up, with the precise feel of 50/50 weight distribution. When you hit full speed, Giulia’s front lip drops an inch to let in more air into its ducts. This gives it an additional 200 pounds of downforce for more stability on the road. That’s one fun sports sedan.