Road Tests Real world tests of Ferrari FXX vs Caparo T1


Ferrari FXX
2.8 s
Caparo T1
2.5 s

Top speed

Ferrari FXX
244 mph
Caparo T1
199 mph

Top Gear track time

Ferrari FXX
Caparo T1

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ferrari FXX

Reasons to consider the
Ferrari FXX

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Much more expensive sticker price $1.816M vs $345k More than 5.2x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 244 mph vs 199 mph 45 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 800 HP @ 8,500 RPM vs 575 HP @ 10,500 RPM Around 40% stronger engine
More torque 505 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM vs 311 ft-lb @ 9,000 RPM More than 60% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Much bigger engine 6,262 cc vs 3,500 cc Around 80% bigger engine
Side view of Caparo T1

Reasons to consider the
Caparo T1

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Significantly lighter curb weight 1,265 lb vs 2,546 lb 2x lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Ferrari FXX  vs
Caparo T1 
Brand Ferrari Caparo
Price 1,816,000 345,015
Type of car Race car Production car
Year 2005 2007

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.18 lb/hp 2.2 lb/hp
Maximum hp 800 HP @ 8,500 RPM 575 HP @ 10,500 RPM
Maximum torque 505 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM 311 ft-lb @ 9,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion


Displacement 6,262 cc 3,500 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None None
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 2.96 in 3.66 in / 2.53 in
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Ferrari FXX  vs
Caparo T1 
Top speed 244 mph 199 mph
0-60mph 2.8 s 2.5 s
Top gear time 1:10.70 1:10.60


Drivetrain 2WD RWD w/LSD
Shift system Semi-automatic Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,546 lb 1,265 lb
Ferrari FXX
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Caparo T1
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