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Chrysler Group's SRT Viper TA features a 640-horsepower (Credit: Nancy Borowick)

Chrysler Group's SRT Viper TA features a 640-horsepower engine. (March 27, 2013)

New York Auto Show: 20 cars with more horsepower than you know what to do with

High-end and sports car manufacturers love to boast about how much horsepower their cars can produce. While it may not mean all that much to the driver, it does offer a way for automakers and consumers to one up each other. Here are 20 cars with way more horsepower than anyone would know what do with.

Hyundai's new Equus produces 429 horsepower. (March 27,
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

Hyundai's new Equus produces 429 horsepower. (March 27, 2013)

The new Porsche 911 GT3 produces 475 horsepower.
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

The new Porsche 911 GT3 produces 475 horsepower. (March 27, 2013)

The Lamborghini Aventador has a 691-horsepower engine. (March
(Credit: EPA )

The Lamborghini Aventador has a 691-horsepower engine. (March 28, 2013)

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Chrysler Group's SRT Viper TA features a 640-horsepower
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

Chrysler Group's SRT Viper TA features a 640-horsepower engine. (March 27, 2013)

The 640-horsepower SRT Viper TA is on display
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The 640-horsepower SRT Viper TA is on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

The all-new 2014 Cadillac CTS comes equipped with
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The all-new 2014 Cadillac CTS comes equipped with a 556-horsepower engine. (March 28, 2013)

The Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG is equipped with a
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG is equipped with a 530-horsepower engine. (March 28, 2013)

The McLaren MP4-12C produces 616 horsepower. (March 28,
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The McLaren MP4-12C produces 616 horsepower. (March 28, 2013)

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The Rolls-Royce Ghost features a 563-horsepower engine. (March
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Rolls-Royce Ghost features a 563-horsepower engine. (March 28, 2013)

The Audi S8 engine produces 520 horsepower. (March
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Audi S8 engine produces 520 horsepower. (March 28, 2013)

The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT comes equipped with
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT comes equipped with a 470-horsepower engine. (March 28, 2013)

The Bentley New Flying Spur boasts a 552-horsepower
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Bentley New Flying Spur boasts a 552-horsepower engine. (March 27, 2013)

The Bugatti Veyron's engine produces 1,001 horsepower. (March
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

The Bugatti Veyron's engine produces 1,001 horsepower. (March 27, 2013)

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The Bugatti Veyron, on display at the 2013
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Bugatti Veyron, on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, has a 1,001-horsepower engine. (March 28, 2013)

The Nissan GT-R, displayed at the 2013 New
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Nissan GT-R, displayed at the 2013 New York Auto Show, has a 545-horsepower engine. (March 28, 2013)

Ford's Shelby GT500 convertible has a 662-horsepower engine.
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

Ford's Shelby GT500 convertible has a 662-horsepower engine. (March 28, 2013)

The Aston Martin Vanquish has an engine that
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Aston Martin Vanquish has an engine that produces 565 horsepower. (March 27, 2013)

The Dodge Challenger SRT8 has 472 horsepower. (March
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

The Dodge Challenger SRT8 has 472 horsepower. (March 27, 2013)

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The 472-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT8 was on display
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The 472-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT8 was on display at the New York Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

The engine on the BMW M6 Gran Coupe
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The engine on the BMW M6 Gran Coupe produces 560 horsepower. (March 28, 2013)

The Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 has a 563-horsepower
(Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

The Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 has a 563-horsepower engine. (March 28, 2013)

The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has a 580-horsepower engine.
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has a 580-horsepower engine. (March 27, 2013)

The Jaguar XK has 510 horsepower. (March 27,
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

The Jaguar XK has 510 horsepower. (March 27, 2013)

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The Jaguar XK has a horsepower rating of
(Credit: Nancy Borowick)

The Jaguar XK has a horsepower rating of 510. (March 27, 2013)

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