Practical speed has become quite common. There are plenty of high-horsepower sedans and wagons available today that provide high-performance along with room for passengers and cargo. These heavy land missiles flawlessly combine comfort, power and versatility. With less compromises than two-door sports cars, the modern sports sedan has become a popular choice. While there are plenty on the market, there are a select few that offer elite performance. The following list includes the fastest four-door cars (ranked by top speed) available for the 2021 model year.
2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S: 186 MPH
With a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 delivering 603 horsepower and 627 lb-ft of torque, the 2021 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S has no issues making this list. With that power setup, the high-performance sedan can rocket to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds and ultimately reach an electronically-limited top speed of 186 mph. The AMG’s brilliant mix of luxury, comfort and performance comes with a starting price of $108,550.
2021 Audi RS7 Sportback: 190 MPH
The 2021 Audi RS7 Sportback has returned with more power and an aggressive redesign for the new model year. Its 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 generates 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque. Audi’s all-wheel drive system helps launch the hatchback to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds. While the car is electronically limited to 155 mph, an available Ceramic brake package extends that limit to 190 mph. Pricing for the versatile RS7 starts at $115,045 without the add-ons.
2021 BMW M8 Gran Coupe Competition: 190 MPH
Although the 2021 BMW M8 Gran Coupe Competition has the design cues of a two-door sports car, it is a bona fide four-door. A 4.4-liter twin-turbo V-8 provides the high-performance German car with 617 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque. The Gran Coupe can complete the 0 to 60 mph dash in just 3.0 seconds and top out at an electronically-limited 155 mph. An available M Driver’s package raises the car’s top speed to 190 mph, giving the Gran Coupe enough velocity to be considered as one of the fastest four-door cars on the market. The M8 Competition will set you back $145,095 before additional options.
2021 BMW M5 Competition: 190 MPH
Sharing the same 617-horsepower 4.4-liter twin-turbo V-8 powerplant found in the BMW M8 Competition, the 2021 BMW M5 Competition has the same potent performance as its sibling. The legendary super-sedan can accelerate to 60 mph in a brisk 3.1 seconds and continue on to an electronically-limited top speed of 155 mph. However, just like the M8, an optional 190-mph M Driver’s package can be added. BMW’s iconic car has a starting price of $112,095.
2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio: 191 MPH
Made in Italy with a Ferrari-derived 2.9-liter twin-turbo V-6, the 2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio provides unique styling with phenomenal track performance. Its all-aluminum powerplant produces 505 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque. The run to 60 mph is completed in 3.8 seconds and it can top out at an impressive 191 mph. The Quadrifoglio variant has a base price of $76,345.
2021 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S: 195 MPH
The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S is just as impressive in a straight line as it is on the Nürburgring ring, where it set a lap record for the Executive car class at 7:27.80. The AMG super-sedan is powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 that sends 630 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque through a 9-speed multi-clutch automatic that turns all four wheels. It can sprint to 60 mph in 3.1 seconds and reach a governed top speed of 195 mph, which earns it the eighth spot on the list of the fastest four-door cars. This track star has a starting price of $162,195.
2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody: 196 MPH
With a base price of $71,490, the 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody is the least expensive car on the list. Dodge’s second most powerful sedan comes with a 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 that is good for 717 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. Its mighty powerplant can catapult the car to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds and maintain the speed assault up to a top speed of 196 mph.
2021 Porsche Panamera Turbo S: 196 MPH
Another high-powered German sedan that made the list is the recently updated Porsche Panamera Turbo S. The high-powered saloon comes with a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 that puts out 620 horsepower and 604 lb-ft of torque–a substantial increase over last year’s model. With the new performance enhancements, the luxury sedan can bolt to 60 mph in 2.9 seconds and reach 196 mph. Pricing for the robust Turbo S model is expected to start around $175,000.
2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye: 203 MPH
For those interested in an obscene amount of power, the 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye has you covered. With a 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 that churns out a tire incinerating 797 horsepower and 707 lb-ft of torque, it is the most powerful production sedan that is currently available. Thanks to all that power, its also one of the fastest four-door cars you can buy. The brawny Dodge can get to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds and top out at 203 mph. For $80,090, you can get the top-of-the-line Charger in basic form.
2021 Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo: 203 MPH
The 2021 Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo made the list with an incredible 203 mph top speed. Its 3.8-liter twin-turbo V-8 delivers 580 horsepower and 538 lb-ft of torque. Zero to 60 mph comes up in 4.2 seconds. The Quattroporte Trofeo will cost you at least $144,385 before additional options.
2021 Maserati Ghibli Trofeo: 203 MPH
Using the same 580-horsepower 3.8-liter twin-turbo V-8 as the Quattroporte Trofeo, the 2021 Maserati Ghibli Trofeo is able to reach the same 203 mph top speed as its Italian sibling. The 0 to 60 mph benchmark takes 4.0 seconds. Pricing for the Ghibli Trofeo starts at $111,385.
2021 BMW Alpina B7: 205 MPH
Representing the third Ultimate Driving Machine on the list of the fastest four-door cars is the 2021 BMW Alpina B7. The big sedan is propelled by a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V-8 that is rated at 600 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque. With its vast power, the car can rush to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds and max out at 205 mph. Expect to shell out at least $144,195 for this luxurious beast.
2021 Bentley Flying Spur: 207 MPH
Opulent and meticulously crafted, the 2021 Bentley Flying Spur is at the pinnacle of the ultra-luxury car market. The big British car is also the world’s fastest production four-door sedan with a blistering top speed of 207 mph. A massive 6.0-liter twin-turbo W-12 powerplant provides the lavish Bentley with 626 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque. That is enough to move the 5,373+ pound car to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds. The elegant sedan has an equally grand base price of around $220,000. However, you can quickly run up the bill even more with all the available options.