The HORSEPOWER record breakers - the cars which broke new ground!
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It's time for a rundown of the first cars in the world to break horsepower records!

We're starting with a trip all the way back to 1885 to the first car to hit 1hp, through to present day to the most powerful production car in the world - which puts down an insane 2,000hp!

But have you ever wondered which cars were the first to hit certain horsepower milestones in between? For example, do you know which car was the first to hit 100hp? How about 300hp? Or even 1,000hp?! Well, we've got you covered! Mat's run through the record books and he's going to reveal the first cars to hit all of these milestones & more!

So, which is your favourite car in this list? Watch the video and then let us know in the comments!

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  • jack greene
    jack greene

    The devil fastest car

  • Lakshmi Varun
    Lakshmi Varun

    Ghost sleeker prototype has 6070 hp

  • Shazia Begum
    Shazia Begum

    Poscher 918 has 887hp

  • Savage Gamer
    Savage Gamer

    what about the devel sixteen?

  • Snakeeater71

    Ti sei dimenticato della SSC Tuatara Aggressor da 2231 cavalli.

  • Stopless Cars
    Stopless Cars

    What about devel sixteen???

  • Ya Meg
    Ya Meg

    You should NOT include electric cars in this presentation. First of all it is unfair for the petrol engine cars and second electric cars are NOT cars. They are like any other home electric appliance

    • odisy64

      @Ya Meg ???

    • Ya Meg
      Ya Meg

      @odisy64 Like ovens? They are electric and natural gas ovens.

    • odisy64

      Electric cars are cars, more so than gas cars since the first car was electric.

  • Victor Rosenbaum
    Victor Rosenbaum

    Actually the Porsche dauer 962 lm could do over 400 km/h top speed and it had a 0-60 speed of 2.7-3.0 seconds

  • Chris S.
    Chris S.

    All those HP, but there is still only one single country on the entire planet, that doesn't have a general speed limit. 🤷🏼‍♂️

  • Princess Pedalizo Guevarra
    Princess Pedalizo Guevarra


  • Eduard Vintilescu
    Eduard Vintilescu

    Devel sixteen 5000hp 😐😐😐

  • ACIDDxGxnzTerz- #01
    ACIDDxGxnzTerz- #01

    Hoonicorn is faster than all

  • Artur Roszczyn
    Artur Roszczyn

    Rimac = rǐːmats

  • Woltic •
    Woltic •

    but how can I mention such a car as Devil Sixteen? its maximum speed is 500+ km/h, having an engine with a capacity of 5007 horsepower

  • adolf hica
    adolf hica

    Call boban with 1500hp golf 2

  • Jesse Iemand
    Jesse Iemand

    What happend to the devil 16?

  • Check Out Lockk9
    Check Out Lockk9

    Loved the video..BUT, did anyone else notice anything wrong with his eyes? Just curious.

  • talha umer
    talha umer

    Devil sixteen with 5000 hp


    Lotus vs. Rimac please matt.

  • Vuong Tran
    Vuong Tran

    I like these vids. it great.

  • DHLH

    Devel sixteen?

  • vector

    And now the faster car is Devel Sixteen: 347 mph (550km/h)* and 5,007 horsepower, an 81mm Quad Turbo 12.3L V16 engine

  • Назар Макогон
    Назар Макогон

    Drag Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 9 Nissan Skyline GT-R 34 Toyota Supra Subaru Impreza WRX STI

  • mandy ter horst
    mandy ter horst

    vector w8

  • LoadOShite

    Can any of these fartboxes run on used chip frying oil, and is it possible to get any them with a tow bar fitted?

  • Epili Sameer
    Epili Sameer

    You forget devil 16 it's 5000 horse power

  • zwierzu22

    Why U compare petrol and electric (toster) cars?? There is not even one thing to compare those engines.... Make series with electric only don't mix them with petrol cars...

    • zwierzu22

      @odisy64 I was trying to tell U that most people thinking that is ecological to have electric car. And the truth is way different. No accurate method for battery utilization... Wich makes me really unhappy. Quarter mile it's the max distance for electric they can do couse they have limit. In a mile or even half mile distance they don't exist... The thing I'm trying to say it's not every technology it's eco and friendly and compare electric an petrol it's like compare rocket and jet fighter... They both fly but on of them cannot change direction fast. U wanna see the real difference? Drop them at race track for a distance couple laps and then 'See what's exactly happends"...

    • odisy64

      @zwierzu22 ya a quarter mile, that popular standard people use because its relevant? I haven't seen any other production car hit 0-150mph faster and its damn impressive it does it for a fraction if the price and while being a 4 door 4,800lbs car. These cars are for people who like green technology and those who dont care at all and and just want a fast futuristic car. I dont know what you mean by battery "utilization"

    • zwierzu22

      For what distance??? A quarter mile... Maybe it should go for 1 mile distance ?? Whole bullshit it's about being green and eco with electric... And the truth is there is no accurate method for battery utilization.

