Road Tests Real world tests of Ferrari Enzo vs Veyron

0-60mph

Ferrari Enzo
3.14 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Ferrari Enzo
218 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Ferrari Enzo
6.4 s
Veyron
5.1 s

Top Gear track time

Ferrari Enzo
1:19.0
Veyron
1:18.30

1/4 mile

Ferrari Enzo
10.8 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Nurburgring time

Ferrari Enzo
7:25.70
Veyron
7:40.0

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Ferrari Enzo

Reasons to consider the
Ferrari Enzo

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Significantly lighter curb weight 3,009 lb vs 4,162 lb Around 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Way higher redline 8,200 RPM vs 6,600 RPM Around 25% more revs
Side view of Bugatti Veyron

Reasons to consider the
Bugatti Veyron

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Has an air compressor Quad turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Much more torque 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM vs 485 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM More than 90% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Way more expensive sticker price $1.50M vs $650k More than 2.2x more expensive harder to own
Way more more powerful engine 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 650 HP @ 7,800 RPM More than 50% stronger engine
Faster top speed 253 mph vs 218 mph 35 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Sticky cornering g 1.4 g vs 1.01 g Around 40% sticky cornering g
Faster in the quarter mile 10.2 s vs 10.8 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
Bigger engine 7,993 cc vs 5,998 cc Around 35% bigger engine
Faster to 100mph 5.1 s vs 6.4 s More than 20% faster to 100mph
Faster to 200kph 7.3 s vs 9.5 s Around 25% faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ferrari Enzo  vs
Veyron 
Brand Ferrari Bugatti
Price 650,000 1,500,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2002-2005 2005
Highest auction price 2003 Ferrari Enzo, $1.3M, January 2013 2008 Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4, $898k, October 2012
City mileage 12 MPG 6 MPG
Highway mileage 18 MPG 13 MPG
Number built 440 300

design

Chief designer Ken Okuyama Jozef Kaban
Chief engineer Chris Dyer Wolfgang Schreiber
Platform Ferrari F50 Diablo VT
Generation First Generation First Generation
Body style 2-seat Berlinetta Fastback coupe
Top type Hard fixed Hard fixed

transmission

Transmission make Ferrari F1 6-speed semi-automatic Bugatti DSG 7-speed
Drivetrain 2WD 4x4
Shift system Semi-automatic Automatic
Gearing Continuously-variable Continuously-variable
# of gears N/A N/A
Gear ratios
1: 3.15:1
2: 2.18:1
3: 1.57:1
4: 1.19:1
5: 0.94:1
6: 0.76:1
7: 0.55:1
Axle ratio 4.1:1 3.64:1
Paddle shifters Standard, Left Down / Right Up Standard, Left Down / Right Up

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front suspension Double wishbone, Independent Control arms, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar, Independent
Rear suspension Double wishbone, Independent Control arms, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar, Independent
Front brakes Brembo Ventilated Disc 15.8 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes Brembo Ventilated Disc 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Front tires Ferrari Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Scuderia 245/35 ZR 19 Michelin Pilot Sport
Front wheels 245/35 19 265/22 20
Wheel material Aluminum alloy Forged Aluminum
Rear tires Ferrari Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Scuderia 345/35 ZR 19 Michelin Pilot Sport
Rear wheels 345/35 19 365/25 21
Wheel material Aluminum alloy Forged Aluminum

road tests

Ferrari Enzo  vs
Veyron 
Top speed 218 mph 253 mph
1/4 mile 10.8 s 10.2 s
0-60mph 3.14 s 2.7 s
0-100mph 6.4 s 5.1 s
0-200kph 9.5 s 7.3 s
Lateral acceleration 1.01 g 1.4 g
Top gear time 1:19.0 1:18.30
20.6km nurburgring time 7:25.70 7:40.0
Drag coefficient 0.35 0.35
Downforce
Downforce
Downforce

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.63 lb/hp 4.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 650 HP @ 7,800 RPM 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 485 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM
Max RPM 8,200 RPM 6,600 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 43%/57% 44%/56%
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Engine make Ferrari 6.0 L Tipo F140B V12 Bugatti 8.0L W16
Displacement 5,998 cc 7,993 cc
Cylinders V12 W16
Air compressor None Quad turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11.2:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.62 in / 2.96 in 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Block material Aluminum alloy Alloy
Cylinder head material Aluminum alloy Alloy
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
VVT system Ferrari VVT Bugatti VVT
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,009 lb 4,162 lb
Width 80.1 in 78.7 in
Height 45.2 in 47.4 in
Length 185.1 in 175.6 in
Front track width 65.4 in 67.5 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 106.7 in
Has a rear spoiler Yes Yes
Ferrari Enzo
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