Some of the greatest supercars on earth use all-wheel drive for superior traction and outrageous acceleration. Here are some of our favorites.
Mercedes decided it would be a good idea to make a Formula 1-engined hypercar, and call it the "One." The rear wheels are spun by a 1.6-liter turbocharged V-6 engine and an electric motor, while the front wheels are spun solely by two additional electric motors.
Bugatti's 1990s supercar is cool for a lot of reasons. Aside from its all-wheel drive system, it also had scissors doors, a six-speed manual, and a quad-turbo V-12 engine. What's not to like?
When the F-Type first came out, it was only available in rear-wheel drive. That proved too much to handle for some owners, so Jaguar opted to make all-wheel drive standard in every V-8-powered F-Type. The SVR is at the top of the lineup, and sounds great.
It might look like a hatchback, but trust us, the Delta S4 is far more capable thank your average hot hatch. It's a homologation special from the days of Group B rally, hiding a mid-mounted twin-charged engine and a monstrously capable all-wheel drive system.
Some people may not think the i8 is a supercar, but with looks like this and doors that fold up McLaren-style, we think it belongs. It uses electric power to spin the front wheels, while a turbocharged three-cylinder engine does the job at the rear. you can own right now for under $60,000.
The Huracan Performante's AWD, combined with its active aerodynamics, allowed it to briefly claim the record around the Nurburgring. for sale on eBay you can buy today.
The 959 carried a lot of street car firsts, one of which was a massively complex computer-controlled variable all-wheel drive system. It's just one of many reasons why the 959 is so great.
The 918 carries on the tradition of the 959's advanced tech, implementing a naturally aspirated V-8 paired with two electric motors—one to assist the engine in spinning the rear wheels, and one to power the front wheels. can be yours today for the low, low price of $1.62 million.
Like the 918, the Acura NSX powers its front wheels with an electric motor, allowing for infinite computer-controlled adjustability in real-time. It's one of the reasons the NSX won our 2017 Performance Car of the Year award. is for sale on eBay right now for thousands off MSRP.
The Aventador has been around for awhile now, and it's set to be replaced soon. Lamborghini is sending off the car with this special-edition SVJ model, which uses the same active aero as the Huracan Performante. It currently holds the record for fastest time at the Nurburgring. with 70 miles on it up for grabs right now.
Some people may consider the GTC4Lusso more of a grand touring car than a supercar, but considering it has a 680-horsepower V-12 under the hood, we think it deserves a spot on this list. The car uses two separate transmissions to control the AWD system. for sale right now can be yours today.
Like the GTC4Lusso, there are some who don't consider the 911 Turbo a supercar. But it's proven time and time again that it can throw up numbers worthy of supercar-level praise. that you can own now.
All-wheel drive has been a staple of the GT-R's performance since the Skyline R32 generation, responsible for the current car's staggering straight-line performance numbers and impressive on-track abilities. with 70,000 miles on it you can own for just under $48,000.
Audi built its brand on its legendary Quattro all-wheel drive system, and it's been prominently featured on its R8 supercar since day one. It was only recently that Audi released a limited-production rear-wheel drive version of the R8. V8-powered manual version is on eBay right now for $65,000.