These Cars And Trucks Are Faster Than They Look

Today, with progress in power-train technologies such as weight-saving measures and turbocharging, cars have become more reliable, safer, and faster than they have ever been before. From everyday commuters to luxurious dream machines, there are several models out there that are likely to thrill and surprise you with their powerful engines. Click through these slides to see the top cars that are way faster than you’d ever expect. Not everyone needs to own a supercar to reach top speeds!

Subaru Legacy

the subaru legacy is faster than it looks
Photo by Scott Olson
Photo by Scott Olson

The Subaru Legacy is a spacious midsize car with an upscale cabin. This car stays planted even in harsh weather conditions, thanks to its standard all-wheel-drive. The legacy’s base model comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that doesn’t produce much power. However, it’s 3.6-liter six-cylinder engine produces up to 256 horsepower, which is pretty decent. It also delivers an excellent fuel economy of up to 34 mpg on the highway and 25 mpg in the city.

Starting Price: $22,545

Horsepower: 175-256

Seating: 5

Cargo Capacity: 15 cubic feet

Drivetrain: AWD (All Wheel Drive)

Fuel Economy: 29 mpg combined (34 mpg on the highway and 25 mpg in the city)