    • odisy64

      You guys sound mad about electric making gas look slow.

  • Abel Shibu Issac
    Abel Shibu Issac

    Mat what about devil Sixteen?????

  • dusked stormz
    dusked stormz

    I'm surprised that the devil 16 wasn't on this with its 5000 hp but were talking about road legal cars 😂


    Sir what about Devel 16 which produce around 5000 hp

  • Freelance Hugh
    Freelance Hugh

    Which are the most powerful (not what - even if you measure it in watts!)

  • Bryan Nations
    Bryan Nations

    Couldn't find a picture of a 67 Corvette? The 67 Corvette is a C2. You showed a C3. Seriously?

  • 4L3X 833
    4L3X 833

    Devel sixteen ???

  • Sivaranjith Sivaprasad
    Sivaranjith Sivaprasad


  • Fast Cars
    Fast Cars

    Crazy !

  • Palika Silva
    Palika Silva

    Where is devel sixteen mat

  • Grimoire of Groovy
    Grimoire of Groovy

    Didn’t the Vector W8 break the 600 up barrier before the Bugatti EB110?

  • Matthé Uijttewaal
    Matthé Uijttewaal

    1. 1885 Benz Motorwagen 2/3hp 1l 2. 1894 Benz Velo 1-3hp 1l 3. 1910 Isotta Fraschini Tipo KM 120hp 10.6l 4. 1912 Benz 82/200 200hp 21.5l 5. 1932 Duesenberg Model SJ 325-400hp 7l 6. 1967 Corvette L88 ~540hp 7l (1986 Ford RS200 Evolution 588hp 2.1l) 7. 1992 Bugatti EB110 Supersport 612hp 3.5l 8. 1993 Dauer 962 Le Mans 740hp 3l 9. 2004 Koeniggsegg CCR 817hp 4.7l 10. 2005 Bugatti Veyron 1001hp 8l 11. 2007 SSC Ultimate Aero TT 1180-1300hp 6.3-6.9l 12. 2015 Koeniggsegg Regera 1521hp 5l hybrid 13. 2018 Rimac Nevera 1900hp electric 14. 2019 Lotus Evija 2000hp electric

  • Matthé Uijttewaal
    Matthé Uijttewaal

    I had a Lotus once:-)

  • Mihai Petre
    Mihai Petre

    The Dusenberg looks like a villain car, it is badass

  • Mark Turnbull
    Mark Turnbull

    Am shocked Jaguar xj220 on here that was powerful car at its time

  • Manufactured Fear
    Manufactured Fear

    Me watching this while I don't even have a car

  • Cars Rumors
    Cars Rumors

    Still these cars are slower than my cvt civic 1.8 🤣

    • odisy64

      What do you get on the 1/4 mile on a road legal set up?

  • Ricky LaFleur
    Ricky LaFleur

    You know what would have been cool when you were talking about the 1967 Corvette L88?? SHOWING A 1967 CORVETTE L88. or ANY 2nd gen corvette. (not a 1979 and then a 1971)

  • jaystingray  playz 876
    jaystingray playz 876

    Matt the devil sixteen has 5000 hp tho?

  • RolandAshcroft

    Nevera can smoke anything on this list... or let's say it doesn't smoke, it zaps!

  • Joshua Wilcox
    Joshua Wilcox

    SuPrA hAs 20,000,000,000 hP sToCK

  • D. Pavithran
    D. Pavithran

    But devel sixteen has 5000hp

  • Atharva Malewar
    Atharva Malewar

    I think devil sixteen should come at the top for 5000 hp hyper car


    Aspark owl was the fastest accelerating car before Nevera production

  • Alberto Dumi
    Alberto Dumi


  • Gouvas Gaming
    Gouvas Gaming

    Supra owners: "Hold my beer!"

  • Gunjan Srivastava
    Gunjan Srivastava

    The trion nemesis is also a car that can produce 2000 hrspers in stock version. Yes in STOCK.

  • vax sin
    vax sin

    NEWTONMETER World Breaker Pls ❤️

  • Garret141076

    First 10-20yrs of engine development made the biggest advantages. Probably because of war development.

  • henelulu

    No RUFs ???

  • yik waihin
    yik waihin

    Luckily the devel sixteen is not here

  • zia azmuth
    zia azmuth

    Ttrs vs m2 comp vs a45s please🙏

  • Nedz MTB
    Nedz MTB

    Thought the Veyron made 986bhp or 1001ps?

