Top 10 Fastest Cars from 1997

1997 Porsche 911 GT1

Rank: #1

Class: 1997

0-60 Time: 3.4 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from 1997 are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 0-60 times. We crunched the numbers from the best estimates of several premier resources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more.

Pulling up at #1 in this class is the 1997 Porsche 911 GT1, which races 0-60 mph in 3.4 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Super Fast Cars.

It darts ahead of the #2 ranked 1997 Ameritech McLaren F1 by just hundredths of a second and the #3 ranked 1997 Ferrari F50 by 0.2 seconds.

Whether you are behind the wheel of one of these cars or happen to spot one in the next lane over, think twice before you step on the gas pedal. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1997 Porsche 911 GT1 vs. 1997 Ameritech McLaren F1, you would WIN by just hundredths of a second!

If you happen to roll up next to another Porsche, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 1997.


0-60 mph Standings

RankOrderYearOrderMakeOrderModelOrderHorsepowerOrderMSRPOrder0-60 TimeOrder
11997Porsche911 GT1600$1,000,0003.4
21997AmeritechMcLaren F1627$1,131,1203.4
31997FerrariF50513$480,0003.6
41997LotusEsprit350$86,9774.4
51997Ferrari550 Maranello485$222,7334.7
61997ChevroletCorvette345$44,5404.8
71997LamborghiniDiablo Roadster VT492$275,0005.1
81997Ferrari456 GTA436$253,3795.1
91997FerrariF355 Spider375$154,0365.3
101997BMWM3 Sedan240$40,2665.6
111997PorscheBoxster201$45,7756.1
121997Mercedes-BenzSL500315$108,6626.2
131997Aston MartinDB7335$134,6076.2
141997JaguarXK8 Coupe290$72,4556.4
151997BentleyContinental T400$350,6456.5
161997BMWZ3 2.8189$38,3176.5
171997JaguarXK8 Convertible290$75,3986.6
181997Mercedes-BenzSLK230 Kompressor185$42,4916.6
191997BMW540i282$54,6006.7
201997PontiacGrand Prix GTP240$24,9206.8
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We provide the most comprehensive collection of zero to 60 times, comparisons and class standings. Our proprietary 0-60 time calculations are based on the best estimates from several of the premier sources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more. The data presented by Sportscar Standings are estimates only, are not guaranteed to be accurate, and are subject to change at any time.