Road Tests Real world tests of Ferrari FXX vs Veyron

0-60mph

Ferrari FXX
2.8 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Ferrari FXX
244 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Top Gear track time

Ferrari FXX
1:10.70
Veyron
1:18.30

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ferrari FXX

Reasons to consider the
Ferrari FXX

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Much great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:10.70 vs 1:18.30 Around 10% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Much lighter curb weight 2,546 lb vs 4,162 lb Around 40% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
More expensive sticker price $1.816M vs $1.50M More than 20% more expensive harder to own
Better power-to-weight ratio 3.18 lb/hp vs 4.22 lb/hp Around 25% better power-to-weight ratio
Side view of Bugatti Veyron

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Bugatti Veyron

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Has an air compressor Quad turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Significantly more torque 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM vs 505 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM Around 85% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 800 HP @ 8,500 RPM Around 25% stronger engine
Bigger engine 7,993 cc vs 6,262 cc Around 30% bigger engine
Faster top speed 253 mph vs 244 mph 9 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ferrari FXX  vs
Veyron 
Brand Ferrari Bugatti
Price 1,816,000 1,500,000
Type of car Race car Production car
Year 2005 2005

design

Chief designer Frank Stephenson Jozef Kaban
Body style Coupe Fastback coupe
Top type Hard fixed Hard fixed

transmission

Drivetrain 2WD 4x4
Shift system Semi-automatic Automatic
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 6 N/A
Gear ratios
1: 3.15:1
2: 2.18:1
3: 1.56:1
4: 1.19:1
5: 0.94:1
6: 0.76:1
7: 0.55:1
R: 2.38:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front suspension Short long arm, Independent Control arms, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar, Independent
Rear suspension Short long arm, Independent Control arms, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar, Independent
Front brakes Brembo Disc 15.8 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes Brembo Disc 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Front wheels 245/35 19 265/22 20
Wheel material Alloy Forged Aluminum
Rear wheels 245/35 19 365/25 21

road tests

Ferrari FXX  vs
Veyron 
Top speed 244 mph 253 mph
0-60mph 2.8 s 2.7 s
Top gear time 1:10.70 1:18.30

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.18 lb/hp 4.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 800 HP @ 8,500 RPM 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 505 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,262 cc 7,993 cc
Cylinders V12 W16
Air compressor None Quad turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 13.4:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 2.96 in 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,546 lb 4,162 lb
Width 2,035 in 78.7 in
Height 1,147 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
Ferrari FXX
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