The nearly-cars outside our fastest-accelerating road test Top Ten:

McLaren F1: 2.2sec (30-70mph), 10.8sec at 142.3mph (Standing ¼-mile)

Porsche ‘991’ GT2 RS: 2.2sec (30-70mph), 10.8sec at 136.3mph (Standing ¼-mile)

Ferrari 812 Superfast: 2.2sec (30-70mph), 10.9sec at 137.9mph (Standing ¼-mile)

Porsche Taycan Turbo S: 2.2sec (30-70mph), 10.9sec at 128.8mph (Standing ¼-mile)

McLaren 650S Spider: 2.2sec (30-70mph), 11.0sec at 135.2mph (Standing ¼-mile)

McLaren 620R: 2.2sec (30-70mph), 11.1sec at 138.5mph (Standing ¼-mile)

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta: 2.3sec (30-70mph), 11.0sec at 133.6mph (Standing ¼-mile)

McLaren MP14-12C: 2.3sec (30-70mph), 11.1sec at 131.5mph (Standing ¼-mile)

Ferrari 458 Speciale: 2.3sec (30-70mph), 11.1sec at 130.1mph (Standing ¼-mile)

BMW M5 CS: 2.4sec (30-70mph), 11.1sec at 128.8mph (Standing ¼-mile)        

Ariel Atom 4: 2.4sec (30-70mph), 11.2sec at 123.4mph (Standing ¼-mile)

Ferrari 458 Italia: 2.4sec (30-70mph), 11.3sec at 128.7mph (Standing ¼-mile)

Noble M600: 2.5sec (30-70mph), 11.0sec at 131.1mph (Standing ¼-mile)

Audi R8 V10+ (2015): 2.6sec (30-70mph), 11.1sec at 129.9mph (Standing ¼-mile)

Porsche ‘997’ Turbo S (2013): 2.6sec (30-70mph), 11.4sec at 126.3mph (Standing ¼-mile)

Honda NSX (2016): 2.6sec (30-70mph), 11.4sec at 125.7mph (Standing ¼-mile)