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Fastest to 100km/h. The sub 3.0 sec club

By Alex Inwood, 19 May 2013 Features

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What’s the fastest accelerating car you can buy for the road? Welcome everyone to the sub 3.0 second club.

1.8 seconds!

That’s how long it takes Peugeot’s new 208 T16 Pikes Peak challenger to belt from a standing start to 100kmh.

True, the T16 is a fully-fledged racing car, but its rapid acceleration figure got us thinking…

What’s the fastest accelerating car you can buy for the road?

Well, with the T16’s 1.8-second dash in mind, we went looking.

Welcome everyone to the fastest cars in the world - The sub 3.0 second club.