Here we have picked the top American machines of 2013 that will roll the drivers with the joy of open roads and high octane drive experience. The list includes SRT Viper, Ford Shelby GT500, Chevy Corvette ZR1 and Tesla Model S – all of which has created quite a buzz in the market already and we believe that in the coming days these super vehicles will rule the roads in the country. So let’s have a look at them.
The SRT Viper was unveiled at the New York auto show and is set to hit the market in 2013. The new Viper houses a 640 bhp 8.4 litre V-10 engine coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission under its huge carbon fiber hood. The huge power surge helps this beast reach the maximum speed up to 200 mph. The coupe is also equipped with stability and launch control for smoother ride quality.
Ford Shelby GT500
The Ford Shelby GT500 is available in both a coupe as well as a convertible variant. The GT500 is powered with a 650 bhp supercharged 5.8 liter V-8 paired with a 6-speed manual transmission. This mustang based power-house can reach a top speed of over 202 mph. The car is also available with extra performance upgrade hardware for road racers like an external air cooler, adjustable bilstein dampers and thicker anti-roll bars.
Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
The Chevrolet ZR1 houses 638 bhp supercharged 6.2 liter V-8 engine. With the price tag of $110 grand, it competes with some of the finest cars in the world. Carbon fiber has been used extensively in the body to keep the weight of the car low. The feature like Performance Traction Management System and a set of exclusively designed massive carbon fiber disk brakes keeps everything under control.
Tesla Model S
This zero emission vehicle doesn’t compromises with the riding fun. The electric powered sedan has been built and designed in the US. The car is equipped with a 17-inch touchscreen control panel placed at central console, which will tease all car lovers to have this one parked in their garage. The Tesla Model S is quite quick and power-packed for an eco-drive vehicle. Model S accelerates quickly from 0-60 mph in only 4.4 second with a driving range of 300 miles.