  • YSL Rio
    YSL Rio

    4:44 we heard the voice crack matt

  • Kurt Sudheim
    Kurt Sudheim

    Lotus forever: we're not interested in power, our motto is lightness, it makes for good acceleration, deceleration & cornering! Lotus 2019: move out of my may Ferrari, lambo, vw, koenigsegg & all you other small scale car makers producing as few units as possible to be called a production car! We're tired of being mocked by Jeremy clarkson, so we're heading for star trek hyperdrive mode

    • Matthé Uijttewaal
      Matthé Uijttewaal


  • The Saaxxx Baba
    The Saaxxx Baba

    the last few cars got more destructive horse power than a cavalry !

  • Zein Amjad Hasan
    Zein Amjad Hasan


  • Hawk Person
    Hawk Person

    What about the Arash AF10? Released in 2016, it said it had 2080 horsepower.

  • TheNewfineart

    I named my daughter Elise, it was either that or Gallardo.

  • EastrandPerspectivez

    2JZ and RB26 builders laughing at this list

  • hacker free internet
    hacker free internet

    What about the devil 16 with 5,000 horsepower stupid

    • Kaan

      I say that in comments but I remove that because he won't add the devel sixteen

  • Ali Aitazaz
    Ali Aitazaz

    There is a car that broke a 5000hp barrier..and that's....the devel sixteen.

  • Shabi Amir
    Shabi Amir

    How about a drag race between Rimac Nevera & Lotus Evija, like the all electric drag exciting that would be!!!

  • ⚡Street Monsters⚡
    ⚡Street Monsters⚡

  • Vincent Franklin
    Vincent Franklin

    Where’s the devil 16 ?

    • Vincent Franklin
      Vincent Franklin

      That has 5000hp


    What about Devel 16?

  • Alexandros

    Tesla Roadster 2022 :)

  • สมัน อุ่มพิมาย
    สมัน อุ่มพิมาย

    🤮 2000hp mhp200

  • Mriganabh Borah
    Mriganabh Borah

    7:12 crosscutting 😂

  • gillian67ec

    I don't understand all this "need" for horse power... a lightweight with 250 hp is more than enough to have fun...

  • CO.,LTD C.P.V
    CO.,LTD C.P.V

    Devil 16 with 5000 Hp be like

  • Craig Chauraya
    Craig Chauraya

    Matt in the year 2060: "Here's my list of cars starting from 2000hp up to 5500hp"

  • Antonio Olympio Filho
    Antonio Olympio Filho

    My dream car is Dauer Porsche 962 LM road car.

  • Mike

    It would be interesting to know how much of that 2k HP goes to the wheels

  • Ford Mustang 2022
    Ford Mustang 2022

    Me: sees the car with 100hp from 1910… Also me: *Thinks at my Dacia Logan with 75Hp*🤦‍♂️

  • Leave_My_ Game
    Leave_My_ Game

    me who drives a 0hp bike, '' I'd love to drive that 2000hp thing''

  • Nadishka Perera
    Nadishka Perera

    To think that Dusenberg had the most powerful car on earth from 1934 to 1986 ....

  • Βαγγέλης Χρηστίδης
    Βαγγέλης Χρηστίδης

    It's a production car not a mk2 supra with 10 turbos

  • Βαγγέλης Χρηστίδης
    Βαγγέλης Χρηστίδης

    Search about a car named chaos it's a greek hipper car 😎 which produce 3000hp

  • Βαγγέλης Χρηστίδης
    Βαγγέλης Χρηστίδης

    NOOOOOO Mat you forget the another caaar

  • movie lovers
    movie lovers

    Pinna Farina also producing 1900bhp

  • MD Arsalan
    MD Arsalan

    Hey did u hear about Supra

  • Jabba DHutt
    Jabba DHutt


  • Lynxxsen

    Koenigsegg gemera?

  • Matthew Moses
    Matthew Moses

    Devel 16

  • Yujiin98

    What about the SSC Bloodhound? It's technically a car isn't it? 4 wheels and a driver's seat. Like the BAC Mono. But without a rocket.

  • Intel

    1935: first car with 400 HP 1986: first car with 500 HP What was going on between 1935 and 1986?

  • Christian Jakobsen
    Christian Jakobsen

    Bugatti Veyron came in a 1001HP and less than a year later we Saw the 1200HP version,

  • i like trains
    i like trains

    drag race of the new ford get vs the old one

  • Madhugiri_123

    The Devil Sixteeen is actually no1 becose it makes 5000 HP

  • Vasilis Aggeloudis
    Vasilis Aggeloudis

    Hey Matt...there is a Greek hypercar supposedly coming out in the Geneva show called Chaos has 3000 do some research and maybe have a video about it?

  • Rakesh Nellekeri
    Rakesh Nellekeri

    When Bugatti got bankrupt making EB110 Dauer took all its designed and unbuilt parts from Bugatti to produce more EB110 till the production was ceased.

  • charlie vazquez
    charlie vazquez

    Are you crossed eyed ?

  • Shaukat Laghari
    Shaukat Laghari

    But thanks for the vid