How fast can the cheetah run?

The speed of a hunting cheetah averages 64 km/h (40 mph) during a chase, interspersed with a few short bursts when the speed may vary between 104 and 120 km/h (65 and 75 mph). The most reliable measurement of the typical speed during a short chase is 112 km/h (70 mph).

Cheetahs have been observed to reach 70 to 75 mph (112 to 120 km/h) in short sprints.


cheetahs can run from 0 to 40 in one second but the fastest they can run is70 mph