People tend to talk about top speed a lot when it comes to cars. The problem with top speed is that it's really just bragging rights. There are only a handful of places in the world that even have the space to get a car up to 275mph, and most of them are public highways where the driver of such a vehicle would very much find himself in prison at the end of the day. 

Acceleration, on the other hand, can be experienced every day, on any road, even if just briefly. While acceleration has many metrics, and people measure things like 40-50mph in 4th gear, the gold standard is the 0-60mph. Using that as our divining rod, we've picked the 25 fastest accelerating street legal cars.

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