From the time Karl Benz created the first car, the Benz patent Mortorwagen in 1885, the roads have seen all sorts of machines. Some were ordinary, others were built with eye catching beauty, and once in a while, rides with monstrous power graced the asphalt pavings. The last years have seen cars packed with horsepower that the 19th-century pioneers could only imagine. In this article, we look at 20 of the world’s most powerful cars in terms of horsepower. No. 1 is unbelievable.